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    Measure your current fork for the Axle to crown...

    Measure your current fork for the Axle to crown dimension and also the fork rake. You'll want to find a fork that is as close as possible to what you have now otherwise the ride and handling will be...
  2. Wiggle dot com has the Tubus Tara on sale for...

    Wiggle dot com has the Tubus Tara on sale for only $58.41 US dollars. I just bought one from them a few weeks ago. I think it's free shipping to the US if you spend $99 or more, I bought some other...
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    Great price, I ordered one of these from Wiggle a...

    Great price, I ordered one of these from Wiggle a week ago , received it in 2-days. I'm on the east coast.

    My other Tara was bought used on Ebay for more than this.
  4. Just right click anywhere on the video and select...

    Just right click anywhere on the video and select "Get video URL" then copy it to your browser.
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    Poll: I could select three of these fields....

    I could select three of these fields. Automotive/manufacturing, Engineering and Technology.
    Director of Operations/Engineering for a microelectronics manufacturer
  6. Yes super fast for me too. I ordered a bunch of...

    Yes super fast for me too. I ordered a bunch of stuff from Wiggle last Sunday night and I received everything on Tuesday via DHL. I was shocked only 1.5 days!! That's faster than I get stuff from...
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    I used black electrical tape and taped them to my...

    I used black electrical tape and taped them to my black rear rack. You really couldn't notice them there unless you looked real hard.
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    I ordered a bunch of parts on Wiggle Sunday...

    I ordered a bunch of parts on Wiggle Sunday evening and I received everything I ordered on Tuesday via DHL! I'm in Connecticut
    This is faster than I get stuff from any US supplier. Prices were about...
  9. Not until I started buying Specialized bikes....

    Not until I started buying Specialized bikes. Almost all Specialized saddles are fine, actually better than fine they're great. I'm extremely picky when it comes to saddles too, I've got a plastic...
  10. Sounds like you have a good plan. I often wish I...

    Sounds like you have a good plan. I often wish I had the guts to do what you are thinking of doing. I'm one of those waiting for retirement to do my trip.
    I started work at 16, worked through...
  11. South Central Connecticut. Friday 48 degrees, 47...

    South Central Connecticut. Friday 48 degrees, 47 hilly miles on the cross bike with my wife. Saturday 50 degrees and 43 even hillier miles. In winter she stays in better shape than me so i was...
  12. I've purchased from Probikekit and Chain Reaction...

    I've purchased from Probikekit and Chain Reaction and have never had customs or import charges. This included several wheel sets that cost $600-800 each. These were all shipped via Royal mail and US...
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    MAK- I remember that the Bonton Roulet route had...

    MAK- I remember that the Bonton Roulet route had more climbing but the route changes every year so that could also change.
    One difference is the Fany does not have any days off while the Bonton...
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    Here's two I've done. Both are very well...

    Here's two I've done. Both are very well organized, you can camp or stay in B&Bs/Hotels too.

    Fany The Great Big FANY Ride | Bicycle ride across New York | Niagara Falls to Saratoga by Bike...
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    I'm 5' 8.5" tall and I ride a 54cm Roubiax. Best...

    I'm 5' 8.5" tall and I ride a 54cm Roubiax. Best fitting bike I've ever had.
    I also just sold a 54cm Tricross Sport. The Tricross had a shorter effective top tube length and a more upright riding...
  16. The last Ultegra triple was Shimano FC-6703 that...

    The last Ultegra triple was Shimano FC-6703 that used 52/39/30 chainrings.

    I built 2 travel bikes last year that we also use for touring. We used Shimano 105 FC-5703 same exact shape as the...
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    Haven't thought about it too much, but just 2...

    Haven't thought about it too much, but just 2 weekends ago I rode 58 miles with my wife without stopping and never put my foot down. A very hilly 58 too. This is about as far as I can go without...
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    I've been reading a lot of blogs but your video...

    I've been reading a lot of blogs but your video and excellent photos add so much to the normal blog entry. Nice filming while riding too!

    This is great inspiration for me - I hope to ride from...
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    I do lunchtime rides in early spring and in the...

    I do lunchtime rides in early spring and in the fall when I don't have daylight to ride after work.

    I work in a small manufacturing business. About 10 years ago I approached the owner and asked...
  20. I bought a Surly long haul trucker fork for 700c...

    I bought a Surly long haul trucker fork for 700c to install on my Ritchey Breakaway Cross just for touring. The specs for axle to crown and rake are the same as the stock Carbon fork. So I bought a...
  21. dannyldavis- How does the Ritchey Breakaway Cross...

    dannyldavis- How does the Ritchey Breakaway Cross handle touring loads?
    I bought these bikes for both my wife and I to use for traveling to organized week long bike tours in another part of the...
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    To see if we were compatible we borrowed the LBS...

    To see if we were compatible we borrowed the LBS tandem for a local metric century. I figured that a short ride wouldn't give us much of a chance to really check it out. It was a heavy steel...
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    The GP 4 season is a much better tire that's why...

    The GP 4 season is a much better tire that's why they're more expensive. 330 TPI Vs 180 TPI for the Gatorskins. More layers of material. Reinforced sidewall.

    The Gatorskin Hardshell is an...
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    Thanks for the info- Due to your post and other...

    Thanks for the info-
    Due to your post and other positive reviews I bought one of these on Ebay earlier this year- Brand new never installed and it's been great. Much more compliant over bad...
  25. My legs sweat a lot so the aluminum pedals were...

    My legs sweat a lot so the aluminum pedals were completely corroded after one season. The carbon version Ultegra pedals look great after 2 seasons. I wouldn't buy the aluminum versions again.
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