What have you bought for the bike today ?

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by Dark46, 29 May 2014.

  1. mjr

    mjr Wanting to Keep My EU Citizenship

    Another camera handlebar mount. With all the adaptors I've already amassed, I will soon own every combination of clamp style, diameter and camera fixing known to man!
     
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  2. One red and one green grip for the MTB



    ......................................once a sailor etc
     
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  3. ADarkDraconis

    ADarkDraconis Cardinal Member

    Location:
    Ohio, USA
    Not for the bike per se, but a snuggly new balaclava for me to wear while on the bike! Does that count? Lunch break shopping trip well spent.
     
  4. Elysian_Roads

    Elysian_Roads Senior Member

    Dangerous territory, the lunch break shopping trip, @ADarkDraconis! Have a new Decathlon store five minutes walk away from the office. Too easy to pop in and browse. Luckily it's relatively small so doesn't hold the full range.
     
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  5. ADarkDraconis

    ADarkDraconis Cardinal Member

    Location:
    Ohio, USA
    ^_^ I agree wholeheartedly! This one is a local shop called Ernie's and there are about 4 of them, their smallest is right down the road from my work. It is better for my pocketbook too bad their biggest one is two towns over.
     
  6. kingrollo

    kingrollo Über Member

    pro 4 endurance tyres for winter bike - which is proving a very expensive winter bike !
     
  7. Elysian_Roads

    Elysian_Roads Senior Member

    I look on the bright side though. I don't think I could ever top what a former colleague did. Went out to buy some shoes and ended up buying a new house.......
     
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  8. mikeymustard

    mikeymustard Über Member

    Handlebars arrived today [silver ritchey anatomics- they were only a tenner so if I don't like them I can always move them on], stem should arrive tmoz, a silver planet x cnc jobbie, also ten spuds from ebay.
    And today I finally ordered the last piece of the puzzle, a silver (see the theme here?) seat clamp, so all ready to build my new ride
     
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  9. Elybazza61

    Elybazza61 Veteran

    For the rider not the bikes.

    Was in that Laahnden yesterday and had time to spare so nipped in to the Rapha store to see what was left in the sale there and ended up with these two;

    Brevet insulated jacket and cross short sleeved jersey

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    Also picked up a couple of their Camelback brevet bidons(that's three new ones after getting a Freebie one at Core Bike Show on Sunday(along with Hope mug,bottle opener and calendar plus an HT pedals t-shirt).

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    Last edited: 25 Jan 2018
  10. Threevok

    Threevok Über Member

    Location:
    South Wales
    SealSkinz Open-sole-neoprene Overshoes

    They were cheap and the Q&A made me chuckle

    Q : "Hello, I would like to ask is it sale in pair or like a single shoe cover?"

    A: "They come as a pair.
    Which is useful because most people who ride bikes tend to have two feet."

    :laugh:
     
  11. mjr

    mjr Wanting to Keep My EU Citizenship

    :eek: People with one or zero feet cycle too! Bad sealskinz!
     
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  12. mjr

    mjr Wanting to Keep My EU Citizenship

    Today's purchase was a Hoy rotating bell for the folding bike to replace the one I broke overusing it at RideLondon. Clamp diameter is 25.4mm in case it helps anyone.
     
  13. Threevok

    Threevok Über Member

    Location:
    South Wales
    I don't think it was SealSkins who answered the question. I think it was member of the public - on CRC
     
  14. Elysian_Roads

    Elysian_Roads Senior Member

    Thanks again for this @RealLeeHimself . Just bought the Giant City Pannier Bags from Tredz to go on the utility bike, and as these were £26.99, added a Topeak bracket for £4.99 to be able to switch the saddle pack between the other bikes. That took me over £30 spent that enabled me to use the Tredz spend over £30 & get £5 off using code TZESU5OFF offer. Which was nice.
     
  15. Salty seadog

    Salty seadog Space Cadet...(3rd Class...)

    Is there any port left?

    Let's pass green to green.
     
    Last edited: 27 Jan 2018
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