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by buryman
28 Dec 2020, 1:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Bike storage shed suggestions
Replies: 19
Views: 660

Re: Bike storage shed suggestions

Totally off topic but lovely to hear "chumping". We used to do it (in Bradford) before plot night in the 1950s.
by buryman
1 Jul 2020, 4:50pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Oldest Still Serving Panniers/Saddle Bag
Replies: 41
Views: 1459

Re: Oldest Still Serving Panniers/Saddle Bag

Twenty plus year old Karrimors still in daily use on a bike that may interest Morzedec.

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by buryman
25 Jun 2020, 8:19am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Your help pls Bradford/Shipley
Replies: 17
Views: 854

Re: Your help pls Bradford/Shipley

I remember Swan Arcade very well, a wonderful building which symbolised Bradford's premier position in the wool trade. Arndaleised in the early 60s.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swan_Arcade,_Bradford
by buryman
7 Apr 2020, 3:11pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Early Rough Stuff Fellowship Bikes
Replies: 88
Views: 3747

Re: Early Rough Stuff Fellowship Bikes

Available (2nd hand) through Abebooks.
by buryman
21 Mar 2020, 6:54pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: FREE ENTERTAINMENT!
Replies: 98
Views: 3073

Re: FREE ENTERTAINMENT!

The last time that I climbed ToB was on a model of bike that we share, Holdsworth Ultima, still going strong.
by buryman
21 Mar 2020, 2:16pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: FREE ENTERTAINMENT!
Replies: 98
Views: 3073

Re: FREE ENTERTAINMENT!

Trough of Bowland?
by buryman
20 Dec 2019, 9:03pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mashing the tea.
Replies: 32
Views: 943

Re: Mashing the tea.

Bradford in the 50s we mashed tea.
by buryman
19 Aug 2019, 12:02pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Living without owning an internal combustion engine
Replies: 284
Views: 16012

Re: Living without owning an internal combustion engine

Is that a Holdsworth Ultima?
by buryman
11 Jun 2018, 8:41pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: ethanol, meths or bioethanol, where to buy while touring uk?
Replies: 17
Views: 3118

Re: ethanol, meths or bioethanol, where to buy while touring uk?

Wilkinsons still sell blue meths in 500ml bottles.
by buryman
24 Apr 2018, 12:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Product Pushers
Replies: 2
Views: 759

Re: Product Pushers

http://www.petesy.co.uk/

Just back on the web after a lengthy absence.
by buryman
28 Jan 2018, 9:45am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: The Best Hostels in the World
Replies: 17
Views: 1214

Re: The Best Hostels in the World

Nant y Dernol with the eccentric warden, George who ended up living near Dolgoch hostel.
by buryman
7 Dec 2017, 2:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: DAHON FOR TOURING
Replies: 46
Views: 4336

Re: DAHON FOR TOURING

Think the lowest gear on a Speed TR is about 21"

Thanks. That's a decent bottom if your not camping.
by buryman
7 Dec 2017, 1:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: DAHON FOR TOURING
Replies: 46
Views: 4336

Re: DAHON FOR TOURING

What would be the low gear in inches for a Speed TR?