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Forum: Touring
09-02-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 278,167
Posted By CMAW

Enjoyed those a lot, great pictures.

Enjoyed those a lot, great pictures.
Forum: Touring
09-01-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 278,167
Posted By CMAW

Crossing the Carpathian Mountains on the...

Crossing the Carpathian Mountains on the Transalpina.

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Forum: Touring
08-25-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 278,167
Posted By CMAW

I see where that is, putting it on my to do list...

I see where that is, putting it on my to do list :). Wonderful pictures.
Forum: Touring
08-25-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 278,167
Posted By CMAW

Fantastic! I love.the picos. Where exactly did...

Fantastic! I love.the picos. Where exactly did you take that last picture?
Forum: Touring
08-18-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,075
Posted By CMAW

I've toured with unperforated leather from Deda...

I've toured with unperforated leather from Deda (not wearing gloves). Looked and felt great but needed to be rewrapped every now and then when it was very hot or very wet. Stopped using it because...
08-11-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,504
Posted By CMAW

Nice framebag, made it yourself?

Nice framebag, made it yourself?
Forum: Touring
08-10-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 278,167
Posted By CMAW

You gotta love the wells in Moldavia! ...

You gotta love the wells in Moldavia!

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Forum: Touring
08-04-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 278,167
Posted By CMAW

Touring in Romania right now, the north,...

Touring in Romania right now, the north, Maramures and Moldavia regions.

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07-11-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

Me too! Empty roads are nice and plentiful here...

Me too! Empty roads are nice and plentiful here (Germany), but the climate is horrible....
06-11-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By CMAW

Shimano Rd-m700 Rear Derailleur problem

I figured I lost the stop pin of this deer head RD, but it's worse: the pin broke off and damaged the raised edge around it — or maybe that edge gave out first? I basically like to know what the...
06-10-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

France opened up its borders so I took the Koga...

France opened up its borders so I took the Koga and headed south for a day trip that was supposed to happen on the second Sunday of April. Empty roads only.
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05-29-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,946
Posted By CMAW

I took in a crusty PX10 and joined this forum to...

I took in a crusty PX10 and joined this forum to learn about Simplex and Delrin. Somebody said: "worst case scenario, it's edible". :D
05-22-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7,191
Views: 2,870,146
Posted By CMAW

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Put a midge bar with tektro RL 520 levers and bar end shifters plus a Tubus rack...
05-02-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,758
Posted By CMAW

Bertin, brought in by Patrick Sercu during the...

Bertin, brought in by Patrick Sercu during the Tokyo Olympics of 1964.

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04-28-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,952
Posted By CMAW

Well, I fell for it. Got the stupid certificate...

Well, I fell for it. Got the stupid certificate but no answers to my questions (what is the tubing and was it a Collstrop team frame), and not even a reply to the last email I sent. Stardue (whoever...
04-01-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

She's a goddess in angels disguise! On a Giant...

She's a goddess in angels disguise! On a Giant Peloton! Ha ha, great on both accounts indeed.
04-01-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

Judging from day after soreness, some pretty mean...

Judging from day after soreness, some pretty mean cobble stretches on the road to Liège.

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03-20-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

Not really, in fact, first time I've heard of...

Not really, in fact, first time I've heard of these was a few years ago when plug streets made their appearance in the Ghent-Wevelgem Classic. A respectful nod to WWI victims on the one hand and an...
03-20-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

Plug streets in south west Flanders ...

Plug streets in south west Flanders


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03-15-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,952
Posted By CMAW

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This one looks very much like a Loto but it doesn't quite quack like one:...
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By CMAW

This is a famous and a very tough one: les 100...

This is a famous and a very tough one: les 100 cols (https://www.100cols.nl/en/home/). Start from there and skip a few cols maybe......
02-11-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,073
Posted By CMAW

Did that frame come from Europe? A local bike...

Did that frame come from Europe? A local bike touring shop here (Belgium) used to carry a German brand Da Silva, decently made touring bikes — especially for the price. I vaguely remember seeing a Da...
Forum: Touring
12-17-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,124
Posted By CMAW

I remember that old track video, AD compared 40L+...

I remember that old track video, AD compared 40L+ panniers with 25L in bikepacking volume. And what a surprise: the bikepacking set-up 'wins', aerodynamically speaking. Friend of mine toured in...
12-14-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,671
Posted By CMAW

Campagnolo Gran Sport (and Pista) headsets have a...

Campagnolo Gran Sport (and Pista) headsets have a 34mm stack height and were available in 25x100. There's one for sale on French ebay right now.
12-09-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,823
Posted By CMAW

The Rustines.fr site only lists Universal hoods,...

The Rustines.fr site only lists Universal hoods, for the moment.

Due to their success, some of our products in rubber are out of stock.

Temporarily probably, but no announcement as to when new...
12-06-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

Much appreciated, @northbend. I'm fortunate to...

Much appreciated, @northbend. I'm fortunate to live in a big city (wouldn't like to miss that)... that I can leave behind on my bike in 30 minutes tops — wouldn't like to miss that either.
12-06-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,758
Posted By CMAW

Define stripes... ...

Define stripes...

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12-06-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

East of Brussels ...

East of Brussels

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11-16-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7,230
Views: 718,289
Posted By CMAW

Hope these will prove to be the perfect...

Hope these will prove to be the perfect compact/classic bars (Fairweather Nitto):

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11-07-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,785
Posted By CMAW

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I've been looking for a nice vintage touring bike for a long time and this...
11-07-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

Countryside SW of Brussels: ...

Countryside SW of Brussels:

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09-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By CMAW

Those thumbies did look to me as if they were...

Those thumbies did look to me as if they were added to plain factory levers. Kind of made me want to try that out, braking from the hoods with extra thumb leverage. Seems like a viable idea.
09-07-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,015
Posted By CMAW

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Caption as great as the pic itself. Demuynck as a tragic...
09-07-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By CMAW

Sad Bourdel

As seen in France, Auvergne, locked to a pole as a way to welcome the upcoming Tour stage (this is Bardet country). Still salvageable I suppose! Pretty big surprise when I looked up the...
09-06-20, 12:54 PM
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 278,167
Posted By CMAW

A few from "celtic" Spain, in the north west. ...

A few from "celtic" Spain, in the north west.
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07-27-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

Arid Aragon, northern Spain. ...

Arid Aragon, northern Spain.
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07-27-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,865
Posted By CMAW

These are not Mafac Racers but "the lesser Mafac"...

These are not Mafac Racers but "the lesser Mafac" brake. They work fine, though and replacing the pads is easy and cheap....
07-22-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

You won't regret it, the parc des volcans is of ...

You won't regret it, the parc des volcans is of unforgettable beatuy, IMO. For an 8 hour high definition livestream of this area, check out the upcoming TdF stage Clermont-Ferrand / Puy Marie!...
07-20-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

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07-06-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,785
Posted By CMAW

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My daughter wanted to present her boyfriend with a cool vintage bike and...
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By CMAW

Haven't been in France since corona day one but...

Haven't been in France since corona day one but this is what I gather from the press: everything is open, including restaurants, hotels, camp sites and even cinemas, under social distancing...
Forum: Touring
06-23-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,602
Posted By CMAW

Citizens from "non-safe countries", such as...

Citizens from "non-safe countries", such as Belgium or Italy are required to present a negative Corona-test (max 4 days old) on the Slovakian, Czech and Hungarian borders, or failing that go in...
Forum: Touring
05-25-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By CMAW

Just a link, but it has great info and is very...

Just a link, but it has great info and is very inspiring:
https://cycloscope.net/cycling-turkey
05-15-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,285
Posted By CMAW

Modern Tacx pulleys will fit: like those, type 1...

Modern Tacx pulleys will fit: like those, type 1 (https://www.bike-components.de/en/Tacx/Derailleur-Pulleys-p833/)
05-09-20, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,457
Posted By CMAW

Mavic is American :twitchy:, or so it seemed. ...

Mavic is American :twitchy:, or so it seemed.
https://www.amersports.com/2019/07/amer-sports-completes-mavic-divestment/

Apparently, that sale (which happened last year) never took place and the...
Forum: Touring
04-27-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,926
Posted By CMAW

I've used a (pre-bikepacking) roll-top Ortlieb...

I've used a (pre-bikepacking) roll-top Ortlieb saddle bag (large version: 4l) and that was a succes. I had to take off the quick release of the bag and replace it with an improvised hook system....
04-20-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By CMAW

Same as the Huret Succes, with a 24/28 cage...

Same as the Huret Succes, with a 24/28 cage attachment option. I remember it's a bit fiddly, but:
repairing-vintage-huret-rear-derailleur/...
04-18-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,547
Posted By CMAW

It's not just length, it's length of yellow.

It's not just length, it's length of yellow.
04-18-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 25,578
Posted By CMAW

A few from close to home these past few weeks,...

A few from close to home these past few weeks, Belgian countryside around Brussels:
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