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by NUKe
2 Dec 2019, 2:25pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Quick unclog of mudguards?
Replies: 63
Views: 2231

Re: Quick unclog of mudguards?

Mobi pressure washer https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/mobi-v-15-portable-bike-pressure-washer/rp-prod34761 I know you said No pressure washer but this has its own power and water supply. I haven't purchased yet but it is on my wish list. Actually I would go for the Bigger size. But this is self c...
by NUKe
28 Nov 2019, 3:44pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Uk custom framebuilder thinking out of the box
Replies: 13
Views: 909

Re: Uk custom framebuilder thinking out of the box

what about Mike Burroughs sounds the sort of thing he would be happy to make.
http://www.thetimenow.com/united_kingdo ... td-2206910
he is frame builder that really does think out of the box
by NUKe
28 Nov 2019, 3:05pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What route planner?
Replies: 12
Views: 567

Re: What route planner?

For trialing routes I use Google Maps, For planning a gpx to transfer I use QMapShack.
by NUKe
27 Nov 2019, 9:47pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Repairing inner tube punctures
Replies: 61
Views: 2591

Re: Repairing inner tube punctures

Carry a spare tube then repair at home. The seam can easily be removed with a piece of emery cloth, but this best done in the comfort of your home.
by NUKe
26 Nov 2019, 3:26pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Has anyone else cycled every road in their town?
Replies: 28
Views: 991

Re: Has anyone else cycled every road in their town?

Ben Gummer MP vowed to cycle every road in Ipswich When he was elected. Not sure he did it though.
by NUKe
25 Nov 2019, 3:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: FILUMS ..to see.
Replies: 393
Views: 42689

Re: FILUMS ..to see.

The Aeronauts

Went to see it last night, great little film about a fictional character Amelia combined with a real life character James Glaisher, an attempt was made on the height record for a balloon.
by NUKe
23 Nov 2019, 12:03pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The General Election Thread **
Replies: 1613
Views: 32372

Re: ** The General Election Thread **

Hi, unless you have a very good reason to dislike labour. It has been said many times labour always bankrupt the country, in other words leave it in a worse financial mess then they found it. Ed Miliband was asked why labour didn't get it right after 13 years in power, he blamed the previous govern...
by NUKe
22 Nov 2019, 5:21pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bicycle side-car on TV.
Replies: 26
Views: 748

Re: Bicycle side-car on TV.

I had a relatively modern BMW K75 with a Child Adult sidecar when the kids were growing up, sold it about 10 years back just because it wasn’t getting used any more, we did many miles several family holidays and motorcycle rallies, I preferred it to riding solo, They are difficult at first but once ...
by NUKe
16 Nov 2019, 10:33am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: SRAM dd3 24 left hand gripshift.
Replies: 8
Views: 400

Re: SRAM dd3 24 left hand gripshift.

I finally got round to replacing my shifters used a pair of SRAM X4 3x8 as I have an X4 mech. The left hand works perfectly with the DD3 hub.i
by NUKe
13 Nov 2019, 2:50pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Help for non-member of CUK
Replies: 19
Views: 1006

Re: Help for non-member of CUK

Do you have the contact details for the Driver they are supposed to provide you with those details either directly or via the Police. If not the Police Should at least do that for you.
by NUKe
13 Nov 2019, 11:00am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Help for non-member of CUK
Replies: 19
Views: 1006

Re: Help for non-member of CUK

take a look at this topic https://forum.cyclinguk.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=133764&p=1413884&hilit=knocked#p1413884 Btw you can still use the Cycling UK solictors. You can deal directly with his insurance company. if there is no serious injury I would do it this way, they can be quite gene...
by NUKe
12 Nov 2019, 4:01pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Wellgo LU-974 pedals - which is front?
Replies: 5
Views: 307

Re: Wellgo LU-974 pedals - which is front?

the little tag should be on the underneath at the back if that makes sense it is to aid as you role your foot into the top clip so the second picture is the rightway up
by NUKe
9 Nov 2019, 9:09pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Tyre wear - mileages
Replies: 30
Views: 805

Re: Tyre wear - mileages

Mick F wrote:I could have said that, before I even posted! :wink:
"Something going on" ............. what is it?

Continental Sports Contact 406-28 vs Vittoria Rubino Pro 622-23

And there. Is the answer different tyres different compounds
by NUKe
7 Nov 2019, 11:19am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Advice on 20" (406mm) tyres
Replies: 15
Views: 555

Re: Advice on 20" (406mm) tyres

ones I have tried in 20 inch SWalbe Shreddas easy to put on and off my summer Choice. Continental top touring hard SWalbe Marathon plus hard but do-able especially if you use good tyre lever and if necessary you can use straps Swalbe marathon green Guard easy than the PLus but still moderately stiff...
by NUKe
6 Nov 2019, 10:37am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Anyone else getting close to 1 million miles?
Replies: 61
Views: 2288

1,000,000 miles

http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/re ... ocid=ientp

What a star is he a CTC member or does anybody know him.