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Forum: Touring
06-18-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By brianinc-ville

I've only ridden in Copenhagen and Aarhus, but it...

I've only ridden in Copenhagen and Aarhus, but it really was a great time. Aarhus has more hills than you'd expect in Denmark. Even if you're set on touring the whole country, you should set aside...
05-27-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 791
Posted By brianinc-ville

What Kurt said. At the beach, an English 3-speed...

What Kurt said. At the beach, an English 3-speed would be ideal. Modern versions of same, like Linus, Public, or Retrospec, have been around for more than 10 years now and are starting to turn up...
04-29-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By brianinc-ville

OP: That is definitely an awesome Humber bike. ...

OP: That is definitely an awesome Humber bike. Have fun with it!

Everybody else: this is a great reminder of what the rest of the world sees when they look at our bikes.
04-19-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By brianinc-ville

Weird. I remember Nature Valley granola bars...

Weird. I remember Nature Valley granola bars from at least the early '80s (and can still sing you the TV ad jingle). I was thinking the opposite: in 30 years, granola bars have changed much more...
04-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By brianinc-ville

Sweet! I loved my '80 Tourist. Those bikes...

Sweet! I loved my '80 Tourist. Those bikes feel like nothing else (except maybe a 12' longboard on a glassy, shoulder-height tube).

The rod brakes work just fine unless it's raining, in which...
03-21-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By brianinc-ville

I don't get the disdain for p-clamps on the...

I don't get the disdain for p-clamps on the seatstays here -- they work just fine. You can get them, with a nice rubber covering, at any hardware store.
11-26-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,915
Posted By brianinc-ville

I love 'em all, but the teenage Smiths fan in me...

I love 'em all, but the teenage Smiths fan in me will always (close my eyes and) think of England.
11-26-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By brianinc-ville

For posterity: I was able to get exactly the...

For posterity: I was able to get exactly the piece I needed from TentPole Technologies in Vancouver, Washington. (https://tentpoletechnologies.com/) Awesome!
10-28-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,193
Posted By brianinc-ville

Sorry I don't have better pictures, but here's my...

Sorry I don't have better pictures, but here's my trusty 1984 Peugeot Carbolite P-whatever wearing Kenda KrossCyclos in 27 x 1 3/8.
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07-27-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,947
Posted By brianinc-ville

You should have no problem finding Schwalbes...

You should have no problem finding Schwalbes (either Marathon Plus or Delta Cruiser).
07-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,250
Posted By brianinc-ville

No, not too hard, and I'd definitely recommend...

No, not too hard, and I'd definitely recommend that you put the shifters in a more convenient place for city riding. I lost track of which kind of handlebars you think you'll finally end up with,...
03-30-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,761
Posted By brianinc-ville

I love Wald folding rear baskets and use them on...

I love Wald folding rear baskets and use them on all my transportation bikes. I don't actually see how you can use your bike as a serious vehicle without them. I'm not sure anybody has mentioned how...
06-23-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,661
Posted By brianinc-ville

Concept: what if I were to get the AXA VS (seems...

Concept: what if I were to get the AXA VS (seems difficult to find a German seller who'll ship to the US, but I can keep digging), attach it to the two existing mounting tabs as you say, and then...
06-22-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,661
Posted By brianinc-ville

That is an utterly sweet ride, agmetal! So,...

That is an utterly sweet ride, agmetal!

So, it sounds like the lateral position of the chainring is pretty important (and not adjustable on the Superbe, without a new BB and cranks)...oy. It's...
06-08-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,745
Posted By brianinc-ville

Wow -- I was just about to sigh petulantly that...

Wow -- I was just about to sigh petulantly that it's "Sports," not "Sport," but in this case it really is a "Sport"!

That looks very much like the model in the 1986 Raleigh [Cycle Company of...
06-08-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,068
Posted By brianinc-ville

It's a 7-speed Nexus w/ coaster brake, I'm fairly...

It's a 7-speed Nexus w/ coaster brake, I'm fairly certain -- the shifter is probably this one:...
04-05-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,042
Posted By brianinc-ville

Best bike to share between a tall person and a short person (USA)?

OK, here's the situation:

My wife and I have both been commuting to work by bike for more than a decade. We both work on a college campus, an easy 1-mile ride from our house.

Now, we've got a...
08-30-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 37,408
Posted By brianinc-ville

Sez you. For me, they make the rockin' world go...

Sez you. For me, they make the rockin' world go round.
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