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Forum: Commuting
10-14-18, 03:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,459
Posted By rykard

i always go by blinking to be seen and solid so...

i always go by blinking to be seen and solid so they can place you. I have 3 on the back 2 flashing one not.
10-13-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,192
Posted By rykard

what were the side effects of the turmeric - if...

what were the side effects of the turmeric - if you don't mind me asking
09-29-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By rykard

I was reading that there were some dodgy...

I was reading that there were some dodgy counterfit ones on ebay that caught fire ..
09-29-16, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By rykard

a good reliable source for the uk would be good...

a good reliable source for the uk would be good too.
09-20-16, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By rykard

I've got an older one and it is good. I believe...

I've got an older one and it is good. I believe merida make the frames for specialized and others? go for it.
03-06-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 22,078
Posted By rykard

i was going to suggest spds, but you had already...

i was going to suggest spds, but you had already got these. I found the road clipless quite 'slippy' and found myself picking my dismounting spots carefully. You do eventually get used to it though.
02-23-16, 01:19 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 22,078
Posted By rykard

always try and unclip with the same foot first, a...

always try and unclip with the same foot first, a tip my motorcycle instructor gave me was to tilt your head to the side you are going to put your foot down..
Forum: Commuting
08-02-15, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,222
Posted By rykard

you'd be better dropping the wheel out rather...

you'd be better dropping the wheel out rather than loosening the handle bars.
Forum: Foo
04-24-15, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 1,332,337
Posted By rykard

Alfa 4C ?

Alfa 4C ?
Forum: Foo
02-05-15, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 1,332,337
Posted By rykard

it's a shame most of them rotted within a couple...

it's a shame most of them rotted within a couple of years
Forum: Commuting
01-08-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,712
Posted By rykard

software consultant

software consultant
Forum: Commuting
01-08-15, 02:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,824
Posted By rykard

cool story :thumb:

cool story :thumb:
07-14-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 342,449
Posted By rykard

Leicester here, lurked for a while but am...

Leicester here, lurked for a while but am looking at getting back on the bike for my short (3 mile ) commute.
Forum: Commuting
08-16-13, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By rykard

is there another near you in germany? or near...

is there another near you in germany? or near darlington
Forum: Commuting
08-16-13, 01:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By rykard

or even a not so cheap one, think decathlon do...

or even a not so cheap one, think decathlon do one, but you wouldn't necessarily need to lock it up outside the station either..
Forum: Commuting
08-16-13, 01:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By rykard

cheap folder?

cheap folder?
Forum: Commuting
03-22-13, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,222
Posted By rykard

it's not a Phantom - sukhoi or mig?

it's not a Phantom - sukhoi or mig?
03-08-13, 12:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 69,387
Posted By rykard

I've got a cheap stop watch I've attached to some...

I've got a cheap stop watch I've attached to some packing that a work laptop came in (foam stuff) and put this over an old pair of tri bars - this puts the watch just where I can see it ...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-12, 03:56 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 11,166
Posted By rykard

a lot of governments have jumped on the green...

a lot of governments have jumped on the green bandwagon to get votes and look good but without considering ALL the consequences down the line. Electric cars are great in towns, but where does the...
10-22-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 678,841
Posted By rykard

wow what a transformation - if you hadn't said I...

wow what a transformation - if you hadn't said I would have thought it was two different people. kudos to you.:thumb:
10-09-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 678,841
Posted By rykard

+1 on that

+1 on that
10-02-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 678,841
Posted By rykard

what a great transformation - you must feel so...

what a great transformation - you must feel so much better now?
Forum: Commuting
09-25-12, 01:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,397
Posted By rykard

do you use panniers? I find that with panniers on...

do you use panniers? I find that with panniers on it gives the impression the bike is a LOT WIDER than it actually is , makes you look like a triangle with a wide base, and hence cars give you a...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-12, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,222
Posted By rykard

+1 to that

+1 to that
Forum: Commuting
04-26-12, 02:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By rykard

could it be the position is better on the...

could it be the position is better on the Rockhopper?
03-30-12, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,055
Posted By rykard

you might need to look at your crank length - as...

you might need to look at your crank length - as i can spin a bike in the gym to quite a high cadence but really struggle on the road to get anywhere near... just a thought..
03-15-12, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 678,841
Posted By rykard

you've taken the first step - welcome

you've taken the first step - welcome
03-13-12, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 678,841
Posted By rykard

way to go - you look like a different person -...

way to go - you look like a different person - keep up the good work
02-15-12, 02:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By rykard

i would be interested if a link appears.

i would be interested if a link appears.
Forum: Commuting
01-08-12, 02:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,722
Posted By rykard

you could but why should we?

you could but why should we?
Forum: Commuting
01-03-12, 07:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By rykard

2 flashing 1 steady

2 flashing 1 steady
12-28-11, 02:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,026
Posted By rykard

tabata bw squats?

tabata bw squats?
12-25-11, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,199
Posted By rykard

was thinking this myself when I replied.... his...

was thinking this myself when I replied.... his answer may be interesting..
12-25-11, 03:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,199
Posted By rykard

variety is the spice of life - if you do on;ly 1...

variety is the spice of life - if you do on;ly 1 type of exercise it can be detrimental - you nee to mix it up. Try to get your trainer to explain why they want you to stop...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-11, 04:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,577
Posted By rykard

+ 1 this is what I did , also makes the bike look...

+ 1 this is what I did , also makes the bike look wider and you get a bit more space.. comp one side clothes the other
Forum: Commuting
09-08-11, 02:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,145
Posted By rykard

they will make it worse, I used to be able to...

they will make it worse, I used to be able to spin up my knobblies in the wet on some smooth surfaces. Better off with a 'slick' and keep an eye on the surface and don't lean too much.. how did you...
09-08-11, 02:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,031
Posted By rykard

great as an extra layer without having to carry...

great as an extra layer without having to carry an extra jersey, ditto leg warmers too..
09-06-11, 01:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By rykard

This is what i do every week, I am...

This is what i do every week, I am learning/playing badminton so the bias is towards legs\core & cardio

Saturday Rest Day
Sunday Walking
Monday Strength/Circuit...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-11, 09:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,653
Posted By rykard

i find it stops chaffing...

i find it stops chaffing...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-11, 02:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,722
Posted By rykard

I complained to the local council in leicester...

I complained to the local council in leicester and they upped the sensitivity. I waited through 2 complete cyles of the 3 way lights with mine staying on red .. i said 'you expect us not to jump red...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-11, 02:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,653
Posted By rykard

I always wear bike shorts for my 3 miles commute,...

I always wear bike shorts for my 3 miles commute, I hate sitting in sweaty underwear all day...
08-14-11, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,367
Posted By rykard

don't forget to factor in your bar ends too, if...

don't forget to factor in your bar ends too, if you use them..
Forum: Commuting
07-27-11, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By rykard

i can't say about panniers as I got a pair from...

i can't say about panniers as I got a pair from Halfords here in the uk, but what i also have is a neoprene case for the laptop. I also try to pack my clothes around it.
07-22-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 946
Posted By rykard

I am following roughly the same plan as the other...

I am following roughly the same plan as the other half, slimming world - eat clean, and exercising 1-3 times a day. I am mixing it up between strengtrh, cardio of various intensity and circuit...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-11, 08:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,939
Posted By rykard

what size is it? if you don't like and you would...

what size is it? if you don't like and you would willing to donate across the channel :rolleyes:
07-17-11, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By rykard

for 1 litre I use this, found it on the web a...

for 1 litre I use this, found it on the web a while back.
4 tablespoons glucose powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
some squash to taste
water to make the litre.

I would be interested in other recipes...
07-15-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 678,841
Posted By rykard

complaining is good, it gives everyone a chance...

complaining is good, it gives everyone a chance to kick ur butt lol.

if you reach a plateau - try some different sports or activities. I have lost 16kg (126 - 110kg) by doing cardio, circuits &...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-11, 01:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,622
Posted By rykard

cut off track suit bottoms, keep the knees warm...

cut off track suit bottoms, keep the knees warm and the shorts respectable
05-06-11, 01:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By rykard

thanks, those exercises look very good.

thanks, those exercises look very good.
05-05-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,871
Posted By rykard

Don't forget to work your core as well. It really...

Don't forget to work your core as well. It really helps when you are out of the saddle climbing...
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