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by pk
24 Oct 2014, 2:51pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: How many bikes on Easyjet flights?
Replies: 6
Views: 987

Re: How many bikes on Easyjet flights?

SAdly the f word , or at least the OW words, would be appropriate for our group.
by pk
23 Oct 2014, 2:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: How many bikes on Easyjet flights?
Replies: 6
Views: 987

How many bikes on Easyjet flights?

a group i ride with are planning a tour of Northern ireland, flying from Gatwick. there will be 15/17 bikes.

Easyjet take bikes, but do they have a limit on the number of bikes they will allow on a single flight?
by pk
6 Jun 2011, 5:58pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Weight of Water
Replies: 35
Views: 2950

Re: Weight of Water

mrsbloomsburybarton wrote:That's what I thought. Somebody is trying to convince me I save weight by drinking the water, I think I only do that by sweating it out!!



not until it evaporates from your clothes!
by pk
13 May 2011, 10:41pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Patellar Tendinopathy :evil:
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Patellar Tendinopathy :evil:

Hi PK & thanks for the reply. Glad to hear that you're sorted. It's given me something to be optimistic about :D If I could achieve your level of rehab I'd be a happy bunny. I'm not sure when the Smidsy ride was :oops: How long did it take from starting the stretching/exercises until the Februa...
by pk
12 May 2011, 10:51pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Patellar Tendinopathy :evil:
Replies: 5
Views: 579

Re: Patellar Tendinopathy :evil:

I've been diagnosed with the above in my right knee & was wondering if anyone else has had this ? I'm 48 & have never had a days ill health in my life. It's come as a real shock. The physio reckons there's a well recognised routine for recovery from this & it'll take 12 weeks. I can sta...
by pk
2 May 2011, 4:44pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cyclists, an opinion from a lorry driver
Replies: 92
Views: 6708

Re: Cyclists, an opinion from a lorry driver

I would never blame a cyclist for an incident that resulted from undertaking,h. 1. Do you REALLY mean that? 2. When i was training as a volunteer for Victim Support, it was made clear that there was a big difference between victim blaming and helping victims recognise that different behaviour might...
by pk
2 May 2011, 4:25pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cyclists, an opinion from a lorry driver
Replies: 92
Views: 6708

Re: Cyclists, an opinion from a lorry driver

And what of the frequent case where the lorry pulls up alongside the cyclist before turning left? . I too often see cyclists pulling up at traffic lights hard on the left, one foot on the pavement. Far better to follow the advice of cycle craft and stop in the centre of the lane. I always stop in t...
by pk
5 Oct 2010, 6:45pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Patello-femoral pain
Replies: 30
Views: 3137

Re: Patello-femoral pain

I almost exited the page in disgust at the first sentence:

Knee pain is one of the most common complaints that plague’s the active population
by pk
26 Aug 2010, 9:26pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What to do if your brakes fail?
Replies: 81
Views: 4335

Re: What to do if your brakes fail?

If both brakes fail? You might as well discuss going to the moon on a pogo stick. excactly that happened to a friend on a very steep down hill into a villlage on the C2C ( mechanical discs on mtb, poor maintence and too manyb hills!) He opted to stop against the cottage door he found approaching hi...
by pk
10 Jan 2010, 8:14pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tagalong for kids reccomendations/advice
Replies: 16
Views: 2119

Re: Tagalong for kids reccomendations/advice

fraxinus wrote:The little un is big enough for a tagalong now. Any reccomendations or advice. Thanks


I've got one stashed at the back of the garage - available for a modest fee.

Where are you? I'm in l0ndon sw19

PM me if you might be interested and i'll check wha tit is
by pk
5 Jan 2010, 5:01pm
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?
Replies: 393
Views: 98760

Re: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?

thirdcrank wrote:
pk wrote:..
Just in case you missed it skimming, have a look at John Catt's blog to see your concerns about a lack of independence illustrated. g.



thank you for the pointer - yes i had missed that in my skimming
by pk
5 Jan 2010, 4:29pm
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?
Replies: 393
Views: 98760

Re: Are we looking forward to being a membership charity?

Even the hint of possible future funding can influence people's thinking and reduce their enthusiasm for sharp campaigning (you don't bite that hand which you hope is going to feed you better than you've ever been fed before .) " I've trawled through much of this thread with rising alarm. My i...
by pk
10 Oct 2009, 3:00pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: An amusing flat...
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Re: An amusing flat...

Picked up my bike from service & new tyre fitting, popped it in the back of my car. Front wheel about 6 inches from the top of the driver's seat. Few hundred yard down the road they inner tube explodes - it took me a few minute to work out just what had happened - but inside a car 6 inches from ...
by pk
4 Feb 2009, 11:01am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Spd pedals & long term health issues
Replies: 18
Views: 1578

I Yes, I'll stop pulling I think. I'm afraid of permanent knee damage at this youngish age of mine (33). I've seen alot of reports to the effect that pulling up contibutes very little - the benefit of clipless comes from unweighing the pedal on the up stroke, not active pulling, and from working ro...
by pk
5 Jan 2009, 4:59pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Runs Leader - Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 473

Re: Runs Leader - Advice

Kelletcycles wrote:I organise the runs for my local cycling club. In this age of litigation it seems that naming a leader may have implications if a problem occurs. How do the CTC advise their Groups to deal with this?


have a look at

http://www.ctc.org.uk/resources/Go_Biki ... rguide.pdf