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Forum: Touring 07-04-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Actually, the $4200 is the cost of the kit to be...

Actually, the $4200 is the cost of the kit to be added to the frame price. Cost of the built-up bike (http://co-motion.com/bikes/divide-pinion) is $6395. Could still be worth it, if a pinion is what...
Forum: Touring 05-27-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Ah, I should have read closer. The Margarees...

Ah, I should have read closer.

The Margarees have a website at Margaree (http://margareens.com), where the FAQ says



They could probably give you a definitive answer (but perhaps not until...
Forum: Touring 05-27-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By GeorgeBaby
What about Campground in Cape Breton Island RV...

What about Campground in Cape Breton Island RV Nova Scotia Cabot Trail Margaree (http://thelakesresort.com/campground-in-cape-breton/)
Forum: Touring 05-23-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Going clockwise from Baddeck (which is what I...

Going clockwise from Baddeck (which is what I did), French Mountain and North Mountain are right next to each other, with ~1500ft climbs at around 14%; you'll hit Smokey mountain coming back south....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-30-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 801
Posted By GeorgeBaby
I have a Type 3 separation of my left shoulder...

I have a Type 3 separation of my left shoulder (thanks to a little old lady whose driving skills were subpar).

They did not operate, so, I, too, have a pointy thing. I was about 44 when it...
Forum: Touring 10-26-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,613
Posted By GeorgeBaby
It's http://robertbeckmandesigns.net...

It's http://robertbeckmandesigns.net (http://robertbeckmandesigns.net/) -- the website is still up.

OMG -- zombie thread; I hadn't noticed.
Forum: Touring 09-30-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,642
Posted By GeorgeBaby
In that case, seriously consider a Brompton with...

In that case, seriously consider a Brompton with a Game Bag. I use a Brompton to go 5 miles to the trains station (and then take the bike aboard).

The Game Bag...
Forum: Touring 08-10-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,191
Posted By GeorgeBaby
There have been other posts about this same...

There have been other posts about this same question (I have replied to at least one), so you may want to do a search.

I have a steel frame (a Robert Beckman), which I had couplers added to by...
Forum: Touring 07-26-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By GeorgeBaby
OMM sells this...

OMM sells this (http://www.oldmanmountain.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=O&Product_Code=12x142&Category_Code=), but with no picture, I'm not sure if it's what you need
Forum: Touring 06-01-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By GeorgeBaby
The Amtrak bus from Portland to Astoria stores...

The Amtrak bus from Portland to Astoria stores the bikes underneath in the luggage compartment. I suspect that bus continues on to Seaside, but you could check with Amtrak to be sure. At any rate,...
Forum: Touring 05-22-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By GeorgeBaby
You can use http://translate.google.com to...

You can use http://translate.google.com to translate a website, or use the Chrome browser, which can automatically translate websites for you.
Forum: Touring 05-03-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By GeorgeBaby
I have a Bike Friday NWT, and have toured with it...

I have a Bike Friday NWT, and have toured with it several times. I did notice considerable stem flex in the original 1-piece riser/stem; I've since replaced that with a straight riser, and a separate...
Forum: Touring 03-28-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By GeorgeBaby
I was able to test the Kuat Sherpa with one of my...

I was able to test the Kuat Sherpa with one of my touring bikes (which has the largest front rack), and it fit fine, so I'm ordering that from REI (20% off time!!).

I want to go with the tray...
Forum: Touring 03-25-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Car racks and bikes with front racks

I need to get a new bike carrier for my car. I'm looking at racks like the Kuat NV-2 (http://www.rei.com/product/857241/kuat-nv-2-bike-hitch-rack), which hold the bike's front wheel with an arm that...
Forum: Touring 01-20-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,759
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Consider a Thorn Raven...

Consider a Thorn Raven (http://www.sjscycles.com/thornpdf/ThornRavenTourBroHiRes.pdf), or a Co-Motion Pangea Rohloff (http://co-motion.com/index.php/bikes/pangea-rohloff).
Forum: Touring 12-08-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Jim, That's a good point about duty. The...

Jim,

That's a good point about duty. The duty on a built-up fat-tired bike is 11%, and the duty on frame is, I believe, 4%. You might consider ordering frame and wheelset (plus Rohloff-specific...
Forum: Touring 12-08-14, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Also, you may want to go to the Thorn Forums...

Also, you may want to go to the Thorn Forums (http://www.thorncycles.co.uk/forums/) for more advice, since that's full of folks who own Nomads.

Cheers.
Forum: Touring 12-08-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By GeorgeBaby
You might consider having both hubs in the...

You might consider having both hubs in the disc-enabled form, even though you're using rim brakes. That way, should you ever want to change to disc (the frame is disc-enabled, but you'd need a...
Forum: Touring 11-13-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By GeorgeBaby
There's always the Rodriguez Big Squeeze...

There's always the Rodriguez Big Squeeze (http://www.rodbikes.com/articles/bigsqueeze.html).
Forum: Touring 11-10-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,549
Posted By GeorgeBaby
It's a single replacement spoke. I don't...

It's a single replacement spoke.

I don't think it's meant to be reused, but I could be wrong about that.
Forum: Touring 06-05-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Bob's been doing the frames himself for tt least...

Bob's been doing the frames himself for tt least a decade.
Forum: Touring 06-04-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By GeorgeBaby
It is good to see him back. He builds awesome...

It is good to see him back. He builds awesome stuff, once you get it.
Forum: Touring 02-27-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By GeorgeBaby
My friend, Mr.Google, tells me...

My friend, Mr.Google, tells me http://www.dereksbiketrip.com/whats-it-all-about/
Forum: Touring 10-09-13, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By GeorgeBaby
And here's an article...

And here's an article (http://oceanaircycles.com/2013/10/08/racks-that-fit/) on putting together a mini-rack, plus a low-rider rack.
Forum: Touring 10-06-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By GeorgeBaby
Well, there's the Nitto Big Front Rack...

Well, there's the Nitto Big Front Rack (http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/r5.htm), but it's the same price.

However, you don't need to have a single rack -- you could have a rack for the handlebar...
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