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by Mac 60
Sat Apr 22, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: So who has bits of metal screwed in them?
Replies: 63
Views: 4301

Re: So who has bits of metal screwed in them?

chrisjk wrote:Plenty of broken bones along the way but no metal. I reckon the stories here prove that biking is almost as addictive as heroin - just wrecks the body, not the mind?
LOL your 100% right. My biggest concern wasent how well id mend, but would i mend well enough to ride again (thumbs)
by Mac 60
Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: So who has bits of metal screwed in them?
Replies: 63
Views: 4301

Re: So who has bits of metal screwed in them?

My right arm is pretty messed up after a bike accident. Ive about 50% movement overall but i can only reach up as far as my ear. Iam pretty much in some degree of pain every day trying to sleep is when i hurts most and my evangelical christian boss saw it as an oppertunity to give me a big pay cut {...
by Mac 60
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: Re: A photo you took, today
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Re: A photo you took, today

Not today, but Monday outside Ullapool
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by Mac 60
Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:22 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Be careful out there!
Replies: 4
Views: 730

Re: Be careful out there!

Yep it's a sad fact that you could have the massed bands of the Brigade of Guards escorting you down the road but if someone doesn't look they won't see. :pinch:
by Mac 60
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Tubeless kits
Replies: 17
Views: 1783

Re: Tubeless kits

giles wrote:Is his kit not illegal in England..
Cant see why, i mean its not illegal to have a tyre filled with all other sorts of crap. Whats the worst can happen. You get an air leak and a flat tyre. That happens every day. But either way i wont tell if you wont.
by Mac 60
Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Tubeless kits
Replies: 17
Views: 1783

Re: Tubeless kits

I apologise for the double pics. Not sure what happened there. Anyway the green tape is a double sided gel like compound and then the white tape is a strong thicker plastic which acts as a protective barrier. I first washed the rims after grinding with water and detergent then dried and heated it wi...
by Mac 60
Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Tubeless kits
Replies: 17
Views: 1783

Re: Tubeless kits

Ok my Outex kit for my GSA800 arrived yesterday. On opening the kit was well put together with comprehensive instructions that i found a bit off putting. It seemed one mistake and it would be a dead loss. Anyway after paying postie £20.00 import tax :sick: i thought well its die dog or shit a licenc...
by Mac 60
Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Off to Ullapool
Replies: 8
Views: 1017

Re: Off to Ullapool

Back home to N Ireland yesterday after my quick trip to Scotlands west coast. I was lucky with the weather as id no rain even though it was cool in the mornings/evenings but nothing my thermals couldent cope with unlike the unlucky couple i meet in Ullapool whos heated gear had failed. Made me think...
by Mac 60
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Scotland over Easter
Replies: 115
Views: 12003

Re: Scotland over Easter

Great pics Eric, whats the name of that ruined castle in the background. Was there before but cant remember.
by Mac 60
Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Garmin advice
Replies: 8
Views: 624

Re: Garmin advice

RandG wrote:Why would you need to download the nc500 :dry: you can't really go wrong, there's hardly any roads up there B)
I've ridden up there on several occasions and know it quite well. It's just something I tried to do, it didn't work out so I wanted to learn how it's done. Curiosity I suppose.

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