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by greyingbeard
30 Jun 2018, 8:50pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Brunstrom: was he really different?
Replies: 8
Views: 1038

Re: Brunstrom: was he really different?

He had some oddly liberal views about hard drugs and associated peddlers, gangsters etc. Wasnt hard for his road safety campaigns to get ridiculed in context.
by greyingbeard
11 Jul 2016, 7:20pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Midge repellent for trip to the Trossachs
Replies: 45
Views: 2498

Re: Midge repellent for trip to the Trossachs

I understand that cheap nastly wimmins (not Ladies) perfume is effective.
by greyingbeard
11 Jul 2016, 6:22pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Cheshire willage tries cyclist ban
Replies: 17
Views: 1231

Cheshire willage tries cyclist ban

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... treet.html

its in the wail so it must be true

critical mass rides anyone ?
by greyingbeard
10 Jun 2016, 9:07pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Need to send frameset to USA
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: Need to send frameset to USA

thanks,
done now,
I used https://www.senditnow.com/ which is part of postoffice/parcelforce
by greyingbeard
2 Jun 2016, 9:54am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Minimum Passing Clearance
Replies: 107
Views: 49234

Re: Minimum Passing Clearance

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... iving.html

daily mail has a sensible artice (that should be headlines itself)

( dont read the comments by the average morons )
by greyingbeard
26 May 2016, 10:07pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Spa Aire Saddle
Replies: 34
Views: 3046

Re: Spa Aire Saddle

I would to start with

next person will say the opposite, or tell you to soak it in red wine, or something
by greyingbeard
26 May 2016, 7:38pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Need to send frameset to USA
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Need to send frameset to USA

Bulky parcel, weight not-a-lot of course. Who will take a 4-foot plus box ? Sensible price will be a bonus
by greyingbeard
25 May 2016, 7:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Decent chain link extractor tool ??
Replies: 16
Views: 1160

Re: Decent chain link extractor tool ??

Are you saying my chain is out of date, and so am I

!!!!! :lol:
by greyingbeard
25 May 2016, 7:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: English cycles Range Rider
Replies: 14
Views: 1813

Re: English cycles Range Rider

£460 in 1981 - that was a lot of wages for a bicycle back then. Hardly surprising there arent many about. I'd like to see one.
by greyingbeard
25 May 2016, 7:21pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Frame Resprayer recommendation South East London ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1797

Re: Frame Resprayer recommendation South East London ?

Vetus Ossa wrote:Armourtex do mainly powder coating I think and has a good reputation, Mario doesn't.


Are you saying that Vaz doesnt do powder coat or doesnt have a good reputation ?
The latter seems unlikely as he used to build for chaz roberts.....
by greyingbeard
23 May 2016, 8:06pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Decent chain link extractor tool ??
Replies: 16
Views: 1160

Re: Decent chain link extractor tool ??

The one I broke looks like a cyclo tool. Had it a godd few years. I think Ill get the PArk, unless I find Ive got a multi-tool that works.
by greyingbeard
23 May 2016, 12:46pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Decent chain link extractor tool ??
Replies: 16
Views: 1160

Decent chain link extractor tool ??

Ive just broken my cheap-but adequate chain link tool that Ive had for many years.
Can people suggest makes of a robust replacement, for occasional use, but I want it to last.
by greyingbeard
6 May 2016, 5:59pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: specialized helmet amnesty
Replies: 17
Views: 1817

Re: specialized helmet amnesty

does a new helmet offer any more protection than an old one ?
(provided fit is the same)
by greyingbeard
4 May 2016, 9:15pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Wheel upgrade
Replies: 17
Views: 802

Re: Wheel upgrade

mercalia wrote:£600 for wheels? I must be living on a different planet :shock: I think you should change your riding partners :lol:


you arent alone. Most people think twice about £600 for a bike
by greyingbeard
2 May 2016, 6:22pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Saddle sores - which chamois cream?
Replies: 21
Views: 2707

Re: Saddle sores - which chamois cream?

Im assuming you have actual leather in your shorts, most these days are synthetics, much easier to wash. Perhaps your need something that fots better ?