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Forum: Touring
08-12-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

It's really big too. I hate it and love it...

It's really big too.

I hate it and love it without riding on it, so I don't know what to think. I have to make a final decision now though because once I start putting thread lock on the threads...
Forum: Touring
08-12-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

I have Tubus rack on the back, and was after the...

I have Tubus rack on the back, and was after the top platform on the Surly rack when I ordered it. It is extremely heavy and I am worried about that. Tubus makes a Grand Expedition...
Forum: Touring
08-12-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

Building a bike and not being totally weight...

Building a bike and not being totally weight conscious during the build, and not totally worried about it either, I did get a Surly Front Rack 2.0 (https://surlybikes.com/parts/front_rack)

I am...
Forum: Touring
08-05-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

Thank you...this thread helped me. I ended up...

Thank you...this thread helped me. I ended up getting Ortlieb bikepacker classic (https://ortliebusa.com/product/bike-packer-classic-pair/).

I am glad I didn't get the 70 liter bags. They would...
Forum: Touring
07-28-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

I actually just thought about this today on my...

I actually just thought about this today on my ride and realize, I should just start condensing everything down now, and act as if. I have two kitty litter containers that I DIY'd into panniers for...
Forum: Touring
07-28-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

Fair enough. Good luck to you in your travels. ...

Fair enough. Good luck to you in your travels.

Just an FYI..."I am not that up on technology."

If you are able to post on forums online, then you are more tech savvy than 95% of the world. So...
Forum: Touring
07-28-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

Picture?

Picture?
Forum: Touring
07-27-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

Well that's enough for me then if you and the...

Well that's enough for me then if you and the pooch can get by!

I have been focused on about the same size you are talking about now, maybe a little smaller in 2 x 20, and then 2 x 15 on front....
Forum: Touring
07-25-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

I am back to looking at these then: Front:...

I am back to looking at these then:

Front: Ortlieb Sport-Roller Classic
Rear: Ortlieb Bike-Packer Classic

I can probably price match and pick them up for about $300.

$327 here as a...
Forum: Touring
07-25-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

Thanks for all that Rob. I actually don't want to...

Thanks for all that Rob. I actually don't want to cold weather tour at all. Like literally stay in shorts and tshirts all year kind of weather. Biking in sandals as much as possible :)

I put up...
Forum: Touring
07-25-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

OK after seeing your pictures. I just honestly...

OK after seeing your pictures. I just honestly don't know and haven't seen them all full, up close, next to one another. I am not even sure I have ever seen a 70liter go past me. A picture says a...
Forum: Touring
07-25-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,225
Posted By Bike Jedi

Ortlieb 40 or 70 liters?

For folks that are touring full time, year round, and using Ortlieb's rear panniers...are you using the 40 liter panniers (combined total for 2 panniers) or are you using Back Roller Pro Classic...
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