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04-06-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By headwind15

Micro-adjust usually means that the seat rails...

Micro-adjust usually means that the seat rails are clamped by two bolts (front and back) Adjustment is done in small increment (if desired) by tightening one bolt and loosening the other, for...
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By headwind15

You did not say how you arrived at your diagnosis...

You did not say how you arrived at your diagnosis or your age. A while back, I thought that I had pirformis syndrome, but it was a self diagnosis so I kept on trying to work it by lying on a...
Forum: Touring
02-20-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,817
Posted By headwind15

Better yet, how about going to Palm Springs, park...

Better yet, how about going to Palm Springs, park and tour around a big (warm) loop where instead of a low of 34 it's 54 degrees and you can camp and carry on without using hotels. If anyone is...
02-02-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,370
Posted By headwind15

You have to know bikes, know them pretty well. ...

You have to know bikes, know them pretty well. Since I was a bike shop owner for over 12 yrs, I know bikes. So when I spotted a Scott mtn bike in my size with a double butted aluminum frame like...
Forum: Touring
11-23-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,840
Posted By headwind15

I doubt that a different tent is going to make...

I doubt that a different tent is going to make you significantly warmer. A bivy might be warmer due to the low cubic size. I would recommend some really thick wool socks and a buff.
Forum: Touring
10-31-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,720
Posted By headwind15

You could go down and talk to Andy Gilmour in...

You could go down and talk to Andy Gilmour in Tucson, he has been building frames for a long time.
Forum: Touring
10-19-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By headwind15

When weight concerns come up it is easy to focus...

When weight concerns come up it is easy to focus on the bike. Always consider the riders weight in the equation. I'll never forget the time this guy showed up on a ride with what has to have...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-29-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,207
Posted By headwind15

A 4.5" plastic poly wheel grinder will take 80 -...

A 4.5" plastic poly wheel grinder will take 80 - 90% of the paint off of a frame in less than an hour.
Forum: Touring
09-24-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By headwind15

Touring covers so many areas, I mean do you want...

Touring covers so many areas, I mean do you want to do strictly pavement, off roading, or a combination? Do you get up early, sleep in? Any idea on how many hours a day in the saddle? What you...
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,096
Posted By headwind15

When you say winter, I don't know exactly how...

When you say winter, I don't know exactly how cold. In my opinion the Pocket Shower is the most under-rated gear item that I never see on tourists gear list. (I would highly recommend it, if you...
Forum: Touring
09-04-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,051
Posted By headwind15

You can't post that here, you are going to make...

You can't post that here, you are going to make tourists here jealous and you did better than me picking up a Windsor Tourist for $200.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,395
Posted By headwind15

It sounds like you are playing competitive...

It sounds like you are playing competitive tourist games.
08-23-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By headwind15

I would highly recommend bikes from '97 onward,...

I would highly recommend bikes from '97 onward, because XTR V brakes work insainly well/ significantly better than cantilever brakes.
08-19-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,629
Posted By headwind15

As A bicycle store owner/ mechanic for over 12...

As A bicycle store owner/ mechanic for over 12 years, I find the term "a different rear sprocket to move the gears more correctly" disturbing. The mechanic is making up this terminology up. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By headwind15

How about upgrading the motor!!!

How about upgrading the motor!!!
08-11-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,567
Posted By headwind15

Oh, I was not saying you should buy a Giant or...

Oh, I was not saying you should buy a Giant or what size or anything. (you never gave your height). I was just trying to give a visual on the frame size/ seat post extension on the Giant to give...
08-10-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,567
Posted By headwind15

Since no one else has said it, I will; DUDE THAT...

Since no one else has said it, I will; DUDE THAT FRAME IS WAY TOO BIG. I used to own bike shops for over 12 years an have sold hundreds of road bikes. Your frame is what is called a compact...
Forum: Touring
08-02-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,681
Posted By headwind15

The brand with the strongest legs are the fastest.

The brand with the strongest legs are the fastest.
07-29-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,783
Posted By headwind15

This is just my opinion. I do not think that...

This is just my opinion. I do not think that your frame size has anything to do with neck issues(s). My opinion is that it's your A) posture Your head looks like it might be craning forward a bit....
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