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Forum: Touring
02-19-16, 01:52 PM
02-11-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By Saddle Up

When you click on the share photo arrow on flickr...

When you click on the share photo arrow on flickr a screen opens with 4 choices, Share, Embed, Email and BB code. Choose BB code and copy that file and paste it here.
02-10-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Saddle Up

You got to love VO for having an affordable 126mm...

You got to love VO for having an affordable 126mm freewheel rear hub. A perfect match for my NOS Araya 27" rims.
01-27-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,376
Posted By Saddle Up

A teaspoon of each of ground flax, sunflower...

A teaspoon of each of ground flax, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, sliced almonds, chia seeds, cocao nibs, goji berries, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon mixed with 1/4-1/3 cup of oats. I use quick oats so I...
01-25-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By Saddle Up

Thanks Sixty Fiver. I've decided to get a rear...

Thanks Sixty Fiver. I've decided to get a rear hub from Velo Orange that comes spaced at 126mm instead of spreading the frame.
Forum: Touring
01-15-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,868
Posted By Saddle Up

I believe the correct term to be home free.

I believe the correct term to be home free.
01-14-16, 04:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,114
Posted By Saddle Up

How do you know there is a bicycle racer at the...

How do you know there is a bicycle racer at the bar? He'll tell you.
01-12-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,075
Posted By Saddle Up

Are you sure it's a 52cm? A lot of bikes that...

Are you sure it's a 52cm? A lot of bikes that have sloping top tubes use a theoretical seat tube size. For example I ride 52cm Specialized road bikes. The seat tube actually measures 48cm.

I...
01-09-16, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,109
Posted By Saddle Up

You are joking about Shimano replacing the crank...

You are joking about Shimano replacing the crank right? How old is this bike?
01-08-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,225
Posted By Saddle Up

You cycle, she plays tennis. Enjoy that you can...

You cycle, she plays tennis. Enjoy that you can be independent and have different interests. Find a third activity you can do together.
Forum: Touring
01-08-16, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Saddle Up

Looks perfect for what she's doing. As a bicycle...

Looks perfect for what she's doing. As a bicycle seat for just riding I'm not so sure. Would lock you in to one spot.

Great if you spend your time riding down the road on just your back wheel.
01-07-16, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By Saddle Up

Frame builder in Edmonton

Hi all I'm looking for a frame builder in Edmonton. I'm looking to have a vintage frame spread from 126mm to 130mm. I want it professionally done and aligned on a jig.
Forum: Touring
01-06-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,158
Posted By Saddle Up

Bike packers generally carry a water bladder in...

Bike packers generally carry a water bladder in their frame pack. No need for and higher capacity than water bottles
01-02-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,822
Posted By Saddle Up

1.Lifecycles, this is a reference quality Blu-Ray...

1.Lifecycles, this is a reference quality Blu-Ray if you have a decent home theater set.

I get a lot of inspiration from the Mike Dion movies, I can watch them repeatedly.

2.Inspired to Ride...
12-30-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 14,017
Posted By Saddle Up

It's hard to capture grade in a photo but you've...

It's hard to capture grade in a photo but you've done it perfectly. That looks steep.
12-30-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 35,101
Posted By Saddle Up

Learn About Bikes with Rivendell Bicycle Works...

Learn About Bikes with Rivendell Bicycle Works (http://www.rivbike.com/kb_results.asp?ID=13)
12-23-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By Saddle Up

I have one of the replacement forks for your...

I have one of the replacement forks for your bike. Steer tube uncut, 49 mm off set. PM me if you are interested.
12-21-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By Saddle Up

Should have waited until Jan 1st then the thread...

Should have waited until Jan 1st then the thread would be 10 years old. Must be a record for a thread resurrection.
12-17-15, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,833
Posted By Saddle Up

You're struggling to fit 25-28 mm tires? If you...

You're struggling to fit 25-28 mm tires? If you don't currently have room for 700 x 32 I really have my doubts 584 x 37-42 would fit.
12-14-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,229
Posted By Saddle Up

Specialized Canada was awesome when it came to...

Specialized Canada was awesome when it came to warranty replacements on their frames. We would only have to send a photo and a new frame was on the way. I don't remember a single case in which they...
12-14-15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,229
Posted By Saddle Up

That sounds more like their crash replacement...

That sounds more like their crash replacement program. A warrantied frame just gets replaced at no cost.
12-03-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,365
Posted By Saddle Up

I've always like Dura Ace, it needs to be spoken...

I've always like Dura Ace, it needs to be spoken with an Italian accent and with a hand gesture in order to take a jab at Campy.
12-01-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,202
Posted By Saddle Up

I watched QFF on Netflix for the first time in 30...

I watched QFF on Netflix for the first time in 30 years the other week. Love that movie.

Rallies? I'd rather be out riding my bike than hanging out with strangers talking about bikes.
12-01-15, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Saddle Up

I moved from Calgary to Edmonton a year ago. I...

I moved from Calgary to Edmonton a year ago. I go out and ride my bike. My daily commute is 25 km round trip. I'd go crazy waiting for good weather to be able to do the thing that's one of my...
11-30-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,453
Posted By Saddle Up

The issues being what exactly?

The issues being what exactly?
Forum: Touring
11-27-15, 12:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,196
Posted By Saddle Up

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_touring

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_touring
11-25-15, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6,516
Views: 1,937,967
Posted By Saddle Up

That looks really good. If you're going to put...

That looks really good. If you're going to put slicks on a mountain bike they should be fat slicks IMO.
11-23-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By Saddle Up

How many mm's of spacers under your stem? Surly...

How many mm's of spacers under your stem? Surly forks are not expensive. Ultimately a higher rise stem and a new fork with a longer steer tube might be the best solution. The CC is a great bike...
11-23-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By Saddle Up

Covers up a couple of dents. ...

Covers up a couple of dents.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/693/22630810933_1361b2e978_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AtNPDp)
DSCN1272 (https://flic.kr/p/AtNPDp) by SaddleUpBike...
11-20-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,297
Posted By Saddle Up

Stand back and zoom in on the bike. The biggest...

Stand back and zoom in on the bike. The biggest mistake people make is be too close to the object they are framing.
11-16-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,625
Posted By Saddle Up

Sounds legit. Most people starting over from...

Sounds legit. Most people starting over from scratch don't need money so $500 for a $6400 bike sounds about right, NOT!

Send him the address and phone number from your local Police depts. fraud...
11-16-15, 08:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,087
Posted By Saddle Up

Thanks, you've helped with the point I was trying...

Thanks, you've helped with the point I was trying to make. Don't judge someone based on how much money they have or haven't spent or the brand they choose to ride. Lots of $4000-$10,000 bikes...
11-15-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,087
Posted By Saddle Up

I averaged 1,000,000 in sales annually for seven...

I averaged 1,000,000 in sales annually for seven years. I've put hundreds of people on new bicycles so yeah don't believe a thing I say.
11-14-15, 10:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,087
Posted By Saddle Up

Up until recently I made my living selling...

Up until recently I made my living selling bicycles and I can tell you this with 100% certainty. The only difference between someone that spends $1000 on a bicycle and someone that spends $4000 is...
11-13-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,087
Posted By Saddle Up

Judging whether a cyclist is serious by how much...

Judging whether a cyclist is serious by how much money they spend on a bike is absurd. So you are saying that riders that do the Tour Divide ride solo on a Surly Ogre wouldn't be considered a serious...
11-13-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,087
Posted By Saddle Up

You can't be serious? Please define a serious...

You can't be serious? Please define a serious cyclist. I have a feeling that you have a very narrow view of the world.
11-12-15, 04:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 60,805
Posted By Saddle Up

Looks a little more cruiserish these days. ...

Looks a little more cruiserish these days.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5758/22958890482_64a62ded00_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/AYNjgm)
KHS CM26 (https://flic.kr/p/AYNjgm) by SaddleUpBike...
11-09-15, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,466
Posted By Saddle Up

Sure, the vintage touring and randonneur use B-17...

Sure, the vintage touring and randonneur use B-17 Narrow Imperials, the mountain bike a B-17 Narrow, the touring bike a Flyer (B-17 with springs), the DJ bike a Colt, the cruiser a B-68.
11-09-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,466
Posted By Saddle Up

I haven't worn padded cycling shorts while riding...

I haven't worn padded cycling shorts while riding any of my bikes once I equipped them all with Brooks saddles.
Forum: Touring
06-19-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,768
Posted By Saddle Up

And Kaptain Amerika is no longer coming here and...

And Kaptain Amerika is no longer coming here and posting silly commments
06-10-15, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,947
Posted By Saddle Up

Did you mean to say 3 or 4 inches? Sounds really...

Did you mean to say 3 or 4 inches? Sounds really unsafe to have a 4 foot drop down to another sidewalk. Glad you are okay. Original dropbars are often too narrow IMO. Nitto makes dropbars with...
06-02-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,448
Posted By Saddle Up

I haven't had as much as even a craving in 7...

I haven't had as much as even a craving in 7 years. This book truly is amazing. Quit Smoking with Allen Carr's Easyway to Stop Smoking | Experts in Smoking Cessation (http://www.allencarr.com/)
01-25-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 60,805
Posted By Saddle Up

Thanks, the KHS is a rare bike. It was built for...

Thanks, the KHS is a rare bike. It was built for the Japanese market. I bought this one in Canada when I worked in the industry. The distributor brought 8 of them into the country. They were...
01-06-15, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 647,351
Posted By Saddle Up

At this point I'm not exactly sure I have a...

At this point I'm not exactly sure I have a preference. I didn't spend nearly enough time on the bikes this past season once the bars were installed. My favorite seemed to be the one I was riding at...
12-29-14, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 647,351
Posted By Saddle Up

I like them, very comfortable. The bends feel...

I like them, very comfortable. The bends feel natural in your hands.
11-21-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 401,683
Posted By Saddle Up

These tires should be put to the test during my...

These tires should be put to the test during my commute tomorrow morning.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7486/15845515311_3bb8c406dd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/q9dpDR)
Schwalbe Ice Spiker Pro 650b...
11-15-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,777
Posted By Saddle Up

Personally I think it looks just right. Saddle is...

Personally I think it looks just right. Saddle is same height as the top of the stem. Proportionally it's spot on. Aesthetically speaking the saddle seems to be tilted down at the nose.
Forum: Touring
11-10-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,702
Posted By Saddle Up

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Touring
11-09-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,702
Posted By Saddle Up

You know what they say about assuming. The LHT...

You know what they say about assuming. The LHT has mountain bike spacing 135mm. :thumb:
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