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Member since Jun 2009 • Last active Sep 2019
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I am old and achy.

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  • in General
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    Looks like there was not enough movement for this so the organiser has cancelled. Pity. Still, there will be plenty of other demos coming up...

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    This may be more appropriate to the Rides Forum but I wasn't sure...

    Some of the organisers of the Bmxercise initiative are organising a mass cycle protest around Parliament next Thursday. They were hoping to connect up with Critical Mass folks. I don't have any contacts - is anyone here a regular/ can put the organisers in touch with CM stalwarts?

    Details here for anyone who wants to join me and others in having a shout and a pedal:



  • in LFGSS Ladies
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    So looking forward to this!

    Just been scrolling through the original ride thread on the hunt for the spoke card file (no luck, but lots of happy memories recalled!).

  • in Complete bikes and frame & forks
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    Hiya. I'm selling the bike I used for the Tweed Run last year. It's all original 1980s except for the tyres - I stuck some 28mm on the original 32mms had perished.

    Small frame - would fit someone about 5'1" - 5'6". Lovely chrome mudguards, pannier rack, slightly aged sounding bell, original pump, 5spd. Dynamo wasn't working when I bought it - seller thought the lights needed new bulbs. Swept back bars for that relaxed position. I bought this about a year ago from someone who buys up vintage bikes in southern France from time to time and then brings them over here. I've only used the bike a handful of times, it's fun but I can't justify keeping it.

    Currently in Crystal Palace. If you're keen to buy I can deliver within 3-4 miles or drop a line if you want to take a look.

    £110 ono

  • in LFGSS Ladies
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    Having a massive spring clearout of cycling stuff. Alarmingly, lots of it is unused or worn once. Most things I can post for £3. Happy to knock cost off if you are buying more than one thing - make me a sensible offer. You can always drop me a line to collect – I’m in Crystal Palace but will be up at LMNH a couple of times in April for evening events. If you want further pics of something let me know. Cheers!

    New or as new:

    • Union 34 Women’s ‘Summer Elements’ rain and stain repellent shorts in Patriot Blue. One in Size 16 and one in size 14 available. As new. Two pockets at the front, two zipped pockets on the rear. Lightweight and durable. Subtle reflective detail. £12
    • Dare2b Womens/Ladies Surmount Stretch Interactive Cycle Shorts. As new – only tried on and found not to fit. Size 16. Colour purple/magenta. Nylon/elastane stretch fabric. Water repellent finish. Quick drying. Adjustable shockcord waist system. Belt loops. 6 pockets (2 back, 2 hip, 2 zipped leg pockets. £12
    • Sealskinz hi-vis waterproof gloves. Size S. Never worn. £6
    • Supernatural merino sports bra. XL/16. As new. I bought the wrong size and never got around to exchanging it. £8
    • Planet X buff/under helmet skull cap. New. £5 both or £3 each.
    • Pearl Izumi Elite Roubaix thermal padded tights. As new. £15.
    • Louis Garneau padded baggy shorts. Tried on only. Size XL. £12
    • Union 34, stone-coloured, water repellent jacket. Size 14. Worn a couple of times. £15
    • Hoy Vulpine Valledemossa Race Jersey, Size XL, slate blue/grey. Short-sleeve, full zips, three rear pockets. Excellent condition – worn a couple of times only. £7
    • Vulpine Gravel Shorts. Charcoal colour. Size XL. Used. £5
    • Vulpine Storm Cap, size M, Cerise. Excellent condition, I wore it once but it is a bit too big. I’ve washed it. Water & wind resistant cycling cap for bad weather. £5
    • DHB Aeron Spring/Autumn bibtights. Padded. Used. Always worn with undershorts. Size 14. I’m 5’5” and these are a bit long in the leg for me.
    • Tactic padded ¾ knickers. Worn a couple of times with undershorts. Black with red detail. Size L. £7

  • in Components, clothing and miscellany
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    I'm sure any old tat would be suitable for you, James...