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by hufty
12 Aug 2019, 10:20am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What is the Most Popular Touring Bike in the World?
Replies: 46
Views: 1771

Re: What is the Most Popular Touring Bike in the World?

If you're doing it by weight the LHT will certainly win by a mile. If you're doing it by individual units sold maybe not...
by hufty
5 Aug 2019, 2:13pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Solid shampoo bar
Replies: 12
Views: 451

Re: Solid shampoo bar

And my third and final comment on this important subject: Mrs Hufty, who has more and longer hair than me, reports that she doesn't like shampoo bars at all as she definitely has to use a conditioner afterwards to get her hair feeling like it would do normally. Which explains why the bars last so lo...
by hufty
5 Aug 2019, 1:36pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Solid shampoo bar
Replies: 12
Views: 451

Re: Solid shampoo bar

And in answer to the original question just use the bars as they are, or get a lather up in your hands then transfer that to your head.
by hufty
5 Aug 2019, 1:29pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Solid shampoo bar
Replies: 12
Views: 451

Re: Solid shampoo bar

+1 for Friendly Soap shampoo bars. They are much less scented than any Lush product except the tins although this may or may not be an advantage for the cycle tourist. The last Lush shampoo bar I bought had bits in it (flax seeds? goji berries? teasel buds?) which I thought was a bad idea in the sho...
by hufty
18 Jun 2019, 6:04pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What preparation & training for a 1200-1300 mile tour ?
Replies: 26
Views: 860

Re: What preparation & training for a 1200-1300 mile tour ?

...Don't have front panniers if it's at all hilly - swinging the weight as you go up a hill can be tiring, but no prob coming down or level.... I tour with a four pannier set up and I've no idea what swinging the weight means or what this effect is. If you need/want front panniers, use front pannie...
by hufty
25 Mar 2019, 8:08pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Gas stove or petrol?
Replies: 64
Views: 2992

Re: Gas stove or petrol?

Petrol stoves are not dangerous I use mine all the time.
by hufty
20 Mar 2019, 7:03pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Anyone else putting off touring decisions due to Br***t?
Replies: 89
Views: 11756

Re: Anyone else putting off touring decisions due to Br***t?

Great, as predicted it's another tedious multipage thread where people who enjoy arguing the toss over Brexit post stuff up that other people don't read. Exactly nobody will change their mind. ...something about that bus.... ...something about democracy.... ...something about panniers.... Oh no that...
by hufty
20 Mar 2019, 7:03pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 18127
Views: 450920

Re: Anyone else putting off touring decisions due to Br***t?

Great, as predicted it's another tedious multipage thread where people who enjoy arguing the toss over Brexit post stuff up that other people don't read. Exactly nobody will change their mind. ...something about that bus.... ...something about democracy.... ...something about panniers.... Oh no that...
by hufty
2 Mar 2019, 6:22pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Anyone else putting off touring decisions due to Br***t?
Replies: 89
Views: 11756

Re: Anyone else putting off touring decisions due to Br***t?

Isn't there a long running Brexit thread in the Tea Shop for this sort of thing? Let's exercise some self-control and not pollute other sections of the forum. Er, this page is about Br***t. Exactly - I was suggesting keeping all the spurious Brexit stuff together in one thread on one section of the...
by hufty
2 Mar 2019, 3:15pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Anyone else putting off touring decisions due to Br***t?
Replies: 89
Views: 11756

Re: Anyone else putting off touring decisions due to Br***t?

Isn't there a long running Brexit thread in the Tea Shop for this sort of thing? Let's exercise some self-control and not pollute other sections of the forum.
by hufty
11 Feb 2019, 8:35pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Buying petrol for multifuel stove in UK
Replies: 65
Views: 2596

Re: Buying petrol for multifuel stove in UK

Thirdcrank: A quick scan of your pdf shows that a Sigg bottle complies easily with regulations.
Radek: Yes a petrol pump nozzle fits into the neck of a Sigg.
by hufty
10 Feb 2019, 5:27pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Buying petrol for multifuel stove in UK
Replies: 65
Views: 2596

Re: Buying petrol for multifuel stove in UK

Ignore all the people that say you'll die in a fireball if you as much as unscrew the top of your Sigg bottle, or that your food will be contaminated by the fumes and you will die (due to... :shock: The Additives :shock: ). The subject of petrol as a cooking fuel often inflames people on this forum....
by hufty
25 Jan 2019, 9:36pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Cycle mag, CTC finally caved in re helmets & sold us out?
Replies: 511
Views: 17780

Re: Cycle mag, CTC finally caved in re helmets & sold us out?

The child in the "Join Cycle UK" advert has the straps so loose that he can push his hat back and all his forehead is showing - does that count as not wearing a helmet?
by hufty
24 Jan 2019, 7:21pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Travelling in India
Replies: 9
Views: 1453

Re: Travelling in India

Re the exhausting madhouse - once you're up in the mountains it's fine - as anywhere where there are no people there's no problem.
by hufty
22 Jan 2019, 10:46pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Anyone dabbled in Make-Your-Own-Gear ?
Replies: 42
Views: 2202

Re: Anyone dabbled in MYOG?

Show and tell: I made myself a double ventile sun hat to keep the sun off and the sweat in... Hat.jpg ...and a lightweight handlebar bag /box - why are bought ones always so heavy? It's also double ventile but as there's no through stitching it's waterproof. box.jpg Given how long it took, there won...