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by Phil_Lee
16 Jul 2008, 10:14pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Does anyone know if I should live in Canada
Replies: 41
Views: 4462

Or, you could go to Poland. Also quite big and now virtually empty. I wouldn't mind Canada myself. As long as you don't have to wear those checked shirts and drink beer that tastes like flat pop it could be O.K. Mind you,the cycling could be tough. I wonder how fast bears can run? :wink: You don't ...
by Phil_Lee
16 Jul 2008, 9:20pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Pedal reflector law a change is needed!
Replies: 64
Views: 8170

The situation with regard to the trade is downright disgraceful, and something that trading standards should be taking an interest in. Many (probably even most) models of shimano pedals actually do have reflectors designed to fit them (you can find the part numbers on the shimano website), but even ...
by Phil_Lee
16 Jul 2008, 8:26pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Which Insurance against cycle theft ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3610

Re: lock insurance

I use Kryptonite locks. But be realistic. No lock will protect you from a professional thief, they only buy you time. So depending upon the value of your bike and where you're going to leave it, use more than one lock, preferably of different brands. Read the reviews. Each lock (if it cost you abou...
by Phil_Lee
14 Jul 2008, 5:51am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: What cars have the worst drivers?
Replies: 48
Views: 4212

School-run Mum. Terrifying. My wife works at a local school. They have dreadful and endless problems with the "mums' rush". I won't go into detail, because it would take pages, and anyway, you all know the details. One particular morning, one particular mum had gone past the lollipop lady...
by Phil_Lee
13 Jul 2008, 3:50am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What bike??
Replies: 10
Views: 1257

Don't forget to allow for the possibility of repairs. Steel has the advantage that it can be welded or brazed just about anywhere in the world - it can be much more difficult to find somewhere that can work safely with aluminium when you're in the middle of nowhere with a cracked frame. Forget carbo...