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by Velocio
21 Jan 2007, 7:30pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Its windy!
Replies: 10
Views: 1700

...I did once but it wasn't welcomed as the cyclist immediately overtook me again...so I let him take the strain...more fool him!

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by Velocio
21 Jan 2007, 10:39am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Its windy!
Replies: 10
Views: 1700

...I was fighting against the wind on my way into work the other day...not able to go much faster than 8mph...when a larger fellow on a racing bike overtook me...I noticed he could only muster about 12mph against the very strong wind...so I quickly tucked in behind him and 'drafted' the remaining 4 ...
by Velocio
20 Jan 2007, 10:12am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Shouting at cyclists
Replies: 57
Views: 11711

...my thoughts entirely...but by the time I'd stopped cycling...wiped my glasses or soothed my back...searched my pockets for paper and pen...the car had long since disappeared from sight...and its number from my memory...!

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by Velocio
18 Jan 2007, 10:53am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Shouting at cyclists
Replies: 57
Views: 11711

It's not the shouting at that I hate the most though it can be unsettling when concentrating on the road and one's thoughts...no...it's the drive-by spitting and object throwing I detest...both I incurred on local roads last summer from what looked like 'boy-racers' spedding by...

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by Velocio
15 Jan 2007, 11:28pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Sciatica
Replies: 49
Views: 20226

I am 50 years old and have suffered with Sciatica for about 10 years now I jogged for 15 years before taking up cycling and never suffered it during those years I find it comes on during the damp months...February and November usually I particularly don't like the burning sensation...like a hot iron...
by Velocio
12 Jan 2007, 5:04pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Cycling on Seafronts
Replies: 56
Views: 9691

...John W I used to ride on the prom along Southsea's 4-mile seafront to and from work all year round...then this local councillor who liked to walk along it early mornings started getting aggressive...so I took to the road The road is pretty much quiet especially out of the holiday season and I hav...
by Velocio
12 Jan 2007, 4:43pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 16
Views: 2390

Wishing all fellow travellers a very Happy and Safe New Year

:)