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by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: With impeccable timing...New bike day!
Replies: 26
Views: 704

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: 468
Views: 10465

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: 391

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: 323
Views: 12528

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: 852
Views: 97435

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: 852
Views: 97435

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: 468
Views: 10465

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: 10
Views: 262

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: 170

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
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: G-one tires
Replies: 24
Views: 776

Re: G-one tires

Surly extra terrestrials......bombproof and roll really well, spendy but well
Worth it, not bad in mud too, as an all rounder I really rate them, my
Mate had the g-ones, probably roll a bit quicker but nowhere near as
Versatile.

Edit; the g-ones did seem to puncture quick too
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Full suspender riders...
Replies: 58
Views: 1101

Re: Full suspender riders...

I had an Orange patriot 7+ a few years back, utterly bombproof and
Enjoyable but weighed about 600 kg :grin:, loved it and passed it on
To my son and he's just sold it on to make way for his Ktm.....there was
A tear in my eye when it went
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Project Virus
Replies: 67
Views: 1330

Re: Project Virus

Got the nod yesterday I'm one of 40 drivers who've volunteered to Carry on working whilst the rest are furloughed so will be on full pay So creating a side account for my next frame purchase (98%on that) We'll be moving the vulnerable and serving the local hospitals but Staying safe at the same time...
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Virtual BAM ... you know you want to
Replies: 163
Views: 2211

Re: Virtual BAM ... you know you want to

Hmmm....great idea, as you may have guessed I don't bivvy regularly or post up when I do It's normally a holiday trip etc, however it's something I'd like to change, I'm in, I've got my Tarp and bag but just sold my u/l mat ( uncomfortable) going old school back to foam 100% reliable but haven't got...
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2020
Replies: 91
Views: 2359

Re: Fatfighters 2020

Up 2kg to just under 107, eating too many carbs as a result of the current
Situation as we/be got rice/spuds etc, hopefully should sort itself out
Shortly, still working as key worker but bike commuting still not sorted
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done to make a little difference today!?
Replies: 26
Views: 576

Re: What you done to make a little difference today!?

Big thanks for all supporting the NHS, my wife finished her shift at 8 tonight
And was overwhelmed by the number of people in their gardens out to clap
As the shift changed :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: so, this virus ?
Replies: 35
Views: 1026

Re: so, this virus ?

:-bd ..yep that's right, you've got to dance like a fool to rid yourself of it....
It would have been so much easier calling it Sham 69 :lol:
by Fat tyre kicker
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: so, this virus ?
Replies: 35
Views: 1026

Re: so, this virus ?

:-bd :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: so, this virus ?
Replies: 35
Views: 1026

Re: so, this virus ?

No Shaf, I'm sick of hearing of Covid 19 so turned it into something more jovial :lol:
by Fat tyre kicker
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Gravel porn
Replies: 45
Views: 1202

Re: Gravel porn

So if you fall for the marketing hype, does that make you a gravel pawn ? :wink:
by Fat tyre kicker
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 323
Views: 12528

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

As per usual Reg, your're a trendsetter :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 323
Views: 12528

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

Reg, have you asked the landowners permission ? :smile:
by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Project Virus
Replies: 67
Views: 1330

Re: Project Virus

Yep, another bus colleague was due to take his test on Thursday till
The dvsa stopped them for the foreseeable future, also Hgv mot testing
Has been stopped...better hope this thing not long term or there will be no
Trucks to deliver anything in :|
by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: so, this virus ?
Replies: 35
Views: 1026

Re: so, this virus ?

My mum in law had a real stinker over Christmas, ended up really
Poorly with pneumonia etc....all the symptoms of Come on Eileen,
Her doc has said it could have been too....
by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8019
Views: 840903

Re: The post man's been ...

Interesting choice of material to to make handlebars from Stu ?
Do you use old Classics or heavy metal :lol:
by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Project Virus
Replies: 67
Views: 1330

Re: Project Virus

Me and Mrs Ftk are both key workers, she being a nurse and my new Career of a few weeks is a Bus driver, so difficult from home :grin: , However we've already been put on a 3 day week with the possibility Of staff being voluntarily furloughed as passenger numbers are very Low. Eldest daughter home f...