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06-15-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,106
Posted By indyfabz

If I told you my secret then it would no longer...

If I told you my secret then it would no longer be a secret.
Forum: Touring
06-15-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By indyfabz

+1, although my touring life has dad two parts....

+1, although my touring life has dad two parts. 10,000 miles at age 34-35. Then nothing for 8 years, when I picked it up again. Im now 54. For the last ten years Ive taken at least one week or more...
Forum: Touring
06-15-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By indyfabz

I crossed the country with several people 60+....

I crossed the country with several people 60+. One turned 77 during the trip. Tough guy who had survived 2 years in a Nazi P.OW. camp. Hed been R.C.A.F.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,311
Posted By indyfabz

Leaving on a jet plain.

Leaving on a jet plain.
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By indyfabz

I leave them at home and abstain while on the...

I leave them at home and abstain while on the road. Even one of my condoms is just too heavy to tote along. :innocent:
06-14-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. National Park trails are off limits to...

Yeah. National Park trails are off limits to bikes. I am talking "nature trails," not bike specific trails like the paved on in Teton and Glacier.

As noted, the answer depends on where exactly you...
Forum: Foo
06-14-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,371
Posted By indyfabz

You could chronicle your attempts to teach...

You could chronicle your attempts to teach yourself fire eating or sword swallowing. I'd tune in.
06-14-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By indyfabz

My plan for this weekend is to hop a 6:10 a.m....

My plan for this weekend is to hop a 6:10 a.m. flight to Missoula, MT tomorrow morning to start a two-week tour through the northwest part of the state that also includes two days in ID. Bike will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,311
Posted By indyfabz

Setting out of office email and voice mail...

Setting out of office email and voice mail notices is liberating.
06-14-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

Didn't know that. I need to become good buds with...

Didn't know that. I need to become good buds with him. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,317
Posted By indyfabz

Didn't even know those were a thing. About to...

Didn't even know those were a thing. About to order some red ones. Thanks!
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By indyfabz

I sure did set myself up for that one. :lol:

I sure did set myself up for that one. :lol:
06-14-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

I thought you made a typo and meant $10K bike.

I thought you made a typo and meant $10K bike.
06-14-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,550
Posted By indyfabz

Damn! Fixed.

Damn! Fixed.
Forum: Foo
06-14-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By indyfabz

Imagine the odds of two new members joining on...

Imagine the odds of two new members joining on the same day and making their fist posts in Foo 40 min. apart.
06-14-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,550
Posted By indyfabz

Hope those officers aren't injured or killed by...

Hope those officers aren't injured or killed by those meat slicer disc brakes.
06-14-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,374
Posted By indyfabz

There was an old school beer brewed in Philly...

There was an old school beer brewed in Philly called Ortlieb's. "Drink Joe's Beer!"
...
06-14-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By indyfabz

I agree. The black/white/red one would go well...

I agree. The black/white/red one would go well with my touring set up. I very well may order one as I could use a new jersey.

Looked at the sizing chart. Do you know how Castelli jerseys fit? I...
06-14-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By indyfabz

Dr. J FTW!

Dr. J FTW!
06-14-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,374
Posted By indyfabz

No. Actually, that might not be true. I like...

No.

Actually, that might not be true. I like buying things that go well with my touring set up. This spring I got red shoes and a new red camelback to go with things. Wish my tent sack were red.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,311
Posted By indyfabz

Yes, but you gave your money to evil Trek. ...

Yes, but you gave your money to evil Trek.

On the same subject, Breakaway Bikes on 19th & Chestnut sold out to Trek, but I hear Trek is going to keep the mechanics on. Probably want to stick with...
06-14-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

Only if he's a good cook.

Only if he's a good cook.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,311
Posted By indyfabz

I'll be Surly on this trip.

I'll be Surly on this trip.
06-14-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,213
Posted By indyfabz

4:00 a.m. ride to the airport tomorrow. Ugh. It's...

4:00 a.m. ride to the airport tomorrow. Ugh. It's actually been warmer in Missoula (mid-80s) than it has been in Philly. Long range forecast looking good. Lots of dirt miles Monday and Tuesday so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,311
Posted By indyfabz

Shopping completed, bike is in Missoula, bags...

Shopping completed, bike is in Missoula, bags almost packed, electronics charged, cue sheets and notes prepared, hair cut, checked in for flight, cat litter changed, money left for cat sitter,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,311
Posted By indyfabz

+Whatever number we are up to. ...

+Whatever number we are up to.

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06-14-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By indyfabz

I saw groups of participants twice on the Pioneer...

I saw groups of participants twice on the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway and in the town of Wise River, both of which are in Montana, while I was touring out there. I am not a minimalist, so it was...
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By indyfabz

A trail volunteer rolled buy and stopped to talk...

A trail volunteer rolled buy and stopped to talk to me the night I stayed there. I told him about the condom. He told me that local kids often use the shelters to have sex, often during the day...
06-14-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

There is a BF member who has posted about his...

There is a BF member who has posted about his bike bling expenditures. I believe he has a pair of these $8,000+ wheels:
...
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By indyfabz

There was a used condom in one when I stayed...

There was a used condom in one when I stayed there in 2013. But it's definitely convenient.
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. I don't remember seeing the place listed,...

Yeah. I don't remember seeing the place listed, but it's now on the official site's camping list.

Thought the same thing when I saw the on-line requirement. Thinking it's a private land owner who...
06-13-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

Not in my case. My 4 y.o. road bike cost a lot...

Not in my case. My 4 y.o. road bike cost a lot more than $2,000, but it was roughly 5% of my yearly gross income that year. It's had to tell because I don't remember exactly how much I paid for it...
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By indyfabz

Sorry to get off topic, but I got ad on my...

Sorry to get off topic, but I got ad on my Facebook page for this place:

https://gaptrailcampground.com/

Any familiarity with it? Part of the home page reads as follows:

"Enjoy our Zen-Like...
06-13-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

I am going to go out on a limb here and answer: ...

I am going to go out on a limb here and answer: The kind of person who thinks someone who bought a $10,000 bought something absurd and stupid?

BTW...This thread seems like a device to continue...
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,903
Posted By indyfabz

+1. Especially the bold. Situational awareness. ...

+1. Especially the bold. Situational awareness.

I have spent four nights outside this year so far. Didn't lock my bike up in camp at all. Locked it during a day trip from camp to a public zoo. I...
06-13-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: You are one sick puppy, dude! ...

:lol:


You are one sick puppy, dude!

Wonder if I can get a really good bike for my overweight cat.
06-13-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

Speak for yourself.

Speak for yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By indyfabz

I had no idea. Sometimes BF can be fun AND...

I had no idea. Sometimes BF can be fun AND educational. :thumb:

Reminds me of the time a poster mentioned inhaling NO2 instead of N2O. You don't want to inhale the former.
06-13-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,550
Posted By indyfabz

I know. Just thought I would bring it up since it...

I know. Just thought I would bring it up since it happened.
06-13-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

It was good. Southern Indian cuisine. Plenty of...

It was good. Southern Indian cuisine. Plenty of leftovers for dinner. Not going to give them to one of the beggars who hang outside my office building. I will be flying (first class) out west very...
06-13-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,550
Posted By indyfabz

Walked by 4 bike cops during lunch. Raleigh MTBs....

Walked by 4 bike cops during lunch. Raleigh MTBs. Each bike had only a rear rack with a modest trunk bag attached. Unless each bag was stuffed with lead batteries, no way did one of those bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 77,311
Posted By indyfabz

Couldn't get close because I didn't have a...

Couldn't get close because I didn't have a ticket. Crowd was pretty small due to the rain. Got there just as they broke for a commercial. I could see G. Steph. on the stage, but that was it in terms...
06-13-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,878
Posted By indyfabz

Subscribed. Heading out for Indian for...

Subscribed.

Heading out for Indian for lunch. I will check back afterwards.
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By indyfabz

+1. If I wipe my hands on my clothes while eating...

+1. If I wipe my hands on my clothes while eating I always put my hands in the bear locker before turning in for the night. I have mastered working the tent zipper with my teeth. :D
06-13-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2: I found the solution: ...

:roflmao2:

I found the solution:

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61T7w61%2BXLL._SX679_.jpg...
06-13-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By indyfabz

Use it like you bought it.

Use it like you bought it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18,542
Views: 3,651,436
Posted By indyfabz

The red one to match the panniers and shoes. ...

The red one to match the panniers and shoes.

https://www.bicyclesonline.com.au/assets/full/S00064.jpg...
06-13-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 968
Posted By indyfabz

You just got called out in Lucille's Helmet...

You just got called out in Lucille's Helmet thread.
06-13-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,291
Posted By indyfabz

You don't even need to breath water to harm...

You don't even need to breath water to harm yourself. Just drink to much of it in the right situation and you can cause Hyponatremia. That can lead to things like seizures and even death. Buddy of...
06-13-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By indyfabz

This thread is screaming for pictures.

This thread is screaming for pictures.
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