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Forum: Touring
01-13-23, 04:18 AM
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Posted By kooby

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Forum: Touring
01-12-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By Hypno Toad

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Forum: Touring
11-29-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By str

The bag is from Cordel Cycling in Madrid. 33cm...

The bag is from Cordel Cycling in Madrid. 33cm wide, 23cm height. (its not the bag you see in the rack picture) https://www.cordelcycling.com


The rack is titanium and done by Wheeldan Berlin,...
Forum: Touring
11-25-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By mississippimud

1999 Litespeed

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Forum: Touring
11-21-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By M1T

Bike Packing rig... Pivot Les Fat (Les as in...

Bike Packing rig... Pivot Les Fat (Les as in Less, one of the designers, vs. "Lay" / french pronunciation). This is one versatile...
Forum: Touring
10-18-22, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By fks

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Roughest dirt road I have ever cycled
Forum: Touring
10-13-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By Imaginos

Full mock-up with new bike.Ready to go for a...

Full mock-up with new bike.Ready to go for a night or two if I can get reasonable weather. ...
Forum: Touring
10-09-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By str

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Forum: Touring
09-23-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By Charles Lathe

Next to the Taylor Family Cemetery, North...

Next to the Taylor Family Cemetery, North Carolina.

...
09-17-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 42,560
Posted By EVlove

I fitted the V-GT Luxe RD, clips and straps, a...

I fitted the V-GT Luxe RD, clips and straps, a fresh pair of tires (Sunlite Hybrid V-Track, which is really a Kenda and embossed as such) and a new SRAM 8-speed chain, fettled a bit, and went off on...
09-16-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By bwilli88

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72 Witcomb.
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09-14-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By ehcoplex

Good to see this thread reactivated! I set up my...

Good to see this thread reactivated! I set up my PX-10 650b conversion as a sorta-rando/all-road bike- alas, I haven't done any serious distances on it because....life... but lots of 20-30-40mile...
09-14-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By Manu431

Nice to see your beautiful bikes ! Here is...

Nice to see your beautiful bikes !

Here is my contribution.
This bike is a 1979 Gitane "Route de france".

I think we can call it "randonneuse", because it is pretty light (Camus 779 steel...
09-06-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 42,560
Posted By swampyankee2

Since I originally posted that, I actually gave...

Since I originally posted that, I actually gave those fenders to a fellow Dawes owner on the Bike Forum. Here's the bike in its current state. Still haven't wrapped those bars. LOL...
Forum: Touring
09-04-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,245
Posted By stardognine

Don't feel too bad, lol, it's a learning process....

Don't feel too bad, lol, it's a learning process. Accumulate, purge, accumulate, purge, rinse & repeat. 😁

I haven't actually weighed mine, but I wouldn't be shocked at all, if I found out I'm at...
Forum: Touring
09-04-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,245
Posted By 10 Wheels

If you find you need to Replace something Broken,...

If you find you need to Replace something Broken, Walmart is good for getting stuff you may Need.
Target also....
Forum: Touring
09-04-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,245
Posted By Jeff Neese

You'll figure out how to shed a few pounds here...

You'll figure out how to shed a few pounds here and there, but 100 lbs doesn't sound unreasonable. That's why you bought a 520.

I never weighed it but I'd bet I was easily 100 lbs on my Trek 720....
Forum: Touring
09-04-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,245
Posted By cccorlew

How heavy is what you carry? Did I overdo it?

I am sure there are threads about weight, but I'll be darned if I can find them.

My wife and I did our first self-contained trip on the C&O and GAP trails. As a road biker I was shocked how much...
Forum: Touring
08-29-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,947
Posted By PedalingWalrus

S24O over the weekend directly from our home to a...

S24O over the weekend directly from our home to a location 30 miles away. Our second camping trip on our second tandem that we got this year. It's a cushy cruiser.
...
Forum: Touring
08-28-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,947
Posted By CMAW

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Forum: Touring
08-18-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 359,947
Posted By str

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la...

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la Mancha, Castilla Leon

...
Forum: Touring
05-30-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By str

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Forum: Touring
05-23-22, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By muse kidd

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Ready to go! - May 2022
Forum: Touring
05-23-22, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By muse kidd

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Wild camping on Llangattock Escarpement - May 2022
Forum: Touring
05-17-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By dvdwmth

Found this NOS Saga frame at a local shop. I’d...

Found this NOS Saga frame at a local shop. I’d been in asking about touring bikes and no one even knew they had it. Was in the store another day and looked up and this frame was hanging about twenty...
04-15-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,027,367
Posted By TeeSquare

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Forum: Touring
03-31-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By Cyclist0239879842

1990 Merlin Titanium Tourer

Well this thread seems like a great way for me to end up spending all of my money. There are some really awesome rigs in here and I want to buy or build everything I see. Thanks? I'll update this...
02-07-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By lonesomesteve

It would be inaccurate to call my main bike "a...

It would be inaccurate to call my main bike "a completely vintage bike" since it's built from a mix of new and old parts, and not much about it resembles the original Trek 614 it was built from. That...
02-07-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By fender1

Here are some additional pictures: ...

Here are some additional pictures:


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02-03-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By non-fixie

According to this chart, you're right. That is,...

According to this chart, you're right. That is, if the RD is "Old Campag". AFIK that means pre-2001. Haven't tried this combination myself yet.
...
02-03-22, 04:15 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By non-fixie

No, the early 9-speed ergo's cable pull gives a...

No, the early 9-speed ergo's cable pull gives a 5.49 mm derailleur movement per click when using a Shimano SIS RD, which matches the 5 and 6-speed standard cog spacing of 5.5 mm very nicely. Plug and...
02-02-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By fender1

My current rando set up. ...

My current rando set up.


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02-02-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By El Chaba

I am hoping to put this to some use this year….. ...

I am hoping to put this to some use this year…..
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Forum: Touring
01-23-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By blurcovenky

That bike is super cool. It's awesome that it'd...

That bike is super cool. It's awesome that it'd mostly used parts.
01-08-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 211,175
Posted By Classtime

Pretty Perfect

A few years ago, I did a few 200s and a 300 on a Waterford built Milwaukee road with a Carradice Barley. It might be fun to complete a series on this bike with a real Rando Bag-- Probably not this...
Forum: Touring
12-22-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By irwin7638

Those are stoker knobs, normally used for the...

Those are stoker knobs, normally used for the stoker on a tandem to have a place to rest like the hoods on the brakes. I put them there for the same reason, to have a riding position between the...
11-27-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 318,183
Posted By amedias

My latest conversion is another Singular Osprey,...

My latest conversion is another Singular Osprey, I already have one of these that I'd converted a while back as a test (posted a few pages back), but it didn't have a Dynamo, fork clearance was a...
Forum: Touring
11-10-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By GhenghisKahn

My Softrde Traveler

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1996 Softride Traveler. All comps upgraded from original RSX. Ultegra comps,...
Forum: Touring
10-21-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4,706
Views: 2,491,577
Posted By str

works fine, no problem, only light stuff in...

works fine, no problem, only light stuff in there. it is a Carradice Nelson Long Flap.

for colder days, and warmer clothing, warmer sleeping bag and mattress + food supplies this version:

...
05-30-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 43,067
Posted By Roger M

My amazing wife sewed a lot of masks over the...

My amazing wife sewed a lot of masks over the last year. I asked if she would make a tool roll. She whipped this out for me.
...
05-18-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 318,183
Posted By Dylansbob

Finally finished, except for a 46 or 48t...

Finally finished, except for a 46 or 48t chainring and barend caps.

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04-20-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 42,560
Posted By KCC74

Know your post is very old but I have a 70s Dawes...

Know your post is very old but I have a 70s Dawes I'm refurbishing and need the Dawes & Galaxy decals. Can you remember how/where you got them?

Please & Thanks.
KCC
04-03-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,027,367
Posted By BikeTales

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03-14-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 297,150
Posted By AUPedla

My rebuilt 310, before and after, it was destined...

My rebuilt 310, before and after, it was destined for the tip when I bought it.
...
03-01-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,310
Posted By gugie

The bag doesn't make it easier or harder to get...

The bag doesn't make it easier or harder to get on and off, it's the attachment system. A tombstone helps keep the bag from shifting around, but a study decaleur might do the same. The "Ortlieb Hack"...
02-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,027,367
Posted By squarenoise

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread...

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21927110-post144.html) with more details, but figured I'd share here as well.
...
02-04-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,027,367
Posted By casanewt

Landed this time-capsule 1985 Miyata 610 tonight....

Landed this time-capsule 1985 Miyata 610 tonight. It even has the original Miyata radial tires! Just needs a tune & clean and I can get it out on the road. I have to laugh at the "Miyata Cotterless"...
02-03-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 297,150
Posted By loudbay

Triplecross > Doublecross

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09-10-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 318,183
Posted By mountaindave

Thats more than just a 559 conversion! :thumb:

Thats more than just a 559 conversion! :thumb:
09-09-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 318,183
Posted By rhm

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49811626411_96...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49811626411_9647302a10_4k.jpg

This is a 26" conversion, not 650b, but it's the same general idea.
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