how on earth do those doing long rides towing a fully laden trailer get up the hills?I was riding up the long hill from the school at 4mph,trying to get up to 5...could a very good way to get fit
good job I didn`t have our other dog,she weighs about 30kg and the trailer is steel
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- 20 May 2013, 9:59pm
- Forum: Does anyone know … ?
- Topic: Who's driving the increase in Cassette cog numbers?
- Replies: 134
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now obviously I`m way behind the times....the local bikeshop came out to look at my 7speed block as I said they don`t do more than 8 do they
ASL's are only half the requirement. What we need is a "cyclist" phase on the traffic lights, so that riders assembled in the ASL can be off and away down the road, before the cars behind get going. Without this, ASL's are pointless and counter-productive. They just put the cyclists in th...
local radio station has an afternoon phone in the bloke that airs it dislike cyclists and dogs,he had a bloke ring in and say `cyclists shouldn`t be on the road` :roll: when programs like this are on the radio how do we expect anybody to give us space had an idiot overtake me on my ride home today a...
Isn't there a fence or signpost to lock it up to? If not at school, maybe nearby? I guess locking it to the school gates probably wouldn't be acceptable? :wink: Do you have a trailer? I've bungied a bike to our trailer a couple of times. I expect that if I did it regularly, I could work out a syste...
my daughter has decided to cycle home from school,the issue is,there`s nowhere at her school to keep a bike undercover or secure,so I was thinking of cycling to her school towing her bike,anyone know of such a thing?not a trailgator as its a specialized hotrock so no headtube to attch one to... I ca...
- 30 Apr 2013, 8:53pm
- Forum: On the road
- Topic: Had to rant - people who 'need' a car
- Replies: 52
- Views: 2537
my nearest shop is 2 miles away,but 30mins on foot via a footpath but...we have no bus service to speak of here,my first job is easy to cycle to but my second job is now a hospital ward and they closed it and moved the patients 30miles away,don`t think my fitness or the time constrains would allow m...
There is a hill I walk up, on the pavement, most nights that has a cycle lane in the usual place but tonight the cycle lane had a car parked half in it and half on the pavement. The car ended up with a rub mark from an Ortlieb pannier cause there wasn't enough space left by the driver. what a pity :)
- 6 Mar 2013, 9:49pm
- Forum: On the road
- Topic: Need for a public information campaign?
- Replies: 14
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However back in real life, by the time all the relevant "safety" organisations and politicians have had their input, it will end up as just a short video telling cyclists how important it is to wear a helmet at all times. And shown in the small hours on TV channels nobody watches (which i...
I work at a local hospital and they have bike sheds that you can padlock,unfortunatley loads of staff cycle once,pinch a shed,then never ride again...when I work there,often find my padlock is gone due to being chopped off(i don`t work there all the time)the sheds are falling to bits and nobody seem...
Swallow wrote:Don't forget, there are a lot of cycle maintenance videos on the internet. These can be very useful.
yea I used some of those
still trying to get to grips with the moden stuff