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  1. Thread: E87 120d Sport

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    I think the mileage is 175k. It definitely had a...

    I think the mileage is 175k. It definitely had a few issues needing sorting but got through most of em. Changed the reluctor ring on the driveshaft at the weekend there and that's that sorted.
    Am...
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    I'd say it's worth ringing bmw ireland and bmw uk...

    I'd say it's worth ringing bmw ireland and bmw uk and ask if they know what the story is with bmw france attitude to these repairs. non dealer services used to be an issue but that may have changed....
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    Good stuff. I'll try guess the retro fits.. ...

    Good stuff. I'll try guess the retro fits..
    Short shifter, front wishbones/bushes .. 330 brakes?
  4. Thread: Bike touring.

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    Dont know much about it though would love to do a...

    Dont know much about it though would love to do a long trip meself some day. Only advice I have though, wouldn't it be easier and better to use your gravel bike as the touring bike?
  5. Thread: 335d or 330d?

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    Nice one rochey , best of luck with it. Ditch...

    Nice one rochey , best of luck with it. Ditch the 20s, not worth it.

    Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
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    @steveirl - good to hear that you are recovering!...

    @steveirl - good to hear that you are recovering! Hope to catch you at another C&C. Arrived late to this one but not too late to see the muppets leaving the place. I'll forward the regs from the...
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    Crap just saw this.. gonna head down. better...

    Crap just saw this.. gonna head down. better late than never I guess
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    I've had good experience with the seesense icon...

    I've had good experience with the seesense icon lights. Pricy but you might get a deal and get it for 30 ish. Battery lasts me a week of commuting so that's 7-8 hours, considering how powerful it is...
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    Donegal is an amazing place alright, we've been...

    Donegal is an amazing place alright, we've been to Harveys twice now. Haven't made it out of the place so far of an evening to Donegal town for food/drink but maybe others can advise on that....
  10. Managed to get a tailwind to some degree both...

    Managed to get a tailwind to some degree both sides of the commute today, so that's a bit of payback
  11. Thread: Colnago c64

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    Nice one! Sensible move to stick with the...

    Nice one! Sensible move to stick with the drivetrain that you know. I thought you had a super six for some reason, maybe that was a few bikes ago :) best of luck with this one
  12. Thread: 335d or 330d?

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    That's interesting about the front heavy aspect....

    That's interesting about the front heavy aspect. Ive always been wary of 3 series with 6 pot diesels for that reason but I know that lci 535d engine had alloy block which should have helped.. did...
  13. Thread: Whatcha ridin'

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    Cheers! Grand total of 2 spins now.. I think I...

    Cheers! Grand total of 2 spins now.. I think I have the suspension fully dialed in. Took it over some jumps and yeah it has certainly given me more confidence. Can really lean on it in the turns also.
  14. Thread: E39 530i M-Sport

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    Health to enjoy. I owned 2 e39s and it looks...

    Health to enjoy.
    I owned 2 e39s and it looks likely that I'll have to get another
  15. was a good headwind on the commute this morning...

    was a good headwind on the commute this morning of 20-30k but it didn't seem dangerous. Hopefully can get it as a tailwind this evening :)
    Turbo trainer no good for me- I go on the bike to get to...
  16. Thread: Whatcha ridin'

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    Cheers lads. It's a custom build I got a deal on...

    Cheers lads. It's a custom build I got a deal on the frame / fork / shock and then specced out the rest of it and got expert to build it. I've never gotten on with maxxis tyres on the front, find...
  17. Thread: Whatcha ridin'

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    picked up me new Santa Cruz Bronson yesterday....

    picked up me new Santa Cruz Bronson yesterday. Took it to djouce today before the rain. Blown away, it's an amazing machine. Can plough through all the stuff but fire over it / pop off roots or...
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    Congrats j_k. It does get easier before it gets...

    Congrats j_k. It does get easier before it gets tougher again :)
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    Excellent, lucky to have that on your doorstep....

    Excellent, lucky to have that on your doorstep. Enjoy it
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    For the cycling jerseys - "Share the love of the...

    For the cycling jerseys - "Share the love of the road" which is an existing slogan as a non controversial option
    Or - "my other bike is a car" - trying to stay away from the incendiary stuff

    For...
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    Key rings could be good, I'd suggest t shirts as...

    Key rings could be good, I'd suggest t shirts as well
  22. Thread: Tapatalk updated

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    If you are on android It can vary slightly ...

    If you are on android
    It can vary slightly depending on android version but it's no different than for any other app. Press the icon for a second or so and you should see an option to uninstall. ...
  23. Thread: Tapatalk updated

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    Updated tapatalk to the latest 5.7.4 Is working...

    Updated tapatalk to the latest 5.7.4
    Is working fine from my phone..
    Random photo included for testinghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190605/6d85e43a5aee875b66eb4d5dddc1b9be.jpg

    Sent from...
  24. Thread: Whatcha ridin'

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    Cheers lads Desmo I went for the industry blue...

    Cheers lads
    Desmo I went for the industry blue which looks a different colour in every photo but I have seen it in the flesh it seemed turquoise and yeah, it does seem to be a Matte finish. I'm not...
  25. Thread: Whatcha ridin'

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    Haha, I still need it to get to work..

    Haha, I still need it to get to work..
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