Adventures, Brompton, Brooks, Cycling, Foldie, Food, Jagwire, Klickfix, Mobilephotography, NOV, Ortlieb, Titanium

Thursday Dinner Ride

Came home from work early on Thursday and since Missus was not cooking, we rode out for our dinner at a Japanese restaurant a town away.

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The staff there allowed us to park our Bs inside the restaurant. Am seeing more restaurants and eateries allowing folded bikes into their premises.

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Bs posing while awaiting for Missus at a clothing store.

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Adventures, Brompton, Brompton Bags, Brooks, Cycling, Foldie, Jagwire, Klickfix, Mobilephotography, Modifications, NOV, Ortlieb, Park Connector (PCN), Tannus

Possible Drastic Reduction of Back Pain?

Missus has been experiencing very bad back pains in recent months while riding. Thinking that it could be the saddles, it was changed from B17 to B67. She loved the B67, but it still gave her the pains. When a pal advertised that his Selle Anatomica saddle for sale, and having heard so much about comfort on this saddle, I grabbed it and installed it on the Missus’ B.

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In matching colours to Missus’ B.

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Brought it out for a very short ride to assess how the saddle fairs for her. Too short a distance to tell.

With me having returned from Shanghai from a working trip 2 weeks ago, I dropped off our Bs at the distributor for a long overdue full servicing plus some upgrades for the Missus’ B. One of these upgrades was to swap out the Tannus tyres on hers to Schwalbe Marathon tyres. We concluded that it could be the tyres being too hard and not offering much absorption for her.

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Back from the distributor.

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Out and about that very weekend for a ride, after having breakfast.

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Considering that we rode close to 20km and Missus not feeling much sharp pains, except for occassional aches, I am happy to say that the swap of tyres have helped greatly.

One last thing for this post. The times when she was on Tannus tyres have trained her stamina and fitness greatly. So much so that she was zooming off on the new tyres.

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Brompton, Brompton Bags, Klickfix, Ortlieb

It Has Finally Arrived.

Placed an order for 2 pieces of Brompton block to Klickfix adapters.

After waiting for 3 months, having it resent twice and 1 missed delivery, it is finally in my hands.

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How it looks like.

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How it looks like when attached to the Brompton block and a Ortlieb Compact handlebar bag is attached to the Klickfix adapter.

These adapters were custom made in Germany, from scratch using resin. A very solid feel to it and it gives you the confidence to load the front bag with items. Some users have stated they have placed up to 15 pounds of items in an Ortlieb 5 Classic handlebar bag attached to this adapter.

With this adapter, it certainly opens up more configurations for my Ortlieb bags. Going to find a chance to use it on one of the rides.

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