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by mercalia
25 Jun 2019, 7:02pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently
Replies: 349
Views: 33570

Re: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently

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by mercalia
25 Jun 2019, 6:42pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Weekend Touring Routes Please
Replies: 10
Views: 218

Re: Weekend Touring Routes Please

rides in or close to London So London based? Well if you are into cycling camping you might like to try Tanners Hatch near Dorking. All the facilities of the hostel at any time of day but camp in the woods nearby. If there isnt a fire risk you can light a fire as they have a couple of pits, or just...
by mercalia
25 Jun 2019, 2:21pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Halogen / LED Bulb Interchangeably
Replies: 9
Views: 254

Re: Halogen / LED Bulb Interchangeably

Many thanks for the posts above, what a really wonderful forum this is. :D I’ve certainly got a few ways forward to consider, each with their merits. :D I was surprised at the price of the LED bulbs (£12) - I’ve bought LED battery front lamps for less - and replacement halogen bulbs aren’t cheap ei...
by mercalia
25 Jun 2019, 1:59pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dynamos - Hub or Bottle?
Replies: 53
Views: 2218

Re: Dynamos - Hub or Bottle?

B&M do an all weather wire roller for their bottle dynamos: https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/dynamos/busch-muller-dymotec-all-weather-roller-cap-wire-brush-type/ If you use this roller make sure your tyre has the dynamo track on it, otherwise it'll chew into your tyre (DAMHIKT). After it happened I ...
by mercalia
25 Jun 2019, 12:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tory leader - place your bets
Replies: 548
Views: 10445

Re: Tory leader - place your bets

I read that. Any normal person would be ashamed to show his/her face outdoors but not Boris
by mercalia
25 Jun 2019, 11:01am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tory leader - place your bets
Replies: 548
Views: 10445

Re: Tory leader - place your bets

OUCH! Tory MPs have launched this country upon an experiment in celebrity government https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jun/24/boris-johnson-prime-minister-tory-party-britain?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX0d1YXJkaWFuVG9kYXlVS19XZWVrZGF5cy0xOTA2MjU%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&...
by mercalia
25 Jun 2019, 10:32am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The thread for Rants & Odds and Sods **
Replies: 372
Views: 44846

Re: ** The thread for Rants & Odds and Sods **

so a simple question why are CREAM CRACKERS called that? since you eat them with cheese I would have thought CHEESE CRACKERS Interesting answer to that. Wiki's your friend. ah yes and also WATER BISCUITS because their only ingredients are flour and water, a dsecendant of the hard biscuits used by n...
by mercalia
24 Jun 2019, 4:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Halogen / LED Bulb Interchangeably
Replies: 9
Views: 254

Re: Halogen / LED Bulb Interchangeably

get a cheap led front light like the AXA Pico30 for the bottle dyno. I have one and it it does a good job. regarding light that use leds - With the Pico30 you will notice it has a magniying glass that focuses the beam - your halogen lights wont have this so using a led bulb as said wont have the sam...
by mercalia
24 Jun 2019, 10:23am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The thread for Rants & Odds and Sods **
Replies: 372
Views: 44846

Re: ** The thread for Rants & Odds and Sods **

so a simple question

why are CREAM CRACKERS called that?

since you eat them with cheese I would have thought CHEESE CRACKERS
by mercalia
23 Jun 2019, 8:33pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Things that make you disproportionately happy.
Replies: 98
Views: 2197

Re: Things that make you disproportionately happy.

Just got back from a ride and had my dinner and NICE CUPPA ASSAM TEA, well more than one
by mercalia
23 Jun 2019, 7:06pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Things you've never done
Replies: 169
Views: 39407

Re: Things you've never done

(1) I've never been to Spain ........ I HAVE (2) I've never bought a lottery ticket ............. I HAVE (3) I've never tasted vodka .............. I DO (4) I have never experienced drugs of any kind, in spite of having my formative years in the 60's when it was supposed to be free love and all tha...
by mercalia
23 Jun 2019, 8:42am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tory leader - place your bets
Replies: 548
Views: 10445

Re: Tory leader - place your bets

something tells me that Boris will be getting a new girl friend after the polls have indicated a fall of support for him? So lock up your daughters? Boris will soon be on the prowl :lol: bustup.JPG Those who put some cash on Hunt may be smiling soon :shock: Some might think that Symonds the girlfrie...
by mercalia
23 Jun 2019, 8:33am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: NO quote for service is that a joke
Replies: 24
Views: 704

Re: NO quote for service is that a joke

The only job I dont feel capable of doing is replacing the head-steering bearings as it involves inserting the races ( which I know I would not get right)
by mercalia
23 Jun 2019, 8:24am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: FILUMS ..to see.
Replies: 275
Views: 28710

Re: FILUMS ..to see.

not a film but a short video of some one telling the truth....

https://www.instagram.com/p/ByaVigGFP2U ... atch_again
by mercalia
22 Jun 2019, 6:39pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tory leader - place your bets
Replies: 548
Views: 10445

Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Bonefishblues wrote:Dear lord the philandering buffoon was spotted in Bicester earlier with our Tory MP toadying up to him. In a bakery, no less. I expect that have him a right cream horn.


maybe thw row was that she has a bun in the oven :wink: