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I am the owner of this blog and domain. I usually don't bite unless provoked.

11-32 Cassette and 11-28 Derailleur are a Mismatch

It has been almost a year since I fitted an 11-32 cassette and new chain to the bike, in order to make this work I had to screw in the B-limiter screw all the way which I have now been … Continue reading

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Maverick iON DT – Knocking Sound

I’ve just taken delivery of this nifty little 4WD desert buggy and taken it for a spin in a local patch of scrub, with the current extended heat wave the ground is very dry and dusty, perfect conditions for a … Continue reading

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Specialized 2Bliss Tubeless – A Saga In The Making – Part 2

After having tried numerous tricks to get my 2Bliss Ready Specialized tubeless wheels and tyres to seal I decided to clean them up and start again. Before continuing I did a little shopping, as it turned out the guys over … Continue reading

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Specialized 2Bliss Tubeless – A Saga In The Making

I have had a Specialized mountain bike for a couple of years now, it came tubeless-ready so in theory all I had to do was remove the innertubes, fit tubeless valves, put some sealant in and away I go… It … Continue reading

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Nearly there…

This winter feels like it’s been the coldest and longest for a number of years, yes there have been a couple of freaky weeks when we’ve had cold spells with lots of snow in previous years, but this winter has … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s Razor vs Gillette

For many years now I’ve been using Gillette razors, they work well and give a consistently satisfying result, but every time I need to buy new razor blades I wonder if there could be a cheaper alternative as even with … Continue reading

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So much for the iMac SSD Project

When I first got my hands on a nice new 27″ i5 iMac I was amazed at it’s capabilities, I used it for everything from video editing and web browsing to games and emulation, however as the years passed things … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Photobucket

Question: Why would a photo hosting site disable embedding? This is the only reason I think most people would use any photo hosting site, particularly one such as Photobucket.  Forums often don’t have the space to host photos uploaded by … Continue reading

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Troy Lee Wrist Supports WS5205

I’ve been suffering from aching wrists for quite a while now, on and off for a few years at least since I started working with computers every day, after changing jobs last year I found myself sitting at a computer … Continue reading

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Catchphrase saved my life

Catchphrase, and a few other long-running gameshows that have stood the test of time, is one of those programmes that one can watch at just about any time and enjoy, which is very good for someone suffering with low mood … Continue reading

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