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by Mansfield Marauder
12 Feb 2007, 1:23pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Information Please on Hawk Cycles
Replies: 5
Views: 2025

Information Please on Hawk Cycles

Does anyone out there know anything about Hawk Cycles or Ammaco Bikes? :)
by Mansfield Marauder
4 Feb 2007, 8:20am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Choice of Bike
Replies: 5
Views: 890

What do I like about my bike: it uses 26X1 3/8" wheels with treads on tyres suitable for road work but not that thin as to be dangerous on gravel. Frame is tough handles the conditions weight well. What don't I like about my bike: It is a converted Hercules Commuter (it is old) and it is wearin...
by Mansfield Marauder
2 Feb 2007, 6:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Choice of Bike
Replies: 5
Views: 890

Yeah I think it will have to the carrera unfortunately I am only looking at the moment pity about A & C sports I think that will On Yer Bike as the only dedicated Bike shop in Mansfield which is unfortunate
by Mansfield Marauder
2 Feb 2007, 6:21pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Just plain stupid
Replies: 27
Views: 4677

Sorry I seem to have missed the point If the drivers were overtaking in a manner to endanger the cyclists then they should bloody well loose there licesenses permanently but I still think the father should have been a lot closer and the young girl on the pavement where possible.
by Mansfield Marauder
2 Feb 2007, 2:22pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Just plain stupid
Replies: 27
Views: 4677

Tough one this I suspect most drivers were doing there best in a difficult situation, a situation which in my opninion should never have arisen, the child should have been on the pavement with Dad along side and if there was no pavement then he should have been behind and slightly to the right which...
by Mansfield Marauder
2 Feb 2007, 2:08pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Which is best
Replies: 2
Views: 972

Which is best

I am in a bit of a quandry I have a choice of two bikes each 14 speed each costing about £200. I comute via train, road and cycle path/Canal tow path do I buy a Raliegh airlite 100 or a Carrera from halfords? :?
by Mansfield Marauder
30 Jan 2007, 2:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Choice of Bike
Replies: 5
Views: 890

Choice of Bike

Which bike should I choose? I cycle/train ride to work along astretch of Cycle route 6 some of it is quite rough as it goes off road so the council does not feel a responsibillity to maintain it or keep it free of glass. (rant over) :evil: At the moment I cover about 5 miles but I am intending to in...
by Mansfield Marauder
19 Jan 2007, 2:27pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Complies with RVLR
Replies: 39
Views: 8768

Lights on Horses

I am sure I have read some where in the Highway code that if you are riding a horse in adverse visibillity you display something called a stirrup light which should display a white light to the front and red light to the rear so any one riding a horse after dark and not displaying a light is breakin...
by Mansfield Marauder
9 Jan 2007, 8:08am
Forum: On the road
Topic: wind affect
Replies: 4
Views: 1114

Wind Affect

I have cycled in some pretty hairy winds in my youth, so when I stuck my head out the door this morning and nearly had it took off by the force 9 that was blowing I'm afraid I did a quick turn around and jumped in the metal box to drive to work. Sorry but I considered the wind too dangerous especial...
by Mansfield Marauder
9 Jan 2007, 7:59am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 16
Views: 2401

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to everyone I hope Father Christmas was kind to you all I also shall playing with my new toys for my bike, well the computer bit any way the new lights are not so much fun. May the coming year be punctureless and accident free. :D