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06-21-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 518
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Posted By dualresponse

ebay- search "leather panniers" 10x13...

ebay- search "leather panniers" 10x13 size
03-13-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By dualresponse

Okay. It's simple. outside to outside. 147...

Okay. It's simple. outside to outside.
147 narrow as it gets.
03-12-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By dualresponse

oKAY- Got some pics You all had some good...

oKAY- Got some pics

You all had some good questions. Fortunately, I had a spare praxis crankset sitting around so I could place it right over my road crankset. The road cranks are SRM cranks on...
03-11-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By dualresponse

I shouldn't say healstrike- more where the ...

I shouldn't say healstrike- more where the inside of shoe near the highest shoe strap strikes the prominence in the crank arm. I will post some pics when I get home
03-11-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By dualresponse

Oh gosh -don't scare me about praxis already...

Oh gosh -don't scare me about praxis already being narrow!!! LOL :)

I'll go measure tonight when I get home.

Thanks,
Ron
03-11-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,489
Posted By dualresponse

What's the narrowest Q-factor gravel crankset?

Hello all-
I am looking for the narrowest Q factor crankset for a PF30 bottom bracket (or narrow options in general). My current crankset is a praxis and I have too much healstrike on the crankarm....
03-02-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By dualresponse

I think it's that he's an ALDI shopper! LOL! :D

I think it's that he's an ALDI shopper! LOL! :D
03-02-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By dualresponse

Nice work~ I was going to ride to local...

Nice work~

I was going to ride to local store tonight, but wind/rain picked up and I wussed out. Drove the car instead.
I will never get that bike ride back! Arghhhh!!!!!
02-19-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 128,974
Posted By dualresponse

Thanks.Yes.Alot.China/ebay.Probably! :)

Thanks.Yes.Alot.China/ebay.Probably! :)
02-06-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 128,974
Posted By dualresponse

Velo orange fenders over rat trap pass tires. The...

Velo orange fenders over rat trap pass tires. The rat trap pass are advertised at 2.3 inches. They are more like 2.0's on my bike. The links are in the "show us your vintage mtb thread. Tight fit,...
02-04-20, 06:53 PM
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Posted By dualresponse

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0009_b5903101d7486e9eead684c42dc69444066f1384.jpg
02-04-20, 06:51 PM
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Posted By dualresponse

Thanks: seat- I recovered an old beat up...

Thanks:

seat- I recovered an old beat up sella italia slr in brown leather.

stem- ritchey something or other ( I had to buy a replacement fork, so I got a one inch threaded fork with a long...
02-03-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By dualresponse

I think the oct. ride would be nice too. I'm...

I think the oct. ride would be nice too. I'm signed up for the West Va. Grusk venti 212 miler in summer ( a good "warm up "ride?) . I was just reading the stories about the "march" trip on the...
02-03-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By dualresponse

Now I can't stop thinking about this ride....

Now I can't stop thinking about this ride. Perhaps the October run. My 10 year wedding anniversary is on 10/9. What a perfect excuse to take my wife to DC, enjoy the anniversary, then she can leave...
02-03-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 128,974
Posted By dualresponse

Now that it's back together, I've been getting...

Now that it's back together, I've been getting some SERIOUS miles on the Cimarron. Still need the stickers, but this bike it kickin' it. Perfect cold weather bike- Don't know what to wear? Take it...
02-03-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By dualresponse

Cool ride. Thanks for posting. I'd never heard of...

Cool ride. Thanks for posting. I'd never heard of it.

LOL- I was just doing a part of that ride near Harrisonburg yesterday. The gravel road at the top of the ridgeline was snow/ice/ mud. April...
01-26-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

^I was reading about that...:) I took the...

^I was reading about that...:)

I took the garmin out for anothe ride. Today, I programmed in a "route". Overally, worked ok, but one big concern.

There seemed to be too much discrepancy...
01-25-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

lol- I figured that, but hadn't gotten around to...

lol- I figured that, but hadn't gotten around to fixing it. What I really wanted was an alarm that sounded about 100 feet closer to the turn, so I could really hit the brakes in at the last moment!...
01-25-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

Well, I got the 1030 and went for a long ride...

Well, I got the 1030 and went for a long ride today...

All I can say is "wow!" I rode for 5 hours and the battery was still at 75%. The 1030 seems to be able to calculate grades better at low...
01-23-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By dualresponse

And on that note, if you simply flip your current...

And on that note, if you simply flip your current stem upside down to lower your current bar height, you might notice a more aggresive stance immediately with no $$$ needed. Also, moving any spacers...
01-23-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By dualresponse

https://biketestreviews.com/best-gravel-bikes-for-...

https://biketestreviews.com/best-gravel-bikes-for-under-1000/

edit.. okay, I went through the article. I didn't actually READ the article mind you, I just looked at the pics/ geometry. You want a...
01-23-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By dualresponse

A 2019 bike isn't exactly an old bike. Have you...

A 2019 bike isn't exactly an old bike. Have you ridden your Kona Dew on gravel yet? Please report on your experience with it, and what you are trying to improve upon. Where does the Kona Dew excel?...
01-23-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By dualresponse

I can't upload new pics, but this was from last...

I can't upload new pics, but this was from last weekend- basically one rear pannier on the front. This was surpisingly stable. No, perhaps not "no hands" stable, but not really distracting,...
01-23-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By dualresponse

Great input! :) - Thanks! I agree, the...

Great input! :) - Thanks!
I agree, the bikepacking thing is the "latest" and "greatest" and a part of my thread is quietly poking fun at it...

There are even some links showing some traditional...
01-21-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,189
Posted By dualresponse

Man. I read through this thread, hanging closer...

Man.
I read through this thread, hanging closer to the edge of my seat on each new post of zipper information.
Based upon this- I should NEVER ever open my zippers.
ANY zipper. for ANY reason!...
01-21-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

WOW! Thanks again everyone! I've gotta say,...

WOW! Thanks again everyone!

I've gotta say, these responses really show what a great resource BF can be. The internet can be such a cool thing.

The garmin I ordered should be delivered in about...
01-21-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

Thanks everyone for the replies. ...and the...

Thanks everyone for the replies. ...and the answer is... (drumroll)....I ordered a 1030.
I might send in the 800 for repairs anyway, but decided I just wanted to be over and done with in terms of...
01-19-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,667
Posted By dualresponse

This is just a data point- I'm not looking to...

This is just a data point- I'm not looking to argue.

I've run a whole bunch of rims on road bikes- Deep dish cosmic carbones clincher 1800 gm and tubular aero mavics1500gm/ semi aero mavic sscs...
01-18-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,937
Posted By dualresponse

I've run lights on my bars and my head. Sometimes...

I've run lights on my bars and my head. Sometimes both at once. Both have their advantages. For most of my biking life, I've preferred the helmet mount, for the reasons stated by other poster's here,...
01-18-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

SO CLOSE!!!! I was getting ready to pull the...

SO CLOSE!!!! I was getting ready to pull the trigger on the explore, but Steve is right- no temp sensor. Arghh!

I ride in the mountains and in winter, it really is nice to have a temperature...
01-18-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

Thanks- good to know. That sounds like something...

Thanks- good to know. That sounds like something I'd do, order the part, only to find out it was there were two different versions and I had gotten the wrong one!

I'm assuming this is the site?...
01-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

Thanks again for the replies. Fortunately,...

Thanks again for the replies.

Fortunately, I've got all the mounts, and the hr strap, so all I'd need is the base unit.

I've long lost the cadence sensor. Never really used it.

I've got...
01-18-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

^ WOW! Thanks for the detailed reply. This is all...

^ WOW! Thanks for the detailed reply. This is all kind of what I was figuring. It's nice to have it confirmed.

One final question- Is there any difference in battery life betweeen these units, or...
01-18-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By dualresponse

Upgrading old Garmin 800? & general Garmin questions.

Hello,
I've got an older garmin 800 which my wife bought for me in 2011? 2012? Over the years, I've replaced the battery. Back in the day, I even bought (and subsequently lost) a micro SD card with...
01-16-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By dualresponse

[QUOTE=Marcus_Ti;21286332]A few thoughts.... ...

[QUOTE=Marcus_Ti;21286332]A few thoughts....

A) I don't see a frame-bag, nor do I see a bumble-bee-butt seat-bag. Typically these (singly or combined) take the larger-storage roles of pannier...
01-16-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By dualresponse

Don't worry, that wasn't the intent. I just don't...

Don't worry, that wasn't the intent. I just don't think I'll need one, let alone two panniers worth of space for the ride up front. I was hoping there was a hold anything cage with this bolt spacing...
01-15-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,414
Posted By dualresponse

Trebeck- I'll take "Things to hang off of the fork- bikepacking question for $200"

Hello,
I am planning on a 200+ mile gravel ride in WV this summer and need some space to hang gear.
I have a front rack (mounted) and can hang two panniers (easy), but that might be overkill for...
01-13-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,751
Posted By dualresponse

The lauf forks seem pretty cool. Something to...

The lauf forks seem pretty cool. Something to look into.
01-12-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,751
Posted By dualresponse

Another thing I forgot to mention was another...

Another thing I forgot to mention was another bike I ride on gravel a lot- This. These bars have so much flex at the grips, they give almost as much suspension as the Specialized stem thingee. Not...
01-11-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,751
Posted By dualresponse

Yeah...well. ummm...sortof... I have tried a...

Yeah...well. ummm...sortof...
I have tried a bunch of things in the past to endure in the land of endless gravel washboard.
1. Suspension forks. I've modified all my forks to remove all compression...
01-11-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 218,763
Posted By dualresponse

XTR rear 11-40 cassette and some red chinese...

XTR rear 11-40 cassette and some red chinese sharktooth thingee to give the original 11-34 cassette a little more low end.
...
01-11-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5,057
Views: 3,564,751
Posted By dualresponse

Took the new diverge out for a rainy day feast....

Took the new diverge out for a rainy day feast. The muddier, the better! :)https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8066_8dc7b9b4f41118a1e355a50c4cc21d67438101e6.jpg...
01-06-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,300,263
Posted By dualresponse

Yeah, I always enjoy it when someone post pics...

Yeah, I always enjoy it when someone post pics from those areas. You can almost look at the lay of the land/ trees/ etc and tell it's close by.
01-06-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,300,263
Posted By dualresponse

Yep! :) ...

Yep! :)
https://www.virtualblueridge.com/parkway-place/ravens-roost-overlook/
01-05-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By dualresponse

Much wisdom here. Do this.

Much wisdom here. Do this.
01-05-20, 03:50 PM
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Views: 2,300,263
Posted By dualresponse

1985 Schwinn Cimarron in action! ...

1985 Schwinn Cimarron in action!
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8054_ae4d3785168ac10ca7ab58bf1abc0c8e1e06227b.jpg...
01-05-20, 01:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,282
Posted By dualresponse

Reading the comments, it sounds like finding/...

Reading the comments, it sounds like finding/ replacing your current gloves with same is the best bet. Replacing gloves with same just isn't as exciting as getting something new, but it sounds like...
Forum: Touring
01-04-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,792
Posted By dualresponse

Well, 18,090 feet... It's the last 90 feet that...

Well, 18,090 feet...
It's the last 90 feet that get you~ :lol:
Forum: Touring
01-04-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,792
Posted By dualresponse

212 miles. gravel. just signed up. Bit of a drive...

212 miles. gravel. just signed up. Bit of a drive from ca. though. :)

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31456094?fbclid=IwAR1cHJnbsFCM0zsIDAn1YqKBTM0NkfyMh5NRVu31fph81CZszvFpzZZLw9Y
Forum: Touring
12-29-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By dualresponse

The rack mounts I linked to would only work if...

The rack mounts I linked to would only work if the lynsky frame still has the two lower mounting holes on each side of the frame. That would make the adaptor stable. I get the idea the points might...
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