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Forum: Touring
04-06-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By amilianadvtrs

Not entirely what you are asking for, but we...

Not entirely what you are asking for, but we recently got the CarraDry SQR bag. Like Happy mentioned the construction quality is pretty solid and I am really happy with it as a quick release bag. The...
03-28-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,363
Posted By saddlesores

ride report 28 march decided to get a...

ride report 28 march

decided to get a slightly longer ride in today. headed north on the state highway about 25km, traffic seemed about normal for a saturday. roadside shops in the villages were...
03-19-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 495
Posted By sean.hwy

I was commuting to work everyday when it was not...

I was commuting to work everyday when it was not raining before the WFH/lock down started. I am happy with the wheels/tires for that and would like to keep them.

I just wanted another wheel/tire...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-18-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,419
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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03-17-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

They do a lot more than just changing gloves...

They do a lot more than just changing gloves between patients at the drive-through site at the hospital where I work. Trust me, this is being taken much more seriously by those of us in healthcare...
Forum: Touring
03-15-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 158,225
Posted By tspoon

A few more photos from the rest of my South...

A few more photos from the rest of my South Canterbury/Otago/Southland cycle trip, now completed.
...
03-15-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,734
Posted By wolfchild

Panic and paranoia has infected more people than...

Panic and paranoia has infected more people than the actual virus.
03-13-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,779
Posted By jackb

Hasn't this nonsense gone on long enough? As the...

Hasn't this nonsense gone on long enough? As the OP I can state plainly that I did do google searches in regards to my question. Moreover, I spoke to LBS folks as well. My question on this forum...
Forum: Touring
03-12-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 158,225
Posted By Doug64

One of our daughter's photos: Trail of Coeur...

One of our daughter's photos: Trail of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Forum: Touring
03-09-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,232
Posted By indyfabz

I am starting to wonder if I hear an accordion...

I am starting to wonder if I hear an accordion playing somewhere off in the distance.
Forum: Touring
03-08-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,232
Posted By BikeLite

Gossamer Gear Crotch Pot ...

Gossamer Gear Crotch Pot
https://www.gossamergear.com/collections/hydration-cooking/products/the-crotch-pot
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I use the second stem on some bikes, but on my...

I use the second stem on some bikes, but on my expedition bike use the 55mm Thorn accessory bar. That might be too short for some stems, but works well for mine. I do not have a great photo of it,...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-01-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,419
Posted By Hypno Toad

I ride Fat B Nimble tires and find the light...

I ride Fat B Nimble tires and find the light weight and tight tread really helps keep you moving 'faster'. For me, the Pug is faster on really rough surfaces since I don't need to be so careful. With...
02-29-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 784
Posted By cb400bill

No girl could? What an ignorant thing to say. ...

No girl could? What an ignorant thing to say. Amanda Coker would probably have issue with such a statement.
02-26-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By mstateglfr

Older steel frame MTBs werent 29" or disc. You...

Older steel frame MTBs werent 29" or disc. You need to go relatively recent(last 10 years or so) to get both of those things.

As for suggestions- what do you want to spend? For modern steel,...
02-24-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 881
Posted By Sertsa

I don't know if there's enough detail for your...

I don't know if there's enough detail for your purposes in this video, but I watched it a couple days ago and found it interesting. Maybe you can contact the museum. Anyway, the video: Origins of the...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-24-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By PedalingWalrus

[QUOTE=Happy Feet;21340533]Chain stay and cranks...

[QUOTE=Happy Feet;21340533]Chain stay and cranks or cassette? That can be a pita when it gets jammed in there..


Chain stay and cranks. It's all good now.
:-)
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I am not familiar with the Carradry handlebar...

I am not familiar with the Carradry handlebar bag. I got some clearance sale priced Louis Garaneau (spell?) bags several years ago and found them to not be stiff at all, they badly sagged with only...
Forum: Touring
02-21-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,336
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I spent a total of seven months...

My wife and I spent a total of seven months during 3 bike tours in Europe. We rode trough 10 countries, and got by well with just the basics: hello, good morning, good afternoon, please and thanks....
02-20-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By Darth Lefty

There's a long running thread in the MTBR 27.5...

There's a long running thread in the MTBR 27.5 tire forum about which frames will fit the larger tires so that might be a good place to start for 26-plus.
02-20-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,847
Posted By mstateglfr

Add bikepacking into the trends you dont...

Add bikepacking into the trends you dont understand, based on that long touring thread.

Fixie, gravel, cargo bike, bikepacking - it appears a lot of trends dont resonate with you. Thats cool and...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-14-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,419
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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02-14-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,006
Posted By indyfabz

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-08-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,419
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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Forum: Touring
02-04-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,524
Posted By Sandstrom

Not to jump too far down the etymology rabbit...

Not to jump too far down the etymology rabbit hole, but everyone should understand that it's hardly a new term. See the following:
...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-02-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,419
Posted By Hypno Toad

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Forum: Touring
01-30-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,524
Posted By BigAura

Bikepacking is a subset of Bicycle Touring. ...

Bikepacking is a subset of Bicycle Touring.

Bikepacking is limited to non-paved surfaces, generally single and/or double track trails. Touring may include paved & non-paved, any trail type, and...
Forum: Touring
01-27-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 158,225
Posted By tspoon

Some pictures from a week long mini-tour around...

Some pictures from a week long mini-tour around some central North Island, New Zealand back roads, this time in summer....
01-27-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,125
Posted By Miele Man

What a lot of people including myself have...

What a lot of people including myself have against Lance Armstrong and why we detest him is NOT the fact that he was a doper or even that he denied doping. What we have against him is the lengths he...
Forum: Touring
01-26-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,332
Posted By smudgy

Erie Canal Bike Tour. A great 5 day ride.

The Erie Canal is a legendary route that connects Buffalo and Albany, New York. The canal/trail goes through lots of cozy little towns that date back to the 1810's. I parked in Lockport for 6 nights...
Forum: Touring
01-26-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,524
Posted By Tourist in MSN

A friend of mine was looking for ideas to keep a...

A friend of mine was looking for ideas to keep a saddle bag off of his rear tire and cut sway. I saw a bike with this do-it-yourself bracket, snapped the photos. I would have done something...
Forum: Touring
01-12-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,749
Posted By djb

Good use of it. Just remember not to over use it,...

Good use of it. Just remember not to over use it, or at least be aware of your editing, even if you do play with it a lot at first. Its easy to over do a wide angle when it's a new toy. I remember...
01-11-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,617
Posted By daoswald

You may hate our court system, but it is at least...

You may hate our court system, but it is at least striving to not provide arbitrary, vigilante justice. Most of us will go our entire lives without being charged with a serious crime. But this is, in...
Forum: Touring
01-01-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,213
Posted By Pratt

When I was a Scout leader we had an unofficial...

When I was a Scout leader we had an unofficial rule, you don't yell at your own kid, there were other adults to do that
Forum: Touring
12-21-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 158,225
Posted By Doug64

Poland ...

Poland
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Forum: Fatbikes
12-18-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,419
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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12-14-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By DrIsotope

Those stops and whatnot can come in handy if you...

Those stops and whatnot can come in handy if you put on a dropper post, so yeah. My Ritchey isn't 1X-specific, so it's got unused stops. Doesn't bother me a bit.
Forum: Touring
12-14-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 158,225
Posted By Doug64

A couple of my wife's pictures taken on the...

A couple of my wife's pictures taken on the Icefield Parkway during a ride from Jasper, Alberta to Fargo, ND.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49216608172_39631163b5_c.jpg
...
Forum: Touring
12-02-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,861
Posted By indyfabz

You are a in a distinct minority there. An army...

You are a in a distinct minority there. An army of one as far as I know.

E.g.:

https://www.adventurecycling.org/adventure-cyclist/online-features/bikepacking-searching-for-a-definition/
Forum: Touring
11-28-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By stardognine

Happy Thanksgiving!

It doesn't look like you big dummies are gonna start a thread here, so I will. 😛😁😉

I'm thankful for all the good advice & virtual friendship I get out of this little sub-forum. So thanks. 😎✌️😎
Forum: Touring
11-28-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,488
Posted By dualresponse

Well- If I'm going to do something stupid- Might...

Well- If I'm going to do something stupid- Might as well go all the way!!!! :)
Inspired by department store bikes and their bar ends, I had an epiphany - Why NOT go ahead and mount them in...
Forum: Touring
11-18-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 158,225
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Last weekend circumnavigating Flagstaff Lake in...

Last weekend circumnavigating Flagstaff Lake in Maine
...
Forum: Touring
11-16-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 158,225
Posted By linus

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Siem Reap just before heading back to Phnom Penh.

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Forum: Touring
11-11-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By mstateglfr

That's a fantastic trip! Really neat that the...

That's a fantastic trip! Really neat that the weather worked out for you- its key.
Knowing nothing about moab other than it's in east central UT, I would have guessed its colder that short sleeves...
11-06-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,809
Posted By Steve B.

This past Monday, on a really great single track...

This past Monday, on a really great single track I havenít ridden in 10 years (on a 26íer with old style 600 bars) I tried getting my 750 width bars thru 2 trees about 730 apart. Iím now wearing a...
10-28-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,818
Posted By livedarklions

I do lots of reps of unweighted VMO squats to...

I do lots of reps of unweighted VMO squats to keep the balance with my quads. I noticed the imbalance in muscle development before it started to cause any knee trouble and started to do the squats...
10-25-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 181,651
Posted By steelrider58

Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean

Not sure if anyone posted this yet or not...it didn't come up when I searched. Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean. Love this image!
...
10-22-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By Kabuki12

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My first attempt at Harlequin Wrap on my Raleigh
I did this a couple of years...
10-22-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By steelbikeguy

That looks very good! I was thinking about...

That looks very good!
I was thinking about doing the same thing on an upcoming wrap, which will use orange and black tape. I was worried about getting the orange tape dirty quickly, so figured I'd...
10-22-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 54,269
Posted By Hermes

Moderators note: Okay. This has been an...

Moderators note: Okay. This has been an interesting thread with many view points debated but may be nearing the end of its useful life. We will leave it open as long as posts remains within forum...
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