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Forum: Touring
10-11-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,043
Posted By seeker333

Cannondale's earlier MTB frames (wider tires =...

Cannondale's earlier MTB frames (wider tires = wider CS gap) had a dimple on the DS CS.

I recently watched a YT about Koga's latest tourer where the vlogger raved about it's new "smooth welds" and...
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,043
Posted By seeker333

This info perhaps too late, but OP should know...

This info perhaps too late, but OP should know traditional brake housing incorporates an internal spiral, flat steel wire. Once you've cut housing to length, you need to file the corner off the steel...
Forum: Touring
10-08-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,043
Posted By seeker333

I'm glad you are informed. If you don't like the...

I'm glad you are informed. If you don't like the Shimano Vs, then take a look at Avid SD (single digit) 7 brakes, I've used them for for a long time/many miles, they are an excellent rim brake.
Forum: Touring
10-08-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,043
Posted By seeker333

You might need some new brake levers (long pull)...

You might need some new brake levers (long pull) to go with those V brakes (long pull). Also a good idea to replace cable and housing if old/worn/dirty.
Forum: Touring
09-20-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By seeker333

You object to look of external or internal...

You object to look of external or internal seatstay rack mounts but are OK with P-clamps? How are P-clamps less ugly than building the frame in the normal fashion? Do you intend to use this touring...
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By seeker333

Zombie threads are more common since a fairly...

Zombie threads are more common since a fairly recent website software update. For many years the OP date was listed immediately below OP's username on the subforum page. A year or two ago an update...
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,817
Posted By seeker333

^ Good tip! From above linked page: ...

^ Good tip! From above linked page:
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06-07-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,741
Posted By seeker333

Yes, evidently only LEO cyclists are entitled to...

Yes, evidently only LEO cyclists are entitled to this sort of law enforcement. I would have liked to have been a bike cop a week ago when someone in a Dodge Ram "rolled coal" on me when I was out on...
06-04-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,170
Posted By seeker333

You should grab your tensiometer and test that...

You should grab your tensiometer and test that theory.

I have 8 cracked holes, all drive side, rear wheel. My Park tensiometer shows they all still have pretty good tension, and relative to the...
Forum: Touring
05-27-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By seeker333

Folk Art Center to MM is 31.5 mi, 5800' climbing,...

Folk Art Center to MM is 31.5 mi, 5800' climbing, one way. Craggy Gardens to MM is 13.9 mi, 2200' climbing, one way. Plus several overlooks along the way you could park.

Best time to do lots of...
Forum: Touring
05-22-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 35,379
Posted By seeker333

It must be newb / resurrect old thread day. ...

It must be newb / resurrect old thread day.

NEVER use anything except Brooks Proofide, and use that very sparingly.

Anything else is very likely to ruin the saddle. Softening the leather of a...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,568
Posted By seeker333

Bike-mounted mirrors often get in the way of grip...

Bike-mounted mirrors often get in the way of grip location or controls, and are susceptible to damage from leaning the bike against a wall. More importantly, the mirror is often useless aside from...
Forum: Touring
12-22-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,445
Posted By seeker333

Good eye. From...

Good eye. From https://ortliebusa.com/product/tara-lowrider/ :

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