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by Woodtourer
22 Aug 2020, 2:42pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Beware - Shortage of LBS Bike Boxes
Replies: 4
Views: 600

Re: Beware - Shortage of LBS Bike Boxes

Here in the US at our shop we have been "hoarding" bike boxes for that reason!
by Woodtourer
10 Aug 2020, 12:18pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Stabilisers for 26" quick release wheels
Replies: 14
Views: 395

Re: Stabilisers for 26" quick release wheels

A Question from across the pond!
Is a stabilizer what we would call training wheels?
Thanks!!
by Woodtourer
7 Aug 2020, 12:18pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Handlebar bag advice
Replies: 40
Views: 1206

Re: Handlebar bag advice

Not sure if you have room for this idea.
Both mine and my wife's bike have long steerer tubes and I added a second stem, threadless, below.
Gets our Ortlieb bags lower and frees up real estate on the bar.
by Woodtourer
7 Aug 2020, 12:15pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: STI Cable inner broken inside sti...!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 944

Re: STI Cable inner broken inside sti...!!!

At the shop I work in we strongly recommend that we change them out on a regular basis as part of preventative maintenance!
by Woodtourer
29 Jul 2020, 12:33pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Bar ends inboard of brake levers
Replies: 42
Views: 1500

Re: Bar ends inboard of brake levers

I will say that the Crazy Bars I have on my touring bike are fantastic!!
by Woodtourer
19 Jul 2020, 2:40pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel Question
Replies: 949
Views: 123046

Re: Cycle Travel Question

Just listened to the podcast and as you say on your side of the pond. Brilliant!
by Woodtourer
16 Jul 2020, 8:43pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: dynamo connectors in relation to fork
Replies: 16
Views: 586

Re: dynamo connectors in relation to fork

Brucey,
Your idea of a bit of vaseline is great. But I save it for my butt!!,
by Woodtourer
6 Jul 2020, 10:43pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel Question
Replies: 949
Views: 123046

Re: Cycle Travel Question

Interseting. I just downloaded 2 routes,I have a Samsung Android Tablet, and they went to my Osmand.
by Woodtourer
29 Jun 2020, 12:59pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Navigation options
Replies: 9
Views: 325

Re: Navigation options

I love paper maps! I carry all the maps and my wife carries the Garmin!
by Woodtourer
21 Jun 2020, 9:22pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel Question
Replies: 949
Views: 123046

Re: Cycle Travel Question

A question from the US!
Montana?? Started doing a route but towns are not showing.
Is this not available??
by Woodtourer
4 Jun 2020, 12:48pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: KMC Quick links?
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: KMC Quick links?

I have switched to a Connex "Quick link". No tool required and it takes a bit of manipulation to do & undo.
by Woodtourer
7 May 2020, 10:23pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: What has the bike stuff fairy brought you today?
Replies: 85
Views: 3684

Re: What has the bike stuff fairy brought you today?

So apparently there are deliveries here in the US also!
I received my liquid masking as I am painting a frame!
by Woodtourer
27 Apr 2020, 9:52pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel Question
Replies: 949
Views: 123046

Re: Cycle Travel Question

Now you've wetted my appetite!!
by Woodtourer
26 Mar 2020, 4:33pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Braze-ons for a RH front brake
Replies: 40
Views: 841

Re: Braze-ons for a RH front brake

Here in the US we believe that is the correct side!!
Right brake lever rear brake!
by Woodtourer
26 Mar 2020, 12:11am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Rohloff question.
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: Rohloff question.

I did install a new chain last autumn along with a oil change on the hub. We had just returned from a 3 month tour in Europe. My wife has only done a few rides and thus the noise issue. I just ordered,to have on hand, a new cog. As I work in a bike shop I am able to get a good price. Wanted to order...