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Forum: Touring
09-22-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,710
Posted By a_d_a_m

If you do that, you will start your ride with...

If you do that, you will start your ride with about 12 miles of trail (the Sippo Valley Trail), have to cross the Lincoln Highway (4-lane divided) and then 17 miles of Amish country road/hills....
Forum: Touring
09-21-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,710
Posted By a_d_a_m

Yep, Beechmont opens this week if I recall. I saw...

Yep, Beechmont opens this week if I recall. I saw an aerial shot of the work they did and it looks first-rate...from the sky. Wonder how it will be to navigate.

The stretch between Westerville...
09-21-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1a - 12.41 9/1b - 14.28 9/2 - 17.36 9/5 -...

9/1a - 12.41
9/1b - 14.28
9/2 - 17.36
9/5 - 54.92 (https://www.strava.com/activities/7760981645)
9/9 - 6.62
9/13 - 2.92
9/15 - 17.36
9/16 - 2.90
9/20 - 24.93
mtd: 153.7
09-17-22, 01:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By a_d_a_m

I exceed the recommended weight limit for a Kona...

I exceed the recommended weight limit for a Kona Sutra. Foolishly, I also purchased rear panniers instead of front, so all of the weight is on the rear wheel. So, naturally, my rear wheel started...
09-17-22, 01:28 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1a - 12.41 9/1b - 14.28 9/2 - 17.36 9/5 -...

9/1a - 12.41
9/1b - 14.28
9/2 - 17.36
9/5 - 54.92 (https://www.strava.com/activities/7760981645)
9/9 - 6.62
9/13 - 2.92
9/15 - 17.36
9/16 - 2.90
mtd: 128.77
ytd: 878.4
09-16-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1a - 12.41 9/1b - 14.28 9/2 - 17.36 9/5 -...

9/1a - 12.41
9/1b - 14.28
9/2 - 17.36
9/5 - 54.92 (https://www.strava.com/activities/7760981645)
9/9 - 6.62
9/13 - 2.92
9/15 - 17.36
mtd: 125.87
ytd: 875.5
09-14-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1a - 12.41 9/1b - 14.28 9/2 - 17.36 9/5 -...

9/1a - 12.41
9/1b - 14.28
9/2 - 17.36
9/5 - 54.92 (https://www.strava.com/activities/7760981645)
9/9 - 6.62
9/13 - 2.92
mtd: 108.51
ytd: 858.2
09-10-22, 03:37 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1a - 12.41 9/1b - 14.28 9/2 - 17.36 9/5 -...

9/1a - 12.41
9/1b - 14.28
9/2 - 17.36
9/5 - 54.92 (https://www.strava.com/activities/7760981645)
9/9 - 6.62
mtd: 105.59
ytd: 855.3


The long downhill on my 9/5 ride cooked the front brakes...
09-06-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,025
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1a - 12.41 9/1b - 14.28 9/2 - 17.36 9/5 -...

9/1a - 12.41
9/1b - 14.28
9/2 - 17.36
9/5 - 54.92 (https://www.strava.com/activities/7760981645)
mtd: 98.97
ytd: 848.6
09-06-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 8/10 -...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
8/10 - 17.24
8/12 - 12.64
8/14 - 10.91
8/15 - 23.84
8/17 - 12.11
8/23 - 11.94
8/24 - 10.65
08-28-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 8/10 -...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
8/10 - 17.24
8/12 - 12.64
8/14 - 10.91
8/15 - 23.84
8/17 - 12.11
8/23 - 11.94
8/24 - 10.65
08-25-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 8/10 -...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
8/10 - 17.24
8/12 - 12.64
8/14 - 10.91
8/15 - 23.84
8/17 - 12.11
8/23 - 11.94
8/24 - 10.65
08-24-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 8/10 -...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
8/10 - 17.24
8/12 - 12.64
8/14 - 10.91
8/15 - 23.84
8/17 - 12.11
8/23 - 11.94
mtd: 124.4
Forum: Introductions
08-22-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By a_d_a_m

Hi from east of Cleveland.

Hi from east of Cleveland.
08-18-22, 01:32 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 8/10 -...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
8/10 - 17.24
8/12 - 12.64
8/14 - 10.91
8/15 - 23.84
8/17 - 12.11
mtd: 112.46
ytd: 688.5
Forum: Great Lakes
08-16-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By a_d_a_m

Sandusky (OH) lands grant to expand bikeway

Well, unlike some other bike news in Ohio that's not as pleasant (https://www.yahoo.com/video/safety-first-dalton-businesses-share-215021119.html), this was nice to read...


Source:...
08-16-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 8/10 -...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
8/10 - 17.24
8/12 - 12.64
8/14 - 10.91
8/15 - 23.84
mtd: 100.35
ytd: 676.4
08-15-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 8/10 -...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
8/10 - 17.24
8/12 - 12.64
8/14 - 10.91
mtd: 76.51
ytd: 652.5
08-11-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 8/10 -...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
8/10 - 17.24
mtd: 52.96
ytd: 629.0
Forum: Introductions
08-10-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By a_d_a_m

Lot of nice bikeways in Central Ohio. Welcome to...

Lot of nice bikeways in Central Ohio. Welcome to the forum.
08-08-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 13.07 8/6 - 16.03 8/7 - 6.62 mtd:...

8/2 - 13.07
8/6 - 16.03
8/7 - 6.62
mtd: 35.72
ytd: 611.7
Forum: Touring
08-03-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,676
Posted By a_d_a_m

I've only toured twice, but apparently I am the...

I've only toured twice, but apparently I am the bringer of storms.

Ohio To Erie '21 - I had a busted spoke 20 miles in on day 1 which sidetracked us for an hour while we found a mobile mechanic...
08-03-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,712
Posted By a_d_a_m

Have been having some nagging muscle pains the...

Have been having some nagging muscle pains the past week and was iffy on riding yesterday, but went for it anyway. I didn't have my bike rack on the car so I decided to just start and end in my...
07-30-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,928
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/3 - 6.81 7/10 - 22.03 7/12a - 4.54 7/12b...

7/3 - 6.81
7/10 - 22.03
7/12a - 4.54
7/12b - 3.67
7/15 - 3.63
7/18 - 3.79
7/21 - 31.76
7/22 - 8.56
7/24 - 20.27
7/28 - 17.39
07-26-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,928
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/3 - 6.81 7/10 - 22.03 7/12a - 4.54 7/12b...

7/3 - 6.81
7/10 - 22.03
7/12a - 4.54
7/12b - 3.67
7/15 - 3.63
7/18 - 3.79
7/21 - 31.76
7/22 - 8.56
7/24 - 20.27
mtd: 105.06
07-23-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,928
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/3 - 6.81 7/10 - 22.03 7/12a - 4.54 7/12b...

7/3 - 6.81
7/10 - 22.03
7/12a - 4.54
7/12b - 3.67
7/15 - 3.63
7/18 - 3.79
7/21 - 31.76
7/22 - 8.56
mtd: 84.79
ytd: 532.6
07-19-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,928
Posted By a_d_a_m

Well, I tested positive for C19 the morning of...

Well, I tested positive for C19 the morning of 7/13. I had no symptoms whatsoever but had been notified of exposure. So I laid low on the cycling and got on Paxlovid just as a preventative.
I went...
07-13-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,928
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/3 - 6.81 7/10 - 22.03 7/12a - 4.54 7/12b...

7/3 - 6.81
7/10 - 22.03
7/12a - 4.54
7/12b - 3.67
mtd: 37.05
ytd: 484.9
Forum: Great Lakes
07-12-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By a_d_a_m

Came here to post this - beat me to it! They...

Came here to post this - beat me to it!
They must have heard us talking about them.
Here is the schedule for anyone wondering:...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-12-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By a_d_a_m

I think they just hate us. :D

I think they just hate us. :D
Forum: Great Lakes
07-11-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By a_d_a_m

Curious about the claim of erosion near the...

Curious about the claim of erosion near the tracks (I see it on their website, too). The CVSR was running fully loaded with passengers just yesterday. So if it's safe for passengers I'm not sure why...
07-11-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By a_d_a_m

Kona Sutra? Mine, aside from the rear wheel...

Kona Sutra?
Mine, aside from the rear wheel which has since been upgraded, is holding up fine (2 tours now) and I've been north of 350 for the past two years...
07-11-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 73,711
Posted By a_d_a_m

I definitely turned around for that picture... :D

I definitely turned around for that picture... :D
07-11-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,928
Posted By a_d_a_m

Went down to Cuyahoga Valley National Park...

Went down to Cuyahoga Valley National Park yesterday and rode nonstop. I usually stop halfway through a 15+ mile ride but felt good so I just stayed on it.
Averaged 14.5mph on the way back, which is...
Forum: Touring
07-06-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By a_d_a_m

A feller on CrazyGuyOnABike just mentioned a few...

A feller on CrazyGuyOnABike just mentioned a few days ago having waited in a car lane for 45min (https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/page/?o=3d2&page_id=633596&v=T) only to find out about a...
07-04-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 73,711
Posted By a_d_a_m

Haven't posted a picture of it in a minute;...

Haven't posted a picture of it in a minute; here's my '21 Sutra. Thought a steel touring bike was going to hold up, but I kept busting rear spokes and eventually cracked the rear wheel.

Now...
07-04-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By a_d_a_m

I get numbness when I ride around in my ratty old...

I get numbness when I ride around in my ratty old Converse Chuck Taylors. In my regular bike shoes (Five Ten Freerider) I do not experience this. I think the recommendation of a stiffer sole might be...
07-04-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By a_d_a_m

If the frame and seating position of your current...

If the frame and seating position of your current bike are comfortable, I would absolutely consider just getting a sturdy wheelset built. There are Clyde wheel options out there. Look for something...
07-04-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,928
Posted By a_d_a_m

No goal other than to hit the 100+ mark for the...

No goal other than to hit the 100+ mark for the month. It would be nice to hit 1000 for the year, but I don't see it happening with all of the new house projects I have going on. Winter starts early....
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,272
Posted By a_d_a_m

I had Schwalbe Marathons on my Kona Sutra as that...

I had Schwalbe Marathons on my Kona Sutra as that is what they were spec'd with. The front sustained a sidewall failure, and was replaced with a Panaracer Tour. I'm still running the Schwalbe on the...
06-28-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By a_d_a_m

6/4 - 17.37 6/7 - 1.97 6/11 - 7.32 6/13 -...

6/4 - 17.37
6/7 - 1.97
6/11 - 7.32
6/13 - 17.29
6/14a - 6.03
6/14b - 4.88
6/20 - 3.26
6/23 - 21.65
6/26a - 3.03
6/26b - 3.03
06-27-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By a_d_a_m

6/4 - 17.37 6/7 - 1.97 6/11 - 7.32 6/13 -...

6/4 - 17.37
6/7 - 1.97
6/11 - 7.32
6/13 - 17.29
6/14a - 6.03
6/14b - 4.88
6/20 - 3.26
6/23 - 21.65
6/26a - 3.03
6/26b - 3.03
06-27-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By a_d_a_m

Definitely not as many on OTET but there are...

Definitely not as many on OTET but there are several as linked: https://ohiotoerietrail.org/assets/uploads/2019/11/OTET_Campsites-11_11_2019.pdf
Not all are trailside so research accordingly.
The...
06-16-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By a_d_a_m

I suppose I never followed up on this thread to...

I suppose I never followed up on this thread to say I survived the GAP, though Motherf***** Nature really tried to screw us the first day...

We had humidity and fog for the first 15 or so miles of...
06-15-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By a_d_a_m

6/4 - 17.37 6/7 - 1.97 6/11 - 7.32 6/13 -...

6/4 - 17.37
6/7 - 1.97
6/11 - 7.32
6/13 - 17.29
6/14a - 6.03
6/14b - 4.88
mtd: 54.86
ytd: 399.4
06-14-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By a_d_a_m

6/4 - 17.37 6/7 - 1.97 6/11 - 7.32 6/13 -...

6/4 - 17.37
6/7 - 1.97
6/11 - 7.32
6/13 - 17.29
mtd: 43.95
ytd: 388.5
06-13-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By a_d_a_m

6/4 - 17.37 6/7 - 1.97 6/11 - 7.32 mtd:...

6/4 - 17.37
6/7 - 1.97
6/11 - 7.32
mtd: 26.66
ytd: 371.2
06-08-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By a_d_a_m

Heard a band playing on the street behind me last...

Heard a band playing on the street behind me last night, so I hopped on the bike in my PJs to go check it out.
They were doing a very lame cover of "Gimme Some Lovin'"...

6/4 - 17.37
6/7 - 1.97...
06-06-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,628
Posted By a_d_a_m

These numbers are a far cry from where I was last...

These numbers are a far cry from where I was last year. Moving and fixing up a house sure is annoying.

6/4 - 17.37
mtd: 17.37
ytd: 361.9
Forum: Touring
06-01-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,797
Views: 347,300
Posted By a_d_a_m

South of the ECD at the Big Savage Vista. We were...

South of the ECD at the Big Savage Vista. We were riding westbound, so we didn't get to do the downhill to Cumberland.
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