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by landsurfer
4 Nov 2019, 8:16pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: And another off.
Replies: 104
Views: 5288

Re: And another off.

So I've heard back from the plods. Their interpretation of the video is that the driver performed an overtake giving me plenty of room and then I accelerated into her blind spot... You really do need to make an official complaint about this as that is so obviously not what happened from even the mo...
by landsurfer
4 Nov 2019, 7:35pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Best Track Pump
Replies: 49
Views: 1441

Re: Best Track Pump

Jules wanted to know why i was reading about Breast Pumps .... until i suggested she get her glasses on ....... :shock:
by landsurfer
3 Nov 2019, 8:46pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Cracked Vango Tent Poles - suggested repair
Replies: 54
Views: 5583

Re: Cracked Vango Tent Poles - suggested repair

I must be having a senior moment here ..... just buy some new ones ...... Vango sell them ...... :roll: .... break in the field ... duct tape .... simples ...
by landsurfer
3 Nov 2019, 3:51pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Single sex/gender schools
Replies: 9
Views: 588

Re: Single sex/gender schools

I went to a mixed school for my first year of secondary education then to a boys only school for the rest of my school time .... the boys only was much better .... having half the class simpering over each other was not good ... boys building pyramids in the swimming pool trying to impress the girls...
by landsurfer
1 Nov 2019, 4:43pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Role model: who is yours?
Replies: 159
Views: 11701

Re: Role model: who is yours?

brynpoeth wrote:Okay, ten people one admires, each with some admirable attribute
Eddy Merckx springs to mind first :wink:


Ok .. lets give this a try;
(not in order)

Herman Buhl.
Cliff Spink.
Mark Cavendish.
Chris Bonnington.
Mike Hall.
Jenny Graham.
John Pritchard.
Julie Whiteside.
John Surtees.
Michael Dunlop.
by landsurfer
28 Oct 2019, 4:13pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Transgender woman wins cycling championship
Replies: 127
Views: 27217

Re: Transgender woman wins cycling championship

I wish all to that I now identify as a "TransTinkering"..... :lol:
by landsurfer
25 Oct 2019, 9:01am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Transgender woman wins cycling championship
Replies: 127
Views: 27217

Re: Transgender woman wins cycling championship

What is female exclusionary radical trans activism? Extreme transgender support involving the exclusion of the female sex ... at a guess .... feel free to put me right alex. Worth checking out the split at the charity Stonewall, their decision that being gay or lesbian makes you automatically trans...
by landsurfer
24 Oct 2019, 4:00pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: 'London Bridge City' "clamping" bikes
Replies: 15
Views: 1420

Re: 'London Bridge City' "clamping" bikes

" to a street sign" ... was this street furniture private, Council or Highways ??
by landsurfer
23 Oct 2019, 6:41am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: FILUMS ..to see.
Replies: 393
Views: 42689

Re: FILUMS ..to see.

NUKe wrote:

Laundromat with Meryl Streep, a fictional story looks at the Panama papers scandal


Watched it last night .... absolutely brilliant ....... quirky and funny ... and hard hitting .....
by landsurfer
22 Oct 2019, 10:37pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Transgender woman wins cycling championship
Replies: 127
Views: 27217

Re: Transgender woman wins cycling championship

My wife and I supported our son through his 3 years living as Kate. A former National Pole Vault champion. He stopped competing before his transition and is still recovering from the effects of the prescribed medication he was given. He no longer competes at any level preferring to be an official fo...
by landsurfer
22 Oct 2019, 12:06pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 771
Views: 16368

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Obviously if someone games the system (i.e. VW et al) then all bets are off but they've got (and are still getting) their bottoms smacked quite hard so I suspect there's not much incentive for anyone else to try it again. There's massive commercial incentive, as a multi-national manufacturer VW are...
by landsurfer
22 Oct 2019, 6:42am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Transgender woman wins cycling championship
Replies: 127
Views: 27217

Re: Transgender woman wins cycling championship

For the second year in a row the Women's Masters World Track Champion is a man. My heart goes out to those Women that have trained and dedicated themselves to sport just to have a man turn up and steal the podium from them. Why are we letting this happen ? https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/week...
by landsurfer
21 Oct 2019, 6:43am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Should we be pushing for greater fairness in C2W?
Replies: 32
Views: 1556

Re: Should we be pushing for greater fairness in C2W?

There is no such thing as an interest free loan.
The costs, interest and capital are loaded onto the price of the product and fees and commissions are paid to the loan provider and the retailer .... otherwise why would a company provide finance without return ? .. :roll:

TANSTAAFL applies.
by landsurfer
20 Oct 2019, 8:33pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What cycling did you do this weekend?
Replies: 39
Views: 1546

Re: What cycling did you do this weekend?

Errr MODS .... Blatant trolling ..... ?
I'm not apologising for working for a living .... and cycling as and when i can.
by landsurfer
20 Oct 2019, 7:51pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What cycling did you do this weekend?
Replies: 39
Views: 1546

Re: What cycling did you do this weekend?

Non again .... I spent my weekend in the company of a Class 323 and some colleagues in the middle of nowhere, covering miles of track in masking tape and trying to get the train to slide ....!!!
Wednesday is cycling day !!!

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