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by mumbojumbo
13 Aug 2018, 10:04am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Death by Dangerous Cycling
Replies: 130
Views: 5459

Re: Death by Dangerous Cycling

This is attempting to put out a fire in a waste paper bin, whilst the skyscraper behind you is ablaze. 1700 road deaths a year, 450 pedestrians killed each year, of which 2 or 3 involve bicycles. I imagine most pedestrians are killed crossing the road,not when on pavement.In our area cycclists use ...
by mumbojumbo
13 Aug 2018, 9:59am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: EdwardianAttire
Replies: 9
Views: 480

EdwardianAttire

I am looking for some plus fours.I am starting an Edwardian cycling club,and as founder member need to wear these on a recruitment drive in Barnsley tiown centre.I am happoy to accept any material other than paisley or velvetine,and no shoddy as it makes the inside nof my legs erupt in red blotches....
by mumbojumbo
13 Aug 2018, 9:45am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: The increase in longevity: it's finally halted
Replies: 41
Views: 1668

Re: The increase in longevity: it's finally halted

From a selfish point of view,the =general pattern is immaterial.If you exercise,eat and dring in moderation you should not only live a bit longer but crucially enjoy your life rather than feel you are in deaths waiting room waiting to be called to your place of rest.
by mumbojumbo
13 Aug 2018, 9:39am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cyclists ignoring traffic lights
Replies: 233
Views: 20254

Re: Cyclists ignoring traffic lights

Does anybody know why cyclists are oblivious to red traffic lights. They just saunter through with a total disregard for public safety. As a motorist i thought the highway code was for all road users. I didn't realise cyclists were exemp. I imagine they saunter through as they feel it is ninconveni...
by mumbojumbo
7 Aug 2018, 7:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Yorkshire's reet grand - We love Yorkshire
Replies: 179
Views: 35489

Re: Yorkshire's reet grand - We love Yorkshire

Sheffield had several breweries,Wards,Stones and Whitbread,and this beer was supplemented by Tetleys,and the Smiths brothers,at Madcaster.Stones was the more consistent drink but did cause headaches,whereas the Wards caused many purveyors of lazatives to reconsider their vacation.Few pubs sold mild ...
by mumbojumbo
5 Aug 2018, 10:24pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Yorkshire's reet grand - We love Yorkshire
Replies: 179
Views: 35489

Re: Yorkshire's reet grand - We love Yorkshire

Stones Bitter - that and Wards just about the only stuff available for miles around Sheffield - revolting stuff! A friend of mine worked at the brewery and he couldn't stomach the stuff either. I am totally disappointed with this condemnation of two fine beers,probably by someone who lacks local pr...
by mumbojumbo
1 Aug 2018, 8:45pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Does anyone know how can I repair this tyre?
Replies: 25
Views: 1435

Re: Does anyone know how can I repair this tyre?

Place some denim or canvas betwill holdit in placeween the tube and tyre-it is like hernia repair.You can use adhesive but I have found that the pressure of 100psi