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by Oop North John
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: A days ride through Central Scotland
Replies: 1
Views: 175

Re: A days ride through Central Scotland

Nice pictures :)

On the decent days I wonder why I want to go and ride my bike in the Alps etc, shortly after I realise why!
by Oop North John
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Motion sickness
Replies: 8
Views: 375

Re: Motion sickness

What worked for me was to make the ride about her enjoyment, not mine, so aimed to more smoothly accelerate / decelerate and no hero blob grinding. Plus stops before she started to feel unwell. And for the first few rides of a season, the straighter the road the better. Also making sure that she cou...
by Oop North John
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Facebook problems...
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: Facebook problems...

Seems to be working for me, Facebook on my Android mobile has just been updated.
by Oop North John
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Snatch and grab.. moped gangs on TV
Replies: 11
Views: 505

Re: Snatch and grab.. moped gangs on TV

Was the moped rider wearing a "Polite" hi viz vest?
by Oop North John
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Scum !!!
Replies: 9
Views: 572

Re: Scum !!!

Many years ago a haulier mate of mine had rubbish dumped in his yard. Not being one to suffer fools gladly, he searched through it, found an address, then one Saturday night loaded it all up into a tipper truck. He then added all the rubbish he could find in the yard, and vey early on Sunday mornin...
by Oop North John
Thu May 30, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Biker with Ear Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 899

Re: Biker with Ear Problem

Agreed that too much external noise cancelling is counter productive, so tend to like having music playing as it means I hear what I want to. I'm sure that there was a link to some fairly cheap in ear monitors a while back, but haven't been able to find it :(
by Oop North John
Wed May 29, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Les Grande Route des Alpes - Current info?
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: Les Grande Route des Alpes - Current info?

herman wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 1:30 pm
Me too, good innit.
Yes indeed, so much to see and so many passes a short distance away, and a small enough place for it to feel friendly :D
by Oop North John
Wed May 29, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Les Grande Route des Alpes - Current info?
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: Les Grande Route des Alpes - Current info?

They're useful as they seem to give up-to-date information. A couple more sites: http://www.inforoutes06.fr/fr/#6107 http://www.inforoute04.fr/ And some webcams to get an idea of what the weather is / has been: https://www.tourisme-alpes-haute-provence.com/webcam/ And the forecast: http://www.meteof...
by Oop North John
Mon May 27, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Les Grande Route des Alpes - Current info?
Replies: 6
Views: 344

Re: Les Grande Route des Alpes - Current info?

Best look at the French department sites for up to date information, like this one: http://inforoute.hautes-alpes.fr/www/index.html

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