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Posted By jaypee

I train on heavy touring tires and use some...

I train on heavy touring tires and use some lightweight CX tires for race day.
10-26-12, 08:34 AM
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Posted By jaypee

Heh, I remember a similar thread from ~6 years...

Heh, I remember a similar thread from ~6 years ago.
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Posted By jaypee

I've used the frame bag/bladder combination and...

I've used the frame bag/bladder combination and wasn't really a fan as I was using it during an off-road adventure race. That being said, I'm seeing more and more people going this route in the...
Forum: Touring
03-08-10, 08:15 AM
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Posted By jaypee

Do you ever plan on touring off-road? Then the...

Do you ever plan on touring off-road? Then the Fargo is your bike. The LHT is more suited for on-road, even if they're gravel. Check out the Vaya (http://salsacycles.com/bikes/vaya/) if you like...
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Posted By jaypee

I'm surprised bmike hasn't chimed in here as I...

I'm surprised bmike hasn't chimed in here as I believe he recently picked up something nice from Epic Designs. (http://www.epicdesignsalaska.com/) (I saw a picture of his bike with one of their...
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Views: 2,436
Posted By jaypee

94BCD double, 170mm. Currently running 46/34...

94BCD double, 170mm. Currently running 46/34 rings.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-09, 03:43 PM
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Posted By jaypee

From these people....

From these people. (http://www.maldenmills.com/contentmgr/showdetails.php/id/210)
Forum: Touring
07-17-09, 06:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,765
Posted By jaypee

With dinner or after a particularly hot day. ...

With dinner or after a particularly hot day. Though I did make the mistake of getting absolutely loaded in Marquette, MI last year. You see, there was this brew pub and they had awesome food and...
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Posted By jaypee

I just leave one of those things screwed onto the...

I just leave one of those things screwed onto the valve of all of by bikes, that way you'll never forget it.
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Posted By jaypee

Another vote for the Lezyne stuff. I like them...

Another vote for the Lezyne stuff. I like them because they're mostly made out of metal with less plastic stuff to break.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By jaypee

Yes, I've built my own custom cassettes before...

Yes, I've built my own custom cassettes before and like the SRAM stuff because they make it easy.
Forum: Touring
05-12-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By jaypee

Cyclist hit in Fargo, ND.

Drunk driver hits cyclist on tour. (http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/240352/) Anyone here?

Sounds like the guy is "ok", but damn, be safe everyone.
Forum: Touring
05-12-09, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By jaypee

Sun Rhyno Lite XL's with DT double-butted spokes...

Sun Rhyno Lite XL's with DT double-butted spokes and XT hubs. Still perfectly straight.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 967
Posted By jaypee

I love me some tequila. I'm even a fan of the...

I love me some tequila. I'm even a fan of the mezcal. Smokey goodness.
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Views: 5,139
Posted By jaypee

April 18 - 105 miles on all gravel for the...

April 18 - 105 miles on all gravel for the Ragnarok 105 race.
May 1 - 115 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-09, 06:26 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,444
Posted By jaypee

I post a lot elsewhere, (231, 178, 47, and...

I post a lot elsewhere, (231, 178, 47, and occasionally 26 and 20).

I'm in Menomonie, WI. I like riding long distances on crappy roads. I occasionally race in gravel road races. (Ragnarok 105,...
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Posted By jaypee

A guy I've met at the past two Ragnarok 105's...

A guy I've met at the past two Ragnarok 105's always extols the virtues of his wife's banana bread. He always does really well so he's probably onto something.
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Posted By jaypee

I agree, while I share some of the same general...

I agree, while I share some of the same general feelings, there's no need to get dogmatic about the whole thing. Seems silly, if you ask me.
Forum: Touring
03-25-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,178
Posted By jaypee

Lots of 'em used to make cranksets in the 94/58...

Lots of 'em used to make cranksets in the 94/58 BCD standard. A couple still do. TA Specialities, Middleburn, White Industries, etc.

I run Middleburn cranks with a 30/44 chainring setup. ...
Forum: Touring
03-25-09, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,178
Posted By jaypee

Vuelta makes 110BCD chainrings with up to 60...

Vuelta makes 110BCD chainrings with up to 60 teeth. Go nuts.

Just make sure your front derailleur can handle the difference in teeth from largest to smallest chainrings. Current gen Shimano...
Forum: Touring
03-03-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By jaypee

You should be golden with the 130mm rear end. As...

You should be golden with the 130mm rear end. As I mentioned, it would only rub in my situation when I was in the middle ring in the front and the smallest cog in the rear.
Forum: Touring
03-02-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By jaypee

I've been meaning to comment on this because I...

I've been meaning to comment on this because I had some issues with a similar setup.

The problem with running a road chainline (45mm is typical for a road triple) with a 135mm MTB rear is that...
Forum: Touring
02-27-09, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By jaypee

No, that is what I am currently using and have...

No, that is what I am currently using and have had no issues.
Forum: Touring
02-19-09, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By jaypee

I've modified all of mine (chopped and laced 1 -...

I've modified all of mine (chopped and laced 1 - B17 standard and 2 narrow) and love 'em.
02-18-09, 01:59 PM
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Posted By jaypee

Seriously, does it ever work reliably?

Seriously, does it ever work reliably?
Forum: Touring
02-04-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,076
Posted By jaypee

This thread made me realize that I want a bicycle...

This thread made me realize that I want a bicycle made of magnesium. That way, when I'm in need of fire, I can simply scrape some shavings off of a dropout into my pile of tinder and hit it with...
Forum: Touring
02-01-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,325
Posted By jaypee

I had an RV pass rather close to me a couple of...

I had an RV pass rather close to me a couple of years ago. It was a narrow highway, so I wasn't too irritated by it. What really pissed me off was the fact that the ****ers didn't retract their...
Forum: Touring
01-30-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,283
Posted By jaypee

I used Plucker on my Treo and just downloaded...

I used Plucker on my Treo and just downloaded stuff from Project Gutenburg. Handy for rainy days in a very small tent.
Forum: Touring
01-30-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,624
Posted By jaypee

I personally grease my spindles very lightly. ...

I personally grease my spindles very lightly. *shrug*

Linseed oil is good for spokes and locktite for other stuff such as rack mounting bolts, etc.
Forum: Touring
01-26-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By jaypee

The Ditty Bops did a similar thing as well. ...

The Ditty Bops did a similar thing as well.

http://carfreela.com/ditty_bops.htm
Forum: Touring
01-20-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By jaypee

Really, bicycles don't matter all that much. You...

Really, bicycles don't matter all that much. You can tour on pretty much anything. I know of a guy who crossed America and eventually ended up in Baja on a single speed Surly 1x1 with platform...
Forum: Touring
01-20-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By jaypee

Two step process: 1. Ask yourself which of...

Two step process:

1. Ask yourself which of your two bicycles are more comfortable to you? Pick one.

2. Ride the one you picked on your tour.

You state you're going out for a week at the...
Forum: Touring
01-20-09, 06:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,749
Posted By jaypee

Easy there, sparkplug, no need for name-calling. ...

Easy there, sparkplug, no need for name-calling.

I was up to two packs a day, personally. Lately, I was at the point where I'd only smoke if I was out partying, and now don't even do that. I...
Forum: Touring
01-18-09, 02:27 PM
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Views: 34,051
Posted By jaypee

Heh. Aparrently not.

Heh. Aparrently not.
Forum: Touring
01-15-09, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,697
Posted By jaypee

You really don't need much of a bike. This young...

You really don't need much of a bike. This young lady (http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/page/?o=3Tzut&page_id=38602&v=7J) did it on an old Motobecane mixtie.
01-15-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By jaypee

I just found this thread whilst doing a search...

I just found this thread whilst doing a search for something else and had to insert this from the Surly website:

"Armsets: 165, 170, 175, 180, & 185mm. Silver or Black. (165mm in Silver only)....
Forum: Touring
01-15-09, 07:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,177
Posted By jaypee

Oooohhhhhh. I would live there.

Oooohhhhhh. I would live there.
Forum: Touring
01-14-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,991
Posted By jaypee

Oh, snap! Maki rolls on tour? Now that's...

Oh, snap! Maki rolls on tour? Now that's awesome. I'll have to try that this summer.
Forum: Touring
01-14-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,177
Posted By jaypee

**** smiling. ...

**** smiling.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3177/2556725443_336e91dc66.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaydrunkenpee/2556725443/)
Forum: Touring
01-13-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,991
Posted By jaypee

Let it sit over night in a sealed container sans...

Let it sit over night in a sealed container sans cooking. It'll be soft enough in the morning to need minimal cooking time.
Forum: Touring
01-13-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,369
Posted By jaypee

There are collapsable ovens and stoves on the...

There are collapsable ovens and stoves on the market.
Forum: Touring
01-12-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,991
Posted By jaypee

Yeah, this stuff is bomb. I toss some flax seeds...

Yeah, this stuff is bomb. I toss some flax seeds in there as well (after cooking)
Forum: Touring
01-12-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,369
Posted By jaypee

That guy is full of awesome.

That guy is full of awesome.
Forum: Touring
01-09-09, 10:46 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 34,051
Posted By jaypee

Probably an amount similar to what one needs to...

Probably an amount similar to what one needs to continue posting douchy snarkisms.

[edit]

Oh, forgot the ":thumb:".
Forum: Touring
01-08-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 34,051
Posted By jaypee

porkchop sandwiches! [edit] Also,...

porkchop sandwiches!

[edit]



Also, to the young Sir on the left: please buy your next bicycle frame one size smaller. I'm experiencing sympathetic testicular crawl.
Forum: Touring
01-08-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,400
Posted By jaypee

And this is why I really want to go there. Wow.

And this is why I really want to go there. Wow.
Forum: Touring
01-08-09, 07:07 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 34,051
Posted By jaypee

I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Touring
01-08-09, 08:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,339
Posted By jaypee

That's pretty much it. It acts like a hard...

That's pretty much it. It acts like a hard drive, but uses memory chips instead of moving parts.
Forum: Touring
01-08-09, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,621
Posted By jaypee

Guitar Ted...

Guitar Ted (http://twentynineinches.com/2008/11/09/salsa-cycles-fargo-on-test/) thinks it would work just fine on the singletrack. This (http://vimeo.com/2325060) guy seems to think so as well.
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