Digby

  • +1 for Sick and Wrong in Keswick

    Really helpful and a pleasure to deal with. They do rent out splitboards so may well have some ex-rentals to sell!

  • Digby replied to the topic Michael Bonney in the forum Bike Forum 1 week ago

    Met him very briefly many years ago – top bloke.

    Found it very difficilt to read his post yesterday, but at the same time his positive attitude, honesty, and it has to be said his cracking sense of humour and perspective shone through!

    #RideForMichael

  • For the organised/targeted thefts, (as opposed to the opportunistic/junkie theft) my theory [based on my own bitter experience] is that there are established networks to split frames and components, move them to another part of the country and sell them privately.

    The frames and components then get sold on various times until eventually a year or…[Read more]

  • Had this on a Sumsung ‘Smart TV’ the other day where iPlayer just loads with the purple background.

    Other Apps like All4 and Amazon were ok.

    Had to do a ‘Smart Hub Reset’ – the apps are then refreshed and iPlayer worked again

  • Digby replied to the topic Peak District Cheeky Advice. in the forum Bike Forum 2 weeks ago

    The thing I don’t understand is why these landowners even care.

    The landowner/manager has a legal responsibility to maintain & clear a ProW

    So gates, stiles & vegetation etc all have to be repaired and replaced and PRoWs made safe so as not to endanger users, which means unwanted expense for the landowner.

    One of the previous l…[Read more]

  • Digby replied to the topic Peak District Cheeky Advice. in the forum Bike Forum 2 weeks ago

    The Advocacy Files – a celebration of effort

    Just re-read ‘The Advocacy Files’ in your link and I’m left with the impression that apart from perhaps Whinstone Lee Tor and involvement in Cut Gate, the Advocacy Files actually reads like a celebration of what has been achieved in the Sheffield area by Ride Sheffield …

    I’m not doubting P…[Read more]