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  1. Thread: Tour Vlogging!

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    thought I'd bring this back up so people see it,...

    thought I'd bring this back up so people see it, he has put up a good overview vid of the stuff he has on the bike.
    Its a good overview of what works for him and why, always interesting to see what...
  2. Agree on the weather. Naw, I mean the risks of...

    Agree on the weather.
    Naw, I mean the risks of the course. We've all made slight errors of too late braking, or just missing an apex, or losing the front a bit, I've done all on the street and on...
  3. now theres an idea, given the distances between...

    now theres an idea, given the distances between areas of spectator interest, this could be an advantage, but then who knows where you are allowed to ride a bike, ie what roads are open that would...
  4. thanks for other suggestions, as I have the mini...

    thanks for other suggestions, as I have the mini tubes of super glue still, I'll put them in the fridge for longer life, and will use them again if needed, but will get some shoe goo at some point,...
  5. Thanks for that fb, that makes sense. Shoe goo...

    Thanks for that fb, that makes sense. Shoe goo tube in my future.

    I thought about trying the Crazy glue because I knew I'd be in some hilly areas, and if the road conditions etc are favourable, i...
  6. Thread: shafted!

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    Saddlesores, I still go back to post #5...

    Saddlesores, I still go back to post #5 , I haven't ridden one so can't speak from experience.
  7. Thread: shafted!

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    I should have added, "and cost effective"...

    I should have added, "and cost effective"...
  8. shall file shoe goo away in the old noggin as an...

    shall file shoe goo away in the old noggin as an alternative, especially as you say a tube is cheap and will not dry out like any super glue tube will.

    I dont know how much doing this helps in the...
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    For about 25 years, I've used rears of about 35...

    For about 25 years, I've used rears of about 35 to 40l, fronts of maybe 20 and a handlebar bag (? litres, not big tho) with a tent strapped to to of rack. Don't really see using less, but do keep...
  10. Thread: shafted!

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    Seems to me that chain drive is always going to...

    Seems to me that chain drive is always going to be more efficient, lighter.
    If this had real merit, it would be widespread.

    That's my take on it anyway.
  11. Rather impressed with how well crazy glue works on small tire cuts, any thoughts?

    Had read of using crazy glue but tried it for first time last month and was pleasantly impressed with how well it closed up little nicks.
    Went over all the bikes in the family, as the little tube...
  12. I get it, I've had the opportunity to be at...

    I get it, I've had the opportunity to be at LeMans a few times, and the memories of all the luscious various engine types wailing past on the mulsanne at night will stay with me forever.
    As bikers...
  13. The TT---now thats a topic that I never thought I...

    The TT---now thats a topic that I never thought I would discuss on Bike Forums...
    I have had motorcycles in the past and was always interested in racing (2 and 4 wheels) and used to watch some TT...
  14. Thread: Coconut oil?

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    You wouldn't think that it would be comfortable...

    You wouldn't think that it would be comfortable for sensitive skin having soap up against it, but it certainly makes for some good stories.
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    its interesting but for years the bike I rode was...

    its interesting but for years the bike I rode was just a bit too stretched out for me, hence just a bit too much weight on my hands, and a well padded glove worked better for hand comfort.
    With my...
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    Sticky: Good for you Claus, on both the diy aspect as...

    Good for you Claus, on both the diy aspect as well as trying bike touring, but frankly may I suggest bringing stretching into your routine (less stiff) and remember, sunscreen is your friend.
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    Sticky: Have a fun time and from my experience with...

    Have a fun time and from my experience with Biopace in 91, just watch your cadence, I found my knees really weren't happy with faster cadences as the unevenness really wasnt good and could have been...
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    Forgot to mention to be aware of what racks work...

    Forgot to mention to be aware of what racks work with what panniers. My old Blackburn doesn't work with ortlieb bags for example with their plastic tab system, only bags with a central bungee or...
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    Just be aware that the surly rack is a heavy son...

    Just be aware that the surly rack is a heavy son of a gun....
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    Certainly nice rack, but it does cost $150 ca....

    Certainly nice rack, but it does cost $150 ca. (About 125 plus taxes here)
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    easy answer, the best cross riding team, their...

    easy answer, the best cross riding team, their top gc guy will pick up about 20 mins in stage one and pip it at the end by about 8 seconds.

    (ya ya I know its been neutralized ish)
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    if you ever decide to go lowrider but without a...

    if you ever decide to go lowrider but without a top rack, a fairly simple rack like this works well, I've had one since about 91 and it still works fine with a moderate front load. In my opinion, a...
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    my wife is about 5'1" and an xs frame of her road...

    my wife is about 5'1" and an xs frame of her road bike (Giant Avail) fits her fairly well, we did swap out the stock stem to a shorter one.
    Being a good 1 1/2 inches shorter than her, xs frames...
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    dumbass comment on my part aside, 100-125km days...

    dumbass comment on my part aside, 100-125km days are going to be long for you if you havent ridden these distances before, or very infrequently, how many hours you have in your legs this season etc...
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    I dunno, seems to me that even 30 years ago...

    I dunno, seems to me that even 30 years ago plenty of folks on sports bikes have enjoyed putting on raunchy aftermarket pipes onto all kinds of different engines.
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