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Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By CMAW

This is a famous and a very tough one: les 100...

This is a famous and a very tough one: les 100 cols (https://www.100cols.nl/en/home/). Start from there and skip a few cols maybe......
02-11-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By CMAW

Did that frame come from Europe? A local bike...

Did that frame come from Europe? A local bike touring shop here (Belgium) used to carry a German brand Da Silva, decently made touring bikes — especially for the price. I vaguely remember seeing a Da...
Forum: Touring
12-17-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By CMAW

I remember that old track video, AD compared 40L+...

I remember that old track video, AD compared 40L+ panniers with 25L in bikepacking volume. And what a surprise: the bikepacking set-up 'wins', aerodynamically speaking. Friend of mine toured in...
12-14-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,987
Posted By CMAW

Campagnolo Gran Sport (and Pista) headsets have a...

Campagnolo Gran Sport (and Pista) headsets have a 34mm stack height and were available in 25x100. There's one for sale on French ebay right now.
12-09-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By CMAW

The Rustines.fr site only lists Universal hoods,...

The Rustines.fr site only lists Universal hoods, for the moment.

Due to their success, some of our products in rubber are out of stock.

Temporarily probably, but no announcement as to when new...
12-06-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

Much appreciated, @northbend. I'm fortunate to...

Much appreciated, @northbend. I'm fortunate to live in a big city (wouldn't like to miss that)... that I can leave behind on my bike in 30 minutes tops wouldn't like to miss that either.
12-06-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,728
Posted By CMAW

Define stripes... ...

Define stripes...

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12-06-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

East of Brussels ...

East of Brussels

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11-16-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6,896
Views: 641,140
Posted By CMAW

Hope these will prove to be the perfect...

Hope these will prove to be the perfect compact/classic bars (Fairweather Nitto):

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11-07-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,629
Posted By CMAW

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I've been looking for a nice vintage touring bike for a long time and this...
11-07-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

Countryside SW of Brussels: ...

Countryside SW of Brussels:

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09-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By CMAW

Those thumbies did look to me as if they were...

Those thumbies did look to me as if they were added to plain factory levers. Kind of made me want to try that out, braking from the hoods with extra thumb leverage. Seems like a viable idea.
09-07-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,259
Posted By CMAW

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Caption as great as the pic itself. Demuynck as a tragic...
09-07-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By CMAW

Sad Bourdel

As seen in France, Auvergne, locked to a pole as a way to welcome the upcoming Tour stage (this is Bardet country). Still salvageable I suppose! Pretty big surprise when I looked up the...
09-06-20, 12:54 PM
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 231,959
Posted By CMAW

A few from "celtic" Spain, in the north west. ...

A few from "celtic" Spain, in the north west.
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07-27-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

Arid Aragon, northern Spain. ...

Arid Aragon, northern Spain.
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07-27-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,138
Posted By CMAW

These are not Mafac Racers but "the lesser Mafac"...

These are not Mafac Racers but "the lesser Mafac" brake. They work fine, though and replacing the pads is easy and cheap....
07-22-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

You won't regret it, the parc des volcans is of ...

You won't regret it, the parc des volcans is of unforgettable beatuy, IMO. For an 8 hour high definition livestream of this area, check out the upcoming TdF stage Clermont-Ferrand / Puy Marie!...
07-20-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

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07-06-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,629
Posted By CMAW

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My daughter wanted to present her boyfriend with a cool vintage bike and...
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By CMAW

Haven't been in France since corona day one but...

Haven't been in France since corona day one but this is what I gather from the press: everything is open, including restaurants, hotels, camp sites and even cinemas, under social distancing...
Forum: Touring
06-23-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,446
Posted By CMAW

Citizens from "non-safe countries", such as...

Citizens from "non-safe countries", such as Belgium or Italy are required to present a negative Corona-test (max 4 days old) on the Slovakian, Czech and Hungarian borders, or failing that go in...
Forum: Touring
05-25-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By CMAW

Just a link, but it has great info and is very...

Just a link, but it has great info and is very inspiring:
https://cycloscope.net/cycling-turkey
05-15-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By CMAW

Modern Tacx pulleys will fit: like those, type 1...

Modern Tacx pulleys will fit: like those, type 1 (https://www.bike-components.de/en/Tacx/Derailleur-Pulleys-p833/)
05-09-20, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,295
Posted By CMAW

Mavic is American :twitchy:, or so it seemed. ...

Mavic is American :twitchy:, or so it seemed.
https://www.amersports.com/2019/07/amer-sports-completes-mavic-divestment/

Apparently, that sale (which happened last year) never took place and the...
Forum: Touring
04-27-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,182
Posted By CMAW

I've used a (pre-bikepacking) roll-top Ortlieb...

I've used a (pre-bikepacking) roll-top Ortlieb saddle bag (large version: 4l) and that was a succes. I had to take off the quick release of the bag and replace it with an improvised hook system....
04-20-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By CMAW

Same as the Huret Succes, with a 24/28 cage...

Same as the Huret Succes, with a 24/28 cage attachment option. I remember it's a bit fiddly, but:
repairing-vintage-huret-rear-derailleur/...
04-18-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,083
Posted By CMAW

It's not just length, it's length of yellow.

It's not just length, it's length of yellow.
04-18-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

A few from close to home these past few weeks,...

A few from close to home these past few weeks, Belgian countryside around Brussels:
...
Forum: Touring
04-18-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4,510
Views: 2,257,786
Posted By CMAW

Colored nipples as a personal code or signature,...

Colored nipples as a personal code or signature, brilliant detail!
Forum: Touring
04-18-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By CMAW

Big cities are always part of my touring plans. I...

Big cities are always part of my touring plans. I like remote routes through the mountains (wild camping and basic food) just as much as bustling city life (art, architecture and restaurants) so...
04-10-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

Empty road, vanishing point perspective, is to...

Empty road, vanishing point perspective, is to the cyclist what a carrot on a stick is to a donkey. Kudos to northbend for this thread and no disrespect intended to the donkey, a relatively rational...
04-08-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,138
Posted By CMAW

I don't have a recent pic but the bike has...

I don't have a recent pic but the bike has fenders and a Tubus-rack installed now. The fenders may come off again soon, main advantage is not less weight but easier manipulation of the bike (taking...
04-08-20, 03:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,138
Posted By CMAW

My daughter has one of those and they're an...

My daughter has one of those and they're an incredibly nice ride, she wouldn't miss it for the world. Hope it works out for you.
...
04-05-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

Had to check on Streetview because I wasn't sure,...

Had to check on Streetview because I wasn't sure, 21% never looks like 21% in a pic. But yes, Paterberg! Decent work-out for the calves, if you stay on the cobbles that is.
04-04-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

Various places in Germany and Poland. ...

Various places in Germany and Poland.
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04-03-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,638
Posted By CMAW

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Why did I sell this bike? Oh yeah, I make bad decisions all the...
04-01-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,431
Posted By CMAW

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03-31-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,920
Posted By CMAW

Great bikes in this thread, wow. I really like...

Great bikes in this thread, wow. I really like the looks of this Dutch one, from Wind Cycleworks:...
03-30-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By CMAW

You have to drill a small hole through the body...

You have to drill a small hole through the body at the exact spot where the clip sits and then push it inward. Found this tip somewhere in a forum discussion (weight weenies?) and tried it, it was...
03-27-20, 03:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 910
Posted By CMAW

The modern T.A. Carmina crankset...

The modern T.A. Carmina crankset (https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/carmina.php) may look good on a vintage racer, I guess. Not cheap but endless chainring possibilities double or triple per the...
03-26-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,609
Posted By CMAW

Couldn't help but posting this, sorry. The bike's...

Couldn't help but posting this, sorry. The bike's somewhere in there as well.

WA's SD
Forum: Touring
03-22-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4,510
Views: 2,257,786
Posted By CMAW

Schwalbe Almotion, 50 mm. Like most Schwalbe...

Schwalbe Almotion, 50 mm. Like most Schwalbe tires they run a bit less, 47 mm or so. Great touring tire, super comfortable on paved road and pretty decent off-road, as long as it's dry.
03-20-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,084
Posted By CMAW

https://live.staticflickr.com/430/19962261082_9296...

https://live.staticflickr.com/430/19962261082_92961c277c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/wpZNKd)

Gold is Or
03-15-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By CMAW

The Dangre Brothers were (in)famous for selling...

The Dangre Brothers were (in)famous for selling bikes and components in blister from supermarkets in the 70ies. It was also them that procured the rights for Eddy Merckx in France for some time and...
Forum: Touring
03-14-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By CMAW

Most W.-European Foreign Offices advise against...

Most W.-European Foreign Offices advise against traveling in S.E. Turkey (including Gaziantep province) because of 1/ the border situation with Syria and 2/ the inner Turkish situation with the...
Forum: Touring
03-12-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By CMAW

I'd recommend the Sevilla region, especially the...

I'd recommend the Sevilla region, especially the western part up to spectacular Niebla where you have the terrain (flat) and the villages you're looking for (not to far apart). Another plus (besides...
02-18-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,609
Posted By CMAW

The decal on the seat tube looks pretty similar...

The decal on the seat tube looks pretty similar to the "Motoconfort" ones, they had a squarish headbadge as well, at some point... The cigarettes are Gaullistes, no doubt about those.
Forum: Touring
01-22-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By CMAW

Best international train planner: Deutsche Bahn....

Best international train planner: Deutsche Bahn. (https://www.bahn.com/en/view/index.shtml) Taking bikes on high speed trains is getting progressively more difficult, but this particular connection...
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