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.

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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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 156

Here we go. After the first 5 days of work I had about 4 minutes of video so I decided to hold off, and after the next 4 days I thought I was going to have to publish out of … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 155

Things seem to be getting back to normal on the roads. By that I mean still no shortage of impatience and a lot of inconsiderate, often dangerous behaviour but traffic also getting busier. One thing that did really disappoint me … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 154

Close passes continue to plague me with one even coming close enough to hit my handlebar! No damage done and no point in sending the video to the police because they demonstrably don’t care. They occasionally have some close pass … Continue reading

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Pinter

My wife bought a Pinter home brew system for my birthday. It arrived today. I started following the instructions online and quickly realised I’d screwed up. I used water from a jug that hadn’t been washed out after using it … Continue reading

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LEGO™ International Space Station

Some years ago I submitted this to LEGO™ Ideas but it was rejected. Imagine my surprise when a short while back I saw it released. I had nothing to do with the actual release but I was still happy. I … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 153

Well what a change! No shortage of clips this last period. Plenty of idiots, including a lot of red jumping cycles and an arrogance shown by many bullies in metal shells that’s going to kill someone; probably sooner rather than … Continue reading

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Cycle “Adventures” Volume 152

Three weeks worth of clips but not a huge amount going on. A combination of early starts, late finishes, days off and rain (lots of rain) the roads were mostly quiet. We do still see some idiots, especially impatience, paint … Continue reading

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