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by E.C.Ryder
8 Oct 2008, 4:33pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Green oil
Replies: 5
Views: 526

Green oil

I`ve just come across this www.green-oil.net anybody ever use it?
by E.C.Ryder
2 Oct 2008, 3:10pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Winter Tights or Leggins
Replies: 17
Views: 2665

Have a look at www.tudorsports.co.uk only their longs have just one rear zip pocket.
by E.C.Ryder
30 Aug 2008, 12:41pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Black Gold chain oil
Replies: 0
Views: 326

Black Gold chain oil

Can you still buy Black Gold Mountain Bike High Performance chain oil? I bought some many moons ago from the CTC shop before Evans took over, it came in 150ml bottle and cost I think about £5. I`ve only a wee drop left just enough to get me through the winter. It`s the best chain oil I`ve ever used ...
by E.C.Ryder
27 Jul 2007, 8:32am
Forum: Cycling UK Member Groups and Affiliates
Topic: Essex DA
Replies: 1
Views: 2149

Come and join in celebrating the 80th Anniversary Year of the Essex DA. at Blackmore Village Hall on Sunday August 5th, Hall open 10am to 5pm. Bring a picnic and see Veteran Machines on display, Photo display, Historic items from the D.A. archive. There are 3 pubs within a 5 minutes walk of the Vill...
by E.C.Ryder
4 Jun 2007, 5:48pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Why I'm giving up cycling. (A personal account).
Replies: 9
Views: 2982

Having ridden with Terry in his Havering Section days I wish him all the best with his motorcycling.
by E.C.Ryder
4 Jun 2007, 5:40pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: 5 miles to Fabulous
Replies: 5
Views: 1791

5 miles to Fabulous

I wonder how many DAs/Section took part in this weekend ladies only cycle ride. In Essex the Havering Section had 11 ladies out aged between 12 and 78, and what lovely weather for cycling they had too.
by E.C.Ryder
27 May 2007, 6:02pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Moaning
Replies: 4
Views: 1573

Moaning

What`s up Ladies & Gents? All I ever see on this site lately is moans, now its about our CTC mag and our Logo, as the great Bob Dylan sang `the times are a changing` and the CTC and its members need to change too. I`m speaking as a 58 year old who been a CTC member since 1980. Perhaps a bit more...
by E.C.Ryder
26 May 2007, 5:17pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: CTC Yellow Jerseys
Replies: 33
Views: 7000

The CTC do a nice yellow polo shirt with there logo on it.
Many moons ago in the Ron Kitching `Everything cycling` catalogue I bought a polo shirt with 3 rear pockets worn it till it fell to bits. Shame nobody makes them anymore.
by E.C.Ryder
25 May 2007, 3:41pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dartford Crossing
Replies: 5
Views: 1972

The Gravesend to Tilbury Ferry is now up and running or should that be floating.
by E.C.Ryder
17 Mar 2007, 5:28pm
Forum: Cycling UK Member Groups and Affiliates
Topic: Essex DA
Replies: 1
Views: 2149

Essex DA

Essex DA now has another section, the Colchester & Tendring section was formed on January 9th. For rides information please contact the Section Secretary: Pam Nelson pamnelson@ntlworld.com
by E.C.Ryder
12 Feb 2007, 8:18pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: CTC weather
Replies: 1
Views: 897

CTC weather

I came across these words the other day and I was just wondering if anybody knows where they come from or who wrote it. C.T.C weather When Sunday dawns and it`s time to go The wind gets up and it begins to snow Through floods and storms we make our way For the C.T.C this is a normal day.
by E.C.Ryder
11 Feb 2007, 4:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1162
Views: 336309

Tell us about yourself

Real name: Brian Age: 58 Occupation: Machine operator but going to be made redundant in May 2007, then? Bikes: only 2, my winter/roughsuff bike is a 15 year old Raleigh with a lovely colourful frame of white, pink and purple. It has bar end levers which I keep meaning to change because I do occasion...
by E.C.Ryder
9 Feb 2007, 8:09pm
Forum: Cycling UK Member Groups and Affiliates
Topic: Essex DA
Replies: 33
Views: 117983

Essex DA

As a Essex DA/Havering Section member (I think you know who I am Terry) I agree that the Essex DA site could be better and in time I hope it will be. What`s happening in the Essex DA at the moment: well this year is our 80th year of existence for which celebration are being planned, one idea is a ga...
by E.C.Ryder
5 Feb 2007, 2:55pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cyclist attacked by moped riders
Replies: 28
Views: 6456

Last March a Havering CTC rider was shot in his right thigh by yobs armed with an air rifle in a white van. The rider rode home some 8 miles then called the police who were not very happy with being called out so late after the attack. The police called an ambulance for our rider and he spent the ni...
by E.C.Ryder
16 Jan 2007, 9:28pm
Forum: Cycling UK Member Groups and Affiliates
Topic: Havering CTC Section
Replies: 0
Views: 2120

Havering CTC Section

We are a small but friendly bunch of cyclists that meet fortnightly on a Sunday in all weather at Upminster c2c Station, and we can now offer two rides to suite (we hope) everybody. Our first ride meets at 09.15 for a 09.30 start and are for the more experience riders with mileage during the winter ...