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Sky Hooks (Modern Dreams)
Sky Hooks (Modern Dreams)
Price: £1.59

5.0 out of 5 stars humorous, ironical, observant, 5 Sept. 2014
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It could be any post-industrial city but for those who know Manchester, Sky Hooks evokes particular memories of alcohol- fuelled Odysseys through bars and dives after a week working in the factories of this football crazy metropolis. The excellently portrayed humour, practical jokes and grimy interiors of the industrial workplace are used as a backdrop to the other place events of the book where the seamier sides of New York and San Francisco are uncovered in a visit by someone who has little cash but an appreciation of cultural icons and the irony of the American Dream. In the description of the family holiday in Blackpool he shows the observational skills of a Mike Leigh . A wonderful short novel.


Road Cycling: A Guide To Making The Most Of Your Bike: 2015 Edition
Road Cycling: A Guide To Making The Most Of Your Bike: 2015 Edition
Price: £1.99

5.0 out of 5 stars good for beginners and improvers, 23 May 2014
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very clear
very understandable
nothing left out
up to date
web linked
covers both maintenance and eventing
some traing tips but nothing to techy


Road 1: North Scotland, Orkney & Shetland
Road 1: North Scotland, Orkney & Shetland
by M. V. Nicolson
Edition: Map
Price: £5.99

4.0 out of 5 stars good scale for cycling, 29 Aug. 2013
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Well done Nicolson on spotting the gap in the market after OS stopped producing this one! It has got all the dtail you need for a day or week tour.


Timex Sport Ironman Fullsize Multi-function Triathlon 30 Lap - T5E931
Timex Sport Ironman Fullsize Multi-function Triathlon 30 Lap - T5E931
Offered by Fuzion
Price: £28.72

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars timex ironman tri, 3 Jan. 2012
As a fell runner the watch needs to be robust and waterproof. Buttons need to be not too obtrusive, i.e. cannot inadvertently be switched off during an event when climbing stiles, falling etc. Having done several events with it this watch fulfills those criteria. I also like the separate and differently coloured Stop and Start buttons. It also wakes me up in the morning and is well-lit for those mountain marathons.


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