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by mumbojumbo
21 Jan 2021, 7:18pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pulled spoke, rideable or not
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Pulled spoke, rideable or not

Do not ride but save hub and spokes-you can tape another rim to existing wheeland rebuild.
by mumbojumbo
17 Jan 2021, 5:51pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Can anyone recommend me a bike please?
Replies: 16
Views: 770

Re: Can anyone recommend me a bike please?

Easy-a usedmtb in steel from mid 90s,with variation achieved by swapping tyres.A teenager will soon outgrow a new bike.Can get mtb for £100.
by mumbojumbo
17 Jan 2021, 5:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: G7 Summit hosted in Cornwall
Replies: 15
Views: 440

Re: G7 Summit hosted in Cornwall

Cornwall is an isolated backwater populated by a mix of rich outsiders,like Rick Ramsey and Gordon Stine,and resentful locals who have eschewed fishing for table service and dressing up as horses.i suppose the conference will be based in garden of Eden or in Mouehole,with loades od security personne...
by mumbojumbo
15 Jan 2021, 7:20pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: And this man is in the cabinet!
Replies: 27
Views: 837

Re: And this man is in the cabinet!

I do not like RM but he is very good at winding up people who take him at face-value.By luring gullible people with fake acts of stupidity,he distracts those people who overlook other more serious aspects of his persona.In the end the salient features are overlooked and the trivia ghas worked.Dont b...
by mumbojumbo
10 Jan 2021, 4:55pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Did you clap this time round - or last time?
Replies: 83
Views: 2426

Re: Did you clap this time round - or last time?

Did not clap on either occasions,as feel such gestures are empty.Many who clap have probably voted for parties fixated with income tax cuts and expenditure restraints.
by mumbojumbo
9 Jan 2021, 5:41pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: MTB in primary school
Replies: 15
Views: 637

Re: MTB in primary school

Two things would concern me
1.surface for riding-grass far better than tarmac etc
2. condition of bikes
I have taken kids 12-14 on road rides but bikes almost unfailingly needed attention -| did loads of repairs etc.I feel it is risky with kids under 9.
by mumbojumbo
4 Jan 2021, 4:38pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Two metre clearance
Replies: 15
Views: 1284

Re: Two metre clearance

Seems an odd way to enhance safety-youbcould tow facsimile police-car for a similar effect.i use an inflatable jacket which makes me a bout a metre wide,enough for my safety.
by mumbojumbo
4 Jan 2021, 4:33pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Vegan "Cheese"
Replies: 69
Views: 1317

Re: Vegan "Cheese"

We make our own,using coconut cream and tofu,with a natural colorant.Turmeric is a good colour yellow.We strain our mixture through a Muslim Bag,to separate solids and moisture.Allow a few days for fermentation,scraping off any surface mould.In spring we add chopped wild garlic and nettles.You canno...
by mumbojumbo
3 Jan 2021, 5:31pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Roads and cyclepaths with appropriate names
Replies: 22
Views: 857

Re: Cycle Lane

There are several Raleigh Rds,a Mercian Way,Klein Crescent and Coventry Eagle St is on monopoly board.
by mumbojumbo
1 Jan 2021, 4:33pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK.
Replies: 181
Views: 4458

Re: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK.

[quoteRe: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK. Postby Psamathe » 1 Jan 2021, 2:03pm mumbojumbo wrote: IWhats the issue.The police will not bother monitoring the speeds attained-they do little about cars which can be identified.If the speed limit is increased by the state...
by mumbojumbo
1 Jan 2021, 4:31pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK.
Replies: 181
Views: 4458

Re: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK.

Re: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK. Unread postby kwackers » 31 Dec 2020, 8:21pm mumbojumbo wrote: 5,000 out of population of 70,000,000 .That is one person in 14,000.A cyclist in Keswick,Ambleside and the Lakes supports this measure.A similar number have a signed ...
by mumbojumbo
1 Jan 2021, 4:28pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New Year Honours Dec 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 1871

Re: New Year Honours Dec 2020

The role of a make-up artist,if employed by the Nhs is a vital cog in rehabilitation after facial damage.Disguising burns is very hard.Another cadre of worthis work at Vauxhall for MI7,helping to disguise spies etc.
by mumbojumbo
31 Dec 2020, 6:00pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pricing a bike for sale
Replies: 36
Views: 1270

Re: Pricing a bike for sale

Does ebay offer this facility?
by mumbojumbo
31 Dec 2020, 5:59pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK.
Replies: 181
Views: 4458

Re: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK.

Re: Petition to increase the 25kmh limit on electric bikes in the UK. Postby Jdsk » 30 Dec 2020, 8:42pm Now 4,687 signatories in 11 months. Jonathan 5,000 out of population of 70,000,000 .That is one person in 14,000.A cyclist in Keswick,Ambleside and the Lakes supports this measure.A similar numbe...
by mumbojumbo
31 Dec 2020, 5:52pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New Year Honours Dec 2020
Replies: 95
Views: 1871

Re: New Year Honours Dec 2020

He was in Albion Country Band and sung with finger in ear.Most of the audience followed his lead,the rest simply left the auditorium.