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by Evesie
Sun Mar 10, 2024 9:28 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: New (carbon?) wheels
Replies: 24
Views: 652

Re: New (carbon?) wheels

Not sure about the comment on BiTex hubs here:-
redefined_cycles wrote: Sat Mar 09, 2024 7:24 pm (cos I assume at this price they'll be cheap rubbish Bitex)
Always found them very good, seals keep the poo out, easy to service & amazing quick freehub pick-up + considerably cheaper than competitors.
by Evesie
Thu Feb 22, 2024 3:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dave's Bikepack Maps
Replies: 34
Views: 1027

Re: Dave's Bikepack Maps

Good work there Mr Barter, loaded on my etrex & had a play on BaseCamp. All works nicely & is particularly clear, even when zooming close in on the small screen on the etrex. Took a while to load the file on the unit - probably just the slow writing to the sd card - the first read into BC to...
by Evesie
Mon Oct 02, 2023 3:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: 650b+ DT Swiss LB Carbon wheelset.
Replies: 0
Views: 306

650b+ DT Swiss LB Carbon wheelset.

Prefer riding 29er so may as well part with these beauties😪 Hubs:- DT Swiss 240 12x142 Shimano HG Rear, 15x110 Front. With 54 tooth freehub ratchet + spare 18t. Rims:- Light Bicycle carbon, 47mm internal. Pair of Schwalbe Nobby Nics 27.5 x 3.00 + Vittoria Mezcal 27.5 x 2.6 - all with very little use...
by Evesie
Thu Apr 13, 2023 1:29 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Boot repairs - glue
Replies: 7
Views: 3668

Re: Boot repairs - glue

Repaired my boots successfully - fingers crossed - they're still holding 3 months later - with a Loctite hot glue gun which was on a deal for less than a tenner from Halfords.
by Evesie
Sun Feb 26, 2023 9:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Cheapest (but safe) option of transferring gas from big to small can?
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Cheapest (but safe) option of transferring gas from big to small can?

I use the cheapo couple of quid ebay special, I weigh both cans before & during the filling, most cans I have played with have the gas fill weight so keeping within this should avoid overfill issues.
by Evesie
Mon Oct 17, 2022 10:04 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: On One Carbon 29er fork. 1 1/8. 100qr.
Replies: 0
Views: 218

On One Carbon 29er fork. 1 1/8. 100qr.

On One monocoque carbon 29er fork. 210mm 1 1/8" steerer, 470'ish mm A-C. 100mm qr axle. ISO disc mount. Pretty much brand new, were fitted to a bike but not used before being removed & then languished in garage for numerous years.
£120 posted.
pm for pics.
by Evesie
Fri Aug 20, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Anyone got a Sherpa?
Replies: 14
Views: 1279

Re: Anyone got a Sherpa?

I have a Gen 2 uk build & get on really well with it. Spent what seemed like ages trying various bikes, couldn't get on with the super long & slack HA latest offerings, narrowed it down to Sherpa, Solaris MK2 or the rarer Solaris Max mk1. The Sherpa turns brilliantly, which for a 29er, I fou...
by Evesie
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Replies: 7
Views: 1124

Re: Southend-on-Sea, Essex

I would second the Hadleigh Downs - somewhere like https://www.streetmap.co.uk/map?x=579359&y=186154&z=115&sv=579359,186154&st=4&ar=Y,y&mapp=map&searchp=ids&dn=793&lm=0 You are never going to find anything resembling "remote" around here. Where you going...
by Evesie
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 3323
Views: 616731

Re: Todays ride

summittoppler wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:02 pm If you've got 4 minutes spare, take a look at my film from my bivvy a couple of days ago.....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7McVEpmApSE&t=
Thanks, that was great. Impressive filming!
by Evesie
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Todays ride
Replies: 3323
Views: 616731

Re: Todays ride

summittoppler wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:43 am Here's my film from last weekend in Snowdonia, it was a good un!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXWcboL2xyc


Hope you enjoy it!
Fantastic - you really have excellent adventures from your doorstep. Most have to travel hundreds of miles to get to places like that. Great filming too.
by Evesie
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Swapping to Alfine 11
Replies: 14
Views: 2679

Re: Swapping to Alfine 11

The yellow dots alignment is not gospel as there is a part of the shift mechanism that can effectively "twist" over time due to gear changing loads. So the dot on the shift drum ends up needing to be further clockwise to get the shift pawls correctly aligned. This may only be the thickness...
by Evesie
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: USB Power Banks using AA Batteries
Replies: 9
Views: 2258

Re: USB Power Banks using AA Batteries

Been using one of these for a year. Seems ok for what I use it for, I'm very much an AA based electrikery economy on trips. Will charge devices at 1A, which works on my phone & top up my AA's for ETrex & lights using any available mains supply or car 12v. Pretty versatile really. Price seems...
by Evesie
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Routes
Topic: North Downs way
Replies: 3
Views: 1855

Re: North Downs way

Rode most of NDW last year, I'm based in South Essex so not exactly blessed with local decent routes to choose when riding from home. Did Gravesend to Vigo, then NDW to Canterbury, Dover, along coast to Folkstone, back to Wye using as much off road as possible, then back along NDW to Vigo & home...