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by jam bo
Wed Oct 07, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Helmet Lights
Replies: 26
Views: 514

Re: Helmet Lights

I have the axis. A little more grunt than the joystick, enough to use on its own without a bar light.
by jam bo
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Suggest a backpack
Replies: 17
Views: 371

Re: Suggest a backpack

Alpkit gourdon is crude but comfy as long as you don’t overpack it.
by jam bo
Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: the toughest road climb in the uk is.......... ?
Replies: 65
Views: 1600

Re: the toughest road climb in the uk is.......... ?

I seem to recall hardknot being fairly unpleasant.
by jam bo
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Your go-to waterproof trousery pants
Replies: 35
Views: 918

Re: Your go-to waterproof pants

I often wonder whether waterproof trousers are worth having. That's gonna depend on where you live and what weather you ride in. Cairngorms in Winter, they're often not optional. Colin... looks like JohnnyStorm has just endorsed them very trousers you have sitting unused... you wanna sell em on to ...
by jam bo
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dropper post mounts.
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Dropper post mounts.

Wolf tooth valais’s are pricey and hard to get.

I’m seem to recall someone on here makes them?

Anyone know who?
by jam bo
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Bloody typical weather
Replies: 6
Views: 355

Re: Bloody typical weather

JimH wrote:
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:09 pm
BBC app for Wareham
That’s what happens when you award a contract to the lowest bidder.
by jam bo
Wed Aug 19, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Bloody typical weather
Replies: 6
Views: 355

Re: Bloody typical weather

Not sure which forecast you’ve been looking at but this weather system has been in the models from a long way out.
by jam bo
Sun Aug 16, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Photos you have taken in the last month of which you like.
Replies: 1099
Views: 223602

Re: Photos you have taken in the last month of which you like.

Damp, rolling roads of Dartmoor.

Image
by jam bo
Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Headlight adaptor:could someone measure their Joystick thickness please?
Replies: 13
Views: 475

Re: Headlight adaptor:could someone measure their Joystick thickness please?

My mk5 axis is 23.8mm, I believe they are the same centre o/d as joysticks.
by jam bo
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Towing?
Replies: 13
Views: 379

Re: Towing?

I have a towhee https://towwhee.com/ that I use with my 8yr old son at trial centres etc. It makes much more stuff accessible to him and gives me a good workout up the hills. You can probably frig one yourself for a much lower price but the towhee works really well, just the right length and amount ...
by jam bo
Sat Aug 08, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: ... and so it continues.
Replies: 51
Views: 1950

Re: ... and so it continues.

Bellever has always been problematic, be interesting to see how they try and enforce it.
by jam bo
Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: And from the Cumbria police we have ....
Replies: 51
Views: 1968

Re: And from the Cumbria police we have ....

If it’s anything like Dartmoor, where you are legally allowed to wild camp >100yds from the road for most of the moors , they will be after the easy pickings camped next to their car, next to the road.
by jam bo
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Wildcamping toxic?
Replies: 58
Views: 2146

Re: Wildcamping toxic?

Dartmoor National Park have some pretty clear and fair guidelines as to what they consider wild camping:

https://www.dartmoor.gov.uk/enjoy-dartm ... es/camping

Doesn’t mean it doesn’t get widely ignored.
by jam bo
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Who Owns England?
Replies: 24
Views: 998

Re: Who Owns England?

Scottish access laws are required - I dont know a single person walker or cyclist - who actuall obeys the actual laws and they are utterly unenforceable Even on Dartmoor where we have plenty of open access land and reasonable wild camping laws, cycling is specifically excluded from the open access....
by jam bo
Tue May 19, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dartmoor Locals - Route Advise needed
Replies: 5
Views: 302

Re: Dartmoor Locals - Route Advise needed

jam bo wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 10:18 pm
The one slightly south is betterer
And links up with the track from jays grave if you are coming from hound tor direction
by jam bo
Tue May 19, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dartmoor Locals - Route Advise needed
Replies: 5
Views: 302

Re: Dartmoor Locals - Route Advise needed

The one slightly south is betterer
by jam bo
Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Waterproof shorts / 3/4 / trousers recommendations
Replies: 13
Views: 1023

Re: Waterproof shorts / 3/4 / trousers recommendations

I have some madison waterproof trousers with zip off lowers. Been impressed with them so far. Tempest maybe?
by jam bo
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Atlas Mountain Race.
Replies: 177
Views: 10555

Re: Atlas Mountain Race.

Cap 145 posts here sometimes as catbaiter.

Looks like he’s a couple of km from the top of the first major pass.
by jam bo
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Front mudhuggers??
Replies: 24
Views: 1462

Re: Front mudhuggers??

RRP proguard max is betterer.
by jam bo
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Letter from Devon/Dartmoor
Replies: 15
Views: 1451

Re: Letter from Devon/Dartmoor

its been graded up past nuns cross now.
by jam bo
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fernworthy Forest - Dartmoor
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Fernworthy Forest - Dartmoor

I rode it in the middle of one of the driest spells we’d had on the moors for years and it was sub standard then.
by jam bo
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: South West Winter Bivi - Dartmoor Area?
Replies: 80
Views: 6917

Re: South West Winter Bivi - Dartmoor Area?

foggintor quarry isnt a bad spot for a bivi/camp and only a mile or so out of princetown.
by jam bo
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3419
Views: 600190

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

cheap, light, strong. Pick one?