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Forum: Touring
07-19-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By indyfabz

Will it attach to that "v" seatstay setup? ...

Will it attach to that "v" seatstay setup?

In any event, it depends on how much of a load. Saying "two days" doesn't really tell us much. For example, will cooking gear be part of that load? If...
Forum: Touring
07-19-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By indyfabz

How do you intend on carrying gear?

How do you intend on carrying gear?
07-19-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 693
Posted By indyfabz

I had to look up lutefisk: ...

I had to look up lutefisk:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutefisk

See that this is available on Amazon:

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07-19-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 693
Posted By indyfabz

I'm with you and him. I usually don't know what's...

I'm with you and him. I usually don't know what's for dinner until I go shopping after work. Living in the part of the big city that I do I there are several sources that carry a wide variety of real...
Forum: Touring
07-19-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By indyfabz

It's supposed to cool down next week.

It's supposed to cool down next week.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By indyfabz

^^^I wouldn't take it if someone offered me...

^^^I wouldn't take it if someone offered me $200^^^
07-19-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 693
Posted By indyfabz

I eat a lot of whole fish. Grilled pompano is...

I eat a lot of whole fish. Grilled pompano is yummy.

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07-19-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By indyfabz

Don't buy one that does not fit well. Helmets can...

Don't buy one that does not fit well. Helmets can be like saddles. Fit=very personal.
07-19-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,200
Posted By indyfabz

"You've got red on you."

"You've got red on you."
07-19-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,269
Posted By indyfabz

I saw Chuck Jones, famous WB director and creator...

I saw Chuck Jones, famous WB director and creator of the roadrunner, coyote and Pepe LePew, speak back in '95. He told the story of how they came up with the roadrunner sound. (I hear it as "meep...
Forum: Touring
07-19-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By indyfabz

I meant 50 lbs. limit lest you get charged extra:...

I meant 50 lbs. limit lest you get charged extra:

"You can bring most sports equipment with you on your trip and standard checked baggage fees apply based on cabin, travel region and total number...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By indyfabz

The author's last name is Wehner.

The author's last name is Wehner.
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By indyfabz

Don't give up hope. You may meet someone. :D

Don't give up hope. You may meet someone. :D
07-19-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,595
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2: That was my life in the summer for...

:roflmao2: That was my life in the summer for several years. Putting on those wet, cold clothes for the return trip home was the worst.
07-19-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,595
Posted By indyfabz

Forecast for today, Saturday and Sunday is 99,...

Forecast for today, Saturday and Sunday is 99, 100 and 100, respectively, with possible heat indexes Saturday and Sunday of 110-113. Overnight lows are supposed to be in the 80s. I don't want to go...
Forum: Touring
07-19-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By indyfabz

Just looked up the weight of my CrateWorks...

Just looked up the weight of my CrateWorks plastic box. It's 22 lbs. in and of itself. :eek: I didn't think it was that heavy.

Unless I am doing a supported tour with the road bike I will keep...
07-19-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 395,614
Posted By indyfabz

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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West portal of the St. Paul Pass Tunnel on the Route of the...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By indyfabz

I actually drank that once in high school. I...

I actually drank that once in high school.

I have also had MD 20/20 a couple of times. Once of those times didn't end well.
07-19-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 693
Posted By indyfabz

Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Touring
07-19-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By indyfabz

I flew Delta first class last month. Crazy fare...

I flew Delta first class last month. Crazy fare structure. First class was not that much more than Economy Plus when you factored in the free checked bag each way. The return flight combination I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,871
Posted By indyfabz

That's far. My ti was conceived and built 12...

That's far. My ti was conceived and built 12 miles from my front door. I rode it home from the shop one day after work.
Forum: Touring
07-19-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By indyfabz

Still a 50 lb. weight limit.

Still a 50 lb. weight limit.
07-18-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,692
Posted By indyfabz

Hair can take pieces of skin with it as it is...

Hair can take pieces of skin with it as it is torn from the skin while you are sliding along the ground.
07-18-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,269
Posted By indyfabz

Obtl

Obtl
07-18-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,269
Posted By indyfabz

We were just discussing this in the Addiction...

We were just discussing this in the Addiction thread. Click the multiquote box for each one you want to quote EXCEPT the last one. For the last one, you click the quote box.

It apparently does not...
Forum: Touring
07-18-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,126
Posted By indyfabz

None are absolutely necessary. But if you want to...

None are absolutely necessary. But if you want to avoid potential trouble, you should have flat changing stuff. A set of hex wrenches can also be handy. I have never needed anything more. Knock on...
07-18-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,692
Posted By indyfabz

Severity of injury. I take blood thinners. I'll...

Severity of injury. I take blood thinners. I'll take any benefit I can get.
07-18-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By indyfabz

I wouldn't haul 80 lbs. of groceries on a Cross...

I wouldn't haul 80 lbs. of groceries on a Cross Check. In fact, I wouldn't haul 50 lbs. of groceries in panniers attached to the rear end of any bike, much less 80 lbs. of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 19,793
Posted By indyfabz

Doesn't work for me.

Doesn't work for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 19,793
Posted By indyfabz

It's a total mess.

It's a total mess.
07-18-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,430
Posted By indyfabz

How did I lose 90 lbs. not doing keto if it's the...

How did I lose 90 lbs. not doing keto if it's the only think that works?
07-18-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By indyfabz

After its maiden voyage of 12 miles from the...

After its maiden voyage of 12 miles from the builder's to my house.

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Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By indyfabz

She's got the zoomies. As long as she doesn't...

She's got the zoomies. As long as she doesn't start spitting up pea soup and her head doesn't rotate 360 degrees she should be fine.

When my big boy was toying with a live mouse in the middle of...
07-18-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,269
Posted By indyfabz

I asked a cashier about it. She said it creeps...

I asked a cashier about it. She said it creeps out a lot of people.
07-17-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By indyfabz

Philly outlawed it a long time ago when it passed...

Philly outlawed it a long time ago when it passed its own texting while operating vehicles law. But then the state government passed a no-texting law that nullified all municipal laws of the sort. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 19,793
Posted By indyfabz

For years, when I was in my late 20s, I dated a...

For years, when I was in my late 20s, I dated a 4' 10" redhead with freckles. We went to Mexico for vacation. One morning we were having coffee in a hotel lounge. There was a group of old folks...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 19,793
Posted By indyfabz

I'm 54. It's the new 35, unless you are...

I'm 54. It's the new 35, unless you are interested in women who are 35. In that case, it might as well be the new 65.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,871
Posted By indyfabz

Glad I am not part of that process. My Engin...

Glad I am not part of that process. My Engin replaced a 10 Y.O. steel IF that was rusting around the head tube and never quite fit me right. I only bought the IF because the Colnago DreamPlus I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,389
Posted By indyfabz

Exactly how did you quantify this?

Exactly how did you quantify this?
07-17-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,351
Posted By indyfabz

It WAS dormant (last post had been Nov. of last...

It WAS dormant (last post had been Nov. of last year)) until you revived it--on the same day you joined--by quoting the OP, which is more than two years old. Then you post what sounds like a sales...
07-17-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,574
Posted By indyfabz

The "current" Fuji touring bike--with its triple...

The "current" Fuji touring bike--with its triple and brazeons--is considered a legit ride for the task. Especially attractive to the budget conscious.

As you demonstrate, dude doesn't know his...
07-17-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 732
Posted By indyfabz

I don't care how long I have had a set of brake...

I don't care how long I have had a set of brake pads. I am not going to replace them until they are worn. My eyes can tell when that is. Same with tires. And saddles. And bar tape. Chains can be...
07-17-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By indyfabz

I never stand when climbing on my touring bike. I...

I never stand when climbing on my touring bike. I alternate on "road" riding climbs.

Funny aside...During my recent tour in MT and ID I was climbing Thompson Pass from ID back into MT. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 19,793
Posted By indyfabz

Ugh. Supposed to be 99 in Philly on Friday and...

Ugh. Supposed to be 99 in Philly on Friday and 100 on Sunday. Heat indexes near 110.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 19,793
Posted By indyfabz

What's the name of it?

What's the name of it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By indyfabz

Would you happen to have your entire route mapped...

Would you happen to have your entire route mapped on RWGPS?

I crossed the North Cascades Highway 20 years ago this spring while crossing the country with a small group of people. (I then rode from...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By indyfabz

Good news. Rode the Walkway and trail again last...

Good news. Rode the Walkway and trail again last year during a tour from Northern Vermont to Philly after spending the night in Hyde Park.

This is the 20th anniversary of my cross country+ tour....
Forum: Touring
07-17-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By indyfabz

My one and only experience with Lizard Skin tape...

My one and only experience with Lizard Skin tape on my road bike convinced me that's it's not that durable. One LBS employee said it's "great race day tape."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 8,871
Posted By indyfabz

No. I got that (predictable) part. Go back...

No. I got that (predictable) part.

Go back and read post #39 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=39) . The issue of cost was raised.
07-17-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,050
Posted By indyfabz

Uh...See post #7...

Uh...See post #7 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7) .
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