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by born again cyclist
10 Feb 2017 19:24
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: Midsummer Night's Club Ride...Sat 1 July.
Replies: 15
Views: 3209

count me in and two friends. The only issue i have is illness at the moment if all goes well i'll be back on the bike in april.
by born again cyclist
23 Apr 2016 16:53
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: bidford
Replies: 2
Views: 821

bidford

I am thinking of riding to bidford is the gliding club café still good or can you recommend somewhere else in the area... will need a drink and some grub on the day. :shock:
by born again cyclist
16 Apr 2016 15:06
Forum: Cafe Stop
Topic: stolen bikes
Replies: 0
Views: 460

stolen bikes

just seen on police twitter
Overnight 2 sheds and 1 garage broken into Middleton Hall Rd - push bikes stolen. Did you see anything? Call 101🚲
by born again cyclist
13 Apr 2016 20:13
Forum: Club Runs
Topic: New cafe suggestions
Replies: 104
Views: 22667

Re: New cafe suggestions

New Cafe for Intro Club Rides? http://www.thestablesfarmshop.co.uk/ Just happened to pass that way this morning. They passed the cake test -decent selection of homemade cakes and quality coffee. Breakfast fare was limited to bacon sarnies, toast, eggs on toast and toasted teacakes but there was hom...
by born again cyclist
05 Nov 2010 11:16
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Repairing a turbo trainer
Replies: 4
Views: 860

my trax cable broke. it took weeks of searching the internet to find the spare bit. but with help from a bike shop in warwick i got the bits and 2 yrs on its still running fine and i saved £150. but it all depends on the nature of the fault. i didnt find it easy to fix it. the manufacturers arent at...
by born again cyclist
05 Nov 2010 11:10
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Aldi Specials - 3watt LED Torches
Replies: 6
Views: 1393

i bought a wind up torch from halfords. set me thinking why can twe buy bike wind up torches. that way you never need a battery
by born again cyclist
08 May 2010 12:43
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: New Cassette or Not
Replies: 15
Views: 2128

not quite the same serious problem but it is the freewheel

i have a 10 speed shimano rear hub. i was going out for a ride and after about 1 mile the chain and rear mech were playing up. i stopped and noticed every time i stopped turing the pedals the free wheel was very stiff. puzzled i went home and pondered. must be the rear mech hanger i thought so i got...
by born again cyclist
30 Jan 2010 15:51
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Overshoes
Replies: 13
Views: 2046

i had heard waterproof sealskinz socks..cut out a hole for the cleats and eh voila warm water proof overshoes. personnely i have tried them all (exceppt seal skins) and still get cold feet..so i bought norhtwave fahrenheit boots for xmas. feet toasty warm at the moment but time will tell how good th...
by born again cyclist
29 Jan 2009 12:37
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Tyre choice
Replies: 14
Views: 2133

thanks ed. gives me even more confidence in them. i hope you didnt hurt yourself coming off.
:cry:
by born again cyclist
29 Jan 2009 09:25
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Tyre choice
Replies: 14
Views: 2133

having used my vittoria open pave 700/24 for a month now i have to say they are very good. I use contis gators in the summer and i was getting nervous in the wet/slimy winter weather on them. I think i was always worrying about **flat**s. The paves have given me my confidence back and so far no prob...
by born again cyclist
22 Jan 2009 11:47
Forum: Technical Talk
Topic: Tyre choice
Replies: 14
Views: 2133

hi chaps came acros this website which seems quite handy to use and gives prices and links to some sites.(i have no interest at all in the site in case someone thinks i own it :lol: ) http://www.tyrehub.co.uk/ i found it easy to use informative and i used it to find some new vittoria pave tyres and ...