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Forum: Touring 08-26-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By seafoamer
Most people who tour can't or wouldn't want to...

Most people who tour can't or wouldn't want to lift their touring bicycle with weight in the panniers. Sounds normal.
If I were you, I'd make the very minimal amount of changes to the Rockhopper...
Forum: Touring 08-22-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By seafoamer
I thought trailheads are where the tweakers go to...

I thought trailheads are where the tweakers go to shop...
Forum: Touring 07-25-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,764
Posted By seafoamer
I'm not spending 4x's as much for a bicycle...

I'm not spending 4x's as much for a bicycle unless I'm some combination/average of 4x's more: comfortable on it & easier up mountain climbs.
But then even if that were the reality, I'd be worrying...
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
Ah, Awesome Doug! When I refreshed the page after...

Ah, Awesome Doug! When I refreshed the page after my phone call I was like "wait, am I seeing things or did some guy name Doug make a cool reply?" Ha!
It's not that I'm opposed terribly to where...
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By seafoamer
Thanks! I'm gonna look into this! The...

Thanks! I'm gonna look into this!


The Brooks is the "antiqued" model that comes laced. It came stock on my 2008 Raleigh One Way.
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
Good points! I was thinking of doing very similar...

Good points! I was thinking of doing very similar tweaks to what you're suggesting after yesterday's ride.
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
Exactly! I JUST got my 1st dedicated tour bike...

Exactly! I JUST got my 1st dedicated tour bike and I want as many options as possible open to me. By cutting 2 inches off the ST w/o my consent basically limits my options on all sorts of possible...
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
I'm very happy to report that that is indeed what...

I'm very happy to report that that is indeed what they are doing. After a few phone convos today they are ordering a new fork for me that should be here in a few days. It really is not my fault...
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
The Panasonic receiver was my grandfathers, and...

The Panasonic receiver was my grandfathers, and while not tube, it's still a pleasure to have and listen to!
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
That's another huge point! This is on Surly's...

That's another huge point!
This is on Surly's FAQ page:
How many stack spacers can I use on my Surly fork?...
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
This is a 58cm. I've ridden 56cm truckers and...

This is a 58cm. I've ridden 56cm truckers and they are too small, and 60cm I can't even lift my leg over and my boys are resting on the TT. The 58 is perfect. I just didn't want the ST cut.
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
Thanks for the thoughts! (some Doug? guy posted a...

Thanks for the thoughts! (some Doug? guy posted a cool response that he deleted and I was about to reply when my dad called, but now its gone?)
My biggest issues are:

w/ the steer tube is cut,...
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By seafoamer
Question about my new bike

After years of wanting a touring bicycle, I finally purchased one the other day. It's a 2014 LHT that I ordered through a LBS. I've been riding a super super aggressive road bicycle everywhere for...
Forum: Touring 06-22-15, 01:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By seafoamer
Thanks again all! Went w/ the VO Zeps. I'm soooo...

Thanks again all! Went w/ the VO Zeps. I'm soooo siked on this bike it almost hurts!!!

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Forum: Touring 06-18-15, 11:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By seafoamer
Thanks you all for the comments! I thoroughly...

Thanks you all for the comments! I thoroughly appreciate all of your thoughts!
Anyone know if the VO Zeps are significantly more weight than sks's?
I hate making decisions....
Forum: Touring 06-18-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By seafoamer
Which fenders would you rock?

Just bought a new 2014 Surly LHT 700c and am wondering about fenders.
I was going to do the Velo Orange Zeppelin in 52mm (looks nice and maybe stronger, but could be heavier), but now I'm thinking...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-31-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By seafoamer
balance, Daniel-san

balance, Daniel-san
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-22-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 354,713
Posted By seafoamer
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/15417907808_b7...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/15417907808_b7a26df188_o.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 09-24-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,642
Views: 153,429
Posted By seafoamer
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3887/15323462586_56...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3887/15323462586_564b482fe6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pm5KyN)IMG_2276 (https://flic.kr/p/pm5KyN) by remaofaes (https://www.flickr.com/people/17704650@N05/), on Flickr
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Forum: Road Cycling 09-16-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 36,222
Posted By seafoamer
Did 18.5 miles in hilly Plymouth, Ma. The only...

Did 18.5 miles in hilly Plymouth, Ma. The only pic was my wtf face selfie:
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/remaofaes/IMG_2108-1.jpg~original...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,573
Posted By seafoamer
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5558/15121775081_9c...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5558/15121775081_9c66882528_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p3g3U2)
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By seafoamer
Test ride them both a few times and compare how...

Test ride them both a few times and compare how they feel/ride for you. That's probably more important than the individual components or worth.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-27-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 354,713
Posted By seafoamer
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5584/14850299760_72...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5584/14850299760_72aa578321.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oCgEK3)IMG_1406 (https://flic.kr/p/oCgEK3) by remaofaes (https://www.flickr.com/people/17704650@N05/), on Flickr
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-26-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,284
Posted By seafoamer
IMO, this is a terrible idea.

IMO, this is a terrible idea.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-22-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,724
Posted By seafoamer
Thanks, I'm still running w/ the original SR...

Thanks, I'm still running w/ the original SR Suntour Superbe crankset that the 2008 stock Raleigh One Way came with. But I've been debating about taking off the cnc'ed chainguard that bolts to the...
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