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by skyhawk
4 Aug 2019, 7:43pm
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?

Having tested some, at random, whilst at work there are plenty of cheap ones our there that don’t offer protection and I’ve even seen fake standards compliance markings on some bought in the UK. Were the cheap failures you tested CE marked? Fake markings are known in many goods. They can be avoided...
by skyhawk
4 Aug 2019, 7:34pm
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?

Back to the insatiable consumer society. Steady on there comrade, you and I may not like it, but it is the way of the world and no alternatives are likely to be available till it's too late. Even if not a consumer, it's hard not to still be caught up in it, anyone with a private pension for example...
by skyhawk
4 Aug 2019, 7:33pm
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?

"But I would not spend so much on sunglasses, and don't you live in Wales? :wink:" ????? I used to wear glassers, for y e a r s, terrible, nothing worse when it rains and in summer having to wear reactolites, or similar. When I finally found MONTHLY (change once a month) contacts, wearing ...
by skyhawk
4 Aug 2019, 3:06pm
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?

Expensive sun glasses. And overpriced polystyrene articles. Well that's my Oakley Ferrari Carbon Fibres out then ;) £320.00 Yes I do have them :) OOOPS...................... Rayband and Oakleys Crikey, you must be flush. No, I just retired at 60 and thought lets live a little before it's too late I...
by skyhawk
4 Aug 2019, 12:16pm
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?

Expensive sun glasses. And overpriced polystyrene articles. Well that's my Oakley Ferrari Carbon Fibres out then ;) £320.00 Yes I do have them :) OOOPS...................... Rayband and Oakleys IMG_20181127_075329053.jpg IMG_20181127_075309019.jpg IMG_20181127_075210742.jpg Dsc_0298.jpg
by skyhawk
2 Aug 2019, 5:59pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Recreational drugs
Replies: 55
Views: 3308

Re: Recreational drugs

Given that gangsters are running a very lucrative business with all the downsides that entails,should the UK be thinking about legalising(not decriminalising which a different thing altogether)recreation drug use,so they can be regulated and taxed therbye disarming(literally) the drug dealers? Ther...
by skyhawk
2 Aug 2019, 5:57pm
Forum: Using the Forum - request help : report difficulties
Topic: How to see NEW forum posts
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

Re: How to see NEW forum posts

Thanks all appreciated
by skyhawk
2 Aug 2019, 11:02am
Forum: Using the Forum - request help : report difficulties
Topic: How to see NEW forum posts
Replies: 5
Views: 1462

How to see NEW forum posts

Don't know where else to place this

Is there any way to see just NEW posts here



Thanks
by skyhawk
1 Aug 2019, 2:05pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dogs off lead on shared use path
Replies: 86
Views: 10413

Re: Dogs off lead on shared use path

'the law', shirley

And don't call me Shirley :) :) :) as said in Airoplane :)

https://youtu.be/hmJiZ8VcfD4
by skyhawk
1 Aug 2019, 10:27am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dogs off lead on shared use path
Replies: 86
Views: 10413

Re: Dogs off lead on shared use path

The Highway Code states that all dogs on shared routes with cyclists should be on short leads. A pity few seem to have read the Highway Code. That's good advice. Our dogs are on short leads when we are sharing. Sometimes I let the lead extend and the short lead becomes longer when we aren't activel...
by skyhawk
30 Jul 2019, 3:56pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cornwall & Devon Coast & Borders
Replies: 60
Views: 7147

Re: Cornwall & Devon Coast & Borders

Well at 61 my health isn't going downhill, perhaps I am lucky, never felt better, and I am not perfect, good luck
by skyhawk
30 Jul 2019, 1:47pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cornwall & Devon Coast & Borders
Replies: 60
Views: 7147

Re: Cornwall & Devon Coast & Borders

"Hi, The day after the ride completed. Woke up in the morning with a splitting head ache. I'm Aching more than I did when I was on the ride. I can't grip very well with my right hand, hold a knife Or use a clothed peg. Both hands have lumps on. Right calf stiff, ball of Foot numb and tingling, ...
by skyhawk
28 Jul 2019, 1:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Topeak Pocket Rocket
Replies: 19
Views: 2937

Re: Topeak Pocket Rocket

The point of the post is ?
by skyhawk
28 Jul 2019, 1:33pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: It’s time to ban bikes at peak times - tow paths
Replies: 61
Views: 7662

Re: It’s time to ban bikes at peak times - tow paths

reohn2 wrote:
gaz wrote:
skyhawk wrote:... roads were MADE for cars, ...

I'd advise you to fact check that part of your statement.

Quite!



You know very well I am talking roads since cars were introduced, a and b and motorways don't split hairs
by skyhawk
28 Jul 2019, 11:43am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: It’s time to ban bikes at peak times - tow paths
Replies: 61
Views: 7662

Re: It’s time to ban bikes at peak times - tow paths

As an AUTISTIC person and remember there are many many many people for whatever reason have "concerns" I am often annoyed by the selfish actions of cyclists and now electric scooter users. I ride occasionally but always slow down for pedestrians, and animals as I love animals (bugger the o...