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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-22-13, 03:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,725
Posted By Blue Roads
I have a 300R. Great light. Does anyone know...

I have a 300R. Great light. Does anyone know where to get a metal seatpost mount -- preferably with -- or without some kind of quick release for the light? I'd be glad to DIY something, if somebody...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-24-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By Blue Roads
Yes, it's a good feature. Hypalon aka CSPE would...

Yes, it's a good feature. Hypalon aka CSPE would work well, too.
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-19-13, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By Blue Roads
I installed my Dummy Cargo Kit, which is the new...

I installed my Dummy Cargo Kit, which is the new Surly rails, deck, and Surly Dummy Bags. The quality, design, and finish of everything is great. Surly put some thought into this system and it shows....
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-12-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By Blue Roads
xtrajack - I did see that guy's eBay auction...

xtrajack - I did see that guy's eBay auction about a week or so ago. He wasn't very fond of the Xtracycle X2 bags. To be fair to Xtracycle, I'm sure the bags work well for some folks. Thanks for the...
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-17-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By Blue Roads
I'd noticed that video before, but now just...

I'd noticed that video before, but now just watched it all the way through. Gives a bit of a view.

Thanks.
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-16-13, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,223
Posted By Blue Roads
Any opinions about the new Xtracycle X2 bags vs. the new Surly Dummy Bags?

I'm looking for any reviews, opinions, thoughts, or observations about the new Xtracycle X2 bags (http://www.xtracycle.com/x2-cargo-bike-bags-pair.html) versus the new Surly Dummy Bags...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-24-12, 01:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,210
Posted By Blue Roads
I want to be sensitive to the health issues of...

I want to be sensitive to the health issues of folks, and certainly when someone with photosensitive epilepsy is encountering a flashing bike light, but I'm also concerned about my safety and the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-15-12, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,436
Posted By Blue Roads
Other options for folks who are interested: ...

Other options for folks who are interested:

Thorn Accessory Bar T Shaped 105 mm Extension - 0 Deg (for 1 1/8" threadless stems)...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 08-22-11, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By Blue Roads
2011 videos, photos, and other content. ...

2011 videos, photos, and other content.

http://www.parisbrestparis.tv/index.php/en/web-tv
Forum: Touring 05-21-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,891
Posted By Blue Roads
Though a non-SSD hard drive would probably be...

Though a non-SSD hard drive would probably be fine, as many folks have toured with one, I had the same concern. I figured something designed with moving parts would be more likely to fail from the...
Forum: Touring 05-21-10, 02:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,891
Posted By Blue Roads
Yes, I bought an iPad for an upcoming tour...

Yes, I bought an iPad for an upcoming tour (hasn't arrived yet). Never owned an Apple product, but after researching at http://www.umpcportal.com/, the iPad fulfilled my needs best: 1.6 pounds, 10...
Forum: Touring 05-20-10, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By Blue Roads
The coupon unfortunately does not apply, but...

The coupon unfortunately does not apply, but $249.93 -- reduced from $360 -- is not expensive for a tent. I would rather have my bike out of sight and near me, as opposed to locked up with a cable...
Forum: Touring 05-20-10, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By Blue Roads
I know you don't want to buy a new tent, but this...

I know you don't want to buy a new tent, but this one seems to be a pretty good design http://www.rei.com/product/802548. I own one but haven't used it yet. Fairly lightweight and it has built-in...
Forum: Touring 05-11-10, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Blue Roads
Buy some travel insurance before you leave. One...

Buy some travel insurance before you leave. One Web site among many to do so is http://www.insuremytrip.com/.

Read the terms of any policy carefully to make sure it covers medical expenses,...
Forum: Foo 05-04-10, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By Blue Roads
Inviting people to your home via Craigslist is a...

Inviting people to your home via Craigslist is a risky practice. Sellers (and buyers) beware.

http://www.king5.com/news/local/Three-arrested-in-Craigslist-ad-murder-92816954.html
Forum: Touring 04-25-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,718
Posted By Blue Roads
Calhoun Cycle...

Calhoun Cycle (http://www.calhouncycle.com/productcart/pc/viewCategories.asp?idCategory=9) is a good resource for mirrors. Many of the mirrors available are Mirrycle Mirrors with different mounting...
Forum: Touring 04-25-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,891
Posted By Blue Roads
Good Web site to choose an Internet device for...

Good Web site to choose an Internet device for touring: http://www.umpcportal.com/products/
Forum: Touring 04-05-10, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By Blue Roads
Across America on pavement: Schwalbe 26 x 1.6 or 26 x 2?

Apologies, as I know this is a worn out subject, but for loaded touring across America on a Surly LHT using one of the ACA routes, which tire size would strike the best balance between comfort,...
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-02-10, 03:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,795
Posted By Blue Roads
Some great, current Big Dummy prices:...

Some great, current Big Dummy prices: http://www.ebikestop.com/search.php?pg=1&stext=Surly+Big+Dummy&sprice=&stype=&scat=&sman=

Complete bike in green or black, $1599.99 (looks like all sizes in...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-31-09, 05:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Blue Roads
A combination of Ibex clothing...

A combination of Ibex clothing (http://www.ibexwear.com/shop/products/2/56/mens-bottoms): merino wool boxers, merino wool long underwear, and one of their merino wool-lined softshell pants might do...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-31-09, 04:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,927
Posted By Blue Roads
What is the light gray colored, presumably...

What is the light gray colored, presumably aluminum piece/product you're using to mount your R&M mounts to? In other words, what are between your Nitto M12 rack and your R&M mounts?

Thanks in...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-15-09, 12:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,905
Posted By Blue Roads
Tour de France chase car roof racks -- what kind/brand?

Anybody know what kind or brand of roof racks/mounting system the chase cars use in the Tour?

TIA

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3295/2667347951_8043311d7e.jpg
Forum: Commuting 06-24-09, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 848
Posted By Blue Roads
I commute some days twelve miles round-trip on a...

I commute some days twelve miles round-trip on a Big Dummy. It's a great commuter -- very practical and fun to ride. I regularly ride in traffic, in a bike lane, on a MUP, and in hilly terrain....
Forum: Foo 06-20-09, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 416
Posted By Blue Roads
I agree with some of the sentiment here --...

I agree with some of the sentiment here -- Unforgiven was a good but not great film.

Since we're mentioning favorite Westerns, I'd recommend The Professionals with Lee Marvin, Burt Lancaster,...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-19-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,930
Posted By Blue Roads
Xtracycle sells that Rocky Mounts long tray for...

Xtracycle sells that Rocky Mounts long tray for $89. It will fit Thule and Yakima crossbars.

http://www.xtracycle.com/cargo-utility-bicycles/rockymount-sub-tray.html
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