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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Have you considered Tucano urbano muffs as an...

Have you considered Tucano urbano muffs as an alternative to Hippo hands?
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Part of the requirement for the onsite made to...

Part of the requirement for the onsite made to measure service included being asked to bring the gear I would be wearing on the bike with the boots, including the socks! this ensured that they got...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
I have a pair of tourers, I was luckily enough to...

I have a pair of tourers, I was luckily enough to be able to visit the factory and have my feet measured and the boot made to fit. 2 weeks later and 2 days before a 21 day trip to Spain they arrived....
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
you can get an additional Ortleib style roll top...

you can get an additional Ortleib style roll top inner bag for the SW Motech bags that is shaped specifically for each style of bag, enabling you to maximise the available volume
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
is this too big ?? ...

is this too big ??
http://www.ewetsuits.com/acatalog/dry-bags-info_360.html

Other sizes are available:
http://www.ewetsuits.com/acatalog/Dry-Boxes-dry-bags-uk.html
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6,518
Views: 2,569,187
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
I guess it would be rather handy, especially if...

I guess it would be rather handy, especially if you have the wife along for the trip, as she could have lye in bed or she could make breakfast for you both while you crack on and get a few miles...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,060
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Its the bottom section of a crutch, cut down to...

Its the bottom section of a crutch, cut down to make a prop stand, ideal for when you need to take a wheel off
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Take a look at...

Take a look at http://www.ewetsuits.com/acatalog/gun-dry-bags-uk.html
Originally designed to carry a rifle, so I s`pose its ideal for the OP
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Why not attach a AFW Surflon 7 Strand Wire...

Why not attach a AFW Surflon 7 Strand Wire fishing Leader to the key and wrap the other end around the bars?
At least then the key can`t be snatched
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,060
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
They may not have a $70 price tag of the...

They may not have a $70 price tag of the Leatherman but I figure these will do the same job for $1.98 and save the other $68 for beer and gas...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Can`t you zip the jacket & pants (of your riding...

Can`t you zip the jacket & pants (of your riding suit) together to minimise the chance of gaps
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,298
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
+1 for altbergs I have their Continental tourer...

+1 for altbergs
I have their Continental tourer original http://www.altberg.co.uk/product/continental-tourer-original/
with buckles on mine for the lower 2 straps with the Velcro on the flap at the...
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,691
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
$4.99 for the jacket liner !! ...

$4.99 for the jacket liner !!

http://www.armysurpluswarehouse.com/genuine-gi-issue-olive-drab-m-65-field-jacket-liner-size-large-regular.html
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
The type 1 are more a shower proof type of cover,...

The type 1 are more a shower proof type of cover, I like them but if your not careful the strap that hooks under your boot between the heel & sole, can hook onto the foot peg
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 431,606
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
There also seems to be an update to the...

There also seems to be an update to the smartphone app to coincide with the new 3+ release
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,158
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Nothing is safe left alone on a bike, even with a...

Nothing is safe left alone on a bike, even with a pacsafe.
If they want it, they`ll steal it, if its in a pacsafe they`ll just slash the bag thru the holes and draw the stuff through.
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,750
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
I noticed that Costco occasionally have them on...

I noticed that Costco occasionally have them on offer, usually around once a year. Last time I saw them they where on sale for $30+
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,060
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Personally I prefer to use the larger 45g carts...

Personally I prefer to use the larger 45g carts from Genuine Innovations with their monster air chuck (http://www.genuineinnovations.com/monster-air-chuck.html)
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Split screen is not as easy as it sounds, just...

Split screen is not as easy as it sounds, just getting them in sync & on the same timeline can be a PITA ....... but its do-able
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Any of the software packages you choose will be...

Any of the software packages you choose will be able to handle 2+ camera editing, some of the cheap paid for packages (Sony Vegas movie studio) will even allow you to split screen the images side by...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,130
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
I doubt any air filled mattress will be up to the...

I doubt any air filled mattress will be up to the job :evil
As I figure after a night of passion under the stars, any air filled mattress will be well & truly flattened :evil
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,382
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
+1 I have a https://www.alpkit.com/hunka add in...

+1
I have a https://www.alpkit.com/hunka add in my exped downmat and a lightweight sleeping bag to the setup, & its great for wild camping & lightweight travel. Such as someone heading out on a...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
$89.99 for a puncture kit ! ............. *faints...

$89.99 for a puncture kit ! ............. *faints
Why have both a tubeless and a tubed puncture kit, when you`ll obviously only need 1 or the other. A stripped down $10 wally world 12v compressor...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,060
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
What brand / model is the claw hammer tool I see...

What brand / model is the claw hammer tool I see in the picture??
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,119
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Possibly the OP is only considering the 2 brands...

Possibly the OP is only considering the 2 brands listed, or possibly doesn`t know of alternative items.

Personnally I have 1x 30 ltr, 2 x 40ltr & 1x 60ltr lomo roll top duffle bags from...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,529
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
+1 for the Vietnamese Phin coffee maker

+1 for the Vietnamese Phin coffee maker
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 431,606
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
On a slightly different note: (discounting the...

On a slightly different note:
(discounting the possible safety issue while being connected to the bike with a cable)

Has anyone used their helmet mounted GP in a skeleton case on a dry day...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,036
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
If you read the specs it is a dual skin tent, so...

If you read the specs it is a dual skin tent, so I don`t see where you need to add a mesh roof.
Though a tarp may be an ideal addition to act as extra living space.
Also anyone using their bike as...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,036
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
I don`t know that particular tent, but try these...

I don`t know that particular tent, but try these identical tents
http://www.khyam.co.uk/detail.asp?p=1214&product=Pocket Tent Duo
http://www.khyam.co.uk/detail.asp?p=1213&product=Pocket Tent Mono
...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,072
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Its a lot less bother when you hover...

Its a lot less bother when you hover ....................
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 431,606
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
IF the GP is fairly new, contact GP and they may...

IF the GP is fairly new, contact GP and they may send you a replacement FOC

Using the plastic clasp to snap the case closed isn`t a good idea, you should be able to line up the clip.
Then with...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 431,606
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
@duffs & @Emmbeedee Cheers guys for replies,...

@duffs & @Emmbeedee
Cheers guys for replies, I`ve been waiting for the accesory kit to be released, so now I can get 1 ordered up
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 431,606
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Where have you seen this for sale? AFAIK its...

Where have you seen this for sale?
AFAIK its only pre-order atm
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
IMO the kelly kettle has some limited use, but...

IMO the kelly kettle has some limited use, but there are more simpler & more practical items that can acheive the same results with greater flexability
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,060
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
The technique only really works on bolts that are...

The technique only really works on bolts that are readily accessable with an open end spanner, so your only likely to have to set the pennies or washers for each 1/6th or 1/3rd turn of the fastener...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 989,060
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
I would suggest using the 45g CO2 cartridges and...

I would suggest using the 45g CO2 cartridges and monster air chuck from genuine innovations http://www.genuineinnovations.com/monster-air-chuck.html as 1 x 45g cartridge should be enough to inflate 1...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,921
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
+1 I just wish I was able to get them shipped...

+1
I just wish I was able to get them shipped across the pond to Europe
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,742
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
Where to mount a Gopro? You can mount them...

Where to mount a Gopro?
You can mount them anywhere ................ just have a play around & have fun, It`s only limited by your imagination
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,547
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
some cheaper, but good quality European...

some cheaper, but good quality European alternatives used by the surf, pro diving and biking comunities
http://www.over-board.co.uk/duffel-bags.html
...
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 237,512
Posted By Peirre O`Bollox
no offence taken, however since before the thread...

no offence taken, however since before the thread burst back into life, I suscribed to it, and somehow the particular post you refer to, didn`t flag up on my email
so I thought I`d read all recent...
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