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  1. Thread: Hand Trike

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    Finding out that BikeChain who I bought the trike...

    Finding out that BikeChain who I bought the trike from now no longer answer my e-mails.Happy to get the sale but not happy to do the maintenance.Found another guy online who did a small repair.Quick...
  2. Thread: Ferrules

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    19 mm.Found out from hardware shop guy.

    19 mm.Found out from hardware shop guy.
  3. Brilliant!

    Why shouldn't they be pimped?Great idea.I think of moby scooters as pavement cars anyway.Hope we see more of them everywhere.
  4. Thread: Hand Trike

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    Another thing.If you don't have the upper body...

    Another thing.If you don't have the upper body strength already then maybe use a rowing machine for 6 months before buying one.You'll probably use the same muscles that you use on a hand trike and...
  5. Thread: Ferrules

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    Thanks.Will give them a try.

    Thanks.Will give them a try.
  6. Thread: Hand Trike

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    Just found out that I can't add an electric motor...

    Just found out that I can't add an electric motor to the hand trike.Would interfere with the gear system on the front wheel.So my advice to anyone thinking of buying one is - if you want to take the...
  7. Why should ex-services people get special...

    Why should ex-services people get special treatment?They were highly trained professionals who learned a skill or a trade and were paid while doing so.They didn't say-please don't pay me I just want...
  8. Thread: Ferrules

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    Good idea.Will do.They usually sell everything in...

    Good idea.Will do.They usually sell everything in the local hardware shop.
  9. Thread: Hand Trike

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    It's getting easier on the trike.Developing some...

    It's getting easier on the trike.Developing some muscles after a month on it.Still fancy a bit of electric power.Pavements and side roads in Glasgow in an awful state.Pot-holes everywhere.I blame the...
  10. Thread: Ferrules

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    Ferrules

    :)Anybody know what the size is for ferrules for your bog standard black metal folding walking stick?
  11. Thread: Hand Trike

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    Cheers.Out on it this morning at 7.Lot of...

    Cheers.Out on it this morning at 7.Lot of fun.Still like the idea of a bit of electric power with it.May as well spend some of the DLA on that while I'm still getting it.Was looking at Dutch hand...
  12. Thread: Hand Trike

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    Replying to my own post-bad sign.Got one of the...

    Replying to my own post-bad sign.Got one of the brake cables tangled-my fault.Guy from Bikechain came along,took the trike away and returned it a few hours later.No charge.Toying with the idea of...
  13. Thread: Hand Trike

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    Hand Trike

    Finally got a hand trike-the Mission Handy Hand Cycle supplied by Bike Chain Glasgow.They delivered it to my door set it up and explained the controls.Seem to be a good company-so far.Will keep you...
  14. Most or a very lot of the people who work in the...

    Most or a very lot of the people who work in the NHS are immigrants.Our medical and nursing students shoot the craw for sunnier and more lucrative climes once they're qualified.To digress I haven't...
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    Dales Cycles have now decided they can't supply...

    Dales Cycles have now decided they can't supply one.There are too many "issues" for them re.setting them up and maintaining them so they're safe to ride about on.They've pointed at 2 other bike shops...
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    Dales Cycles have got back to me.They can supply...

    Dales Cycles have got back to me.They can supply one.Eureka!
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    Trying to Buy a Hand Trike

    Do you know how there's supposed to be an economic recession going on?Yes?Well it's really strange as I've been trying to buy a hand trike -the cheapest one of course - only a grand or...
  18. The logic of all this is to cut public...

    The logic of all this is to cut public spending.Correct?It's got zero to do with "helping" people.Even the employed disabled punters on this site must get that.If you become ill or more disabled or...
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    Paul that's nice for you but maybe you're the...

    Paul that's nice for you but maybe you're the exception that proves the rule.Your experience might not be everybody's.I'm generalising. Your personalising.
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    No I don't think people like myself or you or...

    No I don't think people like myself or you or anybody else who are unemployed are "rubbish".This was a term used by a lecturer at college back in the 80s who said "..we've got a good class this year...
  21. Thread: Adult Trikes

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    Adult Trikes

    Does anyone with a lower limb impairment ever use one of these just with one pedal?I did it as a child and am wondering if it's still feasible.The hand trikes are so pricey and tend to look crap.
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    Universal Job Match Web Site

    Does anyone else use this JCP site?It's interesting that most of the jobs on it are from recruitment agencies.Call me cynical.You're cynical!But do you think there's a wee DWP person trawling all the...
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    We're doomed! Ah tell ye'! We're aw doomed!The...

    We're doomed! Ah tell ye'! We're aw doomed!The man's an idiot!
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    Job Seekers who are put into the Work Programme...

    Job Seekers who are put into the Work Programme are required to sign off JSA hence not appearing in the real unemployment figures.The media seem to collude with whatever government that's in power...
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    "Walking Sticks On Ice" Is this a new ITV...

    "Walking Sticks On Ice" Is this a new ITV Saturday night show?
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