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Forum: Foo
01-31-05, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By willic

A couple of Miles East of Helensburgh, toward...

A couple of Miles East of Helensburgh, toward Loch Lomond.
01-24-05, 11:12 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

I certainly have..... Its been blowing Gale force...

I certainly have..... Its been blowing Gale force winds and when we were`nt recieving a battering from the winds, sever floods had to be contended with.

Ah well.. Just another fine Jan in the U.K....
Forum: Foo
01-11-05, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By willic

Glorious Scotland.. I spent Xmas with my...

Glorious Scotland..

I spent Xmas with my daughter up the west coast.

It Snowed very early on Xmas day and intermitently most of the day .

Boxing day dawned brilliant blue skies and...
11-30-04, 06:19 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 340,135
Posted By willic

yep! and the A68 and.... well any other N.E. Road...

yep! and the A68 and.... well any other N.E. Road you care to mention this year, at least.....

The hills are still there! and more like "Jordans Tits" than a Witches. lol.

Take care of yourself...
10-13-04, 09:02 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 340,135
Posted By willic

Hi all! late responder here ,but 1`ve been around...

Hi all! late responder here ,but 1`ve been around this site a couple of years.

Reside in Tynedale, Northumberland....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-04, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,353
Posted By willic

Push the bead well down into the centre of the...

Push the bead well down into the centre of the rim as you circulate the replacement of the tyre, that way you are reducing the overall diameter, with practice using this tip you will probably fit the...
Forum: Commuting
09-28-04, 03:51 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,116
Posted By willic

A first fo me....Not one that I am relishing! ...

A first fo me....Not one that I am relishing!

A boil on the Bum, least thats what I think it is, very uncomfortable sitting on the Saddle so spent most of the last couple of rides to work standing...
09-14-04, 10:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,794
Posted By willic

First ceyury for a couple of years. only rode it...

First ceyury for a couple of years. only rode it because it was the featured route on the new www.cyclingplus.co.uk website "The kielder Loop" lucky enough to be blessed with the loveliest sunny day...
08-12-04, 04:34 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

Which area of England you moving to Sarah (bet...

Which area of England you moving to Sarah (bet its the South) I could do with a female companion on my cycle rides....
08-12-04, 04:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 939
Posted By willic

You can have some of ours, AUGUST and SEPTEMBERS...

You can have some of ours, AUGUST and SEPTEMBERS average rainfall has just occured in 2 days here
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-04, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By willic

I look foward to the Alan Bennett play "A day...

I look foward to the Alan Bennett play "A day out" also, a real Gem this one.
Nostalgic and funny, A wistfull look back to the days when a ride out to the country at the weekend was the highlight of...
07-26-04, 06:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,858
Posted By willic

hang on up there Clint, i`ve lost a fair bit of...

hang on up there Clint, i`ve lost a fair bit of milage through being unable to access a computer till now. vis-vis my Sunday morning ride well before Lance finished his epic journey.....
05-26-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,742
Posted By willic

Ken Livingstone is up for re-election soon in the...

Ken Livingstone is up for re-election soon in the forthcoming vote...

It will be ver`i interesting to see if he is returned.....
Forum: Introductions
04-29-04, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By willic

So which Isle are you on If Tenerife is the...

So which Isle are you on If Tenerife is the background? Gomera!.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-04, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,461
Posted By willic

Is the seat postion set up correctly on its...

Is the seat postion set up correctly on its rails, even a few mm`s can make a significant difference.

If you are unused to a road bike, give it a few rides to adapt to the new posture, I felt a...
Forum: Foo
03-23-04, 10:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,452
Posted By willic

I enjoy experiencing the huge variety of Beers...

I enjoy experiencing the huge variety of Beers available here in the Uk..

A one I particularly enjoyed recently, was.....Coopers Brewery, Sparkling Ale!.

It had the consitency of Syrup, you...
03-19-04, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By willic

Yes I am certainly sick of winds, about 10 days...

Yes I am certainly sick of winds, about 10 days continuos strong wind in this area.

The colder winter winds are more delibitating because they are heavier winds, meaning they are more Moisture...
03-17-04, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By willic

A similar complaint was broached by Chris...

A similar complaint was broached by Chris Boardman in last Months Pro cycling Mag on this occasion he was test riding a Guru and found the front end to twitchy for his taste owing to the steep angle...
03-17-04, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By willic

Well I am going to remove them at the first...

Well I am going to remove them at the first opportunity,

I did not like the way they unscrewed rather easily with a slotted screw driver. My thoughts are with the potential for a nasty accident if...
03-16-04, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By willic

Thanks for the link Dobber.. A very...

Thanks for the link Dobber..

A very informative site. And yeh you are it does say remove before riding!

Well now... How many bike shop mech`s would Know that one?.
Guess its an old...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-04, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By willic

Yeh! I`m relatively light weight averaging...

Yeh! I`m relatively light weight averaging ...141lbs, but quite tall.... 6ft,

Also a steady rec rider, so I`m quite non abusive to my cycle components. getting maximum usage from everything. At...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-04, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By willic

Yeh the Mich` pro race are fine tyres , I have...

Yeh the Mich` pro race are fine tyres , I have over 3 thusand miles on the rear with very little sign of wear.

I would replace the front with the the other Pro race I purchased at the same time,...
03-16-04, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By willic

Its part SFA I600 , according to Shimano`s...

Its part SFA I600 , according to Shimano`s exploding diagram of components which I have researched with the aid of Acrobatic reader .
Titled a tyre guide? Huh....what the hell is a tyre guide ,no...
03-15-04, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By willic

Hi Et-Ingles. No! I`m familiar to the one you...

Hi Et-Ingles. No! I`m familiar to the one you are refering to,

The screw I mean is the one located on the actual brake block shoe. It just seems to have no function at all, but surely it would...
03-15-04, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By willic

Mystery screw..

I have just been checking the wear and cleaning my road bike brakes.

The small round headed screw above the blocks, on the Ultegra brakes has me puzzled , I removed them and replaced them, but...
03-15-04, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,331
Posted By willic

152 MPH on a Husjak (sp) I believe is the present...

152 MPH on a Husjak (sp) I believe is the present record .
Compiled at the Bonnevile Salt flats (where else)
Forum: Foo
03-10-04, 09:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,160
Posted By willic

I prefer Tea..... Earl Grey! anyone?

I prefer Tea.....

Earl Grey! anyone?
03-10-04, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,230
Posted By willic

Yeh! we could all revert back to the Horse and...

Yeh! we could all revert back to the Horse and Cart. Think of that. all the School Mums, hacking along with their sprats in the cart jostling like ancient Charioteers for parking places.
...
03-10-04, 03:27 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

Hey Chris... How about being Patriotic?. Start an...

Hey Chris... How about being Patriotic?. Start an Aussie Team . The bike forum teams are over weighted already.
03-09-04, 08:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,435
Posted By willic

Yeh, count me in , that should be well within my...

Yeh, count me in , that should be well within my scope, weather and health (just gone down with a chest infection today, that will teach me to ride in inapropriate clothing for the conditions. Doh)...
Forum: Introductions
03-05-04, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By willic

Welcome.. I believe purchasing costs are...

Welcome..
I believe purchasing costs are particularly expensive in Sweden as for Norway...

Maybe you should be like many of the Norse and take a trip across to N.E England for your shopping...
Forum: Introductions
03-05-04, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By willic

Welcome.. Always good to see another compatriot...

Welcome.. Always good to see another compatriot on the B.Fs...
03-03-04, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,112
Posted By willic

Thats real scary Chris, my money is on the Loony...

Thats real scary Chris, my money is on the Loony was high on drugs...

Or maybe he discovered you were a MAN UTD. Fan, now that is worth beating up on someone. LOL....
03-02-04, 09:45 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

Yeh! so I see, a new challenge. Our Star man...

Yeh! so I see, a new challenge.

Our Star man (Paul) Numero Uno is off to a flyer, "Go Paul go" even if he is leaving his team (UK Riders) Domestques in his wake already...
02-27-04, 07:30 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

Fat!!! LOL... Surely not D F. all that cycling...

Fat!!! LOL... Surely not D F. all that cycling you consume. You must be as thin as a Rake....
02-26-04, 02:35 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

Well,I reckon there are quite a few of us with...

Well,I reckon there are quite a few of us with low average mileage output, especially in the freezer zones..

Mine is on the low side also. but heck my Winter beater is not built for speed, I`m...
Forum: Commuting
02-25-04, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,116
Posted By willic

I was`nt to clever riding home yesterday. ...

I was`nt to clever riding home yesterday.

Left kinda late from the site(catching up on some paperwork) shortly into the ride I could see a "Squall" blowing in from the North so I stepped on the...
02-25-04, 04:32 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

Who are all the guys that have logged up 1,000...

Who are all the guys that have logged up 1,000 miles already this year?.

Thats impressive!.

I`m getting there (gradually) but I need.

1. More riding time...
2. Warmer and dryer weather......
Forum: Foo
02-24-04, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By willic

Yeh! greetings for your birthday Bill... Don`t...

Yeh! greetings for your birthday Bill...
Don`t see you around here much ,these days...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-04, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,116
Posted By willic

[QUOTE=mtessmer]Hey, willic and Ed! Very...

[QUOTE=mtessmer]Hey, willic and Ed! Very interesting activity! I've only seen that in the movies, we don't have that here in the US (that I'm aware of). Anyway, it gave me a great visual. :p
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Forum: Commuting
02-19-04, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,116
Posted By willic

Yes right Ed... Cycles and Dogs do not make...

Yes right Ed...

Cycles and Dogs do not make the best of "bed fellows".

The prospect of aggrivating a hole bunch of mean looking Hounds never appeals . Heck these animals are starved before...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-04, 04:58 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,116
Posted By willic

Tally-ho!!!! My friends. On my trip home...

Tally-ho!!!! My friends.

On my trip home yesterday, I diverted to the scenic route to log in a few extra miles.

Just after Stamfordham I came across the Tynedale Hunt, Couple of doz Horse and...
Forum: Introductions
02-18-04, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By willic

Hi and welcome DMB. As a long time and long...

Hi and welcome DMB.

As a long time and long distance runner in the past, I can sympathise with your aches and pains.

I had to give up my running when damage to my left Knee (all that pounding...
Forum: Introductions
02-18-04, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By willic

Hi and welcome.... Brillig is spot on with...

Hi and welcome....

Brillig is spot on with his saddle height adjustment.

If you want cycle set up information try the Sheldon Brown or the Peter White Web sites for starters...
Forum: Introductions
02-18-04, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By willic

And the Road cycling forum, when you get that...

And the Road cycling forum, when you get that lovely Treck assembled ... Carbon is the Buis....
Forum: Commuting
02-05-04, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 903,116
Posted By willic

Yeh! Looks like where into one of those "windy"...

Yeh! Looks like where into one of those "windy" periods, almost a week of high winds now.

I rode up to the1,000ft ridge, off route to put in a few extra miles on the way home. "Bad mistake,,," I...
02-05-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

Yeh!!! There`s a Member list on the Forums Active...

Yeh!!! There`s a Member list on the Forums Active Headers.
02-05-04, 10:28 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

A question though, I am in the weight loss team,...

A question though, I am in the weight loss team, and the Bike Forums cycling team, are there any others I can get in?[/QUOTE]

Yeh!!!! There`s the U.K.Riders team . I can always make you, an...
02-05-04, 02:27 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 17,508
Posted By willic

Memberslist, is badly in need of updating!!!!

Memberslist, is badly in need of updating!!!!
Forum: Foo
02-03-04, 04:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,290
Posted By willic

Well we speak English!. (With allowances for...

Well we speak English!. (With allowances for regional dialects) In fact I think we invented it....
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