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by Tinpotflowers
20 Feb 2020, 5:02pm
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: Pay
Replies: 24
Views: 830

Re: Pay

The govt have made noises about every kid in the country getting bikeability......you have to wonder where all the instructors are going to be found. Same place as the new nurses, I imagine, they'll just magically appear if we're suitably optimistic. Though not so much like the nurses I wouldn't be...
by Tinpotflowers
18 Feb 2020, 1:02pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Is this forum unrepresentative?
Replies: 105
Views: 2735

Re: Is this forum unrepresentative?

The Brexit thread has been active since Sept 2016 and in that time I'm pretty sure the majority of posts have been from people who voted to remain. This means, A few very prolific remain posters who'll not stop. Leave voters got fed up and stopped posting ( with one or two notable exceptions, you k...
by Tinpotflowers
17 Feb 2020, 3:55pm
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: Pay
Replies: 24
Views: 830

Re: Pay

by Tinpotflowers
9 Feb 2020, 6:57pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Is this forum unrepresentative?
Replies: 105
Views: 2735

Re: Is this forum unrepresentative?

There are a number of Conservative cycling groups, in various places. The Conservative Cycling Campaign are quite active on twitter as @ToryCycling and seem to promote and support reasonable initiatives. Cycling UK had events at both Labour & Conservative party conferences last year https://www...
by Tinpotflowers
23 Jan 2020, 11:31pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: HS2
Replies: 535
Views: 76920

Re: HS2

by Tinpotflowers
12 Jan 2020, 9:10pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: London to Hastings route
Replies: 10
Views: 445

Re: London to Hastings route

Not sure if this it the right page for routes... Anyway, like it says in the title, I'm interested in riding from London to Hastings soon and wondered if there are any recommendations for routes. From Google maps it looks like there are some pretty major hills, I've done London to Brighton a few ti...
by Tinpotflowers
8 Jan 2020, 2:52pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Pedals and big feet in trainers
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Pedals and big feet in trainers

Pedals and big feet in trainers size 10 (UK size) I have found my feet are too far back on the pedal and that the surface area of the pedal is too small. I use the following pedal https://www.tredz.co.uk/.MKS-GR9-Road-Cage-Pedals_18208.htm?sku=23229&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_c...
by Tinpotflowers
6 Jan 2020, 9:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently
Replies: 645
Views: 57994

Re: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently

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by Tinpotflowers
29 Dec 2019, 5:54pm
Forum: National Standard Cycle Training
Topic: M-Check etc.
Replies: 42
Views: 908

Re: When will P Tuohy Leave?

M check is good in that it makes people follow a prescribed path along the bike checking stuff as they go and so they are less likely to forget stuff. However one of the main issues with it is that everyone's version of it is different, i.e. includes different checks. There is also the ABC, ABCD an...
by Tinpotflowers
28 Dec 2019, 9:49pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: When will P Tuohy Leave?
Replies: 124
Views: 44631

Re: When will P Tuohy Leave?

Graham wrote:
Tinpotflowers wrote: I meet a cycle inspector . . . . .

A cycle inspector !! What is a cycle inspector ?



Opps instructor
by Tinpotflowers
28 Dec 2019, 6:29pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: When will P Tuohy Leave?
Replies: 124
Views: 44631

Re: When will P Tuohy Leave?

It was mentioned above that people join the group they identified with. what is CUK id, I meet a cycle inspector who said that the CTC is load of old men going out on Dawes Galaxy's. As anything changes?
by Tinpotflowers
28 Dec 2019, 8:22am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: When will P Tuohy Leave?
Replies: 124
Views: 44631

Re: When will P Tuohy Leave?

RickH wrote:
Tinpotflowers wrote:
gaz wrote:+1.

Why should BC cooperate, they are doing just fine.

Because they recognise the benefits of cooperation? On their Campaigning page
We're working with our fellow active travel organisations to campaign for change.



But why are people joining BC and not CUK?
by Tinpotflowers
27 Dec 2019, 10:05pm
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: When will P Tuohy Leave?
Replies: 124
Views: 44631

Re: When will P Tuohy Leave?

gaz wrote:
PH wrote:I'd rather see more co operation and less rivalry, I don't consider either to be without their faults, though I consider them both to do some good.

+1.

Why should BC cooperate, they are doing just fine.
by Tinpotflowers
27 Dec 2019, 9:04am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: When will P Tuohy Leave?
Replies: 124
Views: 44631

Re: When will P Tuohy Leave?

He is still there there nearly 2.5 years later :wink: And what's the latest membership figure? 68,000 according to the latest email. I know it's fluctuated within my area, but never by more than a few percent and it's been steadily rising for at least five years. We used to get the contact details,...
by Tinpotflowers
11 Dec 2019, 11:18am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Finland Future Female (FFF)
Replies: 22
Views: 595

Re: Finland Future Female (FFF)

As somebody who is fast approaching their last sixties, I agree all of the above, but I do think some able leaders could with a bit maturity e.g. Justin Trudeau who seem to develop a habit of put their foot in their mouth.