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by Robin
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Helmets or no.
Replies: 10
Views: 763

Re: Helmets or no.

THE HIGHWAY CODE - VICTIM BLAMING Taking a lead from Donald Trump, the Highway Code has started tweeting! A recent tweet, that cyclists should attire themselves suitably to make their cycling safer, has angered a lot of people, particularly those who use a bicycle other than for liesure. As Sunday c...
by Robin
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Helmets or no.
Replies: 10
Views: 763

Re: Helmets or no.

I have a huge amount of respect for Geraint Thomas. He's a popular winner of the Tour de France, both with the fans and within the peloton. His win is good for the tour, cycling generally and, most of all, for Wales who've now renamed the Velodrome in Newport, “ The Geraint Thomas National Velodrome...
by Robin
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Helmets or no.
Replies: 10
Views: 763

Re: Helmets or no.

Welcome to the discussion Dean. I think the more people who contribute to this forum the better and hopefully we can get to the bottom of why it is that helmets have become such a high priority for some people in the cycle safety debate. I agree that as a club, given the type of cycling we do, which...
by Robin
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Helmets or no.
Replies: 10
Views: 763

Re: Helmets or no?

Thank you Amanda and Richard for joining the discussion. You both agree that wearing or not wearing a helmet should be down to the individual - but then you both add a caveat which, irresistibly, could be expressed as “ be it on your own head”! This does introduce both fear and guilt into the discus...
by Robin
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Helmets or no.
Replies: 10
Views: 763

Helmets or no.

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/video/2018/may/31/why-forcing-cyclists-to-wear-helmets-will-not-save-lives-video-explainer?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other The attached video gives an insight into the “real” and also “perceived” dangers of not wearing a cycle helmet. It is an important subject and on...
by Robin
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Login for website
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: Login for website

Wah hey!! Done it! Probably quite straight forward if you spend your life immersed in webby stuff but for us mere mortals.............. 1. request a new password 2. go to your mailbox and click the link for setting the new password 3. gasp at the complexity of what is offered ( which uses symbols so...
by Robin
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Login for website
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: Login for website

I've got the morning free so I'm going to try doing it on the trusty PC rather than my phone. I've repeated the request for a new password but this time copied and pasted the new one - however the result is the same. I'm going to try my gmail address and see if I can get that to work.
by Robin
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Login for website
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Login for website

It appears I was one of the first to log in to the message board/forum. I thought that I had registered for the main website too - but obviously not. I have just now tried to log in but have had similar experiences to others I spoke to at the meeting last night. The same experiences as Chris was hav...