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by cyclemad
31 Oct 2018, 10:25am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: A tragedy - a massive drop in the global wildlife population
Replies: 82
Views: 2077

Re: A tragedy - a massive drop in the global wildlife population

I have visited several countries on a professional basis , such as Kenya , Tanzania, Indonesia and Malaysia ( with main land and Borneo ) and can honestly say that that main reasons for the decline on wildlife and wildlife habitat are corrupt governments and government officials . The increase in hi...
by cyclemad
30 Oct 2018, 2:35pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7331
Views: 366410

Re: It's about time we had more fun

ear wig
by cyclemad
29 Oct 2018, 4:21pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Hanging a bike by the wheels ??
Replies: 19
Views: 1147

Re: Hanging a bike by the wheels ??

I hang mine by the back wheels through the summer in our workshop.
by cyclemad
28 Oct 2018, 9:58am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: English Language - what "Does your head in" ??
Replies: 848
Views: 34700

Re: English Language - what "Does your head in" ??

people who use the word ''like'' after every other word

and....the over-use of the word ''basically''

really gets on my nerves !!! -- rant over , happy now. :D
by cyclemad
27 Oct 2018, 5:39pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: New Bike.
Replies: 52
Views: 1264

Re: New Bike.

I have a photo of my grandad on an AA motorbike and sidecar. He was a patrolman based in Pembroke. I popped the reg no into the DVLA website and it came up as a Triumph S6. A 600cc side valve first registered in 1938. Production of these machines only lasted from 1937 to 1939 when the war effort st...
by cyclemad
27 Oct 2018, 12:47am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Turkish Moral High Ground over the Saudis
Replies: 29
Views: 683

Re: Turkish Moral High Ground over the Saudis

This has nothing to do with the UK.. its a sad state of affairs but .....
We spend too much time/effort and tax payers money sorting other counties problems out...Concentrate on what is going on at home ...
by cyclemad
27 Oct 2018, 12:08am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Turkish Moral High Ground over the Saudis
Replies: 29
Views: 683

Re: Turkish Moral High Ground over the Saudis

Turkey?????? Those in glass houses shouldn't throw stones......How can Turkey adopt the moral high ground when for so long they have had one of the most worse reputations for Human Rights abuse....!!!! Secondly why is the UK Govt making such a fuss when this Murder does not involve a UK subject...It...
by cyclemad
25 Oct 2018, 10:34pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Majorca - Routes from Soller. GPX needed
Replies: 11
Views: 636

Re: Majorca - Routes from Soller. GPX needed

I rode Deia, Valledemosa, Port De Valldemosa...one way then on the next day...Deia, Soller, Port De Soller..... Buyola is nice and the little villages around it....but we tended to stick to the above main routes with slight detours into the adjacent villages...We were going to ride Sal Collabra but ...
by cyclemad
24 Oct 2018, 11:00pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Sending an eBike by air
Replies: 13
Views: 896

Re: Sending an eBike by air

air carriers will not allow you to ship the lithium battery ..It needs to go by land / sea... I looked into this earlier this year to ship my wifes bike to iTALY.....Bike ...no problem...battery was a big no.. Another alternative , and its an expensive one, is to ship the bike and either rent or buy...
by cyclemad
24 Oct 2018, 10:56pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: E-MTB vs. Non-E
Replies: 4
Views: 574

Re: E-MTB vs. Non-E

e-bikes are Great !!!! I really enjoy mine...Sure ther are many that say ''its cheating , its not proper cycling etc'' but if are not a super fit Elite and want to get fitter then go ahead and get one.....I got one to use as a day to run about when on holiday...My other half has one too...shes not s...
by cyclemad
24 Oct 2018, 10:43pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling shoes for cold / winter use
Replies: 20
Views: 1752

Re: Cycling shoes for cold / winter use

I have several options.. 1- Sealskinz socks - waterproof 2- Northwave Winter mtb Boots ( water proof with high ' rubber ' cuff that prevents water running down your leg into the shoe. 3- Castelli Diluvio Overboots - made out of wet suit material - with cut outs on soles for clipless - I use on mtb o...
by cyclemad
24 Oct 2018, 10:38pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What computer do you recommend?
Replies: 93
Views: 3477

Re: What computer do you recommend?

not had any issues with my Garmin Edge 1000 Performance......Recent map update got me puzzled as to why I had to install and card but other than that it has performed without fault.. I dont use the wifi, bluetooth when on a ride and that saves a great deal of battery time...It updates itself at home...
by cyclemad
24 Oct 2018, 10:31pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Woodrup cycles
Replies: 4
Views: 7082

Re: Woodrup cycles

last job they did for me was a couple of wheel rebuilds.....rim tape, inner tube and tyres fitted free .....very happy customer :D
by cyclemad
20 Oct 2018, 1:45pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Storing bike bags in box outdoors
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: Storing bike bags in box outdoors

if our mower is anything to go ...dont get one..The contents sweat with changes in temperature ....Our mower is goosed having lived outside for two years in something similar.