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by chicklechives
Thu Jan 03, 2008 9:12 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Favourite Quote
Replies: 100
Views: 10810

Swampthing wrote:A line from a McCartney song (cant remember name of it though)--Dont go chasing waterfalls,please stick to the lake.
Obviously not a yaker then Sir Paul?
SWV Waterfalls
by chicklechives
Fri Dec 28, 2007 12:15 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Beavers
Replies: 16
Views: 1963

To come back slightly from the innuendo.

European beavers do not build dams, there was some discussion a while back when they were proposed to be reintroduced at the cotswold water park.
by chicklechives
Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:38 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Catherine Tate is doing it now...
Replies: 57
Views: 9666

But Quicky you must know by now that messenger shooting is a favourite pastime round here.
by chicklechives
Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Conwy Falls cafe
Replies: 6
Views: 1278

Mmmmmmmm

Chocolate Brownie
by chicklechives
Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:21 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Catherine Tate is doing it now...
Replies: 57
Views: 9666

Relax, news just in

The Catherine Tate show has been pulled from its Christmas slot to be replaced by a medical show into the very popular surgery of a humour lobotomy. Should be good viewing.
by chicklechives
Tue Dec 11, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Lost boats: a plea for responsible & considerate action.
Replies: 41
Views: 5778

Surely there are 2 issues here. Where a boat is lost on a river and is likely to be found in a river there's no information for the mountain rescue/ police to go on other than that at some point upstream someone has become parted from their boat. Any search is unlikely to be very effective, the cons...
by chicklechives
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The Best Paddling Photo Ever?
Replies: 120
Views: 22893

alex wrote:Pretty good photo

Image
Go on, enlighten us as to where that is
by chicklechives
Tue Dec 11, 2007 9:19 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Yellow boat, white water
Replies: 7
Views: 1704

"Logan was just happy he rose to the highest level of his sport and accomplished one of his own personal goals" It was all going along quite merrily until that piece of self satisfied guff. Impressive drop though, could have done with a second camera man, I'd have had quite a few there if risking li...
by chicklechives
Fri Dec 07, 2007 1:54 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: what river levels websites?
Replies: 2
Views: 454

North East 09066197722
North West 09066197733

Tyne levels
http://www.fishbritain.co.uk/Tyne/River ... p?dom=Tyne

Nothing as good as the SEPA info

Would have thought the general theme would be for ample water.
by chicklechives
Fri Dec 07, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Llys Falls on the Nantygwryd
Replies: 19
Views: 2412

It's amazing how many people have run this by accident, frightening! Does this pose the question of river leadership / suitability?? As the person at the back of the group which you question it had very little to do with river leadership and a whole lot more to do with the features we were using to...
by chicklechives
Fri Dec 07, 2007 10:53 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Is a paddling worth dying for...
Replies: 78
Views: 8284

Nope, not woth dieing for, or even worth serious injury. I remember getting quite shirty with a friend when he suggested I was a risk taker/ adrenaline junky. I don't boat/ski/etc for the moments when the adrenaline's pumping they scare me, I do them for the moments when you enter the zone when the ...
by chicklechives
Tue Dec 04, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Latest canoeing petitions..
Replies: 4
Views: 668

Anyone know if there are any legs in spoiling tactics or are these best left ignored. If a petition is signed by
L Skywalker
Kermit T Frog
Fish Worrier
La La
Dipsy
Po
etc etc

Does that discredit it at all? Or does it make it look more popular by having more names tha tno one will ever look at?
by chicklechives
Tue Dec 04, 2007 8:48 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Any info About the Tarn in the south of France
Replies: 5
Views: 664

Never paddled it but
http://www.eauxvives.org/carto/map.php? ... ffichage=3

should see you through OK

Edit due to terrible geography
by chicklechives
Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The Best Paddling Photo Ever?
Replies: 120
Views: 22893

Another one of *James C's beauties. The photo that is, not the paddler. *(I think!! It could well be Tim/Pokes...) http://photos-426.ll.facebook.com/photos-ll-sf2p/v64/62/65/505357426/n505357426_23672_2018.jpg Ulla Slides Norway Patrick Cliessold Ulla slides my bum, it's clearly Ghaistrills Strid o...
by chicklechives
Tue Nov 27, 2007 3:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Where to live in New Zealand?
Replies: 12
Views: 1888

Wanaka
by chicklechives
Fri Nov 23, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What kit?
Replies: 30
Views: 3854

No comparison really! Why would that be? Is it £150 worth of more dryness? Or just £150 worth of more blueness? Or even a very reasonable £150 worth of palm badges? Simple, the Palm one is much bigger, if you're very tall go for Palm, if you're a bit squat go for Lomo, can anyone recommend a drysui...
by chicklechives
Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Anglers face legislation to limit their activities
Replies: 17
Views: 2295

I'm with Mike, pehaps it was good to see
http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/397/151982.html
other outdoor enthusiasts having their enjoyment resricted through legislation/ legal rulings shouldn't be welcomed by anyone.
by chicklechives
Tue Nov 20, 2007 10:23 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Captions?
Replies: 16
Views: 2264

Sean Baker's jetboat leaves other sprint racers in his wake.
by chicklechives
Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:00 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Any info on the Aude in the French Pyranees?
Replies: 9
Views: 1286

Ran the Aude this summer, the gorge mentioned is the gorge de St George, we ran it the day before St George's day. Being Pyrenean getting levels right is a bit of a lottery although the bottom two sections went well enough as they're below the last hydro station. There are several wires acros the ri...
by chicklechives
Fri Nov 09, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Things you've learnt from a kayaking vid...........
Replies: 58
Views: 5847

There's always someone just out of shotready to bag/livebait anyone in difficulties.

It's better to be lucky than good, those who weren't get a name check.
by chicklechives
Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: British Airways - no kayaks policy
Replies: 211
Views: 52965

Edited because I can't be bothered trying to communicate with Morsey who doesn't seem to understand what he or others say.
by chicklechives
Thu Oct 25, 2007 8:53 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: British Airways - no kayaks policy
Replies: 211
Views: 52965

Edited because I can't be bothered trying to communicate with Morsey who doesn't seem to understand what he or others say.
by chicklechives
Fri Oct 19, 2007 9:22 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Canoe England’s position on access for inland waters
Replies: 14
Views: 1835

So no statement what so ever on whether Canoe England continues to support access agreements, a triumph of obfuscation.
by chicklechives
Wed Oct 17, 2007 4:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: How to get over it...
Replies: 11
Views: 1568

jaq wrote:It's a hard one.... I have a similar problem lead climbing,
You were thrown off cliffs by your nanny? think something should be done about this, it's OUTRAGIOUS
by chicklechives
Wed Oct 17, 2007 9:12 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Is the Diesel 65 rubbish?
Replies: 29
Views: 3123

Re: Is the Diesel 65 rubbish?

Oilcanning? - Where your hull bows inwards, you get a big hollow in your hull, often remedied by adding foam beneath your seat and/or experimenting with sunlight/hot water for controlled periods. So floating upside down down rivers is actually preserving the longevity of you hull rather than failin...
by chicklechives
Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:28 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dry pants.
Replies: 19
Views: 1986

For value don't neglect to take a peek at

http://www.liquidblueclothing.com/produ ... ander.html

can't comment on trousers specifically but the other kit seems to pass muster.
by chicklechives
Mon Oct 08, 2007 10:01 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Uni Clubs
Replies: 14
Views: 2508

Rdscott wrote:I have just become secutery of our and looking at the books we are similar,
Thanks for the morning laugh.
by chicklechives
Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:31 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tyne Tour
Replies: 18
Views: 2527

My Giddy Aunt that makes me feel old. How on Earth can it be easier to type like that? As a special bonus rnotman67 you are not limited to 160 characters and can therefore use WORDS.
by chicklechives
Mon Oct 01, 2007 8:59 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: No more fishing conflicts
Replies: 2
Views: 1020

No more fishing conflicts

This seems about as productive, warmer and less likely to cause conflict. Ideas as to how it can be promoted?

http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/dilbe ... 70930.html
by chicklechives
Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:02 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: You can do anything....
Replies: 18
Views: 2781

Re: You can do anything....

Jules wrote:....if you lean forward and low brace.
Although reverse screw roll is a bit tricky.

And tail squirts...