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Forum: Touring
10-14-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,520
Posted By Accident

whoa, yeah! It's opening looks kind of difficult...

whoa, yeah! It's opening looks kind of difficult for on the ride accessing, but probably more waterproof than most handlebar bags out there. If the mounting system is ok, then I would think it's a...
Forum: Touring
09-25-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By Accident

Thanks for your response! It's great to know that...

Thanks for your response! It's great to know that the h-bar clearance won't allow the arkel bag. Considering my plan is to tour next summer I have time to think these options through. I've been...
Forum: Touring
09-25-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By Accident

H-Bar and rim selection

I've browsed the threads on titec's H-bar, but haven't been able to find out if there is room for the small arkel handlebar bag between the front horns. Does anyone know if there is clearance for the...
Forum: Touring
11-16-09, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 2,319,102
Posted By Accident

that's totally awesome.

that's totally awesome.
Forum: Touring
11-04-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,085
Posted By Accident

Excellent slideshow! I'm sold on riding the great...

Excellent slideshow! I'm sold on riding the great divide someday very soon!
Forum: Touring
11-01-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,565
Posted By Accident

Butted all the way! +1 for what Niles said

Butted all the way! +1 for what Niles said
Forum: Touring
10-19-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Accident

Excellent write-up and the pictures are amazing!...

Excellent write-up and the pictures are amazing! It looks so idyllic for bike touring that someday I'll have to save up for a trip like that.
Forum: Touring
10-09-09, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,224
Posted By Accident

Arkel XM-45, I've used them with great results!...

Arkel XM-45, I've used them with great results! They're top loading and the compression strap system secures the contents really well. They're taller and narrower to avoid snagging something on a...
Forum: Touring
10-02-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By Accident

I tried that a few weeks back just to see how it...

I tried that a few weeks back just to see how it would feel. It's terrible! The frame will be too high up, toe overlap, let alone that the brakes just won't work. However, the wheels do fit and felt...
Forum: Touring
09-01-09, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,563
Posted By Accident

I couldnīt find an on one inbred that had v brake...

I couldnīt find an on one inbred that had v brake and disc brake mounts, any chance you have a link? Thatīs sounds like itīd be a great setup if you had the option to run either, especially...
Forum: Touring
08-01-09, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Accident

I hope it's true

I hope it's true
Forum: Touring
07-27-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By Accident

big dummy??

big dummy??
Forum: Touring
07-15-09, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,911
Posted By Accident

http://pedalrevolutionblog.wordpress.com/2009/06/2...

http://pedalrevolutionblog.wordpress.com/2009/06/28/coming-soon-3/

http://pedalrevolutionblog.wordpress.com/2009/07/01/the-saga-continued/

So here's the demo, does anyone know when they will be...
Forum: Touring
06-09-09, 02:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,761
Posted By Accident

rhm, I also didn't receive any...

rhm, I also didn't receive any rejection/response. It's too bad that we can't be part of it, but I wish all the bikeforums riders a safe and amazing ride!!
Forum: Touring
06-07-09, 01:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,202
Posted By Accident

8mph or so for me, considering stops, climbs,...

8mph or so for me, considering stops, climbs, ect. Whenever I tell non-touring cyclists about that average they immediately think I must be in the worst shape ever... until they try and lift my fully...
Forum: Touring
06-07-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,463
Posted By Accident

I'm impressed. This is an extremely good price...

I'm impressed. This is an extremely good price for such a quality frame. It's almost mind-boggling that it can be put together for roughly the same price as a LHT. I'll be considering this for a...
Forum: Touring
05-29-09, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,911
Posted By Accident

I'm also intrigued to find out more about this...

I'm also intrigued to find out more about this frame!
Forum: Touring
05-26-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,117
Posted By Accident

I think it's important to wear clean bike shorts...

I think it's important to wear clean bike shorts each new day of riding. I bring 2 bike shorts when on tour, wash and alternate. I try to get out of the saddle as much as possible as the constant...
05-19-09, 10:26 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 68,094
Posted By Accident

Have: Arkel Large Handlebar Bag-Yellow with...

Have: Arkel Large Handlebar Bag-Yellow with mounts-Unused

Want: Tubus Tara Rack
What've you got?
03-25-09, 01:01 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 68,094
Posted By Accident

Have: Olive Surly LHT 54cm frame and fork-lightly...

Have: Olive Surly LHT 54cm frame and fork-lightly used, decals removed

Want: Surly LHT 52cm frame and fork

I rode my LHT from Georgia to N.Carolina and was never convinced it fit me just right...
Forum: Touring
03-15-09, 10:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,417
Posted By Accident

Agreed. I used some marathon plus 26x1.75 that...

Agreed. I used some marathon plus 26x1.75 that mounted way too easily; you need to be very cautious about mounting them and inflate/deflate to ensure a safe contact. I switched to RibMo Panaracer's...
Forum: Touring
03-12-09, 10:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,615
Posted By Accident

Awesome video! I really enjoyed watching it all...

Awesome video! I really enjoyed watching it all the way through and I'm glad you loved your adventure!
Forum: Touring
03-12-09, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,542
Posted By Accident

I've been using some 26x1.25 ribmo's for about a...

I've been using some 26x1.25 ribmo's for about a thousand miles now; great tires. No punctures yet and I take them into some pretty harsh stuff. They ride fast and were a "noticeable" weight...
Forum: Touring
02-04-09, 10:57 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 24,849
Posted By Accident

wait, I think this may not be right. I have those...

wait, I think this may not be right. I have those tektro levers and use them with v-brakes and will be running avid bb-7 mountain discs soon because they aren't compatible with the road avid discs...
Forum: Touring
01-21-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,754
Posted By Accident

Roger, I didn't specify, but the mount point for...

Roger, I didn't specify, but the mount point for the rear wouldn't be on the seatstay like is normally done, but like you mentioned in between the seatstay and chainstay. For this reason, I was...
Forum: Touring
01-21-09, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,754
Posted By Accident

You make a great point about making the bike...

You make a great point about making the bike something its not. I just would prefer to use disc brakes in the long run without having the invest in a completely new frame. I would be paying for parts...
Forum: Touring
01-21-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,754
Posted By Accident

I wanted to revive this thread because I was...

I wanted to revive this thread because I was thinking of using disc brakes on my 26" LHT.
Currently I'm using XT V-brakes, however the wheels I had built use XT disc hubs with Mavic XM719 rims....
Forum: Touring
01-11-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,702
Posted By Accident

As someone who has used both for an extensive...

As someone who has used both for an extensive period, I would say they both have their pros and cons. The rolls is stiff since its plastic shell and will never change shape for you, so if its not...
12-23-08, 03:56 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 68,094
Posted By Accident

Have: Surly Front Nice Rack GONE Shimano...

Have:
Surly Front Nice Rack GONE
Shimano SH-R215 Road Shoes size 44.5 US 10.5
Used for one road season. Aside for cosmetic scuffing on the carbon soles, they are in great condition. I am no...
Forum: Touring
09-23-08, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By Accident

I came across this the other day too; it seems to...

I came across this the other day too; it seems to be pretty decent but I'd like to hear back on any positive/negative experiences using it as a route builder for a tour.
09-19-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 408,980
Posted By Accident

Have: Crankbros Candy SL's Black, well used but...

Have: Crankbros Candy SL's Black, well used but still smooth, with cleats in decent condition
Time RXE pedals and cleats, great condition on both
Nalini UVS4 Road Shoes Size 44 US 10-10.5, near...
09-19-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 68,094
Posted By Accident

Have: Crankbros Candy SL's Black, well used but...

Have: Crankbros Candy SL's Black, well used but still smooth, with cleats in decent condition
Time RXE pedals and cleats, great condition on both
Nalini UVS4 Road Shoes Size 44 US 10-10.5, near...
09-19-08, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 508,205
Posted By Accident

Have: Crankbros Candy SL's Black, well used but...

Have: Crankbros Candy SL's Black, well used but still smooth, with cleats in decent condition
Time RXE pedals and cleats, great condition on both
Nalini UVS4 Road Shoes Size 44 US 10-10.5, near...
Forum: Touring
09-10-08, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,937
Posted By Accident

Marathon Plus 26x1.75 Pros: Not a single flat...

Marathon Plus 26x1.75
Pros: Not a single flat yet, roll easily once at cruising speed, great for paved/dirt road riding
Cons: Boat anchors at over 2lbs each, sluggish acceleration, hard to take on...
Forum: Touring
09-05-08, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 2,319,102
Posted By Accident

^^ blech. I wish I could get my hands on a B-17...

^^ blech. I wish I could get my hands on a B-17 imperial and get the best of both worlds.
08-31-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 408,980
Posted By Accident

Have: Size 44 Nalini UVS4 ...

Have: Size 44 Nalini UVS4

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n47/jdl02d/IMG_1192.jpg
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n47/jdl02d/IMG_1195.jpg
Time RXE Pedals and cleats-left pedal has a chip...
Forum: Touring
08-29-08, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By Accident

Even north Florida gets cold, 17-22deg.F as lows...

Even north Florida gets cold, 17-22deg.F as lows for a few days; just make sure to time your crossing. I'm excited to know how this goes. I personally fear the idea of extended touring in the bitter...
08-29-08, 10:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By Accident

My roommate and I made these in the summer of...

My roommate and I made these in the summer of '06. We all played soccer and went swimming afterward.
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n47/jdl02d/SPOKECARD.jpg
backside...
Forum: Touring
08-28-08, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 2,319,102
Posted By Accident

I dig this bike.

I dig this bike.
08-26-08, 12:38 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,432,128
Posted By Accident

It depends on the kind of bike and the amount of...

It depends on the kind of bike and the amount of work needed installing and adjusting components. I spent an entire day building my touring bike, but just a few hours setting up my track bike. I...
Forum: Touring
08-25-08, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By Accident

I sold my B17 after using it for 2k+ miles, it...

I sold my B17 after using it for 2k+ miles, it was extremely comfortable but had developed a ridge in the middle that put pressure. I would love to give the Imperial a try, does anyone know when they...
Forum: Touring
08-25-08, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,632
Posted By Accident

My initial concern would be the brakes and the...

My initial concern would be the brakes and the use of a compact double. Aesthetically, the bike looks gorgeous, but is it a serious tourer?
Forum: Touring
08-24-08, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,142
Posted By Accident

Strange coincidence. I got my fenders today and...

Strange coincidence. I got my fenders today and installed on my LHT this afternoon; I have a surly nice rack on there. I just shared the same bolt for the rack and fender with no problems even though...
Forum: Touring
08-23-08, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,676
Posted By Accident

I'm not sure why there's such an aversion to 26"...

I'm not sure why there's such an aversion to 26" wheels. The stouter size makes them stronger and tires are easy to find anywhere in the world. I have the LHT in 54cm size and the wheels don't make...
Forum: Touring
08-14-08, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 2,319,102
Posted By Accident

Thanks! It's a 54cm, perfect size too since I...

Thanks! It's a 54cm, perfect size too since I wanted to use 26in. wheels. Where in the San Juan Islands do you live? I worked on Lopez for the month of June and loved it! Biking around there was...
Forum: Touring
08-13-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4,568
Views: 2,319,102
Posted By Accident

Just finished building her up today! ...

Just finished building her up today!
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n47/jdl02d/Tallahassee/IMG_1186.jpg
http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n47/jdl02d/Tallahassee/IMG_1188.jpg

Final add ons...
06-10-08, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,980
Posted By Accident

My friend has an Eimei that's my size. It's...

My friend has an Eimei that's my size. It's absolutely gorgeous to look at and a delight to ride. The fork looks like you can carry 2 katanas in it. I think the paint job is amazing, get one!
06-08-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By Accident

Great advice! Thanks everyone, I'll definitely...

Great advice! Thanks everyone, I'll definitely make the effort to visit!
06-08-08, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By Accident

I just realized this!! If I can get the "1" day...

I just realized this!! If I can get the "1" day visa without too much delay, I think it'll be worth it. My biggest concern is getting on the wrong train on the return, are there service desks like...
06-08-08, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By Accident

I'm hoping I can do an early check-in, but past...

I'm hoping I can do an early check-in, but past experience has been that they won't let you that much in advance. Even if all I got to do was ride the train and see the city briefly I think I'd be...
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