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Posted By gomango

Thanks for the input. Iím posting this and...

Thanks for the input.

Iím posting this and eight additional saddles in the ďfor saleĒ section tomorrow.
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Posted By gomango

Ideale saddle id

I found a box of interesting saddles and seatposts lurking in the bike room.

I'm going to list them this weekend.

Some are in excellent condition, while others are well loved.

Could you help...
01-08-21, 07:39 PM
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Posted By gomango

Hmmm, waiting for their "gravel" bike. Any...

Hmmm, waiting for their "gravel" bike.

Any day now. :)
01-01-21, 01:06 PM
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Posted By gomango

Thanks for the reminder. This year or next,...

Thanks for the reminder.

This year or next, I'll be there eventually. :)

Can I bring a fly rod?
01-01-21, 11:51 AM
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Posted By gomango

4,500 miles. Tough to do on a mtb, but not...

4,500 miles.

Tough to do on a mtb, but not on gravel touring.

Have the "tools" and the partners in crime.

Four longer trips are planned along with some lofty weekly numbers.

I may retire...
12-31-20, 09:01 AM
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Posted By gomango

What a great bike. Checks most of the boxes...

What a great bike.

Checks most of the boxes for me, for sure.

I am consolidating bikes around here and had strongly considered one of these until I was offered a Moots Routt 45 at a stupid...
12-30-20, 05:26 PM
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Views: 563
Posted By gomango

I'll pm you in the morning. I actually have...

I'll pm you in the morning.

I actually have three.
12-27-20, 05:49 PM
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Posted By gomango

Thanks. Nice bike.

Thanks.

Nice bike.
12-27-20, 01:09 PM
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Posted By gomango

Looks interesting. Thanks for the idea. I...

Looks interesting. Thanks for the idea.

I wonder what brake levers would work with this one?
12-26-20, 05:36 PM
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Posted By gomango

I'm going with MAP/Ahearne bars for my CSI single...

I'm going with MAP/Ahearne bars for my CSI single speed.

https://www.ahearnecycles.com/shop/ahearnemap-handlebar

Might be some ideas in this thread.
...
12-26-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
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Posted By gomango

I like the new Corvette. My dad had a 1967...

I like the new Corvette.

My dad had a 1967 Corvette when I was growing up and it truly was an outrageous car.

He went through muscle cars like I go through bikes.

My newest hobby is fly...
12-26-20, 11:29 AM
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Posted By gomango

No such luck at our house. The northern German...

No such luck at our house.
The northern German DNA kicked in and the boys look like NFL linebackers.
We refer to them as "bigger" and "biggest".
I tried to keep them in nice bikes, but was mostly...
12-26-20, 10:32 AM
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Posted By gomango

Mrs. Gomango has been dealing with my OCD...

Mrs. Gomango has been dealing with my OCD tendencies for 35 years. She politely asked me to clear the deck this coming calendar year. I am keeping four total, which seems pretty reasonable. Expect to...
12-21-20, 05:10 PM
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Views: 563
Posted By gomango

If it doesn't work out, let me know. I have...

If it doesn't work out, let me know.

I have a few.
12-20-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By gomango

Same here. I use the GK on my Black Mountain...

Same here.

I use the GK on my Black Mountain Monstercross for commuting and it's been a champ.

FWIW I've been downsizing/consolidating the bike collection this year, but I also think I've...
12-20-20, 11:00 AM
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Posted By gomango

Yes, it was a great tire. Old pics, but I've...

Yes, it was a great tire.

Old pics, but I've used it on a couple of bikes in the last few years.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50254215293_d2753b9bbd_b.jpg...
12-14-20, 04:39 PM
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Posted By gomango

Great minds and all that. :) Just arrived at...

Great minds and all that. :)

Just arrived at home and mine is here as well.

A gift to moi, I will open it at the appropriate moment.
12-13-20, 12:43 PM
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Posted By gomango

Nice tires, but a little spendy for what you get....

Nice tires, but a little spendy for what you get.

I rode a set on my Stigmata, which I recently sold,

I used the 700x38's when I didn't run the 650b wheelset, but I ran them tubeless.

If you...
12-08-20, 05:59 AM
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Views: 2,081
Posted By gomango

An old pic, but a great bike. A Dave Kirk...

An old pic, but a great bike.

A Dave Kirk built CSI!

Quite useful for lake runs around town, errands and commuting.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50321951537_7177538f68_b.jpg...
12-02-20, 03:32 PM
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Posted By gomango

We can't wait to return either. My wife has...

We can't wait to return either.

My wife has a cousin in the area and we are due to visit once the world uprights itself.

Nice bike Brent!
12-01-20, 04:20 PM
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Posted By gomango

i have an old riding buddy with a Proteus he...

i have an old riding buddy with a Proteus he converted to 650b recently.

Decent build quality, but super flexy.

It would be interesting to see what this one sells for, just for grins.
11-19-20, 05:23 PM
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Views: 7,993
Posted By gomango

I have an older Moots rigid mtb. 26r. RTP's,...

I have an older Moots rigid mtb. 26r.

RTP's, Wald and Tubus Tara low riders. Built with XT.

Can't afford a new one.

Ordered the green Faran. Will go 90% off road. Should be a hoot.
...
11-15-20, 05:49 PM
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Posted By gomango

Schmidt Son dyno hub. Collecting parts for a...

Schmidt Son dyno hub.

Collecting parts for a new wheel build.
11-14-20, 03:52 PM
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Posted By gomango

I'm going for a Faran 2.0 It checks all of...

I'm going for a Faran 2.0

It checks all of the boxes for me.

I'm ready to send the deposit this week as soon as I choose the frame color.

I'll likely retire the Bilenky and that will just...
11-11-20, 07:42 PM
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Posted By gomango

Careful! I have fly rods and kayaks coming...

Careful!

I have fly rods and kayaks coming out of my ears.

Not one bit less expensive than bikes....
11-11-20, 07:30 PM
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Posted By gomango

Henry- didn't you make nice saddle bags at one...

Henry- didn't you make nice saddle bags at one point?

If so, I'm still using it on an old Moots mtb.
11-11-20, 06:38 PM
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Posted By gomango

Not in my experience. The shop I rode for...

Not in my experience.

The shop I rode for had three options with a De Rosa frameset.

Think of good, better, best.

It was all defined by groupsets.

The "dentists" were not racing att....
11-11-20, 05:28 PM
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Posted By gomango

Buy one of each and live with them for a bit. ...

Buy one of each and live with them for a bit.

Internet discussions are fun, but you can tell the difference when you compare in person.
11-07-20, 02:40 PM
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Posted By gomango

That Kvale can do no wrong. :) The only...

That Kvale can do no wrong. :)

The only fault I notice is it doesn't live at my house.

Congrats Kobe, love the build.

I should have mine built by next summer.
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Posted By gomango

Or Minnesota basements for that matter. I...

Or Minnesota basements for that matter.

I have to run duel dehumidifiers until December to keep the humidity # down.

There are still a few nice steel bikes down there that need TLC.

FWIW I...
11-04-20, 07:26 PM
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Posted By gomango

Those are absolutely gorgeous. They look so super...

Those are absolutely gorgeous. They look so super together.

I don't know that much about the brand, but a local shop is a seller of Wilier bikes and they have a new frameset available in this...
11-03-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,340
Posted By gomango

They did a fantastic job on the color. It's...

They did a fantastic job on the color.

It's sooo close to the original.

....and a great decision on the drivetrain.

I'm inclined to go with the same plan on my Bilenky this winter
...
11-03-20, 04:10 PM
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Views: 2,340
Posted By gomango

Your Ritchey is gorgeous. It looks like it's...

Your Ritchey is gorgeous.

It looks like it's brand spankin' new.
11-03-20, 03:30 PM
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Views: 2,340
Posted By gomango

Another keeper for me is my Hollands. EL-OS...

Another keeper for me is my Hollands.

EL-OS goodness, with a light touring possibility as well.

Again, an old pic but you can get the idea,

A lot of other bikes have come and gone, but this...
11-03-20, 03:13 PM
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Views: 2,340
Posted By gomango

Some nice pics of my McLean. Better than I...

Some nice pics of my McLean.

Better than I could shoot, for sure.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x820/full_70ed1fe19bf28336dc203285bbc423c188af40e3.jpg


McLean...
10-30-20, 07:09 PM
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Posted By gomango

Thanks for the heads up. Anyone holding an...

Thanks for the heads up.

Anyone holding an Acorn basket bag or a Swift Sugarloaf you would like to unload?

Not too beat please.

Otherwise I will take my chances when they are listed.
10-24-20, 10:27 AM
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Posted By gomango

Great choice. I use them on my Blackborow...

Great choice.

I use them on my Blackborow and my son has them on his Bridge Club. Excellent hand positions and plenty of real estate to strap bags/rods as needed.
10-19-20, 07:17 PM
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Views: 7,993
Posted By gomango

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6502_6670a6ded8542f8ac63f3fb70d9894416a7fa6f7.jpg
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10-19-20, 04:04 PM
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Views: 4,547
Posted By gomango

My wife's MAP got me going on this 650b kick. ...

My wife's MAP got me going on this 650b kick.

I was amazed she could run up to 48's, which are great for our gravel country roads and even the river bottoms.

She didn't seem to lose any speed...
10-16-20, 07:23 AM
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Posted By gomango

Thanks for this post. Fun comparison of of...

Thanks for this post.

Fun comparison of of these touring bikes.

I loved the ad for the Campmor catalog. I used to pour over the catalog and drool over the camping supplies.

I do believe we...
10-15-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,513
Posted By gomango

Take a look at the pre-sale on the Crust...

Take a look at the pre-sale on the Crust Romanceur.

Lots of positives. imho

https://www.crustbikes.com/products/the-romanceur-presale/

I also like the Nor'easter, but it's a disc model.
...
10-15-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,547
Posted By gomango

27.5. Most of our trips are on gravel. The...

27.5. Most of our trips are on gravel.

The way our infrastructure is going here, we'll be going back to more b roads in the near future.

BTW The stock WTB Riddlers are not bad, but I think he's...
10-14-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,547
Posted By gomango

My youngest son has one. We just added Tubus...

My youngest son has one.

We just added Tubus racks, Niterider mtb lights, King water bottles and a Cambium C17.

Lent him my wife's Ortlieb panniers and he was good to go for an el cheapo price....
10-12-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,547
Posted By gomango

I wouldn't buy a different bike. You have...

I wouldn't buy a different bike.

You have what you need for a bike atm, but just add a decent front rack and good panniers.

Do you have all the necessary accessories?

A decent tent, sleeping...
10-04-20, 09:12 AM
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Views: 496
Posted By gomango

Happened this summer to me. We rode gravel...

Happened this summer to me.

We rode gravel from the north Twin Cities metro to Duluth and then trails up to Two Harbors.

I rode my Bilenky which was fully loaded with a tent, sleeping bag,...
09-30-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,365
Posted By gomango

I am spoiled with pumps in every harbor. A...

I am spoiled with pumps in every harbor.

A tough to kill Lezyne in the basement at home.

A forty year old Silca floor model in the garage.

A 30+ year old Silca floor pump at the cabin.

A...
09-25-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,396
Posted By gomango

I've got Shimano GRX 800 on my Stigmata. I...

I've got Shimano GRX 800 on my Stigmata.

I run a compact double.

I switched back to Shimano/SRAM on most of my "new" bikes.

I haven't been a fan of Campy off road/gravel for years.
...
09-20-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,754
Posted By gomango

Yep, you and Drillium Dude are top shelf.

Yep, you and Drillium Dude are top shelf.
09-19-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By gomango

Yes and you had very interesting posts. I...

Yes and you had very interesting posts.

I have noticed your posts on the gravel section and I believe you also have a Stigmata.

So do I.

This one should keep your's very good company.
...
09-12-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By gomango

better pics please. looks like a nice bike.

better pics please.

looks like a nice bike.
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