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by ton
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Photos you have taken in the last month of which you like.
Replies: 1095
Views: 219229

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

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on a ride from the pub to our digs whilst mixed terrain touring last week

guess the hill
by ton
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD - MTB cable disc brakes
Replies: 9
Views: 333

Re: WTD - MTB cable disc brakes

i have a set of shimano hydro's inc discs, going cheap.

any good ?
by ton
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Netherlands routes
Replies: 10
Views: 181

Re: Netherlands routes

me and the good lady had a week in holland this time last year. intentions were to do a bit of offroad exploring. i dont think there is much. But the cycling infrastructure is so bloody amazing, we spent 3 days riding on the smallest quietest lanes and paths i have ever ridden. camping spots everywh...
by ton
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Waterfall competition...
Replies: 13
Views: 391

Re: Waterfall competition...

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near dent last weekend
by ton
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: narrowest tyre on a 40mm rim ?
Replies: 5
Views: 154

narrowest tyre on a 40mm rim ?

got some 40mm rims fitted with 3'' tyres. fancy changing to a set of 2.35 or 2.5 tyre with less tread for a long multi terrain ride.

will they fit ?
by ton
Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: no longer for sale.
Replies: 4
Views: 295

Re: fs, XL 2020 Surly ECR. or swap ?

you may be right Ben. is is very comfy. think you may have made me realise i probably wont get anything much better.

cheers mate.
by ton
Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: no longer for sale.
Replies: 4
Views: 295

no longer for sale.

item removed from sale.
by ton
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: loosing you offroad mojo ?
Replies: 19
Views: 463

Re: loosing you offroad mojo ?

cheers for the replies everyone. i thoroughly enjoyed the weeks away, it was just the few proper rough bits i had the hold back on. on one day we rode from dent to grasmere, via borrowdale/breasthigh road which was vaguely exciting. later in the day we went over garburn from east to west, i hated it...
by ton
Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: A question - everyone can play.
Replies: 40
Views: 603

Re: A question - everyone can play.

yes, i do more than wild camping.
i like a shower
i like clean water
i like socialising with likeminded folk who also camp.
by ton
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: loosing you offroad mojo ?
Replies: 19
Views: 463

loosing you offroad mojo ?

has anyone ever lost their offroad mojo ? i think i may have. just had a great week away with the lads, riding from leeds, into the dales then the lakes and back via the dales. all the blokes have 30 years or so offroad riding experiance. so i plotted the route using offroad where possible, but with...
by ton
Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Broken Riders - Joining The Party (Long Read)
Replies: 109
Views: 8845

Re: Broken Riders - Joining The Party (Long Read)

to see arthritis in that hip set in
i wouldnt worry about a new hip if needed mate.

i had one 2 years ago. currently riding 100+ miles every week so far this year.
by ton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: would you use a 30 year old sleeping bag?
Replies: 7
Views: 309

Re: would you use a 30 year old sleeping bag?

bag has been hung up for 24 hours. it still looks like a flat shiney sheet. no loftation at all.


it is now in the bin. :|
by ton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: A very off topic plea for help
Replies: 86
Views: 8481

Re: A very off topic plea for help

sorry for your loss Dave,

keep well mate.
by ton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What are you listening to now?
Replies: 276
Views: 7801

Re: What are you listening to now?

at this moment, Absolute 80's on the radio.
reminds me of my very happy carefree youth.
by ton
Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: would you use a 30 year old sleeping bag?
Replies: 7
Views: 309

would you use a 30 year old sleeping bag?

i have a snugpak softie whatever sleeping bag. i bought it 30 years ago, and used it for a few years doing polaris events and such. it has been stored for 2o years in a old rucksack. i found it in the loft recently. it packs small. i sleep warm. would it be ok to use? it is clean and dry just very s...
by ton
Tue Sep 01, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: WRT
Replies: 101
Views: 3162

Re: WRT

https://redirect.viglink.com/?format=go&jsonp=vglnk_159897001306510&key=e4fd14f5d7f2bb6d80b8f8da1354718c&libId=kek1g81f0102z1x2000DAniq7isgx&subId=eae2eb50ff9c223ec10c12a8daf8a34f&loc=https%3A%2F%2Fbearbonesbikepacking.co.uk%2FphpBB3%2Fviewtopic.php%3Ff%3D7%26t%3D17923%26p%3D230679%23p230679&v=1&out...
by ton
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Toobless ... Jeebuz H C
Replies: 30
Views: 717

Re: Toobless ... Jeebuz H C

i still use tubes. been fine for 39 years. :-bd
by ton
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What are you listening to now?
Replies: 276
Views: 7801

Re: What are you listening to now?

at this very minute, Van Morrison. up cypress avenue. on bbc4.

earlier, rolling stone top 500. on youtube.
by ton
Fri Aug 28, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What Bike
Replies: 24
Views: 760

Re: What Bike

hello, and welcome. i have (probably ) owned more bikes that anyone on here. and still own 2 x surly. if i knew then what i know now, i would buy the Brother frame, and build up a bike with parts that suited me/my desired riding. lots of complete bikes come with compromises that dont always suit. as...
by ton
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: so, this Columbia outdry stuff.....
Replies: 19
Views: 442

Re: so, this Columbia outdry stuff.....

Which of the many OutDry jackets do you have?
the Ex Reign model.
by ton
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: so, this Columbia outdry stuff.....
Replies: 19
Views: 442

so, this Columbia outdry stuff.....

is bloody fantastic. :-bd after years of boil in the bag goretex, cold sweaty sympatex, soggy merino, hot sweaty super roubaix and drown from the inside oil skin, i now have a waterproof that keeps me dry and not too sweaty. rode home 10 miles yesterday in a deluge. dry. rode in 8 miles this morning...
by ton
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8687
Views: 955504

Re: The post man's been ...

a very nice feeling and fitting Columbia outdry ex reign jacket landed today.

very nice too. and as it was the last xxl in a maroon colour, it cost me the bargain price of £70. :-bd
by ton
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Pub at Tosside open?
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Pub at Tosside open?

info on the net seems very vague about it.

kipping in gisburn and didnt fancy the slog up from slaidburn after a few shandies.

cheers Bob.
by ton
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Pub at Tosside open?
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Pub at Tosside open?

does anyone know if the dog and partridge is still open as a boozer ??


Bob ??
by ton
Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: 2 person shelter under £200
Replies: 21
Views: 710

Re: 2 person shelter under £200

just a quick note, i have the ul3 tipi tent. and it us huge. 2 of me can live in it fine. and it packs ace to fit in my acepack bar harness