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    Quote Originally Posted by Nobby View Post
    lol @ wetsuit

    Was Dowsett walking the course on a recce?
    I reckon he might have been moonwalking it in diving boots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by William of the Hearted Bl View Post
    I reckon he might have been moonwalking it in diving boots.
    Is it just me that's actually mildly interested in seeing that? :-/
    Pootleist

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    I see Conti have a new version of the gp4000s out - with added 'stuff'. But 50 rrp per tyre

    http://www.wiggle.co.uk/continental-...ing-road-tyre/

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    Not worth it, I would rather buy 2 tyres at that price. Also my experience of cycling a fair bit on the road is that they are as puncture prone as any other tyre of that Ilk.
    I love the Michelins and will be sticking with them for the foreseeable future as the Pro 3s on my winter bike have proved that they too are "Puncture resistant" 18 months on the bike (put on in October 2012) 2 punctures one yesterday and one 3rd of March, probably an indication they are getting a bit thin on the rubber after about 1800 miles.
    Logical

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    http://www.sportpursuit.com/sales/mi...yres-and-tubes

    Don't know if that's any better than from ze germans

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    Not signed up with them so cant see Zee Price. I paid 17 a tyre from Planet X got 4 so should last a few years.
    Logical

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    I actually fancy a ride on my bike, but after I'd blown the dust off it I notice a rather large bubble/blister protruding from the side wall. It's a Michelin Pro 3 and can't have more than a couple of hundred miles on it.

    So, any tyre recommendations, any bargains to be had?

    Ta

    x

    And WOW, got my old login back, 58,000 posts of informative and interesting dialogue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty Karlos View Post
    So, any tyre recommendations, any bargains to be had?

    Ta
    Yep, spend 150 at probike kit and get 2 pro4's free. An utter bargain.
    aka Sean / Sandeep / Sylvian / Seamus....

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    Wiggle have got gp4000s for much cheapness to make way for the new mk2 tyre.

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    How was the return journey - find an eating hole en route...?

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    Nope, I managed to find the way to the trail without passing anywhere to buy anything and didn't want to add mileage by diverting so thought I'd just try and blast home. Needless to say the last 5 miles I was looking at roadkill with hungry eyes and when I got home no food was left uneaten, including half the kids chocolate and sweets

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    I was looking at roadkill with hungry eyes
    : D

    You're a bad man - kids need those so they have enough energy to piss you off for the remainder of the evening.

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    They can quite easily do that without the aid of Haribo

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    Lucky you.

    A friend has just a kid - 3 months old - I tried to warn him but no, he had to be a father.

    Looks fucked these days. He should free of her by the time he's reached 58, if she goes early.

    Another lucky guy. I'm so jealous...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alx View Post
    When I got home no food was left uneaten, including half the kids, chocolate and sweets
    So which half
    Logical

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dalesman View Post
    So which half
    One of them?
    Waving at the proles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alx View Post
    Nope, I managed to find the way to the trail without passing anywhere to buy anything and didn't want to add mileage by diverting so thought I'd just try and blast home. Needless to say the last 5 miles I was looking at roadkill with hungry eyes and when I got home no food was left uneaten, including half the kids chocolate and sweets
    Just had an idea, pop a handful of jelly beans into a baggie and push them into your handle bars, the weight difference will be marginal* they shouldn't rattle and the drops should keep them in place...but when that day of sheer death...that seriously considering knocking on some strangers door for food....it might come in handy.

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    Hmm, good idea. I could also fill up the seat tube with mars bars....maybe utilise the space in the fork's steerer, and I'm sure if I took some of that stuff out of the forks there'd be space for a few treats...

    *wanders off to shed armed with spanners and a Haribo family pack*

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    Things I am unlikely to hear outside of a group road ride "so me and the wife have always said we never doing anything on impulse...so on that weekend we bought a California"

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