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Forum: Touring
07-02-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Indigo82

Magura HS11 don't come with brake boosters....

Magura HS11 don't come with brake boosters. Anyhow, these brakes have enough stopping power for my needs.
Forum: Touring
07-02-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Indigo82

Thank you very much. This totally makes sense and...

Thank you very much. This totally makes sense and clarifies my doubts. I will keep it on the top bar.
Forum: Touring
07-02-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Indigo82

Thank you regarding connector tube. I just put it...

Thank you regarding connector tube. I just put it low and close to tire so that it will not obstruct the light beam and create nasty shadow. It is pretty tight at the moment but you never know. I...
Forum: Touring
07-02-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Indigo82

Thanks for the input. Here are the photos: ...

Thanks for the input.

Here are the photos:

1) Panniers moved closest to the pedals on top bar
...
Forum: Touring
07-02-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Indigo82

Help with pannier mounting point on a lowrider front rack

Dear colleagues,

I have just bought my first front rack, a lowrider design, no name I think or some imported one and have a question (doubt) where to mount panniers. Should I mount them higher or...
Forum: Touring
06-21-21, 01:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By Indigo82

Can you please tell us more about that...

Can you please tell us more about that interesting handlebar? Also, are those Ergon GC1 grips? How do you find them? I also have swept bars and think about replacing grips as I have some wrist pain...
Forum: Touring
05-10-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By Indigo82

Beautiful conversion :)

Beautiful conversion :)
Forum: Touring
04-29-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,917
Posted By Indigo82

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rg8wh5qlHlk&t=27s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rg8wh5qlHlk&t=27s
Forum: Touring
04-26-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,113
Posted By Indigo82

Thank you all on your comments. Yesterday I...

Thank you all on your comments.

Yesterday I did 101 miles (163km) ride on new tires on asphalt road. They are fantastic set of tires. They roll fast as they use just central part because they are...
Forum: Touring
04-24-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 68,549
Posted By Indigo82

How about using wax from melted candles when you...

How about using wax from melted candles when you put the chain in wax and later on let it dry?
Forum: Touring
04-23-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,113
Posted By Indigo82

I'd like to update this thread with the latest...

I'd like to update this thread with the latest news on Super Moto-X tires. Well, despite all the previous talk in this thread and my concerns, I took the plunge and bought the tires. They are now on...
Forum: Touring
04-15-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,897
Posted By Indigo82

Safety on motor vehicle roads while touring

A couple of days ago a car driving in opposite direction to me was overtaking another vehicle over a solid white line. It passed just a meter away from me going towards me at full speed. This made me...
Forum: Touring
03-25-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,917
Posted By Indigo82

Thank you. I have seen this video already. Alee...

Thank you. I have seen this video already. Alee uses Rohloff. With all his expertise perhaps he would've already made decision to switch to Pinion if Pinion was better, at least better for his needs....
Forum: Touring
03-25-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,917
Posted By Indigo82

Pinion gearbox bikes for touring

I didn't find much about Pinion gearbox when it comes to touring in either touring section or elswhere on bikeforums, hence I will create a new topic.
I've seen some video reviews on YT but it seems...
Forum: Touring
03-17-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,700
Posted By Indigo82

Maybe this video will inspire you to decide... ...

Maybe this video will inspire you to decide...

2500 km on a Brompton
Forum: Touring
02-21-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Indigo82

Wow this would be amazing tour! You have just...

Wow this would be amazing tour! You have just made me dream of this journey.
Forum: Touring
02-13-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By Indigo82

I briefly checked the specs of this bike at...

I briefly checked the specs of this bike at https://www.decathlon.co.uk/p/rc520-disc-road-bike-105/_/R-p-308072#zoom=opened
Everyone will have their own opinion about this and there are many more...
Forum: Touring
02-04-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,113
Posted By Indigo82

Hello everyone, just to update you on this one. ...

Hello everyone, just to update you on this one.

I went to my local bikes shop and spoke to people there. Since I have rims with internal diameter of 19mm it is not recommended to put balloon 2.4...
Forum: Touring
01-18-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By Indigo82

Be very careful. I got this after 216km in a...

Be very careful. I got this after 216km in a single day. I finished the ride in great pain. After having a rest from cycling for a week I tried to cycle again and pain was still there. It took me...
Forum: Touring
01-12-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,113
Posted By Indigo82

Schwalbe Super Moto-X (GreenGuard) 2.4 tires for touring

Hello everyone,

I was curious about these tires, Schwalbe Super Moto-X (GreenGuard) 2.4, specifically 26 x 2.4 option for my MTB 1994 converted touring expedition bike. Somewhere mentioned as a...
Forum: Touring
01-09-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By Indigo82

They're enjoying their life. That's what I see....

They're enjoying their life. That's what I see. Those were the times when cycling was cheap and fun. Brings me back to childhood. Not focused on the gear but on little joys. Simple. I think they...
Forum: Touring
01-03-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By Indigo82

Beautiful bike.

Beautiful bike.
Forum: Touring
12-26-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Indigo82

I have Shimano 7 speed freewheel 14-34 MegaRange....

I have Shimano 7 speed freewheel 14-34 MegaRange. After 1000km it works just fine.
Forum: Touring
12-15-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,310
Posted By Indigo82

I was carrying around 20kg at the back and I'm...

I was carrying around 20kg at the back and I'm not sure about exact pressure. However, the tires were inflated more to the maximum allowed values than underinflated.
Forum: Touring
12-15-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,310
Posted By Indigo82

Recently I have achieved top speed of 65 km/h (40...

Recently I have achieved top speed of 65 km/h (40 m/h) while coasting down the hill fully loaded. Then on the next downhill where the speed was 50 km/h (31 m/h) my rear inner tube developed something...
Forum: Touring
11-25-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,837
Posted By Indigo82

I love M42 lenses because I like old russian...

I love M42 lenses because I like old russian Helios lenses. I have 44-2 and 44m-4 both 58mm f2. My favourite M42 and most used lens is Carl Zeiss Jenna Flektogon MC 20mm f2.8. Btw, here are some of...
Forum: Touring
11-23-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,837
Posted By Indigo82

Nice to meet some more Pentaxians here :) I own...

Nice to meet some more Pentaxians here :) I own Pentax K-5 mark 2 and K-1. I use various lenses with them, most being manual focus lenses. But since most of my photos are landscapes and portraits, I...
Forum: Touring
11-17-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,837
Posted By Indigo82

All the cameras mentioned by other colleagues are...

All the cameras mentioned by other colleagues are not DSLRs. They are either analog SLRs or mirrorless compact cameras. DSLRs are very susceptible to vibrations especially those that can be...
Forum: Touring
11-12-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,994
Posted By Indigo82

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRK_Qjjeh8g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRK_Qjjeh8g
Forum: Touring
11-10-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By Indigo82

That's a lot of money to be spent to upgrade an...

That's a lot of money to be spent to upgrade an old bike. I wouldn't do it because if you want to tour with it you would need even more money for other things, but let's talk about it leater. I'm...
Forum: Touring
11-08-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,800
Posted By Indigo82

Let me tell you my views and what works for me. I...

Let me tell you my views and what works for me. I have tripple at the front 42-32-22 and 14-34 at the back. I have 26 inch wheels. My gear inches are both low at low and high end i.e. 16.8 to 78. I...
10-30-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,462
Posted By Indigo82

Well those are some very affordable steel bar...

Well those are some very affordable steel bar ends similar to the one in the picture below:...
10-28-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,462
Posted By Indigo82

I recently rode my bike for 216 kilometres (134...

I recently rode my bike for 216 kilometres (134 miles) and afterwards had problems with my elbow. Although I had super comfy grips which are clone of Ergon grips, the handlebar was more or less...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,961
Posted By Indigo82

I totally support your idea to use vintage mtb...

I totally support your idea to use vintage mtb for commuting. I did the same with mine. Originally this bike was bought by our whole family after train ride to the capital city in 1994 when I was 12...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 801
Posted By Indigo82

Thank you. I have the same hub but it is brand...

Thank you. I have the same hub but it is brand new on my bike for a month. It works great. Maybe one day I google your experience. :)
Forum: Touring
07-06-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Indigo82

This is my favourite. Just need to find it and...

This is my favourite. Just need to find it and have it delivered somehow in this world of shortage of flights, etc. Thank you.
Forum: Touring
07-06-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Indigo82

Looks achievable but there seem to be lot of...

Looks achievable but there seem to be lot of parts involved. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Indigo82

PedalingWalrus...

PedalingWalrus (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/pedalingwalrus-371134.html), that bag looks really nice and is certainly one of the options.

Trevtassie...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Indigo82

Thank you for the link PedalingWalrus...

Thank you for the link PedalingWalrus (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/pedalingwalrus-371134.html)

I also wanted to add frame photos.
...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Indigo82

Rear panniers for a mountain bike frame

Hi all,

Which rear pannier would you recommend to me for a mountain bike frame as there are no holes for any additional bolt in the rear stays.

The frame is 2007 Rocky Mountain Vertex 10. No...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-13-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By Indigo82

How much would be a fair price for this Brompton

Hello everyone,
I found one Brompton in my area but other than this photo I have no idea on the model and year. Asking price is 700 euros. It has dynamo hub at front and three speeds. Seat is worn...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-29-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,492
Posted By Indigo82

The only thing I don't like about my folder is...

The only thing I don't like about my folder is that it's not Brompton.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,418
Posted By Indigo82

Have you considered something like Co-motion...

Have you considered something like Co-motion Cycles? Perhaps they're more intended for touring than your needs but they have frames with ss couplers, so that frame can be split in two. Not really the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,320
Posted By Indigo82

Now I see that in Germany, Suntour costs around...

Now I see that in Germany, Suntour costs around 50 euros (in case you're somewhere there). But now I see that for 60$ you have telescopic seatpost for Tern where you can insert 27.2mm regular...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,320
Posted By Indigo82

Let's assume that you need 33.9mm diameter...

Let's assume that you need 33.9mm diameter seatpost for your bike since Biologic suspension seatpost for Tern bikes comes in exactly the same size. In case you opt for regular suspension of 31.8mm,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-13-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,320
Posted By Indigo82

Hello all, maybe this will help someone with the...

Hello all, maybe this will help someone with the same trouble as me. Well, it's not a trouble anymore. And I didn't make complete suspension but an extension of it. I had Suntour NCX SP 12 suspension...
Forum: Touring
04-13-19, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 2,319,691
Posted By Indigo82

Beautiful TREK!

Beautiful TREK!
Forum: Touring
04-12-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,207
Posted By Indigo82

I use Schwalbe Marathon Greenguard for 26 inch...

I use Schwalbe Marathon Greenguard for 26 inch wheels that are 1.75 inch wide. This width proved to be a good compromise for all terrain touring tire. They are sufficiently wide and surprisingly...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-12-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,471
Posted By Indigo82

Did you guys contact lawyer to check if there's...

Did you guys contact lawyer to check if there's chance for a legal case against Mezzo? It's not your fault obviously if the bike has flawed design. You could've been long dead by now, God forbid. You...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-11-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,320
Posted By Indigo82

If anyone's interested in this mod, I documented...

If anyone's interested in this mod, I documented it with photos step by step, unfortunately still don't have 10 posts to post photos.
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