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by Bobbin
13 Nov 2019, 11:23am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 550
Views: 17431

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

That would have been about £72 going by the P.G.Wodehouse exchange rate ! :D
by Bobbin
1 Nov 2019, 10:39am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Leg over crossbar difficulty . . . what solution(s) ?
Replies: 47
Views: 1502

Re: Leg over

At the risk of being accused of things relating to grandmothers and eggs ................... I just lean the bike over as far as necessary ! Obvs not too easy if laden ! I have also ,when recovering from an op. which restricted movement a bit, laid the bike on the ground,stepped over it and picked i...
by Bobbin
29 Aug 2019, 11:22pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Larger Women Cycling Clothes
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: Larger Women Cycling Clothes

This might be worth a look,
https://fatladattheback.com/about/
They do lasses as well !
I have a shirt and it is very good quality and a nice design 8)
by Bobbin
2 Jul 2019, 10:50pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: A Golden Age of Cycling
Replies: 2
Views: 305

Re: A Golden Age of Cycling

Thanks for the tip . It sounds my kind of thing ! Ordered it online for 3 of our quids. It's also available on kindle and kobo !
by Bobbin
2 Jul 2019, 10:39pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: OBREA GAIN D40 (e-bike)
Replies: 100
Views: 10245

Re: OBREA GAIN D40 (e-bike)

I was going to buy a Gain ,partly because of its lowish weight ,but mainly because it looks like a 'normal' bike ! However I came to the conclusion (reluctantly) that it didn't have the range/power that I need. (Dickey ticker) So, I bought a Cannondale Synapse Neo 2 . It is heavy but this seems imma...
by Bobbin
9 Oct 2018, 11:06pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Which Kindle ?
Replies: 23
Views: 548

Re: Which Kindle ?

What about a Kobo ?
I use the Kobo app on my iPad as well ,they both sync.so you're always on the same page.
Not had a problem finding books,in fact my wish list is growing ever longer ! 8)
by Bobbin
14 Sep 2018, 2:18pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Had heart attack whilst on bike - advice on getting back on the saddle
Replies: 24
Views: 1295

Re: Had heart attack whilst on bike - advice on getting back on the saddle

If I could ride up hills at 92 bpm I would ! Unfortunately I can't ! 8)
by Bobbin
14 Sep 2018, 12:36am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Had heart attack whilst on bike - advice on getting back on the saddle
Replies: 24
Views: 1295

Re: Had heart attack whilst on bike - advice on getting back on the saddle

Forgot to say. I get dizzy when I stand up ,usually in evening but sometimes during the day. Down to Meds apparently.
Got used to it now.Hoping I might be able to ditch some tabs next review ! :D
by Bobbin
14 Sep 2018, 12:32am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Had heart attack whilst on bike - advice on getting back on the saddle
Replies: 24
Views: 1295

Re: Had heart attack whilst on bike - advice on getting back on the saddle

I had heart attack in November last year,just sitting at home doing nowt ! Missus called 999 and I was whisked off to hospital to have a stent fitted. Less than 3 hrs from dialling 999 to coming out of theatre feeling quite normal ! It was 8 weeks before I started cycling but it took that long for m...
by Bobbin
2 Apr 2018, 9:03pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: What insoles to buy for plantar fasciitis?
Replies: 13
Views: 1086

Re: What insoles to buy for plantar fasciitis?

T'other half suffers with PF. She was referred to local hospital by our GP. They custom made insoles for her which she uses all the time. 8)
by Bobbin
12 Nov 2017, 3:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: NO LYCRA PLEASE
Replies: 40
Views: 4342

Re: NO LYCRA PLEASE

I've got Endura Humvee trousers, which are very good. I usually wear Humvee shorts or 3/4s, which I find very comfy so thought I'd try the trousers for winter. If I recall the trousers don't come supplied with a liner but have the fixings in the waist band. Luckily I have 2 pairs of shorts and a pai...