Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: JaccoW
Showing results 1 to 50 of 516
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,599
Views: 2,350,852
Posted By JaccoW

You would think so right? But no, they are flared...

You would think so right? But no, they are flared bars and those flat portions are really comfortable. They originally came off a Koga Beachracer...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,761
Posted By JaccoW

And for now, day 3. I will post more when I...

And for now, day 3. I will post more when I update things again over in the 1993 Koga-Miyata WorldTraveller project (66cm frame)...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,761
Posted By JaccoW

And day 2

And day 2
09-17-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Day 3 - Montpellier to Béziers

Day 3 - Montpellier to Béziers (2021-Aug-25)Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/5851296189)

People in Montpellier asked us why we even wanted to go there. The truth is, it's halfway to...
09-17-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Day 2 - Port-de-bouc to Montpellier

Day 2 - Port-de-bouc to Montpellier (2021-Aug-23)Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/5840889631)

On day 2 we had some distance to catch up on so we drove 141 km from Port-de-Bouc to...
09-14-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Day1: Marseille to Port-de-Bouc

Day 1: Marseille to Port-de-Bouc (2021-Aug-22)Strava - Day 1 (https://www.strava.com/activities/5834726788)

So on our day of arrival we headed into Marseille to get some food, ship our train bags...
09-14-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Summer 2021: Marseille to Barcelona

I should probably make a start of documenting my tour from Marseille to Barcelona here. :D

So at the end of August a good friend and I boarded a train from Rotterdam to Marseille to start our...
09-11-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,948
Posted By JaccoW

As someone who has now put close to 1000km (~620...

As someone who has now put close to 1000km (~620 miles) on the Somas over a terrain varying from tarmac, gravel, sand, singletrack and whatever some of the trails I rode on in Spain were I can tell...
Forum: Touring
09-08-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,761
Posted By JaccoW

It worked really well to be honest. 45L on my...

It worked really well to be honest. 45L on my bike and 25L on my friend's bike... and we both agreed we seriously overpacked. :lol:

I might even be able to get camping gear in mine next time. We...
Forum: Touring
09-08-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 286,761
Posted By JaccoW

Marseille to Barcelona. Got back last weekend. ...

Marseille to Barcelona. Got back last weekend.

http://i.imgur.com/Xp2Fr4u.jpg (https://imgur.com/Xp2Fr4u)

http://i.imgur.com/EDzCt09.jpg (https://imgur.com/EDzCt09)...
08-21-21, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,748
Posted By JaccoW

Small elastic hook straps through the loops. ;) ...

Small elastic hook straps through the loops. ;)

They're also empty. :p
08-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,748
Posted By JaccoW

Packing a bike for a 2 week tour. ...

Packing a bike for a 2 week tour.

http://i.imgur.com/V2R0heQ.jpg (https://imgur.com/V2R0heQ)
08-19-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Remember how I had a flat a month ago? I finally...

Remember how I had a flat a month ago? I finally took some time off from packing to fix the tube so I can bring it as a spare this vacation. For some reason there were two pairs of snakebites. One on...
Forum: Touring
08-16-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,813
Posted By JaccoW

You have made your decision, but allow me to show...

You have made your decision, but allow me to show my 48/28T x 11-32 11-speed (24.5 - 122 gear inches...
08-09-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,484
Views: 137,306
Posted By JaccoW

Loaded up my preliminarily packed bags on the...

Loaded up my preliminarily packed bags on the Koga-Miyata Graveller and took it out for a spin for a fully loaded test ride. :D

This should be the setup for this summer. Especially clothing isn't...
08-09-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Fully loaded test ride. :D This should be...

Fully loaded test ride. :D

This should be the setup for this summer. Especially clothing isn't finalized but with a fully packed rear, empty frame bag and 70% full rando bag I should have some...
08-08-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,587
Posted By JaccoW

Sorry for the late reply. I have been digging as...

Sorry for the late reply. I have been digging as well. The frame and colour could be from any of these years, as it seems to have the S-bend in the chaintube.

There are a few things that make me...
08-05-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 968
Posted By JaccoW

You're not entirely wrong. But it often doesn't...

You're not entirely wrong. But it often doesn't get much worse than some flyrust on the inside.

http://i.imgur.com/zw2KYZx.jpg (https://imgur.com/zw2KYZx)
​​​​​​​http://i.imgur.com/dLW1WzQ.jpg...
08-05-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 731,389
Posted By JaccoW

Some cycling caps. The flamingo one was a risk...

Some cycling caps. The flamingo one was a risk but probably the favourite of me and my friend. :D

http://i.imgur.com/TXoHgRy.jpg (https://imgur.com/TXoHgRy)
08-02-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,748
Posted By JaccoW

Did some preliminary fitting of a bike bag today...

Did some preliminary fitting of a bike bag today so I can take it on the train in a couple of weeks time on a tour along the French Côte d'Azur.
Still needs a bit of tweaking here and there but this...
07-26-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,535
Posted By JaccoW

The classic Spécialités T.A. Pro-5-Vis comes to...

The classic Spécialités T.A. Pro-5-Vis comes to mind as well as the Stronglight 107?

But I'm not much of a weight weeny myself so perhaps others can come up with some better options.
07-24-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By JaccoW

And when you're done a good rubdown with...

And when you're done a good rubdown with Balsamico Tradizionale but only on red bikes.
07-24-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a classic Raleigh lamp mount. Just for...

Looks like a classic Raleigh lamp mount. Just for a front fork boss. Here...
07-23-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Crosspost from the Where'd You Ride Today-thread....

Crosspost from the Where'd You Ride Today-thread.

I live on the other side of the country but the last ride through Limburg...
07-23-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,621
Posted By JaccoW

I live on the other side of the country but the...

I live on the other side of the country but the last ride through Limburg (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/491452-where-d-you-ride-today-new-improved.html#post22129577) I posted on here...
07-23-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 995
Posted By JaccoW

I personally think hammered or smooth would look...

I personally think hammered or smooth would look best.

As for mudflaps; I've tried Gilles Berthoud (https://berthoudcycles.fr/en/642-783-front-rear-leather-mud-flaps.html#/131-color-cork), which...
07-19-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,587
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks for posting Tom. It might be pre-2000 I...

Thanks for posting Tom. It might be pre-2000 I will dig into the brochures later this week, :thumb:
07-15-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By JaccoW

Just came across a set of titanium fenders by...

Just came across a set of titanium fenders by No22 Bicycles for a cool $900 - $1100 (https://22bicycles.com/products/titanium-fenders) depending on the finish. Similar mounting to the Gilles...
07-05-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

I might be able to tell you by early september. :P

I might be able to tell you by early september. :P
07-05-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,621
Posted By JaccoW

Rode across Limburg this weekend. We did have to...

Rode across Limburg this weekend. We did have to cut sunday short because of heavy rain but all in all it was a great ride.

The Graveller was noticeably slower on the climbs (though that might...
07-05-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

So the ride across the southern province was a...

So the ride across the southern province was a nice one this weekend. We did have to cut sunday short because of heavy rain but all in all it was a great ride.

The Graveller was noticeably slower...
06-29-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks Kurt. While I agree something like an...

Thanks Kurt. While I agree something like an 11-speed hub would be fun on here derailleurs simply are the most cost effective way in most cases to get a wide range of gears. If I ever manage to...
06-28-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 719,877
Posted By JaccoW

I believe this is pretty much done now: ...

I believe this is pretty much done now:

Before:
http://i.imgur.com/uWSVX5S.jpg (https://imgur.com/uWSVX5S)

After:
http://i.imgur.com/eIp4YLg.jpg (https://imgur.com/eIp4YLg)
06-28-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By JaccoW

Old world (barely) vintage - 1999 Koga-Miyata Adventure

I picked up another Koga-Miyata again. In fact, I got my hands on a large stack of brochures and I have started digitizing them in this thread...
06-28-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,748
Posted By JaccoW

Fixed some clearance issues of the front fender...

Fixed some clearance issues of the front fender using rivets.

http://i.imgur.com/MDoz1Kg.jpg (https://imgur.com/MDoz1Kg)
http://i.imgur.com/TH1YObg.jpg (https://imgur.com/TH1YObg)...
06-28-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Thanks! I was a bit hesitant because I really...

Thanks! I was a bit hesitant because I really liked the look of the cream Schwalbe's but it turned out really well. :)

I'm running them at 3 bar (~43 psi) but we'll see if I like them higher or...
06-26-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 28,470
Posted By JaccoW

I still love this bike but I am tempted to redo...

I still love this bike but I am tempted to redo the rear wheel next year with a more modern SA hub like the RXL-RD5 (https://www.sturmey-archer.com/en/products/detail/rxl-rd5) that I have on the...
06-26-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,748
Posted By JaccoW

Modified some fenders and bent some bike bits to...

Modified some fenders and bent some bike bits to fit 42-622 tyres on the Koga-Miyata Graveller and redished a front wheel because my laziness caught up with me.
The rear fender cut would have been...
06-26-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Next weekend I'm heading to the hilly end of the...

Next weekend I'm heading to the hilly end of the country together with some friends to do some day rides and I was planning on taking this bike. They both ride road bikes and while I am plenty fast I...
06-25-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 731,389
Posted By JaccoW

I went on another trip with my father to pick up...

I went on another trip with my father to pick up a ridiculously cheap pair of bikes. Only one of which I have plans for, the other i can't even find anything for on the internet.

A "Reflection...
Forum: Touring
06-13-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By JaccoW

Great looking Koga-Miyata! I have a 1992...

Great looking Koga-Miyata!

I have a 1992 Traveller and 1993 WorldTraveller myself (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1215974-1993-koga-miyata-worldtraveller-project-66cm-frame.html). The...
06-12-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 64,424
Views: 10,003,659
Posted By JaccoW

Velo Orange stainless steel racks on it are...

Velo Orange stainless steel racks on it are probably one third of the price. The bottle cage looks like it might be one too.
Nitto stem? Looks like a well-modernized bike.
06-09-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Right, so I just cleaned the bike and a friend...

Right, so I just cleaned the bike and a friend and I plan to take it on a small two day tour next week.

No major updates, just some better shots of the stainless steel Tubus Tara front rack and...
06-03-21, 12:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,247
Posted By JaccoW

I prefer a rust removal gel (or evaporust in...

I prefer a rust removal gel (or evaporust in drenched cotton pads) and clear coat after that.
Forum: Touring
06-02-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,274
Posted By JaccoW

I'm sorry. I guess I was just angry by the...

I'm sorry. I guess I was just angry by the description of that sleeping bag and that seeped into my response to you. It really is full of nonsense claims and on Amazon you can find at least 4-5...
Forum: Touring
06-02-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,274
Posted By JaccoW

You mean this one...

You mean this one (https://www.amazon.com/ECOOPRO-Warm-Weather-Sleeping-Bag/dp/B08Z3P6G7V)? That's just a ****** cheap synthetic sleeping bag with a nylon outer, polyester inner and technical cotton...
06-01-21, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 731,389
Posted By JaccoW

Just bit the bullet. I like carrying a pump on...

Just bit the bullet. I like carrying a pump on longer rides and I just wanted to see what the hubbub was about. :rolleyes:
So far it feels really nice in the hand, pumps well and is silent, plus the...
05-31-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,537
Posted By JaccoW

Silca pump and the Tubus rack arrived today and I...

Silca pump and the Tubus rack arrived today and I made some measurements for a frame bag. Better pics when I get some time to clean everything. Right now the fenders are full of sand. :D

I also...
05-31-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 731,389
Posted By JaccoW

Some Silca goodies and some german stuff. ...

Some Silca goodies and some german stuff.

http://i.imgur.com/2zPyA15.jpg (https://imgur.com/2zPyA15)
http://i.imgur.com/IX0sfEA.jpg (https://imgur.com/IX0sfEA)

http://i.imgur.com/UtyVFZF.jpg...
05-30-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,948
Posted By JaccoW

Those are some very good looking brakes! ...

Those are some very good looking brakes!


Beautiful bike and impressively light too! It was already a looker with the silver rims but this certainly brings it to a new level. Curious to hear more...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 516
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.