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04-13-21, 01:12 PM
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Posted By Germany_chris

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This dynamo also came today
04-13-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,769
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...
Forum: Touring
04-13-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 665
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: 15,454
Views: 11,527,387
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: 7,049
Views: 657,789
Posted By Germany_chris

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04-11-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By Germany_chris

I run mine down the downtube then into the fender

I run mine down the downtube then into the fender
04-06-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By Germany_chris

I could use the top tube a pull up bar!

I could use the top tube a pull up bar!
04-05-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,356
Posted By Germany_chris

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04-03-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17,023
Views: 1,816,518
Posted By Germany_chris

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04-02-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,843
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?
03-29-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,519
Posted By Germany_chris

Then you’ll get another like I did 😉

Then you’ll get another like I did 😉
Forum: Touring
03-25-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
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.
03-24-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 167,326
Posted By Germany_chris

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

So am I doing this townie thing right?


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Old drive line, thumbies, good...
03-18-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 745
Posted By Germany_chris

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

I'm sure the driver "didn't see him"
03-16-21, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Germany_chris

Shift before the hill.. Just put a new chain...

Shift before the hill..

Just put a new chain on it and forget about it
03-16-21, 01:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,640
Posted By Germany_chris

I assume you got them custom built? The...

I assume you got them custom built?

The standard anymore seems to be to just order machine built wheels which is weird because I can generally get a set of wheels built by my local wheel builder...
03-15-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,640
Posted By Germany_chris

I'll second that the folks thinking 32/36 spoke...

I'll second that the folks thinking 32/36 spoke wheels aren't much concerned with aero, in my case I ride 36 because I have bags all over my bike.
03-15-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 841,289
Posted By Germany_chris

Thank you

Thank you
03-11-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,517
Posted By Germany_chris

Since in '92 I was still in my moar hard means...

Since in '92 I was still in my moar hard means moar punk era I saw these guys in '92 in Ybor City along with Green Jelly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zUukDKOxt4
03-11-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,517
Posted By Germany_chris

Is this thread not "Takin' ******* to the...

Is this thread not "Takin' ******* to the Zoo"?
03-11-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,517
Posted By Germany_chris

Jumping Jesus on a pogo stick Disc brakes...

Jumping Jesus on a pogo stick

Disc brakes are great, rim brakes with the right pads are great if I were to have a new bike built it'd be disc because that's what the market is building for, you're...
03-11-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,071
Posted By Germany_chris

Swap on a larger chainring so you don't feel the...

Swap on a larger chainring so you don't feel the need to be on the 11 all the time
03-11-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 7,049
Views: 657,789
Posted By Germany_chris

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My TimTas/Etsy decaleur came in yesterday and it was simply a bolt up affair...
03-10-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,543
Posted By Germany_chris

Some folks like to quantify and those folks...

Some folks like to quantify and those folks always have the coolest spreadsheets, I like those people I just don't want to be one.
03-08-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,620
Posted By Germany_chris

Actually more than a couple companies may 50+ cm...

Actually more than a couple companies may 50+ cm bars and again crank length is one of those very personal things and is not directly correlated to "aero"
03-08-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Germany_chris

That'll make a great lightweight tourer, I'd pick...

That'll make a great lightweight tourer, I'd pick it up in a heartbeat.
Forum: Commuting
03-02-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,527,387
Posted By Germany_chris

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Finished last night
03-02-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 167,326
Posted By Germany_chris

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I bought this for the group, my original plan was to put the parts on the Bruce...
03-01-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,818
Posted By Germany_chris

You missing something, or many things

You missing something, or many things
03-01-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 6,975
Posted By Germany_chris

I have no desire to ride, walk, drive, live with...

I have no desire to ride, walk, drive, live with or around other people.
02-25-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By Germany_chris

I made eye contact with two of the three people...

I made eye contact with two of the three people that hit me so I’m not particularly sold on the safety benefits of much
02-25-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,004
Posted By Germany_chris

The only things on that bike that bother me are...

The only things on that bike that bother me are the fenders and the crank.
02-19-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 841,289
Posted By Germany_chris

24/36 and 11-34 I just recently did the...

24/36 and 11-34

I just recently did the chainring swap 22/34/44 wasn't working 34 was too small for daily use and 22 was just too small. I'll find out this weekend if I like the 24 if not I'll...
02-18-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 841,289
Posted By Germany_chris

Some Changes

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02-18-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 124,032
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm working with a Dutch guy on Etsy to get a...

I'm working with a Dutch guy on Etsy to get a decaleur built for my new Berthoud 28 bag since my VO won't work.
02-17-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,993
Posted By Germany_chris

I just pulled my Brooks for a Berthoud but yes I...

I just pulled my Brooks for a Berthoud but yes I like Brooks
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By Germany_chris

It may be to small we're not all built the same...

It may be to small we're not all built the same way.

@OP yes it's a good deal Kleins have gotten really precious over the last couple years for some reason
02-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 7,371
Posted By Germany_chris

I wouldn’t buy a new bike that wasn’t thru axle...

I wouldn’t buy a new bike that wasn’t thru axle and disc brakes no matter what the online cognoscenti thinks.
02-10-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,558
Posted By Germany_chris

There were quite a few made and some still

There were quite a few made and some still
02-02-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By Germany_chris

Those kickstands are great period, I put them on...

Those kickstands are great period, I put them on every bike tat will take a kickstand
02-02-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,112
Posted By Germany_chris

Keep the dual leg kickstand!

Keep the dual leg kickstand!
Forum: Touring
02-01-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,221
Posted By Germany_chris

I wear high viz in the winter but not the summer...

I wear high viz in the winter but not the summer but my lights run all the time so I’m not sure there’s any real value.
01-31-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,462
Posted By Germany_chris

The “un-racer” The reality is he’s not...

The “un-racer”

The reality is he’s not wrong, I love looking at race bikes old and new but I wouldn’t ride one to the store and I wouldn’t ride one with my family so what’s the point. Grant wants...
01-30-21, 01:12 AM
01-26-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,462
Posted By Germany_chris

It’s a Grant bike slackish with long chain stays...

It’s a Grant bike slackish with long chain stays though these are in essence step through

what’s the confusion
01-24-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,800
Posted By Germany_chris

I always have to size up cycling shoes the brand...

I always have to size up cycling shoes the brand doesn’t matter, I wear a 46 in every shoe but cycling shoes where I wear a 47
01-22-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 841,289
Posted By Germany_chris

It’s a hybrid ...

It’s a hybrid


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this is a touring bike
Replies: 27
Views: 1,161
Posted By Germany_chris

There is no sidewall height there's nothing for...

There is no sidewall height there's nothing for the tire bead to seat against.

Google some images and you'll see

...
01-15-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,892
Posted By Germany_chris

Most bike lights do not have a shaped beam which...

Most bike lights do not have a shaped beam which is the problem and those that do people don't want to pay for. You're a vehicle on the road therefore your lights should be like all other vehicle...
01-14-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,597
Posted By Germany_chris

Zinn and the art of road bike maintenance

Zinn and the art of road bike maintenance
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