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by landsurfer
16 Oct 2019, 8:36pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: The timeless appeal of 7-speed gearing
Replies: 184
Views: 11078

Re: The timeless appeal of 7-speed gearing

7 speed .... Luxury !!

5 speed .. 13 straight .. single chainring 52 .... aaah the good old days .... Young and fit TT'er ...
Now ?? ... 26 or 34 single chainset ... 11-40 9 speed cassette .... :roll:

But still in love with the bike ... 8)
by landsurfer
16 Oct 2019, 6:08pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Request for help with PhD Research
Replies: 11
Views: 447

Re: Request for help with PhD Research

There seems to be a lot of us cyclists with heart disease .... maybe there should be some research into why cyclists seem to have such a high proportion of heart disease ? :shock: Depends whether you're using a layman's definition of heart disease or a cardiologist's. A history of chronic endurance...
by landsurfer
16 Oct 2019, 5:29pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Request for help with PhD Research
Replies: 11
Views: 447

Re: Request for help with PhD Research

brynpoeth wrote:We are mostly middle-aged or older white males
Many of us have diseases, prostrate, heart, arteries, bowel, that we do not know about


Thats it !
I'm going to identify as a middle aged or older black male .....
Maybe i'll get a better range of illness and disease ..
by landsurfer
16 Oct 2019, 5:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Removing a stuck chainring bolt
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: Removing a stuck chainring bolt

I would run a drill the OD of the female thread through the chairing bolt and it falls apart without any damage to the chainset.
by landsurfer
16 Oct 2019, 3:31pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Request for help with PhD Research
Replies: 11
Views: 447

Re: Request for help with PhD Research

There seems to be a lot of us cyclists with heart disease .... maybe there should be some research into why cyclists seem to have such a high proportion of heart disease ? :shock:
by landsurfer
15 Oct 2019, 7:14pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Charge battery from car socket
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: Charge battery from car socket

We use a "fast charger " to charge 36 volt traction batteries from a direct link to the car batteries on our fleet of ISUZU D-MAX trucks.. You do have to keep the engine running during the charging period, and it can be over an hour ... you also have to factor in the cost of the charger (£...
by landsurfer
15 Oct 2019, 6:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 637
Views: 12485

Re: Extinction Rebellion

I volunteer ... Just swapped my Isuzu truck for this ..... I am now a fully paid up WVM ... :lol: 9 Seater and room for 3 bikes behind the seats .. and lots of room for the 6 of us ..... HUZZAH !!!! IMG_2850.JPG Of course, if you need that size of vehicle - go for it! Eventually, I'd like to sugges...
by landsurfer
15 Oct 2019, 5:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 637
Views: 12485

Re: Extinction Rebellion

brynpoeth wrote:You could get WVP white van person to deliver it


I volunteer ... Just swapped my Isuzu truck for this ..... I am now a fully paid up WVM ... :lol:

9 Seater and room for 3 bikes behind the seats .. and lots of room for the 6 of us ..... HUZZAH !!!!

IMG_2850.JPG
by landsurfer
14 Oct 2019, 8:55pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Flu Jab - side effects?
Replies: 63
Views: 1558

Re: Flu Jab - side effects?

Surely the main side effect of the flu jab is a greater resistance to Flu ...?
by landsurfer
13 Oct 2019, 10:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity?
Replies: 106
Views: 2113

Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Latest from the Telegraph .. The family of Harry are flying out to the USA to fulfil a number of media appointments in New York....


Really ?


Justice .......
by landsurfer
13 Oct 2019, 10:42pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity?
Replies: 106
Views: 2113

Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

OK so we're all ok with Halal butchery ????? As long as the animals don't smell of chlorine ??? And gassing pigs is their own fault as they shouldn't taste of bacon ... :roll: Anyway .. Diplomatic immunity revoked ... Let's see if she pops over for the trial ... Oh!!! Latest news ...! ...No she won'...
by landsurfer
13 Oct 2019, 3:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity?
Replies: 106
Views: 2113

Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

ah but its only the poor I bet that eat them - I doubt the rich do. Who cares about the poor in the USA? As i always get challenged ........ post a link and confirm that to be true* .... or certain posters on here will accuse you of everything form being a heretic to the Reichestag Fire ...... :rol...
by landsurfer
13 Oct 2019, 3:14pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Diplomatic Immunity?
Replies: 106
Views: 2113

Re: Diplomatic Immunity?

Yet again whats wrong with chlorinated chicken. The most litigant society on the planet is the USA, if there was any danger the producers would have been sued into submission decades ago. All those British families on their theme park holidays in the USA seem to survive .... Its different to how we ...
by landsurfer
13 Oct 2019, 10:17am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Support vehicles and "rules".
Replies: 11
Views: 331

Re: Support vehicles and "rules".

Once when driving up to John o Groates we came up behind and extremely slow van doing maybe 8 mph uphill. In due course we passed, to discover it was the "support vehicle" for a John-o-Groates lone cyclist. Seemingly the van had driven the whole way 10 yards behind the cyclist. Bizarre ! ...
by landsurfer
13 Oct 2019, 8:34am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Support vehicles and "rules".
Replies: 11
Views: 331

Re: Support vehicles and "rules".

Rules .."For the obedience of fools, and the guidance of wise men " .... sort of ... I did the Lejog with a bunch of friends, wives and a baby, minibus, camper vans and tents ... on a couple of days i was the van driver .... I still enjoyed and completed MY Lejog... not your Lejog, or his ...