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by Lazarus
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Winter boots
Replies: 12
Views: 380

Re: Winter boots

My experience is the more you spend the longer you will be dry I have had Lakes and now use Japanther - both pretty good but the japanther are better.[ they are newer dsoperhaps latest lakes are as good no idea] The only sure firewire way to stay dry is waterproof trousres and then gaitors or some s...
by Lazarus
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS: Spring* cleaning - Patagonia bags added 11/12
Replies: 11
Views: 465

Re: FS: Spring* cleaning

Diablo please will sort out tonight when i get in
by Lazarus
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Revo/Redeye input/output brain fart
Replies: 14
Views: 368

Re: Revo/Redeye input/output brain fart

better to have something you can feel[ zip tie on one and not the other for example] as you need to be able to do this in the dark
by Lazarus
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Revo/Redeye input/output brain fart
Replies: 14
Views: 368

Re: Revo/Redeye input/output brain fart

Bit strange that exposure have not changed the design as they must realise how often it happens - Not bashing them as I rate their stuff.
by Lazarus
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Foreseeable problems,
Replies: 3
Views: 258

Re: Foreseeable problems,

Assuming you have not changed speed and stayed with the same manufacturer* you will be fine with the shifter You are going to need a longer chain to accomodate the extra gears You may need a mech adapter and a longer B screw depending as the maximum rear cog is 46 but it also confusingly says it can...
by Lazarus
Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: PSA Apidura free repairs & repair guide
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: PSA Apidura free repairs & repair guide

I would have gone for slightly less grumpy :wink:

Mine shows no signs of wear I will lead you to decide if that is due to their excellent workmanship or my infrequent riding [bit of both but must have seen 150 days use by now]
by Lazarus
Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Revo/Redeye input/output brain fart
Replies: 14
Views: 368

Re: Revo/Redeye input/output brain fart

a dynamo tends to only be able to do 3 watts [ and the front is taking the majority] so not that surprising it is brighter on a battery,
by Lazarus
Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Errrm, Houston, we haaaaave a problem!
Replies: 9
Views: 377

Re: Errrm, Houston, we haaaaave a problem!

It being soft just makes drilling easier rejoice that it is not stainless steel. Two options 1 drill grips blt and scres it in 2. drill goes all the way through bolt, if the later then do as below. slow speed and a tiny drill bit once through - if it has not dropped then size up and repeat - Eventua...
by Lazarus
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you doing next year?
Replies: 60
Views: 1321

Re: What you doing next year?

Prays to all known deities that the next year is injury free - Cycling wise the shittest year ever,
by Lazarus
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: I know I shouldn't be surprised any more ....
Replies: 52
Views: 1221

Re: I know I shouldn't be surprised any more ....

I'd have thought you had to 'announce a flounce' for it to stand
Agred and usually in a long rambling non sensical post "tired and emmotional" post.
by Lazarus
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: I know I shouldn't be surprised any more ....
Replies: 52
Views: 1221

Re: I know I shouldn't be surprised any more ....

MLEH world? STW is like a drunken night out in the pub with all your work coleagues - its macho folk who dont really get on now pissed so its unlikely to be an outbreak of brotherly love [for there are next to no women which is also the case here]and macho arguing posturing happens. And there are so...
by Lazarus
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 2759
Views: 480540

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

it is but the stuff i have bought from them has been new old stock and just like retail.
There are some bargains to be had if you look often enough and wait
by Lazarus
Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Moors One Hundred 2020
Replies: 31
Views: 1284

Re: Moors One Hundred 2020

aye also in -bought sometime ago and using it to introduce /persuade my main riding buddy to get into bikepacking
So me and one more
by Lazarus
Sun Dec 01, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7691
Views: 799927

Re: The post man's been ...

is it material or plastic /rubber -basically what is it made of?

looks great but way way more than i would even consider paying
by Lazarus
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2228

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

we have a dot to watch as he is off
by Lazarus
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: One for the HT550 connoisseur.
Replies: 63
Views: 2228

Re: One for the HT550 connoisseur.

Best of luck
by Lazarus
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: *WANTED* EMPTY 100g Gas Canister
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: *WANTED* EMPTY 100g Gas Canister

what he said and if you look around you can get 500 g ones to fill from [ £7]
by Lazarus
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Santa wants a bike computer! Help!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 320

Re: Santa wants a bike computer! Help!!!!

Garmin eTrex30x/Oregon [with seperate bike computer] Why? My thoughts as well as it is a cycle computer and you either want to see how fast /far you have gone etc or where to go but not both at the same time. I use a mini GPS cycle computer for local as I am not going to get lost and can think of no...
by Lazarus
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Ay Up lights
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Re: Ay Up lights

Yes I gues its a bit long to easily mount to the top of your head without a helmet
I can think of solutions but all of them will look ludicrous - piping insulation is involved to both hold and protect :wink:
by Lazarus
Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Ay Up lights
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Re: Ay Up lights

I believe exposure do a fetching headband for runners https://www.evanscycles.com/exposure-joystick-headband-00105893 [out of stock but shows how it attaches unlike others sites So buy that and use your joystick you need to talk to people without blinding them or not looking at them! I have learnt t...
by Lazarus
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: GRX Shifter Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 189

Re: GRX Shifter Issue

what they say So 1. pull cable with hand and click through gears unattached to rear mech and you should feel the cable move - it does not move then a lever /routing issue 2. Set lever so its at lowest "puling gently" the cable out as you click 3. Attach cable loosely to mech with say a loop - click ...
by Lazarus
Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Budget sleeping pad?
Replies: 17
Views: 513

Re: Budget sleeping pad?

https://www.ultralightoutdoorgear.co.uk/equipment-c3/sleeping-mats-c58/all-sleeping-mats-c146/multimat-superlite-air-blow-up-airbed-regular-p1063 Please note R values can be US ror SI and its SI [ as per stus one is 1.7 r value and its half the weight hence why you can add the foam pad, Its tolerabl...
by Lazarus
Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Budget sleeping pad?
Replies: 17
Views: 513

Re: Budget sleeping pad?

cheap multimat type one* - next to no r value and then a foam mat under that [or between you and the pad not sure which would be the warmer option Will be under budget but a bit of a compromise when you say two seasons which two spring and summer or autumn and winter as that would not work for the l...
by Lazarus
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Ay Up lights
Replies: 9
Views: 367

Re: Ay Up lights

the best value for money is a cheap china light and a decent MTB Battery o r say an lightweight head unit like an exposire joystick. The price of lights and range *has dropped fantastically since you bought those but the cheap sets have gash batteries I have a light without a swicth and thought it w...
by Lazarus
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: That film is available
Replies: 29
Views: 1266

Re: That film is available

Indeed it will but the reality is "pro atheletes" * are riding it now - its her job and she is not alone in that respect - and pro has many advanatages over amateur.Perhaps have two records? True ITT cyclists Pro ITT cyclist Then again where would Rich and Tom fit into that equation? The sport is go...