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Samuli

Member since Aug 2015 • Last active Jan 2021
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    They do work, but one seemed to be slightly bigger than the other so it's a bit tight or loose. Can't remember which one was bigger, SP maybe.

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    If you've already got decent winter shoes and they're roomy enough, the reason might be somewhere else. Keep your thighs, head etc. warm too so your body has enough heat left to keep the feet warm.

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    I got on a ride today for the first time since christmas. Plan was go for a ride with two friends and then stay out for the night, and possibly ride the 500 along with this. Ended up at 260km today and out camping now, but it's so wintery here and tomorrow's weather looks even more slippery that I might take a shorter route tomorrow. Should have had studded tyres, instead of the gravelkings, even though they've been good closer to the coast. Thick ice on the otherwise so nice smaller roads around here.

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    Yeah it's good, I have friends working there.

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    @Hulsroy @Tonts Haha, you're welcome to join some day.

    Here's more pics from that recent ride in the east

    It was basically singletrack like that for 140 km with a bit of boardwalk here and there plus a few hours of gravel roads on each end to the closest town.

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    And this ratty commuter thing I built a while ago has been entertaining, though it is slow and kind of shit but practical.


    It's a Bianchi Superlug 470 my dad bought in 96 or something and has seen several weird setups, as ugly as this a few years ago:

    Bar end shifter on the aerobar and everything, such class.

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    That second hand Sherpa has been pretty great for what I got it for, day rides on local singletrack and bikepacking lightly loaded. Though it could have more mounting points and the old Sid and narrow carbon rims won't fit wider tyres than those 2,4", but that's fine. There's space for a decent framebag and it rides nice on the trails.

    I did a four day trip to a hiking trail in eastern Finland that was really fun, such a good trail to ride and there's a couple of huts and lean-tos so I didn't need to bring a tent or even a seatpack.

    Then spent a weekend closer to the south, connecting a couple of hiking routes and gravel roads. Did enjoy.

    A new light would be nice, a dynamo or something like a Fenix that uses 18560 batteries so I could carry a bunch of them when I need. Less than six hours of daylight right now, damn. But that old cheap thing with two batteries is ok for now.

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    At least you can fit pretty wide tyres on the Hook, like 27,5x2,2", right?

    Shame it had to be postponed to October, though not that surprising now, didn't really even think of entering because it didn't seem realistic to be able to be there.

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