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Forum: Touring
08-26-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By seafoamer

Most people who tour can't or wouldn't want to...

Most people who tour can't or wouldn't want to lift their touring bicycle with weight in the panniers. Sounds normal.
If I were you, I'd make the very minimal amount of changes to the Rockhopper...
Forum: Touring
08-22-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By seafoamer

I thought trailheads are where the tweakers go to...

I thought trailheads are where the tweakers go to shop...
Forum: Touring
07-25-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,192
Posted By seafoamer

I'm not spending 4x's as much for a bicycle...

I'm not spending 4x's as much for a bicycle unless I'm some combination/average of 4x's more: comfortable on it & easier up mountain climbs.
But then even if that were the reality, I'd be worrying...
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

Ah, Awesome Doug! When I refreshed the page after...

Ah, Awesome Doug! When I refreshed the page after my phone call I was like "wait, am I seeing things or did some guy name Doug make a cool reply?" Ha!
It's not that I'm opposed terribly to where...
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,944
Posted By seafoamer

Thanks! I'm gonna look into this! The...

Thanks! I'm gonna look into this!


The Brooks is the "antiqued" model that comes laced. It came stock on my 2008 Raleigh One Way.
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

Good points! I was thinking of doing very similar...

Good points! I was thinking of doing very similar tweaks to what you're suggesting after yesterday's ride.
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

Exactly! I JUST got my 1st dedicated tour bike...

Exactly! I JUST got my 1st dedicated tour bike and I want as many options as possible open to me. By cutting 2 inches off the ST w/o my consent basically limits my options on all sorts of possible...
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

I'm very happy to report that that is indeed what...

I'm very happy to report that that is indeed what they are doing. After a few phone convos today they are ordering a new fork for me that should be here in a few days. It really is not my fault...
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

The Panasonic receiver was my grandfathers, and...

The Panasonic receiver was my grandfathers, and while not tube, it's still a pleasure to have and listen to!
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

That's another huge point! This is on Surly's...

That's another huge point!
This is on Surly's FAQ page:
How many stack spacers can I use on my Surly fork?...
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

This is a 58cm. I've ridden 56cm truckers and...

This is a 58cm. I've ridden 56cm truckers and they are too small, and 60cm I can't even lift my leg over and my boys are resting on the TT. The 58 is perfect. I just didn't want the ST cut.
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

Thanks for the thoughts! (some Doug? guy posted a...

Thanks for the thoughts! (some Doug? guy posted a cool response that he deleted and I was about to reply when my dad called, but now its gone?)
My biggest issues are:

w/ the steer tube is cut,...
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,272
Posted By seafoamer

Question about my new bike

After years of wanting a touring bicycle, I finally purchased one the other day. It's a 2014 LHT that I ordered through a LBS. I've been riding a super super aggressive road bicycle everywhere for...
Forum: Touring
06-22-15, 01:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,944
Posted By seafoamer

Thanks again all! Went w/ the VO Zeps. I'm soooo...

Thanks again all! Went w/ the VO Zeps. I'm soooo siked on this bike it almost hurts!!!

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Forum: Touring
06-18-15, 11:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,944
Posted By seafoamer

Thanks you all for the comments! I thoroughly...

Thanks you all for the comments! I thoroughly appreciate all of your thoughts!
Anyone know if the VO Zeps are significantly more weight than sks's?
I hate making decisions....
Forum: Touring
06-18-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,944
Posted By seafoamer

Which fenders would you rock?

Just bought a new 2014 Surly LHT 700c and am wondering about fenders.
I was going to do the Velo Orange Zeppelin in 52mm (looks nice and maybe stronger, but could be heavier), but now I'm thinking...
10-31-14, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,654
Posted By seafoamer

balance, Daniel-san

balance, Daniel-san
10-22-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 567,155
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/15417907808_b7...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5598/15417907808_b7a26df188_o.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 275,813
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3887/15323462586_56...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3887/15323462586_564b482fe6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pm5KyN)IMG_2276 (https://flic.kr/p/pm5KyN) by remaofaes (https://www.flickr.com/people/17704650@N05/), on Flickr
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 43,340
Posted By seafoamer

Did 18.5 miles in hilly Plymouth, Ma. The only...

Did 18.5 miles in hilly Plymouth, Ma. The only pic was my wtf face selfie:
http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b176/remaofaes/IMG_2108-1.jpg~original...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,332
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5558/15121775081_9c...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5558/15121775081_9c66882528_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/p3g3U2)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By seafoamer

Test ride them both a few times and compare how...

Test ride them both a few times and compare how they feel/ride for you. That's probably more important than the individual components or worth.
08-27-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 567,155
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5584/14850299760_72...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5584/14850299760_72aa578321.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oCgEK3)IMG_1406 (https://flic.kr/p/oCgEK3) by remaofaes (https://www.flickr.com/people/17704650@N05/), on Flickr
...
08-26-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,170
Posted By seafoamer

IMO, this is a terrible idea.

IMO, this is a terrible idea.
08-22-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 710,991
Posted By seafoamer

Thanks, I'm still running w/ the original SR...

Thanks, I'm still running w/ the original SR Suntour Superbe crankset that the 2008 stock Raleigh One Way came with. But I've been debating about taking off the cnc'ed chainguard that bolts to the...
08-22-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 127,794
Posted By seafoamer

2005 Bianchi Giro ...

2005 Bianchi Giro
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5596/14898054659_8bee975438_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oGuqBn)IMG_1528 (https://flic.kr/p/oGuqBn) by remaofaes...
08-21-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 710,991
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3909/14808669498_d4...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3909/14808669498_d40eabea77_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oyAivU)IMG_1327 (https://flic.kr/p/oyAivU) by remaofaes (https://www.flickr.com/people/17704650@N05/), on Flickr
08-15-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,584
Posted By seafoamer

Today I was really hoping to receive my order...

Today I was really hoping to receive my order from Niagara Cycle so I could get my bicycle up & running again, but no :(
but I did bake up some sweet potatoes & these zucchini fritters which did...
08-14-14, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,584
Posted By seafoamer

I've driven through SC before, yet never been...

I've driven through SC before, yet never been able to stop. I will say that it's been my favorite state to drive through. From my limited experience, it seems very peaceful. Charleston, SC is...
08-13-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,584
Posted By seafoamer

They would've been had I not been cooking for 2...

They would've been had I not been cooking for 2 other people who wouldn't think it's a "pizza" w/o cheese. Both wheels had a sprinkle of asiago/parmesan/provolone/romano blend. Both also had TJ's...
08-13-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,584
Posted By seafoamer

Crust was made w/: 1 1/3 cup Teff Flour 1 1/3...

Crust was made w/:
1 1/3 cup Teff Flour
1 1/3 cup Almond Flour
1 cup AP flour
1/3 cup Flax seed meal

I like to make weird pizzas!
08-13-14, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,584
Posted By seafoamer

Hope u don't mind that i put Pizza Bike on my FB.

Hope u don't mind that i put Pizza Bike on my FB.
08-13-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,584
Posted By seafoamer

Yup, Arugula - perhaps my favorite leafy green. ...

Yup, Arugula - perhaps my favorite leafy green.



Pizza Bike is splendid! Best o' both worlds!
08-12-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24,424
Views: 1,910,584
Posted By seafoamer

worked on my bike then made these ...

worked on my bike then made these
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3903/14717058639_1561422134_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oquLNk)IMG_1277 (https://flic.kr/p/oquLNk) by remaofaes...
08-12-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 567,155
Posted By seafoamer

http://gickr.com/results3/anim_b2d2c067-1256-f834-...

http://gickr.com/results3/anim_b2d2c067-1256-f834-2558-9a2aee2fa3fb.gif
Forum: Commuting
08-11-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,889
Posted By seafoamer

IMO, it's kinda hard making bicycle...

IMO, it's kinda hard making bicycle recommendations w/o knowing more details about your commute, climate & terrain.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-14, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,751
Posted By seafoamer

Just wanted to thank everyone for all of the tire...

Just wanted to thank everyone for all of the tire advice!!! As much as I wanted cream colored tires, I ordered a set of Panaracer Pasela tires in black w/ the tan side wall. Also have some MKS...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,361
Posted By seafoamer

we used to call them "kick outs" in the bmx...

we used to call them "kick outs" in the bmx days.
Forum: Commuting
08-05-14, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,751
Posted By seafoamer

I appreciate all your suggestions, noglider! Yea,...

I appreciate all your suggestions, noglider! Yea, I think I'm gunna give the Paselas a shot whether I can find them in cream or not.




Hey Matt, great to hear from you!! Yea, I haven't been...
Forum: Commuting
08-05-14, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,751
Posted By seafoamer

wow, those look great but holy price!! ...

wow, those look great but holy price!!


Haha! No, i do indeed need tire advice, as these Vittorias are the bane of my frikken existence! Glad u dig the bike tho!
Forum: Commuting
08-05-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,751
Posted By seafoamer

Thanks, I was looking at those, but I can't find...

Thanks, I was looking at those, but I can't find anywhere that sells them in cream anymore in a 700x28. Those I would def try if i can find them.
Forum: Commuting
08-05-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,751
Posted By seafoamer

Lookin' for new versatile tires for my pweddy Raleigh One Way

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5587/14651291008_90e85148a3_c.jpg
Since my vittoria randonneur cross (700 x 35's) are the most difficult tires in the galaxy to mount on rims, I'm looking for a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 275,813
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2895/14327053979_9e...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2895/14327053979_9ee307f888_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nQ2U14)1606423_10152229631227298_201579735_o (https://flic.kr/p/nQ2U14) by remaofaes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 275,813
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5552/14512408052_80...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5552/14512408052_80c42c5112_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o7pTiW)IMG_0424 (https://flic.kr/p/o7pTiW) by remaofaes (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 275,813
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2898/14326527589_01...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2898/14326527589_019b07dee4_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nPZcwn)IMG_2350 (https://flic.kr/p/nPZcwn) by remaofaes (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 275,813
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5559/14513011505_f0...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5559/14513011505_f0d71db03c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/o7sYGi)IMG_0351 (https://flic.kr/p/o7sYGi) by remaofaes (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
...
06-14-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,019
Views: 279,220
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2935/14399978976_1d...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2935/14399978976_1db2968896_c.jpg

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https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5540/14236507140_f4ce1cef52_c.jpg
Forum: Northeast
05-18-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By seafoamer

Lookin' @ buying a house in North Cape May, South Jersey roads look pretty good, no?

Hi I'm lookin' into buying a house in North Cape May. When I zoom in on google maps, the majority of roads around there & in south jersey seem to have pretty wide shoulders/bike lanes. This looks...
Forum: Foo
04-13-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,568
Views: 277,782
Posted By seafoamer

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3807/13836781483_6f...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3807/13836781483_6ffc6f94f4_c.jpg
Forum: Foo
04-13-14, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,568
Views: 277,782
Posted By seafoamer

i'm obviously not a photographer, but i do very...

i'm obviously not a photographer, but i do very much enjoy riding around w/ my cheap point & click camera.
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2848/13833523643_eb3c78cc7c_c.jpg
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