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08-02-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,239
Posted By daverup

My 87 Toyota 4Runner SR5. I've only had this one...

My 87 Toyota 4Runner SR5. I've only had this one for about 5 years, although I did own a similar 4Runner in the 80's.
...
08-02-22, 03:20 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 26,239
Posted By Lbxpdx

Here is my ****box 1983 Volvo 245 turbo with a...

Here is my ****box 1983 Volvo 245 turbo with a manual transmission. Lots of patina. I drive a hand me down 2003 MB wagon at the moment, but the Volvo still starts up and drives, which is every 6...
07-17-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,137
Posted By misctrader

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/cimarron_e2be729bf015a103e311fe810e2fe964eec4a88c.jpg

Thanks countalmaviva...
07-16-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,137
Posted By misctrader

This thing is not the fastest, however it is...

This thing is not the fastest, however it is extremely versatile and I love how I can go off the beaten path and explore. It definitely was a lot cheaper to build than any of these new...
07-12-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By sloar

Figured someone would be interested in a Titanio...

Figured someone would be interested in a Titanio Decor twin downtube. First one that I’ve seen in person.
07-12-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By sloar

Had to share this Colnago

Itís not mine, a non-riding buddy bought this today without knowing anything about it. He got a smoking good deal, but heís the type thatís gonna want eBay prices. ...
07-06-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 2,660,869
Posted By Piff

Been a while since I finished a build! The more...

Been a while since I finished a build! The more interesting bits of info:

Brand/model: 1995 Novara Pro Ultimate
Size/material: 15" Tange Ultimate Ultralight
Headset: SolidBikes roller bearing...
07-04-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,137
Posted By countalmaviva

Love this! What kind of brakes do you have on...

Love this! What kind of brakes do you have on there?
07-03-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,137
Posted By Korina

When I'm riding a great bike on a beautiful ride,...

When I'm riding a great bike on a beautiful ride, I'm in no rush to finish.
07-03-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,137
Posted By Korina

FIFY. Beautiful bike, BTW.

FIFY. Beautiful bike, BTW.
06-28-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,137
Posted By montclairbobbyb

85 Cimarron

Just converted to drop bars... Fun ride! AND BTW it's For Sale! - see Marketplace
...
12-25-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2,734
Views: 1,008,063
Posted By polymorphself

Some recent rainy day pics posted in the Voyageur...

Some recent rainy day pics posted in the Voyageur thread as well:
...
03-02-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,927
Posted By 52telecaster

i know the feeling. All too often i dont ride and...

i know the feeling. All too often i dont ride and suffer guilt and all kinds of screwy emotions.
02-05-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,137
Posted By badger_biker

What tires and size are you running dualresponse?...

What tires and size are you running dualresponse? No way can I get fenders over my Fat Franks but I love the ride. Here is a picture finally....
02-05-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 2,660,869
Posted By Clyde1820

Am "dressing up" a Trek 970, at the moment, to be...

Am "dressing up" a Trek 970, at the moment, to be much like what you describe ^above. A bit newer than the lugged vintages, but it'll do.

Going through all of the parts, one at a time, cleaning...
02-04-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By blazin

Another route to look at might be the Rockstar...

Another route to look at might be the Rockstar race, from Hburg to Roanoke, that has both MTB and gravel versions. I havenít looked to see how much overlap it has with the Transvirginia. The race is...
02-01-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 152,137
Posted By countalmaviva

I'm guessing that some contributors to this...

I'm guessing that some contributors to this thread may have seen this 1986 red Cimarron on eBay. Well, I caved and bought it! It arrived today, and the condition is just as in the photos -- excellent...
01-31-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By unterhausen

TransVirginia

I would really like to ride the transVirginia. Hopefully at close to randonneuring pace, not tourist pace. https://www.transvirginia.org/

Anyone else thinking about riding this route? I am...
01-25-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By njkayaker

You can also use a $10 battery with a cable.

You can also use a $10 battery with a cable.
01-23-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By rpatanav

The Dew does alright on gravel but it feels very...

The Dew does alright on gravel but it feels very sluggish on the road. It doesnt seem to do too well on super rocky paths either.
01-23-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,757
Posted By tyrion

Topeak Versacage comes with 3 strap on bosses. Or...

Topeak Versacage comes with 3 strap on bosses. Or you could use your front rack and get some "micro panniers". Micro panniers are mostly made by boutique vendors and kind of expensive....
01-23-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,757
Posted By autonomy

From what I've seen online I think bikepacking...

From what I've seen online I think bikepacking bags are a bit of a fad because they're trendy right now and come associated with a free, unencumbered spirit of adventure. Touring panniers are too old...
01-22-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,757
Posted By rumrunn6

got a bigger washer for that top bolt?

got a bigger washer for that top bolt?
01-19-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,461
Posted By am8117

Thatís rotating weight moving onto you, so still...

Thatís rotating weight moving onto you, so still a gain overall, right? 😉

Thanks for the comprehensive answer!
01-19-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,461
Posted By Ghazmh

Having owned and put thousands of miles on a 40mm...

Having owned and put thousands of miles on a 40mm and a 44mm wheelset Iíd say the 2 main advantages are as follows; you will definitely look cooler at red lights and wherever other cyclists may...
01-18-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By Tandem Tom

We have had our 800 since 2011 and it has been...

We have had our 800 since 2011 and it has been voir many multi month tours. It has served us well. But last year I noticed charger port was getting wonky. I ordered one of those replacement fonts but...
01-18-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By njkayaker

Yes, it comes with the "standard" mount (all the...

Yes, it comes with the "standard" mount (all the units come with those). That's the one with the rubber o-rings (that mount with bands is about $8).

The 1030 comes with an "out front" mount (which...
01-18-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By Steve B.

Garmin says it comes with a standard mount, out...

Garmin says it comes with a standard mount, out front model is what my buddy has . Cheap enough to find on Amazon if you need another.
01-18-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By njkayaker

The Explore is a good deal. The $250 doesn't...

The Explore is a good deal. The $250 doesn't include a mount (I believe) and the IQ level is 2.4. If you are interested in using IQ apps, 3 is much better.

I think the 1030 was being sold $450. If...
01-18-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By Steve B.

My battery experience with a year and half old...

My battery experience with a year and half old 1030 is still at 5-7 percent per hour, so 15 to 20 hrs, of use time. If I were doing 2 back to back 10 hr days I’d charge it at night off a stick...
01-18-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By njkayaker

200 miles is pushing it it for any unit. I was...

200 miles is pushing it it for any unit. I was doing rides where the the "days" where 250 miles.

I carry a 3200 mAh battery charger for long rides (it's very cheap insurance). Charge it when you...
01-18-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,574
Posted By njkayaker

You should have posted this in the electronics...

You should have posted this in the electronics subforum (ask the admins to move it).

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The 800 is still a useful unit....
01-14-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,459
Posted By Phil_gretz

Exasperated.

STOP!!! The problem is that you want to fundamentally change your drive train without either the resources or understanding of how to do it efficiently.

Don't. Stick with the 7-speed freewheel...
01-12-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 361,067
Posted By Grey goat

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/9ba5a798_74eb_4ce8_99a4_59e053fa8f33_41f1a8b56938755aa2a3822901a1b35e73058b6a.jpeg
Haywood County, NC (On the climb to Max Patch)
01-12-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 361,067
Posted By HTupolev

In the Pilchuck River Valley. ...

In the Pilchuck River Valley.

https://i.imgur.com/RUeF1qX.jpg
01-11-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,231
Views: 3,691,830
Posted By IchbinJay

How do you like the stem shock? Does it work?

How do you like the stem shock? Does it work?
01-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 265,075
Posted By fuel0707

I just ordered a pair of these (Sidi Drako 2). ...

I just ordered a pair of these (Sidi Drako 2).
...
01-05-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 2,660,869
Posted By montclairbobbyb

The well-deserved second coming of the...

The well-deserved second coming of the Cimarron...destined to become an all-rounder touring classic to those lucky enough to own one. I love mine. Nice build! 👍
01-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Reynolds 531

I hate the way the adapters look too, but I would...

I hate the way the adapters look too, but I would think about finding the "least ugly" adapter, and then using it. ( I do not know what is the least ugly).
Then, you will be able to quickly swap and...
Forum: Touring
12-30-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,996
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: I think many of us have.

:lol: I think many of us have.
Forum: Touring
12-30-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,996
Posted By Happy Feet

Somewhat... I've been know to be by the side of...

Somewhat... I've been know to be by the side of the road swearing my head off at "someone" a few times while solo ;)



I used to lead wilderness backpacking trips and was a Scout leader for...
11-30-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8,269
Views: 2,660,869
Posted By DorkDisk

Added some new lipstick to this 95 Kona Hot. 2x10...

Added some new lipstick to this 95 Kona Hot. 2x10 XT with microshift thumbies. Really, really digging this one.
...
Forum: Touring
11-30-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,285
Posted By staehpj1

Both of those issues can generally be worked...

Both of those issues can generally be worked around on most bikes in my experience and too much is often made of them.
Heel-pannier clearance issues can generally be mitigated with mounting position...
Forum: Touring
11-29-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,285
Posted By DropBarFan

Diverge is nice but less tire/fender clearance &...

Diverge is nice but less tire/fender clearance & $350 higher price than the Haanjo EXP Carbon. Getting that low 20/34 gear would seem to require switching to a 3x9 MTB drivetrain, perhaps $200-$400...
Forum: Touring
11-29-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,619
Posted By DropBarFan

Cool bike & must have a super-comfy ride. In the...

Cool bike & must have a super-comfy ride. In the 70's some folks mounted drop-bars upside-down & mounted the road levers underneath the "drops".
Forum: Touring
11-29-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,285
Posted By nun

There are lots of mountain and gravel bikes that...

There are lots of mountain and gravel bikes that I'm sure would do just fine on those descents with rackless setups. But you might be voiding the warranty doing it with 4 x panniers and 50lbs of...
Forum: Touring
11-28-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,619
Posted By Happy Feet

Nice bike. What frame is that? It's little...

Nice bike. What frame is that?

It's little wonder you feel better riding now. The drop from saddle to seat there is pretty steep and would put a lot of weight on your hands over an extended...
11-24-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 265,075
Posted By HTupolev

Shininess starts with the bottom bracket. If the...

Shininess starts with the bottom bracket. If the bottom bracket isn't shiny, the bike will never look shiny. Probably. Better safe than sorry, right?

https://i.imgur.com/ZDzduIE.jpg

Installed...
Forum: Touring
11-23-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 808
Posted By staehpj1

Tons of folks here have ridden across the US. ...

Tons of folks here have ridden across the US. Some probably wound up doing it with one or two others. Not sure if anyone recruited companions here. As was already mentioned there is a sub forum...
Forum: Touring
09-06-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,938
Posted By Rob_E

I switched from breathable panniers with pockets...

I switched from breathable panniers with pockets to waterproof Ortliebs. It was all upsides from my perspective. I still have some non-waterproof storage on my bike, and the challenge is always to...
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