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DaveM

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  1. DaveM

    Birthday greetings

    Good Show old chap. Many more Happy Sorties. Dave and Mandy
  2. DaveM

    Birthday greetings

    Come on Barry your still a lap behind! Many Happy Returns D & M
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    Birthday greetings

    Thanks folks. Free TV Licence plus a rebate! Get in.
  4. DaveM

    Spin Bike

    Star Trac Spinner NXT Spinning Bike This is an awesome advanced and specialist spinning bike for use at home. It is made from a hard wearing aluminium frame that will not rust and is designed to take a lot of punishment from home users who want to take their spinning seriously. The Star Trac Spinner NXT spinning bike also comes with non-slip handlebars which are very important considering the intense cardio vascular and interval training activity you will be using it for. Spinning is one of the most intense home exercises you can ever do and the Star Trac Spinner has accommodated for that with dual water bottle holders meaning you will always have a drink at hand. The bike itself is dead simple to assemble and once you’ve got it up and running you will feel that this is no lightweight spinning bike – it’s been designed to get hammered so if that’s what you are planning on doing then you should really no further for a spinning bike in this price range and budget. Safe Spinning at Home The Spinner NXT is designed to keep you safe as you pedal and comes with SPD compatible platform pedals. There’s no chance of your feet slipping out and you becoming injured on the Star Trac NXT spinning bike and additional comfort factors include an ergonomic saddle with a easy to adjust seat – it will adjust to your size and preference with ease. The saddle has double-density padding to help you to avoid saddle sores when spinning – so you can easily spend upwards one two hours daily on the Spinner NXT. Advanced Spinning at Home for Cyclists For more advanced spinners the Star Trac Spinner NXT can be adjusted to the finest of details so you can set it up perfectly for your home spinning workout and class. This is particularly important for serious road cyclists who want to mimic the exact set-up of their road bike for indoor cycling and training. This is a great asset for the more professional spinner who wants to avoid injury and needs to transfer their exact body movements between indoors and outdoors. Technical Features Heavy-Duty Aluminum Frame – meaning this won’t corrode or rust Ergonomic Saddle – ensure comfort for all levels of rider Push Brake Safety System – means you can stop the flywheel in one second No-Slip Grip Handlebars – an easier ride when you are pushing yourself hard Oval-Shaped Handlebar and Seat Posts – for extra stability Micro-Adjustable Seat Slider – set the bike up exactly how you want it Dual-Sided SPD Pedals Compatibility – for comfort and stability Crank Assembly – very strong for dependable performance £200
  5. Dawes Shadow Year of manufacture unknown 21inch steel frame Chainset 50/34 5 speed block Aluminium Ridgida Rims Plissier front hub Sachs rear (both French) Wienmann brakes and levers Blumels Olympic Ali mudguards Offers
  6. Trek Navigator T30 17.5 inch / 44.5 cm Aluminium frame steel forks Shimano Acera 21 speed Santorini suspension seat pillar Selle Italia Gel Flow saddle Tektro brakes Mattrix 550 rims with Shimano hubs Swalbe Marathon Racer tyres Bontrager Interchange pannier bags with rack Two rearlights This is a really well constructed bike that would suit someone just starting cycling. Ideal for touring. In perfect working order. Mandys first bike. £60
  7. Watch this space. More bikes to come!
  8. Saracen winter jacket size 'L'. £30
  9. Kask Bambino TT helmet. With visor and carrying case. Size 55-58. £40
  10. Scott Plasma Team TT Bike. Ideal for TT starter. Shimano 105. Mavic Ksyrium Equipe wheels with Swalbe Ultimo ZX tyres. Size to fit 5' 7" - 5' 9". No scratches or dings. £300 for quick sale.
  11. Free. A towbar ball joint mounting bike rack. Kindly donated by a neighbour. Collect from Droitwich.
  12. DaveM

    Roy Cromack

    Sad to hear today from Tony that Roy has passed away. He had been ill for some time and ended his days peacefully in a hospice. I had the honour of being a teammate of his in the 70s and spent most of the time looking at his seat post wishing it would all end soon. We also served in the RAF together. Roy (born 18 February 1940) represented Britain in track races and in international road races such as the Peace Race. He was the first British cyclist to ride more than 500 miles in a 24-hour time trial. He rode 507 miles in the RTTC national 24-hour championship in July 1969. It was his first ride at the distance and the first time 500 miles had been bettered.The record stood for 28 years. He beat the second rider, Eric Matthews, by 15 miles. He was a rare all-rounder, winning championship medals from 4,000 metres on the track to 24 hours on the road. He won medals at every distance in British time-trialling championships and rode the road race for Britain at the Olympic Games in Mexico.
  13. https://www.boardmanbikes.com/gb_en/boardman-performance-centre-breaking-ground.html Looks interesting and will have a cafe.
  14. DaveM

    Birthday greetings

    Many thanks folks. Feel very lucky to be fit, well and part of the cycling community we have.
  15. DaveM

    For Men Only

    Spend a minute to read this chaps - it could save your life! http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-screening/Pages/Introduction.aspx
  16. Click on the link below to open the calendar. Click on the race name to find dates, stages, teams and riders. http://www.steephill.tv/2017/uci-world-calendar/
  17. DaveM

    Birthday greetings

    Many many thanks to you all. 73, out of warranty but no parts needing replacing.
  18. DaveM

    Aldi

    Bought one of these today. Well worth the money.
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    Aldi

    Bike bits on sale 7th July. Tool kit looks interesting. https://www.aldi.co.uk/specialbuys/dates/thursday-7th-july/c/2016-07-07/?sort=popular&q=%3Apopular%3AtransactionalStatus%3Atransactional%3AtransactionalStatus%3Anontransactional%3AEvent%3ACycling&page=0
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