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by jayd
6 Jun 2009, 7:35pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Slow Cycling
Replies: 128
Views: 9375

Re: Slow Cycling

Ellieb wrote:
How do you think most left hooks happen?


Careless driving.
by jayd
20 Mar 2009, 1:42pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Roberts Bikes
Replies: 6
Views: 948

Re: Roberts Bikes

Hmmm. Cycling and wind go together like ham 'n' eggs up here!
A Roberts would be a considerable investment - do you have ideas for it beyond this trip?
by jayd
20 Mar 2009, 1:33pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Tesco Ultra-Lite Mummy Sleeping Bag
Replies: 16
Views: 4567

Re: Tesco Ultra-Lite Mummy Sleeping Bag

I bought one recently, but haven't tried it out. It lofts O.K (after the recommended 48 hours from new), but not quite as dramatically as my Alpkit bag.
I think it'll make a good spring/ summer bag, but I'll reserve judgement after a night spent in it.
by jayd
2 Mar 2009, 5:39pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: V-Brake levers for drops
Replies: 26
Views: 112313

Re: V-Brake levers for drops

I set up an MTB conversion with the Dia- Compe levers and basic Tektro V-brakes last summer and had no problems with it. The little noodles coming out of the hoods weren't too fiddly, and I dispensed with the superfluous looking adjustable noodles (used the tektro ones) for the other end and fitted ...
by jayd
11 Dec 2008, 8:30am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Another hopeful LeJogger saying hello!
Replies: 13
Views: 2286

Thanks- I'll have a read. The Kirkstone Pass image is a nice one.
by jayd
11 Oct 2008, 9:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Ian Hibell featured on R4's "Last Word"
Replies: 1
Views: 494

Ian Hibell featured on R4's "Last Word"

you can catch the repeat Sunday 12th Oct. 20:30-21:00 or listen again to "Radio 4's weekly obituaries programme" which has a feature on Ian Hibell.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/news/lastword.shtml
by jayd
1 Oct 2008, 6:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: scottish midge lochs and glens.
Replies: 29
Views: 3875

Thanks. I wonder what Avon makes of it all, apart form the extra cash.
by jayd
30 Sep 2008, 8:26pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: scottish midge lochs and glens.
Replies: 29
Views: 3875

I wondered if anyone has a link to the correct Avon SSS type I read somewhere it was the "forest fresh/ glade/something or other"
Thanks in advance :)
by jayd
17 Sep 2008, 6:07pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Another hopeful LeJogger saying hello!
Replies: 13
Views: 2286

Thanks grim. Living in Preston must make visits to Hewitts that bit easier.
by jayd
17 Sep 2008, 2:32pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Another hopeful LeJogger saying hello!
Replies: 13
Views: 2286

Another hopeful LeJogger saying hello!

Hi - I thought I'd stop lurking and say hello - next summer I hope to put my new Cheviot (so new it hasn't arrived yet) to the test on an unsupported Lejog. This has been a great place for advice, routes and training tips; so with planning and luck it should happen over the course of 14- 16 days nex...