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by slowbob
Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)
Replies: 18
Views: 15035

Re: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)

Yes, Norfolk isn't no Alps!!! I managed an av of 18.2mph over 30 miles yesterday, so i'm getting better!!! I have done 100 miles in a whisker over 5 hours, thats an av of 20mph, takes some doing to maintain that sort of average, even in flatish east anglia. I did that about 5 years ago and need to g...
by slowbob
Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)
Replies: 18
Views: 15035

Re: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)

Call me mad but i've just signed up to do the Norwich 100 cycle event on 27th May. 100 miles around the Norfolk countryside, should make an ideal training ride for my alpine challenge. :D
by slowbob
Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Car Sales
Topic: Looks like Niva's are going up in value!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 2167

Looks like Niva's are going up in value!!!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1994-LADA-NIV ... 1c245e5eda
I've got one very similar to this, maybe I should advertise it!!!!
by slowbob
Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)
Replies: 18
Views: 15035

Re: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)

Only 19 weeks to go until my charity ride, it sounds alot but the weeks will soon disappear. I have upped my training this week, getting out every other day, either to the gym to do some serious high intensity work, or my preferred training, out on the bike. I managed to do 39 miles in the rolling S...
by slowbob
Sun Jan 22, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)
Replies: 18
Views: 15035

Re: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)

Thanks Neil, i'll keep you all informed. :D
by slowbob
Thu Jan 12, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Car Sales
Topic: Niva on Ebay
Replies: 11
Views: 4919

Re: Niva on Ebay

Still has those horrible plastic wheel arches on too. I bet there is shed loads of rust waiting to be discovered under them!
by slowbob
Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)
Replies: 18
Views: 15035

Charity cycle ride (blatant plug!!!)

My dad passed away late last year following a short fight with Cancer. During his battle, he was cared for by many people who can only be discribed as angels. They worked for Macmillan Cancer Care. To honour my dad's memory and to help raise some much needed funds for Macmillan, I have entered this ...
by slowbob
Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Car Sales
Topic: Pimp my niva hits ebay!
Replies: 8
Views: 3475

What have they done!!!
If you strip all that sh*t off it, you would have yourself a tidy looking Niva there, oh, and a few extra £££ from all that scrap metal!!
by slowbob
Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Car Sales
Topic: Rally prepped Niva on Ebay
Replies: 1
Views: 1431

Rally prepped Niva on Ebay

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1988-LADA-NIV ... 3cbd864822

May interest someone with loads of money!!
by slowbob
Mon Oct 24, 2011 9:17 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Replacement cordless drill
Replies: 11
Views: 5679

Oh and if your bottomless pit of money allows, there is always Hilti drills to throw into the mix!!!
by slowbob
Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Car Sales
Topic: optimism....
Replies: 8
Views: 3771

Reserve not met!!! What a surprise. :wink:
by slowbob
Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Latest DVLA Scam
Replies: 10
Views: 5033

Well i'd tell them to stick the fine where the sun don't shine, either that or send them an invoice for your time totalling whatever their charges are. Either way they could go get f****d.
by slowbob
Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Replacement cordless drill
Replies: 11
Views: 5679

Makita, DeWalt or Milwakue would get my vote. All are more expensive than DIY stuff but the old line, you get what you pay for, certainly is true when it comes to power tools.
by slowbob
Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: General Interest
Topic: Latest DVLA Scam
Replies: 10
Views: 5033

Simple to over come that problem. Get a proof of postage from the post office when you send DVLA the logbook, then if they try and pull a fast one, you can prove you have done your bit.