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by mark a.
2 Apr 2008, 5:01pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Testing bike types
Replies: 16
Views: 1638

Testing bike types

Hi all - I'm a fairly long-time lurker but I think this is my first post. I only have one, cheap commuter bike but I'd like to buy something for evenings and weekends. I've recently been able to try out mountain biking which has been great fun. It's been easy - hire a fairly decent bike and razz aro...
by mark a.
28 Jan 2007, 5:02pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Congratulations to Daniel Cadden
Replies: 32
Views: 9592

Ah, thanks. Obviously I read the "won the re-trial" the wrong way round.

Definitely good news then!
by mark a.
28 Jan 2007, 1:05am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Congratulations to Daniel Cadden
Replies: 32
Views: 9592

Forgive me for perhaps being an ignoramus, but has Daniel actually won anything? As far as I can tell from the press release, he's just won the right for a retrial. So, in theory, he could still get charged again for inconsiderate cycling or something else equally ludicrous. I'm glad that his origin...
by mark a.
24 Jan 2007, 2:44pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sleeping bags - down or synthetic ?
Replies: 17
Views: 3937

I recently went through the same dilemma, and ended up going for down. Main reasons were as you described (light in weight and smaller pack size), but also there's the fact that it's more natural - I have learned that no matter what the hype, "old technology" natural fibres still have many...