New one on me....

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Bigtallfatbloke, 7 Aug 2007.

  1. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    ;)...I was cycling this morning and had cause to go up a small but irratating hill on the way into Stock village. A few months ago I would have walked up it but now I am riding up it with a full 4 pannier load with no problems...although I am usually knackered at the top and take a breather near the church.

    It's a hill where I see lot's of cyclist's dismounting and walking up the hill, it's not abnormal to see people do that on this hill.....BUT...

    Today i saw a cyclist walking DOWN the hill!!...a quick glance confirmed that no flat tyres were to blame and a the customary nod and hello signalled all was well.....

    ...walking DOWN a hill....hmmm...that's a new one on me....maybe I should try it one day...looks like I'm missing something:wacko::ohmy::ohmy:.
  2. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Could have been some other mechanical fault? Or some sort of cramp, or a bad twinge in the saddle area requiring a spell off the bike?
  3. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    snapped brake cables or maybe a broken spoke? or a knackered bb ;)
  4. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    Maybe he's got carpal tunnel syndrome and can't pull his brakes?
  5. Sh4rkyBloke

    Sh4rkyBloke Jaffa Cake monster

    Manchester, UK
    Maybe he's on his way to work... no need to rush. ;)
  6. You're back to that sea monster in that other thread...
  7. OP

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    could have been...although she look happy enough
  8. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    It's easier to walk down than up! ;)
  9. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I like walking up!!!!!!!!!!!!
  10. She's seen the size of your panniers and was laying in catch your eye?! ;)
  11. Mr Phoebus

    Mr Phoebus New Member

    You're back to that sea monster in that other thread...[/QUOTE]

    Sigmund Freud ;)[/I]
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