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    Pahhhhhh not even obstacles when you've put some...

    Pahhhhhh not even obstacles when you've put some time on on your push bike



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ_IQS3VKjA

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    Nice one. Only thing to be wary about is that no...

    Nice one.
    Only thing to be wary about is that no insulation takes well to being compressed for long periods of time, so try and have it loose rather than compressed when in storage.
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    Completely separate problem though. Those were...

    Completely separate problem though.
    Those were protests against the government, a very complex history and thinking behind that sort of behaviour.

    Look back to the aftermath of the 1999 quake and...
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    Fair enough, but the earthquake in Athens in 99...

    Fair enough, but the earthquake in Athens in 99 and hurricane Sandy in New York were certainly not problems of short duration.
    Likewise the Earthquake a tsunami in Japan 2011.

    All these disasters...
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    I think it's a bit of push to put a a invasion in...

    I think it's a bit of push to put a a invasion in the same context as as having a bit of a tarp up just off to one side of a government shelter after a natural disaster.

    No doubt there are...
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    I think that's location specific, here in Greece...

    I think that's location specific, here in Greece and the UK (where i'm from) there are only a few major cities where that would be even a concern never mind a problem.
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    Don't know anything about Red Dawn, but i do know...

    Don't know anything about Red Dawn, but i do know that even in an official shelter a BOB can make life a little more easy and comfortable.

    A sleeping mat means you can bunk in a nice quiet area...
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    Even then i'd go so far to say that a BOB is only...

    Even then i'd go so far to say that a BOB is only a small part of being prepared.

    As i say here in Athens earthquakes are the biggest threat, we're on the top of a hill so flooding isn't really a...
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    Looks like you're pretty much sorted then...

    Looks like you're pretty much sorted then :thumbup1:

    With regards to kyratshooter's comment would a inflatable canoe be an option or would the tides/winds likely be too strong?


    Not sure how...
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    Nice one. Carrying water is literally a pain,...

    Nice one.

    Carrying water is literally a pain, i've done trips here in Greece where there have been no guaranteed water source for 5 days, that's meant carrying every drop of water the the dog and...
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    Yep i have a 2001 F sport :thumbup: If...

    Yep i have a 2001 F sport :thumbup:



    If your route involves mainly road riding then trying to strap your kit onto the bike will save you a LOT of back ache.

    If you are likely to be taking...
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    Have you got a mountain bike? With a bit of...

    Have you got a mountain bike?

    With a bit of training you should be able to cover 80 miles fairly easily in one day on a bike.
  13. Nice vid It seems like you have similar...

    Nice vid

    It seems like you have similar obstacles to deal with like we have during the summer months here in Greece.
    Come September pretty much all the natural springs have dried up so you really...
  14. Thread: No-Go Zones

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    Speaking as a Brit that lives and works all over...

    Speaking as a Brit that lives and works all over Europe that article is absolute sensationalist rubbish.

    There are some areas in the UK (just like the US) that are high crime rate areas so care...
  15. I think it's pointless trying to label everyone....

    I think it's pointless trying to label everyone.

    If you live out in the sticks then it's common sense to have some emergency supplies tucked away for bad winters.
    Even in cities i do believe it's...
  16. In no particular order. Mobile Phone Wallet...

    In no particular order.

    Mobile Phone
    Wallet
    Keys
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    +1 1m wide with 4 props, sounds like some...

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    1m wide with 4 props, sounds like some ones quadcopter has gone "solo"

    http://quad.82055.co.uk/products/images/Image_2_XAircraft_Quads_XAircraft_X450_Quadcopter_X450.JPG

    Over 500m high...
  18. Thread: Rich preppers

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    Ohh should have added "Psalm25" i did enjoy your...

    Ohh should have added "Psalm25" i did enjoy your post and you did put forward some great points.

    I would be extremely grateful if you could press enter a few more times in future posts please as...
  19. Thread: Rich preppers

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    Things happen, not so civil wars have dispersed...

    Things happen, not so civil wars have dispersed hundreds of thousands if not millions of people in the last 20 years alone.
    Many fleeing in such a panic as they leave behind most of their...
  20. Thread: Rich preppers

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    Although there is absolutely no doubt that some...

    Although there is absolutely no doubt that some state health care systems are very poorly managed and run with poor service, surely even poor health care is better than nothing?

    What i mean by...
  21. Thread: Rich preppers

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    Here in Europe we have state health care so...

    Here in Europe we have state health care so loosing $300k to hospital fees is not likely.
    Plus many also have extra private medical insurance as well.

    You wouldn't loose all your wealth if you...
  22. Thread: Rich preppers

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    A fool and his/her money are easily separated. ...

    A fool and his/her money are easily separated.

    I cannot foresee any circumstance this side of a criminal enterprise or borrowing wayyyyyyyy beyond your means, where a person can loose EVERYTHING...
  23. Thread: Rich preppers

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    Interesting to read other peoples opinions and...

    Interesting to read other peoples opinions and concerns, thanks.

    Sorry if i'm going a slightly off-thread here but i am honestly genuinely curious.

    Do you believe that something will happen say...
  24. Thread: Rich preppers

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    Just reread and my post seemed to come off a...

    Just reread and my post seemed to come off a little curt.

    Please think of it as a inquisitive post rather than a challenge, as that is how i intended it.
  25. Thread: Rich preppers

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    I can understand that, arrogance really sets me...

    I can understand that, arrogance really sets me off to, sometimes our emotions override logic i guess it's what makes us human.

    Speaking logically though what skills would he need?
    Apart from...
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