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Bikes change hands, sometimes without the owners consent, and when I found an abandoned machine I wondered on it’s story. It had been left propped up against a tree with the brakes locked out: why? There is, along with the … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with this picture?

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The dismounted cyclist has to cross a 60mph rated roadway to continue. The crossing is at the end of a 40mph speed limit: a point at which vehicles speed up. There is no indication that the route continues on the … Continue reading

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A low traffic Cambridge is possible

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When road pricing in the city was proposed by the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) reaction to a fairly modest traffic management proposal was loud and clear: it is seen as ‘anti-democratic’, ‘discriminatory’ and a ‘threat to freedoms’. How did we … Continue reading

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Cambridge to Norwich safe cycle route

Bad bad cyclists! why can’t they get off the road? It is a fact of modern life that any local news thread about cycling will attract comment along the lines of that cyclists are always: riding through red lights, riding … Continue reading

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Croix de Fer: Tiagra/GRX swap

There is no getting away from it: the CDF is a heavy machine. In running order (less panniers but including D lock, lights, bidon and bar bag) it’s 17.5Kg. In a ride ready state (dressed, shod, fed & watered) I’m … Continue reading

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Metric drawings from point clouds : the basics

In Recap point clouds are impressive. To get to something you can draw from they need slicing. Remember line of sight from the scanner will result in lost data in occluded areas, the ‘dark’ shadows are holes in the data. … Continue reading

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Cambridge to Huntingdon: update

This was the abrupt end to my ride to Huntingdon in January 2021. I ran out of road…. ..and this is what the same spot looked like in May 2021. The A14 enhancement NMU route from Girton to Fenstanton is … Continue reading

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Sir John & Lady de Creke 1325

A return with DSLR, tripod and remote shutter control. A high bypass filter applied to achieve a negative impression. I believe the text below is from: The Monumental Brasses of Cambridgeshire Volume 4 of Monumental Brass Society. County series by … Continue reading

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Sir John de Creke 1325

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3 frame monatge Canon Ixus 70. Hand held monoplanar rectification.

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Route Werks bar bag: lid noise.

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