Recent content by Barney

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    Santa cruz vp free

    cool bike!
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    Folders for sale

    the grips have a right fan club on bb. that will not last 10 mins there
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    Northstar

    Wanted a coleman northstar or will consider a Powerhouse, swap for knives, cash or handmade leather goods of good quality, or even a bit of steelwork. Let me know what you want. All the best Barney
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    Plastic Zips

    Whats the best way to rejuvenate heavy duty plastic zips and give them a bit of smoothness ?
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    Is my guilt justified?

    I think that Twosticks had it about right in his assessment of the initial situation. I was holding out some kind of hope that his return home with the punctured bike would spur his father into the repair. In the back of my mind I knew it was a forlorn hope as several years ago his twin...
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    Is my guilt justified?

    By Fixing the kids punctures have I admitted responsibility for the maintenance of them, In my view non of them were roadworthy and all were poorly maintained.
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    Is my guilt justified?

    see post 17
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    Is my guilt justified?

    Thanks for your considered replies it helped a lot but I am now faced with another dilema:lmao:. I stripped down jacks bike and there was no apparent puncture that we could find, whilst I was fixing that Sadiqe(Spelling) came over and he had a puncture as well so I stripped down his and he had...
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    Is my guilt justified?

    Some reassurance is needed here just now. A friend of my son has just come over and asked me to fix a puncture on his bicycle, I told him to take it home and ask his dad to do it. The problem is that I knew his dad would not repair it. Dont get me wrong he's a hardworking guy who keeps a roof...
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    Carnivorous Wasp

    I am just getting the barbi' on for a couple of steaks and cant believe what I just witnessed. A wasp came along and started to gnaw off a piece of my steak, it proceeded to remove a piece about 5mm Square and flew off with it :eek:. whats that all about? I admit its a bit awkward to make...
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    Kelly Kettle Mod

    That's a cool well executed solution.
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    Mountain Bike for sale

    Good spec bike, 2008 model hardly used less than 40 mile on clock. More or less as new. £1100 This bike was £1900 new Spec as below 7" travel, size large. olive drab with trees on it :) http://www.pearcecycles.co.uk/product/544 A review...
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    Off to Sweden tommorrow!

    I'm really pleased that the year appears to have turned round for you Linz, have a great holiday.:)
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    Grave Goods

    A lovely lovely thought. The contrast between the stop and the re-start is thought provoking.
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    Red Berries ID Please

    Thanks guys, I will be having a go with the Guelder rose I think when they are ripe. Hopefully I will soon be able to stop mithering as I have a new identification guide on its way which apparently will identify everything very quickly.:)