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Forum: Touring
06-15-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,861
Posted By rmball28

It is the Thorness book. It is available on...

It is the Thorness book. It is available on kindle and can be read on a phone so it is not too hard to read on a trip.
Forum: Touring
06-14-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,861
Posted By rmball28

A useful book

Cycling the Pacific Coast: The Complete Guide from Canada to MexicoI found the book useful.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-06-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By rmball28

Have you tried sending the serial number to Bike...

Have you tried sending the serial number to Bike Friday?
02-02-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By rmball28

Lynskey Backroad brake adapter

So, I am building up a Backroad frame for touring and I want to put post mount brakes on it (BB7s) because I have them on a couple of other bikes and I like the idea of standardization. The adapter I...
Forum: Touring
09-26-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,088
Posted By rmball28

SanDisk Clip Sport Go MP3 player and FM radio.

SanDisk Clip Sport Go MP3 player and FM radio.
Forum: Touring
08-31-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,194
Posted By rmball28

I am older than you by a few years and I suggest...

I am older than you by a few years and I suggest that the Trucker would be a fine choice, especially as you find it comfortable. I have a trucker that I use for commuting and touring and I put a lot...
Forum: Touring
08-25-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,618
Posted By rmball28

Thanks for the guide bios

Thanks for pointing out the guide bios. That is a nice find.
Forum: Touring
08-22-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,618
Posted By rmball28

Is your folder a Bike Friday? I have a Diamond...

Is your folder a Bike Friday? I have a Diamond Llama but I wasn't really thinking of it for this trip. I am leaning towards a Lynskey Urbano with triple crankset and 35mm tubeless tires the other...
Forum: Touring
08-22-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,618
Posted By rmball28

Thanks for the insights

Thank you all for your input. It would be a big commitment and any bit of information helps in the decision making process.
Forum: Touring
08-22-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,618
Posted By rmball28

Have you ever done a group tour? There are some...

Have you ever done a group tour? There are some things you will need to be able to deal with, like snorers and the occasional pouter/whiner.[/QUOTE]


Mostly I have toured solo, but I did RAGBRAI...
Forum: Touring
08-21-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,618
Posted By rmball28

Experience with Adventure Cycling Association tours

I am considering going on the ACA Southern tier tour in 2021. I cannot however find any reviews on that ride or on ACA tours in general. Does anyone here have any experience with their tours? It...
Forum: Touring
10-04-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,544
Posted By rmball28

I dislike the horizontal dropout

I have a troll and I dislike the horizontal dropout quite a bit. If you do not move the axle all the way to the front it is easy to pull the wheel out of alignment. In order to move the wheel up...
09-29-18, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By rmball28

Triple chainring, 11-36 cog, sti shifter

I am building up a touring bike and would like to use a 48-36-26 triple ring crankset and an 11-36 rear cassette. The issue is that I find I really like integrated shifters.and I cannot find a...
Forum: Touring
09-15-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,796
Posted By rmball28

A mini review of the gran turismo I just bought. ...

A mini review of the gran turismo I just bought. Take it with a grain of salt as I am just getting back on a bike after a couple decades off. I have been using the bike for a 15 mi rt commute which...
Forum: Touring
09-02-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,796
Posted By rmball28

Now the Granturismo has front fork eyelets

This theread kept showing up when I was researching my purchase. Just started unpacking mine and I am happy to say that it now has front fork eyelets.
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