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Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-24, 08:08 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,304
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm not sure Campy needs to be in the world tours...

I'm not sure Campy needs to be in the world tours to be relevant but it is disheartening to not see them there.

As far as OEM goes while it is rare to see them on a normal road bike but when I...
05-31-24, 09:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,283
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-24, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,612
Posted By Germany_chris

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I have these and I like them a bunch
05-03-24, 07:06 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,363
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm more bike nerd/wrench

I'm more bike nerd/wrench
04-05-24, 01:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,862
Posted By Germany_chris

I prefer a large platform because I have big feet

I prefer a large platform because I have big feet
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-24, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 565,258
Posted By Germany_chris

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Been in FL for a couple of days visiting my parents
03-04-24, 02:08 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 48,325
Posted By Germany_chris

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Back in FL
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-24, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 565,258
Posted By Germany_chris

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More C&O goodness
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 565,258
Posted By Germany_chris

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I have a buddy training for a marathon so I got out on the C&O trail the...
12-30-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 48,325
Posted By Germany_chris

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Visiting my parents in FL
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-23, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 565,258
Posted By Germany_chris

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Visiting my parents in FL
12-22-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,326
Posted By Germany_chris

He was criticizing the the people getting hot...

He was criticizing the the people getting hot under the collar because Shell sponsored cycling...cause oil
12-04-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By Germany_chris

If it's 11 speed Campy an 11 speed Shimano...

If it's 11 speed Campy an 11 speed Shimano cassette will work
10-19-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,647
Posted By Germany_chris

I think Iíd figure out why youíre dropping chains

I think Iíd figure out why youíre dropping chains
Forum: Commuting
10-11-23, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By Germany_chris

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I'll just keep mine running
10-08-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,408
Posted By Germany_chris

The bike is here, in one piece, and rideable. ...

The bike is here, in one piece, and rideable.
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10-02-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By Germany_chris

Germans ride bike for transportation and have the...

Germans ride bike for transportation and have the infrastructure to reflect that, whatís the big deal?
09-24-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By Germany_chris

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09-24-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,906
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Touring
09-11-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,420
Posted By Germany_chris

Are you just listing old touring bikes?

Are you just listing old touring bikes?
09-09-23, 02:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,628
Posted By Germany_chris

So no qualifications just opinions.

So no qualifications just opinions.
Forum: Touring
08-27-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,303
Posted By Germany_chris

I have clipless and flats for all my bikes

I have clipless and flats for all my bikes
08-21-23, 08:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,067
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm right front and always have been it never...

I'm right front and always have been it never made sense to me to use my non-dominant hand on my most powerful brake
08-21-23, 12:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,295
Posted By Germany_chris

My wife and I bought our retirement place in...

My wife and I bought our retirement place in central Mallorca about 10 years ago from her aunt when they decided to sell and buy their retirement place in Dubai. I imagine we'll snow bird it up and...
08-03-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,428
Posted By Germany_chris

Does anyone on this thread know how Campagnolo...

Does anyone on this thread know how Campagnolo measures success?

I didn't grow up in the era of campy domination, I grew up with the domination of mountain bikes which were pretty much all Shimano...
08-02-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Germany_chris

I pre-ordered a Rando on for $795

I pre-ordered a Rando on for $795
07-31-23, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Germany_chris

I know modern mountain bikes are better and more...

I know modern mountain bikes are better and more capable in every way but mountain bikes from this era just look right.
07-30-23, 01:25 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,052
Posted By Germany_chris

On the strength of this thread I'm going to send...

On the strength of this thread I'm going to send my four QBP frames back to Taiwan since obviously my natch tubing is going to assplode once the powder coat is damaged by my cables. Then I'll send my...
07-26-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,358
Views: 3,183,690
Posted By Germany_chris

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So some Tiagra triple on the Bruce Gordon. gugie expect to see this bike this...
07-21-23, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Germany_chris

Long in front, short in back

Long in front, short in back
07-20-23, 02:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,190
Posted By Germany_chris

I've reached out to a couple people I know in the...

I've reached out to a couple people I know in the area and they both also told me to live in Alexandria but you can only get so much information on a map recon. I spent a few minutes yesterday...
07-18-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,694
Posted By Germany_chris

Iím always in the low to mid level with shifters...

Iím always in the low to mid level with shifters and derailleurs (2x Centaur, Rival, Tiagra) they shift as well as their better counterparts but donít cost as much. Iím also not to big on groups as a...
07-08-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,131
Posted By Germany_chris

From the states AVT Bike and modernbike. In...

From the states AVT Bike and modernbike. In Germany Bike24 and bike-components
07-05-23, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Germany_chris

When in doubt I always go Schwalbe

When in doubt I always go Schwalbe
Forum: Touring
06-27-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By Germany_chris

I didn't mind them on my Bruce Gordon.. ...

I didn't mind them on my Bruce Gordon..

Everything on this bike is recycled but if it turns out that I don't like them for whatever reason I'll pick up a set of EL's
Forum: Touring
06-27-23, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By Germany_chris

The saddle is Berthoud I have them on all my...

The saddle is Berthoud I have them on all my bikes I like the shape better than Brooks.



No, I'll throw 20kg in each bag and give it 10 or so mile ride.

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I rode it to work this morning...
Forum: Touring
06-26-23, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By Germany_chris

The crankset is Rival with a Wolftooth 1x ring ...

The crankset is Rival with a Wolftooth 1x ring

The wheels are WTB i25 with a SON front hub and WI XMR rear with DB DT spokes built by my local guy

Tires are Snoqualmie Pass w/endurance casing...
Forum: Touring
06-26-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By Germany_chris

My new Disc Trucker

So I just finished building my new Disc Trucker. Iíll load it up with about 80kg next week to see how it handles some weight.

...
06-24-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,612
Posted By Germany_chris

I have TA and WI sealed bearing BBís as well as...

I have TA and WI sealed bearing BBís as well as SKF and UN72 cartridge bottom brackets Iíll take sealed bearings over cup and cone any day and twice on Sunday. The same thing applies to hubs,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-23, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Germany_chris

I use the same tubes whether gravel or road tires

I use the same tubes whether gravel or road tires
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-23, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Germany_chris

I donít like valve extenders, Tubolitos are ...

I donít like valve extenders, Tubolitos are light and available with 80mm valves
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 565,258
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-23, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Germany_chris

I run them in my 38mm tires

I run them in my 38mm tires
06-17-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,057
Posted By Germany_chris

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Got a spoke replaced and some summer tires on
06-16-23, 02:07 PM
06-16-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,241
Posted By Germany_chris

That went over your head

That went over your head
06-15-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By Germany_chris

I love how the OP brings up a pedal and...

I love how the OP brings up a pedal and emphasizes the price then people bring up pedals that are double to 6x the price. I like one up aluminums but they are a $140 pedal, they're not being cross...
06-12-23, 01:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,380
Posted By Germany_chris

The niche that Jan lives in has no issues with...

The niche that Jan lives in has no issues with any of the "problems" you point out, it's not intended to be mass market.

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I have no problems with electronic shifting but I'll only junp on...
06-10-23, 12:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,228
Posted By Germany_chris

Im at about his weight and carry gear most days...

Im at about his weight and carry gear most days on my bike and I still use the extra light
06-10-23, 06:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,228
Posted By Germany_chris

All of my bikes have Rene Herse tires

All of my bikes have Rene Herse tires
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