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Forum: Touring
05-13-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,543
Posted By djb

Im a lot lighter than you by a good 35lbs so that...

Im a lot lighter than you by a good 35lbs so that is high for me, even when Ive been carrying a good 25lbs on the rear.
I suggest that you get a small gauge so that you can ride on different...
Forum: Touring
05-11-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,543
Posted By djb

yes, so doing good strong hard applications of...

yes, so doing good strong hard applications of brakes to take a bunch of speed off, then releasing and letting bike go a bit until you need to do another good strong hard application again--as you...
Forum: Touring
05-11-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,543
Posted By djb

Re aluminum racks. While I do own some fancy...

Re aluminum racks.
While I do own some fancy pants steel ones, I've been using reasonably priced aluminum racks for decades, daily use, one of them all worn to bits, but they work fine with regular...
Forum: Touring
05-03-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,543
Posted By maximum01

I have the new Trek 520 and love it. I'm 44 years...

I have the new Trek 520 and love it. I'm 44 years old and have been bike touring for a long time, taking trips to Europe and frequent short tours in my native Scottish Highlands. Up here the roads...
Forum: Touring
01-28-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,660
Posted By Tourist in MSN

My photo with the puddles on the Confederation...

My photo with the puddles on the Confederation Trail, I took that photo on Canada Day 2019, which if I recall correctly was the fifth day in a row with rain.




I took this photo on PEI, but...
Forum: Touring
01-28-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,660
Posted By Russ Roth

I also found most of it to be fairly decent. At...

I also found most of it to be fairly decent. At no time did I have any trouble with water on the trail though I found with the section that headed south from the capital to be a lot more loose gravel...
Forum: Touring
01-28-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,660
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Very wet. I thought it was a good trail. ...

Very wet.

I thought it was a good trail. They put a thin layer of coarse gravel on much of the trail to resist erosion better than the underlying soil. There were a couple spots where the gravel...
12-04-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,164
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Oops, in previous post forgot to say it was a...

Oops, in previous post forgot to say it was a great trip. Flew to Halifax, rode up to Cabot Trail. Then back to mainland and then the ferry to PEI. Then through Charlottetown for Canada Day...
12-03-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,164
Posted By Tourist in MSN

It depends on how much you plan to have your...

It depends on how much you plan to have your phone on, etc. If you are careful to avoid wasting power, not a problem. I went for a couple weeks on my last tour without plugging into an outlet...
Forum: Touring
11-20-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By djb

re the City version, good point seeker to bring...

re the City version, good point seeker to bring them up, good value for money, just lacking the mid strap and the clip attachment system is slightly diff.
Front citys are about 165 canadjun clams...
Forum: Touring
11-20-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By seeker333

You should research and consider Ortlieb Roller...

You should research and consider Ortlieb Roller City panniers. They are essentially Roller Classics a. without shoulder straps or interior pocket, b. without the extra material needed to overload...
Forum: Touring
11-20-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Yup. On trips where I expected rain, I always...

Yup. On trips where I expected rain, I always put my rain gear on top of my front panniers under the strap. You could easily get to it in seconds, being up front you could see if anything was...
Forum: Touring
11-20-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,548
Posted By indyfabz

I know lots of people love Ortlieb rollers, but...

I know lots of people love Ortlieb rollers, but take a look at the Sport Packers. No need to unroll and re-roll while on the road. While I generally try not to use the front panniers for anything I...
10-29-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By VegasTriker

The package includes two spacers so it will fit...

The package includes two spacers so it will fit any bar between 20mm and 33mm. I didn't use it on a regular bike but on my recumbent trike. It is sturdy enough that I can pick up the front of the 33...
10-18-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By gecho

It will fit, I have Bontrager racks on all my...

It will fit, I have Bontrager racks on all my bikes and that mount for moving my PDW tail lights around since they use the same mount as PB lights.
10-18-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By riverdrifter

I'm not sure about the Planet Bike Superflash,...

I'm not sure about the Planet Bike Superflash, but I have that exact Bontrager rack, with that same mount, and have the Planet Bike Grateful Red taillight mounted on it. It all works perfect.
10-18-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 26,219
Posted By ChrisWagner

Doesn't everyone have a PACE station on their...

Doesn't everyone have a PACE station on their work bench? ;)
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