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Re: On your Bike

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 09 Dec 2019, 20:53

Come on "On your Bike" fans.

Can you tell me what decade this photograph was taken in? It could only have been one :-D and at the time good old Maxwell House or Nescafe would have supplied the Coffee for the Coffee-Bar, not a freshly ground bean, or espresso machine in sight :-D
Nf own Work photo of a photo Jan's Cafe
Nf own Work photo of a photo Jan's Cafe
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Re: On your Bike

Post by old'uns » 09 Dec 2019, 22:31

as they look like 'tracky' tops and the hairstyles are Glam Rock looking ...70's?

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Re: On your Bike

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 09 Dec 2019, 22:39

old'uns wrote:
09 Dec 2019, 22:31
as they look like 'tracky' tops and the hairstyles are Glam Rock looking ...70's?
Of course, I guess you may say my era!

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Re: On your Bike

Post by Gibbo2286 » 10 Dec 2019, 11:06

Without the engine that's what I rode in my first job after leaving school, collecting parts for the garage workshop from main dealers and the like all around Birmingham.

A Gundle bike, the maker's factory was just along the road from the garage.

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Re: On your Bike

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 12 Dec 2019, 21:28

In the depths of wartime the Berwick Advertiser on 6 August 1915, carried this advertisment

" Don’t Swear Dunlop Advert". The same advert is framed on the wall of the Leaping Salmon Pub, at the Berwick end of the main road bridge over the Tweed.

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From https://www.northumberlandarchives.com/ ... op-advert/

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Re: On your Bike

Post by old'uns » 12 Dec 2019, 22:14

reminds me of stories from my Grandad who used to work at 'The Fort' many years ago on the bicycle side.
sneaking out with tyres wrapped diagonally across their chests under the heavy work coats...
and break times where they used to go to the Canal side and get a brew from the barge / canteen moored there...until someone spotted them filling the water boilers from the Canal!!

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Re: On your Bike

Post by old'uns » 30 Dec 2019, 20:13

Plenty of rides whilst on Xmas hols.
Usual water, mud, leaves etc and stuff like this

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Of course I had to ride through it. 🙆 deep enough to wash the crud off the BB

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Re: On your Bike

Post by old'uns » 30 Dec 2019, 20:22

Mobile uploads a bit hit and miss out here in the sticks...

Came across this in the forest

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1944 ze Germans arrested French Resistance here, tortured and killed then burnt down the building.

Managing to explore more than I thought, not been threatened by an irate farmer/ hunter yet. 😎

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Re: On your Bike

Post by old'uns » 30 Dec 2019, 20:44

Marker post for junction of 3 Dept's....37 49 72

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Averaging 10-12 miles per ride depending on weather, nearer 0 than 10 , pedal faster, keep warm

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Re: On your Bike

Post by old'uns » 30 Dec 2019, 20:58

Roundabout in the middle of the forest .....

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Re: On your Bike

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 30 Dec 2019, 21:08

Nice crop of images their old uns

Now what random link can I discover from 394972 your intersection of departements :-D

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Re: On your Bike

Post by Timmo » 30 Dec 2019, 23:08

Checking the workout history on my tracker today, a rather disappointing 700 miles in the bikes this year, just on 2500 in the car, must try harder next year,
Couple of good rides past weekends though, ride on the coast in sub optimal conditions, and a few runs of the local 'mountain' - it's only 955ft hight but is as good as we get! Granite boulders strewn all over, some awesome runs off the sides, good dose of technical riding!
Back in the shed today for a tidy up and full drive train swap on a specialized sirrus and rear hub regrind and polish, new ball bearings and gear reset on a regulars boardman mtb,

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Re: On your Bike

Post by Jonxsara » 31 Dec 2019, 19:53

old'uns wrote:
09 Dec 2019, 22:31
as they look like 'tracky' tops and the hairstyles are Glam Rock looking ...70's?
late 60s ?

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Re: On your Bike

Post by Jonxsara » 31 Dec 2019, 19:58

My sons bike taken at the top of the Cat & Fiddle (Buxton - Macclesfield road)
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Re: On your Bike

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 31 Dec 2019, 20:29

Jonxsara wrote:
31 Dec 2019, 19:53
old'uns wrote:
09 Dec 2019, 22:31
as they look like 'tracky' tops and the hairstyles are Glam Rock looking ...70's?
late 60s ?
Definitely 1970's Jonxsara! from me who was there and had the tracky top and the haircut (only just got rid of it yesterday! read about it here https://www.frenchcarforum.co.uk/forum/ ... 46#p630746)


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