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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by middleagedmadness » Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:27 pm

Blair512 wrote:A mudhugger for the Ramin, hopefully it keeps me a bit less manky in the winter slop!
The back ones are mint but you'll still get wet Bollox off the front ones ,had them on the longitude last winter and just put them back on not a bit of spray comes off the back wheel

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by htrider » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:49 pm

middleagedmadness wrote:
Blair512 wrote:A mudhugger for the Ramin, hopefully it keeps me a bit less manky in the winter slop!
The back ones are mint but you'll still get wet Bollox off the front ones ,had them on the longitude last winter and just put them back on not a bit of spray comes off the back wheel
Add a flap to the front one and a muckynutz downtube guard, plus a sheet of polyprop between the BB and the seat stays and you pretty much have full coverage

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by middleagedmadness » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:52 pm

htrider wrote:
middleagedmadness wrote:
Blair512 wrote:A mudhugger for the Ramin, hopefully it keeps me a bit less manky in the winter slop!
The back ones are mint but you'll still get wet Bollox off the front ones ,had them on the longitude last winter and just put them back on not a bit of spray comes off the back wheel
Add a flap to the front one and a muckynutz downtube guard, plus a sheet of polyprop between the BB and the seat stays and you pretty much have full coverage
Just in the process of cutting some truck spray flap to size and shape ,for the front ,and yes it is another quiet night in the workshop ,as it's the 1st one on shift it's nearly sleepy time too

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Post by Blair512 » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:09 pm

htrider wrote:
middleagedmadness wrote:
Blair512 wrote:A mudhugger for the Ramin, hopefully it keeps me a bit less manky in the winter slop!
The back ones are mint but you'll still get wet Bollox off the front ones ,had them on the longitude last winter and just put them back on not a bit of spray comes off the back wheel
Add a flap to the front one and a muckynutz downtube guard, plus a sheet of polyprop between the BB and the seat stays and you pretty much have full coverage
Front wheel is next on the list, got to say the rear mud Hugger is revolutionary, my arse has never been so dry :lol:
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by metalheart » Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:53 am

Don't suppose it's replacing a medium green ls Solaris you want to sell is it?
Mat, sorry, no. If you see my avatar it’s seen some abuse :oops:

I will have a green Sherpa (L) frame to sell shortly though...
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Post by mat_swan » Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:13 pm

Fair enough, that is a bit of a mess. Thought I'd seen you had one of the green new ones- my mk1 is blue and it was a close call with that and the green, so I quite fancied a green longshot one but they're not doing them any more.


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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by BigdummySteve » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:37 pm

And delivered a pair of red white bib shorts, not ridden in them yet but feel like they will live up to their reputation for being comfy and a very bright orange pair of RBS arm warmers to complete the tango man look when the BB shirts arrive :-bd

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Post by Lazarus » Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:06 pm

Polaris never ending sale items purchased and received ....they will be perfect for next summer

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Blackhound » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:07 pm

My bargain Red/White shorts from Always Riding arrived. May not be worn until next summer now.
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Post by ScotRoutes » Tue Oct 23, 2018 3:35 pm

A new Endura Primaloft jacket from Wiggle.

I've been using the Montane Prism for a few years now but the insulation doesn't seem to be what it once was. Saw the Endura equivalent at Wiggle for a bargainacious £60 (minus a £5 loyalty voucher) and took a punt. Lovely thing. It's reversible, with a dayglo option, had a chest pocket (something I thought the Prism needed) and a bit more reflectivity too. It's also a bit longer at the back.

If you decide to buy one, be aware that they're selling the blue/yellow version shown in the photo, not the black/green version in the description.

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/endura-urban-fl ... le-jacket/

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Richard G » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:00 pm

A cumulus quilt. My first ever... but I'm a little confused as I thought it was supposed to have a "foot box", but doesn't appear to.

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Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:44 pm

but I'm a little confused as I thought it was supposed to have a "foot box", but doesn't appear to.
Didn't they change the design on the latest ones?
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Richard G » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:49 pm

Not sure. Wondering if I imagined the whole thing now. lol

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Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:53 pm

Not sure. Wondering if I imagined the whole thing now.
The older versions have a sewn in footbox. I'm sure the newer models have a foldy up / fasten up footbox instead. In theory it should make it more versatile.
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Post by Oli.vert » Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:59 pm

I had one this summer, has a footbox, but an open one with a zip up the side so it can be opened out fully.

The specs on their website currently are:
YKK zip at the bottom allowing to create a footbox with two self-locking sliders
The zipper can be opened at the bottom for better ventilation
Additional, large mesh bag to store your sleeping bag at home
Full length, down-filled, zip insulating baffle
Open footbox construction with insulated draw cord
Can by fully opened and used as a flat blanket

Is yours not like that?

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Richard G » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:27 pm

Yeah, I have the draw cord, but for some reason I was expecting some sort of inner flap/

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by gordonbennett » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:16 am

Some much needed hi viz tape from In Reverse. Cheers!

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by BigdummySteve » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:42 am

And delivered a woolftooth headset, I installed it last night. It looks to be a very well made piece of equipment with great seals. The tapered spacer cap also looks a lot better than the stack of spacers it replaces. The old headset was in a dire state, seals gone and the bearings had started to disintegrate.
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by whitestone » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:28 am

A couple of rim strips for someone's fat bike :wink:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Trail-rat » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:52 am

the wifes 45nrths turned up the other day , handed them over last night , Strange woman not only thinks they will be ace for riding bikes in the winter at strathpuffer but says *they look funky just for wearing out and about"

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by BobCatMax » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:31 am

and brought me an old Psylo SL fork for some budget upgrade fun on my LTS2000. slightly newer and lighter than the triple clamp Judy LT it's replacing
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Dave Barter » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:53 am

A new microphone. Hopefully have an audio book version of The Year done very soon
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by RIP » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:16 pm

...with PHD sleeping bags (Hispar 400-950 and Minim K-1000) back from cleaning by Mountaineering Designs - http://www.mountaineering-designs.co.uk/. Dave there is a very nice and knowledgeable chap, and seems happy to "talk rubbish" on the phone too which is very refreshing in this day-and-email-only-age and much appreciated by this customer at least. The bags have so much loft now that they could probably jack up one of MaM's lorries with nae bother at all. He even cleaned the down hat that I sneaked into the parcel, without batting an eyelid :-bd.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by quimarche » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:02 pm

Another thumbs up for Mountaineering Designs. They resurrected my old down sweater. Top notch service.

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