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by bigjim
5 Jul 2020, 11:28am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 1980s tourer wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: 1980s tourer wanted

Yes that's me but it might be a bit over your budget. I've got an early 25imch frame Dawes Galaxy due to sell at about £200 which doesn't need anything doing to it. I'll put some proper photos up when I get the chance but these are the bike on a tour from Basel to Bezier. Now sports mudguards and n...
by bigjim
4 Jul 2020, 6:51pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 1980s tourer wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 191

Re: 1980s tourer wanted

Yes that's me but it might be a bit over your budget. I've got an early 25imch frame Dawes Galaxy due to sell at about £200 which doesn't need anything doing to it.
by bigjim
27 Jun 2020, 2:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Covid 19 outbreak - arguing about Stats (again)
Replies: 412
Views: 10850

Re: Covid 19 outbreak - arguing about Stats (again)

Oldjohnw wrote:". have all been discredited.."

By whom?

Look for yourself. I'm not going to trawl the net for you. Ferguson has been outed time and again for his over the top predictions.
by bigjim
27 Jun 2020, 1:55pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Covid 19 outbreak - arguing about Stats (again)
Replies: 412
Views: 10850

Re: C19 - Ending The Lockdown

Well, I thought it wad already well known, but especially for you: Official statistics, world renouned science and group of scientists independent of government follow. The ONS https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases Imperial College Research Gr...
by bigjim
25 Jun 2020, 8:30pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Covid 19 outbreak - arguing about Stats (again)
Replies: 412
Views: 10850

Re: C19 - Ending The Lockdown

Neither do you. Well, I thought it wad already well known, but especially for you: Official statistics, world renouned science and group of scientists independent of government follow. The ONS https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases Imperial Col...
by bigjim
25 Jun 2020, 7:20pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Covid 19 outbreak - arguing about Stats (again)
Replies: 412
Views: 10850

Re: C19 - Ending The Lockdown

Neither do you.
by bigjim
25 Jun 2020, 5:37pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Covid 19 outbreak - arguing about Stats (again)
Replies: 412
Views: 10850

Re: C19 - Ending The Lockdown

You are trusting the government's assertions. I do have evidence of the mis recording. I'm not speaking from ignorance. My son is a nurse and my daughter is a doctor.
by bigjim
25 Jun 2020, 5:09pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Covid 19 outbreak - arguing about Stats (again)
Replies: 412
Views: 10850

Re: C19 - Ending The Lockdown

Factor is a lot of different to cause. Plus the deaths, factors have been falsely reported. I wouldn't trust any published statistics.
by bigjim
25 Jun 2020, 2:17pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Covid 19 outbreak - arguing about Stats (again)
Replies: 412
Views: 10850

Re: C19 - Ending The Lockdown

mjr wrote:150 deaths a day even after months of lockdown is not a threat to public health? We must have different definitions of a health threat!

But the UK average death count is about fifteen hundred a day.
by bigjim
20 Jun 2020, 1:36pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: raliegh classic touring bike 21 in SOLD
Replies: 23
Views: 1897

Re: raliegh classic touring bike 21 in reduced price

Have you tried retro bike forums. They sell a lot of older stuff on there?
by bigjim
18 Jun 2020, 11:27am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling to lose weight
Replies: 89
Views: 7978

Re: Cycling to lose weight

I'm 15 stone and run regularly. I've been running regularly since my 20s. I suffer no injuries, knee or hip problems. At 71 my mileage and speed are well down but i find it an effective way to keep my weight in check and my spirits up. Always been a plodder though. Never a racing snake.
by bigjim
16 Jun 2020, 2:47pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: raliegh classic touring bike 21 in SOLD
Replies: 23
Views: 1897

Re: raliegh classic touring bike 21 in reduced price

I've found it hard work selling stuff on the forums at the moment. Recentl put a very nice classic carlton on for only £80. Not a sniff. Yet i sold a mint galaxy for £335 overnight on the bay. Strange times. Looks well worth the money.
by bigjim
10 Jun 2020, 8:15pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Greatest ever uk frame builder?
Replies: 123
Views: 10519

Re: Greatest ever uk frame builder?

Cheers, I've got a Raleigh Record Sprint. Not sure what forks are on it. But would you think 531 forks would be better? Cheers Kieron. The Sprint was quite a light bike. The forks are quite slim and I don't think weigh that much. A very underrated bike. I've had three of them. The only weakness I'v...
by bigjim
9 Jun 2020, 6:55pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling to lose weight
Replies: 89
Views: 7978

Re: Cycling to lose weight

I run and cycle. Running is much harder on the body. You can never rest. I think you must burn many more calories running. I'm dripping with sweat after my pathetically slow run. Returning from even a hard bike ride I'm in much better shape.
by bigjim
27 May 2020, 12:52pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Cycling to lose weight
Replies: 89
Views: 7978

Re: Cycling to lose weight

Has anybody been on those AI holidays when Spanish pensioners are there in their droves. The scramble for food at mealtimes is crazy. Plates are stacked high. Most of them are very overweight. That Mediterranean diet is not for me.