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11-02-21, 02:07 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,271
Posted By JackieYan

Eighteen years ago i was driving my pick-up home...

Eighteen years ago i was driving my pick-up home one night when a motorbike taxi pulled out in front of me and forced me to hit him.
He ended up being fined by the police and his bike impounded...
11-02-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,271
Posted By JackieYan

I know what you mean! Incredibly no. The doctor...

I know what you mean!
Incredibly no. The doctor admitted she didn't see me as she was in a hurry. Her insurance paid for everything - no arguing.
Hospital three days, minor bike repairs, new...
11-01-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,271
Posted By JackieYan

I agree about knowing where the traffic is. I...

I agree about knowing where the traffic is. I have a Blackburn handlebar mounted mirror. It is excellent for seeing the traffic behind you.

Unfortunately for me I was hit from the side by a car...
11-01-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 7,271
Posted By JackieYan

I'm not sure if I can follow the logic of being...

I'm not sure if I can follow the logic of being distracted by phones.If a driver is distracted by a phone, then it wouldn't matter which direction you were coming from, you could still be hit?
Would...
06-21-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,748
Posted By JackieYan

I agree with that, although it didn't stop my...

I agree with that, although it didn't stop my glasses coming off as I was flying though the air when I was hit by a car a few months ago.
05-31-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,009
Posted By JackieYan

I use MMR and Strava on the same Android phone...

I use MMR and Strava on the same Android phone simultaneously. I only have minor errors between the two.
It must be the way the software interprets the GPS data, as they both read the same GPS from...
02-01-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By JackieYan

You mentioned "on a mobile". Is there an app for...

You mentioned "on a mobile". Is there an app for the forum?
On Android Play Store I searched 'bike forums' There are plenty of other forums, but couldn't see anything with the same logo listed.
01-11-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,228
Posted By JackieYan

Yes, but who has the faster bike? Ha ha!

Yes, but who has the faster bike? Ha ha!
01-11-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,228
Posted By JackieYan

I started cycling again later in life. I feel...

I started cycling again later in life. I feel younger in the respect I feel fitter.
I also host cyclists on Warmshowers, to give something back to touring cyclists.
Recently I had a round the world...
01-11-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,820
Posted By JackieYan

I live in Thailand where drink driving and also...

I live in Thailand where drink driving and also obeying the law is a big problem.
Some people here go out on a bicycle specifically to get drunk and avoid the police, rather than driving or...
05-06-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By JackieYan

Which of the terms do you think I haven't...

Which of the terms do you think I haven't understood (it's a straight question).

I have an image of a bicycle I downloaded to find the names of the parts, as I didn't know them, and have used...
05-05-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By JackieYan

Thanks for that bit of information. So far I...

Thanks for that bit of information.
So far I can see the largest one has "40T" on it.
The other two are more difficult to see, not only because you can't see all of the chainrings easily.. I'll try...
05-05-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By JackieYan

Thanks dedhed and AlmostTrick for those two...

Thanks dedhed and AlmostTrick for those two links.

Iíve had a look at the BCD for chainrings.
I measured the distance between the two holes (my FSA Alpha Drive has four)
It was 67/68mm, found it...
05-04-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By JackieYan

I'm not over technical on this. If I only knew...

I'm not over technical on this. If I only knew what BCD means?
According to the Merida spec - if I'm quoting the right thing, it says FSA Alpha Drive, then "36-22 teeth". I 'don't understand that,...
05-04-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By JackieYan

Chain Ring Guard/Chain-wheel Protector

I hope I can explain myself clearly, as I donít know all the names of the different parts. Iíve looked the parts up from a drawing, so hope Iím using the correct names.

Iím looking for something...
04-20-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,245
Posted By JackieYan

I'm glad you included the serial number in your...

I'm glad you included the serial number in your post. Stupidly it has never occurred to me to make a note of my own bike's serial number.

I've just done it twenty minutes ago and saved it on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 557,874
Posted By JackieYan

You're eating it wrong, you don't need a straw.

You're eating it wrong, you don't need a straw.
03-04-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,085
Posted By JackieYan

Every old war war film I've seen, there's always...

Every old war war film I've seen, there's always someone saying, "Resistance is useless."
(sorry!)
02-26-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By JackieYan

Customising date via CP

Is there some way in the Control Panel that I can set the date for my account to display as UK style DD-MM-YY, rather than the default of MM-DD-YY?
02-26-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,085
Posted By JackieYan

That's a great story. I wish you success with...

That's a great story.
I wish you success with your tour and your new lease of life. You've certainly put a lot of effort into it.
02-25-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,295
Posted By JackieYan

I'm a bit of a latecomer to this thread. Sorry in...

I'm a bit of a latecomer to this thread. Sorry in advance for the long rant.

Earlier in the month in Thailand a cyclist died coming down a mountain in the north of Thailand....
02-25-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,499
Posted By JackieYan

Thanks for this thread, pretty interesting. The...

Thanks for this thread, pretty interesting. The link in the first post is US airlines.

I had a couple of cyclists staying with me who were cycling selected areas around the world, so needed to fly...
02-25-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,085
Posted By JackieYan

I started cycling again about seven years ago at...

I started cycling again about seven years ago at 54.
However, that was using a very, very cheap no name brand bicycle (about $100) just to get around the village instead of using a motorbike.
After...
02-25-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,044
Posted By JackieYan

That does seem like a good idea, Pretty obvious,...

That does seem like a good idea, Pretty obvious, but it's never occurred to me before.
02-25-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,416
Posted By JackieYan

Yes, it's the drivers on cellphones that in...

Yes, it's the drivers on cellphones that in Thailand are one of the main causes of accidents.

Sometimes witnesses say they saw the driver on the phone - sometimes texting too - immediately before...
02-24-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By JackieYan

Oh my goodness, what an imbecile I am! I was...

Oh my goodness, what an imbecile I am!
I was looking too hard around around the user details where the likes are, and missed it completely.
Thanks again.
02-24-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,251
Posted By JackieYan

Could I suggest you mention which country this...

Could I suggest you mention which country this event is in, otherwise people might lose interest if it isn't obvious where in Asia you are.

I see the location on your user account also says...
02-24-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By JackieYan

I'm on a desktop. I didn't realise there was an...

I'm on a desktop.
I didn't realise there was an App for the forum?
Ha ha, I see you liked my post - thanks!
02-24-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By JackieYan

How to like a post?

I can see below the Username there are 'Likes' and total number of times liked.
What I can't work out is what I need to do to like a post? I can't see a button/icon to click.
Perhaps it's an age...
02-20-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By JackieYan

While I realise the two Apps can be set for...

While I realise the two Apps can be set for auto-pause at traffic lights, I'd guessed that was more useful for timing the whole journey, etc.
I had assumed (dangerous, I know), that purely for...
02-20-20, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By JackieYan

Tracking Apps

I use two apps: Strava and Map My Ride. I also have a Cateye CC-MC200W.

I'm interested in finding out why there's a small discrepancy on the distance the three units record.
For example today on...
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