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Forum: Touring
03-13-11, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,575
Posted By texas2wheel

Bikes direct rocks!

Bikes direct rocks!
Forum: Touring
03-13-11, 01:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,575
Posted By texas2wheel

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Forum: Touring
03-12-11, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By texas2wheel

Is the bike a 1x9? Is it an offroad tour, if not...

Is the bike a 1x9? Is it an offroad tour, if not those knobbies might be better traded off for some smothies. I like your buckets!
03-12-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,700
Posted By texas2wheel

or the frame is too big.

or the frame is too big.
Forum: Touring
03-10-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,575
Posted By texas2wheel

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Forum: Touring
03-10-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,575
Posted By texas2wheel

See, now here is a good, fair, unbiased comment!

See, now here is a good, fair, unbiased comment!
Forum: Touring
03-10-11, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,575
Posted By texas2wheel

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Forum: Touring
03-10-11, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,575
Posted By texas2wheel

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Forum: Touring
03-09-11, 02:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,082
Posted By texas2wheel

I'll stick to my supercat, but thanks for the...

I'll stick to my supercat, but thanks for the post.
Forum: Touring
03-09-11, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By texas2wheel

your nuts might get a nice...

your nuts might get a nice ride.............sounds like its a bit big for you.
Forum: Touring
03-07-11, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,144
Posted By texas2wheel

I own a Windsor Tourist, and I very much enjoy...

I own a Windsor Tourist, and I very much enjoy it. I've put a small amount of money into the bike, changing things to my personal taste (even if I'd bought a LHT, I would have still made changes). ...
Forum: Touring
03-07-11, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By texas2wheel

Thoughts on Novatech dynamo hub.

My dad got me one for my birthday, he's had one for about 2 months and seems to like it. I was curious if there is anyone out there that's had a bit more long term experience with it? I'm excited...
Forum: Touring
02-27-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By texas2wheel

I made several adjustments and the LBS I took it...

I made several adjustments and the LBS I took it to didn't make it any better. When it was brand new (it's only a few months old) it shifted perfectly and had almost no chain rub at all.
Forum: Touring
02-27-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By texas2wheel

I'm just trying to get rid of the chain rub i...

I'm just trying to get rid of the chain rub i have, it annoys the hell out of me.
Forum: Touring
02-27-11, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By texas2wheel

Will Suntour Barcons work with a tripple/9speed...

Will Suntour Barcons work with a tripple/9speed set-up? I'm running a Deore RD and a Tiagra Tripple FD, if that helps answer the question.
Forum: Touring
02-26-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By texas2wheel

How much are you wanting to get?

How much are you wanting to get?
Forum: Touring
02-25-11, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,356
Posted By texas2wheel

Bar end friction shifters......

Can anyone recommend a decent, fairly inexpensive set?
Forum: Touring
02-22-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By texas2wheel

I rarely ride that way (if at all) most of my...

I rarely ride that way (if at all) most of my riding is in the middle ring in the middle of the cassette, but I'm the type of person that can't handle it when something isnt perfect, even if I never...
Forum: Touring
02-22-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By texas2wheel

I think that's my next step, new cable and...

I think that's my next step, new cable and housing. I've got the tool already, so.....
Forum: Touring
02-22-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By texas2wheel

yeah, that's already been done. By me and the...

yeah, that's already been done. By me and the LBS.
Forum: Touring
02-22-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By texas2wheel

Windsor Tourist, FSA tripple.

Windsor Tourist, FSA tripple.
Forum: Touring
02-22-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By texas2wheel

Thank you, that will help. How many "inline"...

Thank you, that will help. How many "inline" cable adjusters should I have? I figure more than one would cause a headache?
Forum: Touring
02-22-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By texas2wheel

I can't adjust out the rub in the extreme ends...

I can't adjust out the rub in the extreme ends (not that I use them much, but it bothers me) My factory cables have two areas for fine cable adjustment (one barrel type just as it exits the brifter,...
Forum: Touring
02-22-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By texas2wheel

Is there a triple front derailure that........

can span the width of a 9speed cassette and not have chain interference? My tiagra triple has chain rub in the three most extreme gears of each chain ring.
Forum: Touring
02-18-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By texas2wheel

I'd love to hear your feedback on your Henry...

I'd love to hear your feedback on your Henry Shires taptent when you finish.
Forum: Touring
02-18-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By texas2wheel

Appy Trails Mark III tent

I did a search but couldn't fing any info.........can anyone speak on this tent?

http://www.campmor.com/outdoor/gear/Product___10020
Forum: Touring
02-18-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By texas2wheel

That's a good deal, but the flooring system looks...

That's a good deal, but the flooring system looks lacking to me. I'd much prefer the expanded metal floor that the B.O.B trailer has.
Forum: Touring
02-18-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By texas2wheel

look for something with one wheel (less friction,...

look for something with one wheel (less friction, less work to move), like these........

http://www.bobgear.com/trailers/
Forum: Touring
02-17-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,570
Posted By texas2wheel

Was he using some special fine ground (esspresso...

Was he using some special fine ground (esspresso grind) coffee?
Forum: Touring
02-17-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,570
Posted By texas2wheel

This might work for you...... ...

This might work for you......

http://www.gsioutdoors.com/activities/pdp/ultralight_java_drip/gourmet_backpacking/
Forum: Touring
02-17-11, 11:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,555
Posted By texas2wheel

In your case then, Ibex is fashionable, yet it's...

In your case then, Ibex is fashionable, yet it's considerably less in price than Rapha. I'm the guy riding in shorts a long sleeve wool t-shirt and mid height natural colored wool socks. I'm sure...
Forum: Touring
02-17-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,555
Posted By texas2wheel

Rapha is way too expensive......I like these for...

Rapha is way too expensive......I like these for knickers.

http://www.rivbike.com/products/show/musa-knickers/22-642
Forum: Touring
02-17-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,555
Posted By texas2wheel

IBEX dude! ...

IBEX dude!

http://www.ibexwear.com/shop/index.php
Forum: Touring
02-16-11, 09:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,411
Posted By texas2wheel

I don't do much touring outside the Texas area,...

I don't do much touring outside the Texas area, if at all so the gearing on the Windsor was more than appropriate for my area. I did look real hard at the motobecane though.
Forum: Touring
02-16-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,411
Posted By texas2wheel

The adapter gives me more height and more options...

The adapter gives me more height and more options of length and angle of stems than the available quill stem options out there. As far as adjustment goes, it’s a simple 2 hex head bolt removal of the...
Forum: Touring
02-16-11, 12:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,411
Posted By texas2wheel

I like bar end shifters, and was a little...

I like bar end shifters, and was a little concerned about the brifters. Since I've had a chance to use them, I love them and don't think I'll change them. The treaded stem doesnt bother me, I just...
Forum: Touring
02-16-11, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By texas2wheel

Beautiful bike!

Beautiful bike!
Forum: Touring
02-15-11, 03:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,411
Posted By texas2wheel

Just for the record, I do like surlys and would...

Just for the record, I do like surlys and would like to own one some day, right now it just isn't an option dollar wise.
Forum: Touring
02-15-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,411
Posted By texas2wheel

Very nice looking bike! Your green is much...

Very nice looking bike! Your green is much better than mine, they must have changed colors slightly in the last few years.
Forum: Touring
02-15-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,411
Posted By texas2wheel

I'm more than capable of checking my own wheels,...

I'm more than capable of checking my own wheels, having built several sets in years past.
Forum: Touring
02-15-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,411
Posted By texas2wheel

I've got about $850 in mine (brooks saddle, axiom...

I've got about $850 in mine (brooks saddle, axiom rack, pedals and stem riser) but a LHT wont come with a rack or a brooks or my pedals or the exact riser height either, so you can spend $850 - $950...
Forum: Touring
02-15-11, 06:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,411
Posted By texas2wheel

Camping at Fort Richardson........didn't get to...

Camping at Fort Richardson........didn't get to ride as much as I wanted, but I did make it to the bathroom a few times.

http://i649.photobucket.com/albums/uu212/ericwelborn/36c7d8e4.jpg
Forum: Touring
02-07-11, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,107
Posted By texas2wheel

That's a sweet looking bike!

That's a sweet looking bike!
Forum: Touring
02-03-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,468
Posted By texas2wheel

I use the second set down, of shimano pedals...

I use the second set down, of shimano pedals listed on this page

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/harris/pedals.html
Forum: Touring
01-29-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,194
Posted By texas2wheel

They give you the benefit of having more...

They give you the benefit of having more rise/drop options by being able to use threadless stems. I'm going to use the one I already have, along with a threadless stem that I already have, in order...
Forum: Touring
01-29-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,194
Posted By texas2wheel

I think so, I'd sure like to see more of that...

I think so, I'd sure like to see more of that bike.
Forum: Touring
01-29-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,194
Posted By texas2wheel

I think he may be mounting a flat bar (cut short)...

I think he may be mounting a flat bar (cut short) to mount his handle bar bag lower than the active bars.

http://sports.webshots.com/photo/2949939060036566683XhTSAP
Forum: Touring
01-29-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,194
Posted By texas2wheel

There is a way....... ...

There is a way.......

http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/components/stems/vo-threadless-stem-adaptor.html
Forum: Touring
01-29-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,194
Posted By texas2wheel

Most/All Rivs are quill stems, some co-motion,...

Most/All Rivs are quill stems, some co-motion, and most all custom made $$$ frames.
Forum: Touring
01-29-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,194
Posted By texas2wheel

Threadless vs quill

What is the benefit of one vs the other? I notice that most high end touring bikes and fully dedicated touring bikes run a quill stem, but that's old technology and I would assume that the more...
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