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by mercalia
19 Nov 2018, 1:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Motorcycle users group, seriously !
Replies: 32
Views: 707

Re: Motorcycle users group, seriously !

I once rode my Laverda Jota from the Isle of Skye to my home in Kent in a day. John. I rode a Puch Maxi moped from Warrington to London and back in a day (actually 26 hours). My bottom has never forgiven me. well my first motorised transport ( heh I think it can be called that ) was a Tomos moped (...
by mercalia
19 Nov 2018, 11:08am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: RX100 Replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Re: RX100 Replacement

some thing to keep in mind I read some where that RSX stuff is fussy about what you use together - The front sti dont have any nudge/fine adjustment click so setting up has to be very accurate.
by mercalia
19 Nov 2018, 11:02am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: cycling leg warmers
Replies: 12
Views: 282

Re: cycling leg warmers

I had been using some cheap poundlander things that have given up the ghost. It seems that Lidl type cycling shorts with padding are what I need these days to avoid chafing & bum punishment etc so need some thing to cover the legs, where as before I would just use some long fleecy trousers. such...
by mercalia
19 Nov 2018, 11:01am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: cycling leg warmers
Replies: 12
Views: 282

Re: cycling leg warmers

I had been using some cheap poundlander things that have given up the ghost. It seems that Lidl type cycling shorts with padding are what I need these days to avoid chafing & bum punishment etc so need some thing to cover the legs, where as before I would just use some long fleecy trousers
by mercalia
18 Nov 2018, 8:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: cycling leg warmers
Replies: 12
Views: 282

Re: cycling leg warmers

An open question . The idea rather than full length things,cheap v others. I don't see the problem
by mercalia
18 Nov 2018, 6:42pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: cycling leg warmers
Replies: 12
Views: 282

cycling leg warmers

has any one any experience of leg warmers such as these. I prefer some thing like this than long trousers as can then peel them down as neccessary https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Cycling-Leg-Warmers-Winter-Running-Thermal-Roubix-Cycle-Knee-Black-S-M-L-XL/131348851968?_trkparms=aid%3D555017%26algo%3DPL.CA...
by mercalia
18 Nov 2018, 6:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Has Mrs May been a good PM?
Replies: 39
Views: 827

Re: Has Mrs May been a good PM?

seems to me a load of commies here :wink:
by mercalia
18 Nov 2018, 6:02pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Motorcycle users group, seriously !
Replies: 32
Views: 707

Re: Motorcycle users group, seriously !

kawasaki H1 triple 2 stroke long since gone Great looking bike with the super cool “widow maker” reputation as well :-) burns fuel and chucks out smoke (and needs a re build every other week end) just the job for Sadiq Khans super low emission zone in London as now it would be classified as an Hist...
by mercalia
18 Nov 2018, 9:00am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Motorcycle users group, seriously !
Replies: 32
Views: 707

Re: Motorcycle users group, seriously !

kawasaki H1 triple 2 stroke long since gone
by mercalia
18 Nov 2018, 2:33am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Motorcycle users group, seriously !
Replies: 32
Views: 707

Re: Motorcycle users group, seriously !

ah all you middle aged and older bikers , get a copy of the film Wild Hogs, is safer :lol: is a mugs game :wink:

by mercalia
17 Nov 2018, 7:09pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 8677
Views: 223239

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

The nonsense of Mrs May's deal? "Northern Ireland/the backstop ◾If no long-term trade deal has been agreed by the end of 2020 that avoids a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, and if there is no extension to the transition period, then a backstop consisting of &quo...
by mercalia
16 Nov 2018, 12:14pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Has Mrs May been a good PM?
Replies: 39
Views: 827

Re: Has Mrs May been a good PM?

brynpoeth wrote:The question is in the past tense but she is still in office and in power :wink:
Maybe she shall last as long as Maggie :?

JoJo for PM!


not past tense I think. Pete-661 will probably churp in and tell us the grammatical tense

I could have added " so far"?
by mercalia
16 Nov 2018, 12:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 8677
Views: 223239

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

so Gove the smiling Chancer is staying on to try his luck? we see his true colors atlast?
by mercalia
16 Nov 2018, 10:19am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Has Mrs May been a good PM?
Replies: 39
Views: 827

Has Mrs May been a good PM?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/15/theresa-may-brexit-running-out-of-road?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX0d1YXJkaWFuVG9kYXlVS19XZWVrZGF5cy0xODExMTY%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GuardianTodayUK&CMP=GTUK_email "But if her premiership has been sorely la...
by mercalia
16 Nov 2018, 4:40am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 8677
Views: 223239

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/nov/15/what-happens-next-if-theresa-may-brexit-deal-passes https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/nov/15/bespoke-brexit-deal-better-than-any-other-option-may-tells-mps How is this any different from jumping off the cliff with no deal?