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09-23-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,821
Posted By indyfabz

Zombie alert.

Zombie alert.
09-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,676
Views: 520,467
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: 792
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: 36
Views: 611
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:

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Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 201,379
Posted By indyfabz

More Turnpike grafitti. ...

More Turnpike grafitti.


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09-23-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 102,748
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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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 91,379
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: 21
Views: 380
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: 792
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: 67
Views: 1,231
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: 67
Views: 1,231
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: 133
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: 67
Views: 1,231
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: 33
Views: 433
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: 94
Views: 1,989
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.
09-22-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,989
Posted By indyfabz

Having one been a frequent poster in the Clyde...

Having one been a frequent poster in the Clyde forum, I agree based on what numerous people thought they were burning per hour on slow rides.

Personally, while cycling across the country...
09-22-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,231
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. The cat proved useless, but he did scare...

Yeah. The cat proved useless, but he did scare the pants off the cop one he finally arrived an hour after the burglar had left.
09-22-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,888
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. Stu lived to age 91 and had chunks of guys...

IKR. Stu lived to age 91 and had chunks of guys like BK in his stool.
09-22-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,888
Posted By indyfabz

Wow! I have a set of Beckman panniers post his...

Wow! I have a set of Beckman panniers post his split with Bruce. Did we discuss that in Touring? Someone stole my Beckman racks and the bike they were attached to. BTW...Love that paint.
09-22-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,888
Posted By indyfabz

He did just fine. And I can see you donít know...

He did just fine. And I can see you donít know what the RCAF is. Not surprised.
09-22-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,231
Posted By indyfabz

I recently finished a 9 day tour across PA....

I recently finished a 9 day tour across PA. Camped 6 of the 8 nights. Locked the bike one night. Never locked it while grocery shopping. Thatís pretty much SOP when I tour.

I had a bike stolen...
Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 404
Posted By indyfabz

Believe it still works that way. Iíve made...

Believe it still works that way. Iíve made reservations where the lowest price fare was no longer available. Had to pay more for the same class of seat.
09-22-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 527
Posted By indyfabz

Did you notice his user name?

Did you notice his user name?
09-22-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 527
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: You win BF for today.

:lol: You win BF for today.
09-22-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 976
Posted By indyfabz

Note that those bikes are not sold at Walmart....

Note that those bikes are not sold at Walmart. The company was started by, and is owned by, Walmart. Tomorrow the makers of Thunderbird wine could launch a premium wine business selling wine that had...
09-22-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,888
Posted By indyfabz

Hey! Nothing that goes on my $400+ Riv racks or...

Hey! Nothing that goes on my $400+ Riv racks or in my $500+ panniers is ďcrap.Ē :D

...
09-22-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,888
Posted By indyfabz

I crossed the country with a 76 year old fellow...

I crossed the country with a 76 year old fellow who turned 77 during the trip. He had a bad back and inverted his drop bars so he was practically sitting straight up. When the trip ended he started...
09-22-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,734
Posted By indyfabz

On Sunday I fished a tour across Pennsylvania....

On Sunday I fished a tour across Pennsylvania. The size of the average person in Pennsyltucky was scary. One afternoon I shopped at a grocery store (IGA-affiliated) that was not a tiny one in some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By indyfabz

When I tour away from home I usually make sure I...

When I tour away from home I usually make sure I obey laws in small towns to set an example and possibly avoid a ticket. When riding in ID last year I had a good chuckle at myself after waiting a...
09-22-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 976
Posted By indyfabz

Ohhhhh the irony.

Ohhhhh the irony.
09-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 976
Posted By indyfabz

What about a broken record?

What about a broken record?
09-22-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 976
Posted By indyfabz

Doesnít mean itís not an accurate statement.

Doesnít mean itís not an accurate statement.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 91,379
Posted By indyfabz

He's 66. Never met him in person. Only dealt with...

He's 66. Never met him in person. Only dealt with him over the phone.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 91,379
Posted By indyfabz

Just saw an email that an outside counsel of ours...

Just saw an email that an outside counsel of ours from Detroit is very ill with Legionnaires' Disease. Really nice guy. He's on a ventilator and needs dialysis, although eh recently produced some...
09-22-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 910
Posted By indyfabz

No really. I live in Philly. $3,000 is a large...

No really. I live in Philly. $3,000 is a large chunk of my yearly property tax bill.
09-22-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,888
Posted By indyfabz

That's my issue as well. The closest place from...

That's my issue as well. The closest place from my door without using other means of transport is about 48 miles. The first 25 are on trail. The next 23 are either up or down, with some steep climbs....
Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 201,379
Posted By indyfabz

Saw the film.

Saw the film.
Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 404
Posted By indyfabz

I believe the 25% figure means the train is only...

I believe the 25% figure means the train is only accepting 25% of its normal capacity and thus if no tickets are available for a certain date the train is at capacity.

I would not wing it with...
Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 404
Posted By indyfabz

I donít think thatís correct, at least not these...

I donít think thatís correct, at least not these days with limited seating capacity.

From my recent Amtrak ticket:

Changes to your itinerary may affect your fare. Refund and exchange...
09-22-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,888
Posted By indyfabz

ACA has also been promoting sub-24s for years. I...

ACA has also been promoting sub-24s for years. I could see a hatchet being useful to split wood. (Iíve never been to a private or public campground where cutting live wood is legal.) Just finished a...
09-21-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,888
Posted By indyfabz

I spent nearly 4 months straight touring with a...

I spent nearly 4 months straight touring with a 35mm and a Mamiya 645 with metered view finder, power grip and three lenses. Both B&W film.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 91,379
Posted By indyfabz

Wonít you take me to... ...

Wonít you take me to...


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 398,907
Posted By indyfabz

Amish country in PA. ...

Amish country in PA.


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09-21-20, 02:35 PM
09-21-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,676
Views: 520,467
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. I rode it 7 years ago. The early miles west...

Yeah. I rode it 7 years ago. The early miles west to east look to have been resurfaced. At one point they were using part of road for things like snow plow operator training. Farther east, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 91,379
Posted By indyfabz

Is the race not over yet?

Is the race not over yet?
09-21-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,676
Views: 520,467
Posted By indyfabz

Yesterday I finished a tour from Pittsburgh to...

Yesterday I finished a tour from Pittsburgh to Philly. Started out on the GAP. On the first day I took a short side trip to see Buffalo Billís house from ďThe Silence of the Lambs.Ē The basement...
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 234
Posted By indyfabz

A few days ago I rode through the Arendtsville...

A few days ago I rode through the Arendtsville area during a bike tour from Pittsburgh to Philly. The area is the 5th largest producer of apples and peaches in the country. Two miles east is the town...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 91,379
Posted By indyfabz

Was the TdF finish exciting?

Was the TdF finish exciting?
Forum: Touring
09-21-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 201,379
Posted By indyfabz

This is the filming location. West portal of...

This is the filming location. West portal of Rayís Hill Tunnel....
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