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by mac111051
Fri Jan 25, 2019 19:16 pm
Forum: Womens cycling forum
Topic: Saddle sore and saddle choices
Replies: 11
Views: 4077

Re: Saddle sore and saddle choices

It,s not all about the saddle, this is a big help to my partner https://www.velovixen.com/shop/cycling- ... cream.html
by mac111051
Fri Jan 04, 2019 16:51 pm
Forum: Road Beginners
Topic: Big hello from me!
Replies: 46
Views: 2207

Re: Big hello from me!

Hi Oli, enter a sportive, it will give you something to aim for, https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events?keywords=&view=off&distance=&postcode=&day_of_week[]=1&day_of_week[]=2&day_of_week[]=3&day_of_week[]=4&day_of_week[]=5&day_of_week[]=6&day_of_week[]=7&...
by mac111051
Wed Nov 07, 2018 16:12 pm
Forum: Sportives/Audaxes/Training rides
Topic: De Ronde Sportive 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 677

Re: De Ronde Sportive 2019

A week after Brexit, will they lett us in
by mac111051
Sat Jul 07, 2018 14:27 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: New hips please.
Replies: 18
Views: 1311

Re: New hips please.

by mac111051
Sat Jul 07, 2018 14:19 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: New hips please.
Replies: 18
Views: 1311

Re: New hips please.

Info here after a broken hip viewtopic.php?f=40011&t=12571535
by mac111051
Wed Apr 04, 2018 17:14 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Just had hip replacement- any advice please
Replies: 144
Views: 13195

Re: Just had hip replacement- any advice please

Did the 140 KM tour of flanders, no problems, took my time kept off the racing line out of everyone's way, walked the Kopenberg, after a shower of rain it was virtually unridable, walked the Paterberge because l was knacked, twelve months to the day I was in the hospital at Oudenarde waiting to have...
by mac111051
Fri Feb 23, 2018 13:51 pm
Forum: Sportives/Audaxes/Training rides
Topic: Retro Ronde
Replies: 5
Views: 374

Retro Ronde

The Retro Ronde is back if enyone is interested,
http://www.sport.be/retroronde/2018/en/#inschrijven
by mac111051
Sat Dec 30, 2017 17:33 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Whats going to happen to all the non disc brake bikes?
Replies: 103
Views: 6264

Re: Whats going to happen to all the non disc brake bikes?

I remember when Honda bought out the CB750 with disc brakes, that would never catch on, and electric start that was just stupid
by mac111051
Thu Dec 28, 2017 14:01 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Just had hip replacement- any advice please
Replies: 144
Views: 13195

Re: Just had hip replacement- any advice please

How,s every one doing, I,'ve got an entry for next year's Tour of Flanders, not told the wife yet, really hope it,s a dry day, still not got my confidence back on wet roads
Mac
by mac111051
Sat Dec 16, 2017 13:29 pm
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: Flanders
Replies: 10
Views: 632

Re: Flanders

Dam it, if only I had known that last year
by mac111051
Sat Dec 16, 2017 13:00 pm
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: Flanders
Replies: 10
Views: 632

Flanders

Having ended up in hospital at last year's tour of Flanders and entered for next year can anyone from experience recommend a pair of tyres, not interested how much they weigh or how they roll or how fast they are all I am interested in is do they stick to the road like glue especially in the wet, I ...
by mac111051
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Just had hip replacement- any advice please
Replies: 144
Views: 13195

Re: Just had hip replacement- any advice please

Many thanks Alistair for starting this topic it,s been very interesting and with seven pages of replies it must have helped a lot of people
Mac
by mac111051
Tue Dec 12, 2017 19:56 pm
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Just had hip replacement- any advice please
Replies: 144
Views: 13195

Re: Just had hip replacement- any advice please

Thought i would my two pennies worth have had hip problems for years so decided to have a the hip replaced this year. I had my hip replaced in France on the 5th July so its been 11 days since surgery, one thing i did find out is the surgery in Europe is different from the one performed in the UK , ...
by mac111051
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Tour & Expedition
Topic: Tour of France and Belgium
Replies: 4
Views: 384

Re: Tour of France and Belgium

Usefull site here for Belgium http://www.fietsroute.org/cycling/belgium
by mac111051
Mon Feb 27, 2017 16:08 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Cycling in Holland
Replies: 12
Views: 720

Re: Cycling in Holland

Never done Holland but good cycling in Belgium especially the Tour of Flanders route around Oudenaarde and the world war one sites around Ypres usfull site here http://www.fietsroute.org/cycling/belgium
by mac111051
Fri Nov 25, 2016 17:09 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Planet X Auction
Replies: 0
Views: 644

Planet X Auction

by mac111051
Sat Nov 12, 2016 18:36 pm
Forum: Sportives/Audaxes/Training rides
Topic: riding the roubaix cobbles
Replies: 10
Views: 753

Re: riding the roubaix cobbles

We watched the sportive this year on the Arenberge and it was broken bikes broken bones and ambulances and that was in the dry, the cobbles at Flanders would be safer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sACU-0qbAY&t=308s
by mac111051
Thu Mar 03, 2016 19:43 pm
Forum: Tour & Expedition
Topic: 5 Days in the Alps...
Replies: 21
Views: 1694

Re: 5 Days in the Alps...

Stay here for Col de Glandon- Croix de Fer, Alp du Huez

http://www.camping-leplan-allemont.com/tarif-uk.html

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