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Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

Not many “breakins” in the sense of vandalism,...

Not many “breakins” in the sense of vandalism, but people check for unlocked doors. In 2010 I had a bike and phone stolen from my house while the GF and I were home and awake. No forced entry. We...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

You’d be wise to in my ‘hood.

You’d be wise to in my ‘hood.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

My '95 Mazda Protege had manual windows and...

My '95 Mazda Protege had manual windows and locks. People were constantly leaving my doors unlocked because they were used to the driver locking them automatically. When I first got my Subaru I would...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By indyfabz

“It shrinks?”

“It shrinks?”
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 324
Posted By indyfabz

Distraction is my problem. I have a dedicated...

Distraction is my problem. I have a dedicated place where I can work, but I am not that disciplined. As noted just above, I was so happy to be able to go back in the office. Plus, it fits my routine....
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 324
Posted By indyfabz

Last spring we moved out Philly office across the...

Last spring we moved out Philly office across the street from where it had been located. The pandemic caused delays in getting operational. When it finally was, I couldn't wait to stop working at...
03-02-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,817
Posted By indyfabz

Eloquent in its brevity.

Eloquent in its brevity.
03-02-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe if you had FIRST done it then let us know.

Maybe if you had FIRST done it then let us know.
03-02-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By indyfabz

When can we expect the fun stuff?

When can we expect the fun stuff?
03-02-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,817
Posted By indyfabz

“I’ll bet you could tease a man to death without...

“I’ll bet you could tease a man to death without half trying.
Forum: Touring
03-02-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,662
Posted By indyfabz

I have a set of Beckmans from 1999. Loved them,...

I have a set of Beckmans from 1999. Loved them, but someone stole my racks along with the bike they were attached to. That was back in 2010.

I looked into getting replacements several years ago....
03-02-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,817
Posted By indyfabz

Thought it would take far fewer than 53 posts for...

Thought it would take far fewer than 53 posts for someone to acknowledge that.
03-02-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,817
Posted By indyfabz

I think another state recently adopted the saw...

I think another state recently adopted the saw laws. You can treat stop signs as yield signs. You have to come to a complete stop and red lights, but then you can proceed through is it's safe to do...
Forum: Touring
03-02-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 233,331
Posted By indyfabz

Have been going through my library. Cemetery in...

Have been going through my library. Cemetery in Lancaster County, PA, which is big Amish and Mennonite country. 2014 during a week-long trip from Vienna, OH to Philadelphia. Beautiful day. The...
03-02-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,817
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. Back in 2017 I was riding the GAP trail in...

IKR. Back in 2017 I was riding the GAP trail in PA. I was in the town of W. Newton walking my bike. Wanted to cross a street and waited at the intersection for the light to turn green, like a good...
03-02-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,817
Posted By indyfabz

Even in jurisdictions that have adopted the Idaho...

Even in jurisdictions that have adopted the Idaho rule? A couple of years ago I had to chuckle at myself when I realized I was waiting for a green light in a small Idaho town when there was no...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: While I love hearing owls, I have been kept...

:lol: While I love hearing owls, I have been kept awake by them several times. The coolest animal camping experience I have had was camping at a place next to the Lakota Wolf Preserve in Columbia,...
03-02-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,817
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn BTW...There’s a forum for that: ...

:popcorn

BTW...There’s a forum for that:


https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

I think that was Joy’s. She carried a lot of...

I think that was Joy’s. She carried a lot of amenities and was in her 60s and maybe 5’ 2”.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

This is the place in Bowling Green, OH, where we...

This is the place in Bowling Green, OH, where we spent two night back in '99. Camping at its worst....
03-01-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2:Totally forgot that I once lost two of...

:roflmao2:Totally forgot that I once lost two of three from one shoe. I couldn’t unclip one foot. Fortunately, there was a bike shop near. I rode to it. Someone held open front door. I skateboarded...
Forum: Touring
03-01-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By indyfabz

I did. That is why I asked for your source. Every...

I did. That is why I asked for your source. Every source I found lists the Springbok as No. 3 behind the cheetah and the pronghorn.

Top speed of a whippet is around 35 mph. 20 mph slower than the...
03-01-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By indyfabz

My first time I made it along the sidewalk to my...

My first time I made it along the sidewalk to my corner and tried to free myself like I was using cleats and toe clips. Wish I had a video of me grabbing the stop sign pole and sliding to the ground...
Forum: Touring
03-01-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By indyfabz

Source?

Source?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

I went window shade shopping during lunch. Pretty...

I went window shade shopping during lunch. Pretty pricey, but I need them.
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,433
Posted By indyfabz

See above. When I hit the big one I’m going to...

See above. When I hit the big one I’m going to have it fully restored.
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,433
Posted By indyfabz

Roasted chicken in my 1956 Chambers 90-C last...

Roasted chicken in my 1956 Chambers 90-C last night. Used a Lisk No. 6 roasting pan.
...
03-01-21, 10:11 AM
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,636
Posted By indyfabz

Stupidly nondes P.L.

Stupidly
nondes
P.L.
03-01-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,298
Posted By indyfabz

I like group rides if the group members are good....

I like group rides if the group members are good. And by that, I mean people who know how to ride in and as a group, show up and are ready to ride on time with bikes in decent condition and know how...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

I don't like Mondays. Or shaving.

I don't like Mondays. Or shaving.
03-01-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 741
Posted By indyfabz

No one threw a tantrum over having to wear a mask...

No one threw a tantrum over having to wear a mask (or over anything, for that matter), so the reference to Karens is inapt. Someone did, however, announce his departure even though this is not an...
Forum: Touring
03-01-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,093
Posted By indyfabz

How many times are you going to respond to my...

How many times are you going to respond to my post? You're up to two so far.

And no: I don't come here for looking for inspiration to ride. I also supplement what, if anything, anyone suggests...
02-28-21, 06:37 PM
02-28-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,298
Posted By indyfabz

And have group riding skills.

And have group riding skills.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

Mine got old and stained. Most ended up as bike...

Mine got old and stained. Most ended up as bike rags.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

I used to have so many bike related shirts. I’m...

I used to have so many bike related shirts. I’m now down to about 3 tees and 3 long sleeve tees. A few hoodies as well.
02-28-21, 01:35 PM
02-28-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By indyfabz

Saw someone with a brown one while touring in...

Saw someone with a brown one while touring in Montana. Think that was 2014.
02-28-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,817
Posted By indyfabz

In 2017 I was on a gravel road at a campground in...

In 2017 I was on a gravel road at a campground in NW Pennsylvania preparing to leave at dawn when a huge black bear walked out from between two dumpsters. He was at least 600 lbs. He had raided the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. I even take a plastic one on bike tours....

Yep. I even take a plastic one on bike tours. It’s a combination French press and mug.
02-27-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 422
Posted By indyfabz

Correct. The Safari was discontinued after 2016.

Correct. The Safari was discontinued after 2016.
02-26-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,159
Posted By indyfabz

Any thoughts on the new SPAM Der eTarp group?...

Any thoughts on the new SPAM Der eTarp group? Thinking of building up a Skrow-S frame.
02-26-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 994
Posted By indyfabz

Wireless needs two batteries. One in the unit and...

Wireless needs two batteries. One in the unit and one in the transmitter, so a wireless will use more batteries for that reason alone.
02-26-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,159
Posted By indyfabz

It's quite possible they are hoping to avoid...

It's quite possible they are hoping to avoid trademark infringement. I am not well versed in TM law to opine on whether what they are doing is kosher, but I have a feeling it's not, especially since...
02-26-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,159
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2:COMBASS

:roflmao2:COMBASS
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

Thou shat not dis the Milkmen. R.I.P. Dave Blood....

Thou shat not dis the Milkmen. R.I.P. Dave Blood. And the song is meant to mock a certain demographic.

I saw them at frat (DU) across the street from my college house on 39th & Spruce before they...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

My inferior rear wheel had to be replaced during...

My inferior rear wheel had to be replaced during my 1999 cross country trip. We were in Bowling Green, OH, where we had a day off. A LBS replaced it with a rear wheel from a tandem. 48H. Our leader...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

It's funny. I grew up at 48th Street, about a...

It's funny. I grew up at 48th Street, about a mile away from the west edge of campus. Went away for high school. Came home for college, although I did live on campus 3 or my 4 years. One year I lived...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8,449
Views: 124,543
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF8ZI_FDPOw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF8ZI_FDPOw
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