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    For Sale Fazua nearly new for sale

    Katymac submitted a new listing: Fazua nearly new for sale - Fazua nearly new for sale Learn more about this listing...
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    This is a draft - now I just have to work out a price - thanks for all your help so far For Sale Nearly New Fazua Bike Based in Ipswich Selling due to illness - its done 25 miles Fazua ride 50 (FAZUA - RIDE 50 TRAIL & STREET ) Shimano Alpine 8 (32 hole) rear hub and gear shifter DT Swiss Onyx...
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    I reckon it will be here so I'll get the bike out after work and plug it in then take screen shots Thanks
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Thanks @Woosh Where do I get that info @Az. Sorry you know me, I'm a dufus about this stuff - it might be on the app I'll have a look
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Oh crap how do I explain why I can't ride it Done minimal miles as the torque doesn't register my input - user error!! I'm pretty disabled so can't pedal enough! Is there a better way of writing that?
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Thanks I finally got through the spec from my brother Fazua ride 50 Shimano Alpine 8 (32 hole) rear hub and gear shifter DT Swiss Onyx (32h) front hub Stan's Crest MK3(?) rims Sapim Race spokes Sram PC1 chain SKS Mudguards Shimano XT disc-brakes Does that sound like all I need to put on the ad?
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    I have unstable hips and bilateral hip dilysplasia so I tend not to put myself in positions where my leg weight is wholly supported by my hip; another place I have issues is walking downstairs carrying a weight It doesn't cause a dislocation, but I have to be very careful how I put my foot down...
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    I think he felt I was exaggerating, when in fact I was minimising We only see each other every few years, and the last time was at my mums funeral ( in 2021), he thought the physical state I was in was an emotional reaction
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    I'd rather not ride a moped from Ipswich to Liverpool and I don't think they'd let me on the train with it ;):p
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Totally, and I'm trained as a systems analyst so I know the feedback loop works within design I'm doing currently with an awning for my caravan as well as this bike (& oddly enough an adjustable dress) & I'll keep poking until I can work out what fits
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Op is pretty overwhelmed but working round what she understands and googling what she doesn't (and glossing over, not ignoring, the infighting and confusing stuff);):D:p
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    When on the front of my caravan, makes the suffragette colours
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    I dunno sorry My green bike is very pretty, it has green pedals and everything! Of course I'd need to get a new helmet to match and may e new pannier bags! But it's not to be!! :(
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    The fazua he built Sorry got confused by my green bike/his green bike!!
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Ok, I spoke to my brother who hadn't really understood my physical limitations or maybe I hadn't explained them carefully enough We are selling the Fazua after he let's me know what kit is on it (any suggestions of places to list it gratefully received - not sure facebook marketplace is the...
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    I dont commute - it's just my main transport, if I drive I park and have to walk from where I parked (hopefully I'll apply and get a disabled badge soon) I cycle everywhere most people drive or walk, dentist, doctor, shopping, visiting, work appts (tho I work from home) and generally life I...
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Turning from Belstead Rd to Luther Road the first bit is horrific, I avoid if possible but its very short then downhill after that or if I have more time I go round to Prince of Wales Rd and avoid it Willoughby is thought to be a killer so you round the bottom and up Belstead Road
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Lots of stuff to read and understand - thanks all I don't know how to work out the incline of hills it isn't on Google maps in a format I can see But I don’t mind saying I'm in Ipswich and my 2 hills are Willoughby Road & Station Street/Luther Road at the top end and the dip in the road on...
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    Not sure if this is helpful but I wrote it so: It has to be step through, I cannot lift my right leg high enough to get on the green bike without using my hand to lift it I cannot tilt the bike and bring it under me with pannier bags on because I can't lift my right leg that high and...
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    Disabled cyclist; with one bad choice behind her, needs help with a new bike

    .I'm really good at creating solutions - when we moved in I insisted on our bedroom being on the ground floor, I can do stairs now but soon? Who knows The bathroom has grab rails from the start, great for when I started falling! Tomorrow is my first day at work using "access to work" funding...