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Forum: Touring 01-07-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,043
Posted By timobkc
I have used the Tom Bihn Brain Cell to hold an...

I have used the Tom Bihn Brain Cell to hold an ASUS EEE PC and the Brain Cell did a great job of keeping the laptop safe. I can't address the access issues but that combo is lightweight, very...
Forum: Touring 10-11-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,265
Posted By timobkc
I rode down a hill @ 33 mph today in a 52 cm LHT...

I rode down a hill @ 33 mph today in a 52 cm LHT that has a Topeak handlebar bag......solid as a rock. My favorite thing so far about the LHT is the way you can careen down hills and the...
Forum: Touring 10-05-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,799
Posted By timobkc
I got my LHT Complete in March and have done ~...

I got my LHT Complete in March and have done ~ 1400 miles on it.

Issues so far:

- tires: the MTB Slickasaurus isn't particularly good; the rubber compound is soft and you get road debris...
Forum: Commuting 04-15-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,443
Posted By timobkc
+1 on the Brain Cell, I have done assisted...

+1 on the Brain Cell, I have done assisted touring with the Brain Cell inside some luggage and the laptop was fine....very high quality products.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-04-08, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 938
Posted By timobkc
I subscribe, so I don't get the May issue until...

I subscribe, so I don't get the May issue until all the newsstand copies are recalled :eek:

I agree about not eating crap and tris being better without the swimming and running. Especially the...
Forum: Touring 04-04-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By timobkc
Thanks for your reply.... I do have a few...

Thanks for your reply.... I do have a few questions:

1) How much drag does the dynamo create to operate the lights?
2) Gearing......good range? Can you still get to a good speed given the...
Forum: Touring 04-04-08, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By timobkc
Yes I have a '95 Crossroads....the main issue I...

Yes I have a '95 Crossroads....the main issue I see for touring is the fact that with the short frame and 700C tires, it would be tough to add a rack in the rear (see picture).

68776

Any...
Forum: Touring 04-02-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,512
Posted By timobkc
Breezer Liberty?

Anyone out there had any experience with touring on a Breezer Liberty? I would be doing 1-2 weeks at most, in the US, and perhaps on rail-trails.

I have a chance to pick one up for 10% off and...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 04-10-07, 09:24 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,438
Posted By timobkc
OP KS here.....you KC area folks need to support...

OP KS here.....you KC area folks need to support the JCBC....go to http://www.jcbikeclub.org for info on their upcoming rides, such as the Spring Classic on April 21st....

And across the border is...
Forum: Commuting 04-10-07, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By timobkc
he he he, told you to talk to Nick :D I...

he he he, told you to talk to Nick :D

I also think we should meet down at Acme before they close some evening and see what Sarah would do for you.....just a thought....
Forum: Commuting 04-10-07, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By timobkc
Actually only the chainring gearing is the same. ...

Actually only the chainring gearing is the same.

Cassette for Aurora = 11-32
Cassette for 1500 = 12-25

I love my 1500 but it's not a hill-climber :eek:
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