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by themekon
Sun Aug 10, 2014 08:46 am
Forum: Road Beginners
Topic: Will a 25mm tyre fit a Felt F95
Replies: 4
Views: 627

Re: Will a 25mm tyre fit a Felt F95

Got to ask, why?
by themekon
Wed May 21, 2014 17:11 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Planet-X: Stay away - Missing order(bike), bad service
Replies: 28
Views: 2061

Re: Planet-X: Stay away - Missing order(bike), bad service

Another one who has had no problem with Planet X. Everything I have ordered has been delivered either the next day or the day after.
by themekon
Tue Apr 29, 2014 08:10 am
Forum: Road General
Topic: Very trusting bloke
Replies: 20
Views: 2052

Re: Very trusting bloke

Too big :D
by themekon
Tue Apr 29, 2014 08:04 am
Forum: Road General
Topic: Very trusting bloke
Replies: 20
Views: 2052

Very trusting bloke

On holibobs in Somerset, sitting outside a cafe in Glastonbury. Chap rides up on a Cervello fuly kitted out, nop noch groupset and Zip wheels. Only leaves it outside leaning up against a post, not locked.Goes inside the cafe to eat. I know that if I left any bike unlocked in my local town centre it ...
by themekon
Sat Mar 22, 2014 08:31 am
Forum: The Cake Stop
Topic: Davina beyond breaking point
Replies: 153
Views: 5415

Re: Davina beyond breaking point

My word there are some big chips on some shoulders in this thread. Mind you thats cyclists for you.
by themekon
Mon Mar 17, 2014 16:27 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Ten mile TT Road bike build
Replies: 14
Views: 837

Re: Ten mile TT Road bike build

A while ago one of the fastest Time Trialists in the country told a club member. Train to knock the minutes off, spend to knock the seconds off.
by themekon
Tue Dec 31, 2013 09:15 am
Forum: Road General
Topic: 62 year old busted for EPO
Replies: 44
Views: 2698

Re: 62 year old busted for EPO

Be interesting to see the results if there was testing in sportives.
by themekon
Sat Nov 16, 2013 17:11 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Your experience of hospital following a crash
Replies: 22
Views: 1526

Re: Your experience of hospital following a crash

Had a crash whilst racing. Evening club TT.Woke up in ambulance not knowing why I was there or anything leading up to being there. Long story short had multiple cuts and abrasions with 13 stitches in my face. As the evening wore on I remembered who I was and address but still could not remember anyt...
by themekon
Sun Nov 10, 2013 18:09 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Pig ignorant.
Replies: 72
Views: 3404

Re: Pig ignorant.

Brakeless wrote:So one car was held up for a few minutes by some cyclists. Big %*$)ing deal.


I rest my case.
by themekon
Sun Nov 10, 2013 16:34 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Pig ignorant.
Replies: 72
Views: 3404

Re: Pig ignorant.

I stand by my first post. The lady driver had done the decent thing in slowing to let them out. The decent thing for them to have done would be to have singled out and waved her by. try overtaking cyclists wobbling along three abreast. I was behind the car for quite a while following them. They knew...
by themekon
Sun Nov 10, 2013 14:09 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Pig ignorant.
Replies: 72
Views: 3404

Pig ignorant.

No wonder a lot of motorists hate us. Out for a ride this morning on a narrow country road. Car in front slows down to let a group of cyclists out from a turning on the right. The group of about 15 riders all proceeded along the road now in front of the car that had let them out. Did they do the pol...
by themekon
Sun Nov 10, 2013 13:57 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Did anyone else stop at 11 today?
Replies: 14
Views: 1243

Re: Did anyone else stop at 11 today?

I thought Armistice day was the 11th, tomorrow.
by themekon
Wed Oct 30, 2013 17:22 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Low sun danger
Replies: 22
Views: 1123

Re: Low sun danger

it may seem like a nice day for a ride when the sun is shining. At this time of year it is also bloody dangerous. Just riding into town this morning on my shopping bike I was having to shield my eyes with my hand even with a cap on. Driving a car a cyclist even dressed well would easily be missed. ...
by themekon
Wed Oct 30, 2013 13:59 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Low sun danger
Replies: 22
Views: 1123

Low sun danger

it may seem like a nice day for a ride when the sun is shining. At this time of year it is also bloody dangerous. Just riding into town this morning on my shopping bike I was having to shield my eyes with my hand even with a cap on. Driving a car a cyclist even dressed well would easily be missed. j...
by themekon
Mon Oct 21, 2013 15:21 pm
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: Rapha Winter Jersey
Replies: 17
Views: 930

Re: Rapha Winter Jersey

Assos 851, brilliant jacket but has to be blooming cold to wear it.
by themekon
Mon Oct 21, 2013 06:06 am
Forum: Road Buying Advice
Topic: Older groupsets still any good?
Replies: 19
Views: 1228

Re: Older groupsets still any good?

Gozzy wrote:It'll still be perfectly good, it'll just have visible gear cables which some people see as a hideous problem.

I prefere the exposed gear cables,gives a Perfect run for the inner.I've got Dura Ace on my 2006 S Works roubaix,wouldn't swap it for 2013 ultegra.
by themekon
Mon Oct 21, 2013 06:01 am
Forum: Road General
Topic: saddle height
Replies: 25
Views: 1269

Re: saddle height

Are we supposed to know what AUHD means?
by themekon
Sun Oct 20, 2013 17:58 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Night Riding - Yay or Nay?
Replies: 89
Views: 3759

Re: Night Riding - Yay or Nay?

Safer at night than with a very low sun that we get this time of year.
by themekon
Sun Oct 20, 2013 17:56 pm
Forum: Road General
Topic: Saddle tip position in respect to bottom bracket ?
Replies: 13
Views: 12738

Re: Saddle tip position in respect to bottom bracket ?

Not long ago I was looking at a bike on this site with in line seat post and the saddle slammed all the way forward. Commented that it didn't look quite right the reply was it was set up as part of a bike fitting.
There are some so called experts out there who know nowt.
by themekon
Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:59 am
Forum: Training, Fitness and Health
Topic: Your TT position - pics
Replies: 526
Views: 174077

Re: Your TT position - pics

This isn't meant to be a critisism in any way. Please try to get a position where you are looking ahead and that means getting your neck muscles used to holding your head in that position.

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