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by Richpips
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

Heading home today. Had contemplated riding back to Tyndrum but my knee is still giving me pain.
I shall do a write up soon.
by Richpips
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

A nightmare day today. Two cancelled trains then a bus ride to Tyndrum. Knackered.

Will most likely leave at 9am after a decent night's sleep and a proper breakfast.
by Richpips
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Malta routes / Trips
Replies: 9
Views: 476

Re: Malta routes / Trips

We went for a tourist hol years back. My lasting impression the signs saying private in the countryside.

Some pretty bits, but get off my land.
by Richpips
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

Yep, OBH is shut as are lots of other places.

Fwiw Drumbeg stores are open on a Thursday 😁

My bike weighs a ton.
by Richpips
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

Reactivated my inreach today.

7am this Sunday is the plan.

For the dotwatchers the link below.

http://trackleaders.com/highlandwinter19
by Richpips
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Highland Trail 550 - 2020
Replies: 61
Views: 3255

Re: Highland Trail 550 - 2020

Just seen that Sofiane is in.
by Richpips
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the Rohloffistas
Replies: 12
Views: 681

Re: One for the Rohloffistas

Nope, that's what we used on our tandem.
by Richpips
Mon Nov 25, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

That’s a hell of a challenge Rich :roll: Are you doing the same route as this May ? How many hours sleep do you have in mind ? 5... or 6... ? So you’ll be riding at least 9 hours in darkness... and that leaves say 8am till 4:15pm in ‘daylight’.... (could be greylight... :lol: ). But I think perhaps...
by Richpips
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Highland Trail 550 - 2020
Replies: 61
Views: 3255

Re: Highland Trail 550 - 2020

K1100T wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:45 pm
What do people consider the must do routes to prove your competency...?
Hi Bob, the easiest in, is to ITT part or all of it.

Anything that shows you can do hard long days whatever your background will count though.
by Richpips
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

It was dark for about 36 hours today
Yep, I'll bring a 4th light then. :smile:
by Richpips
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

ScotRoutes wrote:
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:05 pm
Pretty obvious question, but what are you doing for lights?
I've got 2 Maxx-D and a Diablo that all have 36 hour modes. I should scrape thru with those.
by Richpips
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

I'm watching the forecast. Early December would suit me best though.
by Richpips
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: [SOLD] Salsa Anything Cradle + front pouch
Replies: 6
Views: 433

Re: [FS] Salsa Anything Cradle + front pouch

.....id be interested in the cradle
by Richpips
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2534

One for the HT550 connoisseur.

It's a little over 6 days until December.

I'm hoping for some non life threatening weather.

http://trackleaders.com/highlandwinter19
by Richpips
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD: Garmin Oregon 700
Replies: 1
Views: 216

WTD: Garmin Oregon 700

I'm after an Oregon 700 for its Bluetooth capabilities on the unlikely chance that someone wishes to part with theirs.

Ta Rich
by Richpips
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: That film is available
Replies: 35
Views: 1853

Re: That film is available

A great film mostly. It *nearly makes me want to do the route again

I'm quite saddened that so much of it had to be taken up justifying the BS controversy though.

*Only to smoke some dope with Kirstin for a few days.
by Richpips
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Hunt 1000
Replies: 6
Views: 426

Re: Hunt 1000

Looks a great route.
by Richpips
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Tour Divide Write Up
Replies: 19
Views: 1442

Re: Tour Divide Write Up

Enjoyed the write up, so many similar experiences.

Was the barber in El Paso by any chance? My beard was mutilated my a certain Manuel in El Paso..
by Richpips
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Richpips talk at Alpkit Keswick
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Re: Richpips talk at Alpkit Keswick

Thanks for posting, it's good to get some positive feedback from our talks. I think you were one of 23 at Keswick. so the room wasn't too empty. Next up we're at KMFF in front of 900 people on Friday night. I used to be scared to death of getting up in front of a crowd and talking (another thing tha...
by Richpips
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tickets for our Tour Divide talk in Keswick.
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Tickets for our Tour Divide talk in Keswick.

We did a talk in Hathersage last weekend which I guess now I should have mentioned here.

We'll be at Kendal the week after, Brugge the week after that, then Peebles in January.

I'll see if I can find a venue in Manchester.
by Richpips
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tickets for our Tour Divide talk in Keswick.
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Tickets for our Tour Divide talk in Keswick.

Hi, where do you live?
by Richpips
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Deschutes Tarp-SOLD
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: Deschutes Tarp and Easton pole

I'm tempted but wtf with that midge curtain?
by Richpips
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tickets for our Tour Divide talk in Keswick.
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Tickets for our Tour Divide talk in Keswick.

No stealth advertising here. :grin: This coming Saturday Tom and I are doing a talk in Keswick. Tickets are at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alpkit-keswick-rich-and-tom-seipp-cycling-the-2745-mile-tour-divide-tickets-75378786981 Pictures and tales from back in the day plus our long term goal the To...
by Richpips
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Tents, Z packs Tarp, Down Sleeping Bags
Replies: 1
Views: 355

Tents, Z packs Tarp, Down Sleeping Bags

F10 Helium 1 man tent £120 (no pegs) Ordos 2 2 man tent £130 Zpacks 8.5' x 10' Olive Cuben Tarp SOLD Skyehigh 900 XL winter sleeping Bag £120.00 Pipe dream 200 XL summer sleeping Bag £80.00 All in excellent condition. The tarp has been used a couple of times the rest used for no more than 2 nights.