Tip of the day

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Night Train, 30 Jun 2008.

  1. Night Train

    Night Train Maker of Things

    Greater Manchester
    Don't drive in your cycling shoes, the clips get caught on the pedals!:tongue:

    I went to rehersals on the bike and we ended up clearing out the old set and back stage stores into a skip. The actor types have no idea about skip filling and so I waded into the skip to sort it out and remove all the reusable and salvagable stuff. The pile got so big that I decided to get the car and trailer to bring it all back to my workshop so I can build the set for the panto with it.
    One of the guys there drove me home to save time and I jumped in the car with the trailer on the back and half way there found the cycle clips jamming my feet on the pedal rubbers. Fortunately I am very good at controlling an out of control car and trailer and I was driving slowly and it was very quiet on the roads. I also have to drive it all back loaded to within an inch of its legality as well.

    What are your Tips of the Day?
  2. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    Always wipe.
  3. Lardyboy

    Lardyboy New Member

    Never look down. At any time. At anything. At anyone.
  4. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Further to Lardyboy's reccommendation, as you walk along the street, take time to look up at the rooftops... there are some really nice things hidden away up there! :tongue:
  5. yorkshiregoth

    yorkshiregoth Master of all he surveys

    Don't eat yellow snow.
  6. rikki

    rikki Veteran

    Especially for Night Train:

    Do not let any of the actor/musical theatre/dancer type people tie anything onto your trailer. They are [generally] unbelievably hopeless with ropes and knots.

    Also: Don't whistle on stage
  7. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    Don't waste money buying expensive binoculars. Simply stand closer to the object you wish to view.
  8. sheddy

    sheddy Guru

    Always expect the unexpected (file under Road Safety)
  9. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
  10. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    Never pee on your own doorstep.
  11. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    99 change hands
  12. Sh4rkyBloke

    Sh4rkyBloke Jaffa Cake monster

    Manchester, UK
    Always be prepa...
  13. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Absolutely! For example, this made me laugh when I spotted it:


    Still there as far as I know, must go and check...
  14. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    Go out on your bike.
    There is my tip for today:biggrin:
  15. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    On the left chimney, theres a smilyface. The right one could be seen as a cock i think.
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