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by Bearbonesnorm
Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bb200 Waffle Thread.
Replies: 35
Views: 436

Re: Bb200 Waffle Thread.

Might be worth taking a couple of Gaviscon tablets, I had horrific heartburn last time due to the crap food I took along.
Good call. I always take some Rennies now after a pub meal resulted in indigestion I couldn't shift all night (and I mean all night) on last years RTTS.
by Bearbonesnorm
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bb200 Waffle Thread.
Replies: 35
Views: 436

Re: Bb200 Waffle Thread.

Car it will be then
It might happen or it might not, I'm only saying don't bank on it ... I really don't know.
by Bearbonesnorm
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bb200 Waffle Thread.
Replies: 35
Views: 436

Re: Bb200 Waffle Thread.

A nap in the hall is wonderful before driving home.
But don't bank on happening - there may be other things going on in the hall, we don't hire the entire building.
by Bearbonesnorm
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bb200 Waffle Thread.
Replies: 35
Views: 436

Re: Bb200 Waffle Thread.

I'm both looking forward to it. And dreading it. Just go out there knowing that you're going to give it your best shot. It might only be a cloth badge you're chasing but I like to believe that they represent much, much more to those that have them. Ooh and after the first dozen pedal strokes any an...
by Bearbonesnorm
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Which extra would keep me warmer?
Replies: 52
Views: 785

Re: Which extra would keep me warmer?

Picture the scene.

Stu in the workshop wearing this of an evening. Dee comes out with a brew, rolls her eyes, goes back inside.
What you describe would indeed be highly unusual ....... I don't think Dee's ever made me a brew.
by Bearbonesnorm
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bb200 Waffle Thread.
Replies: 35
Views: 436

Re: Bb200 Waffle Thread.

If you think your goal is to not stop then make that intention right from the off. I'm not a great one for planning but this ^ is superb advice. If you decide from the off that you're not stopping, then don't give stopping a second thought. The sleep monster will pay you a visit at some point and p...
by Bearbonesnorm
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Pack rafting Sept 20/21/22 in North Wales - 5 ranges of pack rafts to test for free
Replies: 80
Views: 3077

Re: Pack rafting Sept 20/21/22 in North Wales - 5 ranges of pack rafts to test for free

Thanks to John and everyone else who had a hand in the weekend. Good company, lovely weather and proof that when you put community before commercial interest, nice things can happen. https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-kSRNCMOMSvg/XYdoNJ5cbKI/AAAAAAAAHQE/Spd7rYiqFyEONLkescnd-gyR2Bmu3wCwQCLcBGAsYHQ/s1600/raft...
by Bearbonesnorm
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Which extra would keep me warmer?
Replies: 52
Views: 785

Re: Which extra would keep me warmer?

I'm liking the idea of one of these. Even if it does nowt to keep you warm, it'll scare the f*ck out of dog walkers.

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by Bearbonesnorm
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Atlas Mountain Race.
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Atlas Mountain Race.

Looks very similar to the Silk Road with regard to how it's run (maybe the same folk?) Anyway, I always fancied Morocco as I imagine many people have. https://atlasmountainrace.cc/?utm_source=All%20PEdALED%20emails&utm_campaign=7711d838b8-atlas-race&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_7afbf2b57a-7711d838b8-...
by Bearbonesnorm
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Yay, it's cheery Friday.
Replies: 689
Views: 82457

Re: Yay, it's cheery Friday.

Tis Friday and I'm just packing my stuff ready to attend the UK Packraft meet-up at Llyn Tegid. Has anyone else heard of it? :wink:
by Bearbonesnorm
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Pack rafting Sept 20/21/22 in North Wales - 5 ranges of pack rafts to test for free
Replies: 80
Views: 3077

Re: Pack rafting Sept 20/21/22 in North Wales - 5 ranges of pack rafts to test for free

Please can at least one of you turn up as they took me ages.
I'll be there. Really looking forward to hearing first hand about 'one man's struggle against his beard'. :wink:
by Bearbonesnorm
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bb200 withdrawal
Replies: 2
Views: 125

Re: Bb200 withdrawal

Email me. That way you get a refund and the spot gets allocated to a reserve.
by Bearbonesnorm
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Exposure verso head torch
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Exposure verso head torch

Can Mrs with zip up box
Ooh I'm proper confused over this one ... and maybe somewhat shocked ... but I don't know.
by Bearbonesnorm
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Suggest a drybag that'll fit me this
Replies: 15
Views: 320

Re: Suggest a drybag that'll fit me this

Thinking out loud: wonder if Stu can make summat out of cuben and tightly knit I could but I don't see any real point. As just about everyone else has said - stick it in with your sleeping bag. Generally, you'll be wanting to get your bag out and left it loft as soon as you stop and you're under co...
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Pillow recommendations
Replies: 32
Views: 1501

Re: Pillow recommendations

The Kush has long being my pillow of choice but I saw the Sierra Designs down things and couldn't resist trying one - it's as though they were calling to me across cyberspace :wink:
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Which extra would keep me warmer?
Replies: 52
Views: 785

Re: Which extra would keep me warmer?

If you were going to use it then it'd be better as a liner than as a bivy bag.
It would indeed Bob.
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Which extra would keep me warmer?
Replies: 52
Views: 785

Re: Which extra would keep me warmer?

I tried this a couple of times after you and chew suggesting it but it never worked out for me. Whenever I tried it I woke up cold in the night, pulled my down jacket back on and slept through the rest of the night nice and warm. You were unzipping it and putting it inside your sleeping bag Neil? w...
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Which extra would keep me warmer?
Replies: 52
Views: 785

Re: Which extra would keep me warmer?

Not saying it is better than a blanket but surely better than nothing.
Certainly better than nothing Dave. Trouble is, the bivvy has a hard time retaining the warm air but as you say, better than nowt.
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7519
Views: 770339

Re: The post man's been ...

On my birthday/Xmas list...
I don't know much Colin but from what I do know it looks nice. I got it from Escape Watersports for £45 which seemed like a good buy? The S/M fits me well.
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Which extra would keep me warmer?
Replies: 52
Views: 785

Re: Which extra would keep me warmer?

I may just be panicking
I'd say so :wink: As Luke says, don't wear your jacket in bed but pull it over you inside your sleeping bag, it'll do much more good that way.
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7519
Views: 770339

Re: The post man's been ...

A new YAK Highback pfd. Ready for weekend now - sh1t creek, bring it on :wink:
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Which extra would keep me warmer?
Replies: 52
Views: 785

Re: Which extra would keep me warmer?

The blanket is likely to keep you warmer Shawn. A bivvy is great outside because it keeps the wind off but it offers little thermal advantage otherwise. A blanket can also keep you warm while eating, reading, whatever and help stop you from getting cold before climbing into your bag. I had reasonabl...
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 2683
Views: 459073

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

A real bargain, unfortunetely only in size small.

https://www.gooutdoors.co.uk/15919182/c ... e-15919182
36/46 and 12 / 28 - reckon you'd have to budget for a change of gearing too :wink:
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Wood gas stove
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: Wood gas stove

Good work Bob. Always satisfying to take something destined for the recycling and actually recycle it into something useful.
by Bearbonesnorm
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Pillow recommendations
Replies: 32
Views: 1501

Re: Pillow recommendations

It's by no means the smallest packing pillow Neil and is probably a bit of a luxury (there I've said it :wink: ) but it appears to be very comfy. I'll throw a tape across it and see what size it is packed. EDIT: in its bag, it's 21cm x 10cm but I reckon you could compress it further. Think 750ml bot...