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Forum: Touring
03-03-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 660
Posted By Germany_chris

Maybe I'm special but I want different gearing...

Maybe I'm special but I want different gearing for a 559 over a 622

With 700x44 I just don't need anything bigger than 36 on 26x2.2 (559x57) I want a 44 chainring with an both with an 11x34...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-21, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15,434
Views: 11,488,661
Posted By Germany_chris

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Finished last night
03-02-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 158,207
Posted By Germany_chris

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I bought this for the group, my original plan was to put the parts on the Bruce...
03-01-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,709
Posted By Germany_chris

You missing something, or many things

You missing something, or many things
03-01-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,560
Posted By Germany_chris

I have no desire to ride, walk, drive, live with...

I have no desire to ride, walk, drive, live with or around other people.
02-26-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 457
Posted By Germany_chris

I told him that on R e d d i t but he didn’t want...

I told him that on R e d d i t but he didn’t want to hear it I guess
02-25-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 802
Posted By Germany_chris

I dig the covered jocky wheel

I dig the covered jocky wheel
02-25-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By Germany_chris

IIRC the Edelux II uses the bulb and reflector...

IIRC the Edelux II uses the bulb and reflector out the IQ-X
02-25-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Germany_chris

I made eye contact with two of the three people...

I made eye contact with two of the three people that hit me so I’m not particularly sold on the safety benefits of much
02-25-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 802
Posted By Germany_chris

The only things on that bike that bother me are...

The only things on that bike that bother me are the fenders and the crank.
02-24-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 403
Posted By Germany_chris

most modern bottle dynamos can be run on the rim.

most modern bottle dynamos can be run on the rim.
02-24-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 618
Posted By Germany_chris

Those posts bother me less than the "what year is...

Those posts bother me less than the "what year is this bike" posts here and ******.
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By Germany_chris

Since when is $400 on the high end for a Serotta?

Since when is $400 on the high end for a Serotta?
02-23-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm glad your pedals had enough room for the...

I'm glad your pedals had enough room for the wrench
02-23-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Germany_chris

Pedals are easier to remove with the Allen on the...

Pedals are easier to remove with the Allen on the inside of the spindle and it means you don't need to buy a pedal wrench
02-23-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By Germany_chris

Roadies...can't live with 'em, can't shoot 'em

Roadies...can't live with 'em, can't shoot 'em
02-23-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,903
Posted By Germany_chris

I'll own a VanMoof by summer, I like ebikes.

I'll own a VanMoof by summer, I like ebikes.
02-22-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 582
Posted By Germany_chris

Let's not talk about the 5 seat posts I bought to...

Let's not talk about the 5 seat posts I bought to find out I needed a 26.6 probably because I didn't know 26.6 existed until last spring then finding a quality post was yet another joy.
02-19-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By Germany_chris

Well that was a lot of work!

Well that was a lot of work!
02-19-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 823,830
Posted By Germany_chris

24/36 and 11-34 I just recently did the...

24/36 and 11-34

I just recently did the chainring swap 22/34/44 wasn't working 34 was too small for daily use and 22 was just too small. I'll find out this weekend if I like the 24 if not I'll...
02-19-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 823,830
Posted By Germany_chris

Shellac and twine

Shellac and twine
02-18-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 823,830
Posted By Germany_chris

Some Changes

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02-18-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 122,205
Posted By Germany_chris

A gent named Jean Michel Timmermans Lots of...

A gent named Jean Michel Timmermans

Lots of pictures and measurements, rack to stem is 24cm, bottom of bag to mounting l leather is 24cm so I can't tuck the bag under the stem like I could the old...
02-18-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 122,205
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm working with a Dutch guy on Etsy to get a...

I'm working with a Dutch guy on Etsy to get a decaleur built for my new Berthoud 28 bag since my VO won't work.
02-18-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By Germany_chris

Try koolstop salmons first if you're still...

Try koolstop salmons first if you're still unimpressed with the performance then rethink your brakes.

Visit sheldon brown for advise on setting up cantilever brakes
02-17-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,127
Posted By Germany_chris

My bike has a $300 saddle

My bike has a $300 saddle
02-17-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,544
Posted By Germany_chris

I just pulled my Brooks for a Berthoud but yes I...

I just pulled my Brooks for a Berthoud but yes I like Brooks
02-17-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,242
Posted By Germany_chris

He did buy the rights to Rene Herse, what were...

He did buy the rights to Rene Herse, what were you expecting?
Forum: Touring
02-17-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,940
Posted By Germany_chris

Side note.. Not all trains are bike friendly...

Side note..

Not all trains are bike friendly especially during rush hour.
Not all hotels want your bike in your room, I had this problem near Venice last summer.
Flying with your bike is...
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Germany_chris

It may be to small we're not all built the same...

It may be to small we're not all built the same way.

@OP yes it's a good deal Kleins have gotten really precious over the last couple years for some reason
02-17-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,143
Posted By Germany_chris

No because it's not going to Bob two offices over...

No because it's not going to Bob two offices over out of his car, but an e-bike might.
02-17-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,906
Posted By Germany_chris

You've stumbled in the bike version of Mac v PC,...

You've stumbled in the bike version of Mac v PC, Republican v Democrat, Ohio State v Michigan we're just rehashing the same arguments we've been having for decades.

The Dead Milkmen had a a great...
Forum: Touring
02-17-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,724
Posted By Germany_chris

The flipside is you buy something that's quality...

The flipside is you buy something that's quality and maintain it it'll last longer and be cheaper than buying multiples of cheap.
02-15-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,147
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm not vintage or a classic

I'm not vintage or a classic
02-15-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,906
Posted By Germany_chris

About 10 years ago when Niner introduced their...

About 10 years ago when Niner introduced their right CF bike there was a video of the founder beating on the CF fork with a hammer and there was no damage.

If CF bikes were fragile they wouldn't...
02-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,906
Posted By Germany_chris

I wouldn’t buy a new bike that wasn’t thru axle...

I wouldn’t buy a new bike that wasn’t thru axle and disc brakes no matter what the online cognoscenti thinks.
02-10-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,783
Posted By Germany_chris

Whats the difference other than ones road and the...

Whats the difference other than ones road and the other track

Merida also makes Mag road bikes
02-10-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,783
Posted By Germany_chris

There were quite a few made and some still

There were quite a few made and some still
02-09-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 46,597
Posted By Germany_chris

Who have I been chatting with on ****** about the...

Who have I been chatting with on ****** about the headset?
02-03-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Germany_chris

I have GB sitting in my mailbox to replace a Pro...

I have GB sitting in my mailbox to replace a Pro that’s going on my townie so hopefully by summer I’ll have an answer for myself
02-03-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,909
Posted By Germany_chris

I wouldn’t dump a bunch of money into either the...

I wouldn’t dump a bunch of money into either the Raleigh or the Bianchi. Send the Serotta off to Joe Bell or Spectrum and get it a nice wet pain job.
02-02-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 985
Posted By Germany_chris

Those kickstands are great period, I put them on...

Those kickstands are great period, I put them on every bike tat will take a kickstand
02-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By Germany_chris

It’s for shouldering the bike in a cyclocross race

It’s for shouldering the bike in a cyclocross race
02-02-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 985
Posted By Germany_chris

Keep the dual leg kickstand!

Keep the dual leg kickstand!
02-02-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,080
Posted By Germany_chris

Side note Raging against e-bikes isn’t...

Side note

Raging against e-bikes isn’t going to do anything they’re here to stay whether they’re pedelec or throttle. Just about everyone and their grandma has one over here everything Reise and...
Forum: Touring
02-01-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,020
Posted By Germany_chris

I wear high viz in the winter but not the summer...

I wear high viz in the winter but not the summer but my lights run all the time so I’m not sure there’s any real value.
02-01-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By Germany_chris

That thing looks like a ton of fun

That thing looks like a ton of fun
Forum: Touring
02-01-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,724
Posted By Germany_chris

I like my Shimano PD-GR500’s grippy but not sharp...

I like my Shimano PD-GR500’s grippy but not sharp with Shimano quality
01-31-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,080
Posted By Germany_chris

The “un-racer” The reality is he’s not...

The “un-racer”

The reality is he’s not wrong, I love looking at race bikes old and new but I wouldn’t ride one to the store and I wouldn’t ride one with my family so what’s the point. Grant wants...
01-31-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Germany_chris

There will be more flex in the brake caliper than...

There will be more flex in the brake caliper than the brake bridge even on that one
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