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  • Fresh Goods Friday 568 – Vive La Revolution!
  • Premier Icon stwhannah
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    Welcome to the corner of smug. Hasn’t it been a great week? All that sailing past queues of cars, all that totally not worrying about fuel because you …

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    Premier Icon matt_outandabout
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    Dayum, that Kirk is amazing!

    Premier Icon miketually
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    Every time a Singletrack staffer outlives pair or extra soft grips once again, we like to do a special offer

    Really?!

    Premier Icon kelvin
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    I remember selling those Kirks. I won’t tell you what tests we put them through to see how tough they really were.

    Premier Icon wwaswas
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    Charlie says: “Here’s a tasteless joke about a dead person designed to make you buy stuff”

    Charlie says

    Premier Icon simondbarnes
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    Every time a Singletrack staffer outlives pair or extra soft grips, we like to do a special offer, and this time it’s a whole tenner off our awesome 1,000 piece 20th Birthday Jigsaw puzzle.

    I’ve cancelled my subscription

    Premier Icon charliedontsurf
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    Sorry, I got that wrong. I will go and edit that out for you now.

    Premier Icon stwhannah
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    Further apologies from me for editorial failure on this one. No excuses.

    Premier Icon terrahawk
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    maybe do a special offer every time Nigel Farage gets hit by a van.

    Premier Icon spev
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    No need to apologise. If a nameless alcoholic dies and we make a joke (and people do) nobody bats an eyelid.

    Premier Icon cakeandcheese
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    maybe do a special offer every time Nigel Farage gets hit by a van

    I look forward to that special.

    And I don’t intend to buy owt.

    Premier Icon chrismac
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    I’m surprised osprey haven’t added a special ebike battery pocket to the bag given that most of the ebike racing Tracey does needs multiple batteries to get round

    Premier Icon doomanic
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    I used to work for the company that did the forming and machining of those Kirks. Sadly before my time, but they had a few quality failures kicking around.

    Premier Icon footflaps
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    That Kirk is in amazing condition for it’s age….

    Premier Icon athy62
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    I finished a jigsaw puzzle in 2 weeks which I thought was great as it said 2-3yrs on the box

    Premier Icon charliedontsurf
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    that is a great joke…. I imagine its an oldie… but would be great coming from Milton Jones.

    Premier Icon charliedontsurf
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    The Lemmy clip reminds me of…. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrJlyapt6OY

    Premier Icon Woo
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    Now have I understood this correctly?
    The Klean Kanteen is the most expensive flask I have ever bought, and now you want me to spend a tenner on a new lid. What’s wrong with the original one?

    Premier Icon jodafett
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    That Kirk was my first MTB. I loved it. I live in Edinburgh now 🤔

    Premier Icon speaker2animals
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    Does the STW flask fit a std bottle cage?

    Premier Icon ThePinkster
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    That Kirk looks great but from what I remember from riding one the were very ‘horizontally compliant’. Used to flex from side to side every time I pushed on the cranks.

    Premier Icon gazzab1955
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    Am I missing something? What makes those Premax Creams women specific? I know I failed my biology o’level, but surely skin is skin no matter what gender or race you are. So the only difference I can see is marketing bullsh*t and the target audience. I think they are missing a trick, if it says “chamois cream” anyone might buy it, if is says “women specific chamois cream” that probably excludes the majority of the male half of the world’s population.

    Premier Icon barney
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    Scott – yes, you very much are missing something. For example:

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6116811/

    If you consider the perineal area specifically, then innervation, sebum secretion distribution and rates, pH levels and infection types and rates are just a few of the substantial skin differences between men and women.

    There are substantial differences between races too, FWIW (apart from the rather obvious differences in melanin concentration, there are differences in trans-epidermal water loss, blood vessel reactivity and elasticity among others) but we’ll not get into those 🙂

    Premier Icon charliedontsurf
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    @dave bisset. I added some new caps to our latest order, so you have the option of more insulation if using it for food, or non sipping duties. Nowt wrong with the original.

    Premier Icon charliedontsurf
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    @1961Bikie
    The flask is almost exactly the same diameter as a water bottle, but does not have the recessed bit that water bottle have. It might fit some bendy cages… you know the nylon ones with a rubber band.

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    Well, you know that I can’t resist even gentle temptation, and I have ordered one of the new lids.

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