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Forum: Touring
01-19-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Natural history, pretty much agree. I am a...

Natural history, pretty much agree. I am a geological engineer by training, but I am retired, thus have had decades to forget much of my college geological training. But, still remember some of the...
01-18-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By HD3andMe

Chest mount is the most immersive, followed...

Chest mount is the most immersive, followed closely by chin-mounted to a FF.

https://youtu.be/e-qOZKx1Qnw
Forum: Touring
01-17-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By djb

happy, I know that 2017 and newer Trolls had a...

happy, I know that 2017 and newer Trolls had a frame redo and can take up to 3in tires. My wifes is a 2017 and they rejigged the area near the bb to widen it.
The whole rim width thing though may...
Forum: Touring
01-17-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I suppose I am that guy. But I still do not have...

I suppose I am that guy. But I still do not have a pure mountain bike. And I have decided I do not need one. My Nomad (my heavy duty touring Rohloff) bike, the frame came with a solid fork but the...
Forum: Touring
01-17-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By elcruxio

The Manitou Mastodon Pro version is an incredibly...

The Manitou Mastodon Pro version is an incredibly nice fork. The damper part is great with adjustable fast and slow shock absorbers and rebound adjuster. The air spring also has pretty nifty...
Forum: Touring
01-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By Tourist in MSN

After seeing Djb comment on suspension fork, I...

After seeing Djb comment on suspension fork, I looked at the photo again. I do not think you will find a suspension fork that holds a 29X3 wheel that keeps your bike geometry right. If you do go...
01-17-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,929
Posted By Whitecoyote

1958 Swiss Army ...

1958 Swiss Army
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Forum: Touring
01-17-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By Tourist in MSN

For your application, I think an adjustable stem...

For your application, I think an adjustable stem for the handlebar might work best to lower it.

At this posting, the first photo is my second stem using an adjustable stem, the second photo is...
Forum: Touring
01-11-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,408
Posted By Doug64

Anyone who toured in the Netherlands has a photo...

Anyone who toured in the Netherlands has a photo like this.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50798583786_e6f5f79c72_c.jpg
Forum: Touring
01-09-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,654
Posted By robow

You really did a very nice job with that. Looks...

You really did a very nice job with that. Looks great.
Forum: Touring
01-04-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,867
Posted By Germany_chris

They're not Compass anymore it Rene Herse now...

They're not Compass anymore it Rene Herse now which will help with the google'ing

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OP I have 700x44 Rene Herse tires and while my touring bike isn't as fast as a traditional road bike it's...
Forum: Touring
12-31-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,408
Posted By Doug64

This is one of my wife's photos. Posted with her...

This is one of my wife's photos. Posted with her reluctant permission. We are in the middle of a challenging editing session, and all kinds of things pop up:)

Netherlands Oops, Berlin...
12-28-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,408
Posted By Kapusta

"Underbiked" does not mean that you CAN'T ride...

"Underbiked" does not mean that you CAN'T ride something. Or that you won't enjoy it. It just means that bigger bike would make the task easier and you would likely be faster.

Of course you can...
12-28-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,408
Posted By mack_turtle

where I live in central Texas, most riders will...

where I live in central Texas, most riders will tell you that you NEED a 140mm travel FS bike with a massive gear range. I ride all of that stuff on a steel singlespeed hardtail with a 120mm fork. I...
12-27-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,408
Posted By Kapusta

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12-26-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By Repack Rider

Being Gary Fisher

Gary Fisher's book has finally hit print, a little late for the Christmas season. It's called "Being Gary Fisher...
12-23-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,762
Posted By Sorcerer

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Forum: Touring
12-20-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,974
Posted By staehpj1

I appreciate your post's as well. I try not...

I appreciate your post's as well.

I try not to push my views too hard on others, but do feel I have something a bit unique to share in that I started out packing heavy and went through all the...
Forum: Touring
12-19-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,974
Posted By imi

Bike packing volume myth?

In short: “less volume = less weight”
This came up in the aerodynamics thread, and rather than continue to derail that discussion, I’ll start a new thread.
The premise is that the greater the...
12-15-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By mack_turtle

no, I don't think the method you want to use is...

no, I don't think the method you want to use is any different. it looks like you did it right... and then rounded down to make the chain shorter. I always use that method, but I err on leaving the...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-06-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By D-Fuzz

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A beautiful day for a ride on the creek.
Forum: Touring
12-06-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 746
Posted By cb400bill

https://youtu.be/VTZ0N7VTDtY

https://youtu.be/VTZ0N7VTDtY
Forum: Touring
12-03-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By dgodave

I blame my bike.

I blame my bike.
11-25-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 758
Posted By redcon1

+1 on the hand pogies & balaclava-- Huge...

+1 on the hand pogies & balaclava-- Huge difference for winter comfort. Another pro-tip... wear a ski helmet instead of a bicycling helmet. Warmth engineered in, mine even has adjustable venting if...
11-23-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,049
Posted By veganbikes

I don't think the General would like a single...

I don't think the General would like a single speed inside of them. Or if you auto corrected from Genoa, I am sure they are lovely in Genoa. A rideable novelty all the time everywhere.

Certainly...
Forum: Touring
11-23-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,004
Posted By Indigo82

Nice to meet some more Pentaxians here :) I own...

Nice to meet some more Pentaxians here :) I own Pentax K-5 mark 2 and K-1. I use various lenses with them, most being manual focus lenses. But since most of my photos are landscapes and portraits, I...
11-21-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By Kapusta

It is a nice change of pace that I got into for a...

It is a nice change of pace that I got into for a few years, but even then it was never my sole mtb passion. It was good for adding interest to trails I was otherwise getting bored with on my geared...
Forum: Touring
11-19-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,004
Posted By Doug64

I also believe that fast and easy access to my...

I also believe that fast and easy access to my camera is important. My wife and I carry our cameras in padded cases in our waterproof Ortlieb bar bags.

I made these open top, modular, padded cases...
Forum: Touring
11-18-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,608
Posted By fishboat

Put these: ...

Put these:
https://us.ritcheylogic.com/us_en/bike/handlebars/comp-ergomax-handlebar

on my drop-bar conversion Trek 970 now touring bike..and toured with them..works for me..I like them. 12...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-15-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By reverborama

https://scontent.ffcm1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12...

https://scontent.ffcm1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/125184714_10158706548646203_1982638346034857163_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&ccb=2&_nc_sid=b9115d&_nc_ohc=gyBwbr6Ca60AX_PP3Fp&_nc_ht=scontent.ffcm1-2.fna&oh=f338b2...
11-15-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,632
Posted By 3speedslow

My Father, being a bike tourer himself, gave me...

My Father, being a bike tourer himself, gave me one good rule: The only time your bike is out in the rain is when you are on it. Never let it suffer alone!
11-11-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,953
Posted By browngw

Here's a rule breaker for sure! Name which tube...

Here's a rule breaker for sure! Name which tube you are talking about and I might be able to tell you what it is. The seat tube and forks are ferrous the rest is "Light Alloy". This Canadian Tire...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-10-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,882
Posted By D-Fuzz

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11-10-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,953
Posted By cudak888

In a way, I believe most of those who disagree...

In a way, I believe most of those who disagree with the OP understand this. (Even myself, despite my vitriol-ridden reply).

However, after you've been collecting bicycles for a while, you get sick...
11-10-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,953
Posted By RobbieTunes

Once you went with "rules," you became part of...

Once you went with "rules," you became part of the cancel culture.
Forum: Touring
11-09-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,408
Posted By Doug64

I thought this was a neat picture (the situation...

I thought this was a neat picture (the situation not the photography). This was a tour that went by Lassen National Park in California about 6 years ago. California had a pretty bad fire season that...
11-08-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,329
Posted By jonny7

Ask you ask for clues, and not a definite answer,...

Ask you ask for clues, and not a definite answer, my guess would be 1992. See the catalog on Retrobike. It matches you Allez graphic wise and the catalog does say the Allez Comp was also offered in...
Forum: Touring
11-06-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,408
Posted By str

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11-05-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,801
Posted By Hypno Toad

Here's a quick (Quik) edit from my preview ride...

Here's a quick (Quik) edit from my preview ride last night, not sure when the opening will be announced - I expect they will wait until the ground is frozen and we have snow pack. It was a great...
Forum: Touring
11-05-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,604
Posted By andrewclaus

Sorry for the crappy quality, Kodak 110 cartridge...

Sorry for the crappy quality, Kodak 110 cartridge film (introduced in 1972), not stored or scanned well. My first tour in 1976, around Lake Michigan from Chicago.

Riding a Schwinn Continental, no...
Forum: Touring
11-05-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,604
Posted By BobG

Well I suppose this photo is more of me than the...

Well I suppose this photo is more of me than the bike but it's the only one I have of it. The bike predates your time frame slightly but I rode it well into the 70s. That's my classic 1968 WB Hurlow...
Forum: Touring
11-05-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,604
Posted By thumpism

Sherman with his Raleigh Grand Prix and me with...

Sherman with his Raleigh Grand Prix and me with my Batavus Tour de l'Europe in the midst of...touring l'Europe.

Both bikes were basic steel-framed 10-speeds with cottered cranks and Simplex...
Forum: Touring
11-04-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,604
Posted By Doug64

1973 Peugeot PX10-- Not a "touring bike", but it...

1973 Peugeot PX10-- Not a "touring bike", but it did a pretty good job.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50131281393_07e14fc8ef_b.jpg
11-04-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,801
Posted By Hypno Toad

I honestly didn't believe this day would ever...

I honestly didn't believe this day would ever come! 3 years after starting this thread, 4 years after I started working with the advocacy group, 5 years since high school kids raised the funds to...
11-03-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,205
Posted By Wileyone

Try Carquest or NAPPA.

Try Carquest or NAPPA.
Forum: Touring
10-30-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,408
Posted By Doug64

BC, Canada ...

BC, Canada
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10-30-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,602
Posted By thumpism

Buy used. Original condition Nishiki tourer from...

Buy used. Original condition Nishiki tourer from the '80s that was exactly what I wanted. Two hundred bucks.
...
10-27-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,281
Posted By Miele Man

Yes, I mean a lockring from a square taper bottom...

Yes, I mean a lockring from a square taper bottom bracket adjustable cup. However, in your case it might not work if the internal diameter of the 11 teeth cog is smaller than that of a 14 teeth cog....
Forum: Fatbikes
10-25-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By reverborama

Rear Rack on the Cheap

I decided to throw a rear rack on my Kona Wo but I'm cheap. They want a whole lot of $$ for them. So I looked at what I had laying on the shelf and there was a Pletscher rat-trap rack I'd pulled off...
Forum: Touring
10-24-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,408
Posted By Doug64

You are pretty close. It is on the Trans Canadian...

You are pretty close. It is on the Trans Canadian Highway just east of Kamloops. As your pictures shows, it is beautiful in that area.

We were tempted to take Highway 5 and 5A from Hope to...
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