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by Bearlegged
Mon Jul 22, 2024 6:31 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Woods Rat Run - one goes slightly carefree in Dorset
Replies: 14
Views: 190

Re: Woods Rat Run - one goes slightly carefree in Dorset

I see your Bikemonger quote, on my walk back California Farm on the 2nd day, I walked passed the old Bikemonger Shop…. Is it still a thing? Looked a bit sorry for itself. I know Charlie sold up but you’d think you’d keep it as a fairly well known brand. He sold the business, I think the guys who ru...
by Bearlegged
Sat Jul 20, 2024 2:24 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 669
Views: 71371

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

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by Bearlegged
Sat Jul 20, 2024 11:12 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 669
Views: 71371

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

But! I hear you cry, "What about Rule 4???" Well, as has already been well documented, bivvying provides all manner of opportunities to engage the locals in conversation. Sometimes these natters may be precursors to kipping behind the pub, sometimes they may draw on local knowledge for the...
by Bearlegged
Sat Jul 20, 2024 11:03 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 669
Views: 71371

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

Given the warm weather, I took it as an opportunity to see how little kit I could go with, left the bike at home, and ran out to the Peak District. Happy to report I could get all the essentials (beer, cheese, Smidge), plus a few luxury items (sleeping kit, toothbrush) into a 15L backpack. The extra...
by Bearlegged
Wed Jul 17, 2024 11:52 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 669
Views: 71371

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

Aye, I like that, Ben.
by Bearlegged
Wed Jul 17, 2024 3:13 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 5024
Views: 1305681

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Lots of Conti, plus some Maxxis and gravelly tyres on there too.
by Bearlegged
Tue Jul 16, 2024 1:11 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 4121
Views: 583419

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

RIP wrote: Tue Jul 16, 2024 12:08 pm... some fabrics are coated and some are impregnated.
I'd always wondered where baby fabrics came from, thanks for clearing that up.
by Bearlegged
Tue Jul 16, 2024 8:15 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Tubeless pump?
Replies: 16
Views: 960

Re: Tubeless pump?

I've got a small Milkit bottle, I've managed to reset 42c tyres with it, but not necessarily at the first attempt. Re: Lezyne, I don't find the reversible connector to be a problem, and the little pressure release button does seem to help with preventing valve cores unscrewing. I've got the one Dave...
by Bearlegged
Sat Jul 13, 2024 8:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 5024
Views: 1305681

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Tried my local Lidl today for some spray lube and bike cleaner, but the gannets had already swooped through.
by Bearlegged
Wed Jul 10, 2024 4:20 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Better Slate Than Never 2
Replies: 17
Views: 1302

Re: Better Slate Than Never 2

Very nice write up that, and lovely pics (esp. the flora).
by Bearlegged
Wed Jul 10, 2024 9:35 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Will You Still Need Me....
Replies: 4
Views: 584

Re: Will You Still Need Me....

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by Bearlegged
Tue Jul 09, 2024 8:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 5024
Views: 1305681

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

The frame reach is listed here if that helps?
https://geometrygeeks.bike/bike/olsen-eight-bells-2022/

<Whistles in nonchalantly spending other folks' money>
by Bearlegged
Tue Jul 09, 2024 11:04 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Schnozzle to Thermarest Winglock adaptor
Replies: 4
Views: 372

Re: Schnozzle to Thermarest Winglock adaptor

To continue the theme of people offering alternatives to the question being asked, I use a Flextail electric pump!
by Bearlegged
Mon Jul 08, 2024 8:19 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Wildlife
Replies: 711
Views: 167712

Re: Wildlife

redefined_cycles wrote: Sun Jul 07, 2024 10:57 pmI always thought they're slower for some reason.
They can fair shift when they want to!
by Bearlegged
Sun Jul 07, 2024 5:12 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Shed clear - frames / wheel / bars / stem / islabike
Replies: 17
Views: 918

Re: Shed clear - frames / wheel / bars / stem

I could be interested in the stem, what colour is it?
by Bearlegged
Thu Jul 04, 2024 7:06 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Which half frame bag?
Replies: 18
Views: 843

Re: Which half frame bag?

I had a chat with Harry from Wizard Works recently, their take on zips is to use big chunky ones, and that lace up attachment along the top tube can provide a bit of 'give' that can relieve the strain on zips. Their bags aren't waterproof though. If you want something with welded seams, the Alpkit s...
by Bearlegged
Wed Jul 03, 2024 1:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Gravel Bike Tyres
Replies: 23
Views: 1299

Re: Gravel Bike Tyres

Gravel tyres I've ridden: Conti Speed Ride - now seem to be discontinued, and I only ever used them with tubes, but they worked pretty well Schwalbe G-One all-round - great on hardpack, squirrelly on anything muddy/loose (but noticeably more surefooted than slicks). Durability - pretty good, right u...
by Bearlegged
Wed Jul 03, 2024 11:49 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 669
Views: 71371

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

Nice one, Judith! I saw plenty of pics on the socials from the Bristol Rally, it looked like a good time had by all.
by Bearlegged
Tue Jul 02, 2024 7:30 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Happy Monday!
Replies: 8
Views: 331

Re: Happy Monday!

Ooh 'eck, that sounds a bit much! Well done the NHS though for taking proper care of you, and hope you heal up quickly and fully!
by Bearlegged
Mon Jul 01, 2024 6:01 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 3341
Views: 693096

Re: Todays ride

I ❤️ my Brommy too, thanks FLV!
by Bearlegged
Mon Jul 01, 2024 12:12 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BeSpoked 2024 - Manchester
Replies: 17
Views: 1319

Re: BeSpoked 2024 - Manchester

I was there on Friday too, but I don't think we've met IRL, so little chance of recognition. Some cool and interesting stuff, with Sour Bikes clearly aiming for the bikepacking market:
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by Bearlegged
Sun Jun 30, 2024 10:13 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 669
Views: 71371

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

I'm back to it, went out last night :-bd As I've broken my 2024 BAM run, shall I still post it here, or somewhere else please, Mr Scores-on-the-doors? Pop it in here, I reckon, then you've got some continuity into next year and can do 12 in a row (if not in the same calendar year). Or do summat els...
by Bearlegged
Sat Jun 29, 2024 6:25 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a Month 2024
Replies: 669
Views: 71371

Re: Bivvy a Month 2024

Those Colorado wildflowers are lovely. ❤️
by Bearlegged
Fri Jun 28, 2024 11:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Where to get replacement dynaplug plugs?
Replies: 22
Views: 659

Re: Where to get replacement dynaplug plugs?

I heard today that Madison have just taken delivery of a load of Dynaplug stock, so hopefully that'll be filtering out to retailers soon.