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by Malcolm Smith
6 May 2019, 11:08am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tandem Ticket to Ride
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Re: Tandem Ticket to Ride

Thanks all. Good spot on the rear cable ! Cycling UK members don't miss a thing ! . As Ian, says, its the way its been set up always but I think it could e better as per you hint. Pic is off my better half ready for a spin last May in Les Bauges (the wqllows) We rode to lake Annecy for lunch. Perfec...
by Malcolm Smith
4 May 2019, 10:52pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tandem Ticket to Ride
Replies: 8
Views: 969

Tandem Ticket to Ride

Summer is here (I think) so I was motivated to have our Thompson Orbit of 27 years (bought second hand even then!) resprayed in its original pink colour. I'm continually amazed at the reaction the colour gets over the bike ! I've just spent the evenings of this after work rebuilding 'Tommo' and can ...
by Malcolm Smith
3 Jun 2016, 12:36am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Frame builder Andy Thompson
Replies: 25
Views: 11296

Re: Frame builder Andy Thompson

Our pink Thompson Orbit Tandem. Gets us around just fine.
by Malcolm Smith
2 Jun 2016, 11:17pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Parker Thompson cycles - any info ??
Replies: 10
Views: 5509

Re: Parker Thompson cycles - any info ??

I bought my Thompson Orbit in 1993 and still ride it regularly with my wife. Rear hub brake is excellent. Strong-light triple 52/42/32 with 6 speed block. Handles superb. The decals says Orbit handmade in England and Orbit is brazed on the rear seat stay. I also have a Dawes Twin Tandem 2011. My wif...
by Malcolm Smith
21 Nov 2015, 10:14pm
Forum: The Cycling UK brand refresh
Topic: 'Refreshing the brand' . . . . . .
Replies: 168
Views: 204709

Re: So - is 'refresh the brand'

I can't wait for CTC to move into the 21st century. If you don't agree, don't renew your membership. Its a democracy ! Or are you just wanting the best cycle insurance cover? The Eurostar back pedal thanks to members pressure was fantastic. My friends were asking where was £70m pa Sustrans and £40m ...
by Malcolm Smith
21 Nov 2015, 10:00pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dazzling motorists
Replies: 38
Views: 2497

Re: Dazzling motorists

theres lights to be seen and lights to see.... thats why we have full beam and dipped headlights in cars..