Author Topic: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?  (Read 894 times)

ElyDave

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What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« on: 25 December, 2021, 09:44:23 am »
In my case, it was socks with a cycling motif and very much appreciated a Drift XL camera (I may have dropped a hint or two about that one :P)

So what did you get?
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Beardy

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #1 on: 25 December, 2021, 10:00:38 am »
Whiskey, which is pass time agnostic so counts as a cycling related gift.  ;D
Sorting my life out, one shed at a time.

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #2 on: 25 December, 2021, 10:01:01 am »
Hopefully, a waterproof blue tooth speaker for connecting to my GPS  and carrying in a jersey pocket.
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ElyDave

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #3 on: 25 December, 2021, 10:52:59 am »
Whiskey, which is pass time agnostic so counts as a cycling related gift.  ;D

Very true, I'd forgotten about that, a nice bottle here as well
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” –Charles Dickens

Basil

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #4 on: 25 December, 2021, 11:05:43 am »
Nothing cycling related.  A Laphroaig, a Talisker, various comfy socks and chockies.
Admission.  I'm actually not that fussed about cake.

Mr Larrington

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #5 on: 25 December, 2021, 11:39:22 am »
I haz received a pair of black-with-white-polka-dots Official Robyn Hitchcock socks which could conceivably be worn while piloting the Perfectly Good Gentleman’s Mountain Bicycle on divers errands, but probably won’t be.
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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #6 on: 25 December, 2021, 11:47:58 am »
Under helmet thermal cap, thermal socks, a buff and lots of alcohol.
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T42

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #7 on: 25 December, 2021, 02:47:24 pm »
Ditto the thermal cap: Santini, one size fits none, far too tight.
But they never got to Carcassonne.

Beardy

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #8 on: 25 December, 2021, 05:24:49 pm »
Oh, and I got some new slippers. Such exciting presents we receive as we get older.
Sorting my life out, one shed at a time.

citoyen

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #9 on: 25 December, 2021, 05:52:29 pm »
Nothing cycling related at all - no cycling print socks, no novelty bike-shaped pizza cutters, no “I’m bike mad, me lolz” T-shirts… best Christmas ever.
"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #10 on: 25 December, 2021, 06:17:27 pm »
A bottle of baileys, a pair of trainers and a green check shirt  :)
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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #11 on: 25 December, 2021, 06:38:07 pm »
A p******e.

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #12 on: 25 December, 2021, 10:43:36 pm »
Rapha hoodie, t-shirt and socks. Easy to please.

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #13 on: 25 December, 2021, 11:01:02 pm »
Yesterday . A pair of 35c x 700c spikey Schwalbe winter tyres . Unused & delivered by a local lad to me ,while I loitered outside the local Sainsburys . Going to have some canny fun on the trike if it snows .
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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #14 on: 26 December, 2021, 03:03:41 pm »
I treated myself to a new pump, the MiniFumpa, I love it already!

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #15 on: 26 December, 2021, 10:27:41 pm »
This year, Santa’s theme was high viz.  if it wasn’t highly reflective or luminescent then Santa wasn’t touching it.  Nice new waterproof jacket, winter gloves, led ankle bands, and on the non-cycling but still high viz front a beanie for walking the dog in the dark..  I doubt it will stop the close passes and the occasional  smidsy though, even Santa isn’t that good!

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #16 on: 26 December, 2021, 10:45:19 pm »
I got the second rough stuff archive book. Which is fun.

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Feanor

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #17 on: 27 December, 2021, 08:23:36 am »
'The Hidden Ways' by Alastair Moffat.

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #18 on: 27 December, 2021, 09:45:41 am »
We treated ourselves to a pair of Routemaster pattern pyjamas each:

https://www.ltmuseumshop.co.uk/routemaster-moquette-pyjamas?utm_source=ltm&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=london-transport-museum&utm_content=routemaster-pyjamas

I suppose we could wear them on our tandem.

(I did get a 30% discount on them)

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #19 on: 29 December, 2021, 09:22:00 am »
Permission to refurb my drivetrain. Gears are slipping so it is much needed.

Permission was granted on way down from scottyland, so I haven't had time yet to start shopping, beyond a brief, shocking, glimpse at the price of chains.
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T42

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Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #20 on: 30 December, 2021, 08:05:55 am »
Clothing, mostly inappropriate.  No, not latter-day inappropriate meaning indecent, just not really what I needed.  Heigh ho.
But they never got to Carcassonne.

Re: What cycling stuff did Santa bring you this year?
« Reply #21 on: 30 December, 2021, 08:25:07 am »
A bike shaped multi tool, it might go into my saddle bag as the kids bikes do have some nuts on them........double meaning not intentional but accurate.... but I may just keep the small adjustable spanner in there.