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by mrs doubtfire
15 Nov 2016, 10:20pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Just discovered "Bike" channel on Sky TV
Replies: 18
Views: 1450

Re: Just discovered "Bike" channel on Sky TV

It's also on channel 552 Virgin telly.Not bad but a few repeated progs like most channels.
by mrs doubtfire
15 Nov 2016, 4:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Vernon
Replies: 10
Views: 1405

Re: Vernon

It is with great sadness i have to tell you Vernon,who lived in the same street as me, died this year.It was sudden due to a heart attack.He had only just retired on the Friday,and died on the following Tuesday while on holiday in Budapest.He was with his family at the time.I am sorry to pass this n...
by mrs doubtfire
21 Nov 2011, 7:15pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Revelation
Replies: 1
Views: 641

Re: Revelation

My Brooks is actually older than one of the young lads i ride with.
by mrs doubtfire
11 Oct 2011, 6:50pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: DISASTROUS!!
Replies: 54
Views: 5322

Re: DISASTROUS!!

Sorry to hear about this terrible service.Just an idea are you in a union at work.If the answer is yes get them to deal with H on your behalf.I am retired but still with GMB and i can tell you they helped me and my missus out by just sending a letter.The firm collapsed like a deck of cards.Bit of we...
by mrs doubtfire
4 Jul 2011, 9:47pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Shorts and saddle advice please.
Replies: 59
Views: 6646

Re: Shorts and saddle advice please.

A Charge Spoon saddle at a cost of £24-99p will not break the bank .I have one on my Spesh Secreur Elite.Lovely saddle.Bib shorts mine came from Prendas ciclisimo .Bought in a sale.Hope you find something comfortable soon.
by mrs doubtfire
24 May 2011, 5:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Off the air for a week
Replies: 17
Views: 1108

Re: Off the air for a week

Lets just hoover the Cornish pasty crumbs out of this keyboard and not forgetting the cream and jam and the scone crumbs .Now thats better .It will look tidy when he gets back .
by mrs doubtfire
10 May 2011, 2:45pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Darrens bike .
Replies: 12
Views: 666

Re: Darrens bike .

Thanks to all for your posts.It was on here i saw his request .Today took him on his first ride with his bike .He is a natural cyclist .Takes instructions and acts straight away .A joy to be out with .The bike is just stunning .We got a bargain ,the guy who left it to rot in his garage ,well he shou...
by mrs doubtfire
9 May 2011, 8:43pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Darrens bike .
Replies: 12
Views: 666

Re: Darrens bike .

He is still cycling .Not sure about his posting on here .Me and my family changed chuches a while back .So i don't see him that often now .He won't mind me saying that his mum passed away a few weeks ago .So he is a little busy at the mo.But we do try to cycle the odd saturday together along with An...
by mrs doubtfire
9 May 2011, 4:28pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Darrens bike .
Replies: 12
Views: 666

Re: Darrens bike .

Mick F ,I had never seen a slope like it .We bought it off a bloke who got it from a very well known shop in Garforth Leeds..So i went into Giant bike archives.Right back to 2002 .and there is not a lot of info on this model .So i googled it and hey presto .Three private sales three different colour...
by mrs doubtfire
9 May 2011, 1:29pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Darrens bike .
Replies: 12
Views: 666

Darrens bike .

A couple of weeks ago .I answered a call of help .A newbie wanted to go out with a regular cyclist .So i responded .I am 61 ,Darren turns up nearly 17 .Great lad but needed a road bike .Put out a few messages and ,well up popped this beauty .Giant ocr compact .5-7 years old .Spent £65 on new bits an...
by mrs doubtfire
25 Apr 2011, 4:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Recommend saddle pack
Replies: 5
Views: 776

Re: Recommend saddle pack

£15 from Spa Cycles .Carradice Carradura Prima maxi seatpost bag .easy to put on and take off .Four straps ,goes through the seat rails .Cavenous bag and looks good i got one last week .Great bag crap ride to Harrogate though all uphill and loads of cars .No doubt other stockists about .
by mrs doubtfire
21 Apr 2011, 4:48pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Carrdice carradura maxi seatpost bag .
Replies: 0
Views: 207

Carrdice carradura maxi seatpost bag .

Took a ride out to Spa Cycles today .To take a look at the above mentioned bag .£15 great value .It's like a cavern ,but looks good on the bike .Straps a bit fiddly for a guy like me with big hands .But it looks like a winner to me .
by mrs doubtfire
21 Apr 2011, 4:46pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Aldi - outdoors stuff today (21 Apr)
Replies: 7
Views: 612

Re: Aldi - outdoors stuff today (21 Apr)

Two weeks ago it was runners day .I looked at the £9-99p jacket .Black and flashes of lime .Wore it Tuesday early doors on a ride to York .A superb item of clothing .Bargain .
by mrs doubtfire
15 Apr 2011, 9:55pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bike Related Beer Name
Replies: 27
Views: 1297

Re: Bike Related Beer Name

Its a pity your not a motorcyclist .

Could have called it Piston Ale .
by mrs doubtfire
15 Apr 2011, 9:50pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Guiness Vs Murphys Vs Beamish?
Replies: 17
Views: 2621

Re: Guiness Vs Murphys Vs Beamish?

I must say G is my favourite drink .Never had a bad one .The other two .Which are good in their own right .Just don't have that final something . Which brings me onto a tale of the real ales in Sainsburys .I listened to two pensioners arguing ,it was a man and wife getting on in years .She was givin...