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by Specialist Hoprocker
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Resolutions and other lies.
Replies: 22
Views: 1294

Re: Resolutions and other lies.

Mediate most days, finish writing my book, smile more, worry less!

Happy NYE you lovely people!
by Specialist Hoprocker
Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Monstercross drop bar stuff (price drop last two bits!)
Replies: 7
Views: 1061

Re: Monstercross drop bar stuff (Woodchipper, Microshift, BB

Did the 9s mech work well with mud? I'm building up something similar and already have 10s STI's and 10s mtb mech already and an old 8/9s mech. So wondering whether to use the older mechs or fit a shift mate near the STI and take advantage of the bigger cable pull. Yes - no problem in the mud. No p...
by Specialist Hoprocker
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Monstercross drop bar stuff (price drop last two bits!)
Replies: 7
Views: 1061

Re: Monstercross drop bar stuff (Woodchipper, Microshift, BB

Just found the Avid lflat bar evers for BB7 MTNs too.

I'll throw them in for an extra £5 with the brakes or £7.50 seperate.

Cheers!
by Specialist Hoprocker
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Pinnacle Ramin 3+ large (testing the water)
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Re: Pinnacle Ramin 3+ large (testing the water)

I may be open to suggestions!

Message me and we can discuss :-)

Thanks.
by Specialist Hoprocker
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Pinnacle Ramin 3+ large (testing the water)
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Pinnacle Ramin 3+ large (testing the water)

Thinking of selling my Ramin 3+, not 100% so I'm just testing the water. Message me if your interested or you want pics. I'd prefer pick up but I'm based in north west Surrey and get down to the New Forest regularly. Can post if you want to arrange it all. I built the bike up myself: Frame - large (...
by Specialist Hoprocker
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Monstercross drop bar stuff (price drop last two bits!)
Replies: 7
Views: 1061

Monstercross drop bar stuff (price drop last two bits!)

I'm shifting all my bits and pieces used to make various drop barred mountain bikes. All prices are for posted or knock a bit off for collection. I'm based in north west surrey but I get down to the New Forest regularly. All have been lightly used. Message me for pics. Tektro RL520 Aero V Drop Bar B...
by Specialist Hoprocker
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Things that make you sad.
Replies: 53
Views: 4304

Re: Things that make you sad.

Literally anything with kids getting badly treating. Makes me want to blub. All my charitable doings go to Unicef.

Quite fancy volunteering if I ever get out the rat race.

Edit: actually do blub a fair bit....
by Specialist Hoprocker
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bikes leaning against random stuff thread.
Replies: 83
Views: 8113

Re: Bikes leaning against random stuff thread.

Here's your typical 'bike leaning against a large rusty farm object' shot. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/sTYVZ6jBUmUfqV4XmGDVWZEEwWSDJPiQUXqYJnz4WW_yIzr1XzYBFIubD5pcStzXEvS4MKIf5tMHYxWtUYgqO4Vqo0KYWdNa7tE4oFmXNQ3w9a21w3OVUoGkeGEGkQSPL7hejOnLiIRQr_CGl-5udEQZ0__my0Ov1c5ng8IMRi6r9GvHjB6sR-G-KDHR2OC...
by Specialist Hoprocker
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Good Luck BBers
Replies: 55
Views: 4759

Re: Good Luck BBers

Good luck everyone. Massive respect to everyone starting. I'm hoping to give it another crack next year when it will be 27 degs and dusty!
by Specialist Hoprocker
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Chain guide on 1x setup?
Replies: 9
Views: 624

Re: Chain guide on 1x setup?

Just fitted one of them to a drive train that wouldn't behave on a gravel bike. Not a n/w chain ring but the chain guide was the cheaper option!
by Specialist Hoprocker
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bamboo shirts update.
Replies: 66
Views: 3992

Re: Bamboo shirts update.

I'll order a large when the link goes up. Ta very.
by Specialist Hoprocker
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: SSUK 2018 IOW
Replies: 13
Views: 1562

Re: SSUK 2018 IOW

sean_iow wrote:
Nope, we're on the Island and you lot are on the mainland, or North Island as some of us call it :smile:

.
Thanks - I don't want to upset the natives! :-bd
by Specialist Hoprocker
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: SSUK 2018 IOW
Replies: 13
Views: 1562

Re: SSUK 2018 IOW

gordonbennett wrote: See you on the island!
Careful now.... i think they call it the mainland over there!
by Specialist Hoprocker
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Anyone playing out?
Topic: SSUK 2018 IOW
Replies: 13
Views: 1562

Re: SSUK 2018 IOW

Yes I'm booked up for both nights. Thoroughly looking forward to spending the weekend with a bunch of other oddballs.

What u riding @gordonbennett? I'll keep and eye out for you. I'm on an orange Pinnacle 29er with Jones bars.
by Specialist Hoprocker
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Mudguards for carbon forks
Replies: 14
Views: 2341

Re: Mudguards for carbon forks

I use a rear crudcatcher, with the attachment arm thingy removed and then zipped tied on. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/rNqlBKuVrakOOVkG4aTjd5y1qC9ebzmKwbCE4M2int2ruMjhN5c4h-ZGD7x38KiaCFqKZPf_odRer5vCvtK_FXshTUhfmCYl-tXY8iXpkYsUpqkfAwrXRd4CuQXczElnOAlW9CwzgSM_u91cEfTi434fJpXQrXgksIsFXEV1IXb_e3DK...
by Specialist Hoprocker
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 2955
Views: 509819

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Yes, bought a bunch of stuff and 20% was taken off at the checkout stage.

Not arrived yet tho...
by Specialist Hoprocker
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 2955
Views: 509819

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Sports Direct are doing 20% everything through their app until midnight today.

It'll make you feel dirty though....
by Specialist Hoprocker
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Sitting in the beer garden and...
Replies: 13
Views: 1045

Re: Sitting in the beer garden and...

A pair of quadruple whiskies and another pair of pints..
by Specialist Hoprocker
Mon May 28, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD: Jones Bars
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: WTD: Jones Bars

PM'd you earlier with my email address, if my spam filter scuppers the photos post up here and I'll transfer payment and send postage details.

Cheers
by Specialist Hoprocker
Mon May 28, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD: Jones Bars
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: WTD: Jones Bars

Sounds like just the job Dr Nick! I'll message you.

Cheers.
by Specialist Hoprocker
Mon May 28, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTD: Jones Bars
Replies: 3
Views: 444

WTD: Jones Bars

I've got to that stage in life. After a weekend in the saddle, my wrists are asking for comfort.

Anyone got any spare?

Cheers.
by Specialist Hoprocker
Fri May 18, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Charlie's Dorset Gravel Dash - suitable for a first timer?
Replies: 13
Views: 1480

Re: Charlie's Dorset Gravel Dash - suitable for a first time

Yep, I'll be there for the 3rd time. Totally suitable for a first timer.
by Specialist Hoprocker
Thu May 17, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bar end shifters and hydraulic brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 400

Re: Bar end shifters and hydraulic brakes

I'm flogging a microshift 10spd in the classified section....

...just saying.
by Specialist Hoprocker
Mon May 14, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Dropbar conversion stuff (Microshift, Tecktro Avid...)
Replies: 0
Views: 266

Dropbar conversion stuff (Microshift, Tecktro Avid...)

All prices include postage. Happy to accept PayPal gift or you pay the PP fees. Tektro RL520 Aero V Brake Levers (work with the BB7s) - £12.50 MicroShift BS-M10 10 Speed MTB Rear / Right Shifter (can be friction of indexed) - £32.50 Avid BB7 MTN calipers (pair)- £45 All have been used and have the u...
by Specialist Hoprocker
Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Outdoor Research Helium Hooped Bivy
Replies: 9
Views: 873

Re: Outdoor Research Helium Hooped Bivy

Interested if the sale doesn't happen! Cheers.