Duncy H

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Duncy H last won the day on December 12 2016

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About Duncy H

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    Aka DuncanoMexicano
  • Birthday 10/12/93

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    theshercorider@hotmail.co.uk
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  • Gender
    Male
  • Interests
    Sitting on rooftops and howling at the moon.

    Counting the number of leaves on trees on a windy day, (I love a challenge)

    Wiping peanut butter on peoples door handles.
  • Location
    Sheffield

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  • County (UK Only)
    South Yorkshire
  • Real Name
    Duncan Hague
  • Bike Ridden
    Stock
  • Quick Spec
    Inspired hex/speedrace fans Sherco factory 2010 300
  • Country
    United Kingdom

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  1. I really enjoyed that, especially the second part, it managed to perk me up a bit from my man flu.
  2. I feel like these type of bike shops (brick and mortar chain bike shops) are doomed to fail. I work in a similar style place at the moment and can see the shortcomings. I believe the key is to either run an efficient online store or to run an independently owned brick and mortar shop where you choose to cover one area and do that area well. With Evans style they’re stuck in limbo of not being locally owned by passionate people who know what their local audience want or they have people sat in offices miles and miles away deciding for them what they should or shouldn’t sell based on some squewed maths from data they have. These stores generally aren’t competitive on prices nor have stock on hand to be immediately effective. The model of the stores also means the genuinely worthwhile productive staff don’t hang around and end up employing young kids that are cheap but aren’t too knowledgable and taint their image. I think these stores try to do too much also, for example walk into an Evans store and they’ll have every style of road bike, every mountain bike, every hybrid, every commuter, kids bike, bmx bike etc trying to cram into one shop but it means in those particular areas there isn’t much of a quality range to chose from. I do believe there is a place brick and mortar bike shops but this particular style is doomed to fail. I could go on all day about this but I need to head out.
  3. I would say so, I’m the opposite to you, never really got to grips with photoshop. Lightroom is still a very powerful capable programme and I do all my editing with that. It’s pretty easy to use too.
  4. I've been using a Macbook Pro for quite a while now for similar scenario, mine's from 2013 and was the most basic Pro Retina at the time, I think it has 128gb and 8gb ram. I'm sure they're probably a step up from that now. I really like my Macbook it has been great for what I do and the screen quality is great, it copes fine with Lightroom and has managed Photoshop before but I don't really use that anymore. Most of my software usage is through Lightroom. I have my catalog on external hard drives. Usually having a day or twos worth of photos before moving them over to the external hard drive. It's a bit of a pain but I think realistically no matter what size your laptop hard drive it's going to end up being a similar scenario having to move it to external hard drive. I don't have much experience with any other laptops so can't advise on that front but if you go down the Macbook route I would go for something a few specs up from what I have now if I was to purchase again anytime soon just so I know it would definitely be capable for whatever I could throw at it in future.
  5. If my memory is correct you’ve been using a 550d as your workhorse? From experience I’ve had using a 550d and 7d the sensor is the same so produces pretty much the same image quality, just that the 7d has slightly better build quality, was a bit faster FPS and a few more settings/buttons available for use. In in terms of image quality though I can’t see it being a significant upgrade over your 550d? Although I’m out of touch with 7d prices now I can imagine them being pretty good value.
  6. I’m parting ways with my Canon 50mm F/1.2 if anyone here happens to be interested. I have access to a sigma 50mm art so no point having both anymore. I was interested in considering the New Eos R mirrorless then saw the price of the lenses for it. Not anymore.
  7. I’m a bit out of the loop with cars in the U.K. as I’ve lived in the land of maple syrup and poutine for the last three years. I’m in need of a car that me and the girlfriend can share a bit. Luckily I have use of my dads nice new Peugeot estate for going adventuring in and throwing bikes in and I plan to commute a bunch by bike so not limited to what will and won’t work really. Budget is the tight one, close to or around £1000+ would be preferable and something that’s not going to break down every time there’s a week in the month. Mx5 and Clio 172 came to mind but I’m open to suggestions if anyone has ideas or anyone here has something they have seen or might be selling?
  8. I don’t have a trials bike these days but would be happy to meet in or around Sheffield and hang out at a ride and shoot some pics.
  9. F1

    I thought it was a brilliant race, I think this season has been brilliant so far too. Love Danny Ric too he’s like a breathe of fresh air for F1 when he’s smiling and joking around. I still think the Mercedes is the fastest car underneath and is capable of winning a bunch of races this year.
  10. F1

    Watching Hamilton’s lap develop was great, you could tell he was enjoying pushing the limit and hooked it all up for that lap. Kimi in the press conference after
  11. Any tips for what to get instead? The girlfriends birthday coming up soon, she showed me some saying are they good she’d like some and I had guessed they were overpriced tosh. Whats out there that’s reasonably priced for her to use mostly in the gym?
  12. Not the greatest pic for showing the details of the bike but this is the current setup. This thing is so unbelievably sick every time I get out on it it reminds me how good it is. Future plans are new drivetrain. The clutch on the mech has died and got some proto cranks and B.B. to test and the rest has had lots of abuse. Going either XT or XTR as can get deals through work. Rim decals will be changed at some point as they’re a bit marked in the flesh, thinking of going white. Ive been talked into racing some enduros on Vancouver island so that’s something exciting to look forward to.
  13. Hey there folks, Theres always some pretty knowledgeable people on here. In a nutshell I have an idea for an app, but I’ve never taken it beyond that. Does anybody have any experience in this kind of thing and can shed some light on how easy or hard it would be to take it to the next level? I obviously don’t want to give too much away but can share with people if interested. Much appreciated.
  14. Wise words ^^^ I was lucky enough that my dad had a lot of high end stuff and good gear for me to use when I was getting into it. When it came time for me to actually purchase myself I went full frame with 5D iii and got a sweet 50mm. Three years later it’s still my go to and only real setup and I’m still really happy with it. If I’d have had to do the stage of buying lesser stuff originally and then upgrading later I’d have been peeved off a bit. 6d would be real good buy now, I think there’s a new version now so it’s probably come down in price I would have thought? I don’t really know much about what stuff goes for what prices these days though.
  15. Wise words ^^^ I was lucky enough that my dad had a lot of high end stuff and good gear for me to use when I was getting into it. When it came time for me to actually purchase myself I went full frame with 5D iii and got a sweet 50mm. Three years later it’s still my go to and only real setup and I’m still really happy with it. If I’d have had to do the stage of buying lesser stuff originally and then upgrading later I’d have been peeved off a bit. 6d would be real good buy now, I think there’s a new version now so it’s probably come down in price I would have thought? I don’t really know much about what stuff goes for what prices these days though.