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by ianrobo
1 Feb 2019, 1:18am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Average Commute Length? Massive Increase Possible…
Replies: 24
Views: 4340

Re: Average Commute Length? Massive Increase Possible…

By direct route to work is 19km and in the morning I will do up to 26km but on way back home most times will add up to an extra 30km and thus keeps getting mileage without too much time from home
by ianrobo
1 Feb 2019, 1:16am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Carol Boardman death - case sent for trial
Replies: 133
Views: 16363

Re: Carol Boardman death - case sent for trial

if you cause death by careless or dangerous driving then why is it so unreasonable to ban for life for driving ? That’s is how it seems to me ?
by ianrobo
27 Jan 2019, 2:48pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: How to get fit again
Replies: 17
Views: 1502

Re: How to get fit again

Sorry to hear that and I hope you will recover and be back to full pace soon !! Good luck [emoji106]
by ianrobo
13 Jan 2019, 2:33pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: A place to record lenient sentencing for motorvehicle....
Replies: 401
Views: 167834

Re: A place to record lenient sentencing for motorvehicle....

And now the govt want no jail for 6 months or less ... and just how weak do we see sentences for killer drivers ?. Some of us gave been campaigning for this for years. At last government appears to be getting it. Of course, what is needed is robust and credible community sentences. They are well kn...
by ianrobo
12 Jan 2019, 9:37pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: A place to record lenient sentencing for motorvehicle....
Replies: 401
Views: 167834

Re: A place to record lenient sentencing for motorvehicle....

brynpoeth wrote:
ianrobo wrote:And now the govt want no jail for 6 months or less ... and just how weak do we see sentences for killer drivers ?

The law of unintended consequences may apply, sentences may get longer
Seems a queer idea


Exactly as judges sometimes do understand what is worth a jail sentence
by ianrobo
12 Jan 2019, 7:55pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: A place to record lenient sentencing for motorvehicle....
Replies: 401
Views: 167834

Re: A place to record lenient sentencing for motorvehicle....

And now the govt want no jail for 6 months or less ... and just how weak do we see sentences for killer drivers ?
by ianrobo
16 Dec 2018, 10:27am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Carbohydrate-Insulin Model and obesity
Replies: 42
Views: 2291

Re: Carbohydrate-Insulin Model and obesity

Cours wrote:They even put sugar the beef burgers, the meat art your McDonald's. Sugar in everything, that's how they get you hooked.


To be fair the meat is not added sugar but the bun and sauce is
by ianrobo
6 Dec 2018, 10:20pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Steve Mercer IOM TT Rider needs help
Replies: 21
Views: 1099

Re: Steve Mercer IOM TT Rider needs help

Good luck to him ! I once rode with a guy who had a leg blown off in Iraq and he had a special adapter for his pedals. Thanks Ian dont know about you but the few times I have met cyclist with injuries such as that it makes me feel humble and any hills I face after that day certainly dont seem as ba...
by ianrobo
6 Dec 2018, 9:06pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Steve Mercer IOM TT Rider needs help
Replies: 21
Views: 1099

Re: Steve Mercer IOM TT Rider needs help

Good luck to him ! I once rode with a guy who had a leg blown off in Iraq and he had a special adapter for his pedals.
by ianrobo
28 Nov 2018, 9:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Not sure what to say
Replies: 1
Views: 509

Not sure what to say

This was my commute this morning, not a pleasant one but I have to cross a major island. Always careful across it as people simply thing speed is fine but watch the lorry ... Oh BTW he took a left when there was a left filter lane anyway and later on about 500M he decided to stop on a dual carriagew...
by ianrobo
28 Nov 2018, 9:00pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Filthy
Replies: 30
Views: 1702

Re: Filthy

I do not mind the wet to be honest but the wind is the issue, I had to do 10km back into the wind after work today, that segment was 20 minutes slower !!

tomorrow morning looks evil though with the wind .. will be fun !
by ianrobo
26 Nov 2018, 8:16pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Exposure lights
Replies: 29
Views: 1214

Re: Exposure lights

It could be the best front battery light available when it does materialise, if it combines Exposure's good attributes with a truly road specific beam. Cost is the main downside. Quite a big downside, actually. But you are paying for top quality and British made on top I agree, but I'm paying out o...
by ianrobo
26 Nov 2018, 6:22pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Exposure lights
Replies: 29
Views: 1214

Re: Exposure lights

Exposure has STVZO compliant lights on the way. https://exposurelights.com/products/bike/stvzo-lights/optix-strasse-stvzo Well done! Only 13 years late so far. It could be the best front battery light available when it does materialise, if it combines Exposure's good attributes with a truly road sp...
by ianrobo
25 Nov 2018, 8:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Exposure lights
Replies: 29
Views: 1214

Re: Exposure lights

mjr wrote:Keep them for off road please, or maybe urban streetlight areas on their lowest setting. Don't dazzle other cyclists and no, you can't aim it at the ground enough to see and not dazzle.


You can as certainly for me I can adjust the holder
by ianrobo
25 Nov 2018, 7:12pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Exposure lights
Replies: 29
Views: 1214

Exposure lights

hondated wrote:Clearly some people on here have money to burn then :wink:


I needed a real powerful light with long battery life and after checking this was a real no brainier