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10-09-17, 07:49 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,219
Posted By phoog

My friends say there’s a gay guy in our bike...

My friends say there’s a gay guy in our bike club… I really hope it’s Todd, he’s cute.

Ever noticed that tarmac tastes like blood ?

I couldn’t figure out why the bike in front kept getting...
10-06-17, 04:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,877
Posted By phoog

I thought I'd add my 10c's worth about the...

I thought I'd add my 10c's worth about the event:)
I think my view differs from others, I quite like the fact it's crowded, I think it makes it a unique spectacle, sort of typically Italian, with a...
09-27-17, 12:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,782
Posted By phoog

to be fair I don't think it will just be you guys...

to be fair I don't think it will just be you guys sporting them :)
09-27-17, 07:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,782
Posted By phoog

Yep, got the number, I'll be wearing a Holdsworth...

Yep, got the number, I'll be wearing a Holdsworth Teeshirt The weather's looking good for the weekend as well,
although I will get the apologies in now for being "barely awake" :)
09-26-17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,782
Posted By phoog

The Holdsworth was really meant to be the plan A,...

The Holdsworth was really meant to be the plan A, but I think it'll be the Raleigh (again) as the brakes really aren't right yet
I should arrive in Gaiole late Friday, I'll set up the tent on the...
09-22-17, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,782
Posted By phoog

If I was driving there (which I did in August)...

If I was driving there (which I did in August) then i probably would, but I'm flying into Pisa and then cycling up from Siena train station, I could probably in theory carry another bike in bits on...
09-22-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,782
Posted By phoog

I haven't really decided which one I'm taking...

I haven't really decided which one I'm taking yet, it's a toss up between . .
1950 Holdsworth cyclone, a 1986 CIOCC (delta brakes and gearing not really ideal, but suitably Italian :) and a 1980...
09-18-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,943
Posted By phoog

I've used a tipp-ex pen, which I emptied and...

I've used a tipp-ex pen, which I emptied and refilled with enamel, worked pretty well
Forum: Touring
06-04-17, 08:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,493
Posted By phoog

hammered copper bling :) ...

hammered copper bling :)
http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x73/phoog/P_20170209_150922.jpg
02-26-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,782
Posted By phoog

I've signed up for the 200, although I might do...

I've signed up for the 200, although I might do the 135, which is what I did last year (and the year before !), I'll make my mind up on the Sunday morning, I've got 3-4 days touring after so I don't...
02-26-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,782
Posted By phoog

I registered yesterday, this will be my 5th year...

I registered yesterday, this will be my 5th year now.
I'm always forced to spend the whole week there because of the flight times, it's awful, just me, the bike, Italian food, wine, scenery and...
01-27-17, 05:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By phoog

Help with Morretto or maybe Allins ???

I've got hold of this free from a guy up the road from me (result :)
I've no real idea what it is, It's badged/stickered as a MORRETTO, but the guy I got it from thinks it was bought from a bike...
10-17-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,479
Posted By phoog

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Heres my CIOCC at Siena (Italy) railway station, I asked a few people (including the guy in the Bianchi shop) how to say...
10-10-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,040
Posted By phoog

I usually wild camp about half the time, (the...

I usually wild camp about half the time, (the colder it gets the more appealing warm showers get !), sides of fields are a good place, the UK is pretty safe,
A long way from Liverpool but Dartmoor...
Forum: Touring
10-10-16, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By phoog

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This was me this time last week :)
a great place to tour, The Chianti region (the triangle between Pisa, Firenze and Siena is really...
10-10-16, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 637,497
Posted By phoog

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09-26-16, 01:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,713
Posted By phoog

Have a great time, I'll say hello when you...

Have a great time, I'll say hello when you (undoubtedly) pass me on the 135km :)
09-22-16, 06:58 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 64,991
Posted By phoog

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09-22-16, 02:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By phoog

I am, should get there Friday PM, camping at...

I am,
should get there Friday PM, camping at the football pitch
Can't wait :)
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