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02-24-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 162
Posted By indyfabz

Mapping & GPS? You worried about getting lost on...

Mapping & GPS? You worried about getting lost on a rail-trail? :D The simple computer pictured above will be sufficient (assuming you calibrate it correctly) and won't need charging or a new battery...
02-24-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By indyfabz

See post #8 above. Also, a first responder...

See post #8 above.

Also, a first responder may not think (or have time) to look in something like a seat post bag, and that will likely not be making the ride to the hospital with you. Back on...
02-24-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 162
Posted By indyfabz

Have you ridden the Mickelson Trail before?...

Have you ridden the Mickelson Trail before? Unless things have changed since I rode it in '15, other than for photos, you won't need your phone in a good number of places. It's a great ride, but be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Probably. Her IF has 700c. The builder was/is an...

Probably. Her IF has 700c. The builder was/is an IF dealer and came up with the geometry for that frame way BITD, but he was limited by what IF would build.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Probably geometry-driven due to her size. She's...

Probably geometry-driven due to her size. She's only 5' tall.

The builder is at a point where he needs a decision on cable routing. He's recommending SRAM eTap AXS, which allows for 1x or 2x.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

My exís Engin is taking shape, but a curved seat...

My exís Engin is taking shape, but a curved seat tube?

...
02-24-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 136
Posted By indyfabz

Carry at least one $1 bill to use as a tire boot....

Carry at least one $1 bill to use as a tire boot. And allow me to suggest carrying the bag in a jersey pocket rather than on your bike.
02-24-21, 08:38 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

And Billie Jean is not my lover, and the kid is...

And Billie Jean is not my lover, and the kid is not my son.
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By indyfabz

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_lynx

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada_lynx
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By indyfabz

The above illustrates my pet peeve about threads...

The above illustrates my pet peeve about threads asking for ďthe best.Ē Some prefer compartments. If you do, Ortliebís will not be the best for you. (Note that the Packer series does have some...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Great horned owl.

Great horned owl.
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By indyfabz

Ortlieb Packer series are the best for me. ...

Ortlieb Packer series are the best for me.

Are you going to ride across the country?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Two more of their residents. ...

Two more of their residents.


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Is this a great shot or what? I didnít take it....

Is this a great shot or what? I didnít take it. It was taken at the Audubon place in Audubon, PA, a bit outside of Philly. His names in Oden. Heís one of several owls that cannot be released. Wonder...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Did you buy a knockoff cartridge? When work got...

Did you buy a knockoff cartridge? When work got me an HP printer for home I ran out of black ink. My admin ordered me a new cartridge. It was an HP knockoff and would not work. She then ordered me an...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

The bobcat is generally more aggressive than its...

The bobcat is generally more aggressive than its western cousin, the Canadian lynx.
02-23-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By indyfabz

I have a 2001 DP frame in my basement. Thatís not...

I have a 2001 DP frame in my basement. Thatís not a 2001. Among other things, the 2001 does not have a round top tube, and there is a birdís eye view of a rider with a hand raised, presumably winning...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Someone swiped and nibbled at my last morsel of...

Someone swiped and nibbled at my last morsel of bread last night.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

When I was touring in MT in 2019 a local drove...

When I was touring in MT in 2019 a local drove down the main drag of Troy with one leashed in the bed of his pickup. The thing was sitting on top of the tool locker.

Decades ago there was a news...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Bad kitty! ...

Bad kitty!

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bc-farmer-captures-lynx-chicken-coop-1.5923089
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. Rub my 20 lbs. cat's belly and you risk...

IKR. Rub my 20 lbs. cat's belly and you risk "donating" a pint of blood.
02-23-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 780
Posted By indyfabz

*like* See my post above.

*like*

See my post above.
02-23-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 780
Posted By indyfabz

Assuming the money up front as a lump sum cash...

Assuming the money up front as a lump sum cash payment, yes.

Once I got paid I would turn to the dark side and ride a trike.

P.S.: This thread is screaming for a poll.
02-23-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 362
Posted By indyfabz

Must be a crabon fibre bike that asploded.

Must be a crabon fibre bike that asploded.
02-23-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By indyfabz

Although ironically, a participant in the GDMTB...

Although ironically, a participant in the GDMTB race was struck and killed by a pickup truck while on a gravel road maybe 5 years ago.
Forum: Northeast
02-23-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By indyfabz

If youíre in Greenfield and have never been to...

If youíre in Greenfield and have never been to Old Deerfield itís worth the visit. Spent my high school years there. My 2018 tour started in St. Albans, VT and incorporated a weekend stop at my 35th...
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,054
Posted By indyfabz

They make great windbreakers. Stuff one inside...

They make great windbreakers. Stuff one inside your jersey for those long descents when youíre sweaty from climbs. :D
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 752
Posted By indyfabz

Think about how much it would suck to be strapped...

Think about how much it would suck to be strapped for cash. If that doesnít motivate you, nothing will, unless you donít need to work for a living.
02-22-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,450
Posted By indyfabz

I know what it is. I have an injured thumb so I...

I know what it is. I have an injured thumb so I try to keep typing to a minimum when appropriate. Still can never be sexy.
02-22-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve toured fully loaded on all kinds of unpaved...

Iíve toured fully loaded on all kinds of unpaved surfaces with 37c tires. Always less traffic and often more scenic. In 2019 I rode Gold Pass from St. Regis, MT to the ID border. 15 miles of gravel....
02-22-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By indyfabz

Been there. Done that. Not earth shattering news.

Been there. Done that. Not earth shattering news.
02-22-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By indyfabz

I let out a loud ďYesssss!Ē so he would stop and...

I let out a loud ďYesssss!Ē so he would stop and pose for me. He hadnít seen me until I did that.

And they will be out of their dens soon.
02-22-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By indyfabz

Itís about bears: ...

Itís about bears:


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02-22-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,097
Posted By indyfabz

And here; ...

And here;

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1212800-please-help-me-understand-gravel-riding.html
02-22-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By indyfabz

You'd need one helluva stripe to be able to...

You'd need one helluva stripe to be able to physically stop a car from crossing into a bike lane.

P.S.: A&S.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By indyfabz

It was snowing in Philly earlier, but above...

It was snowing in Philly earlier, but above freezing. 'posed to be 53 and sunny on Wednesday.
02-22-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,450
Posted By indyfabz

Even the mother of the ugliest baby thinks he/she...

Even the mother of the ugliest baby thinks he/she looks beautiful.
So...Because you obviously care what SOME people (the ones who agree with you) think (or you would not have started this thread) I...
02-22-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,450
Posted By indyfabz

That saddle alone disqualifies it from ever being...

That saddle alone disqualifies it from ever being sexy.
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 534
Posted By indyfabz

Be mindful in Bennington, VT. It has a relatively...

Be mindful in Bennington, VT. It has a relatively bad opioid addiction problem, like many towns in VT. When I pulled into Brattleboro in 2018 during a two-week, unsupported tour I rode up to a couple...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

The lantern fly problem started in earnest two...

The lantern fly problem started in earnest two summers ago. Last summer it was off the hook in some parts of the city. My cat would occasionally chase them around the deck. At the height last summer...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Philly. Only on the 8th floor. But the view is...

Philly. Only on the 8th floor. But the view is nicer that it was when I have been higher up.

This summer that courtyard and surrounding sidewalks will again be crawling with lantern flies....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7,315
Views: 107,469
Posted By indyfabz

Crazy snow. ...

Crazy snow.


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02-22-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By indyfabz

Wicked snow here in Philly at the moment....

Wicked snow here in Philly at the moment. Changing to rain in the city later.
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 534
Posted By indyfabz

Now that I can see the map in greater detail... ...

Now that I can see the map in greater detail...

On I-90 in ID you will be paralleling the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes for a while (at least in the Kellogg to Mulan area. I have only ridden if the...
Forum: Northeast
02-22-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 206
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve ridden 142 from Brattleboro to MA 10 twice....

Iíve ridden 142 from Brattleboro to MA 10 twice. The last time (2018) was definitely on a weekday morning (Friday). I think the first time was also on a weekday morning. What little traffic there was...
02-21-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 969
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve seen plenty of people at one trailhead do...

Iíve seen plenty of people at one trailhead do that. Maybe itís not a thing where you have ridden.
02-21-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 969
Posted By indyfabz

Youíre assuming people on electric bikes are...

Youíre assuming people on electric bikes are substituting their rides for car use, which isnít always correct. In fact, I know some people who make extra car trips to go to places to ride their...
02-21-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,450
Posted By indyfabz

That bike? Negatory, Big Ben. Love, ...

That bike? Negatory, Big Ben.

Love,

The Rubber Duck
02-21-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 557
Posted By indyfabz

I believe he deletes some old posts anyway.

I believe he deletes some old posts anyway.
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