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Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 759
Posted By indyfabz

Please post reports and photos of the trip. Enjoy!

Please post reports and photos of the trip. Enjoy!
11-30-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,874
Posted By indyfabz

Some of you must be new around here. Never...

Some of you must be new around here.

Never imagined the “serious” comment would have such legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocaine_Bear

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocaine_Bear
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

I cannot wait! NSFW! ...

I cannot wait!

NSFW!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DuWEEKeJLMI
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

Beat me to it. Saw the Tusk tour at the Spectrum...

Beat me to it. Saw the Tusk tour at the Spectrum in ‘79.
11-30-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 229
Posted By indyfabz

What is the medium answer?

What is the medium answer?
Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By indyfabz

Saw the greenhouse while crossing a bridge over...

Saw the greenhouse while crossing a bridge over the railyard. The GF and wondered what sort of greenhouse needs to be surrounded by high fencing that appeared to be topped with barbed wire. There...
Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. Cycle Oregon spent the last night of the...

Heh. Cycle Oregon spent the last night of the 2012 edition in Klamath Falls. Camped in Moore Park. Durig the shuttle ride into the center of town we saw a medical marijuana farm greenhouse in part...
11-30-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By indyfabz

'Xactly. What happened to A at X airport last...

'Xactly. What happened to A at X airport last year might not happen to B at Y airport this year. Maybe the OP will get an agent who doesn't care* Maybe he will get an overzealous agent trying to...
11-30-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By indyfabz

How did you misread the OP so badly? He's...

How did you misread the OP so badly?

He's not taking issue with the charge. Indeed, nowhere does he mention the charge.

The issue is this: JetBlue's website says the airline will not accept a...
11-30-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 532
Posted By indyfabz

Don't know of any two-lane interstates. I...

Don't know of any two-lane interstates.

I don't know about SD, but in MT it's probably more expected than other places. I have seen others riding on I-90. And at least there is more of a chance...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

Speaking of Wordle, one opinion I happen to agree...

Speaking of Wordle, one opinion I happen to agree with:

https://slate.com/technology/2022/11/wordle-editor-ruining-wordle.html
11-30-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 532
Posted By indyfabz

The shoulders are wide enough to accommodate...

The shoulders are wide enough to accommodate semis. In MT at least, where I have done most of my Interstate riding, truckers have been very courteous, almost always moving over to the left lane to...
11-30-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 532
Posted By indyfabz

FYI...Many, many miles of Interstate Highway in...

FYI...Many, many miles of Interstate Highway in the west and Midwest are bike-legal. For example, every inch of Interstate in Montana is open to bikes. Sometimes, the Interstate is the only way to...
Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By indyfabz

This may be dated, but worth a shot: ...

This may be dated, but worth a shot:

https://theoregoncoast.info/BikeRoute/Map.pdf

It contains resources you can contact for transportation options.
11-29-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By indyfabz

Which is why I’m calling BS on this one. And...

Which is why I’m calling BS on this one.

And it wouldn’t surprise me in the least to learn that at least some pumps carry a warning not to mount it on the fork. Common sense is not always common.
Forum: Touring
11-29-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 819
Posted By indyfabz

Great idea! I recently broke a seatpost bolt on...

Great idea! I recently broke a seatpost bolt on the last day of a tour. When I finally took the collar to a LBS it was able to get it out, but the threads of the collar appeared to get damaged in the...
11-29-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,874
Posted By indyfabz

That means you are not a serious cyclist. :D

That means you are not a serious cyclist. :D
11-29-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By indyfabz

The last time I got stung while riding was...

The last time I got stung while riding was probably 2007. Bee hit me in the groin area during a high speed decent. Just missed my man parts.

But...Back in September I was taking a lunch break in...
11-29-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,349
Posted By indyfabz

It can be prevalent in certain areas of S....

It can be prevalent in certain areas of S. Jersey, especially in parts of the Pine Barrens. I will never forget being on a charity ride when a young, inexperienced rider rode through a sand pile on...
Forum: Touring
11-29-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By indyfabz

The Beckman covers were unique because they were...

The Beckman covers were unique because they were made to fit his particular pannier sizes and designs, and they included a "vent" at the bottom to allow any water that might get in to drain. As...
11-29-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,874
Posted By indyfabz

Rode across the country in '99 with a guy riding...

Rode across the country in '99 with a guy riding a Cannondale hybrid. He rode in sneakers. Real mountain goat. Being a runner from Leadville, CO, will do that to you.

...
Forum: Touring
11-28-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By indyfabz

:rolleyes: Well, you’ve been given other fine...

:rolleyes: Well, you’ve been given other fine options. Which one is it going to be at this late stage?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

So it must negative fun.

So it must negative fun.
11-28-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,874
Posted By indyfabz

I mentioned the discs.

I mentioned the discs.
Forum: Touring
11-28-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 380
Posted By indyfabz

True. I can think of a time in recent memory...

True. I can think of a time in recent memory (2016) where a tarp for cover would have been most useful. I was camping in MT on the first day of a tour. It was raining pretty good in camp. USFS...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur.... ...

Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur....

It's interesting how big cars share some behaviors with housecats. My departed boy loved to doze off while on his back with his paws spread part. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

That's because you both have been manipulated. ...

That's because you both have been manipulated.

See what I did there?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

I just tried to like a post and got a weird error...

I just tried to like a post and got a weird error message in a small window. Refreshed and it's back working again.

Does seem like gremlins.
...
11-28-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 2,874
Posted By indyfabz

What's the deal with hybrids? Their quality is...

What's the deal with hybrids? Their quality is low. Their price is low. Why don't they call them lowbrids?

BTW....They're hybrid, and theyre spectacular.

I don't know how you guys ride...
11-28-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By indyfabz

Netzero?!?! Blast from the past. Several years...

Netzero?!?! Blast from the past. Several years ago, I had dealings with someone who still had an erols.com address. Talk about ol' skool.
11-28-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By indyfabz

The problem has been solved, at least for me.

The problem has been solved, at least for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

The NYT Spelling Bee game has some glaring...

The NYT Spelling Bee game has some glaring omissions today. "EXIGENCE" being one. How does that happen?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 778
Posted By indyfabz

Prolly inherited it.

Prolly inherited it.
11-28-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By indyfabz

Is this a joke? The fork seems like a really bad...

Is this a joke? The fork seems like a really bad place to mount a pump.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

Kept me up late. I was hoping to turn in...

Kept me up late. I was hoping to turn in relatively early.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
11-28-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By indyfabz

I have ridden the D&L several times during tours,...

I have ridden the D&L several times during tours, but only from Whit Haven down to New Hope, and some of that not recently.

As for camping, there is a private campground on PA 940 a couple of...
Forum: Touring
11-28-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By indyfabz

I toured for 10,000 with Beckman rain covers. It...

I toured for 10,000 with Beckman rain covers. It is straight forward.

You put them on and ride. Road spray and direct rain? Panniers are subjected to the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

Happy National French Toast Day!

Happy National French Toast Day!
Forum: Touring
11-27-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 380
Posted By indyfabz

Only as a ground sheet. My tents don’t leak....

Only as a ground sheet.

My tents don’t leak.

I think it’s ~4’x8’. Made of plastic.
11-27-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,450
Posted By indyfabz

Did you include a poll?

Did you include a poll?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

Slow night. Everyone must be watching the defense...

Slow night. Everyone must be watching the defense battle in Philadelphia. :lol:
Forum: Touring
11-27-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By indyfabz

Can’t wait to see photos during the trip!

Can’t wait to see photos during the trip!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
11-27-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By indyfabz

First off, how far, how many days, and how do you...

First off, how far, how many days, and how do you plan to overnight?

Also, you need to check the D&L website. I know of one washout that likely won’t be fixed by spring. The road detour isn’t...
Forum: Touring
11-27-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,615
Posted By indyfabz

Never knew about the destructive nature of that...

Never knew about the destructive nature of that stuff until a can of Deep Woods Off rusted a leaked in my damp basement. It was in a box with some RCA stereo cables. Went looking for something else...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

Wordle 525 2/6 ⬜⬜⬜🟩⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 ...

Wordle 525 2/6

⬜⬜⬜🟩⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

nyt.com/wordle*

First two in a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 38,277
Posted By indyfabz

Something out of nothing. Wordle 524 3/6 ...

Something out of nothing.

Wordle 524 3/6

⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜
🟨⬜⬜🟨⬜
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

nyt.com/wordle*
11-24-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By indyfabz

Excuse my mechanical ignorance, but are they...

Excuse my mechanical ignorance, but are they supposed to be used with, or in lieu of, rim tape?
11-24-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,000
Posted By indyfabz

“Funny. I was thinking the same thing.”—Jules...

“Funny. I was thinking the same thing.”—Jules Winfield
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