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01-25-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,991
Posted By pbass

It's tricky to get a Cross Check to fit on the...

It's tricky to get a Cross Check to fit on the "upright" side of things!
01-14-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By redcon1

Delsey Hard-Side 25" Carry-on case with wheels -...

Delsey Hard-Side 25" Carry-on case with wheels - $159.99. Lasts a 'long time.'
Box of 50 Hefty Ultra-Strong 13 Gal Garbage Bags - $7.98. Each would last more than a few trips-- you'll never need a...
01-14-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By biker128pedal

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic...

For mask storage Iíd keep with ziploc plastic bags. Easier to be sure you have a clean bag for storage.
01-13-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By jaxgtr

I always carry my id, money, debit\credit in a...

I always carry my id, money, debit\credit in a zip lock back and it works perfectly.
01-13-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By pdlamb

Loksak: $4-6 a bag. Lasts a "long time." ...

Loksak: $4-6 a bag. Lasts a "long time."
Ziplock: $3.50 for 50 baggies. At 2 months per baggie, a box would last 8 years. If nobody used my phone and wallet bags for anything else...
01-13-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By Litespud

I use a plain ol' Ziploc sandwich bag - good for...

I use a plain ol' Ziploc sandwich bag - good for a phone, a few cards, cash and a mask, no tab to break off, and they last a couple of months before they accumulate enough scuffs and holes to render...
01-13-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 901
Posted By topflightpro

Ziplock bags are going to be your best bet. They...

Ziplock bags are going to be your best bet. They are cheaper and easier to use than pretty much anything else.

I tend to go with quart size freezer bags. Even when the seal stops working, just...
01-12-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By Gresp15C

In my view the important thing is rotating your...

In my view the important thing is rotating your wrists. I found that ergo grips provided a tiny bit of rotation, but not enough. There are attachments that can make straight bars more comfortable,...
01-11-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 32,256
Posted By KeatonR

Mine's a touring frame (Surly LHT) that I mostly...

Mine's a touring frame (Surly LHT) that I mostly use as a town bike, but without the rack it would make a pretty good gravel bike. I bought this used years ago and converted it to a flat bar, and...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By zukahn1

I would pass also at that price and condition. ...

I would pass also at that price and condition. For a gravel grinder you can likely find a top end hard frame MTB in great shape for less money and have enough left over to build it up ever you...
12-03-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,896
Posted By Happy Feet

On an E stay bike of that era (80/90) I recently...

On an E stay bike of that era (80/90) I recently swapped out a U brake with a modern bmx brake (centerpull, criss cross brake?). They are interchangeable. I bought it at a local shop. Also swapped...
11-08-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,992
Posted By 257 roberts

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This is my Jamis Coda
Not a Surly but set up similar to yours
10-19-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,378
Posted By ofajen

Actually I have a basically similar bike with...

Actually I have a basically similar bike with touring bars and 42/16 SS built from a vintage MTB and running 26x2.0 or 2.2. The only benefit to switching would be more selection of tires.

Itís...
10-06-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,607
Posted By Dylansbob

Umm, Surly Crosscheck?

I mean, it's as close as you can get to a modern vintage bike. I really really really wish I'd kept mine. Other than that, I think Velo-Orange has (or had) something with the characteristics...
08-04-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By mtb_addict

i am looking for a 90% commuter, 10%...

i am looking for a 90% commuter, 10% light-touring.
found thus bike with trekking bar on sale.
the straight bar version is not on sale.

...
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,399
Posted By roadsnakes

Are you serious? ...

Are you serious?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7qkQewyubs


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2aQ4gVsSL8&list=PLTjKVW73j6AMirnzJ4XP2jLka5YL_Ttcm&index=3

...
06-11-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,823
Posted By 257 roberts

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The Jones H-Bar is a good option
06-11-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,823
Posted By Bpsmith

Ive been riding a mountain bike for years So that...

Ive been riding a mountain bike for years So that is the hand position most comfortable to me. I do not like turned down bars as it cramps my neck.
06-10-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,823
Posted By chaadster

Yes, the cost of retrofitting is the big...

Yes, the cost of retrofitting is the big downside. It seems like it would be easy enough to get a flat bar touring bike to start with; the Euro brands are sick with ‘em, which they call trekking...
06-09-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,823
Posted By Korina

When you say flat bars, do you mean a straight...

When you say flat bars, do you mean a straight one? I've tried those and they're horribly uncomfortable. You might try swept bars, like Velo-Orange' (https://velo-orange.com/collections/handlebars)s...
05-29-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,657
Posted By chaadster

Yeah, youíre right, and I donít hate on Surly,...

Yeah, youíre right, and I donít hate on Surly, though I did make it sound that way. Respect due to Ogre and Karate Monkey, especially; Iíd love a Monkey to bash around on. As a brand, too, Surly...
05-14-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,550
Posted By Oneder

Very true about the recumbents, but they are sort...

Very true about the recumbents, but they are sort of expensive and somehow it would not feel right to me. Only time I've had any discomfort is on very hard racing seats and I have done plenty of 30+...
03-28-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 37,148
Posted By bargo68

This is what I was curious about. I'm certain...

This is what I was curious about. I'm certain there are many others who feel as you do about having chosen a Riv. I have purchased accessories from their site and happily read their blog/blug/blahg...
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