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Forum: Touring
07-19-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,816
Posted By mbusky

Canada will finally open its borders, first to...

Canada will finally open its borders, first to Americans, beginning August 9 story on CNN. com
Forum: Touring
12-12-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,375
Posted By mbusky

I have the above referenced REI ADV1.1 with...

I have the above referenced REI ADV1.1 with Microshift bar end shifters and they have been flawless for near 8k miles this year. I spend almost all my time on the hoods and was worried about bar...
Forum: Touring
11-09-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,454
Posted By mbusky

I have never had a flat with Mr Tuffy liners in...

I have never had a flat with Mr Tuffy liners in my 26ers and now I have Schwalbe Marathon Plus on my 700c with over 6k miles this year flat free.
Forum: Touring
09-14-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By mbusky

I LOVE SOLAR... that feels good to get out of...

I LOVE SOLAR... that feels good to get out of the way. My setup includes a Anker 15 watt folding power sport panel a 22 kma Ravpower storage battery and a meter (Ebay $2.99 from China with...
07-31-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By mbusky

Case closed bearing replaced no charge....

Case closed bearing replaced no charge. Manufacturer defect in installation of BB. The BB is a Shimano Hollowtech II MTB BB not the spec Octo that they have on line. Thank you for the responces and...
Forum: Touring
07-23-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By mbusky

Dewy tents in the AM are the reason one carries...

Dewy tents in the AM are the reason one carries coffee with them. The morning sun if it visits dries the tent while you enjoy that magical cup while listening to mother nature morning calls. If no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,937
Posted By mbusky

For me in this day and age a MASK is a must.

As a former EMS worker I have since the 80's (AIDS) always carried a zip lock with 2 exam gloves and a mask with me. I have some stashed in every car, truck, camper and bicycle I have now and forever...
Forum: Touring
07-05-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,292
Posted By mbusky

Before bikes I spent a lot of time SCUBA Diving...

Before bikes I spent a lot of time SCUBA Diving and in all my travels the only thing a government required of me was my passport and a return ticket. I did use medical services once on the island of...
Forum: Touring
07-02-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,047
Posted By mbusky

I looked at the LHT for a few years and the TREK...

I looked at the LHT for a few years and the TREK 520 also, but when it came time to buy I went with REI's CO-OP ADV1.1 at ONLY $1189.00 with racks,
Steel Frame Double-butted chromoly steel, Fork...
06-22-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,235
Posted By mbusky

Well hello fellow REI fans and those that are...

Well hello fellow REI fans and those that are not.

The bike is fine, me the OP is also fine. For those wanting to know I did true the wheels and spot checked spoke tension, made all required...
05-22-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,235
Posted By mbusky

REI rant

Just bought a ADV 1.1 touring bike from REI 15% off (good) came in 4 days (very good) assembled and tested then boxed my butt (bad) the front disc caliper was not even close to centered on the...
Forum: Touring
04-07-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,783
Posted By mbusky

Twin legs let me work and maintain on the go...

Twin legs let me work and maintain on the go without a bike rack. Drop the front bags and it stands upright with front wheel off. You can adjust brakes, true wheels, clean and lube chain, fine tune...
Forum: Touring
03-01-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4,567
Views: 2,317,812
Posted By mbusky

I hammock camped the AT in 2014 so I can say that...

I hammock camped the AT in 2014 so I can say that the C&O should not be any problem at all. I tented the GAP and C&O last fall but would have not been troubled at all if I had hammock camped. There...
Forum: Touring
09-17-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,567
Views: 2,317,812
Posted By mbusky

Yes sir I do I did enjoy the conversation and...

Yes sir I do I did enjoy the conversation and after looking at your LHT I will be on the lookout for one for the "long haul" in 2020. Safe travels.
Forum: Touring
09-16-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,567
Views: 2,317,812
Posted By mbusky

2008 TREK on the GAP/C&O Sept 10th to 15th ...

2008 TREK on the GAP/C&O Sept 10th to 15th
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Forum: Touring
08-10-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,438
Posted By mbusky

With my ERIE policy ALL my personal property is...

With my ERIE policy ALL my personal property is covered in the event of a loss (stolen) with a $100.00 deductible if I want a $0.00 deductible I would have to have it named on the policy and would...
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