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Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-24-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By jbithaca
You could try Dill Pickle Gear. She makes a sash...

You could try Dill Pickle Gear. She makes a sash which uses SOLAS which is reflective even when wet. I had her make me a handlebar bag last year. Great quality and easy to deal with.

SOLAS...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-22-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By jbithaca
I was expecting the L2S vest also. The one I...

I was expecting the L2S vest also. The one I bought in late November from the RUSA store was VO Max. Wore it this afternoon for my ride.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-22-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By jbithaca
Susan: I bought the really nice vest. It is...

Susan:

I bought the really nice vest. It is made by VO Max. I have a 40" chest and a size medium fits fine with room for layers underneath. It has two rear pockets and looks a bit different than...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-21-16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,236
Posted By jbithaca
Fleche Training

I too am riding the PA fleche. Did it last year with the Sins of the Fleche team which I am captaining this year. You should be fine with your current fitness unless the team you are riding on has...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-01-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By jbithaca
I have the Deluxe Reflective vest in a medium. I...

I have the Deluxe Reflective vest in a medium. I have a 40" chest and am able to fit layers underneath without it being too loose. It is made by VO Max and has two rear pockets and is not exactly the...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-18-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By jbithaca
Seajaye: I understand putting the tape under...

Seajaye:

I understand putting the tape under the insole. Do you also put it around the inside of the toe box?

Thanks,

Jim
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-24-15, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,661
Posted By jbithaca
Have you thought about having the frame repaired....

Have you thought about having the frame repaired. You might want to read this: Carbon repair: Options for repairing carbon bike frames - VeloNews.com...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-03-15, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By jbithaca
thin fender options

You might want to try these:

RCB Reacharound Fender Brackets : River City Bicycles (http://store.rivercitybicycles.com/rcb-reacharound-fender-brackets/dp/12314)

Jim
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-16-15, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By jbithaca
The Lakes also come in a wide, though the regular...

The Lakes also come in a wide, though the regular one's are probably a very wide D. Plenty of width in the toe box. You can wear and return within 30 days.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-16-15, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By jbithaca
No experience with these but you might want to try Lake MX237

Scott:

Just went through the same issue. I bought a pair of Lake MX237. See my review here: https://www.bikeshoes.com/Lake-MX237-Mens-Mountain-Bike-Shoes/#ProductReviews

Liked the Sidi...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-12-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,855
Posted By jbithaca
2 years later.

The saddle has been comfortable. I have probably put about 10,000 miles on it. I have done 2-600k's, 2, 400k's,3x300k,a 24 hour fleche. The Aravis gave a lot more saddle area but the skirting was...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-05-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,970
Posted By jbithaca
Gilles Berthoud Soulur or Aravis saddles

Gilles Berthoud Soulur or Aravis saddles
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-12-14, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By jbithaca
I-Phone & Ridewithgps & external battery packs

A friend who is a bit visually impaired wants to use his I-Phone as a gps which will give voice directions as well as text cues.

Ridewithgps has an app that is listed as doing this. Have any of...
Forum: Northeast 07-28-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By jbithaca
What trail?

Did this ride last August with a friend. Parked at the Poughkeepsie train station. He took Metro North-need to get a bike pass online.

We stayed in Hudson, NY at a B&B. Lots of nice restaurants,...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-17-14, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,014
Posted By jbithaca
Rando luggage conundrum

I am currently using a Revelate Viscacha bag, https://www.revelatedesigns.com/index.cfm/store.catalog/Seat-Bags
on the rear of my Honey Winterando bike. It fits almost as much as my Carradice...
Forum: Northeast 06-11-14, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By jbithaca
Parking in Ft. Lee, NJ?

Any suggestions on where to park in Ft. Lee? I live in Ithaca, NY (about 4 hours North). I want to meet an old friend from Brooklyn and ride up 9W and get lunch in Nyack and take some of the back...
Forum: Northeast 09-25-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By jbithaca
Binghamton to Ithaca

Look at this.

http://ridewithgps.com/routes/3421449

I had marked a similar route for the Endless Mountains 1240k which was held in August. I marked up to Owego and then west. I have copied that...
Forum: Northeast 09-25-13, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By jbithaca
Route to Ithaca from Binghamton

You could try this
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 04-10-13, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By jbithaca
Seatbag mounting

I have used both a Fizik Arione and a Gilles Berthoud Soulor saddle on my Litespeed Arenberg. What I have used to attach my Carradice Low Saddle Long Flap bag is a double D-clip which is made of...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 03-18-13, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,855
Posted By jbithaca
Soulor/Galiber trial continues

I have been riding the Soulor and it is finally starting to feel a bit more comfortable. Did a 65 mile ride last week on it. During that ride, it felt very hard and unforgiving. I lowered the nose to...
Forum: Northeast 03-03-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By jbithaca
NYC to Philly

Saw this a few months ago.

http://prollyisnotprobably.com/2010/11/a-day-in-10-photos-10-29-2010/

http://www.strava.com/activities/26156916
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 02-13-13, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,855
Posted By jbithaca
Galiber/Soulor saddle

Just took the plunge and ordered the Soulor racing saddle with the steel rails. I liked the demo Aspin/Aravis saddle that I tried out a few weeks ago, but was concerned about the skirting on the back...
Forum: Northeast 02-05-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By jbithaca
Port Jervis to Brooklyn-Route suggestions

I live in Ithaca, NY. I am planning to bike to Port Jervis on Bike Route 17 with a few modifications sometime in March to visit my daughter and my best friend. Can anyone suggest a route to get to...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-31-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,855
Posted By jbithaca
Galiber vs Aravis

This email was sent to me.

The plastic crescent piece at the rear of the saddles is not the same. The Tour saddle is wider, has more rivets, and also has two threaded holes for mounting Berthoud's...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 01-21-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,855
Posted By jbithaca
Thoughts on the Aravis/Aspin saddle

Test rode the Aspin for 2 weeks. Due to weather and family travel the longest rides I did were 3 rides of 2 hours. The last two rides were outdoors. One being a slow flat ride with my daughter. The...
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