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Forum: Touring 01-28-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By psy
Don't overthink it, I believe the mondial is the...

Don't overthink it, I believe the mondial is the best all arounder there is. I've seen the continentals, and though I haven't ridden them, my mondials seem to be the beefier, longer wearing of the...
Forum: Touring 01-20-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,304
Posted By psy
Sweet bike, been drooling over it for awhile....

Sweet bike, been drooling over it for awhile. Basically a carbon Fargo with a larger triangle, looks like a nice size frame bag would fit in there. Love to see some pics and a review if you pick one...
Forum: Touring 01-20-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,324
Posted By psy
I did this with a small/ female 35 degree bag...

I did this with a small/ female 35 degree bag from mountain hardware (given it for free). Works great, has a little pouch for my feet and I've used it down to 17 degrees. Even bundled up I woke up...
Forum: Touring 12-31-15, 09:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,434
Posted By psy
the problem I see with that cable is there is no...

the problem I see with that cable is there is no rubber sheath to protect your bike from scratches. I use the lightest weight bike cable from rei and a lightweight padlock.
Forum: Touring 12-31-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,313
Posted By psy
True. There are a bunch of those here on this...

True. There are a bunch of those here on this forum. But you know those vocal minorities can tend to give a group a bad name.
Forum: Touring 12-30-15, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,313
Posted By psy
Maybe the reason UL is so "unpopular" has...

Maybe the reason UL is so "unpopular" has something to do with its ambassadors......
Forum: Touring 12-30-15, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By psy
Mondials are great for varied conditions, have...

Mondials are great for varied conditions, have excellent puncture resistance, low rolling resistance and last forever. Love em, on my second set. (They lasted nearly ten thousand miles, and I only...
Forum: Touring 12-30-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By psy
Nice pictures, what's your camera setup?

Nice pictures, what's your camera setup?
Forum: Touring 12-28-15, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,313
Posted By psy
The more you post, the more evident your lack of...

The more you post, the more evident your lack of experience.

I don't know where you're camping in southern ca, but I wouldn't step foot in any of the showers I use in state and private campgrounds...
Forum: Touring 12-28-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,134
Posted By psy
I have a sea to summit silk liner(I think ) and...

I have a sea to summit silk liner(I think ) and it's supposed to add up to 10 degrees. Maybe it adds ten degrees when it's 80 out. It doesn't seem to help at all when its cold out. I also tend to get...
Forum: Touring 12-27-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,313
Posted By psy
Then how do you shower? Are you saying you only...

Then how do you shower? Are you saying you only shower once per tour? What do you do if you want to keep you shoes dry and want to have a shower at a park or in a hotel or wherevever?
Forum: Touring 12-27-15, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,313
Posted By psy
Still, think about the other stuff strangers have...

Still, think about the other stuff strangers have washed off of their bodies that you are choosing to stand in. Ive encountered some pretty gross public restrooms.To each his own, but I hope my kids...
Forum: Touring 12-27-15, 03:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,004
Posted By psy
Surely you mean for your corporate masters...

Surely you mean for your corporate masters...
Forum: Touring 12-27-15, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,004
Posted By psy
Says the man with 13000 posts in 5 years lol

Says the man with 13000 posts in 5 years lol
Forum: Touring 12-27-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,313
Posted By psy
And get foot fungus standing in public showers.

And get foot fungus standing in public showers.
Forum: Touring 12-26-15, 11:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,925
Posted By psy
Instead of addressing a point, you make lame...

Instead of addressing a point, you make lame personal attacks. No, English isn't my first language. What's your excuse? If I were to guess you have very little actual touring experience and like hear...
Forum: Touring 12-26-15, 11:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,925
Posted By psy
I think it's hilarious that the OP is saying he's...

I think it's hilarious that the OP is saying he's never heard UL Tourers tell others how to tour, when not only did I post a comment of his where he is doing just that, but now bikenh has taken the...
Forum: Touring 12-26-15, 02:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,925
Posted By psy
Yeah, the UL crowd in bike touring is definitely...

Yeah, the UL crowd in bike touring is definitely more of an online presence that has been gaining steam over the last few years. Same elitist know it all attitude, different point in its development....
Forum: Touring 12-26-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,925
Posted By psy
In post number 8 of the other UL thread you...

In post number 8 of the other UL thread you started, you made what I would consider to be just such a remark:

"Extra pillow? :lol: who brings even one pillow? Rolled up jacket is just as good."
...
Forum: Touring 12-23-15, 05:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,057
Posted By psy
Just because a lot of people carry first aid that...

Just because a lot of people carry first aid that isn't that helpful isn't a reason not to bring stuff that is. It's a pretty simple thing to put one together yourself that weighs next to nothing and...
Forum: Touring 12-23-15, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,057
Posted By psy
And this is where UL starts to get obsessive if...

And this is where UL starts to get obsessive if not downright ridiculous. Not bringing things like patches and rudimentary first aid to save literally grams?
I've only had 2 flats in over 12900...
Forum: Touring 12-22-15, 01:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,524
Posted By psy
I just ordered a set of deore xt pd-t780 pedals...

I just ordered a set of deore xt pd-t780 pedals in black.
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They are dual sided and have reflectors, which is the main selling point for me. They are trekking specific and look on the surface...
Forum: Touring 12-21-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By psy
Nothing epic to share from this year. I rode the...

Nothing epic to share from this year. I rode the pacific coast for the second time around.

A couple favorites

an unloaded ride at sunset at Harris beach state park.

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And another...
Forum: Touring 12-21-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,894
Posted By psy
I get it, but the fact is if you don't have...

I get it, but the fact is if you don't have anything nice to say you can let a thread die on its own. Fully half the conversation here is about him supposedly, somehow wasting people's time or...
Forum: Touring 12-21-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,894
Posted By psy
On my last tour down the coast, I had not one,...

On my last tour down the coast, I had not one, but two thermarest evolite pads bubble up on me for no apparent reason, both times early in the morning. Not the nicest way to be woken up lol. After...
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