Cheerful Dave

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Pirate in Leatherhead?

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 10:51

It was probably me (as in I know I rode homeTuesday last week and might have been in my pirate top) , although I didn't hear you, sorry IS.  I get to ride in while the kids are off school, so I usually try & take a detour over a hill or two on my way home.  Some company for at least part of that would be a welcome change!. 

O&G = oil & gas, FT.

I'll be out for a run this lunchtime, if any of the apparent multitude of pirates on site spot a balding bloke in a red top on Springfield Drive shortly after 12 that'll be me.

Where there's a will...

Posted: 29/07/2015 at 15:54

If she'd left it all to the High Court Judges Benevolent Fund her daughter wouldn't be seeing a penny of it.

Talkback: Should teens go the marathon distance?

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 16:09
Nayan wrote (see)
Only if it doesn't interfere with their work up chimneys or in sweatshops.

sportsdirects these days, do keep up.

Numpty IM Bike Thread

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 07:46

I had a similar problem a while ago, and it turned out that the problem was a stiff link in the chain that would cause it to jump at the back, but it only happened when I used the large chainring, probably because when I used the small ring the sharper turns through the rear mech sorted out the stiff link.

Otherwise, if it only happens when you're working hard, it might be that the frame is flexing and the front mech is pushing the chain off. 

Chris Froome being accused of doping!?

Posted: 26/07/2015 at 10:06

Are the French press now calling on Quintana to release his power data, or are they saying that Froome was deliberately taking it easy?

Chris Froome being accused of doping!?

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 12:03

Have I got time to take up smoking, then quit, before VLM next April?

race tactics

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 13:36

I'm not sure I like the way 'Age Grading' translates into 'Gradient d'âge'.  It makes it sound much more like the slippery slope of advancing years.

Paula - Pee or Poo

Posted: 18/07/2015 at 07:19
Redjeep wrote (see)

Wow. After more than 10 years, one of life's great mysteries finally gets flushed down the pan.


If it had been flushed at the time we wouldn't have had all this trouble.  Paula's poo caused the recession.  Probably. 

Sub 3

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 10:32

Albert Steptoe frightening children again, I see.  It's a bit blurred but I'm pretty sure the little girl is covering her eyes.

Nice work PP.  Attention to detail compels me to point out that you've gained a further Brucey with another second on chip time.

Chris Froome being accused of doping!?

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 09:02
VDOT51 wrote (see)
Also how can you tell from a power meter reading if someone is doping or if they are just better than the rest? 

Basically, the usual arguement is that it isn't possible to sustain whatever power over whatever period of time without doping.  It's unprovable either way, unfortunately.

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