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by kylecycler
3 Oct 2019, 11:07am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What to do when the pedals fall off
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Re: What to do when the pedals fall off

This was in the Guardian just yesterday - kids in downtrodden areas of Colombia using gravity biking as a means of self expression and a way of escaping their troubles. https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/oct/02/we-live-for-gravity-biking-deadly-sport-is-way-of-life-in-medellin In answer to Pete...
by kylecycler
23 Sep 2019, 6:46pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 557
Views: 18988

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

Here's a far classier Sears Roebuck poster, Brucey - I've always thought it was a brilliant example of poster art. sears roebuck poster.jpg No idea who the artist was, but whoever it was had real talent - the tree is an odd piece of genius, and the whole thing works beautifully. Mind you, I've had a...
by kylecycler
21 Sep 2019, 12:59am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 557
Views: 18988

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

it is for uberlandfarhten, apparently. (stop sniggering at the back). https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-R_88a6MEb1Q/UfkD_mbBUOI/AAAAAAAAJKs/ohe8EbeyWVA/s1600/wanderer60.jpg Wanderer was one of the four companies which formed the 'Auto Union' - DKW, Wanderer, Horsch and Audi. The four circles of the curren...
by kylecycler
21 Sep 2019, 12:58am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 557
Views: 18988

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

"does my bum look big in this?" https://i.pinimg.com/736x/e6/ae/ce/e6aece910c7693c248a2c855a66042f2--vintage-bicycles-bicycle-art.jpg Laurin & Klement became Skoda, hence Skoda's ongoing involvement in the TdF: https://www.skoda-auto.com/news/news-detail/cycling-collection-2019
by kylecycler
20 Sep 2019, 2:08am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: most aerodynamic/fairingiest handlebar bag or basket?
Replies: 18
Views: 614

Re: most aerodynamic/fairingiest handlebar bag or basket?

This might help: https://janheine.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/carradice.jpg?w=640&h=827 A handlebar bag was more aerodynamic than a Carradice saddlebag that extended just slightly beyond the hips of the rider (see photo above). Front panniers (on low-rider racks) were more aerodynamic than rear ...
by kylecycler
19 Sep 2019, 3:40pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: "I can't remember your name but..."
Replies: 10
Views: 1103

Re: "I can't remember your name but..."

Mike Sales wrote:
Audax67 wrote:Murphy?


King Edward of course.

Suppose it's better than Spud. :)
by kylecycler
8 Sep 2019, 10:19pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Spa Audax build photos
Replies: 94
Views: 8275

Re: Spa Audax build photos

Hi Samuel, how are you keeping?
by kylecycler
8 Sep 2019, 11:45am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: my take on back-pedal (coaster) brakes
Replies: 30
Views: 1508

Re: my take on back-pedal (coaster) brakes

Butch couldn't have stopped without one.

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by kylecycler
3 Sep 2019, 10:12pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pigs...
Replies: 3
Views: 421

Pigs...

This made me laugh - some eejit loses his camera out of an aircraft with an open door, presumably when it gets caught in the airflow...

https://i.imgur.com/66QE4jw.gifv

...but you need to watch the link to understand the title of the thread. :D
by kylecycler
27 Aug 2019, 12:35am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 557
Views: 18988

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

The Raleigh girl's name is Mabel. Seriously, I've got a copy of the first one, downloaded it somewhere years ago and it's captioned 'Mabel'. :D That's a good post kyle - I tried to find "Raleigh Girl - Mabel" but the search-engine couldn't find anything. One of the (so called associated) ...
by kylecycler
26 Aug 2019, 3:06pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 557
Views: 18988

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

The Raleigh girl's name is Mabel. Seriously, I've got a copy of the first one, downloaded it somewhere years ago and it's captioned 'Mabel'. :D
by kylecycler
26 Aug 2019, 1:14pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...
Replies: 557
Views: 18988

Re: Vintage Bicycle Advertisements; good, bad. ugly...

Sweep wrote:That parabike was of course given a fashion makeover by the italians - can't remember the italian company.

Trussardi. Very swanky.

trussardi.jpg

This is a modern appreciation of the parabike by the British artist Mark Jones:

parabike.PNG
by kylecycler
22 Aug 2019, 6:33pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Is Trump Mad?
Replies: 820
Views: 35601

Re: Is Trump Mad?

A qualified medical opinion (among many others) agrees with you, Psamathe - scroll down the link for the video interview with Dr. Lance Dodes, former assistant psychiatry professor at Harvard Medical School (I saw it earlier this afternoon): https://www.newsweek.com/trump-mental-illness-king-israel-...
by kylecycler
22 Aug 2019, 4:29pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Is Trump Mad?
Replies: 820
Views: 35601

Re: Is "The Chosen One" Mad?

Psamathe wrote:What is TDS? Not heard of it and search engines give no clue.

Ian

Trump Derangement Syndrome. It's ok, there would be something seriously wrong with you if you didn't have it.