The post man's been ...

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FLV
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That's a nice Gravel Bike ^

I received a frame and made a gravel bike too....

It was clean when I built it, but I didn't have time to take a picture before I rode it.

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Cor, nice frame! Nice build too, though someone stole the tread on your tyres! Looks brill :-bd
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faustus wrote: Thu Nov 30, 2023 7:39 pm Cor, nice frame! Nice build too, though someone stole the tread on your tyres! Looks brill :-bd
:grin: Gravel bike innit... No tread needed...
(I have other tyres if needed, but these did ok last night)
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Got a new tent yesterday. Our basecamp for Strathpuffer.

Fitted a jack for the woodburning stove today.

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Love the colour of the Ritchey.

Postman turned up with some side entry bottle cages although I made the mistake of getting the same side entry. One to be returned and exchanged. Also, got some new bar tape.
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although I made the mistake of getting the same side entry. One to be returned and exchanged
some designs are switchable, worth checking before you post
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No, did seem to be only one side. Off it's gone and a left entry on the way.
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Postie delivered a new-to-me SMD Lunar Solo :-bd

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... And brought a frame bag for the full sus. Some assembly required.
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...and gone...left me a flextail zero (loud...not for stealthing), some fresh T tape and dry bags.
Left my brother a zpacks Offset Solo tent and neve gear Waratah quilt.
Quilt looks well made with a zippered lower and draw string to make a toe box.
The Offset Solo has a footprint not much bigger than my old Solplex, but is much roomier.

Greetz

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A pair of trail cross xt cycling shoes so i don’t have to use my clip less pedal shoes even when I’m using flat pedals. At least it’ll distract me from the joys of dealing with a burst pipe in the kitchen overnight.
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Some bargain price (£15) Ti headset spacers from Gone Biking Mad. Not bad for a pack of 3, and there's no logo on them unlike the product photo, which is a bonus!
Also a nos USE Sumo seatpost for £15 from USE's factory outlet, so a decent bargain too, though i'm a bit sceptical of the clamp.
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Received an Altura trunk bag, seems Uber trend to use racks now so I’ve followed suit (only due to little frame clearance between saddle and tyre)
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Some Winter Event goodies because we weren't able to get down to Llanbrynmair that weekend.
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Well, the courier, with a brand new Exposure Joystick! See other thread for details. Good service from Exposure in the end.

Courier (APC, but subcontracted to a local company) bloody useless though. They'd sent it next day Monday, and they did try to deliver it the Tuesday, but I was at work. Rearranged for the Wednesday when my partner was at home. No sign of it. Tracking no use. Called Thursday, no answer. Emailed. Scheduled for delivery Friday. No use, we're both out. Rearranged for today. I've been in the house, but the only way I knew it was delivered was when I had an email to say so. It was on the doorstep, in the rain, in full view of the road :roll:
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At least they got it to the correct
I feel sorry for the delivery drivers though as that is how time pushed they are.
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...and dropped me a size small Revelate Pronghorn. Giving bar harnesses another go. It's not as robust as the normal Rev. harness, but we'll see how I get on with it.

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.. and brought me some Bontrager flat pedals and a Wildcat Tomcat bag for the Jones Loop bars...
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With a new helmet* but probably not quite what you're thinking. Very impressed with the True-Colour screen, you can actually see though it :wink:

*I think it's possibly a crocodile but it was cheaper than an all black one. :wink:

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Bearbonesnorm wrote: Wed Jan 31, 2024 3:53 pm *I think it's possibly a crocodile ...
Or maybe an alloy-gator?
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Bearlegged wrote: Wed Jan 31, 2024 5:41 pm
Bearbonesnorm wrote: Wed Jan 31, 2024 3:53 pm *I think it's possibly a crocodile ...
Or maybe an alloy-gator?
Nicely done…
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...and dropped off some soft luggage from Big Dave @ Nuclear Sunrise Stitchworks. Managed to snag some old stock of the Trinity and Little Boy bags at a good price.

Greetz

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...and delivered some Five Ten boots from House of Fraser ... not dissimilar to these...

https://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/brand/f ... e=14019415

They're initially very snug , and that's having gone up half a size but they seem comfortable.
Will wear them about the house for a bit
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Some 5.10s that I didn’t need but think of the money I saved… :roll:

Oh well, great PSA :-bd
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godivatrailrider wrote: Thu Feb 01, 2024 1:07 pm ...and delivered some Five Ten boots from House of Fraser ... not dissimilar to these...

https://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/brand/f ... e=14019415

They're initially very snug , and that's having gone up half a size but they seem comfortable.
Will wear them about the house for a bit
They're pretty comfy (once they're on, I must have fat heels or something! that neoprene sock thing is testing to negotiate!) and I've managed to get them on with thin Dexshell waterproof socks which I think should be a winning combo when it's warmer, even got them on with the thicker Dexshell's but suspect this may prove too constricting for use. And they went on with the heated socks... but it'd have to be dry weather as I suspect they're not overly water resistant.

I've ordered a pair of Trailcross XT but another 1/2 size up.

I wasn't aware they were made by Adidas!
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