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06-12-14, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By limeylew

Thanks, that is helpful.

Thanks, that is helpful.
06-12-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By limeylew

Sturmey Archer hubs

Hi, I have Sturmey hubs on several of my bikes and would appreciate it if someone could tell me what thread is on the end of the gear indicator, please?

TIA.

LEWIS.
01-14-14, 11:42 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,889
Posted By limeylew

+1

+1
12-01-13, 02:09 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,889
Posted By limeylew

+1

+1
09-28-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By limeylew

http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/09/28/5202033/bicyclist-killed-in-fort-worth.html

http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/09/28/5202033/bicyclist-killed-in-fort-worth.html

Isn't this how it usually goes ? :-(
02-05-13, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By limeylew

These might be handy for cyclists too.

http://news.yahoo.com/uk-sends-hand-held-helicopter-drones-war-zone-101428321--finance.html
01-09-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By limeylew

According to what I heard on the TV news the...

According to what I heard on the TV news the gentleman was hit hard enough from behind to throw him up into the windshield and broke his neck but they seemed optimistic about his chances of recovery....
09-28-12, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By limeylew

Well, you could say "I'm too (2 ) tired of...

Well, you could say "I'm too (2 ) tired of hearing that". :-)
09-02-12, 02:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,185
Posted By limeylew

Best wishes for your wife's speedy recovery.

Best wishes for your wife's speedy recovery.
09-02-12, 02:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,669
Posted By limeylew

I find it amazing that anyone would need to do a...

I find it amazing that anyone would need to do a 'STUDY' to arrive at this conclusion.
07-18-12, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By limeylew

Have you considered wrapping the frame tubes with...

Have you considered wrapping the frame tubes with coloured tape, possibly reflective?
06-28-12, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By limeylew

I think you need to speak with some other people....

I think you need to speak with some other people.

I have been riding with a mirror since the early 80's and find it EXTREMELY helpful.
06-18-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By limeylew

Here is a strange story

http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/06/18/4039821/mass-cyclist-attacked-by-man-swinging.html
03-19-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By limeylew

That is one TOUGH guy. I'm really happy for...

That is one TOUGH guy.

I'm really happy for you.
03-11-12, 08:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,327
Posted By limeylew

I have found these spy cameras to work very well...

I have found these spy cameras to work very well AND they are very affordable:-
...
03-06-12, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By limeylew

Not ALL cyclists are bad.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/oregon-bicyclist-rescues-drowning-man-river-175037367--abc-news.html
12-13-11, 05:17 AM
Forum: Introductions
12-10-11, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By limeylew

You could check the link I gave to the FWBA. ...

You could check the link I gave to the FWBA.

The 'Paceline', the club's monthly newsletter, lists all the rides and with about 600 members, the club has rides in quite a variety of locations.
...
Forum: Introductions
12-10-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By limeylew

Welcome to the forum. Come ride with the...

Welcome to the forum.

Come ride with the FWBA sometime, they are a very friendly group.

http://www.fwbaclub.org/
12-10-11, 05:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,632
Posted By limeylew

I have been using this type for about 10 years...

I have been using this type for about 10 years now and it works PERFECTLY for me:-
...
12-09-11, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By limeylew

With all due respect here I think the humans can...

With all due respect here I think the humans can run some animals down NOT because they have 2 legs but because they don't have body hair, like an animal and it is the body hair that causes an animal...
12-08-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By limeylew

Since the typical American diet is one of the...

Since the typical American diet is one of the worst in the world, I would suggest that it is diet that is most detrimental thing for our hearts.

I am on the diet that is explained in this book:-
...
11-18-11, 03:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,613
Posted By limeylew

+1 808 works VERY well for me, attached with...

+1

808 works VERY well for me, attached with velcro to the top of my helmet. Total cost $19.95.
11-16-11, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,188
Posted By limeylew

Welcome to the group, Newbie, I hope you enjoy it...

Welcome to the group, Newbie, I hope you enjoy it here.

I think that person's problem was that he didn't know if you were going to refer to him later on as a 'biker' or an 'idiot on a bicycle',...
11-15-11, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 916
Posted By limeylew

This is YOUR big chance to enlighten us on this...

This is YOUR big chance to enlighten us on this subject.
10-26-11, 03:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,157
Posted By limeylew

+1 I'll tell you one thing, if I see someone...

+1

I'll tell you one thing, if I see someone in a trackstand, holding a cellphone and being able to either dial, or text, I'd take my hat off to them.
10-08-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,764
Posted By limeylew

How to 'mushroom' pin on Shimano CN HG 53 chain.

I'm new to 9 speed chains but can well understand that the 'mushroom', or 'peen', on the end of the pin would be a strengthener.

What I do not understand is how one would effect this. Is it...
10-06-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By limeylew

I ride in the dark frequently, too and it has...

I ride in the dark frequently, too and it has been my observasion that blinky lights tend to make it more difficult to decide exactly where the person is, so I now I don't use blinky mode when it's...
10-05-11, 09:18 AM
09-25-11, 03:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By limeylew

I have a couple of these cameras and find them to...

I have a couple of these cameras and find them to work very well.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/260795655778?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

The shipping if FREE and, consequently,...
09-23-11, 03:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By limeylew

I have one of these and it works very well for...

I have one of these and it works very well for me:-

http://www.ebay.com/itm/260795655778?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

Hope this helps you.
09-22-11, 03:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,995
Posted By limeylew

You can get a camera for $19.99 that will work...

You can get a camera for $19.99 that will work perfectly for your needs.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/260795655778?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
09-18-11, 03:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,959
Posted By limeylew

Welcome to the Forum. There is a good...

Welcome to the Forum.

There is a good chance, in my opinion, that this will likely go away as you continue to ride.

Also, it may help if you take an Ibuprofin tablet before you ride.

Hope...
09-14-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By limeylew

+1

+1
08-28-11, 04:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,071
Posted By limeylew

I don't think that you did ANYTHING wrong and the...

I don't think that you did ANYTHING wrong and the fact that you have concerns tells me that you are a good bloke.
08-18-11, 04:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,787
Posted By limeylew

I'm really sorry to read this. Best wishes...

I'm really sorry to read this.

Best wishes for a successful retrieval.
08-11-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By limeylew

It could be partly because you're in a 'group'. ...

It could be partly because you're in a 'group'.

Do you find yourself treating an 18 wheeler slightly differently than you would a VW bug at an intersection?

A group is often like a big,...
08-09-11, 04:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,541
Posted By limeylew

I LOVE this logic. :-)

I LOVE this logic. :-)
08-04-11, 04:40 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,995
Posted By limeylew

Here is the camera that I use and it is VERY...

Here is the camera that I use and it is VERY affordable:-

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260795655778&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT

The instructions are in Chinglish but ENGLISH...
08-04-11, 04:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,995
Posted By limeylew

Hi, I'm 71 and have been cycling for a LONG time....

Hi, I'm 71 and have been cycling for a LONG time.

May I respectfully suggest that you ALWAYS ride with a mirror.
08-02-11, 04:08 AM
06-30-11, 04:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 752
Posted By limeylew

At the risk of appearing dense, does JAMs mean...

At the risk of appearing dense, does JAMs mean Jack Assed Motorists?
06-16-11, 08:53 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,665
Posted By limeylew

Driver runs into pack of cyclists

I saw this on Yahoo:-

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_bicyclists_struck#mwpphu-container

If the article itself isn't bad enough, read the comments section.

Where do these people come from?
06-08-11, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By limeylew

Maybe you should ride in Benbrook. That hail...

Maybe you should ride in Benbrook. That hail just passed us by. :-)
06-07-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,372
Posted By limeylew

This about like 'par for the course' to me. ...

This about like 'par for the course' to me.

The thing is that, 'for those who don't understand, no explanation is possible and for those that do, none is necessary'.
Forum: Introductions
05-23-11, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By limeylew

Welcome to the Forum. I'm a former Limey (been...

Welcome to the Forum. I'm a former Limey (been here nearly 50 years) and fell back in love with Sturmey Archer hubs a few years ago. I now have several bikes with these hubs and have converted some...
05-18-11, 04:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,208
Posted By limeylew

I applaud you for riding the way you do and can...

I applaud you for riding the way you do and can completely understand why you wouldn't want to ride with your idiot buddy.

I certainly wouldn't ride with him either.
05-13-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,109
Posted By limeylew

I disagree strongly and think 'ladyraestewart'...

I disagree strongly and think 'ladyraestewart' hit it right on the head.
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05-05-11, 04:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,270
Posted By limeylew

+2

+2
04-22-11, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,319
Posted By limeylew

I give you a big ATTABOY for being man enough to...

I give you a big ATTABOY for being man enough to 'fess up to this. :-)

Glad you weren't badly injured.
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