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by Sooper8
10 May 2015, 9:45am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What bikes use 20" tyres?
Replies: 11
Views: 743

Re: What bikes use 20" tyres?

My Viscount folder takes 20"
by Sooper8
4 May 2015, 7:06pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2755
Views: 376571

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Oh my word! That is something!!!

Great work.
I love the photo's - shot for shot of the original brochure. Genius!

I'm guessing you are in a very exclusive club with that? Maybe only one of one of those, actually on the road?
by Sooper8
3 May 2015, 8:46pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: British Cycle maufacture . . . . What happened ?
Replies: 32
Views: 2352

Re: British Cycle maufacture . . . . What happened ?

Maybe the post was more likely referring to utility companies, the post office, trains etc. All infrastructure paid for by taxpayers, and sold off for short term gain by whatever Government to help their mates buy up assets on the cheap. Allowing profit to go to a small number of private hands, and...
by Sooper8
2 May 2015, 10:05pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: British Cycle maufacture . . . . What happened ?
Replies: 32
Views: 2352

Re: British Cycle maufacture . . . . What happened ?

..."""".excellent example being ICI, one of our finest and largest manufacturing companies, bought by a Dutch"investor" - now ICI is extinct. Errrr.......Astra Zeneca? Government should be protecting our innovative companies from foreign aggressive takeovers. What, lik...
by Sooper8
1 May 2015, 6:40pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Aldi Sunday May 3rd
Replies: 26
Views: 2867

Re: Aldi Sunday May 3rd

I'm gonna stock up on the malt loaf....
by Sooper8
26 Apr 2015, 5:38pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tony Blair: return of the man?
Replies: 54
Views: 5622

Re: Tony Blair: return of the man?

A lie is a lie is a lie. Lying about a potential threat in order to drag Britain into an illegal war, with half a million dead, 8000 troops killed, 5 million injured and at a cost of $6 Trillion is more than that. It's a criminal act, and I eagerly await the day Tony Blair stands in the dock for hi...
by Sooper8
26 Apr 2015, 12:31pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: A few photos from China
Replies: 14
Views: 2480

Re: A few photos from China

I'm with you on the sharp edges. Give me a smooth curve any day.
Thanks for info.
by Sooper8
26 Apr 2015, 10:06am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: just travel less
Replies: 80
Views: 4696

Re: just travel less

If we stop consuming then growth slows and capitalism goes into crisis and people will look for more mature/sustainable ways to organise things...
by Sooper8
23 Apr 2015, 5:10pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: A few photos from China
Replies: 14
Views: 2480

Re: A few photos from China

Great photo's and I love the way they are presented. What did you take them with and what is that frame technique/software/app?
ps. did you tweak the colours?
by Sooper8
19 Apr 2015, 8:32pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Burly blokes on the pavement - why?
Replies: 31
Views: 25012

Re: Burly blokes on the pavement - why?

I've seen that too, quite a lot- and really have no idea...It seems to take anti-social dicking about to new levels
by Sooper8
18 Apr 2015, 6:46am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Viscount bicycles!!
Replies: 2755
Views: 376571

Re: Viscount bicycles!!

Here is the start and end point for the ride on 11th July. Aiming for 11am start. http://www.beehivefarm-woodlandlakes.co.uk/index.html It's in a village called Rosliston, which is just outside Burton on Trent in the Midlands. Parking for those driving to event is in the car park on the entrance pat...
by Sooper8
16 Apr 2015, 6:17pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tony Blair: return of the man?
Replies: 54
Views: 5622

Re: Tony Blair: return of the man?

Same socialist prime minister, estimated personal worth : £100 million pounds... Oh please, don't grace him with the word socialist...He was rightful heir to Thatcher, is big mates with and is role model for Cameron and is a war criminal. He started NHS sell off, and kicked off the disastrous PFI f...
by Sooper8
14 Apr 2015, 9:06pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: could 'Rinko' catch on here?
Replies: 22
Views: 1952

Re: could 'Rinko' catch on here?

Mick F wrote:
In our loft is a parcel I posted home in May 1994. It remains unopened because I don't need the contents, but it may come in handy in the future.
:D


This seems like a great opening line for a novel!
by Sooper8
13 Apr 2015, 6:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Off touring tomorrow! (well later today)
Replies: 10
Views: 2985

Re: Off touring tomorrow! (well later today)

Bon voyage! Good luck and have a great time!
by Sooper8
11 Apr 2015, 9:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Tony Blair: return of the man?
Replies: 54
Views: 5622

Re: Tony Blair: return of the man?

Blair = war criminal (among other things)