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  1. Thread: Going Tubeless?

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    So you use sew ups and rod brakes? How do you...

    So you use sew ups and rod brakes?
    How do you deal with that on a tour?

    ;)
  2. Thread: Going Tubeless?

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    you just put a tube in on the road / trail until...

    you just put a tube in on the road / trail until you get to a gas station or shop.
    and CO2 carts will sometimes pop a bead back into place.

    yes, if you blow the bead off or have a sidewall cut...
  3. Thread: Going Tubeless?

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    tubeless on the krampus, split tube method. no...

    tubeless on the krampus, split tube method. no issues thus far, although i'm running tubes now in the studded winter tires... will go back to tubeless when i switch to summer tires.
    have not done it...
  4. Thread: Fat touring

    by bmike
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    Krampus...

    Krampus
    https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3939/15691185261_cbf96a95c6_b.jpgKrampus in its Element by mbeganyi, on Flickr

    https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8659/16130322842_fea5115b94_b.jpgIMG_4176 by...
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    soft bags... ...

    soft bags...

    https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3939/15691185261_cbf96a95c6_b.jpgKrampus in its Element by mbeganyi, on Flickr
    ...
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    I should add, I did this with music playing and...

    I should add, I did this with music playing and the GPS on (was recording my HR / ride with Endomondo)... and the screen stayed lit the entire time, so performance, while moving at a reasonable pace,...
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    I have a SON hub on my IF randonneuring bike and...

    I have a SON hub on my IF randonneuring bike and a Shimano on my Krampus. I use the USBwerk instead of the sinewave as it has a small cache battery to smooth out the on / off power. I added 6% to my...
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    430078 I'm running 34/16 on my Krampus,...

    430078

    I'm running 34/16 on my Krampus, currently with 2.35 studded tires, but with 3" tires in the summer.
    Using Sheldon Brown's gear calc with 29x2.3 tire that gives me a low of 17.2 and a high...
  9. note that if he is using a bikepacking seabag he...

    note that if he is using a bikepacking seabag he probably won't have enough room for the light and the bag... and even if he does - the light might not be aimed correctly or high enough with the bag...
  10. Which front light? I have a Revo Exposure on...

    Which front light?

    I have a Revo Exposure on my Krampus - it does not have a shaped beam light the German lights - so not sure if he can use it in Switzerland (legally). I use the Exposure Redeye...
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    Sticky: Yes. Temps in the 20s to 30s. It's not much...

    Yes. Temps in the 20s to 30s.
    It's not much gear, but add in my tent and I could ride a long while with that kit.
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    i finally got a rohloff on my rough stuff /...

    i finally got a rohloff on my rough stuff / touring / adventure bike. no complaints so far... its been my 'dream' drivetrain for a long time.
  13. Thread: barrel bag

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    why? i don't see why not.

    why?
    i don't see why not.
  14. Thread: barrel bag

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    here i'm using the 4 point attachment for the...

    here i'm using the 4 point attachment for the jones loop bar:

    https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3927/15277039057_71026c6613_b.jpgRevelate Sweetroll. by mbeganyi, on Flickr
    ...
  15. Thread: barrel bag

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    429429 this isn't my image, thread about it...

    429429

    this isn't my image, thread about it here:
    Cheap handlebar stand-offs
  16. Thread: barrel bag

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    mount it upside down?

    mount it upside down?
  17. Thread: barrel bag

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    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7473/15670519596_42...

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7473/15670519596_42185c9fdb_b.jpgIMG_3867 by mbeganyi, on Flickr

    revelate sweet roll, comes in 3 sizes:...
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    Get a bike packing seat bag and frame bag. Maybe...

    Get a bike packing seat bag and frame bag. Maybe even a front harness and dry bag. If you aren't carrying camping gear put iPad and shoes and hotel clothes in the drybag in the harness. Strap the...
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    works fine on a salsa down under rack... ...

    works fine on a salsa down under rack...

    https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3860/14531725071_45df7e4fba_k.jpgIMG_2918 by mbeganyi, on Flickr
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    Sticky: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7525/16129168591_7e...

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7525/16129168591_7e4eb10d2f_b.jpg
    IMG_4177 by mbeganyi, on Flickr

    Krampus from a winter overnight.
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    USBWerk or sinewave

    USBWerk or sinewave
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    I have 2 shift cables (Rolhoff) and 1 brake cable...

    I have 2 shift cables (Rolhoff) and 1 brake cable (MTB) slid into the stiffener of my jerry can (bikepacking bags). They pretty much live there all the time.
    I've needed one once, not for my bike,...
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    wish i had one on all my bikes... have one on the...

    wish i had one on all my bikes... have one on the rando / light touring rig, have one on the adventure / touring / bikepacking bike.
    i had one on the bakfiets. wish i had one on the yuba mundo.
    ...
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    Alfine 11 gear range. Rohloff 14 evenly spaced. ...

    Alfine 11 gear range. Rohloff 14 evenly spaced.

    I would get an Alfine for a commuter. Had an old nexus 8 on my cargo bike.
    For my loaded adventure bike I went Rohloff. Love it. A friend has...
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    go for. try some short overnights. plan your...

    go for. try some short overnights. plan your gearing based on terrain.
    everything we do is a trade off (for those that think its stupid or misguided to tour ss or fixed... why don't you just drive?...
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