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 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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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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