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    Announcement rider reminders

    i frequently ride those roads, and also have encountered the car/driver who gets uptight about cyclists not using bike paths (which tend to be more dangerous, or puncture prone) - having ridden in...
  2. Help Needed hi Andy - given that I've started doing tt's...

    hi Andy - given that I've started doing tt's again, better help - I can be the pusher if you like - cheers, Phil
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    cycling friendly physio - cambridge

    hi, there was an australian physio guy at the cambridge complementary health centre, 8 rose cres (I think those details are right) who I saw last year; very good as he's also a keen cyclist - not...
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    christchurch earthquake

    hi - thanks phil for the item; i used to live in christchurch before coming to the uk, so am touched by how many over here have taken an interest, in me (e.g., checking if I have family there - I...
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    Announcement Hi - rode past Tom Saturday morning near where...

    Hi - rode past Tom Saturday morning near where that event took place when out for long solo training ride. He gave me his usual friendly cheery hello as I drifted by. Therefore, like others shocked...
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    Results expectations raised and lowered

    Nice one Andy, bit like following NZ at football, though trust England will do better... I managed to go up the off-ramp on 1st RAB, then back onto A428 and the course - according to my computer,...
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    thanks david - hope ride back went ok; i drifted...

    thanks david - hope ride back went ok; i drifted ahead, then turned off at newton - excellent ride all round! - cheers, Phil
  8. many thanks andy - last week's mistake may have...

    many thanks andy - last week's mistake may have simply been a senior moment, but will be at sawston thursday - Phil
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    Results Dodgems

    Yes, it made me realise how much I (all of us?) tend to shut off distractions like motor vehicles when we go for it, although I didn't see anyone taking any unnecessary risks, even those who had to...
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    Results thanks jan & well done to everyone

    Thanks again Jan for prompt posting of results, and to everyone - I was a late arrival to marshall, but stood at the roundabout and was impressed at: 1. the quantity of traffic 2. the quality of...
  11. Thread: SOLD ITEMS

    by kiwi phil
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    Sticky: The bike is sold!! - oops, how do you edit posts?

    Sorry to those inquiring, but heard today the red trek has been sold - I must learn how to edit posts!:cool:
  12. For Sale thanks but sold

    :(thanks for your interest john - sorry, it sold at the weekend (apols for not posting that, but just found out from the friend's friend today)
  13. For Sale Small frame - small woman?? - trek 2200 road bike 47cm only used twice! - in red

    lhi - mate of mine has mate of hers with bike for sale - looks tidy, and only 350 - hardly ever used - contact me if interested and I can forward your/her details

    Cheers - Kiwi
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    Thanks timekeepers

    Yes, was busier than last year & I had to go on other side of road to avoid possibly same two cyclists. Thanks to the timekeepers - do I get an extra Morris shield point for being the only one to get...
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    Question Is verbal aggro ok????

    Hi - being called a `twat' (a quaint English expression, not in general usuage where I'm from, but apparently means: bad chap, horrid, scoundrel - something like that) by Mr Grumpy riding through...
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    Other interests

    :cool:yes, i was going to put `ballroom dancing and playing the piano' under other interests, but wasn't sure if CCC really needed to know that....
  17. Local road racing circuits

    :) I like most of the circuits proposed, (e.g., over rail lines, through little villages such as knapwell and elsworth) though note Tim's points about avoiding villages or completely rural sites with...
  18. Racing without driving too far!!!

    kia ora/Hi - I was mildly rebuked when I said a few months ago that I wanted to try a bit of local road racing, but couldn't find much; yeah, i know there's the chain gang but that seems too much...
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    Real hills & ice!!

    :) i (and three others from CCC) found 996 others prepared to brave significant ice (and horrible hills) in the `hell of ashdown', in kent on sunday - parts of the course required: slow riding;...
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    NY ride

    :) yeah, i'll probably be up for that, and would meet you at dry drayton (where the tri rides rendezvous) - 9:15ish? cheers, phil
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    Announcement well done

    :rolleyes: to all those who cycled today, instead of doing what most of us did (probably overeating & drinking in vain attempt to stay warm) - oh well, shortest day soon, so roll on spring....:cool:
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    keeping safe & dry

    :) Yes, the GT group are a lovely group of easy going people (well, most of us) - it's take me (an antipodean) a little while to accept the notion of NEEDING to have mudguards, and am just about to...
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    cycling & risk

    :) yes it is possibly is more risky than driving (having done early morning commute today through dark, rain, wet & large oncoming trucks) but the risk involved is far more fun than in a car,...
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    thanks jan, julia & others...

    :) thanks to you all for organising friday, which was a good relaxing evening, and certainly a bonus to hear from emma & see some of her pics tracking her career
  25. Thread: Thanks!

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    tks for tyre tip & hell ride preparation

    :cool: hi jan, thanks for tyre recommendation, and going at a good price at present - :eek: yes, sunday looked like you guys had some prep for hell; so gabriel is in charge of all tyre repairs on the...
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