On Ortliebs, you can loosen the screw and rotate and move the hook to adjust.
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Anyone comment on tights vs. baggy shorts for touring?
Mostly, it's not such a big deal. You get familiar with whatever you are using. Whatever you have, it becomes part of the ride.
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"Low gearing: Lower the better. Smallest inner chainring possible. Biggest rear cassette cog possible. Your crankset seems to be 74mm bcd inner. So 24 is the smallest. Mountain bikes seem to use 22 teeth as the smallest. Not much difference."
A difference that can make a difference. Not much difference in number of teeth, significant difference in percentage, 8 percent. Would you say dropping from 52 teeth to 48 teeth for large chainwheel is not much difference? Same 8 percent.