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Gear Talk / Re: Panniers and Lightweight System Bags
« on: November 10, 2011, 10:02:09 am »
For the second time I am not interested in a mountain bike system. I did not at any time "clearly" say I am interested in a mountain bike system. I did not list any "brands or companies or models" because I did not see any sense in it. For example, I stated I was not interested in systems that "include a backpack". What sense would it be to laboriously include whichever "brands or companies or models" that include a backpack?

I did not make any "contrary statements". I asked two specific questions. You never addressed either. Instead you have falsely accused me of making statements I never made.

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Gear Talk / Re: Panniers and Lightweight System Bags
« on: November 09, 2011, 01:51:55 pm »
Waynemyer replied,

"I still have no clue about what you are asking.

Do you want two front panniers and the rest rackless bags?
Do you want to avoid rackless bags entirely?"

I stated I want, a "combination system, two panniers plus equivalent of two more panniers in lightweight (rackless) bags". I stated, "panniers on front or back; my panniers will mount either place".

I asked for "recommendations of combination panniers and lightweight (rackless) system"

I don't understand, in view of statements above, why you ask "Do you want to avoid rackless bags entirely?".

I got one good response from a bag manufacturer that recommended using my two panniers on rear, and adding a full frame bag, a handlebar harness for a dry bag, and a cockpit bag. Combination of the three lightweight bags would give me only 2/3 of capacity of two more panniers, which is what I asked for, so maybe work for me, maybe not.

You asked, "Is a transverse saddlebag acceptable?"

If you have a better suggestion using my two panniers on front and adding a transverse saddlebag, I'd like details.

Adding to my requirements detailed in first post, I want bags to be waterproof. Thanks.

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Gear Talk / Re: Panniers and Lightweight System Bags
« on: November 05, 2011, 05:17:26 pm »
This is the sort of reply I received on the other list. Touting lightweight system; examples of lightweight systems; none combination system, two panniers with equivalent of two more panniers in lightweight bags, as I am looking for.

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Gear Talk / Re: Panniers and Lightweight System Bags
« on: November 05, 2011, 01:21:07 pm »
I don't understand your reply. I am not interested in a mountain bike system. I listed which failed to meet my criteria.

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Gear Talk / Panniers and Lightweight System Bags
« on: November 04, 2011, 10:08:37 pm »
Tried on another list to get recommendations of combination panniers and lightweight (rackless) system. Had a lot of referrals of lightweight systems, but no combination system as I want.

Problems with setups seen so far,

Not combination system, two panniers plus equivalent of two more panniers in lightweight (rackless) bags, which is what I want.
For mountain biking, rather than primarily road biking.
Include a backpack.
Not for extended fully loaded touring, camp, cook, weeks or months.
Include DIY (home made) items, which I am not interested.

Would would be best to start, panniers on front or back; my panniers will mount either place.
Then, what lightweight bags to add?

(Be interested in any problems with lightweight systems (many seem to make bike very top heavy.)

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GPS Discussion / Re: GPS Recommendation
« on: October 11, 2011, 10:50:03 am »
Tried searching several models; nothing. Can you give some parameters: look for, avoid, vehicle mount? look for, avoid, hand held?

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GPS Discussion / GPS Recommendation
« on: October 06, 2011, 11:27:11 pm »
Thinking about getting a GPS. Primary use would be seeing where I am, not making wrong turns, and knowing how far I am from destination. Recommendation?

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Routes / Re: Atlantic Coast Route - so many questions, where to begin...
« on: October 06, 2011, 11:15:10 pm »
I don't understand "self contained", but "no camping". Expect number of campgrounds to be closed after Labor Day. Other than that Sept would be a good time to be touring New England. I experienced temperatures down to the 20's, hail, and snow flurries touring New England in Oct.

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Classifieds / WANTED
« on: September 28, 2011, 08:11:24 pm »
Chainwheel, 110 silver 49T, in very good to new condition.
X-C Ski Boots, 75mm form (3-pin), any size, to use as loaners.
X-C Ski Binding, NNN R3 Classic, not automatic or backcountry, in very good to new condition.
 

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Classifieds / FOR SALE: New Shifters; Other Items
« on: June 12, 2011, 04:25:48 pm »
All items in very good condition, unless noted, and are plus shipping. Photos, indicated, on request. (Takeoff means mounted, not used, or just tried and taken off.)

*Handlebars, System Components ATB silver alloy 56cm, $10.
*Chainring, 50-110, 5-bolt silver alu, $20.
*Chainring, 50-110, 5-bolt silver alu, takeoff, $25.
*Chainring, 24-74, Shimano 5-bolt silver alu, takeoff, $15.
*Shifters, Sun Tour XC-Comp 7-speed thumb, work well with Shimano drivetrain, indexing or friction; left shifter handles 3 chainwheels; use with mountain bike handlebars, also work well with Trekking Bars for on-road setup; new, $40. Photo.
*Derailleur, Front, Sun Tour 31.8mm bottom pull, $5.
*Derailleur, Rear, Shimano LX RD M-563 long cage, take off, $30. Photo.
*Brake Lever Covers, Road, aero, blk, new, $7.
*Tire, Ritchey Ele Vader, 26x1.9 in., new, $25. (Retail $39.99)
*Tire, Specialized Turbo, 700x26c, new, $15
*Zefal Fender Z-Clips (these are the fishmouth pieces that attach struts to fenders), package, new clips, $5.
*Pedal Cleats, Crank Bro. Mallet, new, $10.
*Headlight, Cateye HL-1500 Halogen; excellent rectangular beam pattern better than spot/ring of LED lights; use to complement LED light or alone; uses 4 AA batteries, $10 (retail $24.95).
*Cinto, Assos; the remarkable system that so increased speed it was banned from competition; includes belt, cable, and attachment; (increases power on flats and hills) new, $45.
*Cinto, Assos; the remarkable system that so increased speed it was banned from competition; includes belt,  two cables, and two attachments (use on two bikes); (increases power on flats and hills), $45.
*Sandals, Keen Commuter Cycling, size 12, new with new SPD cleats, http://tinyurl.com/2828xxb, $100.
*Jersey, lime with striking accent colors, 3 back pockets, excellent condition, med, $10. Photo.
*Sandals, Shimano SPD two strap, size 45-46, with cleats, I'm wearing them; so usable; could dab couple short splits on tops with Shoe Goo to extend life, $15.
*Pedals, Dura-Ace PD-7401, the pedals Lance Armstrong likes so much, blue, completely overhauled, very smooth with three sets ball bearings, (light scrapes normal with pedals), $30. (These pedals sold for $180.)
*Cleats, Look, new with hardware, $12.
*Booties, neoprene; soles have cut outs for cleats; one bootie has slight blem, XLG, $15.
*Decals, Authentic Cilo Frame, set, $10.
*Tube, Quality 18-23 700c Presta, with long, 48mm, stem, new, boxed, $5.
*Waterbottle Cage, Planet Bike aluminum, takeoff, $4.
*Showercap Water Bottle, Trek, new, $5.
*Mirror, bar end, Cayeye, $4.

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Classifieds / TRADE
« on: May 12, 2011, 06:29:36 pm »
4 new large Ortlieb Ql1/QL2 hook inserts for 4 small.

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Classifieds / WANTED
« on: May 12, 2011, 06:29:09 pm »
Chainwheel, 110 silver 49T, in very good to new condition.
X-C Ski Boots, 75mm form (3-pin), any size, to use as loaners.
X-C Ski Binding, NNN R3 Classic, not automatic or backcountry, in very good to new condition.
 

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Classifieds / FOR SALE: Jacket & Vest, Price Reduced
« on: October 21, 2010, 04:37:48 pm »
*Jacket, Dirt Designs Equinox, Durepel finish, "Super water repellent", "Comfortably drier", mesh panel on back, navy with reflective piping, marked small, but really med; ideal lightweight jacket for touring; jacket weighs only 6 oz; new with tags still attached, $20 plus shipping. (Similar jacket sold for $80!) Have photo, ask.
*Vest, Dirt Designs Equinox, Durepel finish, "Super water repellent", "Comfortably drier", navy with reflective piping, marked small, but really med; ideal lightweight vest for touring; vest weighs only 6 oz; new with tags still attached, $12 plus shipping. (Similar vest sold for $65!) Have photo, ask.
*Jacket and Matching Vest above, $27 plus shipping.

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Classifieds / FOR SALE: Many Touring Items
« on: October 06, 2010, 02:54:06 pm »
All items in very good condition, unless noted, and are plus shipping.

*Front Derailleur, Sun Tour 31.8mm bottom pull, $3.
*Front Brake Caliper, Shimano Tourney Centerpull, $10. The answer if you want to use a larger tire than you can with a sidepull brake. In my experience, this brake is as effective as Mafac Racer.
*Chainring, 30T Shimano blk 74, $15.
*Chainring, 45T SR sil 110, $15.
*Tire, Continental Top Touring 2000, 700x28c, folding; the legendary robust touring tire; last and best of number of tires this size I am no longer using and am clearing out, $10.
*Jacket and Matching Vest, Dirt Designs Equinox, Durepel finish, "Super water repellent", "Comfortably drier", mesh panel on back, navy with reflective piping, marked small, but really med; ideal lightweight set for touring; both pieces weigh only 12 oz; new with tags still attached, $30. (Similar set sold for $145!) Have photos; ask!
*Tube, Quality 18-23 700c Presta, with long, 48mm, stem, new, boxed, $5.
*Sierra Cup, similar to http://www.rei.com/product/752721, with same preferred classic handle shape, but 12 oz, $4.
*Showercap Water Bottle, Trek, new, $5.
*Cable Guide, Campagnolo Downtube Double Derailleur; the classic chrome, some wear that will not be noticed after installed, $5.

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Classifieds / WANTED: PD-M737 Pedals
« on: September 03, 2010, 09:54:59 am »
Very good  condition. Photo appreciated.

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