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Re: A Third bike

Lovely mate. Glad you have found something
Hope to see this at some point this year as i didnt manage to get out to many if any of your rides last year

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by Rossgo
17 Feb 2019, 16:55
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: A Third bike
Replies: 278
Views: 3931

Re: Mr Postman

Not in the post but I picked myself up a 30lt Kriega tail pack a handful of days ago!

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by Rossgo
17 Feb 2019, 09:03
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: Mr Postman
Replies: 3595
Views: 157760

Re: 2019 Biking plans

Scotland Trip up to as far north as Fort William/ Lochness then back down Hoping to do the NC 500 this year, as well as Skye and Shetland. If you’re coming as far as Fort William, try and make time to head to Mallaig and/or Applecross - truly stunning roads and scenery. Sent from my iPhone using Ta...
by Rossgo
17 Feb 2019, 08:58
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: 2019 Biking plans
Replies: 41
Views: 661

Re: Introductions - Say "Hello" Here

Welcome back

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by Rossgo
17 Feb 2019, 08:44
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: Introductions - Say "Hello" Here
Replies: 478
Views: 71591

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

I hope so. I know its early but rather be prepared!!

I'll keep this thread updated as and when [emoji3]

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by Rossgo
17 Feb 2019, 00:35
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

I take s small very thin micro fiber towel with me. This bundles up into a very small ball and is very light. Only time I'll be getting a hotel towl will be 3 times while in Scotland. I did a dry test pack today and fitted it to the bike. I tried out the 30lt Kriega tail pack, wow that thing is craz...
by Rossgo
16 Feb 2019, 23:43
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Thanks for your responses fellas.

Ok i think that's a clear no [emoji23]

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by Rossgo
16 Feb 2019, 12:53
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Need opinions please When I go away I tend to bring with me a light waterproof cover. Now this acts as 2 different protestants. 1, protects from rain over night. 2. Also just helps with deterring that opportunist thief when it's left overnight at a hotel etc. Anything just to slow them down helps a ...
by Rossgo
16 Feb 2019, 10:56
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

@Monty https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F301945406798 So the one i got which was slightly cheaper (less canisters I think) has now been sold out, I guess because there were only 2 remaining when I picked ordered it from eBay This one in this link has ...
by Rossgo
16 Feb 2019, 10:41
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

I've picked up another puncture repair kit. The first ones good but only had one plug so i picked up another one, this should just help all 4 of us just in case Even has a multi tool in it! 20quid all in not too bad. Plus I have extra canisters https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190216/91ca1adbd4b69...
by Rossgo
16 Feb 2019, 10:29
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Rossgo go light mate your in bike gear all day you just need something comfortable for the evening. You can either wash your nicks and socks in a hotel sink and dry on a radiator overnight or just buy 10 cheap pairs in Primark and throw as you go. Don't over think it mate. Your staying in the U.K. ...
by Rossgo
16 Feb 2019, 10:27
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Ross try some Merino wool socks. They’re cool in the summer, warm in the winter and don’t smell. I got 9 days out of 2 pairs on my last trip. Literally just looked this up...There's loads who'd of thought!! Out of interest which pair was you using, sports, thermal, everyday?!! I tend to use the sli...
by Rossgo
16 Feb 2019, 10:25
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Cheers duke. I've taken a look they are prettt pricy for socks!

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by Rossgo
14 Feb 2019, 23:55
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

D41 wrote:And they itch like crazy!

HTH
Don't like the sound of that!!

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by Rossgo
14 Feb 2019, 16:34
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Ross try some Merino wool socks. They’re cool in the summer, warm in the winter and don’t smell. I got 9 days out of 2 pairs on my last trip. Literally just looked this up...There's loads who'd of thought!! Out of interest which pair was you using, sports, thermal, everyday?!! I tend to use the sli...
by Rossgo
14 Feb 2019, 15:42
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Monty wrote:Ross try some Merino wool socks. They’re cool in the summer, warm in the winter and don’t smell. I got 9 days out of 2 pairs on my last trip.
I've never heard of them before lol! Thanks for the recommendation. I'll look them up buddy

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by Rossgo
14 Feb 2019, 15:39
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Fellas thanks for your replies, too many to quote personally!! EDZ and also the Lidl base suits seem like good shouts. Only issue with the Lidl ones are I'm sure they only do them when in season and kinda small quantities of them so always habe to be quick to get them. But EDZ seems like a big brand...
by Rossgo
14 Feb 2019, 15:39
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

My NZ trip I reused gear I rode in for at least 2-3 days. What ever you wear gets sweaty anyway. Just have a clean set for off bike duties and even that will last you 2 days as long as you don’t spill your beer or puke up (lol). If mid way you can wash clothes, I reckon 4 shirts is heaps! In 2010 I...
by Rossgo
14 Feb 2019, 15:36
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

Whatever you think you need divide by 4 This. You’re away with the boys on bikes, you’re not turning up to date your future wife. I used to pack like that list and never got utlilised. [emoji23][emoji23] very true mate. I'll have to figure out a better way of doing it then. Sent from my SM-G935F us...
by Rossgo
14 Feb 2019, 01:42
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745

Re: Rossgo's Trip Away!

D41 wrote:I'm starting to think you've never left the house before.
I have....Been in the garden before, the year was 1997, it was a Tuesday, it was cold and scary. I retreated back inside.[emoji23][emoji23]

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by Rossgo
14 Feb 2019, 01:41
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Rossgo's Trip Away!
Replies: 156
Views: 2745
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