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bikelights uk
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So. Can anybody tell me how this3000 lumen light performs? Somebody out there must have tried or bought one.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Woods Oct 1, 2012.

Scotland
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Might be planning a trip to Scotland sometime second half of October if anyone is interested. Wouldnt mind going up to fort bill and or inners/glentress. Anyone else fancy it before weather gets too…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by liam harris Oct 18, 2012.

stokesly fair
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Anyone been to Stokesly last couple of days? Taken over by the fair looks great

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cameron Hammond Sep 21, 2012.

Trail conditions
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Hello, does anybody know how the trails in Guisbrough forest are at the moment after all the rain weve had. I havnt been out for a few weeks because of it and just wondered if theyv started drying…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Jul 23, 2012.

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What bike or bikes do you ride
Lapierre Zesty
What type of riding do you do
XC, Enduro
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Clifftop ride

Thought Id share a ride I often do from my home.

Its a short ride, but has some fantastic views on a clear day and is just long enough to shake off the cobwebs.

Setting off from my house in Carlin How I travel towards Skinningrove going over the main road along bank top and passing the steel works. This brings…

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Posted on November 10, 2011 at 21:19 — 3 Comments

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At 9:17 on September 29, 2012, Martin Coleby said…

if you want to use the 3000 lumens light call me on 07732680997

At 8:10 on September 29, 2012, Martin Coleby said…

Thanks for that info Mark. I'll try and get one today. My current front is Specialized, "The Captain" which isn't bad for the summer on perhaps XC but I feel I now need something a bit more capable of gipping on roots and cambers when it's wet & muddy.

To be honest I found the Cycle Show very disappointing for a mtbiker. It was mainly raodie orientated with only Specialized having a stand with mtbikes. There was a bmx track set up with lads showing off on that which was amazing and a pump track where they were having races 1 to 1 on a mirror course, which again was quite fun to watch.

I was expecting all things new in mtbiking, to help decide which components to use on my new build, and perhaps talk with Sram & Shimano but neither had a stand or an existence. I also wanted to see the full range of dropper seat posts, Crank Bros., X-Fusion etc, as I have a Reverb but was thinking of a different one for my new bike. I never saw a dropper post at all, apart from the one on the Specialized Epic 29er. About the only benefit for me was I wanted to see the full range of colours of DMR Vault pedals which I did.

If you wanted a light, then that was the place to be as there were thousands, of all types, but after just buying one from Bikelights after the demo night they, again were of no interest to me. 

All the energy drinks/eats people were well represented and were giving taste and samples which seemed to be very popular for some reason, with the majority of the guests. 

All in all, if you are a roadie or bmxer then the show was probably a good one ,but unfortunately not for a mtbiker. Do they have a separate show for them?

Thanks for asking, regards Martin

At 9:40 on September 26, 2012, Martin Coleby said…

Hi Mark

I met you on Sunday on Hutton Lane. Alan Fields and I had just returned & you were just off for your ride. We talked about your Maxxis front tyre. Can you tell me what model it is please, I'd like to try one.

At 22:08 on May 29, 2012, Gnarly said…

tonite tues nite was good,was'nt going to let simon get away with a hedgehog off on lezzes one,the same hedgehog jumped into my spokes tonite in lezzes two between the trees,i hit the dirt,may ache a little in the morning.Who is going to have a off on lezzes three?See ya 

At 20:39 on May 16, 2012, Phil H said…

hi mark you must heal pretty quick if you are ok to ride your bike already . i broke mine 5 weeks ago that xray pic is from 3 weeks ago and i can hardly lift a pint up yet never mind ride a bike off road

At 9:22 on March 30, 2012, stex said…
Hiya mark.. Yeh we found ya ... Myself , kaya and Matt ... Glad to see you on the mend.. Collarbone a painful
One.. I was always trying to lay on mine,not good lol.. Speedy recovery matey.. These dry dusty trails are calling ;0)
At 6:41 on March 30, 2012, Rory S said…

Hi Mark,

Please dont tell me it was you who stacked it on the Chute the other day?  Thats twice you have had to have been rescued ;-)

Hope you heal ok again mate.  What happened to Whinlatter? Are you out of the Mega Avalance now?

At 14:03 on March 8, 2012, Gary Bradbury said…
Hi mark. I tried to reply but was on a break at work on my phone. Could'nt get it to work. At work til 6 so cant make ride mate. Thanks though.
At 18:53 on February 25, 2012, Gary Bradbury said…

Are you coming to Dalby in morning mate?

At 13:08 on February 24, 2012, Gary Bradbury said…

Hey mark. Good to meet you today up on cliffs. I would have stopped longer if I was'nt getting cold.

 
 
 

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