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by rualexander
24 Jan 2021, 11:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)
Replies: 326
Views: 11117

Re: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)

I agree that it will settle down and things will be what they will be. I don't s'pose the Govt will be going out of their way to help shoppers who want to buy cheaper from Europe. I wonder what the Customs checks will be like at the borders. Presumably still a green channel, but will the Officers b...
by rualexander
16 Jan 2021, 6:57pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Cyclist magazine
Replies: 17
Views: 1095

Re: Cyclist magazine

If anyone doesn't know, you can get the electronic version free along with alot of other magazines if you are a member of a library and use the rbdigital app. (Including Viz!) Depends on your local authority's library service, mine only has 12 magazines available on rbdigital and Cyclist isn't one ...
by rualexander
13 Jan 2021, 10:46pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Cyclist magazine
Replies: 17
Views: 1095

Re: Cyclist magazine

It's available on Readly

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by rualexander
9 Jan 2021, 9:39pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Voile Straps
Replies: 13
Views: 833

Re: Voile Straps

Reusable cable ties do the same job much cheaper, I stock up when Aldi have them in.
by rualexander
8 Jan 2021, 3:39pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)
Replies: 326
Views: 11117

Re: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)

Thanks for the detailed research thelawnet, very interesting. So, presumably if there is no charge involved in the registration process, it will eventually be a fairly straightforward procedure for these companies to comply with all the requirements and start supplying their products again. Presumab...
by rualexander
8 Jan 2021, 11:51am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling, covid and the immune system
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: Cycling, covid and the immune system

Its about the immune system working optimally, it's a balanced system, it can overreact and it can underreact.
Vitamin D, and other things, are immune system modulators.
by rualexander
8 Jan 2021, 11:24am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)
Replies: 326
Views: 11117

Re: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)

This is not true though. There is no such fee. Anyone claiming that the government charges a fee for VAT registration is a scammer. ... So this from the Dutch Bike Bits is incorrect? Ok it doesn't explicitly say the fee is to register for VAT, but it says they will be charged by HMRC to collect the...
by rualexander
8 Jan 2021, 12:40am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling, covid and the immune system
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: Cycling, covid and the immune system

Being outdoors on the bike from spring to autumn also means cyclists are making plenty of vitamin D, which is a crucial component of the immune system and has been shown in studies to reduce severity of infections including Covid 19. It would be wise to take vitamin D supplements during the winter m...
by rualexander
7 Jan 2021, 9:26pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)
Replies: 326
Views: 11117

Re: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)

. As far as goods goes Australia already requires foreign companies selling into there to register for GST https://www.ato.gov.au/business/international-tax-for-business/in-detail/doing-business-in-australia/australian-gst-registration-for-non-residents/ As does New Zealand .... https://www.consume...
by rualexander
7 Jan 2021, 7:34pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)
Replies: 326
Views: 11117

Re: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)

. As far as goods goes Australia already requires foreign companies selling into there to register for GST https://www.ato.gov.au/business/international-tax-for-business/in-detail/doing-business-in-australia/australian-gst-registration-for-non-residents/ As does New Zealand .... https://www.consume...
by rualexander
7 Jan 2021, 5:12pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)
Replies: 326
Views: 11117

Re: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)

An example of what may transpire once things settle down is the procedure for paying Duty and VAT charges on cycling clothing from NZ company Ground Effect. Stuff ordered from them used to be subject to the usual business of getting a card through the door from the Royal Mail saying there's a custom...
by rualexander
6 Jan 2021, 5:45pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: EU VISAs after Brexit
Replies: 329
Views: 13845

Re: EU VISAs after Brexit

Any idea what would happen if you exceed the 90 day EU limit? Say if I was cycling from UK to Turkey - there is no passport control anywhere in the EU, so it would only come to notice once I tried to leave Bulgaria to Turkey. Practically what would they do? Would they just issue you with a fine, or...
by rualexander
5 Jan 2021, 7:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Scotland - do you predict that it will be independent administrative political entity within 10 years?
Replies: 245
Views: 4324

Re: Scotland - do you predict that it will be independent administrative political entity within 10 years?

Jdsk wrote:Thanks.

That removes "poor". How about "small"?

Jonathan


By population, between Finland and Denmark, slightly below mid-table

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_E ... population
by rualexander
5 Jan 2021, 6:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Scotland - do you predict that it will be independent administrative political entity within 10 years?
Replies: 245
Views: 4324

Re: Scotland - do you predict that it will be independent administrative political entity within 10 years?

1 How does Scotland's GDP compare to existing Member States? Per capita, it is probably somewhere slightly above mid-table. Similar to the position of the UK at the moment. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states_in_Europe_by_GDP_(PPP)_per_capita https://fraserofallander.org/gdp-per-...
by rualexander
5 Jan 2021, 5:30pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Scotland - do you predict that it will be independent administrative political entity within 10 years?
Replies: 245
Views: 4324

Re: Scotland - do you predict that it will be independent administrative political entity within 10 years?

There's another angle to post-independence Scottish use of the £ that has become pertinent since Brexit and which I hadn't realised: A decade ago, pro-independence Scots sought a monetary union with a rump UK. Scotland would then continue to receive the lender-of-last-resort services and reputation...