Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:05 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:35 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 08, 2004 6:19 am
Posts: 590
Location: nr Derby, UK
i'm in the process of building up a cross bike based on the new planet-x frame, though it's not going to be a particularly weight-weenie build due to budget constraints. though the fact that it'll be a singlespeed ought to keep the weight down :wink: if anyone's curious i can post a build list later on when i've got more time

anyway, the real question is do i go for the Tektro mini-v brakes or the Avid Shorty Ti's? I've got both already, it's merely a matter of choosing which ones... what would you do? power, mud clearance, etc?


Top
   
Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:35 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2005 8:07 am 
Offline
Resident Pro
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 18, 2005 9:34 am
Posts: 1784
go for the avid solution, mini v-brakes have too much stopping power for a cross bike and not enough mud clearance


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2005 6:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 6:38 pm
Posts: 64
Since is going to be a singlespeed (you won't need shifters) I would use full size Vs with Diacompe 287-V levers. I have them and like them.

Which Planet-X frame are you getting?


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2005 12:18 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 08, 2004 6:19 am
Posts: 590
Location: nr Derby, UK
i've already gone with the shorty ti's and some cane creek scr-5 levers actually...just waiting for a couple last bits so i can finish building it up (hopefully next weekend or this week some time)

i got one of the Uncle Johns when they were on the pre-order offer. so far it looks really nice...not that i've ridden it yet!


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. 20" Mini road bike /mini velo

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

leifmagnus

0

493

Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:08 am

leifmagnus View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Do you carry a mini torque hex for rides?

in Road

stockae92

2

254

Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:45 am

eric View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 2016 Neilpryde Bura SL2 mini review.

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

Jhomewood

7

2372

Wed Jul 13, 2016 3:41 am

Jhomewood View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Wheel and tire choice for mini crit

in Everything wheels

bosshmic

2

192

Thu Aug 11, 2016 3:54 am

TwiggyTN View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Shimano XTR M987 brakes VS XTR M9000 Race Brakes?

in MTB

Jmdesignz2

10

2057

Sun Nov 08, 2015 6:04 am

hjb1000 View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider], sike1000 and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited