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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Jurassic » Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:45 pm

ScotRoutes wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:42 pm
Err. I'm Medium. I'm also Medium in Gore and Endura jackets/jerseys, though I'm a Large in BB jersey/gilet.

They're a jacket and not a jersey so baggy enough to get a baselayer beneath.
Cheers, I think I'll go for a large. It's got to be worth a punt at that price. :-bd

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by atk » Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:52 am

WTB Horizons were £15.99 on Wiggle earlier. Didn't like 'em myself (or Wiggle come to think of it...) but others seem to...

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by techno » Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:23 pm

frames and completes reduced: https://www.brothercycles.com/
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Zippy » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:28 am

techno mail wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:23 pm
frames and completes reduced: https://www.brothercycles.com/
Never heard of them, are they any good?

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by techno » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:43 am

Zippy wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:28 am
techno mail wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:23 pm
frames and completes reduced: https://www.brothercycles.com/
Never heard of them, are they any good?
I've no personal experience. But i like the look of the big bro and their gravel frame the "mehteh".
I think a few on here have their bikes.....
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Post by whitestone » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:51 am

I first heard of them on one of bikepacking.com "Bikes of the Tour Divide" lists (just checked - 2016). In fact bikepacking.com is the only place I've seen them mentioned despite them being London based.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:56 am

I've seen a couple in the wild - look okay, very similar looking to other steel hardtails (Longitude) really.
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Post by Landslide » Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:06 pm

Stef and Dave from Pannier used Big Bros on the Silk Road Mountain Race. If they suit your needs in terms of £££, size, geometry, braze-ons etc., then hard to see how you could go far wrong with them.

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Post by K1100T » Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:16 pm

Loads of the videos on the Restrap website show their bags getting fitted to a Brother frame. Didn't realise they were a British brand...
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by ChrisF » Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:09 am

Haglofs Down pullover half price at £95 on Sportpursuit. Weighs 140g
https://www.sportpursuit.com/catalog/pr ... 9zIjozNH0=
Looks nice, I’d be tempted if I didn’t already have a PHD one.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:53 pm

S2S Nano bug net - great bit of kit for using under a tarp or even over a bivvy. Just £17 here

https://rockrun.com/collections/latest- ... net-single
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Post by RIP » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:04 pm

^ mega-bargain :smile: . Bought one last month :sad: . Worth it.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by techno » Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:34 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:53 pm
S2S Nano bug net - great bit of kit for using under a tarp or even over a bivvy. Just £17 here

https://rockrun.com/collections/latest- ... net-single
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Charliecres » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:09 am

Yes, I also just ordered a bargain nano net. Ta for the tip!

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Jurassic » Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:55 pm

I ordered a bug net as well and I received the Polaris jacket recommended by Scotroutes the other day and can confirm that it's very nice and an absolute steal at £25 (plus postage).

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by AlexGold » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:17 pm

Would this bug net fend off the mighty scotch midge? Trying to come up with cheaper options than a new bivi with a net for lejog....

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:19 pm

Would this bug net fend off the mighty scotch midge?
Yes.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Jurassic » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:39 pm

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:19 pm
Would this bug net fend off the mighty scotch midge?
Yes.
Phew! :shock:

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Richard G » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:04 pm

I have one of these somewhere... absolutely no idea where I've put it. :lol:

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Post by AlasdairMc » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:13 pm

ChrisF wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:09 am
Haglofs Down pullover half price at £95 on Sportpursuit. Weighs 140g
https://www.sportpursuit.com/catalog/pr ... 9zIjozNH0=
Looks nice, I’d be tempted if I didn’t already have a PHD one.
The lack of collar puts me off a bit, as I reckon I’d lose a lot of heat there.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by petemaz » Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:14 pm

Half price Altura bar bag at Merlin, plus some other discounted bags and stuff..

https://www.merlincycles.com/altura-vor ... 45575.html

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Post by joesteve » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:20 pm

I swore I'd never buy an other Garmin but this looks too good to miss.

Garmin Edge Explore for £155

https://www.deporvillage.net/garmin-edge-explore

Not been on this site before but prices look consistently lower than Wiggle\CRC though postage is £6.99.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Charliecres » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:23 pm

I ordered one of those Garmin from there at the weekend. Should get it this week

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Nutsnut » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:22 pm

This also looks like a good deal fo those that want/need a new computer and all the gubbins.

https://www.cyclerepublic.com/garmin-ed ... partnerize

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