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06-10-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By Yan

Good find with the compatibility chart. Looks...

Good find with the compatibility chart. Looks like this is compatible and the SRAM product page is simply wrong.
Forum: Touring
06-07-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,264
Posted By Yan

I've used brifters, bar ends, and downtube...

I've used brifters, bar ends, and downtube shifters. Right now my touring bike is set up with bar end for the rear and downtube for the front. I use bar end shifters for touring because they can be...
Forum: Touring
06-07-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 406
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
06-06-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,822
Posted By Yan

Thankfully that road was absolutely diamond...

Thankfully that road was absolutely diamond smooth, like all roads in China. I don't think my panniers would have survived rough roads carrying that much weight.
...
Forum: Touring
06-06-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,822
Posted By Yan

I did a trans-Taklamakan tour where I had to...

I did a trans-Taklamakan tour where I had to carry five gallons of water. That's 20L of volume, 45lb of weight in just water. That was the entirety of two panniers. Third day in we caught a sand...
06-06-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Yan

1. Both are low end components. 2. No. Not...

1. Both are low end components.
2. No. Not compatible.
3. Not difficult. Plenty of YouTube instructions available.
Forum: Touring
06-06-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By Yan

I have a set of similar Arkel panniers. The hooks...

I have a set of similar Arkel panniers. The hooks go on the rail, then the block turns 90 degrees to push against the rail, preventing the pannier from bouncing up and unhooking. The bungee serves a...
Forum: Touring
06-06-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,264
Posted By Yan

Lay your bike on its side and drop a gallon water...

Lay your bike on its side and drop a gallon water jug on the spokes. In all likelihood if your wheels are well built the jug will bounce off and everything will be fine. Maybe a couple of turns with...
Forum: Touring
06-06-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,822
Posted By Yan

You bicycled domestically across your own first...

You bicycled domestically across your own first world country with good roads, plentiful bike shops, and three day USPS parcel delivery to anywhere in the country; during a mild season of the year....
Forum: Touring
06-06-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,822
Posted By Yan

I've never seen a real touring bike that weighs...

I've never seen a real touring bike that weighs less than 30lbs. You need certain parts to provide the mandatory capabilities. None of the weight is optional, and it all adds up. You can save some...
Forum: Touring
06-06-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,264
Posted By Yan

None of these I'm afraid, as all have disc...

None of these I'm afraid, as all have disc brakes. Having to constantly protect the disc from being bent is not something I'm willing to deal with. Flying, throwing your bike into the back of a...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-10, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,232
Posted By Yan

I have the LaSalle panniers and the Journey rack...

I have the LaSalle panniers and the Journey rack on one of my bikes. Axiom is a Canadian company that makes good products. I've never had a problem with their stuff.
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