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Forum: Great Lakes
04-08-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By mrv

Extending the Dequiter Cut north will be really...

Extending the Dequiter Cut north will be really nice. I get nervous with the Q-Line tracks on Woodward. With the new loop I need a special cut through to Great Lakes Roasting on Woodward though. ...
Forum: Touring
04-01-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By mrv

.....yep - for me a big part cyclo-touring is the...

.....yep - for me a big part cyclo-touring is the element of unknown, not knowing how things will exactly work out. (.... i do like to draw the line at being able to get water though, which was...
Forum: Touring
04-01-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By mrv

AMTRAK Chicago Layover: 30min vs. 4hrs

yo!
Planning a multi-day / multi-modal trek in May (wow - coming up fast...).
AMTRAK is letting me reserve a ticket with a bike where I have 30 minutes to get from one train to the next.
My other...
03-30-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By mrv

https://www.roswheel.com/collections/road-series/p...

https://www.roswheel.com/collections/road-series/products/road-handlebar-bag 9L
my LBS just sold me one of these for $90. I have not tried it yet, so no review yet.
03-30-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By mrv

Iíll vote for an old Schwinn light weight. The...

Iíll vote for an old Schwinn light weight.
The lugged, made in Japan sport tourers.
The canti versions are hard to find and pricey.
I got the Frameset for $50. But occasionally see similar...
03-30-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By mrv

https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/d/detroit-m...

https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/d/detroit-march-garage-sale/7297354190.html
- what about a 3-speed? prices are up right now, because it's spring time. or like the link above, you could go...
03-29-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By mrv

bumppppppppp..........

bumppppppppp..........
Forum: For Sale
03-29-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 827
Posted By mrv

bump. . . .

bump. . . .
03-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,653
Posted By mrv

This is hard packed dirt.....

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/d324b8c7_14bd_4a8f_851d_abb12a5e6b56_58c4fdbf7e6b01be6379d9e8e27ccbc11e4b8aea.jpeg
.....and itís great!!! I cannot for the life of me...
03-23-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,219
Posted By mrv

I think I might be done with this wheel. Maybe. ...

I think I might be done with this wheel. Maybe.


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/75f99d60_d4ab_4763_8a49_bbe3b60539e3_0572c1381f85a4ea92801da578517adf84472103.jpeg
03-23-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,219
Posted By mrv

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/297x198/screenshot_2021_03_23_063310_5e721b9152cda6a0a9639070df6824baa674bd1c.jpg
is that a heavy oil or an adhesive?
I've been using a light...
03-17-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,149
Posted By mrv

i've had a bunch of forever bikes - turns out my...

i've had a bunch of forever bikes - turns out my forever bike is the next one.
03-09-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,234
Views: 390,219
Posted By mrv

KickBack. Enjoy.

Converted my single speed to a double speed.
First test ride. Iím new to wheel building. Are they ALL supposed to loosen!?!
.....back to the trueing stand....
...
Forum: Touring
03-08-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,460
Posted By mrv

bring a used paperback from an actual bookstore...

bring a used paperback from an actual bookstore that sells such things - I found Grapes of Wrath to pair nicely with the GAP/C&O trek in 2019
small sketch book and a pen.

for the most part, i...
Forum: Great Lakes
02-15-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By mrv

- right! That's what I saw on the state park...

- right! That's what I saw on the state park websites.
Since I am not presently planning to stay in the same spot two night, I'm thinking I'll just show up. If I'm late enough, I'll self-pay and set...
Forum: Touring
02-09-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,019
Posted By mrv

haha! my first thought was I'd pick the...

haha! my first thought was I'd pick the Cannondale because of the rim brakes!
I have no bikes with disc brakes, so I am still in the mindset I'd rather deal with rim brakes if I have a problem.
...
Forum: Foo
02-07-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By mrv

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GganmecAp1s&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GganmecAp1s&ab_channel=TheArch
Saturday Night Live reference.
Forum: Touring
02-05-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,504
Posted By mrv

I'll never get to go ride Siberia or Cambodia or...

I'll never get to go ride Siberia or Cambodia or the Silk Road. . . but I'm still a proponent of the 26in wheel size.
So far I remain touring on my old RockHopper. Once I cannot find free or...
02-03-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,377
Posted By mrv

- yes. yes. it's funny. it's a funny video....

- yes. yes. it's funny. it's a funny video. really. it's like 2 minutes of funny.

2019 I got a 1990 Biachi - fully rigid - for $60. Spent maybe $175 or so on tires / tubes / cables / pads / seat....
02-03-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,377
Posted By mrv

I am thinking if you go to Craig's List and...

I am thinking if you go to Craig's List and commit about $30 to a Huffy, you should be all set.... https://detroit.craigslist.org/mcb/bik/d/sterling-heights-bicycle/7251358689.html
...
Forum: Touring
02-01-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,430
Posted By mrv

i've been touring on Crank Bros Stamps for couple...

i've been touring on Crank Bros Stamps for couple years. Have them on several bikes. Also have a couple pairs of Crank Bros 50/50. Seems like Crank Bros will chew through a set of 5-10 Freerides in...
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By mrv

- I've heard a very few people make the argument...

- I've heard a very few people make the argument that powder coating is basically plastic wrapping a bike, with the negative consequence being moisture getting trapped under the coating.
That said,...
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By mrv

Nice! Definitely a steel. I mean a steal. It...

Nice! Definitely a steel. I mean a steal.
It would be well worth putting a new coat of pain on while it's stripped of parts....
01-29-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,324
Posted By mrv

Kid - yes, he's my kid. (My daughter's my kid...

Kid - yes, he's my kid. (My daughter's my kid too, but she rides horses. She bought her own. We don't share our rides. We're both happy with that.)
Friend - possibly, but not probably. Very unlikely...
01-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By mrv

- oh man, I'm not sure telling a stressed out...

- oh man, I'm not sure telling a stressed out person not to stress out helps relieve stress. Maybe something like - "the fear of failure in public is totally normal." - i dunno, i tend not to be...
01-26-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,155
Posted By mrv

did you thin your Rustoleum? I attempted a...

did you thin your Rustoleum?

I attempted a Rustoleum brush on project in the spring: primer then matte black on a mid-80's Miyata one thousand.
I had read that a bit of thinning would allow the...
01-26-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By mrv

You could keep an eye on Peter White's CLOSEOUTS...

You could keep an eye on Peter White's CLOSEOUTS page. Right now he's showing a $325 700c front wheel:
SON28 SL ISO disc black hub, 32 hole Velocity Chukker non-MSW rim, DB14 black spokes

A $300...
Forum: For Sale
01-24-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 827
Posted By mrv

FS: rear touring rack(s)

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1222273-fs-rear-touring-rack-s.html

I posted this in the C&V section 'cause I mostly look at the C&V section. These are more touring specific that...
Forum: For Sale
01-24-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By mrv

SOLD: Touring Bags: panniers; trunk

SOLD

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1222270-fs-touring-bags-panniers-trunk.html (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1222270-fs-touring-bags-panniers-trunk.html)
...
01-24-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By mrv

it’s black inside. no divider. just a big...

it’s black inside.

no divider. just a big empty cushioned rectangle.
01-24-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By mrv

yea they work pretty well. I would line them...

yea they work pretty well.
I would line them with a trash compactor bag to keep clothes and sleep gear dry.
Iíve opted to go with roll top style.
01-24-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By mrv

FS: rear touring rack(s)

I have two racks for sale. I need to load photos of the second.
First up:
blackburn MTNRACK (or is it MTN RACK?) - a two legged deal. I think I got it in exchange for a bag off coffee beans, along...
01-24-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By mrv

FS: Touring Bags: panniers; trunk

** SOLD ** (most likely - suppose to meet the buyer next week, Feb 5 probably)

NASHBAR Euro Panniers - the rain covers are in sad shape. You can see where the tuck into the panniers if you look...
01-24-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By mrv

bumping for a better 2021. cheers!

bumping for a better 2021.
cheers!
01-24-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By mrv

bumping my available listings. happy new year....

bumping my available listings.
happy new year. 2021 is going to be great. I found a $100 bill while out walking the other day. . . . wait, that good news for me is bad news for someone else........
01-24-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By mrv

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1218001-shimano-600-tri-color-front-rear-derailleur-rear-hub.html

i guess i should bump my listing.
01-22-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By mrv

https://www.schwalbetires.com/tech_info/tire_dimen...

https://www.schwalbetires.com/tech_info/tire_dimensions -- scroll down for Schwalbe's tire / rim combo limits. Keep in mind this is coming from a tire maker who wants to sell you tire no matter your...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-21-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By mrv

Rouge Park

I like that there was some effort put into Rouge Park.
But yíall are right- the maintenance folks and planners are not cycling.

...
01-21-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 27,768
Posted By mrv

Iíd like to get this back to the original blue,...

Iíd like to get this back to the original blue, same as cycledog1 i believe. If I can find a local painter for less than $300 - not powder.
Hopefully I am not repeating those images in this thread....
01-20-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,562
Posted By mrv

Super LeTour 12.2

Does this count?
$50 Frameset that was my gritty road single speed for a couple years.
Then when i was thinking of just hanging left over parts on it to sell it. But I accidentally started...
01-18-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,629
Posted By mrv

The FENIX site says: "The high capacity 18650...

The FENIX site says:
"The high capacity 18650 Li-ion rechargeable batteries each provide protection circuits in the anode to help prevent short circuits, over charge/discharge and over heating. "
...
01-17-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By mrv

I've used an aluminum Blackburn rack for many...

I've used an aluminum Blackburn rack for many years with no cracks. And hauled stuff on it too!

If you're eyelets are not where you need them you could go with a strap on type design, like THULE'...
01-16-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By mrv

:foo::crash::lol::roflmao:

:foo::crash::lol::roflmao:
01-16-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By mrv

? whatís ďAFAICTĒ? Iím not familiar with that...

? whatís ďAFAICTĒ?
Iím not familiar with that acronym.
01-16-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By mrv

Thank you so much! I had read on bike stack...

Thank you so much!
I had read on bike stack exchange maybe that it would turn on while being charged. But the post was old ish.
Cygolite does not say one way or another on the website.
I have ...
01-15-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By mrv

Does the Cygolite hyper shot turn on while...

Does the Cygolite hyper shot turn on while charging?
I donít tour or commute enough to justify a dyno hub.
but I want to upgrade to USB chargeable lights that work while charging.
I've settled on...
01-15-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By mrv

:lol::roflmao: i'll have to share that with...

:lol::roflmao:

i'll have to share that with my grown-up kids!!
Forum: Great Lakes
01-15-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By mrv

Thanks, everyone. ober27 - I will check out the...

Thanks, everyone. ober27 - I will check out the travel guides.

Another question: How's cycling north from Chicago? Any recommendations as far as sticking to the Lake Michigan shoreline? Looking...
01-14-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By mrv

yep - make me an offer! PS: -- i picked...

yep - make me an offer!

PS:
-- i picked up an Miyata 1000 last spring so I could go canti-brake. I'm about to change that from a single speed coaster brake to a 2-speed kickback. heck, maybe...
01-12-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,890
Posted By mrv

Grant Peterson has a nice list of easy to do...

Grant Peterson has a nice list of easy to do exercises at home in his Eat Bacon, Don't Jog book.
You should be able to scroll through the table of contents here:...
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