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#41 Futtocks

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 02:32 PM

The Fylingdales 'Golf Balls'

 

 Long gone,..replaced by the far cooler Phased Array Radar

No way as cool to look at, though.


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#42 JohnM

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 03:26 PM

oh, I'm not so sure.  220px-PAVE_PAWS_Radar_Clear_AFS_Alaska.j



#43 Larry the Leit

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 04:28 PM

Puma King football boots.


Especially, the pair I had about 15 years ago, the yellow ones with blue logo.

The only pic I can find.
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Puma Kings yes. Coloured boots NO NO NO NO NO.

Those Walsh boots were pretty cool.

#44 Methven Hornet

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 04:47 PM

Bicycles

A Sram groupset

 

Cool: spd pedals and appropriate shoes/cleats

Uncool: coming to a halt and forgetting that your feet are still attached to the pedals.


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#45 timtum

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 04:50 PM

Millau Bridge

 

and from another era

 

Nine Arches in Newton le Willows


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#46 Larry the Leit

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 04:54 PM

The Hollywood graffiti on the way to Ossett from Horbury Bridge.

#47 Larry the Leit

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 04:57 PM

The Lickey Incline.

#48 Ullman

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 05:40 PM

The Raleigh Superbe

 

Brooks saddles


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#49 terrywebbisgod

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 06:17 PM

Puma King football boots.

 

 

Especially, the pair I had about 15 years ago, the yellow ones with blue logo.

 

The only pic I can find.

$T2eC16VHJF4FFkkBNGV9BR++ib!sQ!~~60_1.JP

Puma Kings before they added the fold over tongue,now they were cool.


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#50 Saint Billinge

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 06:18 PM

I one went to Wigan Casino wearing my 'cool' cravat but wasn't allowed in: ties only. As quick as a flash, I went back outside and asked a guy if he would swap it for his tie. Job done, I then went in to the amusement of the bouncer. 


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#51 clwydianrange

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 07:02 PM

The iron bridge in Ironbridge

Telford's aqueduct at Froncysllte

Clifton No 4 smoothing plane - had to say that cos I really want one



#52 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 07:29 PM

Titanium bicycles - smart and understated not like the gawdy carbon frame you get now
Campag group sets, not as efficient as shimano but much more class
Rapha cycling clothes expensive but high performance and again smart and understated

#53 Larry the Leit

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 07:37 PM

My wisteria. Another three or four years and it'll flower.

#54 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 07:43 PM

My wisteria. Another three or four years and it'll flower.

You hope

#55 Phil

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 07:55 PM

My wisteria. Another three or four years and it'll flower.

 

 

sorry mate, we've gone from genuinely cool, through bike gears (wtf?) and now onto plants.

 

 

Mods lock this thread now!!!!!!!


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#56 distantdog

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 08:13 PM

Emerson, Lake and Palmer!



#57 Methven Hornet

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 08:53 PM

The lycra running shorts I bought for a fiver from Compass Point's bargain bin (although my wife and daughter disagree).

 


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#58 Larry the Leit

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 08:56 PM

The lycra running shorts I bought for a fiver from Compass Point's bargain bin (although my wife and daughter disagree).


Where do they think you bought them?

#59 JohnM

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 09:53 PM

Emerson, Lake and Palmer!

 

 

Wilson, Kepple and Betty



#60 Ex-Kirkholt

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 02:53 AM

Vespa Rally 200

Vespa 150 Super

Lambretta LI series


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