Search found 35 matches

by cricklewood_graeme
20 Jan 2008, 3:05pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Cycling to China
Replies: 25
Views: 3902

Cycling to China

I expect that you want to travel alone for the obvious rewards that come to lone travellers, but in my one big adventure (L.A to Vancouver) when I cycled with a companion, the ability to watch after each other meant the whole issue of security was simplified. Now I wouldn't do it any other way unles...
by cricklewood_graeme
20 Jan 2008, 1:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: cycle computers (minimal functions)
Replies: 11
Views: 1860

Cycle computers

I have an Echo W1. Basic functions. Has been on my bike for at least 5 years without battery change. Very happy with it. Here is a full review http://sports.ciao.co.uk/ECHO_W1_Cycle_ ... ew_5614862
by cricklewood_graeme
28 Dec 2007, 4:16pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Workstands
Replies: 4
Views: 770

I use a folding workstand similar to the Minoura DS500 (follow link http://www.wiggle.co.uk/CategoryProducts.aspx?categoryName=Workstands) and sit on a low stool as if I was milking a cow. OK it means that the front wheel is in contact with the ground but for most jobs it's perfectly adequate and ta...
by cricklewood_graeme
8 Dec 2007, 4:36pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Pins and Needles (numbness)
Replies: 6
Views: 1368

I suffer from both numbness in left hand (ring finger and little finger only) plus in the past numbness and tingling in both little toes. Its over 3 weeks now since I did a 3 day ride causing numbness in my fingers and the feeling is only just now returning. I was on someone else's hybrid bike with ...
by cricklewood_graeme
8 Dec 2007, 7:50am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Dutch bikes
Replies: 28
Views: 6173

An enterprising and very personable Icelander by the name of Stefan Petursson has set up a shop in Brighton and imports sit up and begs from all over Europe. He usually adapts them for UK conditions and seems to have a good market here and overseas both via his shop and website at http://www.amsterd...