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Forum: Touring
07-27-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By pakeboi

Schwalbe Marathon Almotion HS603 40-622 (700 x...

Schwalbe Marathon Almotion HS603 40-622 (700 x 38c) Tubeless
Forum: Touring
07-18-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,493
Posted By pakeboi

https://www.panthercreekhammocks.com ...

https://www.panthercreekhammocks.com

Expensive , heavy , no included tarp , but still worth a look .
Works as a flat lying hammock or tent .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGWF88YxhIo
Forum: Touring
07-10-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By pakeboi

Best-O videography and editing ! "Yes ,...

Best-O videography and editing !

"Yes , there will be rain . "
Why no mudguards ?
Forum: Touring
07-10-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By pakeboi

Wirecutter . com selected Topeak Explorer with...

Wirecutter . com selected Topeak Explorer with Disc Brake Mounts :
" This rack was the easiest to install on bikes with disc brakes . "

Axiom Streamliner Disc DLX
Tubus Disco
...
Forum: Touring
07-03-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,493
Posted By pakeboi

https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/topics/camping-and-...

https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/topics/camping-and-hiking/best-hammock
Forum: Touring
07-03-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,493
Posted By pakeboi

Been researching hammocks and that's not one I've...

Been researching hammocks and that's not one I've heard of .
Here's a couple of links to confuse you . :)

https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/content.php. ...
Forum: Touring
07-03-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By pakeboi

Bikepacking . com article and video on flat vs....

Bikepacking . com article and video on flat vs. drop .
https://bikepacking.com/gear/drop-bars-vs-flat-bars/
Forum: Touring
07-03-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,493
Posted By pakeboi

Which hammock are you considering ?

Which hammock are you considering ?
Forum: Touring
06-28-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By pakeboi

It's still available in the South Korea ! I may...

It's still available in the South Korea !
I may even buy one there when it's safe to travel there and if size M is available .
It's been discontinued it the USA , the flat bar version .
Not sure...
Forum: Touring
06-15-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,510
Posted By pakeboi

Which bike did you ride ? Favorite place in...

Which bike did you ride ?
Favorite place in Kyushu ?
Forum: Touring
06-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,510
Posted By pakeboi

Nice videos & musics ! What was your approx....

Nice videos & musics !
What was your approx. touring speed on your most recent trips ?
Forum: Touring
06-12-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By pakeboi

... not in these tough times .

... not in these tough times .
Forum: Touring
06-12-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,486
Posted By pakeboi

MKS Allways ...

MKS Allways


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Forum: Touring
06-12-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,486
Posted By pakeboi

SAS Shoes JV Mesh Active Sneaker ...

SAS Shoes JV Mesh Active Sneaker


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Forum: Touring
06-12-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By pakeboi

What's your current gravel / adventure bike and...

What's your current gravel / adventure bike and which flat bars ?
Forum: Touring
06-08-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By pakeboi

Stated in the above linked review : "Some...

Stated in the above linked review :
"Some compromises were made (ie cup and cone hub bearings were serviceable, but sealed bearings may be better for the average rider)."

So , would you upgrade...
Forum: Touring
06-06-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By pakeboi

27.5 is still listed as a model on their website...

27.5 is still listed as a model on their website .
I ride on pavement so got the 700c and am running the stock tires tubeless , 700 x 41 .
Forum: Touring
06-06-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By pakeboi

will do when I get a good un .

will do when I get a good un .
Forum: Touring
06-06-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By pakeboi

will do when I get a good un

will do when I get a good un
Forum: Touring
06-06-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By pakeboi

I got a New Surly Bridge Club 700c !

I got a New Surly Bridge Club 700c !
04-05-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 839
Posted By pakeboi

Did you find one ? How was ?

Did you find one ? How was ?
Forum: Commuting
04-02-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By pakeboi

What do you expect pakeboi ! They're mountain...

What do you expect pakeboi ! They're mountain bikes , they're made for mountain biking !
Forum: Commuting
04-02-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By pakeboi

I see many mountain bikes but none purpose built...

I see many mountain bikes but none purpose built for commuting ; ie. racks , fenders , lights , appropriate tires , etc .
Well , you could say there are Hybrids , or Dual Sport models .
Forum: Commuting
04-01-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By pakeboi

Thanks for the inspiration .

Thanks for the inspiration .
Forum: Commuting
04-01-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By pakeboi

Mountain Bike Commuter ?

Are there any mountain bikes that are also well suited for commuting ?
Be it they come equipped with fenders , racks , and lighting , or something else in the design ;ie. tires , geometry .type of...
02-21-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By pakeboi

skookum , do you tour on your Jones Plus LWB ?

skookum , do you tour on your Jones Plus LWB ?
Forum: Touring
02-19-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,976
Posted By pakeboi

https://www.mkspedal.com/?q=en/product/node/303 ...

https://www.mkspedal.com/?q=en/product/node/303

MKS Allways

"We set out to design a pedal that can be used for all types of cycling. We knew it needed it have a large platform, replaceable...
Forum: Touring
02-10-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By pakeboi

I mostly stayed in Ryokan which are a traditional...

I mostly stayed in Ryokan which are a traditional type of Japanese Inn . In Onomichi I stayed in a hotel by the ferry that caters to cyclists . In Kobe I stayed in a business hotel .
I carried my...
Forum: Touring
02-09-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By pakeboi

What is your specific tire size recommendation ? ...

What is your specific tire size recommendation ?

I had a blast riding in Japan on my Brompton with 16 x 1-1/3 Schwalbe One .
Forum: Touring
02-09-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By pakeboi

That's the only cycling I've done in Japan .

That's the only cycling I've done in Japan .
Forum: Touring
02-08-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By pakeboi

I knew it wasn't ideal for touring ; thanks for...

I knew it wasn't ideal for touring ; thanks for making that perfectly clear .
It's a cool bike but I'll look elsewhere .

What happened to their Sequoia model ?
Forum: Touring
02-08-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By pakeboi

Road Touring on a Sirrus X 5.0 ?

Time to start training for a bike tour of Shikoku Japan in anticipation that at some point it will allow foreigners again .
I rode the Shimanami Kaido and Tobishima Kaido on my Brompton a few years...
02-08-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,391
Posted By pakeboi

Stvzo lights ?

StVZO LEDs are bike lights that comply with the safety standards developed by the German government. These lights feature a special lens that provides a floodlight that's leveled off so as not to...
Forum: Touring
02-08-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,557
Posted By pakeboi

What's the most common size in Japan today ?

What's the most common size in Japan today ?
Forum: Touring
11-18-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,130
Posted By pakeboi

We call it the Dawes Gravel X !

We call it the Dawes Gravel X !
Forum: Touring
11-16-20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,130
Posted By pakeboi

... R.I.P. , but rather than cry over spilled...

... R.I.P. , but rather than cry over spilled Milky Way , what are some alternatives .
Forum: Touring
11-12-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,130
Posted By pakeboi

It's coming . "We do intend on bringing the...

It's coming .

"We do intend on bringing the Galaxy name back in a year or two,"

Trek just recently released a gravel version of their 520 touring .
...
Forum: Touring
11-11-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,130
Posted By pakeboi

Dawes ends Galaxy touring bike line after 49 years

2020 Dawes Galaxy

Iconic tourer a victim of low sales and massive demand for other bikes, says Dawes

...
Forum: Touring
11-08-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,492
Posted By pakeboi

Hi-Viz Black is the New Black .:)

Hi-Viz Black is the New Black .:)
Forum: Touring
09-24-20, 01:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,076
Posted By pakeboi

While the 920 complete bike is not being offered...

While the 920 complete bike is not being offered for this model year , it lives on as a frame only option .
2021 920 Frameset :
...
09-20-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,228
Posted By pakeboi

Bontragersí are on sale .

Bontragersí are on sale .
09-20-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By pakeboi

On the Verve , I'd run Schwalbe Marathon Almotion...

On the Verve , I'd run Schwalbe Marathon Almotion HS603 , 38's, tubeless .
09-20-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,228
Posted By pakeboi

Bontrager Solstice Cycling Jersey"A high-function...

Bontrager Solstice Cycling Jersey"A high-function bike jersey for casual cyclists and enthusiasts looking for dependable comfort."

It's actually looser fit than it looks .
...
Forum: Touring
08-30-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,076
Posted By pakeboi

ass backwards , or is that ass forwards :)

ass backwards , or is that ass forwards :)
Forum: Touring
08-29-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,076
Posted By pakeboi

SAY HELLO TO THE NEW TREK 520 GRANDO: GRAVEL...

SAY HELLO TO THE NEW TREK 520 GRANDO: GRAVEL RANDONNEUR
https://bikepacking.com/news/trek-520-grando/
08-29-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,766
Posted By pakeboi

"They" is "my good friend" fiestbob , and well...

"They" is "my good friend" fiestbob , and well ... he's just being fiestbob :)
08-29-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,766
Posted By pakeboi

I fail to see the issue of posting news of this...

I fail to see the issue of posting news of this bike in two forums .
I think it’s big news when a modern classic like the Trek 520 releases a new variant .
And the 520 is now a gravel bike and a...
08-29-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,766
Posted By pakeboi

According to Trek on-line Chat Support the Grando...

According to Trek on-line Chat Support the Grando is the same frame / fork as the 520 "Classic"
They said 29 x 2.0 without fenders is max tire size , 700 x 38 with fenders .
Forum: Touring
08-29-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,076
Posted By pakeboi

According to Trek on-line Chat Support the Grando...

According to Trek on-line Chat Support the Grando is the same frame / fork as the 520 "Classic"
29 x 2.0 without fenders is max tire size .
700 x 38 with fenders . (That doesn't sound correct ,...
08-29-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,766
Posted By pakeboi

Not my intention . I posted first before the...

Not my intention . I posted first before the release under touring as the 520 is a touring bike .
Seeing that it was released as a 520 "Gravel" variant , I then posted to that forum .
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