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Forum: Commuting 12-10-17, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 562
Posted By AusTexMurf
Rolling Continental Travel Contacts on two of my...

Rolling Continental Travel Contacts on two of my preferred bikes.
26X2.0's are my favorites. Nice, fast, cushy, versatile, and durable tires. Zero flats in two chains of riding....
Forum: Commuting 11-28-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 638
Posted By AusTexMurf
I really like the Continental Contact Travels....

I really like the Continental Contact Travels. Great rolling tire on the road and very capable off pavement, except in slick mud. I have rolled several in the 700X37 size on my touring bike.
...
Forum: Commuting 11-11-17, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By AusTexMurf
Good friend of mine is building up one of these...

Good friend of mine is building up one of these frames from Crust Bikes :

https://crustbikes.com/products/the-romanceur-presale/

Another, more robust frame for loaded touring :...
Forum: Touring 10-23-17, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By AusTexMurf
GAP (Great Allegheny Passage) is an excellent...

GAP (Great Allegheny Passage) is an excellent choice with kids. Beautiful scenery, rail to trail, easy camping, lots to see and do. You can easily extend on the C&O tow path towards DC. Wife and I...
Forum: Commuting 10-17-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,306
Posted By AusTexMurf
This....exactly. Ran one set of Conti City...

This....exactly.

Ran one set of Conti City Contact II's 26X2.0. Never flatted. High mileage, commuting and touring.
Have rolled five Conti Travel Contacts 700X37's. Great tires. Zero flats. Great...
Forum: Commuting 09-21-17, 09:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By AusTexMurf
Metropolis bar is very nice. Had one on wife's...

Metropolis bar is very nice. Had one on wife's previous commuter and one on an old Bridgestone. Doesn't have as many positions as Jones H but the ends of bars are really good for me w/ Ergon type...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-17, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By AusTexMurf
Origin8 Classique Cargo Unit is another option: ...

Origin8 Classique Cargo Unit is another option:

https://dalesjournal.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/origin8-basket-new.jpg
Forum: Commuting 09-10-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,350
Posted By AusTexMurf
I have a pair of the same RR Backcountry shorts....

I have a pair of the same RR Backcountry shorts. I really like them. Not too long. Durable. Quick drying. Look decent enough with a regular collared shirt.

Comfortable on the bike.

Thumbs up.
Forum: Touring 06-27-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,839
Posted By AusTexMurf
That is a very nice ride. I rode from...

That is a very nice ride. I rode from Newark/Granville area outside of Columbus to DC in 2014. Great trip. I very much enjoyed biking all around Ohio. Amazing bike path network and much friendlier...
Forum: Commuting 06-19-17, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,292
Posted By AusTexMurf
Been hot, as usual, here for a bit. Had a bit of...

Been hot, as usual, here for a bit. Had a bit of a break today as the high temp was in the low/mid 90's. Rode over 30 miles the other day. High temp was 102. I am sure that it will be hotter still in...
Forum: Commuting 06-13-17, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,848
Posted By AusTexMurf
I have MKS Lambdas on one bike. Very nice, very...

I have MKS Lambdas on one bike. Very nice, very comfy pedals. Great in sandals or barefoot. Spin very smoothly. May be prone to pedal strike if you have low clearance/low bottom bracket/long cranks. ...
Forum: Commuting 06-05-17, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,553
Posted By AusTexMurf
No particular reason. I was looking for a cheaper...

No particular reason. I was looking for a cheaper replacement for my son's USB tail light as his was stolen from his middle school bike rack. 2nd time. Thought I would give this one a try. The...
Forum: Commuting 06-05-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By AusTexMurf
See this recent post w/ links on different thread...

See this recent post w/ links on different thread for some ortlieb products. I most often carry my laptop in sleeve or wrapped in one of my ortlieb front or back roller classics. I also have nice...
Forum: Commuting 06-03-17, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By AusTexMurf
https://cdn2.bigcommerce.com/server2800/804sw/prod...

https://cdn2.bigcommerce.com/server2800/804sw/products/25541/images/346566/FNDR08021__90612.1403972175.1280.1280.jpg?c=2
SKS B60 Commuter II Fender Set: Black~ 26 x 1.6-2.1...
Forum: Commuting 06-02-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By AusTexMurf
If using all weather to carry laptop, books,...

If using all weather to carry laptop, books, etc., could get away with one office style bag only. Or as I had on my bike when teaching school, one laptop/office type bag on one side and shopper type...
Forum: Commuting 05-30-17, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,553
Posted By AusTexMurf
Premium 300 Lumens LED Bike Light By LGEGE –...

Premium 300 Lumens LED Bike Light By LGEGE – Waterproof, Super Bright & USB Rechargeable Safety Tail Light – Easy To Mount On Frame, Handle Bars & Helmet...
Forum: Commuting 05-20-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,693
Posted By AusTexMurf
Leave The Oil In The Ground

Leave The Oil In The Ground
Forum: Commuting 05-17-17, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,693
Posted By AusTexMurf
Always a good choice. Saw a few that stuck...

Always a good choice.

Saw a few that stuck out for me this evening on our Please Be Kind To Cyclists Ride of Silence.

F*ck Gas

Live Free or Drive

Put The Fun Between Your Legs
Forum: Commuting 05-17-17, 07:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,382
Posted By AusTexMurf
"....The custom-made device, which sells for...

"....The custom-made device, which sells for $1,400, was built by Codaxus, a two-man startup based in Austin, Texas. In the case of Chattanooga, a group called Friends of Outdoor Chattanooga footed...
Forum: Commuting 05-16-17, 09:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,382
Posted By AusTexMurf
https://lintvkxan.files.wordpress.com/2016/10/bike...

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"..... As the Austin Police Department’s first and only officer dedicated to bicycle safety, Cunningham’s ultimate...
Forum: Commuting 05-16-17, 09:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,262
Posted By AusTexMurf
Thank you, State of Texas and TxDOT !

Thank you, State of Texas and TxDOT !
Forum: Commuting 05-03-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,746
Posted By AusTexMurf
Indeed, Agreed. Very Nice Bike for the $$$.

Indeed, Agreed.
Very Nice Bike for the $$$.
Forum: Commuting 05-03-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,228
Posted By AusTexMurf
Maybe. Original specs on that bike are 2.2"...

Maybe.
Original specs on that bike are 2.2" front, 2.0" rear (50mm).
Tire sizes I recommended are 42 and 50mm, Conti's. May very well work fine.
Schwalbe tires I listed all run wide as well.
May...
Forum: Commuting 05-03-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,228
Posted By AusTexMurf
I was thinking of your 29'er mtn bike with these...

I was thinking of your 29'er mtn bike with these tires.
Your current 29'er tubes may very well work with these tires as well as your current knobbies may fall in the 1.75" - 2.0" range. If not, easy...
Forum: Commuting 05-03-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,228
Posted By AusTexMurf
https://blobs.continental-tires.com/www8/servlet/i...

https://blobs.continental-tires.com/www8/servlet/image/56552/uncropped/0/700/4/travel-contact-ct-p-01.png...
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