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by cyclop
18 Aug 2019, 3:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

There is another Askham with an "h" in cumbria,eden valley.
by cyclop
18 Aug 2019, 12:36pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

The challenge here is to find a place where the rail line points across flat (estuary / coastal) land towards mountains. The southern edge of the Lake District does seem likely but I can't find those mountain tops on Streetview so far. I agree. I thought it was looking across to the 'old man' possi...
by cyclop
18 Aug 2019, 12:28pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

[quote][/quote]You have it Paulatic.Spot on.Just up the line from Askham in Furness,looking towards Walna scar,Brown Pike,Dow Crag and ,behind and to the right,Coniston Old Man."The Way to the hills"
by cyclop
16 Aug 2019, 10:09pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

Kirkby in Furness closer
by cyclop
16 Aug 2019, 6:22pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

Kirkby in Furness is close
by cyclop
16 Aug 2019, 12:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

No
by cyclop
16 Aug 2019, 12:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

Yes but where exactly.
by cyclop
16 Aug 2019, 12:15pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

Quiet MickF!!!This is serious.Big prizes,well,prize is on offer.My dad,s old watch is buried in the vicinity.....could be a Rolex and it could be yours.
by cyclop
16 Aug 2019, 11:58am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

Re: where is this?

No,not Barmouth.
by cyclop
16 Aug 2019, 10:33am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: where is this?
Replies: 108
Views: 3370

where is this?

Seeing as it,s another wet day and another"where is this" post on the forum provided entertainment for all and sundry,try this one.No clues except I used to live there.
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by cyclop
14 Aug 2019, 4:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: resurfacing/grinding a new bearing surface in a freehub
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: resurfacing/grinding a new bearing surface in a freehub

Thanks for that info.I,ve just rescued some old wheels from my pals bin for bits and pieces.Front hub,v.good,rear hub,not great,freehub probably alright for the mtb,rim tapes,spokes to keep cats off the garden.ShimanoR500.
by cyclop
14 Aug 2019, 10:29am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: resurfacing/grinding a new bearing surface in a freehub
Replies: 2
Views: 218

resurfacing/grinding a new bearing surface in a freehub

Possible or not?Usual issue,irreplaceable drive side bearing in the freehub,can it be reground?
by cyclop
28 Jul 2019, 10:26pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Uses for an old/near new tyre?
Replies: 25
Views: 3528

Re: Uses for an old/near new tyre?

A swing or swings for the ape house in your miniature zoo.
by cyclop
24 Jul 2019, 8:13am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Where is all that gravel?
Replies: 73
Views: 9246

Re: Where is all that gravel?

I can ride for miles and miles on gravel in my area. Forestry roads, windmill roads, farm roads and similar to Cycler our smaller lanes are totally neglected and reverting to pot holed gravel tracks. I ride them on a 93 Orange Clockwork If ever it breaks then I’ll be in the market for a 'gravel bik...
by cyclop
24 Jul 2019, 7:07am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: disability cyclist
Replies: 1
Views: 259

disability cyclist

Met a fella yesterday who,d just cycled up Kirkstone Pass via the struggle.His left arm was off below the elbow !How,I asked.He rode flat bars with upright extensions which he hooked his arm under,all controls being on one side.Fantastic.Chapeau!Cockermouth man.Lean,fit looking 50-60.