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by 100%JR
20 Apr 2019, 10:44am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Mamil bikes
Replies: 34
Views: 1312

Re: Mamil bikes

1. Fast frames with racing pretensions but slightly modified eg more relaxed geometry for sportive riders. 2. All carbon 3. Clearance for wider tyres only possible without mudguards- but in any case no mudguard eyes. 4. On the lastest- disc brakes. 5, Any colour you like as long as it's black. I li...
by 100%JR
20 Apr 2019, 10:04am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Does Wales have the steepest street?
Replies: 46
Views: 2357

Re: Does Wales have the steepest street?

22degs is 40%.
How do they decide one 40% is steeper than another?
Are there different categories for residential streets/rural streets etc?
by 100%JR
16 Apr 2019, 7:43pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: I do love safety cameras!
Replies: 48
Views: 1364

Re: I do love safety cameras!

They are voluntary donations ... an "idiot tax". Only an "idiot" tax if you're stupid enough to pay it :lol: They are speed cameras.Not "safety" cameras.You get a fine for exceeding the speed limit not the "safety" limit.They are just another Tax on the alrea...
by 100%JR
16 Apr 2019, 7:34pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Trains...why?
Replies: 291
Views: 11324

Re: Trains...why?

What does the 'E' in Edale stand for? Can only find this:- As spelt, the name is first recorded in 1732. Earlier recorded versions of the name are Aidele (1086), Heydale (1251), Eydale (1275), Eydal (1285) and Edall (1550).[4]:9 Historically, Edale was the name of the valley of the River Noe .. Puz...
by 100%JR
13 Apr 2019, 11:58am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: I do love safety cameras!
Replies: 48
Views: 1364

Re: I do love safety cameras!

That's why you'll see hard working response bobbies in tatty Astras with 120k on the clock, but Roads Policing Specials will be out in shiny new XC70's with guccu shiny uniform and kit. Top end BMWs/Volvos in South Yorkshire. Traffic Wardens in expensive motors :x Lost count of how many have passed...
by 100%JR
13 Apr 2019, 11:52am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 17614
Views: 429677

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Hi, Was there ever a plan? Probably exactly what's happening now.Run down the clock,extension,extension,extension........sweep it under the carpet and carry on as if the Referendum never took place :wink: There you go again with your crystal ball, full of smoke. Do you respect individuals right to ...
by 100%JR
13 Apr 2019, 10:39am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: I do love safety cameras!
Replies: 48
Views: 1364

Re: I do love safety cameras!

They are speed cameras.Not "safety" cameras.You get a fine for exceeding the speed limit not the "safety" limit.They are just another Tax on the already over-taxed population. Save lives?Debatable. Drivers slow down just before them then speed up straight after them. I'd like to ...
by 100%JR
12 Apr 2019, 6:29pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 17614
Views: 429677

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

You just can't keep a good man down :roll:
https://uk.yahoo.com/news/nigel-farage- ... 24389.html
I suggest when Article 50 is revoked we banish him to a remote uninhabited rock somewhere.
Is he still taking money from the EU I wonder?
by 100%JR
12 Apr 2019, 6:22pm
Forum: Using the Forum - request help : report difficulties
Topic: feedback about moderation
Replies: 109
Views: 15503

Re: feedback about moderation

Made a post this morning, asked a question, nothing dirty or illegal but maybe controversial, checked this evening, it had been deleted! Can't be completely 110% sure it was posted mind, sometimes the reception is not so good, but I am as sure as I can be .. Calmed down a bit now, I figure it was d...
by 100%JR
11 Apr 2019, 3:04pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 17614
Views: 429677

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Cant see how the May delay will solve anything. Wondering what the plan is if there is one? What a palavar! Al Was there ever a plan? Probably exactly what's happening now.Run down the clock,extension,extension,extension........sweep it under the carpet and carry on as if the Referendum never took ...
by 100%JR
11 Apr 2019, 10:15am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 17614
Views: 429677

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Delayed again until Halloween :lol:
Just revoke article 50 now so we can try to restore some credibility :|

It seems Canuk is raking in the money from his bets.Where is Canuk these days?
(edit:-It appears Canuks account is no longer active....has he been hit with the ban stick I wonder?)
by 100%JR
10 Apr 2019, 3:40pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: Fave quotes...
Replies: 201
Views: 12343

Re: Fave quotes...

There were a couple of successful films from GoC, Yorkshire, some years ago: Sounding Brass and The Full Monty, the latter was especially succe$$ful financially, it cheered people up after the Princess of Hearts died I think you mean "Brassed Off" with Pete Postlethwaite? About a Barnsley...
by 100%JR
10 Apr 2019, 2:31pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Uphill, downhill, both, neither?
Replies: 21
Views: 949

Re: Uphill, downhill, both, neither?

In my DH MTB days the downs were always a reward for the effort going up.Going down the motto was "speed is your friend" especially on rooty/rocky/rutted terrain. Now I'm 90% Road only I apply the same Philosophy.I enjoy the long twisty climbs but enjoy the long,twisty,fast descents a litt...
by 100%JR
10 Apr 2019, 1:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: IPhone Software Update - Now A Charger Is A Disallowed Accessory?
Replies: 6
Views: 338

Re: IPhone Software Update - Now A Charger Is A Disallowed Accessory?

Three iPhones in our household.
Me iPhone XR
Daughter iPhone X
Son iPhone 7s
All using third party cables(Panasonic) with no issues.
I've had iPhones 10 years and always wait a few days to update software as there's usually a few bugs they need to iron out :wink:
by 100%JR
9 Apr 2019, 7:02pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Team Sky is now Team INEOS
Replies: 154
Views: 9819

Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

That may be the root of this attitude: people hate few more than those who resemble one's discarded past selves. I don't particularly "hate" anyone.I just think it's all a bit pointless.Some people don't see the irony in what they're doing...protesting about one thing but directly funding...