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09-22-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 635
Posted By indyfabz

Sometimes you see eerie rock formations from an...

Sometimes you see eerie rock formations from an MUP. Kind of looks like a face.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/140_0024_e1754dc28137a441a0fbb149ae92330fd4173745.jpg
09-22-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 635
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. In populated areas, trails have been shown...

Yep. In populated areas, trails have been shown to increase property values. They can also spur investment. Just did the GAP up and back. Several properties in different towns have been purchased and...
09-22-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,281
Posted By indyfabz

A rider riding against traffic.

A rider riding against traffic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

I heard him tell an onlooker that he was late for...

I heard him tell an onlooker that he was late for a birthday party.

Idris Elba was in town recently making a film about the city's black cowboys.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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During my ride to happy hour.
Forum: Touring
09-20-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By indyfabz

Another possible option is this or something like...

Another possible option is this or something like it:

https://www.amazon.com/M-Wave-Seatpost-Clamp-Rack-Mounts/dp/B0775L5KTZ

BTW...By the time you put a bunch of stuff on the rack you likely...
09-20-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,281
Posted By indyfabz

IDK. I don't see a problem with trying to educate...

IDK. I don't see a problem with trying to educate people. When I was touring last year a couple of people who were on an organized, supported tour buzzed me and spoke up just as they were basically...
09-20-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 414
Posted By indyfabz

Supposed to hit 90 on Sunday in Philly. Well...

Supposed to hit 90 on Sunday in Philly. Well above average. Not good. The only upside to unseasonably warm weather is that I may be able to get some long weekend tours in in October and maybe even...
09-20-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 945
Posted By indyfabz

It's the deepest body of water in the U.S. and...

It's the deepest body of water in the U.S. and the 9th deepest in the world.

Don't wait to late in the fall or you might hit snow. Rain/snow is predicted for next Friday.
09-20-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By indyfabz

Ibtm

Ibtm
09-20-19, 01:19 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

qft. BITD I set off for a 7 week tour in...

qft.

BITD I set off for a 7 week tour in Andalucia, Spain, in mid-March. The winter had been a pretty harsh one. Some around town miles on the MTB, but most of my work had been in the gym. After...
09-20-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,281
Posted By indyfabz

Or give a two handed waive. You do wave, don't...

Or give a two handed waive. You do wave, don't you? I did an up and back on the GAP starting last week. My left wrist got sore from waving. It go so painful that I had to switch to the head nod.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

Define sad: 9 y.o. girl killed when she crashes...

Define sad: 9 y.o. girl killed when she crashes her bike and a brake handle severs an artery in her neck--on her birthday:

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/9-old-dies-falling-off-151513990.html
09-20-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By indyfabz

How Sad.

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/9-old-dies-falling-off-151513990.html

But why it's classified as "entertainment" I'll never know.
09-20-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 813
Posted By indyfabz

In Montana they are almost as numerous as pigeons...

In Montana they are almost as numerous as pigeons are in NYC. Back in June I had three different groups run into the road while descending a mountain pass in the rain. If I am in an area where a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

After beautiful days and pleasantly cool nights,...

After beautiful days and pleasantly cool nights, most of the week it's supposed to get hot this weekend. 90 by Sunday. AccuWeather is forecasting an unseasonably warm October. Hoping to get in a...
09-20-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,797
Posted By indyfabz

Can't believe not one of you slackers posted...

Can't believe not one of you slackers posted this. "My life, my love, my lady, is the sea."


http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VVzsQ-RiT9U
Forum: Touring
09-20-19, 08:45 AM
Forum: Touring
09-20-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,838
Posted By indyfabz

Until a few months ago they were illegal in NYC: ...

Until a few months ago they were illegal in NYC:

https://nyc.streetsblog.org/2019/06/17/apple-cored-e-bikee-scooter-bill-move-closer-to-reality-thanks-to-greenway-manhattan-exemptions/
09-20-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By indyfabz

Four Corners chain stay length is either 432 mm...

Four Corners chain stay length is either 432 mm for x-small and small or 450 mm for the largest sizes. By contrast, the LHT is 460 mm across all sizes. If you are going to be using rear panniers,...
09-20-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,281
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. I have ridden the 40 mile MUP between Lolo...

Yeah. I have ridden the 40 mile MUP between Lolo and Hamilton, MT, several times. Hardly seen anyone. And there are some nice views. All MUPs are not created equal.
...
09-20-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,281
Posted By indyfabz

Only if he/she almost hit me. Same goes for...

Only if he/she almost hit me. Same goes for people swerving intentionally, which I have seen too many adults do. "Please ride in a straight line."
Forum: Foo
09-20-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 749
Posted By indyfabz

Day-um! That's just not right. I've found...

Day-um! That's just not right.

I've found REI to still be good about returns. A few years ago I bought a pair of shoes. Tried them on in the store and they were fine. Rode my bike to work and put...
09-20-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By indyfabz

Preferring lower gears is like preferring to ride...

Preferring lower gears is like preferring to ride in cooler temps with layers as opposed to hot weather. You can always put on and take off layers. Decency laws prevent you from stripping down too...
09-19-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By indyfabz

Not a derailment at all. It's an important...

Not a derailment at all. It's an important consideration when choosing a bike you might tour on. So many "adventure bikes" are now doing 1x and 2x. I think people who haven't toured need to give...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

I had a really bad pollen allergy starting before...

I had a really bad pollen allergy starting before I could talk. Had to take eye drops. By the time I was 7 or 8 I was giving them to myself.
Forum: Northeast
09-19-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,182
Posted By indyfabz

You could always take the ferry to Hoboken and...

You could always take the ferry to Hoboken and the train to the Summit area. Where do you plan to head from there?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

There was a message posted the other day...

There was a message posted the other day informing members that they will get an email next week requiring a password change. Maybe you can delete your email address, not be able to change your...
Forum: Touring
09-19-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By indyfabz

+2. My favorite off-road route in the big city...

+2. My favorite off-road route in the big city uses a trail that is open to horses. I see people riding maybe 1/3 of the time I ride it. Pass with space and don't to anything threatening.
09-19-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By indyfabz

Call me a retrogrouch, but I want a triple on a...

Call me a retrogrouch, but I want a triple on a bike for fully loaded touring because I ride in mountainous/hilly terrain and I hate being caught between gears. But if you don't see yourself doing...
09-19-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By indyfabz

My input is that you joined a bicycle forum to...

My input is that you joined a bicycle forum to ask about motorcycles.
09-19-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By indyfabz

Cool story, bro!

Cool story, bro!
Forum: Touring
09-19-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,267
Posted By indyfabz

My first tour was with ACA. Northern Tier...

My first tour was with ACA. Northern Tier unsupported. One woman in the group was directionally challenged. On the penultimate day of the tour she stopped on U.S 1 in Maine to look for a gift for her...
09-19-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,375
Posted By indyfabz

About 310 up and back on the GAP last...

About 310 up and back on the GAP last week.https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/dsc02074_f3783c7a11bbfb81097ffb4720fae856d424a35e.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-18-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,151
Posted By indyfabz

Some of you are lucky that you can pay municipal...

Some of you are lucky that you can pay municipal utility bills using a credit card. I can only use a debit card.
09-18-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,319
Views: 419,947
Posted By indyfabz

The Red Waterfall along the GAP. Water burst...

The Red Waterfall along the GAP. Water burst through an abandoned coal mine. The red is caused by the iron in pyrite. The water is also very acidic and has a distinctive odor. Flows right into the...
09-18-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,823
Posted By indyfabz

^^^sad^^^

^^^sad^^^
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

Today is a palindrome day. 9-18-19

Today is a palindrome day.

9-18-19
09-18-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 813
Posted By indyfabz

A woman I know got hit in head by a Canadian...

A woman I know got hit in head by a Canadian goose. She crashed and suffered a concussion and shoulder injury. The force of the impact ruptured the bird's abdomen. It fell to the ground and literally...
09-18-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By indyfabz

Don't really track miles unless I am out on tour....

Don't really track miles unless I am out on tour. Knocked off about 310 between 9/7 and 9/13 by doing the GAP up and back. Don't know if I will get to 1,000 from there before the end of the year....
09-18-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,526
Posted By indyfabz

Only then? That seems odd.

Only then? That seems odd.
09-18-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By indyfabz

Subscribed.

Subscribed.
09-18-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,526
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. We big city folks know what's up with stuff...

Yeah. We big city folks know what's up with stuff like that. And dude is in the south. Folks down there mosey.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

Grilled monkfish with olive parsley salsa. It's...

Grilled monkfish with olive parsley salsa. It's what's for dinner.
09-18-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By indyfabz

And then there is this: ...

And then there is this:

https://www.pedalpub.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Hero-Home.png.jpg...
09-18-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By indyfabz

Surreys are all over Ocean City, NJ, ...

Surreys are all over Ocean City, NJ,

https://merchantview360.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Surf-Buggy-Centers-12th-St-Ocean-City-NJ-purple-beach-pedal-buggy.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,047
Views: 110,387
Posted By indyfabz

Someone I know texted me at 5:10 this morning....

Someone I know texted me at 5:10 this morning. That's just not right.
Forum: Foo
09-18-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 749
Posted By indyfabz

I bought a set of Ortlieb panniers from Wayne at...

I bought a set of Ortlieb panniers from Wayne at thetouringstore.com. One had a manufacturing defect that caused a cinch strap to become detached after only the second use. Wayne was happy to...
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