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by Dean
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Changing pads whilst out
Replies: 28
Views: 1803

Re: Changing pads whilst out

I have two sets of pads, the springy holder thing and split pins wrapped up in paper and masking tape to keep them uncontaminated in my repairs bag. I always have a Leatherman Skeletool for a bunch of things: valves, chains, maintaining table manners while eating pork pies, etc, I don't have any dis...
by Dean
Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: man cave build help
Replies: 35
Views: 2068

Re: man cave build help

The 6 foot tube lights in my garage are dying. Anyone recommend a modern alternative. Currently have 3.mounted off the exposed rafters. Please bear in mind I'm a fucking idiot when it comes to sparks :oops: I have LED tube lighting, had to replace the wiring as it was corroded but I think it should...
by Dean
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Bargain Alert Thread
Replies: 3470
Views: 628443

Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Some of the chairs pack down smaller than a one person tent, I have seen people who marshall events who have them as they fit inside small rucksacks. The table is stupid however.
by Dean
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Beast sightings??
Replies: 28
Views: 1695

Re: Beast sightings??

http://fionalang.blogspot.com/2013/08/t ... g-cat.html

A puma was trapped by a farmer in Cannich in 1980, it had been eating deer and sheep.
by Dean
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Highland Trail 550 - 2020
Replies: 125
Views: 10525

Re: Highland Trail 550 - 2020

I have been doing some map sleuthing (nothing else to do so I am trying to trick my head into imagining that I am riding hills) and I have found that a Stores/Tea Room opened in October at Rosehall/Invercassley just after Oykel Bridge. Hope they can survive the virus.
by Dean
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Highland Trail 550 - 2020
Replies: 125
Views: 10525

Re: Highland Trail 550 - 2020

I passed by last September on the way to Inverness, I seem to remember there being a crack on the inside wall by the window (I assume this is why there were glass panes missing)
by Dean
Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Anyone got any flatties they would like to move on
Replies: 7
Views: 505

Re: Anyone got any flatties they would like to move on

I have some 5:10 Impact low ankle in 10.5, black with red logos, not worn since I switched to SPD. Comes with Superfeet Carbon insoles (no longer have the original insoles).
by Dean
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: OS mapping for garmin
Replies: 3
Views: 360

Re: OS mapping for garmin

Out of date OS Discoverer Premium microSD cards can be found on eBay for about £40, if you don't mind new bypasses and housing developments appearing out of nowhere.
by Dean
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Routes
Topic: Trans Cambrian Way?
Replies: 50
Views: 8771

Re: Trans Cambrian Way?

I did this on Saturday 14 March: https://www.strava.com/activities/3186204099 . Ground was very wet after the wettest February on record which made rather going tough. Even some of the gravel roads were like tyre sucking sand! Other things to note included very slippery moss covered tarmac back roa...