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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

I have eaten only one brownie during my life, and...

I have eaten only one brownie during my life, and it wasn't dark. The only reason I ate it was because it was laced with hash.
Forum: Touring
11-22-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By indyfabz

:eek: That stuff can be injurious. During my...

:eek:

That stuff can be injurious. During my two-week trip out west this past June I had to take cover amongst the trees while descending Gold Pass in ID to escape hail, which ended up not lasting...
11-22-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,189
Posted By indyfabz

Sorry. I was tied up all day yesterday and then...

Sorry. I was tied up all day yesterday and then too fried from the day to deal with computers.

Disc brakes are a fad and, therefore, unnecessary. They will go the way of the Pet Rock and all of...
Forum: Foo
11-22-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By indyfabz

I eat them at home and sometimes for breakfast...

I eat them at home and sometimes for breakfast during bike tours. They take up little space and are relatively light. You also don't have to worry about attracting critters. Pair the oil packed kind...
11-21-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. They are from Merry and they are designed to...

Yes. They are from Merry and they are designed to provide more cockpit space.

See around 4:05 of this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDf8MZfvIYY
11-20-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,189
Posted By indyfabz

Beat me to it. See what I did there? The...

Beat me to it. See what I did there?

The real question is whether disc or rim brakes are better for practicing crashing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

Broke up a dog confrontation this evening. Was...

Broke up a dog confrontation this evening. Was hanging out on my back deck when I heard animal whimpers and growling and people yelling. Went out front to find that one dog had clamped its jaws...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

Miss me?

Miss me?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,535
Posted By indyfabz

+1. Even with the anonymity of the Internets, I...

+1. Even with the anonymity of the Internets, I would be red faced if I were the OP.
11-20-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,122
Posted By indyfabz

Depends. ...

Depends.

https://www.pelletonpellet.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/ee0f7cf745aea722029abf420a79f868.png...
Forum: Touring
11-20-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By indyfabz

Never used a roller.

Never used a roller.
Forum: Touring
11-20-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,192
Posted By indyfabz

+1. I rode across the country with a group of 12...

+1. I rode across the country with a group of 12 others. That represented nearly 50,000 bike/miles. (Two people dropped out at different points along the way.) No one was ever unable to continue due...
Forum: Touring
11-20-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By indyfabz

I know lots of people love Ortlieb rollers, but...

I know lots of people love Ortlieb rollers, but take a look at the Sport Packers. No need to unroll and re-roll while on the road. While I generally try not to use the front panniers for anything I...
11-20-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By indyfabz

You bought a bike after test riding it and...

You bought a bike after test riding it and finding it to be almost un-rideable?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,109
Posted By indyfabz

My low is a 24x34. My last tour out west...

My low is a 24x34. My last tour out west included, among other things, a 15 mile unpaved pass with about 3,300' of elevation gain and a ruling grade close to 9% that left me more than 30 miles from...
11-19-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,122
Posted By indyfabz

Bravo, OP!

Bravo, OP!
11-19-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,593
Posted By indyfabz

And then there is the A&S forum. Just sayin’.

And then there is the A&S forum. Just sayin’.
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By indyfabz

Well....For one thing, the top attachments are...

Well....For one thing, the top attachments are not laterally adjustable like Ortliebs. If you have big dogs like me and have to slide the bags back a bit not having lateral adjustment could cause...
11-19-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By indyfabz

So a little older than this thread. :D

So a little older than this thread. :D
11-19-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By indyfabz

+1.

+1.
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,745
Posted By indyfabz

I flew from Bismarck, ND, to Philly the day after...

I flew from Bismarck, ND, to Philly the day after the attempted shoe bombing. It was the first day all liquids and gels were banned. Heard about it on the news the night before and decided, for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

According to Salary.com, the average salary of a...

According to Salary.com, the average salary of a window cleaner in Philly is $48.6K. Range is $40.3K-$58.4K.

Don't know if it's urban legend, but someone told me it's tough to impossible to get...
11-19-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,122
Posted By indyfabz

Anything is possible here on Bikeforums. :D

Anything is possible here on Bikeforums. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

"Free Solo" Sounds more like a "Star Wars"...

"Free Solo" Sounds more like a "Star Wars" prequel.
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 649
Posted By indyfabz

:love: I was actually surprised when I heard...

:love: I was actually surprised when I heard where they released him. It was in an area that's only about a 90 min. drive from the city that is popular with hikers during much of the year and where...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

Guy just dropped down on a rope, cleaned two of...

Guy just dropped down on a rope, cleaned two of my office windows in about 60 seconds and kept on going. No way I would do that job.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,109
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. But even they are becoming rarer as the 1x...

Yes. But even they are becoming rarer as the 1x with a moon-sized large cog craze has taken off. The rise in popularity of "bikepacking" (minimal gear, usually off-pavement) has also spawned the...
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 649
Posted By indyfabz

We have had two black bears come into Philly in...

We have had two black bears come into Philly in the last 3-4 years, including one this year. (And those are only the ones that have been seen.) The first one made it through the city without getting...
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By indyfabz

True. The day we rode into Itasca it was chilly...

True. The day we rode into Itasca it was chilly and rainy. Probably in the 40s. That was in mid-July. Somewhere at home I have a photo of myself wearing a light, wool sweater and wool cap during our...
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By indyfabz

The ACA route I mentioned above goes through...

The ACA route I mentioned above goes through Walker. And one option goes through Bemidji.
...
Forum: Touring
11-18-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By indyfabz

And likely a lot less buggy. There were some bad...

And likely a lot less buggy. There were some bad places in MT, but over all, MN had the most consistent mosquitoes. We entered the state during the second week in July. The first night we camped at...
11-18-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,122
Posted By indyfabz

Do-eet, record it and post the vid.

Do-eet, record it and post the vid.
11-18-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,122
Posted By indyfabz

This thread is pretty much on schedule.

This thread is pretty much on schedule.
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 697
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. Needs a bean bag chair.

Yeah. Needs a bean bag chair.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,535
Posted By indyfabz

Sort of. They run a private equity firm that...

Sort of. They run a private equity firm that bought Rapha. The brothers didn't buy it themselves.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,535
Posted By indyfabz

Pun intended?

Pun intended?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

Saw one on my next door neighbors fence last...

Saw one on my next door neighbors fence last week. My cat was out back but somehow managed not to see it. I scooped up the cat and tossed him inside to avoid any potential conflict. I've seen up to...
Forum: Touring
11-18-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By indyfabz

After leaving Itasca we experienced the river...

After leaving Itasca we experienced the river numerous other times. One night we camped along side (and bathed) in it Palisade, MN. It was cool to see it get bigger and bigger each time. Finally said...
11-18-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,731
Posted By indyfabz

Years ago an old riding buddy in his 70s, at the...

Years ago an old riding buddy in his 70s, at the instance of his wife, gave it up after several crashes/falls that were of his own doing. The last one occurred while walking down a hill in Prague....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By indyfabz

Aerotech Designs?

Aerotech Designs?
11-18-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 614
Posted By indyfabz

I took the train to pick up my dream bike. Then I...

I took the train to pick up my dream bike. Then I rode it home.
Forum: Touring
11-18-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By indyfabz

Search ACA's website. You can use a couple of...

Search ACA's website. You can use a couple of their Northern Tier maps (Sections 5 and 6) to make a loop from Fargo or one with a tail to and from Minneapolis. There is a blog post about from several...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

I was hoping they would, but alas. Great story...

I was hoping they would, but alas. Great story and acting, but it needs some editing. Several "OK. We get the point. Move on." moments. It's being released on Netflix on the 27th. Definitely worth...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 66,210
Posted By indyfabz

Going to see "The Irishman." 3.5 hrs. will test...

Going to see "The Irishman." 3.5 hrs. will test my movie watching patience.
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 798
Posted By indyfabz

You can always try Zyrtec. Half a pill. Worked...

You can always try Zyrtec. Half a pill. Worked for my departed boy. It's what my cat specialist vet recommended.
11-17-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By indyfabz

Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Touring
11-17-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By indyfabz

You should see the Missoula KOA. They actually...

You should see the Missoula KOA. They actually have people patrolling the grounds in golf carts at night. I've stayed there several times before and after tours. Always quiet at night. Worst problem...
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,786
Posted By indyfabz

Uh...Dylan.

Uh...Dylan.
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 798
Posted By indyfabz

The other night I put some catnip in his play...

The other night I put some catnip in his play tube. After getting excited and scratching around he went from 10 to 0 in about 10 seconds.
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