flange

  • flange replied to the topic Getting into trials? in the forum Bike Forum 5 days ago

    I’ve got a stock (26 inch wheel) trials bike and it’s the last thing I’d want down the skate park. Unless you go down the route of something like an Inspired (similar to Danny Mac or Ali Clarkson) which is a bit shorter and more ‘street’ – even then it’d feel super nervous on a bowl or similar. Normally a trials bike has a long top tube, long…[Read more]

  • flange replied to the topic Sober October? in the forum Chat Forum 1 week ago

    Well, I’ve managed it. It’s my 40th on Saturday so will probably have a pint then, but being honest I’ve not missed it at all.

    I’ve also lost no weight and I’m no better off – maybe I wasn’t drinking enough to start with!

  • flange replied to the topic Depression & Suicide in the forum Chat Forum 3 weeks ago

    No need to apologise mate – as I said I’m quick to think people are having a go at me.

    It’s a complicated thing this depression – I started new meds yesterday and it’s properly thrown me off balance. Depression is a bastard

  • flange replied to the topic Depression & Suicide in the forum Chat Forum 3 weeks ago

    V8ninety – I’m not sure if your comments are aimed at me (I often feel like a bit of a fraud and additionally have a bit of a persecution complex so you might not be!) but I’d counter that anyone who is posting in here about this subject might feel your comments directed at them. After all being able to type means I’ve not gone through with it so…[Read more]

  • flange replied to the topic Depression & Suicide in the forum Chat Forum 3 weeks ago

    Going through a bad patch at the moment. Meds aren’t touching it, other half doesn’t want to know, work are trying to get shut of me and financially I’m in a massive hole.

    Got so bad the other day that I did call the Samaritans – it was engaged! I can’t even do that right. However I saw the funny side and held off.

    If there was a pain free gu…[Read more]

  • I have a 135i with an LSD and stage 2 remap. It’s lairy, to the point of being dangerous. Even on a standard map with LSD it’s not much better. Basically the engine is too big for the car. Buy an A45 instead would be my recommendation.

    Does make a nice noise though