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by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 8:13pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)
Replies: 35
Views: 1139

Re: 2018 Tour De France (Spoilers)

Geraint Thomas is ready to take the jersey
Cymru am byth!
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 5:37pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Dutch Flyer
Replies: 14
Views: 399

Re: Dutch Flyer

You bought a train ticket, but will not use part of it? Not sure if that is allowed (seems a bit perverse), I think there was a discussion about it on here before :?

I don't mind paying for a cabin so I can sleep properly, using a bench or reclining chair I would be scared of my stuff being nicked
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 5:31pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: The heat
Replies: 78
Views: 1634

Re: The heat

I really hate the hot weather, anything above 20°C but I do not suffer so much now, have learnt a bit, do not plan 100 km rides until October But I do sometimes find it hard to eat enough, some days I have porridge for breakfast, just a couple of sandwiches later I fear I am not getting enough vitam...
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 4:48pm
Forum: Women's cycling interests
Topic: Birthday Present;advice needed
Replies: 8
Views: 167

Re: Birthday Present;advice needed

Saw a tattoo shop in town
The shop next door specialises in removing tattoos
Will she always love cycling?
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 4:34pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Which touring bike . .again probably !
Replies: 13
Views: 262

Re: Which touring bike . .again probably !

Too much choice :(

Is it necessary to spend far more than a thousand? Is the bike scheme just another way to boost the economy, like the scheme to scrap old cars for new ones?
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 3:43pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: the humble tyre lever
Replies: 14
Views: 373

Re: the humble tyre lever

Old rounded spoons are almost perfect
Some metal tyre levers have sharp corners
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 2:25pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: Fave quotes...
Replies: 54
Views: 2996

Re: Fave quotes...

Arthur Daily " A friend in need, is a pest" Del Boy "He who dares, wins, Rodney!" Spike Milligan ( on his gravestone apparently) "I told you I was ill! Me " words are precious, use them wisely" Groucho " I say, that's a nice nose, did you pick it yourself &qu...
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 1:58pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Why have disc brakes become so popular?
Replies: 27
Views: 660

Re: Why have disc brakes become so popular?

Your right to speed is your power to stop
- Railway signalpersons adage
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 1:56pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: compulsary bells back on the agenda!
Replies: 50
Views: 1971

Re: compulsary bells back on the agenda!

mjr wrote:A melodious bell is nothing like honking. It's far ruder to shout "assertively" at people.

Plus One
It's a beautiful noise (Neil Diamond)
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 12:38pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bells
Replies: 33
Views: 924

Re: Bells

Cycle on the right, walk on the left or vice-versa per HC Let's expand your "vice versa" to a fully explicit statement: "Cycle on the right, walk on the left or cycle on the left, walk on the right." So… either side, then? Yet you still expect people on an off-road towpath to mo...
by brynpoeth
17 Jul 2018, 6:56am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bells
Replies: 33
Views: 924

Re: Bells

Bez wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Horn or flashing lights may only be used to warn of danger.


Except—rightly or wrongly—they're both far, far more commonly used for completely different purposes.

Wrongly of course!
by brynpoeth
16 Jul 2018, 11:24pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bells
Replies: 33
Views: 924

Re: Bells

Cycle on the right, walk on the left or vice-versa per HC

Horn or flashing lights may only be used to warn of danger. If they are used to try to bully one into going faster it is best to slow down

Maybe its just me :wink:
by brynpoeth
16 Jul 2018, 11:17pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bells
Replies: 33
Views: 924

Re: Bells

I do not cycle on the road
When driving, if the driver behind me blows her horn or flashes her lights (danger warning) I slow down of course
by brynpoeth
16 Jul 2018, 10:58pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Renewing a Retro Raleigh Royal.
Replies: 21
Views: 624

Re: Renewing a Retro Raleigh Royal.

Like to see some pictures
Diolch
by brynpoeth
16 Jul 2018, 10:52pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 6203
Views: 174244

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

I think verbal or written nastiness towards cyclists should be forbidden, just like nastiness to black people, gays etc