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by lauriematt
17 Nov 2008, 12:17pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Time to go?
Replies: 10
Views: 1577

i went last 2 weeks of August - running into start of september!

wether was mostly dry...few showers though but only one day with really heavy rain!

days were still longish
by lauriematt
9 Nov 2008, 5:54pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ' I didn't see the punch coming: it was like déjà vu '
Replies: 13
Views: 1102

' it aint about how hard you hit....its about how hard you can get hit & keep going '


....sly ROCKY :lol:
by lauriematt
9 Nov 2008, 5:52pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Anagramatics...
Replies: 7
Views: 805

'Ace warmth mutilates not.'

.......????
by lauriematt
9 Nov 2008, 5:44pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: What is York like?
Replies: 16
Views: 1603

yorkshire dales were amazing to ride thro....although the weather was TERRIBLE!!!!

constant drizzle and a hell of a wind...but maybe my timing was bad!

brilliant scenery tho for cycling
by lauriematt
8 Nov 2008, 10:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: advice on camping stove
Replies: 40
Views: 11154

CAREFUL!!! It's actually a pierced 190 cannister. You unscrew the burner part ONLY WHEN IT'S EMPTY. The cannister fits into the bottom part without the burner in place and locked in place with the silver screw-in base. You then screw in the burner which pierces the cannister. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES...
by lauriematt
8 Nov 2008, 9:43am
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: knog valore rack bag.....your thoughts???
Replies: 2
Views: 1154

knog valore rack bag.....your thoughts???

just wandered if anybody uses the rack bag by Knog.....and if it was any good???

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Cycle-luggage-Kno ... 240%3A1318
by lauriematt
8 Nov 2008, 9:35am
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: MTB: Beam shots from my little setup..
Replies: 25
Views: 5336

wow thats incredible!

i ride down alot of country lanes very early morning...but use a cateye HL EL220....only just about good enough to see though

i like the way yours not only light up the road - but also everything around you like the trees etc
by lauriematt
7 Nov 2008, 10:47pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: advice on camping stove
Replies: 40
Views: 11154

thanks...will have a chat woth someone at a local shop... ...if anyone else wants to give any advice feel free i iwas wondering if it was the piercable type....the obvious downside to these is the fact youve got to fully use them up before changing cannisters i was gona unscrew the canister to see w...
by lauriematt
7 Nov 2008, 9:55pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: advice on camping stove
Replies: 40
Views: 11154

its a LUMOGAZ C200 http://forum.ctc.org.uk/userpix/4851_Gas_1.jpg http://forum.ctc.org.uk/userpix/4851_Gas1_1.jpg http://forum.ctc.org.uk/userpix/4851_Gas2_1.jpg http://forum.ctc.org.uk/userpix/4851_Gas3_1.jpg http://forum.ctc.org.uk/userpix/4851_Gasa_1.jpg
by lauriematt
7 Nov 2008, 9:32pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: advice on camping stove
Replies: 40
Views: 11154

advice on camping stove

hi guys away soon on an overnight camping trip - just to polish up on camping skills. ...a few years ago i was given an old gas camping stove...but dont know what kind of cannister it takes i was shown different types of cannisters today ie push on type, screw on type, peircable... the stove part on...
by lauriematt
6 Nov 2008, 11:01pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: what winter gear should i wear???
Replies: 19
Views: 1757

had a look on Wiggle...and really like their dhb range - ive got a set of bib tights in mind, along with base layer tshirt and a long sleeve jersey ....but what for the final top layer???? was looking at gilets...and also fleece tops...dont reallly seem to be exactly what im after ...under what kind...
by lauriematt
6 Nov 2008, 10:28pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: WIGGLE sizing guide.....
Replies: 3
Views: 1366

WIGGLE sizing guide.....

hi guys looking at some bib tights on Wiggle but cant figure out what size i am! the XS is 5ft 7 with a waist of 28" the S is 5ft9 with waist of 31" im 5ft5 with a waist of 30".........what size should i go for??? i dont want tight that are too tight - but also i dont want tights that...
by lauriematt
5 Nov 2008, 7:02pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1698
Views: 480931

did it come with those forks as standard???...or is it something youve 'upgraded'???
by lauriematt
5 Nov 2008, 6:59pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: campsite fees
Replies: 20
Views: 2790

campsite fees

just wanted to know...whats the most you've ever paid to stay at a campsite??? per person only....not for a large group i paid £12 :twisted: this summer to stay at a site.....& in all fairness it was terrible £5 for every adult....£7 to pitch up.....i only had a tiny one man tent parts of the si...
by lauriematt
5 Nov 2008, 10:05am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Police Cycling on Pavements
Replies: 35
Views: 5318

off the topic now....but i recently came across a policeman on a bike in town at rush-hour normally i filter thro the traffic - often on the wrong side of the road if its clear i was a bit weary about doing it with the policeman watching me - however i sensible filtered thro in the end - staying as ...