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Forum: Touring
01-12-17, 01:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,676
Posted By Jamesw2

https://www.adventurecycling.org/resources/how-to-...

https://www.adventurecycling.org/resources/how-to-department/touring-bicycles-selection/choosing-a-bike-for-the-great-divide/

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Forum: Touring
11-20-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Jamesw2

I have a gran turismo and I weigh 250 lbs. The...

I have a gran turismo and I weigh 250 lbs. The wheels did well but the issue I had was with the rear dropouts and the wheel not held straight. Under braking and acceleration the wheel would twist in...
Forum: Texas
08-23-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 739
Posted By Jamesw2

Texas Gravel Championship

By Gritty Teeth Racing

In the books
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoYlCp0WpSI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AW-oWCu73k0

https://www.facebook.com/grittyteethracing/
12-31-15, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,343
Posted By Jamesw2

I have a GT Grade Sora but the max tire size is...

I have a GT Grade Sora but the max tire size is 35 mm without fenders. I have deduced that is not wide enough for some gravel road conditions. Since I am a clyde I am beginning with a GT Aggressor...
12-27-15, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,677
Posted By Jamesw2

I bought the GT Grade Sora drop bar. Put a triple...

I bought the GT Grade Sora drop bar. Put a triple on it upgraded the rear derailleur to a m 772 and an Idr front derailleur . Still not the best shifting thing. The biggest drawback to the grade is...
Forum: Texas
06-08-15, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 926
Posted By Jamesw2

welcome aboard I live in the Porter area...

welcome aboard

I live in the Porter area north of the construction. Most of my routes are mapped in Ride With GPS . . Find The Best Bike Rides, Routes and Cuesheets in Your Area...
09-08-14, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By Jamesw2

Cautionary Tale

Cautionary Tale

Actress killed by falling tree
Molly Glynn, Chicago Fire Actress Killed By FallingTree in Storm - Us Weekly...
09-05-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18,065
Views: 1,200,307
Posted By Jamesw2

Yes officer how can i help you What are you...

Yes officer how can i help you

What are you doing here?

Ans. My parents has sex
Blame it on my parents
09-05-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,121
Posted By Jamesw2

404067 404067 A bike shop in South...

404067

404067


A bike shop in South Sudan
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,273
Posted By Jamesw2

CX V 2 Retro shifters (Grvenalle) they are for...

CX V 2 Retro shifters (Grvenalle)
they are for a Surly Disk Trucker build
Still need the frame, headset, racks, fenders and brakes ah heck with the brakes
...
Forum: Touring
09-03-14, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,962
Posted By Jamesw2

In the early 1990's I rode Boulder Canyon near...

In the early 1990's I rode Boulder Canyon near Boulder Colorado among other canyons. I weighed 200 lbs and the altitudes ranged between 5,500 and 9,500 feet. I started with road bikes then I came...
Forum: Texas
09-03-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By Jamesw2

I am gearing up for short tours to Huntsville...

I am gearing up for short tours to Huntsville State Park, Double Lake near Coldspring and Lake Houston Wilderness Park. Check out Warm Showers . org
Forum: Texas
09-03-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By Jamesw2

Sounds interesting. I usually ride FM 1314

Sounds interesting. I usually ride FM 1314
08-28-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By Jamesw2

Burning Man and bicycles

This is FYI stuff

I have been watching Burning Man event broadcast and was wowed by the number of bicycles at the event
Here is a link to the camera stream

http://www.ustream.tv/burningman
...
Forum: Touring
08-27-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,212
Posted By Jamesw2

This is my go to calculator for gearing. I am at...

This is my go to calculator for gearing. I am at 260 lbs (still) So my needs may be the same for a rider with full gear.
Mike Sherman's Bicycle Gear Calculator...
Forum: Touring
08-18-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,563
Posted By Jamesw2

Watched your movie. Congratulations on your...

Watched your movie. Congratulations on your accomplishment. Your video work is better than this given the conditions . . The Cross Canada Project: Documenting a Bicycle Tour Across Canada on Vimeo...
08-17-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,147
Posted By Jamesw2

Yes! On my first Tour de Cure for Diabetes a...

Yes! On my first Tour de Cure for Diabetes a truck smoked a lot of riders
Forum: Introductions
08-17-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Jamesw2

Look up Texbiker.net , Texbiker.net...

Look up Texbiker.net , Texbiker.net (http://www.texbiker.net/blog/) , He rides through Oakhurst frequently and has an extensive knowledge of the area for riding. The blog has a calender of...
Forum: Introductions
08-08-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By Jamesw2

I also live in Porter and on a weight loss theme...

I also live in Porter and on a weight loss theme and would be willing to talk or ride with you to show you some routes in the area.

I believe you need (how many ?) so many post before you can use...
07-29-14, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By Jamesw2

Seat tube angle to center of bottom bracket distances for different leg lengths ?

Are there any charts that show for different seat tube angles and different leg lengths (upper and lower leg leg lengths) where the ball of the foot ends up on the pedal stroke?

this one is...
Replies: 4
Views: 4,740
Posted By Jamesw2

Trek 1420

I still have my 1420 from 1993 and still ride although I have made changes. Mine had a 126 mm bottom bracket and i could not find replacement long enough to keep the correct chain line. I used metal...
Forum: Touring
03-05-14, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,039
Posted By Jamesw2

I would check the chain stay length on both...

I would check the chain stay length on both bikes! Disk trucker's is 18.1 inches (as i remember). I can't find the Rando's specks for chain stay.

I have a plan to build a disc trucker tourer....
Forum: Touring
03-05-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,269
Posted By Jamesw2

Dear Frustrated Thank you for the review of...

Dear Frustrated

Thank you for the review of the LHT. It is sounds like exactly what i need to ride a tour with!
Forum: Texas
02-25-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,356
Posted By Jamesw2

I use panaracer Rib-mo ...

I use panaracer Rib-mo

http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/index.php/t-533614.html

http://www.amazon.com/Panaracer-RiBMo-Tire-Wire-Bead/dp/B00AZWWES4

http://www.panaracer.com/urban.php
02-06-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,226
Posted By Jamesw2

I use a product called chopspokes and I cut...

I use a product called chopspokes and I cut strips of reflective tape and put on my crankset, fenders and anywhere else on the bike that will get me noticed ...
Forum: Touring
01-28-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,327
Posted By Jamesw2

I have been looking at the LHT disc version If...

I have been looking at the LHT disc version If you are over 200 lbs I would recommend a upgrade wheels and disc brakes for touring in the states. Velocity chukker rims reported by Peter White...
Forum: Texas
01-28-14, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By Jamesw2

Northwest Cycling Cub has rides out of Zube Park...

Northwest Cycling Cub has rides out of Zube Park (near Waller TX ) on Saturday mornings

Also check with Bike Barn Several of there stores have rides.

If you like hills (small) Coldspring...
Forum: Touring
01-24-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,634
Posted By Jamesw2

I cant help with the wheel question but i can...

I cant help with the wheel question but i can describe how i am going about determining my groupe set for a disc trucker build

First I am having Peter White build me a rear wheel Chukker rim with...
12-28-13, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,705
Posted By Jamesw2

I was crowded next to a guard rail by a steel...

I was crowded next to a guard rail by a steel hauling truck and called the company an hour later they called me back . . I had the belief that the driver was sitting in the room when they called (on...
Forum: Touring
12-22-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,901
Posted By Jamesw2

A "pound" of feathers weighs more than a "pound"...

A "pound" of feathers weighs more than a "pound" of gold
12-13-13, 06:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,317
Posted By Jamesw2

On my way out to the main road from our...

On my way out to the main road from our subdivision i was passed within 100 feet of the intersection . . the vehicles turning left, off of the main road, have a very short line of sight. There...
Forum: Texas
12-13-13, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By Jamesw2

Thanks 10 Wheels

Thanks 10 Wheels
12-09-13, 12:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,513
Posted By Jamesw2

More about the victim ...

More about the victim

http://www.tmz.com/2013/12/09/ex-napster-coo-milton-olin-killed-in-bike-vs-cop-car-collision/...
Forum: Texas
11-28-13, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By Jamesw2

Congratulations Dex Epic and inspiring ...

Congratulations Dex Epic and inspiring accomplishment
Forum: Touring
11-14-13, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By Jamesw2

Silkroad and Co-Motion are higher end brands ...

Silkroad and Co-Motion are higher end brands

http://www.en.tout-terrain.de/bicycles/silkroad/ IMO Derailures are a pain on a touring bike. so i am learning about geared hubs

I am too heavy...
Forum: Touring
09-30-13, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Jamesw2

There is a way to select a map and put it in your...

There is a way to select a map and put it in your list of maps

Log in

Select FIND

Fill out form
select Show me the rides

Select a ride
09-18-13, 03:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,831
Posted By Jamesw2

Yes! Trying to pull into my driveway. They have...

Yes! Trying to pull into my driveway. They have repaved the street and drivers are now doing 35 in a 20 mph zone. Twice in three days
Forum: Touring
09-13-13, 06:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,180
Posted By Jamesw2

Options for the Andel ...

Options for the Andel
http://www.andel.com.tw/products/products_show.php?language=_eng&pid=34&cid=28
Forum: Touring
09-04-13, 06:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,948
Posted By Jamesw2

Look at this from KHS I just bought on of...

Look at this from KHS
I just bought on of these for overnights and pulling a trailer . . I like the 530 fram and the gearing over the Specialized ...
Forum: Touring
08-21-13, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,573
Posted By Jamesw2

I had a TREK 750 that a guy drove from Austin TX...

I had a TREK 750 that a guy drove from Austin TX to Houston to buy at $250 and it wasn't much to look at. That is a neat bike!
Forum: Touring
08-19-13, 04:25 AM
08-10-13, 04:34 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,278
Posted By Jamesw2

This happened over about a mile. I have been...

This happened over about a mile. I have been bitten while riding. I usually use water bottle and shout and carry Halt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcJJbRflm9Y
08-07-13, 04:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,315
Posted By Jamesw2

Yes I have had handlebars move while riding. They...

Yes I have had handlebars move while riding. They moved because i was hit by a pickup truck mirror and when they were not tightened properly. That being said, when you get better try and move the...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-13, 09:35 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,645
Posted By Jamesw2

That is why i ride loops . . . I can get an...

That is why i ride loops . . . I can get an opportunity to see them again
07-31-13, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By Jamesw2

I called the DA's office and was instructed to...

I called the DA's office and was instructed to send a letter
I called the Judge's office and the person took the time to listen and write down my concerns about the lite sentence
Forum: Touring
07-30-13, 06:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,097
Posted By Jamesw2

Just an idea for leaving your bike for a few...

Just an idea for leaving your bike for a few minutes

(http://www.abus.com/eng/Mobile-Security/Bike-safety-and-security/Locks/Frame-locks)ABUS frame locks
Frame locks are basic security devices...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-13, 02:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,645
Posted By Jamesw2

The guy could not hold a line. He wasted...

The guy could not hold a line. He wasted hundreds of feet... but that would not have mattered

Thanks for the Surly lesson. I am looking to replace my touring bike and am interested to know if...
07-29-13, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By Jamesw2

I have found that yoga stretching exercises and...

I have found that yoga stretching exercises and meditation techniques that focus on breathing help with ride recovery.
04-27-13, 02:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,086
Posted By Jamesw2

I have used a the Air zond a lot and it is...

I have used a the Air zond a lot and it is convent to use your air pump to recharge . . It works about 50 % of the time against dogs . . The well placed stream from a water bottle is also a...
Forum: Texas
04-05-13, 01:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,371
Posted By Jamesw2

One option s to do hill repeats ...

One option s to do hill repeats
http://www.laketravis.com/cycling/routes.htm

Route 6 (http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1587339) "The Humbler" Hill Climb (Road Bike) - Climb 129 feet in 3/10 of a...
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