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by tooley92
23 Apr 2017, 10:17pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7173
Views: 346335

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Birthday suit
by tooley92
22 Apr 2017, 8:28pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7173
Views: 346335

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Opening bid
by tooley92
16 Apr 2017, 5:41pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7173
Views: 346335

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Monty Python
by tooley92
16 Apr 2017, 8:51am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Best Brake Blocks for rim brakes
Replies: 48
Views: 3459

Re: Best Brake Blocks for rim brakes

mjr wrote:I don't rate Shimano pads. I use fibrax but they're getting harder to find so I've just bought some BBB techstop after a recommendation somewhere.


eBay is a good source of Fibrax pads, I'm sure they always had a stand at the York Rally.
by tooley92
15 Apr 2017, 1:39pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Driving test: Learners must be able to use sat navs
Replies: 64
Views: 2489

Re: Driving test: Learners must be able to use sat navs

As someone who has to teach the poor buggers! these changes have been hear-say in the industry for a number of years. The examiner will bring a pre-programmed sat nav with them on the test which the learner will have to set up and follow (grr, even more cleaning of my screen on the inside from the ...
by tooley92
15 Apr 2017, 12:50pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Driving test: Learners must be able to use sat navs
Replies: 64
Views: 2489

Re: Driving test: Learners must be able to use sat navs

As someone who has to teach the poor buggers! these changes have been hear-say in the industry for a number of years. The examiner will bring a pre-programmed sat nav with them on the test which the learner will have to set up and follow (grr, even more cleaning of my screen on the inside from the s...
by tooley92
15 Apr 2017, 7:31am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7173
Views: 346335

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Different strokes
by tooley92
11 Apr 2017, 11:28pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7173
Views: 346335

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Tired eyes
by tooley92
28 Nov 2015, 9:06pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Sunrace cassettes
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: Sunrace cassettes

I had a sunrace 9 speed cassette once, bought as Shimano cassettes were much more expensive at the time. It never indexed properly and would skip in some of the gears - not sure if it was a bad one but it ended up in the bin and was replaced by a Shimano one. As the old adage goes - Buy cheap buy tw...
by tooley92
16 Jun 2015, 9:21pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Llandudno guest house
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: Llandudno guest house

This is nice - not taken the bikes though, shouldn't be too much of a problem as Steve & Lynne are very accommodating - fab breakfast.


http://www.tilstonehotel.co.uk/
by tooley92
16 Mar 2015, 9:46pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Fork manufacturer
Replies: 10
Views: 1166

Re: Fork manufacturer

Steve Goff, about £100 depending on exactly what you want - highly recommend!
by tooley92
16 Mar 2015, 9:44pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: 531-framed bike
Replies: 29
Views: 3846

Re: 531-framed bike

Norton wrote:Steve Goff still builds in 531 and with very reasonable pricing (you may have to wait though).


The top and seat tubes of the touring frame he built for me 5 years ago are externally butted 531 tandem tubes (although the rest of the frame is 725.
by tooley92
11 Mar 2015, 4:44pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: HT steel is more expensive than platinum?
Replies: 15
Views: 1416

Re: HT steel is more expensive than platinum?

I've always found these guys very helpful http://www.bapp.co.uk/
by tooley92
9 Mar 2015, 6:43pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Giddy as heck
Replies: 18
Views: 4076

Re: Giddy as heck

I hope you have many happy hours with Martha and couldn't help wondering if this would be the answer to your problems: Maptrap.jpg Maptrap designed by CTC's (now retired) Technical Officer and guru, Chris Juden. Selling on behalf of the Pembrokeshire Mencap charity for the bargain price of £7.50 po...
by tooley92
30 Oct 2014, 5:32pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Powder coating
Replies: 33
Views: 5085

Re: Powder coating

JohnW wrote:
Dakkar wrote:+1 For powder coating google triple s in Bingley. They did a fantastic job on my old Dave Yates. Blasted then powdercoated to a very smooth glossy finish. V impressed. 8)


I'm in Halifax, which is near enough. How much did they charge?



http://www.triple-s.co.uk/prices.htm#Bike