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by middleagedmadness
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Anyone around Herts/ northern Chilterns?
Replies: 16
Views: 227

Re: Anyone around Herts/ northern Chilterns?

Ahem, we still managed two beer stops, three if you can't the bivy spot. Not back considering the pubs were shut! I new someone wouldn’t let the team down , Ben, Tim , Reg ,Ben it will be good to catch up sometime this year but the only time I can guarantee will be the winter bivy as I’ve booked th...
by middleagedmadness
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Anyone around Herts/ northern Chilterns?
Replies: 16
Views: 227

Re: Anyone around Herts/ northern Chilterns?

Yeah same 'ere, steamed through last weekend with Ben n James (or was it Ben and Jerry?)on way from Woburn down to the canal. Guess we can advertise any little rides on this thread. Probably wise, Mark, to read some of those links before you commit to anything though :wink: . Now now Reg we’ll have...
by middleagedmadness
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The Acepac luggage I mentioned.
Replies: 32
Views: 885

Re: The Acepac luggage I mentioned.

ScotRoutes wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:06 pm
middleagedmadness wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:00 pm
I’ve got not qualms about handing over my pennies to him
I misread that... :oops:
I really don’t need to know what you were thinking there Colin :wink:
by middleagedmadness
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The Acepac luggage I mentioned.
Replies: 32
Views: 885

Re: The Acepac luggage I mentioned.

I had a delivery the other day , obviously not had chance to use it but the bar harness and seat harness are very well made and robust , when compared to my alpkit gear , not that that hasn’t served me very well over the past few years as it has , there’s just a few nice little touches like the bott...
by middleagedmadness
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8384
Views: 883726

Re: The post man's been ...

Arrived sometime yesterday , a new bar harness seat harness and dry bag , exported from tir na nog. And very fine they are too
Cheers Stu :-bd
by middleagedmadness
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: RTTS 2020.
Replies: 21
Views: 833

Re: RTTS 2020.

I think my sunrise location will either be Burton Dassett (Warks) or Bredon Hill (Worcs). Some nice spots to get the stove going and have a sit for a while. Was thinking Malvern myself Steve but , as it’s Father’s Day on Sunday I’ve got no chance of getting out all night Saturday and then sleeping ...
by middleagedmadness
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8384
Views: 883726

Re: The post man's been ...

I’ll take a harness and dry bag off you Stu as soon as you’ve sorted them :-bd
by middleagedmadness
Tue May 12, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bar end shifters
Replies: 19
Views: 589

Re: Bar end shifter cables

Mine are routed the same as the sti’s were, once the bars are double wrapped you can’t feel them
by middleagedmadness
Sun May 10, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Not very good is it?
Replies: 19
Views: 762

Re: Not very good is it?

Couldn’t help myself mate , just needed a bit of a giggle :-bd
by middleagedmadness
Sat May 09, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: New jerseys.
Replies: 63
Views: 2027

Re: New jerseys.

Pain up the rear I know , but as I don’t get on here very often at the moment, and I’ve total missed this thread could you send me a message when you open the orders :-bd
by middleagedmadness
Sat May 09, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3212
Views: 544947

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Swear I'm spending more in lockdown than I normally do :roll: Your not the only one a certain very large parcel carrier who already has a fleet of 1500 trailers is clearing our rental yards at a rate of 40 trailers per week since this lockdown has started , people just seem to be spending if they’r...
by middleagedmadness
Sat May 09, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Not very good is it?
Replies: 19
Views: 762

Re: Not very good is it?

Minds eye burnt once again =))
by middleagedmadness
Sat May 09, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Not very good is it?
Replies: 19
Views: 762

Re: Not very good is it?

To be honest mike , it slightly reminds me of run to the sun a couple of years back :o , pictures please stu
by middleagedmadness
Sun May 03, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Gravel King SK vs WTB Nano, which rolls better?
Replies: 16
Views: 487

Re: Gravel King SK vs WTB Nano, which rolls better?

Yep 700’s 17mm internal , , I’ve found that they are much better wearing than the riddlers they replaced and better grip on loose towpaths and fire roads, will you back down this way mr wind after we’re allowed out again ? Me and Para mart are planning a local chase one as soon as we can
by middleagedmadness
Sun May 03, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Gravel King SK vs WTB Nano, which rolls better?
Replies: 16
Views: 487

Re: Gravel King SK vs WTB Nano, which rolls better?

The gravel king 38’s come up just under 40 when fitted
by middleagedmadness
Sun May 03, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Gears for a Gryphon - suggestions pls
Replies: 18
Views: 480

Re: Gears for a Gryphon - suggestions pls

Put bar ends on my cdf a month back with 38/24 crankset 11.36 deore cassette and the original 9 speed sora shifter , for some reason the 10 speed deore shifter wouldn’t travel through the cassette but works perfect with the sora
by middleagedmadness
Sat May 02, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3212
Views: 544947

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

There's a Nordisk Telemark 1LW going on eBay if anyone's interested. Seller is based in Prestatyn. Someone on here? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Nordisk-Telemark-1-LW-Tent-forest-green/223993529439?hash=item34270e045f:g:oIcAAOSwiI1eqbYU Might be worth messaging bds after the destruction of his last one
by middleagedmadness
Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: For those who like clean bits.
Replies: 20
Views: 703

Re: For those who like clean bits.

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:02 pm
Stu can you try a bit of TFR in it instead of standard degreaser
Good thought fella. I'll pick some up when places reopen. :-bd
I’m down the workshops on Thursday/fri I’ll get hold of a litre for you
by middleagedmadness
Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: For those who like clean bits.
Replies: 20
Views: 703

Re: For those who like clean bits.

Next time you use it Stu can you try a bit of TFR in it instead of standard degreaser, it shouldn’t dull the components as much , if it’s any good let me know and I’ll send you some over
by middleagedmadness
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3212
Views: 544947

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

I'm in no way condoning the carrying of a chair but that doesn't mean people don't buy them ....... and tables too. :shock: https://rockrun.com/collections/helinox-flash-sale-deals?goal=0_aab826b63c-69b530ae7a-155796925&mc_cid=69b530ae7a&mc_eid=648fe8be23 I thought the same , but on our very relaxe...
by middleagedmadness
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:03 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB jerseys
Replies: 62
Views: 1870

Re: BB jerseys

As above
by middleagedmadness
Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Alpkit Elan
Replies: 59
Views: 2474

Re: Alpkit Elan

The other thing I found is I can get cape borah and cook kit in my ortlieb bum bag with room to spare
by middleagedmadness
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Alpkit Elan
Replies: 59
Views: 2474

Re: Alpkit Elan

Like Jurassic that’s my favourite set up , cape and borah, I do like my helium bivy though I wouldn’t want to be using it for more than a couple of nights in inclement weather , yes it’s fully waterproof but can get a bit clammy with condensation if you don’t leave a bigger enough gap when you close...
by middleagedmadness
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: For the ravers
Replies: 13
Views: 699

Re: For the ravers

Nother long-timer here, started with the Blacburn Raves, Sett End, Thursday nights at Park Hall.. The Quad, Club Four, Cream, Hacienda, Moneypennies & Wobble in Brum to name a few.. Still hanging on by my fingernails & manage to get out a couple of times a year, even managed a trip to Ibiza the yea...
by middleagedmadness
Tue Apr 14, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: For the ravers
Replies: 13
Views: 699

Re: For the ravers

Ah k klass , seen them a few times at the quad , from close to your neck Quadrant park in bootle , it was a old cinema (I think )on the front with a warehouse at the back , once the front shut at 2 the warehouse opened k klass were pretty regulars on the stage there this was back in 89/90 89/90? Be...