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10-17-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Doug64

Showing off for my wife when I was teaching her...

Showing off for my wife when I was teaching her to telemark ski. I was using Fischer 210 cm E99s with lightweight 3-pin boots. I think those picture were taken when I actually had some hair, about 40...
10-17-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Doug64

Just keep your bike and clean and waxed; that...

Just keep your bike and clean and waxed; that will keep it in good shape. I had a bike tourist we met in a campground a couple of weeks ago ask me if my 10-year old touring bike was a "new bike". It...
Forum: Touring
10-16-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By Doug64

Stuart, I used the seatpost clamp in a way that...

Stuart, I used the seatpost clamp in a way that it was not intended on purpose. The seatpost clamp was not compatible with her bike. I can't remember if it was the seatpost or the diameter of the top...
Forum: Touring
10-15-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By Doug64

I believe this is a Problem Solver seatpost clamp...

I believe this is a Problem Solver seatpost clamp on my wife's road bike. The frame is a 50 cm which cuased some challenges. If you are using pannieers, heal strike might be a problem with the short...
Forum: Touring
10-15-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

We also use Cateye bike computers, but it is the...

We also use Cateye bike computers, but it is the Strada model. We have also had similar experiences with ours. Once we blamed it on leaning the bikes against a Utility box, and another was leaning it...
Forum: Touring
10-14-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

Are you serious? A tenth of a mile is only 528...

Are you serious? A tenth of a mile is only 528 feet (0.161 km). Heck, not far from where you live you can watch your dog run away for 3 days, unless the grass is too tall:) On some of the Great Lakes...
10-14-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,623
Posted By Doug64

I've seen a lot of people on regular bicycles...

I've seen a lot of people on regular bicycles that fit into the same category: the wannabe racers, cyclist riding abreast, cyclist with ear bud inserted-oblivious to the world, cyclist looking at...
Forum: Touring
10-12-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

Amsterdam ...

Amsterdam

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10-12-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 592
Posted By Doug64

Use a sewing needle and a piece of strong thread...

Use a sewing needle and a piece of strong thread to put a stitch through all 4 pieces of strap. Nylon thread works good. Tie a couple of good knots, and melt the ends with a lighter. We used this...
10-10-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,104
Posted By Doug64

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10-09-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,104
Posted By Doug64

Minnesota ...

Minnesota
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10-09-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 857
Posted By Doug64

I've also seen this. I was going through the hubs...

I've also seen this. I was going through the hubs on all our school district's bike safety fleet's bikes ( 37 of them). When I removed the rear wheel from one of the bikes the only thing holding the...
10-09-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,104
Posted By Doug64

Oregon--two weeks ago ...

Oregon--two weeks ago
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10-08-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,104
Posted By Doug64

Wisconsin ...

Wisconsin
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10-08-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,104
Posted By Doug64

Oregon's Willamette Valley ...

Oregon's Willamette Valley
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10-04-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 634
Posted By Doug64

This how I have a B17 set up on my touring bike....

This how I have a B17 set up on my touring bike. I have between 6,000 to 8,000 miles of touring on it. It is a comfortable saddle, but is a little fussy to set up. There is not much adjustment room...
Forum: Touring
10-02-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

:thumb: Nice job on your first tour

:thumb: Nice job on your first tour
Forum: Touring
10-02-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

Ontario, Canada ...

Ontario, Canada
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Buffalo,NY from the Canadian side of the Niagara River....
Forum: Touring
09-29-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

We were already on "Plan B" , when we looked at...

We were already on "Plan B" , when we looked at the weather forecast for the next week: heavy rain Sunday evening and Monday, with showers on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Well, we shifted To "Plan...
Forum: Touring
09-28-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

:thumb:Nice colors. It is still a little early...

:thumb:Nice colors. It is still a little early here.
Forum: Touring
09-28-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

Oregon's Willamette Valley ...

Oregon's Willamette Valley
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Forum: Touring
09-27-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

Oregon ...

Oregon
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Forum: Touring
09-27-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

Oregon ...

Oregon
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Forum: Touring
09-20-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By Doug64

I just put my camera in my Ortlieb bar bag about...

I just put my camera in my Ortlieb bar bag about 10 minutes ago. We will be leaving on a 2-week tour in Oregon in about 2 hours. I've been using Ortlieb bags for about 15 years, and they are...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

My wife's usual approach to downhills: get on the...

My wife's usual approach to downhills: get on the drops and go for it.
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The leaves are starting to change color already. Short...
Forum: Touring
09-08-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By Doug64

Yup, this was in 2007 just outside of Yellowstone...

Yup, this was in 2007 just outside of Yellowstone on Highway 20. We were using 28 mm tires then;while not optimal, they were what we had....
Forum: Touring
09-07-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By Doug64

A 30/30 will give about 26 gear inches. IMO...

A 30/30 will give about 26 gear inches. IMO something in the low 20s or high teens is better for touring.

I'm just curious. What gear ratios did the folks who said that the son's bike's gears are...
Forum: Touring
09-07-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By Doug64

He might do OK, but it might be his first and...

He might do OK, but it might be his first and last long tour. Why not make it enjoyable for the kid, instead of a struggle. I've never wished for a higher gear on a touring bike, but at times I sure...
Forum: Touring
09-05-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By Doug64

It can be done. When I was 30 years old, and in...

It can be done. When I was 30 years old, and in racing shape, I covered 854 miles in 8 days with a medium load. I was on a Peugeot PX10 with a 52/45 crank and a 14/24 freewheel. The ride was from the...
Forum: Touring
09-04-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By Doug64

IMO the Fuji's gearing is too high for a touring...

IMO the Fuji's gearing is too high for a touring bike. There are a lot of hills between Astoria and Yorktown. It might be better to look for a 50 cm bike that is or can be geared for touring. IMO...
Forum: Touring
09-04-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,644
Posted By Doug64

IMO 28mm tires are a good compromise. My wife and...

IMO 28mm tires are a good compromise. My wife and I have done many tours on 25 and 28 mm tires, including a ride across the U.S (28 mm). About 10 years ago we started using 32 mm tires and have been...
Forum: Touring
08-29-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,970
Posted By Doug64

I use compression sacks for my sleeping bag and...

I use compression sacks for my sleeping bag and our 2-person tent. If I am carrying an insulated jacket, I also put it into a compression sack.
The tent is in the blue compression sack, and my...
Forum: Touring
08-24-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,247
Posted By Doug64

It looks like you had a good ride. The photos are...

It looks like you had a good ride. The photos are very good, and really adds in telling the story. :thumb:
Forum: Touring
08-23-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Doug64

Good video, and a good Job:thumb:

Good video, and a good Job:thumb:
Forum: Touring
08-23-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

You can almost read the weather report in their...

You can almost read the weather report in their faces:thumb:
08-22-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,141
Posted By Doug64

This a system that is common in Europe. Mom can...

This a system that is common in Europe. Mom can put her daughter's bike's front wheel in the carrier to get them to the trail or help out when the girl gets tired. When it is OK for the kid to...
08-18-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 859
Posted By Doug64

This is a post from another bike packing thread:

This is a post from another bike packing thread:
08-16-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By Doug64

I'm in the process of coming up with something...

I'm in the process of coming up with something similar to this for installing lights on my hitch rack

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7vk-cCoVsY
08-14-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,322
Posted By Doug64

We have six touting bikes in our family that are...

We have six touting bikes in our family that are set up with mountain bike gearing and use Tiagra 4503 9 spd road shifters.

Four of the bikes are set up the same and two bikes are set up the same...
Forum: Touring
08-12-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,976
Posted By Doug64

Netherlands ...

Netherlands
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08-11-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,867
Posted By Doug64

I think the real question should be: where do you...

I think the real question should be: where do you want to fix a flat?
France- on a nice day in front of a French bakery:)

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Flat...
08-10-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By Doug64

On one of our traditional annual tours with our...

On one of our traditional annual tours with our daughters.

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Forum: Touring
08-09-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,658
Posted By Doug64

What country is responsible for watering the...

What country is responsible for watering the flowers?
Forum: Touring
08-09-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Doug64

Ammended: ​​​​​​My wife and I have done...

Ammended:

​​​​​​My wife and I have done similar routes several times.

Possible route:

Anacortes> Friday Harbor> Lopez Island> Friday Harbor > Sidney, Vacouver Island> Swartz Bay, Vacouver...
Forum: Touring
08-09-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I have done similar routes several...

My wife and I have done similar routes several times.

Possible route:

Anacortes> Friday Harbor> Lopez Island> Friday Harbor > Sidney, Vacouver Island> Swartz Bay, Vacouver Island> Gulf Islands...
Forum: Touring
08-09-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,658
Posted By Doug64

Border crossing into Canada has really changed...

Border crossing into Canada has really changed since I was a kid. When I was between 12-15 years old, my friends and I often hopped on a bus (10 cents) in Detroit, MI where I lived, and rode it over...
08-08-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,449
Posted By Doug64

Look at the size of the teeth on the 4th cog down...

Look at the size of the teeth on the 4th cog down and the size of the gap between teeth compared to the cog above it. IMO from the pictures I'd replace the cassette.
Forum: Touring
08-08-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,658
Posted By Doug64

My wife just put her head down and rode. Chief...

My wife just put her head down and rode. Chief mountain was probably the toughest hill of our tour- Vancouver, BC to Whitefish, MT.
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08-08-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Doug64

I'm glad you found all the parts. There are...

I'm glad you found all the parts. There are dozens of small bearings inside a freewheel, and those would have been a real challenge to find.
Take a look at Park Tool's site. Search for how to remove...
08-07-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Doug64

The MF Z015 is a freewheel, and only has to be...

The MF Z015 is a freewheel, and only has to be removed as a unit to service your hubs. It sounds like you dismantled the freewheel, that is the only place where there are springs an pawls. How were...
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