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  1. Thanks for the response and links. Be...

    Thanks for the response and links.
    Be interesting to see how the tech pans out.
    Currently I'm catered for by my dynohub but always interested to see/hear whats new on the horizon.
  2. I'd like to hear more about this as I've not...

    I'd like to hear more about this as I've not heard of the technology before.
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    I'm enjoying my Gilles Berthoud fenders (on my...

    I'm enjoying my Gilles Berthoud fenders (on my Surly Ogre) and originally saw them on a Long Haul Trucker which was part of the inspiration.
    I think this was the one:...
  4. I've an Edge 800 so can't comment on your newer...

    I've an Edge 800 so can't comment on your newer model.
    What I can contribute is that I keep my Edge topped up via my dynohub, E-werk and cache battery. It also powers my lights and keeps my phone...
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    In case you've not yet come across it Rob_E:...

    In case you've not yet come across it Rob_E:
    Internal Gear Hubs - Mtbr.com

    Lots of Alfine stuff in:
    Whats the current verdict on the alfine 11- Mtbr.com

    Not sure if its helpful as it was this...
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    If the question comes up for a "Hoff" hub, tis...

    If the question comes up for a "Hoff" hub, tis 34T at the cranks and 16T at the hub within the chainset, for a 700c/29er wheel. Thats as low as you can go and keep within warranty spec

    Sheldon...
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    Just an opinion, worth no more than any other I'm...

    Just an opinion, worth no more than any other I'm sure.
    Either save up for the "Hoff" or settle for derailleur in the mean time for your 700c.
    In fact as a Rohloff owner, I'd say, settle for the...
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    Thanks heaps for the prompt reply and the links.

    Thanks heaps for the prompt reply and the links.
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    Looks good Mijome07 Please talk me through...

    Looks good Mijome07
    Please talk me through how/where the panniers attach to your Porteur rack.
    The bit thats causing me a little confusion is how proud the extreme edge of the top flat of the rack...
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    Neither crank would work for me Jeff. Currently...

    Neither crank would work for me Jeff.
    Currently my gear inches are approx 16.3 to 86.1
    I can't go lower and keep within warranty spec of my IGH hub.
    In a perfect world, I'd like to drop another...
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    Love the look of your ride

    Love the look of your ride
  12. G'day Snafupyramid, don't forget the Jones copies...

    G'day Snafupyramid, don't forget the Jones copies made under license to Jones, like the Titec J-bar and Titec H-bar. I initially couldn't afford a genuine Jones bar but came across a Titec J-bar on...
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    I hope you realise this is the touring section...

    I hope you realise this is the touring section and not to be confused with the Tour De France section of the forum.
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    I'm a convert to the choir of Exped Synmat 7 UL....

    I'm a convert to the choir of Exped Synmat 7 UL.
    I hate inflating it with the pump pillow and I hate the deflating and rolling it up in the mornings.
    But the comfortable sleep I enjoy is so worth...
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    For basically the same issue on my Surly Ogre I...

    For basically the same issue on my Surly Ogre I used one of these:
    Thorn Accessory Bar T Shaped 105 mm Extension - 16.99

    The below photos show a Titec J-bar which is a sold under licence Jones...
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    What is the spoke count? What type of spokes? ...

    What is the spoke count?
    What type of spokes?

    Very happy with my Dyads which seem a decent balance between strength/weight/cost.
    Might be out of date info now but remember reading about some...
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    A little quirk of the extra wheel trailer for...

    A little quirk of the extra wheel trailer for those who don't know is that there can be problems with "low" mudguard stays.
    My Gilles Berthoud stays had to be raised to allow a decent amount of...
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    Hi volume tires don't need as much pressure. My...

    Hi volume tires don't need as much pressure.
    My 622:50 tires require about 30 psi for loaded touring.
    On occasions I top it up to 35 if I'm utilising a full rack bag as well as my panniers.
    Hi...
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    Forum member Aushiker has a review here:...

    Forum member Aushiker has a review here:
    Greenfield Stabilizer Rear Mount Kickstand Owner Review
    Enjoy
  20. I'm a convert to Jeff Jones H-loop bars and happy...

    I'm a convert to Jeff Jones H-loop bars and happy with my choice.
    I initially went with a second hand Titec J-bar as the Jones comes with a hefty price here in Australia.
    The Titec J-bar (now...
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    16.5cm with 2 com threaded end. Thanks heaps for...

    16.5cm with 2 com threaded end.
    Thanks heaps for that.
    Much appreciated

    I'll try to get hold of a measuring stick and check out what I've got currently as its a little sub par.
    The Halo XL...
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    Yes, one of those DT Swiss ratcheting skewers is...

    Yes, one of those DT Swiss ratcheting skewers is on my wish list.
    I'd like to find out just how long the threaded rod is first to determine wether or not its suitable for my Ogres thick dropouts and...
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    Nice looking bike. Wish I'd known enough to go...

    Nice looking bike.
    Wish I'd known enough to go in the threaded axel route as I'm still struggling a bit with regards obtaining a suitable skewer.
    I've broken a few now and currently had the longest...
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    I find bike shorts too much hassle to tour with...

    I find bike shorts too much hassle to tour with here in Western Australia.
    There are many stretches that take me longer than 3 days in between townships or opportunities to wash said shorts.

    I...
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    I'm a Rohloff owner so won't offer an opinion...

    I'm a Rohloff owner so won't offer an opinion despite my feeling that they are an acquired taste and despite riding it for a year now, could not say definitively that I'd buy another if my bike was...
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