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05-17-21, 07:40 AM
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Posted By jpjuggler

i just bought these as recommended here in this...

i just bought these as recommended here in this thread. it says they are uv 400. hoping that's true. so far very happy with the purchase.
https://www.amazon.com/COMAXSUN-Pola...EBS6EE0ZBNG9TD...
05-10-21, 10:44 AM
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Views: 2,150
Posted By jpjuggler

Thanks, I will give these a try.

Thanks, I will give these a try.
05-10-21, 10:39 AM
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Views: 2,150
Posted By jpjuggler

finally tried the kroops jockey goggles that i...

finally tried the kroops jockey goggles that i bought yesterday. pros: good full coverage, no fogging due to little holes in lens.$27 plus shipping. Cons: not as comfortable as sunglasses, but...
04-28-21, 02:32 PM
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Views: 2,150
Posted By jpjuggler

THANKS! just ordered them

THANKS! just ordered them
04-28-21, 01:11 AM
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Views: 2,150
Posted By jpjuggler

best cheap full coverage sunglasses?

best cheap full coverage sunglasses?
what do you recommend? looking for maximum protection from the sun for the eyes and face.
Forum: Touring
04-22-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By jpjuggler

i've looked into whether hiker biker sites are...

i've looked into whether hiker biker sites are open. web sites have had little to none info. I"ve had to call each campsite. I know for instance that Samuel P. Taylor camp site in Marin County is...
Forum: Touring
04-21-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By jpjuggler

I have just bought Ortliebs and also own Axiom...

I have just bought Ortliebs and also own Axiom panniers. Axioms are much cheaper, but not waterproof. I havent toured with either, but just commuted.
-Pockets. Ortliebs don't have them on the...
Forum: Touring
03-28-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,398
Posted By jpjuggler

flat tire repair advice needed.

flate tire repair advice needed.

Had a flat. got the new tube in. Couldn't get the tire back on. 32mm Schwalbe marathon tire on a trek 520 bicycle back wheel.
Am I too weak? bad technique? tried...
Forum: Touring
03-20-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,726
Posted By jpjuggler

What a great idea. thanks for the info.

What a great idea. thanks for the info.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-20-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By jpjuggler

recent review of bike friday new world tourist?

Does anyone know of a good comprehensive review of the bike friday new world tourist that is more recent than 2012?

This review is very good, but its from 2012
I'm wondering if there is a more...
Forum: Touring
03-20-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,726
Posted By jpjuggler

Calling the local police station? is that to ask...

Calling the local police station? is that to ask where you can legally camp in town?
Forum: Touring
03-19-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By jpjuggler

Thanks for posting, very enjoyable.

Thanks for posting, very enjoyable.
Forum: Touring
03-17-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,678
Posted By jpjuggler

thanks!!! that's super comprehensive info!

thanks!!! that's super comprehensive info!
Forum: Touring
03-17-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,678
Posted By jpjuggler

thanks for the info. Any trouble getting...

thanks for the info. Any trouble getting getting the SS coupled bike all the way into the SS backpack?
Forum: Touring
03-16-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,678
Posted By jpjuggler

thanks for the info!

thanks for the info!
Forum: Touring
03-16-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,678
Posted By jpjuggler

Thanks for your reply. My post is just kind of a...

Thanks for your reply. My post is just kind of a general query. Thanks.
Forum: Touring
03-16-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,678
Posted By jpjuggler

Bike Friday vs. full size bike

,Bike Friday vs. full size bike, for flying international, and then touring... your thoughts ?

obvious pros and cons but wondering what side peoples opinions fall on....
Forum: Touring
03-07-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,053
Posted By jpjuggler

latest is that canadians should be all vacinated...

latest is that canadians should be all vacinated by end of june, that schedule just moved earlier from july. so thats encouraging.
Forum: Touring
03-06-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,178
Posted By jpjuggler

Hi MSN, I would be very curious to know what...

Hi MSN, I would be very curious to know what brand racks you recommend for cycling around home that don't have the narrow platform on top.
Thanks!
Forum: Touring
03-06-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,532
Posted By jpjuggler

i know we are talking gearing, but can I ask what...

i know we are talking gearing, but can I ask what rack that is?
Forum: Touring
03-02-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By jpjuggler

Thanks for the feedback on the position. it feels...

Thanks for the feedback on the position. it feels better than the surly. I appreciate your help!
Forum: Touring
02-25-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By jpjuggler

Thanks again for all your help everybody!. I...

Thanks again for all your help everybody!. I ended up buying the 60cm Trek 520. I'll part with the 64cm LHT. the Trek has the older rear cassette so I will swap from 11-32 to 11-36. The...
Forum: Touring
02-25-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By jpjuggler

Thanks for the info! I didn't know it was so...

Thanks for the info! I didn't know it was so easy to change the small chain ring to 24 or even 22. Good info. Btw, I did indeed buy the 60cm trek 520. I think it fits better and I'll probably sell...
Forum: Touring
02-25-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By jpjuggler

Wow, great Suggestions! I'll be trying some of...

Wow, great Suggestions! I'll be trying some of these myself. . I'll add for a much shorter loop. Park the car in Tiburon, take the tiburon Ferry to SF . Ride to and across the Golden Gate Bridge....
Forum: Touring
02-25-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By jpjuggler

Thank You!

Thank You!
Forum: Touring
02-25-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By jpjuggler

thanks!!!

thanks!!!
02-24-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By jpjuggler

novice question: Will a trek 2018 520 disc: accomodate a 11-36 cassette on 2018 Tre

Hi,

Question:
Will a trek 2018 520 disc: accomodate a 11-36 cassette on 2018 Trek 520 that has a 11-32 currently?
https://99spokes.com/bikes/trek/2018/520-disc This website says bike has a...
Forum: Touring
02-24-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,044
Posted By jpjuggler

easy to put 11-36 cassette on this, trek 520 ?

Hi,
trek 2018 520 disc:
used bike Seller is saying the current cassette is 11-36 , but when I check 99 spokes
https://99spokes.com/bikes/trek/2018/520-disc
this website says the cassette is...
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,128
Posted By jpjuggler

Great thread! I just bought the book on...

Great thread! I just bought the book on amazon.co.uk, and sent it to a friend in UK and hope to rendezvous at some point and read it myself!
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,054
Posted By jpjuggler

I want to like a brompton but....

I'm interested in bike touring. the portability of a brompton is amazing. I see that people have toured with them successfully. But every time I've test ridden one, I feel scrunched. it feels two...
Forum: Touring
02-19-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By jpjuggler

Does anyone have any thoughts on waterproof...

Does anyone have any thoughts on waterproof Panniers vs. non-waterproof, aka Breathable? My initial thought is that non waterproof wouldn't actually be that breathable to make a difference. I would...
Forum: Touring
02-19-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By jpjuggler

touring france famous TDF summits?

Has anyone scouted a touring route that includes the famous Tour De France summits? Alpe D'huez, Mont Ventoux, etc? or knows where to find an itinerary that would include those?
Thanks!
Forum: Touring
02-18-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By jpjuggler

Thanks for the very detailed info. I really...

Thanks for the very detailed info. I really appreciate it. Any guess as to what year this bike is?
I weigh 195 so Im much heavier, but I hope the bike would be strong enough to hold my weight plus...
Forum: Touring
02-18-21, 04:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By jpjuggler

pics of my bike ...

pics of my bike
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1632x1224/kuwahara_bike_2e27d2beb337a9810c37ea9f847057f4bc9a6883.jpg...
Forum: Touring
02-14-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By jpjuggler

ok, i will take a photo of it.

ok, i will take a photo of it.
Forum: Touring
02-14-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By jpjuggler

it identical to the photo i posted. the model is...

it identical to the photo i posted. the model is kuwahara touring,. I've had it for 9 months, and have used it for city riding.
Forum: Touring
02-13-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By jpjuggler

Yes, I own a Surly Disc Trucker. Here's the...

Yes, I own a Surly Disc Trucker. Here's the story. Last summer my frame broke on my Steve Bauer road bike,. While I was waiting for the repair, I bought the Kuwahara just as transportation. its a...
Forum: Touring
02-13-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By jpjuggler

kuwahara touring bike

I own this bike, (but this isn't my pic, but identical to wht i own.)

do folks think it is sturdy enough for a multi day camping tour?
https://bicycle-itis.com/used-bike/375-kuwahara-touring...
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By jpjuggler

that sounds cool! did you camp or stay in...

that sounds cool! did you camp or stay in hotels. I would like to bike in japan, but I imagine it would be easier to take a brompton on the plane vs. full size bike.
Forum: Touring
02-09-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By jpjuggler

Thnks for the info!!!!

Thnks for the info!!!!
Forum: Touring
02-09-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By jpjuggler

I had no idea about these cycling routes in...

I had no idea about these cycling routes in Japan. they look so cool. any other suggestions for cycling in japan? " Shimanami Kaido and Tobishima Kaido"
02-08-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,912
Posted By jpjuggler

thanks for the info!

thanks for the info!
02-08-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,912
Posted By jpjuggler

Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
02-08-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,912
Posted By jpjuggler

which two locks would you buy?

going with the idea that two locks are better than one, even though your locked bike still isn't safe from thieves/angle grinder, but is more of a hassle to steal than the other bikes nearby locked...
Forum: Touring
02-08-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By jpjuggler

hello, its not the new one, but thanks!

hello, its not the new one, but thanks!
Forum: Touring
02-07-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By jpjuggler

ok, thanks very much!

ok, thanks very much!
Forum: Touring
02-07-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By jpjuggler

oh!!!! Good info. I just got a surly disc...

oh!!!! Good info. I just got a surly disc trucker. May I ask what u recommend?
Forum: Touring
02-07-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By jpjuggler

thanks

thanks
Forum: Touring
02-07-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By jpjuggler

hi everybody, i now have a rack question: i...

hi everybody,
i now have a rack question: i understand that tubus is the gold standard? But my LBS carries axiom instead and I would like to support them. Any reason why I should n't by the...
Forum: Touring
02-06-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By jpjuggler

thanks for the info! by the way can I ask what...

thanks for the info! by the way can I ask what rack that is on the front,it looks nice? I just bought a black surly disc trucker.
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