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Forum: Commuting 09-12-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By oldokie
Thanks all. I think I will look at the REI pants...

Thanks all. I think I will look at the REI pants option first. I will be traveling next week and will be close to an REI store so I can check them out first hand. I have used pants like that (zipp...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By oldokie
Long pants ---other than jeans

On my road bike I wear regular biker pants but I am looking for something different to use on my other bike for around town errands/etc. Tried regular jeans but they seem heavy and are not very...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-01-07, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By oldokie
I wear trifocals normally but got a set of...

I wear trifocals normally but got a set of inserts done in a bifocal for bike riding. My only complaint is that I have lost a lot of side vision since the inserts do not offer much width in your...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-01-07, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By oldokie
A lot of tandem bikes use 4X so you might check...

A lot of tandem bikes use 4X so you might check out one in your LBS.
Forum: Touring 08-29-07, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By oldokie
Some states issue an ID card that looks exactly...

Some states issue an ID card that looks exactly like a the drivers licience except that it is not useable as a drivers licience. Often used as official ID for cashing checks/etc by people who do not...
Forum: Commuting 08-15-07, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By oldokie
The Minoura SwingGrip does same thing and comes...

The Minoura SwingGrip does same thing and comes in several sizes to clamp on handlebars to give you more room to mount stuff. I use parts of one to mount my Dinotte rear light on a rear rack as...
Forum: Touring 08-13-07, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 1,597,363
Posted By oldokie
If you are refering to the Bianchi San Remo, yes...

If you are refering to the Bianchi San Remo, yes it is a touring frame but not as heavy duty as the serious touring bikes. Largest tire I can get on it is a 700x32 without deflating the tire. If...
Forum: Touring 08-12-07, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,785
Views: 1,597,363
Posted By oldokie
Just finished rebuilding a 96 San Remo for...

Just finished rebuilding a 96 San Remo for touring and local shopping. Included a frame repaint and all new components. Have not hit the road with it yet but will be making a short shake down...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 08-12-07, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 69,501
Posted By oldokie
Test ...

Test
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x120/ppdavid/IMG_0251Charlieinbasket.jpg
Forum: Touring 08-11-07, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,255
Posted By oldokie
I have a 1996 model and I think that was the...

I have a 1996 model and I think that was the first year they made the San Remo. I think they made them thru about 2003 or so. I had a lot of trouble finding info on mine but I did find a site at...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-08-07, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By oldokie
I tried a Google on Xtasy and Xtreme handlebar...

I tried a Google on Xtasy and Xtreme handlebar and saw several German sites but could not tell if the components were handlebars or other products tied to those names. The one site in english that I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-08-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By oldokie
Trekking handlebar - German style?

I am currently using the Nasbar Trekking handlebar (also called a butterfly bar) on my touring bike but it has more flex than I like...very light weight material. Been looking around for the same...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-05-07, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 453,815
Posted By oldokie
Started shopping for a flolder and the Swift is...

Started shopping for a flolder and the Swift is at the top of my list. Several questions...
1) I understand it can be packed in a Samsonite Oyster 29" with some dissasembly (correct?). I don't...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-30-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By oldokie
Thanks all. The BD-1 Ti looked interesting until...

Thanks all. The BD-1 Ti looked interesting until I saw a price. $3000 WOW! I would like one but not at that price.
The jersey suggestion was a good one...will look for something interesting...and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-30-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By oldokie
Lots of threads on the subject with pictures of...

Lots of threads on the subject with pictures of different setups. I use them on one of my bikes and I like them. May need to play around with various ways to set them up. Multiple options and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-07, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By oldokie
Trip to Japan - what to buy?

Headed to Japan at end of Aug for about one week. Is there anything I should shop for that is unusual, hard to find in US or might be less expensive in Japan? Not looking for a full size bike but I...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-23-07, 07:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,725
Posted By oldokie
Another series of solutions was in this thread ...

Another series of solutions was in this thread
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=242602
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-16-07, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By oldokie
Use metric button head cap screws (very low...

Use metric button head cap screws (very low profile head) and paint them black before you install them.
Forum: Touring 07-11-07, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,543
Posted By oldokie
I have the Jandd Expedition front & rear. I did...

I have the Jandd Expedition front & rear. I did not like the cheezy strap they use for attaching to the rear rack to the seat tube so I ordered a set of the Tubus tubular stays and used them with...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-10-07, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By oldokie
I have found both to be useful. Each source has...

I have found both to be useful. Each source has its own way of presenting the material and sometimes I find details in one that is not in the other. Collectively, they often have a more complete...
Forum: Touring 07-09-07, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By oldokie
I have a 105 FD installed now with the LX version...

I have a 105 FD installed now with the LX version of that crank (48T). 105 is only temporary while I was waiting on my LX FD to arrive. The 105 worked "sorta OK" but it was real sensitive to...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-09-07, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By oldokie
Head set is brand new 105 and I only had one six...

Head set is brand new 105 and I only had one six pack before the ride. Wheels are a brand new build and have correct dish. In fact, 100% of components are new. Only frame is used. I am sure it is...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-08-07, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By oldokie
Cannot roll straight (hands free)

Just about finished with a rebuild of a 96 Bianch San Remo and I am now making test rides to get it tuned in. Today I noticed that I was unable to keep it in a straight line when riding hands free. ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-06-07, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By oldokie
aroundoz...PM sent

aroundoz...PM sent
Forum: Commuting 07-05-07, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,382
Posted By oldokie
I don't think bar end shifters will fit in the...

I don't think bar end shifters will fit in the end of the treking bar (bar too small). However, I use bar end shifter with Paul Thumbies on my treking bars and I like the combo.
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