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Forum: Touring
08-01-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By Patty Up North

Btw, every church in Danmark has watertaps...

Btw, every church in Danmark has watertaps outsite, for watering flowers. Its good for drinking, and my main source of water when touring in Danmark.
Forum: Touring
07-31-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By djb

PW, If I don't see you writing on here before you...

PW, If I don't see you writing on here before you leave, have a safe and fun trip.
safe traveling etc etc
cheers
Forum: Northeast
07-27-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By antimonysarah

Or even just open them up a few weekends a year...

Or even just open them up a few weekends a year for special events -- a big special bikepacking race through them for a few days could be amazing. Even just an out-and-back double century on the...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9,631
Views: 1,242,205
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/mTQwnzT.gifv

https://i.imgur.com/mTQwnzT.gifv
Forum: Touring
07-06-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By MarcusT

I fold back the half of the fly that is over my...

I fold back the half of the fly that is over my head and position the tent so that end is less visible to the public.
Yea, it does not do much, but at least it hides my intimate scratching. ;)
Forum: Touring
07-06-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By andrewclaus

I'm at the stage in my life where if someone...

I'm at the stage in my life where if someone peeks in on me, the punishment is already done. Nobody is going to take a second look.
Forum: Touring
07-04-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,787
Posted By 101stairborne

If you wait for all the lights to turn green you...

If you wait for all the lights to turn green you are never going to get to town.
Forum: Touring
07-02-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

Don't always expect someone to answer on the...

Don't always expect someone to answer on the first try. Some are owned by people who have "day jobs" and other things going on in their lives. The funniest incident I experienced was on the TA in...
Forum: Touring
06-24-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 266,076
Posted By Doug64

France ...

France
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51268377442_22237d757e_b.jpg
Forum: Touring
06-18-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By brianinc-ville

I've only ridden in Copenhagen and Aarhus, but it...

I've only ridden in Copenhagen and Aarhus, but it really was a great time. Aarhus has more hills than you'd expect in Denmark. Even if you're set on touring the whole country, you should set aside...
Forum: Touring
06-17-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By raybo

This page has 5 links to information about bike...

This page has 5 links to information about bike touring in Denmark (https://www.biketouringtips.com/searchTips.html?country=Denmark&state=&place=&id=&subtopic=). While you might not find all 5 of...
Forum: Touring
06-17-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By axolotl

I toured in Denmark in June many years ago. I...

I toured in Denmark in June many years ago. I rode in a big counter-clockwise circle, crossing the border from Germany, and arriving back in Germany on the west coast island of Sylt by ferry from a...
Forum: Touring
06-17-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By imi

Yes, in Denmark the wind can blow strongly mostly...

Yes, in Denmark the wind can blow strongly mostly from the west, with NW being more usual although it can shift to SW on a daily basis. Riding North to South is better. Straight east to west can be a...
Forum: Touring
06-16-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I have not been there. Keep an eye on what...

I have not been there.

Keep an eye on what Europe is doing for vaccine passport. Here is one article I found that is a few days old:
https://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/health-passports

If...
Forum: Touring
06-09-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,155
Posted By staehpj1

I'll put in another pitch for the full Oregon...

I'll put in another pitch for the full Oregon coast...

The Oregon section is wonderful. I absolutely would ride it all if doing it again. There is a great free bike route map of the Oregon coast...
Forum: Touring
06-08-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,155
Posted By kevmcd

Amtrak from Portland or Seattle to Eugene is very easy

If flying into Eugene is expensive or inconvenient it is easy to take Amtrak to Eugene from Portland or Seattle. They have bike hooks on the train so it is not necessary to disassemble your bike in...
Forum: Touring
06-08-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,155
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I rode it seven years ago, so a lot of my info is...

I rode it seven years ago, so a lot of my info is dated. That said, I wrote up my observations at this post if you are interested:...
Forum: Touring
06-08-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,155
Posted By staehpj1

I agree with that. I rode from Seattle to a bit...

I agree with that. I rode from Seattle to a bit short of San Luis Obispo. I used the Bremerton ferry to get out of Seattle and the ferry ride was nice, but the Washington state portion of the ride...
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,155
Posted By Doug64

The Oregon Coast and northern California are the...

The Oregon Coast and northern California are the best part of the entire Coast Route, but I'm biased .

Have fun on your ride. You can't go wrong. We might see you on the road. My wife and I are...
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,155
Posted By djb

howdy sir Walrus, I also started in Astoria, flew...

howdy sir Walrus, I also started in Astoria, flew to Portland and took a bus to Astoria. Although this was eons ago (94!), I'd have to say that Astoria down to San Fran is a really nice ride, very...
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,155
Posted By mev

The parts I enjoyed most were between Astoria and...

The parts I enjoyed most were between Astoria and Pismo Beach, California.

So immediately south of San Francisco is interesting. I didn't enjoy areas leading into and south of Santa Barbara as...
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,155
Posted By Tourist in MSN

When I did Pacific Coast in 2014, we took Amtrak...

When I did Pacific Coast in 2014, we took Amtrak to Portland OR, then a bus to Astoria, I think we bought the bus ticket as part of our Amtrak ticket.
...
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,524
Views: 266,076
Posted By Doug64

Last week began with my wife and I checking the...

Last week began with my wife and I checking the gear we were planning to take on a tour next month. We had a few hours of panic when we could not find our tent. It was not in its usual spot, which...
Forum: Touring
05-29-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,289
Posted By Prowler

A bit of recon

This week I took my first road trip in about 2 years, because of what-cha-callit. Sort of a hub and spoke tour but I move the hub every day. Drive 2 hours, cycle a few hours, drive another 2 hours,...
Forum: Foo
05-27-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9,631
Views: 1,242,205
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/I3rTtt0.gif

https://i.imgur.com/I3rTtt0.gif
Forum: Touring
05-25-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,289
Posted By balto charlie

Transportation looks doable from Baltimore. SW...

Transportation looks doable from Baltimore. SW air ($200) one way to Buffalo. Amtrak to Baltimore, ~$100. No car tour, sweet!

FWIW: I am not opposed to stealth camping, but do like a shower...
Forum: Touring
05-24-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,289
Posted By djb

Hi Mr and Mrs PW, thanks for the report and...

Hi Mr and Mrs PW, thanks for the report and photos. Once border and covid stuff is sorted, I'd like to do Montreal to New York, and the top of this trail at rouses point, ny, is about 100k from...
05-22-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,476
Posted By dedhed

Where does one find newspaper nowadays?

Where does one find newspaper nowadays?
Forum: Touring
05-20-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,930
Posted By imi

Or the other way round, my headlamp fits very...

Or the other way round, my headlamp fits very well around Ortlieb handlebar bag. I find I donít ride much after dark, but sometimes in rain or fog itís good to have lights on your bike.

Just a...
05-18-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,878
Posted By MrAshDarksideTM

I can let you know in July hopefully. We have a...

I can let you know in July hopefully. We have a Java Pinion slated to be built.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,673
Posted By zandoval

I used to commute about 12-15 miles each way on a...

I used to commute about 12-15 miles each way on a daily bases for a copula years. My biggest problem was not the time or distance. It was having a back up in case of inclement weather or mechanical...
Forum: Foo
05-01-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 135,991
Posted By Shimagnolo

This robbery didn't go as planned: ...

This robbery didn't go as planned:
https://twitter.com/Osvaldo04110700/status/1387907228649332736
Forum: Foo
04-27-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 952
Posted By Zedoo

Put it through the helmet vents and add some...

Put it through the helmet vents and add some pretty pink bows.
Forum: Touring
03-29-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,521
Posted By katzenfinch

Iím going on my second pair of Exustar sandals (a...

Iím going on my second pair of Exustar sandals (a dog chewed the straps off my first pair). I much prefer closed-toe sandals since I seem to have a tendency to bash my toes into things if theyíre not...
Forum: Introductions
03-25-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By biker in japan

Hey ! Yes, Japan is really great for cycling....

Hey ! Yes, Japan is really great for cycling. Well , if and when you return, lets meet up. Next month I'll be touring from Hokkaido to Okinawa. ( that's my plan anyway ).
Forum: Touring
03-25-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,921
Posted By Tourist in MSN

So, you own both Rohloff and Pinion. Interesting....

So, you own both Rohloff and Pinion. Interesting. I bet you have a very nice fleet. Congrats.

Your Rohloff shifter is the third generation. Much better than mine, you should have great grip on...
Forum: Touring
03-24-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,979
Posted By mev

Agreed. I think you can make a variety of...

Agreed. I think you can make a variety of different routes work pretty well, and depends a bit on where you want to travel.

I've gone across three times and once across Canada:
-- 1992:...
Forum: Touring
03-22-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,979
Posted By 10 Wheels

Try for 75 a day. You may not need a rest day.

Try for 75 a day. You may not need a rest day.
Forum: Touring
03-13-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By indyfabz

If you are traveling alone and have a single you...

If you are traveling alone and have a single you donít need a van or pickup. Iíve done one-way rentals with my 60 cm LHT at least a half dozen times. An SUV is plenty, even with all my gear. With the...
Forum: Touring
03-12-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By indyfabz

Nope. In fact, the rules only allow singles. If a...

Nope. In fact, the rules only allow singles. If a single is small enough you can keep the front wheel on. That bike is 60cm with a long wheelbase so I had to remove the front wheel.
Forum: Touring
03-07-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By djb

Hi PW, I have not, and only know one person who...

Hi PW, I have not, and only know one person who has been there as a tourist years ago. Have you tried looking on crazy guy on a bike for any trip journals?
I was going to suggest Cuba as a safe...
Forum: Touring
03-01-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By alan s

Florida Keys tour

Managed to get in a tour this winter in the Keys last week. Rode from Key West to Miami and drove back in a rental car. Beautiful weather except for the one shower that hit right as I was packing up...
Forum: Touring
02-15-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,698
Posted By John N

What about the KATY Trail? It goes from St....

What about the KATY Trail? It goes from St. Louis to either Clinton, MO, or Kansas City area. From either direction, you could continue on fairly low traffic roads, i.e. continue to Pueblo or...
Forum: Touring
02-14-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,384
Posted By Sluggo

... So I tried to get an idea of how the folding...

... So I tried to get an idea of how the folding guitar would pack on the bike.

As I noted before, the bag that comes with it is somewhat bulky, but maybe viable. The bag and guitar total about 8...
Forum: Touring
02-06-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,698
Posted By balto charlie

I have used Tuckahoe State Park as a starting...

I have used Tuckahoe State Park as a starting point. Just told the ranger I was leaving my car. He told me where to park it. I will find a route or 2 and post for you.
Forum: Touring
02-03-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,698
Posted By balto charlie

Looking at your restrictions I would think the...

Looking at your restrictions I would think the Delmarva area. Also know as the Eastern Shore of MD, VA and DE. I like biking there, flat, scenic and historic. Enough towns to grab a pint, little...
Forum: Touring
02-02-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,094
Posted By gauvins

Interesting decision... If I may: (1) when; (2)...

Interesting decision... If I may: (1) when; (2) how long; (3) where are you from?

Asking because Portugal is currently the worst country in the Western World...
Forum: Touring
01-31-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,698
Posted By gauvins

Read great things about the Empire Trail (NY)....

Read great things about the Empire Trail (NY). But I'd go in the Southwest for a variety of reasons (Utah, Arizona). We really enjoyed circling the Grand Canyon 2 years ago. Your dates are near ideal...
Forum: Foo
12-27-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9,631
Views: 1,242,205
Posted By Shimagnolo

This looks like something I'd enjoy doing!:thumb:

This looks like something I'd enjoy doing!:thumb:
12-01-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 74,716
Posted By xiaoman1

Geat movement, The "lines" in the photo make me...

Geat movement, The "lines" in the photo make me look at everything in the image bringing me back to the bike over and over again. Nice use of the "rule of thirds".:thumb:
Best, Ben
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