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Forum: Touring
11-24-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By frogshawn

Great point. I talked to the builder and he said...

Great point. I talked to the builder and he said he could get the bars wherever I wanted regardless of the bar types. Thanks
Forum: Touring
11-01-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By veganbikes

I would double check with the bus company as they...

I would double check with the bus company as they can give you the most up to date info and would be best to answer those questions. Have fun though and hopefully you can get your wife to join. If...
Forum: Touring
10-20-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By bktourer1

Check out https://empiretrail.ny.gov/ (look...

Check out https://empiretrail.ny.gov/ (look for the Champlain trail tab) and the Mohawk Hudson links
Forum: Touring
10-19-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Yan

This section is mostly on roads. I've never...

This section is mostly on roads. I've never ridden it but I've driven through the area a bunch of times while visiting friends in Ticonderoga. It's just the standard rural two lane, not really a...
Forum: Touring
10-19-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By bktourer1

Pretty hilly southbound .Just finished from...

Pretty hilly southbound .Just finished from Rensselaer to R, Point. Conditions run from good to gravel in places with some high speed traffic, Near Schuylerville take County Road 113 back to...
Forum: Touring
10-16-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Ron Damon

Taiwan Reloaded: Yilan to Lishan

Will be returning to Taiwan next month. On a previous tour there, I did the Northern Cross Highway, but I did not turn right at the three-way intersection heading towards Lishan. Instead I turned...
Forum: Touring
10-15-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Ron Damon

I crossed the ROK a few years back. Don't know...

I crossed the ROK a few years back. Don't know about the baths. I don't know about the bathhouses but everywhere I overnighted, mostly love motels which are everywhere, cheap-ish and quiet, I was...
Forum: Touring
10-04-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,656
Posted By stardognine

No doubt. 🙁 That's why I stopped using my cheap...

No doubt. 🙁 That's why I stopped using my cheap Axioms that I had a few years ago. Broke a nice bong, lol. 😉

The springs on my old Cannondale panniers add a little weight, but they never just fall...
Forum: Touring
09-26-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,092
Posted By indyfabz

Thanks. The confirms my recollection. You stayed...

Thanks. The confirms my recollection. You stayed on U.S. beyond Plainfield and got on the old rail bed further east. That must have been when I started seeing signs for the VT trail. You are...
Forum: Touring
09-26-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,092
Posted By stardognine

PedalingWalrus summed it up pretty good, about...

PedalingWalrus summed it up pretty good, about relaxing enough for sleeping. We all gotta die sometime, no sense worrying about it. 😋😉

Besides it's not the bears you need to worry about, usually,...
Forum: Touring
09-26-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,092
Posted By superdex

TLDR: I'm hooked. :) So I have one...

TLDR: I'm hooked. :)


So I have one question (and this is something I deal with every time I camp, whether car-camping with the Fam or even in the backyard with the kids once in a while): How do...
Forum: Touring
09-26-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By Tourist in MSN

If anyone is curious, this was my route for my...

If anyone is curious, this was my route for my tour in 2019. Started and ended in Halifax. This is from my GPS data that I put on a satellite photo in Google Earth.
...
Forum: Touring
09-25-22, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By saddlesores

I was hungry though, and starting to question my...

I was hungry though, and starting to question my own judgement a little. Just then, I rounded the corner and saw Dragon Hill. Although I hadn't been there, I knew this was one of the more touristy...
Forum: Touring
09-24-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Velo Mule

Since no replies yet, I thought I would pipe in...

Since no replies yet, I thought I would pipe in with useless comments. I've been to South Korea many times on business. People are friendly and the country is beautiful. Good food too.
I've never...
Forum: Touring
09-19-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By superdex

Might add it to my to-do list. Especially for the...

Might add it to my to-do list. Especially for the "Iowa Outhouse." Too funny!

Ride The Rockies is similar, and I opted for hotels because the notion of sleeping in a tent on a sleeping pad for 6...
Forum: Touring
09-19-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By mstateglfr

This was my last RAGBRAI as part of the youth...

This was my last RAGBRAI as part of the youth mentorship program I have helped run and been part of for the last 7 years. It was bittersweet- I got to ride a few days with some of the older teens I...
Forum: Touring
09-19-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By mdarnton

I wish there were more places in the world like...

I wish there were more places in the world like this one:

[QUOTE=garryg;22647700]Six days riding the railtrails in British Columbia this past week. Averaged 60klms a day. Ton of hard work for me...
Forum: Touring
09-19-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By Imaginos

Second bikepack trip this weekend. 25 hilly miles...

Second bikepack trip this weekend. 25 hilly miles from home and back.The creeks stunk to high heaven from dead and dying spawned out salmon. ...
Forum: Touring
09-18-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By raybo

Selected photos from my recent Ireland tour

I selected 69 photos (https://www.biketouringtips.com/showTipComments.php?tipID=2586) from the nearly 1,000 I took on my recent (Aug/Sep, 2022) bike/bus/train/ferry tour of Ireland. Mostly, I rode on...
Forum: Touring
09-18-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By indyfabz

The morning started out great, but after 7 miles...

The morning started out great, but after 7 miles I decided to raise my seat post and broke the bolt. 60 miles from the finish. Cavalry is on its way.

...
Forum: Touring
09-16-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By tombc

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5144_674537b0663a512f9b1cb972c1fb85f1af4f82c2.jpeg
2 nights ago's sleep in Powell River
Forum: Touring
09-15-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By Imaginos

First foray into touring(bikepacking?).Retired...

First foray into touring(bikepacking?).Retired and started riding this year. This was a one nighter 27 miles away last week. There will be more as weather permits. Baby steps. ...
Forum: Touring
09-15-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By indyfabz

Nittany Valley, PA. ...

Nittany Valley, PA.


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Forum: Touring
09-14-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By garryg

Six days riding the railtrails in British...

Six days riding the railtrails in British Columbia this past week. Averaged 60klms a day. Ton of hard work for me and a ton of fun....
Forum: Touring
09-13-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Doug64

My wife and I rode from Copenhagen to Prague as...

My wife and I rode from Copenhagen to Prague as part of a 2-month ride. Our route was: Copenhagen> Berlin> Poznan, Poland>Wroclaw, Poland>Prague>Frankfurt> Belgium> Netherlands. It was a great ride,...
Forum: Touring
09-13-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By indyfabz

Taking a rest day a Bald Eagle State Park after a...

Taking a rest day a Bald Eagle State Park after a very rainy night in camp. Saw a ruffed grouse yesterday, which is Pennsylvania’s state bird.

...
Forum: Touring
09-13-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,180
Posted By tcs

N+1 for the win.

N+1 for the win.
Forum: Touring
09-12-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By axolotl

"Hawker's Centres" & "night markets" are not on...

"Hawker's Centres" & "night markets" are not on the street. They are a designated spot where food vendors set up in the evening, or in the case of Singapore, a collection of permanent outdoor food...
Forum: Touring
09-12-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By fdimike

I've lived here continuously since 2005 and see...

I've lived here continuously since 2005 and see no joy whatsoever in eating street food here in Thailand when there are more than ample restaurants (big & small) available in nearly every city, town...
Forum: Touring
09-12-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By fdimike

My Thai American wife and I have been living in...

My Thai American wife and I have been living in Udon Thani (Northeast Thailand) since 2005 and have found the area quite nice and certainly affordable. We're both retirees from Florida. I have been...
Forum: Touring
09-09-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By indyfabz

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/80e5c6b1_20a7_4ef5_b4d4_554e231cde4e_62b1ee571b5a8d920c257a42973f13de1b22fa45.jpeg
Allegheny River seen from the Sandy Creek Trail...
Forum: Touring
09-09-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By 70sSanO

About 15 years ago I transitioned from guitar to...

About 15 years ago I transitioned from guitar to ukulele and never looked back. Apart from missing the low end strings on a guitar, there is hardly anything I can’t play on a uke. The chord shapes...
Forum: Touring
09-03-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By saddlesores

if you're innerested in the hotel in lat krabang...

if you're innerested in the hotel in lat krabang near suvarnabuhmi airport, it's the "silver gold garden", promotions on agoda around $14

https://www.silvergoldgarden.com/
Forum: Touring
09-01-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By Pugs2xLove

Glad you enjoyed RAGBRAI. Wasn't sure if anyone...

Glad you enjoyed RAGBRAI. Wasn't sure if anyone did on this site since I didn't see any postings until now. I did the full week ride (my 2nd). That weather was amazing (you would have hated last...
Forum: Touring
09-01-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By saddlesores

suvarnabumi airport has a left luggage storage...

suvarnabumi airport has a left luggage storage outside the secure area. or you could stay at a hotel near the airport with pickup service, stay one night, leave your stuff and bike boxes there in...
Forum: Touring
08-31-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By mev

It was some years ago, but I did this the other...

It was some years ago, but I did this the other direction and enjoyed the trip.

-- The original plan was to bicycle Bangkok to Singapore. This was my "unwind" trip at the end of a 10 month...
Forum: Touring
08-31-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By axolotl

I would recommend touring instead in northern...

I would recommend touring instead in northern Thailand anytime from December to February. The north has great riding and interesting places to visit. The north is far enough from the equator that...
Forum: Touring
08-31-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By bktourer1

There were some "wonderful" hill climbs out of...

There were some "wonderful" hill climbs out of Whitehall. Vechicles both large and small gave me plenty or room on the road.
The downhill after Keesville was at about 30 MPH. The road to Rouses...
Forum: Touring
08-29-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By headwind15

Freestanding onot

This is pretty much the scenario I was referring to.
Forum: Touring
08-29-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By HelpSingularity

Dang, dude, that is HARD CORE.:thumb: I have...

Dang, dude, that is HARD CORE.:thumb: I have putzed around in freezing weather and spent A night in a tent in snow and then scurried off to shelter to dry out and warm up. But this is a whole other...
Forum: Touring
08-28-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By headwind15

As far as freestanding V.S. not freestanding. My...

As far as freestanding V.S. not freestanding. My experience has been that if it's going to rain or it has been raining and you would prefer to not deal with having muddy feet, a potentially muddy...
Forum: Touring
08-19-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By str

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la...

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la Mancha, Castilla Leon
...
Forum: Touring
08-18-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By str

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la...

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la Mancha, Castilla Leon

...
Forum: Touring
08-17-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By str

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la...

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la Mancha, Castilla Leon

...
Forum: Touring
08-17-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By str

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la...

15 days, 1500km, Spain, Extremadura, Castilla la Mancha, Castilla Leon

...
Forum: Touring
08-15-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,387
Posted By fishboat

...and once you figure out how things will be...

...and once you figure out how things will be packed, you'll really want to mount fenders on your bike(s). We hit an all-day rain on the GAP last year and got rained out of the C&O entirely (2" of...
Forum: Touring
08-10-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 352,868
Posted By CMAW

Some of my best, most exciting miles ever, in the...

Some of my best, most exciting miles ever, in the Lesser Kaukasus. Despite the big dogs chasing me every half hour or so....
Forum: Touring
08-04-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By Gunther20

Well Mr Walrus since it was your first time on...

Well Mr Walrus since it was your first time on RAGBRAI I guess I have you to thank for 7 days with temps in the low 80's and a tailwind every day. Don't think we'll ever see weather that good again....
Forum: Touring
08-02-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By ThermionicScott

I've done 12 or so RAGBRAIs now, and this year...

I've done 12 or so RAGBRAIs now, and this year was easily the nicest weather I've experienced that week. Never too hot, just a sprinkle or two of rain... the tailwind made the century day pure...
Forum: Touring
08-02-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,288
Posted By dmwill

That sunrise picture is fantastic! Glad the trip...

That sunrise picture is fantastic! Glad the trip went well for you. How did you get your bike to the event? We really want to try schlepping our tandem up there next year
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