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Forum: Touring
07-01-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,310
Posted By zebkedic

I've been a big fan of the Jones Loop Bars on my...

I've been a big fan of the Jones Loop Bars on my ECR.

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Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,034
Posted By zebkedic

Great overview and photos! There are few times I...

Great overview and photos! There are few times I would have loved to have had that fan, LOL. I might have to rig one of those up as well.
Forum: Touring
06-26-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,034
Posted By zebkedic

I had some issues at Big Bend Ranch down in...

I had some issues at Big Bend Ranch down in Texas, but I've been able to usually find some places to stake as well, but that one changed my mind a bit :)
Forum: Touring
06-26-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,034
Posted By zebkedic

​​​​​​​I did consider the Flycreek as well, but...

​​​​​​​I did consider the Flycreek as well, but having camped in some really rocky locations where staking was quite difficult, I opted for the Copper Spur for freestanding ability.
Forum: Touring
06-25-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,034
Posted By zebkedic

Bikepacking/Cycle Touring Tent

One of the most often asked questions in the group is what tent should I buy. While not the cheapest tent to get into, this tent was specifically designed for bikepacking/cycle touring people like...
Forum: Touring
04-03-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By zebkedic

Salsa Fargo with Gates Belt Drive Rohloff

I had many people who ask about the Salsa Fargo and haven't seen many that had a Gates Carbon Belt Drive Rohloff setup. My buddy Jerry took the time show off his setup yesterday a little that he...
Forum: Touring
03-30-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,589
Posted By zebkedic

Tubeless on the ECR and so far loving it. If you...

Tubeless on the ECR and so far loving it. If you go tubeless, check out the Stan's DART for repair. Great for large punctures and slices.
Forum: Touring
03-28-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,900
Posted By zebkedic

I'm a fan of the one with the cutout personally.

I'm a fan of the one with the cutout personally.
Forum: Touring
03-24-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By zebkedic

You bet. If you ever get the chance, the Katy is...

You bet. If you ever get the chance, the Katy is a great ride!
Forum: Touring
03-23-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By zebkedic

Yes you get a real quick appreciation for water...

Yes you get a real quick appreciation for water and really need to plan accordingly. We thought we were pretty well stocked, but you'll be amazed how much you consume in that dry air. Even when the...
Forum: Touring
03-22-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By zebkedic

Sorry Mark, I don't have any experience with...

Sorry Mark, I don't have any experience with those models.
Forum: Touring
03-22-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By zebkedic

Biggest problem you mentioned is the "low budget"...

Biggest problem you mentioned is the "low budget" haha. Most affordable from DJI that has Active track I believe is probably the Mavic Air right now, which is what I have, however, the active track...
Forum: Touring
03-22-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By zebkedic

Bikepacking Overnight on the Katy Trail

A few weeks ago we did an overnight trip on the Katy Trail, which we are fortunate is close for us. This was before the virus stuff started so we took advantage of the nice weather :) Just a little...
Forum: Touring
03-21-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By zebkedic

Big Bend Ranch State Park is no joke. Two weeks...

Big Bend Ranch State Park is no joke. Two weeks before we were there, a man came of the bike on a rugged down hill, broke his femur, and the park rangers took 3 days to get in by horseback, and get...
Forum: Touring
03-21-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By zebkedic

Yeah Ranch is a little different than Big Bend...

Yeah Ranch is a little different than Big Bend National in that you can do more back country camping without having to have a camping location. Getting reservations for spots in Big Bend National...
Forum: Touring
03-19-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By zebkedic

Yeah it was pretty rough in some places and some...

Yeah it was pretty rough in some places and some areas were really pretty smooth. Overall great experience though and I would recommend it if you have interest in some off road style terrain. ...
Forum: Touring
03-19-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By zebkedic

Big Bend Ranch State Park Touring

We did a little bikepacking trip down at Big Bend Ranch and I made a little video for anyone interested:

https://youtu.be/QIKo9gHhRMU
Forum: Touring
12-15-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,198
Posted By zebkedic

I tour often on a Trek FX3. It's a hybrid that...

I tour often on a Trek FX3. It's a hybrid that seems to do fine for touring and/or around town/light trail riding.
Forum: Touring
12-11-18, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,501
Posted By zebkedic

I've not personally had any issues with blown...

I've not personally had any issues with blown spokes. I"m still on the original wheels and my 2nd set of tires. That being said, my buddy had a Trek FX 7.3 and he did have some issues with that on...
Forum: Touring
11-26-18, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,501
Posted By zebkedic

Well I'm sure light touring is in the eye of the...

Well I'm sure light touring is in the eye of the beholder, but to me, it's 40lbs of gear or less. Hopefully less, haha. I run two of the Arkel Dry-Lite panniers, a frame bag and handle bar bag,...
07-29-18, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By zebkedic

Ketogenic Cycle Touring Training

So I've been training to tour while Ketogenic and found that controlling heart rate is the key for me to do long rides without bonking. I've been pushing out the fasted rides when I'm out in the...
Forum: Touring
07-26-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By zebkedic

Yeah I do that as well, but sometimes depending...

Yeah I do that as well, but sometimes depending on the trail and trees, the drone and I have to adjust to good old fashioned camera footage haha.

Thanks,
Captain Bob
Forum: Touring
07-26-18, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By zebkedic

Touring Video Idea

Greetings all,

I've been working for some time to better capture my touring/riding and video some footage as well as always taking photos. I've tried numerous things that some have worked better...
Forum: Touring
04-13-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By zebkedic

Part 4 now added and above post updated :)

Part 4 now added and above post updated :)
Forum: Touring
04-12-18, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By zebkedic

Natchez Trace Tour

Greetings all!

So great to have spring finally arriving here where I live and had an opportunity to get out on the bike and do some touring! My buddy and I did a section of the Natchez Trace and...
Forum: Touring
12-05-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,563
Posted By zebkedic

I can only speak to my experience and I love the...

I can only speak to my experience and I love the Arkel Dry Lites. Pretty affordable, waterproof, and light weight. You can check out my setup here: https://youtu.be/M94rdUenjbM

- Cpt. Bob
Forum: Touring
11-22-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,794
Posted By zebkedic

Shower cap isn't a bad idea and would work well. ...

Shower cap isn't a bad idea and would work well. You can also pick one up for free at your next hotel stay as they are often provided for free :D

- Cpt. Bob
Forum: Touring
11-20-17, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,262
Posted By zebkedic

Ortlieb's Accessory Pack might work ok for that. ...

Ortlieb's Accessory Pack might work ok for that. I usually use it in conjunction with the handlebar bag, however, occasionally I have mounted it on its own. It works ok. I also sometimes use a...
Forum: Touring
11-12-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By zebkedic

Glad it was helpful. A pretty neat solution to...

Glad it was helpful. A pretty neat solution to putting 3 braze layout on just about any tube or fork really.

- Cpt. Bob
Forum: Touring
11-08-17, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,794
Posted By zebkedic

I went over to Brooks site to see what they had...

I went over to Brooks site to see what they had to say and this is there directions on how often you should apply:

The primary function of Brooks Proofide is to nourish the leather to keep it...
Forum: Touring
11-08-17, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,794
Posted By zebkedic

Good feedback. I've had no issues, but of...

Good feedback. I've had no issues, but of course...time will tell. Saddle has worked well for me.

- Cpt. Bob
Forum: Touring
11-08-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By zebkedic

You can mount anything cages on just about any...

You can mount anything cages on just about any type of fork with Gorilla clips. I put a set on my Trek FX3 without issue. You can also even use a mix of mounting points with them. I made of short...
Forum: Touring
11-07-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,289
Posted By zebkedic

Mantus anchors vs Rocna anchors.....wait....wrong...

Mantus anchors vs Rocna anchors.....wait....wrong forum. :D

Steel vs Aluminum vs Carbon.
I actually enjoy the debate on most of these topics and don't take it personal.

- Cpt. Bob
Forum: Touring
11-07-17, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,794
Posted By zebkedic

Brooks B17 Imperial Saddle 2000 miles later

Hard to believe it's been 2000 miles already. Love them or hate them, the Brooks has a following in the biking community. When considering a saddle, hardly anyone doesn't at least give it a look...
Forum: Touring
11-07-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,501
Posted By zebkedic

I am Captain Bob :) Thanks. Yeah I've used the...

I am Captain Bob :) Thanks. Yeah I've used the FX for touring and it works fine. I like that it is multipurpose! Fitness, rail trail, short tours, so many uses. Fun bike. Glad you like the...
10-28-17, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 910
Posted By zebkedic

I do some bike related youtube content if you...

I do some bike related youtube content if you want to check it out.

https://www.youtube.com/captainbobadventures
Forum: Touring
10-08-17, 09:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,435
Posted By zebkedic

I sail! I have a boat on a local lake that we...

I sail! I have a boat on a local lake that we weekend sail. Seaward 25 that I can trailer and have made some trips with it down to the keys. Here's a recent video of some September sailing we...
08-09-17, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 506,790
Posted By zebkedic

We'll be expecting some pics! :lol:

We'll be expecting some pics! :lol:
08-05-17, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 506,790
Posted By zebkedic

My final touring/bikepacking setup on my Trek...

My final touring/bikepacking setup on my Trek FX3. After a few short tours, I've been very pleased with the setup.

https://youtu.be/M94rdUenjbM
Forum: Touring
07-18-17, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By zebkedic

After the Rocheport area, there is less shade and...

After the Rocheport area, there is less shade and it opens up more into farming area again. I've never found the breeze off the river cooler, only that it adds more humidity :lol:

- Cpt. Bob
Forum: Touring
07-17-17, 06:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,678
Posted By zebkedic

The north end beginning of the trail head is in...

The north end beginning of the trail head is in the middle of farm land. Not really a large parking area, and probably not a great place to leave your car for a week. The St. Charles trail head...
Forum: Touring
07-05-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By zebkedic

it's self pay, camping gravel sites are numbered,...

it's self pay, camping gravel sites are numbered, tent area is more open without numbering.

- Cpt. Bob
Forum: Touring
07-05-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By zebkedic

I agree with Sportsman's park. It has both tent...

I agree with Sportsman's park. It has both tent and gravel spots for campers. Very quiet location overall when we were there. I was super impressed with the bathrooms/showers there. Basically a...
07-04-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 506,790
Posted By zebkedic

Alright all you FX riders...get out there and do...

Alright all you FX riders...get out there and do some touring! :) Video of loading up the FX bikes (FX 3 and 7.3) and doing a couple of days ride after some business. Nice cool weather for late...
Forum: Touring
07-04-17, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By zebkedic

I did hear a bit from different folks about the...

I did hear a bit from different folks about the plans for upcoming additional trail connections, etc. Would love to go back sometime and see more. Iowa people were great and the towns were amazing....
Forum: Touring
07-03-17, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By zebkedic

Raccoon River Valley Trail

Recently took a short tour on the Raccoon River Valley Trail in Iowa. Did a little blog post write up with video.

blog post...
Forum: Touring
06-29-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By zebkedic

Yeah even though it was for 2, I still had more...

Yeah even though it was for 2, I still had more food than I needed. I continuously overestimate how much I should take along. It is true that there is almost always food to be found on your routes....
Forum: Touring
06-29-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,849
Posted By zebkedic

I would agree with what everyone else said about...

I would agree with what everyone else said about Amtrak. Ride train to Sedalia, decide if you want to shuttle over to Clinton or not. Riding west to east is an easier pedal in my experience. For...
Forum: Touring
06-29-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By zebkedic

It was great to watch some of your videos. I'm...

It was great to watch some of your videos. I'm pretty familiar with Pemiscot County as I grew up in Stoddard County :)

Also love the bike.

- Cpt. Bob
Forum: Touring
06-29-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By zebkedic

Wow! That's some serious organized detail. ...

Wow! That's some serious organized detail. Thanks for sharing. Really appreciate it.

- Cpt. Bob
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