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    11-25-2014, 11:46 AM
    My biggest flight annoyance is when the person behind me uses the back of my seat to lever themselves in our out of their seat. Airline seats aren't...
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About Fat Crip
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Until eight years ago, I was a very keen Cyclist and motorcyclist. Both from your side of the pond - A Buell M2, and a hand built in the USA Cannondale, But in in 2004, I had a spinal injury. Now I ride an 800cc V-twin Can Am quad bike (road legal here) and an electric scoot. But I can still collect bags!
I live a little South of Edinburgh in Scotland's border hills
Collecting bags, records and cd's and listen to them on Linn HiFi including a classic LP12 turntable. I also still fly fish, and I keep up with my biker mates through and since summer '11 I've been going on ride outs on my quad bike!
I'm the principal of my own Wealth Management Company
Your Bag:
Cocoa/Cayenne Ristretto for MacBook, an iPad Ristretto in Steel/Wasabi, a Steel/Steel aeronaut
Which laptop do you have?:
MacBook Pro 13" (great), Dell 17" (not so great), iPad 2 64GB 3G (outstanding!)
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    Fat Crip liked post by nukediver On thread : Aubergine Co-Pilot and the BEST BOX ART EVER!!
    Sorry for the screaming CAPS in the title, but when I received my new Aubergine Co-Pilot just now, it came in a box with the BEST art EVER! I had asked for art that reflected my forum name, and THIS...
    Liked On: 05-31-2013, 08:40 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by Beau On thread : 22 day spring trip with the Synapse 19
    Conversa's photos are below. Very nice! 3886388738883889
    Liked On: 05-21-2013, 03:51 AM
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    Fat Crip liked post by conversa On thread : 22 day spring trip with the Synapse 19
    I am nearing the end of my trip to Europe (5 countries) with only my Synapse 19 and it has been awesome. Everything I packed is in the photos below. Most of my clothes are Icebreaker, Smartwool and...
    Liked On: 05-21-2013, 03:50 AM
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    Fat Crip liked post by ceb On thread : A tale of three straps - Standard, Absolute and RedOxx Claw
    For the last three days I've had meetings about 2 miles from my office. There was no parking at the meeting site so I had two choices - public transit or walking. Because the weather was OK...
    Liked On: 05-15-2013, 03:11 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by Eric_T On thread : Need recommendation for carry-on bag
    Thanks for the feedback Eric and pretzelb! I think the Aeronaut will be large enough for just about anything I need, and should also be flexible enough to use in other travel situations. My work...
    Liked On: 05-10-2013, 12:59 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by ArnieJB On thread : More Box Artwork!
    Would help if I included the photo ;) 3835
    Liked On: 05-06-2013, 05:18 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by BOBD On thread : My Western Flyer Review
    Let me first say I've drank the kool-aid on using less than max carry on size bags. I've mostly used small back packs. But, I do have a couple of small Red Oxx duffle bags that I like a lot. I've had...
    Liked On: 05-05-2013, 12:24 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by ArnieJB On thread : My precious!!!!!
    Can't say that I did..really. ;)
    Liked On: 05-02-2013, 03:44 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by lotuseater On thread : traveling with the synapse 25 and new side effect
    The week the TSA introduced the enhanced pat downs, I wore my kilt through security just to mess with them. Compared with pat downs I've experienced since, normally attired, I got off lightly. The...
    Liked On: 04-30-2013, 01:44 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by ScottS On thread : TB Anticipation Syndrome
    David, We will be sure to make it up to you! I have sent a replacement shipment to you today and it should be there in just a couple of days. Sorry for this mix up! I hope you are still just as...
    Liked On: 04-30-2013, 01:43 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by Darcy On thread : TOM BIHN Videos
    This thread is for videos produced by us; we'll post them here after they're released. Or, you can subscribe to our YouTube Channel ( get instant notification when we...
    Liked On: 04-30-2013, 01:28 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by jujigatame On thread : TB Anticipation Syndrome
    Co-Pilot is here, along with a small nylon pouch. Now is the time on Sprockets when we dance! ...
    Liked On: 04-29-2013, 06:41 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by Miking On thread : How to: Pack duct tape for travel and EDC
    But then you miss out on the rainbow of colors and prints ( that are possible!!! 3763 There are 3 things I can count on...
    Liked On: 04-29-2013, 09:07 AM
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    Fat Crip liked post by PGJohnson On thread : Synapse and the Cadet: pertfect commuter bags
    I commute here and there every day on public transport or my own two feet. After 6 months with my Synapse and using my 11” airbook/iPad Cadet daily for the past 10 days I can really say without...
    Liked On: 04-27-2013, 06:15 PM
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    Fat Crip liked post by Darcy On thread : Introducing the: Synapse 25, Guardian Strap-Mount Light, Glowire, and a new video
    Just posted this in another thread and thought you guys might want to see it: We made a short video that shows which accessories we like to use with the Synapse 25...
    Liked On: 04-26-2013, 08:10 PM
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