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by Cycling Cat
2 Jun 2018, 10:40pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Accomodation/B&B in Yeovil Somerset recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: Accomodation/B&B in Yeovil Somerset recommendations

honesty wrote:My recommendation would be to avoid Yeovil... ;)


More to do with travelling by train, shopping in supermarkets and trying to squeez in a visit to RNAS Yeovilton museum.
by Cycling Cat
2 Jun 2018, 10:52am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Accomodation/B&B in Yeovil Somerset recommendations
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Accomodation/B&B in Yeovil Somerset recommendations

Hi All!
Can anyone reccomend B&B in Yeovil for the last week of June? Nothing too fancy!
Beauty, of course is that my friend and I don't need a car parking facility.
Safe cycling!
C.C.
by Cycling Cat
2 Jan 2017, 10:50am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Route help: Suffolk, avoiding A1120 at Stonham Aspel
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: Route help: Suffolk, avoiding A1120 at Stonham Aspel

Thanks Vorpal for your comprehensive reply; I could not have wished for a more helpful reply.
Contacting the owners seems sensible.
I wish you safe cycling and Happy New Year!
by Cycling Cat
1 Jan 2017, 9:49pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Route help: Suffolk, avoiding A1120 at Stonham Aspel
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Route help: Suffolk, avoiding A1120 at Stonham Aspel

Hi all I'm cycling/walking with a mourtain bike from Crowfield Rd to Mickfield via Scotts Hill Rd. My O.S. 1:50 000 from 1974 shows lots of footpaths that link the two roads avoiding the A1120, but then when I check these against the O.S. 1:25 000 Explorer Map 2008, many have vanished and what remai...
by Cycling Cat
3 Dec 2016, 6:21pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Recommendation: Pedal Reflectors to go with toe clips
Replies: 4
Views: 988

Re: Recommendation: Pedal Reflectors to go with toe clips

Thanks everybody I think the bicycle industry has agreed that reflector attachment bolts should protrude no more than 10mm from the reflector :evil: This has to join a long list titled: annoying things about bicycles and include such old chestnuts as lighting attachments to cycles and, and.... You'l...
by Cycling Cat
3 Dec 2016, 2:53pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Recommendation: Pedal Reflectors to go with toe clips
Replies: 4
Views: 988

Recommendation: Pedal Reflectors to go with toe clips

Hi all
I'm trying to kill two birds with one stone; reflectors with bolts sufficiently long to also attach toe clips to the pedal. I estimate the bolt thread needs to be about 13mm long.

Thanks in anticipation.

C.C.
by Cycling Cat
7 Nov 2016, 3:32pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Allen bolt/screw head decapitation. Removal help please
Replies: 4
Views: 798

Allen bolt/screw head decapitation. Removal help please

Hi all Internal thread on mountain bike arching bracket over front wheel for securing m/guard and reflector bracket. The head rounded off two allen keys before I used hardened steel allen key, but this only decapitated bolt/screw head. Any tips for getting stem out please? If drilling, are there spe...
by Cycling Cat
29 Oct 2016, 6:28pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Mountain bike tyre size confusion 26x1.50 v 26x1.95
Replies: 6
Views: 2336

Re: Mountain bike tyre size confusion 26x1.50 v 26x1.95

Thank you everyone who contributed. I understand better now.

When the 1.50s start to show signs of wear, I'll start saving up for a pair of 1.95s if they are still made for road cycling.

Cheers and safe cycling.
C.C.
by Cycling Cat
29 Oct 2016, 4:04pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Mountain bike tyre size confusion 26x1.50 v 26x1.95
Replies: 6
Views: 2336

Mountain bike tyre size confusion 26x1.50 v 26x1.95

Hi all Will I notice the difference switching from 26x1.95 to 26x1.50? While there are plenty of the latter and I have just bought Schwalbe City Jet, what I am replacing is 26x1.95 with knobles! I think I need the latter size for mostly road cycling but they seem more expensive. And to add to the co...
by Cycling Cat
27 Oct 2016, 4:10pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What bolt size for m/guard,rear carrier on Carrera Banshee?
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: What bolt size for m/guard,rear carrier on Carrera Banshee?

Thanks for looking freiston :)

For a laugh I thought I'd try a couple of allen bolts for water cages and they fit!
So panic over!
There are two threaded holes each side at the back and an arching plate for a front mudguard.

Safe cycling
C.C.
by Cycling Cat
27 Oct 2016, 2:27pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What bolt size for m/guard,rear carrier on Carrera Banshee?
Replies: 3
Views: 686

What bolt size for m/guard,rear carrier on Carrera Banshee?

Hi all
The holes on the frame dropouts have internal threads.
Please, what size bolts do I ask for in hardware shop?

Thanks in anticipation
C.C.
by Cycling Cat
29 Sep 2015, 6:44pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Cycle paths beside 'A' class roads East Anglia
Replies: 44
Views: 8073

Cycle paths beside 'A' class roads East Anglia

ITV local news just announced the Highways England is to add lanes to the A12 Chelmsford - Colchester and cycle paths beside the A12 and other arterial roads in East Anglia. Given how many crossing places have been lost. Bridges are needed, not paths beside these noisy roads. One such example is Eas...
by Cycling Cat
22 Jun 2015, 8:16pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sram pc4? chain compatibility to mech. (Resolved)
Replies: 7
Views: 658

Re: Sram pc4? chain compatibility to mech. (Resolved)

Brucey wrote:
What setup are you hoping to end up with?

cheers


Looks like it's going to be 8s cassette with a Campag 9 speed Mirage long cage mech unless there is another option or someone has an 8 speed mech to sell me.
by Cycling Cat
22 Jun 2015, 9:02am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sram pc4? chain compatibility to mech. (Resolved)
Replies: 7
Views: 658

Re: Sram pc4? chain compatibility to mech. (Resolved)

Thanks Brucey. LBS has Mirage long cage mech. I'll tell them 'bout B screw
I'll sell the chain and buy compatible one.
by Cycling Cat
21 Jun 2015, 10:10pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sram pc4? chain compatibility to mech. (Resolved)
Replies: 7
Views: 658

Re: Sram pc4? chain compatibility to mech.

Thanks Mike, that's exactly what I wanted to know.