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Forum: Touring 11-18-09, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3,791
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Posted By RogerTully
Has the 1d1/4d got a Rolhoff Hub? rt

Has the 1d1/4d got a Rolhoff Hub?
rt
Forum: Touring 08-17-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,097
Posted By RogerTully
When I decided to install a hub dynamo I did some...

When I decided to install a hub dynamo I did some research an this pointed me to the SON hub from Germany. They warranty them for 50000km and the performance graph indicated they outperformed all...
Forum: Touring 08-10-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 1,599,005
Posted By RogerTully
DIY accessories

Lspade,
Its good to see some one making their own accessories. It looks an excellent rack. Strong, functional and economical. I inquired to my manufacturer about the price of a mudguard set. $87-no...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 08-03-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By RogerTully
Thanks again fo the good advice Anthony. I'm no...

Thanks again fo the good advice Anthony. I'm no martyr to the cycle. I'm keeping my credit card option open. A warm dry B&B in Katoomba may be the way to go at that time of year. I have a set of...
Forum: Recumbent 07-26-09, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By RogerTully
No matter what I did on my MTB, I always ended...

No matter what I did on my MTB, I always ended up with a sore crutch, sore lumbar and sore hands after and hour. I wanted to get into touring so my research pointed to bents to relieve the pain. I...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 07-26-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,200
Posted By RogerTully
Owen, I'm a bit late for your rides this year....

Owen,
I'm a bit late for your rides this year. I'm going from Cairns to Sydney inland through Longreach - Bourke then across the Blue Mts in June 2010. So far I'm solo, but I'm looking for a...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 07-26-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By RogerTully
Tully - Sydney

Thanks Anthony,
I've just completed my practice run of 1300k from Tully -Hughenden viaKenndy Development Rd and return via Flinders H'way, Townsville. I really enjoyed the isolation and the...
Forum: Touring 07-20-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,285
Posted By RogerTully
I have done 2000k using both. I have cordura...

I have done 2000k using both. I have cordura paniers but I stow my stuff in two garbage bags inside the paniers so who cares if the paniers leak. Ortleibs ar very expensive compared to a few garbage...
Forum: Touring 07-14-09, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3,791
Views: 1,599,005
Posted By RogerTully
Comfort and efficiency

I did my first 1300km ride on this rig last month. This young bloke came over, ignored me and said to his mates, "Wow! Look at this, its all Pimped out!"
so I call it "The Pimp." It is an Optima...
Forum: Touring 07-13-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,097
Posted By RogerTully
dynamo recharging accessories

http://www.pedalpower.com.au/index_files/Page2167.htm
Check this site out, you won't need to go any further!
rt
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 04-20-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By RogerTully
idiots!

Good one BB!
I wholheartedly agree! I have just responded to a local newspaper to whom a motorist had complained about a cyclist who wouldn't get off a narrow country road on a bend with a double...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 02-23-09, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,880
Posted By RogerTully
Routes from Cairns to Sydney- Suggestions

Has anyone done this Big One? I have been playing about with G-Earth and have a few ideas for a trip in 2010.
(What route did I take? I took the missus 'cause she stuck by me through the drought....
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 02-23-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,390
Posted By RogerTully
Hey Big Tom!! haven't you heard, mate? All the...

Hey Big Tom!!
haven't you heard, mate? All the north of this continent is covered in floods from the monsoon and cyclone "Ellie" and Victoria in the south is still burning with massive bush fires! ...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 02-23-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By RogerTully
Congrats Tony! :thumb: I know the feeling. I...

Congrats Tony! :thumb:
I know the feeling. I rode from Tully to Cairns (140k) because it was there and I wanted to know if I could do it. I've since riden to Cooktown return in 15 days (860K)and...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 02-23-09, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By RogerTully
Beggsy, I'm a tourer and I have a bent with...

Beggsy,
I'm a tourer and I have a bent with shimano disk brakes. I have done 4000k since last May and I plan to do a 1000k ride this June. I have climbed over the tableland a few times and done a...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 02-23-09, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,554
Posted By RogerTully
Cave, you'll love OZ but don't come north right...

Cave, you'll love OZ but don't come north right now because the monsoons are on and the place is flooded out and don't go to Victoria as the place is in cinders. Our wonderful land of extremes! I...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 02-23-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,378
Posted By RogerTully
Wet Season Blues

We've had a few fine days between the monsoons. Most roads have been closed by flood waters for some time. Saturday, I rode into town (8k), picked up Horst and Chris and we rode a 41k circuit of...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 01-07-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By RogerTully
Thanks for your replies folks! My research had...

Thanks for your replies folks! My research had told me that garments made out of modern wind /rain cheating composites cost enough to pull the economy out of recession! The wool tip is good! I...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 12-30-08, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By RogerTully
Cold Weather Clothing Requirements

I'm a tropical touring treadler. My rig is a Lynxx Recumbent with a one wheeled trailer. I have a 3 seasons tent, a thermarest mat, light sleeping bag, a reliable trangier stove, a load of spares...
Forum: Recumbent 12-21-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,051
Posted By RogerTully
Merry xmas everyone! rt

Merry xmas everyone!
rt
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 12-21-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,378
Posted By RogerTully
Merry xmas

Merry xmas every body! May all your cycle trips be pleasant ones!
regards
rt
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 12-17-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,378
Posted By RogerTully
;)Hey jstava, You must be a younger man than I....

;)Hey jstava,
You must be a younger man than I. I usually peg out between 80 and 100k in a day because I like to get a bit of fishing in. 160k fully loaded is fantastic!
As you can see from my...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 12-07-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,378
Posted By RogerTully
I left home at 3pm Friday with my camping rig and...

I left home at 3pm Friday with my camping rig and rode 25k through harvested paddocks of sugar cane to the Jarra Ck Bridge on Mullins Rd. It was very hot on the way out as I cover up with LS shirt...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 12-07-08, 07:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,378
Posted By RogerTully
Hey 51, Tully is on the coastal plain between...

Hey 51,
Tully is on the coastal plain between the Atherton Tablelands and the Coral Sea. The road to the beach is mildly undulating. If you want hills, there are networks of ex forestry roads...
Forum: Australia - New Zealand 12-07-08, 07:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,378
Posted By RogerTully
cycle vietnam

Hey Tony,
Was your Vietnam tour an organized one or did you take your bike there and head out? Could you give me some more info please
ta
rt
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