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by KTHSullivan
24 Jan 2021, 3:13pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Parts from the UK
Replies: 114
Views: 3658

Re: Parts from the UK

I think you will find that even if a company has a "UK Warehouse" if the company is based overseas the import duties/VAT implications will still apply. Yes, but that will be no different to pre Brexit times. For the time being, imports from China are subject to the same duties whether it'...
by KTHSullivan
24 Jan 2021, 2:45pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Parts from the UK
Replies: 114
Views: 3658

Re: Parts from the UK

You are of course right, but my point is that the markets will evolve to produce the most competitive prices to consumers within the constraints of the system. In other words things will get better. Same as it always has, fortunately enterprise tends to work much faster than legislators. As an exam...
by KTHSullivan
24 Jan 2021, 2:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ‘Stone age’ payment processing.
Replies: 14
Views: 606

Re: ‘Stone age’ payment processing.

I filled the car up with diesel at Tesco on the 22nd, selecting ‘pay at pump’. It’s two days later and payment still hasn’t been made. Why isn’t it instant like most transactions? Happens to me quite often filling up at my local Asda. Usually have £1:00 leave the account straight away the balance l...
by KTHSullivan
24 Jan 2021, 12:52am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Who's had the vaccine?
Replies: 877
Views: 20287

Re: Who's had the vaccine?

It's been reported on tonight's news that social media directed at Moslems has been claiming that the vaccines contain alcohol and pig fat. I've no idea of the origin here and cui bono? offers no pointers. Is it somebody hoping to hurt Moslems by keeping them unvaccinated, hoping there will be more...
by KTHSullivan
23 Jan 2021, 4:09pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How oh how do you get a lockring off?
Replies: 143
Views: 4396

Re: How oh how do you get a lockring off?

Going on from the Pedro chain vise whip, has anyone tried or have any opinion of the Decathlon chain whip (it's not really a chain whip but designed for the same purpose)? https://www.decathlon.co.uk/p/chain-whip-cassette-remover/_/R-p-200 https://contents.mediadecathlon.com/p1904873/k$6e0c41dc015d...
by KTHSullivan
23 Jan 2021, 3:50pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: bike mirrors?
Replies: 86
Views: 17289

Re: Rear View Mirror

Valbrona wrote:
KTHSullivan wrote:
Cyckelgalen wrote:The Selle Italia eyelink is the best mirror for drop bars. A bit pricey though.


Cheers, that was just the type of thing I have been looking for.


Careful … might not be a veersion for for UK/left side driving.


I twigged just before I "pulled the trigger" but thanks anyway.
by KTHSullivan
23 Jan 2021, 3:47pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)
Replies: 420
Views: 15047

Re: Post-Brexit - buying bike parts abroad . . (incl. Rose/DutchBikeParts)

This guidance from ebay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/help/buying/paying-items/paying-tax-ebay-purchases?id=4771&st=2&pos=2&query=Paying%20tax%20on%20eBay%20purchases&intent=tax says: If additional tax is applicable on your eBay purchase, you'll see this indicated on the listing page and ...
by KTHSullivan
23 Jan 2021, 3:36pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: How oh how do you get a lockring off?
Replies: 143
Views: 4396

Re: How oh how do you get a lockring off?

At £500 quid a pop, it should be top swag! :lol:
by KTHSullivan
22 Jan 2021, 10:55pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: bike mirrors?
Replies: 86
Views: 17289

Re: Rear View Mirror

Cyckelgalen wrote:The Selle Italia eyelink is the best mirror for drop bars. A bit pricey though.


Cheers, that was just the type of thing I have been looking for.
by KTHSullivan
22 Jan 2021, 10:41pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: bike mirrors?
Replies: 86
Views: 17289

Re: Rear View Mirror

Does anyone know of a bar end mirror with a clamp to fit bars with bar end shifters??
by KTHSullivan
22 Jan 2021, 10:35pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Vegan "Cheese"
Replies: 80
Views: 1840

Re: Vegan "Cheese"

Alcohol free beer I've tried dozens of different types over the last 12 months.If you avoid the Lagers(although Aldi and Lidls are OK) there are some quite good AF IPAs/Pale Ales out there.The thing that you have to get your head around is the price.They are generally more expensive than their 'pro...
by KTHSullivan
22 Jan 2021, 9:57pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring overseas 2021
Replies: 75
Views: 2987

Re: Touring overseas 2021

Hmm, vaccine passports... https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2021/jan/22/vaccine-passports-essential-for-resumption-of-international-travel-says-world-tourism-organisation Seems very controversial. Even if it were adopted I can see massive issues with getting existing vaccination records onto the s...
by KTHSullivan
22 Jan 2021, 9:03pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Tubeless tyres
Replies: 8
Views: 532

Re: Tubeless tyres

tenbikes wrote:useful way to carry skis too. :)


Or a surf board.
by KTHSullivan
22 Jan 2021, 8:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Who's had the vaccine?
Replies: 877
Views: 20287

Re: Who's had the vaccine?

Letter from JCWI to SAGE: https://www.jcwi.org.uk/news/letter-to-sage-ensure-all-migrants-can-access-the-vaccine It's a well known problem in public health, especially in communicable diseases and in antenatal, obstetric and neonatal care. Jonathan At least someone has flagged it, thanks for the li...