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Posted in thread: Routes from Harbor Springs, MI to Mackinaw City, MI on 09-26-2015 at 08:06 PM
Decided against the Traverse City to Mackinaw trip because:1. The weather forecasts were just
horrible for the time we could make the trip2. Major events, including three very popular
Posted in thread: Routes from Harbor Springs, MI to Mackinaw City, MI on 09-09-2015 at 04:51 PM
Has anyone here biked from Harbor Springs, MI to Mackinaw City MI and back? We're looking at
the ACA North Lakes route / US Bike Route 35, the LMB Shoreline Route, or some combo of the two
. Is there ...
Posted in thread: Brake Levers on 09-03-2015 at 07:39 PM
In the 70s they were also known as suicide levers.If they are to restore a vintage bike to
original or period equipment, just be aware that they cannot apply as much pressure to the
brakes as the stan...
Posted in thread: 26" Tires...is 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
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
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...