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An old workmate of mine was obsessed with a small boat that he kept moored on the Canal. After returning from two weeks holiday he proudly announced that he had sailed all the way to Nottingham. Some wit deflated him by pointing out that it only took an hour by road.
For what its worth I am with Dai 100% 0n this thread, but don’t completely agree with him on the original thread. If that makes sense? Dai passed an opinion without resorting to personal abuse, others are free to disagree with that opinion. It seems a tad over the top to lock the thread. I think thi...
There are people on here who know much more about the law than me, but my understanding is that the strip of tarmac to the left of the white line is not part of the public carriageway. Hence, it is probably illegal to ride on it. Having said that, I agree with the other posters who say it is often p...
It is of course ODOUR that dogs understand, not noise or the sight of something, but the smell..
If I am confronted by a large snarling dog there will certainly be an odour
- 16 Jan 2007, 11:16am
- Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
- Topic: to degrease or not?
- Replies: 21
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For the first time since I started using these boards I find myself hoping that the usually excellent advice from TC is wrong. I always use Paraffin and so far haven’t had a problem, but now you have got me worried. The method I use is to first of all wipe off the main gunge with some kitchen roll. ...
I agree with everything that’s been said about the boredom factor. I bought mine a couple of years ago full of good intentions which didn’t last. Forcing myself to do an half hour session is worse than pulling my own teeth. I am on the lookout for a computer that takes its readings from the rear whe...
- 6 Jan 2007, 7:48pm
- Forum: The Tea Shop
- Topic: Introductions - tell us about yourself
- Replies: 1109
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Just like to say how much I like the look of the new forum. Most of the stuff I dont mind making public is in my profile. I would just add that I am 63 years old and do most of my cycling on Sundays. It would be nice to get out during the week as well, but its a busy life when you are retired. My Su...