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by NorwayCalling
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Lessor Evil?
Replies: 24
Views: 728

Re: Lessor Evil?

IKEA in Cardiff? good links to M4 and back to then drive up the A470.... just a thought
by NorwayCalling
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB300 Startlist
Replies: 25
Views: 879

Re: BB300 Startlist

What's the technique for tandem hike-a-bike? A - Shoulder it walking one in front of the other. B - Up on your back walking side by side. A - Back in the early 1990's myself and an old girlfriend had a cannondale tandem with those XYYXYZ forks (or however you called them) up front (the forks costin...
by NorwayCalling
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Going solo - Billy no mates
Replies: 36
Views: 1296

Re: Going solo - Billy no mates

back on topic: Some people in life a not blessed with a large pool of friends and especially, friends that share the same interests. I am one of them. With this in mind... 99.1% of my riding is solo. Everywhere, all round the world (as they say in the US - domestic and international) its normally ju...
by NorwayCalling
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread
Replies: 460
Views: 23738

Re: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread

85.1kg today.
by NorwayCalling
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: I have a confession.......
Replies: 16
Views: 1156

Re: I have a confession.......

I'm Welsh.... I simple do not understand the concept of not riding in the rain or getting wet... is there dry cycling? :wink:
by NorwayCalling
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Jubilee clips sizing
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: Jubilee clips sizing

thank you.
by NorwayCalling
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Jubilee clips sizing
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Jubilee clips sizing

Question to the collective wisdom.... attaching bottle cages to a set of RockShox suspension forks so will need to order the correct size... so question(s).. What is the size of jubilee clips did you go for and was it OK? or How does one measure to work out which size is require without going too bi...
by NorwayCalling
Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: 3/4 lycra tights - options?
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: 3/4 lycra tights - options?

Ground Effect in NZ.... love their kit...

https://www.groundeffect.co.nz/collections/mens-longs

Image
by NorwayCalling
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: SPDs or flats?
Replies: 19
Views: 676

Re: SPDs or flats?

Flats for everything now... was a confirmed SPD user until the fatbike changed that, about 5 years ago - only exceptions are the road bike and the #gradventourer
by NorwayCalling
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Can I beg/borrow/steal or even buy an MTB please!!
Replies: 6
Views: 514

Re: Can I beg/borrow/steal or even buy an MTB please!!

This any use to you? 18" frame so will be fine for you... 3x9 XT groupset, 29er etc.....

Collection from Cardiff if interested.

ImageIMG_20171015_162324425 by Norway Calling, on Flickr
by NorwayCalling
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Norms clear out part 2: Shelter
Replies: 13
Views: 725

Re: Norms clear out part 2: Shelter

will ping payment over later... pretending to work at the moment. Cheers, Mike.
by NorwayCalling
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Norms clear out part 2: Shelter
Replies: 13
Views: 725

Re: Norms clear out part 2: Shelter

I would like and willing to pay full price ( :-bd ) on the Trekkertent Stealth 1. VGC. £120 without poles or £150 with new carbon poles - with poles option if that ok?

Mike.
by NorwayCalling
Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Moel Siabod bivvy now with Video
Replies: 20
Views: 967

Re: Moel Siabod bivvy

Thanks for the route update, I am in Snowdonia next month, so may give the route a go. :-bd
by NorwayCalling
Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: To tape or not to tape... that is the question
Replies: 9
Views: 563

To tape or not to tape... that is the question

Hurray! New frame time and its got a beautiful paint job, high gloss.... mint! (as they in wales)....but..... As many as you will have seen at the WRT etc my bikes are usually cover in gaffa tape.... Norwegian army gaffa tape, but gafa tape all the same (just a nice digi-camo tape). This is a great ...
by NorwayCalling
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Moel Siabod bivvy now with Video
Replies: 20
Views: 967

Re: Moel Siabod bivvy

nice ride... but i don't seem to be able to find any legal way to cycle up ? Any chance you could share your route?

Cheers!
by NorwayCalling
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Clear out part 1: Luggage. Reductions and pics added.
Replies: 43
Views: 1698

Re: Clear out part 1: Luggage.

Payment sent as requested (for a curry last night :-bd )

Mike.
by NorwayCalling
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Clear out part 1: Luggage. Reductions and pics added.
Replies: 43
Views: 1698

Re: Clear out part 1: Luggage.

Can I have the Bagman support and the Carradice Super C saddlebag please? As they can be posted together how about £60 for the both of them (that £3 off the support)?

Cheers,

Mike.
by NorwayCalling
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dehydrated/ firepot meals.
Replies: 16
Views: 787

Re: Dehydrated/ firepot meals.

Am i missing something or is this typical? In my honest opinion - yes you are missing something. I have only used Firepot meals (in the UK) since they launched ( back when they had the old orange package with the fake OS map on) and never have I had the issue that you describe. The exact opposite i...
by NorwayCalling
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bikepacking spefic tents
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: Bikepacking spefic tents

I have one... the copper Spur HV UL1 and rate it highly - in fact I would say I am really very happy with it... The grey colour is the only issue - not because of "stealth" issues, (it does not stand out that badly when "cheeky camping") but it lets all the light in. Somehow it appears brighter insi...
by NorwayCalling
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread
Replies: 460
Views: 23738

Re: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread

08.01.19 - 86.7 kg
30.01.19 - 85.9 kg
17.02.19 - 85.3 kg
05.03.19 - 86.6 kg
08.03.19 - 86.4 kg
29.03.19 - 85.1 kg
08.04.19 - 84.8 kg
26.04.19 - 84.7 kg
02.05.19 - 84.5 kg
21.05.19 - 85.1 kg
18.06.19 -85.5 kg
15.07.19 - 85.0 kg
by NorwayCalling
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 1492
Views: 221407

Re: Todays ride

Overnight trip (as unexpectedly had the weekend off) to the southern Fjords, here in Norway. Borrowed some gear (as I had stupidly my stuff in the UK) and with a loose plan of heading towards Sirdal off I went. Starting out in Tananger, heading south then off inland, a 555m of continuous climb gets ...
by NorwayCalling
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 entries tomorrow.
Replies: 68
Views: 2762

Re: BB200 entries tomorrow.

Bugger...bugger...bugger...... missed out again...

oh well, as the wife is always saying "whats for you, want pass you". Only another 12 months to wait...
by NorwayCalling
Tue May 21, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread
Replies: 460
Views: 23738

Re: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread

08.01.19 - 86.7 kg 30.01.19 - 85.9 kg 17.02.19 - 85.3 kg 05.03.19 - 86.6 kg 08.03.19 - 86.4 kg 29.03.19 - 85.1 kg 08.04.19 - 84.8 kg 26.04.19 - 84.7 kg 02.05.19 - 84.5 kg 21.05.19 - 85.1 kg Another sporadic measurement (due to not bothering having scales in Norway). BUT... a challenge has been put d...
by NorwayCalling
Fri May 03, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread
Replies: 460
Views: 23738

Re: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread

08.01.19 - 86.7 kg
30.01.19 - 85.9 kg
17.02.19 - 85.3 kg
05.03.19 - 86.6 kg
08.03.19 - 86.4 kg
29.03.19 - 85.1 kg
08.04.19 - 84.8 kg
26.04.19 - 84.7 kg
02.05.19 - 84.5 kg