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02-25-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 775
Posted By Germany_chris

The only things on that bike that bother me are...

The only things on that bike that bother me are the fenders and the crank.
02-19-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 823,063
Posted By Germany_chris

24/36 and 11-34 I just recently did the...

24/36 and 11-34

I just recently did the chainring swap 22/34/44 wasn't working 34 was too small for daily use and 22 was just too small. I'll find out this weekend if I like the 24 if not I'll...
02-18-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 823,063
Posted By Germany_chris

Some Changes

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02-18-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 122,082
Posted By Germany_chris

I'm working with a Dutch guy on Etsy to get a...

I'm working with a Dutch guy on Etsy to get a decaleur built for my new Berthoud 28 bag since my VO won't work.
02-17-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,418
Posted By Germany_chris

I just pulled my Brooks for a Berthoud but yes I...

I just pulled my Brooks for a Berthoud but yes I like Brooks
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By Germany_chris

It may be to small we're not all built the same...

It may be to small we're not all built the same way.

@OP yes it's a good deal Kleins have gotten really precious over the last couple years for some reason
02-14-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,282
Posted By Germany_chris

I wouldn’t buy a new bike that wasn’t thru axle...

I wouldn’t buy a new bike that wasn’t thru axle and disc brakes no matter what the online cognoscenti thinks.
02-10-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 13,668
Posted By Germany_chris

There were quite a few made and some still

There were quite a few made and some still
02-02-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By Germany_chris

Those kickstands are great period, I put them on...

Those kickstands are great period, I put them on every bike tat will take a kickstand
02-02-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 958
Posted By Germany_chris

Keep the dual leg kickstand!

Keep the dual leg kickstand!
Forum: Touring
02-01-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,988
Posted By Germany_chris

I wear high viz in the winter but not the summer...

I wear high viz in the winter but not the summer but my lights run all the time so I’m not sure there’s any real value.
01-31-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,159
Posted By Germany_chris

The “un-racer” The reality is he’s not...

The “un-racer”

The reality is he’s not wrong, I love looking at race bikes old and new but I wouldn’t ride one to the store and I wouldn’t ride one with my family so what’s the point. Grant wants...
01-30-21, 01:12 AM
01-26-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,159
Posted By Germany_chris

It’s a Grant bike slackish with long chain stays...

It’s a Grant bike slackish with long chain stays though these are in essence step through

what’s the confusion
01-24-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,654
Posted By Germany_chris

I always have to size up cycling shoes the brand...

I always have to size up cycling shoes the brand doesn’t matter, I wear a 46 in every shoe but cycling shoes where I wear a 47
01-22-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 823,063
Posted By Germany_chris

It’s a hybrid ...

It’s a hybrid


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this is a touring bike
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By Germany_chris

There is no sidewall height there's nothing for...

There is no sidewall height there's nothing for the tire bead to seat against.

Google some images and you'll see

...
01-15-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,623
Posted By Germany_chris

Most bike lights do not have a shaped beam which...

Most bike lights do not have a shaped beam which is the problem and those that do people don't want to pay for. You're a vehicle on the road therefore your lights should be like all other vehicle...
01-14-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,187
Posted By Germany_chris

Zinn and the art of road bike maintenance

Zinn and the art of road bike maintenance
01-14-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,555
Posted By Germany_chris

We all react differently..what you call a win...

We all react differently..what you call a win some will call a fail, it's a personality thing.

Some folks want to go fast others want to smell the roses, some want to wrench others want a...
01-14-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,547
Posted By Germany_chris

Friction shifting 10sp is easier and faster then...

Friction shifting 10sp is easier and faster then friction shifting 5/6/7 speed. I like me some tubulars but high quality clinchers in 2020 are simply incredible and better than any tubie made 40...
01-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,547
Posted By Germany_chris

I'd rather spend 3k on a new "vintage" bike than...

I'd rather spend 3k on a new "vintage" bike than $30 on an old production bike, European/American production especially in the 60's-80's wasn't exactly high quality I'll take modern machining and...
01-14-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,555
Posted By Germany_chris

I've been it 4 times twice by drunk drivers, once...

I've been it 4 times twice by drunk drivers, once by an inattentive driver, and once by a delivery van I treated all as NBD and was generally shopping within and week.
01-14-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,623
Posted By Germany_chris

Steady for both

Steady for both
01-11-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,358
Posted By Germany_chris

If you want some cushion you could wrap half an...

If you want some cushion you could wrap half an innertube under your bar tape
01-07-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,082
Posted By Germany_chris

Wonder how much it would cost to buy the tooling...

Wonder how much it would cost to buy the tooling and name?
01-04-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,195
Posted By Germany_chris

You can mount high on the seat tube also they...

You can mount high on the seat tube also they don't need to be on the post directly
Forum: Touring
01-04-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,653
Posted By Germany_chris

They're not Compass anymore it Rene Herse now...

They're not Compass anymore it Rene Herse now which will help with the google'ing

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OP I have 700x44 Rene Herse tires and while my touring bike isn't as fast as a traditional road bike it's...
Forum: Commuting
01-03-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15,431
Views: 11,485,940
Posted By Germany_chris

I could low crawl faster than traffic in Istanbul...

I could low crawl faster than traffic in Istanbul 😄
01-01-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,471
Posted By Germany_chris

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01-01-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,941
Posted By Germany_chris

Which is where the German or specifically StVZO...

Which is where the German or specifically StVZO lights come in they're real lights with a patterned beam for a vehicle and don't blind everyone
12-30-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,222
Posted By Germany_chris

Another thread where I can post pitchers

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12-27-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,217
Posted By Germany_chris

I agree Ergos are better than STI

I agree Ergos are better than STI
12-27-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By Germany_chris

The OP is one of those early pioneers..

The OP is one of those early pioneers..
Forum: Commuting
12-26-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 15,431
Views: 11,485,940
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-22-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By Germany_chris

Just ride the bike if/when the brakes won't stay...

Just ride the bike if/when the brakes won't stay adjusted get some now ones and better pads same with grips, and tires but be careful with the tires they can be expensive.

If it turns out you...
12-21-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,469
Posted By Germany_chris

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I’m with the Rene Herse folks, 700x44 Snoqualmie...
12-16-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,211
Posted By Germany_chris

That Chapman is sexy!

That Chapman is sexy!
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,009
Posted By Germany_chris

I have quality lights and it takes me about the...

I have quality lights and it takes me about the same amount of time whether I drive or ride.
12-15-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,605
Posted By Germany_chris

Running wide tires on the road has been a trend...

Running wide tires on the road has been a trend for the last half decade
Forum: Touring
12-14-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,720
Posted By Germany_chris

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Well they’re kinda ugly but they do seem to work....
12-14-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6,919
Views: 642,222
Posted By Germany_chris

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12-14-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,211
Posted By Germany_chris

Weigle ...

Weigle
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Rugged Road...
12-11-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,100
Posted By Germany_chris

Everything is better

Everything is better
12-01-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,111
Posted By Germany_chris

I believe so too, but we're working it now

I believe so too, but we're working it now
12-01-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,318
Posted By Germany_chris

If available I will buy by either American or...

If available I will buy by either American or German
11-23-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,904
Posted By Germany_chris

Well maintained bikes with good tires are good...

Well maintained bikes with good tires are good whether they have the latest tech or not.
11-17-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,981
Posted By Germany_chris

Yea next years trip was actually this years trip...

Yea next years trip was actually this years trip then COVID happened
11-17-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,628
Posted By Germany_chris

Wow.. Chain guard/belt guard doesn't matter,...

Wow..

Chain guard/belt guard doesn't matter, catching your pant's doesn't matter, cool convenient color matched accessory that completes the look of the bike = priceless.

Hammered fenders,...
11-17-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Germany_chris

I have the brass version it's not a pretty...

I have the brass version it's not a pretty sounding bell but it is convenient.
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