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by paulcuthbert
20 Mar 2014, 10:52am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Retorts
Replies: 33
Views: 7789

Re: Retorts

To be honest, it shouldn't make a difference if it's a single rider or two abreast, as the car STILL should give at LEAST a car's width, and thus be overtaking in the other lane.

Yeah, I know. I'm living in a dreamworld... :roll:
by paulcuthbert
20 Mar 2014, 10:21am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Retorts
Replies: 33
Views: 7789

Re: Retorts

It just shows their intelligence if they're shouting at you out of the window. The only thing you'll hear is the "Wwwwaa...". So for all you know they could be air-guitaring and just enjoying their drive!! :roll:
by paulcuthbert
20 Mar 2014, 10:15am
Forum: On the road
Topic: A Plea for BRIGHT Clothing
Replies: 219
Views: 18334

Re: A Plea for BRIGHT Clothing

Well well, I an astounded by the response so far. I really thought it in the best interests of us cyclists to be responsible about our visibility. I dare say you who that argue against my commen sense approach also drive cars - have you never been in a situation where you are suddenly aware of a cy...
by paulcuthbert
20 Mar 2014, 1:07am
Forum: On the road
Topic: A Plea for BRIGHT Clothing
Replies: 219
Views: 18334

Re: A Plea for BRIGHT Clothing

Hi-viz clothing is useless in the dark anyway. It's only effective in reflecting natural light, not artificial light. I don't own any Hi-viz clothing. I think it looks absolutely daft. Road position and effective bike lights are much better at making other road users aware that you are there. Most o...
by paulcuthbert
20 Mar 2014, 1:00am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cycling Pics
Replies: 211
Views: 46209

Re: Cycling Pics

Here's a few from a lovely evening ride in Scotland last week: https://scontent-a-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/t1.0-9/1488327_10152257833988695_478544892_n.jpg View over Paisley & Glasgow from Gleniffer Braes https://scontent-b-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/1743537_10152257833793695_1444...
by paulcuthbert
19 Mar 2014, 6:06pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: A rant about Rule 170 Highway Code
Replies: 55
Views: 10269

Re: A rant about Rule 170 Highway Code

JayGatsby wrote:I think we should all do this and increase the general population's trust in cycling.


This is a great idea! :)
by paulcuthbert
19 Mar 2014, 6:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: New YouTube Channel
Replies: 0
Views: 2971

New YouTube Channel

Hi,

I've got a new YouTube channel. It's mostly going to be fun Cycling videos highlighting the joys of our sport, but also some incidents when they happen...

Check it out!

https://www.youtube.com/user/cyclingcrusader86 :D
by paulcuthbert
19 Mar 2014, 6:03pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cycling Pics
Replies: 211
Views: 46209

Re: Cycling Pics

*BUMP*

Let's see some more pics... :D
by paulcuthbert
16 Aug 2012, 12:41am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Good gloves for winter
Replies: 39
Views: 8138

Re: Good gloves for winter

Well, I've just returned to this post. I'll recommend Karrimor Ski Gloves. They've got a wee thermal pair of gloves inside big, thick, warm ski gloves, and most days last winter my hands were pretty clammy when I got to work. Amazing difference from the winter before! They were only something like £...
by paulcuthbert
16 Aug 2012, 12:36am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Aero / TT Bars
Replies: 5
Views: 557

Aero / TT Bars

Hi, I've tended to ride with my forearms resting on the middle of the bars lately, and seem to be getting places quicker - so I was thinking about investing in a set of clip-on Aero / TT bars. Me being me, I don't know where to start! Does anyone have any advice / recommendations on what to look for...
by paulcuthbert
25 Dec 2011, 10:09pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Road Wheels
Replies: 1
Views: 382

Road Wheels

First of all, Merry Christmas everyone! :) Right... I'm getting new wheels for my Trek 1.1 road bike for my Christmas present from my Dad. Doing a bit of research into good/light/stiff/reliable wheels, but it's like a galaxy of information out there. Would be looking to spend up to £300 for a pair o...
by paulcuthbert
18 Oct 2011, 4:15am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Waterproof Jacket < £60 budget - Recommendations
Replies: 35
Views: 5866

Re: Waterproof Jacket < £60 budget - Recommendations

Can recommend the Target Dry Pioneer jacket. Not specifically designed for cycling, but it beat a lot of cycle-specific jackets for me. No reflective detail on it, but it has more of a drop in the tail and longer sleeves than most I tried. Used it today in heavy rain and not a drop got in anywhere! ...
by paulcuthbert
18 Oct 2011, 4:08am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Good gloves for winter
Replies: 39
Views: 8138

Good gloves for winter

Can anyone recommend some good winter gloves? Last winter I found that 2 pairs of cycling gloves (1 of them advertised to keep hands warm in temps below -5C didn't seem to do much in the harsh Scottish winter) and a thermal pair on top of that didn't keep the cold out and my hands were practically f...
by paulcuthbert
23 Jun 2011, 2:29pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: I get the impression...
Replies: 53
Views: 2904

Re: I get the impression...

I don't need to. I have few problems out on the roads, compared to the amount of problems other people seem to as I pass them on the road/see their videos on youtube. My riding keeps me safe and everyone else safe. What's the issue? Apologies for checking your age on your profile, but I seriously s...
by paulcuthbert
23 Jun 2011, 2:19pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: I get the impression...
Replies: 53
Views: 2904

Re: I get the impression...

I don't need to. I have few problems out on the roads, compared to the amount of problems other people seem to as I pass them on the road/see their videos on youtube.

My riding keeps me safe and everyone else safe. What's the issue?