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  1. Well my Edge 1000 arrived yesterday. So far all...

    Well my Edge 1000 arrived yesterday.
    So far all I've done is take it out of the box for a quick look and update the firmware.

    First impression is that the actual screen size isn't as...
  2. Dug out these old posts from the Google site that...

    Dug out these old posts from the Google site that I've post in here somewhere before:

    https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!search/surlylht$20berthoud


    LHT 2010 Photos by e_merlin |...
  3. [QUOTE=batistuta9;18496468] I hope they work for...

    I hope they work for you.
    From memory the "Long" refers to the top forward length of the front fender.
    My bike is a Surly Ogre with 29er wheels (fat 700c/622) and I use the Berthouds in 60mm which...
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    I wonder if thats the racing referred to as the...

    I wonder if thats the racing referred to as the "North-West 200".
    Relatives took me to see it and I remember we drove passed a Bushmills distillery.
    We stayed in tents amongst the dunes, must be 20...
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    Sounds like a fantastic trip, I'm green with...

    Sounds like a fantastic trip, I'm green with envy.

    I lived in Ireland for around a year in the "North", making regular jaunts to visit family in Dublin.


    The weather is "interesting" for much...
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    Thanks for posting the thread and link. I'm on...

    Thanks for posting the thread and link.
    I'm on my way now to peruse.
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    Whilst my iPhone 5s is way better for reading...

    Whilst my iPhone 5s is way better for reading than my Garmin Edge 800, its still too frustratingly small.
    I've just grabbed a secondhand iPad Mini 3 cellular for an improved big picture mapping...
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    Showers Pass are even popular here in Australia....

    Showers Pass are even popular here in Australia.
    We buy online from the USA.
    I bought the Elite V2 from memory and am very happy with it.
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    G'day Biketouringhobo, many tents suffer...

    G'day Biketouringhobo,
    many tents suffer condensation.

    Both of my tents suffer it a bit but have other attributes which stop me replacing them.
    They are both well regarded for poor weather use...
  10. The Mondial is a great tire:)

    The Mondial is a great tire:)
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    I happen to agree. If you don't like the thread,...

    I happen to agree.
    If you don't like the thread, refrain from posting.
    A little empathy goes a long way.
    There is no mandate for taking advice.
    Advice is merely opinion which is like backsides,...
  12. Thread: trailer

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    I have tubus racks and ortlieb panniers but also...

    I have tubus racks and ortlieb panniers but also love my trailers

    Found this clip on the Carryfreedom site:

    https://player.vimeo.com/video/109179910?portrait=0

    Awesome goodness:thumb:
    ...
  13. I have an Abus Amparo frame lock, but you don't...

    I have an Abus Amparo frame lock, but you don't need to leave the key in on my model. The frame lock locks the rear wheel and has an additional cable which I utilise to both secure the front wheel...
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    There are lots of different opinions on 2 or 4 or...

    There are lots of different opinions on 2 or 4 or more bags/panniers and combinations thereof.
    Trial and error to see what works best for you is the only true test and opinions are at the end of the...
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    Theres a lot to be said for having onboard...

    Theres a lot to be said for having onboard cameras:
    Road rage victim urges everyone to 'chill out and take a breath' | Stuff.co.nz
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    Rescue in NZ and I think here in Australia is...

    Rescue in NZ and I think here in Australia is free.
    I used the figure $5K in response to the post:
  17. Theres also the dynohub option which is how I...

    Theres also the dynohub option which is how I keep my Edge 800 and iPhone charged whilst on tour.
    Theres little worse than having to hang around a caravan park bathroom charging your electrical...
  18. Thanks heaps for the detailed explanation and...

    Thanks heaps for the detailed explanation and link.
    Much appreciated.
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    Same here. Except its a permanent feature of my...

    Same here.
    Except its a permanent feature of my handlebar bag.
    Its now on every ride.

    As for worrying about $5000 when your alone stuck out in the boonies with a broken leg, its chump change...
  20. Apple launches battery case for iPhone 6 & 6s:...

    Apple launches battery case for iPhone 6 & 6s: Connect
  21. We really are spoilt for choice these days....

    We really are spoilt for choice these days. compared to only very few years ago
  22. I own a 800 unit as well. I've not seen an Etrex...

    I own a 800 unit as well.
    I've not seen an Etrex in the flesh but know the 35t comes with heart belt and cadence/speedo sensors and handlebar mount.

    It might interest you to read a quote from...
  23. Of possible interest to those wanting to utilise...

    Of possible interest to those wanting to utilise their iPhones as bicycle computers:

    Apple releases battery case for iPhone 6 and 6s | Stuff.co.nz

    Perhaps more economical for those for whom a...
  24. Garmin do a few gps's that run on AA's. The...

    Garmin do a few gps's that run on AA's.
    The first that springs to mind as most tempting is the Etrex 35t, which is a new model.
    I think all the Etrex models take AA's and wouldn't be surprised if...
  25. This thread from the MTBR forum might interest...

    This thread from the MTBR forum might interest you Volosong:
    Edge 1000 MTB users?- Mtbr.com
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