Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: Wiggle
Showing results 1 to 11 of 11
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Touring
07-17-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,318
Posted By Wiggle

Do you mean re-use the stock rim or a new build...

Do you mean re-use the stock rim or a new build based off that same rim?

Nothing against it, I just figured I'd see what were the best options were.
Forum: Commuting
06-14-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15,603
Views: 12,042,212
Posted By Wiggle

Trek 520 disc - my only bike. Use it for...

Trek 520 disc - my only bike. Use it for commuting (short ride, 7.5 km each way), recreational rides and touring.
It's a heavier bike but the the road-style geometry keeps it reasonably fast and the...
Forum: Touring
10-23-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,275
Posted By Wiggle

Stubert, I have exact same bike and tires. I've...

Stubert, I have exact same bike and tires. I've been riding 50 psi front, 55 psi rear recently. I am lighter though at 170lbs.

That's apparently below the recommendation on the tire label but it...
Forum: Touring
08-02-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 360,017
Posted By Wiggle

Just completed a small 400km tour from Halifax,...

Just completed a small 400km tour from Halifax, NS out to the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia with my wife. It was a good trip :)
...
Forum: Touring
05-22-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,132
Posted By Wiggle

fourfa, good information and questions. Just...

fourfa, good information and questions.

Just remember NiMH rechargeables work quite well too if you get a good brand (LSD types, Sanyo Eneloop for example though there are many others now).

If...
Forum: Touring
05-22-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,132
Posted By Wiggle

You might want to start by deciding your power...

You might want to start by deciding your power source first and then narrow down from there.

I see the two main categories as being:

Tail-lights with integrated batteries that charge via USB....
Forum: Touring
05-04-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 47,643
Posted By Wiggle

Just adding to maximum01's comments above re:...

Just adding to maximum01's comments above re: components.

The Alivio derailleur and Sora shifters work quite well in my experience so far. Shifting is smooth and accurate. I am also quite happy...
Forum: Touring
01-23-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,201
Posted By Wiggle

The 520 disc brakes work well. I've got...

The 520 disc brakes work well.

I've got Fenders on the 520 and it has no problems with the stock 700 x 38s. They didn't come stock but I had them put on at the shop before I picked it up. They are...
12-02-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,735
Posted By Wiggle

Regardless if you select solar or dyno I'd...

Regardless if you select solar or dyno I'd recommend charging into a power bank rather than the phone directly.

In my experience, if you have a power source that is intermittent this will tend to...
10-26-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By Wiggle

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/666x999/img_20191026_1051301_666x999_8fb7c824a187300fd8b9c9606ef7068a791b710e.jpg...
10-18-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By Wiggle

Thanks guys, sounds like it'll be a safe bet.

Thanks guys, sounds like it'll be a safe bet.
Showing results 1 to 11 of 11


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.