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Lerway New MTB Handlebar Bicycle Bike Stem Riser 11/8" Rise 117mm Aluminum Alloy Black
Lerway New MTB Handlebar Bicycle Bike Stem Riser 11/8" Rise 117mm Aluminum Alloy Black
Offered by LERWAY Tech.
Price: £14.52

5.0 out of 5 stars Does the job perfectly, 30 Aug. 2017
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Excellent product promptly delivered, allowing me to raise the handlebar by around 4 inches. Installation is quick and easy.


The Stand
The Stand
Price: £6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Long but well worth the hours it takes to read it!, 30 Aug. 2017
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This review is from: The Stand (Kindle Edition)
Excellent as always from Stephen King. Long, yes, but it is made clear at the start that this is the full-length version. There was just the occasional passage early on which seemed unnecessary but overall it justifies its 1300 pages. Always gripping and well-structured


Acer Chromebook R11 CB5-132T 11.6-Inch Notebook - (White) (Intel N3060 Celeron Processor, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC, Chrome OS)
Acer Chromebook R11 CB5-132T 11.6-Inch Notebook - (White) (Intel N3060 Celeron Processor, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB eMMC, Chrome OS)

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor internet performance rendered it useless, 28 Jun. 2017
I purchased (from elsewhere) the 4GB version of this in autumn 2016. Everything looked good on arrival. However, I soon noticed that the strength of the internet signal was below that of other devices and slowly decreased the longer the machine was on. Eventually, after about 30 minutes, it was too weak to be of any use even though the machine was just a couple of metres from the router at home. I tried it in other places with exactly the same results. It gave up whilst other devices continued working with no problems. It was therefore useless and was returned within a few days. I bought an iPad instead. Much better!


Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Red Case
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Red Case
Offered by 2 UR DOOR
Price: £2.87

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value product, 7 Sept. 2015
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Really good value product, delivered rapidly. It has all the right cut-outs for the S4 Mini. However, having ordered the book style in red, I got black. It turns out that, despite the name and the photo, in the description it says that the colour is black. Fortunately, the recipient was happy with the black!


Panasonic TX-24C300B 24 inch HD Ready 720p LED TV with Freeview HD - Black
Panasonic TX-24C300B 24 inch HD Ready 720p LED TV with Freeview HD - Black

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good picture, shame about the sound, 7 Sept. 2015
Needing a new small screen TV for a caravan, I purchased this from a lesser known high street chain rather than through Amazon. (Not a great buying experience, reminding me why I normally use Amazon - no pushy salesmen). This is a good value 24inch TV with a decent picture. Perhaps predictably these days, the sound is poor and needs to be turned up quite high. Note that the smaller screens of this model are only HD Ready rather than full HD.
Update late August 2017: this TV has stopped working after just 25 months. Fine one day, dead the next.


Sigma BC 8.12 Bicycle computer with wheel sensor, multicolor (black / gray)
Sigma BC 8.12 Bicycle computer with wheel sensor, multicolor (black / gray)
Price: £18.66

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality, reliable cycle computer, 6 Sept. 2015
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Now having two bikes, I've just purchased and installed my second of these cycle computers, which is recommendation in itself. Over the last 25 years or so I've had other cycle computers but this is easily the best. The design is very good and has clearly been thought through.The only downside was that it was more expensive the second time!

Setting up the computer is slightly fiddly but if you're going to bother recording speed and distance, etc. then you want to get it right. Instructions are provided. Affixing the computer and the sensor/ magnet are both relatively quick and easy. What's more, once done correctly, everything stays firmly in place. The numbers are easy to read and although there is no scan function it is quick and simple to change function. Also, the computer is completely waterproof as I can confirm having left it out in prolonged heavy rain. No sign of water ingress whatsoever. Highly recommended.


L'ange gardien: Un thriller psychologique, un suspense magistral (French Edition)
L'ange gardien: Un thriller psychologique, un suspense magistral (French Edition)
Price: £2.90

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good read, but occasionally long-winded, 20 Sept. 2013
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This was rated as a 'meilleure vente' so I thought I'd give it a try. Overall I enjoyed the story but occasionally the suspense was a bit contrived. Also, I felt the story was just a bit longer than it needed to be.

The dialogue between the two main police characters was a highlight in the story. Agnès could have featured much more, rather than disappearing for long stretches. Her conversation at the end with Rohmer reveals a strong and unexpected (at least for me) ending that leads me to give four stars rather than three.

In terms of language, there are a lot of useful expressions and some unusual vocabulary that will be of interest to those who read foreign languages as much to increase their knowledge of the language as to enjoy a story.

Certainly worth reading.


Garmin nuvi 2445LMT 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Western Europe Maps, Free Lifetime Map Updates and Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts (discontinued by manufacturer)
Garmin nuvi 2445LMT 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Western Europe Maps, Free Lifetime Map Updates and Free Lifetime Traffic Alerts (discontinued by manufacturer)

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent sat nav, let down slightly by sound quality, 20 Sept. 2013
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My old Nuvi 205 having finally refused to load, I decided it was time to update with this Garmin 2445. It was a very good choice.

There are a lot of improvements when comparing the 2445 with the 205. The screen contains much more detail and there are more street names and numbers. It is also much easier to enter postcodes as the screen automatically offers you letters or numbers so you don't need to toggle between each. Similarly, sound can be muted without having to leave the main screen. The split screen on approach to junctions is useful but not essential. More information is spoken and the timing is generally better than the 205. For example, you will be told not only to come off a dual carriageway but also which exit to take on the roundabout at the end of the exit slip road well in advance. The old 205 waited too long with the result that you might be in the wrong lane on the approach.

So far the only thing that seems to be missing is the Recently Found section where previous postcodes are stored. However, if you ask it to take you to a public place, that will be remembered.

Whilst it does not take too long to register the device via your PC, updating the maps was a much longer process. You'll want to go away and do something else whilst it is taking place.

This device would certainly rate five stars if the sound quality was better than it is. Although perfectly acceptable it is not as good as the sound on the old 205 which was always loud and clear even at just 50%. With the 2445 the settings need to be higher leading to just a hint of distortion at times. They come preset on 80% master volume and 100% for both media (you could listen to an audio book on this) and navigation. I sent for a replacement in order to check that it wasn't just my original unit and found that the replacement was just the same. In comparison with the 205, the 2445 has much more to say for itself (eg. street names and place names, not always pronounced correctly) so you'd think the sound quality would have warranted more attention. I should add that I have good hearing!

Overall, though, I would certainly recommend this device.


O caminho do arco (Portuguese Edition)
O caminho do arco (Portuguese Edition)
Price: £1.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Short and easy, 17 July 2013
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Pleasant and straightforward short story in which the author offers some advice for life. Not much to it really but easy to read.


Trama Mortal (Portuguese Edition)
Trama Mortal (Portuguese Edition)
Price: £2.43

5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable page-turner, 17 July 2013
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This is a typical easy-read fast-paced thriller, excellent for anybody like me looking to increase their (Brazilian) Portuguese vocabulary. It has few if any long-winded narrative passages but a lot of conversation so that the book does not feel too long. The plot is not particularly clever or original but certainly kept me interested throughout.


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