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02-24-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By indyfabz

Missoula, MT.

Missoula, MT.
02-24-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By indyfabz

Outdated info. Best to check the carrier's...

Outdated info. Best to check the carrier's website.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

Primitive scans of slides. The first is Cazzorla....

Primitive scans of slides. The first is Cazzorla. You can sort of make out the snow to the right of the castle. The second is the Sierra Nevada sticking up through the clouds seen from the road to El...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

Dr. J turned 70 yesterday.

Dr. J turned 70 yesterday.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

Iíll be 55 on March 13th. As a kid I remember...

Iíll be 55 on March 13th. As a kid I remember thinking that I would be so old in the year 2000.

#TimeFlies

#TempEstFugit
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

Beat me to it.

Beat me to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 05:22 PM
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Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

I felt like chicken tonight. ...

I felt like chicken tonight.


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

It snows in parts of Andalucia. There was snow on...

It snows in parts of Andalucia. There was snow on the hillsides surrounding Cazzorla when I was touring the territory.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

You know your office desk is a mess when you have...

You know your office desk is a mess when you have to dial your cell phone number in order to find your cell phone.
02-21-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 526
Posted By indyfabz

A couple of days/week I have to leave for work...

A couple of days/week I have to leave for work between 6:15 and 6:30. It's nice not having to make the entire drive in the dark.

It's literally freezing here today, but is supposed to be in the...
02-21-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 526
Posted By indyfabz

:lol:

:lol:
02-21-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,355
Posted By indyfabz

Sounds like that is precisely what you have been...

Sounds like that is precisely what you have been trying to do, so any apology sounds insincere.

People spend money as they see fit. Accept it and move on. Do you really care if a someone buys a...
Forum: Touring
02-21-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By indyfabz

Same height and same inseam. (I have to buy 32"...

Same height and same inseam. (I have to buy 32" pants because I'll walk on the ends of 34" pants.) I have a 60cm LHT. I like my touring bikes on the slightly larger side. It's possible that you will...
Forum: Foo
02-21-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By indyfabz

Check her post history. I think you will see a...

Check her post history. I think you will see a pattern.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By indyfabz

I have been guilty in the past. In the early 90s...

I have been guilty in the past. In the early 90s I did a two-day charity event through a lot of Delaware farmland. The roads were wet early on the second day, but then the sun came out it got crispy...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 641
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: I do that unless I am willing to pay the...

:lol: I do that unless I am willing to pay the shop for a good cleaning.

Back in 2016 I got poured on while riding an unpaved road on the penultimate day a tour in Montana. Bike got filthy. Camped...
Forum: Touring
02-21-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,059
Posted By indyfabz

The last time I was in Europe it was Italy with a...

The last time I was in Europe it was Italy with a small group of people from home. We were at the cycling "camp" run by a guy we know. One cold, wet morning some of us decided to take the bus from...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

Hard to see when you are bent over the exam...

Hard to see when you are bent over the exam table. :innocent:

In other news, yesterday I read an article from Amsterdam explaining how the country's claimed leader in sex toy sales predicts the...
02-21-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By indyfabz

:love: I used to volunteer for the planning...

:love: I used to volunteer for the planning committee of what is now the second largest MS 150 ride in the country. (The City to Shore.) The employee that was the head of the ride for several years...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

For you or the patient?

For you or the patient?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

Probably my strongest moment of restraint...

Probably my strongest moment of restraint occurred on the penultimate day of a week-long tour across PA. Long day. I was maybe 4 miles from my state park campground when I got buzzed extremely...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

A parked car once pulled out in front of me and...

A parked car once pulled out in front of me and caused me to fall. There was a Thule bike rack on the roof. I gave the driver and his passenger a good talking to. Three or four years ago, on an...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

Philly had a no hand phone and no texting law....

Philly had a no hand phone and no texting law. You had to pulled over in a non-travel lane with the car in park. Then the state passed a no texting law that preempted local laws.

One day the ex...
02-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,355
Posted By indyfabz

And I was just going to quote you for truth. ...

And I was just going to quote you for truth.

Yes. Value is in the eye of the beholder. I am booked in 1st class for my flight to my June tour. The extra cost is worth it to me. Wonder how many...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

I flipped off a woman while driving home...

I flipped off a woman while driving home yesterday. She was doing 45 in the left lane of a 50 MPH zone, which in NJ means 60 MPH minimum. I finally went around her. As I did I saw her eyes down...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

The cat usually wants out on the deck after...

The cat usually wants out on the deck after breakfast. Opened the door. He got 2/3 of the way out and said "Never mind." It was 22 degrees.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 83,281
Posted By indyfabz

Hace frio!

Hace frio!
02-21-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,355
Posted By indyfabz

I donít waste head space on how others spend...

I donít waste head space on how others spend their money.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-21-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,989
Posted By indyfabz

There were other places that were more closed in,...

There were other places that were more closed in, with foliage on both sides and bumpier surfaces. Allentown to Easton was my least favorite part. The signage was also poor in places. Finally caught...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-21-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By indyfabz

Did the same thing in September. The parking in...

Did the same thing in September. The parking in Cumberland is really convenient.
Forum: Touring
02-20-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
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: 44
Views: 769
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: 25
Views: 678
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: 24
Views: 894
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: 6,257
Views: 83,281
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: 6,257
Views: 83,281
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: 34
Views: 6,989
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: 418
Posted By indyfabz

Rabbit & spinach.

Rabbit & spinach.
Forum: Touring
02-20-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,298
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: 10
Views: 221
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: 63
Views: 3,298
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: 773
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: 63
Views: 3,298
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: 723
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: 6,257
Views: 83,281
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: 24
Views: 551
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: 6,257
Views: 83,281
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: 2,460
Posted By indyfabz

I get that a lot. :innocent:

I get that a lot. :innocent:
Forum: Touring
02-19-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,298
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: 58
Views: 2,073
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...
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