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Wheel off smart trainer and a mat to go under it for my wife, who wants to use Zwift to get back in shape. Oval 32t ring for me.
Not postal, but picked up an XS women's giant carbon disk road frameset to build up for her to use on said trainer.
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RIP wrote: Sun Jun 06, 2021 9:37 am
JohnClimber wrote: Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:36 pm after winning the raffle top prize at last weekends WRT
You're joking.... how do you do it JC? :wink: :grin: .

The seat harness is very light in LS21 isn't it. You kicking your Acepac gear into touch now you have a lighter racier new squeeze? :grin:
I've only won twice in 11 years of WRT's........ :roll:

No, the Acepack is for normal and fat bike adventures, the new Wildcat gear is for super lightweight trips
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... and delivered a very, very, lightweight box from Ultralight Outdoor Gear. 😲

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Quilt? When mine arrived from Cumulus it felt like they'd sent an empty box :grin:
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sean_iow wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:20 pm Quilt? When mine arrived from Cumulus it felt like they'd sent an empty box :grin:
Yes. You don't get much for your money with this high end stuff do you...!?! 🤣
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Well, Hermes but, a Nemo tarp and another Paramo jacket.....
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And now a Bedrock designs Moab handlebar bag.....expensive week :roll:
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Rockgeist Gondola large dropper-friendly seatpack.

Took about ten days to arrive. Not had a chance to ride with it yet but quality seems good and it’s swallowed a Neoair X-lite mat and inflation bag, a hammock, a silk bag liner and a lightweight bivy bag without any trouble and is super stable.
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Was a pick up rather than a drop off, but I picked up a new bike

Picked up a 2020 Orbea Oiz, hoping to give it a spin tonight

Have been after a full sus for a little while and wanted something more at the XC end than the enduro end of the spectrum. Not sure how much bikepacking I'll do on it but will be good for all the local trails.
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benp1 wrote: Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:59 am Was a pick up rather than a drop off, but I picked up a new bike

Picked up a 2020 Orbea Oiz, hoping to give it a spin tonight

Have been after a full sus for a little while and wanted something more at the XC end than the enduro end of the spectrum. Not sure how much bikepacking I'll do on it but will be good for all the local trails.
Nice one! I was looking for one myself, but ended up buying an Occam from Macskive of this parish. I'm yet to load it up but have been well happy with the way it rides on all sorts of stuff: local built trails, big Lakes natural stuff, trail centres. Sure the Oiz will be equally impressive.

Postie brought me a pair of Pearl Izumi X-Alp Summits as recommended on another thread. Fit seems good with a few different thicknesses of sock (I sized up one euro size from usual). One downside is the blue bits match the blue bits on my Occam, so I'm going to look like a right nerd :|
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The postman has been with some Dartmoor mud courtesy of Shaf and in a seemingly endless search for the right pillow a Klymit Kush from Landslide

. Thanks to you both .
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Raggedstone wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 4:43 pm The postman has been with some Dartmoor mud courtesy of Shaf and in a seemingly endless search for the right pillow a Klymit Kush from Landslide

. Thanks to you both .
Thanks Kevin... Hope you enjoy. Very stable and smartly designed bag it was/is...
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New chain and cassette for the road bike and new sprocket and some Schwalbe G One's for the Surly to add to the stockpile of plus size tyres
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Klymit Cush pillow. An initial fondle suggests this is the side sleepers' pillow I've been.. dreaming of
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Bit of a bumper couple of days:
Hunt carbon road wheels from a bloke in Nuneaton - 2nd hand but as new
pair of Schwalbe One's for these wheels, plus sealant
a pair of Continental 5000s or something for the winter bike after seeing how perished the old ones were

and the piece de resistance:

580grams of Terra Nova Pulse 1 tent - haven't put it up yet but it's pack size is tiny and it really is super light. Looking forward to trying this out :-bd
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Got this fantastic poster arriving shortly:
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Paper covid vaccination status certificate :-bd - let's hope it'll be put to good use soon
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that map up ^^ there is great

had a bolt on timber bell arrive to add to my new bouncer. will probably have a few things coming through for this bike in the next little while

also had a pair of hi vis yellow rain legs. They are VERY special looking, wife found me trying them on and told me how ridiculous I look :lol: chucking them in my brompton bag
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:-bd
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BigdummySteve wrote: Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:57 pm And he delivered a shiny new Hope caliper to replace the one I busted last weekend. AND it’s the RX4 PLUS with bigger pistons and much larger pads, it now officially supports 180mm disks.
If it’s better than the original then us on dropbars are going to be very happy.
Big thanks to Mr Tim Pie for the loan of a mat and bleed kit, lakes here I come :-bd
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50 ml of dot 5.1 should stabilise her :-SS
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A lovely set of Mavic Krysium Pro wheels off of eBay. No spoke holes in the rim bed = easy time with swapping tubeless tyres

Good: Didn't realise they came with a set of brand new tyres on!
Bad: Front centrelock disk rotor is on mega tight. The rear came off fine, but I'm up to using the breaker bar I use on stubborn car wheel nuts and it still isn't shifting! Bit flummoxed.
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yourguitarhero wrote: Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:06 pm A lovely set of Mavic Krysium Pro wheels off of eBay. No spoke holes in the rim bed = easy time with swapping tubeless tyres

Good: Didn't realise they came with a set of brand new tyres on!
Bad: Front centrelock disk rotor is on mega tight. The rear came off fine, but I'm up to using the breaker bar I use on stubborn car wheel nuts and it still isn't shifting! Bit flummoxed.
Put the tool in a vice and use the wheel as the lever. Rotate the wheel with tool fixed
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Good plan!

Will need to find someone with a vice, I'm a flat dweller sadly
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Good plan but I’d sneak up on it a little, soak it in some release agent, give it a little tough love with a few short sharp taps with a hammer (obviously you might want to protect the surfaces) and for good measure a little heat. Then go ape. :-bd
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How will climbing up a tree and zooming down a zip line help loosen it? :lol:
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