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    Have a Topeak Tourist Dx rack and recently bought...

    Have a Topeak Tourist Dx rack and recently bought the new Ortlieb Vario QL3 pannier backpack.Works for me.
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    Had the same problem months ago.Bought a bike...

    Had the same problem months ago.Bought a bike online.Heres my post and how I found mine.
    http://www.bikeforums.net/fitting-your-bike/930916-bit-too-tall-jake-snake-2014-a.html
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    Latest update

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    Well the latest news is that about a month ago I was lucky enough to find a company on Amazon that sent me a 59 bike to Japan in about 5 days.I didnt mind paying the extra dough,coz I just...
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    cant rotate the image....

    cant rotate the image....
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    368700Well,I finally got rid of my 6 month old...

    368700Well,I finally got rid of my 6 month old Trek Fx 7.4.The issues with the proprietary handle bars just did me in.I was lucky to get a company that sold bikes online and now heres my new Kona...
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    No1mad THANK YOU VERY MUCH for the contacts.I...

    No1mad THANK YOU VERY MUCH for the contacts.I just called them and they were very helpful.It seems they do have the 56 cm model of Jake (not Jake the Snake) and 56 cm Frame Only for the carbon Major...
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    Retro Grouch precisely!Thats why Ive not yet...

    Retro Grouch precisely!Thats why Ive not yet bought one.I just think its ridiculous to discriminate against the taller costumers.For example I asked the TREK shop if they can order a larger sized...
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    No1mad,it semms that Rakuten does deliver the...

    No1mad,it semms that Rakuten does deliver the bikes if you purchase online.Not sure how they weave around the restrictions that dont allow online sales.Probably they buy the bikes themselves.I havent...
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    no1Mad the site is Rakuten.The Japanese one and...

    no1Mad the site is Rakuten.The Japanese one and not the global one.I think it should be ok to buy stuff from there.I bought some things but quite some years ago and everything was ok.I didnt realize...
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    Thanks a lot Wilfred Laurier for the advice on...

    Thanks a lot
    Wilfred Laurier for the advice on the bike.I was expecting to use it as a light tourer for about 10 days mid this year.I cannot test ride any bikes here so its difficult to make good...
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    Bit too tall for Jake The Snake 2014?

    Well I live in Asia,Southern Japan to be precise, and its HARD! finding a cyclocross bike my size in the local LBS.My budget is around USD 1650.
    Ive tried lots of shops here only to be turned down...
  12. Sky Sports News followed Chris Froome back to his roots in Africa-Kenya-Video

    Thought Ill share this coz it seems that this forum section had been forgotten about.Froomes cycling story is quite interesting.Link to the video is below
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    Guess I use my mirror to be aware of whats coming...

    Guess I use my mirror to be aware of whats coming from behind.Small car,truck or fellow cyclist. Like SHBR above said its also good to turn your head a bit to let them know you know they are...
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    Thanks for the input guys.I was hoping to use the...

    Thanks for the input guys.I was hoping to use the bike on light touring then a 1200 km trip in August.Gear Load to carry I estimate to be around 20 to 25 pounds plus.The bike is just within my...
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    Max Tire Size for Giant Defy 2

    Thx guys for your help everytime.Question is will the Defy 2 take bigger sized tires?The bikes comes with 700x25c.What max size will it take? 700x32 or less.Are the 700x 25c good tires for doing...
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    Thx for the link.Guess Ill just have to look for...

    Thx for the link.Guess Ill just have to look for something better.Koto I see you got a Surly.Nice.Im looking for a light tourer.Might just go with the Defy.Need to research if I can have 700x32 on it.
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    Lol.Nice 1 Koto.I live and work in South Japan.I...

    Lol.Nice 1 Koto.I live and work in South Japan.I own a Trek and just when I was about to buy the CrossRip,the local Trek Shop closed down.Now I cant find the bike and thought Ill do with Giant coz...
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    Thanks guys for all your contributions to this...

    Thanks guys for all your contributions to this thread.Sorry I was away.I talked to a giant rep and wonder of wonders he said he had no idea!Coz its a new bike he didnt know.Well,the lack of a rack...
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    This is apparently what behind the seat.357923

    This is apparently what behind the seat.357923
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    J.C. Koto thanks.I tried to search online but...

    J.C. Koto thanks.I tried to search online but there are very few if any details.But Ive just found this picture from Taiwan?....of The anyroad 1 ,and there seems to be some modification done near the...
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    Thanks No1mad for your reply.I have a Topeak...

    Thanks No1mad for your reply.I have a Topeak touring rack and want to put some panniers on the bike for light touring.Yes you are right there are no eyelets on the bike,and with the angle of the...
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    Fitting rear rack to new Giant Anyroad 2.

    Im thinking on wether to go ahead and buy the Giant Anyroad or the more expensive Revolt 1.
    Im just wondering if its possible to have a rear rack from my old bike installed on the bikes.
    Any ideas...
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