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Silverstone 9-Up TTT 2014 - Reading Cycling Club
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On-Board edit from Ken Buckley (www.kenbuckley.co.uk) as Reading Cycling Club competed in the 9-Up Team Time Trial event. Music : Space - Growler.
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Thu, 03 Jul 2014
Metal Box Deconstruction - Netting and Crane in Place
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Looks like the internal gutting is pretty much complete, and over the weekend they put up netting to protect our building. A large crane was assembled as wel...
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Mon, 02 Jun 2014
Metal Box Deconstruction - Timelapse in place
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The old Metal Box / Energis building is being dismantled right next to my seat in the office. Naturally I've set up a timelapse camera... Short test of ~800 ...
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Thu, 22 May 2014
Descent from Capileira - Spain Cycling Training Camp - April 2014
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GoPro footage from the 4km descent from Capileira to the A4132. The route of the footage can be seen here; http://www.strava.com/segments/7049955 4km of road...
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Tue, 14 Dec 2010
As is tradition (or will quickly become one), in the off-season I tend to start painting en masse, as the weather and lack of daylight keeps me from training. For this year's project, I'm attempting to get a Skaven army painted up in time for a tournament called Winter War...

...of course, I also need to learn to play the game, as this is 40K. The very scale of the game is different...with 40K my "good" army consists of 31 guys and a series of red boxes (aka vehicles), while the skaven army I have planned has over 200 models, and a handful of warmachines. It's a proper horde, and so I've had to approach the painting a little differently to previously.

I'm using the Army Painter stuff again, and this time I'm going very much to basics. Typical unit sizes are of 30 models, and I'm limiting myself to 4-5 colours on top of the base brown spray-coat. No highlighting or shading at all, not even a quick drybrush, and when it comes to dipping they are being dunked and flicked, rather than paint it on and wiped down with a cloth. I have a strict schedule to keep of at least 10 models a night, and a target time of 1½ hours to get them done. So far I'm keeping ahead of the schedule, with 170 models completed in 14 days. There are another 20 in the queue, and then I'm waiting on eBay for the final 30. Once they are all done it will be onto the more interesting models...warmachines and
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