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by deliquium
11 Jun 2019, 1:24pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Trike conversion kit
Replies: 24
Views: 3390

Re: Trike conversion kit

Just wondering what riding a Roman Road tandemtrike is like to ride. I ride a tandem now but other half has just had hip replacement and is not to keen to ride tandem again. I think I'm correct in thinking https://www.anturwaunfawr.org/en/beics-antur/ in Caernarfon, North Wales, have one which they...
by deliquium
9 Jun 2019, 3:21pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: ... about kickbikes?
Replies: 30
Views: 1060

Re: ... about kickbikes?

Mick F wrote:How do you go up hills on them?


Apparently? - Alpe d'Huez Dutch kick-bike race August

Shame we only get to see the start + a van

https://youtu.be/q9sVtS4spiA
by deliquium
29 May 2019, 4:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: 35-406 tyre
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: 35-406 tyre

Grandad wrote:Only slightly off topic - what is the tool being used?


Aldi digital vernier calipers, whose accuracy seems to agree with my non digital much more expensive Mitutoyo non digital very closely :)
by deliquium
29 May 2019, 12:28pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: 35-406 tyre
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: 35-406 tyre

Can confirm 35x406 wired Kojaks come up narrow on 406 Sun CR18 rims

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Schwalbe 35-406 tyres measure THIS! by Paul Weston, on Flickr
by deliquium
25 May 2019, 7:52am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Broken seatpost (for head)
Replies: 2
Views: 280

Re: Broken seatpost (for head)

From left to right, 27.2, 27.2, 26.8, 26.8

Any use to you for the cost of postage?

(Click on image for larger version)
by deliquium
22 May 2019, 9:16am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bread making
Replies: 107
Views: 9049

Re: Bread making

$matches[2] $matches[2] When I slice up 3 or 4 day old bread into two slice parcels in cling film and freeze, it often becomes cracked/fissured in the freezer even as soon as overnight. 50/50 wholemeal/white sourdough or yeasted, with or without seeds and it doesn't seem to matter whether it's a we...
by deliquium
19 May 2019, 2:44pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: *SOLD* SPD Northwave Outcross shoes size 42 *SOLD*
Replies: 4
Views: 451

Re: SPD shoes size 42 real for normal feet

Spesh Tahoe *SOLD*

Northwave and Exustar still available
by deliquium
18 May 2019, 12:45pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: *SOLD* SPD Northwave Outcross shoes size 42 *SOLD*
Replies: 4
Views: 451

*SOLD* SPD Northwave Outcross shoes size 42 *SOLD*

All shoes fit my regular 42 feet that aren't narrow dainty things. Unlike some other brands (Shimano especially) where I have to go up one size for them to fit! Only pair left - all other sold 1. Northwave Outcross 'Knit' Shoes , hardly worn, no cleats, Jack Wolfskin footbeds (Northwave ones lost!) ...
by deliquium
17 May 2019, 9:47am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: SPD Touring Shoes
Replies: 16
Views: 892

Re: SPD Touring Shoes

Not tired the DHB ones, so apologies if this reply isn't relevant :oops: But I would have if I'd seen them before I bought a pair of Shimano RT5s a week or so ago https://www.spacycles.co.uk/m2b0s154p3665/SHIMANO-RT5-Touring-Shoe If you're a size 42 (as in real sizing unlike some other brands) I hav...
by deliquium
13 May 2019, 8:36am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bread making
Replies: 107
Views: 9049

Re: Bread making

Vorpal wrote:It might be because it's too dry to freeze well after 3 or 4 days. You could try keeping it in plastic from when it has cooled after baking, or slice and freeze some when it is fresh.


Good point! Am baking a new loaf today so will try freezing it in slices from fresh.
by deliquium
12 May 2019, 11:09am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bread making
Replies: 107
Views: 9049

Re: Bread making

^ It's a cheapo non auto defrosting wee freezer compartment atop the fridge. But I'll try the freezer bag thing on the next batch.

Although I thought I was almost double wrapping the two slice parcels tightly with cling film.
by deliquium
11 May 2019, 12:25pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bread making
Replies: 107
Views: 9049

Re: Bread making

When I slice up 3 or 4 day old bread into two slice parcels in cling film and freeze, it often becomes cracked/fissured in the freezer even as soon as overnight. 50/50 wholemeal/white sourdough or yeasted, with or without seeds and it doesn't seem to matter whether it's a wet dough or a dryer dough....
by deliquium
11 May 2019, 8:37am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Sun Cycles of Worksop
Replies: 20
Views: 8439

Re: Sun Cycles of Worksop

. . . and Birmingham :)

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More pics here https://flic.kr/s/aHskwNpnot

1950s? Sun Cresta. The 18 year old owner cycled with his brother, from Kent to Bruxelles to marvel at Expo58.
by deliquium
10 May 2019, 7:00pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Tiagra 9 speed triple front derailleur smallest chainrings?
Replies: 10
Views: 352

Re: Tiagra 9 speed triple front derailleur smallest chainrings?

So can I just clarify that you have successfully used a Stronglight Impact (same as? Spa Cycles/Sugino XD2) 46/34/24, with a 115mm UN BB, a 9 speed Tiagra triple FD and 9 Speed triple Tiagra STi levers? Yep. If I'm thinking straight? Did that give a ~45mm chainline to the centre of the middle ring?...