May be Sti shifter on the right for rear derailleur and bar end shifter also on the right for the front derailleur, so you shift both with your good hand, you would just have to think ahead as to which one you need to change first.
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- 16 May 2017, 1:51pm
- Forum: On the road
- Topic: A48 Newport (Tredegar Park to M4 junction) closed to cyclists. Why?
- Replies: 14
- Views: 6579
- 12 May 2017, 7:58pm
- Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
- Topic: What's up with camping gas?
- Replies: 42
- Views: 2848
D of E expeditions - leaking gas in tents (luckily us well-behaved schoolkids didn't smoke!) having to throw hissing canister as far away as possible. Admittedly they wern't as bad as the Primus meths stoves, the ones where you have to burn a meths tablet to warm them up, then pump them to get the ...
- 28 Apr 2017, 8:46pm
- Forum: Does anyone know … ?
- Topic: OS maps of different scales - accuracy
- Replies: 20
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Maps are a representation of curved surface, (the earth) on a flat surface, (the paper or screen) So, it is all a compromise. You have to work between the two, comparing what is on the map, to what you see on the ground, no matter what the accuracy
What is it with the use of the word "So" or the over use? It is getting almost as bad as "like" randomly inserted into a conversation. If you watch an interview on TV, BBC breakfast for example. The person answering the question will often start their answer with "So" J...
- 30 Mar 2017, 7:42pm
- Forum: Touring & Expedition
- Topic: when hostelling goes bad
- Replies: 32
- Views: 2475
I stayed in one YH on a busy weekend. First night there was a snorer that kept us all awake, even with ear plugs. I snore quite badly, but this guy took it to a whole new level. Anyway, the folowing night, we were settling down, before lights out, looking forward to another night of noise :roll: , w...
Inner stuffed into one drybag. Fly in another drybag. Stuffing rather than folding is better. If you fold you put the same stresses on the same places, and end up pulling the stitching. I use a footprint, so the ground sheet of the inner doesn't get muddy. The tent isn't going to dry in a bag, whate...
- 25 Mar 2017, 7:36pm
- Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
- Topic: Any one else fed up of road salt?
- Replies: 13
- Views: 490
Despite being a relatively mild winter, it's been the worst winter I can ever remember for road salt. Even this week the road gritters have been out despite there being no forecast of freezing conditions and the heavy rain that washed the previous salt away was in vain as fresh salt has been applie...
- 22 Mar 2017, 10:01pm
- Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
- Topic: Trike Plans
- Replies: 17
- Views: 10017
Here's one i made earlier. https://forum.cyclinguk.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=15204&start=285#p900650 And in action on a ride with Will in Cambridgeshire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSceUMoR4PA And me https://forum.cyclinguk.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=15204&start=240 Hard on the hil...
- 8 Mar 2017, 9:33pm
- Forum: On the road
- Topic: Cymru am byth - we love Wales!
- Replies: 397
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Why do you love Wales? Newport Girls. Valley Commandos ..... Thursday night discos at RAF St. Athan . . :D :D I married a Newport girl :) and I used to work at RAF St Athan. VC night :shock: and the Parachute club at the Hotel international near the airport. :wink: Born and grew up in Newcastle, wh...