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by Bonefishblues
19 Jan 2018, 9:16am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Do you intend to come and look at the Bayeux tapestry?
Replies: 49
Views: 702

Re: Do you intend to come and look at the Bayeux tapestry?

I'll maybe make more sense tomorrow. Hint to other forum members: don't post when you've "had good evening" . i get the impression thats how many members here post :wink: If we're on about the effects of C 2 H 5 OH, I have to issue (speaking only for myself) a strenuous denial! Yes I know...
by Bonefishblues
18 Jan 2018, 7:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Do you intend to come and look at the Bayeux tapestry?
Replies: 49
Views: 702

Re: Do you intend to come and look at the Bayeux tapestry?

I think it's simply that the tapestry creator below has used finer yarn, shirley?
by Bonefishblues
18 Jan 2018, 4:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Do you intend to come and look at the Bayeux tapestry?
Replies: 49
Views: 702

Re: Do you intend to come and look at the Bayeux tapestry?

brynpoeth wrote:I have already seen it, in Bayeux c1972

What could the UK lend to France in return?

Give 44.5M quid to strengthen our Borders on French soil, I hear...
by Bonefishblues
16 Jan 2018, 2:40pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New road bike advice please
Replies: 12
Views: 345

Re: New road bike advice please

Just the look of that is better - unless sir is an out-and-out bum in the air racer, and one senses not :)
by Bonefishblues
16 Jan 2018, 12:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What Book Are You Currently Reading ... (And Why)?
Replies: 50
Views: 1237

Re: What Book Are You Currently Reading ... (And Why)?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0078XHBEA/ ... TF8&btkr=1

...being of a fishy persuasion, and fascinated by this ancient fish since childhood.
by Bonefishblues
16 Jan 2018, 10:08am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Grand Central ( rail )
Replies: 11
Views: 345

Re: Grand Central ( rail )

I'd never heard of them, but I guess they are East of me, having looked.
by Bonefishblues
15 Jan 2018, 7:10pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: that you can get Hypers for £10
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: that you can get Hypers for £10

There's been renewed discussion in the main Hypers thread as a result of someone posting the PX 9.99 link a couple of weeks ago.
by Bonefishblues
15 Jan 2018, 5:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lovely photo essay about a steel frame builder
Replies: 3
Views: 168

Re: Lovely photo essay about a steel frame builder

Demon has an interesting take on lugs - very Art Deco, many of them. Makes a change from curly.
by Bonefishblues
14 Jan 2018, 2:37pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Do racers "feel" different?
Replies: 17
Views: 799

Re: Do racers "feel" different?

archy sturmer wrote:Thanks for all the replies (serious and otherwise) folks!
Just one thing - any suggestions on how I can date this bike?

You're a rich seam of comedic material, I give you that :wink:

I'll resist for fear of causing further thread confusion :lol:
by Bonefishblues
13 Jan 2018, 5:35pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: White van man
Replies: 27
Views: 979

Re: White van man

The reality is some folk simply don't like cyclists, they think we have no right on the road and simply get irate when we're in front of them NAIL,head,on. I suspect that this individual's ire is not just reserved for cyclists, but that his munificence is spread rather widely amongst society. To qu...
by Bonefishblues
13 Jan 2018, 5:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Do racers "feel" different?
Replies: 17
Views: 799

Re: Do racers "feel" different?

I've never really felt one for fear of a black eye. I imagine they would feel rather taut and sinewy.
by Bonefishblues
13 Jan 2018, 5:06pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: 55cm Raleigh Royal Reynolds 708 Touring Bike
Replies: 16
Views: 753

Re: 55cm Raleigh Royal Reynolds 708 Touring Bike

Out of interest, what's the purpose of the little "claw" braze-on on the chainstay?
by Bonefishblues
13 Jan 2018, 1:37pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 5140
Views: 139993

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

Thank cod! at long last, this thread has descended into puns. Call yourself a Moderator? You're too moderate by half. I want you to be tough on silliness and tough on the causes of silliness. We're heading for Soft Moderation, I tell you, when we all voted overwhelmingly for Hard Moderation and all...