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by fretsaw
20 Feb 2019, 9:15pm
Forum: Using the Forum - request help : report difficulties
Topic: private messages
Replies: 1
Views: 5395

private messages

i cant send pm,s.tonight i sent one to a receipient,and it stated he wasnt known.!
by fretsaw
21 Aug 2017, 1:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: head cams and helmets
Replies: 3
Views: 273

head cams and helmets

apparently head cams should not be used with helmets;they may pierce the helmet in a accident. :shock:
by fretsaw
6 Aug 2017, 10:43am
Forum: On the road
Topic: How do you deal with an angry car driver?
Replies: 73
Views: 7609

Re: How do you deal with an angry car driver?

hiya,i think youre right wth hindsite.im in a position now though,that baking down seems to have my preferred reaction.keep safe,mike :)
by fretsaw
12 Jun 2017, 12:00am
Forum: On the road
Topic: How do you deal with an angry car driver?
Replies: 73
Views: 7609

Re: How do you deal with an angry car driver?

surely backing down is the best perogotive to putting oneself in line for a punch :lol:
by fretsaw
1 Aug 2015, 11:51am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ludwell stores,dorset
Replies: 0
Views: 2718

ludwell stores,dorset

well worth a stop if travelling in wiltshire/dorset.http://ludwellstores.co.uk/about_us.htm
by fretsaw
3 Mar 2015, 1:56pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: stolen bikes
Replies: 2
Views: 5629

stolen bikes

19000 bikes stolen in uk last year;666 recovered by police and returned to owners. :x
by fretsaw
5 Jan 2015, 12:25am
Forum: On the road
Topic: 10,000 miles in a year finally
Replies: 124
Views: 10697

Re: 10,000 miles in a year finally

i managed 18000 miles back in 1998,at age 54;i had been unemployed,and was out most days.main towns were crackington haven,tavistock,moretonhampstead,okehampton,bude.top mileage was 110 miles;generally around 75 miles.i got sick of cycling after that year i bought a motor scooter! now back on the cy...
by fretsaw
21 Dec 2014, 11:35pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Another death
Replies: 41
Views: 7755

Re: Another death

very tragic;but surely such a epic ride would present problems with overcoming fatigue,and the resulting loss of concentration
by fretsaw
14 Dec 2014, 4:39pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: bbc i player,scottish audax
Replies: 9
Views: 1915

bbc i player,scottish audax

playing now,on bbci player;the adventure show,series 5.
scottish long distance audax;well worth a watch;bon courage! :D
by fretsaw
1 Sep 2014, 3:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: 3rd time unlucky
Replies: 16
Views: 1891

Re: 3rd time unlucky

just use puncture proof tyres and tubes;i havent had a puncture for years using these.
by fretsaw
2 Aug 2014, 5:55pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Caught on camera
Replies: 19
Views: 2955

Re: Caught on camera

i once had a ambulance overtake me on a blind bend;siren on,and thank god nothing coming in the opposite direction. :oops:
by fretsaw
27 Jul 2014, 9:41am
Forum: On the road
Topic: dog causes accident
Replies: 24
Views: 2946

Re: dog causes accident

oh if only the world was perfect;we live to learn :arent we losing track here.not everyone is cycle proficent on the trail;even professional cyclist crash in groups after all;a dog ahead when running wild, is a definite threat to anyone.my heading, dog causes accident is merely the title; and not in...
by fretsaw
27 Jul 2014, 1:06am
Forum: On the road
Topic: dog causes accident
Replies: 24
Views: 2946

Re: dog causes accident

the site you linked,states;"do not cycle with your dog,it is extremely dangerous" my point exactly.and made to the dogs owners;who merely stated their rights (to be on the trail with their dog).i witnessed exactly the circumstance of the incidence,and blame the accident solely with the dog...
by fretsaw
26 Jul 2014, 8:08pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: dog causes accident
Replies: 24
Views: 2946

Re: dog causes accident

the dog was running free;the owners two hundred yards behind;the accident victim,was part of a group of five,bunched together;at the point of impact the trail is narrow,with a drop of ten feetr to the beach below;the dog spooked the trailer driver,who abruptly stopped;id say the dog was indirectly r...
by fretsaw
26 Jul 2014, 5:53pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: dog causes accident
Replies: 24
Views: 2946

dog causes accident

riding on the camel trail,a dog accmpanied by owners,and not under control,caused a little girl to somersault over the handlebars,causing her to land on both knees.i had previously tackled the owners of said dog,ten minutes before about the rules governing stray animals on the trail;their retort was...