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by simonw
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Checking browser
Replies: 29
Views: 641

Re: Checking browser

I would guess it's to prevent bots from attacking the site (all those spurious postings that appear from time to time, and DDoS attacks etc.).
by simonw
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Two-stroke revival?
Replies: 6
Views: 504

Re: Two-stroke revival?

Interesting. There's a bit of information about modern 2-strokes in the excellent book Stealing Speed, by Matt Oxley ( https://www.amazon.co.uk/Stealing-Speed-paperback-Biggest-Motorsport/dp/1844259757 ), towards the end. It's been a while since I read it, but the gist of it all was, I think, that 2...
by simonw
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Today I are mainly listening to ...
Replies: 1591
Views: 132190

Re: Today I are mainly listening to ...

Rush

RIP Neil Peart
by simonw
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Brexit finally happens
Replies: 62
Views: 2681

Re: Brexit finally happens

Jeez, do we really have to stir this shit up again? Just when people were returning to being civil to one another (maybe apart from the "what would put you off buying a BMW" thread :D)
by simonw
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: VIDEOS
Topic: Short riders
Replies: 9
Views: 426

Re: Short riders

I think it was a technical issue as it wasn't playable on the official Dakar site either. It should be available here: https://www.dakar.com/en/stage-3/bike/gallery/video
by simonw
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: tyre pressure alarm
Replies: 14
Views: 717

Re: tyre pressure alarm

That sounds great, thanks for clarifying.
by simonw
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: tyre pressure alarm
Replies: 14
Views: 717

Re: tyre pressure alarm

I seem to recall reading something ages ago about the sensors on these kinds of devices (not specifically this one) failing, leading to a sudden and catastrophic deflation. Or have I imagined that?
by simonw
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Black Friday Deals
Replies: 6
Views: 754

Re: Black Friday Deals

£265 from TomTom's BF deal, which seems to still be active: https://www.tomtom.com/en_gb/promo/cybe ... 911_mostlc
by simonw
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: camping kettle?
Replies: 5
Views: 525

Re: camping kettle?

I bought one of these: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Shayson-Portable-Backpacking-Cookware-Canister/dp/B01G8L380I/ref=sr_1_14?dchild=1&keywords=camping+stove&qid=1573810118&sr=8-14 , predominantly to make tea, but obviously versatile enough to cook food too. It's proved to be great, with the burner and a...

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