Search: Posts Made By: luker
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 2.37 seconds.
02-08-17, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,671
Posted By luker

Woohoo! Another convert! Its really snowy where...

Woohoo! Another convert! Its really snowy where I live (woo, especially this year), and fat bikes have given us a good alternative to skiing.

About the ski trails...you probably already know...
12-31-16, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By luker

Attachment methods are all over the place. The...

Attachment methods are all over the place. The 45nrth pogies kind of bolt on. They are nice in that they hold themselves up and would be fairly hard to swipe...the dogwoods just attach with elastic...
12-31-16, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,863
Posted By luker

A glancing comment on this discussion...i think...

A glancing comment on this discussion...i think that most of this thread is about commuting, but if your ride includes groomed trails, then you shouldn't use mountain bikes...a two inch tire ruins...
12-31-16, 10:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,552
Posted By luker

I have cold hands, and live in a cold part of the...

I have cold hands, and live in a cold part of the world...5 finger sturmfists work okay down to freezing. 4 finger sturmfists are much better. My hands were starting to get cold after about 2...
11-24-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,283
Posted By luker

My wife has her allroads bike set up with a body...

My wife has her allroads bike set up with a body float, and she won't use anything else. I'm cursed with switching it out every time we take the tandem out. I suppose we will have another on the...
Forum: Touring
08-25-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,438
Posted By luker

You can ride from Jackson to Jenny Lake on a...

You can ride from Jackson to Jenny Lake on a separate bike path, and you should do that ride. It's beautiful from the getgo. you can ride from Jenny lake to the reservoir...the road is ample and...
Forum: Touring
06-21-16, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By luker

A dollar bill works very well. A twenty is 20...

A dollar bill works very well. A twenty is 20 tines better, though.
Forum: Touring
06-14-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,844
Posted By luker

Fizik makes a gel pad kit that installs under the...

Fizik makes a gel pad kit that installs under the existing tape. I put a set n Patti's bike today. It was 18 dollars on line. I have been using the pads on my bike and have had much less grief...
Forum: Touring
06-14-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,202
Posted By luker

Patti's Marrakesh

Bear with me here, I may have issues with the pictures.

Patti has a Marrakesh that we've been touring with this year.

We have been doing some pretty burly stuff with it, where a mountain...
Forum: Touring
05-31-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By luker

If the rim is true and the hub is smooth it is...

If the rim is true and the hub is smooth it is probably a fair price. The hub will require periodic maintenance that sealed bearing hubs would not. FWIW, you can buy a set of new dyads laced to xt...
Forum: Touring
05-06-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,742
Posted By luker

520169 We have used this for the last...

520169

We have used this for the last year...I could only find this one picture. Zpacks Duplex. Stout and durable, and really light. Not freestanding, but it has become part of our regular...
Forum: Touring
05-06-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 824
Posted By luker

Anyone have experience with Arkel Dry-Lites? ...

Anyone have experience with Arkel Dry-Lites? ...407 grams for 32 liters of waterproof storage...
Forum: Touring
05-06-16, 03:55 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 14,417
Posted By luker

All of this is news to me...I haven't ever had a...

All of this is news to me...I haven't ever had a quick release loosen up (doesn't mean much, just never happened to me...)

I don't see a lot of increased leverage with larger rotors, but I do see...
Forum: Touring
05-06-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 14,417
Posted By luker

4mm is smaller, for derailleurs, and not...

4mm is smaller, for derailleurs, and not reinforced to support the greater lateral loads required of braking. 5mm works okay for derailleur cabling, but it is a beeatch to bend.
Forum: Touring
05-06-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 14,417
Posted By luker

I run hydros on my mountain bikes, and have most...

I run hydros on my mountain bikes, and have most of the different varieties of mechanical discs on my tandem and touring bikes. They are all dependable, and they each have a failure mode or two. I...
Forum: Touring
12-23-15, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,442
Posted By luker

No love for egg beaters, huh? I think that they...

No love for egg beaters, huh? I think that they work best for multiple surface tours...and combined with a shoe that has a walking surface so that the cleat is recessed, you can actually use 'em for...
11-11-15, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By luker

This website ...

This website (https://oldbike.wordpress.com/1938-sunbeam-model-u-tandem/trackback/)/ looks to be the source for the picture. And scrolling down there's the bike's serial number...that should tell...
04-28-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 28,164
Posted By luker

The bike is in dry storage in my little barn,...

The bike is in dry storage in my little barn, with a bunch of others...but I will pull 'em all down this spring and take some pics. Promise!
04-28-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 28,164
Posted By luker

still have the 170. And not interested in...

still have the 170. And not interested in parting with it yet...but I'll let John be the first in line (its a 56).

The "mentions" feature sucked me in.
Forum: Fatbikes
12-03-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 119,950
Posted By luker

421071 This is my latest addiction. It is...

421071

This is my latest addiction. It is my first "new" bike in several years. Believe it or not, the weather here in Idaho hasn't been harsh enough yet for winter riding...it is just too...
06-06-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,380
Posted By luker

I don't think so... See...

I don't think so... See http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/146186-Super-Record-Seat-Posts?highlight=Campagnolo+seat+post
for more info on M's on campy seatposts...
06-06-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By luker

You did we'll on the components alone fr the...

You did we'll on the components alone fr the price, but you should put some pictures up if you want ID help.
06-06-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By luker

These is enough scuttlebutt on the web to make me...

These is enough scuttlebutt on the web to make me believe that the stage had boron tape as well as the team super. I think I remember an article in playboy in the early 80s that featured the Klein...
06-06-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By luker

Team super was the expensive one, with thinner...

Team super was the expensive one, with thinner gauge tubing and boron reinforcing tape under the paint. New prices were breathtaking. The stage was top of the line for mortals, still a very nice...
05-31-13, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,460
Posted By luker

That'll be a nice bike, and a great rescue! They...

That'll be a nice bike, and a great rescue! They are amongst the finest riding bikes ever made.

A california masi has the serial number on the bottom bracket where the down tube goes in. The...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.