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by Airsporter1st
3 Feb 2019, 4:19pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Slowing motor traffic - press the button!
Replies: 245
Views: 14463

Re: Slowing motor traffic - press the button!

Strange that the moderators should allow a post suggesting deliberate breaking of the suspension of a moving vehicle (which could have potentially fatal consequences), yet delete mine where I simply expressed the hope that someone would break the OP's fingers? Stick around you'll get used to the hy...
by Airsporter1st
2 Feb 2019, 8:01pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Slowing motor traffic - press the button!
Replies: 245
Views: 14463

Re: Slowing motor traffic - press the button!

I conspire to make driving less attractive, so people walk instead, like I do. I park outside town and walk a whole kilometre. Each way :wink: Respect ... thats how it should be ... I've started taking buses ... they are still going to emit .. but the more on board the less emissions per person tra...
by Airsporter1st
2 Feb 2019, 7:07pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Slowing motor traffic - press the button!
Replies: 245
Views: 14463

Re: Slowing motor traffic - press the button!

How do you differentiate between those breaking the law and those who are not?

Deliberately delaying law abiding motorists is not combatting motor crime.
by Airsporter1st
1 Feb 2019, 1:53pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dynamo output
Replies: 10
Views: 1217

Re: Dynamo output

the spa cycles link does say '1.5V' and I would suppose that they actually mean '1.5W'. On this page https://www.spacycles.co.uk/m2b0s133p0/Parts-and-Accessories/Lights-Dynamo-Lighting-Dynamos they list the 1.5W version and not the other, so it is a pretty fair assumption that the first link is for...
by Airsporter1st
31 Jan 2019, 10:48am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dynamo output
Replies: 10
Views: 1217

Re: Dynamo output

There is a 1.5W DH-T780 https://bike.shimano.com/en-AU/product/component/deorext-t780/DH-T780-1N.html I think the idea is low weight and low drag compared to the 3W hubs, for those who mainly want a hub for a "be seen" light or occasional use The DH-T780 is a 3W output, the DH-T780-1N (to...
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 9:29pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Grease advice
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Grease advice

alexnharvey wrote:Which of those do you think are special? :?:

Just normal grease attributes described in hyperbole for the unwary cyclist.


Thanks for the insight. I take it you don’t know where to buy it in Europe?
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 7:46pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Grease advice
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Grease advice

Why, because of the WS2? I don't think that's sufficient to make it worth the effort. Not just the WS2, (which may only be present in limited quantity) but the whole package: -Patented synthetic NLGI Grade 2, heavy-duty, multi-purpose lubricant with addition of PTFE micro powders -Lowest coefficien...
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 7:13pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: The Science of Cycle Helmet Safety
Replies: 50
Views: 2242

Re: The Science of Cycle Helmet Safety

Have a nice double layer beanie hat ... in wool ... if anyone wants one ........ :) I don't intend to get one - or a beanie hat here in Spain - just interested in the concept. :lol: Well here in South Yorkshire i'm wearing my beanie .... 20degC+ and not a cloud in the sky this afternoon - not bad f...
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 7:01pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: He wasn't in a Wange Wover
Replies: 113
Views: 12907

Re: He wasn't in a Wange Wover

'They just did so because they carry a warrant card and I don't. '' what a pathetic comment No doubt one of those who gripe constantly about abuse of powers and process ...fascist state and all that etc yet are the first to call the police then whinge about kids are playing out in the street and ca...
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 6:54pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: The Science of Cycle Helmet Safety
Replies: 50
Views: 2242

Re: The Science of Cycle Helmet Safety

landsurfer wrote:Have a nice double layer beanie hat ... in wool ... if anyone wants one ........ :)


I don't intend to get one - or a beanie hat here in Spain - just interested in the concept.
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 6:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Grease advice
Replies: 12
Views: 870

Re: Grease advice

This -

https://www.nanoslicklubricants.com/services/cycling-lubricants/

- is what I'd like to get, but I cannot find anywhere that sells it in UK or Europe.
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 4:58pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: The Science of Cycle Helmet Safety
Replies: 50
Views: 2242

Re: The Science of Cycle Helmet Safety

Hi [XAP]Bob I pretty much agree with your analysis. The best prevention is to be vigilant, though I have unfortunately had the opportunity to give helmets a serious test on 2 occasions. Regarding the Headkayse (soft) helmet, I have many questions, including the longevity of the materials. That notw...
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 4:30pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: The Science of Cycle Helmet Safety
Replies: 50
Views: 2242

Re: The Science of Cycle Helmet Safety

Hi [XAP]Bob I pretty much agree with your analysis. The best prevention is to be vigilant, though I have unfortunately had the opportunity to give helmets a serious test on 2 occasions. Regarding the Headkayse (soft) helmet, I have many questions, including the longevity of the materials. That notw...
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 9:16am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Who are the best/worst drivers on the road?
Replies: 197
Views: 33253

Re: Who are the best/worst drivers on the road?

I think a lot has to do with intelligence - of the natural variety; not that dubiously demonstrated by academic qualifications. The less intelligent seem incapable of anticipating the consequences of their actions (or inactions) and frequently drive well beyond their and their vehicle's capability. ...
by Airsporter1st
30 Jan 2019, 9:09am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Changing from 1st to 12th
Replies: 50
Views: 5761

Re: Changing from 1st to 12th

Presumably, the electronic shifters are/could be programmed to take care of this, shifting both front and rears practically simultaneously. If not, why not? I think this is the first suggestion I've made that anyone has actually taken any notice of. Usually my meagre contributions are eclipsed by p...