Search found 106 matches

by Moff
Fri Oct 23, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: Bontrager Kovee Elite Carbon Wheels

message sent
by Moff
Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 121

Re: Bontrager Kovee Elite Carbon Wheels

What axle standards are they and internal rim width?
by Moff
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Rear Light recommendations
Replies: 21
Views: 380

Rear Light recommendations

Lost my rear light at the weekend, was clipped over the straps of my Wildcat seat harness and looking for something to replace it - any recommendations? Would like to mount it on the straps as before, ideally USB chargeable. Old one was a Leyzne unit that a strap/hem clip plus the rubber frame strap...
by Moff
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: King Alfreds Way.
Replies: 99
Views: 4804

Re: King Alfreds Way.

I've just replotted the route starting from Winchester, looks like there are a fair number of lanes involved on the route, chucking the route in Komoot suggests: Natural: 59.0 km Unpaved: 103 km Gravel: 24.1 km Paved: 51.8 km Asphalt: 106 km Unknown: 10.9 km Winchester to Salisbury - is mostly lanes...
by Moff
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8861
Views: 986950

Re: The post man's been ...

An Acepac Pot Bag and some Bow-Ties from the Bossman Stu.
by Moff
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What's like a small carabiner but not...
Replies: 20
Views: 519

Re: What's like a small carabiner but not...

How about a short version of Stu’s Carbon Wotnots?
Might need a thicker line to stop cutting through the webbing?
https://bearbonesbikepacking.co.uk/sho ... n-wotknots
by Moff
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What's like a small carabiner but not...
Replies: 20
Views: 519

Re: What's like a small carabiner but not...

Too slow on my edit!
by Moff
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What's like a small carabiner but not...
Replies: 20
Views: 519

Re: What's like a small carabiner but not...

How about something like this:
https://www.extremtextil.de/g-buckle-gu ... -25mm.html

Edit:
....... ah didn’t read the ‘unhook’ bit..... though these have always stayed secure for me when under tension

Maybe these?
https://www.s3i.co.uk/quick-links.php
by Moff
Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: who rides Ti ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1950

Re: who rides Ti ?

Despite the ‘risks’ I’m considering a Walty to replace the El Mariachi (think I need a bit more top tube length) - need to find a new job first, then I can ‘reward’ myself! I ordered my Burls after having a steel El Mariachi and then blanching at the cost of a Ti one. It was very heavily based on t...
by Moff
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: who rides Ti ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1950

Re: who rides Ti ?

Titanium is a bit of a tricky material. It could be said that it is a notch sensitive material, whereby sharp geometry changes, so poorly finished mitre, a badly cut hole or an inclusion (impurity) in the material can cause stress concentrations that wouldn’t be seen in steel or Alu, which could pro...
by Moff
Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: who rides Ti ?
Replies: 69
Views: 1950

Re: who rides Ti ?

Do the scratches from frame bags polish out? I nearly cried when I removed my bags off my new Broken Road after a week in the Gorms I have the opposite problem with my ti salsa, the frame has a brushed/matt finish and the straps from my frame bag polish the ti. I've heard that non-stick scouring pa...
by Moff
Sun Aug 09, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 683
Views: 51353

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Pedals great - new handling not happy :sad: Is it your first time with a H bar? My first rides with mine they felt terrible and I wondered what I'd spent all that money for. I stuck with it and after a few rides it just clicked. Bar with this much sweep, yes. Don’t think the bars are the issue, it’...
by Moff
Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8861
Views: 986950

Re: The post man's been ...

A box of goodies from Extremtextil - now to decide on which one of the 4 tarp designs I’ve sketched up.

Hope I don’t destroy Helen's sewing machine!
by Moff
Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 683
Views: 51353

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Some changes and an upgrade to the El Mariachi. Carbon forks, 29+ wheel and H-bar clones for the front. Shiney new XT SPD’s to replace the old Deore’s that where rattling on their axles! :shock: Pedals great - new handling not happy :sad: https://i.postimg.cc/NFf7388w/84079641-0367-402-A-9380-CB7-BA...
by Moff
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Possibly a catastrophe. Advice needed please.
Replies: 14
Views: 551

Re: Possibly a catastrophe. Advice needed please.

A bit difficult to determine from a photo, but my initial thoughts are the frame is ok and the hanger has done it’s job. Have a poke around the frame around the dropout, look for any obvious cracking. Try and move it around by hand, should feel nice and solid - flex along the length of the seat stay...
by Moff
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: WRT T shirts for those not riding - 4 outstanding.
Replies: 38
Views: 3302

Re: WRT T shirts for those not riding.

Tim Gray - Large, please.
by Moff
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Durability of BOA Laces
Replies: 10
Views: 372

Re: Durability of BOA Laces

The Boa in my 5:10's is a plastic coated wire.
3 or 4 years old now and lasting pretty well, despite the plastic coating splitting.
No sure I'd get shoes with a full length single Boa again, getting the tension right across the shoes take a while with a number of re-adjustments.
by Moff
Sun Jun 07, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Veloviewer map - explorer tiles
Replies: 706
Views: 65649

Re: Veloviewer map - explorer tiles

10x10 for me, one or two rides will get me to 12x12.

Found some ‘lovely’ nettle, bramble and hawthorn fest trying to fill in some gaps over the last couple of weeks.
by Moff
Tue May 19, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Veneto Trail can anyone help and feel free to tag along!
Replies: 40
Views: 1911

Re: Veneto Trail can anyone help and feel free to tag along!

Sorry, maybe is should call Rich out So directly? If the choice was to do a big adventure in the UK, that would be a best of luck enjoy. I think it’s the (to me) seemingly unnecessary travel. Though I do have to admit that I’m being a bit hypocritical as we (Helen & I) went to Canada early March bef...
by Moff
Tue May 19, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Veneto Trail can anyone help and feel free to tag along!
Replies: 40
Views: 1911

Re: Veneto Trail can anyone help and feel free to tag along!

Rich, doesn’t this make a mockery of your stated reasons for cancelling Jenn Ride?
by Moff
Tue May 12, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Have we done the: Interstellar Bivvy?
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: Have we done the: Interstellar Bivvy?

I’m disappointed!!
I hoping this would be about hitching a ride on Space-X and bivi amongst the stars.
by Moff
Fri May 08, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: S*dding bearings
Replies: 6
Views: 481

Re: S*dding bearings

I learnt this one the hard way at work.... My new rule. Measuring bearing then order off size. Not the code on the seal :-bd Being an engineer I should really have known better l-) Though I do find the mis-numbered seals a bit weird as that numbered seal doesn't fit between the two races, it's too ...
by Moff
Thu May 07, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: S*dding bearings
Replies: 6
Views: 481

S*dding bearings

A mini poorly conducted rant.... Trashed the front wheel bearings on the road bike during last Beercycle Club BAM (Brewery-a-Month) ride, which was done in rather damp conditions amid storm Dennis. Only having ridden it recently whilst hidding inside on Zwift, thought I'd replace the bearings in the...
by Moff
Tue May 05, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 683
Views: 51353

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Figured an extra 10mm would be ok, when cruising I tend to sit the palm of my hands further forward on the top of the bars - think I’d be better of with a longer top tube in the long run. Had the bars for ages but have been hesitant to put them on as having swapped from 30deg OG bars to the 16deg SQ...
by Moff
Mon May 04, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 683
Views: 51353

Re: What you done t' your bike today

It seems the last time rode my singlespeed was back in Jan, when the Reba’s collapsed on my last bivi. In the meantime some rigid forks and a front wheel turned up, so had a sunny afternoon in the garden swapping stuff over. Off - Reba’s, SQ Lab 311 bars, 90x10deg stem, Stan’s Flow & Nobby Nic On - ...