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Forum: Touring
05-27-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,600
Views: 2,350,962
Posted By Teamdarb

Then you would love the fat bike I am currently...

Then you would love the fat bike I am currently traveling on. Yep.... Still going in 2021
Forum: Touring
08-14-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,395
Posted By Teamdarb

I aint breaking it down.

I aint breaking it down.
Forum: Touring
08-13-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,395
Posted By Teamdarb

Generally, in the circle which I am in, many...

Generally, in the circle which I am in, many folks start chat aiming for either southern Texas or any place below Okeechobee, FL. I have also noticed the migration depends on social media exposure as...
Forum: Touring
08-04-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,395
Posted By Teamdarb

I do. Since 2011. I end up in the same seasonal...

I do. Since 2011. I end up in the same seasonal loop each year somehow. My winters seem to occure in Maine. It started with volunteering one year. That has led to autum pilgrimages annually. I swap...
Forum: Touring
07-12-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,594
Posted By Teamdarb

I have written quite a few. Especially, for host...

I have written quite a few. Especially, for host who expect payment with no notification in their profile that they are running a B&B or hiker hostel. I have written for host who shove folks out the...
Forum: Touring
07-08-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 335,941
Posted By Teamdarb

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1988 Panasonic MC4500
Forum: Touring
07-07-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,600
Views: 2,350,962
Posted By Teamdarb

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Stem Shifters handlebar mounted.


I have been living on a bike...
07-06-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,708
Posted By Teamdarb

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Levi worn by Brooks Saddle. Washing in a top loading machine just increases...
Forum: Touring
07-06-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4,600
Views: 2,350,962
Posted By Teamdarb

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1998 Trek 930 MUSA galor!
Forum: Touring
06-21-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,257
Posted By Teamdarb

If you have any issue with getting a coy of the...

If you have any issue with getting a coy of the Route 9 map, let me know and I can have mine sent to you.
Forum: Touring
06-20-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,183
Posted By Teamdarb

I include one in my gear pack. I find it funny...

I include one in my gear pack. I find it funny the expression on other solo cyclotourist face when I mention casual sex while traveling. What is this unsaid thing of turning into a monk while...
Forum: Touring
06-19-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,419
Posted By Teamdarb

If you think the rain is bad, wait until you meet...

If you think the rain is bad, wait until you meet its friend- Wind.... on a nice day going the wrong way. Seven ish years of travel, the wind is the only thing, sans lightning (I got hit by lightning...
Forum: Touring
06-19-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,419
Posted By Teamdarb

What I think is that the original poster should...

What I think is that the original poster should first stop thinking about where they will stay ever night. Then stop looking at weather reports. Learning to trust your gear takes time and will save...
Forum: Touring
06-19-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,257
Posted By Teamdarb

What are your requirements to an alternative to...

What are your requirements to an alternative to this ride? If it is not about distance, but more views, multiple point of interests, odd towns. I suggest driving up and parking at the Walmart or mall...
Forum: Touring
05-06-16, 09:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,489
Posted By Teamdarb

I like the new look.

I like the new look.
04-07-16, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7,227
Views: 2,910,750
Posted By Teamdarb

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04-05-16, 02:57 PM
Forum: Touring
03-13-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,489
Posted By Teamdarb

What size is this frame?

What size is this frame?
Forum: Touring
03-12-16, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By Teamdarb

This is from last year on 26". Rode from Florida...

This is from last year on 26". Rode from Florida to Richmond for the World Bicycle race then to DC for the Pope.
...
Forum: Touring
03-12-16, 07:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By Teamdarb

Last weekend's trip to southern Florida,...

Last weekend's trip to southern Florida, converted back to 27s.
Also, the Revelate Tangle fits well! Mine is a 19.5" frame....
Forum: Touring
03-12-16, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By Teamdarb

I do. But use it for all types of touring. Here...

I do. But use it for all types of touring. Here it is converted from 27 to 26. Makes for a sweet low trail slug....
02-19-16, 09:45 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 103,311
Posted By Teamdarb

Think it's the angle and small frame. 26x2...

Think it's the angle and small frame. 26x2 Specialized HardRock R. Tough buggers.
02-17-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 103,311
Posted By Teamdarb

Here's my Bridgestone "M3PO" 92 MB3. Goes...

Here's my Bridgestone "M3PO" 92 MB3. Goes everywhere.
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02-16-16, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,227
Views: 2,910,750
Posted By Teamdarb

Here's my too larger 86 850 with drops and stem...

Here's my too larger 86 850 with drops and stem mounted shifters....
Forum: Touring
01-24-16, 08:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,833
Posted By Teamdarb

It's even easier to cross. Plenty cycle along...

It's even easier to cross. Plenty cycle along that stretch. You will get a lift even without calling.
Forum: Touring
01-23-16, 10:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,833
Posted By Teamdarb

I'm a native, and it saddens me when cyclotourist...

I'm a native, and it saddens me when cyclotourist avoid the most diverse in history the city has. Especially due to "fear". Get a guide. I love showing people around SE and NE. I'm from Good Hope,...
Forum: Touring
01-22-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,833
Posted By Teamdarb

Two things, getting over the bridge is easy. The...

Two things, getting over the bridge is easy. The shuttle is pointless. Go up the last on ramp and thumb it. I've done this numerous times. Each pick up has been by a sheriff in a pickup. They are use...
01-04-16, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By Teamdarb

Don't forget you have to know arm length, chain...

Don't forget you have to know arm length, chain stay length, and tire diameter.
01-03-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 415,978
Posted By Teamdarb

And where would that be?..... Cough cough

And where would that be?..... Cough cough
01-03-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 415,978
Posted By Teamdarb

496509 1987 300 sport touring Bridgestone

496509
1987 300 sport touring Bridgestone
01-03-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,655
Posted By Teamdarb

Comfort..... Change the gearing and tire pressure.

Comfort..... Change the gearing and tire pressure.
Forum: Touring
01-03-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 47,264
Posted By Teamdarb

I really wish Cannondale would have built this...

I really wish Cannondale would have built this bike. I'm still waiting to see it converted to 650b.
Forum: Touring
12-13-15, 01:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,862
Posted By Teamdarb

My advice is to not take the dog on the trail...

My advice is to not take the dog on the trail unless you too are walking and the dog is on a leash.
Forum: Touring
12-12-15, 12:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Teamdarb

Google is wrong. There is a bike lane. There was...

Google is wrong. There is a bike lane. There was construction too, not sure if there still is. This is why I cringe at the mention of Google earth or maps when I give recap of a ride. I'll be riding...
Forum: Touring
12-10-15, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Teamdarb

Just remember in St Cloud you must get off 192...

Just remember in St Cloud you must get off 192 and travel through the north or center of town. Yes, 192 is a very very safe road to bike. Wide shoulders and easy line of sight. Not much in the food...
Forum: Touring
12-09-15, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Teamdarb

One more thing, depending on where you are...

One more thing, depending on where you are starting instead of going onto A1A at Fort Pierce take Old Dixie through Vero. Hop onto Indian river Blvd and take Old Dixie into Wabasso. From there you...
Forum: Touring
12-09-15, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Teamdarb

The last part going up Storey will make an epic...

The last part going up Storey will make an epic tale. You'll end up coming in behind the hotel off Wewahootee Rd.
Forum: Touring
12-09-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Teamdarb

Go pick up the Delorme Gazetteer. I've ridden...

Go pick up the Delorme Gazetteer. I've ridden from my house in Melbourne on some not so obvious routes. Also, if you stay on the main land away from A1A there are multiple better views and a wind...
Forum: Touring
12-09-15, 01:26 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 187,410
Posted By Teamdarb

This is the donated bike at Cascade Locks. The...

This is the donated bike at Cascade Locks. The pup and I had just ridden from Portland to The Dalles to do the Velo Dirt route. This one modified gearing to run 36 and 38 toothed cassette. Clement...
Forum: Touring
12-09-15, 01:15 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 187,410
Posted By Teamdarb

It was due to several other breaks which were...

It was due to several other breaks which were repaired, but ultimately tweaked the rear stays at the drop out. Didn't make sense why I was constantly breaking racks until the final pop. The rafting...
Forum: Touring
12-09-15, 01:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,506
Posted By Teamdarb

Tent and sleeping bag are separated, right?

Tent and sleeping bag are separated, right?
Forum: Touring
12-05-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,891
Posted By Teamdarb

This 520...

This
520 (https://goo.gl/photos/h5gwPvjDDzvb6sSN6)
Forum: Touring
12-05-15, 10:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,891
Posted By Teamdarb

I've ridden the Velo Dirt routes on my 520 with...

I've ridden the Velo Dirt routes on my 520 with dog in tow and two panniers. 700x35 Clement ush tire and Gary OS bar. Yes, you need a dry lube. The KATY trail is boring, but the side routes are a...
Forum: Touring
12-05-15, 10:48 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 187,410
Posted By Teamdarb

Short version: bought bike off CL, rode it 9...

Short version: bought bike off CL, rode it 9 thousand miles, seat stay snapped from seat tube in Index, WA, friends bought me a new bike... A 520, once I returned home contacted Trek rep and...
Forum: Touring
12-04-15, 11:40 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 187,410
Posted By Teamdarb

Just call Trek. They'll replace it. I did this...

Just call Trek. They'll replace it. I did this with a 80s Trek 420. They sent me a 2012 520 frame. No issues.
Forum: Touring
12-04-15, 11:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,332
Posted By Teamdarb

A stainless dog bowl. It just has so many great...

A stainless dog bowl. It just has so many great uses. And, over found pet owners are more accepting of offers to hydrate their animals if it is offered in a "dog" bowl.
Forum: Touring
12-04-15, 11:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,506
Posted By Teamdarb

Hey, I'm a DC native too. I'm currently down here...

Hey, I'm a DC native too. I'm currently down here in Melbourne since January. I've ridden the loop numerous times over years of touring. My preference for this time of year is to take the ferry and...
Forum: Touring
11-27-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By Teamdarb

That trail is exactly 53 miles long. All paved...

That trail is exactly 53 miles long. All paved away from the road. Some drive crossings. There is also a colonial bike route, but honestly it's better to walk in Williamsburg.
Forum: Touring
11-27-15, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,269
Posted By Teamdarb

Noise? Depends on what you put in them and how. I...

Noise? Depends on what you put in them and how. I use rubber pieces between metal to metal contacts or snug the heck out of zip ties. On one bike I use double baskets. One is on a standard rack long...
Forum: Touring
11-24-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,293
Posted By Teamdarb

Front. Though I'm betting once mounted they both...

Front. Though I'm betting once mounted they both measure 30 depending on age of the tires.
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