What do you want for Christmas?

General cycling advice ( NOT technical ! )
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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby Cycling UK Publicity » 20 Dec 2017, 12:56pm

Mick F wrote:
philvantwo wrote:A copy of Mick F's autobiography! It would be a fascinating read.
I wrote a booklet entitled "Cars I have Known" about all the cars we had as a child, and all the cars I've owned and driven as an adult.
I also wrote another entitled "My Incredible Career" about my time in the Royal Navy 1969 to 1996.

Nowt about cycling other than a few blogs.
JOGLE
LEJOG and Back
Grand Tour of Scotland, England and Wales
JOGLE on a Raleigh Chopper.

Will that do? :wink:


Hey Mick,

Sounds to me like you need to write that autobiography stat! Thanks for replying. I can't include your booklets because thy're not to do with cycling, and your blogs can't be bought as a gift. Ta though, and please do get writing!

Nat :)

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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby Pastychomper » 20 Dec 2017, 1:06pm

Mick F wrote:
philvantwo wrote:A copy of Mick F's autobiography! It would be a fascinating read.
I wrote a booklet entitled "Cars I have Known" about all the cars we had as a child, and all the cars I've owned and driven as an adult.
I also wrote another entitled "My Incredible Career" about my time in the Royal Navy 1969 to 1996.

Nowt about cycling other than a few blogs.
JOGLE
LEJOG and Back
Grand Tour of Scotland, England and Wales
JOGLE on a Raleigh Chopper.

Will that do? :wink:


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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby keyboardmonkey » 20 Dec 2017, 1:10pm

Cycling UK Publicity wrote:Ta though, and please do get writing!

Nat :)


I know I can be a bit last minute, but it seems as though it's you who needs to get writing, Nat!

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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby reohn2 » 20 Dec 2017, 1:30pm

Simple answer,a hernia repair operation :? ,I'm getting piddled off waiting :evil:
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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby Cycling UK Publicity » 20 Dec 2017, 1:39pm

keyboardmonkey wrote:
I know I can be a bit last minute, but it seems as though it's you who needs to get writing, Nat!

Halfords 12 piece ratcheting spanner set (if we're not boycotting them after that survey)
Vessel Megadora 900 +2 100 screwdriver
Park Tool 3way hex 4mm, 5mm, 6mm
Knipex Wire Rope Cutters 95 61 190
CK Magma MA2718 tool roll


Am scribbling merrily away :)

Thanks for your suggestions, keyboardmonkey!

Nat

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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby Mick F » 20 Dec 2017, 2:11pm

My Blogspot account has been hacked ............... I think.
I can't log in, and when I try to retrieve my password etc, they want to text me on a number that isn't mine. I know the password and login info, but it doesn't work.

I wanted to download them and rearrange them into chronological order rather than back to front like a normal blog. I could then re-publish them. I got as far as http://chopperstory.blogspot.co.uk before I was frozen out.

It now seems that my account has been closed.

All very annoying, and I've now leaned NOT to have a blog that can be mine for all time. Best way ........ if I want to do this sort of thing again ........... is to have a proper website and NOT a Blogspot.

http://lejogandback.blogspot.co.uk
http://my-grand-tour.blogspot.co.uk
http://jogleonachopper.blogspot.co.uk
Mick F. Cornwall

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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 20 Dec 2017, 2:15pm

Have you tried the waybackwhen machine?
A shortcut has to be a challenge, otherwise it would just be the way. No situation is so dire that panic cannot make it worse.
There are two kinds of people in this world: those can extrapolate from incomplete data.

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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby Mick F » 20 Dec 2017, 2:19pm

What machine is that?
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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 20 Dec 2017, 2:33pm

http://web.archive.org

Wayback machine (I added the when erroneously )
A shortcut has to be a challenge, otherwise it would just be the way. No situation is so dire that panic cannot make it worse.
There are two kinds of people in this world: those can extrapolate from incomplete data.

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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby Mick F » 20 Dec 2017, 2:41pm

How does that help me log in to my blogs?
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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby [XAP]Bob » 20 Dec 2017, 2:52pm

Mick F wrote:How does that help me log in to my blogs?

It may help you recover their contents...
A shortcut has to be a challenge, otherwise it would just be the way. No situation is so dire that panic cannot make it worse.
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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby horizon » 20 Dec 2017, 2:54pm

Cycling UK Publicity wrote:
Am scribbling merrily away :)

Nat


AFAIR MickF has already appeared in Cycle magazine.
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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby AdamS » 20 Dec 2017, 2:59pm

Slightly laborious but if the blogs are still online (or cached) it wouldn't be impracticable to copy and paste the text and reinsert the photos. I'm slightly surprised that you don't have these all meticulously archived.

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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby Mick F » 20 Dec 2017, 3:21pm

AdamS wrote:I'm slightly surprised that you don't have these all meticulously archived.
I'm slightly embarrassed. :oops:

Cycle Mag wanted to do an article about my JOGLE on the Chopper and wanted high resolution photographs. I don't have the originals, or the original movies from my Sony Handycam. They were all reduced to get them onto the blog. I took my MacBook with me and did it each evening using WiFi.

The actual JOGLE Chopper blog was done during the ride, and I did it all without thinking for the future. What's there on the blog, is all there is. The others were done from copious notes I took. The photos though, were reduced and I never kept the originals ......... though I still have all my original notes.
Mick F. Cornwall

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Re: What do you want for Christmas?

Postby yostumpy » 20 Dec 2017, 5:11pm

Dear Santa

I would like a CWC G10 , from Silvermans please.