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by DanZac
27 Feb 2020, 7:04am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Itching to do it
Replies: 17
Views: 1172

Re: Itching to do it

If you liked Backpacker's snowy challenge then have a read of this one . . . .. We warned him NOT to do it . . . . but then he went and had a great time . . . Photos : https://www.flickr.com/photos/139077418@N05/ https://forum.cyclinguk.org/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=118391 Loving it, there’s somethi...
by DanZac
26 Feb 2020, 9:29pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Itching to do it
Replies: 17
Views: 1172

Re: Itching to do it

This was an April camp near Stafford: http://www.bikepacker.co.uk/pictures/winter.jpg On the other hand I have had some fantastic cycle camping weather in April. The Low Countries can be very nice in April especially some of the bulb fields in Holland. Why oh why did I have to come on here and see ...
by DanZac
20 Oct 2019, 11:34am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What cycling did you do this weekend?
Replies: 39
Views: 1688

Re: What cycling did you do this weekend?

Out straight from work Friday night with the bivvying gear on board. Knocked off 60 miles with a chippy tea at about 45 before finding a quiet secluded spot to get my head down for the night. Chilly, but beautiful and clear night (thankfully dry). Up again at first light before pushing 50 miles back...
by DanZac
3 Oct 2019, 9:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Working hours, start 06:30
Replies: 46
Views: 1799

Re: Working hours, start 06:30

Many years ago on exercise in the far north Atlantic for a few weeks in Oct/Nov, we worked a shift pattern of six on, six off. On watch at 6am and off at noon, then back on at 6pm an off at midnight for day after day after week after week. ........... or the opposite watch was on at noon, off at 6p...
by DanZac
17 Sep 2019, 6:36am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 3.2 MM Spoke - Find A Tap?
Replies: 9
Views: 593

Re: 3.2 MM Spoke - Find A Tap?

10g comes from SWG (standard wire gauge) definitions. If there is some underlying rationale behind SWG I don't know what it is exactly. The usual 10G spoke thread is 44tpi, and this isn't terribly close to any metric thread pitch. I was wondering if there was an M3.5 thread that was close enough to...