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by Poke
Wed Apr 07, 2004 9:38 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Where to buy a used boat in France?
Replies: 8
Views: 2032

Dom???

Hi, Carrying on the thread of the previous post, I am trying to sell this Dom 47 . Although in London at the moment I'm coming over to Lyon/St Etienne in May for a few days and may be able to bring it over with me. Even if not, flights to london from Montpellier (thats on the med isn't it) are going...
by Poke
Mon Apr 05, 2004 12:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Free Outdoor Show Tickets
Replies: 10
Views: 1186

Not completely

<t>Admittedly I wasn't too impressed with the lack of stands... Barely anyone seemed to be there... I remember previous years the kayaking area being MUCH bigger...<br/> <br/> Highlight for me was the Franco Ferrero and Charlie Munsey lectures... Both fantastic and inspiring.. Did the Colca and Cota...
by Poke
Mon Mar 29, 2004 10:25 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Afon Glaslyn and Colwyn
Replies: 17
Views: 1817

Re: Glaslyn Egress

<t>Actually the easiest place to egress if you're wanting another run or two is river right about 50m upstream of the bridge, where there is a huge eddy. You miss out a short stretch of WW, but then don't need to scramble up a steep bank... and its a much shorter walk back to the top for round 2. :D...
by Poke
Fri Mar 26, 2004 3:30 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Afon Glaslyn and Colwyn
Replies: 17
Views: 1817

Colwyn/Glaslyn

Notably on the colwyn is a diagonal 2m drop about 3/4 of the way down which can form a very retentive hole in some levels. Safety recommended here on left bank to drag out floundering paddling buddies. The biggest rapid (dragons tail??) is visible from the gauge bridge - though beware, it is actuall...
by Poke
Thu Mar 25, 2004 4:00 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Paying for facilities
Replies: 28
Views: 2088

Student paddling days

<t>As a student in London (no car) its pretty difficult to get much paddling done, but managed to get an average of 70+ days on the water 2 years ago (of which less than 5 were thames weir based)... Have managed about half that this year, but BC for a month this summer should make up for it.<br/> <b...
by Poke
Wed Mar 24, 2004 2:49 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Student Discount for ICE entry
Replies: 17
Views: 1634

London

wwb - "I don't have a car"
I've got a few mates coming up from london en voiture... I'll ask them if they've space if you want!
Tim
:)
by Poke
Tue Mar 23, 2004 1:07 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Student Discount for ICE entry
Replies: 17
Views: 1634

6 hours?

Six hours?? :eek
On what form of transport?
A scooter? :rollin
by Poke
Mon Mar 22, 2004 1:51 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Student Discount for ICE entry
Replies: 17
Views: 1634

Scam?!

You aint trying to pull a fast one are you?! :hat
A few members of our club just got a load free :D !!!
by Poke
Mon Mar 22, 2004 1:19 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Confused journalist?
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Maybe?

Perhaps this isn't as far from the truth as you think?!
Crazy yanks!
:)
by Poke
Sun Mar 21, 2004 11:27 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Mint Riot Dominatrix For Sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1969

A bigger version

Or if anyones after a bigger version for the same price, try this:
pub97.ezboard.com/fukrive...=947.topic
:)
by Poke
Sun Mar 21, 2004 11:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Bliss-stick Huka Creeker
Replies: 2
Views: 741

Interested

I'm off out to BC this summer and am looking for a creeker... Not heard great things about the Huka, but that was in playboating mag and it aint always spot on is it. A mate tried one out in Nepal and said it rocked! Where are you based? Could potentially meet at the ICE this year, I think I'm going...
by Poke
Tue Mar 16, 2004 12:37 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Flight to Uganda
Replies: 9
Views: 1169

Flights

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by Poke
Wed Mar 10, 2004 4:05 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Wanted: CFS, Blunt, Java, H2, H3, Kendo, Whipit, Disco
Replies: 7
Views: 1799

Dom 47

I know it not been speciically requested, but I've got a Dom 47 for sale, £350, great for lighter paddlers to get into playboating.
by Poke
Wed Mar 10, 2004 3:57 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Sexy green Dom 47 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 730

Ze dom is still for sale

I've obviously not been trying hard enough to sell this one...

Its still going for 350 and the student rodeo is coming up which means free delivery to HPP! (could probably deliver on the main train route from London to the Lakes aswell??)
by Poke
Mon Mar 08, 2004 6:05 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: dzzz....over and out....
Replies: 27
Views: 2346

Radios in ze alps

<t>Rob,<br/> Went to the alps a few years back with my local canoeclub and someone had a set of three or four waterproof two way radios. They didn't get used for anything serious, but it was entertaining when someone f**ked up and came up cursing since the radios were voice activated.<br/> <br/> Per...
by Poke
Wed Mar 03, 2004 2:38 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayak Clubs up North
Replies: 1
Views: 339

BCC

I'm from Doncaster (though now at uni in london) but used to paddle quite a bit with Broomhall Canoeclub who are based in Sheffield. They're pretty active (unlike their website ) and have quite a few weekend trips, weekly pool sesions and an annual Alps trip in May half term. Their website does have...
by Poke
Mon Mar 01, 2004 5:00 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Sexy green Dom 47 for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 730

Sexy green Dom 47 for sale

<t>Jimbo is on a world tour at the moment, currently suspected to be in Nepal. Lucky git. However, lack of funds means ze Dom must go.<br/> <br/> I have been put in charge of making sure it does just that. Its in good condition, vol 47gal, a nice green :hat colour, and is an ex team boat apparantly ...
by Poke
Sun Feb 29, 2004 7:28 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Round the World
Replies: 14
Views: 1341

Afrika!

I went to the Nile a couple of years back and there were similar government warnings.. If you're just sticking to the White Nile in Uganda there shouldn't be much of a problem. The majority of the problems I think are up north, and Bujugali Falls is a 'well established' destination used by many orga...
by Poke
Fri Feb 27, 2004 8:58 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dam Spillways
Replies: 5
Views: 713

Slides

<t>Si - think you're talkin about the Llyn Brianne spillway in wales. This one is in the pennines somewhere but next to a main raod (we were driving over to manchester hence the reason I noticed it). Hence its not so much 'out of the way'.<br/> <br/> I hopped out of the car for a quick inspection bu...
by Poke
Thu Feb 26, 2004 6:54 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Dam Spillways
Replies: 5
Views: 713

Dam Spillways

<t>Does anyone remember seeing peaks 1d10t10c video of a few years back??<br/> <br/> The opening bit was a couple of the guys doing a dam spillway 'up norf'...<br/> <br/> I know where said spillway is, but does anyone know how often it runs, and whether its allowed (ok, a more sensible question is t...
by Poke
Tue Feb 24, 2004 2:13 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: River Grading and Awarness
Replies: 14
Views: 1439

Spotting river features

<t>Quote: "I was alarmed at not being able to find them in rapids where they are well documented"<br/> <br/> I've come across this too.. After many years of WW paddling I expect to be able to recognise the signs of a siphon. This summer I joined a rafting company in Peru for a few trips down the Apu...
by Poke
Mon Feb 23, 2004 7:49 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: This one is for kit junkies
Replies: 8
Views: 948

Sods Law

<t>Good idea...<br/> But...<br/> <br/> ... Sods law says you'll carry it round in your pocket for a few years...<br/> <br/> ... then eventually ...<br/> <br/> ... you decide you want some chocolate in your pocket which will actually get used instead of a big lump of metal containing some compressed ...
by Poke
Wed Feb 11, 2004 5:05 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: SEPA level information
Replies: 8
Views: 1681

Re: SEPA level information

Just out of interest, when people quote the level at, for example, 2, on the orchy, which gauge are they referring to? There are two gauges at the bridge of orchy, and I'm not sure which is the one that always gets referred to...
The older looking one or the newer one?
Cheers
by Poke
Wed Feb 04, 2004 5:20 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: NZ flooding
Replies: 3
Views: 455

Re: NZ flooding

Back to work Mr Tuley...

That's what the lake district looked like last weekend (when I was up there without a boat >: )
by Poke
Wed Jan 28, 2004 3:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Kayak Release Dates
Replies: 8
Views: 890

Re: Kayak Release Dates

My guess would be:
Eskimo Topo - an early version of...
Perception Dancer
Micro bat (230)
Glide (early version at '97 worlds)
Mr. Clean (sh!te boat)
xxx
Pyranha Ina Zone (the 220 was first)
Dagger G Force
by Poke
Tue Jan 27, 2004 4:55 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: BDH found on the Roy
Replies: 7
Views: 865

Re: BDH found on the Roy

If I knew what a BDH was I might be able to comment!

Don't think we lost anything mind you...
by Poke
Wed Jan 21, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: 35m Waterfall Record
Replies: 11
Views: 811

Re: 35m Waterfall Record

And a link in English...
Somewhat easier to understand!
www.epicocity.com/EP/upda...Falls.html
by Poke
Wed Jan 21, 2004 1:44 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: 35m Waterfall Record
Replies: 11
Views: 811

35m Waterfall Record

I read about this in Decembers Kayak Session mag. I know the link is in german, but apparantly the guy was ripped out of his boat at the bottom of the fall and swam to the side himself... www.soulboater.com/soulbo...le&sid=392 I don't think it was officially verified and so is an unofficial world re...
by Poke
Fri Jan 16, 2004 6:36 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tees River Level
Replies: 2
Views: 401

Re: Tees River Level

The Barnard Castle to Winston Bridge (Or Wholerton Lido) section of the tees goes at any pretty much any level... Sometimes quite a scrape when its low mind you... Don't think there'll be that problem this weekend!
by Poke
Tue Jan 13, 2004 6:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Waterfalls - required reading
Replies: 22
Views: 2146

Re: boof

On the subject of boofs.. And letterbox on the etive.. Check out this picture.. Classic Non-boof! www.thepet.info/kayak/Sco...ofDoh.html Jim - You might recognise this boat after helping to rescue it from the Roy the day before this photo was taken (thanks by the way!) Edited by: Poke at: 1/13/04 6:...