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Forum: Foo 01-31-05, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By willic
A couple of Miles East of Helensburgh, toward...

A couple of Miles East of Helensburgh, toward Loch Lomond.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-24-05, 11:12 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 14,671
Posted By willic
I certainly have..... Its been blowing Gale force...

I certainly have..... Its been blowing Gale force winds and when we were`nt recieving a battering from the winds, sever floods had to be contended with.

Ah well.. Just another fine Jan in the U.K....
Forum: Foo 01-11-05, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By willic
Glorious Scotland.. I spent Xmas with my...

Glorious Scotland..

I spent Xmas with my daughter up the west coast.

It Snowed very early on Xmas day and intermitently most of the day .

Boxing day dawned brilliant blue skies and...
Forum: United Kingdom 11-30-04, 06:19 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 144,705
Posted By willic
yep! and the A68 and.... well any other N.E. Road...

yep! and the A68 and.... well any other N.E. Road you care to mention this year, at least.....

The hills are still there! and more like "Jordans Tits" than a Witches. lol.

Take care of yourself...
Forum: United Kingdom 10-13-04, 09:02 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 144,705
Posted By willic
Hi all! late responder here ,but 1`ve been around...

Hi all! late responder here ,but 1`ve been around this site a couple of years.

Reside in Tynedale, Northumberland....
Forum: Road Cycling 09-30-04, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,229
Posted By willic
Push the bead well down into the centre of the...

Push the bead well down into the centre of the rim as you circulate the replacement of the tyre, that way you are reducing the overall diameter, with practice using this tip you will probably fit the...
Forum: Commuting 09-28-04, 03:51 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,930
Posted By willic
A first fo me....Not one that I am relishing! ...

A first fo me....Not one that I am relishing!

A boil on the Bum, least thats what I think it is, very uncomfortable sitting on the Saddle so spent most of the last couple of rides to work standing...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-14-04, 10:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,316
Posted By willic
First ceyury for a couple of years. only rode it...

First ceyury for a couple of years. only rode it because it was the featured route on the new www.cyclingplus.co.uk website "The kielder Loop" lucky enough to be blessed with the loveliest sunny day...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-12-04, 04:34 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 14,671
Posted By willic
Which area of England you moving to Sarah (bet...

Which area of England you moving to Sarah (bet its the South) I could do with a female companion on my cycle rides....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-12-04, 04:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By willic
You can have some of ours, AUGUST and SEPTEMBERS...

You can have some of ours, AUGUST and SEPTEMBERS average rainfall has just occured in 2 days here
Forum: Road Cycling 07-28-04, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By willic
I look foward to the Alan Bennett play "A day...

I look foward to the Alan Bennett play "A day out" also, a real Gem this one.
Nostalgic and funny, A wistfull look back to the days when a ride out to the country at the weekend was the highlight of...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-04, 06:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,580
Posted By willic
hang on up there Clint, i`ve lost a fair bit of...

hang on up there Clint, i`ve lost a fair bit of milage through being unable to access a computer till now. vis-vis my Sunday morning ride well before Lance finished his epic journey.....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-26-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,344
Posted By willic
Ken Livingstone is up for re-election soon in the...

Ken Livingstone is up for re-election soon in the forthcoming vote...

It will be ver`i interesting to see if he is returned.....
Forum: Introductions 04-29-04, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By willic
So which Isle are you on If Tenerife is the...

So which Isle are you on If Tenerife is the background? Gomera!.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-25-04, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,327
Posted By willic
Is the seat postion set up correctly on its...

Is the seat postion set up correctly on its rails, even a few mm`s can make a significant difference.

If you are unused to a road bike, give it a few rides to adapt to the new posture, I felt a...
Forum: Foo 03-23-04, 10:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,965
Posted By willic
I enjoy experiencing the huge variety of Beers...

I enjoy experiencing the huge variety of Beers available here in the Uk..

A one I particularly enjoyed recently, was.....Coopers Brewery, Sparkling Ale!.

It had the consitency of Syrup, you...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-19-04, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By willic
Yes I am certainly sick of winds, about 10 days...

Yes I am certainly sick of winds, about 10 days continuos strong wind in this area.

The colder winter winds are more delibitating because they are heavier winds, meaning they are more Moisture...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-17-04, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By willic
A similar complaint was broached by Chris...

A similar complaint was broached by Chris Boardman in last Months Pro cycling Mag on this occasion he was test riding a Guru and found the front end to twitchy for his taste owing to the steep angle...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-17-04, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By willic
Well I am going to remove them at the first...

Well I am going to remove them at the first opportunity,

I did not like the way they unscrewed rather easily with a slotted screw driver. My thoughts are with the potential for a nasty accident if...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-16-04, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By willic
Thanks for the link Dobber.. A very...

Thanks for the link Dobber..

A very informative site. And yeh you are it does say remove before riding!

Well now... How many bike shop mech`s would Know that one?.
Guess its an old...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-16-04, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,261
Posted By willic
Yeh! I`m relatively light weight averaging...

Yeh! I`m relatively light weight averaging ...141lbs, but quite tall.... 6ft,

Also a steady rec rider, so I`m quite non abusive to my cycle components. getting maximum usage from everything. At...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-16-04, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,261
Posted By willic
Yeh the Mich` pro race are fine tyres , I have...

Yeh the Mich` pro race are fine tyres , I have over 3 thusand miles on the rear with very little sign of wear.

I would replace the front with the the other Pro race I purchased at the same time,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-16-04, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By willic
Its part SFA I600 , according to Shimano`s...

Its part SFA I600 , according to Shimano`s exploding diagram of components which I have researched with the aid of Acrobatic reader .
Titled a tyre guide? Huh....what the hell is a tyre guide ,no...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-15-04, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By willic
Hi Et-Ingles. No! I`m familiar to the one you...

Hi Et-Ingles. No! I`m familiar to the one you are refering to,

The screw I mean is the one located on the actual brake block shoe. It just seems to have no function at all, but surely it would...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-15-04, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By willic
Mystery screw..

I have just been checking the wear and cleaning my road bike brakes.

The small round headed screw above the blocks, on the Ultegra brakes has me puzzled , I removed them and replaced them, but...
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