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by bertgrower
14 Oct 2017, 8:08am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: Where am I (2)
Replies: 16
Views: 5866

Re: Game Where am I?

OK I start

Where am I?

Do we need to say which county I am in?
by bertgrower
13 Oct 2017, 4:18pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Why do certain subjects appear to be forbidden on this forum?
Replies: 65
Views: 4102

Re: Why do certain subjects appear to be forbidden on this forum?

Would the banned subject on the forum be a function how they are critical of policy or operation of various orgainisation. Would those orgainisation be more reflective of their kinship group view if the powes that be who forumulate , direct and operate those actions were more open to debate on a ope...
by bertgrower
13 Oct 2017, 1:00pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: English Language - what "Does your head in" ??
Replies: 616
Views: 22356

Re: English Language - what "Does your head in" ??

I have a french friend who's brother has mental impairment. He was unable to speak untill age eight . He was taught to speak my lady over a period of few weeks.

Even so, his grammer is perfect even though he has no formal grammer lessions and is unable to read.

He is age 70
by bertgrower
13 Oct 2017, 9:51am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Social media death to letter pages
Replies: 1
Views: 349

Social media death to letter pages

With the increase in social media has developments in society in general and particuler areas of inerest in general shown a decline in the quality of debate in printed matter and as result there as been a decline in the level of knowledge and understanding by the population in general?
by bertgrower
11 Oct 2017, 1:06pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: V brake pad holder spare nuts
Replies: 14
Views: 662

Re: V brake pad holder spare nuts

What are the cone-shaped allen-head nuts called as found on v-brake pad holders, and where can I buy them separately? Preferably non-rusting! Shown here https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/brake-blocks/kool-stop-v-brake-holder-inserts-dual-compound/ How many do you need? I have load of spare, I charge just...
by bertgrower
8 Oct 2017, 6:37am
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: CUK Members Day, 7 Oct 2017, Birmingham
Replies: 16
Views: 5354

Re: CUK Members Day, 7 Oct 2017, Birmingham

Is there going to be a full report of the event including details of what was said by the speakers.?
by bertgrower
7 Oct 2017, 4:57pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Temporary Traffic Lights and Cyclists
Replies: 107
Views: 5514

Re: Temporary Traffic Lights and Cyclists

I have been told by a TMO that the speed of lights change is based upon the speed limit of the road.
by bertgrower
3 Oct 2017, 8:44pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections
Replies: 37
Views: 5887

Re: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections

Allowing Members to vote for less than four candidates runs the risk, admitedly extremely unlikely to occur in practice, that fewer than four candidates receive any votes. Let me get this right, if you force members to vote for somebody they do not like or have no confidence in, this proves that th...
by bertgrower
3 Oct 2017, 10:57am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections
Replies: 37
Views: 5887

Re: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections

Bmblbzzz wrote:Ok, so we have to vote for four or none at all. Do we have a thread for discussion of the various merits and demerits of the candidates? Particularly but not only from the pov of the "specific qualities" the Board are looking for.


Good idea but do we have enough information to go on.
by bertgrower
3 Oct 2017, 9:54am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections
Replies: 37
Views: 5887

Re: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections

It has been pointed out to us in the recent past, that the trustees may countermand any voted resolution if they agree that, in their opinion, it would not be in what they regard as the best interest of the charity. I imagine that what would happen would be that the trustees would appoint their cho...
by bertgrower
2 Oct 2017, 11:57pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections
Replies: 37
Views: 5887

Re: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections

It has been pointed out to us in the recent past, that the trustees may countermand any voted resolution if they agree that, in their opinion, it would not be in what they regard as the best interest of the charity. I imagine that what would happen would be that the trustees would appoint their cho...
by bertgrower
2 Oct 2017, 11:16pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections
Replies: 37
Views: 5887

Re: Requirement for four votes in trustee elections

Allowing Members to vote for less than four candidates runs the risk, admitedly extremely unlikely to occur in practice, that fewer than four candidates receive any votes. Let me get this right, if you force members to vote for somebody they do not like or have no confidence in, this proves that the...
by bertgrower
1 Oct 2017, 4:38pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Whatever happened to the colour pink?
Replies: 53
Views: 2761

Re: Whatever happened to the colour pink?

You must remember that the colour pink was until quite recently was associated with boys.
by bertgrower
1 Oct 2017, 7:52am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Cycling UK clothing
Replies: 28
Views: 5382

Re: Cycling UK clothing

Spotted elsewhere on this forum, the shop is now taking orders: https://shop.cyclinguk.org/cycling-uk-shop The "shop" section of the website has a different look to the rest, possibly part of the new website project. Eagle eyed Members will note the lack of a Winged Wheel in the page foot...
by bertgrower
30 Sep 2017, 3:48pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: Octorber Cycle Mag - Has anybody got theirs yet?
Replies: 15
Views: 4291

Re: Octorber Cycle Mag - Has anybody got theirs yet?

Please not one candidate had much longer endorsement than the others. I do wonder who was on the nonminations committee and if CEO influence the outcome. Have we seen Dan in action at the AGM how do you rate his performance?