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Goin' Crazy in 2009

  • Offroad Riding - 13002.72 miles [289]
  • Aborted Riding - 61.00 miles [3]
  • Turbo Trainer - 33.70 miles [3]
  • (TOC) 13063.72 miles
  • (TA) 13097.42 miles

Hurtin' in 2008

  • Offroad Riding - 10602.84 miles [300]
  • Turbo Trainer - 130.20 miles [8]
  • Running - 114.56 miles [24]
  • Aborted Riding - 37.20 miles [2]
  • (TOC) 10640.04 miles
  • (TR) 114.56 miles
  • (TA) 10884.8 miles

Riding in 2007

  • Offroad Riding - 8365.93 miles [300]
  • Road Riding - 3599.80 miles [70]
  • Turbo Trainer - 50.90 miles [3]
  • (TOC) 11965.73 miles
  • (TA) 12016.63 miles

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  • 2004 Pink Surly 1x1
  • 2000 Kona Kaboom
  • 2006 Santa Cruz Chameleon

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Santa Cruz Chameleon '06

24 Jan 2008 at 15:53
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Replacement for the snapped Version 1, Born 3rd August 2006

New Chameleon in the Sunshine

All brand new parts for this one, after all the old bits went on to the Kona Kaboom

New Chameleon Muddy

Nov 2006 Update: been though 1 chain and 3 rear pads already, nice bike, carrys on where the old chameleon ended.

New Chameleon on Winter Hill Nov 06 Santa Cruz Chameleon Single Speed on Rivington 20Jjan 2007

Milestones

  • 500.00 miles : Rear Pads (Hope Std)
  • 1000.00 miles : Rear Pads (Hope Std)
  • 1050.00 miles: New Chain (worn after 650)
  • 1050.00 miles: Flipped Cog
  • 1200miles : Rear Pads (Hope Std)
  • 1504miles: New BB Cups (08/11/06) : Postponed stripped and reset current BB parts.
  • 1638.10 miles : 1 Link removed from chain.
  • 1681.00 miles : Swapped the stem (60mm?) for an X-Lite Fly 90mm.
  • 1708miles: Rear Pads
  • 1826.60miles: Rear Pads (Hope Sintered)
  • 1930.00 miles: Rear Pads (Hope Sintered)
  • 2057.80 miles: New Chain / Flipped Chainring / Flipped Cog
  • 2092.00miles: Rear Pads (Hope Sintered)
  • 2128.70miles: Rear brake bled, trying to fix "pump" issue.
  • 2208.00 miles: Rear Pads (Hope Sintered - mono)
  • 2286.00 miles: Rear Pads - Installed almost worn Pads (mono)
  • 2360.00miles: Rear Pads - Installed almost worn Pads (mono)
  • 2488.00miles: Front Pads - Goodridge Sintered.
  • 2488.00 miles: Changed to 2005 SC32s
  • 2506.00 miles: Rear Pads - almost worn pair.
  • 2690.00 miles: Rear Brake - Changed to Hope M4.
  • 2772.90miles: Rear Pads - New Goodridge Sintered
  • 2791.00 miles : Removed link from chain.
  • 2828.60 miles : Changed rear wheel to Hope Pro/Rhyno
  • 2828.60 miles : New 17t Groove Armada Cog
  • 2849.60 miles : New Chain
  • 2849.60miles : Rear Pads (Goodridge Sintered)
  • 2944.90 miles : Swapped Tyre back to Geax Sturdy.
  • 3031.10 miles : Rear Pads (Goodridge Sintered)
  • 3116.50miles : Rear Pads (Hope Sintered)
  • 3116.50miles : Taped over hole in rear brake to keep mud out... *experiment*
  • 3658.00 miles : Bike taken out of action to sort all the wobbly bits.
  • 3658.00 miles : New Chain, Cog, Brake Pads
  • 3840.00 miles : Brake Pads Rear - Greeny Disco Ones
  • 4256.00 miles : Changed wheel to XC/Rhyno, old wheel's bearings gone, pawls not engaging - temporarily back to Geax Sturdy tyre.
  • 4256.00 miles : New Chain (KMC 710) last one (KMC 710SL) Utter Garbage.
  • 4380.90 miles : Ripped bead off NBX
  • 4447.70 miles : GPX Started Wobbling.
  • 4475.80 miles : Swapped to 06 Maverick SC32s.
  • 4475.80 miles : New Rear M4 Pads (Hope Sintered)
  • 4670.30 miles : New Rear M4 Pads (Hope Sintered)
  • 4829.50 miles : New Rear Tyre - WTB Prowler XT 2.35
  • 4947.50 miles : New SRAM Chain
  • 4947.50 miles : New Rear Pads (Hope Sintered)
  • 5015.90 miles: Rhyno/XC Wheel Off (Suspected Broken Ratchet): 321/XC Wheel On (New Everything)
  • 5053.50 miles : New Disco Black Pads (m4), only lasted 1 v muddy ride.
  • 5124.81 miles : New R Tyre - Geax Sturdy
  • 5124.81 miles : New Chain KMC 710SL
  • 5180.81miles : Disco Pads (black) Rear - lasted 20miles
  • 5309.91 miles : Chain started to fail
  • 5395.21 miles : New Superstar Pads (F&R/M4)
  • 5310.01 miles : New Superstar Pads (R/M4) (Lasted 2 rides)
  • 5395.21 miles : New Superstar Pads (R/M4) (Lasted 2 rides)
  • 5465.21 miles : New Superstar Pads (R/M4) (Lasted 2 rides)
  • 5523.21 miles : New Disco (black) Pads (F/M4)
  • 5743.61 miles : Replaced DS Outer Bearing (XC)
  • 5990.21 miles : New Disco Pads (R/M4/Black)
  • 6000.00 miles : Cog Died (missing teeth) swapped to another worn 17t
  • 6000.00 miles : Swapped Chain to Worn KMC710
  • 6052.11 miles : New Disco Pads (R/M4/Black)
  • 6052.11 miles : Replaced sc32s with '01 Vanillas
  • 6166.00 miles : Rear Pads (M4/Disco Black)
  • 6266.81 miles : Replaced Truvativ Cranks with Deore
    Truvativ BB completely exploded.
  • 6275.81 miles : Front Pads (M4/Disco Black)
  • 6323.81 miles : Rear Pads (M4/Disco Black)
  • 6393.81 miles : Rear Pads (M4/Disco Green)
  • 6450 miles : Rear Pads (M4/Disco Black) - dead in 40 mins.
  • 6526.91 miles : Rear Pads (M4 Disco Green (med))
  • 6526.91 miles : New Chain KMC510, New Cog.

    Ride Totals

    YearRidesDistanceAverageRide Time
    20061062598.0024.51231:07:02
    20071303631.8127.94306:32:08
    200824722.1030.0958:26:00
    Total2606951.9126.74596:05:10

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