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martinwf5
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Another newbie,

Postby martinwf5 » 7 Oct 2008, 9:02pm

Hi all , just joined, been a bit lazy this year after getting a new bike in March for my b'day, only used it twice,

Hence i've joined this forum for some tips, advice,

Martin,
Ossett
Wakefield,

reohn2

Postby reohn2 » 7 Oct 2008, 9:06pm

Hi welcome,now heres the advice, ride your bike more often :)

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Postby martinwf5 » 7 Oct 2008, 9:24pm

reohn2 wrote: ride your bike more often :)



I knew that was coming, but not so quick !!

Thanks...
Im ditching the car tomorrow and taking the bike, so there's a start.

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Postby Mick F » 7 Oct 2008, 9:32pm

Welcome to the best website on the planet.

Happy cycling!
Mick F. Cornwall

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Postby ncutler » 7 Oct 2008, 10:12pm

martinwf5 wrote:I knew that was coming, but not so quick !!.


That's ok, ride it slowly more often

Happy cycling,

Nick

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Postby eileithyia » 7 Oct 2008, 10:16pm

...and I'm even slower, but "on yer bike..."
and welcome. :lol:
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Postby Dee Jay » 8 Oct 2008, 8:11am

And just a 'welcome' from me!

:)
Dee

workhard

Postby workhard » 8 Oct 2008, 9:52am

welcome abroad

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Postby kwackers » 8 Oct 2008, 12:23pm

workhard wrote:welcome abroad


Which country are you in?

workhard

Postby workhard » 8 Oct 2008, 1:13pm

workhard wrote:welcome abroad


workhard wrote:welcome abroad


kwackers wrote:Which country are you in?


what planet am I on more like?

abroad in the sense of in circulation; at large. A poor pun I grant you.....

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Postby Si » 8 Oct 2008, 2:07pm

Welcome Martin :P

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Postby ferrit worrier » 8 Oct 2008, 6:20pm

Aye an a welcome from me 2. like Mick says it's a best site Totaly mad, but loads of good advice and really friendly. If you've only been on the bike twice since march have a good read through the site, re weather and clothing. it'll help you prepare for the winter. but if your not sure just ask.

Malc

PS if your bike has been layed up that length of time it might be worth while going round with some oil and stuff, look at the cables chain hubs etc. some of the others with more experience might like to comment further on that one :!:
Percussive maintainance, if it don't fit, hit it with the hammer.

morris dancer

Postby morris dancer » 8 Oct 2008, 6:34pm

martinwf5 wrote:
reohn2 wrote: ride your bike more often :)



I knew that was coming, but not so quick !!

Thanks...
Im ditching the car tomorrow and taking the bike, so there's a start.


did you cycle today? how did it go...?

and welcome to the wonderful world of cycling

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Re: Another newbie,

Postby bikely-challenged » 8 Oct 2008, 7:39pm

martinwf5 wrote:Hi all , just joined, been a bit lazy this year after getting a new bike in March for my b'day, only used it twice,

Hence i've joined this forum for some tips, advice,

Martin,
Ossett
Wakefield,


Welcome :D

Yippee, finally someone who's used their new bike fewer times than me!!! :D
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Postby martinwf5 » 8 Oct 2008, 10:06pm

Hi thanks for all the welcome's

sorry to say i let myself down,( i was going to go to work on the bike) but i have a good excuse it's down to our new arrival (baby) three weeks ago.

but i've set my mind on getting on the bike at the weekend... :D