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by brynpoeth
23 Oct 2018, 12:45pm
Forum: Using the Forum - request help : report difficulties
Topic: A quick suggestion
Replies: 7
Views: 98

Re: A quick suggestion

Welsh or German please %-)
by brynpoeth
23 Oct 2018, 12:43pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Trains...why?
Replies: 100
Views: 1867

Re: Trains...why?

Yes there are plenty of drivers who do not exceed the maximum limit Going too fast is a crime/offence like travelling without a ticket for example That is correct but there are also plenty of drivers who do exceed the limit.The limit is wrong and years out of date but that's another topic :wink: It...
by brynpoeth
23 Oct 2018, 9:15am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ye shall know them by their post-politics careers?
Replies: 29
Views: 532

Re: Ye shall know them by their post-politics careers?

It is age-related I think, older people have more time for the interweb, cycling, sleeping
Besides I worked with the interweb starting 1986 :wink:
Going cycling in a minute, a lovely grey cool overcast rainy day +1
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 10:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !

Wristwatches that cost as much as a house Grooming products Vehicles capable of exceeding the maximum speed limit etc etc So basically they sell things you can't afford and that's wrong... :lol: Cycle racing is sponsored by BMW amongst other makers of cars capable of exceeding the speed limit,a num...
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 8:48pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !

It is a nasty aggressive dangerous business that glamourises taking risks and going very fast, plenty of participants have died in "accidents", there is a lot of connection to the use of public roads, sponsorship to promote sales of vehicles Oh, so it’s the Tour de France then? ;) I cited...
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 8:36pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How important is chainline?
Replies: 9
Views: 472

Re: How important is chainline?

Like to know more about the strange frame, what purpose does the adjustment serve?
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 8:29pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !

Not in a tizz, I like arguing and trying to understand, see my signature :wink: Cycles generally do not have motors, the rider provides all the power. Right now is the hill-climb season, a particularly pure form of cycle sport, many still use fixed, I rode one once on gears, came second to last, som...
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 8:05pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Freddie Far too Flipping fast Flintoff...
Replies: 79
Views: 5459

Re: Freddie Far too Flipping fast Flintoff...

Oh no, the Grauniad reports that ff has a new job presenting an infamous tivi program about cars and driving :?
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 7:36pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !

Wristwatches that cost as much as a house
Grooming products
Vehicles capable of exceeding the maximum speed limit
etc etc
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 7:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Electric cars
Replies: 70
Views: 1133

Re: Electric cars

Trouble is, travelling vast distances is too attractive and cheap. Better public transport is not the solution, motoring must be made less attractive Nope, not with you at all. I think about the people around me, shop workers, taxi drivers, bus drivers, drain cleaners, solicitors, sheet metal worke...
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 7:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ye shall know them by their post-politics careers?
Replies: 29
Views: 532

Re: Ye shall know them by their post-politics careers?

Others have done - and are doing - worse. Consider the bunch of scoundrels being alluded to here . I never thought I'd find myself on the same side as those defending Theresa, but in this instance, so it is... [edit]changed 'dehumanising' epithet. If true :? that is criminal, threatening language, ...
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 6:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What do you love to hate? e.g radio 4 ..
Replies: 73
Views: 10377

Re: What do you love to hate? e.g radio 4 ..

I love to hate youth hostels I am a YHA life member, have stayed at more than a hundred hostels in the UK and dozens on the mainland. Even worked as an assistant warder Had some great times in beautiful buildings, met many interesting people (two I still know after 30+ years), had porridge plus the ...
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 6:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !

What he does is not a sport, I do not want to hear about it, can not understand why anyone would follow it or find it admirable But I am soo tolerant :wink:, if other Cyclists of this Parish are interested that is their business No it's a lot more than a sport. The amount of effort that goes into d...
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 5:31pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Electric cars
Replies: 70
Views: 1133

Re: Electric cars

Most? There is plenty of churn in the labour market, problem is, travelling long distances every day by car or train is far too attractive and cheap I try to live my dream. Once lived so near work I could not cycle there, took three minutes to walk :wink: Another time, eleven minutes, not worth cyc...
by brynpoeth
22 Oct 2018, 5:11pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Lewis Hamilton- discuss !

What he does is not a sport, I do not want to hear about it, can not understand why anyone would follow it or find it admirable

But I am soo tolerant :wink:, if other Cyclists of this Parish are interested that is their business