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by skyhawk
25 Aug 2019, 10:54am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Unreasonable expectations,and outright lies.
Replies: 41
Views: 1480

Re: Unreasonable expectations,and outright lies.

My opinion Good condition does not include TEARS Whilst you may post here out of annoyance there is only ONE post here, yours, I can't comment on the rest as there are always THREE sides to the truth the sellers the buyers and the reality IF there were tears they should have been stated even if only...
by skyhawk
17 Aug 2019, 11:53am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Is electric the end of the bike as we know it
Replies: 65
Views: 3306

Re: Is electric the end of the bike as we know it

whoof wrote:Do you mean in the same way that the invention of the motor boat brought about the end of swimming, sailing and rowing? Or that the advent of the mobility scooter has resulted in no one other than a few extremist ramblers walking?



good point
by skyhawk
14 Aug 2019, 11:07am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Is electric the end of the bike as we know it
Replies: 65
Views: 3306

Is electric the end of the bike as we know it

Will there come a time when all bikes will have motors and buying a non electric bike will be either next to impossible or used only
by skyhawk
14 Aug 2019, 11:05am
Forum: On the road
Topic: TV personality driving ban reduction
Replies: 68
Views: 2678

Re: TV personality driving ban reduction

Oh I live in Llandysul Waless and have complained 'till I am blue in the face that in our 20mph limit lowlifes on Friday/saturday do 50+, and weekdays 30 is the norm

Police..........

20mph limits are self enforcing we do not police them
by skyhawk
14 Aug 2019, 10:59am
Forum: On the road
Topic: TV personality driving ban reduction
Replies: 68
Views: 2678

Re: TV personality driving ban reduction

Ok then do the filming then ban him BUT I have broken the speed limit, who has not, without thinking, no excuse, and like him not 70 in a 30, just.... "just"... over At 60 (age) I remember when doing 30 in my Mk 2 cortina FELT like 30, these days you can be doing 50 and it feels slow, ther...
by skyhawk
14 Aug 2019, 10:56am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Favourite pens and notebooks?
Replies: 20
Views: 657

Re: Favourite pens and notebooks?

Hmm interesting thread, can't read it all, I don't collect pens but have two rolled gold Cross pens and a chrome one I use all the time

I have a tablet, somewhere, no idea where

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by skyhawk
14 Aug 2019, 10:51am
Forum: On the road
Topic: TV personality driving ban reduction
Replies: 68
Views: 2678

Re: TV personality driving ban reduction

I haven't read it all... but

I thought the police offered an alternative, training or one day courses
by skyhawk
11 Aug 2019, 3:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: This wonderful, beautiful bat came in through the bathroom window
Replies: 24
Views: 1092

Re: This wonderful, beautiful fluff ball came in through the bathroom window

.. I love being autistic, I believe it has made me truly love all animals in a way many don't or can not .. I think many of this parish are on the spectrum at least, +1?! I can get on with people but dislike crowds But what about people who are more abnormal? Most foetuses with downs syndrome are a...
by skyhawk
9 Aug 2019, 11:45am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: I bought this lightmeter when it first came out
Replies: 34
Views: 993

I bought this lightmeter when it first came out

I bought this new, yes when it first came out and STILL use it today I use it when using a 10 stopper for landscape photography, saves constantly removing and attaching the filter to meter. I use both incident and reflective metering depending on what I am imaging, I bet there are photographers toda...
by skyhawk
9 Aug 2019, 11:44am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: This wonderful, beautiful bat came in through the bathroom window
Replies: 24
Views: 1092

Re: This wonderful, beautiful fluff ball came in through the bathroom window

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
And I am still trying to work out how bats fly?



?

Like birds

They don't have a jet up their .................... :)
by skyhawk
9 Aug 2019, 10:25am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: This wonderful, beautiful bat came in through the bathroom window
Replies: 24
Views: 1092

This wonderful, beautiful bat came in through the bathroom window

This wonderful, beautiful fluff ball came in through the bathroom window I KNOW you are not supposed to handle without gloves but I just HAD to pick it up and remove the net curtain from the window and place it on the sill to be able to get back out, only 3-4", isn't some of nature wonderful I ...
by skyhawk
8 Aug 2019, 7:19pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Council limiting modes of transport to a cycling cafe
Replies: 85
Views: 4870

Re: Council limiting modes of transport to a cycling cafe

pwa wrote:
Bmblbzzz wrote:I wasn't aware LAs had the power to limit modes of transport to a commercial enterprise.

They are not doing that. They are limiting what can go on at the business. As happens with other businesses. Failure to comply will impact on the business.



A1
by skyhawk
5 Aug 2019, 7:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: walking shoes for cycling touring
Replies: 12
Views: 1295

Re: walking shoes for cycling touring

About five years ago I said I used my Meindl walking shoes for cycling and apart from one who could not read and swore I said walking BOOTS, other people said I was silly (or similar) I wear these always and have worn ONLY Meindl walking shoes and boots for 20 years, nothing else, walking and cyclin...
by skyhawk
5 Aug 2019, 7:41pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dummy Battery for ebikes
Replies: 5
Views: 788

Re: Dummy Battery for ebikes

?????

Can't you just use a shower cap, why the expense of a dummy battery
by skyhawk
4 Aug 2019, 7:53pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: What's the biggest waste of money possible on a bike part?
Replies: 61
Views: 1418

Re: What's the biggest waste of money possible on a bike part?

It is also possible to wear £5 cycling shorts and shirts etc that are ok and do the same job so are you happy for everyone to wear them, no, each to their own, are Rolex watches pointless, why drive a Porsche when a Fiesta will do Well, you may well be flush, but I have to watch my budgeting. If so...