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Forum: Introductions
10-06-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By cabledonut

well, here I am checking back. where's my welcome?

well, here I am checking back. where's my welcome?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-06, 06:22 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 13,627
Posted By cabledonut

Thanks 62vette. Saw your other post on my other...

Thanks 62vette. Saw your other post on my other thread. Something else I wanted to know, do you drive/cycle on the left, like we do in UK, or the right of the road?

Also, what are the sunrise and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-06, 05:37 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 13,627
Posted By cabledonut

Kiwis! Am going over to NZ from UK within...

Kiwis!

Am going over to NZ from UK within next couple of months. Will be staying in Auckland initially - probably for at least 2/3 months. Possibly taking my road bike with me. What's the local...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-06, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By cabledonut

New Zealand...Auckland specifically

Any Kiwis on the forums?

Am going over to NZ from UK within next couple of months. Possibly taking my road bike with me. What's the local riding terrain like? Is it easy to get out of the city...
01-09-06, 09:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,379
Posted By cabledonut

The speed limit of that road is 60mph.

The speed limit of that road is 60mph.
01-09-06, 08:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,379
Posted By cabledonut

Yes we drive on the left hand side of the road in...

Yes we drive on the left hand side of the road in UK! The cyclists were riding correctly and the driver was driving correctly. The driver hit a patch if black ice and veered side-on towards the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-06, 07:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,102
Posted By cabledonut

So, about 100s worth of cars then! :p

So, about 100s worth of cars then! :p
08-03-05, 02:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,204
Posted By cabledonut

Try here and buy a print! www.patclearyart.co.uk

Try here and buy a print! www.patclearyart.co.uk
02-16-05, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,104
Posted By cabledonut

Just read this but it doesn't quote Armstrong as...

Just read this but it doesn't quote Armstrong as actually saying he will ride this year's TdF, more that he will ride another TdF which we already knew anyway....
...
Forum: Foo
02-11-05, 04:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By cabledonut

Just a tought....as Bike Forums is multi-national...

Just a tought....as Bike Forums is multi-national and I work for a company that is multi-national I was thinking if any BF members also work for Aon in other countries? If so, whereabouts?
02-11-05, 04:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,174
Posted By cabledonut

PMSL! All this talk of how the word...

PMSL!

All this talk of how the word lieutenant should be pronounced as if it's an English or American word. The word lieutenant is a French word. In French the word lieu is pronounced 'loo'. When...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-05, 03:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,719
Posted By cabledonut

Not sure on the lengths of these climbs, i'd say...

Not sure on the lengths of these climbs, i'd say about 10 miles but i've ridden the Col de Joux Plane and the Col de la Madeleine in the French alps. Very hard climbs with 25% gradient sections -...
Forum: Touring
02-10-05, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,492
Posted By cabledonut

Thanks for the replies chaps and thanks for the...

Thanks for the replies chaps and thanks for the pm leon. i also posted under the 'road riding' forum under my thread 'road riding in the philippines' and BF member phatroadie responded to my thread...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-09-05, 05:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,413
Posted By cabledonut

I've recently discovered it's most likely I will...

I've recently discovered it's most likely I will be living in Alabang, Muntinlupa City so if anyone knows this area and can offer some insight about it that'd be good. I'm aware it's about 20kms out...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-05, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,413
Posted By cabledonut

thanks for the replies chaps. thanks...

thanks for the replies chaps.

thanks phatroadie for the pm - i'll send you a reply by pm from my work PC tomorrow.
02-08-05, 05:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,505
Posted By cabledonut

I went to watch Chris Boardman break the...

I went to watch Chris Boardman break the 'athlete's hour' record in Manchester in front of 4000 people.


pearcem - what's the point of the little wings going off of the fork in pic macman posted...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,384
Posted By cabledonut

that won't be the bike he uses for the 'athlete's...

that won't be the bike he uses for the 'athlete's hour record'. the uci will only allow a standard diameter rounded-steel tubing track frame with standard wheels (no aero rims) and standard drop...
Forum: Touring
02-08-05, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,068
Posted By cabledonut

smitty8, go here... ...

smitty8,

go here...

http://www.poste.it/en/postali/parcels/ems.shtml

might be of some help?

although you have travelled with a bike before, beware of being charged extra for taking your...
Forum: Touring
02-08-05, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,492
Posted By cabledonut

Cycling in Philippines

Hi,

Off to Manila in the Philippines in the next couple of weeks and will be there for a year or so. Wondering whether to take my bike with me. So, I was wondering if anyone on the forums has been...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-05, 07:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,413
Posted By cabledonut

Hi, Off to Manila in the Philippines in the...

Hi,

Off to Manila in the Philippines in the next couple of weeks and will be there for a year or so. Wondering whether to take my bike with me. So, I was wondering if anyone on the forums has been...
08-28-04, 02:50 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 340,868
Posted By cabledonut

i'm in blackpool, lancs. there used to be quite a...

i'm in blackpool, lancs. there used to be quite a few brits but, as with everything, people come and go!
08-26-04, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By cabledonut

i was in oz just over 2 yrs ago. know an oz...

i was in oz just over 2 yrs ago. know an oz family who i lived there for a bit with. the daughter who was still in school told me how much sport they do on a daily basis. for their p.e lessons they...
08-26-04, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By cabledonut

no raw nerves no, was just a joke... accent...

no raw nerves no, was just a joke...

accent probably 99.9% of the time does determine where you're from. ok, sure there's an exception with millar as he's a bit of a mixed bag - born in malta,...
08-25-04, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By cabledonut

oh you mean like wiggins, hayles, jamie staff,...

oh you mean like wiggins, hayles, jamie staff, chris newton, steve cummings, brian steel, paul manning, jason queally...not a scot amongst them! love how the scots cling on to the notion that david...
06-27-04, 03:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,661
Posted By cabledonut

Chris! Vegemite is available in the UK. We...

Chris!

Vegemite is available in the UK. We also have Marmite which is similar stuff. When and where you going?

Cabledonut.
Forum: Foo
02-03-04, 12:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,994
Posted By cabledonut

[QUOTE=165-48:17]...I watched Arsenal beat Man...

[QUOTE=165-48:17]...I watched Arsenal beat Man City over bangers and rashers...QUOTE]

Interesting. How is English football (soccer) broadcast on American TV? Is it live? Which channel broadcasts...
Forum: Foo
01-24-04, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,899
Posted By cabledonut

Samuel Barber's Adaggio For Strings. ...

Samuel Barber's Adaggio For Strings.

Cabledonut.
Forum: Foo
01-14-04, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By cabledonut

D*Alex

whatever happened to that guy!? why did he get banned? he was a right moody old get!

Cabledonut.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-03, 07:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,110
Posted By cabledonut

Have to say of the places i've ridden that...

Have to say of the places i've ridden that mallorca (spanish island in the mediterranean sea) is an ace place to ride. been on 3 or 4 training camps there. the mountains aren't too steep to ride, can...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-03, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By cabledonut

Custom Built

Roland,

Ever thought about finding a frame builder to build you a custom frame? Are you in UK? Seems to be the trend now to buy an off-the-peg Cannondale, Trek, Giant, etc - probably beacause...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-03, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By cabledonut

Talking of magnesium frames, does anyone remember...

Talking of magnesium frames, does anyone remember these?

http://www.firstflightbikes.com/KirkPrecision.html
10-24-03, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By cabledonut

The thing to remember about hyped up 'stars' is...

The thing to remember about hyped up 'stars' is that it's usually the press that hammer it into us that so and so is the next big thing. Happens in all sports. I don't ever remember David Millar...
Forum: Foo
10-24-03, 03:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,484
Posted By cabledonut

Your past life diagnosis: ...

Your past life diagnosis:
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I don't know how you feel about it, but you were female in your last earthly incarnation....
Forum: Foo
10-24-03, 02:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,155
Posted By cabledonut

87% people have a purer soul than i! i'm worth...

87% people have a purer soul than i! i'm worth about 7000. this is some marketing campaign for that adam freeland album?

Cabledonut.
Forum: Foo
10-24-03, 02:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,071
Posted By cabledonut

Chris! What's the view of? Looks kinda familiar....

Chris! What's the view of? Looks kinda familiar. Didn't know you lived in a place with a view like that. Looks a bit like some sunset pics i have of Oz. Got some good ones of when i was in Noosa and...
10-24-03, 01:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By cabledonut

Just while we're on the topic of UK riders,...

Just while we're on the topic of UK riders, current and ex, did anyone from UK see BBC2 on Thurs night!? Superstars! Chris Boardman kicked some serious butt in those events where the supposed muscley...
10-24-03, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,207
Posted By cabledonut

Dave was born in Malta. Went to Scotland for a...

Dave was born in Malta. Went to Scotland for a while. His parents split up. His mum then lived in England and his dad, as a pilot for Cathay Pacific flying between Asia and the U.K, lived in HK. Dave...
07-08-03, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By cabledonut

he didn't need an inner chainring, it's just that...

he didn't need an inner chainring, it's just that the derailleur would have acted as a guarantee that the chain would have stayed on. the derailleur wouldn't even have needed to be conntected to a...
07-07-03, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By cabledonut

yes! all it needed was a front derailleur...

yes!

all it needed was a front derailleur to keep the chain on. a bit of an amateurish decision to leave one off. whoever's decision that was. alain bondue was apparently responsible for the lack...
07-07-03, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By cabledonut

a possibility is that usps will be looking for an...

a possibility is that usps will be looking for an overall gc contender for future tours as lance's time will be up in the next couple of years. david will be coming into his prime over the next...
02-20-03, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By cabledonut

hello chris! i haven't been on here in a...

hello chris!

i haven't been on here in a while, not sure why to be honest. things are going ok here. have just booked my next flight to oz. girlfriend and i will be there for the month of october...
02-19-03, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By cabledonut

hello! i've taken a bike abroad several...

hello!

i've taken a bike abroad several times to mallorca, to france and to australia. when i first took a bike abroad i used one of those cardboard boxes that bikes/frames come in from the...
11-12-02, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By cabledonut

well it's been a while since i've been on here...

well it's been a while since i've been on here and i get back on and it seems there's a right little brisbane bikeforums section thing going on!

how goes it allister and chris? am back in uk now...
09-23-02, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,826
Posted By cabledonut

mountain bikers? what are they then? ...

mountain bikers? what are they then?

cabledonut.
09-23-02, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By cabledonut

OUR chatroom.....

i haven't been on the forums regularly for a while, but i just went into the chatroom and not a soul in sight. have people given up with it?

also, that list of chatters on the home page has been...
09-23-02, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By cabledonut

i read that mr millar, as well as a handful of...

i read that mr millar, as well as a handful of other riders, weren't happy with the road conditions on the stage....whatever that means......

together with the fact a 'big mat' team car knocked...
09-18-02, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By cabledonut

that ain't no football player, never seen david...

that ain't no football player, never seen david beckham in a helmet...

cabledonut.
07-21-02, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By cabledonut

SBS in australia

well i was just watching the tour de france on sbs as virenque was in the last km up mt ventoux then without warning the broadcast ended. i thought it was a broadcasting error of some sort. then...
07-19-02, 03:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By cabledonut

what's with bearded fat blokes giving cyclists a...

what's with bearded fat blokes giving cyclists a hard time?

cabledonut.
07-19-02, 02:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,266
Posted By cabledonut

miguel indurain also wore long socks, there has...

miguel indurain also wore long socks, there has to be a connection with long socks and winning the tour...

i've just gone and bought some of those white 1980's style basketball socks with the red...
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