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07-17-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
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: 850
Views: 17,740
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: 850
Views: 17,740
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: 128
Views: 5,217
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: 22
Views: 440
Posted By indyfabz

Exactly how did you quantify this?

Exactly how did you quantify this?
07-17-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,042
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: 55
Views: 5,024
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: 24
Views: 557
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: 23
Views: 811
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: 850
Views: 17,740
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: 850
Views: 17,740
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: 6
Views: 394
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: 4
Views: 163
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: 4
Views: 203
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: 128
Views: 5,217
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: 17
Views: 594
Posted By indyfabz

Uh...See post #7...

Uh...See post #7 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=7) .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 17,740
Posted By indyfabz

I have never downloaded an app.

I have never downloaded an app.
07-16-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,042
Posted By indyfabz

fify :d

fify :d
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 17,740
Posted By indyfabz

So true. Many years ago the head of my...

So true. Many years ago the head of my department's father was in a home where that was the case.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,695
Posted By indyfabz

GMC Denali FTW!

GMC Denali FTW!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,217
Posted By indyfabz

How expensive do you think my frame was in 2015...

How expensive do you think my frame was in 2015 (sans Cerakote finish, which was my election)? Keep in mind that we are talking about custom geometry and tube sizing built by one man who also runs a...
07-16-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,042
Posted By indyfabz

ikr

ikr
07-16-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By indyfabz

fify

fify
07-16-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,042
Posted By indyfabz

Same here. My ex had one break. I think it got...

Same here. My ex had one break. I think it got damaged by a pedal when hers and others bikes were transported out west in a trailer. We were at the Philly Bike Expo. King had a booth there. He gave...
07-16-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,042
Posted By indyfabz

After more than 2 years I sure hope he has.

After more than 2 years I sure hope he has.
07-16-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,324
Posted By indyfabz

With extra cheese and extra pepperoni.

With extra cheese and extra pepperoni.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 17,740
Posted By indyfabz

I need to spend my $10 Amazon cash that I got for...

I need to spend my $10 Amazon cash that I got for shopping at WF.
Replies: 64
Views: 2,101
Posted By indyfabz

Not nearly as fun or as rewarding as venting on...

Not nearly as fun or as rewarding as venting on BF.
Replies: 64
Views: 2,101
Posted By indyfabz

https://live.staticflickr.com/3424/3192435737_6d81...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3424/3192435737_6d81f4bb88.jpg...
Forum: Touring
07-16-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,739
Posted By indyfabz

Sketching my early September route. Somehow...

Sketching my early September route. Somehow across PA again. An old friend has a B&B/camping place in NW PA, just south of the NY border. (You actually have to go into NY and then back into PA to...
07-16-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,393
Posted By indyfabz

But do they have robot insurance? ...

But do they have robot insurance?

http://youtu.be/g4Gh_IcK8UM
07-16-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By indyfabz

Then why did you start this thread?

Then why did you start this thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By indyfabz

I invented "It's not you, it's me."

I invented "It's not you, it's me."
07-16-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,349
Posted By indyfabz

Meet Marty. He works for a regional grocery store...

Meet Marty. He works for a regional grocery store chain roaming the aisles looking for spills, which he then alerts management to. The day I met Marty he was slowly spinning around in the same space...
07-16-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,045
Posted By indyfabz

Ever since the United Way scandal back in the day...

Ever since the United Way scandal back in the day major organization are very transparent about things like administrative overhead and fundraising costs. Any worthwhile organization will provide...
07-16-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,349
Posted By indyfabz

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Touring
07-16-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By indyfabz

One sight I forgot to mention was a guy driving...

One sight I forgot to mention was a guy driving through the center of Troy, MT, with a lynx in the back of his pickup truck. It was leashed and sitting up tall on his tool chest. Wish I could have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 17,740
Posted By indyfabz

Thanks. I was a big city boy, and my parents were...

Thanks. I was a big city boy, and my parents were definitely not nature people. But from kindergarten through fifth grade I went to a private school in the 'burbs that was nestled in the woods. While...
07-16-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,349
Posted By indyfabz

It's set in the future. People have become too...

It's set in the future. People have become too fat and lazy to do anything for themselves. They move around on hover lounge chairs, watch TV and eat.
...
07-16-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,349
Posted By indyfabz

Haven't you seen the film WALL-E?

Haven't you seen the film WALL-E?
07-16-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,349
Posted By indyfabz

Tip them over like turtles and see how far they...

Tip them over like turtles and see how far they get.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,217
Posted By indyfabz

If you need an explanation you won't understand.

If you need an explanation you won't understand.
Forum: Touring
07-16-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By indyfabz

No light. I've ridden the abandon stretch of PA...

No light. I've ridden the abandon stretch of PA Turnpike. It's now an unofficial bike trail. There are two unlit tunnels. (One of the portals was a filming location for the film "The Road", starring...
Forum: Touring
07-15-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By indyfabz

I would do 37c. I didn't take a road out of...

I would do 37c.

I didn't take a road out of Avery along the St. Joe. Look at my map. I came down the St. Joe into Avery after climbing Gold Pass from St. Regis, MT. Then took the former Milwaukee...
Forum: Touring
07-15-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By indyfabz

You can take the GD route from the Canadian...

You can take the GD route from the Canadian border area a bit north of Eureka to Whitefish, but it's days of riding. Bigfork to Seeley Lake is also on the GD, but I think it's at least two days of...
07-15-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By indyfabz

Photo album: ...

Photo album:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/105349603@N05/albums/72157709619080636/with/48274239366/

Click on the first image and advance manually to see captions.

There is a trip report in...
Forum: Touring
07-15-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By indyfabz

37C tires. This is fairly representative of the...

37C tires. This is fairly representative of the surface of the trail:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 17,740
Posted By indyfabz

I still can. And I live alone, so I have no...

I still can. And I live alone, so I have no filter when it comes to that.

Years ago I was watching TV with my legs propped up and by back against the couch. My now departed cat was curled up...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,217
Posted By indyfabz

Correct. And how do you know what I paid?

Correct.

And how do you know what I paid?
Forum: Touring
07-15-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By indyfabz

Here is what part of the bike looked like from...

Here is what part of the bike looked like from the Hiawatha Trail. As noted, other bikes looked far worse.
...
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