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Forum: Commuting 03-22-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By badgnome
Okay just bought my Keen Austin replacements and...

Okay just bought my Keen Austin replacements and will try them this week. Here are the $80 Giro Rumbles with their predecessors:

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Forum: Commuting 02-21-16, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By badgnome
I bike commute every day and will take trips to...

I bike commute every day and will take trips to happy hour, lunch, outside meetings, grocery store, etc. during the day or on the way home from work.

The Keen Austin was a do everything shoe that...
Forum: Commuting 02-21-16, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By badgnome
Replacement for Keen Austin?

I've had these 4 years and they are starting to wear out. I looked online recently and discovered they were discontinued and replaced in Keen's lineup with a sandal SPD (don't want that). I have...
Forum: Touring 06-29-14, 10:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By badgnome
So gmanon2wheels how was the trip? Much rain or...

So gmanon2wheels how was the trip? Much rain or drama?
Forum: Touring 06-29-14, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By badgnome
I've been looking to go to Vietnam ever since I...

I've been looking to go to Vietnam ever since I saw that Top Gear special a few years back. Looks like you could make it a combined trip with train and ferry portions to mix it up a bit too.
Forum: Commuting 06-27-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,905
Posted By badgnome
rms13: Yeah right after I bought they Felt I went...

rms13: Yeah right after I bought they Felt I went to a local Frankenbike swap and saw a used Cannondale frame/fork with a small dent on the top tube for $50. Even though this wasn't the best...
Forum: Commuting 06-24-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,905
Posted By badgnome
Well I changed my find and finally went with a...

Well I changed my find and finally went with a NOS frame and fork from GVH bikes:

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I took it to a bike shop that had a campy chain tool and it turned out their example was defective.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-26-14, 12:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,746
Posted By badgnome
Is this the part about Taiwan still true?

Is this the part about Taiwan still true?
Forum: Touring 02-01-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,772
Posted By badgnome
Thanks for all the replies. This helps me decided...

Thanks for all the replies. This helps me decided where to tour in the future.

I just found a page indicating that Vietnam is pretty bike/rail friendly:
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Forum: Touring 01-31-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,772
Posted By badgnome
List of Countries where can take your bike on the train

I only know of the US and Canada for this and was hoping this was a common practce. Looking to do a bike/train tour and this could help me decide where to go.
Forum: Commuting 01-08-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,358
Posted By badgnome
I just got a pair of Novarra Cragmont jeans on...

I just got a pair of Novarra Cragmont jeans on sale at REI. I do like the stretchy material, the fit, and the tappered legs. The reflective material though is mostly covered by the pocket flaps.
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Forum: Texas 12-26-13, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,327
Posted By badgnome
OP: Did you ever do the tour?

OP: Did you ever do the tour?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-26-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By badgnome
That's wonderful to see a Trek with Campy...

That's wonderful to see a Trek with Campy something that will probably never happen again. The crank almost looks brand new. That is worth way more than $200. I would pay three times that to use...
Forum: Touring 12-25-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 68,596
Posted By badgnome
356558 My 2009 that just had a complete...

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My 2009 that just had a complete overhaul done including a framesaver application. The did change the saddle height and angle so I may have to go back to readjust.

Over the last four...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-11-13, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By badgnome
http://italianbicycles.files.wordpress.com/2011/11...

http://italianbicycles.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/db-verona-blue.jpg

The Verona looks nice and the frameset is $600. Would look great with the Centaur 10 speed group I have.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-05-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By badgnome
I'm looking too for morre info on them.(yeah I...

I'm looking too for morre info on them.(yeah I know this was an old thread but I had the exact same question). Smart Cycles (smartcycles.com) in CT is a dealer. Anyone have experiences with them?
Forum: Touring 12-02-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By badgnome
I think it has always had 520 series tubing. Saw...

I think it has always had 520 series tubing. Saw a new one the other day for $1429. Glad to see it is still made in Taiwan, but have to say I think my root beer brown 520 looks better. The white...
Forum: Touring 11-30-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,816
Posted By badgnome
Just saw one at my local Performance store marked...

Just saw one at my local Performance store marked down to $699. Schwalbe tires, 520 tubing, fenders, down tube shifters. A great deal.
Forum: Commuting 06-04-13, 09:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,341
Posted By badgnome
I like the goals of this article and do think the...

I like the goals of this article and do think the writer is sincere, but reality does get in the way.

Relatively speaking cycling is not a safe mode of travel in the US as only pedestrians and...
Forum: Touring 05-30-13, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By badgnome
Yeah I commute 5 days a week 2.5 miles each way...

Yeah I commute 5 days a week 2.5 miles each way in long pants.

Did not see anything on the rings except for their sizes and codes. It still looks like 120mm or 12cm to me........wish there was...
Forum: Touring 05-30-13, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By badgnome
Looks to be 120 mm. I did find an ebay retailer...

Looks to be 120 mm. I did find an ebay retailer from Hong Kong who has Bike Chainguard 48T BCD-120mm 4 Bolts CGF so I might try that.

Went to Mellow Johnny's here in Austin and they said that I...
Forum: Touring 05-29-13, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By badgnome
Not sure why I would need new chainrings but...

Not sure why I would need new chainrings but knowing that it is 110 BCD is helpful.....Looks like bashguard doesn't offer a 48t in any BCD so I might have to find OEM.
Forum: Commuting 05-28-13, 10:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,905
Posted By badgnome
Finally decided. I went beyond my budget but the...

Finally decided. I went beyond my budget but the combination of columbus tubing, light weight, room for 28mms, internal cable routing and beautiful graphics drew me in:...
Forum: Touring 05-28-13, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By badgnome
Replacement chain guard for 2009 Trek 520

This bike comes with the Shimano Trekking M453, 26/36/48 teeth crankset. The stock is four hole but I don't know what the BCD is.

I also wasn't sure if this...
Forum: Commuting 04-16-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,905
Posted By badgnome
Despite it being over budget this is the one that...

Despite it being over budget this is the one that keeps calling me:

http://www.outsideoutfitters.com/p-24303-cinelli-experience-aluminum-frameset.aspx
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