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by Neilo
24 Dec 2016, 8:47pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Preventing Bar Grips from twisting?
Replies: 33
Views: 1805

Re: Preventing Bar Grips from twisting?

Hair spray for me. With washing up liquid you end up in a heap on the road when you pull on the bars in the rain. In my experience :roll: Fortunately I've got bar ends on the bar ends to stop that happening :D I did mention hairspray. The question is "how you use it"? spray the inside of ...
by Neilo
24 Dec 2016, 8:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Preventing Bar Grips from twisting?
Replies: 33
Views: 1805

Re: Preventing Bar Grips from twisting?

Hair spray for me.
With washing up liquid you end up in a heap on the road when you pull on the bars in the rain.
In my experience :roll:
by Neilo
15 Dec 2016, 8:48pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Currently listening to .......
Replies: 288
Views: 48966

Re: Currently listening to .......

Ah I see.
Wasted on me, I'm too young for the goons :(
by Neilo
15 Dec 2016, 8:34pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Currently listening to .......
Replies: 288
Views: 48966

Re: Currently listening to .......

landsurfer wrote:
Neilo wrote:Anything by these

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOAPd1kfPNk


You evil swine Moriarty ...... you tricked me into "Rush" ........ the shame ...... :(
:)


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by Neilo
11 Dec 2016, 1:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: does any one want this bike?
Replies: 13
Views: 1228

Re: does any one want this bike?

Nah, don't like the colour :D
by Neilo
27 Nov 2016, 8:07pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: One solution to tailgating?
Replies: 138
Views: 43770

Re: One solution to tailgating?

Another solution is Caltrops :twisted:
by Neilo
4 Oct 2016, 1:19pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mystery object
Replies: 14
Views: 621

Re: Mystery object

saddle bag support?
by Neilo
29 Sep 2016, 8:56pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: All Time Top 5 TV Series
Replies: 40
Views: 1116

Re: All Time Top 5 TV Series

I can't keep it to 5

The Star Trek universe
Babylon 5, season 1 to 4 only
Stargate cosmos (SG1, Atlantis. not sure about universe though)
Dads Army
Space 1999
Star cops

Sci Fi orientaed, but, it's my list :D
by Neilo
25 Sep 2016, 8:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Reuse vape bottles make perfect oil dispensers
Replies: 20
Views: 1124

Re: Reuse vape bottles make perfect oil dispensers

Only regret in my life, starting smoking. I do vape, next to no nicotine now, mixing 5ml zero % "juice" with a dash of 6mg "juice". started on 18mg Just got to get out of the puffing habit. When smoking, resting HR 80, now 60. I can't help thinking how bad is to inhale some chemi...
by Neilo
21 Sep 2016, 9:52am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Rumaging thru Maplins cheapie bin
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: Rumaging thru Maplins cheapie bin

Russian Spetznaz are taught to use their shovel as a weapon
by Neilo
20 Sep 2016, 9:04am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Bike stability when using front low loader panniers
Replies: 21
Views: 1500

Re: Bike stability when using front low loader panniers

I found that my bar bag made the bike less stable than the two front panniers. I did an off road section on my recent tour, and took off the bar bag, so I could get a better view of my front wheel and the track ahead. That made the steering much less twitchy. It wasn't unstable with the bar bag, jus...
by Neilo
15 Sep 2016, 8:05am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Are expensive gear cables really all that?
Replies: 29
Views: 3719

Re: Are expensive gear cables really all that?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/112022321519?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&var=410959609136&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT £5 for the four cables would be good value, and it's always good to have some outer cable lying around. They all work fine. Makes it cheaper to experiment with different bars, ...
by Neilo
12 Sep 2016, 4:00pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Sciatica and saddles
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Sciatica and saddles

I've just returned from a short 200 mile, 4 day tour with Sciatica, the whole shooting match, stabbing pain in the butt, back of the thigh, stabbing pain in the shin and numb toes. l woke up with it on day 3, I struggled with it until 10 miles from home, when I had to call for a pick up. It has turn...
by Neilo
31 Aug 2016, 3:31pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Handle Bar Grips
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: Handle Bar Grips

Don't use washing up liquid, as when it rains and you pull back on the handlebars, they come off in your hands and you end up lying on the road.
Don't ask me how I know this :roll: