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by lune ranger
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 entry
Replies: 93
Views: 5930

Re: BB200 entry

Nearly half way round B150. Sitting eating dirty pizza in Minehead :-bd Good work :-bd is it at the place run by the Polish family? I think that's the one Alan recommended to me. First place you get toon the right when you come off the hill. All done i’m F**ked. 25.5 hrs ish. Wasted a lot of time r...
by lune ranger
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: BB200 entry
Replies: 93
Views: 5930

Re: BB200 entry

I’m gonna be sitting waiting to get a place. Shaf if you want i’ll Get one for you as well.

Nearly half way round B150. Sitting eating dirty pizza in Minehead :-bd
by lune ranger
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Seat Post Clamps
Replies: 10
Views: 408

Re: Seat Post Clamps

FLV wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:05 am
It'll be fine, spin it round
I’m running mine back to front and everything works fine.
by lune ranger
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread
Replies: 453
Views: 20256

Re: Fatfighters 2019 Weigh-in Thread

76.2kg

Up 400g. No surprise because I’ve been no holds barred eating this week. Presently on the train to the start of the itt that has inspired my weight loss.
by lune ranger
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Laminating printed maps
Replies: 34
Views: 1107

Re: Laminating printed maps

Always used to use the stick on film and cover my own maps. It’s certainly robust enough. It handles pretty well - folds easily, is compliant. The ready made ones from OS are more like sheets of perspex and imo hard to handle, put in a pocket etc.
by lune ranger
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Square tapered BB question
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Re: Square tapered BB question

My square taper BB that was spec’d By Clif at Royce to pair with RS2 cranks on an old MTB intended for 8speed is: 123mm I guess that gives you a reasonable starting point. Maybe get a cheap BB to test out the theory or treat yourself and give Clif a ring and he will get you the right BB for a bunch ...
by lune ranger
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dynamo front light with daytime charging
Replies: 15
Views: 508

Re: Dynamo front light with daytime charging

Don’t think the USB cable is rated for use with a Revo. It’s for Exposure battery lights.
by lune ranger
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Square tapered BB question
Replies: 6
Views: 334

Re: Square tapered BB question

The Royce BB I’m running my RS7 cranks on was originally specc’d for a set of RS2’s on an Orange P7 from 2001 I can look up the length when I get home. Jealous your RS2’s are still alive. My cracked at the taper interface a few years back. Will let you know tonight maybe if I remember when I get hom...
by lune ranger
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Marin Muirwoods - Too heavy for bikepacking?
Replies: 14
Views: 661

Re: Marin Muirwoods - Too heavy for bikepacking?

Surly Krampus 17kg dry weight.
by lune ranger
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Forks
Replies: 28
Views: 2954

Re: Forks

Hope you like them. Mine will be seeing their first big challenge tomorrow on the Braunton 150 itt. Did a good chunk of it earlier this year on the steel firestarters before pulling out with a broken pedal. Hoping i’m Gonna get less of a battering this time. I have a dodgy shoulder caused by a littl...
by lune ranger
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What Plus tyre?
Replies: 19
Views: 651

Re: What Plus tyre?

Mine are the the light/fast carcass Ranger.
Out of many plus tyres I have used.
Chronicle
Dirt Wizard
Trax Fatty
The Ranger seated possibly the easiest first time. I literally pumped up the 2.8 no bother. I bet I could have done it with a mini pump.
by lune ranger
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: What Plus tyre?
Replies: 19
Views: 651

Re: What Plus tyre?

Lazarus wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:38 pm
Is it not meant to be a nightmare to set up tubeless - anyone any experience of doing this ?
Not for me. The 2.8 went straight up with the track pump only.
My 3.0 needed the use of an air shot thingy.
They are set onto WTB i40 Sraper rims.
by lune ranger
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: What Plus tyre?
Replies: 19
Views: 651

Re: What Plus tyre?

I’m liking WTB Ranger with light casing in 27x2.8.
Kind of reminds me of a Nobby Nic. Nice all rounder.
by lune ranger
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Dynamo front light with daytime charging
Replies: 15
Views: 508

Re: Dynamo front light with daytime charging

What you are describing is a Sinewave Beacon. It’s big money but looks amazing. Powerful light. Very efficient charger. Can have light and low level charging simultaneously. It also accepts battery input so the dynamo light stays at a set output preferentially using the dyno input over the battery. ...
by lune ranger
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Tour Divide 2019
Replies: 786
Views: 31882

Re: Tour Divide 2019

ITU nurse as it happens Shaf, just like all the other hard as nails nurse men out there! :-bd
by lune ranger
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Packed bike weighIn Thread
Replies: 179
Views: 7769

Re: Packed bike weighIn Thread

I’m happy with what I have. Add more cables an extra inner tube and some sealant and that kit would do a continental crossing. I have a heavy pump because it works well and I ride plus tyres a lot of the time. I have a tiny pump for road riding but would not want to spend all night flapping around r...
by lune ranger
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Packed bike weighIn Thread
Replies: 179
Views: 7769

Re: Packed bike weighIn Thread

:-bd vaguely exciting
by lune ranger
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Packed bike weighIn Thread
Replies: 179
Views: 7769

Re: Packed bike weighIn Thread

1020g to be precise: Pump: Lezyne mini floor pump thing with gauge. 250g Tube: Schwalbe sv9 29er. 147g Tubeless repair kit: 70g Leatheman Squirt: 56g Bag of nuts/links: 44g Wolf tooth chain pliers: 38g Lezyne tyre levers: 26g Park multi tool: 180g Oil: 8g Brake pads: 35g Zot Nano: tubeless sealant a...
by lune ranger
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Packed bike weighIn Thread
Replies: 179
Views: 7769

Re: Packed bike weighIn Thread

Bike plus lights plus bags:
15.7kg
Therefore ALL gear/food/water:
5.4kg
Not so bad. Unless I could be guaranteed food replenishment every 4 hours i’m not willing to go lighter.
by lune ranger
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Packed bike weighIn Thread
Replies: 179
Views: 7769

Re: Packed bike weighIn Thread

I’m really not carrying much. The food and 1L water amount to almost half of what i’m Setting off with. The food will be gone by the end and the water wright will be variable obviously. One area i could be lighter on is tools and spares. Including pump, tube, tools and a small assortment of nuts, ch...
by lune ranger
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Packed bike weighIn Thread
Replies: 179
Views: 7769

Re: Packed bike weighIn Thread

21.1 kg
Fargo with x-fusion slide forks/USE XCR suspension seatpost.
29x 2.35 Nobby Nics
Includes 2.1kg food/water.

99.3kg
Plus a fully clothed me

All set for a re-run on B150 this Friday after a mechanical on the group start.

It always seems so much when you do a fully honest weigh in
by lune ranger
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: What you done t' your bike today
Replies: 230
Views: 11171

Re: What you done t' your bike today

Switched the Fargo to Nobby Nic’s, new brake pads and arranged the bags for a re attempt of the B150 ITT on Friday.
by lune ranger
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Your bike collection
Replies: 76
Views: 3248

Re: Your bike collection

I’m with you Steve.
The Fargo is easily capable of matching all my other bikes except the longtail. It’s by far the ‘best’ bike I’ve ever had.
by lune ranger
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Your bike collection
Replies: 76
Views: 3248

Re: Your bike collection

Random order: Thorn eXXp: 26er heavy b@stard world tourer. Full custom 853 steel. Rohloff. S&S coupling. Full works racks. 203mm disks. Xtracycle Swoop: Longtail family/cargo bike. Bosch electric assist. A total blast with 2 kids on the back hitting 20kmh uphill! Salsa Fargo: My newest love. Rohloff...
by lune ranger
Fri Jun 21, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Spokes and Nipples
Replies: 13
Views: 523

Re: Spokes and Nipples

You say light weight so i’d Be looking at Sapim D-Light as a starter. CxRay if money is no object though they are very tricky to build with. D-Light make good strong wheels for not a lot more money than Sapim Race. Either Ryanbuildswheels or JRA are my go to suppliers. Unlike most folk in here I mak...