Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: PedalingWalrus
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.21 seconds.
Forum: Touring
07-27-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 219
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yeah ,sadly, every time I have flown I have been...

Yeah ,sadly, every time I have flown I have been dealing in one way or another with some kind of effect on my bicycle...from chipped paint to bent rotors to bent cranks.... every time I get a little...
Forum: Touring
07-22-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By PedalingWalrus

That reminds me of a great book by Tim Moore who...

That reminds me of a great book by Tim Moore who biked the entire Iron Curtain Trail (6000+miles) on a East German shopping bike. ...
Forum: Touring
07-21-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yeah at this moment I need a test in US to get to...

Yeah at this moment I need a test in US to get to Heathrow. There I can not leave the terminal. Then flying to Denmark as IS national with vaccination I do not need a test but if I needed one the one...
Forum: Touring
07-21-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I found it (see above) and answered my own...

I found it (see above) and answered my own question.
Forum: Touring
07-21-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By PedalingWalrus

https://apply.joinsherpa.com/travel-restrictions?a...

https://apply.joinsherpa.com/travel-restrictions?affiliateid=ba

...
Forum: Touring
07-21-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Flying via London to EU please help providing information links

I am trying understand whether there is a difference between a US traveler to Europe (Denmark) who had a 2 hours layover at Heathrow before flying to Copenhagen VERSUS a traveler living in the UK...
Forum: Touring
07-21-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 604
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I wish You well...I do but let me just quip: ...

I wish You well...I do but let me just quip:

Unless we finance our own self published path it is extremely difficult to get published...it is sort of the same as saying: I am going to compose a...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,425
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I lean in opposite direction. I want beers to be...

I lean in opposite direction. I want beers to be smaller. it tastes fresher, colder and better but i get the argument about waste. In a pub I like ordering small beers...better taste IMHO
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9,621
Views: 1,236,621
Posted By PedalingWalrus

"what are the odds" answered

"what are the odds" answered
Forum: Touring
07-12-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,582
Posted By PedalingWalrus

below $150?

below $150?
07-06-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,918
Posted By PedalingWalrus

i haven't read the responses so forgive me if I...

i haven't read the responses so forgive me if I am repeating what has already been posted but

The video makes a good point for people who tour, people who ride alone or for people who are...
Forum: Touring
07-06-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I suppose this would make sense in a desert...

I suppose this would make sense in a desert environment between the sunset and sunrise.

Otherwise - too hot get have the sun beat on You during the day, plus ... that is when we're cycling ......
Forum: Touring
07-03-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By PedalingWalrus

When you get to Cohoes then take the Alternate...

When you get to Cohoes then take the Alternate route of the Empire trail that goes to Lake Champlain. There when you reach close to Port Henry bear right towards Crown Point and cross the Champlain...
Forum: Touring
07-01-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,218
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Congratulations! Loved Your report!

Congratulations! Loved Your report!
Forum: Touring
06-29-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,226
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I remember getting caught in a snow squall late...

I remember getting caught in a snow squall late August in the Wind River Range :-)

You could just go and see what happens. There is no shame in taking a ride in a vehicle for a stretch if it is...
Forum: Touring
06-18-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By PedalingWalrus

US vaccinated travelers can now travel in and out...

US vaccinated travelers can now travel in and out without a test as of today (https://www.schengenvisainfo.com/news/france-travellers-from-us-canada-can-now-enter-completely-restriction-free/)
Forum: Touring
06-18-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,247
Posted By PedalingWalrus

My next tour is in population dense country. I do...

My next tour is in population dense country. I do not plan to bring anything to cook with. I will simply stop along the way and buy what I want to eat and drink
Forum: Touring
06-17-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I just bought my flight ticket so I guess the...

I just bought my flight ticket so I guess the trip is ON 👍❤️💪😁
Forum: Touring
06-16-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Denmark Tour in August

I hope we all (somewhat) enjoy this second hypothetical of my August vacation. Yes? I hope so. :-)

For some strange reason I have fixated myself on not wanting to take and pay for a COVID test...
Forum: Northeast
06-15-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I think this could be easily mitigated for the...

I think this could be easily mitigated for the benefit of all. The North Maine Woods gravel roads does not get lumber activity EVERYWHERE and at the same time NOT ALL gravel roads will have logging...
Forum: Touring
06-14-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

we may have to do a dust bath like the pigeons do...

we may have to do a dust bath like the pigeons do ;-)
Forum: Touring
06-14-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I find books fun when in the tent or while eating...

I find books fun when in the tent or while eating dinner in the campground. Otherwise I like to leave everything else to chance. After all it is a straight one way trajectory that we're doing so...
Forum: Touring
06-14-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yeah. My son lives in Mountain View and they fled...

Yeah. My son lives in Mountain View and they fled SF area last year due to the air quality and spent 2 weeks with us here in Maine
Forum: Touring
06-14-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

The height of forest fire season worries me a...

The height of forest fire season worries me a little bit...mostly due to the amount of pollution in the air when biking. I will have to observe how whether this season will be the first dip down from...
Forum: Touring
06-13-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Getting more and more excited to choose this...

Getting more and more excited to choose this route.

yesterday I did a long hike through the White Mountains. A colder front came through at night amd my summer sleeping bag was barely getting the...
Forum: Touring
06-09-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

ok. I found a GPX track on ridewithgps for...

ok. I found a GPX track on ridewithgps for Astoria to Golden Gate Bridge - apparently 810 miles. Sounds like a reasonable distance for what I estimate is 3500 feet average elevation gain on a 60 mile...
Forum: Touring
06-09-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Thanks for the tips and the voice of reason -...

Thanks for the tips and the voice of reason - yeah the Eugene location may just be an unnecessary wobble in the matrix. I agree. I may just skip the idea to stop there.
Forum: Touring
06-08-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I may just start in Eugene...I clicked through...

I may just start in Eugene...I clicked through Strava route builder haphazardly trying to follow the coast as much as possible and as the elevation started adding up my knees started to shake ;-)
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

If I go, I will start August 5 and finish August...

If I go, I will start August 5 and finish August 22. Tan Co-Motion Divide
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

i am good for 50-70 miles per day while still...

i am good for 50-70 miles per day while still having fun
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

would You say south from SF is more interesting...

would You say south from SF is more interesting than from Portland to SF?
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Thanks for the tip. My son now lives in Mountain...

Thanks for the tip. My son now lives in Mountain View. I may visit him and work remotely from there and bolt up to Portland, OR asap after work day.

the question may be how to ‘bolt up’ 😀 train...
Forum: Touring
06-07-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,101
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I got 2 weeks in August - perhaps I'll ride the west coast

Hi there. I got 2 weeks from August 5... initially I thought I would fly to Norway or Scotland or Italy but at this point I am not entirely sure if I should fly there as they still seem to require a...
06-06-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,821
Posted By PedalingWalrus

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/4700482d_ef99_40ad_adc0_de9bed208c4c_1be85fd7ea934bcca6daf3c7b6448d65088689a3.jpeg
06-02-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,056
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yeah. it's called social networks for a reason -...

Yeah. it's called social networks for a reason - everyone contributes and as a whole a community gets created that is only as valuable as the individual contributions. Not participating, lurking is...
06-02-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,056
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Why would it be creepy? Is Your life a strung up...

Why would it be creepy? Is Your life a strung up movement between bunkers and closed shutters? Are You a secret agent or an assassin? :-)

A computer app figured out how to link your contacts and...
Forum: Foo
05-28-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 11,787
Views: 2,462,267
Posted By PedalingWalrus

very funny, I said to my self: "DAHELL"

very funny, I said to my self: "DAHELL"
Forum: Touring
05-27-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By PedalingWalrus

for us it is one pannier for tent, matts and...

for us it is one pannier for tent, matts and sleeping bags, one pannier for cooking and food (sort of), then each of us gets a pannier for clothes (so that is 4 panniers)

then handlebar bag and a...
Forum: Touring
05-26-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By PedalingWalrus

the trailer is just another anchor. If You have...

the trailer is just another anchor. If You have the luxury of time (most precious commodity) then just GO
Forum: Touring
05-26-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Comfort inn and suites was excellent...

Comfort inn and suites was excellent https://goo.gl/maps/qsawC3ioW52uF5tF7


Inn at Arbor Ridge https://goo.gl/maps/1RAVZ6fuXcCmwDAF8 - not so much
Forum: Touring
05-25-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By PedalingWalrus

arsprod We did a one way rental to get to the...

arsprod We did a one way rental to get to the start of the trail in Buffalo and then one way rental to drive home from NYC
Forum: Touring
05-24-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By PedalingWalrus

CAMPING: I would say that, practically, there are...

CAMPING: I would say that, practically, there are very few worthy commercial campgrounds from Albany to NYC. There are a few exceptions, however, so I encourage You to google maps search the vicinity...
Forum: Northeast
05-23-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yeah. If You ride it counterclockwise You will...

Yeah. If You ride it counterclockwise You will technically not encounter any forbidding signs until You exit the gate.

And taking immediate right after the Winter gate to the AMC huts will let You...
Forum: Northeast
05-23-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Feel free to msg me for info on specific sections...

Feel free to msg me for info on specific sections if you are REALLY going
Forum: Northeast
05-23-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Yes it helps to have some local knowledge and...

Yes it helps to have some local knowledge and also know what time of the day or night one passes through some sections and to know where the restriction signs are to be ready to plead for forgiveness...
Forum: Northeast
05-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Check out Gravelmap here are some routes I...

Check out Gravelmap

here are some routes I have done:

https://gravelmap.com

here are some of my multiday routes (https://gravelmap.com/routes)

...
05-22-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,873
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Wow. Cool. I did not know this option existed

Wow. Cool. I did not know this option existed
Forum: Touring
05-21-21, 02:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,088
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Standard footwear? I use bike specific footwear.

Standard footwear? I use bike specific footwear.
Forum: Touring
05-20-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Please do ...

Please do

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1640x2000/acb4e18f_536b_4cc4_808e_cb4b0d5277db_ad4ce6db940b811f5d42ced6b131eb227ebc370b.jpeg
05-20-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,873
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Good review. I pretty much agree with it all....

Good review. I pretty much agree with it all. Here are a couple more things I will probably enjoy with a Pinion tandem versus Rohloff

1. Rohloff rear wheel removal requires you to shift all the...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.