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Forum: Touring 10-17-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Mr_Christopher
to bring this thread to a close, I installed the...

to bring this thread to a close, I installed the Team Pro and it's just fine. Ha ha. Carry on!
Forum: Touring 10-12-16, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Mr_Christopher
I do that in a week! Not. I own several...

I do that in a week! Not.

I own several Brooks saddles now, and they have actually been comfortable from day one for me. I've just never broken in a Team Pro. Typical B17s and B66s are comfy...
Forum: Touring 10-12-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Mr_Christopher
I'm inclined to do just that, the only hesitation...

I'm inclined to do just that, the only hesitation is I currently have a like new, virtually unused saddle which is more valuable for trade/sale. If I break it in and don't like it, not so much. ...
Forum: Touring 10-12-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Brooks Team Pro B17 quandry

So years ago I bought a Brooks Team Pro Classic B17 to put in a single speed road bike. My understanding is the Team Pro is stiffer leather (thicker?) and a bit longer and more narrow. and intended...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-10-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Thanks guys, looks like I'll have to shim it. I...

Thanks guys, looks like I'll have to shim it. I wrote Specialized and asked if they carried a bracket that fits the rack hole and they said no. Why put it there if no one makes something that can...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-04-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Need light bracket to fit Specialized Pizza Box rack

I have a Serfas head light that slides into a socket which is handlebar mounted. Ideally I want to keep the light and find some sort of bracket that will attach to the front of my Specialized Pizza...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-03-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 81,444
Posted By Mr_Christopher
I have a virtually unused Brooks Team Pro Classic...

I have a virtually unused Brooks Team Pro Classic B17 that I want to trade for a standard Brooks B17 (or an imperial) in similar condition. The Team Pro has thicker/stiffer leather and better suited...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-03-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Here is a question for my fellow AWOL owners,...

Here is a question for my fellow AWOL owners, have you found a light bracket for the slot in the front of the Pizza Rack? I'm using a handlebar bag that blocks much of my handlebar mounted light and...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-29-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Gravel or dirt roads only - is there an app for this?

Is there an iphone navigation app that you can configure to only take gravel or dirt roads?
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-28-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Pedernales Falls State Park trails were...

Pedernales Falls State Park trails were fantastic, the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge had a lot of trails that were far better suited for a mountain bike but I managed. Plus the PFSP...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-26-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_Christopher
I saw that thread, what tires are you running? ...

I saw that thread, what tires are you running? Never mind those details are in your thread :-)
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-26-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Thanks and the front rack is a Specialized "Pizza...

Thanks and the front rack is a Specialized "Pizza Box" which came with the bike, I had a 20 year old Topeak rack in the garage that I slapped on, its hard to see it in the photos.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 09-26-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Mr_Christopher
I am so hooked and my new AWOL

Historically the only time I've ever ridden off pavement was accidental. Two weeks ago I bought a 2016 Specialized AWOL (for credit card touring and just a road bike) and last week I spent time...
Forum: Touring 09-08-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Thanks guys. I guess the lack of tread just...

Thanks guys. I guess the lack of tread just makes me think is begging for a flat, and yet 80% of my riding is going to be on pavement, and I do not plan to ride in mud. Specialized claims these...
Forum: Touring 09-08-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Thoughts on Specialized AWOL FatBoy tires

I bought a 2016 Specialized AWOL the other day and I am in bike heaven. It came with a pair of Specialized Fat Boy 700x45 tires and they're slick and they make me a little nervous for some reason. I...
Forum: Touring 08-23-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Mr_Christopher
thank you

thank you
Forum: Touring 08-23-16, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Mr_Christopher
2015 Kona ***** Tonk vs 2016 Fuji Touring

Hi everyone. I'm wanting to buy a touring worthy bike and I'm mostly concerned about comfort. Sport bikes absolutely kill me so I'm looking for a frame geometry that is more comfortable. Some...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-23-11, 08:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,240
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Is Cadel's bunny hop move on youtube or...

Is Cadel's bunny hop move on youtube or memorialized elsewhere?
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-23-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,549
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Poor Phil,.last year we despised him for fawning...

Poor Phil,.last year we despised him for fawning over LA, this year it's AS. Next year no doubt he'll be guilty if fawning over CE. Damn pommy
Forum: Commuting 07-11-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By Mr_Christopher
New Spin on an old idea - the porter crate/rack

I had a Soma mini front rack that i really liked but the platform was not well suited to what I wanted to use it for (soft camera case). So I used it as a base to install a wooden wine crate onto. ...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,196
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Brilliant.

Brilliant.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-12-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,318
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Great ideas, thanks everyone. I think I'm going...

Great ideas, thanks everyone. I think I'm going to start with a pair of the VO brackets.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-12-11, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,318
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Need light suggestions for a VO Porteur rack

Gang, I need light suggestions for my new VO Porteur rack. I want to use the existing brackets if possible and I like the idea of using two lights, one on each side. I like battery operated too.
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Forum: Texas 02-21-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By Mr_Christopher
I'll be there but only Friday and Saturday...

I'll be there but only Friday and Saturday morning. I'm planning to take lots of photos, video and publish a few blog posts on the event.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-20-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Mr_Christopher
Frisco Superdrome Might Become a Parking Lot

No joke, the Frisco Superdrome (http://www.superdrome.com/) is situated on land owned by the Preston Ridge campus of Collin College and they are wanting to bulldoze it to make way for a parking lot. ...
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