The post man's been ...

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by ton » Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:02 pm

and brought me,
some straps from Stuart
a stem cell from Phil
a half frame bag from Beerbabe
a t shirt from Ukgravelco

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by PaulE » Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:42 pm

And brought me a rather nice Beer Babe mini-frame bag to fit on my Janis Dakar full sus. Rubbery, recycled inner tube goodness.

Bought the off the peg full suspension - large sized bag and it was a perfect fit
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by voodoo_simon » Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:31 am

1x inflatable canoe from decathlon
1x bouyancy aid
2x paddles
1x massive air pump

And 2x bouyancy aids from escape watersports :-bd

Shame I’ve come down with a cold and a sore throat this week :((

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Post by Cheeky Monkey » Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:41 pm

Bato saddle bag from AK (plus compass and whistle for the hill bag). Seems alright though the zip seem to need a "knack". Early days :wink:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by directdrive » Sat Apr 17, 2021 3:45 pm

a Mytimug!

Obviously now I need an X-mug to complete the collection :wink:

Along with my new Soto Amicus, that makes for a fully upgraded cookset. Looking forward to testing it out next weekend.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by johnnystorm » Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:37 pm

My pre-ordered Pennine Bridleway guidebook has arrived! Signed 1st edition no less! :-bd
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by ledburner » Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:56 pm

johnnystorm wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:37 pm
My pre-ordered Pennine Bridleway guidebook has arrived! Signed 1st edition no less! :-bd
Boo-hoo-hoo.
I had to wait until this morning for mine - so Snap. signed aswell
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cheers to the boss hard word the forum get a credits page xi, title bikepacking as an "really useful source of information" :-bd :grin:
and some overlocker sewing machine feet+ attachments. overlocker aretype of sowing machine that put that 'loopy' stitch on edges to stop it fraying. an ebay bargain originate it was eight times the cost (gulp)...
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by thenorthwind » Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:15 pm

...and brought a rare shiny-bling-thing purchase (albeit second hand): Mt Zoom carbon layback seatpost.

Also, a pair of cheap Vittoria 32c gravel-ish tyres for the road-ish wheels
A new bobble hat, to ensure the weather continues as-is
Some straps and stuff

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by redefined_cycles » Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:23 pm

thenorthwind wrote:
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:15 pm
...and brought a rare shiny-bling-thing purchase (albeit second hand): Mt Zoom carbon layback seatpost.

Also, a pair of cheap Vittoria 32c gravel-ish tyres for the road-ish wheels
A new bobble hat, to ensure the weather continues as-is
Some straps and stuff
Proper bling.. Got a pic? Hows the quality (does it look/feel worthy of the hype)

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by redefined_cycles » Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:25 pm

ledburner wrote:
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:56 pm
johnnystorm wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:37 pm
My pre-ordered Pennine Bridleway guidebook has arrived! Signed 1st edition no less! :-bd
Boo-hoo-hoo.
I had to wait until this morning for mine - so Snap. signed aswell
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cheers to the boss hard word the forum get a credits page xi, title bikepacking as an "really useful source of information" :-bd :grin:
and some overlocker sewing machine feet+ attachments. overlocker aretype of sowing machine that put that 'loopy' stitch on edges to stop it fraying. an ebay bargain originate it was eight times the cost (gulp)...
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Scattamah » Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:54 pm

...and dropped me off some fresh Nanos and chainring bolts. Might have a working bike this weekend. : )

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by rudedog » Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:18 am

Exposure Axis mk8 - got it discounted by £50 on CRC. initial beam test impressions are that it’s not nearly as bright as the Moon x-power 1300 it’s replacing (at double the price). Need to do a bit more testing to decide if it’s compactness is worth the extra expense.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by thenorthwind » Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:03 am

redefined_cycles wrote:
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:23 pm
thenorthwind wrote:
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:15 pm
...and brought a rare shiny-bling-thing purchase (albeit second hand): Mt Zoom carbon layback seatpost.

Also, a pair of cheap Vittoria 32c gravel-ish tyres for the road-ish wheels
A new bobble hat, to ensure the weather continues as-is
Some straps and stuff
Proper bling.. Got a pic? Hows the quality (does it look/feel worthy of the hype)
'Fraid not, but it looks... like a seatpost :wink: Seems very good quality, and of course, very light. But it is just a seatpost at the end of the day.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Landslide » Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:44 pm

thenorthwind wrote:
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:15 pm
A new bobble hat, to ensure the weather continues as-is
A grateful nation thanks you for your service.

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Post by thenorthwind » Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:07 pm

Happy to be of service :grin: (it doesn't look like hers though)

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Cheeky Monkey » Tue Apr 20, 2021 4:46 pm

A BLackburn airstick SL because I wanted something teeny that'd fit in a wee saddlebag (earlier thread). I dread to think how much effort it'd take to get a tyre up to a rideable pressure but in theory I guess it would be able to :lol:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Jurassic » Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:03 pm

An Ergon SM Comp saddle for my Orbea. I tried one on my Henderson a while ago and have become a convert so decided to get one for my other bike. Hopefully it means no more numbness in the nether regions! :shock:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by AndreR » Thu Apr 22, 2021 11:45 am

...and delivered a very lovely Exposure Toro light!! Group night ride tonight to test fully!
If at first you don't succeed you're running about average!

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by thenorthwind » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:12 pm

...busy this week:
He came with a sack of bread flour on Tuesday, and then came back on Wednesday with a parcel of smaller bags from the same order, which I would have ordered at the same time anyway, but which put me over the free delivery threshold :???: :roll:

Also that nice ton chap keeping me in trainers with a pair for on the bike (and probably off) and a pair for off the bike (and probably on). A pair of pairs then.

Today, a delivery from Escape Watersports, who someone linked somewhere (possibly on this very thread). I was looking for a pair of shorts to wear under my wetsuit for surfing, since I've always worn boardshorts, and it occurred to me that they're really not ideal being baggy. Found some which were a couple quid under the free delivery threshold so went rifling through the sale section and found a Gul Sailing "race suit" which is basically like a rash vest onesie for the bargain price of £7. Figured if I can get it on under my suit, it'll replace the shorts and be an extra layer up top which might boost the warmth of my suit a bit. If not, I'm sure a one-piece base layer will come in handy at some point :lol: Only other issue is the fly opening, which is welcome, but I'm not sure will make it suitable for wearing on its own - I'll look a bit suspect as it is! :shock:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by PaulB2 » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:18 pm

and dropped off a NiteRider bar light for general commuting and road usage.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Cheeky Monkey » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:27 pm

Wearing stuff under a wetsuit - weird :wink: Commando is the answer :lol:

Postie - a fixed carbon joystick (carbon sleeve and metal parts had unbonded). Secondhand to me so not warrantied but only cost £14 which seemed OK. Suspect they've also given it a once over and re-charged.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Fat tyre kicker » Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:19 am

Well yesterday actually but was on a 12 hr shift so was zedding
Fast last night....a pair of 45 Nrth tyres from ScotRoutes :-bd

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by ScotRoutes » Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:42 pm

Fat tyre kicker wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:19 am
Well yesterday actually but was on a 12 hr shift so was zedding
Fast last night....a pair of 45 Nrth tyres from ScotRoutes :-bd
Excellent. I hope they are to your satisfaction.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:46 pm

Some 1950's tyre technology in the shape of a 21" x 3" Avon Speed Master.
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by htrider » Fri Apr 23, 2021 6:56 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:46 pm
Some 1950's tyre technology in the shape of a 21" x 3" Avon Speed Master.
:-bd I'm a K70 man myself. I noticed that Avon and Dunlop are claiming that the tread compounds have "been updated to modern standards" so will be interested to see how you get on with them. My mate Rick swears by them but he has had a fair few crashes over the years...

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