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02-03-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By DTG

Fire roads, some single track, gravel. It'll...

Fire roads, some single track, gravel. It'll probably be 70 gravel/30 pavement.
02-02-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By DTG

Which would you choose and why?

I'm in the market for a new bike and based off lots of research, it's come down to the Bombtrack Hook EXT-C or the Jamis Renegade Escapade. The title is the question, so please chime in. I have my...
Forum: Commuting
01-20-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,105
Posted By DTG

Smaller wheels roll faster than bigger ones so...

Smaller wheels roll faster than bigger ones so you will be ok, especially if your commute is just shy of 2 miles. That's 10-15 minutes just rolling along.
12-10-18, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By DTG

I Just happened to come across this looking for...

I Just happened to come across this looking for something else but I figured to throw my two cents in. You can take two top tube bags like the revelate jerry can, one going the normal way and reverse...
Forum: Touring
11-02-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By DTG

I'll come back to this with my Renegade Elite...

I'll come back to this with my Renegade Elite packed out (picture). When I rode the Discovery Trail I had my tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, socks, rain pants, jacket, gloves, lights, two pairs of...
Forum: Touring
10-31-18, 10:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By DTG

The front and back is limited to 25 lbs a piece....

The front and back is limited to 25 lbs a piece. I never saw it in the manual but it's on the Jamis website though.
Forum: Touring
10-31-18, 10:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,502
Posted By DTG

What all did you have on your bike and did you...

What all did you have on your bike and did you stick to the weight limits they suggested? I use my elite as my all rounder but I also keep it well within the limits of the weight. When...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-18, 01:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,922
Posted By DTG

From the looks of it, you have the normal version...

From the looks of it, you have the normal version of the peloton which is yellow inside. I have the asphalt version of the bag.

'The Peloton ASPHALT' - Life Behind Bars...
Forum: Commuting
08-04-18, 12:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,922
Posted By DTG

I think I just found my brother from another. I...

I think I just found my brother from another. I too have a large assortment of backpacks in general. It's good to see I'm not the only one with an issue out there when it comes to backpacks. The fact...
Forum: Touring
07-14-18, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By DTG

Bike box

Bike box
Forum: Touring
07-14-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By DTG

Alaska only charges $25 to ship your bike

Alaska only charges $25 to ship your bike
Forum: Touring
07-14-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By DTG

Seat stay bags

Just wondering has anyone ever come across a way to attach something to your seat stay, minimal weight of course. I know someone will mention a pannier but let's just think outside the box. All...
06-07-18, 12:17 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 102,858
Posted By DTG

Almost a year since I started the thread and it's...

Almost a year since I started the thread and it's still going strong!
Forum: Commuting
06-05-18, 11:49 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 11,715
Posted By DTG

Portland right here too, of course if you're...

Portland right here too, of course if you're referring to Oregon and not Maine.

What part of the city is your commute?
Forum: Commuting
05-20-18, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By DTG

Here you go. The price that will show up when you...

Here you go. The price that will show up when you click the link is the normal price but if you become a member (free to sign up), then you'll get the gold price. Right now it's 135 from 180.
...
Forum: Touring
05-14-18, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4,355
Views: 2,027,917
Posted By DTG

Excuse me for asking but where are you headed?

Excuse me for asking but where are you headed?
Forum: Touring
05-09-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,355
Views: 2,027,917
Posted By DTG

I'll take a pic of my set up and post it on here...

I'll take a pic of my set up and post it on here eventually. I'm going on a quick jaunt to Vancouver BC from Portland over memorial day weekend. I the seatpacker also but picked up the rollpacker 15,...
Forum: Touring
05-02-18, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4,355
Views: 2,027,917
Posted By DTG

That's a nice set up, real nice.

That's a nice set up, real nice.
Forum: Commuting
03-25-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By DTG

https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5056-180/X-Trail-A60

https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5056-180/X-Trail-A60
Forum: Commuting
02-22-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,823
Posted By DTG

I use to be 6 miles from work and I rode here and...

I use to be 6 miles from work and I rode here and there. I just bought a house not even 2 miles away. It's pointless to drive, so I'll ride everyday once I'm all settled in. Funny thing is I didn't...
01-28-18, 10:46 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 102,858
Posted By DTG

I have those same fenders on my renegade elite....

I have those same fenders on my renegade elite. Good fenders if I say so myself. I have the black matte ones. Could you recommend mud flaps if you know of any. Thanks in advance.
Forum: Commuting
01-11-18, 12:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
Posted By DTG

What's her budget? It's always good to know.

What's her budget? It's always good to know.
Replies: 46
Views: 5,975
Posted By DTG

Here's the answer to all your troubles. I have...

Here's the answer to all your troubles. I have this lock in the 30 inch variation. It's nimble, hardly weighs anything, and it can be the perfect bike lock in a pinch when needed for a few minutes. I...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,902
Posted By DTG

Head over to Joe Bike shop on 39th off Harrison...

Head over to Joe Bike shop on 39th off Harrison if you haven't gotten that info already.
08-30-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,709
Posted By DTG

+1 I did a 60 mile ride with 2100 elevation...

+1

I did a 60 mile ride with 2100 elevation gain last weekend and felt great afterwards as always. I did a 37 mile gravel ride with 1800 elevation gain and let me tell you, I couldn't wait to get...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,144
Posted By DTG

+1 Or even a 13" laptop. Why do you...

+1

Or even a 13" laptop.

Why do you need such a big laptop in the first place? I had one and when it crapped out, I got a 13 and never looked back. It's lighter and easier to carry in multiple...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-17, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,682
Posted By DTG

What's your budget, that always helps when...

What's your budget, that always helps when recommending something to someone.
07-13-17, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,550
Posted By DTG

I vote Trail Carbon all the way. You get a great...

I vote Trail Carbon all the way. You get a great price on it so to me it's a given.
07-12-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 102,858
Posted By DTG

Picked it up on Monday and all I can say is wow,...

Picked it up on Monday and all I can say is wow, the bike is sexy in so many ways. I dressed it down though with fenders and a rear rack since it'll be more of my commute/tour bike.
07-05-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 102,858
Posted By DTG

Well I went to the bike shop today to drop off a...

Well I went to the bike shop today to drop off a few items like fenders, rear rack, pedals to be installed. The bike wasn't there when I walked in because they have a warehouse across the street. I...
07-05-17, 07:36 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 102,858
Posted By DTG

Do you think it's not really the three quarter...

Do you think it's not really the three quarter pound difference but the bigger tires making you 1 mph slower?
07-05-17, 07:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 30,925
Posted By DTG

Of course all of this is opinion and based on...

Of course all of this is opinion and based on each individual rider. I'll throw in my two cents. I ride a 50/34 and I'm always in the big crank. I'd say I ride it 95% of the time. It's made me a...
07-05-17, 07:16 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 140,451
Posted By DTG

You'll get more bang for buck with the JREX. I'm...

You'll get more bang for buck with the JREX. I'm not a fan of the future shock but take that with a grain of salt. I have a 2015 Diverge Comp carbon that is my primary road bike(sold the actual road...
07-03-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 102,858
Posted By DTG

How much does your road bike weigh, that is if...

How much does your road bike weigh, that is if you know?
06-29-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,383
Posted By DTG

See if you can find yourself a 2016/2017 Diverge....

See if you can find yourself a 2016/2017 Diverge. I have a 15 and after riding it for damn near everything, I sold my road bike. It has 32mm tires and handles like a champ. It's 105 but it's smooth,...
Forum: Touring
06-27-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,576
Posted By DTG

No mention of Axiom? Their new Hydracore panniers...

No mention of Axiom? Their new Hydracore panniers are quite nice. I use the p36+ for commuting.
06-26-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 102,858
Posted By DTG

I'm finishing up vacation in Europe right now and...

I'm finishing up vacation in Europe right now and even though I've been enjoying the food, sites, etc, all I can think about is getting back home and picking up my Elite. It's been on the brain since...
06-25-17, 01:52 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 140,451
Posted By DTG

I remember that but my guess is they wanted a...

I remember that but my guess is they wanted a jump on sales numbers. More people always have the itch to purchase a bike when the summer comes compared to fall when it's cooler/colder out.
06-25-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 140,451
Posted By DTG

Bike industry is only 3 months ahead of the auto...

Bike industry is only 3 months ahead of the auto industry. June for new bikes, Sept for new cars.
Forum: Touring
06-25-17, 02:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,894
Posted By DTG

Have you looked into the Selle SMP TRK?

Have you looked into the Selle SMP TRK?
06-24-17, 04:43 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 102,858
Posted By DTG

Jamis Renegade owners

I wanted to know does anyone have a Renegade in any of the variations. They have a Diverge thread so wanted to start one for all the Renegade folks out there. I know it'll never be as many...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-17, 04:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,710
Posted By DTG

1. Get on bike 2. Pedal 3. Lean to strong...

1. Get on bike
2. Pedal
3. Lean to strong sign when stopped
Forum: Touring
06-20-17, 03:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,229
Posted By DTG

This right here. You hit it on the head 110%. I...

This right here. You hit it on the head 110%. I laughed through the whole explanation because that is what happens on these forums, even if someone says please don't get off subject. haha. Now back...
06-13-17, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By DTG

The price difference comes from the groupset. One...

The price difference comes from the groupset. One is better than the other, more so because it has an extra gear. Also, the Praxis crankset IMPO is better than the FSA.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-17, 02:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,388
Posted By DTG

Did you ever mention a budget for said backpack?...

Did you ever mention a budget for said backpack? I ask because I'm a backpack connoisseur. I have so many different types. You tell me your budget and I can point you in the right direction based on...
Forum: Touring
06-11-17, 03:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,941
Posted By DTG

So what's 3-6 days then?

So what's 3-6 days then?
Forum: Touring
06-05-17, 02:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,776
Posted By DTG

Get an MSR Trailshot and call it a day. I have...

Get an MSR Trailshot and call it a day. I have one and have used it thoroughly when riding/hiking just to test it out. No issues have come yet and it's been about three months.
Forum: Touring
06-02-17, 05:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,891
Posted By DTG

+1 You didn't build up your endurance is how...

+1

You didn't build up your endurance is how I see it. I give you credit, you can knock out 20-40 miles but 90 mile days in the saddle is way different. You have to build up for that. Before I did...
Forum: Touring
06-02-17, 02:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,333
Posted By DTG

Ty0604 How's that Fuji Jari working out with...

Ty0604

How's that Fuji Jari working out with the 1x drivetrain?
Forum: Touring
05-29-17, 11:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,333
Posted By DTG

Reviving an old thread but how are your Arkels...

Reviving an old thread but how are your Arkels working out for you? They make phenomenal products and I own a few myself. When push came to shove though, I ended up with the Axioms over the Arkels...
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