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Forum: Touring
11-19-03, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,171
Posted By Teding

Repairing disc brakes on a tour might present a...

Repairing disc brakes on a tour might present a problem.
Forum: Touring
11-19-03, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,171
Posted By Teding

Take a look at the Jamis Aurora. Good value....

Take a look at the Jamis Aurora. Good value. Rather it had bar end shifters though. 2003 had quill stem, not sure about the 2004. Reynolds 520 chromoly frame.
Buy from a dealer you trust, and be...
Forum: Touring
11-19-03, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By Teding

I've only heard good things about the Fuji...

I've only heard good things about the Fuji Touring. Also, in that price, Jamis has a nice touring bike. I think it's the Aurora. Like the Fuji, good value for the money. The Jamis might have upgraded...
Forum: Touring
11-19-03, 11:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,124
Posted By Teding

Take a look at the Heron Touring. Todd Kuzma...

Take a look at the Heron Touring. Todd Kuzma (owner) is easy to work with. The bike is spec'd for touring. Still has a quill stem. Made at the Waterford factory in Wisconsin. Lugged steel frame.
...
Forum: Touring
10-09-03, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,955
Posted By Teding

Something to consider, a tarp-tent. Light,...

Something to consider, a tarp-tent. Light, inexpensive, and room for a couple people and gear. I haven't used one yet, but will have it for next spring.


Ray-Way Tarp Tent...
Forum: Touring
10-09-03, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By Teding

Joe, Can't help you out, but I do like your...

Joe,

Can't help you out, but I do like your taste in bikes.

Ted :beer:
Forum: Touring
09-07-03, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,395
Posted By Teding

I considered a BLT, but the Heron came assembled...

I considered a BLT, but the Heron came assembled (except had to put the HB stem in the steering tube, install the seat and peddles). Ready to ride in 20 min. When I added the cost to assemble the...
Forum: Touring
08-28-03, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,395
Posted By Teding

I own a Heron Touring, and love it. A friend of...

I own a Heron Touring, and love it. A friend of mine who bought one of the first Rivs (when Grant was selling them out of his garage), rode my Heron, and said it felt like his Riv.
Heron Bicycles...
Forum: Touring
08-28-03, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,777
Posted By Teding

Heron Touring is another good loaded touring bike...

Heron Touring is another good loaded touring bike to consider. Frame is lugged steel and made at the Waterford plant.
Heron Bicycles (http://www.heronbicycles.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-03, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By Teding

I'm glad you're getting more comfortable on your...

I'm glad you're getting more comfortable on your bike. Losing 65 lbs, that's great!

A good pair of cycling gloves will help.

Enjoy your ride.:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-03, 06:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By Teding

When I want advice on comfort, I listen to cycle...

When I want advice on comfort, I listen to cycle tourists. These guys/gals are on thier bikes all day for days or weeks, hills (mountains), rain, etc... This, in general isn't the LBS market. How...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-03, 10:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,418
Posted By Teding

Let your arms hang to your side while standing....

Let your arms hang to your side while standing. Notice the position of your hands. Compare that to your hand position while riding flat bars. Notice hand position while on the brake hoods or in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-03, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Teding

Rivendell has a good selection of HB. ...

Rivendell has a good selection of HB.

Rivendell Handlebars and stems (http://www.rivbike.com/webalog/handlebars_stems_tape/)

Ted
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-03, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Teding

HB level or slightly lower than the saddle helps...

HB level or slightly lower than the saddle helps too.

Ted
Forum: Touring
04-29-03, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Teding

Good info at Adventure Cycling. ...

Good info at Adventure Cycling.
www.adv-cycling.org/ (http://www.adv-cycling.org/index.cfm)
04-26-03, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Teding

Last year I was in the same situation as you. The...

Last year I was in the same situation as you. The year before I bought a nice Jamis Coda (hybrid). Rode it a lot, but wasnít happy with the straight bar for long distance touring. I considered the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-03, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,799
Posted By Teding

Rick, Talk to Bill Laine at Wallingford. I...

Rick,
Talk to Bill Laine at Wallingford. I don't know anything about bents, but he might be able to help.
www.wallbike.com (http://www.wallbike.com)

Ted
Forum: Touring
04-24-03, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Teding

Adventure Cycling has maps to cover some of your...

Adventure Cycling has maps to cover some of your route.
www.adventurecycling.org/cgi-shl/webc.exe/advsales/st_main.html?catid=57...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-03, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,799
Posted By Teding

Brooks B17 on my Heron Touring and 80's...

Brooks B17 on my Heron Touring and 80's RaleighUSA Grand Prix road.
Forum: Touring
04-24-03, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Teding

Fenders help for the underside of the saddle. ...

Fenders help for the underside of the saddle.

Be sure you let it air dry natually if it does get wet.

Rivendell has a Carradice bonnet for the B17 priced at 15$.

Ted
04-23-03, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By Teding

Put fenders and a Brook B17 leather saddle on...

Put fenders and a Brook B17 leather saddle on your bike. You won't get the road spray when it rains, and you'll discover that a B17 real is comfortable. Also, the thieves will overlook your bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-03, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Teding

What do mean? What is the "norm"? I...

What do mean?



What is the "norm"? I donít think youíre referring to the bike, but the Grant Petersen/Rivendell philosophy; comfort, function, wool jerseys, leather saddles, lugged steel,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-03, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Teding

I've been riding a Heron Touring for a year. It's...

I've been riding a Heron Touring for a year. It's a production built frame at the Waterford plant. Quality lugged steel. Great ride.

Frame w/ fork $1045

Complete bike $1750

Friend of mine...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-03, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,188
Posted By Teding

Rich, say it ain't so! Continue to fight the good...

Rich, say it ain't so! Continue to fight the good fight!;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-03, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By Teding

Jamis gives you pretty good bang for your buck....

Jamis gives you pretty good bang for your buck. I haven't priced them this year, but the Coda (straight handlebar), Nova, and Aurora were sub-$1000. All three should be good for light touring, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-03, 04:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 57,543
Posted By Teding

Don't think comfort is very high on a racer's...

Don't think comfort is very high on a racer's list.:)
Forum: Touring
03-03-03, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Teding

Bought a Heron Touring for myself and one for my...

Bought a Heron Touring for myself and one for my wife last summer from Todd Kuzma at Tullio's Cycle. We love them. A friend of mine rides a Rivendell...rode my Heron and said it felt just like his...
Forum: Touring
09-13-02, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Teding

The Heron is available. ...

The Heron is available.
http://www.heronbicycles.com/

Ted Ingraham
08-05-02, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,283
Posted By Teding

Very similar. Doylestown is southwest of Akron,...

Very similar. Doylestown is southwest of Akron, between Akron and Wooster.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-02, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By Teding

These links will give you some good information. ...

These links will give you some good information.


Bike Seat Link to Impotence Rests on Disputed Evidence (http://www.wallbike.com/content/impotence.html)

Impotency/Prostate Issues...
08-04-02, 05:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,283
Posted By Teding

Congrats OctoberBlue:beer: Was that the...

Congrats OctoberBlue:beer:

Was that the Doylestown Ride? I know the area and what the weather was like yesterday. WOW!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-02, 12:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,323
Posted By Teding

Agree, agree, ... Took delivery of a new Heron...

Agree, agree, ...
Took delivery of a new Heron Touring in June, and waiting on one for my wife to arrive. Rivendell and Waterford were a little too much for my buget...maybe someday.:D

IMHO,...
Forum: Touring
07-23-02, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By Teding

Adventure Cycling Intro Road Touring

Anyone done Adventure Cycling's six day road touring instruction course? How was it?

Is this a good way to get started in touring?

My wife and I are thinking about it next summer.

Ted
07-06-02, 05:22 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,552
Posted By Teding

Here's my new blue Heron Touring just after she...

Here's my new blue Heron Touring just after she arrived and was setup.:D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-02, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Teding

Took the Heron out for it's first road trip. Only...

Took the Heron out for it's first road trip. Only did 25 miles on this shake down ride, it was a sweet ride. :D

The bike is equipped with barcons. This was my first experience with them. Had no...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-02, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By Teding

You'll find them in the electrical department at...

You'll find them in the electrical department at Lowes. Probably the same place at Home Depot too.
06-27-02, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Teding

Rode my new Heron Touring for the first time...

Rode my new Heron Touring for the first time yesterday...can't get much better than that! :D Lugged, silver-brazed steel frame will out last me.

Also have a Raliegh Grand Sport and Jamis Coda.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-02, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Teding

Sure will! I stopped by Tullio's in LaSalle,...

Sure will!

I stopped by Tullio's in LaSalle, IL on my way to Wyoming and test rode a couple of Heron Touring bikes. What a great ride!

I thought about an Atlantis, but didn't want to wait 3+...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-02, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Teding

Yes they are back. Todd Kuzma of Tullio's Big Dog...

Yes they are back. Todd Kuzma of Tullio's Big Dog Cyclery bought the line about a year ago.
Tullio's Big Dog Cyclery (http://www.tullios.com/index.html)

I'm waiting for a Heron touring to be...
06-01-02, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Teding

Ordered from them for the first time this week....

Ordered from them for the first time this week. Placed the order on Tuesday, arrived Friday. No problems at all. It was tough getting through to order, phone was busy. And yes, they do have good...
Forum: Touring
05-25-02, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By Teding

Heron or Atlantis

Any recommendations on these frames? Or something else?:confused:
Will use it for extended touring, eventually self-contained, but start with credit-card touring.

Thanks

Ted


:beer:
Forum: Introductions
05-23-02, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Teding

I really wanted to do the Huffman, but had family...

I really wanted to do the Huffman, but had family activities. Might do the Brookville covered bridge ride June 1, or the Troy Strawberry June 2.

Haven't done an organized ride since the BananaRama...
Forum: Touring
05-21-02, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,072
Posted By Teding

Sammer, the 520 sounds great. Glad youíre...

Sammer, the 520 sounds great. Glad youíre enjoying it.

Iím also considering a trek520, BLT, Bianchi San Remo. I havenít ridden any of then yet, hope to in the next couple weeks. Just on specs, Iím...
05-21-02, 04:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,051
Posted By Teding

Cadd, Sounds great.:D Your off to many years...

Cadd,

Sounds great.:D Your off to many years and miles of fun!

The frame size is usually the distance fron the center of the crank to the top of the seat tube. (17, 18, 19, 20, etc. inches or...
05-20-02, 09:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,051
Posted By Teding

Additional information on frame sizing: ...

Additional information on frame sizing:

Rivendell frame sizing page (http://www.rivendellbicycles.com/html/bikes_framesize.html)

It all boils down to...are you comfortable on the bike?:)
...
05-19-02, 07:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,051
Posted By Teding

Cadd, This site might be of some help with...

Cadd,

This site might be of some help with your test rides.
ChainReaction (http://www.chainreaction.com/roadbiketestrides.htm)
05-17-02, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,494
Posted By Teding

velocipedio, How does a cyclocross bike differ...

velocipedio, How does a cyclocross bike differ from touring and road bikes. Components, geometry, or both?

Ted
05-17-02, 10:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,051
Posted By Teding

velocipedio, thanks for that great comparison!...

velocipedio, thanks for that great comparison! The jamis coda wih the Deore XT components at 799$ list does put in a different class.

CADD, if price is the only thing stopping you from looking at...
Forum: Introductions
05-16-02, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Teding

I know your area. Graduated from Kent State,...

I know your area. Graduated from Kent State, lived in Ravenna, Hudson, and Stow. Adjusted claims on the east sde for SAFECO out of an office on Rockside Road. My wife taught in Solon. While in...
05-16-02, 01:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,051
Posted By Teding

The Serris has an alum. frame. Compared to steel,...

The Serris has an alum. frame. Compared to steel, alum has a harsh ride, and when they fail, they go suddenly. Steel (CroMoly) will crack slowly. Going with the wider lower pressure tire will help...
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