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bio website youtube.com/user/TomSwift77#p/…
location United Kingdom
age 37
visits member for 3 years, 7 months
seen 6 hours ago

Mostly I ride a commuter bike short distances as an environmentally friendly, cheap and healthy mode of transport.

Occasionally I ride off road on a hard-tail mountain bike.


Dec
8
answered What is a simple mnemonic for remembering the thread direction when removing pedals?
Dec
5
answered How to avoid sore nipples while riding
Dec
3
answered Rear hub-adjuster thing - What does it do?
Nov
29
revised How many fingers on the brake lever?
corrected spelling
Nov
27
revised My bike key is broken off inside the lock
added picture
Nov
15
comment How should I deal with bike messengers + others (salmon) riding the wrong way in a bike lane?
There's a blog on this here - guardian.co.uk/environment/bike-blog/2012/nov/13/…
Oct
28
revised How do I use retro drop down handlebars with no hoods?
added link and picture, added brakes tag
Oct
11
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
9
comment Are Z-shaped cranks a good idea?
I'm really not convinced, but my Physics is a bit rusty so I'll need to have a think about it.
Oct
2
answered Is it safe to Cycle with an Umbrella?
Sep
25
answered Cycling on Manchester Metrolink tram routes
Sep
24
reviewed Approve Choosing mudguards for carrying a bicycle in a small lift
Sep
24
awarded  Enthusiast
Sep
21
awarded  Custodian
Sep
19
awarded  Guru
Sep
14
reviewed Approve Does pedaling while standing damage my knees even if I don't feel pain?
Sep
9
comment Crate of beer as cargo
Buy your beer in cans?
Sep
9
accepted Does the USADA have the authority to strip Lance Armstrong of his Tour de France titles?
Sep
5
reviewed Approve Is it better to have a slightly big or slightly small bike?
Sep
4
comment Is it legal to pass a car on the right when that car is turning?
In the UK (where we drive on the left), "Do not ride on the inside of vehicles signalling or slowing down to turn left." - direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069837