Citroen Synergie 1.9td.

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Nice set up Jim. Do you knock a few riffs out on the guitar at the same time? ;-)

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demag wrote:Do you knock a few riffs out on the guitar at the same time? ;-)
Now that would be one way to make the ride more interesting :D

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Ah well this exercise bike is being a bit uppity and works when it feels like it, so tonight I removed the control console for the third time and stripped the pcb right out. I couldn't see any dry joints but there were some stains possibly water and a separate card on a flying lead with four tactile switches that looked like it had been repaired. I used a small stiff brush and cloth and gave it all a good clean up before refitting it onto the bike. Powered it up and it had a think and then came on. The lcd looked a bit pale at first but I entered a program and it worked with the stepper motor correctly adjusting the resistance. The only thing that doesn't work is the pulse monitor pads on the handlebars which is annoying but I might just buy a wristwatch type monitor from ebay or Amazon. I'll see what happens tomorrow when I try it. Oh and it definitely needs a better saddle as it is quite uncomfortable!

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Dave, I've never known those pulse monitor pads to work on any machine I've tried...

Best to get a proper heart rate monitor... I'm after one with ANT+ connectivity so that it can link to my Garmin so I can see what the old ticker is up to when cycling...

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Ah, ok Jim. The ones on Wifey's treadmill work fine I never realised they are not too reliable.

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Stop it you lot you're making me sweat just reading about all this exercise nonsense :( I think that provided your diet is reasonable a brisk 40 minute daily walk will suffice. :-D

All that running wrecks the knees and ankles.

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Gibbo2286 wrote:All that running wrecks the knees and ankles.
Yes, maybe but it makes you feel good :) That 'runners high' is addictive...

Touch-wood my knees and ankles are OK... I do get told to watch my knees a lot...

Actually, you're right. A good brisk walk and a good diet is all that's really needed to maintain good health... Any more than that really and you're crossing over into athlete territory and all that goes with it...

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I'll settle for the 'walkers high' as I shuffle from the front door to the car, thankyou.
Might even buy some of those walker's crisps to help me along.

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myglaren wrote:Might even buy some of those walker's crisps to help me along.
:rofl2:

And here's me still deciding what running and cycling events to take part in this year...

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Ahh, James Bond driving at the time was he?

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I should have looked yesterday. Doh!

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Still., one thing Dave, it's got years left in it... Mine at 208K now is very sweet indeed :D

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Today I refitted the original Citroen radio cassette. With the modern radio Richard had fitted it got to the point of press a button and see what happens![emoji16] It was just too complicated for me. I was surprised an impressed by the sound quality from the old unit.

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I now what you mean Dave, I have the same problem with the clever one in Gabriel... Especially at night when listen to a CD...

The old ones are good... And if they have a 3.5mm aux input jack they are very functional indeed...