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  1. d_shorb

    ?? Surly Long Haul rucker??? Discuss

    Thanks. Yeah, sounds like she experienced first-hand my thoughts on the 'race' bars. I will be riding a lot of unsealed roads (dirt/mud/rocky two-tracks), so I am glad to hear it seems durable. Is the piece about bruises from gears solely a design flaw or is that the case with other touring...
  2. d_shorb

    ?? Surly Long Haul rucker??? Discuss

    who is making good touring bikes in the US these days...Surly?:confused:
  3. d_shorb

    South America By Bike 2009/2010

    Carl-David, You can just write on this forum and I'll get the email, or you can write me on summitpost.org , I'm d_shorb on there as well, and I check that nearly everyday. I wish you luck on your trip, and wonder what your general location is now and what's your plan... Good Luck and stay...
  4. d_shorb

    South America By Bike 2009/2010

    Not sure where you'll be, but I'm hoping to ride from Pissis - Sajama or vice versa (La Rioja, Argentina - La Paz, Bolivia) in May - June 2010. (hiking peaks and riding the Atacama unsupported as well). Drop a line if that works.
  5. d_shorb

    Could Marin Muirwoods be a good touring bike?

    I have the same question. Does anyone currently use this bike as a long distance touring bike? And, what did you do with the components?
  6. d_shorb

    Could Marin Muirwoods be a good touring bike?

    I'm looking for a similar set up. Does anyone have suggestions?