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Forum: Commuting 11-03-09, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By markhr
Knight on a shining bicycle

Stop me if you've seen this already

http://news.google.com/news/more?pz=1&cf=all&cf=all&ncl=dAj-8ICmbuzgsPMJ4piwmqcT55gyM

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/crime/article6901972.ece
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Forum: Foo 11-03-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,068
Posted By markhr
Go, Titans! Thanks for winning one at least. ...

Go, Titans! Thanks for winning one at least.

http://web.lemoyne.edu/~campeajm/titans.gif
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-03-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,422
Posted By markhr
Thanks for the updates and links folks I will try...

Thanks for the updates and links folks I will try and check/update the list over the next few days.

[excuses, excuses]been a while since I sat on a bicycle[/excuses, excuses]
Forum: United Kingdom 11-03-09, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By markhr
+1 While I've seen some older/vintage...

+1

While I've seen some older/vintage components in their shop most of the truly vintage stuff is either Condor or Paris cycles frames that they're reselling.

No harm in asking though as I'm...
Forum: United Kingdom 08-25-09, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By markhr
My rating: 9/10 (no-one's perfect) There's a...

My rating: 9/10 (no-one's perfect)

There's a reason that everyone from cycle couriers, commuters to london triathlon city types keep coming back to Condor. It's a small, friendly, family run...
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 06-18-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By markhr
Disagree with the first point especially as what...

Disagree with the first point especially as what I normally do is both safe and legal.

I don't run red lights, I do jay walk. Agree with the second point as Danish drivers are apparently,...
Forum: Vehicular Cycling (VC) 06-16-09, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 875
Posted By markhr
copenhagen cycling sucks

10 days cycling around copenhagen

multiple times forced off the road usually with a nice helpful sideways drift of the vehicle in the passing lane (always fun when it's a bus)

motorists tried...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-05-09, 07:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,277
Posted By markhr
<--- new and improved avatar

<--- new and improved avatar
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 808
Posted By markhr
OP: score! Especially at that price - good luck...

OP: score! Especially at that price - good luck and don't let your ego get in the way of the, steep but short, learning curve.

All you naysayers: Get off your high horses, stop saying how you...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-09-09, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By markhr
sidi srs - means bever having to throw good shoes...

sidi srs - means bever having to throw good shoes away just because the sole rubber is worn out

http://www.sidisport.com/

http://www.cyclesurgery.com/ProductImages/fullsize/dragon2pair.jpg
Forum: Commuting 04-08-09, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 824
Posted By markhr
Take the lane and force cars to at least pass in...

Take the lane and force cars to at least pass in the passing lane. Better that than the 50mph wing/wing mirror brush past.

sideWALK - if I need to use it then I'll get off and walk the bike. Yes,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-07-09, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By markhr
If you can change your pedals to a free floating...

If you can change your pedals to a free floating system and let your body find it's owqn natural pedalling position/motion. Don't do what I did and use look/sjhamino/clone pedals until your knees are...
Forum: Commuting 04-06-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By markhr
Apologies for not replying to everyone that took...

Apologies for not replying to everyone that took the time to post in this thread. Thanks very much for posting though.



You, sir, are correct.



Double yellows mean no parking at any time.
Forum: Commuting 04-04-09, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By markhr
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&g...

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Park+Road,+Stretford&sll=51.536086,-0.142822&sspn=6.117422,13.359375&ie=UTF8&ll=53.457004,-2.317981&spn=0.000715,0.001631&t=h&z=20&layer=c&c...
Forum: Commuting 04-04-09, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By markhr
idiots (cough...sorry, I mean treffik inginurs), cycle lanes, streetview

warrington cycle campaign's facility of the month now with google streetview

http://www.warringtoncyclecampaign.co.uk/
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Forum: Commuting 04-04-09, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By markhr
kona project 2 700c ...

kona project 2 700c

http://content.konaworld.com/webstore/index.cfm?fuseaction=product.display&Product_ID=45
Forum: Commuting 04-02-09, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,548
Posted By markhr
mirror (and/or visually check), signal, manoeuvre...

mirror (and/or visually check), signal, manoeuvre and while you're waiting to pass, as tempting as drafting is, don't tailgate (you never know if they'll swerve to avoid a pot hole or need to stop...
Forum: Commuting 04-02-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By markhr
You may just need some support, e.g., superfeet...

You may just need some support, e.g., superfeet or sidas conformable insoles.

If your shoes were too narrow then generally 7you end up with a numbness (followed by burning sensation and the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-31-09, 01:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,377
Posted By markhr
time atac pedals (either the "Z" platform model...

time atac pedals (either the "Z" platform model or the regular alium/xs model)

some sort of walkable mtb shoes (sidi srs so you don't have to throw good shoes away once the sole is worn out)
...
Forum: Commuting 03-30-09, 04:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,499
Posted By markhr
exustar stelvio - it now has a new sole that is...

exustar stelvio - it now has a new sole that is flat and doesn't have the large lugs

cut the label off, give them a polish
http://www.bikebrothers.co.uk/newshoes.htm

alternativley, there are...
Forum: Commuting 03-27-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,776
Posted By markhr
+1

+1
Forum: Commuting 03-27-09, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By markhr
Vallencia as non of the others seem to have disc...

Vallencia as non of the others seem to have disc brakes. Test ride them all and go with the one that feels/fits the best.
Forum: Commuting 03-27-09, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By markhr
No problem - thanks very much - off to check out...

No problem - thanks very much - off to check out bikes - you may be better asking for the moderator to move your post to the super-secret womens forum (you need to know the handshake to get in the...
Forum: Commuting 03-27-09, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By markhr
Also, if you're a runner then I'd strongly...

Also, if you're a runner then I'd strongly recommend Powercranks as an alternative to pounding the pavement.

http://www.powercranks.com/
http://www.powercranks.com/v4pages/videos-list.htm
Forum: Commuting 03-27-09, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By markhr
We need to know your budget. If you're...

We need to know your budget.

If you're looking for a price is no object do it all load carrier then round the world cyclist mark beaumont's koga-miyata signature is a good one. One downside is...
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