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04-20-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,396
Posted By jeveretts

Don't you hate it when you keep an old 27"...

Don't you hate it when you keep an old 27" wheelset for years without using them, then finally decide to toss em because you are sick and tired of looking at them... only to have your neighbor across...
04-20-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,442
Posted By jeveretts

Well.. I am thinking that to ebay it should go.....

Well.. I am thinking that to ebay it should go.. perhaps start it at a buck with no reserve and see where it ends up.
04-20-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,442
Posted By jeveretts

Have we determined that the post is a Moby? I...

Have we determined that the post is a Moby? I can't seem to find another like it on Google images. I made another post about identifying it.
04-20-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,442
Posted By jeveretts

It is a Pinnacle. The Hubs are Bullseye. Heh, I...

It is a Pinnacle. The Hubs are Bullseye. Heh, I think the stem is Mission Control.
04-20-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,442
Posted By jeveretts

Vintage Klein, part it out, or sell it whole?

Picked it up at a thrift store. Not my cup of tea, but I know a lot of people go gaga over these old Kleins. I believe it is a 1990 by dating the Shimano Deore M735 group. Looking at ebay prices, I...
04-20-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 562
Posted By jeveretts

Help me identify a seatpost

Looks to be a titanium post with an aluminum clamp and head. Originally had a sticker at the top near the clamp, but it is gone. Weights about 249G, one bolt adjustment is a SAE size on the top of...
04-20-14, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7,939
Views: 2,287,293
Posted By jeveretts

http://i.imgur.com/ZjZiMcm.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ZjZiMcm.jpg
Forum: Touring
08-02-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,512
Posted By jeveretts

Mine is 4 months old, showing considerable...

Mine is 4 months old, showing considerable discoloring where my hands go, but I think that gives it character. What I don't like is that on the outside of the bend, under the brake levers, the edges...
Forum: Touring
08-02-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,853
Posted By jeveretts

+1 It is practically impossible to fit a good...

+1 It is practically impossible to fit a good kickstand to a LHT. There is no plate between the chain stays, and the stays are pretty thin there and collapse when a kickstand is tightened down. Then...
Forum: Touring
08-02-10, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,919
Posted By jeveretts

I have tried it... they are HORRIBLE, and did I...

I have tried it... they are HORRIBLE, and did I mention they are HORRIBLE?

Honestly they are like anti-absorbent. Imagine trying to wipe a spill up with a polyester cloth... same thing. After a...
Forum: Touring
08-02-10, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By jeveretts

Good call, wheel flop is the bane of my...

Good call, wheel flop is the bane of my existence. With a heavy Surly nice rack on the front of my bike and a large Jandd handlebar bag, my wheel seems to be able to get up to about 30mph on it's...
Forum: Touring
07-31-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,222
Posted By jeveretts

Yeah, I did it. This pic was right after my shade...

Yeah, I did it. This pic was right after my shade down ride. A lot of tweaking went in after the picture was taken.
Forum: Touring
07-31-10, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,222
Posted By jeveretts

1991 Koga Miyata Traveller

Got her all done, Thanks Elev12K!! This is the frame from the for sale section.

Full XT and Dura-Ace Drivetrain. Mach1 wheels on XT hubs, SKS Fenders, Surly front rack, Tubus rear rack, WTB...
Forum: Touring
07-29-10, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,264
Posted By jeveretts

No, you are dead on. I don't even know where this...

No, you are dead on. I don't even know where this learning curve thing came from. In my experience, people can do it fine on their first ride. My wife started cycling just this last year, and I...
Forum: Touring
07-27-10, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By jeveretts

Congrats:thumb: I had a Fuji Mtn bike back...

Congrats:thumb:

I had a Fuji Mtn bike back in the day. You should post up some pictures so we can check it out!
07-24-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,960
Posted By jeveretts

I bought a fake Fender Stratocaster once from a...

I bought a fake Fender Stratocaster once from a pawn shop, but they gave me my money back. I went back in a week later and they were still trying to sell it for top dollar as a genuine Stratocaster....
07-22-10, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By jeveretts

Elev12K

Elev12K
07-21-10, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 182,968
Posted By jeveretts

I have already removed a bunch of parts, the...

I have already removed a bunch of parts, the fenders, racks, pfletcher kickstand, trekking bars, seat post, and MKS touring pedals are already removed. The crankset, drivertrain, brakes, wheelset,...
07-20-10, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 182,968
Posted By jeveretts

I have a complete GT Windstream mixte in the...

I have a complete GT Windstream mixte in the garage that nobody rides if you want to score some stuff...
http://i947.photobucket.com/albums/ad316/Giantbikeforsale/DSCN0437.jpg
07-20-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By jeveretts

Vintage Touring rig, which racks?

Bought a 1991 Koga Miyata Traveler from Mel, it is on it's way. I am going to mostly build it up with parts from my decommissioned Long Haul Trucker. That would be a modern XT drive-train, barcons,...
Forum: Touring
07-14-10, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By jeveretts

The LHT with stock brakes has a locking cable...

The LHT with stock brakes has a locking cable hanger that keeps things nice and tight when the stem is loosened.
Forum: Touring
07-14-10, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By jeveretts

Does it on a 26" 52cm trucker too...

Does it on a 26" 52cm trucker too...
Forum: Touring
07-14-10, 11:16 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,995
Posted By jeveretts

You obviously don't live in the same US I live...

You obviously don't live in the same US I live in. I work in IT, and if I stroll into my employers office and demand paid time off.. they will tell me to hit the road and never come back, and hire...
Forum: Touring
07-13-10, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,724
Posted By jeveretts

They used to call me crazy too... last weekend...

They used to call me crazy too... last weekend while on West Orange Trail, I swear I heard what sounded like a piece of tape hitting something when the wheel rotates, everybody thought I was nuts,...
Forum: Touring
07-09-10, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,738
Posted By jeveretts

I use the Eureka 2XT Apex, REALLY cheap and has...

I use the Eureka 2XT Apex, REALLY cheap and has turned out to be a frigging fantastic tent that is very light, sets up quick, comfortable and reliable...
...
Forum: Touring
07-09-10, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By jeveretts

I have always been a huge fan of Continental...

I have always been a huge fan of Continental tires, specifically Travel Contacts. I was thinking about trying out some Schwalbe's though. Anybody know if they have something like the Travel Contact...
Forum: Touring
07-04-10, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,845
Posted By jeveretts

I would agree with Iowegian, a 520 of that age at...

I would agree with Iowegian, a 520 of that age at that price would be a steal, let alone a 720, which I believe was made with much better steel Reynolds 531 maybe? You should put it on ebay, or just...
Forum: Touring
07-01-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,002
Posted By jeveretts

Good Job... You are going to love the Trucker!

Good Job... You are going to love the Trucker!
Forum: Touring
07-01-10, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,845
Posted By jeveretts

Here is some Trucker Love for ya! ...

Here is some Trucker Love for ya!

http://i947.photobucket.com/albums/ad316/Giantbikeforsale/DSCN0593.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-22-10, 05:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,686
Posted By jeveretts

I am in the process of building up my 2010...

I am in the process of building up my 2010 Raleigh Sojourn. It has about 75 miles on it now... I just ordered some Conti's and I am removing the nearly new Vittoria Randonneur Cross 700C X 35 I would...
Forum: Touring
06-17-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By jeveretts

I started thinking this way back in '98 when my...

I started thinking this way back in '98 when my father died. Man, did he love to fish, he had an offshore fishing boat, and was standing at the helm in the port in Palm Beach FL deciding whether it...
Forum: Touring
06-16-10, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By jeveretts

...You said it. Really, we should be throwing a...

...You said it. Really, we should be throwing a party for this guy, nothing sad here. We are all going to die.. no exception. Those that get to go out doing what they truly love are the most...
Forum: Touring
06-14-10, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By jeveretts

yeah, I see that now. I would like to start in...

yeah, I see that now. I would like to start in Cumberland so I can take advantage of the locks going downhill the whole way, might have to train to DC and take a service up to Cumberland or rent a...
Forum: Touring
06-14-10, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By jeveretts

We are thinking of catching the train on Friday...

We are thinking of catching the train on Friday the 22nd
Forum: Touring
06-14-10, 05:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,212
Posted By jeveretts

I blame it on Droid... I speak my text input and...

I blame it on Droid... I speak my text input and sometimes it misses.
Forum: Touring
06-13-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,212
Posted By jeveretts

...your supposed to wash em??

...your supposed to wash em??
Forum: Touring
06-13-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By jeveretts

My wife has some womens Lakes, not sure of the...

My wife has some womens Lakes, not sure of the model but there is a good bit of adjust-ability, two sets of spd mounts per shoe, and they move a pretty good bit fore and aft.
Forum: Touring
06-11-10, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,134
Posted By jeveretts

That would be awesome with a can of your favorite...

That would be awesome with a can of your favorite Cambells condensed soup, but leave the extra water out so it stays nice and think... probably work great with canned chicken too!
Forum: Touring
06-11-10, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By jeveretts

Anybody want to do C&O in October?

My wife and I are going, we are taking the Amtrak from Central FL to DC, then taking a leisurely 4-6 days to do the tow path, with camping but lots of eating out and whatnot...

Would be nice to...
Forum: Touring
06-11-10, 06:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,309
Posted By jeveretts

Here is an inside picture, and some comparison...

Here is an inside picture, and some comparison pics between the 53cm Sojourn and my 52cm LHT
http://i947.photobucket.com/albums/ad316/Giantbikeforsale/DSCN0552.jpg...
Forum: Touring
06-10-10, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,309
Posted By jeveretts

I bought a LHT back in February, and today saw a...

I bought a LHT back in February, and today saw a 2010 Sojourn on the Craigslist, I hit the guy with a lowball and he bit, so I bought a Sojourn. The 2010 has 36h rims, so I guess the thought that...
Forum: Touring
05-06-10, 05:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,404
Posted By jeveretts

PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: Touring
05-05-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,404
Posted By jeveretts

I am about an hour from you just south of...

I am about an hour from you just south of Daytona, I have two Long Haul Truckers here... A 42cm with trekking bars, and a 52cm with randonneur drop bars, you are welcome to come up and try either of...
Forum: Touring
05-03-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By jeveretts

I am old and fat, and it shows... I use Shimano...

I am old and fat, and it shows... I use Shimano SPD pedals and Nashbar Ragster cycling sandals. I go nowhere fast, but however long it takes, my feet are nice and cool :)
Forum: Touring
05-03-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,826
Posted By jeveretts

I am finding that Gatorade and apples work great,...

I am finding that Gatorade and apples work great, I put some already cut up apples in a Ziploc in my handlebar bag and munch on them through out the ride. I find a snickers bar gives me a quick pick...
Forum: Touring
05-03-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By jeveretts

All I have to do is win lottery, so I don't have...

All I have to do is win lottery, so I don't have to work anymore.. should be easy, pick 6 numbers :thumb:

Go ahead and count me in.. how hard can winning lotto be?
Forum: Touring
05-03-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,219
Posted By jeveretts

+1 for Jandd Extreme I have been very happy...

+1 for Jandd Extreme
I have been very happy with mine, plus you can put your panniers high or low depending on conditions, and I run panniers with a trunk pack on the top which fits neatly between...
Forum: Touring
05-02-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,098
Posted By jeveretts

+1 for Continental Travel Contacts. I also have...

+1 for Continental Travel Contacts. I also have them in 26X1.75 on a LHT. A friend of mine has them in 700C on a LHT and loves them so much he is the reason I bought mine.
Forum: Touring
04-26-10, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,226
Posted By jeveretts

My 'trucker is the best bike I have ever owned....

My 'trucker is the best bike I have ever owned. It isn't fast, but it sure is a comfy ride. Nice long wheelbase, low bottom bracket, very stable. I bought a complete, I am running an old Topeak rear...
Forum: Touring
04-26-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By jeveretts

I was just in Fayetteville this weekend. My son...

I was just in Fayetteville this weekend. My son is stationed at Ft. Bragg, and his wife had their first baby on Saturday so I spent a lot of time at Womack.
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