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by landsurfer
29 Nov 2019, 9:08pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..
Replies: 30
Views: 1430

Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Well the weekend is here ..... Chris and I are off for a ride ....... As the result of a " Series of unfortunate events. " ..... This the route .... https://www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0016/410218/PDNP-White-Peak-Trails-Map.pdf We're doing the High Peak Trail and some of...
by landsurfer
29 Nov 2019, 8:10pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: what bottle cage for underside of down tube on a world tour?
Replies: 50
Views: 1626

Re: what bottle cage for underside of down tube on a world tour?

Blackburn MTB bottle cage ... bottles don't bounce out. https://www.blackburndesign.com/p/mountain-aluminum-bike-water-bottle-cage And whatever bottle you buy make sure it has a cover over the drinking teat / nipple ..... energy drink and dog poo / horse poo / cattle poo will ruin your trip .... :sh...
by landsurfer
28 Nov 2019, 6:59am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 8 speed chainset with 9 speed everything else?
Replies: 40
Views: 1168

Re: 8 speed chainset with 9 speed everything else?

Just set the stops up on the derailleur so it stops at the eighth sprocket ...
by landsurfer
25 Nov 2019, 3:37pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Using ANPR to deny fuel to uninsured/untaxed vehicles
Replies: 64
Views: 2693

Re: Using ANPR to deny fuel to uninsured/untaxed vehicles

My grandsons iPhone can and does .... He regularly checks out vehicles on the motorway on long journeys .... amazing how many without MOT's
by landsurfer
24 Nov 2019, 8:17pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Using ANPR to deny fuel to uninsured/untaxed vehicles
Replies: 64
Views: 2693

Re: Using ANPR to deny fuel to uninsured/untaxed vehicles

The staff in my local Shell garage have ANPR. Their there to sell fuel and stuff from the shop. They are not Police or Security Guards who will face up to potentially violent customers demanding fuel. Most staff in garages are not far above the minimum wage, why would they put their safety at risk f...
by landsurfer
21 Nov 2019, 9:37pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Ride to work scheme - Just Scrap it
Replies: 24
Views: 1406

Re: Ride to work scheme - Just Scrap it

The trouble is a lot of businesses regard staff as a necessary evil and don't appreciate them in the way you obviously do. It's our customers we regard as an necessary evil .... :lol: Our Company Mission Statement; Stay Safe. Have Fun. Make Money. It's printed across all of our Contracts and T&...
by landsurfer
21 Nov 2019, 4:45pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Ride to work scheme - Just Scrap it
Replies: 24
Views: 1406

Re: Ride to work scheme - Just Scrap it

I've had 3 bikes over the last 5 years with RTW ... The 2 i still have are my bikes for all things ... one my winter bike, one my summer bike ... The same bike with different colour schemes .... Jamis Aurora ... My company are cycling positive ... showers installed for staff ... additional time off ...
by landsurfer
19 Nov 2019, 5:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: It's not rocket science
Replies: 1278
Views: 47231

Re: It's not rocket science

kwackers wrote:(My telescope wasn't tracking well and there were a lot of atmospherics)


" We've had some complaints about the atmospherics, so we've put some traps down and should have caught them soon. "

Colin Compton, Wheel Tappers and Shunters Social Club .... ish ... :lol:
by landsurfer
13 Nov 2019, 10:09pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: On pursuing a complaint against a taxi driver (in Wiltshire).
Replies: 10
Views: 771

Re: On pursuing a complaint against a taxi driver (in Wiltshire).

Since the Jay Report Taxi drivers in Rotherham are the butt of all evils in South Yorkshire. Whatever happens, the Taxi drivers are blamed .... Bad driving, missing teenager, floods, famine, et al Taxi drivers in Rotherham have become the default evil .... Alledgley... The fact that taxi drivers are...
by landsurfer
13 Nov 2019, 8:49pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: On pursuing a complaint against a taxi driver (in Wiltshire).
Replies: 10
Views: 771

Re: On pursuing a complaint against a taxi driver (in Wiltshire).

roubaixtuesday wrote:[

No idea what you mean. You may need to be less coy.


Yes you do. No I don't.
by landsurfer
12 Nov 2019, 8:56pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Alternatives to Party Politics?
Replies: 35
Views: 718

Re: Alternatives to Party Politics?

Ask for volunteers ... get their names and addresses ... arrange to meet them to issue the weapons and ammunition ........... Then arrest them !!!!!!
PsycoBunnies !!!!
by landsurfer
12 Nov 2019, 6:16pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..
Replies: 30
Views: 1430

Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Ladies and Gents, Having gone through many and varied attempts to get accommodation in the Grange Over Sands (GOS) area for the Saturday night of our ride I seem to have failed. The Caravan sites at Flookburgh / Haven and GOS are unwilling to let a caravan (s) for a single night and hotel prices in ...
by landsurfer
12 Nov 2019, 5:19pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pregnant? 65 or over?
Replies: 17
Views: 552

Re: Pregnant? 65 or over?

Don't deny him his right to be pregnant .... thats a hate crime .... :lol:
by landsurfer
11 Nov 2019, 10:26pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Adhesive for clothing
Replies: 9
Views: 450

Re: Adhesive for clothing

I fix all my non lycra clothing and shoes with UHU .... IT WORKS ...
by landsurfer
11 Nov 2019, 6:03am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Do bike computers include canal navigation? If so which is best?
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: Do bike computers include canal navigation? If so which is best?

Unless of course you mean cycling along canals .... In which case Cycle Route allows planning and upload to your preferred device. Garmin Edge Touring is my "preferred device". But cycling along canals or sailing would be exactly the same from a mapping point of view. Your device dos'nt kn...