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by Dave Barter
Sun Aug 01, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Why eTrex Over Edge?
Replies: 30
Views: 397

Re: Why eTrex Over Edge?

I’ve gone full Edge now. With battery pack I can get nearly 4 days out of my 530. It is rock solid reliable and interfaces very well with my phone.
by Dave Barter
Fri Jul 30, 2021 8:17 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 2006
Views: 176990

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Also cheery as Christina McKenzie looks set to break the woman’s Lejog record today

https://live.opentracking.co.uk/lejogcm ... ftOMUHfZR4
by Dave Barter
Fri Jul 30, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 2006
Views: 176990

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Marche de la morte
by Dave Barter
Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Instagram
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: Instagram

One was me in my pants
by Dave Barter
Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Apidura water bladder
Replies: 27
Views: 470

Re: Apidura water bladder

When stu rates a new product I am hot footing it to London to ring the Lutine Bell 😀👍
by Dave Barter
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Apidura water bladder
Replies: 27
Views: 470

Re: Apidura water bladder

Great design especially the removable hose. I'd prevent punctures with a layer of Baby Bels
by Dave Barter
Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 2006
Views: 176990

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Sort it Reg

Bivy in Ogof Fynnon Du at the top of Salubrious
by Dave Barter
Fri Jul 23, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 2006
Views: 176990

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

As a lapsed caver I need to know about these caves Stu
by Dave Barter
Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: OT: Rich People in Space
Replies: 30
Views: 410

Re: OT: Rich People in Space

If I had the choice of billionaires spaffing money on space or yachts I'd choose space
by Dave Barter
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 10005
Views: 1219697

Re: The post man's been ...

I’m tempted by that electric folder for no rational reason whatsoever
by Dave Barter
Tue Jul 20, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 10005
Views: 1219697

Re: The post man's been ...

sillybigfella wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:45 pm I shudder to think what the pen is used for…
Working things out
by Dave Barter
Mon Jul 19, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bothies and HT550
Replies: 9
Views: 280

Re: Bothies and HT550

Last month I walked past 4 bothies, all occupied. Sheneval was rammed.
by Dave Barter
Fri Jul 16, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 2006
Views: 176990

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

I’m on a train with a fully packed bike. Yay!
by Dave Barter
Thu Jul 15, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: B150
Replies: 51
Views: 1429

Re: B150

Glad I picked that up 😀

See you Saturday. I’ll be making up the tourist section of the pack given the stunning forecast. No way am I missing out on chips, ice cream, pint and a decent bivy.
by Dave Barter
Thu Jul 15, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Lachlan Bike Packing the Tour De France
Replies: 117
Views: 3370

Re: Lachlan Bike Packing the Tour De France

The WADA aspect is why he had to have a booked campsite every night - so they could find him and test him at their whim. That alone is what put me off a career as a pro cyclist ...y'know, that and the adherence to a strict diet and training regime :wink: In my case it was being utterly sh1te at it.
by Dave Barter
Wed Jul 14, 2021 5:57 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: B150
Replies: 51
Views: 1429

Re: B150

Packing the mankini.

Might not have time to sort out the revised route but I’ll not be podiuming so no worries there.
by Dave Barter
Tue Jul 13, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: OT: posh cheese on toast
Replies: 20
Views: 342

Re: OT: posh cheese on toast

Reg I can see your point on the vanilla ice cream but please don’t tell me you’re that bloke in the pub who comes back with ready salted crisps along with his round?
by Dave Barter
Mon Jul 12, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 10005
Views: 1219697

Re: The post man's been ...

A small lube and teeny arse cream from Joe’s shop
by Dave Barter
Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Alpacka Llama Packraft
Replies: 30
Views: 906

Re: Alpacka Llama Packraft

Image

Surely Alistair needs this panda just a bit shrunk down
by Dave Barter
Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Smart watch / Fitness tracker recommendations?
Replies: 16
Views: 324

Re: Smart watch / Fitness tracker recommendations?

I'm loving the fact that the Garmin Instinct will tell me whether I'm having a stressful day or not ... I mean, how else would I know :-bd On a serious side you might not if your heart rate was up from normal but you were unaware. These devices are great for spotting conditions that might slip unde...
by Dave Barter
Sun Jul 11, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Smart watch / Fitness tracker recommendations?
Replies: 16
Views: 324

Re: Smart watch / Fitness tracker recommendations?

I highly recommend the Garmin Instinct. Superb battery life and rugged
by Dave Barter
Fri Jul 09, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bear kills cyclist in the US
Replies: 31
Views: 944

Re: Bear kills cyclist in the US

ton wrote: Fri Jul 09, 2021 6:41 pm myself and the wife had plans to tour the divide. i have just shown her this thread.
we are now planning for New Zealand instead............ :wink:
Don’t

As I said this is a low probability event. A terrible tradgedy but as likely as being killed in a smash on the M62
by Dave Barter
Fri Jul 09, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bear kills cyclist in the US
Replies: 31
Views: 944

Re: Bear kills cyclist in the US

Are we sure this is entirely the fault of the poor deceased woman? It looks like this bear was on a mission having raided a chicken coop. Furthermore it dragged HER from the tent not the food. If it had a lust for meat then no amount of hanging is going to deter it. We don't have the full facts but ...
by Dave Barter
Thu Jul 08, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Strange Biking Paraphernalia
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: Strange Biking Paraphernalia

Do you wear it in bed ;-)
by Dave Barter
Wed Jul 07, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Tour Divide 2022 - who is going / considering going?
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: Tour Divide 2022 - who is going / considering going?

They are not necessary for riding the route but helped me so much in planning