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by Furkuk
22 Jun 2018, 5:02pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Effective treatment for mosquito bites?
Replies: 13
Views: 709

Re: Effective treatment for mosquito bites?

Hay fever tablets every time :-)
by Furkuk
26 Dec 2014, 11:04pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Silly Boy.....Frozen Shoulder
Replies: 31
Views: 1753

Re: Silly Boy.....Frozen Shoulder

I think that you need to be referred to see a shoulder surgeon, as soon as I was examined he diagnosed frozen shoulder.
by Furkuk
22 Dec 2014, 2:08pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Silly Boy.....Frozen Shoulder
Replies: 31
Views: 1753

Re: Silly Boy.....Frozen Shoulder

I tried all the physio but I suspect that once it's stuck then it's stuck until the knife releases it. The good news is that the operation is completely pain free and I was able to move it fully within a day or two
by Furkuk
22 Dec 2014, 1:03pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Silly Boy.....Frozen Shoulder
Replies: 31
Views: 1753

Re: Silly Boy.....Frozen Shoulder

I had that. Rather painful. Had a little operation and it cured it straight away and it's not come back. Hope you get it sorted
by Furkuk
15 Sep 2014, 8:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Colombian team kit...(NSFW)
Replies: 35
Views: 2895

Re: Colombian team kit...

I think they're very clever, it's very good advertising. It's all over cycling websites.
by Furkuk
31 Aug 2014, 5:33pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Unintended consequences
Replies: 21
Views: 1558

Re: Unintended consequences

Some of the Hoy bikes have something similar to what you are looking for, although I've only seen black ones
by Furkuk
22 Aug 2014, 3:11pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Flat bars
Replies: 3
Views: 458

Flat bars

I'm looking to buy a Genesis Croix De Fer but not a lover of racing bars. Has anyone put flat bars on one?
by Furkuk
15 Aug 2014, 1:30pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Dealing with mosquitos
Replies: 49
Views: 9917

Re: Dealing with mosquitos

Very good. Don't think it works for everyone but it certainly works for me.
by Furkuk
11 Aug 2014, 7:44pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: is it possible?
Replies: 40
Views: 26808

Re: is it possible?

I take it you've only done 40 to 50 miles in a year? If that's correct then you need to do some serious training to be ready for lejog. To do it in 9 days you're looking at 100 miles a day. It is possible so get out on the bike now
by Furkuk
28 Jun 2014, 9:08am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Oh lordy, what have I let myself in for?
Replies: 26
Views: 8533

Re: Oh lordy, what have I let myself in for?

Just ride. The more you ride the easier it will become
by Furkuk
27 Jun 2014, 7:05pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Dealing with mosquitos
Replies: 49
Views: 9917

Re: Dealing with mosquitos

Have you tried Jungle Formula? I used it everyday in Cuba and didn't get one bite. Bought mine from Asda
by Furkuk
27 Jun 2014, 1:10pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Dealing with mosquitos
Replies: 49
Views: 9917

Re: Dealing with mosquitos

This is going to sound strange but try taking antihistamines. It won't stop them biting you but it will stop you coming out in big red bite marks
by Furkuk
28 May 2014, 5:55pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Trailing behind me Brompton...
Replies: 51
Views: 4500

Re: Trailing behind me Brompton...

I have a Brompton and use a Burley Travoy. I use it for shopping and for camping trips and find it ideal.
by Furkuk
22 May 2014, 8:24pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Good multi-tool model
Replies: 10
Views: 3211

Re: Good multi-tool model

It's got to be a Swiss Army knife. I've got two and I've one of them for almost 25 years and it's still in great condition
by Furkuk
23 Feb 2014, 2:56pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: which tent and sleeping bag would you use for Iceland?
Replies: 31
Views: 8400

which tent and sleeping bag would you use for Iceland?

I've been to Iceland in August and it certainly isn't cold. I was walking around in shorts. Stays light overnight. Lovely place though