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by NUKe
31 May 2020, 12:10am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Best electrolyte tablets?
Replies: 39
Views: 1122

Re: Best electrolyte tablets?

I was reminded by another thread that on hot days it can help to add electrolytes to your water bottle to compensate for salt loss. Can anyone recommend budget priced electrolyte tablets without any sugar? I'm just looking for electrolyte replacements, not glucose boosts. High five zero when Lidl’s...
by NUKe
31 May 2020, 12:07am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Incitement to murder
Replies: 18
Views: 1157

Re: Incitement to murder

We had a similar issue with Matthew Parris a while back, when he posted what wears Lycra and deserves to be garrotted. It was a rant about hedges being full of bottles which he blamed on cyclists. I complained to the press commission, who did nothing except to say that there was no case to answer, t...
by NUKe
29 May 2020, 1:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Buying my first Brooks
Replies: 35
Views: 972

Re: Buying my first Brooks

Just go for the B17, if you are riding upright, slightly more prone go for the B17 marrow.
by NUKe
28 May 2020, 8:36pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Police / video evidence
Replies: 17
Views: 806

Re: Police / video evidence

It is very difficult to get a prosecution from a close pass, rom a cyclists videos as they don’t really show the distance, so even junior barrister can argue against them.
by NUKe
25 May 2020, 8:48am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Quality Pork Pies?
Replies: 57
Views: 1340

Re: Quality Pork Pies?

reohn2 wrote:Bo Jo = liar of the the highest/lowest order
Cummings = von Smallhousen

I thought Cummings was Grima Wormtoungue ( sorry Tolkien fan)
by NUKe
25 May 2020, 8:38am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Speedmachine - continuously under repair
Replies: 33
Views: 1006

Re: Speedmachine - continuously under repair

Front derailleur looks out of alignment. However list of things to check 1 is the limit screw being reached. Dependent on the mech it might be marked h. 2 is the cable inner and outer in good condition. 3 if you have the model number you check on the manufactures tech docs if it the right size for t...
by NUKe
23 May 2020, 11:36am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Is the UK government an incompentent bunch of liars?
Replies: 1377
Views: 29841

Re: Is the UK government an incompentent bunch of liars?

The government has said Cummings did nothing wrong. Boris is the head of the government and I trust him. He said he'd get Brexit done and he did and so I know I can rely on him to be honest. And I personally am thanking Mr. Cummings for demonstrating that interpretation of the rules is such a perso...
by NUKe
21 May 2020, 10:17am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rear Wheel Resonating Noise
Replies: 12
Views: 354

Re: Rear Wheel Resonating Noise

Think as this new wheel go back to vendor, sounds like a faulty free hub, which also looks tight(might be wrong on that) but it look to have some resistance to going backwards. Either way contact the vendor and get them to sort it out.
by NUKe
9 May 2020, 7:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Cycling on The Cheap (Your Experiences to Inclusive Affordable Everyday Transport)
Replies: 41
Views: 1021

Re: Cycling on The Cheap (Your Experiences to Inclusive Affordable Everyday Transport)

Bonefishblues wrote:I'm about to go and collect a Swedish model that has been offered as what I hope is a relatively.

Lucky you is it Brit Ekland?
by NUKe
28 Apr 2020, 1:41pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: SP dynamo hub
Replies: 20
Views: 643

Re: SP dynamo hub

In terms of lights the B&M IQ-X is 100 lumen and because of the beam Pattern is far superior to most Power battery lights.(IMHO) I agree the light is very good but this is because it is 100 lux. 100 lumens isn't that much; 100 lux is 100 lumens per square metre. FWIW waxoyl works well on hub dy...
by NUKe
28 Apr 2020, 8:29am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: SP dynamo hub
Replies: 20
Views: 643

Re: SP dynamo hub

been using an SP for all round commuting for 3.5 years, no problems done 20k plus . Only slight niggle is the connecter furs up occasionally , not quite as good as the similar Shimano one. but can be cleaned up and greased. In terms of lights the B&M IQ-X is 100 lumen and because of the beam Pat...
by NUKe
22 Apr 2020, 4:27pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: van for bikes and camping
Replies: 19
Views: 1116

Re: van for bikes and camping

Take a look at the bellingo van or the fiat dobro, both do car versions but are a bit roomier, Transit does come in a range of sizes.
by NUKe
22 Apr 2020, 4:16pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Torque Wrench
Replies: 11
Views: 564

Re: Torque Wrench

Any recommendations for a torque wrench? Rutland Cycles are currently selling this one for £32.99. https://www.rutlandcycling.com/accessories/tools/m-part-torque-wrench_105864?utm_source=Rutland+Cycling&utm_campaign=3c3c0baa3c-Looking+after+your+bike+a+home%3F&utm_medium=email&utm_term=...
by NUKe
17 Apr 2020, 3:18pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Your Favourite Saddle
Replies: 75
Views: 3998

Re: Your Favourite Saddle

I've always been tempted to try a leather saddle - a Brooks or a Spa. But they are so expensive, far too expensive to just 'try out'. (Both my bikes just have the ones that came with them, although I find the one on my ten year old Mongoose hybrid far more comfortable than the wider and squidgier o...
by NUKe
11 Apr 2020, 11:08am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Help picking a first adult bike!
Replies: 13
Views: 524

Re: Help picking a first adult bike!

For you want Halfords have some great bikes. Don’t be put off by the love to hate Halfords brigade. My daughter has a Carreras Subway 1, which she has owned about 7 years and loves it the crossfire is also a good choice