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01-25-18, 03:32 PM
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Posted By GeoKrpan

Thanks a lot. I had exactly the same dilema as...

Thanks a lot. I had exactly the same dilema as the OP. Now it is perfectly clear to me.
Forum: Touring
10-20-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,599
Posted By GeoKrpan

So sorry.

So sorry.
Forum: Touring
10-20-17, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

Flipping the bar the "right" way would raise it 5...

Flipping the bar the "right" way would raise it 5 inches. I could reach the middle but then I wouldn't be bent enough for my liking. I have a flat Jones on my no suspension 29+. I can reach the...
Forum: Touring
10-20-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

I'm running a flat Jones on my no suspension...

I'm running a flat Jones on my no suspension Motobecane 29+.
Forum: Touring
10-20-17, 08:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thank you. The riser version was released on...

Thank you. The riser version was released on Oct. 15, I pre-ordered. Yeah, and if it doesn't work then it is stupid. I get the multiple hand position thing but I'd have to run a shorter stem and...
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

It's heavy and stiff. Although, this bar has...

It's heavy and stiff. Although, this bar has reinvigorated my enthusiasm. The leverage makes it feel 10 lbs lighter and the bar has a good ride.

I use it for commuting, just about every day for...
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thanks, and, you are welcome.

Thanks, and, you are welcome.
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

It's not so much about aero as it is power. ...

It's not so much about aero as it is power. Hands low, body bent, more muscle engaged. Aero is just icing on the cake.

I am not uncomfortable, quite the opposite. I would be uncomfortable with...
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thank you, I am extremely happy with this bar. ...

Thank you, I am extremely happy with this bar. The leverage makes the bike feel 10 lbs lighter.
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

I wondered why the "Jones" label was upside down....

I wondered why the "Jones" label was upside down.

I was delighted to see this bar, a Jones bar that I could get low enough.

I am not interested in putting my hands on other than the grips. My...
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

It does, but not as empty as I thought it would.

It does, but not as empty as I thought it would.
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

They are?

They are?
Forum: Touring
10-19-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,057
Posted By GeoKrpan

VO Piolet with new Jones SG 2.5 bar.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Zf0tStgLCMFef0UeeTJNn9E-7C9N57xop5Ug4NXAaWaBUi3k2M0oa6RonphFpUfT-FlGxhMNVsXQeXhSztJwYK7PVTYU5jNtneGOkeIsDKQKW-T35d2VvJo15pTnudYkbtjb_Fz6oNDPb_1Zy8VPP9nAxF3pEqxzmmbEUO...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-17, 01:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,886
Posted By GeoKrpan

There's a sucker born every minute.

There's a sucker born every minute.
02-14-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By GeoKrpan

True, axle nuts are in another realm.

True, axle nuts are in another realm.
02-14-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By GeoKrpan

A quick release clamps very well on one side and...

A quick release clamps very well on one side and not as well on the other.
02-14-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By GeoKrpan

The pine cone was of the variety that's as hard...

The pine cone was of the variety that's as hard as a rock and nearly as heavy.
02-11-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By GeoKrpan

Thanks, I've been hurtin' these last two weeks.

Thanks, I've been hurtin' these last two weeks.
02-11-17, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By GeoKrpan

Bolt-On Thru Axle Adapter

A couple of weeks ago I crashed after hitting a pine cone. The front wheel pulled out of the fork on the drive side.
I would not have crashed otherwise. This was the first time in 30 years of...
06-16-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By GeoKrpan

: )))

: )))
06-16-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By GeoKrpan

There are some great looking fixies out there. ...

There are some great looking fixies out there. It is entirely possible to convert them to geared.

Here's a pic of some DMR chain tugs with derailleur hanger.
...
05-31-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,391
Posted By GeoKrpan

: )) That's the only affordable one.

: )) That's the only affordable one.
05-29-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,121
Posted By GeoKrpan

Switching chainrings on a 2x or 3x is a simple...

Switching chainrings on a 2x or 3x is a simple matter of shifting. No cassette swaps ever needed.

No disadvantage to the 3x setup on my bike. No rub in any gear combo , big big, or even small...
Forum: Touring
05-28-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 26,001
Posted By GeoKrpan

I'd rather have a pretty frame and fork and cheap...

I'd rather have a pretty frame and fork and cheap components. There are some great cheap components.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,245
Posted By GeoKrpan

I'm surpised to see no mention of Bikesdirect. ...

I'm surpised to see no mention of Bikesdirect. It's a great place to buy a bike.

I just bought a bike from Papillionaire. It will arrive Monday or Tuesday. We'll see what the quality is like.
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