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by De Sisti
14 Oct 2018, 9:00pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: A.n.other Design Technology Project - Cycling Safety Survey
Replies: 3
Views: 133

Re: A.n.other Design Technology Project - Cycling Safety Survey

What is the budget of the project, and which educational establishment is it taking place?
by De Sisti
14 Oct 2018, 3:26pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Stay indoors?
Replies: 14
Views: 409

Re: Stay indoors?

Cugel wrote:Fair weather cyclist here!
Of course, the price is that one goes soft.
Cugel

It's not about becoming soft. It's about being sensible.
by De Sisti
11 Oct 2018, 9:49am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: dont ask a copper
Replies: 74
Views: 2750

Re: dont ask a copper ( better url)

pete75 wrote:
landsurfer wrote:
pete75 wrote:BTW Forces salaries aren't as low as you seem to imply - a young relative who has been in the army for just 4 years is on over £40,000 pa.


Commissioned Officer then ? Not an Infantry Man. .....


He's in an infantry regiment.

As Commissioned Officer, or Squaddie?
by De Sisti
9 Oct 2018, 5:49am
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Garmin Edge Touring Plus
Replies: 3
Views: 458

Re: Garmin Edge Touring Plus

Vetus Ossa wrote:I have this one, it's very good and easy to plan routes on.

+1
by De Sisti
9 Oct 2018, 5:35am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Getting the Garmin 820 Explorer to do turn by turn navigation
Replies: 23
Views: 1182

Re: Getting the Garmin 820 Explorer to do turn by turn navigation

I have a Garmin Edge Touring Plus and have never had problems with it crashing. I import .tcx or .gpx data into my New Files folder. I will then disconnect and reconnect the Garmin unit. The data will now appear in the Courses folder as a .fit file (which provides turn-by-turn audible alarms).
by De Sisti
28 Sep 2018, 5:28pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Garmin Edge units, remotes, maps
Replies: 3
Views: 541

Re: Garmin Edge units, remotes, maps

1. Edge 1000: In good used condition with one fault: a patch at the bottom of the screen has gone yellow (will try to upload pictures later today). Otherwise all working fine, but given this defect, a bargain price of £120. Includes Edge Remote plus your choice of either a stem mount or SRAM out-fr...
by De Sisti
28 Sep 2018, 8:20am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Going back to 9 speed from 10
Replies: 9
Views: 556

Re: Going back to 9 speed from 10

Brucey wrote:A 9s chain is quite a bit wider than a 10s chain and if you run a 9s chain through a 10s mech then the chances of getting intractable rubbing problems are greatly increased.

Thats not been my experience.
by De Sisti
27 Sep 2018, 6:12pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: GCSE Project Survey
Replies: 16
Views: 538

Re: GCSE Project Survey

The product you're thinking of that carries the items you listed already exists. It's called a saddlebag. Is there any disadvantages of Saddlebags that you/others have experienced? Saddlebags come in different sizes. Just need to choose one that will accomodate the items you want to carry. I have n...
by De Sisti
27 Sep 2018, 8:14am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: GCSE Project Survey
Replies: 16
Views: 538

Re: GCSE Project Survey

The product you're thinking of that carries the items you listed already exists. It's called a saddlebag.
by De Sisti
24 Sep 2018, 5:29pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: GCSE Project - Hi-Vis / Safety
Replies: 58
Views: 1759

Re: GCSE Project - Hi-Vis / Safety

[XAP]Bob wrote:I hadn't seen them because I hadn't been looking in that direction. There is nothing they could have worn (or not worn) that would have made me see them earlier (except maybe a foghorn).

DON'T JUST GLANCE :shock: , move your head to look left, right, and ahead more than once. :idea:
by De Sisti
23 Sep 2018, 8:30pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: High end steel frames: are they worth it?
Replies: 106
Views: 8907

Re: High end steel frames: are they worth it?

Brucey wrote:If you get a chance to see a frame without the paint on, this can tell you plenty about how the frame was built too.
cheers

How so?
by De Sisti
17 Sep 2018, 2:47pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: SPA Audax Steel - how is it?
Replies: 34
Views: 9162

Re: SPA Audax Steel - how is it?

This is mine; Just about to start its six month tour of duty.
26 Jul 2018:
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18 Sep 2018:
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by De Sisti
15 Sep 2018, 11:13am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cleaning Shifter Internals, what's safe?
Replies: 8
Views: 332

Re: Cleaning Shifter Internals, what's safe?

Brucey wrote:An occasional squirt of aerosol SFG

Not found on google search. What is it?
by De Sisti
14 Sep 2018, 4:53pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Shimano hg50 cassettes
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Shimano hg50 cassettes

I'd still like the 12-27 cassette. Please give me payment details.
by De Sisti
13 Sep 2018, 7:06pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Shimano hg50 cassettes
Replies: 8
Views: 369

Re: Sora gear set & hg50 cassettes

A couple more if you don't mind. I am interested.