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Forum: Touring
12-02-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

Czech Republic ...

Czech Republic
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Posted By Doug64

This is a bike I gave to a freind. We shortened...

This is a bike I gave to a freind. We shortened the left hand crank by drilling a new hole in the appropiate place to accommodate his left knee's limited range of motion. A local machinest driiled...
Forum: Touring
11-26-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,301
Posted By Doug64

This is the big trade-off with phones and some...

This is the big trade-off with phones and some P&Ss:
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What phone or camera you use just depends a lot on what you do with your...
Forum: Touring
11-25-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

Wroclaw, Poland I had mom's permission to...

Wroclaw, Poland

I had mom's permission to "shoot" her son.
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11-25-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By Doug64

A few more bikes in Amsterdam. We usually leave...

A few more bikes in Amsterdam. We usually leave our bike at a motel in Lieden, and take the train into Amsterdam.
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11-24-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,392
Posted By Doug64

I will probably stop riding when I can't remember...

I will probably stop riding when I can't remember where I parked my bike.
11-24-19, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Doug64

Check this out; it might help. I have them on a...

Check this out; it might help. I have them on a T800, T2 and use them on my CX bike.

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Forum: Touring
11-23-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

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Forum: Touring
11-23-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Doug64

I don't believe that I have ever been asked about...

I don't believe that I have ever been asked about tire pressure on the bikes when flying. However, I do reduce the pressure, just in case I'm asked.

In my brief racing "careeer", my wife, kids...
Forum: Touring
11-22-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

One of my wife's pictures. ...

One of my wife's pictures.
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Taken from the same angle,but looking at the other side of the Rhine River....
Forum: Touring
11-22-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Doug64

It is Schiphol. We've flown into it once and...

It is Schiphol. We've flown into it once and left Europe from there 3 times. It is really bike friendly. We also took advantage of Iceland Air's free stop-over offer, and spent a few days in...
Forum: Touring
11-22-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I have flown with our bikes several...

My wife and I have flown with our bikes several times, 6 of those times where to or from Europe, plus a couple of domestic flights while in Europe. Thre are plenty of good Youtube videos on bike...
Forum: Touring
11-18-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Doug64

There are also rental cabins in the Park. We were...

There are also rental cabins in the Park. We were there in early October, and the weather was starting to get chilly. We tent camped the first night and got a cabin the second night....
Forum: Touring
11-18-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Doug64

What time of year are you planning to do this...

What time of year are you planning to do this ride? The fall is really colorful.

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Forum: Touring
11-18-19, 12:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I used the Mississipi River Trail...

My wife and I used the Mississipi River Trail (MRT) on a tour from Fargo ND to Detroit Michigan. We rode from Fargo to Bemidgi and then south to Itasca State Park, the headwaters of the Mississippi...
Forum: Touring
11-17-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

I worked my way through the crowd, got to the...

I worked my way through the crowd, got to the restaining tape, and stepped underneath it to get on the steps for a better angle. I was actually standing next to 3 other police officers when I was...
Forum: Touring
11-16-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

I thought these were an appropriate pictures to...

I thought these were an appropriate pictures to post on the 1st anniversary of France's Yellow Vests' protests. This was taken in Paris on June 21, 2018. It was just starting. And yes, I was on a...
Forum: Touring
11-15-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,301
Posted By Doug64

This Sony mirrorless is about half the size as...

This Sony mirrorless is about half the size as our DSLRs, and it will do as much or more as a DSLR. I'll also bet a beer that I can get my Sony out of my barbag while riding, faster than most folks...
Forum: Touring
11-13-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

Prague ...

Prague

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Forum: Touring
11-12-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,301
Posted By Doug64

The Sony a6000 series cameras are pretty amazing....

The Sony a6000 series cameras are pretty amazing. They are durable, produce excellent pictures, interchangeable lenses, versatile, and relatively compact. The primary reason I chose this camera is...
Forum: Touring
11-11-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By Doug64

Dale, we stopped in Moab on our way back home...

Dale, we stopped in Moab on our way back home from our Ontario tour this summer. We are getting closer to Halifax:) Arches NP was a great place, and I probably shot about the same amount of pictures...
Forum: Touring
11-09-19, 11:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,998
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I have stayed at a couple of RV parks...

My wife and I have stayed at a couple of RV parks along the Pacific Coast Route in California. Public capmpgroungs are plentiful so there is not much need to use an RV park. The RV parks employees...
Forum: Touring
11-08-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

France ...

France
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Forum: Touring
11-07-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,754
Posted By Doug64

Why would anyone start a bike trip not being in...

Why would anyone start a bike trip not being in the best condition possible? Riding into shape while on a tour uses the same priciples as training before the ride; exertion followed by recovery. You...
Forum: Touring
11-05-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

Owen Sound, Georgian Bay, Ontario ...

Owen Sound, Georgian Bay, Ontario

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Forum: Touring
11-04-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By Doug64

There is not much need for replacable rear...

There is not much need for replacable rear derailleur hangers on a steel frame. Unlike aluminum frames, the hanger on a steel frame can be bent back into alignment. It is my understanding with...
11-03-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By Doug64

Yeah, I also raced on this one. The PX10 also...

Yeah, I also raced on this one. The PX10 also did a good job touring as long as the load was not too heavy. I built a set of clincher wheels for training and they made a pretty good touring wheel.
Forum: Touring
11-01-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,764
Posted By Doug64

This is a video of my wife decending from the Old...

This is a video of my wife decending from the Old Mckenzie Pass. She was only going a little over 30 mph where she spins out with the gearing she is presently running. The fun part was me riding with...
10-31-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,788
Posted By Doug64

1974 PX10 ...

1974 PX10
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Forum: Touring
10-30-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,862
Posted By Doug64

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David, that spot looks familiar:)
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Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,862
Posted By Doug64

I took this picture for some friends who were...

I took this picture for some friends who were doing a 400 km brevit. It took them 19 hours to complete the ride. This was typical of most of the riders' positions. These folks spend a lot of time in...
Forum: Touring
10-28-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 786
Posted By Doug64

My milage on individual bikes is hard to figure...

My milage on individual bikes is hard to figure out. I move one computer around on 3 different bikes. But my wife's mileage is easy. She has 23,000 miles on her 9-year old touring bike.
Forum: Touring
10-26-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By Doug64

We had 35 days of rain on a 3-month tour. After...

We had 35 days of rain on a 3-month tour. After awhile we just got used to it. A women we were talking to told us, "this is the wettest summer since 1974 when I was pregnant with my first son."
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Forum: Touring
10-26-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By Doug64

Nice photos^^ I just adapt to the conditions...

Nice photos^^

I just adapt to the conditions and ride while on tour. The exception is thunder storms; we usually wait those out.

IMO proper rain gear makes riding in the rain almost enjoyable....
Forum: Touring
10-24-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

Koblenz, Germany- Fire on the Rhine celebration...

Koblenz, Germany- Fire on the Rhine celebration with fireworks and music. It was the best and longest fireworks display I've ever seen. Shot while lying in our tent with a pannier as a tripod.
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Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

Saskatchewan, "The Land of the Living Sky." ...

Saskatchewan, "The Land of the Living Sky."

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Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By Doug64

We looked at the newer series bags with the...

We looked at the newer series bags with the magnet closure and just were not impressed with them. I really can't give you a specific reason. Just looking at it and playing with the newer bags in the...
Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By Doug64

No, but I gave her my Fiat 128 when I bought a...

No, but I gave her my Fiat 128 when I bought a new pickup. She was 16. The other daughter got our old Toyota Corolla when she left for collage:)
Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I have used Ortlieb bar bags for 12...

My wife and I have used Ortlieb bar bags for 12 years and changed the map cases at about ten years (20,000 miles of touring use). They were still OK but getting a little discolored from the sun. My...
Forum: Touring
10-20-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

My wife and daughter on one of the countless...

My wife and daughter on one of the countless small ferries in the Netherlands.
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The view on the crossing....
Forum: Touring
10-20-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

Here is a sign we saw this summer that is even...

Here is a sign we saw this summer that is even more disturbing:)
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Forum: Touring
10-19-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Doug64

I agree with Alan about Crater Lake, but there is...

I agree with Alan about Crater Lake, but there is a lot of climbing to get there; the rim road is about 7200'. Ride up there if you can, but it is a circuitous route to get get where you are going.
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10-15-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,233
Posted By Doug64

Dale, this shot is amazing!

Dale, this shot is amazing!
10-15-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,233
Posted By Doug64

Depending on what kind of pictures you want and...

Depending on what kind of pictures you want and how you will use them, you might want to consider Sony's a6000 series cameras.
My wife and I both use the Sony a6000, and also have one more as a...
Forum: Touring
10-14-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

"A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands." ...

"A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands."

Leiden, The Netherlands

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Forum: Touring
10-12-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

Ontario, Canada ...

Ontario, Canada
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Forum: Touring
10-12-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,764
Posted By Doug64

I was standing on the opposite side of the road....

I was standing on the opposite side of the road. It is a "panned shot". I wouldn't try to take a picture going downhill while on my bike. I have too much scar tissue already.



Yeah, she is a...
Forum: Touring
10-12-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,764
Posted By Doug64

Sorry about that. I did not realize how big the...

Sorry about that. I did not realize how big the file size was. I fixed it. Thanks:)
Forum: Touring
10-11-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,764
Posted By Doug64

My wife has pulled away from me on down hills...

My wife has pulled away from me on down hills when my computer read 45 mph, which is where I usually grab a little brake. Her touring bike is rock solid when loaded, but she still scares me. She is...
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 132,101
Posted By Doug64

The Bow Valley Parkway in Alberta, Canada is a...

The Bow Valley Parkway in Alberta, Canada is a beautiful area, and we used it as part of our routes on two different tours.

Castle Mountain second tour...
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