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PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:19 am 
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I really must find that "Tough of the Track" story


He was a cross country runner not a cyclist.But if you've seen any stories with him in it on a bike,i'd love to read it :D 8)


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dyna-ti wrote:
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I really must find that "Tough of the Track" story


He was a cross country runner not a cyclist.But if you've seen any stories with him in it on a bike,i'd love to read it :D 8)


There was a story where he entered a bike race and swiss cheesed his very heavy bike and won the race (of course)


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Blimey, did we all read the same one, I remember him drilling the frame being careful not to let the drilled out metal fall into the tubes :lol:
Must've been a Dualathlon or something :wink:


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THAT'S THE ONE! :lol:

Looked for a copy on t'internet but not found it yet - although there's loads of Alf Tupper stuff :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:41 am 
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I saw this 'Bike Weights' thread and assumed it was about some product you could add to your bike like a diver's belt to make it heavier and thus more manly.

Imagine my disappointment at discovering a discussion on how to make your bike more flimsy.

Pah!


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2011 1:46 am 
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therealkw15 wrote:
I saw this 'Bike Weights' thread and assumed it was about some product you could add to your bike like a diver's belt to make it heavier and thus more manly.

Imagine my disappointment at discovering a discussion on how to make your bike more flimsy.

Pah!


:lol: :lol: :lol:


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