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09-21-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,378
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1 - 42.15 9/2 - 37.58 9/3 - 31.36 9/4 -...

9/1 - 42.15
9/2 - 37.58
9/3 - 31.36
9/4 - 39.43
9/6 - 2.71
9/8 - 17.40
9/15 - 4.32
9/16 - 17.30
9/18 - 5.30
9/21 - 5.72
Forum: Touring
09-19-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By a_d_a_m

I don't remember seeing anything like that on the...

I don't remember seeing anything like that on the way through a few weeks ago. That being said, I was homicidal when I got INTO Xenia (mechanicals) and half asleep leaving Xenia the next morning.
...
09-18-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,378
Posted By a_d_a_m

I hope the vaccine does its job and keeps their...

I hope the vaccine does its job and keeps their symptoms mild, and that you'll be riding together soon.
Forum: Touring
09-18-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 807
Posted By a_d_a_m

The science and methodology behind some of this...

The science and methodology behind some of this stuff is really Greek to me. But I inadvertently tried to balance climbing/elevation vs. distance when planning my tour earlier this year. I just used...
09-18-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,378
Posted By a_d_a_m

My best friend decided to dust his bike off today...

My best friend decided to dust his bike off today for the first time in (I believe) over a year. He's also a Clyde, and starting from square one, so it was a bit slower than I'm used to - but he got...
Forum: Touring
09-17-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

Iím glad you liked the write up. Iím happy to...

Iím glad you liked the write up. Iím happy to answer any questions you might have should you decide to make the trek.
09-16-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,378
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1 - 42.15 9/2 - 37.58 9/3 - 31.36 9/4 -...

9/1 - 42.15
9/2 - 37.58
9/3 - 31.36
9/4 - 39.43
9/6 - 2.71
9/8 - 17.40
9/15 - 4.32
9/16 - 17.30
mtd - 192.23
ytd - 1378.4
09-15-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,378
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1 - 42.15 9/2 - 37.58 9/3 - 31.36 9/4 -...

9/1 - 42.15
9/2 - 37.58
9/3 - 31.36
9/4 - 39.43
9/6 - 2.71
9/8 - 17.40
9/15 - 4.32
mtd - 174.93
ytd - 1361.1
09-15-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By a_d_a_m

Tour journal/review with lots of pictures here:...

Tour journal/review with lots of pictures here: https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1238847-ohio-erie-trail-my-august-september-trip.html
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

We opted to skip the official OTET route which...

We opted to skip the official OTET route which sends you along the river and down/up some hills. We chose instead to go up W. 11th in Cleveland and across Abbey so we could snap this picture. ...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

The Rubber Ducks (minor league baseball team)...

The Rubber Ducks (minor league baseball team) were playing that night and the Goodyear Blimp was already up in the air.
https://i.imgur.com/4HmbPVs.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/yM33Vos.jpg
There's no...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

There's a cyclist rest stop just before the trail...

There's a cyclist rest stop just before the trail picks up again, where you can get some shade, water, and a place to sit down for a bit. The couple that owns the house are very nice and this is a...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

On the flip side, I do NOT recommend Hotel...

On the flip side, I do NOT recommend Hotel Millersburg, which was our lodging for the night. Tiny room, loud A/C unit, much of the staff aside from the bartender and the clerk named Sierra was rude,...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

In short-order, we made it to the 0-6-0 switcher...

In short-order, we made it to the 0-6-0 switcher locomotive for the first unscheduled break of the day...
https://i.imgur.com/Ui2Pbx9.jpg
And then shortly after, another break at the Howard stone...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

We busted our ass to get to Centerburg, the...

We busted our ass to get to Centerburg, the midpoint of the OTET. Before taking this picture, I laid in the grass for ten minutes and moaned in agony.
https://i.imgur.com/tNpANPA.jpg
Sadly,...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

It seemed like no time before we had made it to...

It seemed like no time before we had made it to London.
https://i.imgur.com/SrZ99pS.jpg
We ate mediocre pizza and then headed eastward from London toward Columbus, where the trail rides along the...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

Two ladies walking stopped to ask if we needed...

Two ladies walking stopped to ask if we needed help. I explained what was going on and they excitedly said they knew a guy named MIke, and if they could get a hold of him, he'd certainly be able to...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By a_d_a_m

Ohio To Erie Trail - my August-September trip

I've been putting this journal (more of a review, I suppose?) for a while now, because at first I was merely processing the idea that the tour even happened, and then I got busy at work and couldn't...
09-10-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,378
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1 - 42.15 9/2 - 37.58 9/3 - 31.36 9/4 -...

9/1 - 42.15
9/2 - 37.58
9/3 - 31.36
9/4 - 39.43
9/6 - 2.71
9/8 - 17.40
mtd - 170.61
ytd - 1356.7
09-05-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 445
Posted By a_d_a_m

Completed my first-ever bike tour

334mi total. What an adventure on the Ohio-To-Erie Trail!

My Kona Sutra was pretty good except for a broken spoke on the rear wheel on day 1, followed by a blown tube up front (sounded like a gun...
09-05-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,378
Posted By a_d_a_m

9/1 - 42.15 9/2 - 37.58 9/3 - 31.36 9/4 -...

9/1 - 42.15
9/2 - 37.58
9/3 - 31.36
9/4 - 39.43
mtd - 150.5
ytd - 1336.6
09-05-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 28.50 8/3 - 10.24 8/10 - 3.54 8/14 -...

8/2 - 28.50
8/3 - 10.24
8/10 - 3.54
8/14 - 17.32
8/15 - 17.51
8/18 - 3.34
8/19 - 10.23
8/20 - 0.45
8/23 - 17.70
8/29 - 70.19
08-25-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 28.50 8/3 - 10.24 8/10 - 3.54 8/14 -...

8/2 - 28.50
8/3 - 10.24
8/10 - 3.54
8/14 - 17.32
8/15 - 17.51
8/18 - 3.34
8/19 - 10.23
8/20 - 0.45
8/23 - 17.70
mtd - 108.83
08-21-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

Yeah, I logged a 0.45mi ride. Quick little loop...

Yeah, I logged a 0.45mi ride. Quick little loop around by the bike shop as I had a tune-up done and wanted to make sure everything was hunky dory. Every bit counts. :D

8/2 - 28.50
8/3 - 10.24...
08-19-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 28.50 8/3 - 10.24 8/10 - 3.54 8/14 -...

8/2 - 28.50
8/3 - 10.24
8/10 - 3.54
8/14 - 17.32
8/15 - 17.51
8/18 - 3.34
mtd - 80.45
ytd - 972.0
08-17-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 28.50 8/3 - 10.24 8/10 - 3.54 8/14 -...

8/2 - 28.50
8/3 - 10.24
8/10 - 3.54
8/14 - 17.32
8/15 - 17.51
mtd - 77.11
ytd - 968.6
08-11-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

Still dealing with random health symptoms and...

Still dealing with random health symptoms and have gone around the world with doctors. So I haven't ridden much while they continue to spin their wheels on a diagnosis.

8/2 - 28.50
8/3 - 10.24...
08-05-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 28.50 8/3 - 10.24 mtd - 38.74 ytd -...

8/2 - 28.50
8/3 - 10.24
mtd - 38.74
ytd - 930.4
08-02-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

8/2 - 28.50 mtd - 28.50 ytd - 920.1

8/2 - 28.50
mtd - 28.50
ytd - 920.1
08-02-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,092
Posted By a_d_a_m

I damn sure better hit 200 this month,...

I damn sure better hit 200 this month, considering I've got 180 planned miles alone in the last three days of the month...
07-31-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

Dusted off my old Ragley parts-cycle and did our...

Dusted off my old Ragley parts-cycle and did our local Critical (m)Ass ride. It's just everyone who goes to the bar by my house, doing a bar-hop. Figured I didn't need the new Kona getting scuffed...
07-29-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

The one and only time I tried to beat the train...

The one and only time I tried to beat the train back to Rockside from Akron, I succeeded - barely. The long stop in Peninsula was what helped.

I'm guessing you crossed to the southern section...
07-29-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

Sure is easy to rack up miles down there, isn't...

Sure is easy to rack up miles down there, isn't it? I haven't been down there in a while - been riding up in Geauga County near home...
07-29-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

Apparently did some damage to the bike in the...

Apparently did some damage to the bike in the last quarter mile of my ride on the 25th, as when I mounted for the 26th, I had a wobble in my wheel and did not feel comfortable proceeding. Dismounted...
07-26-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/1 - 2.04 7/3 - 17.37 7/6 - 21.67 7/9 -...

7/1 - 2.04
7/3 - 17.37
7/6 - 21.67
7/9 - 21.70
7/10 - 27.30
7/15 - 18.09
7/19 - 2.43
7/21 - 17.69
7/23 - 18.35
7/25 - 3.80
07-24-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/1 - 2.04 7/3 - 17.37 7/6 - 21.67 7/9 -...

7/1 - 2.04
7/3 - 17.37
7/6 - 21.67
7/9 - 21.70
7/10 - 27.30
7/15 - 18.09
7/19 - 2.43
7/21 - 17.69
7/23 - 18.35
mtd - 146.64
07-22-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

Went to the doctor and they drew blood. Waiting...

Went to the doctor and they drew blood. Waiting on labs...and I have an MRI scheduled for a week and a half from now. In the meantime he said he had no objection to me riding as long as I didn't feel...
07-19-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

Thanks for the thoughts, folks. I tried a short...

Thanks for the thoughts, folks. I tried a short town ride today and it wasnít exactly the most comfortable. Didnít have a ton of energy and felt sort of goofy on the bike. My follow up appointment is...
07-18-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

Got 100 for the month but that's about where...

Got 100 for the month but that's about where it'll end, I'm afraid. I think that I got stung or bit during my last ride, as my forehead swelled up. I felt nothing until my forehead started itching...
07-10-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/1 - 2.04 7/3 - 17.37 7/6 - 21.67 7/9 -...

7/1 - 2.04
7/3 - 17.37
7/6 - 21.67
7/9 - 21.70
7/10 - 27.30
mtd - 90.08
ytd - 800.2
07-09-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/1 - 2.04 7/3 - 17.37 7/6 - 21.67 7/9 -...

7/1 - 2.04
7/3 - 17.37
7/6 - 21.67
7/9 - 21.70
mtd - 62.78
ytd - 772.9
07-06-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 39,239
Posted By a_d_a_m

Today, I was on my (all-steel) Sutra and loaded...

Today, I was on my (all-steel) Sutra and loaded with panniers, a trunk bag, and handlebar bag (I'm training for a tour so I have to ride loaded). On one of the flat sections, a guy about my age calls...
07-06-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/1 - 2.04 7/3 - 17.37 7/6 - 21.67 mtd -...

7/1 - 2.04
7/3 - 17.37
7/6 - 21.67
mtd - 41.08
ytd - 751.2
07-05-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

7/1 - 2.04 7/3 - 17.37 mtd - 19.41 ytd -...

7/1 - 2.04
7/3 - 17.37
mtd - 19.41
ytd - 729.5
Forum: Great Lakes
07-02-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By a_d_a_m

CLE: Wendy Park Bridge finally open

This happened about a week ago; surprised no one mentioned it.

https://www.cleveland.com/news/2021/06/biking-on-clevelands-new-wendy-park-bridge-and-whiskey-island-trail-video.html

This is an...
07-02-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,789
Posted By a_d_a_m

The last week of June was a total bust since I...

The last week of June was a total bust since I went on vacation. Oh well. First ride back was a real short one.

7/1 - 2.04
mtd - 2.04
ytd - 712.13
Forum: Touring
06-24-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,581
Posted By a_d_a_m

I'm preparing for my first tour (Ohio To Erie...

I'm preparing for my first tour (Ohio To Erie Trail this August) so I decided to load up the bike and see how it did. I'm happy to report that the bike rolls along with gear just as merrily as if it...
06-24-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,817
Posted By a_d_a_m

6/1 - 17.05 6/6 - 24.25 6/8 - 17.35 6/9 -...

6/1 - 17.05
6/6 - 24.25
6/8 - 17.35
6/9 - 3.07
6/11 - 2.54
6/13 - 20.06
6/15 - 18.82
6/16 - 3.03
6/17 - 2.40
6/20 - 3.28
06-23-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,817
Posted By a_d_a_m

6/1 - 17.05 6/6 - 24.25 6/8 - 17.35 6/9 -...

6/1 - 17.05
6/6 - 24.25
6/8 - 17.35
6/9 - 3.07
6/11 - 2.54
6/13 - 20.06
6/15 - 18.82
6/16 - 3.03
6/17 - 2.40
6/20 - 3.28
06-22-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,817
Posted By a_d_a_m

I really need to find some time to do a real...

I really need to find some time to do a real ride.


6/1 - 17.05
6/6 - 24.25
6/8 - 17.35
6/9 - 3.07
6/11 - 2.54
6/13 - 20.06
6/15 - 18.82
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