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Forum: Touring
07-23-21, 12:29 PM
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Posted By str

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Forum: Touring
07-15-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By balto charlie

Last week I went on a 4 day bikepacking tour...

Last week I went on a 4 day bikepacking tour through the Monogahela Nat For in W. Va. I love this place, temps were a cool 75F/24C. Rain was a factor but I found a gazebo (with electric) where I was...
06-29-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,759
Posted By mschwett

very dramatic light for this evening's ride. this...

very dramatic light for this evening's ride. this is just about the steepest moment of a big descent (19%!) so i actually stopped for a moment. no way i'm one handing that!
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Forum: Touring
06-11-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,104
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I was totally amazed at the giant trees. If you...

I was totally amazed at the giant trees. If you can fit your schedule so that you can camp at Elk Prairie Campground, they had a hiking trail through some of the trees, it was just amazing.
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Forum: Touring
06-08-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 789
Posted By indyfabz

They never give a firm opening date. Iíve ridden...

They never give a firm opening date. Iíve ridden GTS 4 times.

You donít need an entry reservation if you enter on a bike.

Shop in W. Glacier if you will be cooking and camp at Sprague Creek....
Forum: Touring
06-04-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By imi

OP: Sounds like a fantastic trip! Iím jelly! 😆 ...

OP: Sounds like a fantastic trip! Iím jelly! 😆

Yes, it will be hot, particularly in the middle of the day... which is why the spanish invented the siesta!

Start early, get half of your dayís...
Forum: Touring
05-15-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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On the Empire State Trail
Forum: Touring
05-02-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

The Byway is part of the Great Divide route that...

The Byway is part of the Great Divide route that was paved in 2008. The last two times I rode it I saw participants in the race. From Wise River I head east then south to Melrose. From there, you can...
Forum: Touring
05-01-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,516
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Posted By indyfabz

Phillipsburg, MT. ...

Phillipsburg, MT.


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Forum: Touring
05-01-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway in Montana. ...

Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway in Montana.


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Forum: Touring
04-26-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By SeniorCanadian

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A very common form or transport in Laos...
Forum: Touring
04-20-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

Can't remember if I posted these before....

Can't remember if I posted these before. Somewhere between Misdom and Jackson, MT.

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Forum: Touring
04-19-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By Happy Feet

I would give the US the win for better scenery...

I would give the US the win for better scenery (for the most part). It seems the further south one travels the less trees there are and consequently more of the landscape can be seen.
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Forum: Touring
04-19-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By Happy Feet

I've been into mountain biking this winter/spring...

I've been into mountain biking this winter/spring and so've been driving out to recreational areas (in the US you may call them BLM's) and doing overnight hub and spoke rides.
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Forum: Touring
04-19-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By Happy Feet

I'll "see" your Nebraska and raise you a...

I'll "see" your Nebraska and raise you a Saskatchewan :)

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Forum: Touring
04-14-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By djb

OMG Doug, it looks like his roof sprung a leek. ...

OMG Doug, it looks like his roof sprung a leek.

(hope I got this in fast before someone else did!)

edit--phew, I did.
What do I win? How about a nice bowl of soup?
Forum: Touring
04-11-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By robow

Sometimes, just sometimes, it's not always fun. ...

Sometimes, just sometimes, it's not always fun.

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Forum: Touring
04-06-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

Hutterite man, Magrath, Alberta. ...

Hutterite man, Magrath, Alberta.


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Forum: Touring
04-04-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By str

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Forum: Touring
03-08-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By balto charlie

Great gravel grinding, bikepacking pixs. Awesome...

Great gravel grinding, bikepacking pixs. Awesome campsite!
Forum: Touring
03-08-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By str

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Forum: Touring
03-05-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,119
Posted By indyfabz

Aside from camp chores, I read a lot, preferably...

Aside from camp chores, I read a lot, preferably after finding a nice spot at the campground to sit and admire my surroundings.

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Forum: Touring
03-02-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

Have been going through my library. Cemetery in...

Have been going through my library. Cemetery in Lancaster County, PA, which is big Amish and Mennonite country. 2014 during a week-long trip from Vienna, OH to Philadelphia. Beautiful day. The...
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,711
Posted By staehpj1

Just an observation... In the interest of the...

Just an observation...
In the interest of the arbitrary collecting of states as a goal you miss many interesting regions completely. You miss the beauty of the Pacific coat, the MI upper peninsula,...
02-22-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,589
Posted By deacon mark

I think I have the background to give a good run...

I think I have the background to give a good run down. I have been a long distance runner now in my 43 year. I am 59 started running at 17 to stay in shape for baseball as a pitcher in college. I got...
Forum: Touring
02-15-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By smudgy

Southern Illinois Gravel Ride (video)

This was my only "long" ride in 2020, 3 days. I rode across southern Illinois (River to River) on mostly gravel roads, from Grand Tower on the Mississippi River to Cave in Rock on the Ohio River. The...
Forum: Touring
01-31-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By Kelly I

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2020 tour from Mexico to Canada - all paved, credit card tour. 2,500 miles.
Forum: Touring
01-25-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By Happy Feet

Somewhere in Sask ...

Somewhere in Sask

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Looking down the Icefield Parkway
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Forum: Touring
12-06-20, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Happy Feet

However, a velcro strap will impede rapid...

However, a velcro strap will impede rapid deployment when encountering Italian race teams on the road. Too slow and you could wind up being the one sitting on your duff in the weeds.
Forum: Touring
11-23-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By Indigo82

Nice to meet some more Pentaxians here :) I own...

Nice to meet some more Pentaxians here :) I own Pentax K-5 mark 2 and K-1. I use various lenses with them, most being manual focus lenses. But since most of my photos are landscapes and portraits, I...
Forum: Touring
11-22-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,831
Posted By Happy Feet

Interesting discussion re filters and post...

Interesting discussion re filters and post processing. I have a couple of photographer pals and they tell me about the different guidelines people operate under.
In UW photography a certain amount...
Forum: Touring
11-09-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,207
Posted By Happy Feet

What someone personally thinks they are doing...

What someone personally thinks they are doing doesn't matter really but I think it matters a bit for discussion sake. In some ways I think we should try to speak a common language. That is all.
Forum: Touring
11-02-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

From 2018. I rented a restored 1917 caboose for...

From 2018. I rented a restored 1917 caboose for the night in Chester, MA. The bench cushion was surprisingly comfortable. No need for my mattress. The old station has been converted to a museum/event...
Forum: Touring
10-18-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,142
Posted By fishboat

Coast to coast primarily gravel tour

Just read a book, "The Wonderful Ride". A ride journal by George Loher.

..a credit card Oakland to NYC tour(without the benefit of credit cards, or electricity for that matter), on a single speed...
Forum: Touring
09-24-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By Happy Feet

Icefied Parkway, AB Canada Mt Kerkeslin ...

Icefied Parkway, AB Canada

Mt Kerkeslin

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Athabasca Falls

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Forum: Touring
09-15-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

Earlier this afternoon I was relaxing in a patio...

Earlier this afternoon I was relaxing in a patio chair at tonightís campground.

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09-11-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,870
Posted By billridesbikes

It has nothing to do with environmentalists. Fire...

It has nothing to do with environmentalists. Fire has always been part of the West, that coupled with a megadrought cycle is what is causing fires. There were much bigger fires out west in the 19th...
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By PedalingWalrus

2 night trip to the Allagash Wilderness

There are abandoned Locomotives in the middle of Allagash wilderness in the middle of nowhere. Apparently a missguided idea of transporting unassembled locomotives to the middle of frozen northern...
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,353
Posted By staehpj1

First, I find I don't mind going a while between...

First, I find I don't mind going a while between showers or other washing up especially in cooler weather. Yeah it sucks in hot weather, but in cool weather it really isn't that bad. Second, I am...
09-02-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,535
Posted By woodcraft

Some pics from BITD

I came across these in a photo album that I hadn't seen.

About to embark on trip from SF area to New England via Vancouver in 1973, at age 19.

20 lb bike, 20 lbs of gear, tubular tires,...
Forum: Touring
08-28-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By balto charlie

wife and boat, need a bike to make a trifecta! ...

wife and boat, need a bike to make a trifecta!
Daks is the Adirondacks. Great remote wilderness paddling...
Forum: Touring
08-24-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By str

SPAIN TOUR ...

SPAIN TOUR


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08-23-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,561
Posted By Happy Feet

I don't get the premise of the thread. You just...

I don't get the premise of the thread. You just make choices. That is all.
Forum: Touring
08-21-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

Last year I did the Route of the Hiawatha Trail...

Last year I did the Route of the Hiawatha Trail in ID & MT. There are more than a dozen tunnels. None are lit. Most are short, but the one crossing the state border is 1.66 miles long. There are also...
Forum: Touring
08-21-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,393
Posted By staehpj1

I did the 300 mile round trip drive to pick up...

I did the 300 mile round trip drive to pick up the Wenonah Escapade yesterday and got out on the local lake this morning for a test paddle. It is a really sweet boat and in pretty much new condition...
Forum: Touring
08-20-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By Happy Feet

Mt Rundle. Banff, AB ...

Mt Rundle. Banff, AB

http://i.imgur.com/FU0s4Slh.jpg (https://imgur.com/FU0s4Sl)

Mt Rundle, Hoodoos and the Bow Valley. Banff, AB.

http://i.imgur.com/wmONysah.jpg (https://imgur.com/wmONysa)...
Forum: Touring
08-20-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By indyfabz

Took a day ride from camp that included a valley...

Took a day ride from camp that included a valley that is home to many Amish and Mennonite families. A woman pulling out of her driveway on a relatively new Cannondale wished me a hearty ďtag.Ē

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Forum: Touring
08-17-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By djb

Recent little trip (figured out problem with...

Recent little trip
(figured out problem with attaching photo)

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Forum: Touring
08-11-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By balto charlie

I did a 3 day bikepacking gravel trip to Canaan...

I did a 3 day bikepacking gravel trip to Canaan Valley Blackwater Falls, Shavers Fork and the Canaan loop rd. Weather was superb, 75F/24C. Lots of steep climbing along the Shavers fork while riding...
Forum: Touring
08-10-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 265,280
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Last week we biked the Bold Coast Scenic Bikeway....

Last week we biked the Bold Coast Scenic Bikeway. This trail is 220 miles one way. We made it a loop for another 100 miles on the return trip. Bikeway was well signed along the way. Easy to follow...
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