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Forum: Touring
03-31-14, 04:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,495
Posted By Cheyou

Touring isn't for the fearfully !

Touring isn't for the fearfully !
Forum: Touring
03-28-14, 09:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,495
Posted By Cheyou

Ski cable lock and a old bike Thom

Ski cable lock and a old bike

Thom
Forum: Touring
03-27-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Cheyou

Tufo are a tough tire but not fast . I use them...

Tufo are a tough tire but not fast . I use them with sealant

thom
http://www.yellowjersey.org/tt.html has some ok cheep tubies
Forum: Touring
03-17-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,931
Posted By Cheyou

You could use a small frame bag . Like a Nashbar...

You could use a small frame bag . Like a Nashbar frame bag and keep heavy things in it . Tools and bike parts . Cost is $ 10.
Forum: Touring
03-17-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,931
Posted By Cheyou

So.... I figure I'll lean on the experiences of...

So.... I figure I'll lean on the experiences of people here so I can build upon some advice. My question generally is "Anybody make a homemade handlebar roll out of tarp or something like it (tyvex,...
Forum: Touring
03-12-14, 04:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,348
Posted By Cheyou

I'm tempted to try the Sturmey Archer S3X...

I'm tempted to try the Sturmey Archer S3X fixed-gear 3 speed hub myself since gravity on the local hills has increased lately.
I ride a 1956 AW hub daily so reliability isn't a concern, but I'm not...
Forum: Touring
01-22-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,599
Posted By Cheyou

http://www.aerotechdesigns.com I like the areo...

http://www.aerotechdesigns.com
I like the areo tech shorts .
http://www.aerotechdesigns.com/aetedemecoca.html
Forum: Touring
01-03-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,741
Posted By Cheyou

Great info . How would they b on a off road bike...

Great info . How would they b on a off road bike ?

Thanks Thom
Forum: Touring
12-31-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,857
Posted By Cheyou

I just tied a dry bag to the bars with parachute...

I just tied a dry bag to the bars with parachute cord. I glued on fabric in the areas of wear. All my sleeping gear inside . Used a car sun shade for a sleep pad .Dry bags don't weigh much and are...
Forum: Touring
12-24-13, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,857
Posted By Cheyou

I just used a cheep rack and went ultra light...

I just used a cheep rack and went ultra light .nashbar mtb bags Had no trouble . Next time frame bag for me . Glad all my sleep stuff was in a dry bag and dry tent . Lots of rain and snow . I need...
Forum: Touring
08-01-13, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By Cheyou

http://m.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/categories/...

http://m.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/categories/derailleur-systems

this might help
Forum: Touring
07-07-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,904
Posted By Cheyou

Be carful listining to all the sea lawyers . It...

Be carful listining to all the sea lawyers . It it worth all the fuss ?

Thom
Forum: Touring
06-26-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,920
Posted By Cheyou

I am under the impression wind resistance is a...

I am under the impression wind resistance is a concern for slow riders to . I wish I had a power meter so I could see what effect they have watt wise
Forum: Touring
06-25-13, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,920
Posted By Cheyou

I wonder with them sticking out in the wind how...

I wonder with them sticking out in the wind how many watts of power they waste ? Does aerodynamics matter .

Thom
Forum: Touring
04-30-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,900
Posted By Cheyou

Eureka Solitaire Tent i used one very dri...

Eureka Solitaire Tent


i used one very dri and it rained every day. It was refurbished at Eureka site for $30.
Forum: Touring
03-01-13, 04:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,845
Posted By Cheyou

No wet bag is warm

No wet bag is warm
Forum: Touring
10-09-12, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Cheyou

No fire ! Then other campers have pity on me give...

No fire ! Then other campers have pity on me give me free food and drinks. ;0)
Forum: Touring
10-06-12, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,249
Posted By Cheyou

I am not a joy tech fan.

I am not a joy tech fan.
Forum: Touring
10-03-12, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Cheyou

Looks like a nice ride .

Looks like a nice ride .
Forum: Touring
09-02-12, 05:05 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 89,601
Posted By Cheyou

Looks like you did not bring the right equipment...

Looks like you did not bring the right equipment for the job . Not the bags fault .

Thom
Forum: Touring
08-07-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,216
Posted By Cheyou

Why not ? It has all his load !

Why not ? It has all his load !
Forum: Touring
07-18-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,374
Posted By Cheyou

I use a auto window shade . $ 1.99 , light ,...

I use a auto window shade . $ 1.99 , light , packs small .
Forum: Touring
06-30-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By Cheyou

Nun has a very nice setup . His list is on...

Nun has a very nice setup . His list is on bikepacking.net under personal setups


Thom
Forum: Touring
06-01-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Cheyou

I start the GDMBR on the 3rd of June . Have a...

I start the GDMBR on the 3rd of June . Have a great trip


Thom
Forum: Touring
05-30-12, 04:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,687
Posted By Cheyou

LHT ? That's a cheep gentleman !

LHT ? That's a cheep gentleman !
Forum: Touring
05-23-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,958
Posted By Cheyou

I have some Aero Tech Designs shorts I like ....

I have some Aero Tech Designs shorts I like . Made in the USA

Thom
Forum: Touring
05-16-12, 04:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,491
Posted By Cheyou

You need Nun's bike kit .

You need Nun's bike kit .
Forum: Touring
05-15-12, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,491
Posted By Cheyou

I drank the koolaid to

I drank the koolaid to
05-14-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,312
Posted By Cheyou

I switched to tubless a few weeks ago . Standerd...

I switched to tubless a few weeks ago . Standerd rims , tires ( maxxis) , and Stan' . Ghetto using the 20 inch tube method. It is working great. Utube it . Riding the GDMTBR starting June 1.


Thom
Forum: Touring
05-14-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Cheyou

This is my 60th birthday tour . Light ! Well not...

This is my 60th birthday tour . Light ! Well not as light as some on this forum ha ha but light for the weather conditions ,repiar stuff , cooking gear . It has bin fun getting ready for this trip....
Forum: Touring
05-13-12, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Cheyou

June 1 start Great Divide mtb tour for 30 days ...

June 1 start Great Divide mtb tour for 30 days

Thom
Forum: Touring
05-12-12, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Cheyou

line2.com

line2.com
Forum: Touring
05-12-12, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Cheyou

Skype ??? And a iPod touch or smart phone ???

Skype ??? And a iPod touch or smart phone ???
Forum: Touring
04-20-12, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 718
Posted By Cheyou

I am getting ready for the Great Divide trail ....

I am getting ready for the Great Divide trail . Starting date June 1 . So most of my stuff is packed . Last weekend I rebuilt the hubs and pedals and stuff . This week I mounted new tires (ghetto...
Forum: Touring
04-05-12, 02:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,042
Posted By Cheyou

I pick up spices when on a trip .great memories...

I pick up spices when on a trip .great memories of good food I can use at home

Thom
Forum: Touring
03-27-12, 05:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,598
Posted By Cheyou

I would use the same case . CF is not a problem ....

I would use the same case . CF is not a problem . CF is a great choice for ultra light or light touring . And it is repairable . Nun has a system that works for him . Easy to carry at the airport to...
Forum: Touring
03-21-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,358
Posted By Cheyou

bikepacking.net has lots of myog stuff Thom

bikepacking.net has lots of myog stuff
Thom
Forum: Touring
03-18-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,598
Posted By Cheyou

Nice looking rig . They make a great bike . ...

Nice looking rig . They make a great bike .

Thom
Forum: Touring
03-16-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By Cheyou

I am going ghetto tubeless for A tour on the...

I am going ghetto tubeless for A tour on the Great divide route in June.
Forum: Touring
03-16-12, 04:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By Cheyou

You have a start date ??? I hope 30 to 45 days of...

You have a start date ??? I hope 30 to 45 days of riding
Forum: Touring
03-15-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By Cheyou

Till I run out of money :0)

Till I run out of money :0)
Forum: Touring
03-15-12, 04:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,024
Posted By Cheyou

Try bikepacking.net lots of good ideas Thom

Try bikepacking.net lots of good ideas

Thom
Forum: Touring
03-15-12, 04:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,583
Posted By Cheyou

Just bought ticket to Whitefish Mt for June 1...

Just bought ticket to Whitefish Mt for June 1 great divide tour . Hope my 17" mtb fits .

Thom
Forum: Touring
03-14-12, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Cheyou

You could use cable ties to mount the cage or...

You could use cable ties to mount the cage or mount them on the fork the same way ???

Thom
Forum: Touring
02-20-12, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By Cheyou

If they dont eat the Spot tracker to !

If they dont eat the Spot tracker to !
Forum: Touring
02-18-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,564
Posted By Cheyou

Thanks . My plan is about the same . Rigid mtb...

Thanks . My plan is about the same . Rigid mtb bike, tubeless tires . Silnylon tarp ,alcohol stove .
May use indoor soccer shoes and platform petals . Small Nashbar mtb panniers . Going light .
...
Forum: Touring
02-18-12, 01:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,564
Posted By Cheyou

Do you have a packing list that you used on the...

Do you have a packing list that you used on the great divide trail ????

Thanks Thom
Forum: Touring
02-16-12, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Cheyou

I think the RS is a good choice for you . Very...

I think the RS is a good choice for you . Very nice bike and great quality. Enjoy the new bikes .

Thom
Forum: Touring
02-14-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,564
Posted By Cheyou

Glad you got a tee shirt . I will stick with a...

Glad you got a tee shirt . I will stick with a tarp
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