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Forum: Touring
07-03-08, 03:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,147
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Machka! My friend Heather, her dog Nubis, and I...

Machka! My friend Heather, her dog Nubis, and I will be out in about a month, maybe? Something like that. We just got a ride from Destruction Bay to Whitehorse. After three weeks on bikes, riding...
Forum: Touring
05-31-08, 04:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,390
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Hundred bucks a week.

Hundred bucks a week.
Forum: Touring
05-31-08, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Ride easy, ride lots, spin fast. Do the same...

Ride easy, ride lots, spin fast.

Do the same on tour, only ride less to compensate for the weight.

Get your bum and your joints ready for hours in the saddle, pretty much. Your musculature and...
Forum: Touring
05-20-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By Matthew A Brown

LHT + S&S couplers

Anyone know if this in the works at all? I love the idea of a Traveler's check, but it seems that worldwide, 26" wheels are still the standard.

Just thinkin out loud, hopefully this isn't...
Forum: Touring
05-17-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By Matthew A Brown

I'm going to use the Marathon Crosses (38s) this...

I'm going to use the Marathon Crosses (38s) this summer, I'll report back later, maybe, if I remember, maybe....

= )
Forum: Touring
04-30-08, 08:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Touring with a Burley Solo?

Any experience with this fella? Searching brought up a couple positive comments, but not much past that.

Thanks!
Forum: Touring
04-21-08, 05:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,207
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Toilet paper - why?

Toilet paper - why?
Forum: Touring
04-20-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By Matthew A Brown

NO-AD. Works WAY better than the Banana Boat...

NO-AD. Works WAY better than the Banana Boat stuff I used, which stayed white and gloppy and picked up insects for hours afterwards.
Forum: Touring
04-19-08, 11:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By Matthew A Brown

I had moved back, broke, from NYC. I'd bike...

I had moved back, broke, from NYC. I'd bike around for entire afternoons on a ****ty Murray cruiser when I wasn't too hungover. One day I was biking down 2nd Ave towards 10th St and thought, ****,...
04-18-08, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 505,571
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Have: Cinella Grammo ti track stem, 110, 26.0 ...

Have: Cinella Grammo ti track stem, 110, 26.0

Want: Same, 100 or 90.
Forum: Touring
04-17-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By Matthew A Brown

I dunno if I'd tour on the gold bike's wheels. ...

I dunno if I'd tour on the gold bike's wheels. They're for racing, and if you broke a spoke the wheel would be mega-wonky almost immediately.
Forum: Touring
04-17-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Check the pic with the massive handlebar bag,...

Check the pic with the massive handlebar bag, Robin.
Forum: Touring
04-17-08, 08:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,686
Posted By Matthew A Brown

I am huge fan of helmet/glasses-mounted mirrors. ...

I am huge fan of helmet/glasses-mounted mirrors. I've tried (briefly) a few handlebar ones, but grew rapidly frustrated.

If the mirror is mounted on your glasses or helmet, you can move your head...
Forum: Touring
04-16-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 2,305,432
Posted By Matthew A Brown

We have those Raleigh's at my shop. Pretty...

We have those Raleigh's at my shop. Pretty fantastic bikes, really. Exactly a front pannier short of being able to tour self-supported right out the box. Not a fan of the leather bar tape, but a...
Forum: Touring
04-13-08, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,550
Views: 2,305,432
Posted By Matthew A Brown

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2201/2412456464_bdb...

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Forum: Touring
04-03-08, 06:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,470
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Hey! Didn't even see this thread. I'm silly.

Hey! Didn't even see this thread. I'm silly.
Forum: Touring
04-03-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,429
Posted By Matthew A Brown

I love/miss this forum. Hell yeah.

I love/miss this forum. Hell yeah.
Forum: Touring
04-03-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,429
Posted By Matthew A Brown

What are yall doing this summer?

I'll start.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3191/2385616154_b30fd994ce.jpg
http://flickr.com/photos/matthewandre/2385616154/


= )
03-25-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Talk to me about old WTB speedmaster cantis.

A good friend's gonna throw them my way if I'd like em. Not really interested in having parts around purely on novelty, but if they're solid (touring-the-Canadian-Rockies solid) then mebbe I'd jump....
Forum: Touring
03-24-08, 08:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,453
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Get a plastic flask and learn to love bourbon.

Get a plastic flask and learn to love bourbon.
Forum: Touring
03-23-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,348
Posted By Matthew A Brown

The sleeper reason sandals are downright...

The sleeper reason sandals are downright spectacular for touring:


They are easy as pie to clean.
Forum: Touring
10-22-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Surly Traveler's Check

Anyone else excited about this lil fella?
Forum: Touring
09-30-07, 08:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,705
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Only have a few seconds, but I toured with a...

Only have a few seconds, but I toured with a guitar on my BOB. It worked fine. I had a sweater around it that doubled as my pillow in the evenings. I had a waterproof shell thing for a great big...
Forum: Touring
09-08-07, 06:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,888
Posted By Matthew A Brown

www.myspace.com/witnessthefitness Ok, it's...

www.myspace.com/witnessthefitness

Ok, it's me. And an open-tuned acoustic guitar. The first song is called San Felasco. It's seven and some minutes with one real line: "Got a long way/to keep...
08-09-07, 07:22 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 21,084
Posted By Matthew A Brown

****. So sad....

****.

So sad....
08-07-07, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Thanks guys. = )

Thanks guys. = )
08-07-07, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Stolen: Raleigh XXIX, Gainesville, FL.

Raleigh XXIX (http://www.flickr.com/photos/giuseppelauren/1019315102/)

My neighbor saw a group of about 8-10 kids riding through the Duckpond, one of them saw the bike, zipped back over, and...
04-29-07, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,568
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Wouldn't gear inches be a better idea here? My...

Wouldn't gear inches be a better idea here? My 34/20 would be kinda weird on 26" wheels.

If that makes sense.


edit: right, maybe I could read the thread first.
04-29-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,625
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Er: ...

Er:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/170/477667289_3e5f344051.jpg

1982 Raleigh XXIX


Points of interest:

Moots seatpost
04-29-07, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 252,678
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Holy ****ing ****, Mike.

Holy ****ing ****, Mike.
03-26-07, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Don't worry about the slime. Mechanics worldwide...

Don't worry about the slime. Mechanics worldwide will chuckle. Embrace good bicycle maintenance now, and you will be a much better rider for it. The other reasonable suggestions are reasonable. ...
03-17-07, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Does anyone run a White Industries Duo?

The double freewheel thing. Anyone have some experience with em?

Tanks!
Forum: Touring
01-29-07, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Matthew A Brown

So, here's how it begins. Each school mapped and...

So, here's how it begins. Each school mapped and labeled.

Now I just need to connect the dots. = )


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Forum: Touring
01-25-07, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Summer 07 FL nursing school tour

Hi everyone. Been awhile. = )

So I got accpeted to nursing school at Sante Fe Community College. Decided that hey, if I'm going to do the student thing, I'm gonna do the damn student thing. ...
10-28-06, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Holy **** it's nice out.

Gvl + Fest + high of 71 + clear.

grin grin grin grin
Forum: Touring
08-15-06, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,961
Posted By Matthew A Brown

I think my aerobars saved I don't know how many...

I think my aerobars saved I don't know how many nerves in my hands. I can't imagine any kind of distances without them.

Handlebar bags are absolutely possible. At least, they're possible with...
08-10-06, 01:32 PM
Forum: Touring
08-09-06, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Matthew A Brown

Portland to Eugene

Hey guys, last minute little thing I might try, but I'm from FL so don't know my way around at all. I'm going to stop by Community Cycling Center and see if anyone there might have some wisdom or...
07-24-06, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 252,678
Posted By Matthew A Brown

http://static.flickr.com/65/196417495_e3d9c0b707.j...

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07-22-06, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 252,678
Posted By Matthew A Brown

:)

:)
07-22-06, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Matthew A Brown

August 16th-19th! I'll be back in NYC and mebbe...

August 16th-19th! I'll be back in NYC and mebbe AK and I could sneak up? Long shot, but yeah.


The (other) city treating you well?
07-22-06, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 252,678
Posted By Matthew A Brown

http://static.flickr.com/72/194815070_4ff37a6e61_b...

http://static.flickr.com/72/194815070_4ff37a6e61_b.jpg



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07-17-06, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 559
Posted By Matthew A Brown

I'm shipping my bike to CCC in a few days. ...

I'm shipping my bike to CCC in a few days.


Stoked. = )
Forum: Touring
07-08-06, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Matthew A Brown

The shim comes in two halves, and does not...

The shim comes in two halves, and does not require removing anything, unless your bartape goes right up to the stem.

The alum can is also going to disintegrate eventually, possibly when you'd most...
Forum: Touring
07-08-06, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Matthew A Brown

I have this shim on my track bike, actually. It...

I have this shim on my track bike, actually. It *will* move if I'm really pulling, but we're talking track bike so it's pretty much the most force I'd ever put the gitup through. It'd be fine for...
07-06-06, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By Matthew A Brown

HANK! Everybody go read the Rosy...

HANK!


Everybody go read the Rosy Crucifixion. Right now.



OK, at least Sexus.
07-05-06, 10:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,223
Posted By Matthew A Brown

http://images.windowsmedia.com/img/prov_w/300_80/0...

http://images.windowsmedia.com/img/prov_w/300_80/075679175823.jpg


It's perfect in every way.
07-05-06, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Matthew A Brown

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07-05-06, 08:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,311
Posted By Matthew A Brown

http://static.flickr.com/41/87258076_8207042f2f.jp...

http://static.flickr.com/41/87258076_8207042f2f.jpg

Top one from zee old tour. Bottom is how I get AROUND, if you know what I'm saying.



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