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04-26-12, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,077
Posted By Marauder9

Wiggo seemed to go really early (too early to me)...

Wiggo seemed to go really early (too early to me) and then i think he realised that he was still in the lead and wondered where the rest of them were, sat up a little then had another go.

Amazing.
02-08-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,387
Posted By Marauder9

Have you used the washers to make sure the bolts...

Have you used the washers to make sure the bolts are secure?

Never had any major issues with my cleats.
02-06-12, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,011
Posted By Marauder9

I thought this was all going to be forgotten...

I thought this was all going to be forgotten about too.

very light sentence but the length of time this has been going on I am no surprised of the outcome. A result is a result I guess.

No...
02-06-12, 03:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,472
Posted By Marauder9

Biggly Puff - Make sure you don't make the same...

Biggly Puff - Make sure you don't make the same mistake as me. Read Ultimatum before Supremacy :roflmao2: Was so confused until I read about 100 pages.

Feist is one of my all time favorite...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-12, 09:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,834
Posted By Marauder9

Couldn't have put it more succinctly. A...

Couldn't have put it more succinctly.

A commute for me is just over an hour each way.
01-26-12, 11:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,016
Posted By Marauder9

I am guessing the bus is so full because of the...

I am guessing the bus is so full because of the infrequency of the service.

Still, where there is demand then really they should look into putting more buses into service.
01-24-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Marauder9

I was really annoyed too. The only coverage...

I was really annoyed too.

The only coverage was on Sky Sports. I have Sky but can't afford Sky Sports :cry:
I do have Euro Sports however but it wasn't on there.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Marauder9

I have been running too, mainly because I haven't...

I have been running too, mainly because I haven't had the time to get out on my bike :cry: so had to make do with getting some miles in on my feet in the dark.

Looking forward to the weekend when...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-12, 02:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,217
Posted By Marauder9

BMX Bandits! That brings back memories :p ...

BMX Bandits! That brings back memories :p

The only one I have seen recently is The Flying Scotsman which I found very entertaining.
01-23-12, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 219,767
Posted By Marauder9

Snap Philip. Just started reading "A Song of...

Snap Philip.
Just started reading "A Song of Fre and Ice" Vol1 over the weekend.
Forum: Commuting
01-13-12, 05:40 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,929
Posted By Marauder9

When I commute it can be either 16 or 20 miles...

When I commute it can be either 16 or 20 miles (each way) depending on which way I go. Sometimes (depending on weather and time) on the way home I add about 5 extra miles onto the route.
01-05-12, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Marauder9

Light comparision

I thought this might be of use to some peeps who are undesided what lights to buy.

Near the bottom of Here...
01-04-12, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By Marauder9

It could be just the link(s) that you touched to...

It could be just the link(s) that you touched to install the chain are stiff. The pin might not have been been pushed all the way through to the other side.
01-04-12, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Marauder9

Anyone cycling to the South Pole?

I think this must be one of the most extream cycling expeditions I have heard of in a long time http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16345232

The bike looks like some kind of moon buggy with those...
12-09-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,017
Posted By Marauder9

No mirrors for me. I saw these a few days...

No mirrors for me.

I saw these a few days ago http://road.cc/content/news/48359-uk-launch-looky-cyclists-gloves-integral-mirror and while they look a good idea in theory it begs the question are...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,895
Posted By Marauder9

A pair of thermal socks and thermal overshoes for...

A pair of thermal socks and thermal overshoes for me.
This is the fisrt year I have worn them and my feet are nice and toasty.
12-09-11, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By Marauder9

Protect your bikes from thieves and use ID tags

I have been registered with http://www.bikeshepherd.org/ for a few months now by providing photos of my bikes and some general info in the event they are stolen.

I got an email from them today to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,819
Posted By Marauder9

All I used to do was run to keep fit but then I...

All I used to do was run to keep fit but then I started getting sore hips through the high impact it causes.
Agreed running is much cheaper and more user accessible as you can run any time you want...
12-02-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,058
Posted By Marauder9

Ditch the rollers and get one of these

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150452804629873&set=a.225890709872.133141.194104484872&type=1&theaterhttps://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/378755_10150452804629873_19410448487...
12-02-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,460
Posted By Marauder9

Topeak ...

Topeak Joe Blow Max II Track Pump.
Forum: Commuting
11-16-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,106
Posted By Marauder9

Doohickie I feel the love too when I see someone...

Doohickie I feel the love too when I see someone else on a bike. It seems infectious.



This is exactly the same for me which is why I can only manage to commute once a week. No commute for me...
11-16-11, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Marauder9

This may be of some help to you...

This may be of some help to you http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Police_community_support_officer
11-16-11, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By Marauder9

Not sure about the CSO's but I think when Police...

Not sure about the CSO's but I think when Police are in position they hold more weight than you so it might be for you to prove you were not cycling.

Happy to be corrected though.
11-14-11, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,466
Posted By Marauder9

+1 from me and just to keep going up the hills...

+1 from me and just to keep going up the hills whenever possible. After some time it will become easier and easier.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-11, 06:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,157
Posted By Marauder9

It is so you can't see if they have had any...

It is so you can't see if they have had any accidents of the personal nature :eek:
Forum: Commuting
11-01-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,886
Posted By Marauder9

For me, my commute is about twice the time as a...

For me, my commute is about twice the time as a car. I live in quite open countryside and just touch some of the busy streets for a few minutes. I just look at my ride as a good exuse to get a good...
11-01-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 219,767
Posted By Marauder9

Daughter of the Empire by Raymond Feist

Daughter of the Empire by Raymond Feist
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-11, 06:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,243
Posted By Marauder9

Ebay all the way for me. Picked up a few...

Ebay all the way for me.
Picked up a few components for my winter bike and all look in great condition.
Of course you need to shop around and check what your buying tho.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-11, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 828
Posted By Marauder9

I would take it back to the shop for them to have...

I would take it back to the shop for them to have a look and file the frame down if needed then there shouldn't be any issues with the warranty.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-11, 05:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,332
Posted By Marauder9

I like the comedy value of my jersey...

I like the comedy value of my jersey http://www.foska.com/dennis-the-menace-road-cycling-jersey.html as I used to be a big fan of the comic back in my youth :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-11, 02:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,488
Posted By Marauder9

1 Steel bike bought of Ebay for 170. After...

1 Steel bike bought of Ebay for 170. After upgrading all the drivetrain I decided to get a new bike :innocent: This has now been relegated to my designated winter bike.

1 Carbon bike which I...
10-14-11, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Marauder9

I am needing a new pair of Look cleats very soon...

I am needing a new pair of Look cleats very soon so I think I will give this a try.

Why is it the most simplest ideas are the hardest to come up with.

Thanks Jed
10-14-11, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By Marauder9

The road to success for Cavendish

Quite a good read on the background and some history of Cavendish.

http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news/latest/530447/how-mark-cavendish-conquered-the-world.html

:eek:
10-13-11, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Marauder9

Thanks for your input guys Appreciated

Thanks for your input guys

Appreciated
10-12-11, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Marauder9

Thanks Jan for finding that full article. I...

Thanks Jan for finding that full article.
I just saw the photo on a cycling Facebook group I am a member of but didn't have much of a story about the background.
10-11-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Marauder9

Yeah sorry about that. I did try and enlarge it...

Yeah sorry about that. I did try and enlarge it but couldn't work out how to do it.
10-11-11, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Marauder9

222377 I thought this was rather poignant. ...

222377

I thought this was rather poignant.
"A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike."
10-11-11, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Marauder9

American, I haven't seen that NUFC emblem for...

American, I haven't seen that NUFC emblem for ages. Good choice :beer:
Forum: Commuting
10-11-11, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5,293
Views: 169,372
Posted By Marauder9

Excellent ride into work today, 19 miles in 65...

Excellent ride into work today, 19 miles in 65 mins.

Had one issue though when the tail light fell off the saddle bag loop it was fixed to and bounced along the ground. The road wasn't busy so...
10-11-11, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Marauder9

Summer bike protection for the winter

Well winter is just around the corner and I will to need to get my old bike out to use for the winter soon.

I was wondering what you guys do to store your summer bikes? I was thinking of storing...
10-11-11, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Marauder9

I won't call you crazy if you don't :beer: ...

I won't call you crazy if you don't :beer:

It's nice to get out on a crisp morning but I like to make sure I am warm enough.
10-02-11, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,267
Posted By Marauder9

Mine turned out to be a creaky headset.

Mine turned out to be a creaky headset.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 942
Posted By Marauder9

A good rightup thanks for sharing. Me, I am...

A good rightup thanks for sharing.

Me, I am an work today and was yesterday too so no riding for me this weekend. Has been blazing sunshine here in the UK all week (better than summer really, 29C...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-11, 06:56 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,740
Posted By Marauder9

I feel I need to point something out which...

I feel I need to point something out which happend to my 3 month old bike.

I took it to a shop to get them to have a look at the BB30 as I thought it was creaking on every revolution.
It turned...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-11, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,145
Posted By Marauder9

I hope you took it home to eat and it's head is...

I hope you took it home to eat and it's head is now on the wall above the fire :thumb:

Glad you are OK.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-11, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,150
Posted By Marauder9

I have a DHB Windslam Roubaix jacket which I...

I have a DHB Windslam Roubaix jacket which I picked up from Ebay new for under 40.
During the winter months last year I just wore this and a base layer. It kept me nice a cosy and would recommend.
09-28-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,916
Posted By Marauder9

Count the number of links on the chain you...

Count the number of links on the chain you already have then at least you know you have a chain that fits.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-11, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,443
Posted By Marauder9

I would of thought basic kit like this they would...

I would of thought basic kit like this they would have loads of stock.

+1 for buying in bulk.
09-26-11, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By Marauder9

I saw a computer in Tesco yesterday with a...

I saw a computer in Tesco yesterday with a cadence option for 15.
I have a normal computer from Tesco which cost 7.50 which does everything I need, speed, avg speed, time, trip time and total...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,898
Posted By Marauder9

3 tyre levers, multitool, puncture repair kit,...

3 tyre levers, multitool, puncture repair kit, latex gloves, plastic carrier bag (in case I need to sit on the wet ground or put some rubbish in) and a replacement tube.
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