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Forum: Touring 06-05-13, 08:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,970
Posted By drrobwave
Try the Soma Saga Mine has XT - FD&RD, Coda...

Try the Soma Saga
Mine has XT - FD&RD, Coda double crank with 44/29, Ultegra 8 Speed bar end shifters, and deep v rims with XT hubs 36 spoke count - and it will haul a load. Cost $1200 built it up...
Forum: Touring 06-04-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By drrobwave
I had the knee issue - 2 things I did that helped...

I had the knee issue - 2 things I did that helped
1. if you are riding clipless pedals move the cleats all the back as far as they will go
2. KT Tape -http://www.kttape.com, you can get it at...
Forum: Touring 05-29-13, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By drrobwave
It wasn't a blow out but rather like a huge leak....

It wasn't a blow out but rather like a huge leak. The South entrance to Skyland off the Skyline Drive is just steep. Everywhere else There are plenty of places to pull off - overlooks. I don't...
Forum: Touring 05-29-13, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By drrobwave
That sounds like an epic ride for me, I prefer...

That sounds like an epic ride for me, I prefer the 50 miles a day up there. Good luck!
Forum: Touring 05-28-13, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By drrobwave
Skyline Drive

For those who are interested in a credit card tour or a few days of camping on the Skyline Drive. I went last week and have a report/insights. I started at Rock Fish Gap - Waynesboro Va. road 52.5...
Forum: Touring 05-11-13, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By drrobwave
Thanks guys - I have just recently purchased the...

Thanks guys - I have just recently purchased the pro 4s and they seemed to be holding up great not cuts or flats so far so I might just save myself the 20 minutes of changing them and ride and as...
Forum: Touring 05-11-13, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By drrobwave
Derailluers do what the shifters tell them to do...

Derailluers do what the shifters tell them to do as long they are shimano compatible - the dyna system is an exact shift system and will not work, so get the m780 or the m771. Tiagra triple is as...
Forum: Touring 05-09-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By drrobwave
What Would You Do?

I am going to credit card tour the Skyline Drive out and back over 4 days taking my Soma Stanyan, no racks just a small backpack. I have somewhat new Michelin Pro4 25's on it - In my tire stock I...
Forum: Touring 05-08-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By drrobwave
There is another THREAD that is discussing the...

There is another THREAD that is discussing the C&O-GAP car rental option - I think my buddy and I looked into that but weren't able to make it work. We ended up with a shuttle service for $220 from...
Forum: Touring 05-08-13, 07:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,621
Posted By drrobwave
I can't remember the exact deal but last year...

I can't remember the exact deal but last year when I was looking into rental cars for the GAP there were no viable options. Might have been due to logistics. We used a shuttle service out of...
Forum: Touring 05-07-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By drrobwave
Yeah there are plenty of Kodak moments, the...

Yeah there are plenty of Kodak moments, the bridges and windmills are cool. The coolest thing was that first tunnel coming out of Cumberland - awesome!
...
Forum: Touring 05-07-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By drrobwave
I did the Greater Allegheny Passage last Spring...

I did the Greater Allegheny Passage last Spring at this time and enjoyed it - we were planning to ride 3-4 days but ended up doing the whole trip in 2 days due to an emergency I had to get back for. ...
Forum: Touring 05-07-13, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By drrobwave
I have done the skyline on a credit card tour...

I have done the skyline on a credit card tour stayed in Big Meadows Lodge and Front Royal and then turned around and went back to Big Meadows and back to the car- 4 days. I know most people don't...
Forum: Touring 04-25-13, 07:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,972
Posted By drrobwave
Sorry didn't realize this was such an old thread...

Sorry didn't realize this was such an old thread - hope you've made up your mind by now :)
Forum: Touring 04-25-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,972
Posted By drrobwave
Just to throw a monkey wrench in and hopefully...

Just to throw a monkey wrench in and hopefully not to upset the apple cart - I have a Soma Saga that I love for touring, I tried to set it up for road but the geometry is to relaxed and for a big guy...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-02-13, 07:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,174
Posted By drrobwave
I've got a 1988 Dave Scott expert that as...

I've got a 1988 Dave Scott expert that as robbietunes says can be easily accessible 60-61cm. It's in great shape - here is an old pic when I had it retrofitted with 105 10 sped stuff. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-15-12, 08:46 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 84,309
Posted By drrobwave
I have posted this on the Miyata thread and the...

I have posted this on the Miyata thread and the retro roadies. 1993 Miyata Team Carbon retrofitted with ultegra 10 speed. I have not seen another one and I was not able to google an image of one...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-11-12, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15,327
Views: 4,794,121
Posted By drrobwave
Have ultegra dual pivot calipers modern great...

Have ultegra dual pivot calipers modern great shape

Want Cane creek or high end tektro dual pivot long reach calipers modern

Please pm me thanks
rob
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9,149
Views: 658,090
Posted By drrobwave
You need to be shot! Robbietunes carries one...

You need to be shot! Robbietunes carries one water bottle and a credit card when he rides. it was hot today! Did the guy at the convenience store take your IOU for the gallon of water and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-12, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9,149
Views: 658,090
Posted By drrobwave
it was a great ride - I think it was around 6000...

it was a great ride - I think it was around 6000 feet. 8% grade for the first 3 miles in Mt. Mitchell state park.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-12, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9,149
Views: 658,090
Posted By drrobwave
Asheville to Mt. Mitchell summit (and back) - 64...

Asheville to Mt. Mitchell summit (and back) - 64 miles; the first 3 miles into Mt. Mitchell state park are brutal! The club sandwich and homemade chips at the restaurant were great!
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-01-12, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,532
Views: 537,205
Posted By drrobwave
40 miler today it was HOT! ...

40 miler today it was HOT!
http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj526/drrobwave/2e2d11a7.jpg

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj526/drrobwave/28432e65.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-25-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,634
Posted By drrobwave
Oh Boy, I was hoping this had dropped off the...

Oh Boy, I was hoping this had dropped off the radar. Rack will be fixed, just didn't know how much stress it could take. The fenders are what I had and they will most likely come off, honjos...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-12, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,634
Posted By drrobwave
thanks thanks pastorbob - it's ready for...

thanks

thanks pastorbob - it's ready for the BRPW next week. climb up Mt. Mitchell and Mt Pisgah
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-12, 12:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,634
Posted By drrobwave
Harsh, but some truth, I'm not in love with the...

Harsh, but some truth, I'm not in love with the fenders just what I had. the old tires were dry rotted, My butt didn't like the old saddle. I planned to work on the front rack, but didn't want to...
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