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Forum: Touring
03-13-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,091
Posted By waddo

bike camping in western japan

Somewhat out of the ordinary, for those interested.

https://youtu.be/vqV8lJuSiRE
Forum: Touring
02-23-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,132
Posted By phughes

I use a Kobo. The one I have is waterproof, so I...

I use a Kobo. The one I have is waterproof, so I don't have to worry much about it.I have used it in pools, hot tubs, and it has been dunked with no issues. Rain is a non-issue. I prefer Kobo over...
Forum: Touring
02-18-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,626
Posted By GhostRider62

Just get an uncoupled bike Assembly is then...

Just get an uncoupled bike

Assembly is then a 10 minute affair.

No chance to get an 8 pound stand to fit into a duffle.
Forum: Touring
12-09-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By HobbesOnTour

Depending on your knowledge/skills/attitude an...

Depending on your knowledge/skills/attitude an alternative would be to buy a second hand MTB in CDMX and ride that.
There is no shortage of second hand bikes that would make decent touring bikes...
Forum: Touring
11-18-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 334,300
Posted By garryg

A few pics from a shortened trip on the Columbia...

A few pics from a shortened trip on the Columbia and Western railtrail in first week of Oct 2021. Achilles swelled up and stopped the ride. Too bad,trail was wonderful.One of the tunnels was almost a...
Forum: Touring
10-19-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,118
Posted By Cougrrcj

For the first 10 years of my 'serious cycling...

For the first 10 years of my 'serious cycling life' I never had any cycling-specific clothing. I rode my old Fuji S-10s well over 40,000 miles over those years. Many Centuries. Many two-three-day...
Forum: Touring
09-24-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,952
Posted By HobbesOnTour

With the greatest of respect to the OP, touring...

With the greatest of respect to the OP, touring by numbers is only one way to tour and would not be my way of touring. Getting away from numbers is why I tour.

I toured merrily for years without...
Forum: Touring
08-28-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,609
Posted By Thulsadoom

I used to worry about someone stealing some of my...

I used to worry about someone stealing some of my stuff, but now my whole rig is so road-worn that most people give it a wide berth, probably afraid something is going to jump out at them. Either...
Forum: Touring
08-02-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 2,429,480
Posted By gauvins

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210628_171926_036d0872e798a5da3ebe29be9a040e3869777990.jpg

Taken here (https://maps.app.goo.gl/gdHxYu3PcLinpu3WA). Quite isolated,...
Forum: Touring
07-06-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,177
Posted By ThermionicScott

I know plenty of people who use their "touring"...

I know plenty of people who use their "touring" bikes for everything.

For a 7km commute, you could ride practically anything. Welcome to BikeForums. :)
Forum: Touring
06-22-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By waddo

Panniers are just tried and tested and common...

Panniers are just tried and tested and common sense. Everything else is a solution looking for a problem.
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By waddo

New Shodoshima Japan tour video for those interested

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2m7QMMgyRUo
Forum: Touring
03-08-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,779
Posted By HobbesOnTour

It's a wonderful idea and you wouldn't be the...

It's a wonderful idea and you wouldn't be the first to come up with it.

Can you do it without experience and with little or no planning? Yes. The question becomes will you be successful and enjoy...
Forum: Touring
01-07-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,686
Posted By robow

I've used a lot Ritchey and Dimension stems over...

I've used a lot Ritchey and Dimension stems over the years, a good value for the dollar, but then, then I put on a Thomson stem, and my world changed. The bike handled so much nicer than before, it...
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