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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-04-13, 09:11 AM
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-02-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
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Brake Lever Torsion Return Spring Broken - on Tektro BL-R400 AERO levers

I have a 2008 Surley LHT, with stock Tektro BL-R400 AERO brake levers. The small torsion return spring snapped.
I contacted QBP and they said they did not have nor can get that spring for...
Forum: Touring 10-06-10, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By bokerfest
2008 Surly LHT ... what freehub body?

I have to replace my freehub body on my 2008 Long Haul Trucker. I bought it complete so it was whatever was stock is what I need to get.
Anyone know what model of freehub body it has?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-17-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 944
Posted By bokerfest
Presta Valve Chuck for Air Compressor

I am getting tired of using my presta valve adapter... on, off, on, off, over and over.
Anyone know of where to find a presta valve chuck?
I found this one......
Forum: Touring 04-09-10, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By bokerfest
I have two handlebars on my LHT. I put on a 2nd...

I have two handlebars on my LHT. I put on a 2nd stem and bar to mount my handlebar bag lower so it does not stick out like they normally do. I intended to use it also as more positions to hands but...
Forum: Touring 04-02-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,541
Posted By bokerfest
I take that back... I would be glad to take...

I take that back... I would be glad to take custom made bike suggestions as well, since 'custom' is sort of subjective.
Forum: Touring 04-02-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,541
Posted By bokerfest
Looking for a tall bike for a tall man. Any suggestions?

Looking at different options for a friend and wanted it to run it by everyone looking for some good suggestions.
Any thing goes except he is not looking for a custom made bike.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Touring 02-04-10, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,839
Posted By bokerfest
$8/day Food: Staple diet of Bread, Beans,...

$8/day

Food: Staple diet of Bread, Beans, Bananas and Sunflower seeds.

Lodging: Tenting it (no stealth) Ask people "where to pitch tent for free"
Also use couchsurfing.org and...
Forum: Touring 02-01-10, 11:51 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 253,706
Posted By bokerfest
Instead of using Libraries for the Internet, I...

Instead of using Libraries for the Internet, I have been using the computers in the motel lobbies even though I am not staying. Some benefits... no time limit, usually faster bandwidth, accepting of...
Forum: Touring 02-01-10, 11:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,208
Posted By bokerfest
Places I have slept. Midwest - towns with...

Places I have slept.

Midwest - towns with less than 300 people usually have a park that are great to sleep in. Very peaceful and no one cares that you are staking down.

Twentynine Palms, CA ...
Forum: Touring 01-27-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,559
Posted By bokerfest
Oh, I must have not worded my question correctly....

Oh, I must have not worded my question correctly.
I am not concerned of the performance of the two. I am concerned of getting the right type of pad. For instance....
...
Forum: Touring 01-27-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,621
Posted By bokerfest
I get a wide mouthed 1 liter soda bottle. Put an...

I get a wide mouthed 1 liter soda bottle. Put an inch of diesel fuel in the bottom. Take chain off. Put chain in the bottle with diesel fuel in it. Close it. Shake it well. Let it sit a few...
Forum: Touring 01-27-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,559
Posted By bokerfest
Kool Stop pads... which one? Mountain Salmon or Dual compound Mountain

I am riding my LHT on the stock Tektro Oryx brakes. Now I need new pads but I am confused in which one to get.
Mountain Salmon or the Dual compound Mountains...
Forum: Touring 12-24-09, 03:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,112
Posted By bokerfest
NE to CA by way of Dallas. It was even my first...

NE to CA by way of Dallas. It was even my first over night trip.
2100 miles. Left april 15th arrived May 28th. I somehow missed most of the rain. Only two strong storms. Coldest night was 35...
Forum: Southern California 10-19-09, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By bokerfest
Not in OC, but Hollywood Pro Bicycles in LA is a...

Not in OC, but Hollywood Pro Bicycles in LA is a awesome. They also are a dealer of Surly.

Google Map of Hollywood Pro Bicycles...
Forum: Touring 10-14-09, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,771
Posted By bokerfest
Non Polarized. MEC Espresso Sunglasses...

Non Polarized.

MEC Espresso Sunglasses (http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524442586453&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=1408474396039197&bmUID=1255584334367)
A lot...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-14-09, 01:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,428
Posted By bokerfest
Post this in other forums besides Road Cycling...

Post this in other forums besides Road Cycling and you will get other crowds that see the use for them. There will be 95% negative remarks on them here.
Forum: Touring 10-14-09, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By bokerfest
What is your source?

What is your source?
Forum: Touring 10-13-09, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By bokerfest
On my last part of my trip from Nebraska to Los...

On my last part of my trip from Nebraska to Los Angeles I took the route below. Of course this would be if you are leaving from South Central area. The jog from Twenty Nine Palms to Vidal Junction...
Forum: Touring 10-13-09, 12:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,821
Posted By bokerfest
We have 12 ounces, 20 ounces, 24 ounces, 1 liter,...

We have 12 ounces, 20 ounces, 24 ounces, 1 liter, 2 liter, 3 liter. The 20 oz bottle is the most popular. Followed by 2 liter, then 1 liter.

20 fl oz(US) = 0.591470 L
Forum: Touring 10-13-09, 12:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,821
Posted By bokerfest
My Three "B"s Bread, Beans, &...

My Three "B"s
Bread, Beans, & Bananas
Forum: Touring 10-13-09, 12:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 832
Posted By bokerfest
If you use Crust in the name. Then have the...

If you use Crust in the name. Then have the slogan be "The wheels on the crust go round and round"
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-10-09, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By bokerfest
Yes, I was going to say, go thrift shopping and...

Yes, I was going to say, go thrift shopping and you will find some off of purses. Also you will find some good saddle bags from shaver travel bags.
Forum: Touring 10-10-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,159
Posted By bokerfest
I have changed probably 10-15 from my own from...

I have changed probably 10-15 from my own from bad luck. Then the rest are from riding and coming up on others who have flats and I stop to help.
Forum: Touring 10-10-09, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,159
Posted By bokerfest
Problems with Topeak Road Morph G

I have had my Road Morph G for a 9 months now and have used it probably 30 some times or so when changing flat on the road. Now my pump does not want to push past 75 psi. I looked for warranty info...
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