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Forum: Touring
10-20-09, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By ernok1923

while i have no persnol information on touring in...

while i have no persnol information on touring in east africa, there was a thread on this forum a few years back about a young woman wanting to tour africa with little to no bike exprience. the...
Forum: Touring
10-16-09, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By ernok1923

it might be possible, but i am leaning towards...

it might be possible, but i am leaning towards 'probably not'. i have a tardis and i love it, but there is not exactly a ton of free space in there. and considering that the frame is resting upside...
Forum: Touring
08-22-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By ernok1923

to my understanding (which could be way off),...

to my understanding (which could be way off), pitlocks are designed for vertical dropouts. my guess is because with horizontal or semi horizontal drop outs, you really need to crank down hard on the...
Forum: Touring
08-20-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By ernok1923

sounds like a great trip. i'd love to hear the...

sounds like a great trip. i'd love to hear the route you end up taking. no more vacation time this year, but i'd love to do that kind of trip next year.
Forum: Touring
06-25-09, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,017,398
Posted By ernok1923

still not gonna ride in 'em.

still not gonna ride in 'em.
Forum: Touring
06-24-09, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,017,398
Posted By ernok1923

for me it is not a question of bars are too low....

for me it is not a question of bars are too low. i simply have never ridden in the drops.
seeing how i don't use them, why should i have them? even with a longer stem, i still probably
wouldn't...
Forum: Touring
06-24-09, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,017,398
Posted By ernok1923

WITbike, how do you like those bars (model?) for...

WITbike, how do you like those bars (model?) for touring?

i've recently begun about switching from drops to something
that will keep me a little more upright. i never ride down in
the drops and...
Forum: Touring
06-08-09, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By ernok1923

i should also add that had my ride recquired an...

i should also add that had my ride recquired an overnight stay, i would have had very little trouble finding a spot to stealth camp. plenty of cover off of the road and not too many 'no trespassing'...
Forum: Touring
06-08-09, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By ernok1923

i biked accross southern new hampshire last...

i biked accross southern new hampshire last summer. beautiful scenery and the roads weren't too bad. two bits of advice i wish i had before i set out: intersections are poorly marked and to expect...
Forum: Touring
05-20-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By ernok1923

i have a lugged dawes frame made with 531,...

i have a lugged dawes frame made with 531, although i cannot confirm if it is a galaxy (those decals were removed). definately a great ride. knowing that 531 is under me is very comforting. i could...
Forum: Touring
05-17-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By ernok1923

MKS GR-9's are great pedals! very...

MKS GR-9's are great pedals!

very comfortable on a long day in the saddle. i've been using them for a little over a year and my feet always feel great afterwards. i usually just wear regular...
Forum: Touring
05-03-09, 03:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,462
Posted By ernok1923

for 35mm, i carry my trusty rollei 35s. small and...

for 35mm, i carry my trusty rollei 35s. small and compact with a great 2.8 lens

medium format: mamiya c33 tlr with an 80mm lens. built like a tank. if i get into a crash, this
camera would...
Forum: Touring
04-12-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By ernok1923

+1 for the Burren. Spent four months there a few...

+1 for the Burren. Spent four months there a few years back and it is where I rediscovered my love of cycling.
Forum: Touring
03-30-09, 06:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,664
Posted By ernok1923

the shellac should have little effect long term....

the shellac should have little effect long term. any shellac 'sitting' on the surface will probably wear off over time, and any shellac that has soaked in more won't cause any damage. but do keep in...
Forum: Touring
03-05-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,792
Posted By ernok1923

like i said, it is not really lying. you sit on...

like i said, it is not really lying. you sit on it and are propelled forward by two wheels.

i even had luck telling an airline that the contents of my bike bag were metal tubes. i'm not lying. any...
Forum: Touring
03-05-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,792
Posted By ernok1923

you never tell them it is a bicycle. i did...

you never tell them it is a bicycle.

i did a search last year on this forum about taking bikes on planes. some people had good alternative answers. the one that stands out most in my memory was:...
Forum: Touring
03-05-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,618
Posted By ernok1923

exactly my point. (wish i had originally written...

exactly my point. (wish i had originally written my post more sarcastically.)


YAY THREADED!!!!
Forum: Touring
03-05-09, 05:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,618
Posted By ernok1923

how often do you find you really need to tighten...

how often do you find you really need to tighten a threaded headset on the road? and for that matter, a threadless?


i only ride with 1" threaded and have only ever had my headset loosen up once....
Forum: Touring
03-03-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,091
Posted By ernok1923

big agnes seedhouse sl1. perfect if your are...

big agnes seedhouse sl1. perfect if your are concerned with:

lightweight
compact packing
easy to set up
lightweight
neutral color (which could promote stealth camping if so inclined)

and of...
Forum: Touring
02-15-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By ernok1923

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c362/jojisan/Bar...

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that is one sexy bike you've got there. next time i decide to repaint my fixie, i might go with that red. such a good color...
02-09-09, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 852
Posted By ernok1923

shifting gears lead to a mangled rear drop out: your diagnosis?

has anyone ever seen this happen?

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3377/3268769260_c6008e5327_b.jpg

hear's the story:

riding tonight with my friend and his bike starts to make some noise. i...
Forum: Touring
02-06-09, 11:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,531
Posted By ernok1923

amen to that!

amen to that!
Forum: Touring
02-03-09, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By ernok1923

who much of a difference is it? while i don't...

who much of a difference is it? while i don't officialy recommend anyone doing this: i had some success sanding the slightest bit of metal off one of my seatposts. actually, even 'slightest bit'...
Forum: Touring
01-24-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By ernok1923

rattle can jobs always flake off. i know from...

rattle can jobs always flake off. i know from experience. house paint is below that. powdercoating a darkish neutral color is probably best.
Forum: Touring
01-22-09, 08:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,664
Posted By ernok1923

will get around to posting photos of my b15's...

will get around to posting photos of my b15's soon, but until then, here is a whole online gallery devoted to brooks saddles. thought some of you might be interested.
...
Forum: Touring
01-01-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 950
Posted By ernok1923

i mapped a route on google earth before with...

i mapped a route on google earth before with success. unfortunately, i made a wrong turn early in my trip (poorly marked road, very easy to miss) and because i relied on my google earth directions...
Forum: Touring
12-14-08, 04:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,886
Posted By ernok1923

wool. wool. and more wool.

wool. wool. and more wool.
Forum: Touring
12-14-08, 12:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,744
Posted By ernok1923

+1! nothing better to ride in. hands down.

+1!

nothing better to ride in. hands down.
Forum: Touring
11-30-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,131
Posted By ernok1923

you can buy directly from carradice. while...

you can buy directly from carradice.

while i'll probably get yelled at for saying this, i wouldn't order from peter white. i tried to order from him. two months after i ordered one, i was still...
Forum: Touring
11-30-08, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By ernok1923

A4 paper is just lightly under 8.5 x 11. when the...

A4 paper is just lightly under 8.5 x 11. when the bag is folded up into its storage bag, mine is closer to 4 in. thick.
11-28-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,178
Posted By ernok1923

Months. It was a pain to wait that long....

Months. It was a pain to wait that long. Especially since none of my emails ****ut when i might see the rack were ever responded to. Oh well, I have it now. But I probably won't order from CETMA...
11-27-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,178
Posted By ernok1923

update: rack came yesterday. three months late.

update: rack came yesterday. three months late.
11-05-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,178
Posted By ernok1923

wanted to add my story: ordered a rack in...

wanted to add my story:

ordered a rack in august. it's now november.

still no rack.


sent a few emails, but i've received no reply. i'm willing to take into account that his recent price...
Forum: Touring
09-30-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,986
Posted By ernok1923

indeed. well said.

indeed. well said.
Forum: Touring
09-30-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,986
Posted By ernok1923

yeast is a fungi. a delicious, delicious...

yeast is a fungi. a delicious, delicious fungi.....

...a little yeast....some malted barley....hops.......mmmmmmmmmmmm.........

however, if anyone is concerned about their beer being vegan...
Forum: Touring
09-13-08, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,740
Posted By ernok1923

on the other hand, there is one more benefit of...

on the other hand, there is one more benefit of building it up yourself.

if you are not a great bike mechanic, building up a bike can offer valuable experience towards emergency repairs out on the...
Forum: Touring
09-08-08, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By ernok1923

113 mm

113 mm
Forum: Touring
09-07-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,091
Posted By ernok1923

i wished i had stealth camped when biking in new...

i wished i had stealth camped when biking in new hampshire this summer, but i didn't even need to camp at all between destinations. if i did it again, i would have taken two days for the ride instead...
Forum: Touring
09-07-08, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By ernok1923

consider changing out the bottom bracket. it is...

consider changing out the bottom bracket. it is possible the wrong spindle length is not allowing for certain gear combinations. i run a 48-36-24 with a 11-32 and have almost all possible...
Forum: Touring
08-25-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By ernok1923

i own a carradice lowsaddle longflap. while a...

i own a carradice lowsaddle longflap. while a little bit smaller than the camper longflap, it still holds everything i throw at it. great for groceries and other errands. i get compliments on it all...
Forum: Touring
08-13-08, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,753
Posted By ernok1923

cetma

cetma
Forum: Touring
08-12-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By ernok1923

i clicked your link and got more info as to your...

i clicked your link and got more info as to your dilemma.

if we are just talking about something like a pad of newsprint: rip off the cardboard back, leave it in the class room, and bring a few...
Forum: Touring
08-04-08, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By ernok1923

your biggest obstacle would be finding the right...

your biggest obstacle would be finding the right paint/pen combination. i guess oil based paint markers would be your best bet for durability. they shouldn't wash off in the rain and will stick to...
07-31-08, 05:09 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 57,114
Posted By ernok1923

always looking for short (50mm) threaded stems...

always looking for short (50mm) threaded stems...
Forum: Touring
07-29-08, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By ernok1923

Congress has passed it. It's up to the Senate...

Congress has passed it. It's up to the Senate now.

I just emailed my Senator. I hope everyone else does as well.
Forum: Touring
07-28-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By ernok1923

make sure to pay attention to the backpack as...

make sure to pay attention to the backpack as well. i've noticed that wearing a backpack for around 50 miles is my limit. after that, i start to notice a little chaffing. even with comfortable...
Forum: Touring
07-22-08, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By ernok1923

i've had good luck with the ground effects tardis...

i've had good luck with the ground effects tardis bag. maybe british airways will accept that bag. folds up rather small (sized of an average shoe box) for easy carrying. you will have to remove:
...
Forum: Touring
07-22-08, 05:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By ernok1923

i tend to move around a bit on my sleep and...

i tend to move around a bit on my sleep and mostly sleep on my side. i also easily get hot when i sleep. i have found that zipping up a light summer mummy bag only one third to one half of the way...
Forum: Touring
07-21-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,978
Posted By ernok1923

i recently had a positive experience with my 700c...

i recently had a positive experience with my 700c wheeled, non-folding bike on a plain. the ground effects tradis bag makes for an easy way to carry your bike. in the bag, it is relatively compact...
07-19-08, 11:30 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 57,114
Posted By ernok1923

i have some drop bars. 40CM aluminum. from...

i have some drop bars. 40CM aluminum. from Ritchey. unused, but mounted once. has a few light scratches that handlebatr tape would easily cover up. nice bars overall, i just ended up using ones off...
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