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by mikejd
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Running watch
Replies: 21
Views: 254

Re: Running watch

No problem Sean.
by mikejd
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Running watch
Replies: 21
Views: 254

Re: Running watch

@asposium Thanks for the offer but I have already ordered a Garmin.
by mikejd
Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Running watch
Replies: 21
Views: 254

Re: Running watch

Hi guys, after checking around I decided on a Garmin Forerunner 45. Found one for £125. Now wait for delivery. .Only downside might be import charges, it's a Danish website.
by mikejd
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Running watch
Replies: 21
Views: 254

Re: Running watch

Thanks guys. I'll start looking at these.
by mikejd
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Running watch
Replies: 21
Views: 254

Running watch

'm looking for a running watch and am open to suggestions. I know there are runners on here so any advice welcome. I have been trying a Polar M200 but have had problems with it starting a new session that I have finally given up and returned it.  My wife also has one which seems to be OK but I have ...
by mikejd
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:31 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Apparently, We Still Don't Know How Bikes Work.
Replies: 23
Views: 593

Re: Apparently, We Still Don't Know How Bikes Work.

Amusing and interesting...

Looks like this might be another thing like 'bumblebees theoretically can't fly but they don't know that'
by mikejd
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Mini Front Racks
Replies: 13
Views: 300

Re: Mini Front Racks

On ebay, lots of sellers, don't know what it weighs.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Aluminum-All ... ect=mobile
by mikejd
Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: 18650 cells.
Replies: 13
Views: 444

Re: 18650 cells.

@thenorthwind I have a couple of old laptop batteries which I can try to open up. How do you recognise if a cell is no longer usable?
by mikejd
Thu Nov 19, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Walking not cycling but still interesting - slowways.
Replies: 8
Views: 266

Re: Walking not cycling but still interesting - slowways.

Also signed up, this links with my own personal interest in path development. I am involved with two projects locally here in western Aberdeenshire to identify paths and trails - one concerned with paths in the AB54 area and one to develop a long distance trail linking 6 small communities. A signifi...
by mikejd
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Films to watch while isolating
Replies: 205
Views: 12195

Re: Films to watch while isolating

redefined_cycles wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:21 pm
mikejd wrote:
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:20 pm
@Jurassic pusher - where did you find 'Unbranded' on YouTube? Every link I've tried says it's not permitted in this country.
Its on the internet somewhere. You just need to pay the £4. Try a normal google search...
Found it on Amazon Prime.
by mikejd
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Films to watch while isolating
Replies: 205
Views: 12195

Re: Films to watch while isolating

@Jurassic pusher - where did you find 'Unbranded' on YouTube? Every link I've tried says it's not permitted in this country.
by mikejd
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: MSR Trailshot now sold
Replies: 3
Views: 151

Re: MSR Trailshot

I'll take that. PM. incoming
by mikejd
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Tyvek for groundsheet
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Re: Tyvek for groundsheet

Thanks guys.
by mikejd
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Tyvek for groundsheet
Replies: 3
Views: 181

Tyvek for groundsheet

I know Tyvek is sold as a house wrap. I have a part roll of Rubberoid Rubershield Pro wrap. Is this the same thing? Or can it be used as a groundsheet?
by mikejd
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Small cheap camera
Replies: 21
Views: 647

Re: Small cheap camera

I have an old Kodak Easyshare M552 which I use for this purpose. Measures about 95x55x20. No idea what the latest similar model might be, I've had it for years. That's probably not a lot of help...
by mikejd
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: sorted
Replies: 5
Views: 311

Re: sorted

??
by mikejd
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1399
Views: 137790

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Khalil certainly has this tunnel vision and prey drive. If he spots something it's like all other senses are closed down and you can't get through. He also seems to be very territorial. Any other dog passing the house or seen on a regular walk and he will go for them. Have to be watchful when out wa...
by mikejd
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1399
Views: 137790

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Agree on the training! I also think he's now lost his hearing.
by mikejd
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1399
Views: 137790

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Used to let him run in our local forest but after I had to pull him off a deer on two occasions, and someone complained about dogs being exercised off the lead and threatened to report to the police I stopped going there. He is able to run in our field but he's got quite lazy now.
by mikejd
Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1399
Views: 137790

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Full Saluki, but not registered because his father was a rescue. Can't let him off the lead or he'd disappear for hours.
by mikejd
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1399
Views: 137790

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Perhaps we need a separate "yay, scruffy long dogs" thread. Other dogs also welcome.
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Getting on now, 14 this month.
by mikejd
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Bear Bones Bikepacking Events Calendar.
Replies: 40
Views: 24448

Re: Bear Bones Bikepacking Events Calendar.

Webp image format was developed by Google as an alternative to jpg. Smaller file size for same quality image. I can open with Gwenview image viewer on Linux laptop. I think you can convert to .jpg, Google is your friend.
by mikejd
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Araf "Trigonnée 2020"
Replies: 16
Views: 572

Re: Araf "Trigonnée 2020"

If you have an account with OS Maps you can login to the website, click 'Places' and there are tick boxes for trig points and benchmarks as overlays on the map.
by mikejd
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Medium Alpkit tops : now sold
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Medium Alpkit tops - reduced

I'll take the two for 25. sending PM
by mikejd
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Are 26ers dead and whats the new 'economical' persons standard
Replies: 30
Views: 1203

Re: Are 26ers dead and whats the new 'economical' persons standard

on your broaderpoint i am sure i can still get threaded 1 inch sterrer forks and headsets if i look hard enough. I would not call it "in" though./quote]

I'm currently trying to find a 1" integrated threaded headset with some difficulty. It's for a cheap kids bike so don't want to pay silly money.