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08-04-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

I have a credit card sized piece of paper with my...

I have a credit card sized piece of paper with my medical notes on one side and my contact details and my photo plus contact's contact details on the other. It's laminated to protect it and sits in...
07-29-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,398
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Not sure if you can access this link outside GB...

Not sure if you can access this link outside GB https://www.itv.com/hub/itv4

If you can, there are edited highlights 7-8pm GB time Monday.
Also catch-up on all other episodes at...
07-25-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,381
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Here's an old post from way back on the very...

Here's an old post from way back on the very topic . . .
https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/410701-psimet-s-tip-day.html
06-15-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,836
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Hi 54, I'm Dad. There will be a few Grandads...

Hi 54, I'm Dad.
There will be a few Grandads along later.
06-13-19, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

"We are not as active in later years as we were...

"We are not as active in later years as we were in earlier years so we do not need as many calories."
Exactly why I'm on the fast800! :)
06-12-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

If you're needing an eating plan to help with...

If you're needing an eating plan to help with your exercise regime in speeding up losing that remaining 14 pounds, I can recommend www.theFast800.com by Dr Michael Mosley.

I'd started Intermittant...
05-22-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,624
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

I started off with the free version but am now on...

I started off with the free version but am now on the lowest priced subscription as it gives you some extra whizzes and bangs.

You can make your routes private, available only to friends, or to...
05-11-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Run the frame number through this...

Run the frame number through this https://www.bikeregister.com/bike-checker

If it comes out clear and you can adjust the saddle for me, I'll give you 75 :)
05-02-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Assuming that you've inspected it and it's ok to...

Assuming that you've inspected it and it's ok to ride, how about public transport or a cab there and pedal it home?
04-27-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,508
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

If you say I'm from Edinburgh in a Scottish...

If you say I'm from Edinburgh in a Scottish accent - A'm fae Embra ;)
09-13-18, 01:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,696
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

To turn it around, you could ask how old they are...

To turn it around, you could ask how old they are over on the Clydesdales and Athenas group ;)
https://www.bikeforums.net/clydesdales-athenas-200-lb-91-kg/
07-02-17, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,169
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

"porky" is short for porky pie, which is rhyming...

"porky" is short for porky pie, which is rhyming slang for a lie, or a fib.

We are divided by a common language ;)

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06-18-17, 03:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,528
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Aaah, but when you come off your bike (and you...

Aaah, but when you come off your bike (and you will at some point!) wearing gloves means you shouldn't get your palms full of grit.
05-29-17, 03:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Strange things, saddles. Ones that are comfy...

Strange things, saddles.

Ones that are comfy on a mountain bike don't work for me on a road bike, and vice versa, due to the different riding positions. Unfortunately it's trial and error, but...
03-07-17, 02:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,069
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Another vote for a Diverge. I got the aluminium...

Another vote for a Diverge.
I got the aluminium SmartWeld 2015 from a friend who was selling a couple of bikes from his stable to fund a new one. Loved it so much I've upgraded to the Expert 2017....
11-03-16, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Bicycle Times Adventure Fest - a three day road...

Bicycle Times Adventure Fest - a three day road and mixed surface cycling festival. (http://bicycletimesmag.com/adventurefest/)

We regret to inform you, dear reader, that we are canceling the ...
11-24-15, 02:51 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 342,531
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Good morning, sir. If you haven't found them...

Good morning, sir.
If you haven't found them already, look for Classic and Vintage boards - they'll be able to help.
Have fun!
03-15-14, 02:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,758
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Be prepared . . . 368864 This sums it up...

Be prepared . . .
368864

This sums it up perfectly for me
368865
02-08-14, 04:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,480
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

If another driver was killed in a collision on...

If another driver was killed in a collision on the highway you use to drive to work, would you quit driving to work? The answer is most likely "no". You might be a bit more vigilant. You might check...
12-12-13, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Graeme Obree and Kickstarter

There has been some questions as to whether or not you have any affiliation with the Kickstarter campaign to fund another movie focusing on Graeme Obree.

I have no affiliation with the kickstarter...
09-17-13, 03:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Have you considered using a heavier bike for the...

Have you considered using a heavier bike for the commute?
07-08-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Website for the oldest rider in TdF

I know that he won't qualify for membership of 50+ for a while, but here's a few "facts" about Jens Voigt . . .

http://www.jensvoigtfacts.com/
06-29-13, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,596
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Try this...

Try this http://www.celebrazio.net/bicycling/shimano_compatibility.html

I've had the link for a while but it gets updated regularly, not sure where I found it - it might even have been on this...
06-22-13, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Need a little help on the hills these days?

I think I've found just the thing for you . . .

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/bike-blog/2013/jun/19/flying-bike-rise-above-daily-grind

"If you have a thirst for adventure, but are...
06-16-13, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Hi Thedoofa - there's loads of Brits on here....

Hi Thedoofa - there's loads of Brits on here. Check out http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php/242-United-Kingdom

Enjoy!
04-27-13, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

"I hate to tell you this, but you need a new...

"I hate to tell you this, but you need a new bike. You know it makes sense."

Now you have to decide if it's the little angel on one shoulder saying this - or the little devil on the other one.
03-11-13, 08:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,398
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

There are many boring names here in Edinburgh,...

There are many boring names here in Edinburgh, but we also have Laid Back Bikes specialising in recumbents, The Bicycle Works, Soul Cycles, Grease Monkey Cycles, The Bike Chain, FreeWheelin', The...
02-23-13, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

I've had a fitting, but it was to fit me to my...

I've had a fitting, but it was to fit me to my existing bike.

By doing some reading on here, I think you can figure out what type of bike will suit the style of riding you have in mind, but it...
02-10-13, 02:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Come on man, drive side to the camera . . . ...

Come on man, drive side to the camera . . .

And when are you getting some proper pedals?
02-05-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,418
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Consider yourself vindicated, sir. Muscle...

Consider yourself vindicated, sir.

Muscle breaks down under exercise and renews itself - which is why everyone should always have a recovery day after a hard session. This damage is identified by...
02-03-13, 04:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,524
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

I feel that a manufacturer who gives a lifetime...

I feel that a manufacturer who gives a lifetime guarantee and then wriggles out of it "as it no longer belongs to the original owner" is also guilty of fraud. The vendor will have customer records...
12-27-12, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 578
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

I have one of those very handy Dymo tape...

I have one of those very handy Dymo tape labellers. Put a "nametag" at both ends of each cable/lead and then you know what the visible ends are for, and it also makes life easier when you're...
12-24-12, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,709
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

A Blessed New Year regardless of you faith or...

A Blessed New Year regardless of you faith or beliefs no matter what or if there is none for you.

Well said Bill, if only sentiments like that were a bit more widespread over the globe it might...
12-09-12, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 574
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Many thanks for passing that on, Miss K. ...

Many thanks for passing that on, Miss K.

Good to see a Scottish slant in there too. Didn't realise that Jim Dale was still on the planet - he was famous when I was a lad! Seems that he's been a...
11-21-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,052
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Am I too late to tell those of you who have...

Am I too late to tell those of you who have related their tales of woe on this thread that if I'm preparing peppers, I use disposable gloves.

I used to go commando, but not now!
11-16-12, 05:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,277
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Thank you gentlemen, firstly for brightening up...

Thank you gentlemen, firstly for brightening up my day, and also reminding me that I haven't played any Jackson Browne for far too long now.

Situation now resolved.
11-16-12, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 869
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

You can buy the same tops here...

You can buy the same tops here http://www.love2pedal.com/store/search.aspx?Page=1&sort=4&key=fart
Send a nice PM to Dan, who's a poster on these boards (username love2pedal.com) and there's a...
10-20-12, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

That's what counts, SammyJ - serve yourself some...

That's what counts, SammyJ - serve yourself some more of the same anytime you like.
10-13-12, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

"Don't look now, but he's behind you . . . !"...

"Don't look now, but he's behind you . . . !" (http://www.cafalawblog.com/uploads/image/colonoscopy.jpg) That man's smile is unsettling :twitchy:
09-25-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Not at all George, feel free to pass it on to as...

Not at all George, feel free to pass it on to as many folk as you like.
Sorry about the delay in responding, just back from a break with very limited internet access - the peace and quiet were great!
09-16-12, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Tour de France 1962 - 19min short film

Well, as this is the 50+ forum, what could be more apt than to watch a short film of the Tour de France which was made 50yrs ago?

http://vimeo.com/21306164

This year's riders don't know how...
09-01-12, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

it is great to find a community of riders who are...

it is great to find a community of riders who are 200+ lbs like me.
I'm really a lurker here as I've never actually hit the 200lbs mark, (got quite close, right enough!) but the Clydesdales and...
08-21-12, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

You can still catch some of the bits you missed...

You can still catch some of the bits you missed on ITVPlayer - all episodes are online for a while.
08-20-12, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Sympathies with the sore body Stapfam, but here's...

Sympathies with the sore body Stapfam, but here's some good news - http://www.itv.com/itvplayer/video/?Filter=323459 1 hour of daily highlights from La Vuelta on ITV4 just for you! (Apologies to...
08-11-12, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Don't throw it out! If that 50+ get together ever...

Don't throw it out! If that 50+ get together ever gets organised for GB, I think you should set the lead and have everybody turn up in a superhero costume. I'd travel down just for the pictures...
08-05-12, 03:03 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 38,027
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Off-Topic, but still on suffering - this lady...

Off-Topic, but still on suffering - this lady (http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-web/fundraiser/showFundraiserProfilePage.action?userUrl=LadySufferlandria) is doing the SufferFest Knighthood...
07-29-12, 06:22 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,728
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

The programme was about a well-respected British...

The programme was about a well-respected British university investigating claims made about sports drinks, supplements, footwear, etc. The part I mentioned was where the programme was looking at...
07-29-12, 04:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,728
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

Here's a recent Panorama programme (British TV,...

Here's a recent Panorama programme (British TV, 1hr) on the same subject http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01l1yxk/Panorama_The_Truth_About_Sports_Products
Fast Forward to 19.00 - 20.00 minutes...
07-24-12, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

http://www.olbas.co.uk/products/olbas-oil.ashx ...

http://www.olbas.co.uk/products/olbas-oil.ashx
It's great stuff - been using it for years when needed. My Mum used to put a couple of drops on my pyjama collar if I had a stuffy cold, to help me...
07-08-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By AmFaeEmbra

At the risk of having 50+% of this forum flaming...

At the risk of having 50+% of this forum flaming me - you do not need to wear a helmet.

Helmets are absolutely no use if you're hit by a vehicle. They're ok for protecting your head if you come...
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