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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Dave Barter » Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:24 pm

We need a "cape only" bivy for all of us who have bought them recently
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Jurassic » Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:26 pm

Dave Barter wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:24 pm
We need a "cape only" bivy for all of us who have bought them recently
Yes, a Crusader Convention. I like it! :-bd

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Jurassic » Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:29 pm

Jurassic wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:26 pm
Dave Barter wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:24 pm
We need a "cape only" bivy for all of us who have bought them recently
Yes, a Crusader Convention. I like it! :-bd
Imagine it now, we all wear them to the pub then later set up our bivvys and sleep in them! What other peice of outdoor equipment allows such versatility? :lol:

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Post by ScotRoutes » Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:53 pm

A "loaner" set of Confucius bars to try on my fatbike. Hand delivered by Piemonster no less. And he bought me lunch!

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Post by middleagedmadness » Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:24 pm

The Cape has arrived ,will start having a play with it on Monday after my stint on nights is over

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Post by voodoo_simon » Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:56 pm

Suunto watch altitude thingy...

...handy for life in Cheshire :lol:

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Post by psling » Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:44 pm

A little package from Norm's big workshop clearout - cheers Stu :-bd
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Jurassic » Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:51 pm

I've definitely been a lucky boy today, UPS delivered my SMD Gatewood Cape (about three days earlier than scheduled). I can't believe how compact it is, will this thing really keep me safe and dry in horrible weather? :shock:
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Soon after that DPD showed up with new wheels for my Camino (ordered yesterday, delivered today). :-bd
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Post by Jurassic » Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:11 pm

Me again. Today a beautiful Pole-A-Bear pole from Stu for my Gatewood Cape (and some pink "Stop being soft" stickers and some "Sweary Dave" stickers) arrived. Thank you. :-bd

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Post by Mart » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:45 am

Couple of Mountain feed bags from a nice chap up in aviemore https://backcountry.scot/
2924 miles per Gallon

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Post by middleagedmadness » Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:06 am

Some ergon gp1 grips to try on the Jones bars

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Post by ssnowman » Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:20 am

Gatewood Cape delivered yesterday.

Haven't built up the courage to take it out of the pouch yet. It's so neatly packed, and I know it will never look like that again!
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Post by middleagedmadness » Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:23 am

Put mine up this morning , surprising easy to get a nice taught pitch ,but we will see after a few pints and in sh1te Weather if it's still as easy :lol: ,and yes even just bundled into the pocket it's still nice and tidy
Think a serenity net maybe the next purchase just to give it a bit more versatility

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:30 am

Put mine up this morning
Extender work okay fella?
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Post by middleagedmadness » Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:38 am

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:30 am
Put mine up this morning
Extender work okay fella?
Perfect ,any help getting things up at our age is greatly appreciated :-bd

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Post by RIP » Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:56 pm

Stobbit! Bad enough with Andy and meself. Look forward ter seeing this 'ere cape.
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Post by middleagedmadness » Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:23 pm

RIP wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:56 pm
Stobbit! Bad enough with Andy and meself. Look forward ter seeing this 'ere cape.
Only a few weeks to wait reg ,be patient,might be hafren forest the night I meet up with you

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Post by jay91 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:43 pm

New helmet
Jockey wheels
32t chainring
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Jurassic » Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:05 pm

53mm wide SKS bluemels mudguards for my #gradventourer and a smaller granny ring for it. The mudguards are great and give decent clearance even over my Nano 40s :-bd , the chainring doesn't fit my chainset though so more research required there. :roll:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Mart » Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:16 pm

Postie has left me a Lightweight bivi bag 200g (& 7g for the bag) :cool:

Feels very NON slippy :-bd

Edit : supposed to be waterproof and only £30
2924 miles per Gallon

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Post by SeannyD » Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:33 pm

Not the postie, but a nice guy from TNT dropping off my new Solaris Max, which I then dropped :???: Total shock to the system compared to my last bike, great fun screaming down singletrack in the rain :grin: :grin:

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Post by RIP » Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:01 pm

Mart -200g AND waterproof AND thirty quid?! Blimey even I'm wavering about the damn things now. What on earth is it for that spec? Must be a luxury binliner. If it's also breathable I'll deffo eat my hat.
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Post by benp1 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:49 pm

Well there's breathable and breathable...


Had a birthday recently, got a few presents including a few cycling related things, which was nice
- custom stem cap from the kids (really from my wife) - "keep going daddy!" with the names of the kids round the bottom
- sea to summit seal and go mug, quite pleased with this, proper coffee coming up (only have one mug in my brew kit)
- tubeless set up stuff
- cleats for my new winter boots

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:52 pm

AND waterproof
No not really - the material is certainly waterproof but the seams aren't taped, so in reality it can't be classed as waterproof.
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Cheeky Monkey » Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:35 pm

Waiting for some more Enertor insoles as the ad said they were good for plantar fasciitis and by funk mine is giving me some gyp x(

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