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by SmilerGB
6 Jan 2018, 4:29am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tempted by a more expensive bike ( than originally planned )
Replies: 28
Views: 1868

Re: Newbie seeking advice

Its all down to you at the end of the day, personnel I've had bikes from the lower end of the scale & they have been nothing but problems & a horrible ride. I actually own a B'twin ultra 720 af now, the difference was unbelievable compared to the lower end bikes, better ride & reliabilit...
by SmilerGB
3 Jan 2018, 3:57pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Trouser clips
Replies: 34
Views: 2254

Re: Trouser clips

Si wrote: yes, good idea. But why do they have to be white?


Personally it will be any old sock, which will be mainly black for me.
by SmilerGB
3 Jan 2018, 2:06pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Trouser clips
Replies: 34
Views: 2254

Re: Trouser clips

boris wrote:When i throw white socks away I cut the foot off and use the remaining elasticated top section as a trouser band.



That’s a epic idea, will have to try that one, thanks
by SmilerGB
28 Dec 2017, 5:03pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What's a good Road bike Tyre for OFF- Tarmac riding?
Replies: 15
Views: 937

Re: What's a good Road bike Tyre for OFF- Tarmac riding?

I’ve bit the bullet & gone for continental cyclo x King [emoji1303]
by SmilerGB
28 Dec 2017, 2:42pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What's a good Road bike Tyre for OFF- Tarmac riding?
Replies: 15
Views: 937

Re: What's a good Road bike Tyre for OFF- Tarmac riding?

Discs brakes, & I think the widest tyre I can use is 35 as restricted by frame
by SmilerGB
28 Dec 2017, 9:30am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What's a good Road bike Tyre for OFF- Tarmac riding?
Replies: 15
Views: 937

Re: What's a good Road bike Tyre for OFF- Tarmac riding?

It’s for my cyclocross I’ve just purchased as a wet/winter trainer suppose I’m not to fussed over weight it’s more I want something capable of both on & light off roading
by SmilerGB
28 Dec 2017, 8:11am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What's a good Road bike Tyre for OFF- Tarmac riding?
Replies: 15
Views: 937

What's a good Road bike Tyre for OFF- Tarmac riding?

Has anyone had any experience with Michelin protek cross max or continental cyclo x King tyres ??
by SmilerGB
25 Dec 2017, 12:49pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Christmas 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: Christmas 2017

Pmsl
by SmilerGB
25 Dec 2017, 11:27am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Christmas 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: Christmas 2017

rualexander wrote:The miles won't be very merry riding 'side saddle' like that!



Maybe he’s on a cyclocross & in process of dismounting [emoji23]
by SmilerGB
25 Dec 2017, 7:40am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Christmas 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Christmas 2017

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Merry Christmas Everyone
by SmilerGB
21 Dec 2017, 12:56pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?
Replies: 123
Views: 8010

Re: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

Annoying Twit wrote:Less than one person in my tri club spent on a fancy set of electronic cranks.



There known as ‘power meters’ that’s why people are questioning your post [emoji1303]
by SmilerGB
19 Dec 2017, 4:59am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?
Replies: 123
Views: 8010

How much YOU have spent This year on Bike related stuff?

My wife would say far to much, me on the other hand far to little lol [emoji23]
by SmilerGB
18 Dec 2017, 12:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Don't trust the indicators...
Replies: 14
Views: 1466

Re: Don't trust the indicators...

Glad you walked away with no injuries, that could off been a lot worse especially as from the look of it your on a trike. i tend to hesitate & double guess all drivers intentions regardless of their indications.

I'll give them some credit, they know where their indicators are, unlike most :lol:
by SmilerGB
17 Dec 2017, 5:35pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Energy bars and energy fluids
Replies: 41
Views: 2590

Re: Energy bars and energy fluids

I’m partial to the sis energy go powder, add to your water helps with a constant supply of carbs & electrolytes throughout your ride if I need anything else more substantial I grab it at the coffee stop.
by SmilerGB
17 Dec 2017, 4:22pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What do you want for Christmas?
Replies: 54
Views: 5305

Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Cuddly Ocelot wrote:For the human race to be at peace with one another. Nothing more, nothing less.


Amen,

That would be an amazing Christmas miracle, one which deep down everyone would love to come true.

But till then, the realist in me would like a wahoo element.