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09-24-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,617
Posted By indyfabz

Neither is trolling.

Neither is trolling.
Forum: Touring
09-24-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 201,504
Posted By indyfabz

Man! My parents had one of those. I can still...

Man! My parents had one of those. I can still hear the sound of the flashbulb turning.
09-24-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 667
Posted By indyfabz

Had 3 mornings in the low 40s and one afternoon...

Had 3 mornings in the low 40s and one afternoon of rain during my recent 9-day tour. When you have to keep moving you learn how to cope.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,966
Views: 92,270
Posted By indyfabz

Bah! Humbug!

Bah! Humbug!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6,966
Views: 92,270
Posted By indyfabz

October is a week away. The other night I was...

October is a week away. The other night I was watching "The Waltons" on the Hallmark Channel and saw ads for their Christmas lineup of programming.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,572
Posted By indyfabz

He beat you to it by more than 5 years.

He beat you to it by more than 5 years.
09-24-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By indyfabz

Would I be correct in assuming that the "mesh" on...

Would I be correct in assuming that the "mesh" on both sides of the rear wheel is to prevent skirt entanglement?

When I was in Italy in 2013 I saw a nun riding an Italian version of a city bike....
09-24-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By indyfabz

Just wait until he finds out they are...

Just wait until he finds out they are counterfeit. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By indyfabz

Last Sunday morning I got a lot of good mornings...

Last Sunday morning I got a lot of good mornings from Amish folks on their way to prayer. I returned the greetings. Last month, while riding in the same area, I got a "Good morning" in the German...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-24-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By indyfabz

Last Friday I rode a few miles south from where...

Last Friday I rode a few miles south from where the trail crosses Market St in York to Indian Rocks Campground during a Pittsburgh to Philly tour. Aside from the "derelicts" hanging out along the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6,966
Views: 92,270
Posted By indyfabz

Saw Santana twice. IIRC, Ď82 and Ď83. The first...

Saw Santana twice. IIRC, Ď82 and Ď83. The first of the two was amazing.
09-24-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,617
Posted By indyfabz

I have ridden by the old homestead on which the...

I have ridden by the old homestead on which the real life person who was the basis of the character Jeremiah Johnson was born. His name was John "Liver-Eating'" Johnson, and he was from Hunterdon...
09-24-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,617
Posted By indyfabz

I was wondering about that myself. Chocolate has...

I was wondering about that myself. Chocolate has only traces of Vitamin C. However, Vitamin C is added to some foods to ****** oxidation and browning. Maybe that explains it.
09-24-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 520,736
Posted By indyfabz

It's the parking lot of a strip mall where there...

It's the parking lot of a strip mall where there is, among other things, a relatively new grocery store and a liquor store. I can guess which one the buggy operator was visiting. I also saw a guy...
09-24-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 102,907
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2:I was just there a week ago this past...

:roflmao2:I was just there a week ago this past Monday. When I got to the "top" there were some guys about the take a photo. I went into a fake panting and said "Man! The air is so thin up here."...
09-24-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,617
Posted By indyfabz

Hereís the nutrition menu for the Cheesecake...

Hereís the nutrition menu for the Cheesecake Factory:

https://www.thecheesecakefactory.com/assets/pdf/Nutritional_Guide.pdf
09-24-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,617
Posted By indyfabz

But, with 1,200% of the RDA if Vitamin C, youíll...

But, with 1,200% of the RDA if Vitamin C, youíll never get scurvy.
09-24-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 102,907
Posted By indyfabz

I was thinking that many others have photos of...

I was thinking that many others have photos of their bikes at the eastern divide on the oh so popular GAP trail. I have a couple. You go through a short underpass. The overpass announces your...
09-23-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,943
Posted By indyfabz

Zombie alert.

Zombie alert.
09-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,682
Views: 520,736
Posted By indyfabz

Mules in PA Amish country and dedicated parking. ...

Mules in PA Amish country and dedicated parking.
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Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 812
Posted By indyfabz

From a trip back in July. Fortunately, this was...

From a trip back in July. Fortunately, this was not my campsite. Keep in mind that the soil at the park is relatively porous. It was simply raining too hard for the ground to keep up.

...
09-23-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,239
Posted By indyfabz

Didnít we just do this a couple of months ago! ...

Didnít we just do this a couple of months ago!

Why, yes we did:

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1197795-no-mainstream-love-steel.html
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,312
Views: 201,504
Posted By indyfabz

More Turnpike grafitti. ...

More Turnpike grafitti.


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09-23-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 102,907
Posted By indyfabz

Lucy the elephant in Margate, NJ. She once served...

Lucy the elephant in Margate, NJ. She once served as a speakeasy.


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,966
Views: 92,270
Posted By indyfabz

Something has been pooping on my back deck. I...

Something has been pooping on my back deck. I think itís a raccoon. A house behind me has a grape vine that they like. Before my trip I heard one in the yard directly behind mine a couple of nights.
09-23-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By indyfabz

During my recent tour I started some mornings in...

During my recent tour I started some mornings in the 40s wearing bibs and leg warmers. I was fine.

I know a lot of people who dress to be comfortable while standing in the parking lot waiting for...
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 812
Posted By indyfabz

+1. Seems like a lot of work when you can get a 3...

+1. Seems like a lot of work when you can get a 3 lb. (or even lighter) tent.

And if itís been raining before you set up camp you are going to want a floor unless you like sleeping in mud.
09-23-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,365
Posted By indyfabz

Like countless others who live in major urban...

Like countless others who live in major urban centers, I donít have a garage. Bikes go in the house. Never on the back deck.
09-23-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,365
Posted By indyfabz

Experienced this one day several years ago. Me...

Experienced this one day several years ago. Me and woman locked our bikes next to each other at the same time outside a popular market. She used a cheap chain. I used my u lock and thick cable. She...
Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. Unless I am certain there will be an...

Yep. Unless I am certain there will be an available food source I always have pasta, garlic and olive oil with me for an emergency meal.

One day while touring in CO I made the decision to go off...
09-22-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,365
Posted By indyfabz

My spokes are 14 gauge, so no.

My spokes are 14 gauge, so no.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 539
Posted By indyfabz

Had at least three nights in the low 40s during...

Had at least three nights in the low 40s during my tour across PA that ended on Sunday.
09-22-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,617
Posted By indyfabz

Seems to be a new one from a noob every day. I...

Seems to be a new one from a noob every day. I smell socks.
09-22-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,617
Posted By indyfabz

Having one been a frequent poster in the Clyde...

Having one been a frequent poster in the Clyde forum, I agree based on what numerous people thought they were burning per hour on slow rides.

Personally, while cycling across the country...
09-22-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,365
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. The cat proved useless, but he did scare...

Yeah. The cat proved useless, but he did scare the pants off the cop one he finally arrived an hour after the burglar had left.
09-22-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. Stu lived to age 91 and had chunks of guys...

IKR. Stu lived to age 91 and had chunks of guys like BK in his stool.
09-22-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By indyfabz

Wow! I have a set of Beckman panniers post his...

Wow! I have a set of Beckman panniers post his split with Bruce. Did we discuss that in Touring? Someone stole my Beckman racks and the bike they were attached to. BTW...Love that paint.
09-22-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By indyfabz

He did just fine. And I can see you donít know...

He did just fine. And I can see you donít know what the RCAF is. Not surprised.
09-22-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,365
Posted By indyfabz

I recently finished a 9 day tour across PA....

I recently finished a 9 day tour across PA. Camped 6 of the 8 nights. Locked the bike one night. Never locked it while grocery shopping. Thatís pretty much SOP when I tour.

I had a bike stolen...
Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 415
Posted By indyfabz

Believe it still works that way. Iíve made...

Believe it still works that way. Iíve made reservations where the lowest price fare was no longer available. Had to pay more for the same class of seat.
09-22-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By indyfabz

Did you notice his user name?

Did you notice his user name?
09-22-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 542
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: You win BF for today.

:lol: You win BF for today.
09-22-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,094
Posted By indyfabz

Note that those bikes are not sold at Walmart....

Note that those bikes are not sold at Walmart. The company was started by, and is owned by, Walmart. Tomorrow the makers of Thunderbird wine could launch a premium wine business selling wine that had...
09-22-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By indyfabz

Hey! Nothing that goes on my $400+ Riv racks or...

Hey! Nothing that goes on my $400+ Riv racks or in my $500+ panniers is ďcrap.Ē :D

...
09-22-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By indyfabz

I crossed the country with a 76 year old fellow...

I crossed the country with a 76 year old fellow who turned 77 during the trip. He had a bad back and inverted his drop bars so he was practically sitting straight up. When the trip ended he started...
09-22-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,751
Posted By indyfabz

On Sunday I fished a tour across Pennsylvania....

On Sunday I fished a tour across Pennsylvania. The size of the average person in Pennsyltucky was scary. One afternoon I shopped at a grocery store (IGA-affiliated) that was not a tiny one in some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By indyfabz

When I tour away from home I usually make sure I...

When I tour away from home I usually make sure I obey laws in small towns to set an example and possibly avoid a ticket. When riding in ID last year I had a good chuckle at myself after waiting a...
09-22-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,094
Posted By indyfabz

Ohhhhh the irony.

Ohhhhh the irony.
09-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,094
Posted By indyfabz

What about a broken record?

What about a broken record?
09-22-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,094
Posted By indyfabz

Doesnít mean itís not an accurate statement.

Doesnít mean itís not an accurate statement.
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