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07-23-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By revcp

Uniglide is cassette, but the freewheel hub won't...

Uniglide is cassette, but the freewheel hub won't accommodate a hyperglide cassette.
07-22-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By revcp

Or IRD....

Or IRD. https://store.interlocracing.com/cotrch.html

Among the problems you will run into, the wider bb spindle will shift the rings out and mess up your chain line. Also, the tripleizer will be...
07-20-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 366
Posted By revcp

Not sure I agree

I'm 5'10". My 54cm 1988 Miyata Twelve Hundred fits perfectly, as did the Miyata Team and 312 of the same size that I've had. A 56cm 210 and Six Ten were both too large (I sold the former, built up...
07-20-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 366
Posted By revcp

I'll weigh in on a few things

Yes, repack hubs, bottom bracket and headset. The last of those three will be the most difficult.

Brake pads matter. I recommend Kool Stop salmon pads.

For adjusting the RD, go to the Shimano...
07-18-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By revcp

It is

The jury is still out on the crankset, but everything else is great.
07-18-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By revcp

Steel leaven in the carbon dough

First off, this is not an anti-carbon rant. I've had four carbon road bikes, liked them a lot, and my fat bike is carbon. But there's something about steel.

A year ago, when I thought I was "done"...
07-16-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,478
Posted By revcp

I like Orucase

It's a saddle roll, so can hold a lot or a little. https://www.orucase.com/collections/all-products/products/saddle-roll
07-14-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,511
Views: 1,527,291
Posted By revcp

This one is waiting for someone to put it to use

1991 Schwinn PDG 90. Finished cleaning, living and rebuilding it this past week. The Suntour XC Pro Grease Guard is great. I hope whoever buys it enjoys...
07-12-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By revcp

I also am a member of the 1985 Trek 720 Club

Your build is great. Crank Brothers pedals? They look like they really match the color. What model are they?
07-12-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By revcp

Good suggestion, I looked at that already. They...

Good suggestion, I looked at that already. They don't seem to be the same. Appear to be smaller.
07-12-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By revcp

In search of DT shift boss bolts

Yesterday I picked up a 1988 Miyata Twelve Hundred. Very smooth ride, fits perfectly. The person from who I bought it had taken of the Sante DT shifters and replaced them with DA 10 speed barcons,...
Forum: Touring
07-01-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,061
Posted By revcp

Serious rumble strip malpractice

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Forum: Touring
07-01-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,538
Posted By revcp

How about Marathon Supremes. Finishing up a tour...

How about Marathon Supremes. Finishing up a tour in a week,I've really liked them.
06-27-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By revcp

Yep, pics would help, but I'm in the middle of a...

Yep, pics would help, but I'm in the middle of a tour and don't have any. And with this post, I really am looking to pique someone's interest instead of "peak" it, i.e. post a heads up to get someone...
06-27-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By revcp

Swap 1991 Red, White and Blue PDG 90 for road bike

Just what the thread title says. PDG 90 (M) is in good condition. It's presently unbuilt, as I took it apart for cleaning. Will rebuild when I return from a tour I'm on. Looking to swap for equal...
Forum: Touring
06-22-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By revcp

Ottawa, KS to Flint Hills in Nebraska

A friend and I are wrapping up the second week of a planned eight week trip from the Twin Cities to St Louis to Santa Fe to Yellowstone and home. All is going well, but we are finding we need to...
06-18-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,724
Posted By revcp

Ha! I'm the proud father of a zombie thread! My...

Ha! I'm the proud father of a zombie thread! My son loves his bike. No one there knows what it really is, of course, but he has really enjoyed exploring the roads and trails around Decorah. I'm...
Forum: Touring
06-03-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

Man. If you're going to go big and bold, why not...

Man. If you're going to go big and bold, why not bring out the CAPS as well?
Forum: Touring
06-03-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

As long as this stream has gone up a tributary......

As long as this stream has gone up a tributary... I'm a dietary vegan because of health history in my wife's family and because I want to decrease my carbon footprint. I've always been troubled by...
Forum: Touring
06-02-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By revcp

Thanks so much for the link. That would be the...

Thanks so much for the link. That would be the Clark Amish community. We may have to ride through.
Forum: Touring
05-31-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By revcp

Thanks. I did a quick route with bbrouter and...

Thanks. I did a quick route with bbrouter and then checked it against the MO bike map. Looks good.
Forum: Touring
05-31-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By revcp

Need a reroute through Missouri

Leaving from the Twin Cities June 9 for a tour. We were planning on hitting the Katy Trail around June 17 at Marthasville, taking it west to Windsor and then heading to Kansas. Problem is about 100...
Forum: Touring
05-31-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,050
Posted By revcp

Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction
Forum: Touring
05-30-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,050
Posted By revcp

Excellent. Now I can take that anvil I was...

Excellent. Now I can take that anvil I was planning on leaving at home.
Forum: Touring
05-29-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,050
Posted By revcp

Perfect timing, as you can look for a deal and...

Perfect timing, as you can look for a deal and grab them before you need them. Retail they are over $80 each. I picked them up for $40 each, which is still pricey.
Forum: Touring
05-29-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,050
Posted By revcp

Marathon Supremes

Getting ready for a tour and wasn't satisfied with several flats with my Vittoria Hypers, so bought Supremes and rode them for the first time this morning. Wow. What wonderful feeling tires. If you...
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

It's so difficult to know the meanings of words. ...

It's so difficult to know the meanings of words. In the world in which I grew up, "unique" mean, literally, one of a kind. Respectable speakers of English now refer to something being "very...
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

Vegan is what someone eats, not why they eat it...

Vegan is what someone eats, not why they eat it (or don't). They get there for different reasons. And yes, Lutherans have convictions.
Forum: Touring
05-22-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

If this is addressed to me, I use a 9 tray...

If this is addressed to me, I use a 9 tray Excalibur dehydrator. If you're in the market, look for a dehydrator that has heaters and fan in the back of the unit instead of on the bottom. The latter...
Forum: Touring
05-22-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

A few things. I'm wondering whether there is a...

A few things. I'm wondering whether there is a difference between animal protein and protein from other sources. Isn't it just protein? I'm not a food scientist, so I actually don't know.

And...
Forum: Touring
05-21-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

I have an Excalibur dehydrator, use it...

I have an Excalibur dehydrator, use it extensively for canoe and backpack trips. It's not feasible for a two month bike tour. A lot of recs on the thread have good recommendations for enroute...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

I think a lot of the above is easier / more...

I think a lot of the above is easier / more doable for shortish tours, but I hope it's also true of longer trips. I'm a bit dubious that the less traveled areas of Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado,...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By revcp

Well, today is Monday, so if I were riding today...

Well, today is Monday, so if I were riding today I would be wearing the underwear that say "Monday" on them.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By revcp

Ah. So for my upcoming two month tour, what's in...

Ah. So for my upcoming two month tour, what's in the front panniers: underwear.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By revcp

Not sure I want to know. :twitchy:

Not sure I want to know. :twitchy:
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By revcp

Prepare to be savaged, even though it's, quite...

Prepare to be savaged, even though it's, quite literally, no skin off anyone else's butt.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

No offense taken. I was responding mostly to the...

No offense taken. I was responding mostly to the "blow out the plaque" idea.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

I meant that it's doubtful that workouts "blast...

I meant that it's doubtful that workouts "blast the plaque out." And if they did, it's a stroke when that blasted plaque finds its way to the brain. I'm sure there are different schools of thought....
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

Yeah, I don't think it works that way.

Yeah, I don't think it works that way.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

We went vegan because my wife's sister, who was a...

We went vegan because my wife's sister, who was a professional triathlete, and is still elite level, had an operation for a 90% blockage in a carotid artery. Her doctor advised going vegan to cut...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,055
Posted By revcp

Speaking from my own experience and location, the...

Speaking from my own experience and location, the motorists who come too close are not doing so accidentally. They are crowding me because they believe I shouldn't be on "their" road (and I always...
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,651
Posted By revcp

My wife and I have been vegan since last August. ...

My wife and I have been vegan since last August. I'll find out this summer whether vegan touring in the midwest is possible/advisable.
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By revcp

They do come in black, and that's the color I...

They do come in black, and that's the color I wear. White could come in handy, however. When taking kids out on canoe trips I would instruct them to bring two pair of underwear, wear the first pair...
Forum: Touring
05-19-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By revcp

Those are my off the bike underwear on tour.

Those are my off the bike underwear on tour.
Forum: Touring
05-19-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By revcp

Touring Underwear

I know there are some out there who, like me, don't wear padded shorts when on tour. One of the challenges for us is to find a good pair of underwear that doesn't have seams in the crotch and...
Forum: Touring
05-18-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,833
Posted By revcp

Your 20% off is for a full price item.

Your 20% off is for a full price item.
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,120
Posted By revcp

Sometimes the apples do fall far from the tree.

Sometimes the apples do fall far from the tree.
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,120
Posted By revcp

Yes, family comes first. I married...

Yes, family comes first.

I married late--35--and in my years before "settling down" I did a summer as a backpack guide and five summers as a canoe guide. In addition, I did a number of trips on...
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,833
Posted By revcp

I really, really like the Mountain Equipment Ibex...

I really, really like the Mountain Equipment Ibex pants (IBEX...
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By revcp

When I had my Troll, I like Surly Extra...

When I had my Troll, I like Surly Extra Terrestrials. Solid off road, surprisingly good rolling on pavement. Some people have complained that they wear down quickly on pavement, but that was not my...
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