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by Rich3rd
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: North Yorkshire on line map
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: North Yorkshire on line map

On a similar theme, there is an interest LiDAR (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lidar) view of the NYM that you can view as a transparicy against late 19thC maps: https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=1 ... s=171&b=13
by Rich3rd
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Annual Holiday Insurance including cycle events
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: Annual Holiday Insurance including cycle events

Been looking for annual cover to, still checking but this one looked promising: https://www.insureandescape.co.uk/
cancel that one, randomly camping is a premium!!!

also seen this one: https://www.cedartreeinsurance.com/
by Rich3rd
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Anyone tried the Topeak Versacage?
Replies: 6
Views: 368

Re: Anyone tried the Topeak Versacage?

Not those, but I've got these, well made and come with jubilee clip fitting kit.
https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/BAPODTFB/ ... e-and-ties
by Rich3rd
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: New bike Thursday
Replies: 12
Views: 401

Re: New bike Thursday

Looks superb, won't look like after 2 mins in the Chiltern mud. Looking forward to seeing it loaded, with at least some of those braze-ons populated
by Rich3rd
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: SRAM Rival 1 Mech with Sean mtb shifter
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: SRAM Rival 1 Mech with Sean mtb shifter

You might be able to do a reverse of this, need checking out though....
https://bikerumor.com/2020/02/07/how-to ... t-gearing/
by Rich3rd
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Tin Can Stove
Replies: 11
Views: 719

Re: Tin Can Stove

For 650ml mug, I've found the Pika stove to work very well with a bit of ceramic wadding in the bottom as a wick:

http://users.sisqtel.net/~losthiker/pikastove/
by Rich3rd
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Dam Busters ride reports
Replies: 9
Views: 748

Re: Dam Busters ride reports

You should read that fabulous blog writeup it looks to me like 52°21.023' N, 3°36.410' W
by Rich3rd
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Can we do wood burning stoves again please??
Replies: 18
Views: 648

Re: Can we do wood burning stoves again please??

TBD, I've had some great fires and cooking with a https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TOMSHOO-Camping-Wood-Stove-Portable-Folding-Lightweight-Titanium-Wood-Burn-D1D1/183834452910 , my mate Ben swears by a https://www.ultralightoutdoorgear.co.uk/equipment-c3/stoves-c12/titanium-hexagon-stove-p422 which is rea...
by Rich3rd
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 1141
Views: 81750

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

TheBrownDog wrote:
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:21 pm
...... and left 20kg of wood up there for my fire.

Ahhh, the Yule Log (or are you saving that for morning :roll: )

Knackered finger a long way from fixed and still off the bike, will give you a shout in NY when I'm out next.

früh weihnachten
by Rich3rd
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7993
Views: 837063

Re: The post man's been ...

How about 1.2mm polypropylene Reg, scroll down to section on material.....

http://www.rapidracerproducts.com/produ ... guard.html
by Rich3rd
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7993
Views: 837063

Re: The post man's been ...

It's an AK tapered bag, 9l ish, fits perfect.
Quite like a bit of sway myself, I thinks it's going to work well. Start up a MYO thread Reg if you can find some material.
by Rich3rd
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7993
Views: 837063

Re: The post man's been ...

is it material or plastic /rubber -basically what is it made of? looks great but way way more than i would even consider paying Its made out of quite stiff, but flexible plastic, like a thicker version of a folded fork mounted mudguard. Could be very MYO if you could get a big enough piece of plast...
by Rich3rd
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7993
Views: 837063

Re: The post man's been ...

85 NZD - ouch. You ordered direct? Yes its overpriced once delivered (got copped for the import VAT too) but it does work (once an extra strap added), the seat post clamp has a sturdy Voile strap and clears the seat clamp, surprisingly stable and lets me use the full sus for bike packing. Obviously...
by Rich3rd
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7993
Views: 837063

Re: The post man's been ...

and dropped off a Wayward Riders Louis dropper post harness

Image

https://waywardriders.com/
by Rich3rd
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Chilterns Winter Bivvy: 15 Dec
Replies: 9
Views: 666

Re: Chilterns Winter Bivvy: 15 Dec

TBD, oh man, I'd love to commit but dislocated a finger at the weekend on a trip to the Edale (rider over confidence :roll: ) and I'm not sure when I'm going to be back on the bike. I'll keep you posted, but not forgotten you chap.
by Rich3rd
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Asking for a friend....
Replies: 16
Views: 946

Re: Asking for a friend....

by Rich3rd
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Chilterns Winter Bivvy: 15 Dec
Replies: 9
Views: 666

Re: Chilterns Winter Bivvy: 15 Dec

Work xmas do on the Friday so aint going to want to travel Sat, so local Chiltern ride would be bang-on :-bd The round house was amazing but also quite happy with local woods.
by Rich3rd
Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Cooking stove recommendations
Replies: 28
Views: 1347

Re: Cooking stove recommendations

I quite like using this when conditions allow (i.e. I can put it somewhere suitable for LNT)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TOMSHOO-Camp ... 3834452910
by Rich3rd
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???
Replies: 16
Views: 1214

Re: Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???

No worries Tim, I'll still catch up with Ben, gives us options to pick the better weather day: Friday or Saturday.

By the way, is the are Xmas get together of the Chiltern Bonners /:) /:)
by Rich3rd
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???
Replies: 16
Views: 1214

Re: Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???

Any more takers for a Chiltern ride, the Autumn colours are amazing at the moment?

TBD, what's your plan mate, I'll probably meet Ben in Flaunden, but could meet where ever you like.
by Rich3rd
Sat Oct 26, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???
Replies: 16
Views: 1214

Re: Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???

9th Nov looks like the new date which is cool because we've got a few takers :-bd Tricky ones going to be the location, :roll: How's about getting to Berkhamsted on the train and we can ride out to Penn Street https://www.thesquirrelpub.co.uk , 2hr ish ride (with loads of options) and easy for TBD, ...
by Rich3rd
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???
Replies: 16
Views: 1214

Re: Autumn Chiltern Thing, 26th Oct ???

Cheers for getting back there chaps, like the gluehwein idea Pete, consider it sorted :wink:

26th now not looking good for me, but 2nd & 9th Nov are free :-bd :-bd Any takers for new date???

I've been digging out some really old Viz issues (late 80's ones) its going to be a good night ......
by Rich3rd
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Gravel tyre that plays nice with Stans rims
Replies: 10
Views: 609

Re: Gravel tyre that plays nice with Stans rims

I've happily fitted tubeless Nano 40's onto my Stans Alpha400 rims, set them up tubeless no problem. Have you actually tried fitting them on the Iron Cross (plenty of washing up liquid and a tubeless inflator perhaps)?
by Rich3rd
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???
Replies: 16
Views: 1214

Autumn Chiltern Thing, new date 9th Nov ???

Its been a while, so wondered if any of the Cheeky Chiltern Chaps were up for a bit of ' chateauneuf du pap ' packing :roll: Usual Chiltern format, ride bikes though some hideous sticky sub-standard, afternoon tea with cucumber sandwiches and fine dining pub (perhaps Penn Street or Pink and Lily - S...
by Rich3rd
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bikes leaning against random stuff thread.
Replies: 83
Views: 8103

Re: Bikes leaning against random stuff thread.

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