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by landsurfer
13 Jul 2020, 7:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Halfords - threatened store closures
Replies: 41
Views: 1079

Re: Halfords - threatened store closures

This very famous miles long downhill on the CTC ... Our friend Chris was powering down the hill when his handle bars came loose ... Chris is a techie of the first water but let Halfords carry out the first service on his new bike ... after all he had paid for it .. The phrase "near death experi...
by landsurfer
13 Jul 2020, 6:38pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Halfords - threatened store closures
Replies: 41
Views: 1079

Re: Halfords - threatened store closures

The more cycling shops they close the safer cyclists are ................. which is a shame ....
by landsurfer
12 Jul 2020, 6:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Cyclists' take on the power of polls...
Replies: 16
Views: 405

Re: Cyclists' take on the power of polls...

reohn2 wrote:And people wonder why the BLM movement is so popular!


90% in agreement ......apart from the line above .....
by landsurfer
12 Jul 2020, 2:51pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: Cancer Research 300 In September
Replies: 0
Views: 247

Cancer Research 300 In September

I'm taking part in the Cancer Research 300 miles in September. I hope lots of you are too. Some will do 10 miles a day at one end of the scale and others will take part as a single ride out. I'm planning to ride a 75 mile circuit twice clockwise and twice anticlockwise alternatively. 4 consecutive d...
by landsurfer
12 Jul 2020, 2:31pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Cyclists' take on the power of polls...
Replies: 16
Views: 405

Re: Cyclists' take on the power of polls...

I voted for Boris ... and his hauscarls ... I thought ... he does the Buffoon act well. Now i realise it's not an act .. he is an utter buffoon. The country has been without a leader throughout ... He is an utter disgrace and must go ... "He's looking a little tired" .... worked before !!
by landsurfer
12 Jul 2020, 1:12pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: The Worst Bike Shop Review Ever
Replies: 67
Views: 5106

Re: The Worst Bike Shop Review Ever

Charlie Alexander's in Cardiff .....

He had every cycle part known to man ... built wheels at the counter ..... snarled at all those who dared enter his premises.
Treated all equally .... badly ....

It was a terrible loss when he closed .........
by landsurfer
12 Jul 2020, 7:33am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: low budget camping challenge
Replies: 71
Views: 1884

Re: low budget camping challenge

Wine box liners have provided all our camping pillows for years .... yes ! ..empty ones !!
by landsurfer
11 Jul 2020, 8:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Transgender athletes (and related stuff)
Replies: 256
Views: 17419

Re: Transgender athletes (and related stuff)

I've posted on this forum many times before as a parent of a male child that entered transition ... and realised and received the mental health support to live and love as a man ... a very happy gay man with a great partner .. Women do not have a penis, Women where not born with a penis. It's just l...
by landsurfer
11 Jul 2020, 8:35am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2051
Views: 164017

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

Oh yes the Alness cafe? Was that the community one? And the descent into Inverness....my legs have never spinned so fast... :lol: and that camp site..... Is there just us 2 left on this platform Pete ? Has everyone migrated to whats app etc ? oops answered my own question there ... morning Paul ......
by landsurfer
11 Jul 2020, 8:29am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2051
Views: 164017

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

flash wrote:Oh yes the Alness cafe? Was that the community one? And the descent into Inverness....my legs have never spinned so fast... :lol: and that camp site.....


Is there just us 2 left on this platform Pete ? Has everyone migrated to whats app etc ?
by landsurfer
11 Jul 2020, 8:27am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: TV licensing...
Replies: 1172
Views: 63176

Re: TV licensing...

simonineaston wrote: You wouldn't routinely go to Tesco's and walk out the door with tonight's tea without paying for it...


Unfortunately i know a number of people that regularly do ..... I come into contact with them via our work with Social Care ... :(
by landsurfer
11 Jul 2020, 8:24am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: TV licensing...
Replies: 1172
Views: 63176

Re: TV licensing...

With respect to Landsurfer's post, if they can't get enough evidence, they won't prosecute you, however an admission that you were consuming content that required a licence is evidence, albeit insufficient on its own for a prosecution. To be honest i just got a bit arsey because he started to cauti...
by landsurfer
10 Jul 2020, 5:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: TV licensing...
Replies: 1172
Views: 63176

Re: TV licensing...

I had a visit from a chap that introduced himself to be from TV Licensing. He asked if we had a tv i replied that we had a monitor that we watch entertainment and play games on ... actually theres about 6 in the house. He asked what was on at this exact moment ... i replied "House of Anubis&quo...
by landsurfer
5 Jul 2020, 4:48pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: CUK supports BLM
Replies: 289
Views: 5317

Re: CUK supports BLM

Who on here is going to stop and threaten black people to force them to cycle ??
by landsurfer
4 Jul 2020, 8:58am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: CUK supports BLM
Replies: 289
Views: 5317

Re: CUK supports BLM

pwa wrote:
landsurfer wrote:Black lives matter. Black Lives Matter doesn't.

If I understand you correctly, I probably agree. But we do need to push this issue a bit because it has festered for too long.


Agreed ....