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by cyclemad
10 Jul 2018, 9:52pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Halfords - service
Replies: 4
Views: 5214

Re: Halfords - service

I wouldn't bother with Halfords unless you only want a bulb etc...They are a proper shower of amateurs employing young kids who haven't got a clue..having watched a kiddy wink attempt fitting a headlamp bulb to a vx astra ( where you have to go in through a panel located in the wheel arch) hadn't go...
by cyclemad
10 Jul 2018, 9:41pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Shimano shoes - do cleat covers exist for these ?
Replies: 7
Views: 701

Re: Shimano shoes - do cleat covers exist for these ?

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/shimano-spd-sl-pedal-cleat-covers/?lang=en&curr=GBP&dest=1&sku=5360681440&kpid=5360681440&utm_source=google&utm_term=&utm_campaign=UK_PLA_Shoes&utm_medium=base&utm_content=mckv%7Csmz8HKyNy_dm%7Cmcrid%7C67090788062%7Cmkw%7C%7Cmmt%7C%7Cmrd%7...
by cyclemad
1 Jul 2018, 11:10pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Brunstrom: was he really different?
Replies: 8
Views: 1153

Re: Brunstrom: was he really different?

where is he now?
by cyclemad
1 Jul 2018, 11:07pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Close-pass prevention - Well I never!!!
Replies: 119
Views: 4933

Re: Close-pass prevention - Well I never!!!

I nearly got wiped out today - tried to report this to West Yorks Police - told them I had footage , stills etc...Got an email back saying just send pics to them ...nothing else...no contact to discuss this....Complete waste of time as usual
by cyclemad
20 Apr 2018, 11:20pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Giant defy carbon. Bottom bracket creak
Replies: 6
Views: 1794

Re: Giant defy carbon. Bottom bracket creak

I put a Fabric saddle on my giant.....CREAKED LIKE AN OLD DOOR....!!!!!
by cyclemad
19 Apr 2018, 10:56pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Giant defy carbon. Bottom bracket creak
Replies: 6
Views: 1794

Re: Giant defy carbon. Bottom bracket creak

I was experiencing what I thought was a BB creak on my GiantDefy Carbon.....turned out to be loose Allen bolts securing the rear mech'. Check those first

hope it gets cured
by cyclemad
7 Apr 2018, 10:22pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What is the best Garmin or GPS (not smart phone) for touring
Replies: 97
Views: 10321

Re: What is the best Garmin or GPS (not smart phone) for touring

I have a Garmin Edge 1000 performance bundle - pre installed cycle maps and I have the Garmin city navigator on a micro sd....

cant fault it - once its set up correctly.....which is a bit of a faff...but worth it in the end :D
by cyclemad
2 Apr 2018, 2:49pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: E-bikes: depressing or what?
Replies: 255
Views: 16003

Re: E-bikes: depressing or what?

I have an bike and a couple of carbon road bikes...all appeal to me...The ebike is used as daily transport when on holiday with the other half who also has one ....car stays put.

I use my carbon road bikes on other days when she isn't with me ....

:D
by cyclemad
27 Mar 2018, 7:30pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Age of an Ellis Briggs frame
Replies: 17
Views: 1917

Re: Age of an Ellis Briggs frame

What a bizarre comment from cyclemad! Purely out of interest, I would like to know the age of my E B frame, but it isn't critical. Where's the fault in that? I'm beginning to think it's time I Ieft this forum. David F I wouldn't call my response bizarre...I couldn't understand why you placed a post...
by cyclemad
26 Mar 2018, 10:58pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Age of an Ellis Briggs frame
Replies: 17
Views: 1917

Re: Age of an Ellis Briggs frame

if you aren't bothered about the age of your frame ..why post the question ???
by cyclemad
25 Mar 2018, 10:53pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Age of an Ellis Briggs frame
Replies: 17
Views: 1917

Re: Age of an Ellis Briggs frame

why not give ellis briggs a call?

they are still trading , from new smaller premises, in Shipley West Yorkshire.
by cyclemad
22 Mar 2018, 4:27pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Who's is This?
Replies: 34
Views: 2201

Re: Who's is This?

sorry....was caught short last night ...I promise not to do it again
by cyclemad
20 Mar 2018, 12:24am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ant McPartlin arrested over drink-driving collision
Replies: 123
Views: 4607

Re: Ant McPartlin arrested over drink-driving collision

WHAT A BUFFOON !! No excuse.. He's ill,it's an addiction. He shouldn't drive,but if in his deluded and drink adled mind he thought he was capable then the result is what we see before us.It's not bufoonery it's a disease. Disagree --- he is still a buffoon...a rich, irresponsible buffoon so much fo...
by cyclemad
19 Mar 2018, 1:14pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Ant McPartlin arrested over drink-driving collision
Replies: 123
Views: 4607

Re: Ant McPartlin arrested over drink-driving collision

WHAT A BUFFOON !!

No excuse..
by cyclemad
16 Mar 2018, 5:42pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Shaved legs ... Who shaves yours ????
Replies: 29
Views: 2267

Re: Shaved legs ... Who shaves yours ????

I wax, but if the bank account is a bit low I use an epilator.....also known as the extreme pain device !! I get problems with in growing hairs...despite exfoliating on a daily basis and copious amounts of moisturiser .... I wish there was way to reduce the amount of hair growth....not only to save ...