Diary of a Randonneur

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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by redefined_cycles » Sat Feb 22, 2020 1:02 am

Thanks Neil... Enjoyed that and helped bring back memories of my ride on same day with similar goals (to Kabul Express for food in Derby)... Was a nice day for a ride that was it not ! :grin:

The big day just draws closer and closer :-bd looking forward to yer next episode fella...

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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by composite » Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:11 pm

No video this time cause I'm an idiot, so its a written ride report instead. :)

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This was the recent Up and Down Like a Yo-Yo 200km AAA event in Devon.
https://www.composite-projects.co.uk/20 ... de-report/

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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by composite » Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:13 am

Quick video of a 100 that I did the other day in character building conditions. :-bd

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https://www.composite-projects.co.uk/20 ... tooth-100/

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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by BobCatMax » Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:28 pm

I do like it when one of your videos pops up Neil. I am currently sofa bound most mornings from 4am to half 6 looking after our 3 month old and they do make a most welcome distraction!
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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by sean_iow » Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:43 pm

Most of my riding these days is out in the rain and now even when I'm indoors I'm watching you riding out in the rain :lol:

I'm enjoying these vlogs, keep up the good work :-bd
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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by composite » Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:04 pm

Thanks for the kind words guys, it's nice to know they're landing. :smile:

Here's the next one already. :)

DIARY OF A RANDONNEUR – EPISODE 9 – THE GRASSY KNOLL 300
A 314km DIY that I did last Monday.
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https://www.composite-projects.co.uk/20 ... knoll-300/

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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by sean_iow » Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:09 pm

I'll have to watch that later as I should be working.... but I have just read your review of the GribGrab Optimus gloves. The Outdry logo comment caught my eye and I have my Dissent 133 waterproof gloves with me and they have the same logo. A quick look on their website and they refer to HDrylite

https://www.dissent133.com/collections/ ... 6084310475

Which would seem to suggest it's not GribGrab's own fabric/system?
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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by redefined_cycles » Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:27 pm

sean_iow wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:09 pm
I'll have to watch that later as I should be working.... but I have just read your review of the GribGrab Optimus gloves. The Outdry logo comment caught my eye and I have my Dissent 133 waterproof gloves with me and they have the same logo. A quick look on their website and they refer to HDrylite

https://www.dissent133.com/collections/ ... 6084310475

Which would seem to suggest it's not GribGrab's own fabric/system?
I have the Outdry logo on my deep winter Raph$ gloves. Got em cheaper than stated price but by ek they're ace. Usually carey em as backup in case it starts stowing or gets really cold and rainy as they just work, breath, keep warmth

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Re: Diary of a Randonneur

Post by composite » Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:15 pm

Write up from my trip last week.
Grit, Mac and Cheese - 800km in 4 days (4x200km DIYs)
https://www.composite-projects.co.uk/20 ... 00km-diys/

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