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by Tinnishill
23 Jun 2019, 1:35pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Cooking on small gas camp stoves
Replies: 78
Views: 4788

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: 4788

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: 2697

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: 71
Views: 6063

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: 836

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: 836

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: 325

Re: Joining two GPX tracks

There was some chat about this on here

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=127537
by Tinnishill
13 May 2019, 12:07pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Brompton tyres
Replies: 16
Views: 975

Re: Brompton tyres

There is an article about tyres for Bromptons in AtoB magazine issue 123

http://www.atob.org.uk/
by Tinnishill
29 Apr 2019, 12:36pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Buying petrol for multifuel stove in UK
Replies: 65
Views: 2952

Re: Buying petrol for multifuel stove in UK

The first posting in this thread was a query about using a multi fuel stove in the Western Isles. If you type the name of the island accompanied by the word “shop” into google maps it will give you an idea of the local services; the bigger islands have hardware shops and petrol stations. The big adv...
by Tinnishill
26 Apr 2019, 9:09pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Best Folding Tourer?
Replies: 59
Views: 3073

Re: Best Folding Tourer?

Our household has been touring with folding bikes since the 80’s. We have used moultons, cresswells, bromptons, dahons, terns and random short lived cheap folding bikes with wheel formats in 16, 20, 24 and 26 inches. I would concur completely with what has been said up thread about Bromptons. Most o...
by Tinnishill
21 Apr 2019, 6:48pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Are the British particularly big polluters?
Replies: 4
Views: 281

Re: Are the British particularly big polluters?

30 years ago one of our lecturers pointed out to us on the engineering course I was on that the UK had about 1 percent of the world's human population while producing about 2 percent of the fresh atmospheric carbon each year It was his opinion that the world would listen to lectures from us when we ...
by Tinnishill
4 Apr 2019, 5:34pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Freedom for England
Replies: 101
Views: 2626

Re: Freedom for England

Anybody looked at the maps on the parliamentary website which show the geographical spread of signatories ?

https://petitionmap.unboxedconsulting.c ... ion=231563