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by rjb
23 Oct 2019, 1:05pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Flu Jab - side effects?
Replies: 85
Views: 2229

Re: Flu Jab - side effects?

I had my first one at 65 on the NHS. Before this you had to pay unless your GP recommended it or it was provided by your workplace afaik.
by rjb
23 Oct 2019, 12:59pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: How did I bend my wheel in half!
Replies: 14
Views: 837

Re: How did I bend my wheel in half!

In an idle moment whilst channel hopping i came across the red bull soapbox challenge on the TV. It spiked my interest as I have a 6 year old grandson and was thinking about building one with him. Several of those soapboxes had wheels fold up on them during the run and it surprised me to see that it...
by rjb
21 Oct 2019, 8:48pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: any good tea stops in the 'Avon' area?
Replies: 15
Views: 429

Re: any good tea stops in the 'Avon' area?

If you can drag yourself over the Mendips and drop south to the somerset levels this cafe is a cyclists paradise. Pot of Tea and cake £2.50 North Curry Community cafe, (closed on Mondays) https://northcurry.com/?businesses=north-curry-community-coffee-shop https://forum.cyclinguk.org/download/file.p...
by rjb
20 Oct 2019, 2:05pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What cycling did you do this weekend?
Replies: 37
Views: 937

Re: What cycling did you do this weekend?

Local 30 mile tandem ride on Saturday around the Somerset levels with a halfway stop at the North curry community coffee shop for a drink and large slice of Guinness Cake which I shared with the stoker. Sunday morning we did a 30 mile ride stopping at the village hall cafe at Kingsbury Episcopi for ...
by rjb
17 Oct 2019, 7:03pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Booze - minimum price?
Replies: 20
Views: 598

Re: Booze - minimum price?

Is this in the right thread? or should it go in the brexit one. You can all afford to drown your sorrows. :lol: https://d1i2hi5dlrpq5n.cloudfront.net/~/media/images/2019/ruddles169.jpg?h=650&&w=459&la=en&vs=1&d=20190906T073921Z&hash=19C295266BD6A9911B0186934126056F547AC8E0
by rjb
17 Oct 2019, 5:24pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Booze - minimum price?
Replies: 20
Views: 598

Re: Booze - minimum price?

We were visiting some friends in Elgin during the summer. We were very surprised at how cheap beer was in Weatherspoons compared to down south.!
And no I haven't lost my marbles. :lol:
by rjb
16 Oct 2019, 5:16pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Phone with google
Replies: 16
Views: 406

Re: Phone with google

BBC Sounds can be accessed thru a browser Alot of people have been complaining about the Sounds app. I listening to a BBC show last night reporting the complaintes and the spokesman for the app seemed rather complacent....and young..... and robotic in tone ( you old fogies you need to do this and t...
by rjb
16 Oct 2019, 11:00am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Kim Jong Un on horseback...
Replies: 12
Views: 350

Re: Kim Jong Un on horseback...

Not tonight Josephine. :lol:
by rjb
16 Oct 2019, 10:53am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rim thickness - worn out?
Replies: 102
Views: 2590

Re: Rim thickness - worn out?

If campag can do it I think you could too. 36 hole rim, 28 hole hub. Shouldn't be a problem not as extremes these. :wink:
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by rjb
15 Oct 2019, 1:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Paying bills - what options?
Replies: 6
Views: 324

Re: Paying bills - what options?

Email their customer services and ask them to phone you. :wink:
by rjb
14 Oct 2019, 5:40pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rim thickness - worn out?
Replies: 102
Views: 2590

Re: Rim thickness - worn out?

I'll leave it at 150psi for a day or three. 28mm Continental Sports Contact tyre. I don't think they're rated that high! :D Good grief i dont think you are meant to leave it like that..If the rim is going to fail it would have done so by now, give your tyre a break and deflate it. ps i see you have...
by rjb
14 Oct 2019, 4:47pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rim thickness - worn out?
Replies: 102
Views: 2590

Re: Rim thickness - worn out?

At one time it was suggested that you overinflate your tyres periodically to check if the rim is still ok. I thought the pressure was 50% overpressure. I havent seen this mentioned recently, does anyone still do this.? :wink:
by rjb
14 Oct 2019, 2:27pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Chip and Pin question
Replies: 51
Views: 1122

Re: Chip and Pin question

Some of those calculator look alike card readers can see the pin from other card providers. My Barclays one can check the pin is correct for other banks.
Do muggers carry one around to demand your pin when robbing you. :shock:
by rjb
14 Oct 2019, 1:35pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What Would You Do With £170M
Replies: 94
Views: 1732

Re: What Would You Do With £170M

What's that got to do with Standard Telephone Dialling.?