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Forum: Touring
08-27-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,908
Posted By ups

As others have said, the term "touring" was...

As others have said, the term "touring" was around first. As to why they started using "bike packing" , it probably has as much to do with marketing and opening up a new stream of revenue to the...
08-07-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By ups

You might look at MKS GR-9's with or without...

You might look at MKS GR-9's with or without toe-clips. Not as "fred" as most platforms for road bike considerations. I used to ride clipless but now ride flats.

GCN did a video last year "Are...
Forum: Touring
07-28-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By ups

Marathon Supremes.

Marathon Supremes.
Forum: Commuting
07-21-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,739
Posted By ups

mount one of these babies' on top and you're the...

mount one of these babies' on top and you're the bomb!
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07-21-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,267
Posted By ups

Yeah, I rode 39/16 which was 66 gear inches. Same...

Yeah, I rode 39/16 which was 66 gear inches. Same experience as you.
07-03-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By ups

32's if they fit. I like Gatorskins cuz I don't...

32's if they fit. I like Gatorskins cuz I don't like flats.

And a large special...hold the anchovies.
07-03-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,653
Posted By ups

The market is whatever it is at a given time....

The market is whatever it is at a given time. Right now things are a little more expensive. Buy a fairly priced bike and enjoy riding it!
06-28-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,529
Posted By ups

Try heating with a torch. Otherwise just drill it...

Try heating with a torch. Otherwise just drill it out.
05-25-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,354
Posted By ups

If you have to ask....you have your answer😁😁😁

If you have to ask....you have your answer😁😁😁
05-06-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By ups

To the OP, if you haven't seen Sheldon Brown's...

To the OP, if you haven't seen Sheldon Brown's site, it is the most comprehensive on fg/ss.

My usual bike set up is 39 chainring with 16t fixed / 18t freewheel. The freewheel is mainly there as a...
05-06-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By ups

That's awesome. Very Sheldonesque! What type of...

That's awesome. Very Sheldonesque! What type of frame is that? I love the color.
04-21-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By ups

I had a Nexus 8 built that I put on a single...

I had a Nexus 8 built that I put on a single speed Kona. Worked like a charm.
Forum: Commuting
04-20-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,780
Posted By ups

I don't think active epileptics are allowed to...

I don't think active epileptics are allowed to drive.
04-19-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,840
Posted By ups

I use these on our local river trail with swarms...

I use these on our local river trail with swarms of tiny bugs as you describe. They are Carhartts....
Forum: Touring
03-14-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,147
Posted By ups

As you get more fit you will speed up. I wouldn't...

As you get more fit you will speed up. I wouldn't change gearing on that bike. Just ride it as much as you can. Finding some hills will help improve your fitness.

I had a Shimano Nexus 8 and liked...
02-26-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 13,461
Posted By ups

https://tannusamerica.com Tannus airless...

https://tannusamerica.com

Tannus airless tires.
Forum: BMX
01-31-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 31,665
Posted By ups

I'm surprised there are so many older guys.

I'm surprised there are so many older guys.
01-31-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,855
Posted By ups

Great for you! As others have said, don't get...

Great for you! As others have said, don't get discouraged. If you have rail trails near you they are pretty flat and a great place to get started.
Forum: Touring
01-31-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By ups

Just get a rack for your current bike. Then strap...

Just get a rack for your current bike. Then strap on a bag holding your stuff or or search the commuting / Living car free forums on how to make cheap saddle bags.
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