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Forum: Touring
04-08-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 46,602
Posted By drewcifer

hey jabberwocky, would you mind posting a profile...

hey jabberwocky, would you mind posting a profile shot of your bike from the side?
03-18-10, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By drewcifer

so 2.4 is maybe but probably not?

so 2.4 is maybe but probably not?
03-18-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By drewcifer

1990 Bridgestone MB-5

Do you think 2.4's will fit in this thing?

Also what size seatpost does it take?


Thanks
Forum: Touring
04-16-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By drewcifer

post pics of the ebisu!

post pics of the ebisu!
02-05-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,578
Posted By drewcifer

how did you do that ??? i have an older bike...

how did you do that ???

i have an older bike that is in similar condition to the before pictures you show.
02-03-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By drewcifer

No. its cheaper so I was just assuming it would...

No. its cheaper so I was just assuming it would be lower quality/more drag than the shimano model. does anyone know anything about it?
02-03-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By drewcifer

Shimano DH-3N70

Who stocks these? Harris is out and peter white is pricey.

I specifically need the 36h non disk version.

thanks
Forum: Touring
01-01-09, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,058
Posted By drewcifer

why would you need too? the nitto big back rack...

why would you need too? the nitto big back rack (http://www.rivbike.com/products/list/bags_and_racks?page=all#product=20-022) that riv sells is amazing.
Forum: Touring
12-27-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 2,014,257
Posted By drewcifer

hopefully i will have some loaded pics soon. im...

hopefully i will have some loaded pics soon. im hoping to go on a tour over spring break. but ya this bike is probably my most prized possession. :)
...
Forum: Touring
12-27-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,933
Posted By drewcifer

twins! ...

twins!

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y202/jewcydrewcy/IMG_4688-1.jpg
Forum: Touring
12-27-08, 12:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,933
Posted By drewcifer

this looks EXACTLY like my specialized expedition...

this looks EXACTLY like my specialized expedition (also from 83). they must be they same frame. ill post photos later.
12-21-08, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By drewcifer

any updates please from either of you? i'd like...

any updates please from either of you? i'd like to hear more about it and see more pics.

what about the mounting bracket? does it work ok?

hows the bass? im hoping its not weak and tinny...
Forum: Touring
12-20-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By drewcifer

im running friction bar end shifters. thanks...

im running friction bar end shifters.

thanks everyone for your help, maybe ill give the half step gearing another shot and see if i can get used to it.
Forum: Touring
12-20-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By drewcifer

the bcd of my cranks are 110/74 so a variety of...

the bcd of my cranks are 110/74 so a variety of chainrings should be available. the derailleur is an older deore XT, that should take up to a 34t right?

i understand how half step gearing is...
Forum: Touring
12-19-08, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By drewcifer

another gearing question

SO i have a vintage touring bike from the 80s that has the following gearing:

big: 28-44-48
small: 13-15-17-20-24-30

It has that weird half step gearing that they were using back then....
Forum: Touring
10-04-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,993
Posted By drewcifer

the lugwork is ridiculous, and the paint job...

the lugwork is ridiculous, and the paint job oooohhh
Forum: Touring
10-04-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,993
Posted By drewcifer

my dad just bought one brand new for 200 dollars...

my dad just bought one brand new for 200 dollars off retail, 1400 i think.

that was probably a good move on his part.

but wow oh WOW is that thing a beaut.
08-29-08, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,292
Posted By drewcifer

flip and chop b123

im contemplating this. its just really cury and pretty looking and probably more functional than using the deep drops for around the town. should i do it? post pictures.
08-20-08, 03:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,747
Posted By drewcifer

i saw a guy on a FTP in the olympics

i saw a guy on a FTP in the olympics
08-17-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 25,747
Posted By drewcifer

its pretty ugly is it not?

its pretty ugly is it not?
07-28-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,530
Posted By drewcifer

half clips: ...

half clips:

http://us.st12.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/yhst-84224226242177_2013_20706681
07-28-08, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By drewcifer

where do you live nubcake? just curious. is it a...

where do you live nubcake? just curious. is it a very cycling friendly city
07-26-08, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By drewcifer

this video isn't funny at all

this video isn't funny at all
07-26-08, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By drewcifer

i went through jacksonville NC on a tour earlier...

i went through jacksonville NC on a tour earlier in the summer and I have to say that it was probably the worst part of the trip for us. we ended up on some busy roads and there was a lot of...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,555
Posted By drewcifer

can you post pictures of the two bikes? i...

can you post pictures of the two bikes?

i think you should go with the ***vega since you know its comfortable. dont worry about not having it period correct...if modern equipment will get you out...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,555
Posted By drewcifer

lamplight - your ***vega is gorgeous. i...

lamplight - your ***vega is gorgeous.

i myself am working on cleaning up an 84 specialized expedition for randonneuring a la rivendell. already upgraded the cockpit and now im moving down into the...
Replies: 37
Views: 2,776
Posted By drewcifer

youll be fine. as others have said, just remember...

youll be fine. as others have said, just remember to eat and drink a lot and dont push it. go at a nice comfortable pace
07-21-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,340
Posted By drewcifer

not worth more than 175$

not worth more than 175$
07-21-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,038
Posted By drewcifer

so let me get this straight, 11201ny writes a...

so let me get this straight, 11201ny writes a post asking for people to go out of their way to help him recover his bike but he will not even offer the particulars of how it happened? great...
Forum: Touring
07-21-08, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,559
Posted By drewcifer

impatience is worse than animosity. if they hate...

impatience is worse than animosity. if they hate you then that at least makes some sense but if theyre willing to risk your life to get to their destination 4 seconds sooner thats just disturbing.
...
Forum: Touring
07-20-08, 09:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,092
Posted By drewcifer

i have an early 80s specialized expedition and...

i have an early 80s specialized expedition and ive finally got it dialed in with a b17 and nitto noodle handlebars and other various upgrades.

its so stable, comfortable, and versatile i dont have...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,429
Posted By drewcifer

theres a brevet coming up in florida and im kind...

theres a brevet coming up in florida and im kind of dissapointed to find this on the website.



i just wish they wouldve stuck to the spirit and heritage of randonneuring and just said no, its...
Replies: 1,027
Views: 555,831
Posted By drewcifer

this bike is really cute.:D

this bike is really cute.:D
Forum: Touring
07-18-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By drewcifer

i can never figure out why all the bikes made...

i can never figure out why all the bikes made today have such long top tubes. maybe im just strangely proportioned? i really dont know
Forum: Touring
07-18-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By drewcifer

keep an eye out on ebay. i have longer legs...

keep an eye out on ebay. i have longer legs myself and i was able to find an 80s specialized expedition touring bike with a proportionally short top tube. it has worked out perfect for me

you...
Forum: Touring
07-18-08, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By drewcifer

holy crap thats beautiful! i love the racks!!

holy crap thats beautiful!

i love the racks!!
Forum: Touring
07-18-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,708
Posted By drewcifer

architecture student... fortunate enough to have...

architecture student... fortunate enough to have some support from my parents for maybe a couple more years.

when im not in the studio for ridiculous hours i try to squeeze in as much bike...
Forum: Touring
07-18-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,525
Posted By drewcifer

its an absolutely spectacular bike in every way....

its an absolutely spectacular bike in every way. you simply cant beat it. the drive train and wheels are fabulous, you wouldnt need to change a thing. You probably will want to make some adjustments...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By drewcifer

could you post a picture squeekywheel? is it...

could you post a picture squeekywheel?

is it big enough to hold everything needed for a 600k brevet? is it too big?
07-18-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By drewcifer

thats pretty much where i'm at. also, another...

thats pretty much where i'm at. also, another thing for me to fiddle around with :-D
07-18-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By drewcifer

Spanninga Halogen Light Kit (from veloorange)

here (http://yhst-84224226242177.stores.yahoo.net/sphalikit.html)

a complete kit: dynamo, front and rear light, mounting brackets, wires. 32$!

seems spectacular. chris says its a very good kit...
Forum: Touring
07-09-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By drewcifer

pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Touring
07-09-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By drewcifer

i want

i want
Forum: Touring
07-08-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By drewcifer

tire levers?

tire levers?
Forum: Touring
07-06-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,901
Posted By drewcifer

can you describe a bit more what you would need...

can you describe a bit more what you would need to do for preparation? also how does one even plan a trip in foreign countries? where can you find information on roads routes etc? i have a hard time...
Forum: Touring
07-06-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,901
Posted By drewcifer

I would love to do something like this. But I...

I would love to do something like this. But I don't know if I have the courage/survival/improvisation skills. I dont even know how one could even plan a tour in a foreign country. I guess this is...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,340
Posted By drewcifer

i really want a pendle

i really want a pendle
Forum: Touring
07-05-08, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By drewcifer

wow thats a lot cheaper than buying one in the us

wow thats a lot cheaper than buying one in the us
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By drewcifer

mostly you should look for things high in carbs...

mostly you should look for things high in carbs and protein but low in fat.

on my last tour i ate a lot of these puppys...
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