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by boxelder
Mon Mar 25, 2024 3:55 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 4931
Views: 1206613

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Charliecres wrote: Sun Mar 24, 2024 10:31 am Cheap Garmins on Sportpursuit - Edge Explore, Etrex Touch and lots of watches
They've got Maxxis DHR tyres too - 27.5x2.8 and 29ers
https://www.sportpursuit.com/catalog/pr ... id/3445281
by boxelder
Fri Mar 22, 2024 9:13 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dales Divide Mini Recce
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Re: Dales Divide Mini Recce

Guaranteed filthy this year.
by boxelder
Sun Mar 17, 2024 7:53 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 4931
Views: 1206613

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Dave Barter wrote: Sun Mar 17, 2024 6:07 pm I’ve had personal experience of the owners. Best left at that
Fair enough, but just thought I'd add some balance. I've met Mark and Chipps and they were at neither end of the knobhead>>legend continuum.
by boxelder
Sun Mar 17, 2024 6:04 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 4931
Views: 1206613

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

insult of having to sub at STW :shock: sorry) I've had a sub at STW for years. It's the best of the magazines and a really useful forum - good folk there, and associated with them, too. They try to do things right in a really challenging niche. There are some plonkers on the forum, multiplied due t...
by boxelder
Fri Mar 15, 2024 5:52 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: North York Moors 300
Replies: 23
Views: 694

Re: North York Moors 300

fatbikephil wrote: Thu Mar 14, 2024 10:51 pm The last descent was a bit lumpy....
Oh yeah, forgot about that section down the washed out Boltby Bash enduro trail. I think I swore.
by boxelder
Fri Mar 15, 2024 10:55 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Winter Jennride video !
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: Winter Jennride video !

:lol: we were even riding our bikes at one point
Finally thrown my lurgy and had my first ride since then, last night. Just as wet.....
Just entered for May.
by boxelder
Thu Mar 14, 2024 10:20 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: North York Moors 300
Replies: 23
Views: 694

Re: North York Moors 300

Most of it is ideally suited to a gravel bike, but there are some long sections that will be uncomfortable. If you're happy to ride around the Peak on the gravel bike, you'll be fine. I'll be on a hardtail I think, after rigid last year.
by boxelder
Wed Mar 13, 2024 8:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 404
Views: 44016

Re: What are you reading now?

godivatrailrider wrote: Mon Mar 04, 2024 9:39 am "Coming Up For Air" - Orwell.
Loving it.
I must have re-read it 3 or 4 times - gets more relatable each time :lol: :???:
by boxelder
Mon Mar 11, 2024 8:16 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Winter Jennride video !
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: Winter Jennride video !

Nice work on the video, not even spoiled by me and Dave appearing a couple of times. Must take hours to edit something like that.
by boxelder
Mon Mar 04, 2024 6:40 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: North York Moors 300
Replies: 23
Views: 694

Re: North York Moors 300

He's not thinking two days, just finishing with NYM300 finishers. I'm considering parking Thirsk, Thursday morning train to Skipton ( a few to get there before 9am) and try for 3 nights. A few things have to align though. If anyone else were considering it and willing to drive Thirsk to Skipton, I'l...
by boxelder
Mon Mar 04, 2024 5:57 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: North York Moors 300
Replies: 23
Views: 694

Re: North York Moors 300

It's longer than feared https://ridewithgps.com/routes/45752621?fbclid=IwAR3Bcf39yHtaZBWBS4ueBj_q1-NXJR8nW3raXT3eeT17m2JzuintYO5poT8 He's a naughty boy. For those on FB https://www.facebook.com/share/p/ASRKat84arWhpB9C/ Start Skipton, reverse YD300 to Pately Bridge, nip across to Thirsk and ride NYM...
by boxelder
Sat Mar 02, 2024 11:48 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: North York Moors 300
Replies: 23
Views: 694

Re: North York Moors 300

There was talk of a 300 mile option
by boxelder
Tue Feb 27, 2024 9:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wtd. Cheap XL 29er.
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: Wtd. Cheap XL 29er.

by boxelder
Tue Feb 27, 2024 8:32 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Wtd. Cheap XL 29er.
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: Wtd. Cheap XL 29er.

There's a new Vitus on STW for £110
by boxelder
Sun Feb 25, 2024 7:29 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: North York Moors 300
Replies: 23
Views: 694

North York Moors 300

6th July this year. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-2024-north-york-moors-300-individual-time-trial-tickets-850362937437?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_content=follow_notification&utm_campaign=following_published_event&utm_term=The+2024+North+York+Moors+300+Individual+Ti...
by boxelder
Sat Feb 24, 2024 8:46 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Winter Jennride
Replies: 59
Views: 7794

Re: Winter Jennride

https://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk ... teenagers/

Well done to these three teenagers for completing the route and camp, and to chief cheer leader/motivator Stu Taylor.
:-bd
by boxelder
Fri Feb 23, 2024 2:05 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: GB Duro Entries open
Replies: 39
Views: 1149

Re: GB Duro Entries open

I imagine that the organisers liability insurance is demanding that riders have personal insurance. I know that in the past we've had to see proof that any supplier we use for events has there own cover to a certain £amount. British Cycling membership gives liability insurance (£24/year from memory)...
by boxelder
Fri Feb 23, 2024 9:35 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: GB Duro Entries open
Replies: 39
Views: 1149

Re: GB Duro Entries open

And its £125 plus tracker hire and registration what exactly are you getting, in a self supported ITT, that warrants that? From the site: The £125 entry fee includes: • GPX of the GBDIVIDE route [Cape Wrath variant] • A shared experience as part of a special community of riders • Unlimited access t...
by boxelder
Thu Feb 22, 2024 7:59 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: GB Duro Entries open
Replies: 39
Views: 1149

Re: GB Duro Entries open

Ooh, that's a long way. Not sure you'll manage that in a 'oner'
by boxelder
Tue Feb 20, 2024 7:15 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Winter Jennride
Replies: 59
Views: 7794

Re: Winter Jennride

I was in an orange jacket with a Kendal CC logo on the back. Should be asking on the WJ thread, but was it you riding with Jamie Hyppy? Moving conversation from the BAM thread: Nah, I rode solo. I saw Jamie early on in Ambleside then in the ODG in the evening, but not Sunday. Ah, so maybe it was yo...
by boxelder
Mon Feb 19, 2024 11:41 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Winter Jennride
Replies: 59
Views: 7794

Re: Winter Jennride

I was in an orange jacket with a Kendal CC logo on the back. Should be asking on the WJ thread, but was it you riding with Jamie Hyppy? Moving conversation from the BAM thread: Nah, I rode solo. I saw Jamie early on in Ambleside then in the ODG in the evening, but not Sunday. Ah, so maybe it was yo...
by boxelder
Mon Feb 19, 2024 9:05 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 483
Views: 21856

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

I was in an orange jacket with a Kendal CC logo on the back.
Should be asking on the WJ thread, but was it you riding with Jamie Hyppy?
by boxelder
Mon Feb 19, 2024 8:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bike Abuse, Am I bad?
Replies: 9
Views: 382

Re: Bike Abuse, Am I bad?

The bath, you say? :o
by boxelder
Sun Feb 18, 2024 9:45 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 483
Views: 21856

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

Well done with seeing that out, our trio reached the checkpoint at the end of the coach road and then stayed on the road back to Staveley..went home after grub at Hawkshead Brewery and got in bed :-bd Sun was out today, and no rain. Good to bump into you again, and I remembered the other time we'd ...
by boxelder
Fri Feb 16, 2024 7:05 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Winter Jennride
Replies: 59
Views: 7794

Re: Winter Jennride

I should be there 8 to 8.30.