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by simonw
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: tyre pressure alarm
Replies: 14
Views: 382

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: 382

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: 606

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: 415

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...
by simonw
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Africa Twin for road riding only - opinions?
Replies: 34
Views: 1619

Re: Africa Twin for road riding only - opinions?

If you're going that route, what about the 1200 Crosstourer? Yes, I like them but the weight is putting me off. Maybe I'll try one out... Reminds me of one of the funniest things ever written in a motorcycle review, from Ride or MCN, who said something like pushing it around was "like dancing with ...
by simonw
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Waterproof oversuit/jacket/trousers - recommendations?
Replies: 13
Views: 579

Re: Waterproof oversuit/jacket/trousers - recommendations?

Not used these, but they always look good in the reviews:
by simonw
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7580
Views: 468798

Re: EU. In or out?

Andy, you are right to be wary of clicking on unknown links .. some may even lead to you to see the awful truth ..although there is little chance of that with the Daily Mail of course. (I was quite close to a situation which it reported on several years ago, and what was published was so far from t...
by simonw
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Hard shoulder penality
Replies: 29
Views: 3603

Re: Hard shoulder penality

But....back then they did just ‘have a word’. They certainly did. When our village copper (back when each reasonably-sized village had its own copper, who lived in the village police house) caught 14 year old me riding my Puch Maxi (oh the shame!) he made me push it home where he was waiting to giv...
by simonw
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: bikehike.co.uk died?
Replies: 6
Views: 1717

Re: bikehike.co.uk died?

Magic Map also provides OS mapping (without the need for an OS subscription), so useful for green lane research (though not a route planner): https://magic.defra.gov.uk/MagicMap.aspx

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