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by landsurfer
1 Jul 2019, 1:59pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Sneaky mobile speed camera van - do you warn people?
Replies: 127
Views: 3377

Re: Sneaky mobile speed camera van - do you warn people?

I always warn oncoming traffic of speed camera vans. Radio Hallam also has a daily report of where they are. I particularly warn motorcyclists. If it's a dangerous spot surely you don't want anyone to be speeding, someone may be injured .. or worse .. ? If it's not a dangerous spot then its an entra...
by landsurfer
1 Jul 2019, 12:33pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 192
Views: 4285

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Thanks guys. What a wonderful 60th last year ... the ride from Carlisle to Abington, 2nd breakfast at the Gretna Cafe, terrifying the local drivers at Beattock with the application of Sudocreme, the climb up to Beattock Summit and the wonderful party at the campsite curtesy of the girls ... wonderfu...
by landsurfer
30 Jun 2019, 11:00am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Sheffield to Exeter by Canal Path ?
Replies: 19
Views: 706

Re: Sheffield to Exeter by Canal Path ?

Is there a plausible route between Sheffield and Exeter using paved or compacted surface towpaths ? Doesn't have to be continuous but a linkable ride via road sections ..... I really fancy the idea for this July as the family are all off to the west country for the 6 week school hols ... Jules and ...
by landsurfer
30 Jun 2019, 7:53am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Sheffield to Exeter by Canal Path ?
Replies: 19
Views: 706

Sheffield to Exeter by Canal Path ?

Is there a plausible route between Sheffield and Exeter using paved or compacted surface towpaths ? Doesn't have to be continuous but a linkable ride via road sections ..... I really fancy the idea for this July as the family are all off to the west country for the 6 week school hols ... Jules and t...
by landsurfer
29 Jun 2019, 4:40pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: any englishmen and the midday sun here?
Replies: 15
Views: 512

Re: any englishmen and the midday sun here?

This time last year we where on our LEJOG ... 30 deg c plus every day except 2 .... but still better than rain .... just...
by landsurfer
29 Jun 2019, 11:25am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Do you have a bike cam
Replies: 37
Views: 1566

Re: Do you have a bike cam

No, i said I have a rear tailgating gopro with TWO 12" x 10" yellow on black signs on the car and when the bikes are mounted an A3 sign Tailgating camera Tailgaters ARE REPORTED This makes 99.99999% of drivers back off , it is funny to watch them come close as they do, then..................
by landsurfer
29 Jun 2019, 8:07am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 192
Views: 4285

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

I know the answer! Sadly another of our group was taken ill so we had to pack his tent.....not that we were successful in that task AND Butter Pies ...... Disgusting ..... YUK ....... :) My homing Garmin was released into the wild only to return 2 weeks later ... And a lovely pint by the canal in L...
by landsurfer
28 Jun 2019, 1:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Do you have a bike cam
Replies: 37
Views: 1566

Re: Do you have a bike cam

You haven't got a huge magnet attached to your rear bumper have you ? .... :)
by landsurfer
28 Jun 2019, 9:24am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Do you have a bike cam
Replies: 37
Views: 1566

Re: Do you have a bike cam

Whilst I can not say if cameras stop accidents cycling they DO driving I have a rear tailgating gopro with TWO 12" x 10" yellow on black signs on the car and when the bikes are mounted an A3 sign Tailgating camera Tailgaters ARE REPORTED This makes 99.99999% of drivers back off, it is fun...
by landsurfer
26 Jun 2019, 3:07pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Something really odd happened this morning.
Replies: 19
Views: 1052

Re: Something really odd happened this morning.

Frame cracked inside your front derailleur clamp ???
Had the very same symptoms with a Holdsworth 531 frame back in the day .... bike would wobble .... then stop wobbling ... weird ..
by landsurfer
25 Jun 2019, 11:25pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: The Tragic Proliferation of ‘Drive-Cycling’
Replies: 189
Views: 14064

Re: The Tragic Proliferation of ‘Drive-Cycling’

Well 16 wheels if its a class 158 DMU .... Tragic Proliferation of Rail Cycling ....
Although back in the late 40's and 50's it was very popular with my parents ... which is why i exist ..... :lol:
by landsurfer
25 Jun 2019, 10:36pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 192
Views: 4285

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

It was a day when alliances and partnerships came out of the wood pile ,,,
by landsurfer
25 Jun 2019, 10:13pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: The Tragic Proliferation of ‘Drive-Cycling’
Replies: 189
Views: 14064

Re: The Tragic Proliferation of ‘Drive-Cycling’

How do we all feel about the ... TPRC ..... ?

Personally i am a great fan even though its a "kill the planet" vector ... all that red diesel ..... :evil:
by landsurfer
25 Jun 2019, 10:11pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: The Tragic Proliferation of ‘Drive-Cycling’
Replies: 189
Views: 14064

Re: The Tragic Proliferation of ‘Drive-Cycling’

reohn2 wrote:Haiku
To-con-vey one’s mood
In sev-en-teen syll-able-s
Is ve-ry dif-fic

John Coope Clarke


JCC is outstanding ....
by landsurfer
25 Jun 2019, 9:44pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 192
Views: 4285

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

We should have stayed together ... "It's just like that, it's just the way it is." comes to mind ..... Personally, I believe we lost one because of that split ... possibly 2... :( But the split was a soft event ... It was inevitable ... and foreseeable .. But the ride, it was still a life ...