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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-31-15, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By Jamesw2
I have a GT Grade Sora but the max tire size is...

I have a GT Grade Sora but the max tire size is 35 mm without fenders. I have deduced that is not wide enough for some gravel road conditions. Since I am a clyde I am beginning with a GT Aggressor...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-27-15, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By Jamesw2
I bought the GT Grade Sora drop bar. Put a triple...

I bought the GT Grade Sora drop bar. Put a triple on it upgraded the rear derailleur to a m 772 and an Idr front derailleur . Still not the best shifting thing. The biggest drawback to the grade is...
Forum: Texas 06-08-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Jamesw2
welcome aboard I live in the Porter area...

welcome aboard

I live in the Porter area north of the construction. Most of my routes are mapped in Ride With GPS . . Find The Best Bike Rides, Routes and Cuesheets in Your Area...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-08-14, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Jamesw2
Cautionary Tale

Cautionary Tale

Actress killed by falling tree
Molly Glynn, Chicago Fire Actress Killed By FallingTree in Storm - Us Weekly...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 09-05-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15,925
Views: 779,116
Posted By Jamesw2
Yes officer how can i help you What are you...

Yes officer how can i help you

What are you doing here?

Ans. My parents has sex
Blame it on my parents
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-05-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,187
Posted By Jamesw2
404067 404067 A bike shop in South...

404067

404067


A bike shop in South Sudan
Forum: Road Cycling 09-05-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15,806
Views: 2,521,564
Posted By Jamesw2
CX V 2 Retro shifters (Grvenalle) they are for...

CX V 2 Retro shifters (Grvenalle)
they are for a Surly Disk Trucker build
Still need the frame, headset, racks, fenders and brakes ah heck with the brakes
...
Forum: Touring 09-03-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,589
Posted By Jamesw2
In the early 1990's I rode Boulder Canyon near...

In the early 1990's I rode Boulder Canyon near Boulder Colorado among other canyons. I weighed 200 lbs and the altitudes ranged between 5,500 and 9,500 feet. I started with road bikes then I came...
Forum: Texas 09-03-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By Jamesw2
I am gearing up for short tours to Huntsville...

I am gearing up for short tours to Huntsville State Park, Double Lake near Coldspring and Lake Houston Wilderness Park. Check out Warm Showers . org
Forum: Texas 09-03-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Jamesw2
Sounds interesting. I usually ride FM 1314

Sounds interesting. I usually ride FM 1314
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-28-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Jamesw2
Burning Man and bicycles

This is FYI stuff

I have been watching Burning Man event broadcast and was wowed by the number of bicycles at the event
Here is a link to the camera stream

http://www.ustream.tv/burningman
...
Forum: Touring 08-27-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,907
Posted By Jamesw2
This is my go to calculator for gearing. I am at...

This is my go to calculator for gearing. I am at 260 lbs (still) So my needs may be the same for a rider with full gear.
Mike Sherman's Bicycle Gear Calculator...
Forum: Touring 08-18-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By Jamesw2
Watched your movie. Congratulations on your...

Watched your movie. Congratulations on your accomplishment. Your video work is better than this given the conditions . . The Cross Canada Project: Documenting a Bicycle Tour Across Canada on Vimeo...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-17-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,632
Posted By Jamesw2
Yes! On my first Tour de Cure for Diabetes a...

Yes! On my first Tour de Cure for Diabetes a truck smoked a lot of riders
Forum: Introductions 08-17-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Jamesw2
Look up Texbiker.net , Texbiker.net...

Look up Texbiker.net , Texbiker.net (http://www.texbiker.net/blog/) , He rides through Oakhurst frequently and has an extensive knowledge of the area for riding. The blog has a calender of...
Forum: Introductions 08-08-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Jamesw2
I also live in Porter and on a weight loss theme...

I also live in Porter and on a weight loss theme and would be willing to talk or ride with you to show you some routes in the area.

I believe you need (how many ?) so many post before you can use...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 07-29-14, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By Jamesw2
Seat tube angle to center of bottom bracket distances for different leg lengths ?

Are there any charts that show for different seat tube angles and different leg lengths (upper and lower leg leg lengths) where the ball of the foot ends up on the pedal stroke?

this one is...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-24-14, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,606
Posted By Jamesw2
Trek 1420

I still have my 1420 from 1993 and still ride although I have made changes. Mine had a 126 mm bottom bracket and i could not find replacement long enough to keep the correct chain line. I used metal...
Forum: Touring 03-05-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,521
Posted By Jamesw2
I would check the chain stay length on both...

I would check the chain stay length on both bikes! Disk trucker's is 18.1 inches (as i remember). I can't find the Rando's specks for chain stay.

I have a plan to build a disc trucker tourer....
Forum: Touring 03-05-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By Jamesw2
Dear Frustrated Thank you for the review of...

Dear Frustrated

Thank you for the review of the LHT. It is sounds like exactly what i need to ride a tour with!
Forum: Texas 02-25-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,083
Posted By Jamesw2
I use panaracer Rib-mo ...

I use panaracer Rib-mo

http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/index.php/t-533614.html

http://www.amazon.com/Panaracer-RiBMo-Tire-Wire-Bead/dp/B00AZWWES4

http://www.panaracer.com/urban.php
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-06-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,907
Posted By Jamesw2
I use a product called chopspokes and I cut...

I use a product called chopspokes and I cut strips of reflective tape and put on my crankset, fenders and anywhere else on the bike that will get me noticed ...
Forum: Touring 01-28-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,142
Posted By Jamesw2
I have been looking at the LHT disc version If...

I have been looking at the LHT disc version If you are over 200 lbs I would recommend a upgrade wheels and disc brakes for touring in the states. Velocity chukker rims reported by Peter White...
Forum: Texas 01-28-14, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By Jamesw2
Northwest Cycling Cub has rides out of Zube Park...

Northwest Cycling Cub has rides out of Zube Park (near Waller TX ) on Saturday mornings

Also check with Bike Barn Several of there stores have rides.

If you like hills (small) Coldspring...
Forum: Touring 01-24-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Jamesw2
I cant help with the wheel question but i can...

I cant help with the wheel question but i can describe how i am going about determining my groupe set for a disc trucker build

First I am having Peter White build me a rear wheel Chukker rim with...
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