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Forum: Touring
09-22-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By schoolboy2

I usually carry one meal with me just in case a...

I usually carry one meal with me just in case a planned on restaurant or store has closed. The one time I didn't do that, I arrived at my destination to learn that the restaurant I planned to dine at...
Forum: Touring
08-12-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By schoolboy2

Spend the night at Kirk Creek Campground if it's...

Spend the night at Kirk Creek Campground if it's open. It's the only campground in the Big Sur area which is on the ocean side of the highway. It does have a hiker-biker section, but you must bring...
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,754
Posted By schoolboy2

Congrats on the new gf. Regarding bike touring...

Congrats on the new gf. Regarding bike touring with her: start with getting her comfortable on some short day rides. Borrow or rent an appropriate sized bike for her, make certain it is fitted...
Forum: Touring
05-12-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,445
Posted By schoolboy2

I'd ride the whole route if there are no...

I'd ride the whole route if there are no constraints like time, money or fitness. Last October I rode from my home in Santa Rosa, California to the Mexican border in 14 days (I'm 69, so a bit...
Forum: Touring
05-07-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,619
Posted By schoolboy2

My 2 cents: I rode a couple of week long charity...

My 2 cents: I rode a couple of week long charity rides in my late 40's; these were fully supported and fully sagged if needed. But, my first true self supported ride was the Southern Tier from San...
Forum: Touring
03-08-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By schoolboy2

Agree about avoiding non-refundable situations...

Agree about avoiding non-refundable situations until the coronavirus is better understood.
If you do go, I highly recommend the Loire a Velo in France. It's well marked, there's towns and villages...
Forum: Touring
11-22-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By schoolboy2

warmshowers.com has been doing this exact thing...

warmshowers.com has been doing this exact thing for years. Check them out!
Forum: Touring
11-07-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,937
Posted By schoolboy2

I trained for my first week long charity ride...

I trained for my first week long charity ride back in 1997. But once I had completed that ride, I knew that I could cover distance and I really didn't train much again beyond at least one fully...
Forum: Touring
04-27-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,295
Posted By schoolboy2

Your schedule is extremely aggressive at 100...

Your schedule is extremely aggressive at 100 miles per day. There will be days with climbing, brutal headwinds, bad weather, etc. when 100 miles/ day may be impossible to complete.
Any chance of...
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