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by Tenkaykev
7 Dec 2018, 5:49pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Heart rate monitors
Replies: 30
Views: 1397

Re: Heart rate monitors

To echo what althebike said, I too was a runner and am taking tentative steps in cycling since recently acquiring a folding bike. I used to run with a Polar heart rate monitor and found it very reliable. It was quite a basic model but did the job well. I'm not sure if it is the same with cycling as ...
by Tenkaykev
17 Nov 2018, 4:26pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Porridge: love or hate?
Replies: 224
Views: 12495

Re: Porridge: love or hate?

An interesting thread, I'll be on the lookout for Groats. My recipe is a bit different. I put two large scoops of Flahavans porridge oats into a bowl, cover with Oat milk and leave overnight. Next morning thinly slice half a banana into the Porridge, set for three minutes in the Microwave and head u...
by Tenkaykev
11 Nov 2018, 1:00pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Anaemia ?
Replies: 15
Views: 822

Re: Anaemia ?

Sound advice from eileithyia and others re bioavailability etc, but do get it checked out. I started to experience fatigue after a bout of the Lurgy, I was an Ultra runner at the time and building up to a race in SA. I'd been running for decades so was very familiar with fatigue during long training...
by Tenkaykev
8 Nov 2018, 4:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel question!
Replies: 677
Views: 103981

Re: New Route Planner

What a great piece of software. I did a trip back in 1989 from the southernmost part of Ireland to the northernmost ( Mizen Head to Malin Head via Cork and Dublin ) I put it in the route planner and used the tool to pull a couple of points across to the places I remember going through and it gave me...
by Tenkaykev
8 Oct 2018, 3:48pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Any thoughts on these two dynohub front wheels?
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Any thoughts on these two dynohub front wheels?

My first post to the Forums :-) I spent over 50 years rewinding / repairing Electric Motors / Generators / all sorts of weird and wonderful bits of kit. ( Undercarriage Motor / Gearbox from a second World War Focke Wulf 190 anyone :-) ) We used to see a few Motors with Aluminium windings. IIRC the p...