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by Tinnishill
12 Oct 2019, 4:00pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Concussion (?)
Replies: 8
Views: 358

Re: Concussion (?)

Try this;

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg176/ ... -191717245

I should say, I'm a first aider, not a medic. Bottom line, if worried bother your Doctor.
by Tinnishill
12 Oct 2019, 12:31pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Concussion (?)
Replies: 8
Views: 358

Re: Concussion (?)

Here is a link to the standard NHS advice on head injuries;

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg176
by Tinnishill
29 Jun 2019, 10:18am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Wheels for big guys
Replies: 50
Views: 1634

Re: Wheels for big guys

SJSC are wrong. I have bought wheels off them which broke. I am heavy. As an example, watch Mark Beaumont's films where he repeatedly broke spokes on a 32 Rohlof.
by Tinnishill
29 Jun 2019, 9:41am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Wheels for big guys
Replies: 50
Views: 1634

Re: Wheels for big guys

Can anybody specify 40 or 48 hole rear hubs that would do for 130 oln dropouts ? Tandem ones that I have seen are wider.
by Tinnishill
27 Jun 2019, 1:01pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Re-proofing a tent groundsheet
Replies: 15
Views: 647

Re: Re-proofing a tent groundsheet

If you want to farm out the job, Scottish Mountain Gear, in Musselburgh, does tent repairs. I have had them do a couple of zip repairs which turned out OK, but I haven't seen their groundsheet repairs.

https://www.scottishmountaingear.com/repair-service
by Tinnishill
26 Jun 2019, 4:31pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Dynamos - Hub or Bottle?
Replies: 121
Views: 4722

Re: Dynamos - Hub or Bottle?

There is also the Velological rim dynamo option. Never used one, myself;

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/so-i ... -dont-suck
by Tinnishill
23 Jun 2019, 1:35pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Cooking on small gas camp stoves
Replies: 78
Views: 3338

Re: Cooking on small gas camp stoves

by HobbesOnTour » 23 Jun 2019, 1:56pm I was in agreement until this..... then you lost me! :D Tinnishill wrote: Single burner cooking. The sort of sachets that quick cook rice, couscous, mash and instant custard comes in are usually of a 2 portion size. For solo use reseal the second portion by fol...
by Tinnishill
22 Jun 2019, 8:31pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Cooking on small gas camp stoves
Replies: 78
Views: 3338

Re: Cooking on small gas camp stoves

Single burner cooking. Some single burner stoves can simmer a bit but a lot are a tad crude. Good results can be achieved by keeping it simple. I am assuming that the cook is using a single pot with a decent lid and that the available cutlery is a dessert spoon and a pocket knife and that the cooki...
by Tinnishill
7 Jun 2019, 8:43pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Tent for exposed areas maybe highish winds
Replies: 60
Views: 2189

Re: Tent for exposed areas maybe highish winds

An outdoor education instructor of my acquaintance who works in the area of the world mentioned swears by their Zephyros 2.

I see that the design has been updated recently with more thought to cyclist use;

https://www.terra-nova.co.uk/tents-and- ... ct-2-tent/
by Tinnishill
28 May 2019, 12:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: the North Coast 500: A Great Wilderness?
Replies: 64
Views: 4306

Re: Scotland north coast 500

Last week, heard a woman comment that she had been round the route and "had lots of marvelous views of the back doors of camper vans".
by Tinnishill
28 May 2019, 10:47am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Checking gpx routes
Replies: 18
Views: 738

Re: Checking gpx routes

Unread postby mattheus » 28 May 2019, 9:34am I think you're BOTH right! [and to be fair, I suspect Mick is quite capable of using a paper map : x ] Top I didn't use the word "paper", and I was thinking about all the novices out there rather than the old stagers. Mike had already mentioned...
by Tinnishill
28 May 2019, 7:34am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Checking gpx routes
Replies: 18
Views: 738

Re: Checking gpx routes

This needs restating now and again, so I will take this opportunity. LEARN TO USE A MAP !

GPS is a usefull aid but not a good primary navigation tool.
by Tinnishill
15 May 2019, 12:00pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Joining two GPX tracks
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Joining two GPX tracks

There was some chat about this on here

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=127537