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by Tynan
24 Feb 2009, 1:52pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Ran a Red Light > I'll be hearing from the courts!
Replies: 170
Views: 21206

surely running a red light doesn;t call for an arrest? ....... The general arrest conditions are - 1. that - 1. that the name of the relevant person is unknown to, and cannot be readily ascertained by, the constable; 2. that the constable has reasonable grounds for doubting whether a name furnished ...
by Tynan
11 Aug 2008, 7:50pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Some Observations by a YHA warden
Replies: 52
Views: 21015

and the rider?
by Tynan
11 Aug 2008, 7:33pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: LEJOG...departing 13th AUG - now with pics
Replies: 35
Views: 4197

Good man, serious nod of approval here

just been made redundant after a year of commuting and itching to 'do' something serious that I never had time for

and as luck would have it just about to go to Australia for three weeks

otherwise I'd come with you
by Tynan
10 Mar 2008, 9:01pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Mel Vasey
Replies: 15
Views: 3935

£400 and six months suspended for death by dangerous driving?
by Tynan
7 Dec 2007, 11:45am
Forum: On the road
Topic: RLJ who shoulda known better.
Replies: 53
Views: 7650

I used to rlj whenever safe when I was younger, if it's your route and you know the lights timings and sequence you can cross most junctions perfectly safely most fo the time, rider's choice

I stop for almost everything these days, I like the mildly surprised looks i get from drivers sometimes
by Tynan
21 Sep 2007, 1:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Punched by irate driver
Replies: 156
Views: 24690

if it's unprovoked assault drawing blood and causing injury then it's ABH/GBH plus witnesses sounds like a real chance of some jail time to me, especially if he's had previous can't see it being a caution or spot fine at all violent crime is still seen as a serious offence funny who some people are ...
by Tynan
31 Jul 2007, 1:18pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: School run or work commute - how far?
Replies: 33
Views: 4820

12.5 miles each way through London from E4 to NW6, snarling traffic most of the way, well all of the way, no bother at all once you're fit and confident cyclecraft is good for learning traffic if it's a problem, a lightweight not very waterproof does me for rain, if you're going at a good clip you k...
by Tynan
31 Jul 2007, 1:12pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: help improve my hill climbing ability
Replies: 43
Views: 9496

top thread gents, thanks

lower gear, cadence, round and pacing myself for the entire hill and a bit has worked wonders for me, that and some fitness

it seems feeble at the start especially if the hill starts slow but it's great keeping the same pace all the way up and them speeding up at the top
by Tynan
31 Jul 2007, 12:48pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Kids crashing into cars
Replies: 4
Views: 1121

strewth

good form is to put your hands up and offer to pay

imagine it's your car