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by Canuk
26 Dec 2016, 8:24pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7237
Views: 352864

Re: It's about time we had more fun

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by Canuk
26 Dec 2016, 8:22pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Preventing Bar Grips from twisting?
Replies: 33
Views: 1773

Re: Preventing Bar Grips from twisting?

Heltor Chasca wrote:I'm also a fan of hairspray. Or in my case: charcoal/pencil drawing/sketching fixative. Almost the same thing. Just no hairspray in the house. Promise [emoji51]


I used to wonder why every single bike shop mechanic had a tin of hairspray prominent on the workshop bench.

Now I know!
by Canuk
26 Dec 2016, 8:18pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pub Bikes: cheapest, best build?
Replies: 14
Views: 2305

Pub Bikes: cheapest, best build?

Hate spending money on short distance utility bikes. Here's my attempt at a pub bike, Raleigh Yukon, total cost, including tenner original purchase price at car boot sale, £21.80!
by Canuk
26 Dec 2016, 8:15pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Fork column failure on thread less forks.
Replies: 52
Views: 4520

Re: Fork column failure on thread less forks.

Just my two penneth worth. I've been using steel and also carbon fork frames for over thirty years, on as many as 45 bikes, through very tough Canadian winters which are to say the least brutal, and long lasting. Fork failures so far: Steel: 1 (rusted through steerer tube) Aluminium: 2 (1x de-bond, ...
by Canuk
9 Dec 2016, 1:51pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ban Politics from the forum
Replies: 221
Views: 9972

Re: Ban Politics from the forum

To get serious for a moment, I can't believe some people believe there's nothing wrong with the political threads on the forum. I've wanted to contribute in the past, but because of the racist and xenophobic minority who seem to dominate them, and because of my ethnicity and background (mixed race, ...
by Canuk
8 Dec 2016, 1:38pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ban Politics from the forum
Replies: 221
Views: 9972

Re: Ban Politics from the forum

Why not alter the terms and conditions of use for this forum to warn people that if they call for a ban on topics which others freely choose to discuss they will be banned from the forum? Do we need forum members who think we should only be allowed to discuss topics they want us to discuss? We shou...
by Canuk
8 Dec 2016, 10:39am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ban Politics from the forum
Replies: 221
Views: 9972

Re: Ban Politics from the forum

I don't contribute, but I read the Politics threads quite a bit and they do seem very harshly moderated. I'm in engineering IT and contribute to a lot of forums for work. I've only seen a thread removed once in ten years! (and that was because of a threat of violence). The demographic of this Tea Ro...
by Canuk
8 Dec 2016, 10:37am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ban Politics from the forum
Replies: 221
Views: 9972

Re: Ban Politics from the forum

... I think a binary choice is much more appropriate to the concerns raised elsewhere. Maybe I should start a poll/thread with the options I consider appropriate, and then maybe somebody else does. I'm sure if we all behaved in a similar manner we could get 50 running by the end of the week. The im...
by Canuk
8 Dec 2016, 10:37am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ban Politics from the forum
Replies: 221
Views: 9972

Re: Ban Politics from the forum

... I think a binary choice is much more appropriate to the concerns raised elsewhere. Maybe I should start a poll/thread with the options I consider appropriate, and then maybe somebody else does. I'm sure if we all behaved in a similar manner we could get 50 running by the end of the week. The im...
by Canuk
6 Oct 2016, 12:56am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Firefox Browser Users Warning! SSD wear and tear
Replies: 26
Views: 935

Re: Firefox Browser Users Warning! SSD wear and tear

That I did not know about Firefox... Is there a similar problem with Chrome...
by Canuk
5 Oct 2016, 11:01pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Respray/Powder coat in South Devon
Replies: 11
Views: 1681

Re: Respray/Powder coat in South Devon

Absolutely lovely job, well done!
by Canuk
4 Oct 2016, 11:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1087
Views: 296813

Re: Introductions - tell us about yourself

Just moved to the UK fron Montreal, Canada for a two year work project.

I'm looking for long distance cycling routes and guides to the same, hope this is the place to find them!

Robby, 46, Aerospace Engineer. Currently working for Airbus.