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by Giles Pargiter
19 Dec 2013, 2:35am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Night riding
Replies: 25
Views: 5217

Re: Night riding

I quite often ride at night or finish a ride at night. I also like the lack of traffic. I find I can sweep along roads that I often prefer to avoid during the day. On a clear night with a good moon like last night, I particularly like the views from the hills of the lights of the towns and villages ...
by Giles Pargiter
14 Dec 2013, 4:30am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Close overtakes research
Replies: 17
Views: 5401

Re: Close overtakes research

Interesting thing that I find scarcely ever mentioned and bearing in mind that I usually cycle in the N. of Wales, Mid-Wales, and the gap between. Also bearing in mind that in the past as a professional driver I have made the personal observation that driving attitudes in different areas do vary qui...
by Giles Pargiter
27 May 2013, 10:57pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cheap simple cycling.
Replies: 77
Views: 6127

Re: Cheap simple cycling.

Well going back to the original post... Cycling certainly can be enjoyed on nearly nothing. The bike that I actually do the most miles on was "junk" out of the back of a shed and cost me £30 for tyres and about £60 for lights, which are very satisfactorily driven by a bottle dynamo - I use...
by Giles Pargiter
6 Nov 2012, 4:45am
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Chain Reaction Cycles
Replies: 125
Views: 180104

Re: Chain Reaction Cycles

I have used Chainreaction for quite a lot of parts over time. I find the speed of dispatch and delivery superb, I have on several occasions ordered parts early in the evening and received them, using their free postage, the next day. On one occasion I ordered a part that I found I didn't then need. ...
by Giles Pargiter
6 Nov 2012, 12:49am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Times cycling survey, utter dismay
Replies: 42
Views: 5175

Re: Times cycling survey, utter dismay

(I have posted this before but just to reiterate.) There is a perfecty respected school of thought amongst psychologists that argues that in the face of an insuperable problem (traffic congestion in this case), a minor problem (behaviour of cylists in this case) will take on the mantle of the big p...