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Forum: Touring
01-09-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By imi

Haha! 😂 Love the last line! Well played, sir!

Haha! 😂 Love the last line! Well played, sir!
Forum: Touring
01-04-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,768
Posted By imi

For a slightly softer ride than Gatorskins (or...

For a slightly softer ride than Gatorskins (or Hardshells for that matter) the GP 4 Seasons are a great tire, though more expensive.

Oh, btw OP, thatís a lovely looking bike :)
Forum: Touring
12-19-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,948
Posted By imi

Bike packing volume myth?

In short: “less volume = less weight”
This came up in the aerodynamics thread, and rather than continue to derail that discussion, I’ll start a new thread.
The premise is that the greater the...
Forum: Touring
12-03-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,129
Posted By imi

Cook rice. Throw in a can of beans when done. Add...

Cook rice. Throw in a can of beans when done. Add olive oil, garlic, and tabasco.

For variety use different beans each evening 😁
Forum: Touring
11-28-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,479
Posted By imi

I may be old skool, but my touring bikes are all...

I may be old skool, but my touring bikes are all steel frames, v-brakes, no brifters, 36 spokes, 700C for northern, and 26Ē for southern hemisphere (ish)... bombproof, repareable, and easiest to find...
Forum: Touring
11-12-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,418
Posted By imi

I use both. They complement each other rather...

I use both. They complement each other rather well :)
Forum: Touring
11-11-20, 02:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,393
Posted By imi

Itís gonna be a long winter! 😂

Itís gonna be a long winter! 😂
Forum: Touring
10-21-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,537
Posted By imi

Heck yeah! 😊 Youíre out there doing it!

Heck yeah! 😊 Youíre out there doing it!
Forum: Touring
10-19-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,505
Posted By imi

Part of the ítouring legsí thing for me is, I...

Part of the ítouring legsí thing for me is, I think, even a mental adaptation to going slower when fully loaded.

It takes me a day or two to accept that Iím not flying across the countryside as...
Forum: Touring
10-18-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,505
Posted By imi

I carry as little as possible, which is sometimes...

I carry as little as possible, which is sometimes a heck of a lot ;)

It always feels heavy for the first couple of days, but then you get your touring legs and donít think about it.
Forum: Touring
09-08-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By imi

Surprised no-one has mentioned falafel yet! IMHO...

Surprised no-one has mentioned falafel yet! IMHO best in the world! :D

Itís been a while since I biked in Israel, but I recall sleeping in just a sleeping bag just about anywhere and everywhere....
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,902
Posted By imi

At the end of the day, I love getting the sweat...

At the end of the day, I love getting the sweat off before sleeping, so, yeah, however cold, Iíll find the sea, a river, lake, a hose... or a campsite thatís open all year with hot showers 😆
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 225,325
Posted By imi

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West Coast of Sweden north of Gothenburg where I live to close to the...
Forum: Touring
08-25-20, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By imi

Two beers or not two beers? That is the question.

Two beers or not two beers? That is the question.
Forum: Touring
08-17-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By imi

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07-22-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By imi

Spoke length help :/

Hi, I'm trying to understand various spoke-calculator sites, but seem to trip up before arriving at my goal!
Could a kind soul out there help me out?

REAR WHEEL for rim brakes
Rim: Mavic A719,...
Forum: Touring
02-17-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By imi

I can imagine that one disadvantage of using...

I can imagine that one disadvantage of using modern flat-resistant tires is that puncture repair skills may get rusty at best, and perhaps never learned!

On a more serious note, Gator Hardshells...
Forum: Touring
02-13-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,207
Posted By imi

Listening to music in just one ear may well...

Listening to music in just one ear may well damage your hearing in that ear, as you will almost certainly turn the volume way up to compensate for not having the music in both ears.

Sidenote: In...
Forum: Touring
10-02-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,777
Posted By imi

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/brake-blocks/kool-stop...

https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/brake-blocks/kool-stop-v-brake-holder-inserts-dual-compound/
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