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by fatty
29 Feb 2016, 5:05pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: N+1 folder needs longer seat pin.
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: N+1 folder needs longer seat pin.

I've still got 17cm of seatpin in the seat tube so I may just risk it.. fingers crossed
by fatty
28 Feb 2016, 4:59pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: N+1 folder needs longer seat pin.
Replies: 6
Views: 409

Re: N+1 folder needs longer seat pin.

no its already flipped...
by fatty
28 Feb 2016, 12:09pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: N+1 folder needs longer seat pin.
Replies: 6
Views: 409

N+1 folder needs longer seat pin.

Ive just acquired a dahon vitesse style folder,that is branded town and country. After setting it up i`m really pleased with it, but I could do with a longer seat post by approximately 1". the current seat post is 580mm long and is maked 34mm diameter. the only really long seatpost i can find i...
by fatty
28 Dec 2015, 8:45pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: OMB upgrades
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: OMB upgrades

Rjb that sounds good I'll pm when I finish work
by fatty
28 Dec 2015, 11:22am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: OMB upgrades
Replies: 4
Views: 450

OMB upgrades

my Old Man Bike needs upgrade its a 1989 raleigh courier is in desperate need of upgrades. At the moment it is on 26 1 3/8" rims which are starting to show their age, despite this it is without doubt my favourite bike. (odd how sometimes very cheap basic things win our hearts far more than our ...
by fatty
26 Dec 2015, 9:53pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: B17 versus Nidd
Replies: 79
Views: 16140

Re: B17 versus Nidd

*update as requested* my saddle is now approx 17 months old and to be honest it suits me better than any other saddle i have owned. Its wearing really really well with just a slight matt texture on the nose where it worn slightly. In fact the only issue I have is I only have one, and seem to be cons...
by fatty
21 Mar 2015, 9:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: NCN Routes 62 and 67 on a tandem?
Replies: 12
Views: 3575

Re: NCN Routes 62 and 67 on a tandem?

most of the transpenine way barriers are squeeze type not chicanes. But its not a thrilling ride as its very littered consibrough to barnsley and there is lots of broken glass etc as ive ridden this tonight.

regards lee
by fatty
15 Mar 2015, 11:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: London bus hit bike whilst locked to bike rack
Replies: 16
Views: 2666

Re: London bus hit bike whilst locked to bike rack

As a bus driver myself I would say the garages will take this very seriously as this could have been a pedestrian strike. All our buses have full 360 CCTV including the oldest in the fleet (1999) and tfl buses have to be considerably newer. The company I work for would pay out without any quibbles. ...
by fatty
15 Jun 2014, 10:48pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Pictures of your tents.
Replies: 587
Views: 67672

Re: Pictures of your tents.

I have a gelert solo at the Moment but on my last trip in may I got a little panicked and claustrophobic. Ipswichcycler what tarp is that and what size is it... Could be what I need for both trips with me and the boy and or dog. Or just on my phone.
by fatty
15 Jun 2014, 10:36pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Sleeping bag or not ?
Replies: 9
Views: 5610

Re: Sleeping bag or not ?

Snugpak jungle bag around £35 800g and pack to grapefruit size I really like mine and has a square foot to kind of works as a duvet unzipped..
by fatty
15 Mar 2014, 12:10am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: fork swapping issues
Replies: 2
Views: 3483

fork swapping issues

Hi.. I have a voodoo bizango 29er MTB with a suspension fork, but ideally I'd like to swap this bike between a fs fork and rigid steel fork a couple of times a year. How easy would this be to do??? 1. Can I just fit a crown race to my rigid forks slid out the suspension and slid them back in,re fit ...
by fatty
29 Nov 2013, 11:51pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: I'm off....(again)
Replies: 19
Views: 43059

Re: I'm off....(again)

Good luck..
by fatty
30 Oct 2013, 10:33pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Netbook for touring
Replies: 114
Views: 66010

Re: Netbook for touring

I have a hudl with 16 GB plus 32 GB SD card. Absolutely delighted with mine very good spec. Excellent battery.......... A bargain and if it all goes wrong and gets broken in an off not a fortune to loose :D
by fatty
29 Oct 2013, 9:47am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: dutch style roadster..
Replies: 25
Views: 3790

Re: dutch style roadster..

I'll pop up to to York in the next couple of weeks and report back chaps.. :D
by fatty
28 Oct 2013, 11:53pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: dutch style roadster..
Replies: 25
Views: 3790

Re: dutch style roadster..

Wow... I think my mind is made up on the pashley as slowly cycling to work in smart work wear sounds good and from what I can see it seems the heavyweight roadster has a lot of love plus I can order on cycle to work voucher and get a bit of a saving too :) probably go for the roadster sovereign as i...