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Air, Brakes, Chain and D..........  

Clue:  it was raining and she was wearing an anorak- type coat with various cords threaded through....

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Would it be Dress Margie ?

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Dangling....................... thumbsup As in nothing dangling to catch in the wheel?

 

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I know, it's a Dinger on the handlebar !

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dangling bits

 

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Yes,  the D is for 'dangly bits.'   I think the children will all remember the A B C D  now.   I think it's a good idea as I know I've caught a full skirt on the back wheel several times over the years.   Apparently all the children found it very funny, but then they are only 9 or 10 years old...... and haven't got over the stage of 'toilet humour'.    (I know.... some never do!)

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You wouldn't want to get your dangly bits stuck in owt,especially if you are a lad,the dangly bits when you ride a recumbent trike are only four inches above the road surface

 

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I seem to remember many years ago in the Triassic age they used to sell ladies cycles with a sort of plastic shield over the front half of the rear mudguard. When you looked at it from the side it looked like a quarter of a pie chart. Blokes could get a bike with a complete chain cover to protect their socks, when trousers were tucked in, when you had no cycle clips. Can you still get them ?

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The early ladies cycles had strings threaded around the rear mudguard down to a bracket near the wheel hub to stop the long skirts being pulled into the rear wheel, you can still get the clear plastic skirt protectors to fit rear muguards,

 

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Must admit, I never got my skirt caught in the rear wheel. Used to get oil scuffs on me socks though.:sorry:

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You've never lived then BK, nowt better than riding your bike whilst wearing a skirt,lovely cooling effect  slywink

 

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1 hour ago, plantfit said:

You wouldn't want to get your dangly bits stuck in owt,especially if you are a lad,the dangly bits when you ride a recumbent trike are only four inches above the road surface

 

Rog

Bragging Rog? smile2

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26 minutes ago, plantfit said:

You've never lived then BK, nowt better than riding your bike whilst wearing a skirt,lovely cooling effect  slywink

 

Rog

 

It would quite a sight on a recumbent...     :Shock:

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As my Scottish mate always says " it's a bit draughty around the Trossocks

 

Rog

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A wee Scottish boy goes into a cake shop and says to the baker ‘is that a cake in the window or a meringue?’ ‘You’re right’ says the baker, ‘it’s a cake’.

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3 hours ago, philmayfield said:

A wee Scottish boy goes into a cake shop and says to the baker ‘is that a cake in the window or a meringue?’ ‘You’re right’ says the baker, ‘it’s a cake’.

 

Doh! took me three goes to get it..

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3 hours ago, philmayfield said:

A wee Scottish boy goes into a cake shop and says to the baker ‘is that a cake in the window or a meringue?’ ‘You’re right’ says the baker, ‘it’s a cake’.

 

Very clever!

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1 hour ago, Brew said:

 

Doh! took me three goes to get it..

Can somebody explain it to me please.

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BK, try saying 'a meringue' out loud in a sort-of of Scottish accent.   It's a question...

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Shoot me now !!

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Read it with a really broad Scottish accent.

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Second leg ... SG 2 - BlackBerry Bush/Triffid 0.

 Overall aggregate SG 2  -Blackberry Bush/Triffid 1

 

Cut down to size with excellent scissor work and very thick gloves. Slight injury to jumper and jeans but will recover in a few days. Celebratory vodka or two this evening:)

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To my wine addled brain, this was amazing ...

Was watching “Bosch”earlier on Amazon, based on novels by one of our favourite authors, Michael Connolly. Mentioned to the missus that another author I like, James Lee Burke, has a main character who has an adopted daughter called Alafair. Burke himself has a daughter called Alafair who is also a novelist.

10 minutes later 2 characters in Bosch, meet in a cafe. One has a book and you can see from the cover that it is by ...... Alafair Burke!!

Oo-er, spooky! Wonder what the odds are? Too late to buy a lottery ticket!

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