Gift Premium Subscription To LarryM

Join Date:


Last Activity:

08-28-2015 1:36 PM

Likes Given: 525

403 Likes on 183 Posts 


  • Bicycle Touring, League of American Bicyclists Education Program, and active transportation advocacy. My goal is to make bicycling a safe, convenient, and fun mode of transportation and recreation for as many people as possible through education
  • NE IL


  • Posted in thread: 26" there an optimum width/tire for Road Touring? on 08-02-2015 at 04:51 PM
    At typical touring speeds, or at anything less than TdF race speeds, you won't notice a
    significant difference in speed between the 1.75 and 1.5 tires. The 1.75 will handle rough
    surfaces. such as gra...

  • Posted in thread: Handlebar bag for drop bar bike? on 07-25-2015 at 03:14 PM
    Axiom makes some nice small bar bags. I have their Atlas bag on my bike.eyelets. More photos of
    the Axiom Atlas on cycle registry entry. Especially this oneI do not use the shock cord that
    attaches ...

  • Posted in thread: Stolen bicycle ~ Portland July 2015 on 07-23-2015 at 10:09 PM
    Best wishes to Megan for quickly recovering her beautiful bike ...

  • Posted in thread: What to carry for a 100-200 mile tour. on 07-20-2015 at 11:00 PM
    On local rides this sits in my trunk bag. On trips, it sits in an easy to reach pouch, low and
    towards the back of a pannier.Across the top Chain tool & Sram Master chain link, - Used on a
    local ride ...

  • Posted in thread: What to carry for a 100-200 mile tour. on 07-20-2015 at 09:00 PM
    I second Denver’s suggestion of a Topeak Road Morph G Or the equally reliable Turbo
    Morph G The “G” stands for gauge. spare tube – consider carrying 2. repair
    kit... (w/cement...

  • Posted in thread: Any ideas for touring resources for N CA or Oregon? on 07-18-2015 at 04:43 PM
    Interesting site, thanks. I guess touring is not really popular as I have checked out a number
    of LBS and almost none of them carry any touring bikes...they are happy to fit you on a
    "similar" bike an...

  • Posted in thread: Any ideas for touring resources for N CA or Oregon? on 07-17-2015 at 02:26 PM
    You might find parts of the Adventure Cycling Pacific Coast route of interest.Google searches
    for biking in whatever state always turn up map lists, too.Late Edit: Was looking for something
    else on CA...

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions for a petite woman? (about bikes) on 07-06-2015 at 05:39 PM
    ...I did take a look at your two suggestions, Knee, and I like the Giant Alight City. Do you
    think it would hold up for a little credit card touring? The price seems to be about right and
    it comes al...

  • Posted in thread: What is the difference between a Touring and Expedition Bike? on 07-02-2015 at 09:30 PM
    Here's an LHT with butterfly bars sitting in the Pilot Grove Station on the Katy Trail.

  • Posted in thread: Help With Tires on 07-02-2015 at 08:54 PM
    If you use a $100 bill to boot a cheap tire, does that make it a high end tire???

  • Surly Long Haul Trucker
    Surly Long Haul Trucker

Newest Threads