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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #30 on: 02 October 2017, 19:18:42 »

Oh dear, I overlooked the fact that I might be prey to the uphill gardeners!  :-[

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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #31 on: 02 October 2017, 20:25:31 »

Don,t bother with Ros2s advice about taking along a spare inner tube etc, the walk home will be great exercise as well. ;D ;D
Seriously though mate, it,s all good advice. Glad i had one with me yesterday. Two punctures in two days. :'(
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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #32 on: 02 October 2017, 20:41:59 »

I have gone tubeless with a dash of tyre sealant liquid to plug any holes that appear.  With a couple of CO2 canisters I rarely come a cropper.  Last time was in the Alps when I needed a new tyre.  Time before that was 22 years ago when I ran out of inner tubes on a 100 miler.
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« Reply #33 on: 02 October 2017, 20:59:27 »

When I belonged to Farnborough and Camberley Cycling club after a few punctures on Sunday morning runs I went over to kevlar lined tyres and latex inner tubes and never had any further problems. The only problem with latex inner tubes is they need pumping up every time you go on a bike ride and replacing every 2 years.
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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #34 on: 02 October 2017, 22:21:31 »

Oh dear, I overlooked the fact that I might be prey to the uphill gardeners!  :-[

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Pop the flashing red light up there and you'll be fine :D
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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #35 on: 03 October 2017, 12:03:13 »

The only problem with latex inner tubes is they need pumping up every time you go on a bike ride and replacing every 2 years.

Same as latex condoms then.. what, no? ;D
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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #36 on: 03 October 2017, 21:37:09 »

The only problem with latex inner tubes is they need pumping up every time you go on a bike ride and replacing every 2 years.

Same as latex condoms then.. what, no? ;D

Probably, as they don't leak when they have a pr*ck in them either. ::) ::) ::)
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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #37 on: 04 October 2017, 08:16:12 »

The only problem with latex inner tubes is they need pumping up every time you go on a bike ride and replacing every 2 years.

Same as latex condoms then.. what, no? ;D

Probably, as they don't leak when they have a pr*ck in them either. ::) ::) ::)

 ;D ;D And you're up sh*t creek if they do!
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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #38 on: 04 October 2017, 10:35:32 »

Unless I'm mistaken a bike should have 200 BHP.......weigh 200KG.....and be capable of 200 MPH.

That is the definition of 'bike'

.....far safer as well. :)
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« Reply #39 on: 04 October 2017, 11:24:40 »

200kg is a bit on the heavy side tbh.  ;) :D
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« Reply #40 on: 04 October 2017, 13:20:51 »

200kg is a bit on the heavy side tbh.  ;) :D

Yep....around about 170 KG (dry) is pretty normal.

I would say that 'proper bikes' are far safer than 'push bikes.

Ever followed the road around a corner at 50 MPH to find 3 cyclists spread across the road having a chat at 10 MPH. :-\
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« Reply #41 on: 04 October 2017, 14:11:07 »

A very common occurrence in Webs end unfortunately.  :(
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« Reply #42 on: 04 October 2017, 14:33:14 »

"Single file is best, NEVER more that two abreast".....

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Re: I've got a bike.....
« Reply #43 on: 04 October 2017, 14:35:29 »

How about the mutant girl in "Total Recall", she had THREE!  :o
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« Reply #44 on: 04 October 2017, 19:57:23 »

I knew even before I pressed the "Post" button that I would get a breast joke - you never disappoint, gents!  :y

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