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by robbo
5 Feb 2007, 12:42pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: 2007 year of the hub gear?
Replies: 18
Views: 5133

They're an industrial thing, I once worked on a lathe (Holbrooke) with one, and a damned good lathe it was.
http://www.allspeeds.co.uk/kopp/index.htm
by robbo
2 Feb 2007, 8:22pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Philisophical question
Replies: 30
Views: 6508

It depends on the definition of "sound". The bike hitting the tarmac will create energy in the form of sound waves. If those sound waves do not then trigger the aural sensory system of a sentient being, then I don't think it becomes a sound, merely energy that is expended in other ways. R...
by robbo
1 Feb 2007, 9:21pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Philisophical question
Replies: 30
Views: 6508

But if you fall off your bike you must be there to hear it.
by robbo
27 Jan 2007, 9:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: we can't make it rhyme all the time (poetry).
Replies: 64
Views: 12537

Re: Limerick Talent!

Charlie wrote:
Hugo wrote:That Japan one is good!



There was a bloke once,with a red Butler...




Who wanted a job as a cutler,
but that commie wine pourer,
With a sister called Nora,
Said just be a barber it's subtler
by robbo
13 Jan 2007, 12:01am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1155
Views: 334746

Everyone calls me Robbo (even an ex girlfriend) 48 soon. In the process of moving from Ulverston to Barsac near Bordeaux. Getting married later this year. Trade:- Fitter and Turner. One Rohloff fitted medrcian a modern Woodrup fixed, and a self made frame fitted with odd and obsolete parts, like woo...