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General Technical / Re: Thorn MkV Lo-Loader Rack Bolts
« Last post by spoof on Today at 05:23:20 PM »
Thought I stick an update on the thread since the lo-rider is now fitted again with thanks to instructions provided by Lewis. The M6 dome head bolts for Nomad MKII fitment are in lengths 25mm and 15mm. All bolts fitted with M6 washers and the 3mm spacer placed between the lower rack fork mount and the lo-rider, each side requires...
3x M6x25mm are fitted from the outside, screwing into both upper and lower rack mounts on the fork as well as the cylindrical threaded spacer on front of the lo-rider rack
2x M6x15mm are fitted from the inside, screwing into the upper rack mount on the fork as well as the cylindrical threaded spacer on the front on the front of the lo-rider rack

Hope this helps,
Kyle
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Thorn General / Re: Ding dong!
« Last post by Matt2matt2002 on Today at 05:00:22 PM »
Maybe there should be another notice politely requesting that runners/walkers with headphones/earbuds should be a little more aware of what's going on in their vicinity ?

;)

Absolutely. I have almost but not quite given up ringing my bell due to the high number of folks wearing ear phones.
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Thorn General / Re: Ding dong!
« Last post by energyman on Today at 04:41:32 PM »
Maybe there should be another notice politely requesting that runners/walkers with headphones/earbuds should be a little more aware of what's going on in their vicinity ?

;)
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Bikes For Sale / Re: Thorn Raven Enduro
« Last post by sweats on Today at 11:38:50 AM »
Enduro now sold  :)
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Thorn General / Re: Ding dong!
« Last post by leftpoole on Today at 10:59:47 AM »
Excellent! As someone who has and uses a bell on all cycles owned.............. 8)
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Thorn General / Re: Thorn raven - still available?
« Last post by Dave B on Today at 10:07:37 AM »
Thanks for detailed feedback,  much food for thought.  Yes,  I will look for the comparison between the two nomads.
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Thorn General / Re: Thorn raven - still available?
« Last post by PH on Today at 08:53:07 AM »
Thanks,  I thought the Nomad would a lot heavier.  Is that the also the case with the Mark II?
It's pretty much true of the majority of steel frames, certainly of all touring frames.  Of course the frame is only a small part of a bikes weight, but everything else can be moved between frames.  As an example - looking at the Nomad 700c brochure, it states the Nomad with a 853 fork will be lighter than the Mercury with a touring fork.  That ought to give you some idea.
Of course, the important factor is what's been done with the weight rather than the weight itself.  It doesn't take much material to quite considerably change the feel of a bike, far more than the scales would indicate.
Someone (Sorry forget who) has recently posted photos of their new Nomad, I think they've also owned a previous model.  Could try asking them for a comparison, or maybe start a new thread to catch their attention.
My own experience with my Rohloff is from it being in three frames.  First an original Raven Tour, then a custom Ti bike not dissimilar geometry wise  to the Mercury (though pre dating), and now in a Mercury (The Ti frame broke) Going from the Raven to the Ti saved 320g off the frameset and added 240g for the larger wheels, the Mercury's weight is almost identical to the Ti, they've all ridden differently, I can't say which is better, depends on the use, but the Mercury is my favorite as long as I don't need too carry much. 
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Member's Gallery / Re: Nomad mk3
« Last post by jp06 on Today at 08:42:48 AM »
That looks great.  Is this the 58L size and if so, do you mind me asking your height?

Iím considering getting one of these fine bikes and think Iím between sizes.

Many thanks

John
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Thorn General / Ding dong!
« Last post by Dave B on May 24, 2020, 08:49:52 PM »
I aways ring my bell! A work mate saw this whilst walking down his local canal towpath
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