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Forum: UK July 10th 07, 09:35 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 106
Views: 951
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Who didn't see the Tour

icogs wrote on 09/07/2007 23:19:
Le Tour is _THE_ reason for getting digied up, IMHO.

I have a passing interest in it and watched a little on ITV4 the other
day. However, the bandwidth allocated...
Forum: UK July 9th 07, 02:24 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Distance calculator

archierob wrote on 09/07/2007 14:13:
Can any one point me to a free prog for finding out the distance from
point A to B in the UK. Yes I have googled but could only find a
postcode one or one...
Forum: UK July 5th 07, 07:07 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 22
Views: 479
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Bridgewater canal (Was: Cycling Norwich to Wales)

Hi

Steph Peters wrote on 20/06/2007 23:54:
http://www.bridgewatercanal.co.uk/cycling.html
http://www.bridgewatercanal.co.uk/bww.html
I hadn't heard about the new project - will be good news...
Forum: UK June 19th 07, 09:34 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 22
Views: 479
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Cycling Norwich to Wales

Steph Peters wrote on 19/06/2007 21:16:
Peter Scandrett of www.scandrett.net wrote:
For a recreational cyclist like me, they're fine. The ones round
Manchester...
Forum: UK June 19th 07, 04:33 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 22
Views: 479
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Cycling Norwich to Wales

Alan Holmes wrote on 14/06/2007 17:49:
"TerryJ" wrote in message
...
I think he nipped down to the library to...
Forum: UK June 19th 07, 03:31 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Poor Samaritan

Dave wrote on 19/06/2007 12:46:
Have you ever tried to help someone and it went terribly wrong?

Not really (sorry). I've just done my good deed of the day. I cycled
from here to the Lowry and met...
Forum: UK June 19th 07, 09:38 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 78
Views: 881
Posted By Peter Scandrett
loud bell

Tony B wrote on 17/06/2007 12:11:
A policeman once stopped me (whilst I was on a motorcycle) and
questioned my use of arm signals to indicate turns (the moto had no
indicators). He...
Forum: UK June 11th 07, 10:32 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 22
Views: 479
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Cycling Norwich to Wales

TerryJ wrote on 11/06/2007 22:18:
I think he nipped down to the library to study the OS maps but then just
photocopied a road atlas with a proposed route highlighted linking
pre-booked B&Bs....
Forum: UK June 11th 07, 07:00 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 22
Views: 479
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Cycling Norwich to Wales

wrote on 11/06/2007 17:31:
Hi,

I am planning (well trying to plan) a cycling trip from Norwich to
Tywyn (the middle of the Welsh coast) in August. Does...
Forum: UK June 11th 07, 11:01 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 64
Views: 1,363
Posted By Peter Scandrett
bloody CTC

Tony Raven wrote on 11/06/2007 10:20:
They have quite a small staff at the CTC and I suspect its a choice of
either spending time replying to each communication or doing something
about the...
Forum: UK June 11th 07, 09:47 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 64
Views: 1,363
Posted By Peter Scandrett
bloody CTC

Chris Malcolm wrote on 10/06/2007 19:13:

I've never had any replies to my few emails to the CTC over the last
few years.

Now you come to mention it... I contacted my MP about the bikes on...
Forum: UK June 9th 07, 04:59 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Saddle post advice please

Tony Raven wrote on 08/06/2007 10:31:
Peter Scandrett wrote on 07/06/2007 20:58 +0100:

Is this a problem? Is there an effective way of plugging the seat post
top? Should I worry about it?...
Forum: UK June 9th 07, 04:58 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Saddle post advice please

Hi all (again)

Simon Brooke wrote on 08/06/2007 09:37:
in message , Peter Scandrett
') wrote:
I've just replaced my saddle to...
Forum: UK June 7th 07, 09:48 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 64
Views: 1,363
Posted By Peter Scandrett
bloody CTC

Roos Eisma wrote on 04/06/2007 20:23:
I got some of the local double glazing ones to hang up on
me when I started firing back questions about their company name, address,
etcetera.

The...
Forum: UK June 7th 07, 08:58 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Saddle post advice please

Hi

I've just replaced my saddle to one of these:

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/ProductDetail.aspx?ProdID=4000000604b

.... a Specialised BG Comfort Plus mens saddle.

It seems to have fitted OK and is...
Forum: UK June 4th 07, 11:08 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Eddington numbers

Ekul Namsob wrote on 04/06/2007 21:00:
What's yours?

I'm trying to work mine out now, I suspect it's somewhere between 15 and
20 but realise that, until I bought a cycle computer, I never...
Forum: UK June 4th 07, 08:10 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 18
Views: 518
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Bike in shopping centre

Hi

I went for a ride around Wigan today[1]; upon getting back and trying to
get back to the car park I walked my bike through the new shopping mall
they have there. I was approached by a member of...
Forum: UK May 6th 07, 10:31 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 16
Views: 327
Posted By Peter Scandrett
height profile for route

Ben wrote on 06/05/2007 10:18:
Does anyone know of a way of producing height profiles for planned
cycle routes? I know I can use memorymap, but it's for a ride from
London to Paris and buying...
Forum: UK May 5th 07, 09:48 AM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 21
Views: 403
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Ouch - 'first bike' nicked

Hi, sorry for the delay in replying.

Mark Thompson wrote on 29/04/2007 19:09:
Did you say you worked at the Manchester Edinburgh bicycle co-op? I
had an invite through the door today inviting...
Forum: UK April 28th 07, 11:49 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 21
Views: 403
Posted By Peter Scandrett
Ouch - 'first bike' nicked

Mark Thompson wrote on 27/04/2007 11:41:
We've got ex-Harry Hall staff
and ex-Evans staff in the shop, so if Manchester shops were being targetted
in this way I'm sure we'd have been informed....
Forum: UK April 28th 07, 10:16 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By Peter Scandrett
My cycling partner

mb wrote on 28/04/2007 21:14:
Well, we were both catching insects, but I suspect the swallow that flew
alongside today, for a hundred or so metres, was doing it on purpose :)

Sounds great. I was...
Forum: UK April 21st 07, 02:48 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.soc,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By Peter Scandrett
SafeTurn on YouTube (automatic indicators)

wrote on 21/04/2007 13:49:
Hi,
Please check this, may be useful:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HTchSP4MbA

I seem to recall having seen something similar to this when I...
Forum: Recumbent Biking April 21st 07, 02:48 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.soc,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Peter Scandrett
SafeTurn on YouTube (automatic indicators)

wrote on 21/04/2007 13:49:
Hi,
Please check this, may be useful:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HTchSP4MbA

I seem to recall having seen something similar to this when I...
Forum: Social Issues April 21st 07, 02:48 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.soc,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 8
Views: 210
Posted By Peter Scandrett
SafeTurn on YouTube (automatic indicators)

wrote on 21/04/2007 13:49:
Hi,
Please check this, may be useful:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HTchSP4MbA

I seem to recall having seen something similar to this when I...
Forum: UK April 6th 07, 10:11 PM Posted to uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 57
Views: 657
Posted By Peter Scandrett
slime is great and 'how many helmets ?'

mr p wrote on 06/04/2007 21:54:
I was out cycling my MTB on the New Forest tracks today and I have
never seen so many other cyclists.. some days I can get around the
whole forest with out...
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