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by molzor
22 Dec 2014, 4:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2429

Re: Touring wheels

youre probably right, it did fine in summer, why would there be a problem next time. its easy to get drawn in by expensive shiney new parts!
by molzor
22 Dec 2014, 3:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2429

Re: Touring wheels

i just spoke to a wiggle online representative who recommended me these http://www.wiggle.co.uk/pro-lite-bracci ... ustReviews

he claims they are very strong and hold up to 200kg

20/24 spokes, is he mad?
by molzor
22 Dec 2014, 2:39pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2429

Re: Touring wheels

thanks a lot, i think a phone call to spa cycles may be in order.
by molzor
21 Dec 2014, 6:43pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: TOURING 2015
Replies: 48
Views: 5901

Re: TOURING 2015

Yeah thats right all the way down west france is routed with cycle paths. its really nice but they arent at all the quickest. it seems cycle paths are for winding around leisurely in france, not always the best if you have to get somewhere! From bordeaux down to the border of spain was so flat you b...
by molzor
21 Dec 2014, 3:29pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2429

Re: Touring wheels

no never broken a spoke, but i dont really fancy it happening! i was using 28mm tyres before but apparently theres room for 32s with no mud guards. i guess this would be fine in the warmer months. do you think this would be a worthwhile swap?
by molzor
21 Dec 2014, 1:37pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2429

Re: Touring wheels

no im only a light weight, 9stone mark. and i try to keep it reasonably light but obviously a tent sleeping bag clothes stove etc does add up a bit. maybe im being over cautious, i dont know.
by molzor
21 Dec 2014, 1:28pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: TOURING 2015
Replies: 48
Views: 5901

Re: TOURING 2015

Last summer i did a ride down west france and to santander and it was lovely. I was on the pilgrim route for a lot of the way, but word of warning. nowhere, and i mean nowhere in northern spain is flat. its up down up down. beautiful landscapes but the ability to switch off brain and turn on climbin...
by molzor
21 Dec 2014, 12:45pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring wheels
Replies: 17
Views: 2429

Touring wheels

does anyone have any recommendations for me on some good touring wheels at a reasonble price? i have a kona honky tonk 2013, i love it, but i would like to kit it out a bit better for touring in the summer. Last year i did a lovely route down the west coast of france into northern spain without too ...