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by go4it
18 May 2019, 9:07am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Gout on a bike
Replies: 17
Views: 1010

Re: Gout on a bike

Thanks for your advice 're Allpurinol You may be interested to know I phoned GP unfortunately I got one who is on their Board/Panel (!) he strongly advised against it(cost cutting me thinks) So I made an appointment to usual Dr. simply stating I would take her advice :(she previously recommended All...
by go4it
25 Apr 2019, 4:17pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Gout on a bike
Replies: 17
Views: 1010

Re: Gout on a bike

Brighton R
If a 'major issue' is an ailment that can stop you from walking driving sleeping for..(6 weeks in my case) Yes.
I flippantly said to my G.p that every Dr. should try it out to know how bad it is
by go4it
23 Apr 2019, 12:59pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Gout on a bike
Replies: 17
Views: 1010

Re: Gout on a bike

Just info. and maybe help, I am entering my 5th week of Gout, which had turned into an infected foot. I had not had a bout for over 18 months, oh boy this was off the pain scale, I have had bowel removal in the past and that didn't come close to this. I have held off having one-a-day Alpurinol (sp) ...
by go4it
13 Apr 2019, 12:03pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Healthy snack bar
Replies: 19
Views: 1049

Re: Healthy snack bar

Chris .Wish I had seen this before Mrs.Go had gone shopping...I am laid up with dreaded Gout..4 weeks Nearly ! Ouch.
by go4it
9 May 2018, 2:14pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Would I dare a Bent
Replies: 26
Views: 1412

Re: Would I dare a Bent

squeaker
Thanks for that appreciated
Seen a youtube of evolve....looked great for storing and travel, but you guys would know their capabilities on road????
by go4it
9 May 2018, 10:48am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Would I dare a Bent
Replies: 26
Views: 1412

Re: Would I dare a Bent

Ok, I am 'not lost, just misplaced' abbreviations:LWB, CLWB, SWB, USS, ASS, help ok I get LWB (legs will bend) but after that ?????
Some brilliant helpful advice for which I am thankful
by go4it
9 May 2018, 6:06am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Would I dare a Bent
Replies: 26
Views: 1412

Re: Would I dare a Bent

Big thanks for helpful suggestions, as for humour....
Bob in answer I live in Liverpool
by go4it
8 May 2018, 5:04pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Would I dare a Bent
Replies: 26
Views: 1412

Would I dare a Bent

Just pondering the great Idea of my first Recumbent, trike or other.To say I know nothing would be an understatement! First off I just about know what traditional bikes to avoid buying, but don't have a clue when it comes to Recumbents. So I would appreciate some name dropping !! Also transporting, ...
by go4it
20 Nov 2017, 7:27pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: When to rest
Replies: 11
Views: 1107

Re: When to rest

Things may have advanced, but I had read of a Delta Heart Rate(Greek for change) also known as Orthostatic test,simple enough to do. Lie down and remain still for 2 mins. noting lowest heart rate number in this position. As you slowly stand, note the spike in heart rate. Subtract prone from standing...
by go4it
20 Nov 2017, 7:10pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Fork Swap?
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Fork Swap?

New to cycling (stabilisers off next week?) is it a straight forward job to change suspension forks to rigid on Specialized Hybrid Cross trail, I am trying to lighten it up, and thought I would start there, any companies I should consider to source a set of forks
TIA
by go4it
1 Apr 2017, 5:53pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Becoming left handed to stay healthy
Replies: 40
Views: 2495

Re: Becoming left handed to stay healthy

I read/ heard recently that it is unlawful to wire bike wrong way in U.K, even to go as far as not being paid out on insurance claim.Maybe Felix was trying to warn you.
by go4it
26 Oct 2016, 3:18pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: How do you entertain yourself on long flight?
Replies: 29
Views: 1984

Re: How do you entertain yourself on long flight?

Do I see Dick Turpin around?? If ever a post got hi - jacked. Would like to help, but I have just got back from L.A. having driven down there from Chicago. Managed 10 mins sleep, before Steward woke me up to buckle up, that was it then, flitted through a few films t.v etc read kindle. I think it is ...
by go4it
1 Mar 2016, 3:15pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Tarp talk
Replies: 17
Views: 1509

Re: Tarp talk

Just finished reading LL for third time!!! don't forget your violin!!I envy you I wish I was a tad fitter. I am trying Nederlands instead. Have a really great time.
by go4it
27 Jul 2015, 6:37pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Cotswold camp sites Help
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Re: Cotswold camp sites Help

A big thank you for replies,and any future comments.
by go4it
27 Jul 2015, 2:59pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Cotswold camp sites Help
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Cotswold camp sites Help

Hi Hoping to do 7 day circular of Cotswolds and Severn Vale, got Sustrans map, so hope that may help, will probably get local os map. Problem is when I use their helpful links (NOT) for accomodation, and ask for camp sites, it mainly gives top hotels. I have also 'googled' camp sites en route and ha...