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by UnderTheRadars
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Salsa Firestarter Steel Fork
Replies: 2
Views: 251

Re: Salsa Firestarter Steel Fork

Hi, are these forks still for sale?
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fargo with Jones Loops
Replies: 8
Views: 303

Re: Fargo with Jones Loops

Teetosugars wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:17 am
@undertheradars does..
It looks awful, but it rides well.
As does the Fargo.
Apparently.
Harsh, but fair
by UnderTheRadars
Sat Oct 31, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Ever built a no expense spared bike?
Replies: 52
Views: 1033

Re: Ever built a no expense spared bike?

Yup. 15 years ago I built up a Santa Cruz Blur LT with full XTR, Chris King hubs + headset, Hope brakes, Easton Carbon bars, Thomson bits and Pace (briefly) and DT Swiss forks. Must’ve spent £6k-ish on it, it was my dream bike. It’s now sat in my parents garage, not ridden it for 6 years, it’s proba...
by UnderTheRadars
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bike stand recommendation
Replies: 34
Views: 482

Re: Bike stand recommendation

Any trees near by? Just hang the bike from a branch by the saddle

Don’t leave it there too long to dry

Image
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Remember when we were discussing ...
Replies: 108
Views: 1890

Re: Remember when we were discussing ...

No, not at all, just that having this 'promoted' as part of the UK's Number 1 Bikepacking site* may be more impactful than a group of randoms trying to do it! *This may not actually be true, but I am sure the BearBones is almost certainly in the top 63 Bikepacking sites in the UK! Most people would...
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Remember when we were discussing ...
Replies: 108
Views: 1890

Re: Remember when we were discussing ...

Agree with Colin about riding from centre of towns/cities, choosing my local city, Brum, you can be on the canals and into countryside within a few miles, or you could choose urban parks and be there in less time. As for bikes, perhaps speak to the local police and try and get any seized bikes befor...
by UnderTheRadars
Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Films to watch while isolating
Replies: 178
Views: 9468

Re: Films to watch while isolating

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:44 pm
I don't do much telly but I recommend 'Brothers Grimsby'. It's a brit comedy with a slighty dark or near to the knuckle edge to it.
Nearly laughed up a lung the first time I watched it, also goes by the UK title of ‘Grimsby’
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 841
Views: 48687

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

We like to lurk in trees or bushes


*rustles*

sorry that’s another in-joke
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 841
Views: 48687

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

Heh, it all makes sense for those who know of the other place


F = Fakes = habit of dropping out of things (in my case 99.9% caused by anxiety/mental illness)

I’ll have a tunnocks if there’s one spare
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 841
Views: 48687

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

That’s some dedication
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 841
Views: 48687

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

ScotRoutes wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:22 am
UnderTheRadars wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:07 am
Hmm maybe I should start doing this BaM malarkey, I mean it’s a perfect time of year to start :???:

Maybe start FAM?*

* Fake a Month

Heh I’m at 42/42. 511/511. 12/12.

wasn’t the need for the explanation, I got it as soon as I saw FAM. Heh!
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 841
Views: 48687

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

Hmm maybe I should start doing this BaM malarkey, I mean it’s a perfect time of year to start :???:
by UnderTheRadars
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: For those who like EVEN CLEANER bits - PSA
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: For those who like EVEN CLEANER bits - PSA

I prefer using alcohol gel for that tingling feeling
by UnderTheRadars
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: mini aero bar thingy
Replies: 41
Views: 845

Re: mini aero bar thingy

Image
by UnderTheRadars
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Tubeless - An idiots guide
Replies: 22
Views: 343

Re: Tubeless - An idiots guide

Tubeless is either straightforward or a ballache, there seems to be little middle ground. This*. Perfect example - I’ve just put 2 new tyres (schwalbe marathon plus) on my Fargo running Mavic UST rims. First tyre went on and pumped up first time with track pump, piece of of piss.... Second tyre wen...
by UnderTheRadars
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 9027
Views: 1013760

Re: The post man's been ...

It looks like a great ‘value’ alternative to a Ti Fargo, which is top of my dream bike list. I need to save my pennies (for quite some time :sad: )
by UnderTheRadars
Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 9027
Views: 1013760

Re: The post man's been ...

Ooh that looks nice, can I ask how much it cost?
by UnderTheRadars
Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bikepacking bike buyers guide
Replies: 26
Views: 829

Re: Bikepacking bike buyers guide

+1 another knee/bag rubber here
by UnderTheRadars
Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Excitement jitters!
Replies: 6
Views: 336

Re: Excitement jitters!

Have fun!
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: King Alfreds Way.
Replies: 99
Views: 5018

Re: King Alfreds Way.

Hi Labrat, as you're popping in on this thread could you comment about this: https://bearbonesbikepacking.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=18089&p=231734#p231734 Feel free to PM if can't publicly go in to much detail I did catch that comment about the 'unrideable' bit and Guy's reply on the YouTub...
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Sep 11, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: A question - everyone can play.
Replies: 40
Views: 919

Re: A question - everyone can play.

Not whilst Covid is around (hence why I haven’t gone anywhere during my current 2 weeks off) but yes at all other times
by UnderTheRadars
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: King Alfreds Way.
Replies: 99
Views: 5018

Re: King Alfreds Way.

Hi Labrat, as you're popping in on this thread could you comment about this: https://bearbonesbikepacking.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=18089&p=231734#p231734 Feel free to PM if can't publicly go in to much detail I did catch that comment about the 'unrideable' bit and Guy's reply on the YouTube...