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by rufus748
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD - Lanshan 2 or similar
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: WTD - Lanshan 2 or similar

I saw one earlier on facebook "outdoor kit exchange" in exeter. Guy called Olly Goodwin. Nice one thanks - I am on that group. I will take a look. Edit - found it - that was actually a teepee which won't work unfortunately. Not enough space from the sidewall to the central pole for two to sleep tog...
by rufus748
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD - Lanshan 2 or similar
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: WTD - Lanshan 2 or similar

I saw one earlier on facebook "outdoor kit exchange" in exeter. Guy called Olly Goodwin.
by rufus748
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Cycling glasses... getting old
Replies: 28
Views: 723

Re: Cycling glasses... getting old

Dave, I fancy getting mine done again, you do yours first and let me know how it goes..
by rufus748
Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Cycling glasses... getting old
Replies: 28
Views: 723

Re: Cycling glasses... getting old

Problem with laser treatment is that it’s a one off correction of a (in most cases) dynamic change in visual acuity. It will stop working at some point and you will need glasses again. I'd pay that price for 10 years without them Dave, that's what swayed me albeit I paid £1200 in total. Optimax in ...
by rufus748
Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Cycling glasses... getting old
Replies: 28
Views: 723

Re: Cycling glasses... getting old

Dave Barter wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 3:02 pm
I'm so fed up with glasses that I've been looking into Lasik, but may be too old
Had mine done 13 years ago. Bought it on eBay... (true), brilliant except for the smell of burning flesh. Lasted 10 years now just as bad as before.
TBH though Dave, 10 years would see you out :lol:
by rufus748
Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3409
Views: 587923

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Garmin etrex 30x £129.99 on Sport Pursuit this morning.
by rufus748
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: WRT update.
Replies: 6
Views: 303

Re: WRT update.

Stu, I think I had an entry? I'll reluctantly have to drop out, its my sons birthday the 31st so getting a weekend pass from him is most unlikely. :sad:

Put the money in 'feed the bear'
by rufus748
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Chain pliers, needed?
Replies: 41
Views: 955

Re: Chain pliers, needed?

Great timing! My chain snapped on Monday (less than 300 miles old) just before the quick link. No way I could open the quick link by the roadside (Stu must have fingers of steel!). I have been looking for a tool to carry with me so that ones just been ordered :-bd
by rufus748
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: E-Bikepacking
Replies: 45
Views: 1109

Re: E-Bikepacking

I think it was last year when we did the Tuscany Trail there was a guy using one. He was towing a Bob trailer with 3 (?) Spare batteries in it. Didn't help him too much when the Bob got a puncture though.. I don't think it was as you didn't ride it last year! :ugeek: Year before? Maybe.. thought I ...
by rufus748
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: E-Bikepacking
Replies: 45
Views: 1109

Re: E-Bikepacking

I think it was last year when we did the Tuscany Trail there was a guy using one. He was towing a Bob trailer with 3 (?) Spare batteries in it. Didn't help him too much when the Bob got a puncture though..
by rufus748
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dangerous dogs
Replies: 25
Views: 886

Re: Dangerous dogs

In Reverse wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:46 am
Police dogs are usually fine tbf.

It's the police dog handlers you need to keep an eye out for - absolute wrong 'uns. :???:
Hmmm......
by rufus748
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dangerous dogs
Replies: 25
Views: 886

Re: Dangerous dogs

In Reverse wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:46 am
Police dogs are usually fine tbf.

It's the police dog handlers you need to keep an eye out for - absolute wrong 'uns. :???:
Oi
by rufus748
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Ulterior Motive for the BB200?
Replies: 11
Views: 574

Re: Ulterior Motive for the BB200?

Dave Barter wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:17 am
rufus748 wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:32 pm
Ah, operation Julie. Close family ties to that...
I read a great book on that a few years back. We’re you in it?
Bloody cheek, I'd have been 5..... no, my god father (who happens to be a bloody good cyclist as was his son who went pro for a while)
by rufus748
Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Ulterior Motive for the BB200?
Replies: 11
Views: 574

Re: Ulterior Motive for the BB200?

Ah, operation Julie. Close family ties to that...
by rufus748
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLDAussie Grit Ignite bib shorts XL BNIB
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: Aussie Grit Ignite bib shorts XL BNIB

Sold to him ^^^^^
Stains and all...
Doesn't want to wear them, just scratch and sniff.
by rufus748
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLDAussie Grit Ignite bib shorts XL BNIB
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: Aussie Grit Ignite bib shorts XL BNIB

Wotsits wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:30 am
I'll give you extra if you've wore them & not washed them?
Give a minute (or two).....
by rufus748
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLDAussie Grit Ignite bib shorts XL BNIB
Replies: 7
Views: 290

SOLDAussie Grit Ignite bib shorts XL BNIB

SOLDThese have just arrived, I ordered a pair of large in the normal short but could only get XL in the bibs (the last pair). Unfortunately the bibs are too big as I much prefer them
Before I return them on Monday does anybody want them?
Same as I paid £49
by rufus748
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: aussie grit flint shorts sizing?
Replies: 10
Views: 466

Re: aussie grit flint shorts sizing?

thanks all. I've taken a punt, at best I might need to lose a couple of lockdown pounds :wink:
by rufus748
Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: aussie grit flint shorts sizing?
Replies: 10
Views: 466

Re: aussie grit flint shorts sizing?

Thanks, don't really use the pockets anyway. Might take a punt, can always return them
by rufus748
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: aussie grit flint shorts sizing?
Replies: 10
Views: 466

aussie grit flint shorts sizing?

Interested in picking up a pair in their sale. I recall there are few owners on here. How do they size up?
by rufus748
Fri Jun 05, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Any clue?
Replies: 9
Views: 428

Re: Any clue?

Maybe its run off with my excel document because apparently my computer is "sorry but we cant find....." that will make the accounts easy.
Luckily I backed it up. Oh, hang on..... :oops:
by rufus748
Mon May 25, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Trailstar (genuine) Carbon pole and Cuben door SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Trailstar (genuine) Carbon pole and Cuben door SOLD

Trailstar in orange and carbon pole made by a man in a shed in darkest wales. I bought the used TS from eBay with the intention of getting my son into the wilder side of camping, put it up in the garden and he's not interested (although he'll sleep out in a hammock?...) I put it away and forgot abo...
by rufus748
Tue May 19, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3409
Views: 587923

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Thanks Dave :-bd
Could get expensive...