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by Rich3rd
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Good tough stuff sacks / bags for fork mount cages?
Replies: 13
Views: 279

Re: Good tough stuff sacks / bags for fork mount cages?

PlanetX ones are pretty sturdy
by Rich3rd
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 668
Views: 48145

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Turned this Spanner bikes frame and bits


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Into this


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by Rich3rd
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Pimp my breakfast
Replies: 21
Views: 694

Re: Pimp my breakfast

Thanks for the intro TBD.
Breakfast fryup in a mini 150mm to frying pan, fry some iberico chorizo, add pouch of spanish beans https://www.heinz.co.uk/beanz/product/ ... nish-beanz and a scotch egg :-bd
by Rich3rd
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Towing?
Replies: 13
Views: 329

Re: Towing?

Why BPW though, its prety full-on there, I only ride that stuff with Full Face helmet and pads? Also thats a fair old haul to the top?

What about Blue Scar at Afan or Forest of Dean Verderers Trail?
by Rich3rd
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Welsh coast to coast
Replies: 22
Views: 814

Re: Welsh coast to coast

I put this one together and did it on a Gravel bike. It was via b&b's so would need tweeting a bit, we did it over 5d/4n

https://ridewithgps.com/trips/8872182
by Rich3rd
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Is there a free, online route planner that allows multiple tracks?
Replies: 22
Views: 766

Re: Is there a free, online route planner that allows multiple tracks?

I think this allows multiple routes and has a superb array of base maps incl IGN,

https://www.gpsvisualizer.com/draw/
by Rich3rd
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD Carbon 29er rigid fork
Replies: 7
Views: 445

Re: WTD Carbon 29er rigid fork

Rich - how much you looking for for the Chinese carbon ones? Cycling to Orkney soon and don't think I'll need the Pikes on my hardtail for Sustrans routes.... How does £60 posted sound? They've only been used a few times, found i prefer a bit of spingy stuff upfront, need to check stearer length. (...
by Rich3rd
Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD Carbon 29er rigid fork
Replies: 7
Views: 445

Re: WTD Carbon 29er rigid fork

I know you said no Chinese carbon, but if you're stuck, I've got these in the shed wanting a new home

http://www.xmiplay.com/ProductDetails1661
by Rich3rd
Mon May 04, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Numb feet after riding
Replies: 20
Views: 905

Re: Numb feet after riding

Had similar numb feet issue on SPD's. Turned out the screws on the cleats were a touch too long, that combined with a cheap insole meant I was getting vibration directly into the foot. Solved for me with shorter screws, and a thin (but quite stiff) piece of plastic gaffer taped over the screws insid...
by Rich3rd
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: North Yorkshire on line map
Replies: 9
Views: 566

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: 588

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: 644

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: 809

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: 410

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: 1257

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: 1110

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: 1222

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: 107412

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: 8729
Views: 962971

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: 8729
Views: 962971

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: 8729
Views: 962971

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: 8729
Views: 962971

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: 8729
Views: 962971

Re: The post man's been ...

and dropped off a Wayward Riders Louis dropper post harness

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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: 1114

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: 1466

Re: Asking for a friend....