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by Wildduck
4 Feb 2014, 9:38pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Traffic lights on cycle paths - confused
Replies: 9
Views: 13481

Re: Traffic lights on cycle paths - confused

Where's the stop line? :wink:
by Wildduck
22 Oct 2012, 10:05pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Horns
Replies: 15
Views: 4118

Re: Horns

Sadly I find that my voice, nor my chirpy electric horn, regularly have no effect on pedestrians that walk across the road without looking that love to be the latest addition to the front of my cycle. Oblivious to the danger that they are putting themselves in, I often find a quick blast of a 120dB ...
by Wildduck
19 Oct 2012, 6:30pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Merlin Cycles
Replies: 3
Views: 18151

Re: Merlin Cycles

Recently started using them; recommended.
by Wildduck
13 Jun 2012, 4:18pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Speedmachine
Replies: 11
Views: 36746

Re: Speedmachine

I struggled with my SM and subsequently sold it on (fortunately breaking even after the restoration and improvements I made).

I'm sure that others may have no problem but I found other two-wheel recumbents easier to ride and balance. If interested, any chance of going to have a try?
by Wildduck
4 Apr 2012, 9:03pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Easter weekend plans?
Replies: 24
Views: 31916

Re: Easter weekend plans?

Apologies for absence (again!). Off to Norfolk for the Double Dutch audax this weekend :twisted:
by Wildduck
5 Mar 2012, 9:48pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Lube for plastic
Replies: 16
Views: 1838

Re: Lube for plastic

Silicone spray, furniture polish spray or a drop of washing-up liquid.
by Wildduck
25 Feb 2012, 9:00pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Advice much needed
Replies: 24
Views: 4464

Re: Advice much needed

Ditto the last post.
by Wildduck
22 Feb 2012, 12:33pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: got gritted!
Replies: 5
Views: 866

Re: got gritted!

Report him/her to the authority responsible for that road.

Let's see how much they laugh then!
by Wildduck
22 Feb 2012, 12:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: On which there is "religious" disagreement
Replies: 99
Views: 3560

Re: On which there is "religious" disagreement

Yes, all hail the pure path of the single pannier!!! :wink:
by Wildduck
20 Dec 2011, 8:26pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bernard Magnouloux
Replies: 8
Views: 2617

Re: Bernard Magnouloux

Thanks for reminding me of him. Must dig his book out and have another read!
by Wildduck
10 Nov 2011, 8:35am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Brachytherapy - prostate cancer and cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 4419

Re: Brachytherapy - prostate cancer and cycling

Sorry, meant to reply to this a couple of weeks ago but it slipped my mind. I had a word with a consultant who does these procedures (I occasionally help out...) who stated that there is no danger of dislodging the seeds or doing any damage. Naturally though, due to the multiple puncture sites 'unde...
by Wildduck
19 Oct 2011, 8:51pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Undercover police
Replies: 21
Views: 1825

Re: Undercover police

Having had dealings with this group in their early days (and involved in some of their activities), I can understand actually why the police may have had an interest in them.
by Wildduck
8 Oct 2011, 7:02pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Maldon Shot Blasting
Replies: 4
Views: 3365

Re: Maldon Shot Blasting

How much and how quick to do?
by Wildduck
2 Oct 2011, 8:23am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lets Hear It For 531 Colin!
Replies: 20
Views: 2151

Re: Lets Hear It For 531 Colin!

I presume he was the chap who built the front SON dynohub wheel for the Mad Weeble and who patiently dealt with my wife who was sorting it out as a Christmas present for me.

Definite thumbs up here in the Wildduck household!
by Wildduck
24 Sep 2011, 6:37pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Rutland Cycling
Replies: 14
Views: 49708

Re: Rutland Cycling

Had same issues with stock. Will not be using them again.