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04-15-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,191
Posted By Germany_chris

mag brakes came out in Ď87

mag brakes came out in Ď87
04-15-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,191
Posted By Germany_chris

weíre not clear..and downhill bikes had disc...

weíre not clear..and downhill bikes had disc brakes in the early 90ís
04-15-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,191
Posted By Germany_chris

High end mountain bikes in that era had...

High end mountain bikes in that era had disc's..I'll grant that I don't remember much about Raleighs back then.
04-15-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,191
Posted By Germany_chris

Disc brakes just like we do now.

Disc brakes just like we do now.
04-13-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 70
Igh
Views: 2,291
Posted By Germany_chris

My next bike will be a Tout Terrain with a...

My next bike will be a Tout Terrain with a Rohloff every IGH bike Iíve ridden has impressed me more than any derailleur bike Iíve owned.
Forum: Touring
04-13-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By Germany_chris

The leather on the Berthoud is thicker than...

The leather on the Berthoud is thicker than Brooks and itís more shaped which makes it stiffer

...
04-13-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 659,735
Posted By Germany_chris

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This dynamo also came today
04-13-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Germany_chris

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The dynamo showed up today there are a few more...
Forum: Touring
04-13-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By Germany_chris

The OP can send it to me too, I have Berthoud...

The OP can send it to me too, I have Berthoud saddles on both of my bikes but itíd give me an excuse to grab a frame out of the garage and build it.
04-13-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By Germany_chris

Surly's are a bit hard to get right now...

Surly's are a bit hard to get right now especially in Europe.
04-13-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,422
Posted By Germany_chris

We do understand we aren't going to solve this in...

We do understand we aren't going to solve this in this thread right?

I'm from the fattie camp, if I go skinny it's always on quality tubulars, good quality tires are more important than how big or...
04-13-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By Germany_chris

https://www.fahrradmanufaktur.de/en/katalog/trekki...

https://www.fahrradmanufaktur.de/en/katalog/trekking-2021/t-100-shimano-alivio-27-gang-hs11-885-2021

Or really any VSF you can afford.
Forum: Touring
04-13-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By Germany_chris

Iíd say you gave it a fair shot

Iíd say you gave it a fair shot
Forum: Touring
04-13-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By Germany_chris

The saddle could just not be working for you and...

The saddle could just not be working for you and no amount of anything will help..

Rub boiling/near boiling water on it getting it nice and saturated then pretty much immediately jump on and ride...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15,455
Views: 11,533,924
Posted By Germany_chris

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It's getting closer to done, it's going to get some hand me downs from my other...
04-13-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 659,735
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Touring
04-11-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 559
Posted By Germany_chris

I have a Tubus Vega on my 26” commuter, irs nice...

I have a Tubus Vega on my 26” commuter, irs nice enough and easy to mount.
04-11-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 689
Posted By Germany_chris

I run mine down the downtube then into the fender

I run mine down the downtube then into the fender
Forum: Commuting
04-10-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Germany_chris

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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here are the VOís
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Germany_chris

i think I read something about it on-line. You...

i think I read something about it on-line. You could find obscure stuff there but it didnít seem to translate well to the web, they were never the cheapest place in town and thatís important on the...
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Germany_chris

Iíve spent many hours in Alfred E. Bike in...

Iíve spent many hours in Alfred E. Bike in downtown Kalamazoo
04-10-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By Germany_chris

Vote Pedro!

Vote Pedro!
04-07-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,643
Posted By Germany_chris

I disagree it's an activity that can be treated...

I disagree it's an activity that can be treated as a sport and as a consequence will be raced. I ride a bike as transport, stress relief, and some fresh air not for sport/fitness/racing.
04-07-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,643
Posted By Germany_chris

I disagree it's an activity that can be treated...

I disagree it's an activity that can be treated as a sport and as a consequence will be raced. I ride a bike as transport, stress relief, and some fresh air not for sport/fitness/racing.
04-07-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,566
Posted By Germany_chris

Now that is super cool

Now that is super cool
04-06-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By Germany_chris

I could use the top tube a pull up bar!

I could use the top tube a pull up bar!
04-06-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,690
Posted By Germany_chris

I think this is going to come down to how much...

I think this is going to come down to how much you want to spend good battery lights cost good money which is another reason to use a dynamo..

My "main" bike has a Deore XT (3n80) dynamo hub I...
04-06-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,453
Posted By Germany_chris

I keep mine in the handlebar mounted camp thing I...

I keep mine in the handlebar mounted camp thing I bought on Amazon..
04-06-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By Germany_chris

Urbanization is a thing world wide we'll never be...

Urbanization is a thing world wide we'll never be car/tractor/truck free but for a large segment of the population living car free is realistic. I spend 5 days a week away from home I basically live...
04-06-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 893
Posted By Germany_chris

I run under the tape because I have a handlebar...

I run under the tape because I have a handlebar bag.
04-05-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,566
Posted By Germany_chris

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04-05-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Germany_chris

Their site has whatís compatible

Their site has whatís compatible
Forum: Commuting
04-04-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Germany_chris

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Thereís my Merida that replaced the Bruce Gordon...
04-04-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By Germany_chris

I just ordered a velogical for my commuter I also...

I just ordered a velogical for my commuter I also have a B&M USB-werk that I’ll probably pull off the touring bike and transplant. I’ll let everyone know how it all works out
04-03-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17,066
Views: 1,822,227
Posted By Germany_chris

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04-02-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,958
Posted By Germany_chris

Wouldn’t it be easier to solve urban transport by...

Wouldn’t it be easier to solve urban transport by subsidizing bike share for the poor vs trying to source inexpensive bikes?
03-30-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 169,287
Posted By Germany_chris

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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It's no glamour shot nor is in the ball park of the above I have a feeling...
03-29-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,624
Posted By Germany_chris

Then youíll get another like I did 😉

Then youíll get another like I did 😉
Forum: Commuting
03-28-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15,455
Views: 11,533,924
Posted By Germany_chris

Itís a Rixen Kaul that I pulled all the kickfix...

Itís a Rixen Kaul that I pulled all the kickfix stuff off of but itís since been replaced
...
03-27-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Germany_chris

Is there nothing on bike-components.de ...

Is there nothing on bike-components.de

There's a fairly large selection right now
Forum: Touring
03-25-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By Germany_chris

Tout Terrain is pushing them pretty hard I like...

Tout Terrain is pushing them pretty hard I like to think that’s because they have tested them since touring is their business but Rohloff is a known commodity.
03-25-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,624
Posted By Germany_chris

Out of France https://berthoudcycles.fr/en/ ...

Out of France

https://berthoudcycles.fr/en/
==
I bought my first about 6 weeks ago and and ordered another two days ago so I'm sold on them
03-24-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 169,287
Posted By Germany_chris

So am I doing this townie thing right? ...

So am I doing this townie thing right?


https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1290/townie_2c534d64456d92fb12a2477c6c5ad58c25951b95.jpg

Old drive line, thumbies, good...
03-24-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,624
Posted By Germany_chris

I have a professional I'll sell for cheap once my...

I have a professional I'll sell for cheap once my new Berthoud gets here, hit me up in a couple weeks if you're still on the look out.
03-24-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,637
Posted By Germany_chris

That's my take on a lot of fenders I see, if your...

That's my take on a lot of fenders I see, if your going to do it and you bike will take them put good full coverage fenders on.

These are too narrow and SKS's are almost always too short
03-24-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,489
Posted By Germany_chris

If I lived in a city and had a nice fat tired...

If I lived in a city and had a nice fat tired bike I'd want Schrader valves.
Forum: Touring
03-23-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By Germany_chris

Berthoud v. Brooks

So after a month of riding a Berthoud saddle I’m about to pull my other Brooks and replace it with a Berthoud. With all the love on this site and section how many of you are on Berthoud saddles over...
03-20-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 834
Posted By Germany_chris

I route moto style I always have.

I route moto style I always have.
03-18-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,079
Posted By Germany_chris

I use my handlebar bag as a grocery container, my...

I use my handlebar bag as a grocery container, my new Ortleibs have a handle and a shoulder strap also.

My favorite backpack has a plastic internal frame and a mesh piece that sits on my back...
03-18-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm sure the driver "didn't see him"

I'm sure the driver "didn't see him"
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