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04-27-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,164
Posted By pbekkerh

Here are my eroica bikes ...

Here are my eroica bikes

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Colnago Sprint with Campagnolo Athena...
04-27-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,164
Posted By pbekkerh

@speedevil...

@speedevil (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/speedevil-200991.html) did you do the 3D printing? Where is the file available? I have my own printer.
12-17-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,164
Posted By pbekkerh

Ok, I just finished my Colnago Sprint. I'll wait...

Ok, I just finished my Colnago Sprint. I'll wait and see what you come up with. For now I stuffed a piece of teflon in there.
12-17-18, 03:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,164
Posted By pbekkerh

@speedevil...

@speedevil (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/speedevil-200991.html) did you do the 3D printing? Where is the file available?
Forum: Touring
03-22-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By pbekkerh

Haha, i don't fully understand what you are up to...

Haha, i don't fully understand what you are up to but it seems to me, that there are to many variables, to be able to make a map, unless it is 3 dimensional, that's why I use my page. The human brain...
Forum: Touring
03-22-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By pbekkerh

Any link to a free e-book?

Any link to a free e-book?
Forum: Touring
03-22-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By pbekkerh

Not really scraped. I use an app in Netvibes that...

Not really scraped. I use an app in Netvibes that will present pictures and dmi.dk presents their historical weather data as jpg so I've chosen a city copied it's url and placed that in the Netvibe...
Forum: Touring
03-22-18, 12:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,446
Posted By pbekkerh

I use a Netvibes page where I've configured a lot...

I use a Netvibes page where I've configured a lot of pictures from dmi.dk with historical data and sorted them according to precipitation.

It's not very sophisticated but is quite fast to give and...
Forum: Touring
03-15-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,741
Posted By pbekkerh

Gravel, adventure, touring bike is just Corporate...

Gravel, adventure, touring bike is just Corporate BS.

I have a Mountainbike on which I put a rack and went touring. I sometimes drive into the wood and on tracks. I use it for getting groceries. I...
Forum: Touring
02-27-18, 02:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,509
Posted By pbekkerh

The kingdom of Denmark, one of the worlds...

The kingdom of Denmark, one of the worlds foremost cyclenations, don't agree with you. All cyclelights here are blinking, to catch attention, just like emergency lights are blinking and to...
Forum: Touring
02-27-18, 12:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,509
Posted By pbekkerh

A good reason to use them. The more annoying the...

A good reason to use them. The more annoying the better they see you :D
Forum: Touring
02-18-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,509
Posted By pbekkerh

It's no comfort to be in the right, if you're dead

My philosophy when on a bike, or even in my car, for that matter, is to consider other cardrivers as potential killers, they have their weapon, the car, which we know can kill, and you never discuss...
Forum: Touring
02-08-18, 03:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,289
Posted By pbekkerh

I just look at my tyres, because I use tyre...

I just look at my tyres, because I use tyre pressure indicators.

There is one type with a specific pressurer and another one that adapts to the start pressure and warns when a drop of a certain...
Forum: Touring
01-22-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,509
Posted By pbekkerh

Yes , but the hinge is mostly so you don't get...

Yes , but the hinge is mostly so you don't get pushed of the road, if a car hits it.
Forum: Touring
01-22-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,509
Posted By pbekkerh

The problem with your idea is that it IS as wide...

The problem with your idea is that it IS as wide as it seems, which means you'll go down if it's hit.

It must be a flexible thing, that won't bring you out of balance when hit. There exists a...
01-02-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,772
Posted By pbekkerh

Get a recumbent, there's definitely no hovering...

Get a recumbent, there's definitely no hovering over the saddle there. There you SIT IN YOUR CHAIR. :D
Forum: Touring
01-01-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By pbekkerh

No matter how unpleasant it is, change into dry...

No matter how unpleasant it is, change into dry clothes every evening and back into wet the next morning.

If you keep the wet on, you'll be miserable all evening and night and might even get your...
01-01-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,772
Posted By pbekkerh

I don't have, nor want a Brooks saddle but if you...

I don't have, nor want a Brooks saddle but if you use high quality(expensive) cycling pants, such as Assos, You don't really need a soft seat, as the pants have all the padding you need.

But then...
01-01-18, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,058
Posted By pbekkerh

Judging from the "quality" of the painting, he...

Judging from the "quality" of the painting, he could have used nail varnish, try nail varnish remover.
Forum: Touring
12-29-17, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,339
Posted By pbekkerh

I use this on the handle bar. It looks good, is...

I use this on the handle bar. It looks good, is cheap and is really sturdy


https://www.ebay.com/itm/253146954751

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/vxYAAOSw-EBZtivw/s-l500.jpg
12-28-17, 06:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,772
Posted By pbekkerh

That's what I call standing :) The only way...

That's what I call standing :)

The only way you can lessen the weight on the saddle is by transferring it to the legs, That's called standing.
12-28-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,772
Posted By pbekkerh

:roflmao2: Are you serious??!! Standing up...

:roflmao2: Are you serious??!!

Standing up for 6-7 hours a day, for several months?? :eek: :eek:

And even if it could be done, you'll only have that extra backpack load on your thighs instead!...
12-28-17, 06:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,772
Posted By pbekkerh

If you are touring the most important part of the...

If you are touring the most important part of the whole entourage is your butt. Bad butt=> no tour, no matter what kind of fancy equipment you else have.

When wearing a backpack, you load your...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By pbekkerh

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12-17-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,475
Posted By pbekkerh

It's not the bike, it's "How many gears do YOU...

It's not the bike, it's "How many gears do YOU need" to get up the next hill ;-)
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-17-17, 09:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,266
Posted By pbekkerh

How many gears on the cassette? PS: Has...

How many gears on the cassette?

PS: Has nobody found an alternative to the Devils horns on the back? ;-).
Are they removable?
12-15-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,613
Posted By pbekkerh

I still have mine on my roadbike and have been...

I still have mine on my roadbike and have been wondering if I could find a spare, just in case. I even bought an extra extender, to mount my GPS on.

I think most people just go with the crowd and...
Forum: Touring
12-12-17, 10:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,963
Posted By pbekkerh

I have tubeless on my MTB for use around my home...

I have tubeless on my MTB for use around my home but not on my touring bike. The tubeless are so much tighter on the rim, that i can't imagine having to pull them off on the road and they are...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-12-17, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By pbekkerh

Here in Denmark, share bikes are mostly for...

Here in Denmark, share bikes are mostly for tourists. We use our bikes every day, so sharing doesn't make sense.

It's also possible to bring your bike on the trains and busses, so we always use...
Forum: Touring
03-24-15, 11:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,243
Posted By pbekkerh

US or UK, I just wish they could agree on the...

US or UK, I just wish they could agree on the spelling ;-)

Humanize - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/humanize)
Definition...
Forum: Touring
03-21-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,728
Posted By pbekkerh

The Extrawheel can be ordered for different size...

The Extrawheel can be ordered for different size wheels and there is one for 700c.

I preferred to order the right size but without the wheel, which I supplied myself, as theirs is rather too...
Forum: Touring
03-04-15, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,413
Posted By pbekkerh

You can use this for calculating different ratios...

You can use this for calculating different ratios compared with the one you have now
Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Gear Calculator (http://sheldonbrown.com/gears/)
Forum: Touring
02-23-15, 07:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,234
Posted By pbekkerh

I go around 30 miles pr day the first 4-10 days....

I go around 30 miles pr day the first 4-10 days. This is my training. Then between 50-60 miles a day but it depends mostly on where the towns and sleeping possibilities are. My speed is around...
Forum: Touring
02-23-15, 12:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,243
Posted By pbekkerh

An animal is correctly mentioned as "it" . Only...

An animal is correctly mentioned as "it" . Only humans are mentioned as he or she. Accordingly an animal is not "someone" but something.

The he and she about animals is incorrect language that is...
Forum: Touring
02-19-15, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,800
Posted By pbekkerh

My cover was screwed in and the screws unscrewed...

My cover was screwed in and the screws unscrewed and it was made of plastic with very low friction. It also used the metalplate in the shoes, which I now have removed.
Forum: Touring
02-19-15, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,800
Posted By pbekkerh

I use MTB shoes with a piece of rubber sole glued...

I use MTB shoes with a piece of rubber sole glued into the space where click thing is supposed to be screwed in. They have a stiff sole but are still good for walking(which you sometimes have to do a...
Forum: Touring
02-11-15, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,772
Posted By pbekkerh

Yes one night is ok. Shelters are meant to sleep...

Yes one night is ok. Shelters are meant to sleep inside but you can pitch tent if you want.
Forum: Touring
02-11-15, 08:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,772
Posted By pbekkerh

Here are pictures from Danish shelters and you...

Here are pictures from Danish shelters and you can also put up a tent on those places. There can be water, sometimes a toilet but I haven't seen hot showers. Jump in the sea instead....
Forum: Touring
02-11-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,772
Posted By pbekkerh

Denmark has a lot of free primitive campsites and...

Denmark has a lot of free primitive campsites and shelters, along the coast and in state owned forest and even in private forest, intended for kayakers, cyclists, walkers etc. You can find them here:...
Forum: Touring
02-11-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By pbekkerh

There are no stray dogs in Denmark and...

There are no stray dogs in Denmark and domesticated dogs must always be under control or on leash in towns and cities and in the country owners have to make sure that their dogs are not straying. On...
Forum: Touring
02-09-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By pbekkerh

I use these mirrors that are very unobtrusive. I...

I use these mirrors that are very unobtrusive. I tighten the mirror so it stays in place but fold if it hits anything or a car touches it, so it doesn't make me crash. I bent the MTB mirrors stalk,...
Forum: Touring
02-08-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,340
Posted By pbekkerh

I first decided that I'd save up and take leave...

I first decided that I'd save up and take leave for a year but it dawned on me that I'd loose a very free and profitable job so I made a deal with my boss, that I'd take the jobs others didn't want...
Forum: Touring
02-07-15, 03:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,340
Posted By pbekkerh

Your 4 big expenses while travelling are: 1....

Your 4 big expenses while travelling are:
1. Airticket
2. Food
3. Hotel/Hostel
4. Rent on your apartment at home.

1. Shop for offers 3-4 month in advance, go on non busy days. Take a long...
Forum: Touring
02-03-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,200
Posted By pbekkerh

Salomon Techamphibians are very airy and are...

Salomon Techamphibians are very airy and are designed to also be used as open sandals and your toes are protected which is very essential

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Forum: Touring
02-01-15, 04:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,018
Posted By pbekkerh

This is only true in terrain. On a flat surface,...

This is only true in terrain. On a flat surface, higher pressure will always give you lower rolling resistance.
Forum: Touring
01-30-15, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,018
Posted By pbekkerh

I have tubeless on my MTB for use around my home...

I have tubeless on my MTB for use around my home but not on my touring bike. The tubeless are so much tighter on the rim, that i can't imagine having to pull them off on the road and they are...
Forum: Touring
01-29-15, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By pbekkerh

No I wouldn't. A hill or some wind and its over. ...

No I wouldn't. A hill or some wind and its over.
But for a homeless it could work. There were in fact some trailers made for homeless in Denmark, built by prisoners.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-14-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,841
Posted By pbekkerh

I was hoping for a "magic wand" i.e. 1 or 2...

I was hoping for a "magic wand" i.e. 1 or 2 things that could cut a few kg not this 29g here, 70g there and a lot of money invested, I'll have to be satisfied with the way it is.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-12-15, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,841
Posted By pbekkerh

How do you make a Tikit weigh 7,7 kg? Mine...

How do you make a Tikit weigh 7,7 kg?

Mine weighs 11,3 kg with a 230 g saddle.
Forum: Touring
01-05-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,617
Posted By pbekkerh

The bicycle weight of a touring bike is only...

The bicycle weight of a touring bike is only important with respect to air transportation. You weigh 200lbs, your luggage 30 and your bike 35 thats 13% of the total. Buy a bike for 1500$ and save 8...
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