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by foxychick
3 Aug 2019, 5:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Signs of old age
Replies: 28
Views: 2027

Re: Signs of old age

Still riding at 81 i think you are bloody awesome and should be proud of your-self as i am proud of you. x
by foxychick
11 Jul 2019, 2:04pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Which Bike is best
Replies: 11
Views: 2144

Re: Which Bike is best

Evans do free test rides with no obligation to purchase, you can take each bike out for 20 mins a time, try them out and find out which bike you feel most comfortable on then choose that bike. They also have a scheme where if you do not get on with the bike after a few weeks you can swap it for anot...
by foxychick
6 Jul 2019, 3:23pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Tubeless Tyres On Hybrid Bike
Replies: 1
Views: 186

Tubeless Tyres On Hybrid Bike

Anyone used these on a hybrid bike just wondered how folk have got on with this set up thanks.
by foxychick
6 Jul 2019, 10:27am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Winter or summer, which is worse?
Replies: 34
Views: 2792

Re: Winter or summer, which is worse?

Mid-summer 18 hours of daylight mid-winter 7 hours of daylight do the maths you know it makes sense.
by foxychick
24 Jun 2019, 11:41pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Canal towpaths from London to Manchester or Preston
Replies: 17
Views: 1030

Re: Canals

I love cycling the canal towpaths they are awesome, done the preston to kendal canal, stretford in manchester to llangollen in wales, leeds to liverpool at 127 miles the longest canal in britain, the peak forest canal, the macclesfield canal, the sankey canal in warrington, rochdale to halifax, the ...
by foxychick
24 May 2019, 2:40pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Inner Tube Blow Outs
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Re: Inner Tube Blow Outs

Is it safe to use a 50mm tyre on a 19mm rim?
by foxychick
24 May 2019, 11:05am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Inner Tube Blow Outs
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Inner Tube Blow Outs

I have tried installing a 700 x 35/43mm inner tube into a schwalbe 700 x 50mm tire onto a 19mm wide rim twice and both tubes have fractured, one of them at the valve, any advice would be appreciated.
by foxychick
21 May 2019, 7:55am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: KONA STOLEN DENTON MANCHESTER
Replies: 8
Views: 16466

Re: KONA STOLEN DENTON MANCHESTER

This is a very old bike circa 1989 as it has thumbshifters on, where i wigan was it found?
by foxychick
16 Apr 2019, 3:01am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Stem Raiser To Raise The Handlebars
Replies: 13
Views: 726

Stem Raiser To Raise The Handlebars

Has anyone used one of these and what experience have you had? I am thinking of using one to raise the front end on a mountain bike which is being converted to a hybrid. How does it effect the steering? Thank you very much for any replies in advance.
by foxychick
15 Jan 2019, 4:38pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Disc Rotor Cleaning
Replies: 14
Views: 747

Disc Rotor Cleaning

Anyone used fairy liquid and hot water to clean disc rotors or are you better using a specific disc brake cleaner like fenwicks or muc-off?
by foxychick
17 Dec 2018, 1:08pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Weldtite Tyre Sealant
Replies: 9
Views: 758

Re: Weldtite Tyre Sealant

Thank you which instant patches do you normally use and are they reliable thanks.
by foxychick
17 Dec 2018, 11:40am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Weldtite Tyre Sealant
Replies: 9
Views: 758

Weldtite Tyre Sealant

Anyone used this stuff for emergency puncture repair what is it like to use on presta valves?
by foxychick
19 Nov 2018, 2:28pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid
Replies: 89
Views: 3652

Re: Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid

It has been revealed that nearly all of Evans Cycles’ 62 stores were trading profitably when the chain was sold to Sports Direct last month – despite the latter’s owner, Mike Ashley, at the time saying that around half the shops would need to be closed to save the business. Sports Direct bought the ...
by foxychick
13 Nov 2018, 4:26pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid
Replies: 89
Views: 3652

Re: Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid

Been announced today that evans will not accept any cycle vouchers that were purchased before ashley took the company over, what a great start from ashley looks like he will treat everyone the same as he does at sports direct, with utter contempt no doubt.
by foxychick
1 Nov 2018, 9:01pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid
Replies: 89
Views: 3652

Re: Evans Cycles seeks buyer after failing to mount rescue bid

Wonder how many evans staff will end up on zero hours contracts and will ashley manage to persuade trek specialized and cannondale to discount the brands, watch this space it could get very interesting. How the hell did ashley manage to purchase the company for only 8 million it just simply beggars ...