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by SJSBrompton
10 Nov 2011, 1:31pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Anyone ride through Parliament Square?
Replies: 12
Views: 780

Re: Anyone ride through Parliament Square?

Thanks for the advice Steve, I had considered that - I will probably walk the bike out of Vauxhall and over the mess that is the crossing, but the main reason I was cautious on that one was I saw a recent report of a cyclist dying on the Vauxhall Bridge Road, so I wondered if it was really bad. As y...
by SJSBrompton
10 Nov 2011, 10:56am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Where can I get a decent hi-viz gilet
Replies: 44
Views: 4152

Re: Where can I get a decent hi-viz gilet

Emleyman is on the right track, SportsDirect is pretty good too, usually Karrimor stuff.
by SJSBrompton
10 Nov 2011, 9:07am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Anyone ride through Parliament Square?
Replies: 12
Views: 780

Anyone ride through Parliament Square?

Any regular commuters through Parliament Square? I have a new job, have been train/tubing it for 4 weeks as I get settled in, but really want to get back on my Brompton. Company are fine with me keeping it under the desk and they have showers for the summer (though I don't usually push it on the Bro...
by SJSBrompton
7 Nov 2011, 10:24am
Forum: On the road
Topic: What are you still rubbish at?
Replies: 55
Views: 4022

Re: What are you still rubbish at?

Hills My central London commute on the Brompton doesn't have any. At the Brompton World Championship in August, I think my face must have matched the lovely tomato red of my shirt (won't be wearing that again!). The distance wasn't much at all - but the hills were killers, I (and some others) had to...
by SJSBrompton
3 Nov 2011, 5:05pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: normal cycle coat
Replies: 6
Views: 458

Re: normal cycle coat

Gents I have the ladies one of these, it is a lightweight (but reasonably thick, if that makes sense) and fully lined soft cotton like fabric (I don't have it to hand to check the exact fibre content). However, it is light enough that with the womens design, it wraps around nicely. It works well for...