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by cyclemad
24 Oct 2018, 10:31pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Woodrup cycles
Replies: 4
Views: 7098

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.
by cyclemad
20 Oct 2018, 1:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Railway Pictures
Replies: 64
Views: 3362

Re: Railway Pictures

iandriver wrote:Excellent pasties and cake at the North Norfolk Railway in Sheringham.


plus one on that comment :D
by cyclemad
19 Oct 2018, 10:18pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Tinkling sound under drive from rear wheel
Replies: 53
Views: 2280

Re: Tinkling sound under drive from rear wheel

have you had the tyre off to check there is nothing loose inside the rim ?

Is there a loose spoke nipple?

Valve retainer ?

Im just spinning up a spare wheel now to see if I can fathom where it may be coming from ....back soon. :?
by cyclemad
19 Oct 2018, 10:13pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: La PASSIONE
Replies: 0
Views: 543

La PASSIONE

Does anyone consider 10 euros postage for a pair of sock ( 7 euros ) a bit steep ???

was going to order some to match up with La Pass' kit I got this year as a birthday pressie.....

Does anyone know if there is a free postage discount code anywhere...sometimes companies hide them :D
by cyclemad
19 Oct 2018, 10:44am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Transgender woman wins cycling championship
Replies: 162
Views: 30635

Re: Transgender woman wins cycling championship

reply to pasamathe ( sorry didnt want to copy/paste your quote ) I think that person is what you now define as gender fluid...They are happy being either male or female depending on their role at the time..or to some...the best of both worlds :D They may be happy being male at home and happy being f...
by cyclemad
19 Oct 2018, 10:27am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Transgender woman wins cycling championship
Replies: 162
Views: 30635

Re: Transgender woman wins cycling championship

I was just generalising -- society needs to change and remove stereotypes etc...As the old saying goes -- '' we are the same underneath'' :D :D :D :D :D :D
by cyclemad
19 Oct 2018, 10:25am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite tea shops
Replies: 332
Views: 267588

Re: Favourite tea shops

One of my fav's is Great Walsingham Barns Cafe in Norfolk .....fantastic PIES and all home made.......Sunday lunches are excellent but you need to reserve a table as it gets really busy. http://walsinghamcafe.co.uk Another is The Pretty Corner Tea Room and cafe outside Sheringham - Norfolk...Great m...
by cyclemad
19 Oct 2018, 10:17am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Transgender woman wins cycling championship
Replies: 162
Views: 30635

Re: Transgender woman wins cycling championship

Before taking up cycling ( mid life crisis my wife calls its ) I was a very avid Hill walker ...Munroes abound !! and wore a Unisex Patagonia Walking Skirt....A friend of mine put me onto them having met a group up in the Cairngorms who swore blind by them saying how comfortable they were in all wea...
by cyclemad
19 Oct 2018, 9:59am
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: Transgender woman wins cycling championship
Replies: 162
Views: 30635

Re: Transgender woman wins cycling championship

I think the bottom line is ...Be who you want to be.......If a person feels happier as Pippa rather than Phillip then so be it......Time to accept people for what or who they wish to be and respect that. Not so long ago a male wearing female clothing in public was considered to be causing a Breach o...
by cyclemad
18 Oct 2018, 9:49pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Woodrup cycles
Replies: 4
Views: 7098

Re: Woodrup cycles

Great shop - Like a Tardis inside....Great service and great range of products.....Very knowledgeable staff. :D
by cyclemad
18 Oct 2018, 4:36pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Countryside opening hours
Replies: 40
Views: 17115

Re: Countryside opening hours

our family farmed in the Scottish Borders until 2010..Unbeknown to any of us we had a footpath which ran straight across what was our front garden but many years before had been an orchard....Until one day in summer when a group of woolly socked ramblers arrived demanding to cross our garden using '...
by cyclemad
17 Oct 2018, 1:54pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Police using dash cam footage
Replies: 26
Views: 3443

Re: Police using dash cam footage

Grandad wrote:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-40996609/motorists-using-dash-cams-to-inform-on-dodgy-drivers

I wonder if they will prosecute solely on the dash cam evidence (and is a helmet camera a dash cam :?: )



Yes and Yes..... :D
by cyclemad
16 Oct 2018, 10:50pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7331
Views: 366556

Re: It's about time we had more fun

leg over
by cyclemad
16 Oct 2018, 2:29pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: MTB rider killed by hunter in Alps, France
Replies: 18
Views: 1799

Re: MTB rider killed by hunter in Alps, France

we go out to Italy several times a year ,and mostly clash with the hunting seasons...If we venture off the beaten path we wear high visibility clothing...even if if it is a baseball cap etc so that we hopefully will not be mistaken for a deer ...So far - we have not experienced any issues... We keep...