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    I thought about that idea yesterday, mainly...

    I thought about that idea yesterday, mainly because of the different road/trail conditions I am and want to ride. I was thinking of a "State Park Hopping" journey here. There are quite a few in the...
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    The OP is in Southern Michigan, pretty flat....

    The OP is in Southern Michigan, pretty flat. About 50-70 miles north and it starts to get fun but no mountains. I road again today at 28 psi front and 30 psi rear. It seems to be a good compromise...
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    OK, that's 130 lbs divided by 7 equals 18.5. So...

    OK, that's 130 lbs divided by 7 equals 18.5. So rounding off it would be 20 for the rear and 17 for the front.
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    Very good advise, it's easy to get overwhelmed in...

    Very good advise, it's easy to get overwhelmed in the beginning trying to sort it all out.

    I road some different trails today, beginner level really. Not too many roots or rocks but quite a bit of...
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    I had the feeling that was going to be the answer...

    I had the feeling that was going to be the answer I got. I was thinking a lot more about it after I posted that idea.
    As I said I am a beginner and I have a lot of the basics to learn. I learned a...
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    To quote myself... That was the pressure my...

    To quote myself...

    That was the pressure my bike pump gauge said so I checked it with my car tire gauge and it said 45 psi rear, 42 psi front. So after riding today I stopped at the store to get...
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    I went back out this afternoon, couldn't sit home...

    I went back out this afternoon, couldn't sit home and wait for the storm that never came. I road on actual mountain bike trails. Now I have raised the pressure up to 35 psi in each tire to see the...
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    Before I started riding today I checked the...

    Before I started riding today I checked the pressure in both tires. The front was 22 psi and the rear was 30 psi. I will work from there and adjust the pressure on each to see what works. I only just...
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    Thanks for the help.

    Thanks for the help.
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    Tire Pressure

    I just got a new 29" mountain bike yesterday. I was looking at the side of the tires for the required pressure. It says 35 psi recommended, 60 psi max. Is there a benefit to putting more than the...
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    Well, I did it. I traded in the Schwinn (which I...

    Well, I did it. I traded in the Schwinn (which I will miss) for a GT Backwoods Sport, GT Backwoods Sport Mountain Bike - 2015 Performance Exclusive. It is a 29" mountain bike. I had no intention of...
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    Well, I got the new tires today, the Forté Greenway-K Mountain Bike Tire, 700 x 40. I like them. I feel safer on non-paved surfaces. I didn't have time to give them a real workout, I'll do that this...
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    I started looking at the Sheldon Brown info about...

    I started looking at the Sheldon Brown info about tire sizing and it helped some, I have to look at it again now that the whole thing is getting clearer.



    I noticed that when I was at the store...
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    Yes, that's what I figure. I think I'll do that...

    Yes, that's what I figure. I think I'll do that next weekend. I just can't stay off those trails.
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    Thanks for the info. Yes, I realized that the rim...

    Thanks for the info. Yes, I realized that the rim size would be be a big factor. This is exactly what it says on my tire and made it confusing...40-622 (700 x 38C) 28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/2.
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    Tire Size Confusion

    Hello,
    I have a Schwinn Voyageur 2 comfort bike with street/slick tires. I want to get some knobby mountain bike style tires, like the Kenda K831 Tire - 26 x 1.95 - REI.com or the Forté Greenway-K...
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    Hmmmmm, that just might work. I think it would...

    Hmmmmm, that just might work. I think it would extent it enough and have a bigger "foot" so it doesn't sink into the soft ground. I'll have to get a couple and see. Thanks no1mad.
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    Kickstand Extenter

    I didn't know where to put this thread so I put it here. Does any one know of where to get or how to make a kickstand extender? I need to add about an inch. My bike is top-heavy now and I need it a...
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    Thanks moomlessnight "Reveal The Path" is it. I...

    Thanks moomlessnight "Reveal The Path" is it. I don't know why a couple of days ago when I went on Google and typed in "Bicycle Documentaries" that one didn't come up.
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    Looking For a Documentary

    Hello,
    I am looking for a documentary is saw last week on Netflix but can't find now. It is about four guys that ride from Scotland to Alaska. Two of them are professional rides, of the two one had...
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    Here is a picture of one that some one left the...

    Here is a picture of one that some one left the cassette on the wheel(Trailer 2), http://www.re-cycle.org/trailer.
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    Wheel Axle

    Can I use a front wheel axle on a rear wheel? I want to make a bike trailer to tow behind my bike. I saw a used rear wheel/tire with no axle that I was thinking of but I don't need the gears on it...
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    I bought one of these today...

    I bought one of these today...
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    That's exactly what I'm thinking. Thanks for the...

    That's exactly what I'm thinking. Thanks for the links, I like the homemade Travoy. I was considering doing some thing like that.
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    http://bicycletouringpro.com/blog/bicycle-touring-...

    http://bicycletouringpro.com/blog/bicycle-touring-trailers/ , here's a good link.
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