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by NUKe
12 Jun 2019, 3:33pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cable cutters?
Replies: 30
Views: 940

Re: Cable cutters?

you could try the lifetime warranty route
by NUKe
11 Jun 2019, 3:45pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Even Corbyn supporting MPs criticising him now
Replies: 18
Views: 515

Re: Even Corbyn supporting MPs criticising him now

What a re you reading the Torygraph, or the daily fail. ever since he became leader the right wing press jhave tried to stir these stories up.
by NUKe
11 Jun 2019, 5:48am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: LEJOG tattoo?
Replies: 62
Views: 11501

Re: LEJOG tattoo?

The silhouette of the guy stood on one leg playing the flute on my other forearm represents 50 years of the first best rock band in the world. another Tull fan I have the Beast from Broadsword and the beast on my right arm, The other arm is a Semi naked woman, I don’t think there was any motivation...
by NUKe
11 Jun 2019, 5:33am
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Halfords online
Replies: 7
Views: 362

Re: Halfords online

Halfords is fashionable to knock, but a couple points They are the only online retailer with shops you can visit to look at goods across the uk, that said Evans Is catching up. So lots of people employed locally. Cycling uk members get an extra 10% off. They tend to sell lower end price wise, but go...
by NUKe
10 Jun 2019, 9:22am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tory leader - place your bets
Replies: 374
Views: 6990

Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Michael Gove has been promised a trade deal with Colombia if he becomes p.m.
by NUKe
7 Jun 2019, 4:57pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bicycle versus motorbike luggage capacity?
Replies: 27
Views: 797

Re: Bicycle versus motorbike luggage capacity?

I used to own a BMW K75 with a Watsonian Palma Sidecar adult and child complete with Towbar and trailer. We used it go family camping, don’t knock it if you haven’t tried it. I did consider a pod caravan but when Child number 3 came along, I gave up and bought a bus.
by NUKe
7 Jun 2019, 4:42pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Advice on kids bike (Islabikes or Saracen)
Replies: 25
Views: 608

Re: Advice on kids bike (Islabikes or Saracen)

Cube have also joined in the Lightweight stronger kids bikes
by NUKe
4 Jun 2019, 2:47pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: SP dynamo hubs - narrow flange spacing
Replies: 32
Views: 1101

Re: SP dynamo hubs - narrow flange spacing

geocycle wrote:When I bought my SP hub from Spa I was advised they would probably last around 5000 miles before the bearings needed replacing .

I have an SP on small (406) wheel has done 15k with no noticeable play.
by NUKe
3 Jun 2019, 11:42am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Removing and refitting rear wheel on bike
Replies: 9
Views: 487

Re: Removing and refitting rear wheel on bike

If you change onto the smallest sprocket, there's less to get in the way when you are removing and refitting the wheel. Normally I would agree with thirdcrank, but if we are talking your Streetmachine, then its similar to the Grasshopper and I find that the Mech get s in the way, I tend to put it i...
by NUKe
31 May 2019, 4:24pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Sanctions?
Replies: 50
Views: 1200

Re: Sanctions?

We had an old chap at work who was, shall we say, slightly eccentric. One day someone said he was mad, to which he replied that he was the only person there who had a certificate to prove he wasn't. :) And I love (and feel it most appropriate) the way you call that chap on here Cudgel :lol: :wink: ...
by NUKe
29 May 2019, 4:52pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: What shorts?
Replies: 6
Views: 563

Re: What shorts?

I have a couple of pairs of Troy Lee skyline shorts I quite like they are not as garish as some MTB shorts. Have a Velcro Fly and adjustable waiste band. I never use the padded inserts but they look like reasonable quality. They are £80 pound a pair but I have managed to buy both pairs for around £4...
by NUKe
29 May 2019, 4:36pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: 35-406 tyre
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Re: 35-406 tyre

by NUKe
28 May 2019, 8:59pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Duke In Rollover
Replies: 427
Views: 13024

Re: Duke In Rollover

thirdcrank wrote:Prince Philip crash woman banned over unconnected offences

She admitted two counts of speeding and two of failing to identify a driver accused of a speeding offence.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-48438702

Like it says it’s unconnected.
by NUKe
28 May 2019, 8:38pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Maintenance and toolkit when touring
Replies: 40
Views: 1494

Re: Maintenance and toolkit when touring

my tool kit is the same from day to day commuting to long distance rides to touring, One tube, puncture repair outfit, parktool multitool 13 inch ring spanner, quicklink cable ties. Tyre boot is an old cycle card, or one of the thinner plasticised cards from my wallet. I would not carry brake blocks...
by NUKe
28 May 2019, 6:21pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Why has the nozzle on my Camelbak bottle turned pink?
Replies: 19
Views: 743

Re: Why has the nozzle on my Camelbak bottle turned pink?

Milton fluid will cure it if it’s bacterial. The stuff they use to sterilise baby bottles.fill the bottle and squirt through the teat.