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by jamiep
Sun May 05, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Routes
Topic: TransScotland race
Replies: 7
Views: 1714

Re: TransScotland race

They've changed the checkpoints? I've a train ticket for Inverness indended for this but not bothered about a gravel route. If I was, I would have gone for their xduroScotland ride later in the year
by jamiep
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Packable footwear
Replies: 5
Views: 850

Re: Packable footwear

Slip on 'aquashoes' from decathlon
by jamiep
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Meths - again
Replies: 29
Views: 2859

Re: Meths - again

Pringles base here too
by jamiep
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD: Hase Pino
Replies: 19
Views: 2246

Re: WTD: Hase Pino

Borderer wrote: She has apparently tried ABC already and was told it was only for adults
That is absolutely wrong advice. Most of the clients I see are children, some just toddler age. I hope she can try again as it would be great if they could come by
by jamiep
Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD: Hase Pino
Replies: 19
Views: 2246

Re: WTD: Hase Pino

Yes, please send me a message. I volunteer on Sundays at ABC (All-Ability Bike Centre) in Edinburgh https://www.facebook.com/EdinburghABC/ The contact details of the two Davids who work there are in the link. We support anyone with additional support needs, whatever that need might be, to enjoy ridi...
by jamiep
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: PHD Triobag
Replies: 7
Views: 849

Re: PHD Triobag

PHD make quilts too
by jamiep
Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: 4th TNR
Replies: 51
Views: 5786

Re: 4th TNR

I have been lucky and my postcard picked from the ballot. It has been an anxious few months waiting as I've been looking forward to doing this ride
by jamiep
Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: GoPro adapter for Garmin Out-Front
Replies: 8
Views: 1371

Re: GoPro adapter for Garmin Out-Front

Ive an inexpensive plastic out front xcombi one from ebay, but used for a light rather than camera. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bike-Bracket-Holder-Handle-Bar-GPS-Computer-Mount-Adpter-For-Garmin-Edge-Gopro/371998237482?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DPL.SIM%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D56491%26meid%3Db3418cf226...
by jamiep
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: PHD Race Down Sleeping Bag
Replies: 4
Views: 1055

Re: PHD Race Down Sleeping Bag

Received. All is fine
by jamiep
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Carbon seatpost, Carbon frame
Replies: 6
Views: 830

Re: Carbon seatpost, Carbon frame

I use Tacx Carbon Assembly Compound when grippage is required. And Park Tool High Performance Grease HPG-1 when carbon-friendly grease is required
by jamiep
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: PHD Race Down Sleeping Bag
Replies: 4
Views: 1055

Re: PHD Race Down Sleeping Bag

yes please. I was actually currently looking at quilts but this will be perfect
by jamiep
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Restoring a classic road bike
Replies: 10
Views: 1094

Re: Restoring a classic road bike

go on BMX / Raleigh Burner forums. Tin foil dipped in cola. Clean off the general mank with Screwfix degreaser
by jamiep
Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Like a Carradice but lighter?
Replies: 20
Views: 2008

Re: Like a Carradice but lighter?

Carradice now make one in lighter weight fabric. i don't recall if it is like a Barley, Audax or something else. They have a few one offs currenly on their Ebay store
by jamiep
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: 4th TNR
Replies: 51
Views: 5786

Re: 4th TNR

Jeez-o, thanks for the warning.

Just nipped in the lunch hour to select a thick, glossy one of Edinburgh castle, which is hopefully thick and glossy enough to draw James' fingers to
by jamiep
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Scottish Winter Bivvy.
Replies: 103
Views: 11131

Re: Scottish Winter Bivvy.

AlasdairMc wrote: Ray, Jamie - where shall we meet up? I’m thinking I’ll head over the bridge, so would somewhere like Corstorphine or Hermiston Gait work?
Either is fine, thank you: I'm tollcross
by jamiep
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: 2019 - what you got planned?
Replies: 86
Views: 8516

Re: 2019 - what you got planned?

More roadie/grrrravel focus:
Torino-Nice Rally
5 ski centres Tour of the Highlands (sportive!)
TransScotland
200, 300, 400, 600km Super Randonneur audax series
A serious think about Paris-Brest-Paris
by jamiep
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Scottish Winter Bivvy.
Replies: 103
Views: 11131

Re: Scottish Winter Bivvy.

I'll now be coming and would appreciate a lift, Alasdair :-bd
by jamiep
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fancy Spring in Cataluña?
Replies: 6
Views: 1442

Re: Fancy Spring in Cataluña?

I joined Duncan on his Tarragona/Bilbao C2C earlier this year, and previously stayed in the area for a roadie holiday. I think it's a perfect base for a gravel, XC/CX or road cycling holiday
by jamiep
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Expensive hipster bivvy gear
Replies: 55
Views: 7761

Re: Expensive hipster bivvy gear

"Comfortable at 15°C"

Ah well, I think it'll look elsewhere
by jamiep
Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Expensive hipster bivvy gear
Replies: 55
Views: 7761

Re: Expensive hipster bivvy gear

Is it really expensive? PHD half bags are about that price. How can one tell if it'll be cold without knowing the fill, and how that compares to other brands? I dunno, maybe the fill isn't all that since its 270g must also include a weighty zip. Im interested in the specs: I like the idea of a hoode...
by jamiep
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Good Luck BBers
Replies: 55
Views: 6282

Re: Good Luck BBers

Lazarus wrote:I assumed he was just taking the mickey with his comment
Same here!
by jamiep
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Chain guide on 1x setup?
Replies: 9
Views: 1013

Re: Chain guide on 1x setup?

No, not on my 'cross, hardtail or hybrid commuter
by jamiep
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Budget bikepacking bike required!
Replies: 16
Views: 2420

Re: Budget bikepacking bike required!

an inexpensive 29er rigid-forked MTB might be a good bet - fitting the Alpkit Confucious bars, which are only £29, might help with hand positions. Cant give you the link because work blocks the website
by jamiep
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Good Luck Dave
Replies: 60
Views: 5880

Re: Good Luck Dave

fingers crossed with getting the train back if this evening - all are currently cancelled across the central belt; Forth bridge closed