Do You Gawp?

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Kentish Man

Postby Kentish Man » 5 Feb 2007, 12:50pm

OK I have to admit to it. While spending an afternoon in London before Christmas, I gasped, drooled, went 'cor' or something like that whereupon Mrs KM muttered 'alright, it must be a bike'. A bike, no, not just a bike, it was a Dursley Pedersen chained to some railings. Couldn't stop to see if it was original or a replica. (Anyone ridden a DP? What's it like?)

Mrs KM has also been known to ask, when I am deep in a cycling magazine or web site, why can't I be like other men and be into porn? So I am seriously considering branching out into publishing: the new title will be 'Bikes Only', with sections for 'Readers' Bikes' and 'Lug Work Laid Bare!'. The first issue will have a centre fold of curly stayed Hetchins Magnum Opus - ah, I'm going weak at the knees already...
I'm also thinking about weekends for swinging cyclists where after a nice cup of tea, participants swap cycle clips and go for a spin round the block on an unknown beauty (remember - safe cycling - bring your own rain cape!)

To enable me to gauge the possible level of support, please send expressions of interest plus suggestions for other sections to Kentish Man, care of CTC.

Kentish Man

Postby Kentish Man » 5 Feb 2007, 1:09pm

PS I can't help thinking that Terry T's thread 'Pictures of your bike(s)' is a bit provocative and should be avoided by readers with delicate sensibilities!

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Postby hubgearfreak » 5 Feb 2007, 4:16pm

Kentish Man wrote:I'm also thinking about weekends for swinging cyclists where after a nice cup of tea, participants swap cycle clips and go for a spin round the block on an unknown beauty (remember - safe cycling - bring your own rain cape!) .


top plan, if you also include cakes:D

ThomasDylan

Postby ThomasDylan » 5 Feb 2007, 4:30pm

Kentish Man wrote: Mrs KM has also been known to ask, when I am deep in a cycling magazine or web site, why can't I be like other men and be into porn? So I am seriously considering branching out into publishing: the new title will be 'Bikes Only', with sections for 'Readers' Bikes' and 'Lug Work Laid Bare!'.


Ooh! Can we have an "Explore your bottom bracket" section, please?

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Postby whoops » 5 Feb 2007, 5:19pm

Kentish Man wrote:OK I have to admit to it. While spending an afternoon in London before Christmas, I gasped, drooled, went 'cor' or something like that whereupon Mrs KM muttered 'alright, it must be a bike'. A bike, no, not just a bike, it was a Dursley Pedersen chained to some railings. Couldn't stop to see if it was original or a replica. (Anyone ridden a DP? What's it like?)

Mrs KM has also been known to ask, when I am deep in a cycling magazine or web site, why can't I be like other men and be into porn? So I am seriously considering branching out into publishing: the new title will be 'Bikes Only', with sections for 'Readers' Bikes' and 'Lug Work Laid Bare!'. The first issue will have a centre fold of curly stayed Hetchins Magnum Opus - ah, I'm going weak at the knees already...
I'm also thinking about weekends for swinging cyclists where after a nice cup of tea, participants swap cycle clips and go for a spin round the block on an unknown beauty (remember - safe cycling - bring your own rain cape!)

To enable me to gauge the possible level of support, please send expressions of interest plus suggestions for other sections to Kentish Man, care of CTC.



You could display models of the latest fashion of "teeny weeny yellow dot Bikeinis"


You could also show pictures of mounting bikes
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Postby Mrs Tortoise » 5 Feb 2007, 5:41pm

Oh no bike fetishists! :shock:

You lot should get out more..... :roll:

Charlie

Postby Charlie » 5 Feb 2007, 9:03pm

Damn right I gawp at bikes!

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Postby hubgearfreak » 5 Feb 2007, 9:11pm

Charlie wrote:Damn right I gawp at bikes!]


very good. at least you're hansome with it :lol:

Charlie

Postby Charlie » 5 Feb 2007, 9:17pm

Why thank you Sir!

Marty Feldman smiley :shock:

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Postby Andrew Mills » 5 Feb 2007, 9:50pm

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Heres one for you unfortunalty not mine :(
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Postby Jac » 5 Feb 2007, 9:52pm

Nice colour - pity about the bent bits at the back :roll:

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Postby Mick F » 5 Feb 2007, 9:52pm

Is that a very high gate, or a very small bike?

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Postby Andrew Mills » 5 Feb 2007, 9:57pm

Mick F wrote:Is that a very high gate, or a very small bike?
Bit of both

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Postby Andrew Mills » 5 Feb 2007, 10:01pm

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It's not just us nutters
everyone gawps when I ride my silly bike :shock:
not to mention the coments

Charlie

Postby Charlie » 5 Feb 2007, 10:09pm

Nice recumbent 8) not to keen on the super gigantic humongous blue carrier fitted on the front though. :wink: