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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by redefined_cycles » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:33 am

BreninBeener wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:08 pm
How do you get the extra 10% discount?
Oh.. Sorry BrenninBeener... I just seen it. Theres a code but I think its expired... Lemme check

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Lyckily they've releaswd a new code as that one was for only 24H then... look in top right corner of image

(Edit)NB. Dont ask me why the screenshots come out so tall!!

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by touch » Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:55 am

benconnolli wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:00 am
https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/FP512/wtb ... ic-damage)

£50 29er wheelset on Planet X due to a tiny cosmetic scratch
I can't work out if that's just a front wheel or 2 wheels?
this front wheel is ready to take on all conditions
an exceptionally reliable wheelset ready for any off-road challenge

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Lazarus » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:47 pm

With their excellent customer service why not get in touch and find out :cool:

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by BreninBeener » Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:44 pm

@redefined......many thanks!

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Mart » Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:56 pm

Planet X has Ti cutlery and cookware
Not used any myself so don’t know about quality

https://www.planetx.co.uk/c/q/outdoor/c ... =jobsworth
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by gairym » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:26 pm

Cheeky Monkey wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:41 pm
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Makes me angry just looking at that photo!

No self-respecting skater would ever put their bearings in the sand like that.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by whitestone » Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:52 pm

If you are in Settle (N. Yorks) then Three Peaks Cycles are selling off FixIt Sticks for £10 https://store.fixitsticks.com/collectio ... 0975654969
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Jurassic » Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:40 pm

Anyone who's curious what it'd be like to ride with a towel rail handlebar on their bikepacking bike but balks at the cost of a genuine Loop Bar may be interested to note that Planet X have their Geoff Bar ripoff reduced to £15 (plus p&p) at the moment. Offer ends tomorrow (Monday) though.
https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/HBOOGBV2/ ... -handlebar

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by voodoo_simon » Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:34 am

Lots of Sierra Designs stuff on sports pursuit, tents, bags, quilts etc

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by BigdummySteve » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:11 am

Terra nova laser comp cheap at sports persuit, not a fan of it myself but £250 :-bd
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:40 pm

Some decent offers on Sea to Summit stuff here: https://rockrun.com/collections/sea-to- ... 648fe8be23
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Post by RIP » Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:00 pm

Blimmin' Nora those mats are a good deal. Wish I 'needed' one :sad: . Ah, 1.2kg. As you were.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Lazarus » Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:10 pm

Heavy though but very comfortable

Use the bikepacking specfic winter one but still about 700g [ with pump] but bloody warm compared to my thermarest crinkly.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by voodoo_simon » Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:49 pm

Bamboo t shirts here from Genesis, £5 instead of £25

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:22 am

Sportsshoes have some decent clothing offers on. I spotted a HH down / primaloft (it contains both) jacket that for a decent price.

https://www.sportsshoes.com/product/hel ... wn-jacket/
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Borderer » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:17 am

Saw this sleeping bag on eBay - the seller has lots of them.
Brand new Mountain Warehouse extreme lightweight down bag.
Weight 840g - 250g of 75/25 grey duck down filling.
Not as light or warm as a Cumulus/Criterion but only at £65 would be a reasonable and cheap 2/3 season bag.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mountain-War ... SwE0Zay3HM

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:25 am

250g of poor quality down will probably be pushing the 3 season envelope Bridget. For another £25 you could buy something like a MH Hyperlamina which is warmer, not much heavier and might even pack smaller. It's also likely to be much higher quality with regard to manufacture. I should also add that I'm always somewhat bothered by the provenance of cheap down.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by ootini » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:29 am

Borderer wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:17 am
Saw this sleeping bag on eBay - the seller has lots of them.
Brand new Mountain Warehouse extreme lightweight down bag.
Weight 840g - 250g of 75/25 grey duck down filling.
Not as light or warm as a Cumulus/Criterion but only at £65 would be a reasonable and cheap 2/3 season bag.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Mountain-War ... SwE0Zay3HM

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I saw one in the flesh and it barely lofted at all. I don't know why, cheap down maybe? Either way I passed on it and went for a synthetic bag instead. MH Lamina 35 btw.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:43 am

I don't know why, cheap down maybe?
As you say, poor quality down - 75/25 is a bit like down factory sweepings up, the FP will be very low, hence low loft. They've probably also being stored compressed for some time. Down's less fussy about that than synthetics but it still doesn't help. Add a heavy shell material and Bob's your uncle and fanny's yer best friend.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Borderer » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:10 pm

I haven't bought one - I am under no illusions, but when we first started we had £12 sleeping bags from Tesco, so something like this would have been a step up. Not everyone can afford another £25 on top of £65, especially if like me, you have to buy two every time. For summer use or a trip to Spain or France these would be warmer than a supermarket bag and weigh less.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:26 pm

I am under no illusions, but when we first started we had £12 sleeping bags from Tesco, so something like this would have been a step up. Not everyone can afford another £25 on top of £65, especially if like me, you have to buy two every time. For summer use or a trip to Spain or France these would be warmer than a supermarket bag and weigh less.
I think if you're entering into the purchase with your eyes wide open as you would be then I believe that's true. I also believe many people wouldn't be and some might think that they've bought a quality item and find themselves somewhat disappointed.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Borderer » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:27 pm

Fair enough.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by holdsteady » Wed Aug 21, 2019 11:00 am

Alpkit have 15% off this bank holiday weekend until midnight on Monday for all Alpkit and Sonder products (including bikes)

Code is AKLONG15 and is valid in store and online.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by FLV » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:14 pm

Brother Big Bro on offer, frames or bikes

£500 for a big bro seems good

https://www.brothercycles.com/product-category/frames/

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Chicken Legs » Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:24 pm

Continental CrossKing 29 x 2.2 Protection £36

Dutch company, delivered in three days no postage if order over £35

www.mantel.com

Edit - Gone up to £38.60 since I ordered mine, must have been too cheap !!

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