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08-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By IceNine

Yeah, I probably should just stick with what I...

Yeah, I probably should just stick with what I know I like. So I think I'll just get the Noodle 48 for this bike as well.
08-07-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By IceNine

wide drop bar 25.4 clamp?

I've got the Nitto Noodle in a 48 cm which I really like. I'm re-doing my '83 Trek 620 for road use. I have a Nitto Technomic 25.4 stem that I'd prefer to use if possible. I got a new 45 cm Nitto...
07-30-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By IceNine

I appreciate the help. Thanks.

I appreciate the help. Thanks.
07-30-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By IceNine

How much dressing, how fast would you recommend?

How much dressing, how fast would you recommend?
07-30-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By IceNine

No, I was not talking about the decorative part...

No, I was not talking about the decorative part at the bottom, but rather the horizontal ridge at the upper portion of the sides.
07-30-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By IceNine

On this bike I typically ride in padded shorts.

On this bike I typically ride in padded shorts.
07-30-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By IceNine

B17 Special--is this right?

Sorry, this isn't really a C&V question, but I wasn't sure what forum fit better. I picked up a B17 special a couple of days ago, and noticed that it has really pronounced ridges 1/4 of the way down...
07-30-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By IceNine

Reynolds 531c weight rating?

I've lost 85 lbs since March and started riding again. I'm still at 225 lb and intend to continue what I'm doing until I get down to a 36" waist. I've got an '84 Raleigh Portage set up for touring...
07-05-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By IceNine

Thank you. This probably makes the most sense for...

Thank you. This probably makes the most sense for my buggered crank.
07-05-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By IceNine

I get that. My question was could the less...

I get that. My question was could the less severely damaged one be fixed with just a 9/16" tap, and could the more severely damaged one be fixed with jb weld plus 9/16" tap. I'm trying to be as...
07-05-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By IceNine

Stripped pedal threads

I'm working on two bikes, my own 1984 Raleigh Portage, and a 1986 Trek Elance 300 for my daughter. The Trek came with a slightly cross-threaded left crank. We cannot get the pedal to thread...
08-21-16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 149,566
Posted By IceNine

Absolutely. Where will you be?

Absolutely. Where will you be?
08-21-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 149,566
Posted By IceNine

I can't ride on Saturdays because I have a...

I can't ride on Saturdays because I have a bakery/cafe in Madison, and we are all hands on deck with the farmers markets. However, if you wanted to do a light C&V ride around one of the lakes or hit...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-15-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,593
Posted By IceNine

Elroy-Sparta has been extended on both ends. In...

Elroy-Sparta has been extended on both ends. In May 2012 I took the Great River State trail in Trempealeaug all the way down to Reedsburg on a self-supported tour, and then back to Madison. The only...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-12-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,698
Posted By IceNine

I'm going to be riding it for the first time. I'm...

I'm going to be riding it for the first time. I'm going to ride my 1983 Trek 620.
07-03-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,723
Posted By IceNine

Usually, 200 miles would be a good month for me....

Usually, 200 miles would be a good month for me. However, I am gearing up for RAGBRAI, my first organized ride of any type. Last week I did 127 miles. I hope to do another 375 miles leading up to...
07-03-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,572
Posted By IceNine

Other factors to consider are how well the...

Other factors to consider are how well the wheel/tire dampens road noise, how much flat protection they have, how durable they are, and how well the tire protects the wheel. There is a trade off. The...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-30-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By IceNine

You also make want to check out the Cap City...

You also make want to check out the Cap City Trail around Lakes Wingra and Lake Monona.
06-30-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,438
Posted By IceNine

I'm planning to ride it for the first time this...

I'm planning to ride it for the first time this year. Just got my welcome pack in the mail a few hours ago.
Forum: Touring
06-09-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By IceNine

Do you have a good way to get though Chicago and...

Do you have a good way to get though Chicago and Gary IN?

I'd be inclined to take the ferry across Lake Michigan. I've used the one in Milwaukee, and there's another one in Manitowoc. You could...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-05-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By IceNine

I did a short tour in 2012 from Chippewa Falls,...

I did a short tour in 2012 from Chippewa Falls, WI down to Madison. That was a fun trip, esp. the River Road along the Mississippi. There's a bike path that starts in Chippewa Falls or Eau Claire...
08-25-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,853
Posted By IceNine

If we are going to be more strict about defining...

If we are going to be more strict about defining C&V, then we should adhere to period correct communication technologies.
08-25-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By IceNine

Thanks for the correction. I'm an idiot. It is 61...

Thanks for the correction. I'm an idiot. It is 61 cm seat tube and 58 cm top tube.
08-24-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By IceNine

for sale: 56 cm 1981 Trek 710

Ad on Craigslist (http://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5180911104.html).
08-24-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By IceNine

I've never done ragbrai. I would describe my pace...

I've never done ragbrai. I would describe my pace as medium. I'd prefer to start early and get to bed early. I don't drink much--maybe one or two micro-brews per month. I'd probably have one or two...
08-24-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By IceNine

Vintage Trek 2016 RAGBRAI group?

Wondering if anyone might be joining me on a Vintage Trek Group for RAGBRAI next year? I'm just about done getting my 1983 Trek 620 ready to ride, and I think this would be about the perfect kind of...
02-23-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,865
Posted By IceNine

1984 Raleigh Portage, Raleigh's top of the line...

1984 Raleigh Portage, Raleigh's top of the line 650B touring bike. Lots of awesome touring features, but not very common and not easy to find one.

Cantilever brakes
Room for 45 mm fenders and 33...
02-20-15, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By IceNine

I believe it is the "Butted Frame Tubes" decal....

I believe it is the "Butted Frame Tubes" decal. This is on my 1983 Trek 620.
02-19-15, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By IceNine

Replace Reynolds Sticker?

To replace or not to replace? That is the question.

435180
04-02-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By IceNine

I use a Lumia 1020 smartphone with 41 megapixel,...

I use a Lumia 1020 smartphone with 41 megapixel, ois camera. Aperture is fixed at 2.2, but otherwise I have full control. The native Nokia camera app provides shutter speed up to 4 sec, and manual...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-22-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,525
Posted By IceNine

In May I biked from Chippewa Falls to Madison via...

In May I biked from Chippewa Falls to Madison via chippewa river trail, great river road, 100 mile trail to devil's lake to Madison. I was really happy with this route.

The great river road is...
Forum: Touring
07-31-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,989
Posted By IceNine

3 years is also a long time to expect there to be...

3 years is also a long time to expect there to be no changes made. It isn't as though they said, "here is our policy" then changed it a week later.

As people get more information, they SHOULD be...
Forum: Touring
07-29-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,989
Posted By IceNine

I'm sure GWR has fine print somewhere that states...

I'm sure GWR has fine print somewhere that states that they reserve the right to change the rules as they see fit, whenever they see fit. So I think you're banging your head against the wall for no...
07-28-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By IceNine

Unfortunately it is a size too small for me, so I...

Unfortunately it is a size too small for me, so I don't know what I'm going to do with it.
07-28-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By IceNine

What is this Trek?

http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s271/RichInBunlyGoodness/Treks/81%20Trek/mysterytrek.jpg

Is this a 1981 716? I got this mystery Trek from a friend who thinks he got this in 1981. The frame...
Forum: Touring
06-09-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By IceNine

Watch out for the deer flies

In May of this year I did an overnight backpacking/tent camping in Black River State Forrest. The deer flies were so thick it made for a very miserable trip.
Forum: Great Lakes
06-05-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By IceNine

Winter biking is fairly hard on a bike because...

Winter biking is fairly hard on a bike because the salt on the roads gets all over your frame and drivetrain. Therefore I prefer a dedicated beater bike for winter with studded tires. An internal...
Forum: Touring
06-05-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 694
Posted By IceNine

Use foil that can serve double duty as alien...

Use foil that can serve double duty as alien communication foil hat. Then bike only in death valley. Problem solved.
Forum: Touring
05-12-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,209
Posted By IceNine

I have a Sea to Summit compression stuff sack,...

I have a Sea to Summit compression stuff sack, but I prefer not to use it if possible. They can damage the insulating properties of synthetic and down insulation. Also, when you make a brick and...
Forum: Touring
04-26-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,302
Posted By IceNine

Highway 12 heading northwest to the Dells area...

Highway 12 heading northwest to the Dells area out of Madison/Middleton has a bike path that follows along beside. I think it continues to Prairie du Sac. You can see it on MapMyRide. I've only...
Forum: Touring
04-24-11, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,302
Posted By IceNine

I could be wrong but I thought that you typically...

I could be wrong but I thought that you typically have to reserve a year in advance to get a camp site at one of the State Parks in Door County. Reserve America is the place to go for reserving...
Forum: Touring
04-23-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,302
Posted By IceNine

If you start in LaCrosse you have a several very...

If you start in LaCrosse you have a several very good options. You could go southward along the the Great River road--really nice. Or take the Rail to Trail route Elroy-Sparta, heading east out of...
04-04-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By IceNine

Help for Ghost shifting Drivetrain?

The two bikes that I ride the most are my '85 Trek 460 and my '84 Raleigh Portage. They both have Silver Shifters bar end shifters. The Trek shifts as smooth as warm butter, quiet and stays put. ...
03-28-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By IceNine

It probably is the ulnar nerve. I more numbness...

It probably is the ulnar nerve. I more numbness in the pinky and fourth finger than elsewhere on the hands. I don't think I can get a bigger stem on the Trek. It already has a Nitto Technomic with...
03-28-10, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By IceNine

C&V approach to carpal tunnel?

I love the way cotton tape looks with shellac. But I'm finding that I just rarely ride my Trek 460 that I have set up that way (with 25mm tires) because of the numbness I get 5 minutes into a ride....
03-25-10, 05:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,665
Posted By IceNine

The stock Takagi cranks on this bike are 175. I...

The stock Takagi cranks on this bike are 175. I really love the powergrips. I've also got them on my 1985 Trek 460. Spring through fall I wear sandals, and they work great. Then in winter I wear...
03-24-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,665
Posted By IceNine

Forgot to add MKS sylvan touring pedals with...

Forgot to add

MKS sylvan touring pedals with powergrips.

Speaking of the touring pedals, if I lean into a corner and continue pedaling, they will strike the ground. I had forgotten that when I...
03-23-10, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,665
Posted By IceNine

seat tube 63 cm c-c top tube 58 cm c-c ...

seat tube 63 cm c-c
top tube 58 cm c-c
wheelbase 104.1 cm
chainstay 43.2 cm

I don't know the seat tube angle or head tube angle. It is fairly relaxed, obviously. I like a slightly longer top...
03-23-10, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,665
Posted By IceNine

We have 40 wholesale customers. Also do very...

We have 40 wholesale customers. Also do very well at two farmers markets. We're moving our bakery to Willy St in two weeks and will have seating for 50 and will serve breakfast and lunch. We're...
03-23-10, 06:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,665
Posted By IceNine

The upgrades: Nitto Technomic stem Nitto...

The upgrades:

Nitto Technomic stem
Nitto 45 cm rando bar
Tektro R200A brake levers
Silver Shifter bar end shifters
Panaracer Nifty Swifty tires
Honjo 50 mm hammered fenders
brooks flyer...
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