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Old Aug 16th 2010, 6:47 pm
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-10965608

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haha - I saw this a few days back and thought of you Mr Mamil....

Was going to post, but thought you'd track me down....
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Sad fact is, if I didn't have a prosthetic hip, I would be one of them as well.
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Old Aug 16th 2010, 7:38 pm
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Sad fact is, if I didn't have a prosthetic hip, I would be one of them as well.
Can you not ride a hybrid or something that offers more comfort?
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Can you not ride a hybrid or something that offers more comfort?
Yeah, like a Harley; Middle Aged Men In Leather!
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Yeah, like a Harley; Middle Aged Men In Leather!
Leather is an old mans spandex
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Can you not ride a hybrid or something that offers more comfort?
I just can't get my knee high enough at the top of the pedalling motion.
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I just can't get my knee high enough at the top of the pedalling motion.
You could get a shorter pedal on one side? Flywheel? Bigger frame?

I used to cycle a lot but then someone stole my bike . It wasn’t even new, just an old 70’s Olympia racing type bike (very nicely made though and tough).
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On the funny side, picking on innocent Sunday cycleists:

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Bloody lycra louts.
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On the funny side, picking on innocent Sunday cycleists:

heh heh, I reckon youd be half bemused and half ready to punch one of them in the mouth.
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Got this quoted at me a lot during and after last week as I cycled up from Edinburgh to Aberdeen...

I'm not even 35 yet
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Got this quoted at me a lot during and after last week as I cycled up from Edinburgh to Aberdeen...

I'm not even 35 yet
Nice one, that's quite a ride!! What route did you take?
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Nice one, that's quite a ride!! What route did you take?
Did it over a few days, taking in the scenery and the air. I'd forgotten what fresh Scottish air was like!

Edinburgh to Perth via the edge of Cowdenbeath and through Kinross, then along the coast through Dundee to Arbroath, up the coast (and along the A92 a bit) to Montrose and on to Stonehaven, and then round to Kirkton of Maryculter and along the old railway line to Aberdeen. Fun times!
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