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12-05-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,709
Posted By CargoDane

Parler? ha, ha, ha! Sheesh! "Conservative" and...

Parler? ha, ha, ha! Sheesh! "Conservative" and neo-nazi safe-space. :roflmao2:
No thank you.
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12-05-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By CargoDane

They didn't sell well-enough? They had to...

They didn't sell well-enough? They had to prioritize due to materials and parts choices and the pandemic? The reason doesn't matter much, imho. They probably had a reason.
12-05-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By CargoDane

The 920 is here, "archived 2018-2021" : ...

The 920 is here, "archived 2018-2021" :

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/adventure-touring-bikes/920/920/p/21996/

And GT only have the "Grade Elite":
...
12-05-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,312
Posted By CargoDane

Denmark - the country, not Denmark, South...

Denmark - the country, not Denmark, South Carolina (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark,_South_Carolina) :)
12-05-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By CargoDane

Up. Along the upper chainstay or just behind it...

Up. Along the upper chainstay or just behind it if it folds "deeper" (more inwards than the chainstay allows.

Edit: Or you could place the lever on the right side, pointing down or slightly back...
12-05-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,312
Posted By CargoDane

Unless there are pockets of water standing on/in...

Unless there are pockets of water standing on/in your frame/gear cables/whatever where it freezes and expands, breaking stuff, there is no reason your bike can't survive having frozen water on it....
12-05-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,312
Posted By CargoDane

A bucket will do. Pour it over. Job done....

A bucket will do. Pour it over. Job done. Fortunately, my brakes are hydraulic. But ,anyway, I have my bikes to use them, regardless of the weather. If it's a rough winter, so be it. It's still way...
Forum: Touring
12-05-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,668
Posted By CargoDane

When touring, I use layering. One hardshell...

When touring, I use layering. One hardshell raincoat.
Most important: Very well vented: zippered long/large vents with mesh to keep it together when opened.

Openable/closable cuffs so you can...
Forum: Touring
12-05-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By CargoDane

Sure. Whatever.

Sure. Whatever.
12-04-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,709
Posted By CargoDane

That's not at all what I said. On the contrary: I...

That's not at all what I said. On the contrary: I want as many as possible vaccinated, and I'm getting the shots myself. I'm further adding that it will be a huge task and it may have to be on a...
12-04-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,312
Posted By CargoDane

Your bike won't die from a little salt - be it...

Your bike won't die from a little salt - be it dissolved in water or suspended in snow/slush. If you're worried, you can rinse it with some fresh water at home after the day. There is no need to ride...
12-04-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,709
Posted By CargoDane

The vaccine won't work if not enough people get...

The vaccine won't work if not enough people get vaccinated. And who knows how long it will be effective even if enough people get it.

Could be it only protects for two or three months, and I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,028
Posted By CargoDane

"Ankling"LOL, I learnt something new...

"Ankling"LOL, I learnt something new today.
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By CargoDane

I disagree. Frame/fork flex is uncontrolled and...

I disagree. Frame/fork flex is uncontrolled and works against you. You may want some give in the grips/bar wrap, but the rest should be in the tyres or a suspension if you have one.


Why would I...
12-04-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,312
Posted By CargoDane

Nothing like a fresh winter morning to roll out....

Nothing like a fresh winter morning to roll out. I don't have a choice, I use my bike for everything, so my "comfort zone" is before I reach a point where I can't make progress for some reason. I...
12-04-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,236
Posted By CargoDane

I don't think people have loads of mechanical...

I don't think people have loads of mechanical failures. The things I posted is what I carry anyways - although not lunch and not as much water (if anything) on a daily basis.



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Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,767
Posted By CargoDane

Doubt it. I bet it's someone having read (and...

Doubt it. I bet it's someone having read (and misunderstood) that a hugely powerful emitter at some frequency can in theory reduce the blood oxygen and then of course they apply it to 5G. What's...
12-04-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,310
Posted By CargoDane

I'm not a sipper, but more a gulper. As such, I...

I'm not a sipper, but more a gulper. As such, I take a big gulp of water or two around every 20 minutes or so when it's really hot out. A litre lasts about 1- 1.5 hours for me (when really hot). I...
12-04-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,709
Posted By CargoDane

Well, this pandemic has proven useful to flush...

Well, this pandemic has proven useful to flush out the nutters (anti-vaxxers, 5G foil hats, chip-embedding vaccines etc.).
12-04-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,651
Posted By CargoDane

Bike24.com Bike-discount.de/en ...

Bike24.com
Bike-discount.de/en
Bike-components.de/en

All have a selection.

Truth be told, I think you'll be better off with one mounted on your seatpost as high as possible, but low enough...
12-04-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By CargoDane

I'd get one that fits. Or at least get the fork...

I'd get one that fits. Or at least get the fork steerer tube replaced with one that fits - although that would probably be as expensive as a new fork.
12-04-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,972
Posted By CargoDane

Not sweating going uphill even in summer. Having...

Not sweating going uphill even in summer. Having to be somewhere without wanting to turn up sweating. Carrying lots of heavy stuff - even uphill. Using it a quick city commuter literally door to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,028
Posted By CargoDane

I had to learn to drop (well, keep it horizontal)...

I had to learn to drop (well, keep it horizontal) to match the (now prhosthetic) left foot. It took a little lowering of the saddle and some practice to remember to flat-foot it more. I rarely need...
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,767
Posted By CargoDane

LOL, this is a great thread! :p:twitchy:

LOL, this is a great thread! :p:twitchy:
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By CargoDane

Aluminium can be non-jarring as well. It's about...

Aluminium can be non-jarring as well. It's about geometry (and wheel base) mostly. That said, my mini-velo (Dahon Smooth Hound) can be jarring too under the right circumstances, but that is not due...
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,703
Posted By CargoDane

In New Zealand in the mountains, I had a lot of...

In New Zealand in the mountains, I had a lot of problems with Kea parrots. Bastards had no fear to the extent that one morning I woke up to find one in my (tent) vestibule trying to get at my stuff....
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By CargoDane

Yes, it's for cargo (Or simply just a bag for...

Yes, it's for cargo (Or simply just a bag for work or grocery getting or whatever). It's sort of like a miniature Omnium cargo. Or what is referred to as a "short john" (as opposed to a "long john"....
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By CargoDane

Oh! That is nice! Perfect! Thank you:)

Oh! That is nice! Perfect! Thank you:)
12-02-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By CargoDane

The fall colours really fit well with the red...

The fall colours really fit well with the red bike and tan sidewalls.
12-02-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 327,329
Posted By CargoDane

Miles-travelled is the only one that makes sense....

Miles-travelled is the only one that makes sense.
If you do it by population, rather than how many miles were travelled per fatality, any niche activity will look safer than it is.

If you do it...
12-02-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 904
Posted By CargoDane

You don't use metal tyre levers, do you?

You don't use metal tyre levers, do you?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,230
Posted By CargoDane

I just looked for some to see how heavy they'd...

I just looked for some to see how heavy they'd be. The lightest ones are around 515 grammes, which seems a tad heavy to be honest - and some even don't count the weight of the "trigger".

Add to...
Forum: Touring
12-02-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,910
Posted By CargoDane

It's in "Commuting"? Anyway, I took a look,...

It's in "Commuting"?

Anyway, I took a look, and to be honest, the one that speaks to me the most is one from their "urban" line:

https://bombtrack.com/2021-munroe-cargo/
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12-02-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 803
Posted By CargoDane

Put them around a broomstick, stand on it while...

Put them around a broomstick, stand on it while twisting another rod at the other end with your hands? Or find somewhere where you can hang them, with enough room/height for you to hang on the tyres...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,230
Posted By CargoDane

Hmm, never considered the stoplight situation. I...

Hmm, never considered the stoplight situation. I can't tippy toe on the left side (prosthetic), so I always have to do it to the right. Hmm, now to consider if the extra weight and hoses are worth it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,230
Posted By CargoDane

To be fair, his very first sentence was this (my...

To be fair, his very first sentence was this (my bold):

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,230
Posted By CargoDane

I agree, but apparently some people think it's an...

I agree, but apparently some people think it's an advantage in twisties and such (on road bikes), I couldn't really tell as I don't do dedicated hobby bikes.
I know that on my mini-velo, it could...
12-02-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,310
Posted By CargoDane

If it's hot out and I work hard (uphill, wind...

If it's hot out and I work hard (uphill, wind etc.), my appetite seems to disappear. I have to force myself to eat something to not collapse.
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-02-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,882
Posted By CargoDane

It's more about the gearing being low enough...

It's more about the gearing being low enough and/or high enough. Many gears are only good if you stay in the various gears for a while or if you're all about hitting a specific cadence.
So, yes: Low...
12-01-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

Sigh, still not understanding "variety" do you?...

Sigh, still not understanding "variety" do you? There can be variety even when it comes to things that are "extreme" or "hardcore". That's not making things up. More dishonesty from you to hide your...
12-01-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

Trek used it to describe both the frame itself...

Trek used it to describe both the frame itself and the type of bike in the links I posted.
You're both acting as if putting a modifier such as "extreme", "hardcore", "poor", "practical", "full-on",...
12-01-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

I've seen photos of it. It's a full-on...

I've seen photos of it. It's a full-on full-suspended bike.
And what's with the projection again? Calling me confused when neither of you guys understood a well-used term such as "full-on"?
I...
12-01-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

The first time I responded, I assumed you talked...

The first time I responded, I assumed you talked about your own experience and your full-on FS bike you have already talked about.
The second time where you showed your dishonesty, I specified I was...
12-01-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

Found some examples on Trek's website (my bold): ...

Found some examples on Trek's website (my bold):



And further down:



Both from here:
12-01-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

Variety? It is not a full-on fully suspended...

Variety? It is not a full-on fully suspended bike. It has both front and rear suspension, but it is not the most extreme suspension. It ought to make a lot of sense.

Now, please look at my post...
12-01-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

Ah, yes, a "full-on" [anything] is completely...

Ah, yes, a "full-on" [anything] is completely unheard of. Just like a full-on track bike (as in motorcycle) will also be unheard of, not to mention "full-on rockcrawler" is also beyond grasp. I'm...
12-01-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

No, Full-on full-sus is a description that...

No, Full-on full-sus is a description that describes bikes used for big drops and downhill. In other words: DH and Freerider bikes.
Everyone knows what is meant except you in your eagerness to prove...
12-01-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,764
Posted By CargoDane

Nah, it's cool! Most of the talk here is "first...

Nah, it's cool!
Most of the talk here is "first world problems". People don't tend to have several bikes, dedicated hobby bikes (well, that's what I call a lot fo types of bikes) and so on, unless...
12-01-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

I should have known better than interacting with...

I should have known better than interacting with you and the nonsense you project.

I did on purpose mention a "full-on" FS because I was referring to the type of FS you like and use and have...
12-01-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,830
Posted By CargoDane

Another typical response from you completely...

Another typical response from you completely devoid of integrity.

No it's not "nonsense".. You loose a lot of energy and add a tonne of weight for a suspension that is hampering yourself in any...
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