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09-26-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By indyfabz

Quite easily. I took that photo just before a...

Quite easily. I took that photo just before a good cleaning in preparation for a century to Brooklyn. Of course, it rained during part of the ride and the bike got totally messy again.

This was...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By indyfabz

Sales at WF easily pay for my Amazon Prime...

Sales at WF easily pay for my Amazon Prime membership every month.

Every years I earn over $200 using my REI credit card. I can spend it at the store or take it in cash.

I have taken several...
Forum: Touring
09-26-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 202,122
Posted By indyfabz

Thatís the east portal of the eastern tunnel,...

Thatís the east portal of the eastern tunnel, near one end of the rideable section. There is a parking lot a short walk away, so there is easy access. Most of the graffiti on the road is on the...
Forum: Touring
09-26-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,851
Posted By indyfabz

I stayed there last year the day before I started...

I stayed there last year the day before I started my up and back GAP ride. That was my original plan this year, but I am not crazy about the location without having a car. But the main reason I went...
09-26-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 252
Posted By indyfabz

The guy who built my Engin also owns a LBS. He...

The guy who built my Engin also owns a LBS. He just told my ex, who is having one built, that if it werenít for the custom bike end of things, heíd be out of business because he cannot get bikes to...
Forum: Touring
09-26-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,851
Posted By indyfabz

BTW...During my recent tour across PA that...

BTW...During my recent tour across PA that included the GAP I ended up getting a room at the Fairfield Inn in Cumberland to dry out and clean up. You can literally ride your bike off the very...
09-26-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By indyfabz

Inexpensive, light and incredibly durable. Two...

Inexpensive, light and incredibly durable. Two downsides. If you do manage to chip it, you cannot do a touch up like you can with paint. And the colors are matte, but if you mix them with the glossy...
09-25-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By indyfabz

You have my sympathies. :D

You have my sympathies. :D
09-25-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By indyfabz

I rode through Clinton on a long weekend tour...

I rode through Clinton on a long weekend tour from L'Ville to Spruce Run.
09-25-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 852
Posted By indyfabz

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

Healthy, but not exactly a meal for an active...

Healthy, but not exactly a meal for an active person. Legumes cost money. Sometimes I had to wash my clothes in the tub so I could afford new pens and notebooks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

Hey. It was '86.

Hey. It was '86.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

No, but fitting. No wonder I was as thin as I was...

No, but fitting. No wonder I was as thin as I was and had a total cholesterol level of 119 when I started my summer job after my first year. I got a summer internship with Alcoa. I had to have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

The summer before my senior year of college I...

The summer before my senior year of college I sliced off the very tip of my right index with a meat slicer. Had slipped while slicing corned beef. I have a little piece of scar tissue that grew back...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

When I was a poor 1L my weakly dinner menu...

When I was a poor 1L my weakly dinner menu included one night of cabbage sautťed with olive oil, onion and garlic, and that was it.
Forum: Touring
09-25-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 795
Posted By indyfabz

I just rode across PA. Much of my route...

I just rode across PA. Much of my route paralleled I-76. Having driven across the state on that highway, there isnít much I would want to listen to assuming I could get reception. Almost all bad...
09-25-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 581
Posted By indyfabz

In 2016 I was touring in Montana and found a thin...

In 2016 I was touring in Montana and found a thin hoodie on the side of the road. Came in handy on cool evenings because I was a bit underpacked. Only downside is that it smelled of cheesy body was,...
09-24-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,721
Posted By indyfabz

Neither is trolling.

Neither is trolling.
Forum: Touring
09-24-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 202,122
Posted By indyfabz

Man! My parents had one of those. I can still...

Man! My parents had one of those. I can still hear the sound of the flashbulb turning.
09-24-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 811
Posted By indyfabz

Had 3 mornings in the low 40s and one afternoon...

Had 3 mornings in the low 40s and one afternoon of rain during my recent 9-day tour. When you have to keep moving you learn how to cope.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

Bah! Humbug!

Bah! Humbug!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

October is a week away. The other night I was...

October is a week away. The other night I was watching "The Waltons" on the Hallmark Channel and saw ads for their Christmas lineup of programming.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By indyfabz

He beat you to it by more than 5 years.

He beat you to it by more than 5 years.
09-24-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 830
Posted By indyfabz

Would I be correct in assuming that the "mesh" on...

Would I be correct in assuming that the "mesh" on both sides of the rear wheel is to prevent skirt entanglement?

When I was in Italy in 2013 I saw a nun riding an Italian version of a city bike....
09-24-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By indyfabz

Just wait until he finds out they are...

Just wait until he finds out they are counterfeit. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 232
Posted By indyfabz

Last Sunday morning I got a lot of good mornings...

Last Sunday morning I got a lot of good mornings from Amish folks on their way to prayer. I returned the greetings. Last month, while riding in the same area, I got a "Good morning" in the German...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-24-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By indyfabz

Last Friday I rode a few miles south from where...

Last Friday I rode a few miles south from where the trail crosses Market St in York to Indian Rocks Campground during a Pittsburgh to Philly tour. Aside from the "derelicts" hanging out along the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

Saw Santana twice. IIRC, Ď82 and Ď83. The first...

Saw Santana twice. IIRC, Ď82 and Ď83. The first of the two was amazing.
09-24-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,721
Posted By indyfabz

I have ridden by the old homestead on which the...

I have ridden by the old homestead on which the real life person who was the basis of the character Jeremiah Johnson was born. His name was John "Liver-Eating'" Johnson, and he was from Hunterdon...
09-24-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,721
Posted By indyfabz

I was wondering about that myself. Chocolate has...

I was wondering about that myself. Chocolate has only traces of Vitamin C. However, Vitamin C is added to some foods to ****** oxidation and browning. Maybe that explains it.
09-24-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 521,262
Posted By indyfabz

It's the parking lot of a strip mall where there...

It's the parking lot of a strip mall where there is, among other things, a relatively new grocery store and a liquor store. I can guess which one the buggy operator was visiting. I also saw a guy...
09-24-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,057
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2:I was just there a week ago this past...

:roflmao2:I was just there a week ago this past Monday. When I got to the "top" there were some guys about the take a photo. I went into a fake panting and said "Man! The air is so thin up here."...
09-24-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,721
Posted By indyfabz

Hereís the nutrition menu for the Cheesecake...

Hereís the nutrition menu for the Cheesecake Factory:

https://www.thecheesecakefactory.com/assets/pdf/Nutritional_Guide.pdf
09-24-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,721
Posted By indyfabz

But, with 1,200% of the RDA if Vitamin C, youíll...

But, with 1,200% of the RDA if Vitamin C, youíll never get scurvy.
09-24-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,057
Posted By indyfabz

I was thinking that many others have photos of...

I was thinking that many others have photos of their bikes at the eastern divide on the oh so popular GAP trail. I have a couple. You go through a short underpass. The overpass announces your...
09-23-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,157
Posted By indyfabz

Zombie alert.

Zombie alert.
09-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 521,262
Posted By indyfabz

Mules in PA Amish country and dedicated parking. ...

Mules in PA Amish country and dedicated parking.
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Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 949
Posted By indyfabz

From a trip back in July. Fortunately, this was...

From a trip back in July. Fortunately, this was not my campsite. Keep in mind that the soil at the park is relatively porous. It was simply raining too hard for the ground to keep up.

...
09-23-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,518
Posted By indyfabz

Didnít we just do this a couple of months ago! ...

Didnít we just do this a couple of months ago!

Why, yes we did:

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1197795-no-mainstream-love-steel.html
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 202,122
Posted By indyfabz

More Turnpike grafitti. ...

More Turnpike grafitti.


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09-23-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 103,057
Posted By indyfabz

Lucy the elephant in Margate, NJ. She once served...

Lucy the elephant in Margate, NJ. She once served as a speakeasy.


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Next...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By indyfabz

Something has been pooping on my back deck. I...

Something has been pooping on my back deck. I think itís a raccoon. A house behind me has a grape vine that they like. Before my trip I heard one in the yard directly behind mine a couple of nights.
09-23-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 655
Posted By indyfabz

During my recent tour I started some mornings in...

During my recent tour I started some mornings in the 40s wearing bibs and leg warmers. I was fine.

I know a lot of people who dress to be comfortable while standing in the parking lot waiting for...
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 949
Posted By indyfabz

+1. Seems like a lot of work when you can get a 3...

+1. Seems like a lot of work when you can get a 3 lb. (or even lighter) tent.

And if itís been raining before you set up camp you are going to want a floor unless you like sleeping in mud.
09-23-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,643
Posted By indyfabz

Like countless others who live in major urban...

Like countless others who live in major urban centers, I donít have a garage. Bikes go in the house. Never on the back deck.
09-23-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,643
Posted By indyfabz

Experienced this one day several years ago. Me...

Experienced this one day several years ago. Me and woman locked our bikes next to each other at the same time outside a popular market. She used a cheap chain. I used my u lock and thick cable. She...
Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. Unless I am certain there will be an...

Yep. Unless I am certain there will be an available food source I always have pasta, garlic and olive oil with me for an emergency meal.

One day while touring in CO I made the decision to go off...
09-22-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,643
Posted By indyfabz

My spokes are 14 gauge, so no.

My spokes are 14 gauge, so no.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 714
Posted By indyfabz

Had at least three nights in the low 40s during...

Had at least three nights in the low 40s during my tour across PA that ended on Sunday.
09-22-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,721
Posted By indyfabz

Seems to be a new one from a noob every day. I...

Seems to be a new one from a noob every day. I smell socks.
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