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by durhambiker
6 Mar 2011, 4:52pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1625
Views: 457763

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

koga 010.jpg
my koga miyata
by durhambiker
20 Jan 2011, 8:57pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What to look for on a new touring bike.
Replies: 36
Views: 3770

Re: What to look for on a new touring bike.

I noticed the picture richard barratt sent you.The bike has no mudguards,as said before im no bike techy,but have rode lots of bikes mainly without mudguards,and you are seriously wet even in the most the minor of rain from back and front.Just a thought
by durhambiker
19 Jan 2011, 7:24pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What to look for on a new touring bike.
Replies: 36
Views: 3770

Re: What to look for on a new touring bike.

Hi,struggling to send a long email for some reason,so will keep it short.I tried a dawes ultra,purchased a Koga miyata randonneur instead,I think its a fantastic bike.
by durhambiker
12 Jun 2010, 4:24pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Dawes Galaxy, any good?
Replies: 10
Views: 6046

Re: Dawes Galaxy, any good?

I tried a dawes ultra galaxy,then a Koga miyata randonneur,the Koga is miles better,in my opinion!.So much so I bought one.
by durhambiker
12 Jun 2010, 4:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1117
Views: 321878

Re: Introductions - tell us about yourself

Hi,thankyou for the replies and kind words,will keep you posted. I'm 5'9''tall,with a 29 inch inside leg,the 54 cm frame seems to fit me perfectly.Also invested in some spd shoes for the first time,apprehensive at first after reading about them on here etc,but I have taken to them immediately,maybe ...
by durhambiker
6 Jun 2010, 1:27pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1117
Views: 321878

Re: Introductions - tell us about yourself

Hi,I'm 47 year old self employed plumber for my sins!. Joined ctc earlier this year and this is my first post. been fancying the idea of buying a touring bike for ages,to try and build in some fitness to my life,never could keep up the gym,and always loved the pace of seeing the country on a cycle. ...