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syklist
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Summer 2011, our first long tour since 2009. From Gol to Bodø plus a few days on the Lofotens.
Syklist on Slådalsvegen between Vågåmo and Lesja in Norway.
Syklist on Slådalsvegen between Vågåmo and Lesja in Norway.

Mrs Syklist pushing her bike up one of the many 15+% inclines on the old road between Leksvik and Mosvik.
Mrs Syklist pushing her bike up one of the many 15+% inclines on the old road between Leksvik and Mosvik.

Sunset from the campsite in Nesna. That's about as dark as it got.
Sunset from the campsite in Nesna. That's about as dark as it got.

Mrs Syklist on the Rv17 just short of Haugland
Mrs Syklist on the Rv17 just short of Haugland

Wild camp, Rørvikstranda, Lofoten.
Wild camp, Rørvikstranda, Lofoten.
So long and thanks for all the fish...
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It was Ride the Lights last night. Thousands and thousands of riders enjoyed a preview of this years Illuminations on a traffic free Promenade.

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The Blaze guys were brilliant and as well as riding the lights they entertained many of us too

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=essBjE1qjz8
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Nice piccies. :D
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Glencoe - taken from the Clachaig, just a few days ago!
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Got a new camera this week ('refurbished' new Canon sx130is, £80 from Canon ebay outlet shop), more suited to sticking in the saddle bag or back pocket than my old bulkier camera.

So a few shots from todays ride :

Trying out the 'miniature effect' setting :
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Friendly locals? :
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The worst bit of road surface around here, destroyed by the farmer's muck :
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Approaching sunset :
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Not been many photos posted on this thread for a while, so here are a few from todays ride in Perthshire from Braco to St Fillans and back, via Comrie.

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Proved that I am not just a fair weather rider when, after a week of riding to work in torrential rain, I also went out for a 30 miler on Saturday in horrendous weather!
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Never felt as warm as I did when I stopped off for a pint mid way through!
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rualexander wrote:Not been many photos posted on this thread for a while, so here are a few from todays ride in Perthshire from Braco to St Fillans and back, via Comrie....

Weather's not too bad by the looks of it :wink: . You just don't know what you've been missing here, down sarf :lol:
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timmyhiggy wrote:Proved that I am not just a fair weather rider when, after a week of riding to work in torrential rain, I also went out for a 30 miler on Saturday in horrendous weather!
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Never felt as warm as I did when I stopped off for a pint mid way through!


Looks extraordinarly like that Matt Baker bloke off Countryfile to me... :o
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timmyhiggy wrote:Proved that I am not just a fair weather rider when, after a week of riding to work in torrential rain, I also went out for a 30 miler on Saturday in horrendous weather!


I have not seen suicide levers for a long time. Did you use them in the wet?
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I don't get this suicide lever thing. I've used them on a few bikes and providing they are set up correctly I've never had a problem with them. I can only think that they have gained this reputation from people not maintaining their braking system.
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I never go anywhere particularly intersting or scenic (or far from home) being more of a fitness 'time for a workout, how far/fast can I go in a set time' rider rather than a tourist. The pics below are ones I have taken on more leisurely local rides in the last month or so. The swans at Alvaston Park were snapped during what feels like the last proper sun we had, in early April.
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Edwards wrote:
timmyhiggy wrote:Proved that I am not just a fair weather rider when, after a week of riding to work in torrential rain, I also went out for a 30 miler on Saturday in horrendous weather!


I have not seen suicide levers for a long time. Did you use them in the wet?


With pads really close the rims I love having them. You can reach brake levers from almost any hand position. My favoured position when riding is just behind the hoods, with fingers looped under the bars. I can push up on the lever from there and get braking performance thats the same as the main brake lever. I can also brake from the very backmost part of the bars (admittedly I have to pull them up beyond the bars to get decent braking performance, but I don't ride there very often, least of all in high-pressure situations which involve the need to brake!)
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Cracking shot of the swan in flight. :D

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+1.....
ferrit worrier wrote:Cracking shot of the swan in flight. :D

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