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    Question Ridewithgps and the misguided busway

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    Morning of Thursday 10th
    This has magically started working including on
    my work machine that has had the Plan page open for days
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    Perhaps I'm being an idiot but absolutely cannot...
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    Announcement I'm not blaming anybody but feel slightly better...

    I'm not blaming anybody but feel slightly better for posting this nonetheless.
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    Announcement If only I'd read this earlier but I had instead...

    If only I'd read this earlier but I had instead only looked at the Tri Club's website which just says November. That website is what anybody not a member of either club might consult.
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    What would you carry instead of bananas ?

    (Cavendish) Bananas could be in trouble.

    An interesting and scary article from Auntie Beeb.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-35131751

    I guess it's really about the danger of monoculture,...
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    not anymore

    not anymore
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    There was a tailwind helping most of the way. We...

    There was a tailwind helping most of the way. We left at a few minutes past 8 and I arrived just before sunrise though I would later seriously regret leaving Rob and co behind and not taking it a bit...
  7. Thread: Reviving a pump

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    Reviving a pump

    Just in case anybody else should find themselves in the same position...

    Recently, by which I mean the last few years my (earlier model) TruFlo MaxTrax pump's head became really difficult. It's...
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    Yes it's all matched. The shifter is quite new...

    Yes it's all matched. The shifter is quite new following a ride last summer when it decided to stop pulling the cable part way up Croydon Hill. Luckily I was feeling pretty strong that day and the...
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    Campagnolo 9 speed cassette span

    I've just fitted new and genuine 9 speed cassette and chain, a job I have done several times but find the new cassette seems a little shorter than the old one and the (Xenon) derailler's span is now...
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    Question BB removal tool wanted

    I'm replacing a knackered mountain bike bottom bracket bearing, have the cranks off but now find I lack the right tool.

    Does anybody have a bottom bracket removal tool I could borrow ? Long enough...
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    I returned John's waterproof the week after and...

    I returned John's waterproof the week after and thankfully he didn't make me pay by doing his turbo minutes.

    (John _used_ to work for Mathworks and at the David Mclean I emailed wasn't the right...
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    Waterproof picked up

    I just picked up a blue waterproof that isn't mine after Tri club turbo session.

    Owner tell me where and when to deliver please. They might work for Mathworks but the latter's office is still on...
  13. Announcement I am now happy to forget the time a mudguard...

    I am now happy to forget the time a mudguard locked my wheel, caused a humerus fracture and visit to Addies.

    But which products are trouble free on road bikes ? I have read a few Wiggle reviews...
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    If only this vBulletin setup had the concept of...

    If only this vBulletin setup had the concept of "name" this would be clearer.

    Jon Schneider
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    Police recovered bikes

    Passing on a retweetamabob by Julian Huppert.

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    Cambs police ‏@CambridgeCops
    We have seized a variety of stolen bikes from an address in Cambridge. Is yours one of them?
    Contact PS 2096...
  16. Thread: Headset bearing

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    Help Needed They're what I would call caged balls. However I...

    They're what I would call caged balls. However I have to admit I went to Colin's and he only had one new one of that size so that's now the bottom one and the top is old. But it's all cleaned,...
  17. Thread: Headset bearing

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    Help Needed Thanks MJC. Yes it was the split ring. It's quite...

    Thanks MJC. Yes it was the split ring. It's quite obvious now.

    Much wire brushing, sandpapering, cleaning, greasing and general faffing later I have fitted one end of the new gear cable and am...
  18. Thread: Headset bearing

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    Help Needed Headset bearing

    It's shagged but also the area of bikes I've never really got into.

    I was going to put it into a shop for the first time ever then found they generally don't have courtesy bikes so maybe I'll have...
  19. Thread: Cycle paths

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    Love the car-free Sunday idea

    Love the car-free Sunday idea
  20. Thread: Crank reducers

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    Question I now have a pair of these. I of course meant...

    I now have a pair of these.

    I of course meant shorteners not reducers.
  21. Thread: Crank reducers

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    Question Crank shorteners

    Anybody got a pair of these I could borrow or buy to help while I recover from my femur break last month ?

    Jon
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    Wet Sunday err Monday afternoon job

    875Ever since my 80s racer's rear wheel was changed from bolted to skewered climbs like the Green Dragon bridge have terrified me because I knew the wheel would likely shift as I put on pressure,...
  23. Announcement Excuse my ignorance but where exactly are...

    Excuse my ignorance but where exactly are classifieds ?

    Jon
  24. Question That amount is very approximately what the...

    That amount is very approximately what the misguided bus scheme will cost.
  25. Thread: Crank

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    Crank

    I've not managed to break one of these before.

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    Any chance I could trade loan of a suitable removal tool for beer tomorrow night ?

    Don't suppose anybody has an excess 170mm crank kicking...
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