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by CyberKnight
22 Apr 2019, 8:12am
Forum: On the road
Topic: No Its Not A Mobile Phone!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 1715

Re: No Its Not A Mobile Phone!!!

TBH.... Im not sure plod are that bothered, Recently i was walking to school to pick up daughter when a van th the company name , address and phone number came past window down and the driver clearly on the phone.He was driving past the school at coming out time and as a local knows when the hot spo...
by CyberKnight
6 Apr 2019, 9:50pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: loud horn for a bike
Replies: 19
Views: 1041

Re: loud horn for a bike

i agree with the above
airzounds are ok as a warning but tends to be an after the fact event , so you turn it into just another road rage tool .
by CyberKnight
27 Feb 2019, 2:34pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Crud Catcher Roadracer (MK2) Instructions
Replies: 5
Views: 1226

Re: Crud Catcher Roadracer (MK2) Instructions

Found the mk2s brilliant
Wish they hadnt stopped making them for general sale as my last pair i had to buy off the LBS off a store bike , so shop soiled :(
by CyberKnight
24 Feb 2019, 8:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Drop bars - who uses the drop bit?
Replies: 95
Views: 4690

Re: Drop bars - who uses the drop bit?

Most bars will offer a range of positions, as long as that includes the ones that you like does it matter if you don't use all of them? Well, if you rarely use the drops, why cart them around the countryside? At that point they’re just for show, surely. Get them up where you can use them often! Ger...
by CyberKnight
19 Nov 2018, 10:05am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Aldi/Crane Sports Stocking of larger sizes
Replies: 6
Views: 4628

Re: Aldi/Crane Sports Stocking of larger sizes

leggings i can get on with im 5 foot 7 with 30 waist but each thigh is about 24" around
by CyberKnight
18 Nov 2018, 4:36pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: boiler insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: boiler insurance

on a different note
I think boiler insurance is overpriced but when you wife is recovering from a stroke and you have 2 young kids it pays to know if something goes pear shaped then you can get it fixed the same day
by CyberKnight
18 Nov 2018, 4:34pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Aldi/Crane Sports Stocking of larger sizes
Replies: 6
Views: 4628

Re: Aldi/Crane Sports Stocking of larger sizes

Just as bad they dont do small sizes, the medium which is the default smallest size they do comes out closer to a standard large .
by CyberKnight
18 Nov 2018, 4:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Your Favourite Saddle
Replies: 60
Views: 2560

Re: Your Favourite Saddle

I actually get on with the stock saddles on boardman bikes
by CyberKnight
13 Oct 2018, 7:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Possibly stuck bottom bracket
Replies: 31
Views: 975

Re: Possibly stuck bottom bracket

tried on the floor too , no movement and at all either .
by CyberKnight
13 Oct 2018, 6:35pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Possibly stuck bottom bracket
Replies: 31
Views: 975

Re: Possibly stuck bottom bracket

I just built a rat bike up and had a similar issue The frame had been sitting for god knows how long stripped outside and the BB was to my powers well and truely stuck , had in soaking in cola, hot water etc etc and when i put it in the stand and used mebbe 2 foot long lever the little arm yu use to...
by CyberKnight
30 Aug 2018, 3:18pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Stones getting jammed between rear tyre and brake caliper
Replies: 37
Views: 1479

Re: Stones getting jammed between rear tyre and brake caliper

And shoulder still plays up , its constantly tender on the rear rotator cuff muscle.
by CyberKnight
30 Aug 2018, 3:17pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Stones getting jammed between rear tyre and brake caliper
Replies: 37
Views: 1479

Re: Stones getting jammed between rear tyre and brake caliper

Running crud mk 2s on a boardman road comp with 25 m tyres at the time, switched to 23s now for a bit more clearance.
by CyberKnight
26 Aug 2018, 12:38pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Stones getting jammed between rear tyre and brake caliper
Replies: 37
Views: 1479

Re: Stones getting jammed between rear tyre and brake caliper

similar happened to me last year, something jammed the front wheel and was over the bars,
15 stitches to my face + 6 months of physio to my shoulder.
by CyberKnight
26 Aug 2018, 12:37pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: ...if it’s ever possible to enjoy cycling in the rain
Replies: 70
Views: 3257

Re: ...if it’s ever possible to enjoy cycling in the rain

Coming home Thursday it was raining so hard it was stinging my arms , the next day i ended up standing under a tree till it had passed over.I dont mind a bit of rain but riding when its really binning it down is no fun.
by CyberKnight
29 Jul 2018, 5:01pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: sram reach adjustment broke
Replies: 1
Views: 116

sram reach adjustment broke

On my apex shifter, the cam just fell to bits and now the shift lever gets stuck behind the brake lever.
Is it replaceable or is it new shifter time ?