Archive for August, 2009

Combing my hair on a brand new server….

August 7, 2009

The combing my hair in a brand new style blog has out grown up and is now on it’s own server. Check out www.combingmyhair.com and we start with a video…

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Fitting the Tikit rear rack

August 4, 2009

There has been some discussion on the Bike Friday Yak list about the best way to fit the Tikit rear rack. I am not sure if this is the best way, but I found that in addition to the issue with the mudguard (fender) stay identified by other Tikit owners,  I had a second barrier to mounting the rack caused by the disc brake mechanism.

Rack mounted with mudguard secured to underside of rack

Rack mounted with mudguard secured to underside of rack

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Phil and Friends

August 2, 2009

Good and bad news.

Have finished the 150k version of Phil and Friends in under seven hours. Under seven hours! Six hours 58 minutes and 54 seconds to be precise. It was most strange, at one point I was 4th on the road. 4th! Now don’t get me wrong I know it isn’t a race and in fact most of the time I was worried I was going too fast and was going to blow up. Arriving at Edale Youth Hostel at 11.35 I stopped for coffee and beans and toast, and was swiftly back on the road, and then came Winnats…

Who put that there? Winnats Pass Looms

Who put that there? Winnats Pass Looms

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