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Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 574
Posted By indyfabz

I was out at my local watching what became known...

I was out at my local watching what became known as the Miracle in the Meadowlands III, where DeSean Jackson pulled off what even today remains the only walk-off punt return in regulation in NFL...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 574
Posted By indyfabz

You need it due to the 20" wheels if you want to...

You need it due to the 20" wheels if you want to hammer. I have a Bike Friday New World Tourist. As its name implies, it's meant for touring. I bought it for commuting a long time ago, with the idea...
10-23-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,865
Posted By indyfabz

You know what P.T. Barnum said. I'll spend my...

You know what P.T. Barnum said. I'll spend my money on something more useful, like going on bike adventures or a pet rock.
Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By indyfabz

Kind of tired of telling this story but...I came...

Kind of tired of telling this story but...I came face to face at about 25 with a huge black bear while preparing to leave a campground in PA. He realized what a bad ass I am and left me alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 19,915
Posted By indyfabz

They have been doing some bike-only events...

They have been doing some bike-only events recently, including a full moon ride. It's all weather dependent, of course. This spring there was an avalanche during one of the rides. Some people got...
Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By indyfabz

Did you also give her your old Grand Marquis when...

Did you also give her your old Grand Marquis when you bought your new Audi Quatro? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 22,475
Posted By indyfabz

I don't have any kids (that I know of). That...

I don't have any kids (that I know of). That should give me some young people credit.
10-23-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 903
Posted By indyfabz

I'm confused. Is it or isn't it?

I'm confused. Is it or isn't it?
10-23-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,865
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. Electronic shifting. Disc brakes. Giant...

IKR. Electronic shifting. Disc brakes. Giant "Trek" plastered on it. Crabon fibre. The only thing the bike has going for it is that it's red. Red bikes are faster. Other than that, I'd buy a BSO...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 574
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2: "I think I got the black lung,...

:roflmao2: "I think I got the black lung, pa."
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 22,475
Posted By indyfabz

I have never really been one to mingle per se. On...

I have never really been one to mingle per se. On Saturday I was hanging out at the fire pits with some of the people who were in my riding group during an overnight tour. They looked to be in their...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 19,915
Posted By indyfabz

You're from Montana?

You're from Montana?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 22,475
Posted By indyfabz

One thing that struck me from hanging out with a...

One thing that struck me from hanging out with a good deal of younger folks last weekend is how "old" I am. My ability to engage in quick-witted banter seems to have died with age.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 19,915
Posted By indyfabz

Then call me oblivious because I didn't find this...

Then call me oblivious because I didn't find this to be a drag.

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Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By indyfabz

I did not play the game growing up. First learned...

I did not play the game growing up. First learned of it in 2000. The woman who clued me in called it Bunch Buggy. She is from Michigan. You also had to include the color. "Punch buggy blue!" Another...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 215
Posted By indyfabz

My first thought when I read the OP. The early...

My first thought when I read the OP. The early afternoon bar tender at my local plays the country music satellite station until the 5 p.m. shift change. The songs are stupid and lack the charm and...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-23-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,652
Posted By indyfabz

I have seen an inordinate number of accidents on...

I have seen an inordinate number of accidents on organized centuries during the final 15 or so miles as fatigue sets in to those not accustomed to such distances.

When I was riding home from ME...
10-23-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 903
Posted By indyfabz

I live in Philly. It's alive and well.

I live in Philly. It's alive and well.
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 574
Posted By indyfabz

Some cats like it. I have seen people using...

Some cats like it. I have seen people using harnesses to walk their cats like dogs.

Been thinking about it myself since my guy once lived on the street (He was captured, fixed, let go and then...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 574
Posted By indyfabz

I like how the handler calls him sweet and the...

I like how the handler calls him sweet and the pet of the week. "Hey kids! Look what mom brought home for you!"

Seriously...I know what you mean. After my first cat succumbed to lymphoma I did...
Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 275
Posted By indyfabz

Dunno. I also commute, etc., on my current LHT,...

Dunno. I also commute, etc., on my current LHT, and I am not a mileage tracker. I have what I consider better things to do with my time.
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 574
Posted By indyfabz

My current buddy, who was rescued from the...

My current buddy, who was rescued from the streets, is a sweetheart.

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My...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-23-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,652
Posted By indyfabz

I have also heard them talk about the partiers. ...

I have also heard them talk about the partiers.

I am with you. I even got sick of the crowds at Cycle Oregon, which has "only" about 2,000 people every year and is extremely well supported.

One...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-23-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,652
Posted By indyfabz

The annual 5 Boroughs Ride attracts people from...

The annual 5 Boroughs Ride attracts people from outside the state. Total participants in the 10s of thousands. Did it once BITD. Also not my cup of tea.
10-23-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 724
Posted By indyfabz

:thumb: I do self-contained tours. The longer...

:thumb: I do self-contained tours. The longer ones (1-2 weeks) are away from home. Prior to each trip I map each day's route using Ride With GPS, but on the road I use PGS--Paper Guidance System,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 22,475
Posted By indyfabz

I often pick some up while touring. They are both...

I often pick some up while touring. They are both filling and light. I also like Strawberry Newtons.
10-23-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 724
Posted By indyfabz

Allow me to recommend a book that might help you:...

Allow me to recommend a book that might help you:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Paradox_of_Choice
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 574
Posted By indyfabz

I feel bad for the cat.

I feel bad for the cat.
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 574
Posted By indyfabz

Cats are the Best

If this video doesn't make you want to adopt a cat you have an icy heart. (Watch until the end.) :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okZW3_5Gr4s
Forum: Touring
10-23-19, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By indyfabz

From the article: "Customers checking their...

From the article:

"Customers checking their bikes (no box required) must arrive at the station 45 minutes prior to the train departure to allow time to purchase a ticket and obtain a baggage tag...
10-22-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By indyfabz

Uh...No. My comment comments on "her" inapt...

Uh...No. My comment comments on "her" inapt response.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.sportrx.com/ Oakley. Tifosi....

https://www.sportrx.com/

Oakley. Tifosi. Rudy Project. Just to name a few. And they are having a sale.

Personally, I have a pair of Rudy Projects with the Rx insert so I don't need new lenses...
10-22-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By indyfabz

This place seems to get stranger every week.

This place seems to get stranger every week.
10-22-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,865
Posted By indyfabz

The both begin with "T."

The both begin with "T."
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By indyfabz

Fresh cider donuts this weekend. I ate only two...

Fresh cider donuts this weekend. I ate only two and gave away the rest. That and a 20 oz. apple cider was lunch for a 35 mile ride during a group overnighter. In my rush to pack up the car to get to...
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 449
Posted By indyfabz

They are a thing. Search Google Images for "daisy...

They are a thing. Search Google Images for "daisy duke overalls." I would post a pic, but I don't want to be accused of posting something sexist and/or inappropriate. Too much randomness.
10-22-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 724
Posted By indyfabz

Too much Trek anyway. :D

Too much Trek anyway. :D
10-22-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 334
Posted By indyfabz

Why doesn't someone invent something really...

Why doesn't someone invent something really useful, like an electronic oil slick sprayer like the Batmobile had? Draft me on the M.U.P. without permission? I don't think so. Instead, we get things...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,116
Views: 22,475
Posted By indyfabz

I bought some at the apple orchard rest stop...

I bought some at the apple orchard rest stop during my weekend trip. I ate two and gave away the rest. Not the healthiest of lunches, but I forgot to pack by sandwich when I left the house.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By indyfabz

And away from pink hair highlights. :innocent:

And away from pink hair highlights. :innocent:
10-22-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 724
Posted By indyfabz

Back in '90 I bought a Schwinn 754. Total piece...

Back in '90 I bought a Schwinn 754. Total piece of crap. The rear wheel had to be warrantied. Even broke spokes on the front wheel.. The seatpost had an internal quill that was not up to the task,...
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By indyfabz

I cook most dinners. Usually pasta with...

I cook most dinners. Usually pasta with vegetables and some protein source. Foil packed tuna is often available and light if you have to carry food to camp. I'll try to get a bagel and something...
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By indyfabz

Good catch. It does look a bit shark toothed.

Good catch. It does look a bit shark toothed.
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 121,719
Posted By indyfabz

Rain was forecast for later that morning. People...

Rain was forecast for later that morning. People in the group I was assigned to ride with were taking their dear sweet time packing up. Since I was familiar with the area I set out on my own. I also...
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By indyfabz

IDK. BITD my first real road bike was a Trek...

IDK. BITD my first real road bike was a Trek 660. It developed a sizeable crack in the head tube. I am talking more than 1". It became my indoor trainer bike. One day I dialed it up to 400W and...
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 121,719
Posted By indyfabz

There is a rattlesnake warning sign on the last...

There is a rattlesnake warning sign on the last segment of the Mickelson Trail heading towards the southern terminus in Edgemont, SD. It advises you to not stray from the trail because they could be...
10-22-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,865
Posted By indyfabz

My first "real" road racer was a used Trek 660...

My first "real" road racer was a used Trek 660 with Campy Nuovo and Modolo brakes with, check this out, aero levers. Rode the hell out of that bike until the head tube developed a crack. Became my...
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. You can now do a "loop." Pennsylvanian...

IKR.

You can now do a "loop." Pennsylvanian from NYC/PHL to PGH. Ride the GAP and C&0 to D.C. then catch the Vermonter, which has roll-on bike service, back north.

I live in Philly. The first...
Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 121,719
Posted By indyfabz

Sunday sunrise. ...

Sunday sunrise.

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Forum: Touring
10-22-19, 05:45 AM
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