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stimpo-and-kat

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In Topic: 5K run on a treadmill

14 September 2014 - 08:25 PM

Been feel rough as a bears arris all weekend but 14 miles await in the morning. Try and shake this illness and aching off. As its getting colder ive also got new overshoes

In Topic: Scottish Independence Referendum

13 September 2014 - 09:46 AM

If Scotland leaves the United Kingdom, it will also leave the European Union, at least for a lengthy period, as I understand the implications of independence.

It will have to make a separate application for membership of the EU, and that application could be opposed by at least some of the other EU states.

Does that mean that free movement of labour, capital and so on will not be allowed between Scotland and the other EU states, at least until it attains membership?

If so, does it mean building border posts between Scotland and England?

It may sound ridiculous, but is it a logical outcome of what could happen with a 'Yes' vote?

Would any Scots actually want this?


These are all perfectly valid points, as well as the currency question which Salmond has dismissed as bluff. Personally I wouldn't trust him or the SNP to put common sense above braveheart style rhetoric

In Topic: Scottish Independence Referendum

13 September 2014 - 09:45 AM

If Scotland leaves the United Kingdom, it will also leave the European Union, at least for a lengthy period, as I understand the implications of independence.

It will have to make a separate application for membership of the EU, and that application could be opposed by at least some of the other EU states.

Does that mean that free movement of labour, capital and so on will not be allowed between Scotland and the other EU states, at least until it attains membership?

If so, does it mean building border posts between Scotland and England?

It may sound ridiculous, but is it a logical outcome of what could happen with a 'Yes' vote?

Would any Scots actually want this?


These are all perfectly valid points, as well as the currency question which Salmond has dismissed as bluff. Personally I wouldn't trust him or the SNP to put common sense above braveheart style rhetoric

In Topic: Tour De France - Yorkshire

12 September 2014 - 05:31 PM

Wiggins won't ride another grand tour. Froome has had a good season. He has won the Tour of Oman and the Tour of Romandie, plus the points jersey in the Dauphine.

NB: I am not a Froome fan. Great rider, but about as British as Zola Budd.


Wiggins was a great time trial rider. But with Tony Martin on the road I dont see a role for Wiggins. Froome is a much better GC rider and theres no mercy out there for former champions between the GC teams as Purito found out when he crashef in the Giro and Cadel Evans attacked.

In Topic: Tour De France - Yorkshire

12 September 2014 - 05:28 PM

I think he was dismayed after his 2012 successes that Brailsford moved his attention to Froome and that he wasn't going to be able to defend his TdF title. Froome has hardly lit up the cycling world since his TdF victory (although he's rescuing his year a bit in the Vuelta) but Sky don't really have another GC contender to move on to now so they'll stick with him.


Was still well in the race when he crashed out of the tour. Doubt he'd have beaten Nibali but would have been an epic fight in the mountains with Nibali, Froome, Contador and a fit Purito.