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Forum: Touring
08-05-12, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By george12345

Hi mcallaghan your FLBT sounds really good,...

Hi mcallaghan
your FLBT sounds really good, when you are taking the grand tour of Ireland from Mizen Head to Malin make sure you travel the N71 from Glengarriff to Kenmare really good and as...
Forum: Touring
07-10-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,820
Posted By george12345

take a spinn into Sherwood forest in Nottingham...

take a spinn into Sherwood forest in Nottingham and discover the legend of Robin Hood he robed the rich to pay the poor well worth a visit
Forum: Touring
07-10-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By george12345

yes if I do change my bike or buy another I would...

yes if I do change my bike or buy another I would be thinking in the lines of a Koga Miyata Signature.
Forum: Touring
07-10-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By george12345

LeeG sorry about that, it was my TryCross fully...

LeeG sorry about that, it was my TryCross fully loaded www.fullyloadedbiketour.com (http://www.fullyloadedbiketour.com) and hit live updates I will be putting 35mm tyres on with fenders
Forum: Touring
07-10-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By george12345

njkayaker yes you are 100% the person that said...

njkayaker yes you are 100% the person that said my bike would fall apart (is full of it, in fact a very jealous person)
I think I can put on 35mm tyres with fenders I know that there are a lot of...
Forum: Touring
07-10-12, 06:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,820
Posted By george12345

Machka I have to agree with 10 Wheels when I...

Machka
I have to agree with 10 Wheels when I read your thread I thought you where on a holiday not a bike tour holiday
george12345
Forum: Touring
07-10-12, 02:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By george12345

LeeG I have gone twice around Ireland fulled...

LeeG I have gone twice around Ireland fulled loaded far more stuff than I realy needed www.fullyloadedbiketour.com (http://www.fullyloadedbiketour.com)
Forum: Touring
07-09-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By george12345

2012 SPECIALIZED Try Cross Sport aluminium frame

Hi guys
I plan to do a FLBT in 2013 of Ireland, Wales, North and South America back through Europe, England, Scotland and back into Ireland I have a 2012 SPECIALIZED Try cross Sport aluminium frame ...
Forum: Touring
07-08-12, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By george12345

thanks for the info it seams that the eTrek is...

thanks for the info it seams that the eTrek is the one of the best the reason why Im thinking of gps I realy don't need one when I am touring Ireland but I am thinking of touring from Florida to...
Forum: Touring
07-08-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By george12345

From good old road map to GPS

Hi all you guys
I have just finished my FLBT of Ireland www.fullyloadedbiketour.com (http://www.fullyloadedbiketour.com) live updates I was using a good old road map as I always do but I am thinking...
Forum: Touring
06-08-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,946
Posted By george12345

Hi Machka just finnished a Fully Loaded Bike...

Hi Machka
just finnished a Fully Loaded Bike Tour of Ireland 2nd time around just over 3000 miles in total 1800 the 1st time and just over 1200 2nd time and making plans for somewhere new and...
Forum: Touring
06-05-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,990
Posted By george12345

really rayanlikealion you don't have to look at...

really rayanlikealion you don't have to look at your diet, but you need to enjoy the tour take you time, take plenty of photos, talk to the local people along the way, relax, and just love what you...
Forum: Touring
06-05-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,990
Posted By george12345

Sorry rayanlikealion I bought me Trycross Sport...

Sorry rayanlikealion I bought me Trycross Sport is Killarney in South Ireland
when I was touring South Ireland there was some great places of the tour that where breath taking and turned away a lot...
Forum: Touring
06-03-12, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,990
Posted By george12345

Hi ryanlikealion I have just finnished a FLBT...

Hi ryanlikealion
I have just finnished a FLBT of Ireland with some of the most difficult terrian in Ireland with climbs of over 6/8km using a 2012 Specialized Trycross Sport carrying 4 panniers...
Forum: Touring
05-04-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By george12345

Thank you for all the nice comments I will be...

Thank you for all the nice comments I will be taking plenty of pictures and put them on when I return I am going bag packing 2moro for my Charity and so far I have received donations of 1400 for my...
Forum: Touring
05-04-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By george12345

Thanks DW99 I will take some pictures for you and...

Thanks DW99 I will take some pictures for you and put them on when I return
once again thank you
regards
George12345
Forum: Touring
05-01-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By george12345

Fully Loaded Bike Tour of Ireland

Hi all you Guys
I just thought I would pop on the forum and let you know that I will be starting me FLBT of Ireland on Thu 17th May
and going to tour the whole of Ireland some 2500 miles and...
Forum: Touring
01-30-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By george12345

Hi johnnyk No this is not the rack I have but...

Hi johnnyk
No this is not the rack I have but very like it, I have no photo, I got a lend of anto's Ortlieb front panniers but they wouldn't fit, there is a slider on the back of the Ortlieb system...
Forum: Touring
01-30-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By george12345

Massload front rack

Hi
I just wanted to know can the Ortlieb Panniers QL2 or QL1 attaching system fit the
Massload front racks,
I bought these Massload front racks in 2005 and can't find a link anywhere I am going...
Forum: Touring
01-15-12, 06:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,762
Posted By george12345

233732Meeting of the water S.Ireland if you...

233732Meeting of the water S.Ireland
if you would like to post a picture of your bike FL no rider
first name, name of the bike country traveled www.fullyloadedbiketour.com...
Forum: Touring
01-15-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,762
Posted By george12345

233726A photograph of Molls Gap taken in 07...

233726A photograph of Molls Gap taken in 07 comming from Cork into Kerry S.Ireland
www.fullyloadedbiketour.com (http://www.fullyloadedbiketour.com) post a photo of your FL bike no rider first name,...
Forum: Touring
01-14-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,762
Posted By george12345

Photoghaph of the Healy Pass on the ring of Bere...

Photoghaph of the Healy Pass on the ring of Bere Castletownbere between Bantry & kenmare S. Ireland 233558
Forum: Touring
01-13-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,333
Posted By george12345

wind resistance

wind resistance
Forum: Touring
01-13-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,333
Posted By george12345

Hi anto you can get a magnifiying card that sits...

Hi anto you can get a magnifiying card that sits on top of your GPS also real good right on top it give you 3 times greater mag
Forum: Touring
01-13-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,333
Posted By george12345

Hi anto I have a little magnifying glass not even...

Hi anto I have a little magnifying glass not even the size of a mobile which I got in a Christmas cracker no joking and it is the business
Forum: Touring
01-13-12, 10:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,333
Posted By george12345

what do you think :thumb:

what do you think :thumb:
Forum: Touring
01-13-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,333
Posted By george12345

Hi anto don't worry old george knows the way

Hi anto don't worry old george knows the way
Forum: Touring
01-10-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By george12345

I want to thank all you guys for your effort,...

I want to thank all you guys for your effort, time and answers really great help
thanks George
Forum: Touring
01-10-12, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By george12345

Hi Brad yes another good answer, its just that I...

Hi Brad yes another good answer, its just that I thought that Drop bars were the done thing when touring but now I know its really all about comfort and control
thanks george
Forum: Touring
01-10-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By george12345

Hi SweetLou great answer give me something to...

Hi SweetLou great answer give me something to think about
thanks george
Forum: Touring
01-09-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By george12345

Hi staehpj1 I just thought that having drops was...

Hi staehpj1 I just thought that having drops was a waste of time when I only used the drops very little I am beginning to realise that most tourers use the hoods an average of 90% BTW thanks for the...
Forum: Touring
01-09-12, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By george12345

Hi contango when you spend 90% on the hoods this...

Hi contango when you spend 90% on the hoods this is what I mean I do the same and thought that the flats would be more comfortable I also have secondary brakes levers on top
george
Forum: Touring
01-09-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By george12345

Hi frpax its funny the same thing here in the...

Hi frpax its funny the same thing here in the drops on the descend but uncomfortable and on the brake levers when climbing, last week I was on a tour with old anto we did approx 80 miles stayed in...
Forum: Touring
01-09-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,767
Posted By george12345

Drops or Flats

In 06 I had A Trek DX 7.5 with Flat bars super bike and did over 2000 mile tour with 4 panniers, now I have a 2012 Specialized Tricross Sport with drop bars, I have done over approx 1000 miles so far...
Forum: Touring
01-05-12, 04:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

I was thinking of the back roller classics 40L...

I was thinking of the back roller classics 40L because I like them in yellow
Forum: Touring
01-05-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Gee thanks all you guys I think I will email...

Gee thanks all you guys I think I will email Pacific Outdoor Equipment panniers or use two Ortleib back roller classic and lose my old front panniers
once again thanks george
could anyone recomend...
Forum: Touring
01-03-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Hi mtnbud that looks really scary, a good way to...

Hi mtnbud that looks really scary, a good way to cut wind resistance, yep something to think about
thanks george:)
Forum: Touring
01-03-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Hi Ciufalon Thanks for the video link have a look...

Hi Ciufalon Thanks for the video link have a look at www.fullyloadedbiketour.com (http://www.fullyloadedbiketour.com) let me know what you think
george near the end of the site thats the Tricross...
Forum: Touring
01-03-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Hi LeeG if you have a look at my web you will see...

Hi LeeG if you have a look at my web you will see the bike www.fullyloadedbiketour.com (http://www.fullyloadedbiketour.com)
george
Forum: Touring
01-03-12, 01:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Hi LeeG I think the way I will go is two back...

Hi LeeG I think the way I will go is two back panniers, tent and sleeping pad on the back rack, and lose the two front panniers, also think that I will go with the Ortlieb bags thanks george,
Forum: Touring
01-03-12, 07:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Thanks staehpj1 I think from what you are saying...

Thanks staehpj1 I think from what you are saying is correct and I will go with a lighter pannier, one of the problems I have with my panniers is I need to use a waterproof cover for them, when they...
Forum: Touring
01-03-12, 04:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Hi Ciufalon this is what I was thinking, I saw...

Hi Ciufalon this is what I was thinking, I saw this site, its what got me thinking of modifyed dry bags, do they come with attachments for brackets
Forum: Touring
01-02-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Hi Cyclebum picture in 2007 same panniers ...

Hi Cyclebum picture in 2007 same panniers 232295
Forum: Touring
01-02-12, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 762
Posted By george12345

Hi anto that night I had my Robens Down Lite 500...

Hi anto that night I had my Robens Down Lite 500 www.simplyhike.co.uk
Forum: Touring
01-02-12, 04:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Hi X-LinkedRider thanks for all, I have a (2012...

Hi X-LinkedRider thanks for all, I have a (2012 SPECIALIZED Tricross Sport,) I had a look at the Specialized link, very interesting
Forum: Touring
01-02-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Hi anto I know that you use Ortlieb panniers...

Hi anto I know that you use Ortlieb panniers would you have any idea the weight of Ortlieb Front Roller Classic Pair
Forum: Touring
01-02-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

All very interesting I saw a link...

All very interesting I saw a link www.alpkit.com/gourdon (http://www.alpkit.com/gourdon)
I thought these might work with a little conversion on the racks
Forum: Touring
01-02-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

fietsbob I dont think you understand the...

fietsbob I dont think you understand the question, your answers are more like what you would here on a CB radio, certainly not on a Bike Fourm
surly you can do better than throw them in a Nomad
Forum: Touring
01-02-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Gee fietsbob where did you get all that wit

Gee fietsbob where did you get all that wit
Forum: Touring
01-02-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,695
Posted By george12345

Stuff Bags instead of Panniers

My 4 panniers weighed 8lbs. when empty when I came back on my last tour I thought if I could lose the panniers and use Dry bags or stuff bags instead I could reduce the weight 4/6lbs. ? has anyone...
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