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    I used to visit Hong Kong regularly on work...

    I used to visit Hong Kong regularly on work trips. You would see all sorts going on, the best was the market traders with live pigs strapped to their carriers and backs.

    Myself?

    I used to live...
  2. I've tried them all. Rat traps, spuds (spd's)...

    I've tried them all.

    Rat traps, spuds (spd's) nylon toe clips with no straps, but now I've settled on wide pinned platforms.

    Cheapo Wellgo LU 987U flat pedals 10,suit me fine as I've wide...
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    Welcome, I lapsed for about 20 years but I am...

    Welcome,

    I lapsed for about 20 years but I am back again. I now tinker with old Raleighs and stick to the trails with my modern bike, not so much road riding these days, got the big 60 coming up...
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    Welcome Dave, Get an old Raleigh and tinker...

    Welcome Dave,

    Get an old Raleigh and tinker away!

    Beic.
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    mmm, Boiled peanuts ???, well that's one thing...

    mmm,

    Boiled peanuts ???, well that's one thing we don't have over here in the UK.

    Are we missing a gastronomical delicacy then :)

    Beic
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    To clip on a dogs leash or a harness and be...

    To clip on a dogs leash or a harness and be pulled along :)

    There's a dog I think, flat out in the photo.

    Beic.
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    They appear to be out of stock, which is very...

    They appear to be out of stock, which is very good or very bad whichever way you look at it.

    Beic
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    A new project I picked up locally over the...

    A new project I picked up locally over the weekend for $9............6.50


    http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k254/springwell_2006/017.jpg
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    I love riding in the winter snow through the...

    I love riding in the winter snow through the woods and trails, although I have come off after hitting a tree stump.

    Riding through virgin snow with no influence from man and seeing wild life ...
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    Hi Ken, The fork is a UK On One cromo fork,...

    Hi Ken,

    The fork is a UK On One cromo fork, available from Planet X and On One who now have a USA outlet.

    Cheaper than a Surley Instigator here at approx $100.

    Beic
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    Kona Hoss Conversion, Gone are the heavy front...

    Kona Hoss Conversion,

    Gone are the heavy front suspension forks, fat tyres and clipless pedals.

    Added a steel rigid fork, ergo grips, cheap bar ends, skinny tyres and flat pedals.

    I could...
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    Sadly another death yesterday in London, that's 5...

    Sadly another death yesterday in London, that's 5 in 9 days.

    As FBinNY highlights our problem seems to be with trucks and buses, not cars.

    Beic
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    4 cyclists die in 8 days in London

    It's getting very dangerous over here in the capital.

    www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-24925390

    Beic
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    I say yes,not yeh and call "kids" children. ...

    I say yes,not yeh and call "kids" children.

    Beic.
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    I fish for trout with split cane rods and reels...

    I fish for trout with split cane rods and reels from the 60's.

    Most of my sea fishing reels are 1960-1970 USA Penn reels.

    I prefer steel frames and have a three speed.

    And I love my Filofax...
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    Welcome, I worked out in Hong Kong for a...

    Welcome,

    I worked out in Hong Kong for a while, where are you planning to ride, the New Territories maybe?

    Beic
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    If the area is as bad as you say I wouldn't ride...

    If the area is as bad as you say I wouldn't ride anything nice, new and shiney whatever the bike cost.

    If the ride is not too hilly and you want something sturdy, why not look out for something...
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    Hi There, Welcome, I'm only down the road from...

    Hi There,

    Welcome, I'm only down the road from you Carmarthen area.

    Beic.
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    I agree, There's not much value in them, guess...

    I agree,

    There's not much value in them, guess I'm just nostalgic!

    Beic
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    Thanks gbalke, Excellent stuff and photos. ...

    Thanks gbalke,

    Excellent stuff and photos.

    You certainly have a good collection of "our" bikes. I must admit I never really knew that the English three speed had such a massive loyal following...
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    My Latest Purchase.

    I've just received delivery of this nice 78' Twenty, paid 25, $40 for it.

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    Sellers photo.

    Now that I have it I'm not sure what to do with it !!, just can't make my mind up.

    My...
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    Sticky: My Kona Hoss, suspension forks removed and...

    My Kona Hoss, suspension forks removed and replaced with steel cro mo forks, plus a few more little tweeks to bars and pedals.

    Its now a fully rigid hardtail running road tyres for a Clydesdale,...
  23. Welcome from the other side of the Severn bridge....

    Welcome from the other side of the Severn bridge.

    You've some good bike shops over there.

    Beic.
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    Mike, I'm down in south west Wales,...

    Mike,

    I'm down in south west Wales, Carmarthenshire.

    Beic
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    Welcome from another UK oldie newbie on the forum.

    Welcome from another UK oldie newbie on the forum.
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