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by mumbojumbo
3 Aug 2020, 4:19pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: 50% off meals to a max of £10 pp
Replies: 15
Views: 377

Re: 50% off meals to a max of £10 pp

Waist of tax-payers money,to coincide with means-testing of free TV for elderly.OP refers to eating cheap at £20 per head-up here £20 buys cod and scraps for four,and free bottle of pop.
by mumbojumbo
3 Aug 2020, 12:02pm
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: Had your bike stolen? Useful tips for recovery
Replies: 7
Views: 24711

Re: Had your bike stolen? Useful tips for recovery

Your right to correct the error and in days of you're kids in school could ge cained for less.
by mumbojumbo
3 Aug 2020, 11:31am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Dawes Galaxy 2000-2009
Replies: 1
Views: 158

Dawes Galaxy 2000-2009

I have read in several places that Dawes are no longer British as the frames were built initially in Czech Rep.and latterly in Vietnam,and that the quality of the frame-building has been compromised.Even heard some versions in aluminium.Can anyone enlighten me?
by mumbojumbo
3 Aug 2020, 9:59am
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Panniers Karrimor set of front and a set of rear.
Replies: 1
Views: 415

Re: Panniers Karrimor set of front and a set of rear.

Was Ruddington linked to Luddite movement-seem to recall some history teacher refering to ruddy Luddites of Ruddington,the redness caused by exertions of smashing machinery?
by mumbojumbo
2 Aug 2020, 8:36pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dawes Galaxy Tour
Replies: 72
Views: 11073

Re: Dawes Galaxy Tour

All very interesting.
by mumbojumbo
2 Aug 2020, 3:15pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: wot's going on here, then??
Replies: 18
Views: 456

Re: wot's going on here, then??

It confirms what many think

The West Country begins in Bristol-unless you come from D&C
by mumbojumbo
2 Aug 2020, 11:40am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Which is it most important to reopen asap? Pubs or Schools
Replies: 160
Views: 3075

Re: Which is it most important to reopen asap? Pubs or Schools

Children have one chance to learn.We have plenty of overweight people,partly attributable to alcohol and high calorie pub grub.The only people likely to favour the pub option are 1.disaffected scholars 2.pub owners,and staff 3.shareholders in Diagio etc. 4.brexit fan,Dim Martin 5.teachers etc 6.peop...
by mumbojumbo
2 Aug 2020, 11:32am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: TV licensing...
Replies: 1144
Views: 62728

Re: TV licensing...

We had meter fitted,after the tee taking cold feed to bath,boiler and Wc,making for very low bills.|It was fitted by contractor,who had no grasp of plumbing.
by mumbojumbo
1 Aug 2020, 4:42pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: SOLD Bars and shifters complete 9 x 3 speed
Replies: 2
Views: 214

Re: Bars and shifters complete 9 x 3 speed

yes please-sending pm now
John
by mumbojumbo
27 Jul 2020, 7:32am
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: bob jackson world tourer SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 536

Re: bob jackson world tourer

Which saddle will replace Brooks,please?
by mumbojumbo
26 Jul 2020, 8:46pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: A mask in your bike bag?
Replies: 99
Views: 2964

Re: A mask in your bike bag?

Round our way cafes stock free masks for customers,which seems excellent business sense,given gross margins on coffeee of £2 per cup.
by mumbojumbo
26 Jul 2020, 8:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pete Green
Replies: 13
Views: 517

Re: Pete Green

Truly,a man of the world who is the equal of Clapton,and with integrity to spare,unlike the plagarist who played for Fred Heppelin.