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    The tape is rather firm and so it would be hard...

    The tape is rather firm and so it would be hard to get it perfectly shaped around the toes.

    I have been experimenting with putting some tape inside toe covers, but again, the stiffness of the tape...
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    I like your convertible pants idea, but I would...

    I like your convertible pants idea, but I would probably have a hard time finding a pair that is 'slim' enough for my liking. My "rando baggies" are usually some cut-off Dickies shorts or some summer...
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    I have switched out stock 'summer insoles' with...

    I have switched out stock 'summer insoles' with 'insulating insoles' (e.g. just a touch thicker and no ventilation perforations) in my SIDI winter shoes. I've also put HVAC aluminum tape along the...
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    J, super jealous. As you know, the winter series...

    J, super jealous. As you know, the winter series last year was .rough. I made it through it, though!

    However, being from upstate NY, I think it sounds like you have most of it figured out. I agree...
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    If driving to the start: 1) Oatmeal made with...

    If driving to the start:

    1) Oatmeal made with milk, PB & J mixed in, one banana mixed in.
    2) Orange juice
    Depending on if I have time/if the start is NOT at a diner or cafe, then 3) some toast...
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    sounds like you've got it all figured out;...

    sounds like you've got it all figured out; looking forward to seeing the finished build! i've seen very few GRs/650b bikes built up 'modern' with integrated shifters, but i've got 10s SRAM on my own...
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    SP Dynamo disc hubs are plentiful on ebay. Take...

    SP Dynamo disc hubs are plentiful on ebay. Take it on as a winter project to build it up, or pay someone else to do it for you.
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    Plenty of threads about all of those bikes here....

    Plenty of threads about all of those bikes here. Check the google groups "randon", "650b", etc. etc. for a bunch more info, too.

    I had my heart set on a Pass Hunter until a shop-display Soma Grand...
  9. I'm using these currently on Honjo fenders/stays....

    I'm using these currently on Honjo fenders/stays. These tabs are for PDW's own Full Metal Fenders but they fit the Honjo stays, VO stays, etc.

    Actually now looking at Berthoud hardware, the...
  10. I'd like to preempt any discussion of the...

    I'd like to preempt any discussion of the 'safety' of metal fenders/suggestions to just go plastic with these:

    486986
    In all of my own fender-research through many threads, I didn't come across...
  11. Either don't care about aesthetics and get nice...

    Either don't care about aesthetics and get nice lights (being seen/safe is more important than your bike looking cool).

    OR care about aesthetics and get a new bike. Like a steel randonneur with...
  12. Wow, impressive. I went CX to aluminum road to a...

    Wow, impressive. I went CX to aluminum road to a steel road to a 650b rando in about 16 months. Although I haven't been very focused on going fast lately, maybe that will change....
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    ^this

    ^this
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    Sip, then gulp! I have to admit, riding one...

    Sip, then gulp! I have to admit, riding one doesn't feel as different as you think it might. Once you put a bag on the front, it pretty much disappears and handles just like you'd expect a typical...
  15. rando bike = edelux II with a toplight line...

    rando bike = edelux II with a toplight line brake+ in the back. set-up is great so far with many overnight rides on country roads. sorry, just catching up on the thread, but i definitely want to...
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    +1 and emphasis again on the suggestion to use...

    +1 and emphasis again on the suggestion to use your current bike to its limit, and then save up for a modern, purpose-built frame (like a second-hand soma, or maybe a velo orange or something of the...
  17. Seems mutually exclusive. Your best bet seems to...

    Seems mutually exclusive. Your best bet seems to be finding a decent-condition one used on an online forum, or at some sort of rando/vintage bike swap.
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    ::blushes:: good to know i've been missed....

    ::blushes:: good to know i've been missed. tentatively planning on october!


    OP: glad you're sticking with it! hoping you'll come out in october as well. get that wheel/lighting situation figured...
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    I think your plan of upgrading wheels to carry...

    I think your plan of upgrading wheels to carry over to your next, purpose-built bike is a good strategy. I would try to minimize the extra cost of touching much else on your current bike..... as long...
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    Not sure what paceline would have you...

    Not sure what paceline would have you...
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    built up a dedicated randonneur with a velo...

    built up a dedicated randonneur with a velo orange 46/30t to a 12-30t 10 speed cassette. so far, its perfect!

    i came from having a triple crank on both of my previous budget-rando bikes.......
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    disclaimer: i've never ridden anything longer...

    disclaimer: i've never ridden anything longer than a fleche.

    that being said, if flip flops are going to be a significant comfort and 'worth' the time cost to you, just go for it. for pretty much...
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    thanks john! i got a lot of the bits (including...

    thanks john! i got a lot of the bits (including the light mount) during VO's garage sale a few months back.

    the mount is VO Rack to Light Bracket. on the rack end, i used a typical M4 bolt with...
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    short answer: no, but here are some pictures of...

    short answer: no, but here are some pictures of my 52cm v1 build i just finished about a month ago. its first brevet was last saturday.

    459295

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    sounds like your miyata has a lot of potential....

    sounds like your miyata has a lot of potential. and i took the same path as you: i did one 200k in the fall, took the winter off, and then went at it in the spring of the next year.

    after a full...
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