Hard work

By Frank
So this weekend just gone, I popped up to see my parents up in Cumbria and took the opportunity to do a little cycling. The first eight miles to Little Salkeld were reminiscent of Cornwall.  Very steep but short brutal hills.  After a most pleasant tea and cake at Little Salkeld Watermill, I headed up ...

Four seasons in one day

Four seasons in one day
By stovesy
We’ve done it! The Mad March hare Sportive 2015. A tale of wind, rain, sleet, beautiful sunshine, and more rain. We set off from the start line after a little splash of rain and sleet, all in good spirits and looking forward to the ride (if not the climb). The first 30k’s seemed to go ...

Solar Storm Front Light 1

By Frank
So whilst I’ve been waiting for the LBS to rebuild my front wheel with dynamo, I’ve had to come up with alternative light arrangements.   A friend recommend the SolarStorm lights.  So I went out and bought this…. It’s a simple arrangement – light fixes to bars via a thick stretchy band. Battery has a velcro ...

Squishing Dovecot

By stovesy
Just had a slight hiccup with Dovecot after the latest zentyal component update. I’ve added zlib compression to my IMAP folders, and after the update, this setting was lost from dovecot.conf. It seems that with compressed files in the maildir and without the zlib plugin, dovecot gets a little confused whereby it alters the S=UNCOMPRESSEDFILESIZE tag ...