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06-24-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

c. 1987 ...

c. 1987

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Forum: Touring
06-23-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By Rob_E

Right on both counts, I expect. The crossing felt...

Right on both counts, I expect. The crossing felt plenty sturdy, but the person I talked to about about it expressed the same reservations about it's ability to stand up to more flooding. After all,...
Forum: Touring
06-22-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By alan s

Not sturdy, meaning raging flood water will...

Not sturdy, meaning raging flood water will probably wipe it out in a matter of minutes. This is a creek that rises rapidly during heavy downpours.
06-20-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By jadocs

Your weight is too far forward. Bike shop guy...

Your weight is too far forward. Bike shop guy should have offered to get you fit on your bike before throwing different stems at you.

Take the time to read this:
...
Forum: Touring
05-28-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

When I find a potential place, I call and ask if...

When I find a potential place, I call and ask if they have 'tenting sites'.

Of course, just because they have a place you can set up your tent doesn't mean it's any better than a gravel parking...
05-28-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,333
Posted By DHPflaumer

Honjo/Simworks Brass Fenders. They're sort of...

Honjo/Simworks Brass Fenders. They're sort of ridiculously expensive but also they look like they were made for this bike. They're almost certainly the next most expensive thing on the bike outside...
05-28-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,659
Posted By livedarklions

This explains far better than I can: ...

This explains far better than I can:

https://janheine.wordpress.com/2018/01/03/12-myths-in-cycling-1-wider-tires-are-slower/
05-28-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,659
Posted By livedarklions

I have those on my FX 3. There's no way they're...

I have those on my FX 3. There's no way they're good for gravel of any kind. Great road tire.

OP- narrower in general is not faster on roads. That's a misconception. If you want speed and...
05-28-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,333
Posted By GrainBrain

Not diamond valve stem caps, but still a splurge....

Not diamond valve stem caps, but still a splurge. Spur Cycles bell.

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Forum: Touring
05-28-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,762
Posted By Hondo Gravel

You guys :thumb: thanks for all the heads up on...

You guys :thumb: thanks for all the heads up on stuff. I will be driving over 1500 miles to get here. Luckily I have a sag wagon to assist me so if the incline is a mother I’ll jump in the sag wagon...
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By gracehowler

Try the phone app: wikiCamps usa R&J

Try the phone app: wikiCamps usa
R&J
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By dedhed

https://www.allstays.com/Campgrounds/Michigan-am-t...

https://www.allstays.com/Campgrounds/Michigan-am-tentsallowed.htm
05-27-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,649
Posted By hillyman

Should become a sticky thread as a lesson to us...

Should become a sticky thread as a lesson to us all. Or if I understood or cared.
05-25-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 797
Posted By tabl10s

American Airlines Bike Policy...

$30 if not over 62in/50 lbs(I work for AA and Delta).
05-24-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,611
Posted By spinnaker

Someone actaully stopped!

Was out on a ride today. Came across the remains of an accident that I ran through yesterday. Yesterday I did not realize what it was until too late, Shards of glass from a taillight.

...
05-24-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By wgscott

$20 to stick a couple of chains in some melted...

$20 to stick a couple of chains in some melted wax?

I do, however, appreciate the long chain alkane name.

I have some local arsewipe with a PhD in Chemistry from Berkeley wax all of my chains,...
Forum: Touring
05-24-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,805
Posted By travgott

that was a very interesting and informative bit...

that was a very interesting and informative bit of history there. thanks! and nice bike ;) this thread sure took a turn tho...
05-24-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By wgscott

I'm in the wrong business.

I'm in the wrong business.
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,540
Posted By Ged117

Though I have the Shimano Saint pedals on my...

Though I have the Shimano Saint pedals on my Voyageur, I've also got the DMR V12 magnesium pedals leftover from a hybrid I built up and then sold. The V12 pedals are destined for my Peugeot AO-8...
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,805
Posted By Happy Feet

Welcome to Bike Forums BikinHowd. I will chalk...

Welcome to Bike Forums BikinHowd. I will chalk most of your observations to being young and uneducated. I've been riding steady for 50 years so I've seen a bit of history unfold.

It is indeed a...
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 32,411
Posted By nedb7

thanks

thanks
05-22-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,341
Posted By hillyman

Since OP hasn't responded in almost a week I'm...

Since OP hasn't responded in almost a week I'm afraid he is missing. If everyone here will send me $1,000 I volunteer to fly to The Beach Bar in Honolulu HI to see if I can find any information on...
Forum: Touring
05-22-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 32,411
Posted By seeker333

It must be newb / resurrect old thread day. ...

It must be newb / resurrect old thread day.

NEVER use anything except Brooks Proofide, and use that very sparingly.

Anything else is very likely to ruin the saddle. Softening the leather of a...
Forum: Touring
05-21-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,339
Posted By djb

if those three guys were getting ready for a bike...

if those three guys were getting ready for a bike tour, they'd need to buy some of these--

https://www.ebay.com/bhp/rat-trap-pedals
05-20-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Kapusta

It has worked before.... ...

It has worked before....

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Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,340
Posted By fietsbob

Me? No..

What do you make to eat at home? why not continue to do that on the tour?

hit the farmer's produce markets ..






...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,340
Posted By MiE

Other than perceived health? None

Other than perceived health? None
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,340
Posted By HerrKaLeun

It should be easy to find vegans. They typically...

It should be easy to find vegans. They typically wear shirts and other signs showing the rest of us how inadequate we are. They also will inject veganism into every conversation.

I know this isn't...
05-19-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By alcjphil

OK, he lost me in the first few seconds when he...

OK, he lost me in the first few seconds when he referred to the front wheel as a "tire". Colour me "elitist" if you want, but don't try to sell me anything using inaccurate terms. Stupid advertising.
05-18-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By fishboat

Adolescent, self centered troll..and a bit of a...

Adolescent, self centered troll..and a bit of a knob to boot.

They stock what sells within their market niche. If you don't like what they offer..go somewhere else...in fact..be a man..break out...
05-17-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By hillyman

OP asks why a company does something to a group...

OP asks why a company does something to a group of people who can only guess at the answer and doesnt want discussion why they like the idea.
Has to be in management .
The answer in business is...
05-17-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By Paul Barnard

Just one more thing to love about BD!

Just one more thing to love about BD!
Forum: Touring
05-17-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,398
Posted By fietsbob

I toured many Foreign countries Before any of...

I toured many Foreign countries Before any of this stuff was invented...

even got a map of Poland from a fellow passenger on a Baltic sea ferry, from a passenger while underway there in 91.....
05-17-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By fietsbob

They got a good price on the parts , in big...

They got a good price on the parts , in big buying numbers.. pass the savings on to you..








So what did They say , when you made The Supreme effort and asked them yourself?
05-17-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,083
Posted By livedarklions

Here's a totally wild guess--they offer a lot of...

Here's a totally wild guess--they offer a lot of triples because people buy a lot of triples.

Since we can't discuss the merits of triples, guess that about covers the entire topic, right?
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 854
Posted By Lemond1985

What's the dog's FTP? I assume he will be the...

What's the dog's FTP? I assume he will be the stoker? :D
05-15-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By Bandera

Yet another Ignore.

Yet another Ignore.
05-14-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,669
Posted By 79pmooney

I've got ~200,000 miles with the nose down. When...

I've got ~200,000 miles with the nose down. When should I expect to start seeing these issues?

Edit: Any new setup gets its early rides with the wrenches for the seatpost and clamp in my pocket. ...
05-13-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By superdex

can I have those 5 minutes back, please?

can I have those 5 minutes back, please?
Forum: Touring
05-13-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,700
Posted By HTupolev

Not necessarily. Many jobs will deny requests to...

Not necessarily. Many jobs will deny requests to use tons of vacation time at once, not to mention that they'll often make vacation time buildup impossible by not allowing much year-to-year rollover.
Forum: Touring
05-13-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,700
Posted By wgscott

The key is to not have kids. I have 3, so...

The key is to not have kids.

I have 3, so I haven't done an extended tour in more than 20 years.
05-13-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By VELOGLOCK

Quick follow up here, just got a response from...

Quick follow up here, just got a response from the seller that they are sending the correct bb right away along with a shipping label.

I emailed photos and order sheet @ 1830ish. Needless to say...
05-13-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By AlmostTrick

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05-13-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By AlmostTrick

TT. (troll trials)

TT. (troll trials)
05-12-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By wgscott

I think I might get some aero bars and sharpen...

I think I might get some aero bars and sharpen the ends to play "triceratops rampage" on the MUT.
05-12-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By delbiker1

Do I detect a bit of insecurity in this OP? You...

Do I detect a bit of insecurity in this OP? You might try to understand that a lot of cyclists have chronic spinal issues and riding in the aero bar position, for some, is the most uncomfortable...
05-12-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By bruce19

To the original question.....On the hoods, on an...

To the original question.....On the hoods, on an 18 lb. steel Guru, on a 1 mi. relatively flat Strava segment, I have done 25 mph. I was 72 at the time.
05-12-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Here you go. ...

Here you go.

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Forum: Commuting
05-12-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,855
Posted By Archwhorides

No argument, P = MV is an equation that really...

No argument, P = MV is an equation that really works, and that is why I always carry extra dead-load in my pannier, because the increased momentum makes me a greater threat on the road, LOL. If you...
05-12-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,284
Posted By wgscott

May 12. There shouldn't be that much troll...

May 12. There shouldn't be that much troll weather.
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