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Forum: UK August 29th 08, 09:39 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By [email protected]
Freewheels and other retro stuff.

On 29 Aug, 15:38, Roger Thorpe
wrote:
Does anyone around here know a source of decent quality freewheels and
how long they're likely to be available?

eBay...
Forum: UK April 23rd 08, 07:45 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 62
Views: 946
Posted By [email protected]
What do you think it the best bike for the city

On 23 Apr, 19:23, "Doki" wrote:
Don Whybrow wrote:
Doki wrote:
Don Whybrow wrote:
Peter Clinch wrote:
Doki wrote:

Yep, but my mountain bike had a...
Forum: UK March 19th 08, 12:41 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 13
Views: 232
Posted By [email protected]
That was fast!

On 19 Mar, 09:03, LSMike wrote:
On 18 Mar, 20:40, Don Whybrow wrote:

Either that or there must be "feature" with this calculator to...
Forum: UK March 17th 08, 11:18 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 19
Views: 205
Posted By [email protected]
singlespeed on the cheap

On 15 Mar, 08:34, Paul Rudin wrote:
I've just ordered one of these:

http://www.edinburghbicycle.com/ebwPNLqrymode.a4p?f%5FProductID=9453&...

(assuming that...
Forum: UK February 20th 08, 10:30 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 26
Views: 614
Posted By [email protected]
Sunday Times article on cycling safety.

On 19 Feb, 21:25, Zog The Undeniable wrote:
Peter Fox wrote:
For somebody doing 5000 miles a year this is:
Killed/Seriously injured - 92 years

I only do half that...
Forum: UK February 15th 08, 03:04 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 40
Views: 629
Posted By [email protected]
Is this a superhuman cyclist?

On 15 Feb, 12:59, _
wrote:
On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 09:59:46 +0000, AlanF wrote:
*From BBC site - around the world in 195 days

...
Forum: UK February 13th 08, 10:32 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By [email protected]
Snapped chain.

On 12 Feb, 20:12, "Nick" wrote:

You need a chain tool. The powerlink is just a luxury.

I've fixed a chain using a handy stone in the not-too-distant past.
Probably...
Forum: UK January 30th 08, 10:51 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By [email protected]
Willy Warmer 200k

On 28 Jan, 21:34, Alex wrote:
Too long a gear and the inability to grimp up hills (thanks to the
rib)
didn't help. Nor did that headwind but then we were only marginally
...
Forum: UK January 30th 08, 10:22 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 20
Views: 374
Posted By [email protected]
re-using chains

On 26/01/2008 19:20, Martin Dann wrote:

At a complete guess, if you only get three chains to a cassette, and
each chain lasts 2/3 of the time than running a chain cassette
combination...
Forum: UK January 29th 08, 04:26 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By [email protected]
New (sort of) here - is there a faq ??

On 29 Jan, 11:51, Peter Clinch wrote:
wrote:
*IMHO, this gives you a better bike for road use than a sit-up-and-beg
hybrid... Your mileage, as...
Forum: UK January 29th 08, 12:41 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By [email protected]
New (sort of) here - is there a faq ??

On 29 Jan, 09:53, Donnie wrote:

Not planning to go off road as such, just some light public cycle trails
in the summer, the rest will realistically be road...
Forum: Social Issues January 28th 08, 04:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc, alt.planning.urban, rec.bicycles.soc,rec.bicycles.rides, uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By [email protected]
How long would you last alive on a bike like this?

On 26 Jan, 17:19, donquijote1954 wrote:

But the "cute issue" may bring fresh people into cycling, no?

If it did, the weight and drag would dump them straight back...
Forum: General January 28th 08, 04:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc, alt.planning.urban, rec.bicycles.soc,rec.bicycles.rides, uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 21
Views: 424
Posted By [email protected]
How long would you last alive on a bike like this?

On 26 Jan, 17:19, donquijote1954 wrote:

But the "cute issue" may bring fresh people into cycling, no?

If it did, the weight and drag would dump them straight back...
Forum: General January 25th 08, 10:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc, alt.planning.urban, rec.bicycles.soc,rec.bicycles.rides, uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 21
Views: 424
Posted By [email protected]
How long would you last alive on a bike like this?

On 24 Jan, 15:39, donquijote1954
http://www.rhoadescar.com/store/navx2.htm

Looks good. It looks more useful for a park than a road though.

I have a...
Forum: Social Issues January 25th 08, 10:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc, alt.planning.urban, rec.bicycles.soc,rec.bicycles.rides, uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 21
Views: 576
Posted By [email protected]
How long would you last alive on a bike like this?

On 24 Jan, 15:39, donquijote1954
http://www.rhoadescar.com/store/navx2.htm

Looks good. It looks more useful for a park than a road though.

I have a...
Forum: UK January 18th 08, 04:31 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 20
Views: 276
Posted By [email protected]
Second-hand frames

On 18 Jan, 13:42, Mark T

wrote:

I used an angle grinder to lengthen the slot on mine - possibly not the
best way to do it...
Forum: UK January 16th 08, 02:34 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 280
Views: 2,716
Posted By [email protected]
Jason McIntyre killed

On 16 Jan, 13:08, Matt B wrote:

Over that period rafts of new laws have been created to allow the
prosecution, specifically of motorists, with low culpability,...
Forum: UK January 16th 08, 02:11 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 20
Views: 276
Posted By [email protected]
Second-hand frames

Hi,

The Luggage wrote:
Forget the equipe. Made from gas pipe, and about as brittle. I had one
of these 15 years ago, and it went through 3 broken frames and a
...
Forum: UK January 15th 08, 10:24 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By [email protected]
Downtube mounted gear chager question.

On 14 Jan, 18:08, "vernon" wrote:

I could of course persevere with it as a fixie.......oh decisions
decisions.....

If you've only had "a couple of attempts" at...
Forum: UK January 14th 08, 04:43 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 20
Views: 276
Posted By [email protected]
Second-hand frames

On 14 Jan, 14:56, David Damerell
wrote:
So, as part of my ongoing adventures, I'm looking to scrounge up one of
those old road frames which there must be...
Forum: UK January 14th 08, 11:59 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By [email protected]
Downtube mounted gear chager question.

On 14 Jan, 10:48, "Tom" wrote:
wrote:
(or scout for
an ultra-6).

*There's one on ebay.com

...
Forum: UK January 14th 08, 11:20 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By [email protected]
Downtube mounted gear chager question.

On 13 Jan, 22:57, "vernon" wrote:
... *I'm now wondering if
there were threaded tubes on the pads that have been filed down because in
the harsh LED *light...
Forum: UK January 14th 08, 10:56 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By [email protected]
Downtube mounted gear chager question.

On 13 Jan, 22:57, "vernon" wrote:
"Pete Biggs" wrote in
...

...
Forum: UK January 11th 08, 10:23 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 24
Views: 1,212
Posted By [email protected]
Gloves For Commuting

Hi,

On 10 Jan, 16:17, Bob wrote:
Hello all, I have a pair of Altura Thremastretch gloves and I'm not too
happy with them. The "windproof" fabric, isn't that windproof, and...
Forum: UK January 8th 08, 11:01 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 29
Views: 404
Posted By [email protected]
DoT Copycat campaign

Hi,

On 7 Jan, 21:32, John Kane wrote:

I don't know about the UK but I know at least one woman in the Detroit
suburbs who usually uses the car to go from her house to her...
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