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Server updates!

Yesterday was fun. After many months of planning (and by planning I mean “Hey, I should do that”) I did a full suite of updates on the main web server. I switched over from MySQL 5.6 to MariaDB 10.0 which was a fairly painless process I must admit. For those that don’t know MariaDB is Read more about Server updates![…]

Winter is coming!

It’s that time of year again, Summer is officially over (the weather last week was horrendous!) so it’s time to winterize your bikes! I also realised that so far I’ve yet to post anything about my other bike (my commuter). It’s a Boardman Hybrid Pro that I’ve upgraded to the full Shimano 105 drivetrain (standard Read more about Winter is coming![…]

Moar Upgrades!

2 x Shimano XT M785 Brakes (front and rear) 1 x Shimano XT M780 Shifter pods (pair) 1 x Shimano i-spec upgrade pack More pictures to enjoy (and yes, since these were taken I’ve cut down the brake hoses and tidied up the front end)

Cube Stereo upgrades

Hmm, sales. I love this time of year, end of season sales on cycling stuff, so it’s all cheap. £120 set of Carbon handlebars = £40 60mm Raceface Turbine Stem = £52 And here’s the result What’s next? Well on Wednesday I’m off to Llandegla in Wales to try out the trails there. I’ve also Read more about Cube Stereo upgrades[…]

Cannock Chase Bloopers

While I get to grips with the Sony PlayMemories software that came with my action cam I thought you might like a laugh at my bails. These were all taken 11th August 2014 on the Follow the Dog Trail in Cannock Chase, UK

Teamspeak 3 Viewer

So after much faffing around I’ve switched from ts3viewer to Gametracker’s own viewer. It doesn’t look as good but it does actually work, so there’s that. If you’re interested.

Upcoming Network Maintenance

I just received this email from my server host. As you may be aware from recent news coverage the size of the IPv4 routing table exceeded 512,000 routes this week. This caused widespread disruption to many users, businesses and other ISP’s. In preparation for the continued growth of the global routing table we are performing Read more about Upcoming Network Maintenance[…]

New Bike!

As the saying goes “Life is short, so buy the damn bicycle” or something to that effect. Therefore I bought a new bike. It’s a Cube Stereo 140 HPC Pro 29. It’s a 29″ 140mm travel full-suspension bike and it’s really very pretty. It uses Fox suspension front and back and has a full Shimano Read more about New Bike![…]

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