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by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 5:22pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Standing 2 feet on one pedal, like a dutch postman
Replies: 25
Views: 6862

Re: Standing 2 feet on one pedal, like a dutch postman

I do like a good old Scoot!
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 5:19pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Frightened of Cheese?
Replies: 36
Views: 2886

Re: Frightened of Cheese?

No!!!! Theres too much Fear in this forum as it is.

Cheese levity. You cant Edam and Eve it...!
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 5:16pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: your preference: urban or rural cycling
Replies: 44
Views: 6291

Re: your preference: urban or rural cycling

As for the guilded South its already full of notherners, midlanders, cornishmen, welshmen and scots, all seeking good jobs and nice surroundings. If many more come it will be spoilt. Al The same could be said for the entire south of Scotland, especially Dumfries and Galloway. Are you suggesting we ...
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 5:06pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network
Replies: 39
Views: 6719

Re: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network

This a thread about suggestions on how to #Improve the Cycling Network in the UK...!
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 4:44pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network
Replies: 39
Views: 6719

Re: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network

The solution in Holland has been achieved in a completely different environment with a fifth of the population of a busy and overcrowded UK. It has also been achieved against the backdrop of 50 years of sympathetic car/bike culture, a highly visible cycle sport culture and a well developed cycling c...
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 4:33pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Standing 2 feet on one pedal, like a dutch postman
Replies: 25
Views: 6862

Re: Standing 2 feet on one pedal, like a dutch postman

I used to do this when I was 12! I still do on occasion to show off at the bike shelters at work ;)
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 4:31pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network
Replies: 39
Views: 6719

Re: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network

Lets have some original, paint fresh ideas please!!!
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 4:28pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network
Replies: 39
Views: 6719

Re: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network

I dont think lighting is at all too much to ask for - we ask for too little with too small a voice as it is!!! Re Holland, it is nothing like the UK. Total population only 16.5m, London alone has more citizens in itself. The biggest two cities Amsterdam and Rotterdam, only 770k and 660k peoples. Not...
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 3:28pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network
Replies: 39
Views: 6719

Re: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network

I think if you actually read the thread title - Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network, I'm calling for suggestions on how to improve a clearly flagging and in some parts very dangerous Cycle network. Please kee p your carping to a minimum. Re: the Dutch system, it is a completely different demograp...
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 1:22pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network
Replies: 39
Views: 6719

Re: Suggestions for a Better Cycle Network

It might stop the idiots freely abusing cycle networks, but I think a test can only improve the overall respectability and public profile of cyclists and cycling general. It needn't be expensive at all, and could easily be part funded by sponsorship. The Halfords Cycle Route Proficiency Test. Its ti...
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 1:14pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Gloves for cycle maintenance
Replies: 32
Views: 2946

Re: Gloves for cycle maintenance

You can buy nitrile gloves out the pound shop, then for a pound!
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 1:13pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: your preference: urban or rural cycling
Replies: 44
Views: 6291

Re: your preference: urban or rural cycling

My preference is for country lanes which I'm spoiled for choice!
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 1:11pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: stainless steel seatpost
Replies: 36
Views: 2804

Re: stainless steel seatpost

27.0 and 27.2mm only I think.
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 1:11pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: stainless steel seatpost
Replies: 36
Views: 2804

Re: stainless steel seatpost

I'm pretty sure the Campag one is still around on ebay,
by ScotchEgg
17 Dec 2013, 1:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: buying advice please - Croix de fer v Specialized AWOL
Replies: 154
Views: 36008

Re: buying advice please - Croix de fer v Specialized AWOL

Everyone is at it in retail nowadays. Whatever happened to plain old TELLING THE TRUTH!!!!