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07-13-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Knocking worries out of the park one at a time....

Knocking worries out of the park one at a time. One worry is I may be over the weight limit

(Do not know what the weight limit is)

addendum...googled it... weight limit is either 32 kg or 25 kg...
07-13-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Per request...a photo of packed bike ...

Per request...a photo of packed bike

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07-12-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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So Yesterday evening I 'reconstituted' the tandem and this...
07-11-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I felt anxiety with flat tires and gates belt and...

I felt anxiety with flat tires and gates belt and nailing the belt tension after reattachment of the rear wheel. Also, I used to have a belt drive a long time ago and I always felt this 'stretch'...
07-11-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I have also switched to tubeless on all my bikes....

I have also switched to tubeless on all my bikes. Last week I was on a bikepacking trip and had a flat tire in the middle of nowhere. I used one of those 'plugs' and then blew it up with a cartridge...
07-11-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

It was a choice ... either I spec out a tandem...

It was a choice ... either I spec out a tandem from Co-Motion or I get a custom titanium tandem if I put in some footwork, effort and patience -) ... it took almost a year from specing it out ,...
Forum: Touring
07-10-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By PedalingWalrus

As I mentioned in my previous reply: Indulona is...

As I mentioned in my previous reply: Indulona is what you want but really doesn't just about any skin creme do the job? Nivea, sunscreen, hand creme, foot creme ...
07-10-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yes it is 🙂

Yes it is 🙂
Forum: Touring
07-09-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Next time write this word: INDULONA ... she may...

Next time write this word: INDULONA ... she may understand ... it's a little old school but it works in much the same way
...
Forum: Touring
07-09-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,460
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Dean Martin: Lung Cancer Sammy Davis Jr:...

Dean Martin: Lung Cancer
Sammy Davis Jr: Laryngeal Cancer
Sinatra: Heart Attack
07-09-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Sorry if I'm giving you totally lame answers ......

Sorry if I'm giving you totally lame answers ... I'm not a very skilled bike mechanic ... but there is a normal head tube screw in the middle just like on any other bikes. I always assumed removing...
07-09-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yeah. I don't have padding on the bike parts...

Yeah. I don't have padding on the bike parts right now but I can photograph it when I get home. I plan to reassemble by Friday and then by Sunday disassemble again and put in the case (this time with...
07-08-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I packed the bike today 😃 and here is the...

I packed the bike today 😃 and here is the reality: I had to remove the fenders, front rack, handlebars, pedals and seatposts. Now I need to put it back together to complete the practice and repeat...
07-08-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

So far so good ;-)

So far so good ;-)
07-08-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Tri-All 3 Sports Velo Safe 2

Tri-All 3 Sports Velo Safe 2
07-07-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Uphill shifting with a Rohloff

So we got first three rides done with our new tandem. One puzzle is the proper technique when shifting on uphill slope. We have to pause the pedaling before we can shift which is mildly annoying on a...
07-07-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Good question. I wish I knew the answer. I plan...

Good question. I wish I knew the answer. I plan on using the tri-all hard case and I do not plan on taking the fork apart. The bike with S&S couplers breaks in 3 sections. I only plan on taking the...
07-07-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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07-07-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

The choice of Rohloff had a few conclusive...

The choice of Rohloff had a few conclusive points... for example on a tandem where the stoker is lighter than the captain the balance is not as rear heavy ... this could be just academic bet...
07-07-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Coincidentally because of our physique , and how...

Coincidentally because of our physique , and how our single bike fit is , the result is that the stoker actually has some front view...this was welcome as some of the initial ‘tandem stereotypical...
07-07-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Thanks everyone. Our first loaded tour is in 2...

Thanks everyone. Our first loaded tour is in 2 weeks and we will report how we are doing. This is a ‘new frontier’ for us...neither of us previously rode a tandem ... the experience is exciting...
07-06-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

We hope friends will photograph us during...

We hope friends will photograph us during tomorrow’s ride 😁👍
07-06-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Thru axle

Thru axle
07-06-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,015
Posted By PedalingWalrus

New Bike Day

We finally have our tandem! Yay! We rode for 10 miles and then brought the bike for final adjustments . Also had fenders installed and lights and few minor details. Today we picked it up and had a...
Forum: Touring
07-03-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Thanks! I thiught it would be ideal for one of...

Thanks! I thiught it would be ideal for one of your SS rides 🙂
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I stopped counting years but maybe 6 years ago I...

I stopped counting years but maybe 6 years ago I got back into cycling. I was 30 lbs heavier at 265. I amortized bike commute savings into a purchase of a high end ebike. It worked, and after 2 years...
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By PedalingWalrus

If You do not currently have a bike then I wonder...

If You do not currently have a bike then I wonder whether it isn't too much planning to buy a bike and go on a tour while flying to Europe. There seem to be way too many variables for a $1000 +...
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By PedalingWalrus

there is a bus for around 22 bucks

there is a bus for around 22 bucks
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By PedalingWalrus

This was my first time I did infield repair of...

This was my first time I did infield repair of tubeless tire. My rear tire had a big flat on Sunday, in the middle of nowhere. I used the needle with the plug and pumped it up with a compressed air...
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Well those brooks were from the woods and some...

Well those brooks were from the woods and some out of beaver dams...there could be slight tanin here and there
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By PedalingWalrus

It’s Your monitor 😁 brown water would be rare for...

It’s Your monitor 😁 brown water would be rare for the Canada I know and the water was clean on this trip as well
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Petit Temis Trail on Quebec's Route Verte system

We just returned from an extended weekend touring trip and I thought I would post some info about this trail as I think it might be slipping through the cracks of getting the word out.

Petit Temis...
Forum: Touring
07-02-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 954
Posted By PedalingWalrus

agree with the suggestions too. If the $$ budget...

agree with the suggestions too. If the $$ budget is limited then why add all this stress at destination of finding a good bike, test it, fit it for a price that is below what bikes like this go for...
Forum: Touring
06-24-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,339
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I remember the crossing to be much higher - did...

I remember the crossing to be much higher - did they basically bulldoze it down or is this in a different section ? Is it next to the railroad track (from the original crossing) or more downstream...
Forum: Touring
06-24-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,279
Posted By PedalingWalrus

it is easier to find a flat spot if the tent...

it is easier to find a flat spot if the tent footprint is smaller, especially when looking for a stealth camping spot.
Forum: Touring
06-19-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 100,006
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I’ll take that as a compliment 🙂

I’ll take that as a compliment 🙂
Forum: Touring
06-16-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,104
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I usually tour at ludicrous speed

I usually tour at ludicrous speed
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,613
Posted By PedalingWalrus

"They" took my wallet out of my handlebar bag in...

"They" took my wallet out of my handlebar bag in Brunswick Maryland while I went in and out of the fancy church cafe... :-(
Forum: Touring
06-12-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,602
Posted By PedalingWalrus

When I was 16,17 hitchhiking with my 12 string in...

When I was 16,17 hitchhiking with my 12 string in a hard case was actually a plus. It definitely helped me to get rides. :-)
Forum: Touring
06-12-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,138
Posted By PedalingWalrus

are you sure you're shooting landscapes and not...

are you sure you're shooting landscapes and not inner tubes ?
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,348
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Too bad finances are tight. The Bullitt eBike...

Too bad finances are tight. The Bullitt eBike edition would work great as additional bike to haul groceries or kiddo's up and down steep hills
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 32,860
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Today was amazing day to work. Great weather, low...

Today was amazing day to work. Great weather, low traffic and body felt great too. :-)
Forum: Touring
06-11-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,120
Posted By PedalingWalrus

yumm Hallasan National Park looks like it could...

yumm Hallasan National Park looks like it could be a nice pick
Forum: Touring
06-11-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,120
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I also welcome the ressurection of this thread. I...

I also welcome the ressurection of this thread. I put South Korea on my list as well in the next 2-3 years.
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,182
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Carl Hiassen taking notes ... ;-)

Carl Hiassen taking notes ... ;-)
Forum: Touring
06-11-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 100,006
Posted By PedalingWalrus

That's for salt. Pepper is around the corner ;-)

That's for salt. Pepper is around the corner ;-)
Forum: Touring
06-11-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Iohan is the best!

Iohan is the best!
Forum: Touring
06-11-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 100,006
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yes, the bike ferry was operational: ...

Yes, the bike ferry was operational:

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I wouldn't go as far...
Forum: Touring
06-11-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,300
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I did bring my "better half" with me ;-)

I did bring my "better half" with me ;-)
Forum: Touring
06-11-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 100,006
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I love Bob Newhart �� We started on...

I love Bob Newhart ��

We started on Burlington side and biked the causeway to North Hero where we camped at Goose Bay campground. Next day we rounded the top , over the bridge and entered New...
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