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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

The FRA regs were issued under the Swift Rail...

The FRA regs were issued under the Swift Rail Development Act.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe a decade or so ago the federal government...

Maybe a decade or so ago the federal government preempted the field of train horns at crossing because local government were creating a patchwork of rules that were not practical to follow. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

You know...I didn't think about it until I read...

You know...I didn't think about it until I read your post but the same is true here. Two years ago was probably the worst, with last year being better. I don't think I have heard anything at all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Opening lines describe the current weather...

Opening lines describe the current weather conditions here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YgevxRGXIU
07-01-22, 11:15 AM
07-01-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 774
Posted By indyfabz

And yet somehow countless smart people are able...

And yet somehow countless smart people are able to secure much heavier things to their top tubes while touring and bikepacking. And like riding one-handed is safer.

Think harder before you post....
07-01-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By indyfabz

At the cost of ventilation. Da Brim does not...

At the cost of ventilation. Da Brim does not cover your scalp or helmet vent holes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

I the last time I can remember going away for the...

I the last time I can remember going away for the 4th was probably 2001. I rode to Sea Isle with some people and flopped at a place rented by a couple of them. I seem to recall one other time after...
07-01-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By indyfabz

This was pretty much it for June: Dashboard...

This was pretty much it for June:

Dashboard · Ride with GPS (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/39894553)

20,186' in 313 miles over 7 days. That does not include "errand miles" and the miles I did...
07-01-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,715
Posted By indyfabz

Rolled 7 days of riding in Vermont last month. ...

Rolled 7 days of riding in Vermont last month. Two days off. Account and photos here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1253807-vermont-trip-report.html

Think I did ok with only about 625...
07-01-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By indyfabz

Now the NPS says not before July 13th.

Now the NPS says not before July 13th.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Happy long weekend to those who still work! ...

Happy long weekend to those who still work!

Bracing for 95 humid degrees today.

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07-01-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 507
Posted By indyfabz

Applies to Cerakote as well. ...

Applies to Cerakote as well.


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06-30-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By indyfabz

It’s a pawn shop. What do you expect?

It’s a pawn shop. What do you expect?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

There should be a national holiday celebrating...

There should be a national holiday celebrating the invention of practical AC for the home and office.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

I say up, like “crank up the AC.”

I say up, like “crank up the AC.”
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

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Happy.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

I noticed an abnormal amount earlier this week....

I noticed an abnormal amount earlier this week. Thinking it’s because it’s been relatively dry and hot recently. Both days last weekend were in the 90s. Hit 90 today. Forecast for tomorrow is 95.
06-30-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 774
Posted By indyfabz

How big must one’s pockets be to hold enough...

How big must one’s pockets be to hold enough balls to make the trip worth it?

That’s a rhetorical question. I know this thread is BS.
06-30-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 622
Posted By indyfabz

The custom frame for my last complete bike cost...

The custom frame for my last complete bike cost more than $3,000. I got two King SS cages (installed) at a discount. I also got a 2% discount on the bike for paying with a check instead of a credit...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Anyone using any of the current Giro road...

Anyone using any of the current Giro road helmets? I have always liked how well Giro helmets ventilate. The Kask Mojito 3X I bought last year, despite being very comfortable, seems to have negative...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Those things are nasty. During a long weekend...

Those things are nasty. During a long weekend tour a year or two ago I arrived back at my campsite. I was sitting at the picnic table having a snack when one fell out of the tree above me onto the...
06-30-22, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. I stopped at Smith’s the last time I left...

Heh. I stopped at Smith’s the last time I left the park on the way to Bigfork.

Saw this on either Blankenship or Belton Stage.

...
06-30-22, 03:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,399
Posted By indyfabz

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

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06-30-22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 507
Posted By indyfabz

Mauve.

Mauve.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Too many people in the Philly bike club are...

Too many people in the Philly bike club are notoriously cheap. On more than one occasion I and a couple of others have supplemented tips.

One ride I used to lead every year went to a small lunch...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Quality. My father and a friend, who were...

Quality.

My father and a friend, who were both lawyers who had some interesting cases in their lives, penned an idea for a TV show involving lawyers at a firm. They sent it off to some company in...
06-29-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,399
Posted By indyfabz

Excellent catch! :thumb:

Excellent catch! :thumb:
06-29-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,399
Posted By indyfabz

Yes there is. Audie Murphy went there and came...

Yes there is. Audie Murphy went there and came back.
06-29-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By indyfabz

Assuming you took the “back way” to W. Glacier...

Assuming you took the “back way” to W. Glacier (Blankenship, Belton Stage and Lake 5, what’s are the roads like these days? My first time going that way was in 1999. By 2017 more of the miles had...
06-29-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,399
Posted By indyfabz

Feel free to think superficially about what you...

Feel free to think superficially about what you read. In this particular case, you are part of the Op’s target audience. And feel free to move on yourself rather than getting on people for making...
06-29-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,399
Posted By indyfabz

Unfortunately, the points you make have been, and...

Unfortunately, the points you make have been, and will continue to be, lost on many.

And your observation kind of links into my post in #21 above. I guess the desire was to include several hot...
Forum: Touring
06-29-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By indyfabz

Mine were both taken looking back/down during...

Mine were both taken looking back/down during breathers.. And I was limited to my iPhone after my "real" camera crapped out.
06-29-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,399
Posted By indyfabz

IMO, incorporating the "class warfare " and lack...

IMO, incorporating the "class warfare " and lack of safety gear devices into this thread was a mistake, if only because a helmet discussion is a good way to get a thread locked. Sometimes less is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

It was. When he got sick we were given letters...

It was. When he got sick we were given letters to take home to our parents telling of the kid's illness and reminding them to check us for ticks, which my mom did fairly regularly. He died two days...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By indyfabz

Assume you are going to have that custom framed...

Assume you are going to have that custom framed and hung on a wall inside your house.

BTW...Their teal & green and their purple schemes are also sweeeeeet!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

I associate that song with the death of a...

I associate that song with the death of a schoolmate. I went to a tree hugger elementary school outside the city. We took frequent walks in the woods. While in 5th grade a kid in 6th grade contracted...
Forum: Touring
06-29-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By indyfabz

Oh. That's right. We discussed this.

Oh. That's right. We discussed this.
Forum: Touring
06-29-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By indyfabz

Where did you ride?

Where did you ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Got home yesterday afternoon and was relaxing on...

Got home yesterday afternoon and was relaxing on the back deck with the cat. The kid two doors down started throwing a tantrum, screaming “I don’t want to go outside!” (She was already outside.) This...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

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06-28-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,100
Posted By indyfabz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t2S1nmxYmUg

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t2S1nmxYmUg
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By indyfabz

I have ridden to Philly from St. Albans twice....

I have ridden to Philly from St. Albans twice. 2018 and 2021. Both times I spent two nights in Burlington to spend some time with an old friend. Did see some touring cyclist at North Beach in 2018....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Better get Maaco.

Better get Maaco.
06-28-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,100
Posted By indyfabz

I am looking on the bright side: At least no one...

I am looking on the bright side: At least no one is arguing about rim vs. disc brakes.
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 03:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 432
Posted By indyfabz

Conti Top Contact II. I ride the 37c, which are...

Conti Top Contact II. I ride the 37c, which are labeled 35c on the box but are really 37c. Just got done with some more unpaved roads, including hilly ones, last month. Haven’t flatted on tour since...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Had a pretty heavy load leaving work, and it...

Had a pretty heavy load leaving work, and it looked like rain, so I took the bus. The second I boarded a man jumped up to vacate one of the seats in the front for senior citizens and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10,487
Views: 132,658
Posted By indyfabz

Andy Hampsten?

Andy Hampsten?
Forum: Touring
06-27-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By indyfabz

I stayed in several hostels, etc., while touring...

I stayed in several hostels, etc., while touring the south. They always found a secure place for my bike.
06-27-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 410
Posted By indyfabz

Oh yeah. Experienced the cooling effect of a...

Oh yeah. Experienced the cooling effect of a headwind during my recent tour of Vermont. Several time I went off pavement in areas that were sheltered from the wind. I get very hot, and my last helmet...
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