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by Landslide
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Garmin Tempe
Replies: 13
Views: 180

Re: Garmin Tempe

Does that have a minimum temp on it, so you can see how chilly it got overnight?
by Landslide
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Tent pole mushroom
Replies: 27
Views: 9258

Re: Tent pole mushroom

And a fresh one at that.
by Landslide
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: New Bivibag
Replies: 34
Views: 588

Re: New Bivibag

RIP wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:18 pm
...MaM drags me down the pub, pours some beer down me...
This is the key bit, isn't it?
by Landslide
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Broken Riders - Joining The Party (Long Read)
Replies: 59
Views: 1640

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

:-bd
Good news, hope your recovery continues well!
by Landslide
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Jay Petervary sacked
Replies: 63
Views: 1805

Re: Jay Petervary sacked

Putting in 4G masts in such remote areas may well be a lot more achievable than trying to get landlines set up out there.
by Landslide
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dare I Ask; What Bike Are You Taking To The BB200?
Replies: 37
Views: 565

Re: Dare I Ask; What Bike Are You Taking To The BB200?

Somewhat surprisingly, yes! They make a range of suits using Gore Tex.
by Landslide
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Jay Petervary sacked
Replies: 63
Views: 1805

Re: Jay Petervary sacked

Jay Petervary has self-appointed himself as a keeper of the ethics, spirit and rules of the Tour Divide. He doesn't have the best history of sticking within those ideals himself, so that is a bit weird... I wondered about this too. Maybe he's taken on board all the criticism, and had a rethink/Dama...
by Landslide
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Good deed for the day
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: Good deed for the day

Nice tales folks, Cheery Friday has started early!
by Landslide
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dare I Ask; What Bike Are You Taking To The BB200?
Replies: 37
Views: 565

Re: Dare I Ask; What Bike Are You Taking To The BB200?

sean_iow wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:32 am
I can then put my waterproof in that, and a spare heavy duty waterproof, a backup spare waterproof and maybe a just in case extra waterproof
Seems like a lot of kit. Why not just one outfit?
Image
by Landslide
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Photos you have taken in the last month of which you like.
Replies: 923
Views: 179412

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

Mountain goat
(Pfitscherjoch pass, Zillertal Alps)

Image
by Landslide
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What Size Spokes?
Replies: 8
Views: 168

Re: What Size Spokes?

Get 298mm.

I'll always round down unless rounding up would mean an extra 0.4mm or less.
by Landslide
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: WRT 2020 dates please
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: WRT 2020 dates please

Looks like the BH will be the 8th.

https://www.gov.uk/bank-holidays
by Landslide
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Photos you have taken in the last month of which you like.
Replies: 923
Views: 179412

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

Ah, all a bit specialised kit then. I like the effect.
by Landslide
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What does your perfect event look like?
Replies: 101
Views: 1830

Re: What does your perfect event look like?

It's all going a bit Vic and Bob...

Q: Name a hairy dog.
A: St Bernard?'
Q: Oh I'm sorry - it was Golden Retriever.
by Landslide
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What does your perfect event look like?
Replies: 101
Views: 1830

Re: What does your perfect event look like?

Event idea: as previously suggested, ride to a checkpoint, get told where the next one is. The twist being that instead of a grid ref, you're just given a visual landmark to aim for.
by Landslide
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 1420
Views: 203221

Re: Todays ride

Having experienced Belhaven's "best", I dread to think what might be their worst...
Looks cracking apart from that!
by Landslide
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Why are Grand Departs only for racers....?
Replies: 48
Views: 860

Re: Why are Grand Departs only for racers....?

Ah, I'll not be able to make it this year, but will keep an eye on it for the future. Cheers!
by Landslide
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Why are Grand Departs only for racers....?
Replies: 48
Views: 860

Re: Why are Grand Departs only for racers....?

sean_iow wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:10 am
There is a local charity event on the Island which crosses the Island twice, so about 54 miles.
Ooh, please tell me more? I'm a pretty frequent visitor to the IoW.
by Landslide
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Photos you have taken in the last month of which you like.
Replies: 923
Views: 179412

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

JohnClimber wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:26 pm
Image
Canal 360
How do you create these images?
by Landslide
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: 6 Days in Southern California
Replies: 16
Views: 428

Re: 6 Days in Southern California

Really liked that, especially the thought of being visited by a hummingbird.
by Landslide
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 602
Views: 30930

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

1/ At least one night out - Check.. 2/ A single trip taking in both... - N/A 3/ No paid for accommodation... - check (unless your mate is particularly stingy?) 4/ A bike must be involved...- Check 5/ Your own garden doesn't count... - Check 6/ Post each trip here in as much detail as you like, pictu...
by Landslide
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: I'm a loser baby, so.....
Replies: 21
Views: 708

Re: I'm a loser baby, so.....

Hmm... As you say, the website doesn't seem especially definitive...
Drop them an email?
by Landslide
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Air mattress inflator
Replies: 3
Views: 253

Re: Air mattress inflator

Neat. :-bd
by Landslide
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Would this work?
Replies: 7
Views: 330

Re: Would this work?

Should be ok. The geometry should be designed so the bike doesn't do anything silly at full travel, which would be a shorter a-c than your rigid fork.
by Landslide
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2019
Replies: 602
Views: 30930

Re: Bivvy a month 2019

I'm jealous. And desire fish n chips.