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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-18-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By KC8QVO

By the way - the red folding chair is the small...

By the way - the red folding chair is the small version of the Eskimo ice fishing chair. I got that for ice fishing years ago, oddly enough I haven't used it for ice fishing yet though. I started...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-17-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By KC8QVO

Gave my Dahon a workout today.

Just a hair over 60 miles today. No problems with the load.

It was a wet start to the ride but it dried up between 12:00-1:00 and was fine the rest of the day, but cool. I don't think it got above...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-15-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By KC8QVO

Excellent post. Thanks!

Excellent post. Thanks!
Forum: Touring
03-06-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By KC8QVO

52mi day trip in Ohio

All,

I got a ride video put together. You can see the whole thing here:
https://youtu.be/41vT84i-prA

If you caught my other thread on video technique - this one is entirely helmet cam view so...
Forum: Touring
03-02-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,560
Posted By KC8QVO

BigAura - Context. The phrase "minimalist"...

BigAura - Context.

The phrase "minimalist" is being used in both your contexts correctly. However, the context in and of itself is what varies.

That is precisely why I stated the below in a...
Forum: Touring
01-17-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By KC8QVO

Now that's what I'm talking about.... Nice set...

Now that's what I'm talking about.... Nice set up!

I've been wanting to build up an ECR just like that - racks front/back with drop bars. I've come to find it pretty non-conventional that anyone...
Forum: Touring
01-06-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,553
Posted By KC8QVO

I rode a couple thousand miles on Continental...

I rode a couple thousand miles on Continental Tour Ride tries, 700cx42mm's. They have a 26" version also.

Those couple thousand miles were on about 50-66% crushed gravel trail. I upgraded to those...
Forum: Touring
01-03-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,474
Posted By KC8QVO

:foo: I will join the cornfuzed masses. ...

:foo:

I will join the cornfuzed masses.

Def. cornfuze - to fuse corn kernels.

Now back on track - I am gathering from the OP that the frame of reference here is to backpacking, not cycling,...
01-02-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,578
Posted By KC8QVO

Interesting point. Someone I used to work...

Interesting point.

Someone I used to work with mentioned Strava and the reference to it was the heat map. The point being the heat map shows more heavily traveled bike routes. That is what I use...
01-02-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,578
Posted By KC8QVO

I have been registered with Strava for years,...

I have been registered with Strava for years, however I never had a way to upload data to it. I got my Edge 1000 about 3-4 years ago but never had it "set up" with WiFI etc. I started messing around...
11-12-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,079
Posted By KC8QVO

The catch to those methods is it requires tearing...

The catch to those methods is it requires tearing apart shoes to do the conversion. My strap on adapters don't - they leave the boots entirely intact. For the time being, for me anyway, the adapters...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By KC8QVO

Thanks for the thoughts. Yeah, I have thought...

Thanks for the thoughts. Yeah, I have thought about a dynamo system. However, I am using a 12v battery to power my electronics so since I already have that power available making use of it for...
10-25-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,976
Posted By KC8QVO

Keeping feet warm?

I was reminded today of how much of a challenge keeping feet warm is when the temps fall - and I even felt my feet getting cold at 60 degrees F today.

I have put my feet in plastic bags before...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-20-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 248,097
Posted By KC8QVO

Somewhere north of Delaware, OH. Dahon...

Somewhere north of Delaware, OH.

Dahon Mariner D8

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10-18-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By KC8QVO

I don't have the extent of the issue you have...

I don't have the extent of the issue you have described, but I see your bikes have drop bars. That is the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) thing that helps my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-09-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By KC8QVO

Bar and steer tube fitment, accessories - Dahon

I got to looking at my bike trying to figure out some changes. For reference the bike is a Dahon Mariner D8.

What I want to do is set the bike up with different handlebars, but also keep the...
Forum: Touring
10-07-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,437
Posted By KC8QVO

I've thought about both sides of the proverbial...

I've thought about both sides of the proverbial coin - staying at hosts' places and hosting myself, but the position the OP is in is what turns me off for the most part - more so on hosting myself,...
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