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Education We Like to Ride Bicycles

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 8 May 2008.

  1. Lance

    Lance Ender of discussions.

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    Check this out.

    Its got a on the fly pressure system for the tyres apparently. Not enough grip for you? Let some air out. Crazy times.

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  2. jinq-sea

    jinq-sea 'write that down in your copy book' Super Moderator

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    Niiiice. And yet a bit pointless!

    I've resisted spending money on more bike shinies for a while. Feeling the urge again...
     
  3. Da_Rude_Baboon

    Da_Rude_Baboon What the?

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    I really want a dropper but all bike expenditure has been suspended and will be put towards a new bike instead.

    The other half has a pair of 661 veggies to protect her shins from the prickles and pedals. I only use knee pads as I over heat quickly and need the air flow.
     
  4. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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  5. Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster Well-Known Member

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    Well I did it, I'll post pictures tomorrow. I'm now £3750 lighter :(
     
  6. FIBRE+

    FIBRE+ Active Member

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    Someone "Slash" a whole in your wallet :naughty:
     
  7. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    Three thousand pounds lighter? What did you eat before, lead?
    Must have taken a lot of treks to shift that...
     
  8. Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster Well-Known Member

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    You could say that, you could also say they 8 it all up.
     
  9. FIBRE+

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    Went to Swinley Forest today, really nice day riding and it was dry and fast. Didn't fall off (bonus) and felt fitter this time and got quite a few PR's on Strava. Did 27m instead of the 22m last time, wanted to try and push for 35m but mates leg injury was playing up. Nice to see some improvement in my fitness as I was struggling earlier in the year and it was just reminding me of being off for months after a crash (which was a frustrating experience).

    Anyone else been out?
     
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  11. Cookie Monster

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  12. Lance

    Lance Ender of discussions.

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    That is beautiful. Great colour choice.
     
  13. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Bike pron!
     
  14. Margo Baggins

    Margo Baggins I'm good at Soldering Super Moderator

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    What a lovely bike! that's really nice dude.
     
  15. Cookie Monster

    Cookie Monster Well-Known Member

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    Shutting the shop tomorrow at 3pm and hitting Glentress, first time there, new bike, one run down the hill then a night ride.

    What's the worst that could happen? lol
     
  16. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Just do what I did, mount as many lights as you can!
     
  17. Cookie Monster

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    Ive a 900 lumen Hope Vision 4 on the bars and a 1000 lumen One23 on the helmet. Should be okay.
     
  18. Da_Rude_Baboon

    Da_Rude_Baboon What the?

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    If your new to Glentress the red route is better than the black IMO and start from Buzzards Nest car park. The black is more of an endurance test and has few serious features to contend with. The red packs a lot of fun in, spooky wood, the pie run and magic mushroom are all great fun. Don't overlook Innerleithen, it's tougher and the final run back into town is supposed to be brilliant.
     
  19. Lance

    Lance Ender of discussions.

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    Bikes at home by Lance Welch, on Flickr

    Here's my bikes at my place. The Claud Butler is my dad's that I am borrowing for a friend to ride.

    The other two is my old GT Pro 24" and my new Specialized Allez Sport.
     
  20. dullonien

    dullonien Master of the unfinished.

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    Do people ride alone, or always go with someone? I've always been worried about riding offroad alone, just in case I have a bad accident and no-one to find me. But I wouldn't mind doing some rides on my own once uni's finished in a couple of months to get started again after a couple of years of no biking. I know my fitness will be rubbish, and would prefer not to hold my mates up.
     

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