Record attempt scheduled

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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby Mick F » 19 May 2018, 1:21pm

Norman H wrote:The % figure has been consistently falling, it must represent the remaining distance as a percentage of the whole.
We'll see when he gets about halfway between Penrith and Carlisle, as that's the half-way point between LE and JOG.
50% and it'll prove it.

At the rate he's going, he'll be there this evening. :D
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby Mick F » 19 May 2018, 1:25pm

PS
DFM is how far he's gone so far.
The numbers work.

253Km = 157miles
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby Norman H » 19 May 2018, 1:38pm

1982john wrote:Where are those figures Norman?


Are you tracking him on the Blackblox site?

Go to the blackblox site and select Ian in the left hand box, if it's not already selected. Then click on the icon in the lower right of the right hand box and Ian's position centres on the map and its updated every minute or so. If you then hover over the historical positions a pop-up window appears with the various fields in it.

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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby Mick F » 19 May 2018, 1:45pm

Do you think he's red light jumping?
I was watching him going through Bridgwater - a place I know well - and having driven and cycled through many many times, the traffic lights are frequent and with long delays.
He got through there too quickly IMHO.
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby 1982john » 19 May 2018, 3:58pm

Mick F wrote:Do you think he's red light jumping?
I was watching him going through Bridgwater - a place I know well - and having driven and cycled through many many times, the traffic lights are frequent and with long delays.
He got through there too quickly IMHO.



It's probably helped that its the royal wedding and fa cup final day. It's pretty quiet out there.

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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby Paulatic » 19 May 2018, 4:06pm

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I wonder if it might be battery life left?
Supporr car 2 is at 100% so I’m thinking it’s plugged into a 12v socket.
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby Mick F » 19 May 2018, 4:28pm

Paulatic wrote:%age
I wonder if it might be battery life left?
Supporr car 2 is at 100% so I’m thinking it’s plugged into a 12v socket.
Well spotted! :D
He's riding an eBike.
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby philvantwo » 19 May 2018, 5:35pm

Going to see him in Bridgnorth later. If he does jump a red light though is he disqualified? On the old K6 tt course in penkridge they had a marshall on the pedestrian lights, jump those on red and you were disqualified.
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby Paulatic » 19 May 2018, 6:27pm

Mick F wrote:
Paulatic wrote:%age
I wonder if it might be battery life left?
Supporr car 2 is at 100% so I’m thinking it’s plugged into a 12v socket.
Well spotted! :D
He's riding an eBike.

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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby philvantwo » 19 May 2018, 6:55pm

I see permission has been given to ride across the old forth road bridge. Not sure if that's right?
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby 1982john » 19 May 2018, 6:59pm

philvantwo wrote:I see permission has been given to ride across the old forth road bridge. Not sure if that's right?


'On 1 February 2018, the bridge became a Public Transport Corridor, with all approach roads in full operation'

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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby philvantwo » 19 May 2018, 7:20pm

Oh yeah, says it's for walkers, cyclists and buses!!
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby brynpoeth » 19 May 2018, 7:54pm

Is it cheating to go on the day of the Fairytale Wedding?
Is the prevailing wind prevailing?
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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby 1982john » 19 May 2018, 9:19pm

I make it he's now 30 minutes behind his schedule. That said his schedule is 42h 15m and the record is 44 hours for a normal bicycle so there is some room to play with.

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Re: Record attempt scheduled

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 19 May 2018, 9:53pm

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