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12-05-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,059
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. When I did Cycle Oregon in 2002 we camped on...

Heh. When I did Cycle Oregon in 2002 we camped on a cattle ranch in eastern OR the first night. I was in the beer garden when it was probably upper 40s. People used to that weather were sitting...
12-05-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,059
Posted By indyfabz

Precisely why, during this time of year, I drive...

Precisely why, during this time of year, I drive my Hummer a half a mile to my warm. cozy local bar to watch football. Preferably the team with the best record in the NFL.
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 687
Posted By indyfabz

1. Being a backpacker, you probably already have...

1. Being a backpacker, you probably already have some relatively lite camping essentials like a tent/sleep system, bag and sleeping pad. Maybe even cooking gear also. That puts you ahead of the...
12-05-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By indyfabz

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 44,226
Posted By indyfabz

If you're just walking along the shore and you...

If you're just walking along the shore and you see one, it's gravy.

But I know what you mean about overpriced. Last year, my employer gave us 20 oz. Yeti insulated mugs. I looked up the product...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 44,226
Posted By indyfabz

This is funny. People are scavenging Yeto...

This is funny. People are scavenging Yeto coolers on the shores from Washington and Alaska after a cargo ship lost a container full of them.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 44,226
Posted By indyfabz

Same, but that was after getting no letters on...

Same, but that was after getting no letters on the first guess and only one letter in the wrong position on the second guess.
12-04-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 911
Posted By indyfabz

Bicycles Bicycles should be in a hard-sided,...

Bicycles Bicycles should be in a hard-sided, padded case designed for bicycles.

If not in a hard-sided case, bicycles will be accepted with the handlebars secured sideways and pedals removed. The...
Forum: Touring
12-04-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 687
Posted By indyfabz

Surly LHT, pre-disc brakes. Lots of road and...

Surly LHT, pre-disc brakes. Lots of road and “off-road” miles, including 700+ mile trips​​​​​​. And not going lite.
12-03-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 911
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. You never know what could happen if you...

Yep. You never know what could happen if you exceed that max, no matter what others have experienced in the past.
12-03-22, 06:18 PM
12-03-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 796
Posted By indyfabz

Or go with a ti frame with Cerakote. :D

Or go with a ti frame with Cerakote. :D
12-03-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 911
Posted By indyfabz

I think we’re looking for an answer that doesn’t...

I think we’re looking for an answer that doesn’t exist in any meaningful state. What has happened to others might not be what would happen to you due to several variables beyond your control.
12-02-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 796
Posted By indyfabz

We aren’t pissed off. We laugh at you behind your...

We aren’t pissed off. We laugh at you behind your back.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 44,226
Posted By indyfabz

Correct. The previous line is “I am black, and...

Correct. The previous line is “I am black, and you are white.” There is also “Mi amigo negro.”

What I really like is Hartman playing Sinatra. He says to Sting, playing Billy Idol, “I’ve got chunks...
12-02-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,355
Posted By indyfabz

Deep thought. :roflmao2: ...

Deep thought. :roflmao2:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/331x450/86a4622c_6804_48aa_80b5_d224f7bacf78_5f96cb0039d1056e3d3b7464f7fe143e38dcd623.jpeg
12-02-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,355
Posted By indyfabz

"Hey, Lama, hey! How about a little somethin',...

"Hey, Lama, hey! How about a little somethin', you know, for the effort, you know?"

https://historythings.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Caddyshack-gallery-genuine-reactions.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 44,226
Posted By indyfabz

"And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with...

"And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with his frozen zone to remind him of the feeling of romance."
12-02-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 390
Posted By indyfabz

We’re supposed to get rain tomorrow morning, with...

We’re supposed to get rain tomorrow morning, with clearing by late afternoon. That could be good because it’s supposed to reach 60 degrees. I’m thinking car errands in the morning, bike errands in...
Forum: Touring
12-02-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,134
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic. One of its...

Yes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic. One of its uses is to prevent malaria. It can also help with acne, among other things.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 44,226
Posted By indyfabz

Got a 4 after yesterday's amazing 2.

Got a 4 after yesterday's amazing 2.
12-02-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 796
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe. Maybe not. What would help is a...

Maybe. Maybe not.

What would help is a photo of the entire bike to put the subject blemish in context.
12-01-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,355
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe he was going for inane. If so, he nailed...

Maybe he was going for inane. If so, he nailed it, and he did garner some attention.
12-01-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 796
Posted By indyfabz

I’d be more concerned about the dork disc, at...

I’d be more concerned about the dork disc, at least if you want to be considered a serious cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,062
Posted By indyfabz

Don’t know. Not sure I want to know. I’m pretty...

Don’t know. Not sure I want to know. I’m pretty sure the bike and racks are over 40 lbs., thanks in part to heavy but bomb-proof wheels I had built in the fall of 2018 after the original set wore...
Forum: Touring
12-01-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 531
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: Different strokes for different folks. :D

:lol: Different strokes for different folks. :D
12-01-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 911
Posted By indyfabz

Sorry. So is mine. And I am guessing you didn’t...

Sorry. So is mine. And I am guessing you didn’t get the Welcome Back Kotter reference.

Character Juan Epstein would occasionally write notes for home room teacher Mr. Kotter explaining his...
12-01-22, 03:24 PM
12-01-22, 03:22 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,062
Posted By indyfabz

If I am on tour and know I will have a hard day...

If I am on tour and know I will have a hard day with few or no service en route I will pack a single-serv package of Hammer Perpetuem. Calories and hydration at the same time.

I did this fully...
12-01-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 911
Posted By indyfabz

At the risk of dating myself, sign it "_ForceD_'s...

At the risk of dating myself, sign it "_ForceD_'s Mother."
12-01-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 911
Posted By indyfabz

The reference point of the OP is their website,...

The reference point of the OP is their website, which says nothing over 80”. Period. If I had booked without knowing that, I would explore all other options before rolling that die.especially if a...
Forum: Touring
12-01-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 520
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. When I toured with my now ex we used a tent...

Yeah. When I toured with my now ex we used a tent that came with a free footprint. We still took a tarp. Came in particularly handy one day while staying at a campground that was just getting up and...
12-01-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,720
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: :thumb:

:lol: :thumb:
12-01-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,720
Posted By indyfabz

Funny. This morning I was listening to a morning...

Funny. This morning I was listening to a morning radio show. The hosts talked for a bit about how Luis Guzman says he is constantly mistaken for the actor who played Willie Lopez in "Ghost."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3,330
Views: 44,226
Posted By indyfabz

Wow! Wordle 530 2/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Wow!

Wordle 530 2/6

⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨
🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,134
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: 171
Views: 3,720
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: 3,330
Views: 44,226
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: 3,330
Views: 44,226
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: 3,330
Views: 44,226
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: 30
Views: 531
Posted By indyfabz

What is the medium answer?

What is the medium answer?
Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 261
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: 11
Views: 261
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: 41
Views: 911
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: 41
Views: 911
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: 64
Views: 1,098
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: 3,330
Views: 44,226
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: 64
Views: 1,098
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...
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