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by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 9:22pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Gear changing with stiff fingers/wrist
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Re: Gear changing with stiff fingers/wrist

Have you looked at electronic shifting?

Arthritis and Di2
https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1088742-arthritis-di2.html

Jonathan
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 9:05pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?
Replies: 22
Views: 571

Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

It should be considered as an option... try it out and list the advantages and disadvantages... just like any other decision.

Jonathan
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 8:54pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: carrying charge from hub dynamo
Replies: 15
Views: 224

Re: carrying charge from hub dynamo

simonineaston wrote:
Threaded bosses?

Yeah but - aren't they full of bolt?

I don't use the frame as a conductor, but if I did... ring terminals?

Jonathan
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 8:03pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: carrying charge from hub dynamo
Replies: 15
Views: 224

Re: carrying charge from hub dynamo

Threaded bosses?

Jonathan
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 7:52pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code revisions: Consultation open until 27 October 2020
Replies: 96
Views: 2923

Re: Highway Code revisions: Consultation open until 27 October 2020

.... What's the offence committed by breaching the regulations on Construction and Use? Or does it go to something generic, such as criminal negligence or manslaughter (as above)? ... The charge would be contravening the relevant con & use offence Incidentally, there are loads of them, megaload...
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 7:51pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code revisions: Consultation open until 27 October 2020
Replies: 96
Views: 2923

Re: Highway Code revisions: Consultation open until 27 October 2020

.... What's the offence committed by breaching the regulations on Construction and Use? Or does it go to something generic, such as criminal negligence or manslaughter (as above)? ... The charge would be contravening the relevant con & use offence Incidentally, there are loads of them, megaload...
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 6:35pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Crank lengths !
Replies: 5
Views: 159

Re: Crank lengths !

I think of two main issues:

1 What's comfortable?

2 How does it affect power output etc? The current answer seems to be "Not as much as previously thought".

Jonathan

PS: Agree about the exclamation mark. ; - )
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 5:51pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Witness or victim?
Replies: 35
Views: 754

Re: Witness or victim?

The cycle lane doesn't tell cyclists where they have to ride. It offers them an option that isn't open to other road users.

Jonathan
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 5:39pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: carrying charge from hub dynamo
Replies: 15
Views: 224

Re: carrying charge from hub dynamo

Yes, cars still use the body as earth/ return. There is some non-conductive gluing where there would have been welding, and a lot more digital stuff and a fair bit of multiplexing, but there's also lots of simple traditional analogue circuitry. Jonathan PS: Most (if not all) electric-only vehicles h...
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 5:27pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code revisions: Consultation open until 27 October 2020
Replies: 96
Views: 2923

Re: Highway Code revisions: Consultation open until 27 October 2020

The utility cyclist wrote:The only scientific evidence/research actually done on 'Dutch reach' was by an English university...

Have you got a reference, please?

Thanks

Jonathan
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 4:51pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Witness or victim?
Replies: 35
Views: 754

Re: Witness or victim?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vye7Y-y50G0 I can't tell because I can't see if the road narrows at the junction or if there are other hazards. It's a staggered junction - with the "straight-on" road being a few feet to the left. So, when I cycled that route I always took primary at the j...
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 4:31pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Witness or victim?
Replies: 35
Views: 754

Re: Witness or victim?

https://youtu.be/JZYzK1gZRlM doesn't look particularly high to me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOB538zCr_M looks a bit high to start with, but it's difficult without cameras pointing both ways. And by the time of the offence it looks like an appropriate control position. https://www.youtube.com...
by Jdsk
5 Aug 2020, 1:23pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Highway Code revisions: Consultation open until 27 October 2020
Replies: 96
Views: 2923

Re: Highway Code revisions: Consultation open until 27 October 2020

Thanks.

What's the offence committed by breaching the regulations on Construction and Use? Or does it go to something generic, such as criminal negligence or manslaughter (as above)?

Jonathan