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by Zippy
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

23? Not bad. Yup, 23. Actually, there’s nobody else eligible (according to my records/reports on this thread) for 12/12 for 2020. So well done to the 23 who went all the way through, we had 48 recorded Bivvies’ in January! We actually had 24 bivvies reported on this thread in December, but only 23 ...
by Zippy
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

Did we get a final scores-on-the-doors for compleations? I updated the spreadsheet first day back in the office :lol: but was going to leave it until say the 14th for any late stragglers of reports. :-bd I currently have the following down for the 12/12 of 2019. Asposium BigdummySteve Borderer Bord...
by Zippy
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 2853
Views: 491316

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

techno mail wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:23 pm
frames and completes reduced: https://www.brothercycles.com/
Never heard of them, are they any good?
by Zippy
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: drj0n bagworks
Replies: 27
Views: 2606

Re: drj0n bagworks

That is a real life version of what's been floating around in my head for years. Nice work! :-bd I mean, I was gonna mount the clamp off the bars rather than the stem, but otherwise that's basically my imagination in reality :cool:

Nice work!
by Zippy
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: GPS tracking accuracy blog
Replies: 8
Views: 362

Re: GPS tracking accuracy blog

In Reverse wrote:
Wed Dec 18, 2019 4:35 pm
I have not kept pace with the pointy end of the industry.
The majority of the industry is very much not at the pointy end :lol:
by Zippy
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

And some quick 'analysis'. 51 users pledges. 48 Reported bivvies in January 24 Reported bivvies in November The following have 12/12 for 2019: BigdummySteve Borderer Escape Goat JimmyG Landslide metalheart MuddyPete RIP sean_iow whitestone Zippy The following are on 11/11 for 2019, so if they undert...
by Zippy
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

Boom, 12/12 for 2019 As per: https://bearbonesbikepacking.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=16026&p=200616 and Bob’s photo: Full report in the Yorkshire Winter Bivy thread but here's the bivy https://i.imgur.com/ff3a8EX.jpg Strava: https://www.strava.com/activities/2939607303 Nice to have the shelte...
by Zippy
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Yorkshire Winter Bivy 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 480

Re: Yorkshire Winter Bivy 2019

Hi All, I had a really good weekend away, nice to catch up with Bob and Cath, nice to meet you Eric. I’ve not really got anything to add to everyone else’s words. I took a few photos which I hope to have uploaded over Christmas time (I have a backlog!). Strava here: https://www.strava.com/activities...
by Zippy
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Yorkshire Winter Bivi
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: Yorkshire Winter Bivi

I’ve made it to the start! :-bd
It’s a bit wet/haily outside!
Cafe is a bit rammed, but have managed to claim a ‘large’ table.

Looking forward to it. :-bd
by Zippy
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Yorkshire Winter Bivi
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: Yorkshire Winter Bivi

Had a bit of a cold last weekend, but I think I've cleared it - taking it easy at work this week. I should sort my bike out this evening and pack tomorrow. I've eyed up somewhere to park in Skipton. So I'm still on :-bd Social riding will be ace :smile: What's the latest guest list? Chew Whitestone ...
by Zippy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

Out of interest, what bivi bag is that you're using? Borah of some sort? That’s a borah bivvy, silnyon bottom and moment m90 top (breathable and water resistant, but not waterproof), it’s a fair few years old now. It is a bit slippy when not on a flat surface, and I keep meaning to try painting som...
by Zippy
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

So with time for a bivvy rapidly running out in November, I worked out a good way to do fit it in would be after work on Friday, as there was a work social going on. I eyed up some bivvy spots on my commute, however the days preceding the night out a lot of water fell from the sky, and it was so wet...
by Zippy
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Yorkshire Winter Bivi
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: Yorkshire Winter Bivi

Excellent, thanks Chew. I still fully intend to be there. :-bd
by Zippy
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS Genesis Croix de Fer
Replies: 5
Views: 429

Re: FS Genesis Croix de Fer

Interested if cycletribes isn't.

Where in the world are you?
by Zippy
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

Hello everyone. So scored on the doors as of 13/11/2019. We have he following people with a straight run from the start of the year (* denotes Nov bivvy). BigdummySteve* Escape Goat* RIP* Borderer Borderer2 ChrisF darbreeze ericrobo frogatthefarriers gallowayboy JimmyG JoseMcTavish Landslide metalhe...
by Zippy
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Cotic Escapde thoughts? Sonder Camino ?
Replies: 15
Views: 889

Re: Cotic Escapde thoughts? Sonder Camino ?

Thanks all for the comments on this thread - it follows on well from my snappy kinesis thread! :lol:

I'm gonna start saving for an Escapade I reckon then!
by Zippy
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Winter event - sold out?
Replies: 31
Views: 1398

Re: Winter event - sold out?

Karl wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:05 am
Wow, that sold out quick. Didn't put my entry in on time so I'm not in but great to see how popular 'boners are becoming! :-bd
Ditto!
by Zippy
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 741
Views: 89666

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Got pulled over by the fuzz yesterday evening for speeding on a dual carriageway (marked car of all things, but all I saw was a set of headlights in my mirrors catch up with me...lesson learnt). Anyway, I should really have gone court, but they used discretion and as it was only "excessive speed", t...
by Zippy
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

I've been ill the past week, and didn't have the mojo to pop out over the weekend, so went out yesterday evening after work (and after dinner and filling my insulated flask with tea back home). I lobbed everything into a 20 litre backpack and cycled 5 miles out to a local wildlife trust centre - sle...
by Zippy
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS - OT: Logitech K830 Wireless Keyboard
Replies: 0
Views: 240

FS - OT: Logitech K830 Wireless Keyboard

Hi everyone. I no longer use this. It's in very good condition and had very light use. Perfect for living room media pc use etc. English UK keyboard layout, usb rechargeable, backlit illuminated. Looking for £60. https://rx8ownersclub.co.uk/forum/download/file.php?id=72776&mode=view Tis a good piece...
by Zippy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1134
Views: 72901

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

Wishing Archie a speedy recovery, John.
by Zippy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Yorkshire Winter Bivi
Replies: 27
Views: 1354

Re: Yorkshire Winter Bivi

I'll put my name down.
by Zippy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: New deore
Replies: 8
Views: 553

Re: New deore

How stripped is it? Could you rescue the situation tapping it out - you can get pedal thread taps for non silly money. https://live.staticflickr.com/5581/29652955244_a116c502a8_b.jpg 283 (08-10-2016) by Chris Reeves , on Flickr That's one I did earlier. Failing that, you can helicoil it. See: https:...
by Zippy
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Ride the Sweary Dave-ide
Replies: 36
Views: 2634

Re: Ride the Sweary Dave-ide

I'm enjoying this Dave. I'm watching it in instalments and still working my way through, but either way, top work :-bd
by Zippy
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: OAPs daily release (or 3)
Replies: 35
Views: 1439

Re: OAPs daily release (or 3)

Bravo all, I enjoyed that.
RIP wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:05 pm
Peter was feeling a bit “bonky”
Fnarr fnarr :lol: