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Forum: Touring 01-01-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By BLYTZPK
https://www.google.com/search?q=columbia+gorge+his...

https://www.google.com/search?q=columbia+gorge+historic+highway&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=7XDEUoa0CfKqsQTxtoCADQ&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1280&bih=566

Road out to Condon and Service Creek...
Forum: Touring 01-01-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By BLYTZPK
In the magazine under BLOG, there's a Sierra...

In the magazine under BLOG, there's a Sierra Trails account using ultra light. Basically café, they ride hard, cover ground, occasionally go hungry and court hypothermia.
Forum: Touring 01-01-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By BLYTZPK
try these and search in Google Images ...

try these and search in Google Images

http://www.mountainflyermagazine.com/view.php/eszter-horanyi-s-tour-divide-gear-packing.html

Eszter Horanyi CTR Blog 2: An Ounce of Comfort...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-01-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,270
Posted By BLYTZPK
pits suggest dirt in grease wrong torque...

pits suggest dirt in grease

wrong torque produces grooves. Hi torque narrow grooves, low torque wider grooves, more variation in size around the cones or base.
Forum: Touring 01-01-14, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By BLYTZPK
With the old single wall you're positioning ...

With the old single wall you're positioning your ride into failing going over a short drop eg a 3" curbing. Simply down when tired/avoiding a pothole/wind/traffic....

Correcting the dent ?...
Forum: Touring 01-01-14, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By BLYTZPK
Super ! I was at Bikepacking before but didn't...

Super ! I was at Bikepacking before but didn't get thru figuring the area had died then clicking your link
www.bikepacking.net (http://www.bikepacking.net/) last night we connected. A world of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-31-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By BLYTZPK
yeah, pedal shaft threads: outstanding place for...

yeah, pedal shaft threads: outstanding place for RED Loctite. Holds pedal, prevents rusting, loosens with heat and stepping on vicegrips holding open end wrench, holds correct torque.

Linseed the...
Forum: Touring 12-31-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By BLYTZPK
GDMBR… have photos of the gates at Fleecer’s...

GDMBR… have photos of the gates at Fleecer’s Ridge…this weekend not on hand. Was to wet for entry.
Appreciate the ultra light posts…moves my brain into balancing the light weight vs the camping ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-31-13, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,164
Posted By BLYTZPK
AND THE WINNER IS MYOSMITH ! add a...

AND THE WINNER IS

MYOSMITH !

add a broad flame oxygen/map gas torch followed with seting the tube into a dry ice trench ...dry ice/Al foil/DIY cardboard box.

I have serious reservations on...
Forum: Touring 12-31-13, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By BLYTZPK
I have photos of today's racks. Maybe later. ...

I have photos of today's racks. Maybe later.

The ply bracing is directed at the 'cheap' rack proposal. Cheep is the $11 Special of 10 years ago but here 'cheep' is naborhood racking similar to the...
Forum: Touring 12-31-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,704
Posted By BLYTZPK
Past plastic sheet use ( Walmart painters') had...

Past plastic sheet use ( Walmart painters') had several on hand. If one sheet was sanded, no water for washing off then I threw it away, opened a new one.

But long distance away from Walmart ( a...
Forum: Touring 12-30-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By BLYTZPK
The Redline cyclocrosser intended for the CTD has...

The Redline cyclocrosser intended for the CTD has a 3 strut Blackburn with a plywood top bolted on.

The rack wags then rubs strut on a 2.1 Vapor. Barely adequate for grocery runs at 4 miles RT...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-30-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By BLYTZPK
The dry method: Campy went for lightness,...

The dry method:

Campy went for lightness, low mating surface area, and I suspect in feudal labor conditions produced a sometimes odd set of mates. Thus a dry method worked best....lacking the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-30-13, 06:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By BLYTZPK
What causes aversion to Locktite ? Is WD-40,...

What causes aversion to Locktite ? Is WD-40, white grease addictive ? Is their use rooted in a deeply held tradition or oractice ?

Any grease in a spindle is dumb. Grease holds water. The refiner...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By BLYTZPK
you're pissing into the wind

you're pissing into the wind
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By BLYTZPK
replace the bearing and inspect cones. WM has...

replace the bearing and inspect cones. WM has cones.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By BLYTZPK
your bike axles run in a FREEWHEEL ? Wheels...

your bike axles run in a FREEWHEEL ? Wheels Manufacturing sells extra strong axles for freewheels. Measure yours but buy a longer axle than the one you broke. Life is easier that way. And the ends...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By BLYTZPK
Moved the saddle over to the Redline Monodog...

Moved the saddle over to the Redline Monodog staffing a Ritchey seat post....ahhh soft torque...but loosing the screws and washers outback isnot an idea worth smiling about so do we grease or use red...
Forum: Touring 12-29-13, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By BLYTZPK
Live near an REI ? Try a Novarra. Enjoy building...

Live near an REI ? Try a Novarra. Enjoy building ? rebuild a rust free ten speed with early spring mail odor components..the best deal...class ride/low errr lower cost.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By BLYTZPK
ALWAYS grease friction shifter cables before late...

ALWAYS grease friction shifter cables before late fall :lol:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-13, 07:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By BLYTZPK
further, taper/square plain bearings could be...

further, taper/square plain bearings could be greased but Red Loctite does not attract water, does not evaporate and is designed as a seating compound for this type plain bearing. Red Lock will seat...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-28-13, 08:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By BLYTZPK
Only bearings. Only bearings. The bike system,...

Only bearings. Only bearings. The bike system, After Lance, sophisticates with spinoffs from racing/airplanes/locks/computers. Better Living Thru Chemistry,

Silicone grease.

Rear deray pulley...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-28-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By BLYTZPK
oops ...hehehe steel spoke rulers are...

oops ...hehehe

steel spoke rulers are useful. Nashbar ? Keep mine magnet glued to the wall in 'plain site.'

Summit Racing has a digital for $30...this bolt measures 1.xxx. Then take the gauge...
Forum: Touring 12-28-13, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By BLYTZPK
apologies on the water sources. Either I forgot...

apologies on the water sources. Either I forgot or read a waterholess series. Yes, water sources are recommended. On the text download files for 8$
Forum: Touring 12-28-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By BLYTZPK
http://www.grabongrips.com/ cut to fit...

http://www.grabongrips.com/ cut to fit application.

Leaving foam on the bar attached to the back of my van....and daywaz cut off tp fit in 400 miles or less. I

If the horizontal sections...
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