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by drjon
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

email me on velopest at yahoo.com !
by drjon
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

ok, i have my list and should have another batch coming soon ish - but again, very limited numbers. ill be in touch by email to those on a first came first served basis. we're working on possibilities to have more made, more efficiently.... cheers, chaps and hope those who have em are findign them u...
by drjon
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Anti-slip material for saddle pack
Replies: 12
Views: 6520

Re: Anti-slip material for saddle pack

i got some hypalon, which is less slippy and also very durable, from a RIB shop...google and there are lods of options in the UK.
by drjon
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

vaguely exciting! glad it arrived!

thats a bit strange! i typed vaguely exciting (awe so me) and it shows up as vaguely exciting... is this an antiepicfilter ? :-)~
by drjon
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

hi rufus - i didnt get an email - can you try again?
by drjon
Fri Aug 18, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

zerodark! fire me an email at velopest@yahoo.com and i can add you to the list if/when next batch? i reckon there is a high chance of another 20 so will respond to folk on a first come first serve basis?
by drjon
Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

wow. ok, so they are all spoken for. i'll chat with Mark re a second run....please do email me if you are interested!
by drjon
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

im going to be offline for a few hours. back soon.
by drjon
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

they will be fine with less. ideally more than 5mm to 'capture' the top half of the inner piece. the way they are made is a top hat on the lower, and a top hat upside down on the upper, with the rotating ring a close fit on the uter diameter and held in place with the brims of the hats? so the two t...
by drjon
Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Re: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

thanks chaps! i've replied by email!
by drjon
Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:56 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget
Replies: 26
Views: 8717

Bentley Components/dRj0n top tube bag DeWidget

a limited number now available... https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4336/36507857021_592cda75e7_o.png If you want one, they are £10 + postage. this is non profit to me - i'm just interested in seeing them out there being used! i would suggest postage is tracked of some sort as i would not be able to rep...
by drjon
Sat Jul 01, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Gas Tank 'dwidget' - by Bentley Components
Replies: 8
Views: 4516

Re: Gas Tank 'dwidget' - by Bentley Components

its made of 3 parts... the outer ring, which has the slot for the strap, rotates around 2 inner pieces that sandwich it and allow the headset to be tensioned etc. it takes some precision to make it so there isnt too much friction on the outer ring without it being a sloppy fit. the white one uses a ...
by drjon
Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Gas Tank 'dwidget' - by Bentley Components
Replies: 8
Views: 4516

Re: Gas Tank 'dwidget' - by Bentley Components

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4273/34581740893_57a9d0b897.jpg so this is prototype mk 2. its been in use for a little while, a bit simpler in that it works as a bushing rather than having a bearing inside. as a result it would be a little less complex to produce. Andy Toop at Backcountry.scot is ac...
by drjon
Sat May 06, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Gas Tank 'dwidget' - by Bentley Components
Replies: 8
Views: 4516

Re: Gas Tank 'dwidget' - by Bentley Components

ha! well, aluminium may be a possibility...as much as i like the grey stuff! :-)~
by drjon
Sat May 06, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: Gas Tank 'dwidget' - by Bentley Components
Replies: 8
Views: 4516

Gas Tank 'dwidget' - by Bentley Components

well, its a bit precious, but i tend to try and avoid rub on frame, stem or headset with gas tank straps. i had an idea and Mark Bentley made it a reality. as such i guess it isnt strictly MYOG ! https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4178/33958932570_c7f405b1bc.jpg more here.... https://drj0nswanderings.wor...
by drjon
Wed Jun 01, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: 2016 Highland Trail (group start)
Replies: 517
Views: 54172

Re: 2016 Highland Trail (group start)

james: not always, but it is steep and in places rocky. if you have 500 miles under the belt id be walking for sure. maybe trudging. or crawling. :-)~ there have been some q's re trail conditions. in general, id say they are stellar. the weather has been superb and i dont think you'd ever see a bett...
by drjon
Fri May 27, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: 2016 Highland Trail (group start)
Replies: 517
Views: 54172

Re: 2016 Highland Trail (group start)

bon courage riders.
by drjon
Tue May 26, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Highland Trail 2015
Replies: 738
Views: 82662

Re: Highland Trail 2015

it would most likely have been a tough day heading west yesterday - i was out on the minigaig then gaick yesterday and it was hard work heading west on the A9 cycleway and in the west ish facing bits of the Gaick....i suspect would have been tough going further north and west, indeed. the coast afte...
by drjon
Sat May 09, 2015 8:56 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: Cairngorm loop May B/H
Replies: 68
Views: 10981

Re: Cairngorm loop May B/H

Blimey! Pretty gnarly conditions for it... Well done guys! Esp phil! Amazing effort!
by drjon
Fri Jan 16, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Rolls like a Race King but sets up tubeless?
Replies: 26
Views: 2909

Re: Rolls like a Race King but sets up tubeless?

contis i have found to be very difficult to set up tubeless regardless of protection - though the narrower protections are better than the others. ikon TR for the win...
by drjon
Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:57 pm
Forum: MYOG
Topic: How to carry poles?
Replies: 18
Views: 7614

Re: How to carry poles?

if it helps, the z packs http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/tent_pole.shtml tent poles break apart to very short segments and i have had good luck on non stormy days with one. that way they can pack in a normal rucky or harness etc...
by drjon
Mon Dec 08, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Hope 170 marge lite rear fat wheel for sale +/- marge lite r
Replies: 0
Views: 433

Hope 170 marge lite rear fat wheel for sale +/- marge lite r

built by me with alu nips, DT comps 3 cross and spoke prep - never used, A1 perfect shape. inc QR. everything is black - a custom bike i have on order has morphed into a 190mm rear end, hence sale. hub is £170, rim is £130 or so ? add in Hope qr, strip, spokes, nips and build time - im looking for £...
by drjon
Sun Nov 30, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: PHD custom sleepign bag for sale sold!
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Re: PHD custom sleepign bag for sale : sold

thanks mark!