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12-31-18, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By Fullcount

Cyclic Fly 6 CE 64GB card

just fyi, for anyone wondering, I have a 64 GB ScanDisc “Ultra” instead of the 32 GB “extreme” card in my Fly 6 and it works great. I can clearly read license plate numbers of those vehicles that...
Forum: Touring
09-06-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Fullcount

LongKayak - See you are in Salisbury. Our...

LongKayak - See you are in Salisbury. Our company is based there and so I travel to your neck of the woods on a regular basis.

On your question about placing a backpack on a trailer, I am sure...
Forum: Touring
09-06-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Fullcount

Yep, next door to Williamsburg - in Hampton. ...

Yep, next door to Williamsburg - in Hampton.

Far as the difference between panniers and trailer, to me is almost the same. Weight is weight and somehow you have to move it. If I weigh 210...
Forum: Touring
08-27-18, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Fullcount

Trailer did good and seeing I was on flat...

Trailer did good and seeing I was on flat terrain, did not notice it was back there. From an aerodynamic standpoint, I believe I had less wind resistance than if I had front panniers on the bike. ...
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Fullcount

Yes my wheel is offset for the cassette and I...

Yes my wheel is offset for the cassette and I agree that maybe a 36 spoke wheel might be a good investment. I think I will get another wheel built for this bike and probably get another cassette...
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Fullcount

Took the new rear wheel out this evening. Seemed...

Took the new rear wheel out this evening. Seemed fine, but hard. So I let a little air out as the LBS pumped up to 110 psi as prescribed. Then it hit me. Last few weeks I have been running my...
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Fullcount

I went to my LBS and had the spoke repaired and...

I went to my LBS and had the spoke repaired and the wheel trued. I did not have the tool to take the cassette off. While I was there, I was talking with the store manager and he had a loaner...
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Fullcount

Tire spoke question

I have a 2014 Trek 2.3 with 700c wheels. Both rims have 24 spokes. Broke my first spoke on the rear tire this evening. Was wondering how these tires would hold up to my 210 body. Have ridden this...
Forum: Touring
06-25-18, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Fullcount

The Maya comes with some handles to make a wheel...

The Maya comes with some handles to make a wheel barrow when not using it as a touring trailer. I took those off as I would never use them. I also took off the rear fender. Naked, with fork and...
Forum: Touring
06-22-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Fullcount

It is actually more like 29.9 GI, so even worse. ...

It is actually more like 29.9 GI, so even worse.

Most of my travels are in the coastal plains of Virginia and NC, so flat. Unfortunate for me, there is little opportunity for hill training. ...
Forum: Touring
06-21-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Fullcount

3 Speed - I have been contemplating staying with...

3 Speed - I have been contemplating staying with the 25’s on the rear and running 28’s on the front for the same reason you mentioned. Will experiment with reducing pressure to 80 psi on the back...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,149
Posted By Fullcount

Interesting thread. I am setting up a Trek Domane...

Interesting thread. I am setting up a Trek Domane for my Rando bike. Had some older Continental Touring Plus tires in 32 that would fit the front, but not the back. Looking for a comfortable tire,...
Forum: Touring
06-19-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Fullcount

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/910x516/domane_maya_f224aa97f6e7bdefd8f1963f9305323d784d5882.jpg

Domane with Maya Trailer
Thank ou everyone. The Maya is similar in that the...
Forum: Touring
06-19-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Fullcount

Maya Trailer on Aluminum Bike?

Any opinions or long term experience with anyone hooking up a Maya or Bob Style trailer to a bike with aluminum chainstays? Has the trailer caused any wear issues with the dropouts or chainstays? I...
11-25-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Fullcount

OSMAND+ Vector Maps to an SD Card?

Okay, I have an older Galaxy S5 that has an extended battery for extra juice while on long rides (rando or touring). This unit is used only for accessing OSMAND maps for cycling (and doing some...
Replies: 44
Views: 9,620
Posted By Fullcount

Need to organize the replies

I think I will have to put all the different responses on a spreadsheet. Thanks for the great info.
Forum: Southeast
07-14-17, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,727
Posted By Fullcount

https://xfer.services.ncdot.gov/gisdot/DOTBikeMaps...

https://xfer.services.ncdot.gov/gisdot/DOTBikeMaps/Dare/Maps_1-5_Corolla-Nags_Head.pdf

https://xfer.services.ncdot.gov/gisdot/DOTBikeMaps/Dare/Maps_6_7_Hatteras_Manteo.pdf

One of the main...
06-01-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By Fullcount

Thanks everyone. Makes sense about working...

Thanks everyone. Makes sense about working together and Sheldon article helped with the different pedal position options. Just a new experience for both of us. Keep in mind, this tandem was a...
05-31-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By Fullcount

First ride on a Tandem

Went to the OBX for the holiday weekend. Wife and I tried our first tandem ride. Question, do all tandems have the cranks locked together? What was unexpected was when one of us tried to coast, the...
05-31-17, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By Fullcount

The Danville River Trail is near you as well as...

The Danville River Trail is near you as well as the Dick and Willie in Martinsville.

If you are looking for something flatter, check out the High Bridge Trail and New River Trail, both of which...
Forum: Touring
12-12-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,200
Posted By Fullcount

Also, it seems as if you remove the weight of the...

Also, it seems as if you remove the weight of the actual pannier racks, you could potentially eliminate a couple of pounds. Is that what it really boils down to, fewer pounds dragged up a hill or...
Forum: Touring
12-12-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,200
Posted By Fullcount

Lot of good stuff here. The more the speed,...

Lot of good stuff here.

The more the speed, the more the effects of wind drag....on any type of setup. And, like backpacking, the less stuff, the less the weight, the less the fatigue at the end...
Forum: Touring
12-11-16, 11:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,200
Posted By Fullcount

Any aerodynamic advantage using bikepacking gear vs traditional rack/pannier system?

Let's assume a TransAmerica Trail type journey. Seems that there would be less drag on bikepacking gear in relationship to front and rear panniers that stick out on either side of your tires. I can...
Forum: Touring
12-11-16, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By Fullcount

Maya Trailer

This is a a good trailer. Have had this out for several weekend trips.

http://www.mayacycle.com/bike-trailer-gallery for some pictures. It doesn't break the bank and I really like the bike...
Replies: 44
Views: 9,620
Posted By Fullcount

300K in April

Still looking. Thanks for everyone's help.
Replies: 44
Views: 9,620
Posted By Fullcount

Light suggestion for night time brevets?

Was able to complete a 200k last year and looking to redo this and add a 300K. What type of lights should I be looking at other than a dynamo light. Give me some examples with brand names so I can...
09-13-16, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Fullcount

Thankful for a wife and an e-Bike

I think all riders would hope their spouse would take up the same passion as they have..., but alas, all to often they do not. If you are lucky enough to have your better half riding with you, you...
07-21-16, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 715
Posted By Fullcount

Fenix 3 HR and Wahoo cadence sensor

Fenix 3 is supposed to be able to pair with Ant+ accessories. I had a Wahoo cadence sensor prior to the watch. Having an issue getting thelse two to talk to each other. Anyone else have any luck?
Replies: 24
Views: 4,597
Posted By Fullcount

The Diverge looks great. So many things to...

The Diverge looks great. So many things to consider. Sometimes gets my head spinning. Maybe I should stick with the other steel tourer, the Trek 520. It has a mountain triple that can go down to...
Forum: Touring
07-16-16, 06:20 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 21,265
Posted By Fullcount

I have read the thread with hope and despair. I...

I have read the thread with hope and despair. I wish some of the naysayers would just go watch TV and leave the thread open to constructive comments.

I have a wife with a bad knee and hip. I...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,417
Posted By Fullcount

There used to be a time when forgetting to drink...

There used to be a time when forgetting to drink would be an issue. I am pretty good about this now. I am thinking my biggest issue was too much weight, both around my tummy and on the bike. Being...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,597
Posted By Fullcount

Here's a picture of the setup: ...

Here's a picture of the setup:
https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7406/27284457706_bae7dfac18_c.jpg

I picked mine up used for 1700 and it already came with the mountain bike derailleur and cassette so...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,597
Posted By Fullcount

Both of them gorgeous bikes, but still at a nice...

Both of them gorgeous bikes, but still at a nice price tag of $2800 to $3500. Kind of like shopping for a cf Endurance bike. As I look at some other posts, one of the common comments is that faster...
Replies: 24
Views: 4,597
Posted By Fullcount

How important is the weight of your bicycle?

I was told it would happen. Ride one brevet and it's like Lay's Potato chips...you will want another.

I was on my LHT and towards the end, the 37 lb bike seemed like a tank. Started looking at a...
Replies: 0
Views: 755
Posted By Fullcount

Bike advise and wheel advise?

Okay, I purchased a Surly Disc Trucker two years ago that I thought I would take on a long tour, but just did local overnights with. I used it on my first 200K brevet last march and it did okay. ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,253
Posted By Fullcount

I recently placed my LHT on Craigslist List to...

I recently placed my LHT on Craigslist List to raise funds for the Roubaix. Instead I got an offer for a Cannondale Six 13 even up trade. Knowing I am looking for a light road bike to do some Rando...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,279
Posted By Fullcount

I have one with 32c tires on it. Did my first...

I have one with 32c tires on it. Did my first 200K brevet on it in march. Heavy bike. Probably hard to find do one used in your price range. It is a popular touring model.

I have an 86...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,253
Posted By Fullcount

THanks for the input. It is a nice looking good...

THanks for the input. It is a nice looking good ride. Will do a test ride on Friday.

I weigh in at 207. Should I be looking at different rims, maybe a dynamo for those rando rides that run into...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,253
Posted By Fullcount

Specialized Roubaix?

Anyone had any experience with this carbon fiber bike for long distance / rando style riding? Looking at one now. Curious on road vibration and fatigue after a 10 hour ride. Thanks in advance.
05-08-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,804
Posted By Fullcount

Garmin fenix 3 HR

Anyone used this yet and what are your thoughts? I hike and bike and this seems like a good investment for both of these activities. Most curious about battery life.
Replies: 26
Views: 3,417
Posted By Fullcount

Ooh, still here and still riding. Haven't had a...

Ooh, still here and still riding. Haven't had a chance to ride another long ride, but I am thinking issues were with fit. Spent the last month on a different bike and haven't had any other issues,...
Forum: Touring
03-25-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,465
Posted By Fullcount

FYI - There is a biker hostel available just...

FYI - There is a biker hostel available just north of the trail at Willis Methodist Church where the Tran Am splits off at mm 36. You will ride about 3 miles before you get there. Can't miss the...
Replies: 42
Views: 3,557
Posted By Fullcount

Wow, it sounds if we were experiencing the same...

Wow, it sounds if we were experiencing the same things. Towards the end, I was asking myself why I was into self inflicted pain producing hobbies? But it is all good now.

I too was struggling...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,417
Posted By Fullcount

Oh, and by the way, the LHT had 26 x 35mm...

Oh, and by the way, the LHT had 26 x 35mm Continental Comfort Contacts that came stock with bike when bout new 2400 miles ago
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Views: 3,417
Posted By Fullcount

510831 Clearest picture of the posture I had...

510831

Clearest picture of the posture I had coming back..

510832

In town, slowing up a bit.

510833
Replies: 26
Views: 3,417
Posted By Fullcount

Thanks everyone. Just got in to read the...

Thanks everyone. Just got in to read the comments.

I am riding on a Brooks B17 with 2000 miles on it. Prior to this ride, I did two centuries and did not have the numbing issues. Maybe I...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,417
Posted By Fullcount

Finished 1st 200K Brevet - Some Questions

Okay, I clicked doing a 200K Brevet off of my bucket list and thought that was the end of that..., but I am thinking of doing another one. One of the guys said that is usually what happens. Like...
Replies: 42
Views: 3,557
Posted By Fullcount

Falonsui, how did it go for you? Hope well. I...

Falonsui, how did it go for you? Hope well. I finished after 11.5 hours, but I finished in the time limit
Forum: Touring
03-18-16, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,368
Posted By Fullcount

Somehow, I communicated incorrectly. I will not...

Somehow, I communicated incorrectly. I will not be riding the BRP for any length, I will just be crossing over it at Fancy Gap. Then I head down towards the Grayson Highlands on my way to Damascus....
Forum: Touring
03-18-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,368
Posted By Fullcount

A question, because I really do not know. At 40...

A question, because I really do not know. At 40 rpm, how fast were you going? And how hard were you working? Reason I ask is that I too ride at about 85 - 90 PM with an occasional burst into the...
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