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Highdh danielsapp's article
Mar 21, 2020 at 15:00
Mar 21, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: How is the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting You?
@badbadleroybrown: And yes, some of what was in there is indeed as you so eloquently put it bull, but the point is to produce a statement that is 100% polar opposite to your standpoint. Thereby showing (and obviously something that is going to fly far and beyond over your head and your band of ‘experts’) that this is at one end of the argument and you are at the other. The truth is somewhere in the middle ground. There is a social responsibility of all to end this asap. The ‘i’m not in the demographic’ is both childish and dangerous. Anyway, take care buddy.
Highdh danielsapp's article
Mar 21, 2020 at 14:32
Mar 21, 2020
Pinkbike Poll: How is the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacting You?
@badbadleroybrown: Not my words but copied from a hillwalking group. Feel free to copy and share like I have done. Let’s talk about just one of the people who has ‘escaped’ to the hills to ‘socially distance’ themselves. Let’s call him Brian. Brian has been at work all week, he isn’t lucky enough to work at home. Brian eats the lunch he carefully prepared at home on Tuesday, at his desk. Tom the cleaner cleaned Brian’s desk on Monday evening, but Tom had spent the weekend getting smashed in various pubs with his mates. Tom didn’t know it but he was infected. Before Tom cleaned Brian’s desk, he coughed into his hands. He doesn’t care about COVID-19 because he’s young and he believes it wont affect him. Whilst cleaning Brians desk he sheds some of the virus onto Brians keyboard. Brian has been using his keyboard all morning, and he just started eating his sandwich. Brian is now infected, but he wont show symptoms for another week. Fast forward to the weekend and Brian decides, because he’s fit and healthy, he’s going to climb Snowdon with his wife. They arrive at Pen Y Pass after a 2 hour drive during which Brian shared some of his water with his wife. Brian is literally a virus incubator right now and if she hasn’t breathed in the virus, she’s covered in it, it’s only a matter of time. Brian pays his £10 parking charge using the machine and off he goes. There’s lots of lovely virus on the machine now, waiting for the next person...and the next...and the next. Brian and his wife decide to take the PYG track and it’s really busy. It’s so busy in fact that on the way up he has to wait in a queue to go over the stile at the Crib Goch junction. Brian isn’t wearing gloves today because the weather is nice and walking keeps you warm. He’s feeling a little more fatigued than usual though. Over the stile they both go, innocently shedding virus as they do. He’s sweating quite a bit and keeps wiping his face with his hand. At several points they have to put their hands on rock, the same rocks everyone else has to. Finally though, they get to the top, yay! They both have to wait in another queue to get onto the summit trig, which they touch, because it’s a kind of ritual. They don’t think about the 1000 other people who will do the same after them today. On the way down Brian’s wife takes a little tumble and twists her ankle. Mike, a local, comes over to offer assistance, which Is gratefully accepted. Mike and Brian support Brian’s wife to the bottom, Brian shake Mikes hand and they depart. Under normal circumstances Brian would take his wife to a minor injuries clinic, but they know the NHS is under strain because of the virus, it’s probably only a light sprain anyway, so they dont bother, they’re doing their bit to help by not going to hospital. Brian doesn’t know that he’s just infected countless people, and they don’t know either. Brian thinks what he is doing wont harm anyone and he goes home really happy with himself that he’s only doing what the government told him to do. On the way home he really begins to feel rough but thinks he’s tired from the walk, so he stops for a coffee at the Shell garage in Betws Y Coed and gets himself a costa express coffee. After he’s chosen his drink using his bare hands on the touch screen, he uses some hand gel, because, he doesn’t want to catch the virus! He’s a responsible citizen though, so he keeps his distance from everyone else in the shop, 2 metres! Brian has no idea he’s just unleashed a plague on North Wales in spectacular fashion. Stay at home folks. Don’t be Brian. Or a badbadleroybrown.
Highdh mikelevy's article
Sep 18, 2018 at 14:35
Sep 18, 2018
Ride Concepts' Transition Clip-in Shoe - Interbike 2018
Hoping the ride concepts shoe is a pre production mock up. Zoom in and the shoe is gappy at the material joins and messy glueing. Don’t think they will last too well if this is the real deal. Original chambers were stitched and well finished, the soles still delaminated and dropped off after time.
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