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03-02-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By dualresponse

I think it's that he's an ALDI shopper! LOL! :D

I think it's that he's an ALDI shopper! LOL! :D
03-02-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By dualresponse

Nice work~ I was going to ride to local...

Nice work~

I was going to ride to local store tonight, but wind/rain picked up and I wussed out. Drove the car instead.
I will never get that bike ride back! Arghhhh!!!!!
02-04-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,298,658
Posted By dualresponse

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-04-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,298,658
Posted By dualresponse

Thanks: seat- I recovered an old beat up...

Thanks:

seat- I recovered an old beat up sella italia slr in brown leather.

stem- ritchey something or other ( I had to buy a replacement fork, so I got a one inch threaded fork with a long...
02-03-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By dualresponse

Now I can't stop thinking about this ride....

Now I can't stop thinking about this ride. Perhaps the October run. My 10 year wedding anniversary is on 10/9. What a perfect excuse to take my wife to DC, enjoy the anniversary, then she can leave...
02-03-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 128,906
Posted By dualresponse

Now that it's back together, I've been getting...

Now that it's back together, I've been getting some SERIOUS miles on the Cimarron. Still need the stickers, but this bike it kickin' it. Perfect cold weather bike- Don't know what to wear? Take it...
01-23-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By dualresponse

I can't upload new pics, but this was from last...

I can't upload new pics, but this was from last weekend- basically one rear pannier on the front. This was surpisingly stable. No, perhaps not "no hands" stable, but not really distracting,...
01-23-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By dualresponse

Great input! :) - Thanks! I agree, the...

Great input! :) - Thanks!
I agree, the bikepacking thing is the "latest" and "greatest" and a part of my thread is quietly poking fun at it...

There are even some links showing some traditional...
01-21-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,186
Posted By dualresponse

Man. I read through this thread, hanging closer...

Man.
I read through this thread, hanging closer to the edge of my seat on each new post of zipper information.
Based upon this- I should NEVER ever open my zippers.
ANY zipper. for ANY reason!...
01-19-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,647
Posted By dualresponse

This is just a data point- I'm not looking to...

This is just a data point- I'm not looking to argue.

I've run a whole bunch of rims on road bikes- Deep dish cosmic carbones clincher 1800 gm and tubular aero mavics1500gm/ semi aero mavic sscs...
01-12-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,563,922
Posted By dualresponse

Another thing I forgot to mention was another...

Another thing I forgot to mention was another bike I ride on gravel a lot- This. These bars have so much flex at the grips, they give almost as much suspension as the Specialized stem thingee. Not...
01-11-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,563,922
Posted By dualresponse

Yeah...well. ummm...sortof... I have tried a...

Yeah...well. ummm...sortof...
I have tried a bunch of things in the past to endure in the land of endless gravel washboard.
1. Suspension forks. I've modified all my forks to remove all compression...
01-11-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 218,595
Posted By dualresponse

XTR rear 11-40 cassette and some red chinese...

XTR rear 11-40 cassette and some red chinese sharktooth thingee to give the original 11-34 cassette a little more low end.
...
01-11-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,563,922
Posted By dualresponse

Took the new diverge out for a rainy day feast....

Took the new diverge out for a rainy day feast. The muddier, the better! :)https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8066_8dc7b9b4f41118a1e355a50c4cc21d67438101e6.jpg...
01-06-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,298,658
Posted By dualresponse

Yeah, I always enjoy it when someone post pics...

Yeah, I always enjoy it when someone post pics from those areas. You can almost look at the lay of the land/ trees/ etc and tell it's close by.
01-05-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,298,658
Posted By dualresponse

1985 Schwinn Cimarron in action! ...

1985 Schwinn Cimarron in action!
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01-05-20, 01:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,271
Posted By dualresponse

Reading the comments, it sounds like finding/...

Reading the comments, it sounds like finding/ replacing your current gloves with same is the best bet. Replacing gloves with same just isn't as exciting as getting something new, but it sounds like...
12-24-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,658
Posted By dualresponse

Oh yeah... One last thing. When I was test riding...

Oh yeah... One last thing. When I was test riding the Diverge, it had the shims and the stem was at full height. It just didn't feel right. I couldn't sprint on it, and when I put my hands in the...
12-14-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,807
Posted By dualresponse

Just bought a 2019 diverge. So far, so good. Like...

Just bought a 2019 diverge. So far, so good. Like others, biggest concern is the "future shock". I've owned a bunch of softride flex stems, and forks, and I'm well aware how something so simple can...
12-02-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,050
Posted By dualresponse

I don't watch a lot of these videos, so I didn't...

I don't watch a lot of these videos, so I didn't know how prolific they were. Even watching this one video the first time was a bit of a struggle, especially the "top gear" jeremy clarkson copycat...
11-30-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 218,595
Posted By dualresponse

SURLY OGRE' (fork) :) Came in the mail last...

SURLY OGRE' (fork) :)
Came in the mail last night.... Installed on my 700c converted trek 930 frankenbike. I didn't want to cut the steerer too low until I found out if it worked or not. Amazingly,...
Forum: Touring
11-28-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,696
Posted By dualresponse

Well- If I'm going to do something stupid- Might...

Well- If I'm going to do something stupid- Might as well go all the way!!!! :)
Inspired by department store bikes and their bar ends, I had an epiphany - Why NOT go ahead and mount them in...
11-26-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By dualresponse

Wouldn't this be a Retro Neo build? The OP could...

Wouldn't this be a Retro Neo build? The OP could start a new FB group! :)
11-17-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,942
Posted By dualresponse

Good for you! Bonking is part of the game. A...

Good for you!
Bonking is part of the game. A lot of the strongest riders I know will have an occasional bad day and bonk.
"Dude, I totally bonked at 80 miles in" etc..
I know one rider who will...
11-10-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,934
Posted By dualresponse

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/nishiki_mtn_88584a6ca2e57f9ef9b8eb6b01f545ffcff30df5.jpg
This got me looking through some old pics- so I'll post some more. They...
11-03-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 715,133
Posted By dualresponse

I found this Nishiki laying in a ditch by the...

I found this Nishiki laying in a ditch by the side of a country road. It had dry rotted tires and for all appearances, looked like it had fallen off a trailer where someone was cleaning out a garage...
10-27-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 128,906
Posted By dualresponse

Went for a ride today. Took some pics of the bike...

Went for a ride today. Took some pics of the bike in sunlight. Still need stickers and reinstall headtube badge. Not exact match, but pretty close. Included dupont? paint codes for anyone interested...
10-13-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 128,906
Posted By dualresponse

I've been working hard. The Cimarron is finally...

I've been working hard. The Cimarron is finally coming together. The first pic is a rough copy after rebuilding her today
. The second pic is after brazing last week. I went with a 50% 50% split of...
Forum: Touring
09-10-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,151
Posted By dualresponse

Since I started the funny thread, I feel a little...

Since I started the funny thread, I feel a little guilty. Here's my story. I was riding my bike up a local mountain. It's a gravel road with at least 20% gradients. It's very steep, and puts you into...
09-05-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,597
Posted By dualresponse

Thanks- yeah. I will post pics if it looks "good"...

Thanks- yeah. I will post pics if it looks "good" :) If it doesn't turn out so good, I will post pics from 30 feet.
09-03-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 25,050
Posted By dualresponse

I'm new here, and love to post pics. I think it's...

I'm new here, and love to post pics. I think it's a part of sharing/storytelling. I respect the ten post rule, and could ramble on about the perils of opening links from low post count members, but...
09-03-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,597
Posted By dualresponse

I recently repainted a garden tractor using...

I recently repainted a garden tractor using rattle cans because I was too lazy to clean my gun. I am always amazed at what a good job you can get, especially if you wet sand afterwards. Then I...
09-03-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,597
Posted By dualresponse

^Thanks repechage! I was planning on using...

^Thanks repechage!

I was planning on using one of the smaller mini campbell hausfield? 8 oz type gravity feed guns I have. It has worked well for small projects (guitars/ etc) and can get around...
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