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Forum: Introductions
09-12-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By dmwill

Welcome! Here in the land of the stroad we are...

Welcome! Here in the land of the stroad we are jealous of your opportunities for safely biking around to get daily tasks done. In my mind the Netherlands are very flat so MTB is more XC singletrack...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-08-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By dmwill

What a beautiful bike! The mental gymnastics of...

What a beautiful bike! The mental gymnastics of juggling all those gear combinations must be quite a thing until you get the hang of it. Do you get much flex out of the captain's handlebars with that...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-07-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By dmwill

I put new tires and tubes on it to get it...

I put new tires and tubes on it to get it rideable enough to go around the block and it's delightful. Certainly worth the next level of maintenance and repair like repacking bearings getting the...
09-02-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 966
Posted By dmwill

What a great post! Thank you for sharing all...

What a great post! Thank you for sharing all that. I would like to subscribe to your ̶n̶e̶w̶s̶l̶e̶t̶t̶e̶r̶ YouTube channel :)

What tires do you run on the Co-Motion?
08-24-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By dmwill

The title and the whole newscast makes it sound...

The title and the whole newscast makes it sound mostly like it's bikes and ebikes crashing into each other that is killing people! "Crashes involving bikes" and such. I assume they mean cars and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-23-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By dmwill

Turns out it is nothing to do with the bike after...

Turns out it is nothing to do with the bike after all, other than coexisting on the ship. It's a life ring holder like this! https://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/191766219694-0-1/s-l1000.jpg
08-23-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,330
Posted By dmwill

The changes we found helped for stoker comfort...

The changes we found helped for stoker comfort with our Burley tandem were:

Clipless pedals even though she does not like them on a single bike. Made the connection between us nearly effortless...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-22-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By dmwill

What is this mystery rack/hanger for Dahon Classic

I recently acquired a stainless steel 1989 Dahon Classic which had spent it's previous life on a ship. It came with the pictured rack, but the previous owner's son did not know it's purpose. I've...
Forum: Touring
08-02-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,840
Posted By dmwill

That sunrise picture is fantastic! Glad the trip...

That sunrise picture is fantastic! Glad the trip went well for you. How did you get your bike to the event? We really want to try schlepping our tandem up there next year
07-30-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 344,866
Posted By dmwill

Swap front and back and you're good to go for...

Swap front and back and you're good to go for another few thousand km!
07-27-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 737
Posted By dmwill

Here's a recent example. The inset is what the...

Here's a recent example. The inset is what the Edge thought we should do - take a sharp left off the waterway trail on "Unnamed Road" (or something like that) then a right on to Ocala Rd. Turns out...
07-27-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 737
Posted By dmwill

Mostly to try new things and learn, and I have!...

Mostly to try new things and learn, and I have! Thank you for that excellent description of the different maps. Secondarily was to see if I can get more accurate heatmap based routing of where people...
07-27-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 737
Posted By dmwill

I had these maps installed: Garmin DEM Map...

I had these maps installed:

Garmin DEM Map North America
Garmin Geocode Map North America
Trailforks
AMR Standard Basemap, NR
Garmin Cycle Map Amer, North
Florida openfietslite/latin1...
07-26-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 737
Posted By dmwill

I had a long exchange with Garmin to do with...

I had a long exchange with Garmin to do with delays on turn by turn directions on my Edge 830. Turned out the culprit was the map of Florida I had pulled from bbbike.org and loaded up. Once we...
Forum: Introductions
07-19-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By dmwill

Don't worry about that. It's all about the...

Don't worry about that. It's all about the mission not the bits. If you want to bang around a mountain bike trail, then you're probably going to want some version of a double triangle frame so it...
Forum: Introductions
07-19-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By dmwill

Do you get to take the Uno inside at work? That...

Do you get to take the Uno inside at work? That would be such a bonus to know it's not getting beaten by the weather and instead dozing peacefully under your desk during the day.
07-19-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By dmwill

We've been bikepacking on Trek Verves. They are...

We've been bikepacking on Trek Verves. They are more upright than a straight bar MTB but certainly not full leisure cruiser. We can and have ridden those things all day carrying a fair bit of weight...
07-15-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By dmwill

Thank you for that thoughtful analysis! I lowered...

Thank you for that thoughtful analysis! I lowered it down a cm or so (as far as it would go) and will give that a try without worrying too much.
07-13-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By dmwill

Quill height vs steer tube length

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Adding Jones H bar to Burley Samba
Any unforeseen consequences...
Forum: Introductions
07-08-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By dmwill

Welcome! We also have a pair of Verves, one step...

Welcome! We also have a pair of Verves, one step through and one regular and find them to be capable comfortable bikes for cargo, light touring, and just riding around. For the heat the best thing...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By dmwill

Thank you for the Tear-Aid and duck tape...

Thank you for the Tear-Aid and duck tape suggestions. I heard back from Burley, they suggested Tenacious Tape on both he inside and outside due to the size of the hole so I'm going to give that a...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By dmwill

Oh gosh good point. All our other side bags are...

Oh gosh good point. All our other side bags are Ortlieb so my brain assumed these were too and they totally are not. I've sent a note to Burley to see what they have to say.

Once this one is fixed...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By dmwill

Here's what it looks like. ...

Here's what it looks like.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pannier_closeup_8af51bd109553b42bb26ee2f9018afac2216a084.jpg
Close up carnage....
07-01-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 906
Posted By dmwill

We have da brim and it seems soft enough that it...

We have da brim and it seems soft enough that it would not deflect your head in any way in a crash, and it's not so tightly attached to the helmet that it will give grip to the ground and yank your...
Forum: Introductions
07-01-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By dmwill

Hi from sweaty Florida

Sweaty but biking sure beats running in this heat! We used to run in the dark for much of the year because it's just too hot when the sun is up. Nice that we can ride bikes pretty much any time of...
Forum: Commuting
07-01-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By dmwill

I wholeheartedly agree, but I haven't been here...

I wholeheartedly agree, but I haven't been here enough to sit at the grown up table yet. I'll go welcome a few other noobs and then post up a picture or two :)
Forum: Commuting
06-30-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By dmwill

Repairing my grocery getter panniers

I've been an effort to use the bike for transportation more and more and one of the successes has been grocery runs. I found our Burley Coho single wheel trailer with the cargo bag in the main...
06-24-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,889
Posted By dmwill

FWIW After trying many different saddles, my 5'3"...

FWIW After trying many different saddles, my 5'3" wife found a Brooks C17S works best for her on her Trek Verve 3. The short nose keeps the saddle from snagging on her pants when stepping through the...
Forum: Introductions
06-24-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By dmwill

I remember seeing that cafe, your recommendation...

I remember seeing that cafe, your recommendation on the Ruben is noted, will give that a try next time!
Forum: Commuting
06-23-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,673
Posted By dmwill

I've found that keeping a Topeak trunk bag on my...

I've found that keeping a Topeak trunk bag on my regular bike works well for most spontaneous "pick this up on your way home" stops. Those fold down side bags hold a surprising amount. For dedicated...
Forum: Introductions
06-23-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By dmwill

Pinellas Trail is one of our favorites, we come...

Pinellas Trail is one of our favorites, we come up from the Sarasota area regularly to bikepack from there or just hang around Dunedin. How is the TerraTrike on your back and neck? Handle the bumps...
06-20-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By dmwill

Maybe use a selfie stick or equivalent to put the...

Maybe use a selfie stick or equivalent to put the microphone nearer or further from various points to help narrow down the source? I was going to guess stoker seat or rails or post, but seems like...
06-16-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,237
Posted By dmwill

Most of the internet pictures I see show the...

Most of the internet pictures I see show the pocket on the outside of the left panel, between the wheel and the tow bar attachment. The flatbed doesn't support a flag. I found a 2003 manual on...
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