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by cycleruk
18 Jan 2019, 8:02pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?
Replies: 16
Views: 251

Re: Ant and Dec ....best comedy duo - really?

I don't rate them as a "comedy duo".
They are just a couple of presenters.
by cycleruk
17 Jan 2019, 11:35am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Arnside to Grange-over Sands
Replies: 13
Views: 1081

Re: Arnside to Grange-over Sands

I have used the train once. Stopped a night at Hawkeshead YHA, rode down ( and up :roll: ) to Cark Station. Across the bridge over to Silverdale station and a lunch stop at the RSPB centre (Leighton Moss) . Thence home from there. Just a bit different from the usual and quite pleasant. Had a bit of ...
by cycleruk
16 Jan 2019, 3:44pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: PoB undertakes, threatens violence
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: PoB undertakes, threatens violence

Richard Fairhurst wrote:cycleruk, why have you posted a picture of Michael Gove above?

:lol:
by cycleruk
16 Jan 2019, 11:37am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Had my first puncture today
Replies: 41
Views: 1405

Re: Had my first puncture today

Out with a few club mates yesterday :) and after about 8 miles a call "I've got a puncture" :( from the front rider. So set to and changed the tube, which seemed to take ages and weather was a bit cold for standing around. Tube replaced and out comes the CO2 cannister and the tyre inflated...
by cycleruk
15 Jan 2019, 11:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Had my first puncture today
Replies: 41
Views: 1405

Re: Had my first puncture today

foxyrider wrote:
cycleruk wrote:I do all the above but sometimes the QR nut seems to clash with the dérailleur pivot. :?


Well that's simple, pull the derraileur back out of the way :lol:

That won't move the pivot out of the way. The part that contains the dérailleur fixing screw.
by cycleruk
15 Jan 2019, 9:51am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: aluminium bars - 3 year life?
Replies: 38
Views: 1331

Re: aluminium bars - 3 year life?

Not replaced any of mine. A couple of friends though have had broken bars.
I have had a stem and also a threaded steerer break. :shock:
by cycleruk
13 Jan 2019, 10:56pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Had my first puncture today
Replies: 41
Views: 1405

Re: Had my first puncture today

I do all the above but sometimes the QR nut seems to clash with the dérailleur pivot. :?
by cycleruk
13 Jan 2019, 8:01pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: When will winter start?
Replies: 33
Views: 756

Re: When will winter start?

Minus 23 in Greece - Plus 13 in Cornwall. I think they've got the map side down. :roll: My (quickly googled) online Athens forecast says overnight minima tonight is 37 degrees Fahrenheit and the trend is warming with 50 plus daytime temps expected later this week. It is colder in the North perhaps ...
by cycleruk
13 Jan 2019, 7:30pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Mapometer - what else is there?
Replies: 7
Views: 312

Re: Mapometer - what else is there?

I mainly use = Ride with GPS :- http://www.ridewithgps.com
Besides Plotaroute there is -
Cycle Travel:- https://cycle.travel/map
Bikehike:- http://bikehike.co.uk/index.php

Probably others as well but like Mick-F i have not heard of Mapometer.
by cycleruk
13 Jan 2019, 7:18pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Peak District hard tail or full suss
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Re: Peak District hard tail or full suss

? bit more of a clue as to the 'Challenge' please. I presume it is British Heart Foundation :- https://www.bhf.org.uk/how-you-can-help/events/bike-rides/peak-district-mountain-bike-challenge I have ridden a few times in the Peak District and quite happy on a hard tail. Front suspension though helpe...
by cycleruk
13 Jan 2019, 3:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Research pays off
Replies: 8
Views: 257

Re: Research pays off

Is that what today's pound is worth compared with when we started work. :?:
by cycleruk
13 Jan 2019, 10:53am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Had my first puncture today
Replies: 41
Views: 1405

Re: Had my first puncture today

Do you know why couldn't you get the wheel back in?
I sometimes have trouble with the back wheel just sliding back in and that is after many years of practice. :roll:
by cycleruk
13 Jan 2019, 10:46am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Where is all that gravel?
Replies: 59
Views: 1910

Re: Where is all that gravel?

Most of our local roads are turning into gravel. :x :wink:
Just another marketing ploy.
by cycleruk
11 Jan 2019, 8:33pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: EBAY-Classic 1980s Falcon San Remo 531 bike, Campag22"
Replies: 7
Views: 654

Re: Classic 1980s Falcon San Remo 531 bike, Campag22"

Pictures are a lot easier to post now. Look at the bottom of your post and you see "Image Attachments" Click on this and it prompts "Add images". You can either just open a photo out of your album and attach, or even just drag and drop. Instruction on opening :- If you wish to at...