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  1. The hole dang ride is gorgeous, but my favorite...

    The hole dang ride is gorgeous, but my favorite camping spots along that stretch are:

    Andrew Molera SP, no dedicated bike camping but it's walk-in only, cars park about 0.5 miles from the sites...
  2. Logo Evo here. Had the Logo first (older model)...

    Logo Evo here. Had the Logo first (older model) then was nearly t-boned by a motorist, the rack was destroyed but it saved the rest of my bike. I wanted to replace it but by then the Logo Evo was...
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    that's awesome, thanks so much

    that's awesome, thanks so much
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    Xtracycle Dimensions

    Hey Gang,

    So I'm looking at replacing the lower decks on my Trek Transport and am wondering if the dimensions are similar enough that I could just adapt the Xtracycle parts for my application....
  5. That collar you acquired replaces the seatpost...

    That collar you acquired replaces the seatpost collar on your bike. It keeps the seatpost in place but the design primarily transfers any stress from the rack to the seatpost tube (the frame...
  6. Single vs. Double leg kickstand for longtail bike

    I realize there are a lot of posts about kickstands, but I would like to hear from any fellow longtail owners who have used both single and double leg kickstands on their bikes. I have a double...
  7. Handlebar. This one: Amazon.com : Ultralite...

    Handlebar. This one:

    Amazon.com : Ultralite German Mirror : Bike Mirrors : Sports & Outdoors

    It's super light, , very stable, has great mounting versatility, and the mirror quality is...
  8. That looks fun...and probably dangerous on the...

    That looks fun...and probably dangerous on the down hills, lol.
  9. For rear rack, I have and am really happy with...

    For rear rack, I have and am really happy with the logo evo. It's what you call...a nice rack. I've only done short tours so far and haven't had need for more capacity than what two Backrollers and...
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    My thoughts exactly...but much better put that I...

    My thoughts exactly...but much better put that I ever could write.
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    There's one very similar to that (Dero Fixit) in...

    There's one very similar to that (Dero Fixit) in front of the gym at my school; only the one at my school has (or had) a pump attached. I really do like the concept because most people don't have...
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    There is a man who invented an ultra-compact...

    There is a man who invented an ultra-compact lightweight pump for the latest generation of sleeping pads; the air pads. For sleeping pads that are not self-inflating this pump is a God send. I am...
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    Nice! I built mine up about this time last year....

    Nice! I built mine up about this time last year. Been riding the exact same frame that you have there (same year/size) for the last year. So far, so GREAT. I'm really enjoying how it rides, and the...
  14. The Scott Sub Speed 10 has been on my radar for a...

    The Scott Sub Speed 10 has been on my radar for a bit. I test rode one a while back, really nice ride. Belt driven internal 8 Speed (Alfine IIRC). So quiet and so smooth. Felt really sporty, which I...
  15. I put both "struts" as you call them in a vise at...

    I put both "struts" as you call them in a vise at the same time. I line them up so that they are sitting at the same height and the mounting holes are concentric. Then I just take a soft mallet and...
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    Have one, use it, love it. Yes, it's basically a...

    Have one, use it, love it. Yes, it's basically a hand truck. But it's one that attaches quickly and easily to your bicycle and that has nice baggage options to make it more versatile. It also folds...
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    As a backpacker as well as a bike camper (haven't...

    As a backpacker as well as a bike camper (haven't done any extensive touring yet) I am partial to the Big Agnes Fly Creek Series of tents. They are super light with each model running around 1 lb per...
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    When nothing else seems to work, in cases like...

    When nothing else seems to work, in cases like these...I use Break Free CLP. I already had it in my shed because it was recommended by the salesman when I purchased my ***. But then I had found a...
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    I have another piece of bike luggage that uses...

    I have another piece of bike luggage that uses the QL3 system (Ortlieb Vario Backpack/Pannier). My bicycle does not have disc brakes so this may not be of great value to you but... I have a Tubus...
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    Yeah, I know about the bic pen thing. I have the...

    Yeah, I know about the bic pen thing. I have the NY fughettaboutit (sp?) so no round key issue here.
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    Rumors of a Kryptonite master key?

    So I heard from a an acquaintance who works for the city of Santa Monica, CA who overheard a conversation with a police officer that bikes are being stolen by people who seem to have keys. Apparently...
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    +1 on the Boeshield.

    +1 on the Boeshield.
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    0. Chain tool 1. Spoke wrench 2. Cone wrenches...

    0. Chain tool
    1. Spoke wrench
    2. Cone wrenches
    3. Cassette lockring tool and chain whip (if you have one you'll need the other)
    4. Crank arm puller and bottom bracket tool (if you have one you'll...
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    I came to that conclusion by personal experience....

    I came to that conclusion by personal experience. As far as I know, my kickstand is properly set up. I have the greenfield kickstand and cut it according to the manufacturer's instructions. As I...
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    Of course that would happen, Ortliebs are...

    Of course that would happen, Ortliebs are waterproof by definition. That means no water in AND no water out.
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