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10-08-23, 06:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,020
Posted By Maelochs

First off .... the basic premise is dishonest....

First off .... the basic premise is dishonest. Bike shops sell a Bunch of different models ... just not the highly specific sorts the OP wants.

He knows this. He is just whining for attention.
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09-25-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,677
Posted By jon c.

Few realize that we have hills in the Florida...

Few realize that we have hills in the Florida panhandle. They aren't large hills, but there are a lot of rollers and short grades that are fairly steep.

I haven't ridden technical trails since...
09-23-23, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Rick_D

You are clearly an erudite individual of...

You are clearly an erudite individual of impeccable taste. :-)

My experience is a rucksack, sling bag, or fanny pack is adequate for camera gear. Some folks will use a bike bag (bar or rack) but...
09-22-23, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By obrentharris

I carry a Sony NEX 6 in a padded LowePro case in...

I carry a Sony NEX 6 in a padded LowePro case in my backpack. Most of the shock is absorbed by my body and the backpack. For many years I carried a Voigtlander Bessa R rangefinder film camera and a...
09-22-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,677
Posted By obrentharris

At 71 I'm still riding the rocky and rooty trails...

At 71 I'm still riding the rocky and rooty trails every Sunday. Steep ascents with loose rocks have become more difficult as I age; a combination of deteriorating balance and loss of power for the...
09-21-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,677
Posted By gobicycling

I've been doing non-technical single track until...

I've been doing non-technical single track until this last year at 83 yo. I only stopped this year because of changes in my home situation and my need to be 🏡 more. This involved some rocks and sand...
08-25-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Kapusta

The TransX is (I believe) the same basic design...

The TransX is (I believe) the same basic design platform by the same manufacturer as the PNW posts. I would not say a ďrebadgeĒ as there are some small differences in features, but the basic...
Forum: Touring
08-25-23, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,000
Posted By Roughstuff

I think it it a reasonable comment. To me the...

I think it it a reasonable comment. To me the best scenery is near Cape Perpetua, but in any case the whole coast road is a feast of scenery, nice restaurants and cafes, campgrounds, and some...
Forum: Touring
08-15-23, 05:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,215
Posted By BobG

Pete, I had to electrify my bike 6 years ago,...

Pete, I had to electrify my bike 6 years ago, thus I use the small cogs more and wear them out fast. Most recently I replaced just the 11 and 13 tooth sprockets available without replacing the entire...
08-07-23, 08:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,326
Posted By Darth Lefty

Both "Catch-22" and "Zen..." are very different...

Both "Catch-22" and "Zen..." are very different reads on the second go.

The first one is a lot bleaker when you see that the comedy is a coping mechanism and not a farce and all the cruelties hit...
07-24-23, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,116
Posted By lyle.coop

I cut the box down to 46x12x30", took the...

I cut the box down to 46x12x30", took the wheels, fork, cassette, rotors, seat etc off. packaged everything carefully. Just shipped it. Will be with buyer tomorrow. Buyer paid for the shipping. ...
Forum: Touring
07-15-23, 06:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,017
Posted By djb

the thing is this story will scare the beejesus...

the thing is this story will scare the beejesus out of the poor guy who is fretting about his wheels here, but lets be honest, your wheel was not in good shape spoke tension wise if you broke...
07-06-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,335
Posted By Iride01

Limit screws should only need to be adjusted at...

Limit screws should only need to be adjusted at time of installation. If you are adjusting them after the install, and there hasn't been any physical damage to the bike and drivetrain, then you are...
06-28-23, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 947
Posted By rsbob

Every time I climb on a bike it’s like getting...

Every time I climb on a bike it’s like getting into a Time Machine. My late age is suspended and I am free to ride the roads and trails. The only reminders of my real age is on climbs and when the...
06-27-23, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,784
Posted By njkayaker

This is still a “you” problem. An overwhelming...

This is still a “you” problem. An overwhelming number of people don’t have issues with Presta valves.
Forum: Touring
06-07-23, 09:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,560
Posted By prj71

Thru axles never get bent. Ron doesn't know what...

Thru axles never get bent. Ron doesn't know what he's talking about.
Forum: Touring
06-02-23, 05:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,215
Posted By djb

hi stae, this years Giro d'Italia which just...

hi stae, this years Giro d'Italia which just finished last weekend was a great race with a dramatic final (penultimate) stage--a TT with a super steep climb at the end. The riders did a bike switch...
05-06-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,384
Posted By rsbob

you brought back fond memories of my late black...

you brought back fond memories of my late black lab. We ran countless miles, hiked many a mountain and his favorite; mountain biking. He was my outdoor companion for many wonderful years. He even...
Forum: Touring
05-04-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By L134

Shake Dry is the real deal. I just ordered a...

Shake Dry is the real deal. I just ordered a second as a back up despite the cost. I also have a Shake Dry cap. Even without rain they are excellent as windbreakers and really are more comfortable...
Forum: Touring
05-04-23, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By GhostRider62

GORE‑TEX INFINIUM™ resists a light drizzle for...

GORE‑TEX INFINIUM™ resists a light drizzle for about 20-30 minutes before wetting out.
04-17-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,127
Posted By indyfabz

Iím not taking the bait, but help yourselves.

Iím not taking the bait, but help yourselves.
03-22-23, 09:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,154
Posted By indyfabz

I just happened to have my first shower of 2023...

I just happened to have my first shower of 2023 this morning and did more walking with a walker. Iím so out of shape. :)
03-06-23, 04:51 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 8,574
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Pretty much anything posted in General.

Pretty much anything posted in General.
03-01-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 12,894
Posted By big john

I've never raced. I've been a club rider for 33...

I've never raced. I've been a club rider for 33 years and have ridden with racers, young racers, old racers, even a few pro racers. I'm quite fredly, don't look like a racer and can't climb like one....
Forum: Touring
01-24-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,566
Posted By datlas

Good news! My friend got an email from Indy. He...

Good news! My friend got an email from Indy. He is still in the hospital but obviously doing better since he can email. My hope is he pops in here soon.
Forum: Touring
11-01-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,597
Posted By saddlesores

pictures of his surly in another thread here? ...

pictures of his surly in another thread here?
https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1258561-looking-some-advice-lht-rejigging-components-tour.html

i would assume he meant the levers, prolly switched...
10-28-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,097
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm just a Lou Reed fan.

I'm just a Lou Reed fan.
Forum: Touring
10-28-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,291
Posted By cb400bill

Enough of this. Yan and cyccommute take it to...

Enough of this. Yan and cyccommute take it to PMs.

Thread closed.
Forum: Touring
06-07-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By Steve B.

Good to see time, get notifications such as phone...

Good to see time, get notifications such as phone calls, texts, e-mails. Any smartwatch will do that. Ive an Instinct 2 Solar, battery generally around a month unless I'm in the sun a lot, then a...
Forum: Touring
06-07-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By gauvins

1. Breadcrumb nav: several considerations. (a)...

1. Breadcrumb nav: several considerations.
(a) TBT can be annoying. You get the warning (not always, depending on settings) which partially obscures the screen -- I no longer use it;
(b) some...
Forum: Touring
06-07-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By Yan

I have a Garmin Fenix 5, the model from a few...

I have a Garmin Fenix 5, the model from a few years ago. I use it as a bike computer. I gives me heart rate, elevation, and GPS track data. I also use it for hikes. None of these things are that...
Forum: Touring
06-04-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By gauvins

Garmin offers many models. I've settled on the...

Garmin offers many models. I've settled on the Enduro for its battery life (https://www.garmin.com/en-CA/p/702797#specs) (70-200 hours with GPS) as I don't care for music or maps. I use it as an...
Forum: Touring
06-04-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By Polaris OBark

A light-hearted discussion in FOO...

A light-hearted discussion in FOO (https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/1252825-gps-watch-hiking.html)

I've been happy with the Garmin Venu 2, which I got at REI. I posted a few pictures in the foo...
Forum: Touring
02-27-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,731
Posted By phughes

I wouldn't replace an ereader just to get a...

I wouldn't replace an ereader just to get a waterproof one either. As for the Fire, I never liked them personally. I prefer reading on an e-ink book, or regular print book. E-ink is much easier on my...
Forum: Touring
02-24-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 31,249
Posted By tcs

Some of the adapters just mentioned were pictured...

Some of the adapters just mentioned were pictured back in post no. 188.
Forum: Touring
02-03-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,941
Posted By tcs

Okay, so you cross the state line and just like...

Okay, so you cross the state line and just like that you're riding an unlicensed, unregistered, uninsured motorcycle on the road. I've never heard of anyone getting hassled for this, but imagine you...
Forum: Touring
02-03-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,941
Posted By PedalingWalrus

not necessarily. My wife enjoyed the increased...

not necessarily. My wife enjoyed the increased cadence without the mandatory torque. It is all in the motivation. Increased cadence makes the legs look more toned. She says her legs look better than...
Forum: Touring
10-20-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,793
Posted By fourfa

The Pathfinder Pro is an excellent choice for...

The Pathfinder Pro is an excellent choice for actual mixed-gravel riding: solid center rib gives it one of the lower rolling resistance figures on pavement in the gravel segment, the side microknobs...
Forum: Touring
10-17-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,421
Posted By zandoval

Due to health I no longer do the camping thing...

Due to health I no longer do the camping thing but have allot of experience doing it under multiple conditions. Today's bivys are fantastic, light weight, and cheap. I really cannot emphasize enough...
Forum: Touring
12-20-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,085
Posted By Happy Feet

staehpj1, you made me smile remembering how I...

staehpj1, you made me smile remembering how I started out

First tour 1989 Calgary to Vancouver

Packing up

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48184890597_4ddcc6b634_b.jpg...
Forum: Touring
10-24-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,096
Posted By cyccommute

You mean like this? 1998 Specialized...

You mean like this?

1998 Specialized Stumpjumper Pro

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x267/stumpjumper_20pro_2010_071_ec2669f073c910227a4a57095a73977fe332ca91.jpg...
Forum: Touring
09-12-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,709
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I wear a rain jacket (Marmot Precip) and not a...

I wear a rain jacket (Marmot Precip) and not a poncho. I try to sit out the real downpours instead of riding through them, but do ride on the slow soaking drizzly kinds of days when I get very...
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,709
Posted By stevage

Hard to say. Yes, you probably feel the wind a...

Hard to say. Yes, you probably feel the wind a bit more with a poncho, but it's never come close to "I'd rather not be using a poncho". If you're riding in rain, and strong wind, you're probably not...
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