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by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Wide range cassette
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: Wide range cassette

Cheers guys :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:07 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 21
Views: 325

Re: What are you reading now?

Overlander by Alan Brown, a coast to coast bikepacking trip across Scotland :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Wide range cassette
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: Wide range cassette

Cheers Lazarus, I have an xo derailleur, not sure if it's long cage, will check :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Wide range cassette
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Re: Wide range cassette

Cheers Ht, I'll have a look into that :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Wide range cassette
Replies: 7
Views: 165

Wide range cassette

Apologies if this has been covered before but I'm putting a wide range Cassette on my both my bikes as I rebuild them, I'm running 9 speed and Want to stay that way, I've kept an article on doing this ( off a U.s forum) The guy uses Wolftooth sprockets but this is a bit speedy at £50 each ! I've fou...
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Feb 28, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 9530
Views: 1080875

Re: The post man's been ...

Again not the postman but after dropping my wife off at work
Last night I locally picked up a pair of 29er wheels on fatbike hubs
fot My Salsa, it's taking time but I'm getting both bikes ready to
Go back out again :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1544
Views: 144013

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Happy birthday Reg :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: sleeping bag anti-snag zip thingy
Replies: 6
Views: 172

Re: sleeping bag anti-snag zip thingy

:grin: :grin:
by Fat tyre kicker
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fat Fighters 2021
Replies: 149
Views: 2335

Re: Fat Fighters 2021

Wrong day to update I know, but in work later this morn so
Jumped on the scales.....
107.9 kg :shock: definitely seems to be working :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Anyone have a 'micro camper?'
Replies: 50
Views: 1417

Re: Anyone have a 'micro camper?'

Lots of Freelander 1's in scrapyards now, the webastos in them are
Small and easy to put in something else, normally cheap too...
by Fat tyre kicker
Mon Feb 08, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: 4 first's and a boatload of comfort.
Replies: 18
Views: 611

Re: 4 first's and a boatload of comfort.

It's a beauty Ton, I hope it rekindles your mojo :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Feb 06, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 9530
Views: 1080875

Re: The post man's been ...

The book by Alan Brown called 'Overlander', a bikepacking trip coast to
Coast through the Highlands......which was a bit strange when my wife
Was watching Overlander on Prime as I unwrapped it :shock:
by Fat tyre kicker
Sat Feb 06, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: XS bikes for 5ft women riders
Replies: 11
Views: 362

Re: XS bikes for 5ft women riders

I know your're sorted now but there's an extra small Ti frameset on pinkbike
At a decent price :smile:
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 9530
Views: 1080875

Re: The post man's been ...

Reg....is that not the extra thick Turkey foil being sold off from your
Local convenience shop ?
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Feb 05, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 9530
Views: 1080875

Re: The post man's been ...

Bloody lovely bike Ton :-bd :-bd
Collected a pair of Wtb 27.5 x 2.8 tyres to go with my 27.5+ rims....
Seems to be heading like a new build after all.....
by Fat tyre kicker
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Lock-down projects
Replies: 149
Views: 7168

Re: Lock-down projects

Dave, that's ace, loved it, good skills, interesting comment on there too :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:40 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fat Fighters 2021
Replies: 149
Views: 2335

Re: Fat Fighters 2021

Finally made it too the scales this morning, I've been eating the festive presents Etc and have restarted ( along with Mrs Ftk) a mainly keto diet as of from Today, the scales came out at; 122.47 kg. :shock: I've definitely been over snacking, I've worked all through lockdowns And I've volunteered t...
by Fat tyre kicker
Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Danny McCaskill, The Slabs.
Replies: 33
Views: 764

Re: Danny McCaskill, The Slabs.

I had s.a.t's on a couple of Lannies, they made a 2 1/4 petrol
Look powerful as you left lights sideways in the wet :-bd
by Fat tyre kicker
Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Danny McCaskill, The Slabs.
Replies: 33
Views: 764

Re: Danny McCaskill, The Slabs.

Ah......Farmer Johns, the Firestone s.a.t of the mtb world :-bd
Ace grip but mega loud on the road, don't forget the obligatory
Xt sharkfin on the chainstay too :lol:
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Jan 31, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Veer belt drive.
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: Veer belt drive.

Lune ranger, it may be also worth waiting for MrClimber to comment on
This thread, he ran a gates system a few years ago and took it off as he
Had a few problems with it......
by Fat tyre kicker
Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:58 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: A 'gravel bike' for mountain bikers.
Replies: 69
Views: 1101

Re: A 'gravel bike' for mountain bikers.

I like the Stooge quite a bit, so much so that I've asked how
Much it's going to be, I'd need to ride one first probably if
Possible because my last dabble with a steel frame (Vagabond)
Left me highly disappointed :|
by Fat tyre kicker
Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FOC. Bag full of 9 speed.
Replies: 13
Views: 273

Re: FOC. Bag full of 9 speed.

😂...and me Reg, I run 9 speed too :grin:
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:29 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Lock-down projects
Replies: 149
Views: 7168

Re: Lock-down projects

:lol: :lol:
by Fat tyre kicker
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Somer 650B+ wheels then
Replies: 7
Views: 218

Re: Somer 650B+ wheels then

Sorry no recommendations but I've got a set of 27.5 rims sat here that I'm
Thinking of building for my 9zero7 fatty, interesting you find them to be the
Most affable size, I'm thinking 3.0 Chronicles on it ?