The post man's been ...

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by RIP » Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:33 pm

Hmm. I know I'm going to seriously seriously regret this, but on the basis that a picture tells a thousand (rude) words, I've taken what I believe is called a "selfie" (first ever?!) of the said piece of apparel in its deployed state. One-size-fits-all. All what? though.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AEGISMAX-Out ... 6c62cb7a33 - sadly unethical/unsustainable in every way but couldn't find anywhere else.

And no sniggering at the back.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by JohnClimber » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:16 pm

sean_iow wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:15 am
JohnClimber wrote:
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70's BMX retro, turn your sound up and take a look at my new cheap and hard to sell on if robbed SS comutter

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I'll just leave this here John, Number 3 :wink:

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I guess it makes it less desirable to scallies :grin:
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by ScotRoutes » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:47 pm

It seems to me that would soon become very damp indeed due to simply breathing.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by BigdummySteve » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:09 pm

RIP wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:33 pm
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Best we bring pot noodles this weekend by the looks of it :wink:
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by RIP » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:11 pm

Well 'Routes we'll find out this Saturday :smile: . I'm sure you've twigged that in that pic it's in "fully enclosed" mode for shock value. In a looser configuration you could easily have your mouth/nose/chin out.
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Post by RIP » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:13 pm

BigdummySteve wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:09 pm
Best we bring pot noodles this weekend by the looks of it :wink:
Wot you on about? I've only got one pair of glasses on :smile: .
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Post by ScotRoutes » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:48 pm

RIP wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:11 pm
Well 'Routes we'll find out this Saturday :smile: . I'm sure you've twigged that in that pic it's in "fully enclosed" mode for shock value. In a looser configuration you could easily have your mouth/nose/chin out.
But surely you're then back in slugsville?

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Post by RIP » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:55 pm

You might be right. Experimental. Stops 'em getting in your ears at least :wink: . Bit of midge net over the hole?
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by ScotRoutes » Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:17 pm

I think we all know where this is going...

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Post by RIP » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:18 am

We do - but a bit below the belt to include pics of Stu in his 'special clothing' :smile: .
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Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:38 am

but a bit below the belt to include pics of Stu in his 'special clothing'
You'll notice the 'safety harness' though ... gotta be careful out there :wink:
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Post by composite » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:15 am

Bish wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:34 pm

Still waiting for the grand unveil!
RIP wrote:
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Yes, get on with it man!! Stop teasing us :grin: .
Sorry guys I had this box unopened for 3 days, 'cause reasons and sorta forgot I had posted the pic of the box. :grin:

Here is my new Ribble CGR Ti.
I have taken those cages off and put some others on but not got a new pic yet. Will get some better photos done once the new wheels have arrived and it's all set up how I would like it. I'll swapping the bar out this week hopefully.
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Also here is the first episode in my new diary of randonnuer series that is the unboxing.
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Bish » Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:09 pm

composite wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:15 am
Bish wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:34 pm

Still waiting for the grand unveil!
RIP wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:19 pm
Yes, get on with it man!! Stop teasing us :grin: .
Sorry guys I had this box unopened for 3 days, 'cause reasons and sorta forgot I had posted the pic of the box. :grin:

Here is my new Ribble CGR Ti.
I have taken those cages off and put some others on but not got a new pic yet. Will get some better photos done once the new wheels have arrived and it's all set up how I would like it. I'll swapping the bar out this week hopefully.
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Also here is the first episode in my new diary of randonnuer series that is the unboxing.
https://www.composite-projects.co.uk/20 ... le-cgr-ti/
Very nice! I was very tempted by the cgr 725 but I got a deal on a croix de fer I couldn't resist.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Bish » Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:12 pm

And brought me a box from Germany
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Contains this.
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In a bid to help this fat biffer on the climbs.

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:28 pm

... and wasn't best happy about bringing this. I needed a starter clutch / shaft from a late model ZR750 to replace the one in Dee's 650. Couldn't find a SH one anywhere and a pair new was jut shy of £500 but a complete engine was £240 delivered. :-bd

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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by BigdummySteve » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:03 pm

.....and delivered my exped HL mat fully repaired, they found quite a few holes!
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Re: The post man's been ...

Post by K1100T » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:43 pm

In lieu of an introduce yourself thread, I'm Bob. You may have bumped into me on such forums as the singletrack one, the fat bike one, the Nerf one, or possibly the high power rocketry one. Up until May, I rode a Calibre Dune and was looking to get into bike packing this year. Shame I cracked the frame, even more of a shame that Go Outdoors told me where to go, as I'd had the temerity to replace the seat post with a slightly longer one. So rather than bivying under the stars, I've been doing lots of outdoor swimming instead.

It's taken a while, and a fat rebate from the tax man, but a new bike is finally on the horizon, with this lot arriving with in the last couple of weeks. I'm building a gravel bike, based on a NS Bikes RAG+ frameset:
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The poshest wheels I've ever owned:
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Shimano GRX 1x11 groupset:
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The other bits:
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The groupset finally arrived this morning, which saw me dancing around the kitchen, right up until the point I realised that I'd ordered the wrong length of cranks... So they're going back and it'll be another week or so before I can finish building it. :oops:

I'm hoping that in the new year, when I may have some liquidity again, that I'll be able to buy the odds and ends that I require. Things like a lightweight mat, sleeping bag and stove, so I can get out and and have some adventures.

Cheers,

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Post by ScotRoutes » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:48 pm

Welcome Bob.

Are you sure you're not really a girl?

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Post by K1100T » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:51 pm

Well, Kate is short for Bob after all... :lol:
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Post by sean_iow » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:54 pm

Hello Bob

I like the look of those bars, especially the flat tops. I'll have to look them up :smile:

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Post by ScotRoutes » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:07 pm

Also a collection of blue boxes here. Drivetrain/brakes upgrade for the Amazon.

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Post by Cyclepeasant » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:26 pm

Wow stu!
£240 for a complete zr750 engine Impressed!
Got a load of ducati 750sport and 907ie parts. Still got a 1994 900ss and a couple of guzzi too. What av you got?
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Post by Bearbonesnorm » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:46 am

Ooh 900SS, very nice. The only bike that lives her at present is Dee's Z650 but I plan to rescue my Venom and AJS model 20 from my mums over winter. There's a couple of other projects floating about but some will take years to happen so they don't really count as bikes.

Must admit, I was very surprised when the ZR engine arrived fully clothed in starter, ignition, alternator, carb rubbers and all engine cases. Certainly not the usual breakers fare.
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Post by benp1 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:14 am

Thule child carrier came through last week, looking forward to more family adventures. Some terrain just isn't suitable for a buggy and a front carrier is a back killer after a while!

Also had some sit mats turn up for the kids, I love a sit mat, time the kids had their own. Simple folding CCF jobs but so useful. I take mine on nearly all my bivis. CCF one is better than my self inflating one and other designs

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Post by Cheeky Monkey » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:57 am

New shoes (Shimano ME7). First set of new boots for ages :grin:

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