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by sir_lozz
6 Aug 2008, 8:14pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Thoroughly nice words
Replies: 63
Views: 5014

along the dollop lines, sploge!

as in my father asking my mother who has slaved in the kitchen cooking bolognaise if he can have "more sploge please"
by sir_lozz
6 Aug 2008, 9:09am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1706
Views: 481393

it was too long on here so i think that i have 'PM'ed' it to you!
by sir_lozz
5 Aug 2008, 5:42pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Thoroughly nice words
Replies: 63
Views: 5014

lingerie-said by a young french lady. Can't be beaten
by sir_lozz
5 Aug 2008, 5:39pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1706
Views: 481393

should be enough there for 3 weeks away, camping (i hope!!!!)
by sir_lozz
5 Aug 2008, 1:55pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Why I like single touring
Replies: 45
Views: 8908

brilliant, just signed up for 3 weeks through france with someone i have been on a bike with once and never been away with before!!

Will have to answer this one at the end of the month
by sir_lozz
5 Aug 2008, 1:51pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1706
Views: 481393

my beautiful sleek lightweight trek turned into a mule for my touring

hols!Image
by sir_lozz
5 Aug 2008, 1:42pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: is there a use for beyond repair punctured inner tubes?
Replies: 32
Views: 3978

Captain Morgan what a website find! I think that i am going to chop one into 2/3 inch strips and stretch it over the grips on my roof rack to prevent it scratching the bike frame. now to find some uses for the others. I am considering making some giant versions of the old rubber band and paper pelle...
by sir_lozz
5 Aug 2008, 1:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: is there a use for beyond repair punctured inner tubes?
Replies: 32
Views: 3978

is there a use for beyond repair punctured inner tubes?

says it all really, i have 3 hanging around that have various un-repairable punctures, is there anything I can do with them except bin them?
by sir_lozz
5 Aug 2008, 1:23pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Stretching pre and post riding
Replies: 11
Views: 1006

Always a good idea, I go for a mini warm up as i think that it helps me wake up before jumping on the bike in the morning! As for pre and post what about during riding? If i am riding for a few hours i find myself standing on the pedals in some sort of hip gyrating/arm flailing/head banging effort t...
by sir_lozz
5 Aug 2008, 1:19pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: ...the best way to stop glasses getting wet and steamy!
Replies: 13
Views: 1221

...the best way to stop glasses getting wet and steamy!

Yes today i was stupid enough to go for a ride in rain that was bad enough to send Noah into a building frenzy. I was pondering the best way to keep glasses dry or at least see-through-able (is that a word) during a ride? I am not a fan of contacts and have tried many things from visors on the helme...
by sir_lozz
4 Aug 2008, 10:27am
Forum: Cycling UK Member Groups and Affiliates
Topic: CTC in Hertfordshire
Replies: 3
Views: 2110

CTC in Hertfordshire

Morning all, I am currently living up North (so to speak) and having much fun with the North Birmingham CTC. I am currently in the process of moving back down South with work to the Broxbourne/Hoddesdon area and have seen that there are 3 potential CTC groups i could ride with. Is there anyone about...
by sir_lozz
4 Aug 2008, 10:15am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Is this list sufficient/overkill for a 1st touring weekend?
Replies: 27
Views: 3225

Collapsable bucket?? A plastic carrier bag will do as well, is lighter and doubles as a saddle cover overnight. dont knock the collapsable bucket!!! a genius invention that can also be used as a saddle cover overnight! it has nice rigid sides to keep the beer cool far more successfully than any car...
by sir_lozz
2 Aug 2008, 2:18pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Can you help me choose 4 rear panniers please?
Replies: 8
Views: 1504

just bought the top ones but 72 seems alot, think i paid nearer 60 but it was part of a bundle with a front handle bar bag. they are good but you have to stop and put on a protective cover if it rains heavily, which can obviously be quite often! anywya i am taking mine on a 3 week tour of france so ...
by sir_lozz
1 Aug 2008, 2:55pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Pursuing pothole procedures ( Mick F has a bad fall )
Replies: 123
Views: 279741

ouch i fell of this week but that was only a minor scrape caused by excessive breaking after a tractor was parked in some little country road!

hope your back on the bike soon and congratulations on finding something positive with the police!
by sir_lozz
1 Aug 2008, 2:51pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: bus and cycle lanes
Replies: 9
Views: 1052

bus and cycle lanes

Right time for a rant. I have been going out with the North Birmingham CTC lately and having a great time. However to get from my place in the center of brum to Sutton Coldfield where the rides leave i have to cycle through Birmingham. No problem you would think being Britain's 2nd largest city. How...