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by cyclemad
13 Mar 2018, 7:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pavement Parking - a device to combat it...
Replies: 60
Views: 2712

Re: Pavement Parking - a device to combat it...

just seen the original post...what a stupid ''invention''

Supposed a person is running along at night in lightweight thin soled training shoes....steps on device.....OUCH !!!!!!

Emergency vehicles won't like it either


waste of time and effort.
by cyclemad
6 Mar 2018, 10:46pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Hartside cafe
Replies: 56
Views: 14784

Re: Hartside cafe

always found it expensive.....I appreciate it was on top of the hill but they really milked the monopoly
by cyclemad
6 Mar 2018, 10:42pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Hartside cafe
Replies: 56
Views: 14784

Re: Hartside cafe

Arson or ''electrical fault '' :roll: :roll:
by cyclemad
24 Feb 2018, 11:29pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: A police positive
Replies: 5
Views: 1330

Re: A police positive

a flash in the pan...once the hype fizzles out so will the money and with the police at an all time low in regards to finances and morale they divert resources to dealing with the off spring from the audience of the Jeremy Kyle show once again !!
by cyclemad
24 Feb 2018, 11:26pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: IT issues
Replies: 26
Views: 1265

Re: IT issues

sack windows ...Go for a Mac.... I am a convert

it gets a few weeks to get your head around the differences but its way easier / more stable ... and easy peasy to use... :D
by cyclemad
14 Feb 2018, 2:51pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1148
Views: 333933

Re: Introductions - tell us about yourself

Audax67 wrote:Spring chickens the lot of you. At 71 I'm slowing down but I still did 6500 km last year including a couple of 200k rides. Plenty do more.


welcome to the friendliest cycling forum ever :)
by cyclemad
14 Feb 2018, 12:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
Replies: 1148
Views: 333933

Re: Introductions - tell us about yourself

Little and often I was told by a colleague.....and that includes cycling !! I try to get out as much as possible during the summer , work permitting, and through the winter I ''get out on my turbo trainer' cycling all over the world.. The odd venture onto The Fells during winter helps to clear the h...
by cyclemad
11 Feb 2018, 5:32pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Alsatian dog attack
Replies: 72
Views: 5479

Re: Alsatian dog attack

The offence(s) of. ' Allowing a dog to be dangerously at large'' ( Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 ) applies now in both PUBLIC and PRIVATE locations.
by cyclemad
5 Feb 2018, 11:12pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Lowry Love and US Security
Replies: 4
Views: 328

Re: Lowry Love and US Security

they will probably give him a job once the dust settles
by cyclemad
3 Feb 2018, 10:59am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: FILUMS ..to see.
Replies: 411
Views: 44177

Re: FILUMS ..to see.

Films NOT TO SEE....
Pirates of the Caribbean - dead men tell no tales;-

absolutely awful... Poor acting, dreadful continuity , should have left it alone after film number three.....Johnny Depp - what shambles
by cyclemad
28 Jan 2018, 11:11am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: cb radio does it still exist?
Replies: 22
Views: 3799

Re: cb radio does it still exist?

CB was legalised in the UK IN 1981 on 27mhz FM with a maximum power output of 4watts and antenna of 1.5m max height ( you could out this on a 20' pole but the antenna could only be 1.5m ) I had one for years and eventually went totally illegal with an SSB Transceiver ( single side band ) coupled up ...
by cyclemad
25 Jan 2018, 10:28pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: do we really need a traditional cooker anymore?
Replies: 55
Views: 1821

Re: do we really need a traditional cooker anymore?

I have a 4 oven AGA...wouldnt be without it.. Tried other modern fancy halogen etc and couldn't get my head round it ..Plus points ...its lovely and toasty in the kitchen while I type this :)
by cyclemad
25 Jan 2018, 10:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Which Canary Island ?
Replies: 19
Views: 7143

Re: Which Canary Island ?

my vote goes first to Lanzarote - Try UGA or YAZA...near to TIMANFAYA national park.

Second - anywhere on Fuerteventura


and if I had to vote as the last place on earth I would go - TENERIFE...pity because it was lovely 30 years ago.
by cyclemad
25 Jan 2018, 4:15pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: water fountains how not to get something "bad"
Replies: 11
Views: 613

Re: water fountains how not to get something "bad"

there was a tv programme a couple of years ago that did tests on drinking bottles / fountains / taps etc and the most bacteria was found on cycle / gym refillable water bottles....I ALWAYS put my bidons in weak Milton fluid after every use...keeps the nasty at bay I always worry about using communal...