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Forum: General 9th Jul 2013, 13:19
Replies: 4,895
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Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Nice! I have vowed that all upgrades to the HT...

Nice! I have vowed that all upgrades to the HT are on hold until I buy a full sus other wise I will never get there. A dropper is high on the list as it's a PITA dropping and raising the saddle all...
Forum: Serious 25th Jun 2013, 15:17
Replies: 82
Views: 16,637
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
+1 The OS as we currently know it is a...

+1

The OS as we currently know it is a dieing breed. In my institution we are currently servicing a significant proportion of our users virtually and the device or OS they use to access their...
Forum: General 25th Jun 2013, 14:57
Replies: 12
Views: 6,113
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
I'm using the Valet Pro PH Neutral snowfoam...

I'm using the Valet Pro PH Neutral snowfoam (http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/washing-and-drying/valet-pro-ph-neutral-snow-foam/prod_500.html) combined with Meguirs Gold Class shampoo.
Forum: General 19th Jun 2013, 13:01
Replies: 12
Views: 6,113
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
I have the 45 from clean your car and its been...

I have the 45 from clean your car and its been working well for a couple of years. TBH the snowfoam doesn't really do anything IMO.
Forum: Gaming 17th Jun 2013, 13:21
Replies: 97
Playstation 3 The Last Of Us
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Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
I actually had to blow the dust off the PS3 to...

I actually had to blow the dust off the PS3 to play this it's been that long since I last used it and it was worth it. Amazing game. The opening sequence is one of the most emotive moments I've had...
Forum: General 10th Jun 2013, 10:15
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
I went for another great ride this weekend. We...

I went for another great ride this weekend. We decided to give the Deeside way a go to see how quickly we could do the whole thing and managed from Aberdeen to Aboyne, a distance of 37 miles, before...
Forum: General 7th Jun 2013, 23:02
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Santa Cruz launched their updated Tallboy today...

Santa Cruz launched their updated Tallboy today at my local bike shop!

http://singletrackworld.com/2013/06/santa-cruz-launches-the-tallboy-2/

The SC Syndicate, the factory and some of the...
Forum: General 3rd Jun 2013, 22:30
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
It's a double post but its worth it. :D ...

It's a double post but its worth it. :D


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When I did my days guided ride with Andy McKenna he said he was taking the Santa Cruz guys up to Torridon for a weeks riding and to film a...
Forum: General 3rd Jun 2013, 22:21
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
I keep on looking at the big old hill behind wear...

I keep on looking at the big old hill behind wear I live, wondering if I could get cycle onto the top of it. It has become something of a preoccupation as Google earth suggests it should be possible...
Forum: General 20th May 2013, 09:34
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Ha Ha! Your mistaking the value of the car...

Ha Ha! Your mistaking the value of the car compared to the bikes. Bikes were about 1k each so at the lower end of the "proper" mountain bike price range where as my poor old Golf is ten years old,...
Forum: General 17th May 2013, 14:33
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Yeah racks are bloody expensive but if I put the...

Yeah racks are bloody expensive but if I put the wife and I's bikes on the Golf they are worth more than the car. Thule roof bars, feet, mounting points and two bike carriers for the Golf came to...
Forum: General 16th May 2013, 13:55
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
On my next car I will be going for a Atera Strada...

On my next car I will be going for a Atera Strada DL 3...
Forum: General 15th May 2013, 14:00
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
The Saris is the best boot lid carrier for not...

The Saris is the best boot lid carrier for not mincing your paint work but I have one and its marked paint at the rubber feet and the straps. The roof mounted carriers are good but will knacker your...
Forum: General 11th May 2013, 12:28
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
If your new to Glentress the red route is better...

If your new to Glentress the red route is better than the black IMO and start from Buzzards Nest car park. The black is more of an endurance test and has few serious features to contend with. The...
Forum: General 8th May 2013, 13:10
Replies: 10
Views: 3,253
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Post in the bike thread? :P At that budget...

Post in the bike thread? :P

At that budget I would be looking at a hard tail over a full sus as your going to get better components and a lighter more nimble bike. I have not seen the two makes...
Forum: General 8th May 2013, 13:02
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
I really want a dropper but all bike expenditure...

I really want a dropper but all bike expenditure has been suspended and will be put towards a new bike instead.

The other half has a pair of 661 veggies to protect her shins from the prickles and...
Forum: General 6th May 2013, 14:48
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
What advantages do the bib shorts have? Went...

What advantages do the bib shorts have?

Went to pick up my bikes from their service and both are running like new again. I had a good old drool over the Bronson but the picture's a bit crap as...
Forum: General 4th May 2013, 16:35
Replies: 52
Other BHW
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Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
More an England & Wales thing. The only bank...

More an England & Wales thing. The only bank holiday I have ever had was the Queens jubilee.
Forum: General 3rd May 2013, 13:57
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Up until last week I would have agreed with you...

Up until last week I would have agreed with you as I never went below the lowest gear in the middle ring and found if I did try the granny I just spun around and felt I used more effort that I would...
Forum: General 2nd May 2013, 14:32
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
I have only read the marketing stuff and some...

I have only read the marketing stuff and some magazine write ups but the general idea is to simplify the drive train to remove points of failure and make everything lighter. The high price is due to...
Forum: Serious 1st May 2013, 22:59
Replies: 215
Views: 39,240
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Walk onto an oil rig working for an operator and...

Walk onto an oil rig working for an operator and you will be earning more than 40k instantly. You will earn 20k a year in allowances before you even get to your salary.
Forum: Gaming 1st May 2013, 22:55
Replies: 476
Views: 42,746
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Looks simply awesome.

Looks simply awesome.
Forum: General 1st May 2013, 22:44
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Bike pr0n as promised. ...

Bike pr0n as promised.

http://forums.bit-tech.net/picture.php?albumid=288&pictureid=33065

Santa Cruz Blur

http://forums.bit-tech.net/picture.php?albumid=288&pictureid=33067

Yeti 575
Forum: General 28th Apr 2013, 21:08
Replies: 4,895
Views: 731,410
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
Bike pr0n inbound shortly from myself soon. I...

Bike pr0n inbound shortly from myself soon. I have had an awesome week of bike based shenanigans. My LBS Cycle Highlands had their annual bike festival last weekend so I jumped on the opportunity...
Forum: General 19th Apr 2013, 10:27
Replies: 123
Views: 15,139
Posted By Da_Rude_Baboon
I have to query this and your frequent...

I have to query this and your frequent recommendation on buying a Saab. Granted you drive an older model but when I was looking at replacing my aging golf with a cheap (sub 4k) car a Saab was near...
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