nicko74

  • nicko74 replied to the topic Bye bye iplayer radio app…. in the forum Chat Forum 2 days ago

    When I queried the BBC dumping TuneIn (and thus removing all my Alexa/Sonos functionality)

    Sh*t, I missed this. TuneIn is horrendous – randomly losing streams, dropping a radio show halfway through it playing back, etc – but without it BBC on Sonos becomes even more challenging.

    I have had some success using direct stream urls (as posted above)…[Read more]

  • nicko74 replied to the topic MTBs you covet but never owned in the forum Bike Forum 2 days ago

    Looking at them now, the geometry of some of these bikes is… eye-opening.

    Ellsworth Epiphany for me. Lust(Ed) after one for an age

    Whatever happened to Ellsworth? They were everywhere in the bike mags for a while.

    I read an article in the last year or so about riding a Klein Mantra now. Apparently it’s absolutely lethal, in terms of the…[Read more]

  • nicko74 replied to the topic MTBs you covet but never owned in the forum Bike Forum 2 days ago

    God, that pic of the Raven takes me back. Can’t say I ever really lusted after it, but I wish there were more of them around these days.

    I used to have a weird fascination with the K2 Razorback and its pull shock

    At the time it seemed to make sense

  • nicko74 replied to the topic MTBs you covet but never owned in the forum Bike Forum 3 days ago

    Those Pace HTs were apparently brutally stiff – makes sense given they seemed to be made from girders. Still wanted one though…

    Also, GT STS

    And more recently an Ibis Mojo has always looked lush.

  • Apparently police arrested 8 protestors who had stuck themselves together outside the Supreme Court. Tbh it seems counterproductive – surely better to just chase them around and see how much they enjoy being stuck together in daily life…