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by Tinpotflowers
27 Dec 2019, 9:04am
Forum: Cycling UK Topics and Discussions
Topic: When will P Tuohy Leave?
Replies: 124
Views: 46604

Re: When will P Tuohy Leave?

He is still there there nearly 2.5 years later :wink: And what's the latest membership figure? 68,000 according to the latest email. I know it's fluctuated within my area, but never by more than a few percent and it's been steadily rising for at least five years. We used to get the contact details,...
by Tinpotflowers
11 Dec 2019, 11:18am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Finland + Paris Future Female (FFF)
Replies: 42
Views: 1420

Re: Finland Future Female (FFF)

As somebody who is fast approaching their last sixties, I agree all of the above, but I do think some able leaders could with a bit maturity e.g. Justin Trudeau who seem to develop a habit of put their foot in their mouth.
by Tinpotflowers
4 Dec 2019, 9:52pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently
Replies: 1262
Views: 88310

Re: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently

I think that very funny, but if I told that to a particular type of person in central London they would call me sexist and Stereotyping and would submit a formal complaint. https://www.aauw.org/2014/08/13/why-stereotypes-are-bad/ I have told this joke to people in their 30's they either did NOT und...
by Tinpotflowers
4 Dec 2019, 2:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently
Replies: 1262
Views: 88310

Re: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently

Three friends married women from different parts of the world. The first man married a Greek girl. He told her that she was to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, but on the third day he came home to see a clean house and dishes washed and put away. The second man married a ...
by Tinpotflowers
2 Dec 2019, 8:47pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Trespass - to become a criminal offence?
Replies: 67
Views: 3976

Re: Trespass - to become a criminal offence?

Please keep up to date You can be prosecuted under various section for specific place and actions Trespass on Protected Sites - Sections 128-131 Of The Serious Organised Crime And Police Act 2005 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/trespass-on-protected-sites-sections-128-131-of-the-serious-o...
by Tinpotflowers
26 Nov 2019, 8:57pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: How long to fix a pothole ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1957

Re: How long to fix a pothole ?

gaz wrote:
gaz wrote:Image

Reported 29 June 2012. The hole's still not fixed.

Work in progress. IMG_20191125_094911.jpg


Is that Cooling?
by Tinpotflowers
26 Nov 2019, 5:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Which way to London?
Replies: 29
Views: 1264

Re: Which way to London?

Thehairs1970 wrote:Tinpoflowers I hope you didn't type all that :D

I'm struggling to make out the actual place you went through. Any chance of a list or link so to gpx file?

Many thanks


Please PM your email address and I will send you gpx file
by Tinpotflowers
26 Nov 2019, 5:10pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: London to Exeter route advice
Replies: 20
Views: 2956

Re: London to Exeter route advice

I'm planning on riding from London to Exeter at some point in the next few weeks, ideally over 2 days. I'm pretty fit, and will be on my road bike traveling light with just a saddlebag for civives and change of cycling clothes. I plotted this route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14892704 picking u...
by Tinpotflowers
26 Nov 2019, 5:02pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Which way to London?
Replies: 29
Views: 1264

Re: Which way to London?

The person who request a route for this please send me a PM with your email address and I will send gpx file
by Tinpotflowers
26 Nov 2019, 11:37am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Which way to London?
Replies: 29
Views: 1264

Re: Which way to London?

mattheus wrote:
Oldjohnw wrote:Is the post three up from this the longest ever? Is it the full 217.3 miles? :-)


I think I could beat it by copy-n-pasting typing in a GPX track. Would you like me to give it a go?


I have sent you a PM
by Tinpotflowers
26 Nov 2019, 11:37am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Which way to London?
Replies: 29
Views: 1264

Re: Which way to London?

Tinpoflowers I hope you didn't type all that :D I'm struggling to make out the actual place you went through. Any chance of a list or link so to gpx file? The entry to London in the long list seems to be over Box Hill then the old Brighton Road and then a lot of A roads with no help for cycling. I'...
by Tinpotflowers
25 Nov 2019, 8:02pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Which way to London?
Replies: 29
Views: 1264

Re: Which way to London?

I know it's a long way but I'm thinking of doing it as a fundraiser. Might need to steal a younger man's legs. Where about in London do you wish to finish ? A possible route . Criteria Avoiding towns A and B roads Keep to the lanes as much as possible Ease of navigation subject to the above It woul...
by Tinpotflowers
25 Nov 2019, 6:53pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Which way to London?
Replies: 29
Views: 1264

Re: Which way to London?

Thehairs1970 wrote:I know it's a long way but I'm thinking of doing it as a fundraiser. Might need to steal a younger man's legs.
Where about in London do you wish to finish ?
by Tinpotflowers
22 Nov 2019, 11:55am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Just cleaned my water bottles - UGHHHHH!
Replies: 23
Views: 935

Re: Just cleaned my water bottles - UGHHHHH!

Well you have to follow the instructions in either case, but the instructions for the soda say ´Not to be used in drinking water,´ so given a choice when both are cheap and freely available I’d reserve the soda for drains and washing machines. ´It say "Not to be used in drinking water" th...
by Tinpotflowers
22 Nov 2019, 10:12am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Just cleaned my water bottles - UGHHHHH!
Replies: 23
Views: 935

Re: Just cleaned my water bottles - UGHHHHH!

It's minus 3 degrees outside. Car is covered in ice and there's no way I'm out on two wheels. So I decided to do something useful. I cleaned my water bottles. A good scrub and a soak in Steradent cleaned the bottles. Then I started on the tops.I pulled the rubber bung out to find a mass of black gu...