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07-05-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By L134

Veloflex 30mm ProTour tubulars(not tubeless).

Veloflex 30mm ProTour tubulars(not tubeless).
Forum: Touring
07-04-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By L134

Because you are asking a political question not...

Because you are asking a political question not whether or not one would or should tour without health insurance.
06-30-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By L134

Check out the RBW Google user group. Clem Smith...

Check out the RBW Google user group. Clem Smith frames for sale seem to pop up fairly regularly.
Forum: Touring
06-25-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By L134

You can probably get some good feedback if you...

You can probably get some good feedback if you pose your question to the RBW Owners Bunch google group. It is a good resource.

On my Atlantis for loaded off pavement touring Iíve used 24/36/46...
06-21-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,023
Posted By L134

Were there recessed brake nuts in 78?

Were there recessed brake nuts in 78?
06-18-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 624
Posted By L134

I bought two used sets for less than $200...

I bought two used sets for less than $200 primarily to finally experience and learn tubulars without a large investment. To the extent there are others like myself, I would say there is some market....
06-18-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

i got my ProTours yesterday, 2 days early. The...

i got my ProTours yesterday, 2 days early. The base tape is stamped 6/10. I weighed them at 300g, which I think is same as Vlaanderen. They mount easily, round and true and measure 28mm. I put 24...
06-12-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

That was my conclusion. I just ordered 4 direct....

That was my conclusion. I just ordered 4 direct. I hope I'm not disappointed.
06-12-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

thanks! As of a few minutes ago, only 2 left. I...

thanks! As of a few minutes ago, only 2 left. I decided instead to order 4 ProTour Gum Sidewall directly from Veloflex taking a chance Iíll love them as much as the Vlaanderens. With the four, I...
06-12-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By L134

Claimed

Claimed
06-12-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

Best I can tell from Veloflex site, Vlaanderens...

Best I can tell from Veloflex site, Vlaanderens are no longer in production. 🙁
06-12-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By L134

That looks like a very good touring bike and not...

That looks like a very good touring bike and not strange at all to me. I rode a section of the GDMBR with 42/34/19 crankset using a mountain tamer for the 19. Cassette was a 12-36. I didn’t set it...
06-09-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,771
Posted By L134

Thanks, Barry. Iíll poke around and see what I...

Thanks, Barry. Iíll poke around and see what I can find. It does help immensely when knows what something called! Weíve got a great hardware store a good bike ride away with all sorts of...
06-09-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,771
Posted By L134

Thanks,that will make a fun project.

Thanks,that will make a fun project.
06-08-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,771
Posted By L134

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ISO: Avocet seatpost nut like this (standard fender/rack eyelet threading)
...
06-08-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By L134

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06-06-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 243,771
Posted By L134

Like these? Make me an offer? ...

Like these? Make me an offer?


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06-06-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By L134

I pulled this rack off a Sportour of, seemingly,...

I pulled this rack off a Sportour of, seemingly, the same vintage as yours. I have no idea if it was original equipment. The rack is available....
06-02-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By L134

Could the headset be loose?

Could the headset be loose?
06-01-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By L134

FREE Univega Sportour, San Diego pick up

25Ē frame/fork in remarkably good condition. 3 pretty ratty 27Ē wheels, 3 27Ē used rims, 4 27Ē tires that appear to have life (...
05-31-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

Refer back to post #1517...

Refer back to post #1517 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1517) and a few after? Is that the tire you are asking about?
Forum: Touring
05-29-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By L134

Hills are your friend for getting stronger/fitter.

Hills are your friend for getting stronger/fitter.
05-26-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By L134

no problems for me. I have some tires on their...

no problems for me. I have some tires on their way now.
05-25-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

I did a motel to motel tour of around 400 miles...

I did a motel to motel tour of around 400 miles in New England (including VT) last fall on Vlaanderens and had no problems at all. I used rear panniers. We rode mostly on pavement but some hard...
05-18-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,315
Posted By L134

Maybe someone was trying to balance the wheel.

Maybe someone was trying to balance the wheel.
05-18-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

Thanks a lot. I just ordered a couple from...

Thanks a lot. I just ordered a couple from Merlin. I agree that Vlaanderen are wonderful. One of the four I have finally bit the dust and a second will any time. The two, which were fronts, still...
05-18-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

Thanks. Do the Corsas have latex tube and...

Thanks. Do the Corsas have latex tube and removable core? Vittoriaís web page doesnít say!?!? I guess I would assume so but...
05-15-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

Right and Iím sorry, I wasnít really expecting...

Right and Iím sorry, I wasnít really expecting anyone to do the digging for me, I just thought maybe somebody already had a line on a good buy. I think most of my best buys on tubulars have...
05-15-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

Thanks. Thatís a pretty good price but,...

Thanks. Thatís a pretty good price but, unfortunately, they donít seem to have free shipping to US. Interestingly, if I upped order from 2 to 4 tires, shipping dropped about a third but didnít...
05-15-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 147,552
Posted By L134

Is any shop selling Veloflex Vlaanderen at a good...

Is any shop selling Veloflex Vlaanderen at a good price?
Forum: Touring
05-14-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,516
Posted By L134

Added bonus, it is on Old Route 66. ...

Added bonus, it is on Old Route 66.
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Gateway Trailnet (now Trailnet -...
05-14-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By L134

I think those are worth every bit of $600 but Iím...

I think those are worth every bit of $600 but Iím not sure the market agrees. I think it will depend on who is looking when you are selling. I sold a similar Santana Sovereign several years ago in...
05-13-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,357
Posted By L134

[QUOTE=sloar;21471633]Iím changing the...

[QUOTE=sloar;21471633]Iím changing the derailleurs to LX and I just picked up a set of Deore 175ís. I have a set of 170 arms with the same bcd, I might switch them.
quOTE]

If I had both sizes on...
Forum: Touring
05-10-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,707
Posted By L134

We wound up getting up to Castleton, riding 4A...

We wound up getting up to Castleton, riding 4A over to around Rutland and eventually dropping down to Ludlow on 103. 103 was not fun but it was raining and cold that day so hard to judge though I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,447
Posted By L134

I think it is important to recognize that all...

I think it is important to recognize that all that video might ďproveĒ is that, between those 3 specific set-ups, the tubeless set-up has less rolling resistance when ridden on rollers or that...
05-08-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,371
Posted By L134

I certainly understand your concerns which is...

I certainly understand your concerns which is sort of why I suggested starting with used wheels to keep costs down. I am new to tubulars as of 1.5 years ago. I had the same concerns though my...
05-08-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,371
Posted By L134

Though my suggestion will not answer the original...

Though my suggestion will not answer the original question as stated I think it may address your goals as I understand them:

Ditch the gators, pick up a nice, used set of tubular wheels off...
04-25-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By L134

I have one. Sent you a PM

I have one. Sent you a PM
04-22-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,777
Posted By L134

And stop doing curbs

And stop doing curbs
04-19-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By L134

Iím running 26/44/47 just fine.

Iím running 26/44/47 just fine.
04-08-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,931
Posted By L134

From the P&KLie instructions: Ēmake a mark...

From the P&KLie instructions:

Ēmake a mark ...on top of the wheel axle.
every time you put in this wheel in the wheel holder you must have the mark on top as before.
small eccentricity failure...
04-07-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By L134

i have: Dura Ace BB7400 112. Races donít...

i have:

Dura Ace BB7400 112. Races donít look great but may be serviceable.
shimano D-3H PC CrMo 113. Races look pretty good
Dura Ace BB7400 113 but it is 70mm. Races look pretty good.
...
03-28-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,318
Posted By L134

Why not N New Mexico? My recollections from...

Why not N New Mexico? My recollections from readings is that the major challenges of New Mexico were goatheads and water.
03-28-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,318
Posted By L134

Banff to Whitefish and then Helena to Whitefish.

Banff to Whitefish and then Helena to Whitefish.
03-28-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,318
Posted By L134

Quote: Originally Posted by bargo68 View Post...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bargo68 View Post (https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1150602-rivendell-seems-have-changed-8.html#post21386547)
1) how many people bought a Riv...
03-26-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By L134

I agree.

I agree.
02-26-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By L134

FS: Shimano Sante front & rear derailleurs

Almost new condition FD-5000 and RD-5001. $50 plus shipping for both.
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02-25-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By L134

sent you a pm.

sent you a pm.
02-25-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By L134

sent you a pm.

sent you a pm.
02-23-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By L134

The one on the left? I tried sending a pm, did...

The one on the left? I tried sending a pm, did you get it?
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