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07-11-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,779
Posted By Tbaynes

UPDATE - the Gravel King SKs worked well

My wife and I stayed in Rocheport and rode the Katy over 4th of July weekend. I swapped the Gatorskins out for Gravel King SKs, prior to the trip. Just wanted to share my experience.

1. The bike...
06-25-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,779
Posted By Steve B.

I have 43mm Gravel King SK's on my gravel bike,...

I have 43mm Gravel King SK's on my gravel bike, they are great tires and would be my choice on the Katy and similar dirt/gravel. The SK rolls really well on asphalt, yet grips very well in turns on...
12-23-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 78,693
Posted By GhenghisKahn

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This our Silverback Duel Limited Edition(whatever THAT means lol)3x9 sport...
12-10-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 78,693
Posted By justcynn

new to us Schwinn Twinn. Bought from a guy that...

new to us Schwinn Twinn. Bought from a guy that said he used it one time, looks new and lucky for us - its in a large size which apparently means 22" front and 18" rear C-T.

My wife and I ride...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-07-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,964
Posted By Troul

always a place to be, just had to undefine it. ...

always a place to be, just had to undefine it.

Plain Planes over Plains.
Forum: Great Lakes
12-07-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,964
Posted By mrv

look like BikeForums thinks your in the...

look like BikeForums thinks your in the Mountains-Plains section.
The Great Lakes are....... great, but I'd really like to be near some mountains. We kid our selves by naming places things like...
12-04-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By HillRider

That bike, with it's stock 650bx47 tires, should...

That bike, with it's stock 650bx47 tires, should also fit 700x32 tires and maintain the same bb height and standover within 2 or 3 mm.
Forum: Touring
11-22-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,325
Posted By smudgy

Thanks you guys. This is the touring forum so a...

Thanks you guys. This is the touring forum so a good place to share them. I'm glad you like them. I'm working on one more from summer 2021, Katy Trail coming soon. Thanks again!!

Paul
Forum: Touring
07-02-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,398
Posted By MidLife50

Agreed. We had both sunny and rainy days on the...

Agreed. We had both sunny and rainy days on the GAP and on the C&O. Huge difference. GAP grit seems almost worse when dry but I'd take it over the C&O surface any day...especially when wet. And...
04-04-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 659
Posted By jetboy

First Tandem: Dawes Super Galaxy

Hi all:

Just picked this up today for riding with my now (just barely) tall enough daughter! Local guy, easy sale, I took a gander at all the tandem offerings on CL (I am in SF bay area, so there...
04-04-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,111
Posted By debade

We just did a 30 mile ride Red Canyon trail...

We just did a 30 mile ride Red Canyon trail leading into Bryce Canyon National Park yesterday, on a bike path. In Zion National park we did a bike and hike. St George Utah has a great trail system....
03-10-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,643
Posted By fooferdoggie

we use two garmins one for me one for her. and we...

we use two garmins one for me one for her. and we are following each other. then it shows we rode together. we dont really go any farther then that. way too lazy to label rides I do way to many a day...
03-10-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,643
Posted By Hypno Toad

Strava with a tandem

Since we just placed our order for a Co Motion Java, I'm starting to think about Strava with a tandem (it'll be August before we get delivery, but I like extra time to over-think superfluous...
12-25-20, 02:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,029
Posted By 2_i

Amps in tens are completely irrelevant for bike...

Amps in tens are completely irrelevant for bike lights, so you can safely disregard those Amp numbers. The only potential application for high current for a single cell would be to power a high...
12-18-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,101
Posted By chaadster

Okay, I’m sticking a fork in this one and calling...

Okay, I’m sticking a fork in this one and calling it done. For now ;).

I got the saddle situation sorted by coughing up the ducats for a Supacaz Ignite. The OE black WTB was too boring, and the...
12-09-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,101
Posted By chaadster

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11-29-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,664
Posted By ThatsOK Cyril

Fascinating! I had a 79 Super LeTour but didnít...

Fascinating! I had a 79 Super LeTour but didnít know it woulda been Mississippi built. My seat tube came unbrazed at the BB and it was replaced by a Voyager 11.8 which I believe was built by...
11-23-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,755
Posted By dsaul

A 16g CO2 should work fine, although it may not...

A 16g CO2 should work fine, although it may not get to 55psi. I usually carry 2, just in case the sealant fails and I need to install a tube.

On a side note, I don't know why anyone would want...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,081
Posted By wolfchild

Don't push too hard, pace yourself and ride at a...

Don't push too hard, pace yourself and ride at a lower intensity, this is especially important if you're riding very frequently... Make sure that you're eating enough food and giving your body enough...
08-24-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,719
Posted By Iride01

I can't tell you anything about them in relation...

I can't tell you anything about them in relation to respiratory rate, but I've had two Garmin premium soft straps in the last 10 or more years. My son is on his first premium soft strap and it's five...
08-24-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 892
Posted By bikebikebike

So it is not a welded in battery? Great! the...

So it is not a welded in battery? Great! the MINEWT is common, and NR is uneven in support.
The 18650 is a common bat but good connection and economy usually has them welded into place.
The...
08-22-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,459
Posted By DrIsotope

Camelbak Podium Chill.

Camelbak Podium Chill.
06-21-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 78,693
Posted By Artmo

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Comotion Macchiato with Cytronex e- assist And SRAM WiFli wireless shifting.
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06-17-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 78,693
Posted By morganmarie19

1976 Follis. But we're looking to upgrade...

1976 Follis. But we're looking to upgrade shortly!

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Update...
06-17-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 78,693
Posted By JaccoW

I just picked up a 70's/80's Gazelle tandem for...

I just picked up a 70's/80's Gazelle tandem for next to nothing (€55/$62) and will be restoring it a bit for some fun riding around town and for when friends from abroad come over to visit.

It's...
04-23-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,829
Posted By captain belly

This is the best I could come up with ...

This is the best I could come up with
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01-22-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,150
Posted By shelbyfv

I was riding a Trek 930 on the Katy Trail. From...

I was riding a Trek 930 on the Katy Trail. From the other direction, weaving as if impaired, came a rider playing the accordion with one hand, eating Cheez-its with the other. Bike was 1992 Trek...
Forum: Touring
01-07-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,715
Posted By PedalingWalrus

In my daydreams I see myself taking the train to...

In my daydreams I see myself taking the train to DC and then riding the C&O trail, connect to the GAP trail and then ride to connect to the Katy Trail ... and then just ride ;-)
10-18-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By DadBod79

OK - I couldn't wait any longer. I didn't get...

OK - I couldn't wait any longer. I didn't get that cyclocross bike - i couldn't bring myself to invest in a frame that wasn't quite my size.

I abandoned the road bars and embraced the hybrid idea,...
10-12-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By CliffordK

As far as I can tell, Bikes Direct picked up...

As far as I can tell, Bikes Direct picked up expired trademarks. So, several of their house brands (Motobecane, Windsor, Mercier, etc) have absolutely zero connection to the former companies. ...
Forum: Touring
09-06-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,441
Posted By indyfabz

Nineteen years ago I was riding in Yellowstone...

Nineteen years ago I was riding in Yellowstone N.P. when a car pulled along side me. The woman in the passenger seat said "Hi, Dave." I swung my head to the left to see Katy, who had been on my cross...
Forum: Touring
09-05-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,441
Posted By BikeWonder

This happened during my rest stop in a BC town. ...

This happened during my rest stop in a BC town.

I was staying the night over in the small town hostel. I met this German man who was hitch-hiking across Western Canada and was also staying a night...
07-25-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cancelled my annual Katy Trail trip because of...

Cancelled my annual Katy Trail trip because of the Missouri River flooding the trail out.
07-23-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By Retro Grouch

Not as bad as it could have been. We regularly...

Not as bad as it could have been. We regularly ride the Katy Trail into St Charles. If the posted Missouri River level at St Charles is over 36' that means the trail is under water. We only had a...
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