Have you tried cycling in wellies?

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Have you tried cycling in wellies?

Postby Mick F » 18 Jan 2007, 7:28pm

Well, have you?

It has been suggested .......


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Re: Have you tried cycling in wellies?

Postby reohn2 » 18 Jan 2007, 7:44pm

Mick F wrote:Well, have you?

It has been suggested .......


Mick F. Cornwall

Mick,
The welly slap is unbearable,especially when ankling,your calves are red raw within 10 miles
It would be a good replacement for ASBO's.
Take any offending yoof as far away from home as possible,Preferably more than 200miles then make said yoof ride home in SPD wellies (tightened right up so he /she(don't want to be sexist) can't unclip),Oh and wearing only a suger bag and a vest.That should keep 'em out of trouble.

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Postby Mick F » 18 Jan 2007, 8:00pm

Yes, Wellie-Slap, a bit of a problem I fear. Chapped legs, and all that noise, slapping away at a terrific cadence. Must be terrible if you're on a fixed wheel ......

Do you thing I could screw on my Campag ProFit cleats? I hope not.

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nick

Postby nick » 18 Jan 2007, 8:05pm

i remember cycling as a kid in wellies. i also remember it being harder than i thought :lol:

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Postby Mick F » 18 Jan 2007, 8:15pm

It was a problem with ankle flexing, I think. Like you, Nick, I remember it was hard work ....

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Postby whoops » 18 Jan 2007, 9:42pm

I tried cycling in wellys, I found that there wasn't much room, so in future I will try cycling wearing wellys! :roll:

Dai

Postby Dai » 18 Jan 2007, 10:26pm

Could the slap and chapping be reduced by filling the wellies with custard?

Dai

Postby Dai » 18 Jan 2007, 10:27pm

Thank god for the Tea Shop you can be silly without being moderated

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Postby reohn2 » 18 Jan 2007, 10:37pm

Dai wrote:Thank god for the Tea Shop you can be silly without being moderated


But we must remember to be moderate.

reohn2

Postby reohn2 » 18 Jan 2007, 10:39pm

Dai wrote:Could the slap and chapping be reduced by filling the wellies with custard?


That would be silly........it would all slosh over the tops,really Dai!

Dai

Postby Dai » 18 Jan 2007, 10:51pm

Of course - I wasn't being sufficiently moderate when I posted that was I.

What about pink blancmange then?

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Postby hubgearfreak » 18 Jan 2007, 10:58pm

you're bananas

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Postby Lusting my Pinnarello » 19 Jan 2007, 12:21am

It would be a good replacement for ASBO's.

Yeah, and also the governemnt should make them use cycle paths ALL THE WAY HOME.... and using their useless bells to warn the people in the way (listening to their IPODS)

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Postby Simon L6 » 19 Jan 2007, 9:02am

yes - not just tried, but out of habit. Comes of working down on the farm for six years

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Postby Si » 19 Jan 2007, 9:28am

I'll see you your wellies and raise you a pair of wellies and a set of fishing rods strapped tot he top tube! A 12ft match road is excellent for bicycle jousting!