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by commuter world
24 Mar 2010, 12:59pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Mark Beaumont
Replies: 91
Views: 6896

Re: Mark Beaumont

he has cycled the distance. It is not as if he just did some of it, getting the bike out of the back of a pickup truck just before a landmark and filming him cycle past it, then to put the bike in the back and drive off to the next scene. He cycled it all, the whole distance. I've not watched it ye...
by commuter world
4 Jul 2009, 12:07pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: kraftwerk at manchester velodrome
Replies: 1
Views: 283

kraftwerk at manchester velodrome

gig itself was fantgastic, but of interest to cycle fans was that during tour de france 4 members of team gb - Ed Clancy, Jason Kenny, Jamie Staff and Geraint Thomas - did laps round the track! ralph did point out they were trained by germans, but it was great to see - for those of yu that don't kno...
by commuter world
16 Mar 2009, 1:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Computers,Heart Rate Monitors and Turbo trainers
Replies: 7
Views: 716

Re: Computers,Heart Rate Monitors and Turbo trainers

cna you let me know how yu got on with this?
am getting a turbo trainer & a need a computer that will work on the trainer as well as on the road, so ideally needs to fit on back wheel.
have been told led lights may interfere with wireless computers - anyone know more about this?
thanks
by commuter world
8 Oct 2008, 2:08pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: The Cycle to Work Scheme ?
Replies: 113
Views: 10098

You have quoted some reasons that are not true, ie: pensions that will be affected, having to fill out mileage claims, and contracts changing. Need to pick this up - I hope that I am misreading this and that you are not suggesting that I am not telling the truth but that you disagree. 1. Pensions a...
by commuter world
1 Oct 2008, 1:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mail order rights from an EU country - advice please
Replies: 7
Views: 797

i'd have to check, but if the goods come from outside the uk, you may be able to claim against the importer.
by commuter world
28 Sep 2008, 1:01am
Forum: On the road
Topic: first commute!
Replies: 11
Views: 1203

grr
had a valve failure on way home just by clifton suspension bridge.
had to get picked up so didn't get to cycle down the 'orrible hills that struggled with on way in. :evil:
by commuter world
26 Sep 2008, 5:12pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Photo's/pics/images
Replies: 67
Views: 5163

Asdace wrote:This is a photo of my ex :evil: :o
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she the one in the hat in the front, or the blue/ purple dress on the right?
by commuter world
26 Sep 2008, 1:17pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1680
Views: 476889

my 2 day old

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by commuter world
26 Sep 2008, 1:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: I'm doomed
Replies: 15
Views: 1205

UrbanManc wrote:
cranky wrote:Check out what glass does to your tyres, stick to plastic :)


Check out puncture proof tyres .. stick to glass . :P


what's the point of being puncture proof if they stick to glass?

oh, wait...
by commuter world
26 Sep 2008, 1:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Photo's/pics/images
Replies: 67
Views: 5163

on a street sign in barcelona

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by commuter world
26 Sep 2008, 8:52am
Forum: On the road
Topic: first commute!
Replies: 11
Views: 1203

first commute!

well got the new bike earlier this week, had to change the shoes yesterday as the front bolt wouldn't take a screw, so after a practise last night learning how to get in & out of look keo cleats was finally able to cycle in this morning over 10 miles of bristol hills, did have to get off & w...
by commuter world
24 Sep 2008, 5:22pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Photo's/pics/images
Replies: 67
Views: 5163

pics from our holiday in toronto last year http://snap36.photobox.co.uk/984034826327ee3143076cb838adcf879de7ee37906c480039e2b9f3.jpg cn tower reflected in nearby building (took me ages to find one that would reflect enough of it) http://snap36.photobox.co.uk/980861832e03063e03a001648be41e0443065ebfc...
by commuter world
24 Sep 2008, 5:04pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: setting up/ preparing brand new bike
Replies: 3
Views: 417

thanks all

it's an orbea, so comes with saddle & pedals, so that's one thing less to check :D
by commuter world
24 Sep 2008, 2:06pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Advice On Buying A Bike
Replies: 20
Views: 1960

on our cycle to work scheme we were stuck with the rrp, can't even get bikes at sale prices we were also told we couldn't go above the £1k - if you can get it through an LBS rather than halfords, you may be okay with getting extra, but the fact that on the scheme you don't own the bike initially is ...
by commuter world
24 Sep 2008, 2:02pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: setting up/ preparing brand new bike
Replies: 3
Views: 417

setting up/ preparing brand new bike

collect my new bike from halfords (cycle to work scheme) later tonight
:D

it was assembled by the suppliers, so won't be built by halfords, what should i do before i ride it
thinking in terms of lubrication/ safety checks/ preventative measures etc