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Forum: Touring
11-13-23, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By afrowheels

Absolutely. My total trip was about 10 months and...

Absolutely. My total trip was about 10 months and that week was easily one of the highlights. And the road being closed was actually a blessing of sorts because there was hardly any traffic, when...
Forum: Touring
11-12-23, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By afrowheels

A belated update

In case anyone wonders what happened.

I didn't make it through the pass because it stayed closed for a week, so I cycled up pretty close to it and then turned back (after spending a couple of days...
Forum: Touring
06-25-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By afrowheels

That looks pretty bombproof, but yeah probably...

That looks pretty bombproof, but yeah probably would not find one. Did find an Alivio 9sp M3100 new. Full update below.
Forum: Touring
05-14-23, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By afrowheels

One of my favourite things about bicycle touring...

One of my favourite things about bicycle touring is people in vehicles getting somewhere they cannot imagine anyone travelling under their own steam...and then appears the lone, loaded cycle tourer.
Forum: Touring
05-14-23, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By afrowheels

It's always interesting to see how roadies* react...

It's always interesting to see how roadies* react in these situations. I've been observing the different reactions I've had here in Colombia and Ecuador. Sometimes they are really enthusiastic,...
Forum: Touring
03-20-23, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,561
Posted By afrowheels

In the end I did it without further information,...

In the end I did it without further information, since I had enough reports that it would be possible to get through.

For the benefit of anyone else doing this route soon, here's some information....
Forum: Touring
01-21-23, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By afrowheels

Please archive webpages

If there are websites you find useful or interesting please archive them using the Internet Archive: archive.org (http://archive.org)

Paste the URL into the box and if the page has not been...
Forum: Touring
01-01-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By afrowheels

A half turn of the centre screw did the trick 👍

A half turn of the centre screw did the trick 👍
Forum: Touring
12-30-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By afrowheels

Great, thanks for the replies 👍 I'll have some...

Great, thanks for the replies 👍 I'll have some time to work on this tomorrow morning.

I think for the shifters I have these are the suggestions I'll follow (the video is particularly helpful):
Forum: Touring
12-15-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,824
Views: 2,618,624
Posted By afrowheels

For a South America tour

In Colombia:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20221213_105728_f18444cd64a848c6a12f60d903fb3a43871c4eac.jpg
Forum: Touring
11-21-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,747
Posted By afrowheels

Reading this thread with a chuckle and grimace...

Reading this thread with a chuckle and grimace after weighing up my current bike and gear, which come in at a whopping 54kg total (119pounds) of which 15kg (33pounds) is the bike with racks, etc, and...
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