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03-02-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 38,891
Posted By oouellette

Love that Macho Man (Nature Boy?) Little...

Love that Macho Man (Nature Boy?)

Little update on my Madison:
...
02-27-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 38,891
Posted By oouellette

Just got my Kilo WT back from powdercoat. Made...

Just got my Kilo WT back from powdercoat. Made some minor tweaks: Soma seatpost, Stronglight chainguard, H Plus Sons wheelset, 43c gravelkings.

Riding tomorrow for sure!
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02-24-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,753
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Find another doctor. That's over the line. You'll...

Find another doctor. That's over the line. You'll be able to climb well at 200. Get on it. Smaller portions, more miles/week.
Forum: Touring
02-02-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,098
Posted By Happy Feet

I wasn't referencing that at all. Quite the...

I wasn't referencing that at all. Quite the opposite, I've found your pov to be quite balanced and I think bikepacking is a sub set of touring. That was spot on.
Forum: Touring
02-02-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By alan s

Knobby tires will only slow you down on both the...

Knobby tires will only slow you down on both the GAP and C&O. Worse yet, they would pick up a lot of mud on the towpath if wet. I ride the towpath every day with Big Apples or Marathon Supremes as...
Forum: Touring
01-31-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,270
Posted By nun

FYI here is the new Diverge-Sport. I have the...

FYI here is the new Diverge-Sport. I have the 700x32 Gatorskins at 70psi and that seems pretty good. otehr old school parts are a Nitto S83 seatpost,
a Brooks Swift saddle and a NOS Carradice...
01-30-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,600
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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3 year old grandson... Little guy makes me smile no matter how bad my day...
Forum: Touring
12-31-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,896
Posted By Pratt

Have to admit, I'm in the 'leave no trace' camp...

Have to admit, I'm in the 'leave no trace' camp (pun intended).
There is a certain pride in leaving in the morning, knowing that in 48 hours, no one could tell you had been there
Forum: Touring
09-10-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,027
Posted By indyfabz

If you want to get your feet wet why would you...

If you want to get your feet wet why would you cancel because of a chance of a thunder storm.😂

Seriously...Dig into the forecast. Scattered or widespread? % chance? Brief or all day?

As an old...
Forum: Touring
08-24-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,085
Posted By staehpj1

I sometimes wonder about the relative safety and...

I sometimes wonder about the relative safety and have suspected that depending on where you live, what you do for a living, and what your lifestyle is, that it just might actually not be too unusual...
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,046
Posted By rdrumm729

Finished cycling from New York to San Francisco. Thanks for all the tips!

Hey fellas. I'm a little late on posting this but I just finished my first cross country bike trek from Brooklyn, New York to San Fransisco. Started on Mother's Day, ended a day after Fathers Day....
07-19-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,607
Posted By DrIsotope

Alright folks-- cb400bill has been through this...

Alright folks-- cb400bill has been through this thread, Stan has been through this thread, and now I've been through it. That's it. No more. No more quasi-legalese, no more memery, no more...
07-16-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,074
Posted By DrIsotope

Cost more than my first car. And my second car. ...

Cost more than my first car. And my second car. And my third car. And more than all the money I've ever spent on cycling in my entire life.

What a time to be alive.
07-16-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,607
Posted By Biker395

I think the notion is that bicycles are...

I think the notion is that bicycles are inherently self regulating. Because it is human powered, there is a limited amount of tomfoolery you can do with it, and to get to the level where tomfoolery...
07-15-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,607
Posted By Biker395

You mean Mammoth Mountain? That's lift served...

You mean Mammoth Mountain? That's lift served terrain and with all that goes on there with trail maintenance and the like, it's pretty ripped up.

I'm there often, and got to thinking a few weeks...
07-14-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,607
Posted By Classtime

What bike and color kit does your son ride? I...

What bike and color kit does your son ride? I like to stay out of clueless rider's paths. And I have never seen a 300 pound person clueless or clued that could pedal 20 mph on a hybrid.

Threads...
07-14-19, 02:06 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 37,607
Posted By KraneXL

There is an inherent flaw in your logic. There's...

There is an inherent flaw in your logic. There's more to the formula than just speed and force. Every cyclist is an operator. And while one has developed skills and experience over time along with...
07-12-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,957
Posted By Kedosto

Quality over quantity. When the quality is gone,...

Quality over quantity. When the quality is gone, I wanna be gone too... regardless of the number.


-Kedosto
07-12-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,402
Posted By Wildwood

I just love to bike and hike. Period. Out with...

I just love to bike and hike. Period. Out with Mother.
No special motivation or vague health promises needed.
Some winter skiing and kayaks help as fill-ins.

Feeling good almost every day is...
07-06-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,402
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Bicycling loves that sort of thing - vague enough...

Bicycling loves that sort of thing - vague enough to be true, impossible for the rider to figure out. This time of year, I ride and hike and workout at the maximum level from which I can recover each...
Forum: Touring
06-25-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,415
Posted By alan s

Bianchi, of course.

Bianchi, of course.
Forum: Touring
05-28-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By pdlamb

Road shoulders seem to be present mostly on...

Road shoulders seem to be present mostly on larger roads (U.S. highways, for instance) or urban areas.

It doesn't mean smaller roads are un-rideable. To the contrary, I'd rather take a small...
Forum: Touring
05-25-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,193
Posted By staehpj1

Meh, usually it really isn't that big of a deal....

Meh, usually it really isn't that big of a deal. Getting rained on isn't the end of the world and it is usually best to just tough it out in my experience, but if you have the flexibility of using...
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 14,135
Posted By PaulRivers

I don't think that's accurate that bike...

I don't think that's accurate that bike messengers use straps nowadays.

They're the worst of everything...
- worse to get your foot out in an emergency than flats or clipless
- getting back in...
Forum: Touring
05-22-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,335
Posted By Ugemr

Hi, I know it's an old thread, just a couple of...

Hi, I know it's an old thread, just a couple of thoughts from me...

The sub-100 dollar tents are cheaply made, with heavy materials. The poles are heavy, the fabric is heavy, water will come in...
Forum: Touring
05-21-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,005
Posted By djb

if those three guys were getting ready for a bike...

if those three guys were getting ready for a bike tour, they'd need to buy some of these--

https://www.ebay.com/bhp/rat-trap-pedals
05-06-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By Happy Feet

Just to tie the thread into a nice bow, a couple...

Just to tie the thread into a nice bow, a couple of pics of the bike in the wild.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/32845187147_9e26222528_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/S3qaQ8)
...
Forum: Touring
05-02-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 190,667
Posted By Doug64

Lochside Trail, Vancouver Island, BC ...

Lochside Trail, Vancouver Island, BC
https://live.staticflickr.com/4827/32529300808_62654b4ee1_c.jpg
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