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by NUKe
18 Oct 2019, 5:10pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Request for help with PhD Research
Replies: 13
Views: 609

Re: Request for help with PhD Research

Filled out just a couple of comments. 1 no option for living with a partner children under and over 16 but could use other and description 2 gardening yes an activity but unlike say walking and Cycling its difficult to quantify exercise as sometimes its quite heavy work and sometimes its just prunin...
by NUKe
18 Oct 2019, 2:56pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Dublin
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: Dublin

Harley house at Balls bridge near the RDS, bit of walk if your interested in the city centre but do able. Long time since I have stayed there though.
lesson Inn is a good one.
by NUKe
17 Oct 2019, 5:17pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Booze - minimum price?
Replies: 20
Views: 521

Re: Booze - minimum price?

Not sure if people do as Mick Suggests, but it has caused a drop in the sale of strong beers such as Special brew and white lightening , and the Scottish health Authority seem to be pleased with the results. This is about trying to protect the vulnerable and to reduce the number of alcohol units bei...
by NUKe
17 Oct 2019, 2:22pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Shoe sizing
Replies: 21
Views: 668

Re: Shoe sizing

I am a 42 in normal shoes, and unlike the other posters still a 42 in Shimano shoes, the more trainer type ones are normal fit, but for the more specialised MTB style, I have a wider e fit. I have found that going a size-up rather than a wide fit gives me problems. Shoes are such a personal thing, I...
by NUKe
16 Oct 2019, 4:16pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: UK Transport committee - unfit for purpose?
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Re: UK Transport committee - unfit for purpose?

Sorry but Buses and trains in my view are sustainable transport, they just need to be made greener. Electrification of both should be a priority . Buses could be induction chanrged at stops as in South Korea. and the Government needs to follow a forgotton promise to complete electrification . whilst...
by NUKe
15 Oct 2019, 10:10am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Unprovoked road rage
Replies: 15
Views: 1239

Re: Unprovoked road rage

I did have a separate incident, back in June when a man in car decided I should not be on the road I was in one of the white dashed optional cycle lanes at the time, he was driving in the cycle lane to tell me I shouldn't be on the road, it was getting quite hairy I told him to pull over and we woul...
by NUKe
15 Oct 2019, 9:57am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Unprovoked road rage
Replies: 15
Views: 1239

Re: Unprovoked road rage

As variouly a motorist, cyclist and pedestrian I do occasionally get it wrong. Split second decisions can go either way and minor distractions can have major consequences. My general practice is to apologise when wrong and escape intact when wronged. Obviously, an actual impact triggers a whole oth...
by NUKe
14 Oct 2019, 1:24pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Going Tubeless - What Size Tape??
Replies: 16
Views: 528

Re: Going Tubeless - What Size Tape??

one question are you rims tubeless Specific
? if not then non of the above.
by NUKe
14 Oct 2019, 11:50am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Tyres for trike
Replies: 16
Views: 536

Re: Tyres for trike

Swalbe Shreddas. Are a BMX race tyre but reasonably durable. Not on trike but Irun them during the summer months on the Grasshopper or Kojaks, depends upon what you are intending on doing

Try this place,
http://www.wrhpv.com/ukshop/tyres/406/
used them quite a bit
by NUKe
13 Oct 2019, 1:19pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Shoes
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Shoes

You could change the insoles on the current shoes. Cheapest probably being Specialized which come in 3 are sizes. Through to a pair of custom Made at around 100 pounds.
by NUKe
10 Oct 2019, 3:36pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: 3 Day Suffolk Tour
Replies: 30
Views: 614

Re: 3 Day Suffolk Tour

If your going to Dunwich, the Minsmere bird reserve is near by and is worth a look. Going from Dunwich to Southwold if you go via walberswich, you can cross either by the Ferry or footbridge to Southwold. from Lowestoft to Norwich go via Reedham and the chain ferry, if you then have more time than y...
by NUKe
10 Oct 2019, 2:38pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Front derailleur capabilities - source?
Replies: 17
Views: 542

Re: Front derailleur capabilities - source?

the shimano ones are on Shimano.com under technical docs s or if you just want the answer the capacity is 30 assuming you have the r3030 50t max 20 min Edit just had time to look yours if the standard is the R3000 capacity 16 teeth largestring 46 to52, i am guessing although the spec says 3000 that ...
by NUKe
8 Oct 2019, 3:22pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Gear changing strategy; how do you use a triple?
Replies: 61
Views: 1645

Re: Gear changing strategy; how do you use a triple?

Not quite the same As Brucey’s request but similar as I use a an SRAM DD3 -24 Hub gears are used as follows. I will select first gear for the following 1. Setting off from a standing start the great thing about the hub is it can be selected at standing 2. On unmade roads tracks and around town where...
by NUKe
8 Oct 2019, 9:54am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 3 in 1 Oil
Replies: 18
Views: 879

Re: 3 in 1 Oil

nothing wrong with 3 in 1 but it doesn't last long so regular application required. I have used it a bit. But my Audax partner swears by it and uses it on his 10 speed campag setup which he use to commute all year round. oils with graphite in lube brilliant for things like locks and I reckon if they...
by NUKe
7 Oct 2019, 5:00pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Anyone selling a 2-wheel recumbent?
Replies: 19
Views: 730

Re: Anyone selling a 2-wheel recumbent?

my method was find an empty car park assuming there is light incline face down it, low gear and a bold push off ride in circles just get the feel of the machine. don't forget to reverse direction so you get the feel of going left and right. Figure of 8, Starts and stops. Next try traffic free roads....