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by bagpussctc
14 Jan 2020, 5:58pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Commuter bike - small
Replies: 10
Views: 633

Re: Commuter bike - small

Pm sent .
by bagpussctc
10 Jan 2020, 6:10pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Commuter bike - small
Replies: 10
Views: 633

Re: Commuter bike - small

I have this available . Dawes Kara Kum touring bike . 19 inch frame. Shimano Deore comopnents etc . 2000 model?.I bought it end of last year with a view to transfering all the parts onto a frame of my size , I have gone another route. Previous ladly owner had hardly ridden it . £200 . Present versio...
by bagpussctc
2 Sep 2019, 10:18pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

Nowt wrong knee length . I have a pair of Hebden Bridge knee length cords , given to me slightly used ,they are bomb proof and comfortable .They are perfect for when riding one of my vintage bikes . Have long socks as well :lol: :lol: Woollen top to match and cloth cap :lol: Working on a pipe and a ...
by bagpussctc
2 Sep 2019, 8:43am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

Over loaded . These guys may have gone on to invent the triple bicycle . I maybe stretching thing here...

ImageATALA by jim goodyear, on Flickr
by bagpussctc
26 Aug 2019, 9:29am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

JohnW wrote:
bagpussctc wrote:During my audax days, there was a chap who often had a pipe on the go as he rode along . He was an amazing chap and rider.
Trying to remember his name?

Yeah - but did his pipe ever dropout? :lol: :lol: :lol:


I am on my bike . :lol:
by bagpussctc
25 Aug 2019, 9:30pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

During my audax days, there was a chap who often had a pipe on the go as he rode along . He was an amazing chap and rider.
Trying to remember his name?
by bagpussctc
25 Aug 2019, 7:47am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

Elswick Hopper at a price .
Image1937_Elswick_Hopper_44 by rebalrid, on Flickr

Another British brand consigned to the pages of history
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elswick_Hopper
by bagpussctc
25 Aug 2019, 7:25am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Things you have done.
Replies: 43
Views: 1818

Re: Things you have done.

The only topper I know of is this....

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by bagpussctc
24 Aug 2019, 6:37pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Worst Nightmare Snapped Handlebars
Replies: 21
Views: 1554

Re: Worst Nightmare Snapped Handlebars

Maybe not snapped bar ,but this hair raising event. Brake fade going down Mam Tor into Edale on a Tandem on the first Phil and Friends ride . From the first corner no brakes period A lot of expletidez on the way from my mate on the back and me at the front :evil: Could not make the right hander at t...
by bagpussctc
24 Aug 2019, 6:16pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

Puch from Austria had some nice adverts . Good quality machines in there day. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612288488_8171546a75.jpg puch 4 by rebalrid , on Flickr https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48612637611_9f2e33858e_z.jpg puch 1 by rebalrid , on Flickr
by bagpussctc
24 Aug 2019, 6:04pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

Some thing I have always hackered after is an Opel bicycle . Used to have a M1 and M2 Manta . Shock horror saying that on a cycle fourm.
by bagpussctc
24 Aug 2019, 8:08am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

I rather like this one from Germany . Munich 6 day track poster .

Imagemunich-6day-2002-355x400 by rebalrid, on Flickr
by bagpussctc
24 Aug 2019, 8:04am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1623
Views: 457209

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

After 3 years of not riding our tandem, I told Mrs B if we did not use it this year, I would sell it! So on Friday 23 .8 . 2019 we finally blew the dust off it . Just over 30 miles covered with our friend Mike , who took it lovely picture . https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48610423951_c316568e4e_...
by bagpussctc
24 Aug 2019, 8:03am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1623
Views: 457209

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

After 3 years of not riding our tandem, I told Mrs B if we did not use it this year, I would sell it! So on Friday 23 .8 . 2019 we finally blew the dust off it . Just over 30 miles covered with our friend Mike , who took it lovely picture . https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48607804518_0edd3964c7....
by bagpussctc
23 Aug 2019, 6:21pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 559
Views: 19575

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

Lets go and invade some where on one of these bikes..... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48607654277_c0cd4fd48d.jpg Norman Cycles by rebalrid , on Flickr Got to hand to the advertising team at Palmer tyres ... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48607804518_0edd3964c7.jpg Palmer tyres by rebalri...