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Forum: Touring 01-17-16, 11:39 AM
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Posted By hybridbkrdr
Anyone know if the Racktime Vida has a solid "back"?

Here, Racktime VIDA panniers offers at the cycling shop ROSE Bikes (http://www.rosebikes.com/article/racktime-vida-panniers/aid:856173) the Racktime Vida looks like it has a regular fabric back. I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-06-15, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By hybridbkrdr
That's what the OP wants. [/COLOR]

That's what the OP wants.
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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-06-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By hybridbkrdr
Bicycles like the Trek CrossRip and Miele Andiamo...

Bicycles like the Trek CrossRip and Miele Andiamo CC that comes with 32mm tires and drop bars might be more suitable. The Andiamo CC is a lot cheaper than the Trek but I don't know if you have local...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-05-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By hybridbkrdr
Oops. :D

Oops. :D
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-05-15, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By hybridbkrdr
This IRD Mosaic has a 48mm rake: IRD Mosaic 57...

This IRD Mosaic has a 48mm rake: IRD Mosaic 57 Carbon Fork 1 1 8" 300mm Steer 48mm Rake | eBay (http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Ird-Mosaic-57-Carbon-Fork-1-1-8-300Mm-Steer-48Mm-Rake-/191491685026)
Forum: Mountain Biking 09-04-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By hybridbkrdr
The Rockshox 30 Silver seems like a good idea for...

The Rockshox 30 Silver seems like a good idea for the price. But, if you wanted more, maybe a Manitou Match, Minute or Marvel. Some have been on sale for very good prices.

EDIT: Here's a...
Forum: Touring 09-04-15, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,440
Posted By hybridbkrdr
Since you said entry level, I don't know if you...

Since you said entry level, I don't know if you have Miele in the U.S., but the Andiamo CC could be used as a touring bike.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 09-03-15, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,473
Posted By hybridbkrdr
Lance Armstrong movie trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4MiqwYE-5k

Oops! I feel a bit funny now that I see it was posted on July 11, 2015.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By hybridbkrdr
Yes but I read carbon can EXPLODE and actually...

Yes but I read carbon can EXPLODE and actually injure you more.
Forum: Road Cycling 09-02-15, 08:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By hybridbkrdr
In the past, I thought the only solution is to...

In the past, I thought the only solution is to find a frame you like and build it up. But, I'm still flexible. I think it's possible to get a bike that has most of what you want then convert a few...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-01-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By hybridbkrdr
I just looked at a bunch of web sites and saw...

I just looked at a bunch of web sites and saw 50-34 over and over again. So much so that I started feeling weird like Alice in Wonderland. Anyhow, instead of going insane trying to find something...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-01-15, 04:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By hybridbkrdr
I looked quickly out of curiosity and found the...

I looked quickly out of curiosity and found the Cannondale CAAD12 Disc 105 has disc brakes and 52T big chainring and 11T small cog although it's kind of expensive. If that's still not "hard enough"...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-31-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,856
Posted By hybridbkrdr
You can check out the Pake C'Mute which is...

You can check out the Pake C'Mute which is usually less expensive than Surly or Salsa. I know Marinoni used to make custom steel frames for $500...

EDIT: Oh cool. I just googled Pake C'Mute and...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,313
Posted By hybridbkrdr
The Jamis Ventura Sport has 47-57mm brakes...

The Jamis Ventura Sport has 47-57mm brakes according to my research. (Even if it has Shimano Claris, if someone wants Tiagra or 105, they can always buy a groupset from Ribble or bike24 etc.)
...
Forum: Touring 08-31-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By hybridbkrdr
Here's a list from niagaracycle: Front Bike Rack...

Here's a list from niagaracycle: Front Bike Rack | Best Bike Rack | Front Bike Racks - Niagara Cycle (http://www.niagaracycle.com/categories/accessories/racks-bike/front)
The Minoura is probably...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-15, 09:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By hybridbkrdr
If you're really curious, you can look at this...

If you're really curious, you can look at this HTML5 Gear Calculator (http://www.gear-calculator.com/)

You can slide the cogs around to visually see what kind of gears you're using.

EDIT; OK,...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,313
Posted By hybridbkrdr
I read some pretty positive comments on Vittoria...

I read some pretty positive comments on Vittoria Randonneur tires in the long distance forum. They're available in 28mm but I imagine you may need a bike frame that takes 47-57mm brakes because I...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By hybridbkrdr
I went to the Performance bike web site and the...

I went to the Performance bike web site and the Ridley Fenix AR2 & Ridley Fenix AR1 look interesting. It's the usual 50/34 crankset but they don't say the number of cogs for the cassettes. The...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-15, 07:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By hybridbkrdr
I just wanted to make a passing comment that REI...

I just wanted to make a passing comment that REI has the Diamondback Century 1 on clearance right now for under $600. If you're not familiar, usually people say between Shimano Claris, Sora, Tiagra...
Forum: Touring 08-30-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By hybridbkrdr
I don't have actual experience yet but in your...

I don't have actual experience yet but in your search for a touring bike, you can also check out the Trek 520, Jamis Aurora and Opus Largo (although the Largo has brifters instead of bar-end shifters...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-15, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,552
Posted By hybridbkrdr
I recently looked at over 50 manufacturer's web...

I recently looked at over 50 manufacturer's web sites looking out of curiosity for bikes I find interesting. Well, OK, I say interesting but from my point of view. I prefer aluminium frames and...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-15, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By hybridbkrdr
OK, I know I asked about geometry but I later...

OK, I know I asked about geometry but I later decided to look at bikes with aliminium frames and forks out of curiosity. Here's a list of bikes I found...

Diamondback Century 1
Schwinn Fastback...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By hybridbkrdr
On the bike24 web site, they say the forks are...

On the bike24 web site, they say the forks are available upon request. In any case, this one, the Drossiger R-SL, is 1.52 kg (57cm): Bike24 - JBS R-SL Road-Frame...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-23-15, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By hybridbkrdr
Drossiger R-SL vs. Norco Valence A4 frame geometry

I was looking at the Drossiger R-SL frame R-SL | Drössiger (http://www.droessiger.de/project/r-sl/) and Norco Valence A4 bicycle https://www.norco.com/bikes/road/endurance/valence-alu/valence-a4/...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-21-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,476
Posted By hybridbkrdr
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