about that star nut......broom handle.
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about that star nut......broom handle.
don't cut it! not yet! just add some spacers until you've ridden a bit
and decide where you actually want things to be.
also....perhaps you've got room to add another stem for mounting
are you asking NEED or WANT? most of these electronical devices are
unnecessary. i kinda look forward to throwing my cell phone in the sock
drawer for a couple months, and only having intertubes...
are you suggesting rear bags + trailer? i went the opposite (when i didn't have 4 bags + trailer). front bags and no rear bags to take some weight off the rear wheel, as you'll still be
quite a few, actually. easy enough to check a poster's history. recent join date, quite a few strange
threads started. threads that seem designed to wind up the regulars. seems to be working,...
methinks thou intendeth to asketh....
can pimply-faced pre-adolescent losers, living in mummy's basement
living on sprite and twinkies, dressed in stained aquaman underoos,
with xt, you're paying for a slightly nicer polish, and a few grams less weight.
deore, dx, lx, all are fine and will last forever.
another groovy choice is the sugina-AT triple.
stinky sez skip the eastern half, enjoy the southwest.
y'all could even end up someplace where you could catch
an amtrak back. you got a twice-weekly run that stops
at some towns along hwy 90...
dangitall, hyperbole doesn't seem to translate via the intertubes!
sure, it's op's ride, but op asked for advice without giving much information. well, i gave
advice. if he likes it, groovy, if...
so you're gonna carry all the food you'll need for the entire trip?
in that case, i'd recommend the 14' u-haul trailer.
be sure to get the one with power brakes!
oh, and don't forget the case of...
don't take this the wrong way....but what's the point?
you seem to have a distance and time goal, but nothing else?
route is chosen simply to cover ground? in that case, why
not just spend the...
you can ask in the small towns.........local diner, sheriff's office,
city admin building........somebody will know somebody that'll
let you set up camp on their ranch, or might even get...
1. is that 70-80 miles fully loaded? in what weather/terrain?
2. is that 70-80 miles once? or is that a total of 400 miles -- 70-80 miles per
day for 5-6 days straight?
i want to...
not really, if you need to carry lotsa stuff. i spent 18 months au/nz, 4 panniers and
a bob. in addition to cycling (with camping and cooking), like to go hiking, so also
had a pair of...
not sure about the quality, but...
you gotta look at things differently. it's not that the tour is over, but that something
else/different will soon begin. but you also need a bridge between the two. you need
a short period of...
(tim horton the footballer or the ice hockey dude?)
map & compass for me! i'm too scared of technology to use a gps.
as to sextants? oh gosh, i haven't had sextant in ages!
in fact, i'm no longer sure where to get sextant nowadays!
ah, there's the rub. dang shifter pods. i miss my suntour friction thumbshifters.
matching purple is for sissy posers! i got red anodized to go with my seat post
clamp and headset spacers!
all my derailers were the plastic non-bb variety, the kinds that would last 50,000...
ouch! $128 for a cassette? when i can find chainrings for under $10?
i've already bought a new 11-34, HG-50-9, but checking online, i can get
an ALIVIO CSHG40-9 12-36 for $25.
with a 42...
26" mtb used for light touring, on/off road, max 25 pounds in rear bags.
currently have triple front (deore): 22-32-44
9-speed rear: 11-13-15-17-20-23-28-30-34
steep grades use inner ring...
in case you're interested, here's the complete bike on taobao, loads of photos
and scroll down for frame specks:
you've already got those gears on your bike.......why not try it yourself and see?
nah, it's just plain vanilla SPAM.
oh, gosh, they've also spammed lonely planet!