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by misterbenn
9 Feb 2011, 11:59am
Forum: Stolen, Lost, Found, etc.
Topic: How were they stolen?
Replies: 49
Views: 64433

Re: How were they stolen?

A cable lock proved fatel for me also. I thought it was tough enough with a 1cm diameter cable but simple cutters got through it in seconds. I'd say that if the bike is going to be left for more than 1 hour then a solid lock is a must! And for bikes left for over 4 hours i'd say two solid locks are ...
by misterbenn
12 Oct 2010, 12:35pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: The most scared you've ever been whilst touring...?
Replies: 32
Views: 3526

Re: The most scared you've ever been whilst touring...?

This is not my story but one of a good friend (John) who was cycling through the appropriately named death vally (god knows why!). Death Vally for thoes who don't know is a desert located in eastern California, John had decided to cycle through this place as part of a long tour he was doing. While c...
by misterbenn
6 Oct 2010, 5:03pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Bicycle GPS Tracker?
Replies: 18
Views: 3117

Re: Bicycle GPS Tracker?

I actualy have the gps unit you were talking about. It does what it says on the tin i must admit. It does give good GPS refrences and the phone reception isn't bad either. However it is a bit fiddly to set up - i've only got the 'text back' function working atm (where you phone it and it texts back ...