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06-17-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By exercion

Great trip report, glad to hear you did the ride....

Great trip report, glad to hear you did the ride. Quite a nice accomplishment and it sounds like you came away with memories and stories, so I count it a major success.
04-26-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By indyfabz

A couple of things: 1. Look at where some...

A couple of things:

1. Look at where some of the services are in Frostburg. If you are planning to cook, the grocery store is way down the hill on the main drag. There is decent Mexican not...
04-26-22, 04:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. I camped there in 2019. Yes. The...

Heh. I camped there in 2019.

Yes. The switchbacks are not bad at all. The ramp up to the camping area is insane. I pushed my loaded bike up it. I felt like I was going to snap my legs off at the...
04-24-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By Ubie

Local boy scout troop did it 2 years ago, fully...

Local boy scout troop did it 2 years ago, fully carry for 5 days I think (130 or 150mi total). No SAG I mean. Troop leader is 260lbs+ and rides a Jamis MTB that last was serviced during the Obama...
04-24-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,266
Posted By csport

Did it several times, totally doable, especially...

Did it several times, totally doable, especially if you start fresh from Cumberland. Last year I did Hancock to Frostburg in one day.
Forum: Touring
03-29-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By KC8QVO

I am not familiar with the specific route,...

I am not familiar with the specific route, however I grew up right next to rt 48 along another part of it and am familiar with that route in general. I have family in that area of the state still (N...
Forum: Touring
03-15-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,499
Posted By Tourist in MSN

If the differing opinions on this thread appear...

If the differing opinions on this thread appear confusing, this is the way the manufacturer uses that strap, several photos showing the strap used with the lower hook....
Forum: Touring
03-15-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,499
Posted By cyccommute

You arenít setting yours up wrong. I donít even...

You arenít setting yours up wrong. I donít even carry the straps because they are mostly useless. If I carry the bags off the bike, itís easier to just pair the panniers and carry them by the...
Forum: Touring
01-06-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 26,181
Posted By rodolfo

Hi, what is the kickstand that you put on the...

Hi, what is the kickstand that you put on the Sutra? Does it work well?
Forum: Touring
11-27-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By zacster

At 66 I'm considering a tour for the first time...

At 66 I'm considering a tour for the first time in over 40 years. And I never did that tour either. I am looking into the NYS Empire Trail as a first tour, and the considerations there are: Ease,...
11-07-21, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,584
Posted By Leisesturm

With all due respect, I disagree completely with...

With all due respect, I disagree completely with your POV. As far as I am concerned a professional bike fit is the least most important thing for a non-professional cyclist to do. I don't personally...
Forum: Touring
10-22-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By smudgy

C&O and GAP tour (video)

I hope I'm not buggin' you guys with all of my videos. I figure this is a good place to share them. The C&O and the GAP together make a great week long bike ride. If you have the time, let me know...
Forum: Touring
10-13-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By TheRiverDog

This trip looks awesome man What an adventure

This trip looks awesome man What an adventure
10-08-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,705
Posted By KC8QVO

I made a slight change, not really with the...

I made a slight change, not really with the "trailer", but the pool noodle traffic deflector.

I added a piece of PVC pipe. I believe it is 1/2" ID. It fits pretty snug inside the noodle. The...
10-05-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,705
Posted By KC8QVO

Today's work: I took the wheels off to...

Today's work:

I took the wheels off to inspect the bearings closer (I have another thread in the mechanics forum on bearings, I'll leave the details there -...
Forum: Touring
10-04-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By KC8QVO

Awesome! Ya know... You're setting the...

Awesome!

Ya know...
You're setting the proverbial "bar" quite high. :D

I, for one, am anxious for your continued trek documentaries. Keep up the excellent work. And do take good care of...
Forum: Touring
10-04-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By smudgy

I did indeed finish my ride this summer. From...

I did indeed finish my ride this summer. From Yorktown, my wife drove me to DC. Her dad lives in the DC area. So we visited dad and off onto the trail I went. From Pittsburgh I hopped on the Montour...
Forum: Touring
10-03-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By smudgy

Adam, Great ride and great presentation. Ride on...

Adam, Great ride and great presentation. Ride on Brother!!
Forum: Touring
10-02-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,301
Posted By smudgy

Trans America Trail The Eastern Third (video)

Despite the pandemic, I got in some touring this summer. Just wanted to share it with y'all through video. If you have the time with nothing better to do, check it out and let me know what you think....
10-02-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,895
Posted By OldCruiser

October Goal 120 10-01 5.1 10-02 5.1 ...

October Goal 120

10-01 5.1
10-02 5.1

MTD 10.2
YTD 1202.0
09-30-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,705
Posted By KC8QVO

More pictures. I think I am limited to 5 per...

More pictures. I think I am limited to 5 per post.

These pictures describe the location of the tubs along the trailer. This goes back to my "math" a few posts up with where I moved the axle to. I...
Forum: Touring
09-30-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By jpescatore

One thing to remember on those elevation profiles...

One thing to remember on those elevation profiles is that they often (maybe always) show a sharp uphill when a trail goes through a tunnel, because the elevation of what the tunnel goes under is what...
09-27-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,705
Posted By KC8QVO

Tonight's work - I did relocate the axle....

Tonight's work -

I did relocate the axle. The math behind it is as follows:
Each tub is 32" long (the top lid length, not the bottom - the tubs taper to the bottom, but the ruling dimension for...
Forum: Touring
09-26-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By indyfabz

This afternoon I mapped the first climb of the...

This afternoon I mapped the first climb of the day on one day of my just-completed tour. 704í in 2.9 miles. It started 0.1 miles after I left camp. What a way to start the day. And that wasnít even...
Forum: Touring
09-25-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,886
Posted By John N

There are tons of places that you can wire money...

There are tons of places that you can wire money to within probably 50 miles of most any populated place in the USA. Walmarts, Dollar Generals, convenience stores, grocery stores, Walgreens, truck...
09-24-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By indyfabz

579 loaded miles down. About 62 to go to home...

579 loaded miles down. About 62 to go to home tomorrow. But first, straight to my local for a double bourbon with a cherry on the house.
09-24-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 36.8 miles 09/02 - 39.1 miles 09/03 -...

09/01 - 36.8 miles
09/02 - 39.1 miles
09/03 - 42.5 miles
09/04 - 46.0 miles
09/05 - 34.3 miles
09/06 - 45.0 miles
09/07 - 34.2 miles
09/08 - 31.2 miles
09/09 - 34.1 miles
09/11 - 42.4 miles
09-24-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By OldCruiser

September Goal 150 miles 9-01 6.1 9-02 11.6...

September Goal 150 miles
9-01 6.1
9-02 11.6 MUP
9-03 6.4
9-04 10.1
9-05 7.5
9-06 6.6
9-07 8.2
9-08 7.1
9-09 6.7
09-23-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By OldCruiser

September Goal 150 miles 9-01 6.1 9-02 11.6...

September Goal 150 miles
9-01 6.1
9-02 11.6 MUP
9-03 6.4
9-04 10.1
9-05 7.5
9-06 6.6
9-07 8.2
9-08 7.1
9-09 6.7
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-23-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Altair 4

Agreed. This time of the year opens up ride...

Agreed. This time of the year opens up ride opportunities I would normally pass on during the height of the summer. If you ride the Wheeling trail, post your thoughts and experiences!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-22-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Altair 4

Haven't ridden it, but walked the downtown...

Haven't ridden it, but walked the downtown section in June 2020. It was a really hot day and my only recollection was there was precious little shade. Oh, and on a Sunday, there were very few...
09-22-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By OldCruiser

September Goal 150 miles 9-01 6.1 9-02 11.6...

September Goal 150 miles
9-01 6.1
9-02 11.6 MUP
9-03 6.4
9-04 10.1
9-05 7.5
9-06 6.6
9-07 8.2
9-08 7.1
9-09 6.7
09-21-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By 257 roberts

Goal for September...200 miles 9-25 16.66 ...

Goal for September...200 miles

9-25 16.66 (maiden voyage on my new Surly Bridgeclub)
9-24 11.65 miles
9-21. 20.23 miles
9-20. 19.25 miles
9-19 18.17 miles
9-17. 19.12 miles
9-15. 15.43...
09-21-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By OldCruiser

September Goal 150 miles 9-01 6.1 9-02 11.6...

September Goal 150 miles
9-01 6.1
9-02 11.6 MUP
9-03 6.4
9-04 10.1
9-05 7.5
9-06 6.6
9-07 8.2
9-08 7.1
9-09 6.7
09-20-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By indyfabz

405 in the books since I started a week ago last...

405 in the books since I started a week ago last Sunday. Estimate I have another 210 remaining over the next four days. Treating myself to a motel room in Hyde Park, NY tonight. The localish camping...
09-20-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 36.8 miles 09/02 - 39.1 miles 09/03 -...

09/01 - 36.8 miles
09/02 - 39.1 miles
09/03 - 42.5 miles
09/04 - 46.0 miles
09/05 - 34.3 miles
09/06 - 45.0 miles
09/07 - 34.2 miles
09/08 - 31.2 miles
09/09 - 34.1 miles
09/11 - 42.4 miles
09-19-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By 257 roberts

Goal for September.........200 miles 9-20....

Goal for September.........200 miles

9-20. 19.25 miles
9-19. 18.17 miles
9-17. 19.12 miles
9-15. 15.43 miles
9-14. 17.89 miles
9-10. 19.09 miles
9-8. 22.17 miles
9-6. 18.65 miles
09-19-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By OldCruiser

September Goal 150 miles 9-01 6.1 9-02 11.6...

September Goal 150 miles
9-01 6.1
9-02 11.6 MUP
9-03 6.4
9-04 10.1
9-05 7.5
9-06 6.6
9-07 8.2
9-08 7.1
9-09 6.7
09-19-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By MattTheHat

09/01 - 36.8 miles 09/02 - 39.1 miles 09/03 -...

09/01 - 36.8 miles
09/02 - 39.1 miles
09/03 - 42.5 miles
09/04 - 46.0 miles
09/05 - 34.3 miles
09/06 - 45.0 miles
09/07 - 34.2 miles
09/08 - 31.2 miles
09/09 - 34.1 miles
09/11 - 42.4 miles
09-18-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By OldCruiser

Thanks , I hope so too . Theyíre good people .

Thanks , I hope so too . Theyíre good people .
09-18-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,459
Posted By OldCruiser

Hope heís able to keep it up . Takes dedication. ...

Hope heís able to keep it up . Takes dedication.
We maybe Clydes but weíre healthy Clydes .
I Just found out that my MUP riding friend and his wife just came down with Covid . Both have been...
Forum: Touring
09-18-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,120
Posted By KC8QVO

John N Thanks for the comments! Excellent info. ...

John N Thanks for the comments! Excellent info.

I don't recall ever hearing about the "climbing index". I may have heard references to it in the past, I've been around this forum for 6-7 years so...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By KC8QVO

The only way I would lean on vehicular...

The only way I would lean on vehicular transportation is if my ride was unridable.

The exception to that would be trips that combine other forms of transportation - flying to another continent,...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By Cougrrcj

POO. Yeah, I need a better name/acronym than that...

POO. Yeah, I need a better name/acronym than that - but it is somehow fitting...

Sandusky Bay Bridge -- Maybe use Uber/Lyft across????
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,120
Posted By KC8QVO

One more example ride: Ride number 4 - ...

One more example ride:

Ride number 4 -

This was part of a multi-level 2-day "test ride" with a trailer I am working on. I wanted to do a "hell ride" with the trailer to analyze several things:...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,120
Posted By KC8QVO

Trip planning and elevation analysis - example for newer bike tourists

Edit - there are too many pictures so I need to break this up in a couple posts.

All,

I have mapped out a trip I want to do some time before the snow flies and am looking over the route so...
Forum: Touring
09-16-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By cccorlew

I'm in CA and was totally unaware of this trail....

I'm in CA and was totally unaware of this trail. I'm now totally interested. Thanks for the photos and stories. I know it's more work then it seems to do a post this complete. Tip o' the hat for the...
Forum: Touring
09-16-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By KC8QVO

Well that explains a lot. I didn't get in to...

Well that explains a lot. I didn't get in to Dalton until midnight. Here is a picture looking across Rt 30.

Note the "OUT" sign. It encapsulates my sentiments exactly - note the mist. It was like...
Forum: Touring
09-16-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By 257 roberts

Very nice write up Adam....thanks for taking the...

Very nice write up Adam....thanks for taking the time to share your adventure with us.
Forum: Touring
09-16-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,240
Posted By KC8QVO

Excellent post! I did the OTET between...

Excellent post!

I did the OTET between October/November of '20. I enjoyed your pictures.

I will partially agree with you on the Battelle Darby Creek park "gravel trail". However, I will caution...
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