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Forum: Touring
07-16-24, 06:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 42,859
Posted By djb

The Germany example is a particularly exceptional...

The Germany example is a particularly exceptional one, I've noticed the same in Germany and in Europe generally, even the UK, the road surfaces are tons better than our roads here in my part of...
Forum: Touring
07-15-24, 06:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 42,859
Posted By gauvins

Another interesting read, from Rene Herse's blog...

Another interesting read, from Rene Herse's blog (https://www.renehersecycles.com/how-wide-a-tire-should-i-ride/#:~:text=To%20summarize%20all%20this%20research,expect%20it%20to%20go%20fast.). Key...
Forum: Touring
07-12-24, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 2,664,067
Posted By john m flores

Local test run of the $248 Ozark Trail G.1...

Local test run of the $248 Ozark Trail G.1 Explorer with a bikepacking setup. It handled the modest load well. Will be going on an overnight soon. Wondering if my 50-something knees will be ok with...
Forum: Touring
07-12-24, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 2,664,067
Posted By gna

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On the Mississippi River Trail near St. Cloud, MN

My Raleigh Wyoming on my last...
Forum: Touring
07-11-24, 11:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,156
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

In the last two years flown numerous times, Laos,...

In the last two years flown numerous times, Laos, Vietnam, USA, Canada, Portugal, Spain, France none required more than a soft tire. That’s beside the point because tires usually stay seated even...
Forum: Touring
07-11-24, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,156
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I just finished my second month long tour this...

I just finished my second month long tour this year on tubeless. No issues with flying, you just need to reduce pressure not completely remove the air.
Forum: Touring
07-10-24, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,156
Posted By djb

One day, one day. All my bikes have rims that...

One day, one day.
All my bikes have rims that aren't tubeless ready, so I have yet to try it out.
For my riding, I don't really need it as over the years and years and years, I get maybe one flat...
Forum: Touring
07-02-24, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By cyccommute

The best way to start is to look to your own...

The best way to start is to look to your own backyard. Go ride around Lake Champlain. Or pick a place near you that you haven’t been to and ride there and back.
Forum: Touring
06-25-24, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By indyfabz

I’d love to know who he’s talking about,...

I’d love to know who he’s talking about, especially given his plea for advice.
Forum: Touring
06-25-24, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By Tourist in MSN

You have also convinced several of us that trying...

You have also convinced several of us that trying to help you is a waste of our time.

In my previous post, I asked you if you had figured out your route yet? And also asked how you are navigating?...
Forum: Touring
06-24-24, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By HelpSingularity

Utah Beach, monument to the 8th Infantry Division...

Utah Beach, monument to the 8th Infantry Division that landed one month after D-Day.. I was in the 8th Infantry Division during my U.S Army service in Bad Krueznach in what was then West Germany In...
Forum: Touring
06-22-24, 02:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,859
Posted By Yan

His argument is"why have a seat belt installed in...

His argument is"why have a seat belt installed in your car? Just drive carefully."

No, searching out and removing all objects from the ground each time you pitch is not a viable alternative to...
Forum: Touring
06-19-24, 11:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By indyfabz

Post #10 was made a scant 4 minutes after your...

Post #10 was made a scant 4 minutes after your post #9 about having a passport. I think you should consider the possibility that #10 was being drafted when you made post #9. Just a suggestion.
Forum: Touring
06-18-24, 04:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,667
Posted By shelbyfv

Stop by Walmart and pick up a couple of Ozark...

Stop by Walmart and pick up a couple of Ozark Trail G.1 Explorer. Don't worry about planning, people along the way will be happy to look out for you. Take a dog or two if possible and musical...
Forum: Touring
06-18-24, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By john m flores

Along the Great Allegheny Passage

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Forum: Touring
06-16-24, 08:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,514
Posted By Patch_ing

won't fight you on that. It is what I have seen.

won't fight you on that. It is what I have seen.
Forum: Touring
06-14-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,514
Posted By elcruxio

On my last tour I saw very few leather saddles on...

On my last tour I saw very few leather saddles on touring cyclists
Forum: Touring
06-13-24, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 2,664,067
Posted By djb

hola hombre, you are hauling ass (going fast) I...

hola hombre, you are hauling ass (going fast) I know back in my normal boring daily life it just seems like a short time ago you were starting this trip, its pretty cool to see where you are now on...
Forum: Touring
06-13-24, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 2,664,067
Posted By gauvins

Somewhere in Spain, between Burgos and...

Somewhere in Spain, between Burgos and Castrojeriz.

1. Spain is a beautiful country
2. I had to remove my fenders, clogged with very sticky mud. Some of it still clearly visible despite spending...
Forum: Touring
06-12-24, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By chief9245

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Montana can be a lonely place...
Forum: Touring
06-09-24, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By djb

yes, it will be fun one day for me to seriously...

yes, it will be fun one day for me to seriously look at routes there. I will probably ask your advice at one point.
Forum: Touring
06-09-24, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By djb

Luckily I've been able to go off on my own on...

Luckily I've been able to go off on my own on trips that don't suit her.

I'd be interested in knowing more details of your route at some point and whatnot.
​​​​​​Really nice set of photos....
Forum: Touring
06-09-24, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By CMAW

Hey, it took me a divorce to start doing trips...

Hey, it took me a divorce to start doing trips like these :innocent:.
Forum: Touring
06-08-24, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By djb

Yes, I agree. Always fun to see these sorts of...

Yes, I agree. Always fun to see these sorts of Spanish landscapes. Its too bad my wife just isnt up to these sort of trips, too remote for her.
The photos from here and some of str 's trips always...
Forum: Touring
06-07-24, 04:55 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By CMAW

Touring Northern Spain: ...

Touring Northern Spain:

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Hills in Navarra...
Forum: Touring
06-06-24, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 2,664,067
Posted By CMAW

No, I crossed the sierra from S to N, coming from...

No, I crossed the sierra from S to N, coming from Soria. But I liked it there as well, hope one day to go back and explore some more.
Forum: Touring
06-06-24, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 2,664,067
Posted By CMAW

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Ogro in Spanish, Sierra de Urbion.
Forum: Touring
06-03-24, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By Doug64

Between Lake Louise and Banff on the Bow Valley...

Between Lake Louise and Banff on the Bow Valley Parkway (Highway1A), Alberta, Canada
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Forum: Touring
06-01-24, 04:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By indyfabz

I rode through the Tabernas area. It’s where a...

I rode through the Tabernas area. It’s where a lot of “Spaghetti Westerns” were filmed, including The Good, the Bad & the Ugly.” Portions of Lawrence of Arabia were also filmed there.
Forum: Touring
05-31-24, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By gauvins

Yes yes. The whole thing started because we...

Yes yes. The whole thing started because we hosted world-tourers who expressed concerns.

I wish I had more time to explore the areas.

Thanks for your assistance
Forum: Touring
05-31-24, 11:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,093
Posted By john m flores

GAP and C&O Trails

I rode the GAP and C&O trails earlier this month, about 330 miles from Pittsburgh to Washington DC. It's great to see how popular this trail has become - I saw and met so many bicyclists along the...
Forum: Touring
05-30-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By CMAW

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Bardenas Reales, almost drowned there last week.:rolleyes:
Forum: Touring
05-30-24, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By bikewilltravel

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Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai
Forum: Touring
05-29-24, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By Ron Damon

"Burgos sólo tiene dos estaciones, la de...

"Burgos sólo tiene dos estaciones, la de autobuses e invierno."
Forum: Touring
05-29-24, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By indyfabz

That’s what I was thinking. IME, even small...

That’s what I was thinking. IME, even small villages in Spain had a bar or little market where you could get water, if not more, even on a Sunday.
Forum: Touring
05-28-24, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By John N

I very much enjoy looking at these pictures. ...

I very much enjoy looking at these pictures. However, I would love it more if people would say where the picture was taken, ideally specifically. There are lots of pics I would love to see in...
Forum: Touring
05-26-24, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By Doug64

Saskatchewan, Canada ...

Saskatchewan, Canada

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Forum: Touring
05-21-24, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By lex further

Fantastic view! Reminded me of the area where...

Fantastic view!
Reminded me of the area where we stayed last months, in the mountains. I will try to reach this (https://www.pissedconsumer.com/company/evermore-orlando-resort/customer-service.html)...
Forum: Touring
05-18-24, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By gugie

Sometimes the best roads to ride are "closed" to...

Sometimes the best roads to ride are "closed" to traffic. Cars, that is, but bikes can sneak around barriers.
...
Forum: Touring
05-17-24, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By downtube42

Ignore the numbers and just ride. Make sure it's...

Ignore the numbers and just ride. Make sure it's fun, so you want to ride more. Forget time, distance, and speed. The only time that matters is when you need to get back home.

Your legs and lungs...
Forum: Touring
05-08-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,717
Posted By MilhouseJ

Here in Oregon, Hwy101 is pretty nice in lots of...

Here in Oregon, Hwy101 is pretty nice in lots of places, Hwys 6, 26, 30, and 35 are also quite scenic and MUCH safer than some of the back roads. Not in city limits, but the spaces between cities.😁
Forum: Touring
05-07-24, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By imi

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Campsite on Kea, a magical peaceful island not far from the greek mainland....
Forum: Touring
05-05-24, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 2,664,067
Posted By djb

Great pastel, watercolour type colours there .

Great pastel, watercolour type colours there .
Forum: Touring
05-03-24, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By Doug64

Alberta, Canada ...

Alberta, Canada

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Forum: Touring
05-01-24, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 2,664,067
Posted By RCMoeur

Using the Bike Friday on a Wednesday to run a...

Using the Bike Friday on a Wednesday to run a bunch of parts & water down to the co-op.
...
Forum: Touring
04-29-24, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By MilhouseJ

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Forum: Touring
04-26-24, 12:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,372
Posted By djb

thanks, different climate, but a similar feel I...

thanks, different climate, but a similar feel I suspect to some of your Spain trip photos--lots of space and very few people.
Forum: Touring
04-26-24, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By indyfabz

Lucy the elephant. Margate, NJ. This morning. ...

Lucy the elephant. Margate, NJ. This morning.

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Forum: Touring
04-25-24, 09:04 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,988
Posted By roadfix

In general, I think full frame bags are practical...

In general, I think full frame bags are practical if you have a large frame triangle… worth sacrificing space for water bottles and moving them elsewhere.
Forum: Touring
04-23-24, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 440,619
Posted By indyfabz

Nearly empty beach at Cape Henlopen State Park in...

Nearly empty beach at Cape Henlopen State Park in DE. The first two nights were pretty cold. Tonight looks to be the same....
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