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by lescargo
18 Feb 2020, 5:45pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Need Pedals, stem, 'bars
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Need Pedals, stem, 'bars

Catherine Two pairs SHIMANO PD A520 pedals arrived today. Thank you very much. Perfect pair in original box and also the "free for post worn pair" which are much better condition than mine still on the bike. Will pay soonest. See you now have your "newish* panniers. Isn't it good how ...
by lescargo
16 Feb 2020, 12:21am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Need Pedals, stem, 'bars
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Need Pedals, stem, 'bars

Thank you for excellent response. Pedals sorted thank you. H/Bar clamp diameter? Left open-assuming shim available to resolve this. Can't be first time someone needing to do this? I am not optimistic about getting 140mm./17* stem but thought it worth a try. Thanks Anna -now what about this spring yo...
by lescargo
15 Feb 2020, 3:23pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Need Pedals, stem, 'bars
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Need Pedals, stem, 'bars

For Spring refit:
SHIMANO PD - A520 Pedals
140mm.stem, 31.8 clamp. 17degrees not 6*
Drop h'bars. 44cm. centre to centre, 46cm.edge to edge.
by lescargo
31 Jan 2020, 2:06pm
Forum: Swaps, trades, etc.
Topic: Swap Whyte Suffolk for flat bar tourer
Replies: 4
Views: 578

Re: Swap Whyte Suffolk for flat bar tourer

Pete 75 sggestion is the best move!! Unless you really fancy a different bike?? You've had this bike how long?? You like it! It does ALMOST everything you want it to. It's a trusted friend! You know its condition and history! It is, surely by now, *instinctively, an extension of you! Pete75's spot o...
by lescargo
30 Jan 2020, 9:24pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: BBC breakfast tv electric scooters
Replies: 0
Views: 238

BBC breakfast tv electric scooters

Anyone the ability to record and replay the response from Institute of Advanced Motorists today? His contribution to the discussion was that something needs to be done about" those without protective clothing or insurance among heavier vehicles" This will be a very usefull quote to refer t...
by lescargo
29 Jan 2020, 2:57pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Brooks Saddle Rivets
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Brooks Saddle Rivets

Washers needed? have you tried- A) Brooks? B)Saddlers? C) ad. on CTC site-someone must have tried this previously and there may be maintenance electricians with access to SIMILAR copper washers. Your Size??? 8.75mm. od. IIRC From S1 (1958) washer dimensions were based on bolt shank size --D hole =D ...
by lescargo
29 Jan 2020, 2:33pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Brooks Saddle Rivets
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Brooks Saddle Rivets

Test run
by lescargo
28 Jan 2020, 9:37pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Project Log - Used Parts Bike Build
Replies: 19
Views: 804

Re: Project Log - Used Parts Bike Build

What size/ideal spec frame?
by lescargo
28 Jan 2020, 8:10pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Brooks Saddle Rivets
Replies: 10
Views: 721

Re: Brooks Saddle Rivets

Believe I have, somewhere in a "bacca tin" Brooks type large copper rivets.
If you need these I will put them in the post if you will make donation to "Charlottes Tandems".
by lescargo
10 Jan 2020, 7:59pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Hub Dynamo for winter commute.
Replies: 166
Views: 7288

Re: Hub Dynamo for winter commute.

I presume you wont do this in next couple of weeks??? Could be well worth your while to see what's available second hand? First try advert here on CTC "Wanted" board. Then similar ad. in "ARRIVEE"; the AUDAX mag. or other similar sites YACF. 20 years ago best lighting options for...
by lescargo
9 Jan 2020, 4:05pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: Help needed for CharlottesTandems.co.uk
Replies: 6
Views: 29221

Re: Help needed for CharlottesTandems.co.uk

Hello , just spotted this looking through the site. FROM NOVEMBER 2015!!! Hope all is well with you and your splendid work. previously I piloted tandems for local Blind club. Very rewarding though now ,at 77, I can't haul anyone else round. I would be very pleased to assist your efforts by drawing a...
by lescargo
7 Jan 2020, 9:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Raggy Heirlooms re-openning February
Replies: 0
Views: 242

Raggy Heirlooms re-openning February

Google it for reasons for closing down. As token of our Ponteland CTC groups appreciation we invited the good lady to our XMAS Lunch. Enjoyed it so much she has ALREADY booked for 8th. December 2020! This DIY café will re-open February. Everything you need is there--just make your pot of tea/cup of ...
by lescargo
2 Jan 2020, 12:11am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: My objection to Gift Aid
Replies: 54
Views: 3070

Re: My objection to Gift Aid

I respect your policy of not consciously avoiding but paying "your share" of tax. This "tax fiddle" is small fry compared to the BILLIONS gathered by mr Cameron snr, funding our previous spineless. ex. pm. with his global tax avoidance companies. Remember the man? no better; to f...
by lescargo
6 Dec 2019, 8:09pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Old inner tubes, or just get new to cut up?
Replies: 13
Views: 568

Re: Old inner tubes, or just get new to cut up?

To pad out flask try simple "green" solution.
Recycle a JIFFY BAG/padded envelope.
Stops any rattling in cage and also extra insulation.

First time I did this clubmate pointed to address and said-
His mam has put that on in case he gets lost!!
! was 73 then!
by lescargo
4 Dec 2019, 8:15pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Large Bright Jacket
Replies: 13
Views: 778

Re: Large Bright Jacket

Have, XXL PLANET X Jacket. New, unused, with original labels; could, I think, photo these on mobile phone. Never worn. Bought two years ago when I was 16 stone +!!! Now 14 stone and wearing L!! Jacket is hi-vis green, 100% reflective, with 3 zipped front and one large zipped back pocket. Back has la...