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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:55 pm 
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...a 'normal' road bike with Weinmann brakes, chrome rims, mudguards, racks, Michelin World Tours, Normandy hubs, etc, etc...


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Perhaps you want to follow in the wheeltracks of Claire Balding?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:03 pm 
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Old Ned wrote:
Perhaps you want to follow in the wheeltracks of Claire Balding?


Crikey.

Claire Balding.

Mind you good to see old Hoban on the programme - riding a (yuk) modern.

Roadking.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:19 pm 
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Old Ned wrote:
Perhaps you want to follow in the wheeltracks of Claire Balding?


Need to plough a different furrow there, fella :?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:31 pm 
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I only mentioned wheeltracks, nothing else.

As if I would...................... :roll:


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 2:53 pm 
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legrandefromage wrote:
...a 'normal' road bike with Weinmann brakes, chrome rims, mudguards, racks, Michelin World Tours, Normandy hubs, etc, etc...


Ah, chrome rims - I remember them from bikes I had as a kid. A pig to keep clean and free of rust spots, and in wet weather, braking was about as effective as putting a "No Entry" sticker on Eamonn Holmes's fridge. ;)

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:26 pm 
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Piperdave wrote:
Old Ned wrote:
Perhaps you want to follow in the wheeltracks of Claire Balding?


Need to plough a different furrow there, fella :?


And let's face it, ye may have trouble overtaking if its a narrow track............


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 12:58 pm 
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legrandefromage wrote:
...a 'normal' road bike with Weinmann brakes, chrome rims, mudguards, racks, Michelin World Tours, Normandy hubs, etc, etc...

Because I'm riding one like that and you're jealous? Maybe you saw mine parked up :D :D :D


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