Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:09 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 31 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 3 Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:06 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Sep 03, 2004 2:52 am
Posts: 828
imho brexit is a huge mistake for the british.. with the re-adjustment of the GBP consumers get a 10-15% discount.

enjoy while it lasts

_________________
Current Rides:

2016 Emonda ALR Team Issue E-Tap/Bora35


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:48 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jun 27, 2004 1:44 am
Posts: 142
Location: Winnipeg, Canada
Except for the fact that the Canadian dollar has tanked as a result.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:20 am
Posts: 511
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Agreed spartan, I think it's a terrible decision, made by the English, pulling the rest of us out with them. But a great deal to be had from already cheap online retailers, especially in the US.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 3:58 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:22 pm
Posts: 1212
Location: London
Can you please force another Scottish referendum out of the UK and let me move up there? :?:

EDIT: (I think that's probably more plausible than the idea of London leaving the UK that was tabled by the London Mayor this morning)

_________________
Snacking on carrot sticks - Where did it all go so wrong?
-
Finsbury Park CC


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 4:05 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:20 am
Posts: 511
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
I'd say another independence referendum is almost guaranteed - Sturgeon has already come pretty close to declaring one in her 'it's on the table' speech. I cannot see how the SNP will skip the opportunity after all the argument over EU membership during the last one. Whether or not they'll succeed is a different matter with the oil price through the floor though.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 4:10 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:22 pm
Posts: 1212
Location: London
I love the fact that petrol retailers have just announced that the drop in the pound will result in massive price hikes at the pump, just days after the cost of brent crude dropped through the floor. :roll:

_________________
Snacking on carrot sticks - Where did it all go so wrong?
-
Finsbury Park CC


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:13 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:30 pm
Posts: 1902
It looks like, at this moment, the $ is up about 6% vs the Pound vs yesterday. Sort of a miniscule change in the historical context.
But I don't expect any of that to last long. markets always drop sharply in response to any form of uncertainty. What happens 1 month to 6 months from now is the real indicator.

Image


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:55 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:45 pm
Posts: 3996
Location: Natovi Landing
campbellrae wrote:
I'd say another independence referendum is almost guaranteed - Sturgeon has already come pretty close to declaring one in her 'it's on the table' speech. I cannot see how the SNP will skip the opportunity after all the argument over EU membership during the last one. Whether or not they'll succeed is a different matter with the oil price through the floor though.


I very much doubt a UK Government will agree to that (which is what is needed for it to be legal). One response is to have one anyway, but as attractive as that might be for nationalists ... it is potentially very dangerous ... you have then created a situation in which those who don't favour independence can say it is illegal and boycott/refuse to accept it ... and in short order you are heading towards a Northern Ireland situation

_________________
----------------------------------------
Stiff, Light, Aero - Pick Three!! :thumbup:


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:56 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:45 pm
Posts: 3996
Location: Natovi Landing
campbellrae wrote:
Agreed spartan, I think it's a terrible decision, made by the English, pulling the rest of us out with them. But a great deal to be had from already cheap online retailers, especially in the US.


But you agreed to be part of the UK as recently as 2014 and knew this kind of thing was a possibility right?

Who else has had a say on whether they want to be part of the UK?

Anyway, on the wider point markets overreact ... FTSE bounced back to just over 3% down on worst day anyway.

Seriously, accommodation will be found and it won't turn out to be the huge deal people pretend.

The EU will fall apart in its current guise and will revert to a single market with restrictions on movement between some countries reflecting democratic wishes ...

Other votes to come I'm sure ...

_________________
----------------------------------------
Stiff, Light, Aero - Pick Three!! :thumbup:


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:22 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:38 pm
Posts: 1574
Location: Welland, Ontario
velomane wrote:
Except for the fact that the Canadian dollar has tanked as a result.


Not against the GBP. GBP is off 6.3% against the $Can since the close yesterday as I write this.

$Can/$US is at 77c which falls nicely in the 76-79c range it's been in for the past 3 months.

Hardly "tanked"

_________________
There's sometimes a buggy.
How many drivers does a buggy have?

One.

So let's just say I'm drivin' this buggy...
and if you fix your attitude you can ride along with me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GekiIMh4ZkM


Last edited by bikerjulio on Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:35 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:43 pm
Posts: 1936
campbellrae wrote:
I'd say another independence referendum is almost guaranteed - Sturgeon has already come pretty close to declaring one in her 'it's on the table' speech.


Who cares? Sturgeon would only be able to declare a referendum if you were already independent. And you aren't. Because you don't want to be.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:41 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:12 pm
Posts: 306
Location: San Francisco
Its the Trump effect! :beerchug:


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:59 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Oct 05, 2014 11:51 pm
Posts: 728
in the last few weeks of campaigning the Leave campaign's hysteria / emotion over logic / scapegoating against all evidence to the contrary....felt VERY like the Trump phenomenon.
How we laughed at the sillyness across the pond. :oops:


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 9:13 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Dec 22, 2006 6:12 pm
Posts: 306
Location: San Francisco
Its easy to want to be inclusive and blame your problems on everyone not like you. Good luck finding that good burrito (NOT made by an immigrant) for less than $15!

jeffy wrote:
felt VERY like the Trump phenomenon


Top
   
PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:23 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:45 pm
Posts: 3996
Location: Natovi Landing
sfo423 wrote:
Its easy to want to be inclusive and blame your problems on everyone not like you. Good luck finding that good burrito (NOT made by an immigrant) for less than $15!

jeffy wrote:
felt VERY like the Trump phenomenon


I don't disagree, but it's also kind of the point ... it's a blue collar revolt that as much as anything is about the suppression of blue collar wages by immigration / being told they can't speak about it / political correctness etc.

I do like the EU (Donald Tusk's) reaction ... we need to be harsh to scare others not to do the same ... when will they learn to actually listen to the people and understand what is going wrong??

_________________
----------------------------------------
Stiff, Light, Aero - Pick Three!! :thumbup:


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 31 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 3 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Help buying a used Colnago C40 or C50 frameset

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

thepainandsuffering

26

1136

Mon May 02, 2016 8:19 am

Bondurant View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Buying used carbon clinchers?

in Everything wheels

sfo423

3

393

Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:44 pm

superdx View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Help buying bike, geometry charts...

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

eyedrop

22

1058

Sat Feb 06, 2016 2:29 am

cyclenutnz View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. buying an ebay frame from Canada...questions

in Road

chiltonp

2

364

Wed Jun 08, 2016 10:39 pm

BRM View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Buying a repaired carbon frame... bad idea?

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

joec

22

2368

Thu Feb 18, 2016 6:19 am

zev View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Yahoo [Bot] and 6 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited