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Forum: Touring 10-19-09, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By n4zou
Tarp shelter designs here. ...

Tarp shelter designs here.
http://www.equipped.org/tarp-shelters.htm
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-07-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By n4zou
Batteries are not required; no need to worry...

Batteries are not required; no need to worry about recharging them, purchasing new batteries when your old ones are worn out, and it's better for the environment.
Drag is not very much even when...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-26-09, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By n4zou
Reflectors used for incandescent bulbs are not...

Reflectors used for incandescent bulbs are not suitable for use with LED's. It would be better to purchase a new LED light. 100 Lumen is not very bright in comparison to the new LED lights. You may...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-16-09, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By n4zou
Martin has dynamo LED circuits and information. ...

Martin has dynamo LED circuits and information.
http://pilom.com/BicycleElectronics/BicycleElectronics.htm
Forum: Touring 09-03-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By n4zou
All AA Ni-MH batteries are 1.2 volts dc. The...

All AA Ni-MH batteries are 1.2 volts dc. The batteries internal impedance will place an increasing load on the dynamo as voltage exceeds 4.8 volts dc with 4 batteries connected in series. This...
Forum: Touring 09-02-09, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 921
Posted By n4zou
If you can DIY electronics here is a combination...

If you can DIY electronics here is a combination USB charging circuit as used in the product above and an LED headlight if desired. The switch selects the headlight circuit, off, and USB charging....
Forum: Touring 08-25-09, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By n4zou
My brother has an MB-3. We set it up for touring...

My brother has an MB-3. We set it up for touring by putting racks, a Nashbar Trekking bar and Continental touring tires on it. He had no trouble with it at all.
Forum: Touring 08-07-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By n4zou
The Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga rail trails are...

The Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga rail trails are what your looking for. No motor vehicles allowed and they are paved. Combined both are 95 miles in length.
...
Forum: Touring 07-30-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,895
Posted By n4zou
Drive your VW to the west coast and sell it...

Drive your VW to the west coast and sell it there. It's worth a lot more money out west than you could ever sell it for in Georgia.
Then do your cross country tour.
Forum: Touring 07-29-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By n4zou
I'll never buy a computer with Windows pre-loaded...

I'll never buy a computer with Windows pre-loaded again. Dell and others have started pre-loading Ubuntu on selected models.
http://www.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx/ubuntu?c=us&l=en&cs=19...
Forum: Touring 07-26-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,870
Posted By n4zou
I use hiking shoes and platform pedals. I use...

I use hiking shoes and platform pedals. I use strapless toe clips to prevent my foot from slipping off the pedal. I tried clipless but the shoes hurt my feet the same as you have found.
Forum: Touring 07-21-09, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By n4zou
Modern Bottle type dynamos do not suck as they...

Modern Bottle type dynamos do not suck as they did several years ago. Paired with tires with dynamo tracks molded in the sidewall provides reliable operation in wet conditions. Snow and Ice would...
Forum: Touring 07-18-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,421
Posted By n4zou
Specialized CrossRoads hybrid converted for...

Specialized CrossRoads hybrid converted for touring and commuting.
I added racks, fenders, and Nashbar Trekking bar. I retained the stock
7-speed thumb shifters . I put a new 14-32 7-speed cassette...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-12-09, 09:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,764
Posted By n4zou
U.S. Navy 1979-1985 GS1 E&M Gas Turbine Systems...

U.S. Navy 1979-1985 GS1 E&M Gas Turbine Systems Tech
http://www.bluejacket.com/usn/images/sp/df/ddg996_chandler.jpg
U.S. Army 1986-2006 Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic WG-5803-11 Inspector ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-12-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,628
Posted By n4zou
A couple of years ago 42/32/22 Bio Pace Rings...

A couple of years ago 42/32/22 Bio Pace Rings started selling for high prices on ebay. A professional rider swore by them. Soon others were scouring the country for Bio Pace Rings causing the high...
Forum: Touring 06-27-09, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By n4zou
It will have a French Bottom Bracket so getting a...

It will have a French Bottom Bracket so getting a replacement will require ordering it and waiting for it to arrive. This could ruin a tour if your BB craps out on you. This does not happen very...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-24-09, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 848
Posted By n4zou
+1 Wireless units are subject to power-line...

+1
Wireless units are subject to power-line noise. This is the reason the wireless computers need to be reset. Just get a cheap wired computer and save yourself some money and headaches. Running...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-20-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,603
Posted By n4zou
I purchased everything you have on your list. I...

I purchased everything you have on your list. I am very happy with everything! I've had the flashlight for quite a while now and use it on my bikes and everywhere else. I go nowhere without it. I...
Forum: Touring 06-04-09, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By n4zou
Go to your local automotive parts store and...

Go to your local automotive parts store and purchase a tub of marine grade wheel bearing grease.
Here is an example of what to look for....
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 05-21-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By n4zou
This is the circuit I use to power a GPS or...

This is the circuit I use to power a GPS or recharge my phone.
http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r154/n4zou/lights/DynamoUSB-2.jpg
The switch selects the LED headlight, off, and USB circuit....
Forum: Touring 05-03-09, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,110
Posted By n4zou
You don't need dropbars on a tourer. The easiest...

You don't need dropbars on a tourer. The easiest solution is trekking bars. You have a couple of extra hand positions and you can reuse your shifter and brake levers. You can order custom built...
Forum: Touring 04-20-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,659
Posted By n4zou
I tour with flat pedals and strapless toe clips....

I tour with flat pedals and strapless toe clips. I wear hiking shoes instead of dedicated cycling shoes. This is my preference. When I'm on my road bike I use clipless pedals and cycling shoes but...
Forum: Touring 04-20-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,874
Posted By n4zou
Rubber grips also do a nice job of soaking up...

Rubber grips also do a nice job of soaking up handlebar buzz.
I tried all tape once and hated it.
Forum: Touring 04-17-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,659
Posted By n4zou
Add Strapless toe clips to your platform pedals....

Add Strapless toe clips to your platform pedals. You never need worry about your foot slipping off the pedal and help keep your foot properly placed on the pedal. You feet are easily removed from the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-13-09, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By n4zou
I use one very similar and I'm very pleased with...

I use one very similar and I'm very pleased with it.
http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r154/n4zou/lights/dsc00137.jpg
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