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by javatime
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: my climashield apex 133 quilt
Replies: 11
Views: 822

Re: my climashield apex 133 quilt

This is filling me with all sorts of inspiration.. I think climashield might be a better place to start than diving into down, so to speak. (sorry not sorry for the puns) What would make good value inner and outer layers? I'm not after anything feather light or waterproof. The choices are bewilderi...
by javatime
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: How to keep your feet dry in the summer
Replies: 12
Views: 336

Re: How to keep your feet dry in the summer

Ex army goretex bootliners. I find that they fit inside normally sized SPD shoes. The best £7.50 I have spent, on my second pair in 10 years, and that is daily commuting too.
by javatime
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Free of charge. 27.5 Maxxis and Continental tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: Free of charge. 27.5 Maxxis

One Maxxis left - sorry don't know which one but there wasn't much between them

Please PM with address for delivery, postage via Hermes will be £4.99

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by javatime
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FOC : Now taken Challenge Gravel Grinder Wired Tyres 700c x 38
Replies: 1
Views: 71

FOC : Now taken Challenge Gravel Grinder Wired Tyres 700c x 38

I ran these with Schwalbe gloop in the inner tubes. Worked amazing well as there were a few large thorns in the tyres and evidence of sealing! PM me with address for delivery. Hermes £4.99 or collect in Bristol https://i.postimg.cc/QCQ54Z8m/IMG-20200629-101432320.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/4ygHh269/IM...
by javatime
Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Free of charge. 27.5 Maxxis and Continental tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: Free of charge. 27.5 Maxxis and Continental tyres

2 X Maxxis taken by Landslide

Contis dibbed by Drliamski pending confirmation.

1x Maxxis still available
by javatime
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Free of charge. 27.5 Maxxis and Continental tyres
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Free of charge. 27.5 Maxxis and Continental tyres

These were left out by a neighbour, no takers after several days so I have them and happy to post on to anyone interested at cost, or else collect from Bristol. 2x Continental Der Baron Projekt Protection 27.5 X 2.4 folding 3x Maxxis High Roller 2 Exo Protection 27.5 X 2.4 folding The Contis have a ...
by javatime
Fri May 15, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Polypropylene sheet for MYOG
Replies: 3
Views: 274

Re: Polypropylene sheet for MYOG

Me too, will pm you.
by javatime
Wed May 13, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SORTED ∅ 31.8 mm MTB Stem
Replies: 5
Views: 221

Re: WANTED ∅ 31.8 mm Stem

Planet X in both angles - I have just ordered one along with some commuter tyres.

Also there is a MAYMADNESS discount code

https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/STPX3DF/p ... orged-stem
by javatime
Fri May 01, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Replace the body of a CHOSEN freehub ??
Replies: 0
Views: 155

Replace the body of a CHOSEN freehub ??

I have also posted this on the CTC website, but know we have a fair few fettlers here.... I have a reasonable set of Planet X wheels that I bought secondhand and have been commuting on for a few years. I think they were AL30 ? and really "owe me nothing" The rear recently started to creak, and prett...
by javatime
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Lock-down projects
Replies: 56
Views: 2340

Re: Lock-down projects

https://i.postimg.cc/cJ4pDX6S/Mousetrap.jpg Think we have now relocated the family of 5 that were making themselves known in the compost bucket and recycling box under the kitchen sink. The mouse follows the peanut butter trail on the top ramp, when in the bottle it swings down to close the neck ag...
by javatime
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wtd bits for a build
Replies: 11
Views: 625

Re: Wtd bits for a build

I have a Px London Road, frame forks and headset. Think it is 56 cm. It is the old model with bigger diameter seat stem.
PM me with your E mail if interested and I will send some pictures
by javatime
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3307
Views: 560178

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

....Good. I'm under the Luton flightpath. Could do with a bit of peace and quiet. The last 3 weeks have been bliss. No lumps of frozen piss landing in the garden either (*). I can think of any number of industries that'll get my sympathy after this mess is over but cheapo airlines won't be one of t...
by javatime
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: New Lost lanes Podcast with Ian Walker
Replies: 0
Views: 181

New Lost lanes Podcast with Ian Walker

Think this might provide some releif - covers a lot of ground with Ian Walker - long distance racing strategies and cycling psychology (besides travelling fom the the Usk to the Wye on a closed road) https://t.co/EEeytP1pXB?amp=1 Looks like that road will be closed for a while, so hope to get onto i...
by javatime
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wtd, bit of a list.
Replies: 8
Views: 715

Re: Wtd, bit of a list.

P m d you Ton
by javatime
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bearbones Bookclub - On the Red Hill
Replies: 2
Views: 357

Re: Bearbones Bookclub - On the Red Hill

So, no other readers of "On the Red Hill" - I finished it last night, really enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone who has pedalled around Wales. I liked the mix of personal and bigger world histories, the geography and familiar places and landscapes and the connection of it all through the ho...
by javatime
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bearbones Bookclub - On the Red Hill
Replies: 2
Views: 357

Bearbones Bookclub - On the Red Hill

Pleased that this has just come through on a library reservation - another good book by Mike Parker (Map Addict) Just over the hill from BBHQ, many of us have probably cycled past the ox eye daisies outside Rhiw Goch on that 90 degree bend just before Tal-y-Wern. The twitter promo film clip doesn't ...
by javatime
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Anyone out on Sunday testing gear/bike/self to destruction then?
Replies: 30
Views: 1647

Re: Anyone out on Sunday testing gear/bike/self to destruction then?

In case anyone is interested... Think I lucked out. Rain had stopped when I headed back to Bristol at 3.00 in the afternoon. A brief squall near Dursley had me sheltering in a deep Holloway to put on my waterproof trousers, otherwise not too bad and dry on the slightly tortuous cycle.travel route ho...
by javatime
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Anyone out on Sunday testing gear/bike/self to destruction then?
Replies: 30
Views: 1647

Re: Anyone out on Sunday testing gear/bike/self to destruction then?

Just arrived near Stroud for a friend's / family get together having cycled 30 odd very pleasant miles from Bristol. Have to cycle back home on Sunday. There is a train station at Dursley....
by javatime
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 520
Views: 30285

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

12/12, 24/25 I started this year in February....Cycled back to my front door anyway Late write up for last months trip - the annual visit to see the starling murmuration on the Somerset Levels. With "gardening leave" had an early start on Friday out of Bristol on the Festival Way for beans on toast ...
by javatime
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: Offa's Byke - Prestatyn to Chepstow.
Replies: 31
Views: 2013

Re: Offa's Byke - Prestatyn to Chepstow.

As psling above.

Is a gpx available or work in progress ?
by javatime
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1141
Views: 98020

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

December done 11/12 for me, I started in February I had mixed feelings about BAM… cheesed off with Brexit, Boris and also with winter coming to Syria it seemed a bit disingenuous to sleep out to get a badge. I had a few hours cycling in the woods at the weekend that lifted the spirits, so reminded o...
by javatime
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1141
Views: 98020

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

Late post - November done, 10/12 for me as I started in February this year Sorry no photos yet, imgur is just crawling this evening... I did a large part of The Cotswold Loop, that is based on the more down to earth west end of the Cotswolds (Dursley/Nailsworth/ Wooton under Edge) where they used to...
by javatime
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: What winter socks?
Replies: 15
Views: 1290

Re: What winter socks?

Another reminder for Goretex ex army boot liners. Just back from a cold wet and muddy Cotswold's overnighter. Had thinnish wool socks inside the liners with Shimano winter boots and warm dry feet for 2 days. The best £5 I have spent, (twice)and too good to be used for those night time exits as in St...