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Forum: Fatbikes
02-07-24, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Viich

And if those are the snow conditions, then you go...

And if those are the snow conditions, then you go out and snowshoe the trail for a few hours instead of riding and come back tomorrow.

You really do need to work on looking for the negative in...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-06-24, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By veganbikes

I can run tubeless no problem but I know I will...

I can run tubeless no problem but I know I will not be running this bike often so tubeless doesn't make sense for me and a little weight of tubes doesn't bother even if I know they can be a pound...
Forum: Touring
01-05-24, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,779
Posted By Garthr

Bikeinsights at least give you a side comparison...

Bikeinsights at least give you a side comparison of frame imposed on each other. You can get a better comparative view of the actual frame dimensions. Forget the stack ration thing, utter nonsense....
Forum: Touring
01-03-24, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,779
Posted By robow

I would disagree, the location of the bars...

I would disagree, the location of the bars whether they are too low and/or too far out has everything to do with comfort on a bike, and no one set up is ideal for everyone.
12-16-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Toadmeister

I’m about your size and strong rider, rode over...

I’m about your size and strong rider, rode over 2000 miles this year road, gravel, and trails including RAGBRAI.

I would not consider a single speed
for us Clydesdales unless you plan on ruining...
Forum: Touring
12-11-23, 02:02 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,031
Posted By john m flores

💯. Sometimes decisions are influenced by what...

💯. Sometimes decisions are influenced by what gear you have available. You make it work and don't worry about labels.
...
Forum: Touring
12-03-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,031
Posted By john m flores

1. Even smaller panniers can get hung up on a...

1. Even smaller panniers can get hung up on a rock or branch when navigating singletrack
2. Panniers tend to make an inordinate amount of noise when bumping along a trail
3. Panniers open up the...
11-28-23, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By TC1

Do you really want to know the widest tire your...

Do you really want to know the widest tire your bike can fit, or do you just want guesses from people on the internet? If the former, spend $10 and buy a caliper....
11-27-23, 07:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,439
Posted By Kapusta

Just to be clear, Surly’s success was not due to...

Just to be clear, Surly’s success was not due to image , but rather due to it being among the most (I would argue THE most) innovative bike companies in existence from the early 2000s through the...
11-13-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,890
Posted By bikingshearer

I also weigh 255+/-. I personally would not ride...

I also weigh 255+/-. I personally would not ride a wheel with fewer than 32 spokes. I have absolutely no scientific data to back up my luddite leanings, but I go with my leanings regardless.

I...
10-30-23, 12:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By tempocyclist

UPDATE: I completed my gravel race carrying two...

UPDATE: I completed my gravel race carrying two bottles and the USWE Outlander hydration pack!

- I didn't notice the additional weight, just over 1L of water with carb mix
- The pack sat high and...
10-28-23, 12:38 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 70,770
Posted By Yune_Garage

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10-26-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,584
Posted By delbiker1

Irritating Bickering

The back and forth bickering between some posters, members or not, has gotten a bit ridiculous. It seems to me, until serious name calling and on line harassment occurs, the mods seem to be hesitant...
10-21-23, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,900
Posted By starg8

Yes! I ended up being between sizes for...

Yes!

I ended up being between sizes for Zinn's Clydesdale line, so I placed an order for a custom bike, instead. It takes 4+ months for them to build, though--which isn't a big deal for me,...
10-18-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Jv_247

Maybe buy second set of wheels with 28-32mm road...

Maybe buy second set of wheels with 28-32mm road tires and use those when you want to do fast rides.
Forum: Touring
10-17-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,068
Views: 408,049
Posted By indyfabz

‘Tis the season. The owner does his house up like...

‘Tis the season. The owner does his house up like this every year. Marlton, NJ.

...
10-08-23, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,512
Posted By dfritch

Going from 384 pounds down to 200, sitting...

Going from 384 pounds down to 200, sitting comfortably at 221 right now, I had several plateaus on my journey, which took over three years. When I hit one, my nutritionist would give me a cheat day,...
Forum: Touring
09-27-23, 04:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,613
Posted By staehpj1

Personally I think folks who complain about how...

Personally I think folks who complain about how terrible google maps are should consider what it was like before they existed. I remember when all we had was paper maps. They were years out of date...
Forum: Touring
09-26-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,575
Posted By indyfabz

That was one of my first thoughts. I also...

That was one of my first thoughts.

I also thought that anyone with the brio to tour in Alaska is probably going to want to bring their own bike. (Query related to the first line: Do you want to...
Forum: Touring
09-19-23, 07:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,422
Posted By djb

hiya, I just remembered something I forgot to...

hiya, I just remembered something I forgot to mention.
Usually with triples, you have about 10 teeth difference in size between chainrings, like your 52/42/30 or a mountain bike 42 jor 44/32/22 or...
Forum: Touring
09-18-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,720
Posted By grolby

Some very wise advice is being dispensed in this...

Some very wise advice is being dispensed in this thread, from LeeG and others.



100% agree.

It’s not really possible to know what you want by thinking about it, especially without a base of...
Forum: Touring
09-14-23, 09:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,422
Posted By robow

I have run the Sugino xd600 with both Ultegra and...

I have run the Sugino xd600 with both Ultegra and Tiagra 10 speed shifters with no problems. I'm currently running it with Tiagra 10 speed shifters only because they have built in barrel adjusters.
Forum: Touring
09-14-23, 08:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,422
Posted By cyccommute

A Hollowtech II 9 speed mountain crank will work...

A Hollowtech II 9 speed mountain crank will work with your road bike. You may need to get a mountain bearing which is longer and you will have to use 5mm of spacers. Mountain bottom brackets for 9...
Forum: Touring
09-13-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,422
Posted By sloar

Use good cable housings like Jagwire and it works...

Use good cable housings like Jagwire and it works great. I always run my barend cables under the bar tape....
Forum: Touring
09-13-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,422
Posted By HTupolev

That's easy. Just route the cabling all the way...

That's easy. Just route the cabling all the way to the handlebar clamp area like you would with brifter cables, rather than exiting below the levers. With modern shift housing it typically works...
Forum: Touring
09-13-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,422
Posted By djb

first of all, one of my bikes had a 50/39/30 that...

first of all, one of my bikes had a 50/39/30 that I changed to 50/39/26 --- but the bcd of your crank means you cant go smaller than the 30-- but wanted to mention that yes, I get that your 52/42/30...
Forum: Touring
09-13-23, 07:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,422
Posted By Yan

Your setup is already the lowest possible with...

Your setup is already the lowest possible with road components. If you want any lower gearing, you need mountain bike components.

Unfortunately as you discovered, mountain bikes evolved to 1x...
Forum: Touring
09-12-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,422
Posted By sloar

I have Shimano Deore 44-32-22 on mine, found an...

I have Shimano Deore 44-32-22 on mine, found an almost new set for $40.


...
06-28-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 91,304
Posted By arex

The bike I spend most of my time on. 32 years...

The bike I spend most of my time on. 32 years old, upgraded, powdercoated, and reliable.
...
05-01-23, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,482
Posted By aplcr0331

I quit relying on motivation. If I were motivated...

I quit relying on motivation. If I were motivated I would have been on the bike for the last 9 months. Personally I need to be disciplined to get up and ride to work. I always feel better doing it,...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-29-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By unterhausen

I forgot about Martin. M-engineering M-Gineering...

I forgot about Martin. M-engineering M-Gineering (http://www.m-gineering.nl/)

Website from 1998. Could be worse, could be a website from 2009

I follow a lot of European builders on Instagram,...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-28-22, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By smontanaro

Maybe: Marten Gerritsen in Kiel Windeweer...

Maybe:

Marten Gerritsen in Kiel Windeweer NL?

He's active on Classic Rendezvous.

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Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By unterhausen

Mathias Scherer/Mawis seems to do good work. I'm...

Mathias Scherer/Mawis seems to do good work. I'm sure there are others I'm not thinking of, but he could set you on the right path if he doesn't want to do the job....
Forum: Touring
01-09-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,050
Posted By Bulette

2013 Salsa Vaya and Components: Long Term (7-Year) Review

2013 Salsa Vaya 3: 7-Year Review

Better late than never.

The Vaya is, by far, the bike to which I am most fond of -- I cannot imagine parting with it. It was purchased new as my first “road”...
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