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05-13-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By katsup

I remember when "extreme gravelling" was called...

I remember when "extreme gravelling" was called mountain biking.
Forum: Touring
05-04-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,632
Posted By Doug64

Yes, I did race, and was pretty mediocre at it....

Yes, I did race, and was pretty mediocre at it. But I had fun, and got to ride a bike, that I normally would not be able to afford:)

This is the only and most treasured award I ever got from...
04-25-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,204
Posted By billridesbikes

Everyone knows that thread is measured in deniers.

Everyone knows that thread is measured in deniers.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-24-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By Dr.Lou

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04-18-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By downtube42

I had an older cycling mentor who simply hung up...

I had an older cycling mentor who simply hung up his cleats when he could no longer ride with the recreational A group. I told myself I wouldn't be that guy... actually I can't be that guy because I...
04-18-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 802
Posted By Kapusta

In other words.... I've been trolled :lol:

In other words.... I've been trolled :lol:
04-17-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,927
Posted By Olefeller77

My floor pump from Nashbar is still pumping up...

My floor pump from Nashbar is still pumping up presta tubes and is 30+ years old. Lots of cheap floor pumps around. I was surprised to see a selection at Wall Mart.
Just a thought-- Try unscrewing...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-15-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By qclabrat

nice work on the TM, consider getting a Silky...

nice work on the TM, consider getting a Silky saw, it's the weapon of choice for us to clear sizable blow downs.
I have a straight saw and folding version to I keep in by pack....
04-14-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 598
Posted By rm -rf

A rider had a broken rear shift cable on a group...

A rider had a broken rear shift cable on a group ride a few years ago. I had previously worked around a broken cable by tying it off on my bottle cage. I tried this again, and it just slipped back to...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-13-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By Hypno Toad

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04-12-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By samlee2139

MTB Suggestions

Hey guys!
I'm just a new guy here and I'm looking to get into mountain biking.
I want to use the bike to go to my high school and just ride it around for fun, as well as go ride on trails.
My...
Forum: Touring
04-10-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,551
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I mentioned above that when I was a kid I had a...

I mentioned above that when I was a kid I had a double leg center stand for my paper route bike. That bike I often had very heavy rear load. But I never had anything on the front of the bike, so the...
Forum: Touring
04-06-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By amilianadvtrs

Not entirely what you are asking for, but we...

Not entirely what you are asking for, but we recently got the CarraDry SQR bag. Like Happy mentioned the construction quality is pretty solid and I am really happy with it as a quick release bag. The...
03-28-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 10,427
Posted By saddlesores

ride report 28 march decided to get a...

ride report 28 march

decided to get a slightly longer ride in today. headed north on the state highway about 25km, traffic seemed about normal for a saturday. roadside shops in the villages were...
03-19-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By sean.hwy

I was commuting to work everyday when it was not...

I was commuting to work everyday when it was not raining before the WFH/lock down started. I am happy with the wheels/tires for that and would like to keep them.

I just wanted another wheel/tire...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-18-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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03-17-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,473
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

They do a lot more than just changing gloves...

They do a lot more than just changing gloves between patients at the drive-through site at the hospital where I work. Trust me, this is being taken much more seriously by those of us in healthcare...
Forum: Touring
03-15-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 170,237
Posted By tspoon

A few more photos from the rest of my South...

A few more photos from the rest of my South Canterbury/Otago/Southland cycle trip, now completed.
...
03-15-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,473
Posted By wolfchild

Panic and paranoia has infected more people than...

Panic and paranoia has infected more people than the actual virus.
03-13-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,236
Posted By jackb

Hasn't this nonsense gone on long enough? As the...

Hasn't this nonsense gone on long enough? As the OP I can state plainly that I did do google searches in regards to my question. Moreover, I spoke to LBS folks as well. My question on this forum...
Forum: Touring
03-12-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 170,237
Posted By Doug64

One of our daughter's photos: Trail of Coeur...

One of our daughter's photos: Trail of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Forum: Touring
03-09-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,586
Posted By indyfabz

I am starting to wonder if I hear an accordion...

I am starting to wonder if I hear an accordion playing somewhere off in the distance.
Forum: Touring
03-08-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,586
Posted By BikeLite

Gossamer Gear Crotch Pot ...

Gossamer Gear Crotch Pot
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Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I use the second stem on some bikes, but on my...

I use the second stem on some bikes, but on my expedition bike use the 55mm Thorn accessory bar. That might be too short for some stems, but works well for mine. I do not have a great photo of it,...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-01-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By Hypno Toad

I ride Fat B Nimble tires and find the light...

I ride Fat B Nimble tires and find the light weight and tight tread really helps keep you moving 'faster'. For me, the Pug is faster on really rough surfaces since I don't need to be so careful. With...
02-29-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 868
Posted By cb400bill

No girl could? What an ignorant thing to say. ...

No girl could? What an ignorant thing to say. Amanda Coker would probably have issue with such a statement.
02-26-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By mstateglfr

Older steel frame MTBs werent 29" or disc. You...

Older steel frame MTBs werent 29" or disc. You need to go relatively recent(last 10 years or so) to get both of those things.

As for suggestions- what do you want to spend? For modern steel,...
02-24-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Sertsa

I don't know if there's enough detail for your...

I don't know if there's enough detail for your purposes in this video, but I watched it a couple days ago and found it interesting. Maybe you can contact the museum. Anyway, the video: Origins of the...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-24-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By PedalingWalrus

[QUOTE=Happy Feet;21340533]Chain stay and cranks...

[QUOTE=Happy Feet;21340533]Chain stay and cranks or cassette? That can be a pita when it gets jammed in there..


Chain stay and cranks. It's all good now.
:-)
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I am not familiar with the Carradry handlebar...

I am not familiar with the Carradry handlebar bag. I got some clearance sale priced Louis Garaneau (spell?) bags several years ago and found them to not be stiff at all, they badly sagged with only...
Forum: Touring
02-21-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,513
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I spent a total of seven months...

My wife and I spent a total of seven months during 3 bike tours in Europe. We rode trough 10 countries, and got by well with just the basics: hello, good morning, good afternoon, please and thanks....
02-20-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By Darth Lefty

There's a long running thread in the MTBR 27.5...

There's a long running thread in the MTBR 27.5 tire forum about which frames will fit the larger tires so that might be a good place to start for 26-plus.
02-20-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,960
Posted By mstateglfr

Add bikepacking into the trends you dont...

Add bikepacking into the trends you dont understand, based on that long touring thread.

Fixie, gravel, cargo bike, bikepacking - it appears a lot of trends dont resonate with you. Thats cool and...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-14-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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02-14-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,160
Posted By indyfabz

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-08-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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Forum: Touring
02-04-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,273
Posted By Sandstrom

Not to jump too far down the etymology rabbit...

Not to jump too far down the etymology rabbit hole, but everyone should understand that it's hardly a new term. See the following:
...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-02-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By Hypno Toad

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Forum: Touring
01-30-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,273
Posted By BigAura

Bikepacking is a subset of Bicycle Touring. ...

Bikepacking is a subset of Bicycle Touring.

Bikepacking is limited to non-paved surfaces, generally single and/or double track trails. Touring may include paved & non-paved, any trail type, and...
Forum: Touring
01-27-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 170,237
Posted By tspoon

Some pictures from a week long mini-tour around...

Some pictures from a week long mini-tour around some central North Island, New Zealand back roads, this time in summer....
01-27-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,254
Posted By Miele Man

What a lot of people including myself have...

What a lot of people including myself have against Lance Armstrong and why we detest him is NOT the fact that he was a doper or even that he denied doping. What we have against him is the lengths he...
Forum: Touring
01-26-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,451
Posted By smudgy

Erie Canal Bike Tour. A great 5 day ride.

The Erie Canal is a legendary route that connects Buffalo and Albany, New York. The canal/trail goes through lots of cozy little towns that date back to the 1810's. I parked in Lockport for 6 nights...
Forum: Touring
01-26-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 10,273
Posted By Tourist in MSN

A friend of mine was looking for ideas to keep a...

A friend of mine was looking for ideas to keep a saddle bag off of his rear tire and cut sway. I saw a bike with this do-it-yourself bracket, snapped the photos. I would have done something...
Forum: Touring
01-12-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,830
Posted By djb

Good use of it. Just remember not to over use it,...

Good use of it. Just remember not to over use it, or at least be aware of your editing, even if you do play with it a lot at first. Its easy to over do a wide angle when it's a new toy. I remember...
01-11-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,660
Posted By daoswald

You may hate our court system, but it is at least...

You may hate our court system, but it is at least striving to not provide arbitrary, vigilante justice. Most of us will go our entire lives without being charged with a serious crime. But this is, in...
Forum: Touring
01-01-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,294
Posted By Pratt

When I was a Scout leader we had an unofficial...

When I was a Scout leader we had an unofficial rule, you don't yell at your own kid, there were other adults to do that
Forum: Touring
12-21-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 170,237
Posted By Doug64

Poland ...

Poland
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Forum: Fatbikes
12-18-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,518
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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12-14-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By DrIsotope

Those stops and whatnot can come in handy if you...

Those stops and whatnot can come in handy if you put on a dropper post, so yeah. My Ritchey isn't 1X-specific, so it's got unused stops. Doesn't bother me a bit.
Forum: Touring
12-14-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 170,237
Posted By Doug64

A couple of my wife's pictures taken on the...

A couple of my wife's pictures taken on the Icefield Parkway during a ride from Jasper, Alberta to Fargo, ND.

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