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Forum: Touring
05-31-15, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By Cyclepup

You don't mention the puppy's actual age. Is it...

You don't mention the puppy's actual age. Is it fully vaccinated yet? Bringing along a copy of the pup's shot record is a very good idea, as well as making sure it's microchipped and that chip is...
Forum: Touring
05-12-15, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Cyclepup

Easy to intermediate with places to stop and...

Easy to intermediate with places to stop and explore or just enjoy along the way. Nothing more than a half day's ride out and distance will be determined by elevation. Undetermined stay, but we...
Forum: Touring
05-11-15, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By Cyclepup

Western U.S. hub touring from hotel - any recommendations?

My husband and I have been talking about touring for years and we'd really like to start planning but we need to do some research first. We plan to do a hub tour based out of a pet-friendly hotel. ...
05-11-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By Cyclepup

I ride a Trek Allant (aluminum frame) and have...

I ride a Trek Allant (aluminum frame) and have used it with a converted Bell trailer to haul my dogs and groceries. It is my go-to bike for almost every ride. My husband rides a KHS TR-101 (Cromoly...
05-11-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,650
Posted By Cyclepup

I've been away from Bike Forums for a long time...

I've been away from Bike Forums for a long time and your video is the first thing I click on upon my return. Needless to say I loved it, even more so because you're pedaling around in my hometown of...
12-09-12, 11:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,970
Posted By Cyclepup

I'll opt for a car in cases of: 1) Pain ...

I'll opt for a car in cases of:

1) Pain
2) High winds
3) Time constraints/urgency
4) Distance (my mom lives 70-miles away)
5) General laziness (I've had my days)
12-09-12, 01:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,014
Posted By Cyclepup

I'm a stay-at-home wife, but I still can't spend...

I'm a stay-at-home wife, but I still can't spend countless hours riding into the next town and beyond to run errands, not when I have a pack of dogs at home - in the house - while I'm away. 6 hours...
12-08-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,014
Posted By Cyclepup

I chose between 15-20 miles, meaning one way. ...

I chose between 15-20 miles, meaning one way. Our dog food run is 14.5 miles out, so 29 miles r/t. I've found that TIME is my major constraint. I'm not a speedy cyclist so I have to account for...
12-08-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,492
Posted By Cyclepup

I'm a car-free woman, soon to be a car-light...

I'm a car-free woman, soon to be a car-light woman ;-). We're here, just some of us are not posting as often as you guys.
11-24-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By Cyclepup

I take my Havanese with me to the post office,...

I take my Havanese with me to the post office, park, local stores, and have had him aboard on rides into the next town for some shopping errands. He does get excited about going for a ride and will...
07-21-12, 06:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,347
Posted By Cyclepup

I never tell ANYONE how much I spent on a bike,...

I never tell ANYONE how much I spent on a bike, even if that bike was a steal at a garage sale. It's none of their business. I will tell them where the nearest bike store is if they want to check...
07-16-12, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,764
Posted By Cyclepup

Here are my thoughts on a good bike for everyday...

Here are my thoughts on a good bike for everyday errand running http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/805418-Reviews-on-the-Globe-Daily-Pashley-Electra?p=14008902&viewfull=1#post14008902.

Plus,...
07-12-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,102
Posted By Cyclepup

It looks unique, that's for sure. How about...

It looks unique, that's for sure. How about locking it up to a bike rack, will a U-lock work through the back tire & frame? It just looks to me like that would be near impossible.
07-02-12, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Cyclepup

We use Coppertone Sport lotion SPF 30 and it's...

We use Coppertone Sport lotion SPF 30 and it's worked very well for us. We still get color, but we don't burn. EWG has a list of sunscreens...
07-02-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,961
Posted By Cyclepup

For me the bare necessities are: Water, purse,...

For me the bare necessities are: Water, purse, leash, camera, U-lock, and (usually) my pup! DH carries the tools, food, water, extra gear, leash, and (usually) second pup. If I'm riding alone then...
07-02-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 741
Posted By Cyclepup

We will be at home with the A/C on full blast and...

We will be at home with the A/C on full blast and the TV turned up to mask the sounds of any fireworks for our noise phobic dogs. Every year it's the same. Sometimes we might stand outside to watch...
06-27-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,872
Posted By Cyclepup

Why does this make me think of "The Triplets of...

Why does this make me think of "The Triplets of Belleville"?
06-27-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,612
Posted By Cyclepup

Have you tried it yet? Our supermarket is...

Have you tried it yet? Our supermarket is 9-miles one way and we were able to transport eggs just fine, no breakage. We transport them the same way as others have said on here, with the carton...
06-27-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,317
Posted By Cyclepup

Usually (almost always) DH and I ride together...

Usually (almost always) DH and I ride together when we go shopping. If one of us stays with the bikes then we don't lock up. If we both go in, then the bikes are locked together. It's an easy...
06-27-12, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By Cyclepup

For me it would be basket, bottle cage, rear rack...

For me it would be basket, bottle cage, rear rack and kickstand. In that order.
05-25-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,559
Posted By Cyclepup

What else could it be but ice cream? ;) I'd...

What else could it be but ice cream? ;)

I'd like to add another suggestion if you're really concerned about the heat and your travel time from store to home. These Polar Bear Coolers...
05-14-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By Cyclepup

Over a month - way to go!

Over a month - way to go!
05-14-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By Cyclepup

"...The thieves made away with Millie's custom...

"...The thieves made away with Millie's custom racing bike, adorned with a her nickname "Milliegoat" and some sponsors' logos..."...
05-12-12, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,584
Posted By Cyclepup

The bakfiets at 1:25 and 1:50 caught my eye. ...

The bakfiets at 1:25 and 1:50 caught my eye. Wish we had those at auction here.
05-12-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By Cyclepup

I can easily imagine that a competitive racing...

I can easily imagine that a competitive racing bike would be worth $5K or more. It's sad that her father may have attracted the thieves by trying to sell his own racing bike on Craigslist to help...
04-17-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,105
Posted By Cyclepup

I wasn't a super commuter but I did commute...

I wasn't a super commuter but I did commute 72-miles each way when I was working in Santa Monica, CA. That went on for 7-years and it was exhausting, both mentally and emotionally. I am SO glad...
04-17-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,892
Posted By Cyclepup

You've missed the mark dear Gerv. I may be...

You've missed the mark dear Gerv. I may be worried about being a reclusive homebody in my 80's, but not now. I love being a homebody now! After having to socialize and interact with oodles of...
04-12-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By Cyclepup

:thumb: "Framed" was cute!

:thumb: "Framed" was cute!
04-12-12, 05:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,892
Posted By Cyclepup

I am TOTALLY a homebody! I dread going anywhere...

I am TOTALLY a homebody! I dread going anywhere where I will encounter crowds or have to actively socialize with people for extended periods. I even like walking/jogging/cycling because it's...
04-10-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,084
Posted By Cyclepup

I've always been the nonconformist in my family...

I've always been the nonconformist in my family so...no, I don't believe they think me any weirder than they already did. To their credit they did not spew a bunch of negative comments at me to try...
04-03-12, 10:41 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,154
Posted By Cyclepup

Shoulder pain has made wearing a backpack very...

Shoulder pain has made wearing a backpack very uncomfortable in recent years, otherwise that would be doable. My hands/arms/shoulders are all rebelling against me :-(
04-03-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,154
Posted By Cyclepup

I think my limit for walking to work or store...

I think my limit for walking to work or store would be 1.5 to 2 miles. As it is I walk 3-5 miles for exercise every other day and I enjoy it immensely, but I would not want to have to carry packages...
04-03-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By Cyclepup

I thought this one was cute. ...

I thought this one was cute.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnItgFWtbIw&feature=player_embedded
03-25-12, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Cyclepup

Calamarichris: I got the crate from Bates Crates...

Calamarichris: I got the crate from Bates Crates (http://www.batescrates.com/). It took Cole (the owner) about 6-weeks to finish and ship the crate. It's exactly what I had asked for! He did a...
03-23-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,933
Posted By Cyclepup

Of course there are some cyclists that use their...

Of course there are some cyclists that use their bikes as status symbols! Then again, there are some runners who use their shoes as status symbols. It's gonna happen in every circle.

Me...I ride...
03-23-12, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Cyclepup

Angel looks great for almost 14! That active...

Angel looks great for almost 14! That active living must be doing wonders for her ;)
03-23-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,248
Posted By Cyclepup

My question to you would be...what's the terrain...

My question to you would be...what's the terrain of your new community? If it's mostly flat then the bikes you mentioned will be fine. If you have hills then you might want to look at something...
03-23-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,419
Posted By Cyclepup

I'm checking in to see if your dad opted for the...

I'm checking in to see if your dad opted for the new bike versus the Live 03. Pics of the new bike if that's the one you and Angel will be riding!
03-22-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Cyclepup

They really are gorgeous bikes and I can't...

They really are gorgeous bikes and I can't believe there aren't more of the Live 3 mixte's out there. It's such a comfy, fun and functional bike.

Pepper and I are in the Antelope Valley, about...
03-21-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,419
Posted By Cyclepup

I just posted some pics of Pepper in his new...

I just posted some pics of Pepper in his new crate for my Globe Live 03 mixte! I'm glad you found a Live 2 to fit you. These are some fun, gorgeous bikes. I hope you post a pic of you and your...
03-21-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Cyclepup

And here are a couple of Pepper in his custom...

And here are a couple of Pepper in his custom built crate. It was special ordered from Bates Crates, young Cole Bates being the proprietor. The crate, called the Classic, usually comes with 3 rails...
03-21-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,433
Posted By Cyclepup

I finally got around to taking pics of the belt...

I finally got around to taking pics of the belt drive. For anyone who is interested, I LOVE this bike! Olive, my Allant, has been waiting for a new set of tires so Kirin, my Globe Live 03, has been...
01-31-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,664
Posted By Cyclepup

This happens every week for me. I've even had...

This happens every week for me. I've even had cars stop that didn't have a stop sign for their direction. If the driver has the right of way I always make sure to put my feet down, making it...
01-26-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Cyclepup

Yay for your wife! Make sure those first rides...

Yay for your wife! Make sure those first rides are fun and she'll fall in love with it.
01-16-12, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By Cyclepup

Hmm, I like the orange theme you got going on...

Hmm, I like the orange theme you got going on there.
01-15-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,923
Posted By Cyclepup

Good to know...thank you!

Good to know...thank you!
01-15-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By Cyclepup

Dear Folder Fanatic: I LOVE the video! It takes...

Dear Folder Fanatic: I LOVE the video! It takes me away from the too often stress-filled streets of L.A. to a Neverland (or is that Netherland) of cyclists. Thank you!
01-15-12, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By Cyclepup

This is one of my favorite utility rides - to get...

This is one of my favorite utility rides - to get dog food! We pick up 35 or 55 lbs at a time, depending on whether we need big only or big and small dog food.

The photo below is when we had more...
01-15-12, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,923
Posted By Cyclepup

Thank you everyone for your genuine answers and...

Thank you everyone for your genuine answers and suggestions. I will be looking into all of them (except the gun - you can carry in the open in CA, but it cannot be loaded, I would probably end up...
01-15-12, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,923
Posted By Cyclepup

Safety while riding alone

Yesterday I had a creepy incident that, even now, I'm not sure I perceived properly. I was riding with my dog, Pepper, along a route that we take on a regular basis. As I was leaving one stop I...
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