New Brakes Blocks on my cheap Mountain Bike

I haven’t ridden much the last few days apart from a couple little shopping trips.

The last time I rode my mountain bike I realised the brakes were not doing there job properly so needed to get some new brake blocks, the trouble is I am a virgin mechanic, anyway ordered two sets of brake blocks from Chain Reaction Cycles seeing has the bike only cost me £56 I wasn’t going to spend a fortune on Brake Blocks I know they are important read the one review on the site and he said basically they do what they say on the tin.

They cost me the princely sum of £4.00 for two pairs in there sale plus free p&p. RRP is £4.99 for one pair.

Anyway fitted them in about twenty minutes, but they were binding, after some lunch and a quick scour of the Internet YouTube is my best friend adjusted them, they are spot on now so well pleased. Brake Blocks

A blog I have just started reading The London Cyclist don’t be put of by the name you don’t have to come from London to enjoy.

August 150 27.60 Miles not good


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. KungFooSausage
    Aug 17, 2010 @ 05:20:44

    Nice find on the blog mate – I just had a quick look & will read some more of that.You've still got plenty of time to do the 150 if you want. Its only about 10 miles a day.


  2. Les Beales
    Aug 17, 2010 @ 09:56:41

    Yeah is good blog mate, realy not sure will complete the August 150 tho


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