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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

I had a couple of days of bad air. Yesterday I...

I had a couple of days of bad air. Yesterday I dropped down into a valley and could smell smoke. My throat got a little sore. I think it was the stuff you now see in NJ. A couple of morning sunrises...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Weíre doomed.

Weíre doomed.
Forum: Touring
09-17-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 200,192
Posted By indyfabz

Art on the abandoned stretch of PA Turnpike. ...

Art on the abandoned stretch of PA Turnpike.
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Yesterday was really tough. Something like 46...

Yesterday was really tough. Something like 46 miles with 3,500í of climbing. Some really nasty grades. The last 4.5 were particularly hilly, and I was carrying groceries. About to start the abandoned...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

TWC says 41 in the closest town. Likely colder...

TWC says 41 in the closest town. Likely colder here in the woods.
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,226
Posted By indyfabz

The back story to mine is that it was my second...

The back story to mine is that it was my second long weekend tour of the season and only my first one with hills. I was knackered and had my back against a tree, resting up for the last two nasty...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. Iím camping in Everett, PA. Left Cumberland,...

Yes. Iím camping in Everett, PA. Left Cumberland, MD, this morning. Both the sunrise and sunset looked odd. Was wondering if it was from the smoke.
09-15-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,301
Posted By indyfabz

Coolest trail Iíve ever ridden. The eastern most...

Coolest trail Iíve ever ridden. The eastern most tunnel is 1.66 miles and unlit.
09-15-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,401
Posted By indyfabz

I was trying to figure out who he reminds me of,...

I was trying to figure out who he reminds me of, then it hit me: Droopy Dog.
Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 200,192
Posted By indyfabz

Earlier this afternoon I was relaxing in a patio...

Earlier this afternoon I was relaxing in a patio chair at tonightís campground.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve found that cell service is quite good near...

Iíve found that cell service is quite good near interstate highways. Iím going to assume that because cell towers have been installed so people can call for help in emergencies. Iíve been able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Got a little fire going. Wish I had some wine. ...

Got a little fire going. Wish I had some wine.
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Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 646
Posted By indyfabz

Whatcha gonna do if there is a drastic change in...

Whatcha gonna do if there is a drastic change in the forecast and it ends up raining for days? A cold rain blowing into your face. Iíd take proper rain gear.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe runs the boat.

Maybe runs the boat.
09-15-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,301
Posted By indyfabz

Not to mention that plenty of gravel Forest...

Not to mention that plenty of gravel Forest Service roads are open to motor vehicles and often they are not short or boring.

Fun fact of the day: The US Forest Service manages the largest network...
09-15-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,301
Posted By indyfabz

The original question is inane if only because...

The original question is inane if only because one of the answers is glaringly obvious: There are a hell of a lot of enjoyable roads to ride that are not paved, and one would think someone with the...
09-15-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,301
Posted By indyfabz

Where is what? Those photos are from a couple of...

Where is what? Those photos are from a couple of different places. If youíre talking about the trestles, itís from the Hiawatha Trail.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

My present situation 5 east of Everett, PA. ...

My present situation 5 east of Everett, PA.


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve done several tours in MT over the last 11...

Iíve done several tours in MT over the last 11 years and was planning to go again this year until events made that impossible. Yes. Every inch of interstate is open to bikes, even if there are...
09-14-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,301
Posted By indyfabz

Because this, to name a few reasons. Iíd school...

Because this, to name a few reasons. Iíd school the OP more if I had access to my home computer, but Iím on tour.

BTW...Splendid job by the OP getting some of you to argue with each other. That...
Forum: Touring
09-14-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 200,192
Posted By indyfabz

I made a friend in Rockwood this morning. ...

I made a friend in Rockwood this morning.


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

There are two with lights. Itís an east coast...

There are two with lights. Itís an east coast money thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Got a room tonight so I could do wash and dry out...

Got a room tonight so I could do wash and dry out stuff. There was another downpour last night shortly before 11. Today was really nice riding weather....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

The Great Gorge in Ohiopyle State Park. I got wet...

The Great Gorge in Ohiopyle State Park. I got wet and muddy today.

...
09-13-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,125
Posted By indyfabz

The real question is: Why not do it?

The real question is: Why not do it?
Forum: Touring
09-12-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 200,192
Posted By indyfabz

Buffalo Billís house in ďThe Silence of the...

Buffalo Billís house in ďThe Silence of the Lambs.Ē A short detour off the GAP in Layton, PA. The basement scenes were shot elsewhere.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

It rubs the lotion on its skin... ...

It rubs the lotion on its skin...


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Here goes nothing! ...

Here goes nothing!


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Just pulled out of Latrobe. Home town of Arnold...

Just pulled out of Latrobe. Home town of Arnold Palmer and Rolling Rock beer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Itís a 25% increase in and already long mileage...

Itís a 25% increase in and already long mileage day. Personally, I often get bored after about 85, if not fewer. Maybe you need to turn pro.
09-11-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,040
Posted By indyfabz

Itís one of several small trailers in the...

Itís one of several small trailers in the Marriage Counseling collection.

The Marriage Ender collections features even smaller ones. :D
Forum: Touring
09-11-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By indyfabz

The Susquehanna as seen from the longest stone...

The Susquehanna as seen from the longest stone arch railroad bridge in the world.

Unfortunately, all the foliage is blocking many of the views, but the horseshoe curve should be nice.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

The Susquehanna as seen from the longest stone...

The Susquehanna as seen from the longest stone arch railroad bridge in the world.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

I remember our president coming around telling us...

I remember our president coming around telling us all to leave our building in Philadelphia. I took a few minutes to finish up something and he came around again and told me to stop immediately and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Turned out that I forgot to leave money for the...

Turned out that I forgot to leave money for the cat sitter, so I rode home and then back to the station.

I have a couple of reads on my Kindle.
09-11-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By indyfabz

On the train from Philly to Pittsburgh. Starting...

On the train from Philly to Pittsburgh. Starting my ride home to Philly tomorrow. Going to keep the mileage manageable. Aside for the first day (on the GAP) and the last day, days will be in the 40s,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

The face you make when you show up way early for...

The face you make when you show up way early for your train only to realize it departs an hour later than you thought it did.

...
09-11-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,026
Posted By indyfabz

But why? At a minimum, the thing looked in danger...

But why? At a minimum, the thing looked in danger of falling off. We were in the mountains of Montana.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Thanks. I don't Strava. Or Zwift.

Thanks. I don't Strava. Or Zwift.
09-11-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,040
Posted By indyfabz

AmEx has announced that it is extending its work...

AmEx has announced that it is extending its work from home policy through 2021.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

To late to cancel my hotel room, and if I cancel...

To late to cancel my hotel room, and if I cancel the train ticket I get penalized. I have an unemployed friend who can rescue me if necessary.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Had a dad dream last night. I was riding from my...

Had a dad dream last night. I was riding from my house to catch my train to Pittsburgh. The bike was very unstable. Looked at my front wheel and discovered that most of the casing of my front tire...
Forum: Touring
09-10-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By indyfabz

If you live along the NEC, you can now do the GAP...

If you live along the NEC, you can now do the GAP and C&O using train transportation much more easily. Prior to this expansion, Amtrak bike options on the NEC were very limited.
Forum: Touring
09-10-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By indyfabz

More Amtrak Options

Great news for those of us along the NEC and a couple of other areas:
...
09-10-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By indyfabz

In other words, the study is credible.

In other words, the study is credible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,274
Views: 82,636
Posted By indyfabz

Caught him sleeping amongst some gear. ...

Caught him sleeping amongst some gear.
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He knows...
Forum: Touring
09-10-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By indyfabz

I and a few others jumped into Lake McDonald in...

I and a few others jumped into Lake McDonald in Glacier N.P. in mid-June to wash off. Talk about an eye opening experience.
09-10-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By indyfabz

Wouldnít use one if it were the only rack on the...

Wouldnít use one if it were the only rack on the planet.
09-10-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,026
Posted By indyfabz

In 2016 I, while touring in Montana, I saw a guy...

In 2016 I, while touring in Montana, I saw a guy with an entire case of individual ramen noodle packs strapped to his rear rack. The thing was probably 2í high. WTH? Itís not like he wasnít going to...
09-10-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,026
Posted By indyfabz

Eating tends to make one less hungry.

Eating tends to make one less hungry.
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