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by Bish
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Genesis longitude thoughts
Replies: 13
Views: 737

Re: Genesis longitude thoughts

Hahaha not absurd at all mate.

Truth be told I've pretty much convinced myself that's what I'm going to do, I was just curious as to whether anyone would talk me out of it before I press the buy button.
by Bish
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Genesis longitude thoughts
Replies: 13
Views: 737

Genesis longitude thoughts

Hi, I’m considering changing my frame from a brother cycles big bro to a genesis longitude. I like the big bro but the standover isn’t great, I’m 6’3″ so riding the XL which is fine length wise but it feels massive due to the standover. Looking at the geometry charts for the genesis it looks on pape...
by Bish
Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: New (to me) bike day!
Replies: 2
Views: 258

New (to me) bike day!

So I've been toying with the idea of a gnarmac/gradventourer for a while and I spotted this for sale locally. https://i.postimg.cc/15MZmvR5/IMG-20190824-141336.jpg It's as new as a new bike gets, the chap who I bought it from hurt his back not long after buying it so in the 2 years he's owned it it'...
by Bish
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7868
Views: 825403

Re: The post man's been ...

Interested in your impressions of the Fat Paw grips. I've got hands like t-bone steaks and they could be just the thaaaang for my trail bike. Only had a short ride so far but first impressions are good. They're big very big, they make the ESI chunky grips I usually use feel small, I wear XL/XXL glo...
by Bish
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 375
Views: 22980

Re: What you done t' your bike today

New bars, stem and grips today
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by Bish
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7868
Views: 825403

Re: The post man's been ...

And brought me some goodies.
Ritchey kyote bars
Ritchey stem
Wolf tooth grips
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Just off to the garage to fit them.
by Bish
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 375
Views: 22980

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Nothing exciting, but they're ever so shiny!
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Replaced my knackered old wellgo pedals that refused to die.
by Bish
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 375
Views: 22980

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Imagethe nearest shell gas station
Fitted some new brakes, I had trp spykes and while they had enough power I sometimes had to use 2 fingers and really haul on them on steep descents. Hopefully these will be an improvement.
by Bish
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Rabbit Hole Tubless Torment...
Replies: 8
Views: 666

Re: Rabbit Hole Tubless Torment...

Same as above really I used the split tube method, worked with knards, dirt wizards and chronicles.
by Bish
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 375
Views: 22980

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Fitted new wheels and tyres (relatively painless tubeless set up) and gave it a bloody good wash.
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by Bish
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 7868
Views: 825403

Re: The post man's been ...

And brought me a big box from Barnoldswick.
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by Bish
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 375
Views: 22980

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Finally finished it https://i.postimg.cc/LXB359ht/IMG-20190606-191217.jpg First ride this weekend, can't wait. I absolutely adore that bike and your build is ace. Have you had it on the scales? Cheers! No not weighed it, lifting it I class it as not light but not too heavy. Will probably end up goi...
by Bish
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 375
Views: 22980

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Finally finished it
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First ride this weekend, can't wait.
by Bish
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Slowly getting there
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Re: Slowly getting there

Thats good to know Ton, I will put that on the short list. Any recommendations on sleeping bags for a big un?
by Bish
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Slowly getting there
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Slowly getting there

Hi, I joined this forum a couple of years ago when I was planning to start doing some overnighters but unfortunately life got in the way and it never happened. Fast forward to now and its looking like in going to have the spare time to actually do it now. I've just received a parcel full of goodies ...
by Bish
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS. Ritchey P650b 21"
Replies: 0
Views: 414

FS. Ritchey P650b 21"

Ritchey P650b 21" frame. Rockshox Reba RLT 100mm travel ( I've converted these to crown too lockout). Hope hoops pro4 tech enduro wheelset. Full shimano m8000 xt groupset including brakes. Thomson stem. Thomson post. Salsa rustler bars. Brooks cambium saddle. Hope BB. The bike is in excellent condit...
by Bish
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS-2015 Surly Krampus Ops 19"
Replies: 0
Views: 396

FS-2015 Surly Krampus Ops 19"

Selling my Krampus.
Lazy Pinkbike link
http://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2056839/
by Bish
Wed Feb 10, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Force Ten Helium 100 Carbon
Replies: 2
Views: 531

Re: Force Ten Helium 100 Carbon

Now sold
by Bish
Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Force Ten Helium 100 Carbon
Replies: 2
Views: 531

Force Ten Helium 100 Carbon

Looking to sell my tent. http://www.force-ten.co.uk/gb/lightweight-tents/36-helium-carbon-100.html#.VrpCXFiLTIU As new never used. Bought last year with the intention of doing some over nighters but i've never got round to doing any and i cant see it happening any time soon. It's sat in the bottom o...
by Bish
Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS-2015 Surly Krampus Ops 19" (edited with pics)
Replies: 1
Views: 412

Re: FS-2015 Surly Krampus Ops 19" (edited with pics)

Now updated with pictures.
by Bish
Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS-2015 Surly Krampus Ops 19" (edited with pics)
Replies: 1
Views: 412

FS-2015 Surly Krampus Ops 19" (edited with pics)

Thinking of selling my krampus as I fancy going back to a fat bike. 2015 Surly Krampus Ops 19". Hope pro 2 evo rear hub, Surly front hub, Surly rabbit hole rims. 1X11 Drivetrain- Shimano XT M8000 rear mech, shifter, cassette (11-42), Surly OD chainset (33t), MRP 1X chainguide. Avid mechanical disc b...