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by cotterpins
17 Jun 2019, 3:41pm
Forum: Test board
Topic: re-cycle[ing]
Replies: 0
Views: 75

re-cycle[ing]

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by cotterpins
11 Jun 2019, 5:42pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: End of Pensioner "Perks"
Replies: 329
Views: 7571

Re: End of Pensioner "Perks"

Take the bus passes away and clear town centres in the countryside. Not owning a car, Erindoors and myself use the bus [after nine a.m.] and go shopping in the nearest towns. Feeling unwell . . . get a bus to the quacks]. By all means get rid of bus passes and clear the local town-centres, especiall...
by cotterpins
2 Jun 2019, 9:41pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Aching legs
Replies: 14
Views: 700

Re: Aching legs

Rod, if you are any medication, a change in dosage might well be a valid reason for sudden change. I am talking from personal experience. Aslight drop in dosage has helped me, but hasn't got rid of the problem, I'd been on the same dosage [with occasional brand change] for twenty years, without any ...
by cotterpins
2 Jun 2019, 8:13pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: SOLD Aero-style water bottle & cage
Replies: 2
Views: 389

SOLD Aero-style water bottle & cage

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by cotterpins
20 May 2019, 10:53pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling for weight loss - Advice sought
Replies: 33
Views: 1472

Re: Cycling for weight loss - Advice sought

It's not the miles you put in your legs . . . It's the meals you put in your stomach!! Eat good wholesome fruit and veg, meat, and calorie count. Exercise well but remember burning calories only makes you peckish. Try calorie counting, gradually reducing intake. Don't forget alcohol calories needs t...
by cotterpins
20 Jan 2019, 3:19pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?
Replies: 168
Views: 18258

Re: Elderly drivers: when is it time to hand over the car keys?

I sold my car when I was eighty-four. I hadn't driven it from dusk to dawn ever since I had my cataract operation, that really opened my eyes to how bad driving conditions are in evening-mist and with the bright headlights. Having a free bus pass really helped me to realise that you can live without...
by cotterpins
14 Jan 2019, 3:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: thought this was worth a look
Replies: 2
Views: 278

thought this was worth a look

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by cotterpins
23 Dec 2018, 9:12pm
Forum: Women's cycling interests
Topic: How things have changed!
Replies: 4
Views: 4654

Re: How things have changed!

Whoops!!
by cotterpins
23 Dec 2018, 2:37pm
Forum: Women's cycling interests
Topic: How things have changed!
Replies: 4
Views: 4654

How things have changed!

From a pre-war cycling club dinner menu.
by cotterpins
14 Dec 2018, 7:03pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Porridge: love or hate?
Replies: 231
Views: 13121

Re: Porridge: love or hate?

Oats made with water and then covered with 4oz of pure pomegranate juice. Me that is . . . not Mrs May!
by cotterpins
20 Nov 2018, 7:01pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Cycling Club Names, Z - A
Replies: 41
Views: 11536

Re: Cycling Club Names, Z - A

Penguin CC
Dixie Wheelers
Leyton Camp
Romford CC
Rodley Wheelers
Crescent CC
Upton Manor
Victoria CC
Old Comrades
Easterley RC
The Shaftsbury
by cotterpins
18 Nov 2018, 5:34pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: 1963 National Road Race Championship
Replies: 40
Views: 1697

Re: 1963 National Road Race Championship

Could this be was we are discussing
1963
Albert Hitchen
Ken Nuttall
Alan Jacob
by cotterpins
18 Nov 2018, 1:45pm
Forum: Women's cycling interests
Topic: What is stopping women from cycling?
Replies: 231
Views: 35394

Re: What is stopping women from cycling?

This is 21st Century. Nothing stops women cycling . . . only women themselves! All the reasons put forward make a grand forum topic. But at the end of the day [where have I heard that before?] if they want to . . . they will!
by cotterpins
13 Oct 2018, 5:26pm
Forum: Women's cycling interests
Topic: Beryl Burton - The Greatest
Replies: 77
Views: 17882

Re: Beryl Burton - The Greatest

The comment was: "BB was the greatest sportsperson ever". Great cyclist--Yes. Greatest sportsperon ever . . . that all down to personal opinion, which is mainly influenced by people's favourite sport.