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Forum: Touring 07-12-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,447
Posted By mtnroads
My recently purchased Waterford came with a tan...

My recently purchased Waterford came with a tan colored Brooks Cambium C17 on it and it is extremely comfortable. I personally never got on well with the regular B17 as I always slid forward on them...
Forum: Touring 07-10-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 880
Posted By mtnroads
I used to use Rok straps all the time on my...

I used to use Rok straps all the time on my motorcycle.. they're great, but they don't have the stretch of a bungee cord so you need to have a couple different lengths so it's close to what you need.
Forum: Touring 07-10-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By mtnroads
The best hotel in Portland in summer is Stub...

The best hotel in Portland in summer is Stub Stewart State Park, near Vernonia.. it's newer, and awesome. The rail trail goes right through it and there's nice mountain bike trails also. It's only 45...
Forum: Touring 07-08-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 880
Posted By mtnroads
Really great review of your setup Biketocamp....

Really great review of your setup Biketocamp. Extremely informative and not too wordy. Thanks for sharing that.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-15-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,403
Posted By mtnroads
Me too. I hate the cold and love the heat, but...

Me too. I hate the cold and love the heat, but prefer dry.. unfortunately I have to ride hills in the Philippines.. 85 deg and 85% humidity.. no other option where I am.. winter it drops into the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-13-16, 01:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By mtnroads
I don't like twitchy either, especialy when I've...

I don't like twitchy either, especialy when I've had too much coffee.. and I live where there's a lot of fast downhills. Touring bikes definitely are more stable. On the other hand they tend to weigh...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-12-16, 10:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,436
Posted By mtnroads
PNW is too cold for me.. lol. This year April was...

PNW is too cold for me.. lol. This year April was quite nice (unseasonably warm) but in May the rain and cool weather came back in. Since I retired a few years ago, I've been spending most of the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-12-16, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,466
Posted By mtnroads
Very nice Subaru.. and great job on the...

Very nice Subaru.. and great job on the negotiations! Haha.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-10-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,930
Posted By mtnroads
I second the opinion to not push tall gears.....

I second the opinion to not push tall gears.. I've a history of knee problems from running (both were scoped in the 90's) but haven't had issues cycling until recently. I did some serious damage to...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-10-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,409
Posted By mtnroads
Me too. Age 61. By the way, I live most of the...

Me too. Age 61. By the way, I live most of the year now in the Philippines and.. no asthma. Used my inhaler once in Thailand after walking to the light rail on a smoggy day with my luggage. That's...
Forum: Touring 06-02-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,095
Posted By mtnroads
Don't use FB but have an old login. It works...

Don't use FB but have an old login. It works fine. I also can see the pics.

Crazy how personal so many on here are taking this. It's like a witch hunt, when the guy is apparently trying to do a...
Forum: Touring Bikes and Gear Marketplace 06-02-16, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By mtnroads
Hi eofelis, do you still have this rack? If so I...

Hi eofelis, do you still have this rack? If so I would be like to purchase it to use on my Jamis Dragon Pro.. I see you have one also.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-28-16, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By mtnroads
I just bought a Waterford ST-22 that came...

I just bought a Waterford ST-22 that came equipped with the Grand Cru mid-reach calipers. They're amazing. A lot of power, and the feel is very solid and linear. I live on a high, steep hill in...
Forum: Touring 05-16-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,139
Posted By mtnroads
Yeah, I have micro tears and other damage to my...

Yeah, I have micro tears and other damage to my medial meniscus in both knees, from years of running. Both have been 'scoped' for tears previously but I just live with it now as I don't want to lose...
Forum: Touring 05-15-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,095
Posted By mtnroads
Great ride, but may I ask why you're pushing so...

Great ride, but may I ask why you're pushing so hard? And eating so little? You're going to either burn out or hurt yourself. Or both. It certainly doesn't sound relaxing at all, but clearly that's...
Forum: Touring 05-12-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,139
Posted By mtnroads
Very nice looking bike, especially in the red...

Very nice looking bike, especially in the red color. I personally don't like the mountain bike cranks - the wide Q-factor messes with my runner's knees - but other than that (for me) it's spec'd very...
Forum: Touring 04-20-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,483
Posted By mtnroads
Just an FYI, if you're touring on the coast in...

Just an FYI, if you're touring on the coast in the Pacific Northwest, know that there are significant gaps in cell coverage between towns, at least on AT&T, which I use. In many of the major state...
Forum: Touring 03-25-16, 04:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By mtnroads
Great thread.. That's really valuable info...

Great thread..

That's really valuable info Jamawani. Thanks for posting that. I'm slow now due to some foot problems, plus I like to relax when I'm camping, so it will likely take me 3 months to...
Forum: Touring 03-18-16, 09:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,875
Posted By mtnroads
Wow are there a lot of haters on here. Enjoy your...

Wow are there a lot of haters on here. Enjoy your bike man. You don't have to prove anything to these clowns. Just ride it and have fun.
Forum: Touring 03-18-16, 03:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,843
Posted By mtnroads
What a great idea. Simple and effective. I...

What a great idea. Simple and effective.

I am really enjoying this thread as all my road bikes are equipped with compact cranks now. Nice to know there are options.
Forum: Touring 03-17-16, 12:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By mtnroads
How about one of the new Cannonade Touring models...

How about one of the new Cannonade Touring models - maybe the Touring 1 or Touring Ultimate? Cannondale has designed these to be performance oriented touring bikes, with a compact double up front,...
Forum: Touring 03-15-16, 05:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,510
Posted By mtnroads
More difficult and cumbersome to stealth camp or...

More difficult and cumbersome to stealth camp or ditch those rednecks in pickup trucks when you have to deal with a trailer too. A bike with panniers is still a bike and can maneuver easily, or go...
Forum: Touring 03-01-16, 04:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,880
Posted By mtnroads
Nice pic of the frauleins, Saddlesores..

Nice pic of the frauleins, Saddlesores..
Forum: Touring 02-12-16, 03:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,578
Posted By mtnroads
Hahaha.. that's funny!

Hahaha.. that's funny!
Forum: Touring 02-12-16, 03:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,282
Posted By mtnroads
Absolutely. That's one of the biggest issues on...

Absolutely. That's one of the biggest issues on the California coast and even the Oregon coast. Darn campsites are booked months ahead. Hiker Biker really helps. I was cycling and camping in Central...
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