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by middleagedmadness
Sun Sep 27, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Pressfit BB Bearing
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Pressfit BB Bearing

I’d use the lithium , was brought up never to put copper slip of any kind near any bearings, I may be wrong as I work on things much bigger than bike bearings can strip and build a 16speed gear box without thinking but I can’t index gears properly for the life of me :oops:
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Bivvy a month 2020.
Replies: 646
Views: 38092

Re: Bivvy a month 2020.

Atherstone is a grand little place been working theee for the last month , once you get to ashby though things start to dip downwards and if you’d headed to coalville (doleville as known to the natives of that parish) then things definitely turn grim , and that’s coming from me who lives in a small ...
by middleagedmadness
Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: What are you drinking now?
Replies: 24
Views: 376

Re: What are you drinking now?

Just about to order a perfect draft machine with a couple of 6l kegs of leffe ,juliper and becks gold to keep me topped up in case the locals have to shut again
by middleagedmadness
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8716
Views: 961538

Re: The post man's been ...

RIP wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:25 pm
Well show it to us then man!
Will get pictures up later in the week reg , I’ve only took it out the box and put it in the garage , haven’t even fitted the bars yet , got a lot going on with work over the next few days so will get some pics up towards the weekend
by middleagedmadness
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8716
Views: 961538

Re: The post man's been ...

And delivered a lovely shiny broken road in 29er flavour
by middleagedmadness
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 1179
Views: 121766

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

I rescued this from a barrel of water this morning. No idea how long it's sat there for but she's a big un and a good un. I'll get her shipshape and I'm sure we'll have many skinned knuckles together in the future :-bd https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-JX64xCVKurA/X1tCYVxSnLI/AAAAAAAAHy0/XIg_SAom3C0QqsIg4...
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Topeak Turbo Morph G Mini Hand Pump With Gauge - A Load of Rubbish, or am I Doing Something Wrong?
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Re: Topeak Turbo Morph G Mini Hand Pump With Gauge - A Load of Rubbish, or am I Doing Something Wrong?

If it’s the same as mountain morph you need to unscrew it and turn the internal rubber around , one side is for presta the other for Schader, hope this helps
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Gatewood Cape - Pole - Question for Stu
Replies: 61
Views: 896

Re: Gatewood Cape - Pole - Question for Stu

Will be interesting to get to grips with it. Still can't believe I'm buying a shelter with a bloody great hole in it. I love my "flattie" but finding it a bit harder to get changed under it when there's a rain deluge - OK with drizzle/rain etc but tedious in a downpour. So might as well get this bo...
by middleagedmadness
Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8716
Views: 961538

Re: The post man's been ...

And delivered a battery cover for the etrex thanks John
And a pair of mw5 winter boots
by middleagedmadness
Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 4137

Re: BB200 2020

but then realised the clocks go back on that Sunday and my eyesight isn’t the best in daylight never mind getting dark earlier I'm hesitant to say it... but you do realise that if the clocks go back you could just start an hour earlier right? :???: It doesn't magically cut an hour of daylight off t...
by middleagedmadness
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 4137

Re: BB200 2020

I’ll be doing it the original weekend, finding accommodation near the route on the Friday and setting off early on the Saturday, was going to do it a couple of days over the mid term but then realised the clocks go back on that Sunday and my eyesight isn’t the best in daylight never mind getting dar...
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3409
Views: 587879

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

RIP wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:04 pm
Cheeky Monkey wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:01 pm
Imagine if only half of those ordering received them.
Hence why I didn't pay for it :smile: .
Stock control last year was bang on everybody got one , Mike had to wait a little longer as they’d lost his order
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3409
Views: 587879

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Half of them have gone already - they should be giving us Boners Discount! (Or some commission for MaM). Oh good grief, of course I need a blasted pole now as well don't I. I've got thousands of the bloody things already but I'll bet none fit - how long does it have to be peeps? No reg you just ask...
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3409
Views: 587879

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Borderer wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:01 pm
middleagedmadness wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:55 pm
Shaf I’ve just had a barrage of text messages of Reg saying it’s all my fault why he’s had to dip into his pension pot again
Aye, there goes that new cardigan he had been saving for since 1987.....
Apparently it’s quite well known around his way that he still has his communion money :wink:
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3409
Views: 587879

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Shaf I’ve just had a barrage of text messages of Reg saying it’s all my fault why he’s had to dip into his pension pot again
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 4137

Re: BB200 2020

RIP wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:36 pm
middleagedmadness wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:36 am
I’m in too
Eh? Mental you are! :smile:
With only having 5 days off since March need something to stop me working so much and give the kick up the rear to get me loving the Welsh misery again
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3409
Views: 587879

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

RIP wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:52 am
Cheers MaM! Blimey they've got all sorts of stuff haven't they. £128..... argh.......

Just trying to brush up my Swedish so I can navigate it!
Click the menu button reg it should have a drop down for language and the bottom one for currency, you know you want one after stroking mine :shock:
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Before I buy a Lunar Solo...
Replies: 51
Views: 1264

Re: Before I buy a Lunar Solo...

Just posted in bargain alert thread , gatewoodcape for £128 if any good to op
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3409
Views: 587879

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Backpackinglight.se has got gate wood capes up for £128 , if you buy make sure you change the currency on the website so PayPal don’t charge for exchange rate, posted the same this time last year and between us we bought nearly all his stock
by middleagedmadness
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 4137

Re: BB200 2020

I’m in too , got a few days spare on the half term week so I’d better get some pedalling in for the next 8weeks
by middleagedmadness
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Etrex battery cover
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: Etrex battery cover

Ignore i got confused between the etrex and the touch version [ if anyone readmy editted post] i have an etrex 20 backplate if required its orange PM your address and I can send it you Perfect , if you want a few quid let me know or if you want it putting into a charity or feed the bear Pm Incoming
by middleagedmadness
Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Etrex battery cover
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Etrex battery cover

Not sure to put this up n classifieds or myog , so put it here instead Anybody got a battery cover for a extrex20/30 if not would it be possible for one of you clever people who know computer thingies to 3D print one off (or is that very time consuming very technological thick here) Monies will be s...
by middleagedmadness
Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: New to bike packing with a child
Replies: 18
Views: 522

Re: New to bike packing with a child

My young fellas a teenager so may be a bit different What you find a easy route for them probably won’t be Expect strops when things point vertical and let them have their moment (Karl was a witness to my young fella having his on the jenn ride) Don’t be afraid to cut the route short For mine we alw...
by middleagedmadness
Fri Aug 28, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Before I buy a Lunar Solo...
Replies: 51
Views: 1264

Re: Before I buy a Lunar Solo...

Think I paid £110 for the borah including import tax about 18 months back , there is a eu dealer Stu posted them
Up on here but can’t temper the name , the price comes out the same as buying from the states including import tax
by middleagedmadness
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: No wonder we went metric.
Replies: 19
Views: 542

Re: No wonder we went metric.

Ah whitworth, I cut my teeth on Gardner 180’s , with those strange size spanner’s