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Forum: Touring
10-27-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By indyfabz

Wouldn’t the model year make a difference? I rode...

Wouldn’t the model year make a difference? I rode across the country in ‘99 with someone who rode a Volpe. Things may have changed since then.

BTW…I‘ve only toured on Conti Top Contact II or its...
10-27-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,907
Posted By indyfabz

Wow. Totally forgot about Bikepedia, just like...

Wow. Totally forgot about Bikepedia, just like MapQuest.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

I felt like dirt after my first Pfizer. When I...

I felt like dirt after my first Pfizer. When I scheduled my second I told work I would probably be out the next day. It was the right call.
Forum: Touring
10-27-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

Thanks, but you’re late to the party. See posts...

Thanks, but you’re late to the party. See posts above. And I have no idea who Nucky is.
Forum: Touring
10-27-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

Never say never. 2019 in NW Montana. Saying...

Never say never.

2019 in NW Montana. Saying “Yesssss!” when he ambled out of the forest caught his ear and gave me time to fire it up.

...
10-27-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 510
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn

:popcorn
10-27-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 877
Posted By indyfabz

“My preference is the only one that makes sense”...

“My preference is the only one that makes sense” is the theme of most (if not all) of his threads.

He’s a one trick :troll:. And this is coming from someone who loves his triple on his touring...
Forum: Foo
10-27-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 626
Posted By indyfabz

He had 3 urinary blockages in one year. The third...

He had 3 urinary blockages in one year. The third one only 3 days after they cleared the second one. That’s when I opted for the surgery. The second 2 and the surgery cost me $10K. The first one was...
Forum: Touring
10-27-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

Funny you reference that. I don’t have the...

Funny you reference that. I don’t have the strongest sea legs. Never have. The last time I took that ferry to Lewes the bay was less than calm. I got a little queasy for a spell during the hour+...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. On the first day of the 2002 edition of...

Heh. On the first day of the 2002 edition of Cycle Oregon a woman rode up to me and commented that I must have had my shorts for a long time then rode off. She was right, but how could she know that?...
Forum: Touring
10-27-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

When I got home the news was calling it a...

When I got home the news was calling it a mini-Nor’easter, which is a type of coastal storm we can get in these parts. It was not forecast when I left on Sunday, and my cell service was so weak many...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

When I was shopping at Family Dollar on Monday a...

When I was shopping at Family Dollar on Monday a clerk told the manager that someone had called and asked if she could buy some Depends for her mom and exchange them for a different size if they...
Forum: Touring
10-26-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 624
Posted By indyfabz

+1. At a minimum. Nothing like a hot beverage on...

+1. At a minimum. Nothing like a hot beverage on a cold morning. You’re likely always not going to be camping across the street from a coffee joint.
10-26-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,210
Posted By indyfabz

This thread is like a TV soap opera of old. You...

This thread is like a TV soap opera of old. You miss a few episodes and you haven’t really missed anything. :D
Forum: Touring
10-26-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

On the train home. Last night was probably the...

On the train home. Last night was probably the heaviest rain I ever experienced camping. There are states of emergency in NJ and NY due to flash flooding. More rain and wind expected later today.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Probably the craziest rain I’ve ever had camping....

Probably the craziest rain I’ve ever had camping. The forest sounded like it was growling at a couple of points. My tent feels twice the wait from the water and sand that splattered on it. But I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

The big local MS ride passes the house every...

The big local MS ride passes the house every year. One Sunday he had real people dressed up and posing like mannequins. They would move when people stopped for photos.

He also decorates for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Was supposed to take a ferry to Lewes, DE this...

Was supposed to take a ferry to Lewes, DE this morning for two nights. 30+ mph winds forecast for there tomorrow. More rain later today. No point in going. Not good beach weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Ocean City, NJ. ...

Ocean City, NJ.


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Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

After last night’s insanity I decided to bag the...

After last night’s insanity I decided to bag the DE portion and head for home in between rain events. Got maybe 3hrs. sleep last night. The rain was that loud. Would have had to pack up in a deluge...
Forum: Touring
10-25-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

Yesterday afternoon from my campsite. Warmer now...

Yesterday afternoon from my campsite. Warmer now than yesterday.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Warmed up over night ...

Warmed up over night


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10-24-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,680
Posted By indyfabz

He does this every year. ...

He does this every year.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Over the top every year. ...

Over the top every year.


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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Did you notice how many OT periods?

Did you notice how many OT periods?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. Watched from the 3rd quarter until the end.

Yep. Watched from the 3rd quarter until the end.
10-23-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 446
Posted By indyfabz

I have a set (‘99 vintage), but someone stole the...

I have a set (‘99 vintage), but someone stole the custom racks along with the bike they were attached to.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

I hate that on day rides, but not a problem...

I hate that on day rides, but not a problem touring. My big pain there is when I have to put on or remove leg warmers. I can’t get them over my big, red, clown touring shoes.
Forum: Touring
10-23-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

Fall colors are just starting to awaken in SE PA...

Fall colors are just starting to awaken in SE PA & NJ. Many days have been running 10+ degrees above normal. It’s funny because when we have had days in the 60s, which is normal for this time of...
Forum: Touring
10-23-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

I do. And as luck would have it, everyone got a...

I do. And as luck would have it, everyone got a 10,000 whatever power bank at a recent company staff meeting. Pretty light and compact. No more hanging around outside bathhouses or laundry rooms...
Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 626
Posted By indyfabz

Again, the concern was the cat instigating...

Again, the concern was the cat instigating something. At around 20 lbs., he’s a big boy because he wasn’t fixed until later in life, and he was rescued from the streets. He likes to protect his...
Forum: Touring
10-22-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,195
Posted By indyfabz

I find having maps in my head to be liberating in...

I find having maps in my head to be liberating in a way. And I still use PGS—Paper Guidance System. Also known as cue sheets. Phone as a backup.
Forum: Touring
10-22-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By indyfabz

“Who loves you, baby?”

“Who loves you, baby?”
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Time to make my way home and do some packing.

Time to make my way home and do some packing.
10-22-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,055
Posted By indyfabz

+2. Other than during relatively short commutes,...

+2. Other than during relatively short commutes, I am usually wearing rain gear when I am touring and thus on the bike for often long periods. If it's cold/cool out and I am working at moderate level...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

Indigenous People Summer. Rolls right off the...

Indigenous People Summer. Rolls right off the tongue.
Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 635
Posted By indyfabz

Nick Nolte has been appearing in films and on TV...

Nick Nolte has been appearing in films and on TV recently. He is starring in the upcoming film "Blackout."
Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 635
Posted By indyfabz

Godfathering while impaired ...

Godfathering while impaired

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10-22-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,210
Posted By indyfabz

I messed u[p a foot pushing last month. There is...

I messed u[p a foot pushing last month. There is this climb in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area that maxes out at 13% and is 8% or greater for nearly .62 miles. A lot of that is in...
10-22-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,210
Posted By indyfabz

No idea, but pushing a loaded bike uphill for...

No idea, but pushing a loaded bike uphill for another distance really sucks. Ask me how I know.
Forum: Touring
10-22-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By indyfabz

About to Hit the Road Again

Five-day planned starting on Sunday:

Dashboard · Ride with GPS (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37786486)

After a 2 mile ride from home and 25 minute train ride to the start it will be 40 miles...
Forum: Touring
10-22-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,195
Posted By indyfabz

It's his M.O. The Ignore feature comes into play...

It's his M.O. The Ignore feature comes into play here.
10-22-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,438
Posted By indyfabz

From my front door a 28 mile mix of: city...

From my front door a 28 mile mix of: city streets; a closed-to-traffic road through a park along a river; unpaved, a closed-to-traffic road through a nice, wooded area along a large creek, relatively...
10-22-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,210
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. At least it was. My first touring bike...

Yes. At least it was. My first touring bike (Cannondale T 700) had a 22x34 low gear. Can’t remember the exact GI, but it was less than 20.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

I eat several rabbits every year, but not rats.

I eat several rabbits every year, but not rats.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,025
Views: 45,635
Posted By indyfabz

I got it.

I got it.
10-21-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By indyfabz

Not if you became a FLDS. :innocent:

Not if you became a FLDS. :innocent:
10-21-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn *smh*

:popcorn

*smh*
10-21-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,210
Posted By indyfabz

I’m thinking about a short tour up there next...

I’m thinking about a short tour up there next year. There is at least one Amtrak train that accepts bikes.
10-21-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 12,210
Posted By indyfabz

Sweet spot? Does that mean you put sweet relish...

Sweet spot? Does that mean you put sweet relish on your wienerS?

RI is the only New England state I have never ridden in.
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