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Forum: Foo
06-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8,901
Views: 974,216
Posted By FiftySix

He's his own beach bully.

He's his own beach bully.
Forum: Touring
06-16-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By Leebo

No need to rivet the coroplast, just put some on...

No need to rivet the coroplast, just put some on the bottom/backside bent in an "L". I just zip tie my stuff bags to the rack. 1 and 2.5 gallon zip lock bags for inside too.
06-16-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By cyccommute

A good mechanic doesnít blame his tools. I...

A good mechanic doesnít blame his tools.

I have 3 current bikes with cantilevers and have had several cantilever equipped bikes in the past. I work on bikes with cantilevers at my co-op regularly...
Forum: Touring
06-16-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By alan s

Whatever you do, make sure the pannier cannot get...

Whatever you do, make sure the pannier cannot get caught in the wheel. That will end your ride in a hurry.
06-16-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By zacster

I put XT V-Brakes on my old trek to replace LX...

I put XT V-Brakes on my old trek to replace LX Cantis, and I have a very similar bike too with the original cantis, and there just is no comparison. V-brakes are so much better. Lighter touch,...
06-15-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 696
Posted By 70sSanO

Regardless of what Sheldon said, rest his soul,...

Regardless of what Sheldon said, rest his soul, cantilevers are a royal pain and really don’t stop better. All the physics in the world could never bring them back after V-brakes. The CX canti’s...
Forum: Touring
06-06-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,887
Posted By Tourist in MSN

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Forum: Touring
06-01-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By Digger Goreman

Here is the bike now. Bags are much better and...

Here is the bike now. Bags are much better and ride extremely well :)
Forum: Touring
05-26-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By phughes

I posted this on another thread. To make it...

I posted this on another thread. To make it solid, you will need good anchors for the bike tie outs. I will be using Orange Screws for softer ground, and Boomstakes for harder ground. This setup will...
Forum: Touring
05-24-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,423
Posted By Miele Man

Hey that's exactly how my looks when it's in my...

Hey that's exactly how my looks when it's in my rectangular dome tent except there are no guy-lines holding the bike up.

Years ago there was a tent made specifically for bicyclists and that tent...
Forum: Touring
05-24-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,652
Posted By 52telecaster

Sub 24

Taking a little sub24 overnight. Started this afternoon.
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Forum: Touring
05-21-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,887
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I spent five weeks bike touring Nova Scotia, PEI...

I spent five weeks bike touring Nova Scotia, PEI and New Brunswick last summer. Mostly camped in RV parks that had tenting areas, but stayed a few nights in Provincial Parks. When up on Cabot Trail...
Forum: Foo
05-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4,437
Views: 367,744
Posted By nondes

A few Spring arrivals Orchard Oriole ...

A few Spring arrivals

Orchard Oriole
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04-29-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By Freerunner

OK, let me try and clear some things up. First of...

OK, let me try and clear some things up. First of all, I am not ignoring the advice here. I appreciate the comments and have always found them helpful. I am also under the impression that members...
Forum: Touring
04-26-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By stardognine

It hit 89F yesterday, in Mojave, but up North...

It hit 89F yesterday, in Mojave, but up North here in Tehachapi, itís a nice cool 74F. 😎

I rarely ever get altitude sickness, but got several dizzy spells this morning, climbing that last darn...
Forum: Touring
04-24-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,538
Posted By Mark Hoaglund

Took my free energy carbon neutral woodgas fire...

Took my free energy carbon neutral woodgas fire burner stove to the parks grill and lit it up with photos taken while 34-48F outdoors for 2 hours.

Chose a mix of twigs to 0.5 inch diameter...
Forum: Touring
04-20-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By djb

this trek small rear rack has extra long...

this trek small rear rack has extra long attachment rods that work well with very small frames and those with sloping toptubes and very low mounting points.
Could be of a help if you go that...
04-15-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Cypress

Oh, and the entire Macdonald Dunn Research forest...

Oh, and the entire Macdonald Dunn Research forest north of Corvallis, OR is closed.
04-15-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By Cypress

Mary's Peak Road off of hwy 34 is closed at the...

Mary's Peak Road off of hwy 34 is closed at the first gate (Connors Camp). This is a little over halfway up the mountain, so you can still get a lot of climbing in before turning around.
Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,437
Views: 367,744
Posted By noisebeam

Another one from last weekend ...

Another one from last weekend

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04-10-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I get out for solo rides once or twice a week.I...

I get out for solo rides once or twice a week.I try to stay off MUPs, better known locally as "COVID Alleys". Country roads are fine. The lack of public restrooms is a bit tough, but there are always...
04-09-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By Shifty

I'm doing solo rides in the countryside. I...

I'm doing solo rides in the countryside. I usually take my car out of town, then ride back roads. I almost never see more than 2-3 other riders, plus, the car traffic is almost nonexistent.
03-28-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By enigmaT120

I'm very grateful for where I live, just west of...

I'm very grateful for where I live, just west of Falls City. I'm surrounded on three sides by industrial timberland with nothing between me and the coast but forest. So I can "shelter" in a very...
03-24-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By bpcyclist

Got out for a nice, easy 30 yesterday late...

Got out for a nice, easy 30 yesterday late afternoon, in keeping with the part of the order that permits cycling (I was alone). PDX was a total ghost town. Like, zero vehicles on I-5 at 5 pm. Just...
Forum: Touring
03-08-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I bought a cheap Ebay light that has no battery,...

I bought a cheap Ebay light that has no battery, instead it has a USB cord, you can plug into a power bank. I found that some of the smaller cheap power banks can't supply enough current to it, need...
Forum: Touring
03-04-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,538
Posted By Happy Feet

This is my basic cooking set if I want it to be...

This is my basic cooking set if I want it to be bomb proof and simple. Tonight it's Lemony Couscous and garlic and herb mashed potatoes.
...
Forum: Touring
02-02-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,323
Posted By stardognine

Címon, load that backpack up with a good solid 40...

Címon, load that backpack up with a good solid 40 pounds, and carry it on your back!!! 🙄😁😉

Just kidding, of course. Iíve actually thought about trailers for awhile now, and I think a...
Forum: Touring
01-30-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,323
Posted By hokiefyd

Thanks. Being a Thule Chariot frame, the trailer...

Thanks. Being a Thule Chariot frame, the trailer is actually fully suspended from the axle with leaf springs (the two red pieces you see forward of the axle). There's a sliding collar you use to...
Forum: Touring
01-29-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,323
Posted By djb

Well, it's a neat diy engineering...

Well, it's a neat diy engineering project\challenge.
ive never had any interest in using trailers, but appreciate someone doing it themselves and figuring out and adjusting stuff as you go.

Fun...
Forum: Touring
11-28-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By stardognine

Happy Thanksgiving!

It doesn't look like you big dummies are gonna start a thread here, so I will. 😛😁😉

I'm thankful for all the good advice & virtual friendship I get out of this little sub-forum. So thanks. 😎✌️😎
Forum: Touring
07-10-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,128
Posted By velojym

Probably meaning: "As opposed to...

Probably meaning: "As opposed to rack/panniers"
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