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Forum: Touring
09-24-17, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

You're right. I'm backwards. I have the 3's.

You're right. I'm backwards. I have the 3's.
Forum: Touring
09-23-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I have the Cowbell 2 and don't really notice any...

I have the Cowbell 2 and don't really notice any flex. I run 3mm bar tape on them and they're 42mm wide. The Cowbell 3 are a different aluminum, and lighter I guess, but don't really know about them.
08-21-17, 04:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Generally, it happens more to stock wheels. Not...

Generally, it happens more to stock wheels. Not everybody has this problem, but on occasion, people would come in with 2 or 3 broken spokes on a bike that they hadn't ridden for about 6-9 months...
08-21-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,200
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

When I worked at a bike shop in HI, we would...

When I worked at a bike shop in HI, we would sometimes see a brand new bikes come in from military personnel when they returned off of a deployment. Some things we had to deal with was replacing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,218
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I would think the only item to worry about would...

I would think the only item to worry about would be using parts like steel or aluminum (i.e. Seat posts, screws, etc) that come in contact with the Titanium. Not sure, but I have heard it could make...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-17, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20,102
Views: 4,443,916
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

This is my second one, but a hard cased wallet....

This is my second one, but a hard cased wallet. Compact, durable, and weather resistant. For $10 bucks, just slips into your jersey pocket without worry...only thing I don't really like is the cash...
Forum: Touring
08-16-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,517
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Thank you! 😁

Thank you! 😁
Forum: Touring
08-16-17, 09:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,517
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Yeah, I just looked it up. I think in some...

Yeah, I just looked it up. I think in some countries, like Germany, the lights have to meet a certain specification to be used. On my bike I have a busch and mueller (?) brand, and read that the...
Forum: Touring
08-16-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,517
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Gotta check that out...will it work on the 510?

Gotta check that out...will it work on the 510?
Forum: Touring
08-16-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,517
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Seems a lot of people are into the audiobook...

Seems a lot of people are into the audiobook thing...I'm giving it a whirl. Listening to Jens Voigt's "Shut Up Legs!", and it's quite enjoyable to hear it. Very relaxing.

May need to get an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,502
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I'd wait. Specialized will be rolling their...

I'd wait. Specialized will be rolling their inventory soon to make way for the 2018 models...i believe it's next month when they usually start. Cannondale, I'm not sure of their rollover, but should...
Forum: Touring
08-15-17, 01:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,729
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Just this...

Just this...
Forum: Touring
08-14-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,729
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I be always called them dork discs, lol...I have...

I be always called them dork discs, lol...I have no clue what they're called.

***Nvm, I see what you mean. Yeah, and the front are chain guide and chain catchers.
Forum: Touring
08-14-17, 10:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,729
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I thought they are called "chain keeps" or...

I thought they are called "chain keeps" or "keepers".
08-12-17, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Ziggy Zoggy from Silverdale Brewing Co. is pretty...

Ziggy Zoggy from Silverdale Brewing Co. is pretty good. It's a lager, but has more of an IPA taste if you ask me...
Forum: Touring
08-12-17, 11:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,729
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

This is what I did. The other thing with the...

This is what I did. The other thing with the Spyre is the pads are adjustable from the side facing the wheel. I think I gave it about a 1/8 turn...clockwise with a 3mm Allen wrench. If your calipers...
Forum: Touring
08-12-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,382
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I meant no offense. I wholly understand. I do...

I meant no offense. I wholly understand. I do think they look good on the bike, very classy.
08-12-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,837
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Being a lighter rider (140+), riding with heavier...

Being a lighter rider (140+), riding with heavier riders seems more of a chore on a 15 lb bike. I very rarely break the 50mph mark where someone weighing 10-20 lbs more than me crush it.
Forum: Touring
08-12-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,382
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I don't know...they're not my first choice of...

I don't know...they're not my first choice of handlebars, but they do look good on the bike. Overall, looks good, Telecaster! :thumb:
Forum: Touring
08-11-17, 11:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,517
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I do that when I go up a hill, except for some...

I do that when I go up a hill, except for some dumb reason it's alway ABBA- Super Trouper... could be worse...
Forum: Touring
08-09-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,257
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I thought the Sutra's are tubeless ready? Either...

I thought the Sutra's are tubeless ready? Either way, I'd run tubed. That's just me though. Easier to fix on the road and you don't have to worry about reseating the bead and other stuff required for...
Forum: Touring
08-07-17, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,074
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Yeah, I really debated the whole waterproof vs...

Yeah, I really debated the whole waterproof vs water resistant issue. Finally, I found a forum on here that really shed some light on the subject. It was from a few years ago, but really answered a...
Forum: Touring
08-07-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Serial number...

Serial number...
Forum: Touring
08-05-17, 11:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,357
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Some tires aren't as they seem. Some, for...

Some tires aren't as they seem. Some, for example, say they are 700c x 25mm, but when you measure the diameter of the tire, it may measure 28mm when properly inflated. Other brands might be more true...
Forum: Touring
08-04-17, 04:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,091
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

yeah, thats my bad. My buddy and I were looking...

yeah, thats my bad. My buddy and I were looking at a lot of bikes, now I'm not sure which bike it was, thought it was the LHT...Might have been the Co-Motion or something similar to it. I don't know,...
Forum: Touring
08-03-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,091
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Thats the Roadhouse. The Rove is similar to the...

Thats the Roadhouse. The Rove is similar to the Sutra, except it is made out of lighter weight Steel, aluminum and Titanium materials where the Sutra is a Cro-Mo frame, mainly for touring.

The...
Forum: Touring
08-03-17, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,074
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I don't know an Ortleib lover may see it and...

I don't know an Ortleib lover may see it and change their mind.:roflmao2:

Put it on the bike and they look fabulous. Glad I went with the red instead of blue. Not that I'm fashion oriented...
Forum: Touring
08-03-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,124
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I have the Crank Bros. Double Shot's on my bike....

I have the Crank Bros. Double Shot's on my bike. I like to be clipped in on the road, but on gravel, not so much. The only thing I don't like about it having to keep flipping the pedal to the side I...
Forum: Touring
08-03-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,074
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Yeah. Definitely will be getting some seam sealer...

Yeah. Definitely will be getting some seam sealer and rain covers. Overall, they do look great. Now that I have them, I can determine whether to get the Mill Creek (bigger) or Sundance (smaller) for...
Forum: Touring
08-03-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,074
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

The New Panniers Are Here!

Just received my new rear panniers...Pockets! Lots of pockets! Went with Lone Peak P-500 Mt. Superior...Ortleib lover's probably gonna hate, but that okay, I think they're great!:innocent:
Forum: Touring
08-03-17, 08:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,091
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Nah. They're talking about someone else...He...

Nah. They're talking about someone else...He would have been on this thread, causing hate and discontent about the LHT.

Nothing wrong with the LHT, it's a very popular bike. Reasonably priced,...
Forum: Touring
08-02-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,091
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I look at my Kona Sutra and I hear the Pet Shop...

I look at my Kona Sutra and I hear the Pet Shop Boys version of "You Are Always On My Mind".:love:
Forum: Touring
08-02-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,517
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

:thumb: I hear ya, gotta stay within the...

:thumb:


I hear ya, gotta stay within the law. Always good to know.
Forum: Touring
08-02-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,517
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Dang! Gotta say, I actually read this comment...

Dang! Gotta say, I actually read this comment just like Boomhauer on King of the Hill! :roflmao2:
Forum: Touring
08-02-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,517
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Listening To Music On The Road...Yea or Nay?

I'm sitting here, drinking my morning cuppa joe, listening to Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders...I ordered up some panniers this morning, super excited about that, should be here tomorrow...:thumb:
...
Forum: Touring
08-02-17, 07:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,193
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Socks are mandated by the UCI for pro cycling....

Socks are mandated by the UCI for pro cycling. I'm sure that there are some that would prefer not to wear them, but they're rules for wearing socks get down to it. They even regulate the height of...
Forum: Touring
08-02-17, 12:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,052
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I am 5'7" and have a size M 2016 Kona, sized 52....

I am 5'7" and have a size M 2016 Kona, sized 52. The standover with 700x37c wheels is roughly 30 inches and my inseam is about 31.5 w/o shoes and 32-32.5" depending on type of shoes I wear (usually...
Forum: Touring
07-31-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,427
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I've heard of places calling them "Bicycle...

I've heard of places calling them "Bicycle Service Technicians" because "honest" and "mechanics" generally aren't synonymous with each other (usually automotive) and some people have a tendency to...
07-28-17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,690
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

So far so good. Don't know if it was something...

So far so good. Don't know if it was something you all did, but been perusing the forum on the phone for about an hour now. No pop up yet...knock on wood...thanks...
Forum: Touring
07-28-17, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,944
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

That makes sense. Seems crazy it would cost more...

That makes sense. Seems crazy it would cost more to toss something over the border than it would to order something from Germany or wherever. I bought a set of Shimano XT touring cranks from a German...
Forum: Touring
07-28-17, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,944
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I thought Ortleib made the 6 so you can use Rixen...

I thought Ortleib made the 6 so you can use Rixen and Kaul mounts as well? Or are they the same?
Forum: Touring
07-28-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,193
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Great! Now this post is like clouds in my coffee,...

Great! Now this post is like clouds in my coffee, clouds in my coffee...Or more like socks on my stank feet, socks on my stank feet...:roflmao2:

I'd change my socks mid day if I started getting...
07-27-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,690
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Just started with me also. I only had it happen...

Just started with me also. I only had it happen once before and it did it just once, but today, it comes up every time I do something with my phone. iPhone 6.
Forum: Touring
07-27-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,193
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I wear merino wool socks, and if I get wet feet,...

I wear merino wool socks, and if I get wet feet, remove the soles and stuff them with newsprint and allow them to thoroughly dry. never had an issue with doing that, but when I decide not to wear...
Forum: Touring
07-22-17, 09:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,879
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Guess you could say he BEAR-LY got...

Guess you could say he BEAR-LY got away...:innocent: But yeah, that would have been a GRIZZLY situation...:rolleyes: Sorry, I couldn't help it...
Forum: Touring
07-22-17, 08:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,392
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I think he may have a good rep with Co-Motion and...

I think he may have a good rep with Co-Motion and either they offered it to him or gave him one heckuva discount. He did seem rather hesitant to ride on 650B's talking about it in one of his earlier...
Forum: Touring
07-21-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,618
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I thinks it is more a security thing than the...

I thinks it is more a security thing than the airline company's more than anything. Allows them to acknowledge the fact nothing is sandwiched in between the tire and rim.

I'd call the airline and...
Forum: Touring
07-19-17, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

Thanks for the replies. I will definitely use the...

Thanks for the replies. I will definitely use the ideas/recommendations and experiment with the Tara before changing it out.
Forum: Touring
07-18-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

It will, but I would have to take the skewer all...

It will, but I would have to take the skewer all the way out. Won't be too much of an issue, considering I need an Allen wrench to loosen it. The problem is the dropout is slightly forward facing...
Forum: Touring
07-18-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By 36Oly_Rider

I sure can. I also leveled it off so the angle...

I sure can. I also leveled it off so the angle isn't as bad as the original. But still about 5ish degrees....:foo:
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