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06-04-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By Chris!

100% contis. I have been riding them for years...

100% contis. I have been riding them for years and love the way they feel, handle, never get flats. I ride on the roads at about 100+ PSI and still no flats. I was changing a set on some new rims...
05-23-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Chris!

I got a Jamis renegade expat this year. I've put...

I got a Jamis renegade expat this year. I've put about 3or4 hundred miles on it. Initial thoughts are good. The seat that it came with did not work for me. The wheel set is also pretty crappy but...
05-05-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Chris!

I tried just moving the light as far over on my...

I tried just moving the light as far over on my bars as I could and it worked. I dont do much night riding so I'm happy.
04-30-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Chris!

Thanks for the ideas. I'm going to try and...

Thanks for the ideas. I'm going to try and separate them. I like the light and the speedometer. I got the 1000 lumen light on sale so I'd like to keep it. I'm not sure I'll have to check tomorrow...
04-30-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,271
Posted By Chris!

Night rider head light

I got a night rider head light from REI recently. So I mowed the lawn and thought I'd enjoy an evening ride watch the sun go down and ride home. Turn my new 1000 lumin head light on and my wireless...
04-12-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By Chris!

Just got an ISM saddle. Looks goofy but is so...

Just got an ISM saddle. Looks goofy but is so comfy. I got the PR 2.0, offers enough padding for me. I think I'd fall into a similiar category as you in terms of riding style. My average ride is...
04-11-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Chris!

Thanks!

That's what I figured seemed impossible but I've read some stuff online about the FSA crankset wearing quickly.
04-11-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Chris!

Worn already?

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190410_184856_50dd141003de2987fbca0a2c168c1565a77bba80.jpg
Is this worn down already after 150 Miles or did it come that way and I...
03-17-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Chris!

Mavic wheels

In favor of using my REI 20% off I was looking at the Mavic Askium wheels. Seem to pretty good reviews online and would bring me under budget.
03-17-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Chris!

Budget

I'm in for maybe 500$. I am on a bike budget of sorts especially since I just bought the bike, new saddle and stem. If i spend too much more my wife will have me sleeping in the garage with my bike.
03-16-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Chris!

New wheels for adventure bike

So this if my first new new bike in 10 years and Im a little behind the times in terms of tech. I am looking around for a new wheel set for my new bike.... I have a problem. I have a 2019 Jamis...
01-30-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Chris!

Drive side

Moved to the living room. Updated pic of drive side. So now my wife is the only one not happy. Damn polar vortex is really putting a damper on my biking. It's got all tiagra except for the...
01-26-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Chris!

New Bike Day!!!!!

New bike Day!!! No one was very excited, Wife made me put out a towel and my dogs couldnt get to bowls. They just dont understand new bike day. ...
Forum: Touring
01-16-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By Chris!

Delivery

Anyone ever order from SJS, how long for delivery to the US? I've been mulling over what to get for months and now I cant wait to oogle my new panniers till its warm.
Forum: Touring
01-16-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By Chris!

Fyi

I decided to go with the ortliebs. It's hard to beat some of the deals that can be had. I went online to SJS cycles out of Britain. The FYI is that because it was an overseas sight it triggered my...
Forum: Touring
01-14-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By Chris!

Arkels

Thanks for all the input. I was gonna wait until the spring REI sale but the Arkel panniers look pretty great and I really like all those pockets on the dolphins.
Forum: Touring
01-14-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,438
Posted By Chris!

Pannier talk

Looking at upgrading my panniers, they are 10 year old axiom panniers. They have been great but are not waterproof, I'm looking to upgrade to a waterproof set. I'll be using my jandd rack on either...
Forum: Touring
09-02-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,859
Posted By Chris!

BAR ENDS!! BAR ENDS!! I was on a mini tour and...

BAR ENDS!! BAR ENDS!! I was on a mini tour and was able to fix my front bar end road side with little to no trouble. For touring once you go bar ends you wont go back. They are easier and cheaper...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-11, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,694
Posted By Chris!

I used to ride gatorskins and had way to many...

I used to ride gatorskins and had way to many flats. I switched to Schwalbe and have not had a flat this entire summer. I ride about 80-100 miles a week and cant say enough about these tires. ...
Forum: Touring
05-12-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Chris!

Erie Canal Buffalo NY-Albany NY

Just wondering what the camping situation is like along the way. Is it safe to do some stealth camping? Any one with any experience let me know.
Forum: Touring
05-12-10, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 841
Posted By Chris!

moving to CO in about 3 checked weeks would love...

moving to CO in about 3 checked weeks would love to have people to ride with, bookmarked the site cant wait to find out more
Forum: Touring
05-05-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,016
Posted By Chris!

stuffed in a dry sack and strapped to my rear rack

stuffed in a dry sack and strapped to my rear rack
Forum: Touring
05-05-10, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,466
Posted By Chris!

bike touring is about enjoying the scenery and...

bike touring is about enjoying the scenery and the ride, so why not enjoy the food. When I ride I eat what I like and try to stop at as many small restaurants as possible. If you can find somewhere...
Forum: Touring
05-05-10, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,475
Posted By Chris!

THAT IS TERRIBLE!! the dog is just doing what it...

THAT IS TERRIBLE!! the dog is just doing what it does best, protect its turf. The ammonia could really harm the dog if it not diluted enough, get the halt its like 7$ or an air horn. Ive found that...
Forum: Touring
04-09-10, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By Chris!

I use XT hubs and salsa delgado cross rims...

I use XT hubs and salsa delgado cross rims 36spoke. very happy
Forum: Touring
04-09-10, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Chris!

i have the axiom champlain and i reallly like...

i have the axiom champlain and i reallly like them. sometimes it is more space than i need but thats ok because sometimes i pack em full. it really depends on how much stuff YOU need to bring.
Forum: Touring
04-04-10, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By Chris!

I just biked both last Thursday the peace bridge...

I just biked both last Thursday the peace bridge is not so bad it has a side walk that bikers can use the rainbow is currently under construction, two lanes and bikes cannot use side walk. Riding...
Forum: Touring
04-02-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,184
Posted By Chris!

I Am 6'4" with a 33" inseam i tour with a 62cm...

I Am 6'4" with a 33" inseam i tour with a 62cm surly cross check i love the long top tube since my upper half is most of my height
Forum: Touring
04-02-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By Chris!

If i can see the bike i leave everything on it...

If i can see the bike i leave everything on it except my handlebar bag because it has my wallet cell phone etc... i figure that the bike is far to heavy to get away with if i can see it. If i have...
Forum: Touring
03-11-10, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By Chris!

as soon as the first snow comes i put my...

as soon as the first snow comes i put my platforms on and i love them and my winter boot commute. As soon as i can go back to clipless i can tell the difference, last summer when i toured i think...
Forum: Touring
02-26-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,242
Posted By Chris!

i have ones with rain covers, and I put things...

i have ones with rain covers, and I put things that i really cant afford to get wet like clothes sleeping stuff in float sacks. I also use a water proof spray on my bags and covers.
Forum: Touring
02-19-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Chris!

summer plans!!

Is anyone as excited to start riding as I am, already planning a small weekend camping bike trip the last weekend in March. Is anyone planning any great trips?
Forum: Touring
02-16-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Chris!

I live in Buffalo ny and wanted to let you know...

I live in Buffalo ny and wanted to let you know that the river walk trail kinda sucks, which i think the canal trail turns into through Buffalo. Also it does not always pass through the best...
Forum: Touring
02-16-10, 12:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,248
Posted By Chris!

i got a nice tent on sale at the end of the...

i got a nice tent on sale at the end of the season at the REI outlet store online steapandcheap.com also sometimes has nice tents on sale
Forum: Touring
02-13-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 10,566
Posted By Chris!

worst case scenario-middle of no where fall of...

worst case scenario-middle of no where fall of your bike and hit your head....or some idiot in a car who could careless what happens to you (insert terrible accident) and you hit your head.....
best...
Forum: Touring
02-13-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By Chris!

Ive been riding continental gator skins for about...

Ive been riding continental gator skins for about 4 years now. A friend of mine rides schwalbe tires (im not sure which ones specifically) and im switching this year! ive also read a few stories...
Forum: Touring
01-17-10, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By Chris!

i feel that bigger is better. I had the smallest...

i feel that bigger is better. I had the smallest fenders that i could get, i thought they looked a little smoother. But this winter when i wanted to put cyclo-cross tires on my bike they did not...
Forum: Touring
11-18-09, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Chris!

What could be more fun than touring with your dog!

What could be more fun than touring with your dog!
Forum: Touring
11-07-09, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Chris!

brooks b17

I am currently in the market for a new saddle. i was wondering what thoughts you may have on the brooks b17. worth it or not?
Forum: Touring
11-06-09, 01:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By Chris!

i ride a cross check had some problems with...

i ride a cross check had some problems with finding the right rack pannier-heel strike. i ended up with a jandd rack rack so i could push the panniers a little further back problem solved and i love...
Forum: Touring
11-02-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By Chris!

cooking stove. cant start or end a day without a...

cooking stove. cant start or end a day without a hot meal everything in the middle comes in bar form
Forum: Touring
10-29-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By Chris!

i ride a surly cross check for my distance riding...

i ride a surly cross check for my distance riding and im in love i cant imagine what riding a LHT would be like. Anyway i use a Jannd rack ( http://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FREXP ), and...
Forum: Touring
10-27-09, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,713
Posted By Chris!

First tour

What a great day for a ride...to bad its 40 out now
Forum: Touring
10-26-09, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,124
Posted By Chris!

I have not put as many miles on my conti's as you...

I have not put as many miles on my conti's as you have but i have noticed that they do wear quickly. mostly small weekend camping adventures around 200 miles over 4 days but after a few months of...
Forum: Introductions
10-20-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Chris!

wwwhhoooo

buffalo rocks! although i am getting ready to move soon i do love this place
Forum: Introductions
10-20-09, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Chris!

Buffalo NY

its time for cold weather riding. Ride a surly cross check, mostly stock parts working on building my first wheel set
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