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by Cunobelin
23 Sep 2018, 1:42pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student
Replies: 30
Views: 582

Re: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student

Just to be pedantic (and off topic0 in reply t the bicycle light advocates. The fact that few of these lights have filtration and a beam pattern is evident of you actually look at the beam patterns of cycle lights. With the exception of a few they are all unfiltered and un restricted beams This is t...
by Cunobelin
23 Sep 2018, 10:11am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Walking Britain’s lost railways
Replies: 7
Views: 124

Re: Walking Britain’s lost railways

Anyone watching this programme? Rather enjoyed the first episode. Apart from now wanting to go cycle the route he walked, it’s really obvious how much is available to be turned into decent cycle routes! There is a problem with these routes They become cycle routes, they become popular as leisure an...
by Cunobelin
23 Sep 2018, 9:58am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 130Kg on a 2012 Brompton
Replies: 19
Views: 532

Re: 130Kg on a 2012 Brompton

I have a 1994 Brompton T6 that is doing fine with regular use and a similar weight burden
by Cunobelin
23 Sep 2018, 9:51am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student
Replies: 30
Views: 582

Re: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student

The OP has asked for advice on a mount, he was not asking for advice on what light to buy.
by Cunobelin
23 Sep 2018, 9:49am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student
Replies: 30
Views: 582

Re: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student

[…] You also need to inform Cycling UK whose stance on these lights is certainly not in support of your claims. Some cyclists like to fit extra lamps and reflectors, in addition to the approved ones specified above. This is perfectly legal provided they are the correct colour and in an appropriate ...
by Cunobelin
22 Sep 2018, 8:14pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 7081
Views: 196589

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Definition of Brexit... An Englishman, Scotsman, Welshman, and. Northern Irish person walk into a bar to order a drink They then all leave the bar without one because the Englishman wanted to Correction. ............ because both the Englishman and the Welshman wanted to. ... and the Cornish man, o...
by Cunobelin
22 Sep 2018, 6:01pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Velo South closed roads sportive - good idea?!?
Replies: 169
Views: 13448

Re: Velo South closed roads sportive - good idea?!?

awavey wrote: . . . frankly Id be amazed if it didnt near enough bankrupt them

According to the organisers on a local TV interview, they are fully covered by the insurance payout
by Cunobelin
22 Sep 2018, 2:09pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: "Sacred Places" - a Non-Secular thread
Replies: 51
Views: 1053

Re: "Sacred Places" - a Non-Secular thread

Went to a church that used to have a little hole in the wall beside the altar, so that people who had the plague could hear the sermon without going near other people. The hole is bricked up now Plan to visit a service tomorrow in a church where plague victims were buried, that was a few hundred ye...
by Cunobelin
22 Sep 2018, 2:03pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 7081
Views: 196589

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Definition of Brexit...

An Englishman, Scotsman, Welshman, and. Northern Irish person walk into a bar to order a drink

They then all leave the bar without one because the Englishman wanted to
by Cunobelin
22 Sep 2018, 9:00am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student
Replies: 30
Views: 582

Re: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student

mattsccm wrote:Please, not again.
Stick to the point.


The point is that someone is claiming the OP's light is illegal, when it is not.

Providing he has a cheap BS approved light to fulfil the legal requirement, he can proceed with his plan to mount this light, despite erroneous advice to the contrary
by Cunobelin
22 Sep 2018, 8:44am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student
Replies: 30
Views: 582

Re: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student

Which is fine for the low-power Two Ronnies front/rear marker sort, but with those torches, it's dazzling and thereby illegal. Nope, not at all illegal.if you have a BS approved basic light, anything else you supplement it with is legal We've done this dance a few times but no, dazzling lights are ...
by Cunobelin
21 Sep 2018, 8:56pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: No More Extra 9 Months on Passport After Early Renewal
Replies: 39
Views: 668

Re: No More Extra 9 Months on Passport After Early Renewal

You are all missing the important point.... they will be blue


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....as will the ration books
by Cunobelin
21 Sep 2018, 8:43pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student
Replies: 30
Views: 582

Re: Bike Torch Mount For A Broke Student

mjr wrote:
Cunobelin wrote:95% of cycle lights have no filtration or focus

Which is fine for the low-power Two Ronnies front/rear marker sort, but with those torches, it's dazzling and thereby illegal.


Nope, not at all illegal.if you have a BS approved basic light, anything else you supplement it with is legal
by Cunobelin
21 Sep 2018, 8:40pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Velo South closed roads sportive - good idea?!?
Replies: 169
Views: 13448

Re: Velo South closed roads sportive - good idea?!?

According to the BBC news, the event is now cancelled due to the weather..... the organisers are I suspect laughing all the way to the bank I wonder how many refunds there will be, or whether they will use the T&C to walk away with the money this post reveals more about you than the organisers....
by Cunobelin
21 Sep 2018, 6:47pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Velo South closed roads sportive - good idea?!?
Replies: 169
Views: 13448

Re: Velo South closed roads sportive - good idea?!?

According to the BBC news, the event is now cancelled due to the weather..... the organisers are I suspect laughing all the way to the bank I wonder how many refunds there will be, or whether they will use the T&C to walk away with the money "full refund of their event entry fees & car...