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Forum: Touring
02-20-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 521
Posted By indyfabz

Good point. I should have mentioned that I check...

Good point. I should have mentioned that I check for no/narrow shoulder bridges using Google Maps satellite view. My last two trips out west have used the same three sections of I-90 in MT. (There...
02-20-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 338
Posted By indyfabz

We had several days of 100+ temps crossing the...

We had several days of 100+ temps crossing the country in 1999 in IA, IL and IN. One such days was a century. (One night IN In the forecast low was 85.) Those days were made worse by high humidity....
Forum: Touring
02-20-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 521
Posted By indyfabz

It all depends. I have ridden on I-90 in SD and...

It all depends. I have ridden on I-90 in SD and MT (several stretches in the latter), I-80 in WY, I-84 in OR and I-94 in ND.

The worst was the three or so miles of I-90 west to Clinton, MT. Loud...
Forum: Touring
02-20-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By indyfabz

I didn't know that stuff existed until the first...

I didn't know that stuff existed until the first day of my 2013 cross-PA tour. It was riding the GAP. Warm, humid day with a headwind. Some kids had a refreshment stand set up next the trail. Among...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

There are these people called professional...

There are these people called professional painters. They come to your house and paint. Or so I have been told.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

It sure is. But why the valve stems at 12...

It sure is. But why the valve stems at 12 o'clock? That looks so dumb.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-20-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,824
Posted By indyfabz

Couple of things... 1. The trail on the NJ...

Couple of things...

1. The trail on the NJ side ends just short of Milford, where you have to go up a bumpy dirt road to access the road between Frenchtown and Milford. (The trail does not go...
Forum: Foo
02-20-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 353
Posted By indyfabz

Rabbit & spinach.

Rabbit & spinach.
Forum: Touring
02-20-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,102
Posted By indyfabz

I would likely stop at the office, register and...

I would likely stop at the office, register and pay, leave the panniers inside then ride up the rest of the way with my tent and take the back way to the camping area. Walk down, shower and walk back...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-20-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By indyfabz

Look into Avis. It has a lot of -one-way rentals....

Look into Avis. It has a lot of -one-way rentals. When I started a cross-PA tour in Pittsburgh I rented a car and drove from Philly. There is an Avis return place located near U. Pitt. which means...
Forum: Touring
02-19-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,102
Posted By indyfabz

You wouldn't. Ask me how I know.

You wouldn't. Ask me how I know.
02-19-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By indyfabz

I'm not even going to tell my catheter story from...

I'm not even going to tell my catheter story from when I had my heart surgery.
Forum: Touring
02-19-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,102
Posted By indyfabz

Understatement of the month. Did you go up...

Understatement of the month.

Did you go up to the camping area? I have. I would swear the walkway is at a 45 degree angle. I nearly had a heart attack trying to push my loaded bike up there. The...
02-19-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By indyfabz

I did my local MS 150 for 23 consecutive years....

I did my local MS 150 for 23 consecutive years. One year I even timed a nearly four-month cross-country bike ride so as not to miss the event. As the years went by it grew from fewer than 2,000...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

Feel-good story of the day: ...

Feel-good story of the day:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/long-lost-purse-1950s-discovered-032437031.html

I will be only 55 next month, but I remember wheat pennies.
02-19-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 430
Posted By indyfabz

If the cantis on my touring/commuting bike are...

If the cantis on my touring/commuting bike are not toed in correctly they will squeal like crazy. As someone noted above, it can frighten pedestrians.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

R.I.P. Ja'Net DuBois. For those not in the know,...

R.I.P. Ja'Net DuBois. For those not in the know, she played the Evans' sassy neighbor Willona on "Good Times" and wrote and performed "Movin' On Up," which is the theme song of "The Jeffersons."
Forum: Touring
02-19-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,274
Posted By indyfabz

I get that a lot. :innocent:

I get that a lot. :innocent:
Forum: Touring
02-19-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,102
Posted By indyfabz

Planning on staying at the place by the train...

Planning on staying at the place by the train station part way up the hill? The owner is an interesting fellow. The Mexican food on the main drag at the top of the hill isn't bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By indyfabz

I wasn't riding a MTB in any of my shots. Neither...

I wasn't riding a MTB in any of my shots. Neither was my companion. I was on a Surly LHT with full cooking and camping gear. My companion rode the same bike pulling that trailer. Comfort was decent...
02-19-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By indyfabz

The Men's U.S. pro road racing championship was...

The Men's U.S. pro road racing championship was held in Philly for many years. One year I saw one of the participants do just that on a flat stretch. A few women he passed could not believe their...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By indyfabz

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15 miles. 3,300' of elevation gain. Four vehicles....
02-19-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLUX0y4EptA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLUX0y4EptA
Forum: Touring
02-19-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By indyfabz

Kosher Coke is the same formulation.

Kosher Coke is the same formulation.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By indyfabz

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02-18-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By indyfabz

File this under F for fail.

File this under F for fail.
Forum: Touring
02-18-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By indyfabz

I think it just opened last year. Right along the...

I think it just opened last year. Right along the river. There is a covered area with camp sink, nice furniture, ceiling fans, coffee maker and even a TV, but it only gets one channel. Think there...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By indyfabz

I remember climbing Sherman Pass in WA for the...

I remember climbing Sherman Pass in WA for the first time and stopping at an old burn area from a large fire. There were interpretive board explaining the benefits of fires. Burning away the old...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

From what I read in a Facebook post the owner put...

From what I read in a Facebook post the owner put everything he had into it but could not make it work.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

Yesterday, purely out of convenience, I bought a...

Yesterday, purely out of convenience, I bought a steak from Aldi. When I got home I realized that I could see the marks where the jockey had been whipping it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. Try to keep up with current events. I think...

Yep. Try to keep up with current events. I think the café aspect is going to reopen somewhere else.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By indyfabz

I run my 37c tires at 85 PSI when touring fully...

I run my 37c tires at 85 PSI when touring fully loaded on road and off road. I am a badass. Like Chuck Norris.
02-18-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,478
Posted By indyfabz

Saw it nearly happen again last week.

Saw it nearly happen again last week.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By indyfabz

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By indyfabz

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By indyfabz

I like "gravel." ...

I like "gravel."


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02-18-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,099
Posted By indyfabz

Zactly. From a numbers perspective, most of my...

Zactly. From a numbers perspective, most of my trips are paved road trips. However, I try to get out west every year and do loops that feature mixed surfaces that can run the gamut (except no single...
02-18-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By indyfabz

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-8y_RCln0qkU/VX5XVv4u2mI...

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-8y_RCln0qkU/VX5XVv4u2mI/AAAAAAAAXSo/csUXIS6urvE/s1600/Fred-Tastic-O-Rama%2521.jpg...
02-18-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By indyfabz

Or don't put it on to begin with. It's very...

Or don't put it on to begin with.

It's very Freddy.
02-18-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,099
Posted By indyfabz

What does that even mean? Don't fixate on...

What does that even mean?

Don't fixate on what the seller calls the bike. Answer some personal questions like: Does it have gearing suited to your abilities and how you like to ride? Is capable of...
02-18-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 406
Posted By indyfabz

TNT should work.

TNT should work.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

Blue cheese mustard update: I made a mixture with...

Blue cheese mustard update: I made a mixture with it using minced shallots and Thai basil. Put it on some chicken breasts and roasted them. Pretty good.
02-18-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,478
Posted By indyfabz

Philly has a lot of narrow, one-way streets. When...

Philly has a lot of narrow, one-way streets. When I ride to work I have to go 3 bocks out of my way unless I ride one block against traffic on the street or sidewalk.Very little traffic on that...
Forum: Touring
02-18-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By indyfabz

When I saw the name "Hobbit Shower" on their...

When I saw the name "Hobbit Shower" on their website I had no idea what to expect. Pretty cool.
Forum: Foo
02-17-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 462
Posted By indyfabz

I have a 2017 Forester. The driver's seatbelt...

I have a 2017 Forester. The driver's seatbelt cover fell apart after a short time. The vehicle was then recalled because the lazy Japanese robot may not have filled it with enough transmission fluid...
02-17-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,126
Posted By indyfabz

I can envision the mods not approving of a thread...

I can envision the mods not approving of a thread about a member, especially if that member is not permitted to respond. Why not simply send him a PM with your thoughts?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

Thank I'll...call it a daaaaaaaaay. ...

Thank I'll...call it a daaaaaaaaay.

Three-day weekend!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

Not in the 80s high. I cannot find a printout of...

Not in the 80s high. I cannot find a printout of my last test. I wanna say in the 40s. But in the past is has been higher than that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

I have had a high SED rate since it was first...

I have had a high SED rate since it was first measured after law school.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,888
Views: 78,116
Posted By indyfabz

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