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Forum: Commuting 03-29-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By snoogly
How to protect front disc brake with wheel removed?

I carry my bike a lot on the train, which necessitates removing the front wheel, and popping the bike into a bag. All is fine, but I would like to find a neat way to protect the front disc brake....
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-10-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,079
Posted By snoogly
Looking for opinions of Shimano M183 MTB spd shoes

I need some stiff spd shoes to use on long (100+) road rides. The M183 caught my eye, but I have read contrasting reviews about them (well-made, badly-made, etc). Does anyone have any foots-on (as...
Forum: Touring 10-05-09, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By snoogly
Thanks for the link to the sheldonbrown...

Thanks for the link to the sheldonbrown calculator!

I came to the conclusion that for me, with 700c wheels and 32 tires, a 42 cog would give a range of gear inches very close to the 27 gears on my...
Forum: Touring 10-05-09, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By snoogly
Many thanks for these replies. In fact I...

Many thanks for these replies.

In fact I will be using 175 cranks, as the frame was designed with 175 in mind.

I am keen to hear more about cog sizes for 700c bikes ~ would 42/16 be suitable...
Forum: Touring 10-03-09, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By snoogly
Need some guidance building up a 700c Rohloff bike

I am now the proud owner of a Rohloff-specific, EBB, 700c, disk brake (Avid BB7) custom-made 'dirt road' frame (think the attached drawing explains it better than I can).

Many of my sojourns will...
Forum: Commuting 09-17-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,857
Posted By snoogly
I did in fact try the optional straps today....

I did in fact try the optional straps today. Looked OK when I set off, but soon the bag was hanging down like a pair of rapper's pants.
Forum: Commuting 09-17-09, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,857
Posted By snoogly
Do you mean the Ortlieb 'optional' straps? Could...

Do you mean the Ortlieb 'optional' straps? Could you possibly post a pic? - I can't really visualize what you are saying.
Forum: Commuting 09-16-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,857
Posted By snoogly
Ortlieb saddle bag + Brooks Swift = sorrow?

Can someone reassure me that I am right in saying Ortlieb saddle bags (M) like this

http://www.cyclestore.co.uk/images/products/large/9454.jpg

won't fit on a Brooks Swift saddle, using the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-10-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By snoogly
Bought and downloaded a map from Garmin. Now what?

So, I bought a map from Garmin, which had to be downloaded directly onto the device. Now what? Can I copy it from the device for safe-keeping on my computer?

I found the process to be very...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-24-09, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 97,591
Posted By snoogly
The History was handy. No need to worry about...

The History was handy. No need to worry about saving a ride, as I always knew it would be there. But, apart from the fact I would like to be able to get them back onto the 605 - are you saying it is...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-23-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 97,591
Posted By snoogly
2.8 update on 605 ... ggrrhhhhhh... I didn't...

2.8 update on 605 ... ggrrhhhhhh...

I didn't know how to back up all my data (as the 2.8 wipes it all) from my 605, so i copied the 'Garmin' folder on to my desktop. Then updated to 2.8.

Not...
Forum: Touring 04-30-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By snoogly
I actually prefer the Classic, not the Plus....

I actually prefer the Classic, not the Plus. Somehow the Plus doesn't have the capacity of the Classic. Very subtle, but I find it easier to load the Classic.
Forum: Touring 04-29-09, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By snoogly
Looks like no new Rohloffs soon

Snippet of news over at The Lazy Randonneur

http://thelazyrando.wordpress.com/2009/04/28/new-rohloff-update/
Forum: Touring 04-28-09, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By snoogly
Many thanks. SJS looks like da bomb.

Many thanks. SJS looks like da bomb.
Forum: Touring 04-27-09, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By snoogly
Looking for online Rohloff sellers

I want to buy a Rohloff hub, but want to be sure I am getting the 'best' deal.

Can anyone point me towards online shops selling Rohloff stuff at a reasonable discount?

I live in Japan, so...
Forum: Commuting 04-24-09, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By snoogly
Lube around the nut (not yours), and it should...

Lube around the nut (not yours), and it should fix it. Use a lot though, as it could be anything around there causing the squeak.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-14-09, 02:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By snoogly
Need help adjusting XT BL-M770 levers

I'd like to adjust my XT BL-M770 levers, but don't have the manual. All i can find on the Shimano site is an exploded view ~ which doesn't really tell me how to adjust them.

I want to adjust reach...
Forum: Framebuilders 04-08-09, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By snoogly
Doing just that. Anything else will be a...

Doing just that.

Anything else will be a false economy, as a frame + fork combination is going to ensure even more of a perfect ride.
Forum: Commuting 04-07-09, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,762
Posted By snoogly
What is the attachment thingie in the top pic?...

What is the attachment thingie in the top pic? Looks very neat.
Forum: Commuting 04-05-09, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By snoogly
Would you mind posting a photo of your bike?

Would you mind posting a photo of your bike?
Forum: Framebuilders 04-04-09, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By snoogly
Max tire width for IRD Straight Blade CX disk for?

Does anyone know the max tire width (with fenders) the IRD Straight Blade CX disk fork will take?

In the early stages of a Carl Strong 700c/Rohloff design and build, and I am looking for disc...
Forum: Touring 04-04-09, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By snoogly
Please help me choose forks for my new bike.

I didn't want to write a duplicate post, so I'll just link to the post I just wrote in the Commuting forum.

Though not strictly for touring, or commuting, I thought the regulars on both these...
Forum: Commuting 04-04-09, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By snoogly
Please help me choose forks

Though this bike won't be for commuting, I thought this forum would have the most expertise ...

I just started the frame ordering / design process for a Carl Strong custom frame. I don't want to...
Forum: Commuting 03-30-09, 04:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,511
Posted By snoogly
Saddle angle is so so so important! I ride a...

Saddle angle is so so so important! I ride a custom (Carl Strong) frame, which just disappears underneath me. However, when I got a Brook's saddle I didn't know I needed to angle the front up (in my...
Forum: Commuting 03-30-09, 01:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By snoogly
Oh, I didn't realize you could see it while...

Oh, I didn't realize you could see it while riding. That does indeed make a lot of sense.
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