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by Postboxer
16 Aug 2019, 6:26pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Where is this?
Replies: 63
Views: 2653

Re: Where is this?

I'm having a quick look at www.britainfromabove.org.uk but may well get sidetracked.
by Postboxer
16 Aug 2019, 6:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Where is this?
Replies: 63
Views: 2653

Re: Where is this?

There are more pictures. Are they in any kind of order? If so, is it possible to map any of the other locations, before and after to figure out a route. Or single out the pictures with the same group in the same clothes? May as well get going on the others too, this may take some time. If it is besi...
by Postboxer
16 Aug 2019, 3:05pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Tampering with locks: wet rag on it?
Replies: 31
Views: 1172

Re: Tampering with locks: wet rag on it?

Maybe bike stands at popular locations could be accompanied by a bike lock stand. Or sturdy locks on long chains.
by Postboxer
9 Aug 2019, 6:59pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: E Bike - speeding?
Replies: 168
Views: 9192

Re: E Bike - speeding?

Is it still an e-bike once it's tampered with?
by Postboxer
7 Aug 2019, 3:49pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: slowing down on the bike
Replies: 32
Views: 1544

Re: slowing down on the bike

When we first moved to our current home more than twenty years ago we used to see a (presumably) retired gentleman cycle through the village from time to time. White hair, white beard, on a touring bike. Never struggling but never looking fast. Never looking like he cared whether he was going fast ...
by Postboxer
28 Jul 2019, 9:23am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

Standings here https://www.letour.fr/en/rankings although I suppose it could change today. It was very close before yesterday's stage I think.

Currently it's Sebastian Langeveld.
by Postboxer
28 Jul 2019, 7:26am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

Also spare a thought for the various groups riding the tour stages a day early, who presumably rode the whole route of stages 19 and 20 and the participants of the Etape due Tour who rode stage 20 last week.

I wonder who's lining up for La Vuelta.
by Postboxer
27 Jul 2019, 9:34pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

Bernal may have won the polka dots too if stages hadn't been cut short. I wonder if the same two stages will appear again in the same order next year or soon after. Looking back, there seems to be a few riders happy to try their best to not lose but not do much to try to win. Although this could be ...
by Postboxer
26 Jul 2019, 4:37pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

We'll never know what would have happened, which is annoying. Some idiot asked Dave Brailsford if he was happy Team Ineos may have just won the tour because of a natural disaster. It isn't won yet, and if they don't win it, it could be because of the weather, as they both may have gained more time o...
by Postboxer
25 Jul 2019, 12:54am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

I wouldn't be surprised if the lead changed twice before Sunday.

Alternative punishment ideas:-

Penalty weights.

Make them ride a tandem together for tomorrow's stage, but delay their start by a few minutes.
by Postboxer
24 Jul 2019, 11:27pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

And in no way was the jury swayed by the possibility to weaken the three riders in the top five who aren't French, it being 34 years since France have had a French winner at the Tour de France. I think with the time several riders need to make up on Alaphilippe and how close the next five riders are...
by Postboxer
22 Jul 2019, 6:19pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

Perhaps Team Ineos have planned to peak for the last week, they haven't looked that good so far, usually they're dropping other domestiques and GC contenders as a team, before they're down to just their team leaders. They appear like they may have been sharing the load the last week, so maybe they'l...
by Postboxer
19 Jul 2019, 7:54pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

I think the smooth barriers are only used at the end of stages, where sprints might be occurring.
by Postboxer
18 Jul 2019, 10:59pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!
Replies: 295
Views: 14915

Re: 2019 Tour de France: Spoilers!

On the ITV highlights they did not know why Rohan Dennis had abandoned, neither do his team, there's a report on the BBC site too.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/49039055
by Postboxer
12 Jul 2019, 7:25pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Repeated close passes by driver on commute
Replies: 44
Views: 6608

Re: Repeated close passes by driver on commute

Get a camera, report it to the police every time it happens, even if it's every day, surely they can't ignore it forever. Keep reporting it until something happens.