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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By mustardfj40

Thanks for suggesting the cassette change, that's...

Thanks for suggesting the cassette change, that's a great idea!

How's about the crankset? I understand that newer crankset takes a different type of bottom bracket, if I swap in a new compact...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-08, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By mustardfj40

Standard double to compact double

Please do not laugh, but I have an 10+ year-old bike with Shimano Ultegra 8spd with the standard double and would like to upgrade to compact double to help climbing steep hills (not to mention I'm 10...
05-24-05, 04:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,071
Posted By mustardfj40

Drove to Moab to wheel with this Toyota Land...

Drove to Moab to wheel with this Toyota Land Cruiser then biked at Slick Rock, Bike was on top of the roof rack:

http://www.employees.org/~dirttrak/rubi9.jpg
Forum: Touring
04-07-05, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By mustardfj40

During last Fall before going on my tour, I...

During last Fall before going on my tour, I trained aggressively, I biked almost everyday and ran 10K for lunch (no kidding) got myself in great shape but just 3 months before the tour started, I...
Forum: Touring
04-06-05, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By mustardfj40

When I toured Vietnam 2 weeks ago, I rode my...

When I toured Vietnam 2 weeks ago, I rode my Litespeed Ti mountain bike, 2 small additions to the bike: a set carbon fenders and an Old Man Mountain bike rack (since my bike has no provision for...
Forum: Touring
03-20-05, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By mustardfj40

I've just came back from my cycling trip from...

I've just came back from my cycling trip from Hanoi to Saigon, here's some of my biking background: I'm an avid mountain biker who bike regularly everyweek for the last 10 years, and run 10k couple...
01-17-05, 04:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,885
Posted By mustardfj40

I have been riding HT for a long time and...

I have been riding HT for a long time and everyone else in my family ride FS but one day I took my son's FS bike out and basically just rode down the trails without picking a line like I used to do...
01-17-05, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By mustardfj40

I have a set of wheels with DT Revolution...

I have a set of wheels with DT Revolution spokes/Aluminum nipples for last 4 years, I rode it hard, the wheels were re-trued once. No problems with nipples. Btw, the complete specs for the wheels is...
01-13-05, 07:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,820
Posted By mustardfj40

From the specs, it sounds like an ok bike. But...

From the specs, it sounds like an ok bike. But most important take it out and start riding it, the more you ride it, the more you know what's your next bike going to be.

It's all about riding,...
01-13-05, 06:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,309
Posted By mustardfj40

Sweet!!! Congrat!!! /td

Sweet!!! Congrat!!!

/td
01-13-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By mustardfj40

Thanks guys, this is my 1st attempt to build up a...

Thanks guys, this is my 1st attempt to build up a disk brake bike so I'm pretty out of the current tech.

/td
01-13-05, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By mustardfj40

Universal vs ISO disk hubs

I putting togher a new set of disk wheels, and really like Chris King hubs (since my current hubs are the Chris King Classic hubs, btw they're awesome), and I would like to run Marta SL disk brakes,...
Forum: Touring
01-09-05, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By mustardfj40

I'm doing the North to South Vietnam in mid of...

I'm doing the North to South Vietnam in mid of Feb with an option for cambodia in a titanium litespeed mountian bike, I did lots of research/reading and a mountain bike would do nicely for the bad...
01-05-05, 06:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,204
Posted By mustardfj40

True story: Years back, a friend saw me...

True story:

Years back, a friend saw me keeping in good health by mountain biking and would like to join me and asked me that very same question "which 150-buck bikes should I buy", I told him...
01-04-05, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By mustardfj40

Hi guys/gals, I beleive this my first post...

Hi guys/gals,

I beleive this my first post here and also so stoked that I've just bought a brandnew Santa Cruz Superlight frame for a good deal, the plan is to build it up with full XTRs and Fox...
Forum: Touring
12-06-04, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,880
Posted By mustardfj40

Nice bike!!! Personally I think that is the best...

Nice bike!!! Personally I think that is the best way to build a touring bike, _very_ nice older bikes can be bought for cheap at swapmeets or yardsales, these bikes usually has accomodations for seat...
Forum: Touring
12-02-04, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By mustardfj40

I think it depends on what you're looking for, my...

I think it depends on what you're looking for, my comming trip, therre are couple 100miles-a-days, then are couple passes to negotiate, and I will eat out and stay in hotel everyday, so light packing...
Forum: Introductions
11-30-04, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By mustardfj40

Hi guys/gals... I have been on this site for...

Hi guys/gals...

I have been on this site for last couple weeks looking for information for touring (I got plenty good stuffs so far). I am avid mountain biker for the last 10 years and also ride...
Forum: Touring
11-30-04, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By mustardfj40

I'm going to do the north to south Vietnam in mid...

I'm going to do the north to south Vietnam in mid of Feb 2005. I got all the gears and the routes work out already and booked the ticket. I have been biking/running/swimming everyday to get ready now...
Forum: Touring
11-29-04, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,902
Posted By mustardfj40

Everytime, I saw a guy on loaded touring bike, I...

Everytime, I saw a guy on loaded touring bike, I never seen him the drop position except at stop light just to grab those brake levers. I would go with straight bar with bar ends, if the road...
Forum: Touring
11-19-04, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By mustardfj40

I'm a beginner too and I have thought about bike...

I'm a beginner too and I have thought about bike security too, but I really like staying in one of those nicer hotels so I plan to leave the bike in the hotel room and lock it up with at least 2...
Forum: Touring
11-19-04, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By mustardfj40

I found this website that reviews many panniers: ...

I found this website that reviews many panniers:

http://www.lancerushing.com/bicycling/panniers.cfm

I think I like the Arkel T42. Anybody with negative experiences with the Arkel T42? How about...
Forum: Touring
11-18-04, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,505
Posted By mustardfj40

I've been riding moutain bike for the last 10...

I've been riding moutain bike for the last 10 years or so with the Camel backs, I've just bought a larger one for my touring. I beleive the key is to pack it light. I always store keys, money, 1st...
Forum: Touring
11-18-04, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By mustardfj40

Thanks for pointing out the Arkel panniers,...

Thanks for pointing out the Arkel panniers, they're definately nicer than the Performance one at twice the price but I learned the lesson that buy a good one a be done with it.

Any other panniers...
Forum: Touring
11-18-04, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By mustardfj40

Performance Pro Bike Panniers

Has anyone use these? They're the midside and costs about 79 bucks for set. I am looking for something reliable, light, and midsized, can you recommend another rear bike panniers?

Thanks in...
Forum: Touring
11-05-04, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By mustardfj40

Something worth checking...

Getting ready for my trip, I was checking around I realized that my company has this emergency service for employees either on bussiness trip or vacation overseas:

http://www.internationalsos.com...
Forum: Touring
11-02-04, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By mustardfj40

Why the drop bar? I ride MTB on trails for fun...

Why the drop bar? I ride MTB on trails for fun and road bike for endurance trainning. On the road, I used the drop position when going down hill, or going fast. I think that a mtb bar with bar ends...
Forum: Touring
10-30-04, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By mustardfj40

For the best value, I would go with XT. I first...

For the best value, I would go with XT. I first built my bike with all XT and later on upgraded them to all XTR which is just a tad lighter with a more fancy finish. The XT worked great but I went on...
Forum: Touring
10-30-04, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By mustardfj40

Thanks for all the responses!!! I am going with...

Thanks for all the responses!!! I am going with the Old Mountain Rack...

Bac, the paint job on that Salsa is sweet!!!

/td
Forum: Touring
10-30-04, 02:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By mustardfj40

I have nothing against Trek MTB, actually, I...

I have nothing against Trek MTB, actually, I started 10 years ago with a Trek MTB. I do beleive that my Litespeed is as reliable as any Trek steel bike but for much less weight. I have been riding my...
Forum: Touring
10-28-04, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By mustardfj40

Until now I didn't know about the Old Man...

Until now I didn't know about the Old Man Mountain rack, looks like a very good option. It seems to be light and heavy duty even a bit pricey. Has anyone use this?

I original thought about the...
Forum: Touring
10-28-04, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By mustardfj40

Seat post bike rack?

I am planning to a bike touring of Vietnam and Eastern Australia, I have a 21-lbs titanium Litespeed MTB for the last 5 years which is pretty comfortable and I am so used to its handling and limit,...
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