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by Fat tyre kicker
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8384
Views: 883726

Re: The post man's been ...

Not in the post but I collected a rather nice bike project, An early 9 zero 7 frame with Surly forks, built 17.5 mm offset To accommodate Fat wheels and tyres on standard 135mm Hubs, got it past the purchase Police by stating it's so we Can go on beach rides together.....She's having none of it :grin:
by Fat tyre kicker
Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Royal Mail Pricing Madness
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Royal Mail Pricing Madness

I use Royal Mail but book through parcel2go as it's much cheaper, they
Block book parcel space off R.m and it's sooo much better,book, print label,
Drop off at P.office, recently sent a parcel shelf off a Freelander 1 I'm breaking
To the Ukraine with them, far cheaper than anyone else :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Jun 05, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2020
Replies: 190
Views: 6364

Re: Fatfighters 2020

Not weighed myself for weeks, works been mental, gonna get back on the horse though :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Mon May 18, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2020
Replies: 190
Views: 6364

Re: Fatfighters 2020

I've fell off the fitness wagon too, been too busy with work, unfortunately
Other drivers have contracted the plague so o/t has been plentiful, don't
Think I've fell far though, will try and update this week
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Before Cuben, carbon and Dyneema
Replies: 39
Views: 1180

Re: Before Cuben, carbon and Dyneema

It's a lovely tent, handmade in Greenock if I remember, even has the
Signature of the lassie who checked it over on despatch
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Before Cuben, carbon and Dyneema
Replies: 39
Views: 1180

Re: Before Cuben, carbon and Dyneema

I've got a Vango Hurricane Beta I got when I was 16, so it's 36 years
Old now, leant it an ex mate a few years ago, about 6 months later
When I put it up both pole channels had been ripped through x(
Thought of getting it repaired but not so far
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Beast sightings??
Replies: 28
Views: 906

Re: Beast sightings??

Stu, there's quite a few wallabies in the Iom forestry, some escaped years Ago and have bred in the relative seclusion there, I seen a blue parrot There 3 years back, which the rest of the crew put down to too many Sherberts on Superbike day at the Ginger hall but I've since researched It and appare...
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2020
Replies: 190
Views: 6364

Re: Fatfighters 2020

Forgot to weigh again but done 7 12hr shifts on the run this week,
Hopefully update later....
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Salsa Spearfish GX Eagle, 2019, medium
Replies: 11
Views: 964

Re: Salsa Spearfish GX Eagle, 2019, medium

A spot of lactate.....interesting, never tried that :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Stuck between two bikes
Replies: 13
Views: 518

Re: Stuck between two bikes

Simple....buy the Salsa, you won't be disappointed.....even with SRAM :grin:
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?
Replies: 72
Views: 2114

Re: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?

I showed Mrs Ftk a Ural combo on eBay, 2wd etc, I said we could go
Laning together, the reply was a definite no with overtones of we'll
Look like George & Mildred :grin: :grin:
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?
Replies: 72
Views: 2114

Re: Motorcyclists.....what ya got?

Nowt here at the mo, my lads just got a ktm 125 Duke and that's fired Me up again, I've had mainly trail bikes Xl's/ Dt's etc, used to be a Trf Member.....most of my mates now ride Harley's/ cruisers etc which I Don't mind looking at but they're not my thing. I've hankered after a New trailie but th...
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Anyone else following Joe Robinet?
Replies: 3
Views: 245

Re: Anyone else following Joe Robinet?

Will deffo have a look :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Lockdown lust
Replies: 58
Views: 1882

Re: Lockdown lust

Ive been lusting over the Muru canning and the Salsa Blackborrow cargo frame,
This lockdown could be expensive in the long run, spending that much I might as
Well have a Rohloff too as they will both run them :roll:
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Apr 10, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Big Clearout. + More
Replies: 13
Views: 1437

Re: Big Clearout.

Pm sent about the bivvy bag
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Big Clearout. + More
Replies: 13
Views: 1437

Re: Big Clearout.

Any specs or info on the bivvy bag ? Can't find anything online....Ta
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: With impeccable timing...New bike day!
Replies: 26
Views: 1179

Re: With impeccable timing...New bike day!

Very nice....did Waltly design it or build to your design ?
by Fat tyre kicker
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 753
Views: 22924

Re: If we close up for a bit...

There's local wildlife turned up in my kitchen, a cheeky mouse keeps
Appearing, bloody cats need to get to work, wondering if there's slim
pickings in people's gardens and it's hungry ?
by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Genesis Longitude???
Replies: 17
Views: 699

Re: Genesis Longitude???

I nearly bought one but bought a Vagabond instead, mistake, it lasted One ride, I found it too be an unforgiving ride, wish I'd gone for a longitude, My mate had one with Stooge bars on and it was a great ride, only drawback Being the aforementioned weight over gate issue but all in all a great bike...
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 456
Views: 24706

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1025
Views: 107774

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Fair enough, that z was bloody horrible to ride but nice to look at :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1025
Views: 107774

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Have you rode an "old skool hardtail chopper" ? My mate had a z650 one
I used to service, after every time I rode it my teeth were chattering and not from
The cold, I'm sure I could put a claim in for something :lol:
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 753
Views: 22924

Re: If we close up for a bit...

It's a damn shame Stu, I hope we can all help out by buying local
When we come out of the rabbit hole ?
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Knots
Replies: 12
Views: 614

Re: Knots

I'm old school, it's either a reef knot or the one they use for roping & sheeting,
Not sure what it's called, a truckers hitch ?
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What mini pump?
Replies: 8
Views: 342

Re: What mini pump?

I use a specialised one, not sure if they still do them, will check,
Will blow a fat tyre up though