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Forum: Tips & Advice 12-31-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 13,513
Posted By vja4Him
Android Phone Holder .....

I just got my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Smartphone and need to get a Holder that will attach to the handlebars on my Surly Long Haul Trucker .....

Something that will hold my Note 3 securely and allow...
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-20-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,568
Posted By vja4Him
I have the Topeak Road Morph too. It's been...

I have the Topeak Road Morph too. It's been working fine for about four years, but having problems now .....
Forum: Tips & Advice 07-18-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,568
Posted By vja4Him
Presta Bicycle Pumps - Need Advice ....

I need to get a better bicycle pump for my Surly Long Haul Trucker, which has Presta Valves ....

I'm considering the Lezyne CNC - Travel Drive Floor Pump ....

Does anyone have/use this...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-16-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 17,363
Posted By vja4Him
I just called the bike shop and asked them to see...

I just called the bike shop and asked them to see if they can find the Dumbo Bars. I think they would be good for me, especially because they are adjustable and would give me enough extra hight.
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-16-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 17,363
Posted By vja4Him
Modolo Dumbo Bars ....

Does anyone ride with Modolo Dumbo Bars?

I need to get different bars for my Surley Long Haul Trucker .... I suffer from serious back injury, and need to have bars that allow for a more upright...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 59,487
Posted By vja4Him
Should Cyclists Pay for Registration, Road Tax, Insurance ...

Should bicyclists have to pay for registration, insurance and road tax for their bicycles?
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,873
Posted By vja4Him
Mountainsmith Tour Lumbar Pack

I think I found the lumbar pack I want:

http://www.ebags.com/product/mountainsmith/tour-recycled-lumbar-pack/89036?sourceid=mrch6617

I got to thinking that I would like to able to move the pack...
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,873
Posted By vja4Him
Do you have a waist pack? I'm looking for one of...

Do you have a waist pack? I'm looking for one of the largest, maybe even the largest waist pack that has good support.
Forum: General Discussion 12-09-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,873
Posted By vja4Him
Fanny - Lumbar - Waist/Belt Packs .... ???

Does anyone use a fanny (lumbar, waist, belt) pack while riding around town?

I'd like to find a large fanny pack, that will still be reasonably comfortable while riding around town. I need...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-18-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By vja4Him
Wow! That's close to my old stompin' grounds! I...

Wow! That's close to my old stompin' grounds! I grew up in the big white house on the southeast corner of 66th and Clinton! We had many accidents on that corner, which was listed in the Oregonian as...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-18-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 646
Posted By vja4Him
Bikes at Work Trailers ... ???

Does anyone have one of the Bikes at Work Trailers?

http://www.bikesatwork.com/

I'm living car free (over one year now). Started out going car-light about three years ago. My main bicycle is a...
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-15-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By vja4Him
Need to Raise Handlebars 4-6 Inches ...

How can I raise the handlebars on my Surly Long Haul Trucker 4-6 inches? I am having problems with my back, and also strain on my wrists from leaning forward too much.

I took my LHT into the lbs,...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By vja4Him
Lights on Your Bike ...

Do you have some nice pics of lights on your bike? I'm hoping to invest in lighting up my bicycle more ... I would like to have lights on the pedals, spokes, reflector tape, and at least one more...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By vja4Him
Thanks for reminding me! I completely forgot ......

Thanks for reminding me! I completely forgot ... I put the water bottle cage back on the down tube.
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By vja4Him
Yeah, I know what you mean! I thought I had lost...

Yeah, I know what you mean! I thought I had lost my spare inner tube! Was searching the house, asking everyone if they had seen it. When I emptied out everything from my panniers, to allow maximum...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By vja4Him
Good question ... I take my cadance computer,...

Good question ... I take my cadance computer, CatEye headlamp, and DiNotte 140, with me, and leave evertyhing else on the bike. I'm really surprised that nobody has messed with my bike.

I have...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By vja4Him
My Carradice Camper Long Flap

Close-up of my Carradice Camper Long Flap:

http://www.light-after-darkness.org/forums/picture.php?albumid=19&pictureid=268
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By vja4Him
My Trucker - Fully Equipped

Finally added the Arkel Big Bar Bag and Carradice Camper Long Flap. Carried $195 (about 80 pounds of food items) in groceries yesterday from WINCO.
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By vja4Him
Handlebar Stuff ... ???

What kinds of handlebar stuff ... ???
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By vja4Him
My youngest boy took this picture of me with my...

My youngest boy took this picture of me with my Trucker:

http://www.light-after-darkness.org/forums/picture.php?albumid=19&pictureid=262
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By vja4Him
Yes ... This Trucker is defintely a workhorse....

Yes ... This Trucker is defintely a workhorse. I'll sure be glad when I finally get my Ortlieb panniers, Arkel bag and Carradice saddlebag. Will be much easier to carry groceries

I plan on doing...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By vja4Him
Here is a pic I took earlier today. I had to...

Here is a pic I took earlier today. I had to return the wrong panniers and Arkel bag. Wasn't sure if I would be able to get away with this .... Actually, with five bungies, the package didn't even...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-27-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By vja4Him
Ortlieb Panniers ?

I need some help deciding which Ortlieb panniers to go with. I just called Ortlieb and the panniers I wanted are no longer available in blue (the Bike Packer Plus and the Front Roller Plus). They...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,039
Posted By vja4Him
Got My Long Haul Trucker Back Yesterday!!!

Finally got my LHT back yesterday (rear-ended several weeks ago). The wheel had to be specially built, and is actually better than the original wheel (thicker spokes)! My friend helped me pick up...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-13-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,328
Posted By vja4Him
XTAR SSC P7 LED 18650 Rechargeable Flashlight 400 Lumens

Does anyone use this flashlight on their bicycle:

XTAR SSC P7 LED 18650 Rechargeable Flashlight 400 Lumens...
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