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by gaz
15 Jun 2019, 5:03pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Father calls for cycle ban(after son's death)
Replies: 9
Views: 365

Re: Father calls for cycle ban(after son's death)

It seems the tragedy is that a hit and run driver gets off so lightly,which it proves once again might is right in topsy turvy UK where might is right,and drivers get a slapped wrist for killing people going abot their lawful business. "Hit and run" as a cyclist, 16 months. https://www.bb...
by gaz
14 Jun 2019, 11:17pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: C2W new Guidlines
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: C2W new Guidlines

:oops:
by gaz
14 Jun 2019, 9:57pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: A positive thread
Replies: 634
Views: 108442

Re: A positive thread

Replaced the tyres on the tandem. The tandem sees extremely occasional use but I like it to be ready to go, the tyres were twenty+ years old and whilst they had plenty of tread I didn't feel able to trust them. Interesting job. The labelled size of the new tyres (700x35) was smaller than the old one...
by gaz
13 Jun 2019, 8:29am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Armed bicycle robbery sparks police drama in Exeter
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Re: Armed bicycle robbery sparks police drama in Exeter

ChrisButch wrote:What weaponry do you fancy?

Vickers or Bianchi?
by gaz
12 Jun 2019, 10:52pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Renting a bike for the NCN 2 Dover to St Austell
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Re: Renting a bike for the NCN 2 Dover to St Austell

Do you think I should purchase a bike and try to resell it? Purchase and resell (gift?) may be the most practical and (possibly?) cost effective way forward. Closest organisations that I know of to Dover that I can suggest you try for a reasonable pre-loved bike are Cycle Circle (Ashford) and the C...
by gaz
12 Jun 2019, 11:33am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Brake pad recommendations please.
Replies: 10
Views: 485

Re: Brake pad recommendations please.

Brucey wrote:BTW those look like BR-MT62 brakes...?

One of them is BR-MT62, the other one does indeed look just like it :wink: .
by gaz
11 Jun 2019, 4:17pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Homeopathy, does it work?
Replies: 146
Views: 3097

Re: Homeopathy, does it work?

horizon wrote:But try telling that to the thousands of people who wear and promote cycle helmets.

Submerge an ordinary cycle helmet into a vat of water. Drain that water off, dilute it further, then further again and finally wash your hair with some of the solution. Sorted :mrgreen: .
by gaz
10 Jun 2019, 11:14pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Homeopathy, does it work?
Replies: 146
Views: 3097

Re: Homeopathy, does it work?

ANTONISH wrote:There probably wasn't time to call a homeopath :wink:

by gaz
10 Jun 2019, 8:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: M737 front hub - replacement cone
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: M737 front hub - replacement cone

Tech Doc shows the cone as part 21R 9803.

Check part numbers carefully before proceeding, cross ref to other tech docs as the model number of your hub doesn't appear on those listed by the seller for the cone (out of stock, they link an alleged equivalent).
by gaz
10 Jun 2019, 6:39pm
Forum: Women's cycling interests
Topic: Belles on Bikes Logo
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Re: Belles on Bikes Logo

Cycling UK Scotland did (do?) support the Belles on Bikes groups. There is a contact email on the Cycling UK website: https://www.cyclinguk.org/project/belles-on-bikes

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by gaz
9 Jun 2019, 10:35pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Halfords online
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Halfords online

gbnz wrote:... I'll be pleased to have saved several pounds.

If you are a Cycling UK member you may be able to save a few more £s: https://www.cyclinguk.org/member-benefits/halfords (log in to access discount code, changes monthly).
by gaz
9 Jun 2019, 4:13pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Legal Statement - is it valid?
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Legal Statement - is it valid?

I'm sure that any "Freeman on the Land" would view it as such and only add that I do not consider such an endorsement to be a sound legal opinion.
by gaz
9 Jun 2019, 9:28am
Forum: Family Cycling
Topic: Extra short cranks - bodger's delight
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: Extra short cranks - bodger's delight

Don't tell Mr Shimano or he'll reinvent the L-Crank for grown ups :wink: .