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by colin54
16 Feb 2019, 11:49am
Forum: On the road
Topic: A positive thread
Replies: 550
Views: 91816

Re: A positive thread

Glorious cycling weather yesterday, and the increasing length of the days are an encouragement to take longer rides. I went up past Anglezarke reservoir and took this picture on my favourite bit of road around these parts, trees growing out of rocks and casting shadows in the bright sunshine. I stop...
by colin54
14 Feb 2019, 9:33am
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: SOLD THANKS
Replies: 1
Views: 618

Re: Shimano 6400 Downtube Levers BNIB

PM sent.
by colin54
10 Feb 2019, 6:28pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Going off road on a road bike?
Replies: 24
Views: 2865

Re: Going off road on a road bike?

Glad you liked it.
by colin54
10 Feb 2019, 12:01pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Going off road on a road bike?
Replies: 24
Views: 2865

Re: Going off road on a road bike?

When I was a student, I went out on a run with the University's Cycling Club, and they suddenly headed over Ilkley Moor... drossal, this picture should take you back, off the moor towards Ilkley. P1020476.JPG jashn (OP), If it's muddy, mudguards getting clogged (if fitted) to a road bike with tight...
by colin54
7 Feb 2019, 9:59am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pub's Legs
Replies: 52
Views: 2288

Re: Pub's Legs

brynpoeth wrote:Which pubs in Leeds and elsewhere have a particular clientele? How may one identify them?

Trip advisor tells you, read all the reviews towards the foot of the page.
https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractio ... gland.html
by colin54
7 Feb 2019, 9:42am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Too close to bother visiting => unexpected surprise
Replies: 12
Views: 968

Re: Too close to bother visiting => unexpected surprise

I lived only a few miles from the Royston cave for the majority of my life and never visited, pretty amazing place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLpuzVC85ak https://www.roystoncave.co.uk/history When I was living in Leeds and the Tour came to town I watched it on telly, I didn't fancy all the cro...
by colin54
6 Feb 2019, 8:37pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pub's Legs
Replies: 52
Views: 2288

Re: Pub's Legs

Three Legs, Leeds, three legs. Do three legs need a thirdcrank ?

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.79894 ... 8192?hl=en
by colin54
31 Jan 2019, 1:58pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What's this? - on a front hub
Replies: 27
Views: 1781

Re: What's this? - on a front hub

Is this not correct then, that it's an axle extender explained in this link , enabling the same hub to be used on two different types of forks ? A bit bodgey if that is indeed the case. Is the distance between Rockshox fork ends a bit narrower ? Could the square shape be to avoid the spacers coming ...
by colin54
30 Jan 2019, 8:12pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Muzak in (food) stores, at stations etc: love or hate?
Replies: 64
Views: 4796

Re: Muzak in (food) stores, at stations etc: love or hate?

Because muzak is the food of loaf.
by colin54
29 Jan 2019, 7:39pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What's this? - on a front hub
Replies: 27
Views: 1781

Re: What's this? - on a front hub

Does this reply from 'one eyed jim' on this Retrobike Forum query shed any light on this ?

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewto ... 1&t=148997
by colin54
11 Jan 2019, 6:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: British Eagle
Replies: 12
Views: 657

Re: British Eagle

Likely a British Eagle Touristique. There are a few threads on here about that model ,here's one :-

viewtopic.php?t=4126
by colin54
1 Jan 2019, 6:47am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The Big Lie
Replies: 16
Views: 489

Re: The Big Lie

As it says in the Guardian article it's been public knowledge since 2008, so I think we're stuck with it, the BBC stick with stuff when they're long past their sell by date. It's filmed in August I believe. One of the guests on last night, George Ezra was on Radio 4 at the same time as he was a gues...
by colin54
14 Dec 2018, 3:18pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Raleigh Twenty Folder - worth rescuing?
Replies: 8
Views: 587

Re: Raleigh Twenty Folder - worth rescuing?

brynpoeth wrote:Definitely worth saving, but does it still belong to someone, can you just take it?


Good question.
by colin54
10 Dec 2018, 8:53am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Where are "We are CUK" wrt aggression against cyclists ?
Replies: 32
Views: 9363

Re: Where are "We are CUK" wrt aggression against cyclists ?

This discussion with Cycling UK's Duncan Dollimore addresses the topic subject.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83-Fpatuvw0&t=81s
by colin54
6 Dec 2018, 12:28pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Off road history.
Replies: 30
Views: 3767

Re: Off road history.

rualexander wrote:Roughstuff Fellowship have some great old photos on their instagram account
https://www.instagram.com/rsfarchive/

What a fantastic selection of photo's, well done the archivist(s).