Author Archives: Ponder

About Ponder

I'm a train driver from Cardiff, have been married a long time and have 4 wonderful kids... all grown up now! Warning: I tend to lose The Game a lot.

Cycle “Adventures” Volume 163

Some things I want to draw attention to in this video. In the very first clip (I’m on my foldable bike) the cars just barged through using their weight to force me to stop even though (as I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Updating My 9 Year Old Code

Warning, lots of geeky words in this article! New links for the next few months at work have been published. I tidy up the spreadsheets and make them available to all drivers at the depot. I then port the sheet … Continue reading

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Goodbye LBRY Hello Odysee

What started as LBRY is now Odysee. It’s still the decentralised system it started out as and all accounts have been transparently transferred but (and this is the reason for this post) all my past lbry embeds are now invalid. … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 162

I’ve been playing with audio levels in this video. Please let me know what you think. Getting back to a more normal level of traffic now. Plenty of red light jumpers in this video, both 4 and 2 wheeled! Impatience, … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 161

The junction of Mardy Road and New Road in Rumney, Cardiff is probably the most dangerous place I regularly pass. It’s the junction I was knocked off my bike in 2006 and frequently features in my videos. It’s here again, … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 160

Following a recent conversation regarding a mobile speed camera and my statement that impatience is the most significant cause of road accidents being refused I decided to count how many clips in this video are being published due to impatience. … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 159

12 days worth of clips here and quite the variety; possibly due to the very varied times I was cycling. Some days were very quiet and some were very eventful. Feel free to leave Buttercup guesses here or in the … Continue reading

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C64 RF Modulator Replacement

A few weeks ago I ordered a c0pperdragon replacement for the RF modulator on my C64. I tried to fit it shortly after it arrived but failed to remove the existing RF modulator due to the massive solder blob securing … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 158

3 weeks worth of footage. It’s been a bit quiet, relatively speaking, lately. There’s still a lot of impatience (and some audible language), cycle couriers and a couple of stand out clips. The first beggars belief. If I even tried … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 157

I thought this was going to be another Deliveroo special but it seems other things took over. I normally take primary position (middle of lane) and wait in traffic queues. There’s no rush and patience is more relaxing than trying … Continue reading

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