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by Ambler
6 Nov 2014, 1:09pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Seat post to allow more rear movement for a brooks b17
Replies: 10
Views: 1668

Re: Seat post to allow more rear movement for a brooks b17

I bought my Grand cru from Fresh Tripe and service was fine.
by Ambler
3 Nov 2014, 4:32pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Photos from my recent ride across Wales
Replies: 17
Views: 2638

Re: Photos from my recent ride across Wales

Great photos.
1:1 aspect ratio?
I like them in this view.
by Ambler
18 Oct 2014, 11:13am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: intense foot pain
Replies: 21
Views: 1868

Re: intense foot pain

Well expect it to take time. A few years ago I had pain and could hardly walk. It took me 6 months to get a correct diagnosis. I won't bore you with the whole story but just to say feet are complicated and after waiting 6 weeks to see an orthopaedic consultant his secretary phoned the day before the...
by Ambler
28 Sep 2014, 9:16pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: itchy scalp after hot ride
Replies: 11
Views: 1030

Re: itchy scalp after hot ride

t gel is very good.
I would try that first.
May need to use it 2 or 3 tImes per week until it settles down
by Ambler
24 Sep 2014, 4:34pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Does anyone know ... ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1351

Re: Does anyone know ... ?

Shouldn't this be in "using the forum" section :wink:
by Ambler
22 Sep 2014, 10:20pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Water bottle with mouth piece cover
Replies: 18
Views: 2363

Re: Water bottle with mouth piece cover

The Laken one fits into a bottle holder.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/LAKEN®-Aluminum-Drinking-Laken-Volumen/dp/B00KTMSM6S/ref=sr_1_17?s=sports&ie=UTF8&qid=1411420785&sr=1-17&keywords=laken+water+bottle
by Ambler
13 Sep 2014, 9:52am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cotswold Line
Replies: 8
Views: 2245

Re: Cotswold Line

Thank you.
Nice write up.
by Ambler
5 Sep 2014, 10:28am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: New European Cycling Website
Replies: 14
Views: 2886

Re: New European Cycling Website

I met my wife in the Vulcan.
she was (and still is) a good catholic girl.

Vulcan is no more, it is now a car park.
by Ambler
24 Jul 2014, 4:27pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Looking for inspiration/ideas for a tour in Germany.
Replies: 16
Views: 2504

Re: Looking for inspiration/ideas for a tour in Germany.

Nigel
Any chance of explaining how you travelled to Donaueschingen?

Thanks
by Ambler
4 Jul 2014, 11:01pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Your Views on...Electric Bikes (Dissertation Project)
Replies: 21
Views: 2797

Re: Your Views on...Electric Bikes (Dissertation Project)

I notice e bikes are becoming popular in the camper van/motor home community.
50 mile range allows you to leave your van on site and explore.
Perhaps ask on those forums?
by Ambler
1 Jul 2014, 9:31pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Question for spectacle wearers
Replies: 38
Views: 3495

Re: Question for spectacle wearers

Good thread this.
Uksportseyewear looks a useful site.

Over the last 20 years my prescription has changed every 2 years or so.
by Ambler
29 May 2014, 4:42pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Poncho
Replies: 40
Views: 8612

Re: Poncho

by Ambler
13 May 2014, 10:29pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Suspension seat post with layback
Replies: 6
Views: 1619

Re: Suspension seat post with layback

Ordered from Freshtripe and arrived quickly. Looks a good piece of kit.
I've fitted it with the seat as far back as it will go, a few short rides it feels better.
by Ambler
6 May 2014, 9:55pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Suspension seat post with layback
Replies: 6
Views: 1619

Re: Suspension seat post with layback

Thank you.
That will solve the problem.

Any suggestion re.where to buy the seat post?
A google does not bring up any suppliers I recognise.