Birmingham Cyclist

Cycling in and around Birmingham England

This is BC Discussion  number 1066. What's your favourite number related to cycling and why ? Mine is 34/32 because it gets me up steep hills without wearing out my cleats.... and now someone will tell me that's not a number it's a ratio !

Views: 114

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

11 as in Alfine 11. Wide enough range, decent steps, all enclosed and no dangly bits.

Been wanting to try one of those Alfine 11 hubs. They seem like a nice package

8.  Thats the number of gears in my Alfine hub.  One of the best bike purchases I have made.  It was quite liberating to realise that I didnt actually need 27 gears.

531 for the classsic Reynolds tubing. Excellent post John

29...er... because my big wheels have given me a blast round Glentress and Innerleithen these past two days :)

Keith gets big bonus points for 531. Lovely stuff

I've got two of those but there is a big step between 5 and 6 which doesn't appear on the 11.

Andrew W said:

8.  Thats the number of gears in my Alfine hub.  One of the best bike purchases I have made.  It was quite liberating to realise that I didnt actually need 27 gears.

3.60 The amount I dont spend on bus fare each day (it might be more now but you get my point)

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Site Sponsors


Latest Activity

Steve replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"You would think that it would be pretty predictable that metal plate would be slippery when wet.…"
1 hour ago
LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"It's better that it rained hard on Friday and was found to be slippy while contractors were…"
2 hours ago
Gaz is now a member of Birmingham Cyclist
5 hours ago
doug salmon replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Nobody apparently. Website still 25th open at 5pm. "
16 hours ago
john butler replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"thanks for update LS..but who is responsible for keeping the public informed about these…"
20 hours ago
LS replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"After the heavy rain yesterday the metal plates were found to be slippy. They are applying an…"
20 hours ago
Robert Jones replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"It was still closed late yesterday evening. "
yesterday
Andrew Walsh replied to LS's discussion Edgbaston Tunnel Tow Path Widening
"Hi all Is it open now?  I thought people were planning a party or something to celebrate, if…"
yesterday
Tom H commented on LS's photo
Thumbnail

NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"they are tighter, you can see from the concreting underneath that they are significantly wider than…"
Thursday
On Your Bike replied to doug salmon's discussion On Your Bike
"No problem. Any time."
Thursday
Andrew W commented on LS's photo
Thumbnail

NCN5 at Dogpool Lane

"I think they are a lot tighter now.  Almost had a clipless moment going South yesterday. …"
Thursday
Ryan Stait replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"Few new lane markings on Bristol St/Belgrave Middleway junction when I came out of town this…"
Wednesday
Kim replied to john butler's discussion A38 cycle route
"This is a problem with shared paths generally.  The signs and markings are generally…"
Wednesday
LS replied to Chad's discussion GU Canal (Tyseley)
"I cycled the Cole Valley route to work for 13 years which included the short stretch of canal at…"
Wednesday
Chad replied to Chad's discussion GU Canal (Tyseley)
"I have cycled this route for nigh on 20 years and it is only since the upgrade that I have ever…"
Wednesday
James Russell might attend LS's event
Thumbnail

HSBC Let's Ride Birmingham at Route to be confirmed

June 10, 2018 from 9am to 4pm
What used to be called SkyRide / BikeFest / City RideSee More
Tuesday

© 2018   Created by LS.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service