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22nd March 2015 ride to Gawthrop in Dentdale

25 March 2015 - 1:33pm
The view looking down Barbondale by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of 22nd March 2015 ride to Gawthrop in Dentdale at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/march-20 ... march.html

Re: Simeon's ride photo galleries

23 March 2015 - 12:45pm
Thanks geocycle, I made it as far as Dentdale on yesterday ride and busy editing the photos today as I am off on holiday this week.

Re: Simeon's ride photo galleries

23 March 2015 - 11:48am
IMG_20150322_152303830 (Medium) (Small).jpgWonderful pictures Simeon thanks for sharing. Got out to Clapham on Saturday: spring at last.


PS. I am concerned that I can recognize some of your locations just from the cake on offer!

Re: Simeon's ride photo galleries

23 March 2015 - 10:40am
It is indeed a great area to live and ride.

Have fun on your new more independent rides and keep posting!

Re: Simeon's ride photo galleries

22 March 2015 - 7:19pm
Thanks Bicycler, I am just lucky to live in one better cycle touring areas in England and decide last year to start more of my Sunday cycling from my front door instead back of my van and if anyone want to join me on Sunday ride, I start imformal group up, which mainly me and my camera, which meets at Halton Station (which is few minutes in driving time from junction 34 of M6 with free parking) on Sunday morningS at 9.15am in the Winter Months and 9.00am in the Summer months.

Re: Simeon's ride photo galleries

22 March 2015 - 3:08pm
Hi Simeon, I always enjoyed the RSF photos you put up so good to see you back posting on here

15th March 2015 ride to Burton-in-Lonsdale

21 March 2015 - 6:44pm
Heading along the lane towards Higher Broadwood. by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of 15th March 2015 ride to Burton-in-Lonsdale at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/march-2015/15th-march-2015.html

8th March 2015 ride to Dunsop Bridge

21 March 2015 - 6:40pm
The view looking down Losterdale by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of the 8th March 2015 ride to Dent at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/march-2015/8th-march-2015.html

1st March 2015 ride to Brigsteer

21 March 2015 - 6:37pm
Moss on the bridge across the Marsh Drain on the Marsh Road. by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of 1st March 2015 ride to Brigsteer at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/march-2015/1st-march-2015.html

22nd February 2015 ride to Kirkby Lonsdale

21 March 2015 - 6:34pm
A tree at side of the B6254 near Newton. by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of the 22nd February 2015 ride to Kirkby Lonsdale at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/february-2015/22nd.html

15th February 2015 ride to Wharfe

21 March 2015 - 6:31pm
Morning sunlight in Wray. by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of the 15th February 2015 ride to Wharfe at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/february-2015/15th.html

8th February 2015 ride to Knott End

21 March 2015 - 6:27pm
Reeds at side of lane on way to Bank Houses. by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of the 8th February 2015 ride to Knott End at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/february-2015/8th.html

1st February 2015 ride to Mill Side

21 March 2015 - 6:23pm
A view of the platform outside the Refreshment Room. by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of 1st February 2015 ride to Mill Side at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/february-2015/1st.html

25th January 2015 ride to Leighton Moss.

21 March 2015 - 6:20pm
Marcus and Ruth on the climb out of Halton to Four Lane End. by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of 25th January 2015 ride to Leighton Moss at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/january-2015/25th.html

18th January 2015 ride to Forton

21 March 2015 - 6:17pm
The cake photo at cafe at JC Country in Forton by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the ride photos 18th January 2015 ride to Forton at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/january-2015/18th.html

11th January 2015 ride to Wennington

21 March 2015 - 6:13pm
Moss on Furnessford Bridge. by simeonorme, on Flickr

You can see rest of the photos of the 11th January 2015 ride to Wennington at this link http://www.southlakesgroup.org/january-2015/11th.html

Re: Chains n' stuff

21 March 2015 - 3:31pm
That depends on the relative cost of your rear cassette/ chain. The last cassette I bought only cost me £8 which was less than the chain but it was on special offer.

Incidentally there is an interesting article on Sheldon Brown's web site http://sheldonbrown.com/chains.html , (if you find this sort of thing interesting that is) on the subject of chain wear. I didn't realise chains wear at the point where the link pin inserts the the side plates. I always thought the wear was happening where the chain ring rubbed on the rollers. Obvious really because that would explain why a chain fails by pulling one of the pins out of the side plates.

Re: Should I just stick with 26" wheels?

20 March 2015 - 7:31pm
hamster wrote:Indeed, they are called fatbikes! And a growing trend they are too...
More of a fad than a trend I would have thought, but each to his own.
In any case, 27.5+ is being sold as the perfect compromise between 27.5 and fat bike, hence is not a fat bike. (Students of mtb marketing history will remember a similar argument for 650b being the perfect compromise between 26" and 29"). Importantly your 27.5+ bike will have suspension.

Re: Chains n' stuff

20 March 2015 - 12:16am
A chain is a wear and tear item. As soon as it starts not performing replace it. It is cheaper to replace that than to replace the cranks or cassette.
It's not a bad thing to wear out a chain it's just you have been putting the miles in.

Re: Should I just stick with 26" wheels?

19 March 2015 - 8:06pm
hufty wrote:How many years before we read about the real benefits of the 26+ wheel, ie a small strong wheel with a large volume tyre to bring the outer diameter up to whatever 650b corresponds to? As long as the clearances are such that you have to buy a new frame...

Indeed, they are called fatbikes! And a growing trend they are too...
http://surlybikes.com/bikes/pugsley

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