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by bikenav
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: A photo you took, today
Replies: 7820
Views: 765882

Re: A photo you took, today

This was actually taken a few days back but who’s counting. 074AE366-16A0-4B93-AEEA-1450E6D1E7A9.jpeg In the foreground, my bike and all our kit cling-filmed to a tea tray. That’s how it was flown over the Darien Gap. It worked perfectly. Behind, two similar bikes on a double tea tray. do you have ...
by bikenav
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: A photo you took, today
Replies: 7820
Views: 765882

West Wales

Wanna see some of this speak to Big Al ( west Wales Rally)
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by bikenav
Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: tubless tyre repair which kit string or mushroom
Replies: 14
Views: 1119

Re: tubless tyre repair which kit string or mushroom

I have used the sticky strings to very good effect 3 or 4 times on conventional road tyres and attempted to use a tiptop kit once and failed but it was very old so the rubbers were difficult to work. Not tried the mushrooms but can highly recommend the strings.
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by bikenav
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hi from Lancashire
Replies: 8
Views: 507

Re: Hi from Lancashire

Welcome in, the Himalayan seems to be getting quite popular.
by bikenav
Thu Jan 17, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Tyvek ultralite groundsheet?
Replies: 5
Views: 568

Re: Tyvek ultralite groundsheet?

Thanks for the response I will get a bit and give it a try.
by bikenav
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Tyvek ultralite groundsheet?
Replies: 5
Views: 568

Tyvek ultralite groundsheet?

dabbled a bit last year with the tarp only wild camping but had no groundsheet arrangement so have been looking at this material Tyvek ultralite to try and create a custom sized "groundsheet", colour not too stealthy I agree, its for sale on the bay for this purpose . Looking for the obvious propert...
by bikenav
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hello from Wiltshire.
Replies: 11
Views: 715

Re: Hello from Wiltshire.

Welcome from Wales
by bikenav
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Help find an alternative to my Gixer!
Replies: 46
Views: 3409

Re: Help find an alternative to my Gixer!

Congrats nobody can look a tw@t riding a BMW ;) its just not possible.
by bikenav
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: GPX editing
Replies: 16
Views: 992

Re: GPX editing

look at GPX Editor use it quite a bit myself. Interested in the problem you had with BC if I lost my files from it I would be more than a little peeved. Someone recommended to me once if your GPS unit is working well enough for you stay away from the updates maps or otherwise so have done and the sa...
by bikenav
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Montana 680T
Replies: 10
Views: 961

Re: Montana 680T

Another vote for the Montana series here discoverer/OS maps for UK and as mentioned OSM open source maps for elswhere I found it quite hard work myself gaining a practical ability with montana/different maps(mapsets)/basecamp but if you like/need a bit of structure to a trail trip I have'nt seen a b...

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