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Forum: Touring
02-02-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 567
Posted By indyfabz

Hiawatha and NorPac. ...

Hiawatha and NorPac.


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Forum: Touring
01-24-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,537
Posted By datlas

Good news! My friend got an email from Indy. He...

Good news! My friend got an email from Indy. He is still in the hospital but obviously doing better since he can email. My hope is he pops in here soon.
01-16-23, 03:48 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,320
Posted By Pratt

But, remember, the manufacturer has huge...

But, remember, the manufacturer has huge advertising and public relations costs so that those not on the $14,000.00 bike can recognize it when you ride up on it.
Forum: Touring
01-13-23, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,384
Posted By kooby

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01-13-23, 12:00 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Polaris OBark

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. ...

$14K is chump change for the intended audience. If people buy them, then they are priced according to perceived value. If they don't sell, then they are over-priced.
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,384
Posted By str

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Forum: Touring
11-28-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By indyfabz

True. I can think of a time in recent memory...

True. I can think of a time in recent memory (2016) where a tarp for cover would have been most useful. I was camping in MT on the first day of a tour. It was raining pretty good in camp. USFS...
Forum: Touring
11-21-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,384
Posted By M1T

Bike Packing rig... Pivot Les Fat (Les as in...

Bike Packing rig... Pivot Les Fat (Les as in Less, one of the designers, vs. "Lay" / french pronunciation). This is one versatile...
10-30-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,698
Posted By Bald Paul

If I feel the need to protect my teeth while...

If I feel the need to protect my teeth while riding, I'll just leave them at home. :50:
10-29-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,698
Posted By JW Fas

Aesthetics aside, I think most people would shy...

Aesthetics aside, I think most people would shy away from full-face helmets because of how hot and sweaty they'd get.
Forum: Touring
10-15-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,946
Posted By stardognine

Cantilevers have something of a learning curve,...

Cantilevers have something of a learning curve, where a lot of folks just don't really "get" them. Once you take the time to really understand their setup, & fine tuning, they work great.

Cable...
Forum: Touring
10-14-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,946
Posted By Ross200

Gunnar/Waterford Rodriguez Curtlo TrueNorth...

Gunnar/Waterford
Rodriguez
Curtlo
TrueNorth
Rivendell
10-12-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Sram levers. Quality construction, with modern ergos. Very pleased so far.
10-11-22, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By base2

Washington State is finally onboard.

The Netherlands passed similar legislation some 30-ish years ago & it fundamentally transformed the country.

Relevant excerpt:
(Emphasis mine.)

The article continues with specific standards,...
10-04-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By TugaDude

If you are looking for smaller levers that still...

If you are looking for smaller levers that still pack a load of power, look no further than Paul Components. If they are within your budget, it doesn't get any better. And you have choices. ...
10-03-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By veganbikes

https://www.sram.com/en/sram/models/bl-500-road-a1

https://www.sram.com/en/sram/models/bl-500-road-a1
10-02-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​Air quality really hasn't been an issue this...

​​​​​Air quality really hasn't been an issue this summer. Maybe one morning for me in north Seattle. I think it was last year we had a rougher go of it, both with air quality and that repressive...
08-31-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 900
Posted By 70sSanO

Yes. John

Yes.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,993
Posted By tomato coupe

Most group rides have a designated section for...

Most group rides have a designated section for riders that are riding no-hands while listening to podcasts; it's called "way over there."
08-22-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,623
Posted By big john

I've tried to be a good Samaritan in the past but...

I've tried to be a good Samaritan in the past but it can be risky. You never know if the person is armed.
07-19-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 277,825
Posted By bargo68

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this...

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this morning. Did the short ride (park car and ride the rest) instead of the long one. Really enjoying the feel and pace of SS and will experiment with...
07-17-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 695
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe he IS Larry. Either way, it was old the...

Maybe he IS Larry. Either way, it was old the minute it got started. BF isnít likely to stop this, so you have to cut off its food supply.
07-13-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,403
Posted By Troul

that is where I'd assemble my thoughts on, no...

that is where I'd assemble my thoughts on, no matter whom it is.

x2
07-11-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,525
Posted By prj71

I do know what I'm talking about. Riding a human...

I do know what I'm talking about. Riding a human powered bike up hills requires putting in the work and building up the fitness that allows a person to do it without needing pedal assist.
07-07-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,593
Posted By Rdmonster69

This thread is causing mental fatigue ....that's...

This thread is causing mental fatigue ....that's for sure.
07-07-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 5,593
Posted By genejockey

Sounds like your employer's EHS department is not...

Sounds like your employer's EHS department is not doing its job training workers in proper use of PPE.
07-06-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,194
Posted By njkayaker

Not a big thing. And only, at the moment, in...

Not a big thing. And only, at the moment, in Southern California.


$200 + 12*80 = $1160. $200 + 24*50 = $1200. The end-of-lease purchase price is likely significantly more than $800.
07-04-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,525
Posted By m.c.

The ones I've been seeing don't require pedaling....

The ones I've been seeing don't require pedaling. They are electric motorcycles that happen to have pedals on them.
Forum: Touring
07-04-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,384
Posted By Brett A

Was sorting some old photos and found this from...

Was sorting some old photos and found this from my first tour. I was somewhere down the Owens Valley, CA, about to turn east across Death Valley, September 2016. It's still pretty much the setup I...
06-29-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,444
Posted By MinnMan

Seven yanks in the TdF this year ...

Seven yanks in the TdF this year

https://www.cyclingweekly.com/racing/young-and-talented-meet-the-seven-americans-racing-le-tour

A few others (e.g., Magnus Sheffield) waiting in the wings.
...
Forum: Touring
06-21-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,384
Posted By KPREN

Full on heavy touring mode Me and the rig plus...

Full on heavy touring mode Me and the rig plus the dog is about 400 pounds.
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Forum: Touring
06-05-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,609
Posted By staehpj1

Yep, and that is why that rack doesn't work right...

Yep, and that is why that rack doesn't work right on his bike where the bosses are directly over the axle. .
Forum: Touring
06-05-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,609
Posted By Germany_chris

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I think thatís the way itís supposed to look
Forum: Touring
06-04-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,994
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I did not look at any of those. I am not going to...

I did not look at any of those. I am not going to try to do your research for you.

1 - The best bike is the bike that fits.

2 - Low gears for climbing hills are important. But you said nothing...
Forum: Touring
06-02-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,609
Posted By staehpj1

That doesn't look right to me. The entire pannier...

That doesn't look right to me. The entire pannier is behind the axle. How much heel clearance do you have? If it is minimal you may need to live with it otherwise I'd change something. Most likely...
06-01-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,508
Posted By indyfabz

To me, being good means not being obvious. Heís...

To me, being good means not being obvious. Heís way too obvious to be good.

To wit: The guy claims to be a bike hoarder who rides a ton but doesnít know what toe overlap is? Can I interest you in...
05-31-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,508
Posted By cxwrench

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,845
Posted By Dean V

Good luck with trying to shift a triple from the...

Good luck with trying to shift a triple from the middle ring to the granny under load.
05-24-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 861
Posted By 50voltphantom

White Industries freewheels don't have the best...

White Industries freewheels don't have the best tooth wear characteristics. It's probably a symptom of worn teeth+new chain as Rolla said. It will lessen as the new chain wears in.
05-22-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,544
Posted By tomato coupe

"Don't waste your time on online...

"Don't waste your time on online forums."
05-22-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,544
Posted By Iride01

"Try it and see how it works. Don't listen to...

"Try it and see how it works. Don't listen to what others say."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,991
Posted By GhostRider62

Pretend you flatted. Raise your hand and act all...

Pretend you flatted. Raise your hand and act all pissed off.
Forum: Touring
03-21-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,058
Posted By indyfabz

Look at some models from Xero. E.g.,: Speed...

Look at some models from Xero. E.g.,:

Speed Force - Men - Xero Shoes (https://xeroshoes.com/shop/shoes/speedforce-men/)

I am currently using an older version of these:

Mesa Trail - "Best...
Forum: Touring
03-16-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,887
Posted By stevel610

I love coffee so I would take it.

I love coffee so I would take it.
03-16-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,804
Posted By prj71

Your world must be crumbling down.

Your world must be crumbling down.
Forum: Touring
03-01-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,703
Posted By base2

Ortlieb rack pack duffel bag...

Ortlieb rack pack duffel bag (https://www.ortlieb.com/en_us/rack-pack+K62H6)
02-06-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,883
Posted By genejockey

There's no bike lane, and almost no shoulder....

There's no bike lane, and almost no shoulder. There's no room to pass a cyclist safely without entering the other lane, and there IS another lane. A SINGLE rider should take the lane.

I thought...
02-06-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,883
Posted By sdmc530

Ahhh.... your complaining about a legal action...

Ahhh.... your complaining about a legal action and probably the safest way to ride in this situation to a cycling group?

Can't attest to running a red light but if traffic is as busy as you say...
Forum: Touring
02-02-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,209
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Your bio says you have a Nomad Mk II. I think you...

Your bio says you have a Nomad Mk II. I think you should ride that while you wait for the perfect bike to be built instead of buying a compromise. Yes, I know that a Nomad Mk II is a heavy bike, I...
01-31-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,767
Posted By Koyote

Hmm, it does look that way. Weird! FWIW, I have a...

Hmm, it does look that way. Weird! FWIW, I have a Spec helmet that came with ANGI, but I don't use it. I don't need another app running on my phone while I ride, draining the battery. And really, a...
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