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Forum: Touring 06-05-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,286
Posted By Brennan
GoLite Shangri-La 3 ...

GoLite Shangri-La 3
http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w92/brenhouli/sl1_zpszgnhctpz.jpg

Nice View...
http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w92/brenhouli/sl2_zpsdr7ofyuq.jpg
Forum: Touring 04-25-16, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3,789
Views: 1,598,182
Posted By Brennan
Nice shot. Looks like so much fun.

Nice shot. Looks like so much fun.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-03-16, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 146,052
Posted By Brennan
Classic media bias here...

Classic media bias here (http://www.vox.com/2016/4/3/11349856/bike-share-safety), clinging to their helmet evangelism despite contrary evidence:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-15-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By Brennan
Here's a great example of that: A very skilled...

Here's a great example of that: A very skilled pro drummer named Benny Greb playing a Sponge Bob drum kit and sounding great. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SziF4mesPA)

I think there are some...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-04-15, 01:41 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,610
Posted By Brennan
Only things that bother me with other people's...

Only things that bother me with other people's bikes are fit/adjustment issues and mechanical/maintenance issues. It bothers me to see a person riding a bike with the seat way too low, or struggling...
Forum: Touring 09-24-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Brennan
Cool. It's great to hear that they are lasting a...

Cool. It's great to hear that they are lasting a long time. I suspected as much. The construction is top notch. I didn't realize this design of theirs has been around that long, but I can certainly...
Forum: Touring 09-24-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,851
Posted By Brennan
I have not. Cool!

I have not.


Cool!
Forum: Touring 09-24-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,851
Posted By Brennan
Personally, I don't think they are ideal for dry...

Personally, I don't think they are ideal for dry climates. I live in California, so not much need for waterproofing. Also, I use my panniers on an almost daily basis for basic transportation, so I...
Forum: Touring 09-24-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Brennan
Check out my sweet new Arkel bag

Yes, it's just a seat bag, but it's my first Arkel bag and I think it's pretty great. I wrote a review on my blog (http://roamblog.blogspot.com/2015/09/review-arkel-seat-bag.html) for anyone is...
Forum: Touring 09-15-15, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By Brennan
Crazy Creek Hex chair. I use it for touring,...

Crazy Creek Hex chair. I use it for touring, backpacking, and random day trips.
Forum: Touring 07-17-15, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By Brennan
Two week tour ~550 miles. ...

Two week tour ~550 miles.

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w92/brenhouli/Bikes/example1_zpsjejyg7f7.jpg

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w92/brenhouli/Bikes/example2_zps2qee5xpc.jpg
Forum: Touring 07-17-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By Brennan
Thanks for the helpful info everybody. Hopefully...

Thanks for the helpful info everybody. Hopefully I can formulate a plan before August is upon us.
Forum: Touring 07-16-15, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By Brennan
Thanks for the suggestions. Looks like the coast...

Thanks for the suggestions. Looks like the coast is the general consensus. Is one half considered better/more scenic than the other in terms of north/south, or is it pretty much the same all the way...
Forum: Touring 07-16-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By Brennan
Oregon Tour Suggestions

Hoping to get some suggestions for a tour in Oregon next month. Originally, the idea was to take the train from Oakland, CA to Eugene, OR, then ride out to the coast and follow it south back to...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-09-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,224
Posted By Brennan
Paris Cyclists Can Ignore Some Traffic Lights

Apparently, Paris is making a real push to increase cycling, and this new law is a result. The city says a years-long study "demonstrated that the passage of cyclists through red lights isn't...
Forum: Commuting 06-19-15, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By Brennan
I think it reflects a different mindset with...

I think it reflects a different mindset with regard to bicycles: One of transportation rather than recreation.

Here in the USA, the majority of people who own bicycles use them exclusively for...
Forum: Touring 06-19-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By Brennan
I have VO fenders and I like them a lot. Mounting...

I have VO fenders and I like them a lot. Mounting them was a bit of a challenge, but I maxed out on tire size (actually exceeded the recommended size by 2mm), so I didn't have much room for error.
Forum: Touring 06-16-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
Posted By Brennan
I did this with my panniers. I've been using a...

I did this with my panniers. I've been using a combination of Jandd Mini Mountain panniers and Jandd Economy panniers, and I liked them except for the mounting systems. I will say that the mounting...
Forum: Touring 06-16-15, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Brennan
Just ordered one of these for myself. Thanks for...

Just ordered one of these for myself. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Touring 06-10-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By Brennan
That's an unfair criticism of the post you...

That's an unfair criticism of the post you quoted. Saddlesores did write a factual post. It is a fact that he does not like those features and would change them if he had that bike, and what's wrong...
Forum: Commuting 06-10-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,902
Posted By Brennan
I think the manufacturers often offer black as a...

I think the manufacturers often offer black as a subdued alternative to their flashier color-of-the-year. For example, Surly usually offers their frames in a custom color that may not be to many...
Forum: Commuting 06-10-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,162
Posted By Brennan
A stripped-down, lightweight bike can be a better...

A stripped-down, lightweight bike can be a better option for some commutes. I'm thinking of people who commute with a combination of bike and transit. Most subway stations won't allow bikes on the...
Forum: Foo 04-02-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 45,521
Posted By Brennan
Very sad news. Thank you, Tom Stormcrowe, for...

Very sad news. Thank you, Tom Stormcrowe, for bringing BikeForums to the world.
Forum: Touring 03-10-15, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By Brennan
There are some shops in SF that sell used bikes....

There are some shops in SF that sell used bikes. Columbus Cyclery and Pedal Revolution come to mind. There are others. You might be able to pick up a used mountain bike in your price range from one...
Forum: Touring 03-10-15, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By Brennan
Just one bit of info to share. I am from the SF...

Just one bit of info to share. I am from the SF area, and pretty familiar with the craigslist offerings. There are a lot of bikes for sale in this area, but the asking prices are steep, and often...
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