The post man's been ...

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by RIP » Thu May 14, 2020 9:05 pm

<I'm gone> :grin: .

They're all lovely obviously :grin:
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by sean_iow » Thu May 14, 2020 9:05 pm

RIP wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 8:55 pm
Whose are which legs :wink:
I saw you were the most recent post on the thread and as I read ScotRoutes post I knew what was coming :lol: more restrained than I thought though, I would have at least expected a recommendation for Philips Ladyshave :grin:

The postman brought me a GoPro The Tool

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Stock image as I couldn't be bothered to photograph mine, which is ironic as I've bought it to make more films :roll:

I'll finally be able to tighten the little turn-screws enough to stop the camera moving over rough ground. Now I've made my first bikepacking film I'm thinking I might want to make more... must try to resist buying a newer camera but I think it's useless trying to resist.
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Charliecres » Thu May 14, 2020 10:35 pm

Finally got all the bits required to build up “The Respirator”. Rides like a dream. Thanks Alasdair!

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Cheeky Monkey » Thu May 14, 2020 11:37 pm

Looks sub standard, you're welcome to it.







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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Charliecres » Fri May 15, 2020 10:36 am

LOLz

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by BigdummySteve » Sat May 16, 2020 11:22 am

And delivered bills, not my spokes x(
:-bd

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by redefined_cycles » Sat May 16, 2020 11:49 am

Charliecres wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 10:35 pm
Finally got all the bits required to build up “The Respirator”. Rides like a dream. Thanks Alasdair!

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Just seen this and at first glance (without zooming in and seeing what it was) my thoughts were: 'That looks gorgeous' and 'wonder what beautiful boutique brand, The Respirator, is'... Then realised whats transpired.

Blooming marvelously gorgeous. I'll be thinking bout that pic for the next few hours (Maybe not as long but will try to get my own pics too) on my ride.

Well bloomin done Charlie... Hope it stays in the family for generations to come... :-bd

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by voodoo_simon » Sat May 16, 2020 11:55 am

BigdummySteve wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 11:22 am
And delivered bills, not my spokes x(
At least your postie turned up!!

Waiting on two ‘Lego‘ sets to arrive :roll:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by jay91 » Sat May 16, 2020 1:21 pm

Haven't they stopped delivering on Saturdays?
Trying to ride bikes.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by dgowenlock » Sat May 16, 2020 1:55 pm

Charliecres wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 10:35 pm
Finally got all the bits required to build up “The Respirator”. Rides like a dream. Thanks Alasdair!

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Looks stunning. Is that Denbies in the background?

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by voodoo_simon » Sat May 16, 2020 3:29 pm

jay91 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 1:21 pm
Haven't they stopped delivering on Saturdays?
Hmmmm :oops: You May have a point there...

Better retract my email to the CEO then... :lol:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Jurassic » Sat May 16, 2020 4:53 pm

Amazon man (rather than Postman) brought my tit mug yesterday. I already had one the same size but this one has a lid which is very handy and justifies the upgrade. :lol:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by shutupthepunx » Sat May 16, 2020 5:36 pm

amazon man brought me a rather huge world map for the wall

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by PaulE » Sat May 16, 2020 6:29 pm

shutupthepunx wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 5:36 pm
amazon man brought me a rather huge world map for the wall
Weirdly enough, the Amazon man brought a large cork world map for on our wall today too.
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by FLV » Sat May 16, 2020 7:03 pm

shutupthepunx wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 5:36 pm
amazon man brought me a rather huge world map for the wall
Ohh. I want one of them. Which did you get?

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by voodoo_simon » Sat May 16, 2020 7:31 pm

FLV wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 7:03 pm
shutupthepunx wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 5:36 pm
amazon man brought me a rather huge world map for the wall
Ohh. I want one of them. Which did you get?
I’ve had one from The Future Mapping Company, sometimes on sportspursuit, it’s 3m x 2m, which is a little bit big to frame, so it’s Velcro’d to the wall

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Charliecres » Sat May 16, 2020 8:56 pm

dgowenlock wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 1:55 pm
Charliecres wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 10:35 pm
Finally got all the bits required to build up “The Respirator”. Rides like a dream. Thanks Alasdair!

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Looks stunning. Is that Denbies in the background?
It is indeed. My local vineyard :cool:

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by FLV » Sat May 16, 2020 9:01 pm

voodoo_simon wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 7:31 pm
FLV wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 7:03 pm
shutupthepunx wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 5:36 pm
amazon man brought me a rather huge world map for the wall
Ohh. I want one of them. Which did you get?
I’ve had one from The Future Mapping Company, sometimes on sportspursuit, it’s 3m x 2m, which is a little bit big to frame, so it’s Velcro’d to the wall
Cheers :-bd

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by shutupthepunx » Sat May 16, 2020 9:04 pm

FLV wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 7:03 pm
shutupthepunx wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 5:36 pm
amazon man brought me a rather huge world map for the wall
Ohh. I want one of them. Which did you get?
this one but its not half as huge as simons

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Fargoist » Mon May 18, 2020 11:25 am

FLV wrote:
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:44 pm
restlessshawn wrote: That looks great with the cx lever! Any ideas what the post weighs?
About 630g with the cable and lever (mtb) for mine. My scales aren't terribly accurate though.

I've done about 90km on it so far. It works. Push the lever and sit on, down it goes. Stand up and push the lever, up it pops. Nice little 'thunk' so you know it came all the way up. Only two things that could be negatives depending on perspective so far.
1. The little cable receptacle sticks out at 40 or 45 degrees. Whilst this makes for a neat cable run (as neat as it gets on a frame without external cable for it to join in with) if you are blessed with larger thighs and wanted to position your saddle at the rear of the zero offset clamp. You can touch the cable receptacle with an inner thigh. My thigh just touches it, slightly. Noticeable but I can ignore it for now.
2. Minor seat wobble side to side. Very minor really. My old RS reverb did it but I couldn't feel it whilst riding. If I sit and spin up a smooth road climb, I can feel it move, just. But again if it doesn't get worse I can ignore it for the benefit.

As I say, very minor points that I can live with for the benefit for me but worth noting if you are going to splash almost £200 on one.
How has the post held up FLV? Despite this post being out there on the market for a while cant find any long term reviews.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by FLV » Mon May 18, 2020 12:11 pm

Hi, It didnt get loads of use to be honest. Whilst I had it, it held up really well with no issues at all. But I really didnt ride it very much.
Being a serial bike swapper, I sold the bike it had been on and then it sat in the garage for ages before I sold it to another forum user, its still in use I think though not lots and as far as I know still fine.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Fargoist » Mon May 18, 2020 12:22 pm

Cheers.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by shutupthepunx » Mon May 18, 2020 4:45 pm

and left me a 22g stove with custom windshield for my alpkit 900 pot. looks great!

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Mon May 18, 2020 4:52 pm

and left me a 22g stove with custom windshield for my alpkit 900 pot. looks great!
That took its time but glad it's arrived :-bd
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by breff » Mon May 18, 2020 11:05 pm

Yeah, I know... Heavy and ungainly. I love it! Surly ECR with 29'er wheels. Arrived on Friday and I've been sitting, watching it, in my living room, and "Mindplanning" a few trips in the, hopefully not too distant, future.
At the pace of sailing ships and bicycles.

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