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Forum: Touring
10-17-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,150
Posted By Mr_Christopher

to bring this thread to a close, I installed the...

to bring this thread to a close, I installed the Team Pro and it's just fine. Ha ha. Carry on!
Forum: Touring
10-12-16, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,150
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I do that in a week! Not. I own several...

I do that in a week! Not.

I own several Brooks saddles now, and they have actually been comfortable from day one for me. I've just never broken in a Team Pro. Typical B17s and B66s are comfy...
Forum: Touring
10-12-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,150
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I'm inclined to do just that, the only hesitation...

I'm inclined to do just that, the only hesitation is I currently have a like new, virtually unused saddle which is more valuable for trade/sale. If I break it in and don't like it, not so much. ...
Forum: Touring
10-12-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,150
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Brooks Team Pro B17 quandry

So years ago I bought a Brooks Team Pro Classic B17 to put in a single speed road bike. My understanding is the Team Pro is stiffer leather (thicker?) and a bit longer and more narrow. and intended...
10-10-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,000
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Thanks guys, looks like I'll have to shim it. I...

Thanks guys, looks like I'll have to shim it. I wrote Specialized and asked if they carried a bracket that fits the rack hole and they said no. Why put it there if no one makes something that can...
10-04-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,000
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Need light bracket to fit Specialized Pizza Box rack

I have a Serfas head light that slides into a socket which is handlebar mounted. Ideally I want to keep the light and find some sort of bracket that will attach to the front of my Specialized Pizza...
10-03-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 125,139
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I have a virtually unused Brooks Team Pro Classic...

I have a virtually unused Brooks Team Pro Classic B17 that I want to trade for a standard Brooks B17 (or an imperial) in similar condition. The Team Pro has thicker/stiffer leather and better suited...
10-03-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Here is a question for my fellow AWOL owners,...

Here is a question for my fellow AWOL owners, have you found a light bracket for the slot in the front of the Pizza Rack? I'm using a handlebar bag that blocks much of my handlebar mounted light and...
09-29-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,878
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Gravel or dirt roads only - is there an app for this?

Is there an iphone navigation app that you can configure to only take gravel or dirt roads?
09-28-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Pedernales Falls State Park trails were...

Pedernales Falls State Park trails were fantastic, the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge had a lot of trails that were far better suited for a mountain bike but I managed. Plus the PFSP...
09-26-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I saw that thread, what tires are you running? ...

I saw that thread, what tires are you running? Never mind those details are in your thread :-)
09-26-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Thanks and the front rack is a Specialized "Pizza...

Thanks and the front rack is a Specialized "Pizza Box" which came with the bike, I had a 20 year old Topeak rack in the garage that I slapped on, its hard to see it in the photos.
09-26-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,355
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I am so hooked and my new AWOL

Historically the only time I've ever ridden off pavement was accidental. Two weeks ago I bought a 2016 Specialized AWOL (for credit card touring and just a road bike) and last week I spent time...
Forum: Touring
09-08-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,277
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Thanks guys. I guess the lack of tread just...

Thanks guys. I guess the lack of tread just makes me think is begging for a flat, and yet 80% of my riding is going to be on pavement, and I do not plan to ride in mud. Specialized claims these...
Forum: Touring
09-08-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,277
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Thoughts on Specialized AWOL FatBoy tires

I bought a 2016 Specialized AWOL the other day and I am in bike heaven. It came with a pair of Specialized Fat Boy 700x45 tires and they're slick and they make me a little nervous for some reason. I...
Forum: Touring
08-23-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,750
Posted By Mr_Christopher

thank you

thank you
Forum: Touring
08-23-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,750
Posted By Mr_Christopher

2015 Kona ***** Tonk vs 2016 Fuji Touring

Hi everyone. I'm wanting to buy a touring worthy bike and I'm mostly concerned about comfort. Sport bikes absolutely kill me so I'm looking for a frame geometry that is more comfortable. Some...
07-23-11, 08:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,021
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Is Cadel's bunny hop move on youtube or...

Is Cadel's bunny hop move on youtube or memorialized elsewhere?
07-23-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,912
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Poor Phil,.last year we despised him for fawning...

Poor Phil,.last year we despised him for fawning over LA, this year it's AS. Next year no doubt he'll be guilty if fawning over CE. Damn pommy
Forum: Commuting
07-11-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Mr_Christopher

New Spin on an old idea - the porter crate/rack

I had a Soma mini front rack that i really liked but the platform was not well suited to what I wanted to use it for (soft camera case). So I used it as a base to install a wooden wine crate onto. ...
04-12-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,941
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Great ideas, thanks everyone. I think I'm going...

Great ideas, thanks everyone. I think I'm going to start with a pair of the VO brackets.
04-12-11, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,941
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Need light suggestions for a VO Porteur rack

Gang, I need light suggestions for my new VO Porteur rack. I want to use the existing brackets if possible and I like the idea of using two lights, one on each side. I like battery operated too.
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Forum: Texas
02-21-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I'll be there but only Friday and Saturday...

I'll be there but only Friday and Saturday morning. I'm planning to take lots of photos, video and publish a few blog posts on the event.
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Frisco Superdrome Might Become a Parking Lot

No joke, the Frisco Superdrome (http://www.superdrome.com/) is situated on land owned by the Preston Ridge campus of Collin College and they are wanting to bulldoze it to make way for a parking lot. ...
01-13-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,314
Posted By Mr_Christopher

These are heavy but very cool bikes. Here's the...

These are heavy but very cool bikes. Here's the one I picked up from CL not long ago and it was worth spending days polishing every centimeter of the shiny bits

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12-30-10, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By Mr_Christopher

The small berthoud might do the trick and the dog...

The small berthoud might do the trick and the dog collar idea might work too. I bought a leather shaving kit type of bag and it's perfect in every way except there's not way to attach it. I thought...
12-29-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Have Constructeur Rack, Need Bag Suggestions

Gang, I bought a Electra Ticino 16d (yeah I know, it's slack geometry and not a real French bike, I get it :-), but I like it! So I have a bag or two that will sit on top of the constructeur rear...
09-30-10, 07:46 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 25,028
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Somewhere Greg Lemond is smiling. What a...

Somewhere Greg Lemond is smiling.

What a tragic story.
08-20-10, 02:23 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 22,627
Posted By Mr_Christopher

It's not the eggs, it';s the cans. He hates the...

It's not the eggs, it';s the cans. He hates the cans!

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08-17-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 47,775
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Maybe the OP is Greg Lemond engaging in some sort...

Maybe the OP is Greg Lemond engaging in some sort of weird double reverse psychology. See, he wants us to hate him so we'll love him. Or the illuminati...
08-17-10, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Mr_Christopher

You guys rock, this is exactly what I need to...

You guys rock, this is exactly what I need to know. Thanks for the schooling!
08-16-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Handlebar Shape and Size Issue

Ok, so I bought a 1984 Trek 400, I call it George as in Orwell. it's an entry level sport bike that I am really enjoying. The handlebar center to center size is 42mm yet the way the handlebars...
08-16-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,170
Posted By Mr_Christopher

ur funny as they say. I'm curious to know how...

ur funny as they say. I'm curious to know how many anti Lemond posts you plan to create each day. Do you have a quota to fill.

And you're "arguments" (outrage) are amusing. Sorry no one is...
08-16-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I'm not suggesting the outcome would have been...

I'm not suggesting the outcome would have been different, but the psychological impact of AC battling FS and AS (2 vs1) in tandem would have made the mountain stages far more interesting.
08-16-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 47,775
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I like Greg Lemond yet I wish he would find a new...

I like Greg Lemond yet I wish he would find a new hobby (like promoting cycling) and stop trying to be the psychic dope detector of cycling.
08-10-10, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I missed Frank, not nearly as much as Andy did. ...

I missed Frank, not nearly as much as Andy did. But yeah, I missed Frank the most.
08-10-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,530
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Well and then there is the case of ME the other...

Well and then there is the case of ME the other day. I was out riding at night with a buddy, we stopped at a local bar and had a couple beers. I went outside while he visited the boys room. From...
08-09-10, 08:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,445
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I wonder what the folks defending LA would say if...

I wonder what the folks defending LA would say if another team stopped the race to put on red jersey's to bring attention to animal rights and PETA. And suppose every single team wanted to do the...
08-05-10, 09:53 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 22,627
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Thank you kindly, it was written in haste so...

Thank you kindly, it was written in haste so maybe next time I'll add some sarcasm with a bit more substance.
08-03-10, 08:45 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 22,627
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Well I heard the Illuminati was behind AS's chain...

Well I heard the Illuminati was behind AS's chain mishap, they were paying him back for resisting their control. They want to use him as a pawn in their quest for global domination. Franks signed...
08-02-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 22,627
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I live in Texas yet I think LA's hick lawyer is...

I live in Texas yet I think LA's hick lawyer is not doing him any good. Using hick slogans "Down in Texas we says ______________" is fine when you're running for governor, we expect buffoons in our...
08-02-10, 12:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,703
Posted By Mr_Christopher

So if this is inferior product, why did we only...

So if this is inferior product, why did we only see one failure at the TdF? Was AS the ONLY one using SRAM? How many other instances have we seen with these identical components failing at a Gran...
08-02-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,445
Posted By Mr_Christopher

threads like this are funny, but not for the...

threads like this are funny, but not for the intended purpose. I'm surprised people engage in the "debate":

Lance is a no good ____

I know you are so what is Lance?

You LOVE Lance and want...
08-02-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 49,047
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Thing is, the fed investigation is not going to...

Thing is, the fed investigation is not going to be about proving if lance doped or not. It is going to be whether or not Team Postal sold bikes to fund their alleged drug habit. In short, was a...
07-31-10, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,403
Posted By Mr_Christopher

http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/floyd-landis-night...

http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/floyd-landis-nightline-interview/story?id=11226456
07-23-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,834
Posted By Mr_Christopher

I think Roger Staubach gifted a few Super Bowls...

I think Roger Staubach gifted a few Super Bowls to Terry Bradshaw back in the 70s. You could tell by the way he shook Bradshaw's hand after the game.
07-23-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 22,627
Posted By Mr_Christopher

GQ has an article on the subject in this month's...

GQ has an article on the subject in this month's issue that's worth reading. It's more of an editorial piece and Time just published http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2005820-2,00.html ...
07-23-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,757
Posted By Mr_Christopher

USA today is a useless newspaper. They published...

USA today is a useless newspaper. They published an article about the TdF that same day that was completely useless and served as evidence that the writer knew nothing about professional cycling. ...
07-23-10, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,480
Posted By Mr_Christopher

Zactly!

Zactly!
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