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Forum: Touring
01-23-23, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By mtnbud

I like those racks. Looks good 👍

I like those racks. Looks good 👍
01-17-23, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 813
Posted By mtnbud

I may have some influence with the owner. He...

I may have some influence with the owner. He bought the gym a couple of years ago and is a willing to listen to suggestions. He's been slowly updating the equipment since he bought the gym. The...
01-17-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 813
Posted By mtnbud

Exercise bikes at the gym

My gym has one upright exercise bike. It's a Stairmaster brand. The seat is so freaking wide. I don't understand how anyone could sit on the thing. I usually avoid it by getting the cardio...
01-16-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,778
Posted By mtnbud

Is this a hippie bike?

Is this a hippie bike?
Forum: Touring
01-16-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By mtnbud

Crazy bike design

Cercle

This bike is would not work for me, but I found it very creative.
01-12-23, 06:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,778
Posted By mtnbud

https://media.tenor.com/7uGjf1ssZWcAAAAM/wild-hogs...

https://media.tenor.com/7uGjf1ssZWcAAAAM/wild-hogs-fist-bump.gif
01-12-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,778
Posted By mtnbud

I always feel the best remedy for all my ills is...

I always feel the best remedy for all my ills is to get outside. I get tired of doing things by myself though. It's always good when you can find some like-minded souls to hang out with. Online is...
Forum: Touring
12-10-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By mtnbud

Impressive bike and gorgeous pictures. Thanks...

Impressive bike and gorgeous pictures. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Touring
12-09-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By mtnbud

Thanks all. I'm thinking I should retreat it with...

Thanks all. I'm thinking I should retreat it with some silicone once it's dry. I appreciate verifying the tarp in contact with the pole isn't a good idea. I know the tarp was water tight when I first...
Forum: Touring
12-08-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By mtnbud

Does Silnylon need retreating?

Tinkering around in my shop, I built a modified Turtledog tripod stand for my hammock. Because I wanted to use my full coverage silnylon rainfly, I designed the ridgepole to do double duty as the...
Forum: Touring
11-29-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 625
Posted By mtnbud

I carry a SPOT 3 when I know I'll be in places...

I carry a SPOT 3 when I know I'll be in places without a cell signal. I pay a once a year fee. I bought it more for safety when backcountry skiing, but I've brought it when bikepacking also. I'll...
Forum: Touring
11-24-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,966
Posted By mtnbud

I have no clue, but could you add a link to your...

I have no clue, but could you add a link to your route? It'd help if you want advice about your route.
11-18-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By mtnbud

Digital Drive

I had never heard of digital drive. It certainly wouldn't make any sense for my type of riding, but it might make sense for some ebike users. I could understand for some who ride throttle ebikes...
11-16-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By mtnbud

Yes - Mile 4.5 to 5.5 is what I am hearing all...

Yes - Mile 4.5 to 5.5 is what I am hearing all the complaints about. The big potholes and sinkholes near Vernonia are very disconcerting, but they can be avoided if you keep your eyes open. When...
11-11-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,261
Posted By mtnbud

I actually just saw a bike at Costco that didn't...

I actually just saw a bike at Costco that didn't look half bad. It was a Northrock xc27 (https://www.northrockbikes.com/xc27/) and it was clearance priced at $347. (Some say Northrock is made by...
Forum: Touring
11-10-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By mtnbud

Agreed - That Spork looks burly! BTW - I...

Agreed - That Spork looks burly!

BTW - I have some spacers between the fork mounts and the rack to keep the rack completely clear off the forks.
11-10-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,865
Posted By mtnbud

Since you say you're not picking on me - I've...

Since you say you're not picking on me -
I've been burned twice this month buying made in China/sold by Chinese distributor stuff. With the first, the item had a picture which showed 2 items and the...
Forum: Touring
11-10-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By mtnbud

My 2006 Specialized has a carbon fork with low...

My 2006 Specialized has a carbon fork with low rider mounts. I've had a rack on it from day one with no problems....
11-10-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,865
Posted By mtnbud

I bet you'll get an 8sp cassette like the...

I bet you'll get an 8sp cassette like the pictures and not a 11 speed like the description. I've noticed some of the made in china sold stuff has become more and more deceptive in their ads. You...
11-09-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By mtnbud

The Banks to Vernonia Trail needs maintenance

Woodway's post got to thinking about reasons to post in the PNW subforum.

I started running through some things in my mind and the surface on the eastern end Banks to Vernonia Rail Trail popped...
11-09-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,796
Posted By mtnbud

I peek in here every once in awhile. Hasn't been...

I peek in here every once in awhile. Hasn't been much call to post lately.
11-05-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,392
Posted By mtnbud

What is a MUT? I know MUP stands for multiple...

What is a MUT? I know MUP stands for multiple use path, what does MUT stand for?
Forum: Touring
11-05-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By mtnbud

My Jandd Expedition rack is 15 inches long. Its...

My Jandd Expedition rack is 15 inches long. Its pretty heavy though.
Link (https://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FREXP)...
11-02-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,421
Posted By mtnbud

I've never tried to reinforce pants. I'd think...

I've never tried to reinforce pants. I'd think you'd need to do it just right or you'll get uncomfortable seams that could cause chaffing.

I know from experience, some fabrics are simply tougher...
Forum: Touring
11-02-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,551
Posted By mtnbud

That is what the bike shops do here. The shops...

That is what the bike shops do here. The shops used to ask if we wanted them to recycle our used parts, but now they give us back our old parts.
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By mtnbud

Newport Ferrari tandem?

Listed on CL for $50. It has very low end Shimano components, a 6 speed freewheel. It will definately need a new chain, cables, brake pads and an overhaul. Would it be worth fixing it up to flip? I'm...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-21-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By mtnbud

I like your choice of music for your video.

I like your choice of music for your video.
10-15-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By mtnbud

Many bottom brackets are the cassette type and...

Many bottom brackets are the cassette type and can not be overhauled, but I believe most hubs and headsets can be cleaned then greased. (This doesn't need to be done very often.) Derailleur pulleys...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-14-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 66,217
Posted By mtnbud

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10-14-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 643
Posted By mtnbud

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10-11-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,290
Posted By mtnbud

Weirdest bike I've seen: Walking bike Second ...

Weirdest bike I've seen: Walking bike
Second weirdest: Half wheels
Forum: Touring
10-05-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,263
Posted By mtnbud

My older xt derailleur barely has a long enough...

My older xt derailleur barely has a long enough cage to pull up that much chain slack. As it is, I had to shorten my chain an extra link to pull the upper pulley off of my 32 tooth cassette. My bike...
09-27-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By mtnbud

I like it!

I like it!
09-27-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By mtnbud

Yep - there's a ball chuck in the adapter which...

Yep - there's a ball chuck in the adapter which is preventing me from being able to use it. I think I've found an adapter online that will work for me. It'd be great if I could find something local...
09-26-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By mtnbud

Seating tires with air compressor. Adapter?

I've recently gone to tubeless and need to find an adapter for my air compressor for seating tires. My air compressor has a Schrader attachment, but the tube has to have that nub in the center for...
09-17-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,214
Posted By mtnbud

I'm glad you're okay. I hope that driver...

I'm glad you're okay. I hope that driver experiences some type of karma for his behavior. Anyone who acts like that will more than likely get his just desserts some time. Hopefully sooner than...
Forum: Touring
09-15-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,919
Posted By mtnbud

Once on an extremely rural eastern Washington...

Once on an extremely rural eastern Washington road a buddy and I had a very friendly Golden Retriever come out to great us. We stopped to give it a few pets and headed out on our way. It started...
09-15-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,873
Posted By mtnbud

thanks!

thanks!
09-15-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,873
Posted By mtnbud

Fixed issue.

Fixed issue.
09-14-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,873
Posted By mtnbud

​​​​​​ Ah - I would've likely done the same. ...

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Ah - I would've likely done the same. If the bike lane is in good shape and empty, I take it. If not, I tend to ride close to the shoulder and get into the bike lane lane when I spot...
09-14-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,873
Posted By mtnbud

So was this guy in a vehicle behind you laying on...

So was this guy in a vehicle behind you laying on his horn while you could have easily moved over into the bike lane and waited for him to drive by? :foo:
09-10-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By mtnbud

That's a heck of a day! My buddy and I started...

That's a heck of a day! My buddy and I started at the visitors center and did the loop and that was about perfect. It's certainly a gorgeous ride.

I can't imagine starting in Fort Klamath,...
09-05-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 91,227
Posted By mtnbud

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Depot Bay - World's smallest harbor...
09-02-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,081
Posted By mtnbud

Before you buy new tires, try running the tires...

Before you buy new tires, try running the tires you have at a lower pressure. With the mtb bike I converted to touring, I run my 2.0 width tires at 80psi on pavement and 40psi on gravel. I have...
Forum: Touring
08-31-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,000
Posted By mtnbud

On one trip a friend and I had just climbed a...

On one trip a friend and I had just climbed a steep 2500ft climb in the middle of nowhere and were well committed to a specific route. On the junction we needed to turn on, we found a dreaded road...
08-30-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,722
Posted By mtnbud

I've actually observed the opposite where I live....

I've actually observed the opposite where I live. I'm finding drivers to be more respectful and cautious around me than they used to - say 20 to 25 yrs ago. I expect social media has played a part in...
Forum: Touring
08-27-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By mtnbud

I have a One Tigris underquilt that works very...

I have a One Tigris underquilt that works very well at the price point. The material, seams, construction, etc. is all good quality. As far I my observations go, their gear is well made and a...
08-18-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 793
Posted By mtnbud

I have a frame bag on my mountain bike and use...

I have a frame bag on my mountain bike and use these on my handlebar. Waterbottle bag...
08-16-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 612
Posted By mtnbud

I think you may have scared the op away...

I think you may have scared the op away...
08-15-22, 09:27 PM
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