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Forum: Touring 03-09-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By balrog687
Suspension fork for surly ogre

Hello!

I'm looking for a suspension fork with very low maintenance for my surly ogre.

1 1/8" steering
80/100/120mm coil spring
open bath (is this better for low maintenance?)
32mm stanchions...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-15, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,013
Posted By balrog687
bike-components.de

bike-components.de
Forum: Touring 07-13-15, 07:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,573
Posted By balrog687
I have a arc'teryx beta AR, a very high-end gore...

I have a arc'teryx beta AR, a very high-end gore tex pro hardshell.

I bought this one because after 3 years of heavy use my cheaper coated jacket just simply died.

The main reason to choose...
Forum: Touring 07-08-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By balrog687
Aparently the best chance is to have 5/6 daysof...

Aparently the best chance is to have 5/6 daysof northern lights in march-april

http://www.aurorahunter.com/images/science/Average-Number-of-Geomagnetically-Disturbed-Day-1932-2007-.gif
Forum: Touring 07-08-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By balrog687
Thanks for all your replies I think 3...

Thanks for all your replies


I think 3 months is enough to reach banff, so I think I will be there by the end of July.
Forum: Touring 07-06-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By balrog687
Best season for alaska-ushuaia tour

Hello,

I'm saving money to do alaska-ushuaia by bike, probably I'll have enough money (23,000 USD just for daily expenses) by the end of the next year and would like to know what's the best...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-06-15, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 826
Posted By balrog687
Best handlebar mount + ipx7 case for cellphone

Hello,

I was looking for an ipx7 case + handlebar mount combo, after looking over internet found this.

Mojo Refuel Aqua S Battery Case

Cost 99,95 USD
Protection ipx8
Includes 2200 mAh...
Forum: Touring 07-06-15, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By balrog687
surly LHT? 26 inch wheels 42cm frame ...

surly LHT?

26 inch wheels
42cm frame

I think is small enough..

or maybe this on small size

Bike24 - Ghost PANAMAO 6 LADY Trekking Bike 2015 - copper/white/blue...
Forum: Touring 12-18-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,600,739
Posted By balrog687
My sury ogre finished deore 3x10 transmision...

My sury ogre finished

deore 3x10 transmision
velocity chukker rims
deore hubs
schwalbe marathon mondials tires 29x2
brooks B17 saddle
avid bb7 brakes
tubus logo classic rear rack
shimano...
Forum: Touring 07-15-14, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,164
Posted By balrog687
I've been using a Ortlieb Office Bag plus a REI...

I've been using a Ortlieb Office Bag plus a REI padded notebook sleeve for 3 years with my dell laptop. this setup is good enough for commuting over cobbles and stuff.


My laptop even survive to...
Forum: Touring 06-10-14, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By balrog687
this!! ...

this!!

http://www.fahrradmanufaktur.de/katalog/trekking/T-XXL-Shimano-Deore-27-Gang
Forum: Touring 02-26-14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By balrog687
Go for the 29er frame and OMM racks with clamps...

Go for the 29er frame and OMM racks with clamps or check if frame have v-brake pivots.

They are schwalbe marathon mondials in 29x2,00 and lots 29er 36h rims for disk brakes...
Forum: Touring 02-26-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By balrog687
I like this one http://vimeo.com/23402440

I like this one

http://vimeo.com/23402440
Forum: Touring 01-27-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,148
Posted By balrog687
I live in Santiago de Chile, you don't have...

I live in Santiago de Chile, you don't have problems here if you need shimano mountain bike parts, but wait for a rolhoff hub or a tandem hub takes about 1-2 weeks.

Here we have cannondale, giant...
Forum: Touring 01-27-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,722
Posted By balrog687
Carretera austral (Chile), puerto varas to puerto...

Carretera austral (Chile), puerto varas to puerto chacabuco.
Forum: Touring 01-21-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By balrog687
MSR whisperlite universal has good reviews on...

MSR whisperlite universal has good reviews on crazyguyonabike..
Forum: Commuting 01-21-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By balrog687
This!! marmot precip shell ...

This!! marmot precip shell

http://www.backcountryedge.com/images/PRODUCT/medium/marmot-precip-shell-glove.jpg
Forum: Commuting 01-21-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,660
Posted By balrog687
This!! ferrino zephyr 15+3** ...

This!! ferrino zephyr 15+3**
...
Forum: Touring 01-13-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By balrog687
A guy found a usb stick full of pictures from a couple cyclotouring in Chile

Now he's trying to find the owners of the pics.
...
Forum: Touring 10-24-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By balrog687
SRAM X5 3x9 speeds suitable for touring

Is the SRAM X5 groupset reliable for expedition touring? compared to a shimano deore groupset?

I'm planning a trip from alaska to ushuaia on a surly troll and I really like the grip-shift system....
Forum: Living Car Free 10-09-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,131
Posted By balrog687
Big reason N1: It's free Big reason N2: It's...

Big reason N1: It's free
Big reason N2: It's better.

You don't have to pay taxes
You don't have to pay insurance
You don't have to pay for park your bike
You don't have to deal with rising...
Forum: Touring 09-13-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,481
Posted By balrog687
I'm currently thinking on a 3x11 very-low setup. ...

I'm currently thinking on a 3x11 very-low setup.

Sugino/Andel crankset
Shimano ultegra 11 speeds 11-32 cassete (2014 model)
Shimano ultegra bar-end shifters
Campagnolo Athena 3x11 front...
Forum: Commuting 08-28-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 14,873
Posted By balrog687
This is my old-school dream setup for...

This is my old-school dream setup for touring-commuting

Reynolds 953 Frame and Fork
Phil Wood touring cassette hub 36 holes
Mavic A719 rims 36 holes
Wheelsmith butted spokes
Brooks B17 Saddle...
Forum: Touring 08-31-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,600,739
Posted By balrog687
270411270412

270411270412
Forum: South America, Latin America, and the Caribbean Regional Rides and Events 08-31-12, 03:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,509
Posted By balrog687
Monthly ride Santiago de Chile

The first tuesday of each month a comunity called movement of the furious cyclists (https://www.facebook.com/furiososciclistas) organize a critical mass in Santiago de Chile, the last one was the...
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