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06-21-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By simmonsgc

Here's one that passed through my hands a while...

Here's one that passed through my hands a while back. I liked the centerpulls and the chrome socks, and it had a really smooth ride. It was a touch small for me, so it moved along to a happy new...
06-21-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By greg3rd48

This is an '81 Royale that I cleaned up for my...

This is an '81 Royale that I cleaned up for my brother a while back. There have since been other minor changes made to the bike (better saddle, new bar tape, other pedals) but this was its initial...
06-19-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,941
Posted By speedevil

Really Dislike: 1. removing powdercoat so...

Really Dislike:

1. removing powdercoat so the frame can be painted

Dislike:

1. removing a stuck stem/seatpost
2. trying to replicate saddle position - I never seem to get it right the first...
06-15-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By The Golden Boy

Of course it's possible- dozens, if not HUNDREDS...

Of course it's possible- dozens, if not HUNDREDS of people have done this with this particular bike, and hundreds if not THOUSANDS have done it with similar frames.

If it doesn't work with the...
06-06-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,902
Posted By robertorolfo

What We All Knew...

These old bikes still have what it takes. I'm definitely not here to brag, and I won't get into the details (see the racing forum instead), but suffice to say that in a (Giant) sea of carbon fiber...
06-04-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,748
Posted By cudak888

Your area sounds like it's full of - how shall I...

Your area sounds like it's full of - how shall I put this? - interesting buyers.

In all fairness though, you're opening yourself up to recurring irritation and annoyance by meeting folks in other...
Forum: Touring
06-01-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,483
Posted By Sjtaylor

I regeared my touring bike tonight. Put an 11/34...

I regeared my touring bike tonight. Put an 11/34 in back and 42/32/22 in front. I discovered the Topeka water bottle cage was interfering with the FD travel. I shortened the chain like the Park Tool...
Forum: Touring
05-31-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,906
Posted By djb

hey buddy, get your story straight, it aint...

hey buddy, get your story straight, it aint aluminum, its titanium.....sheesh.
Forum: Touring
05-31-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,906
Posted By alan s

I was able to squeeze 40s and fenders on this...

I was able to squeeze 40s and fenders on this bike, for comparison.
...
05-29-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,971
Posted By BobbyG

"Felliniers" (pronounced...

"Felliniers" (pronounced 'feh-LINN-ee-yurs').
Forum: Touring
05-28-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,339
Posted By Hutchy

you can't be guilt tripped if you don't feel...

you can't be guilt tripped if you don't feel guilty
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By djb

in the last couple of years, I've laughed a few...

in the last couple of years, I've laughed a few times because I have had my many, many decades old cotton bandana from my teenage days in the bottom of my handlebar bag, and I've only ever used it...
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Walmart lens wipes. Works good.

Walmart lens wipes. Works good.
Forum: Touring
05-24-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,339
Posted By 3speed

^ Eh. If you're taking a natural evolution...

^ Eh. If you're taking a natural evolution standpoint, you're basically talking about a paleo sort of diet, and cutting out all of the artificial crap. And that diet is pretty much what science says...
Forum: Touring
05-24-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,339
Posted By mtb_addict

Vegan is a bad idea. Picking and choosing what...

Vegan is a bad idea. Picking and choosing what you can and cannot eat, is not natural. Human evolved millions of years eating all kinds of stuff, whatever you can get our hands on. It's the way we...
05-21-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,748
Posted By iab

No is an acceptable answer instead of pent up...

No is an acceptable answer instead of pent up rage. It makes for better health.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,339
Posted By BigAura

Your dog doesn't sleep with one-eye-open.

Your dog doesn't sleep with one-eye-open.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By gerryl

Not for me. There comes a point where you can't...

Not for me. There comes a point where you can't be scared of everything.
I remember seeing a woman rider once who seemed to have more lights on her bike than tractor trailer, was herself decked out...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,800
Posted By indyfabz

I always try to use my noodle when cycling.

I always try to use my noodle when cycling.
Forum: Touring
05-16-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By cyccommute

The fact that a 2.125 was sufficient for mountain...

The fact that a 2.125 was sufficient for mountain biking for about most of the last 40 years should tell you something. Honestly, a 2" tire should handle the job as long as the tread is capable. A...
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I think it depends in part on how much weight you...

I think it depends in part on how much weight you plan to carry and how you really define off road. Also, do you plan to have fenders on the bike or not, as fenders can cut down on tire size with...
Forum: Touring
05-14-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,726
Posted By wgscott

Just stop shaving the leg hair.

Just stop shaving the leg hair.
05-10-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 77,178
Posted By markwesti

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Forum: Touring
05-09-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By jpescatore

Hosted Touring Cyclists

My wife and I hosted Janet and Stephen Rickey, about 7300 miles into their "no end in sight" ride that started in Seattle, went down to San Diego, then over to Key West FL and now up the East Coast....
Forum: Touring
04-20-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By djb

I believe mine is a 97, and they had gone...

I believe mine is a 97, and they had gone aluminium at that point. Pretty stiff slash harsh rear end, but because of that it's rather composed with a heavy rear load.
I debated using it for my...
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