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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...
by cyclemad
16 Oct 2018, 2:25pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Visitors
Replies: 259
Views: 24997

Re: Visitors

:D :D :D :D :D

Does an emotional support other half qualify ??? :D :D
by cyclemad
16 Oct 2018, 2:18pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Visitors
Replies: 259
Views: 24997

Re: Visitors

There's a shiny £50 for the first person to get on a Ryanair Flight with an Emotional support miniature horse!! :D :D :D :D :D :D

The cabin crew/staff member complained when I opened a magazine while people were still boarding as '' It was a safety issue '' so I think my money is safe :)
by cyclemad
16 Oct 2018, 2:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Halfords to sell Bromptons
Replies: 50
Views: 3321

Re: Halfords to sell Bromptons

I just hope the bods at Halfords know which spanner to use and get training on how to build them up etc.... There have been terrible accounts of bikes being sent out of stores in dangerous conditions.....I even seen ''police '' mountain bikes being serviced in our local store and have watched the ''...
by cyclemad
15 Oct 2018, 2:21pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Intersting article about Taiwan cycle industry.
Replies: 12
Views: 978

Re: Intersting article about Taiwan cycle industry.

can you summarise this as I started losing the will to live halfway through the second page...sorry
by cyclemad
15 Oct 2018, 2:18pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Wiggle
Replies: 100
Views: 126445

Re: Wiggle

wiggle have now started selling selected Rapha products......free postage and returns makes it easier..
by cyclemad
9 Oct 2018, 10:26pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Crack in aluminium recumbent frame
Replies: 9
Views: 690

Re: Crack in aluminium recumbent frame

try giving these people a call / email ; they are tandem specialists ;-

https://www.tandems.co.uk/products.php

A good welder who specialises in alloys / aluminium may be able to sort that out.
by cyclemad
9 Oct 2018, 2:02pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: dont ask a copper
Replies: 77
Views: 4050

Re: dont ask a copper

the journo' claims not to trust the police but would ring 999 if he heard someone mucking about but not if they would turn up??

Sensationalist journalism....

Then let him ''not bother''. -- let the cops concentrate on other ''jobs''. :D

But not surprised he writes for the Telegraph .
by cyclemad
9 Oct 2018, 1:56pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Having the last Laugh
Replies: 32
Views: 1175

Re: Having the last Laugh

yes, but Banksy is sill an over hyped Cock :D
by cyclemad
9 Oct 2018, 12:25pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Having the last Laugh
Replies: 32
Views: 1175

Re: Having the last Laugh

He / She really is a proper cock.

He claims to be an artist of the people...Then why doesn't he sell his pics and donate money to a charity to help ''the people'' ?
by cyclemad
8 Oct 2018, 10:41pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Garmin Edge Updates
Replies: 11
Views: 1264

Re: Garmin Edge Updates

£7.99 for a 32 gb sd card.....I have noticed that the start up is quicker and it saves routes quicker too...
by cyclemad
8 Oct 2018, 6:17pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Garmin Edge Updates
Replies: 11
Views: 1264

Garmin Edge Updates

Just gone through the update process for my Edge 1000.....The current update required me to install a micro sd card as the new map ( Europe cycle ) takes up more space than is available internally.......The only issue part from having to purchase another sd card is that the device will not operate c...
by cyclemad
7 Oct 2018, 1:29pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: dont ask a copper
Replies: 77
Views: 4050

Re: dont ask a copper ( better url)

simonhill......not all the questions..

As I said until the full facts of the alleged theft are known I would hold back on making comments..

The press have the ability of over reporting in some cases....They tend to flower up information
by cyclemad
7 Oct 2018, 12:44pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: dont ask a copper
Replies: 77
Views: 4050

Re: dont ask a copper ( better url)

.......You seem very bitter about the job you chose. Didn't you know all that before you applied - perhaps some basic research might have helped in that case. If you did know about it all and joined in spite of it then you obviously accepted those conditions so don't moan about them........ I don't...
by cyclemad
6 Oct 2018, 7:34pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: dont ask a copper
Replies: 77
Views: 4050

Re: dont ask a copper ( better url)

they join because its exciting????? Try sitting with a mental health patient for 10 hours while awaiting a place of safety... Or a facebook ''hate crime'' where someone has said rude words on social media Yes there are lots who want to join...but most don't get through the paper sift let alone the t...