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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-23-16, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By NoBrakeNate
It will work, just not very well. Sram and...

It will work, just not very well.
Sram and Shimano cassettes teeth are in different locations so shifting will be chunky.
I think 105 9 speed derailleurs are spec'ed to work with max of 28T but...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-09-15, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,092
Posted By NoBrakeNate
There is a 69cm at the shop I work at right now....

There is a 69cm at the shop I work at right now. The head tube is massive.
I've ridden a 68cm and it fit fine, I'm 6'2" all legs, the owner of the bike was 6'6".
My current beater bike is a 64cm...
Forum: Touring 09-10-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By NoBrakeNate
I have a pretty minimalist tool kit. I've ditched...

I have a pretty minimalist tool kit. I've ditched the multi tools because they just weigh too much and have tools that I don't need.
This was the tool kit that I used on my recent CO Trail trip....
Forum: Touring 05-01-15, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By NoBrakeNate
lighterpack.com (http://lighterpack.com) ? This...

lighterpack.com (http://lighterpack.com) ? This is what I use and it's pretty awesome.
Forum: Commuting 03-15-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By NoBrakeNate
I looked everywhere to find some tamper proof...

I looked everywhere to find some tamper proof bolts locally, then I found out that Specialized sells them.
You can go to any Specialized dealer and they can order you these Specialized Bicycle...
Forum: Touring 02-24-15, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By NoBrakeNate
These guys stayed with me when they were passing...

These guys stayed with me when they were passing through, and I've been following them since. Kind of different to most tourers.
https://www.facebook.com/couplahosers
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-24-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By NoBrakeNate
Those sound like they should work out great for...

Those sound like they should work out great for you guys. Just get out there and ride.
Also the best thing about getting it from a local shop is they will be there for you to help with fit and...
Forum: Commuting 02-23-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,687,370
Posted By NoBrakeNate
I got to use the shop demo Fatboy for a few days...

I got to use the shop demo Fatboy for a few days of commuting in the snow.
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Forum: Touring 01-18-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By NoBrakeNate
The rotor could be out if true. Set it up so its...

The rotor could be out if true. Set it up so its rubbing, look down in the caliper to see what side it is rubbing on. You can use a small adjustable wrench to lightly flex it back in place.

The...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-17-14, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 122,372
Posted By NoBrakeNate
I hauled my Pixie bike to work a few days ago. ...

I hauled my Pixie bike to work a few days ago.

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m212/RenegadeE36/eac7f1c3c8b568a515b887ffccccd557.jpg
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-16-14, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By NoBrakeNate
Try going to your local bike shop. If they don't...

Try going to your local bike shop. If they don't have them in stock they should be able to order them and have them in a few days.
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-16-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 311,991
Posted By NoBrakeNate
Just finished my new old Schwinn Sierra for...

Just finished my new old Schwinn Sierra for winter commuting. Studs on the front, Brooks Pro and an old Moots Ti handlebar.
...
Forum: Touring 08-17-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,601,180
Posted By NoBrakeNate
I like the setup on the Cross Check. I want to...

I like the setup on the Cross Check. I want to try the frame bag thing for the next tour.

Less than a week from my first tour, I finally have a pic to add to this thread.
...
Forum: Touring 07-17-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,601,180
Posted By NoBrakeNate
That is a classy looking ride. Nice first post,...

That is a classy looking ride. Nice first post, welcome to the forum.
Forum: Touring 06-28-14, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By NoBrakeNate
That's good to hear. I'm just about to do my...

That's good to hear. I'm just about to do my first tour and have a few of these planned.
Have a good trip.
Forum: Commuting 05-01-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By NoBrakeNate
http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m212/RenegadeE3...

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m212/RenegadeE36/imagejpg1.jpg (http://s105.photobucket.com/user/RenegadeE36/media/imagejpg1.jpg.html)
Forum: Commuting 05-01-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By NoBrakeNate
He's right it's made by Salsa, which is a QBP...

He's right it's made by Salsa, which is a QBP brand so most any bike shop should be able to order it.
I just got one for my Trucker and I really like it. Keeps the bags low and is very lightweight.
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-08-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By NoBrakeNate
Depending on the condition, Bicycle Blue Book...

Depending on the condition, Bicycle Blue Book puts it under 700.
http://www.bicyclebluebook.com...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-24-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,388
Posted By NoBrakeNate
If you use a torch and a pair of vise grips to...

If you use a torch and a pair of vise grips to cut the cable in the first place it will never fray again. Just heat up the cable where you want to cut it then twist the vise grips in the direction of...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-19-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By NoBrakeNate
Those look like scars to me. A cow has a very...

Those look like scars to me. A cow has a very hard life before it becomes a saddle.
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-17-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 311,205
Posted By NoBrakeNate
http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m212/RenegadeE3...

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m212/RenegadeE36/image-6.jpg (http://s105.photobucket.com/user/RenegadeE36/media/image-6.jpg.html)

Just finished a bike tray for the Big Dummy.
Forum: Commuting 02-17-14, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,046
Posted By NoBrakeNate
The Crosstrail/Ariel do have lockouts on the fork...

The Crosstrail/Ariel do have lockouts on the fork for street riding, of course you get what you pay for on this level of bike so it is a very base model suspension fork.
The main difference is going...
Forum: Commuting 02-16-14, 10:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,046
Posted By NoBrakeNate
They are all quite nice bikes for the price...

They are all quite nice bikes for the price point, it really just depends on what would work best for you. The base models have about the same level components but the ones with the suspension forks...
Forum: Commuting 02-16-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,046
Posted By NoBrakeNate
Have you looked into the Specialized Crosstrail...

Have you looked into the Specialized Crosstrail and Ariel?
These should fit all your needs and have shocks, the Sirrus and Vita are a bit more to the road bike side of things and don't have a...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-11-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,192
Posted By NoBrakeNate
For my Dummy I use Kryptonite's New York U-lock...

For my Dummy I use Kryptonite's New York U-lock through the rear wheel and frame, as well as their best chain around the front wheel and frame. For my normal bike I just use the U-lock, or bring it...
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