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by petemaz
Tue May 25, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: BBB 22g RF meths stove - nearly new
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: BBB 22g RF meths stove - nearly new

Can I take this if still available, please?
by petemaz
Tue May 18, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD: Mini Peak 2
Replies: 0
Views: 98

WTD: Mini Peak 2

Just on the off chance, does anyone have a Luxe Mini Peak 2 tent they might want to move on?
Ta much
by petemaz
Mon May 10, 2021 8:13 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bluetooth headphones
Replies: 17
Views: 608

Re: Bluetooth headphones

as rudedog says you can just buy an adaptor for a fiver and continue using normal headphones https://www.amazon.co.uk/BabyElf-Headphone-Headset-Adapter-Compatible/dp/B086YQS2SJ/ref=sr_1_7_sspa I did not know that! I assumed these new handsets without a jack were all pushing us to move to wireless s...
by petemaz
Sun May 09, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bluetooth headphones
Replies: 17
Views: 608

Re: Bluetooth headphones

It's a Google Pixel. I ordered those Anker Slim ones, found a good deal for a pair. Thanks for the comments, as always much appreciated :-bd
by petemaz
Fri May 07, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bluetooth headphones
Replies: 17
Views: 608

Re: Bluetooth headphones

Cheers all. I've had Anker stuff before and it's decent, well priced kit, so I'll maybe look into those slim ones. :-bd
by petemaz
Fri May 07, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bluetooth headphones
Replies: 17
Views: 608

Bluetooth headphones

Can anyone recommend some Bluetooth headphones for occasional use on the bike and when camping? My new phone came without a jack, so all my headphones are now obsolete 😭! I guess I need decent battery life and would prefer ones with a hook that goes around your ear.
Thanks
by petemaz
Fri May 07, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 9862
Views: 1180019

Re: The post man's been ...

Ah, another lover of the fig roll... I like it 🙂👍
by petemaz
Fri May 07, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3643
Views: 690860

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Just received an mail from planet X this morning offering 30% off selected bike bags this weekend...
by petemaz
Mon Apr 26, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tarptent Bowfin 1s - Reduced
Replies: 9
Views: 825

Re: Tarptent Bowfin 1s Tent

ScotRoutes wrote:
Mon Apr 26, 2021 2:52 pm
Sorry. Just can't help but laugh at the name
I think you might need to be from north of the border to understand that one... 😉
by petemaz
Sat Apr 24, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FREE: Ladies walking boots size 5.5.
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: FREE: Ladies walking boots size 5.5.

Thanks a lot Stuart, I'll PM you
by petemaz
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FREE: Ladies walking boots size 5.5.
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: FREE: Ladies walking boots size 5.5.

Hi Stuart, If these are still available, I'll gladly take them for my wife. Obviously happy to send you whatever for p&p + couple of drinks of your choice... Thanks Peter
by petemaz
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Topeak half Frame bag 4.5l
Replies: 0
Views: 151

FS: Topeak half Frame bag 4.5l

For sale is a Topeak MidLoader Frame bag, capacity is 4.5litres and colour is black. It's been used a fair few times, but looked after so in really good overall condition. Dual side entry zips. Note that the velcro straps are not adjustable, so you can't move them to different places on the frame (i...
by petemaz
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Sold Shimano MT34 SPD shoes in blue/green EU46/UK 11
Replies: 5
Views: 192

Re: Shimano MT34 SPD shoes in blue/green EU46/UK 11

Hello, if still available can I get pics please pm555 at yahoo dot com
Thanks
by petemaz
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Recommend me a diddy saddle bag please
Replies: 16
Views: 575

Re: Recommend me a diddy saddle bag please

I picked up this from alpkit in their recent clearout sale. It's waterproof and spacious enough for a tube, small tools and other bits n bobs. Happy with it so far...

https://alpkit.com/products/bato
by petemaz
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:43 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

Thanks ScotRoutes
by petemaz
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

Can you undo and reuse tape if it's had sealant on it? For what it is, Stan's stuff is awfy expensive. I've tried a couple of ways to mount a tyre, but having re-read this thread, want to try and redo the taping. I'll obviously reclean the rim, just want to reuse the tape if it looks in decent shape...
by petemaz
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

Ended up going back to the LBS and ended up buying a new fancy pump, the type that stores the air which is then released. This made all the difference. Not freakin' cheap though but with this it worked a treat and then a few more pumps until those lovely pops sounded. Can I ask what pump you got? A...
by petemaz
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

Getting the taping right is probably the critical part of tubeless. Clean the rim, doesn't need to be spotless but the cleaner the better. I use Iso-propyl alcohol. Leave to dry. The tape should be the same width as the external width of the rim. The reason for this is that it gets pulled down into...
by petemaz
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

ScotRoutes wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:24 pm
That can be found. If the bead stretches onto the sidewall slowly then you'll get no Pop. You'll know it's on correctly if the mould line on the sidewall is concentric with the rim.

Popping when releasing pressure is just the bead releasing from the rim.

That's great - thanks!
by petemaz
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

Just when it was all going so well.. another question, if I DON'T hear the popping sound when inflating (but the tyre looks mounted), however when I then deflate, and I DO hear the popping sound, is this good/bad??
by petemaz
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Happy 50th birthday Stuart
Replies: 68
Views: 1822

Re: Happy 50th birthday Stuart

Many happy returns Stuart. I've never even met you, but am ever thankful you took the time to create and maintain this forum for all us like-minded bike&camp folks. :-bd
by petemaz
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

That should be enough, especially if you already have a good seal. You should still hear some slopping around. If you don't, no harm in adding a bit more. Pressures - 35-40psi on 640x47, 25-20psi on 27.5x2.40", 15-18psi on 27.5x3.0", 8-10psi on 26x4.40". TBH, mostly I just give them a squeeze. I ra...
by petemaz
Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

Again, great replies, thank you - stuff for me to think about.

One other thing, how much sealant per tyre, any rules on this? I stuck one x 2oz/57ml bottle in each wheel, will that be enough? Tyres are Panaracer Gravel King SK 45mm.
by petemaz
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Re: Going tubeless...

Thanks for the responses, very useful. It seems that everyone does tubeless in a slightly different way... I completely agree that tubeless is a right old faff - saying that, it wasn't quite the nightmare I was expecting it to be. After a string of punctures this year, I finally gave in went down th...
by petemaz
Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going tubeless...
Replies: 76
Views: 1928

Going tubeless...

Well I've always been a 'late adopter' of bike technology, so only recently took the plunge into tubeless. After the usual frustrations with mounting tyres, it looks like I'm pretty much good to go and just have a couple of things I'd like to ask... Pressure - what do folks run at, I've read you can...