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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-01-16, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By MTBMaven
Looks like this is a common enough problem others...

Looks like this is a common enough problem others have faced this before. It was new to me. Here are two links to threads with solutions to my problem.
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-31-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By MTBMaven
Stem/Headset Cap Stuck

My stem/headset cap is stuck. By that I mean, I can spin, and spin, and spin the bolt but the cap never comes loose. I suppose the star nut is just spinning inside the steerer tube? Other than that...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 05-07-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By MTBMaven
Holy long ETT on the Double Cross. 567 for the...

Holy long ETT on the Double Cross. 567 for the 54! The rest of the numbers look pretty nice.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 05-06-16, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By MTBMaven
Unicorn Frame Advice Needed

I'll preface this post with the admission that I am looking for a bit of unicorn. I currently have a Rawland Drakkar but find it a bit overbuilt and heavy, plus too long (ETT and wheelbase) for my...
Forum: Southern California 04-17-16, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By MTBMaven
Thank you Lesper. I was looking to ride on...

Thank you Lesper. I was looking to ride on Wednesday. Might ride dirt instead.
Forum: Southern California 04-16-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By MTBMaven
Upper 39 and 2 conditions?

Has anyone ridden 39 from Crystal Lake to Islip in the last 2 or so weeks? Same for the 2 from Islip to Dawson? Is the road clear of snow enough to be rideable?
Forum: Southern California 04-16-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,287
Posted By MTBMaven
Not sure if it's been covered here or not yet...

Not sure if it's been covered here or not yet but...

There is no response from the base after you fill out the new form. They only contact you if the there is an issue. I called the base and...
Forum: Recreational & Family 12-24-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By MTBMaven
Rear Child Seat Advice Needed

I'm a long time road, mountain, tourer, commuter cyclist. I would love to build up a cargo bike like the Yuba Mungo for around town cycling/transportation with my daughter, but before I go through...
Forum: Commuting 09-07-15, 01:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,931
Posted By MTBMaven
Personally I'd like to see the Ortlieb Downtown...

Personally I'd like to see the Ortlieb Downtown bag attach to the top of a rack with the RackTime thingy. I have a hangup with the asymmetry of a single pannier and trunk bags dimension don't work...
Forum: Commuting 05-20-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By MTBMaven
Interesting I didn't know Tout Terrain had...

Interesting I didn't know Tout Terrain had something similar. Maybe same manufacturer. Maybe rebadged by Supernova, which wouldn't surprise me a their dynamos are made by Shutter Precision.

I'll...
Forum: Commuting 05-19-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By MTBMaven
Dynamo USB Devices

I'm finally building a dynamo set up after many years of toying with the idea. I've got a Shutter Precision hub and just received my Schmidt eDelux II light. Looking at the Supernova The Plug III...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-01-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By MTBMaven
Stem Mount Shifters for 1 1/8" Steerer Tube

I want to mount friction shifters by my stem on a 1 1/8" fork. I tried the quill stem mount from IRD via Rivendell (http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/sh15.htm) but it will not mount to something as...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-04-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By MTBMaven
Thanks all. I think I will give bmike's velco or...

Thanks all. I think I will give bmike's velco or antimonysarah's twist ties a try.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-31-13, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By MTBMaven
Anything a little less permanent? I guess maybe...

Anything a little less permanent? I guess maybe a Velcro strap could work.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-30-13, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,216
Posted By MTBMaven
Hiking Headlamp on Helmet

Hi there folks. I'm looking for recommendations on how to attach a hiking style headlamp to me bike helmet. I have a Petzel headlamp already, just looking for a good way to attach to my helmet.
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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-29-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By MTBMaven
We drove 3/4 of the Ring Road and it was all...

We drove 3/4 of the Ring Road and it was all paved. I think ​the whole of the Ring Road is paved. We drove across the interior on a dirt road and saw bikers.
Forum: Framebuilders 12-22-13, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By MTBMaven
Ha ha thanks Andy. Great closing comment! :) I...

Ha ha thanks Andy. Great closing comment! :) I just didn't want to get into the whole back story of wanting to make the frame more off road/gravel/monstercross ready and my 3 bike limit, blah,...
Forum: Framebuilders 12-22-13, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By MTBMaven
Modifying Existing Steel Frame Questions

I need some help from the frame builders out there. I have a custom steel frame and would like to know if it is possible to replace the chain and seat stays on this bike. The intent is to 1)...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-03-13, 07:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,351
Posted By MTBMaven
What about Rawlands? I've been spending a good...

What about Rawlands? I've been spending a good bit of time checking out Sean's stuff lately. $725 for frame and fork. Not sure if that equals cheap for you but the other criteria are met (i.e....
Forum: Touring 11-02-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,132
Posted By MTBMaven
I'll add some more additional recommendations: ...

I'll add some more additional recommendations:
On One Midge (http://www.on-one.co.uk/i/q/HBOOMI/on_one_midge_handlebar)
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I've used these for years and like them quite a bit but have stopped...
Forum: Touring 11-02-13, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By MTBMaven
I am a geographer by education, work for a...

I am a geographer by education, work for a mapping software company, and love technology. That said I prefer a paper map when touring. When traveling in the States Adventure Cycling Associate (ACA)...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 11-02-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,216
Posted By MTBMaven
My Acorn bag does not have a wooden dowel inside...

My Acorn bag does not have a wooden dowel inside (unlike the Carradice Nelson). I personally never use the little cords that connect to the drops. I use the four straps on the bottom to connect the...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 10-16-13, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,216
Posted By MTBMaven
+1 one for the Acorn Bag. I've got one of the...

+1 one for the Acorn Bag. I've got one of the early Boxy Rando Bags. Great product. I've used it on tours and it carries my clothes, blow dryer, deodorant, wallet, food, keys, towel on my...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 09-11-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By MTBMaven
Biking around or motoing around the Ring Road is...

Biking around or motoing around the Ring Road is definitely a bucket list item. I've been to Iceland twice and it is top of my list of favorite places I've visited (6 of 7 continents so far). My...
Forum: Touring 05-14-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,798
Posted By MTBMaven
The famous Mark Twain quote, which he didn't...

The famous Mark Twain quote, which he didn't actually say, came up repeatedly on our trip - The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco. :)
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