Monthly Archives: October 2010

Weekend photos

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Look around

It’s good to actually look every now and again.

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Chain width 1/8″ or 3/32″

This is something that has always slightly baffled me, and with the prospect of upgrading my cranks on the fixed I need to know what chain I have. How to measure bicycle chain width is a rather straight forward method … Continue reading

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Midi fighter

Oh dear just ordered one of these bad boys! Not really sure on the best configuration for the buttons, but this was my final choice.

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Wyre Forest photoshoot

Despite the frosty start it turned out to be another gorgeous day, and after a long lie in, just to make sure we missed the morning chill we headed to the Wyre. Long overdue was a trip into the forest … Continue reading

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Elderflower champagne

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Sloe Gin

I am also keen to also make some Sloe Gin, I have found a site that uses a cider flagon, perfect. Now all I need to do is harvest some sloe berries. Cut or prick the sloes and drop into … Continue reading

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Apple Mead

Ingredients: 1l apple juice 4l of unchlorinated water 1.5kg clover honey grated rind and juice of 2 oranges 2 tsp yeast nutrient 1 tsp pectinol Yeast Method: Will make approximately 5l of mead. Boil the water, add the honey a little … Continue reading

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SSWC 2011

So the singlespeed world cup is going to be held in Ireland next year, rumoured to take part in Ballyhoura. http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/2011-singlespeed-worlds-to-ireland The venue was decided in true singlespeed fashion: “Bungee competition decides next host Immediately after the finish of the … Continue reading

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Tilt shift photography

Playing around with the tilt shift app, think it may be cheating slightly using photos of model trains!

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