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Forum: Touring
08-21-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 954
Posted By Leebo

My 30 year old daughter travels a lot and does...

My 30 year old daughter travels a lot and does many of outside adventures. Snowboarding, hiking, camping, water sports etc. Its about situational awareness, making good choices and being prepared....
08-19-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,627
Posted By Leebo

Drive through? Just have grub hub deliver it to...

Drive through? Just have grub hub deliver it to you on your selected route. You wont even have to stop, just grab the window of the moving car.
Forum: Commuting
08-18-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Leebo

Get a two in one. Corrective lenses in sports...

Get a two in one. Corrective lenses in sports wear glasses. They make them for racketball I know.
08-16-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By Leebo

Take out the valve core, use a compressor. Much...

Take out the valve core, use a compressor. Much easier.
08-16-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By Leebo

I've done 2 conversions, no issues. And used the...

I've done 2 conversions, no issues. And used the same teckros. The 700c are maybe 5? mm smaller. Look for a basic bike, the race bikes might have less room for bigger tires. I love giving new life to...
08-15-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Leebo

Need a part #. Just go with the same brand, make...

Need a part #. Just go with the same brand, make and model or your existing headset.
08-14-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Leebo

For me, seems pretty heavy. 2.4 -2.6 tires with...

For me, seems pretty heavy. 2.4 -2.6 tires with full sus would be plenty.
08-13-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,754
Posted By Leebo

What are tubes? Some kind of antique thing? Yes I...

What are tubes? Some kind of antique thing? Yes I do carry one for backup. I run tubeless on all my bikes, commuter, fat, mountain and bikepacking. Get a tubeless rim and tire. Don't try to muck...
08-10-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 532
Posted By Leebo

Brass part looks to be part of a hydo brake...

Brass part looks to be part of a hydo brake olive. The other looks to be a pin that holds the brakes pads in place.
Forum: Touring
08-09-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,061
Posted By Leebo

According to Seinfeld, its called a manzier or a...

According to Seinfeld, its called a manzier or a bro.
Forum: Touring
08-09-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By Leebo

Keen sandals and thin polypro socks, think short...

Keen sandals and thin polypro socks, think short 1/4 height. Keeps out the dirt, no friction rubbing. Keens have a nice thick tread and covered toes. Plus they come in size 16.
08-08-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By Leebo

Tan.

Tan.
08-08-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By Leebo

A 1/2 pound of weight on an overall bike? NBD. Go...

A 1/2 pound of weight on an overall bike? NBD. Go with ride quality and feel, responsiveness, handling and such. Would never ride an aluminum hardtail over steel. But that's just me. I may be biased,...
Forum: Touring
08-07-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By Leebo

Seems extreme? Checked weight distro, tires and...

Seems extreme? Checked weight distro, tires and wheels?
08-06-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Leebo

I run plus tires on my bikepacking setup. Add...

I run plus tires on my bikepacking setup. Add sealant before I go, carry some with me to. I also bring a curved needle, carpet thread and super glue, all have worked well. Used them on a 1/4 gash in...
Forum: Touring
08-06-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Leebo

Can't fit through axles on the Ogre? I would be...

Can't fit through axles on the Ogre? I would be surprised. Internal rim width on the cliffhangers? That might determine how wide a tire you can run.
Forum: Touring
08-05-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By Leebo

Cool, and thanks.

Cool, and thanks.
Forum: Touring
08-04-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By Leebo

Food and water resupply available? Tent model?...

Food and water resupply available? Tent model? I'm shopping around. Detail pics of your bags please. Looks like a cool trip.
Forum: Touring
08-04-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By Leebo

Hmmm, first world problems. All my tours have...

Hmmm, first world problems. All my tours have been 2-5 days. I get plenty of Vacay, 5 weeks with sick days, but I do like to spend some not work time with my wife. Maybe up your daily miles? Road, I...
Forum: Touring
08-04-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Leebo

Sure that's not a bear claw?

Sure that's not a bear claw?
Forum: Touring
08-04-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Leebo

Got with something that has the EXO casing. Don't...

Got with something that has the EXO casing. Don't get analysis paralysis. As said , for me, bigger is better when it comes to tires. New bike? Have you ridden a 29er plus bike loaded, on dirt trails?...
Forum: Touring
08-03-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Leebo

There is only 1/2 " difference between 2 and 2.5....

There is only 1/2 " difference between 2 and 2.5. A smooth slick is not what you want for off road, imho. It's not going to be a fast ride, you coming from a road background? Tire compound and psi...
Forum: Touring
08-02-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Leebo

I have used both. Depends on your bike, riding...

I have used both. Depends on your bike, riding style and road/ off road conditions. The panniers are not ideal for singletrack, too wide. Need to get the bar bag between the drops, yes? My usual set...
08-02-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Leebo

Friendly with your LBS? All the mechanics will...

Friendly with your LBS? All the mechanics will have drawers full of them. Small favors go a long way.
Forum: Touring
08-02-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Leebo

Just built up a set of race face arc 40 mm id to...

Just built up a set of race face arc 40 mm id to go with my Krampus. DT swiss 350 hubs, 180 rotors ( 2) and the new dual piston Shimano XT 8020 brakes, great stuff there. Tires are very personal...
Forum: Touring
08-01-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,346
Posted By Leebo

Look for a low profile knobby, I run 29 x 3" on...

Look for a low profile knobby, I run 29 x 3" on my Surly Krampus. Specalized XR2 , or my favorite brand, Maxxis. Maxxis and Surly both make some sort of smooth type wider tires. I always favor wider...
Forum: Touring
08-01-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,655
Posted By Leebo

Check out some of the national sites for rail...

Check out some of the national sites for rail trails. Rails to trails. com comes to mind.
Forum: Touring
07-29-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Leebo

Use a strap tohold the front wheel to the down...

Use a strap tohold the front wheel to the down tube. Look for a center stand that has two stands together.
Forum: Touring
07-29-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,984
Posted By Leebo

My idea of touring is to unplug. Ride most of the...

My idea of touring is to unplug. Ride most of the day, shower, swim, setup camp, eat, takes the rest usually. Laptop seems so much weight. Paper maps, phone and e trex for backup. Tablet maybe for...
07-28-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By Leebo

It's an Antique now. Best bet look for a used...

It's an Antique now. Best bet look for a used one. Or get your money back?
07-24-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,361
Posted By Leebo

Just built a New Krampus for bike packing, it's...

Just built a New Krampus for bike packing, it's awesome. 33 brazeons. Running the new 8020 XT's with 180 rotors. 2x11 sram, 26/36 front, 46-11 in the back. Sweeeet. Dt swiss 350 front and rear,...
07-24-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Leebo

My chronicles are on my bikepacking rig, did ok...

My chronicles are on my bikepacking rig, did ok in the mud and wet rocks. For low profile knobbies.
07-23-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Leebo

Fast? In a 3.0 x 29er? Hmm. Running maxxis...

Fast? In a 3.0 x 29er? Hmm. Running maxxis chronicles on my krampus, nothing to compare it to though. Flatish triangle, low profile knobs.
07-23-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By Leebo

Get a bike fit from your LBS.

Get a bike fit from your LBS.
07-23-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,454
Posted By Leebo

For the sake of your teeth, look into a spliter.

For the sake of your teeth, look into a spliter.
07-22-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,062
Posted By Leebo

I belive mass law does require a bell? Or did at...

I belive mass law does require a bell? Or did at one point.
07-22-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By Leebo

Lots of options for a second water bottle. Handle...

Lots of options for a second water bottle. Handle bars, stem cap, check out 2 fish for ideas. Go with the full sus. Get some low profile knobbies, super 8 or something like a recon. Start there.
Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,462
Posted By Leebo

I had a 26/46 on my last trip, will go lower for...

I had a 26/46 on my last trip, will go lower for my next VT hilly outing. Lincoln gap the the Waitsfield gap are the real deal.
Forum: Touring
07-04-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,281
Posted By Leebo

Comfortable? That would be the shoes. Keen...

Comfortable? That would be the shoes. Keen sandals, race face chester nylon pedals with the pins at 1/2 the height.
07-03-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,534
Posted By Leebo

There is a reason any mt bike over say $ 300 has...

There is a reason any mt bike over say $ 300 has a cassette. Freewheels are not so good for the rigors of mt biking. OP will need a whole new rear wheel. Look for an older but good quality used mt...
07-02-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,196
Posted By Leebo

Ruler, measuring tape or large carpenters square...

Ruler, measuring tape or large carpenters square all work for me.
06-30-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By Leebo

Won what? Speed, bump smoothness, traction? So...

Won what? Speed, bump smoothness, traction? So many variables. Rider weight, terrain. tire psi and so on. My summer fat bike tires are 4" and usually 7-12 psi. My 3 " tires on the Krampus are 10-18...
06-30-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,470
Posted By Leebo

If you take out the core to add sealant, not...

If you take out the core to add sealant, not going to get clogged. No mt bike flats in 4 years, seems to be working well for me.
06-24-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By Leebo

Get a big cup of HTFU. Seek some medical help...

Get a big cup of HTFU. Seek some medical help instead of random strangers on the web? Or, motrin, as you said rice, etc.
06-24-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,669
Posted By Leebo

I wear my down country helmet.

I wear my down country helmet.
Forum: Touring
06-22-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,754
Posted By Leebo

Tired and old? Not me. 10 bikes in the stable....

Tired and old? Not me. 10 bikes in the stable. Lots of mt biking, 3 rides a week. Usually. 110/72 for BP, good there. Did a 26 mile/4 hr mixed terrain ride today, pave and dirt roads connecting 3 mt...
06-22-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,461
Posted By Leebo

Fox should have some good tutorials on the...

Fox should have some good tutorials on the website. Or u tubes.
06-21-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,673
Posted By Leebo

Check the e bike forum here. Bikes don't have...

Check the e bike forum here. Bikes don't have motors.
06-20-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,300
Posted By Leebo

Velo orange has some fixes.

Velo orange has some fixes.
Forum: Touring
06-20-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,488
Posted By Leebo

Roll down the driveway, start tour. Thinking?...

Roll down the driveway, start tour. Thinking? Where's lunch, when is lunch? Learned? Dry bags are good. Carry enough dry layers, a warm layer and one to keep dry in. But not too much. Best tip. Start...
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