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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

She was pretty inept. She rode away and was...

She was pretty inept. She rode away and was trying to skateboard while sitting on the saddle. Caught up to her and showed her the proper way. She thanked me again and started making better time.
Forum: Touring
09-25-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 728
Posted By indyfabz

I think he was considering paying for everything...

I think he was considering paying for everything in cash, hence the $3,000 amount. As noted, his budget for the entire trip is that much.
Forum: Touring
09-25-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 728
Posted By indyfabz

When I rode the GAP a few years ago the...

When I rode the GAP a few years ago the supermarket in West Newton made me check the pannier I had ridden from camp to the store with. When I went to pay I realized I had left my wallet inside the...
09-25-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,510
Posted By indyfabz

I made it home. When I pulled up to my local for...

I made it home. When I pulled up to my local for a celebratory drink the odometer, which was at 0 when I left my house to ride to the train station, read 650 miles. Add the 70 I did to Brooklyn the...
09-25-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 758
Posted By indyfabz

IIRC, Trek was in Waterloo, WI. My Ď80s 660 was...

IIRC, Trek was in Waterloo, WI. My Ď80s 660 was built there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

SoÖIím at mile 66, about 1 mile from my local,...

SoÖIím at mile 66, about 1 mile from my local, when I see a woman up ahead literally carrying her bike. I seriously considered not stopping, but the concept of bad karma convinced me otherwise. Turns...
09-25-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 758
Posted By indyfabz

Frame designed and built 12 miles from my house....

Frame designed and built 12 miles from my house. Hubs, seatpost, bars and headset MUSA. Not sure where the Cerakote is made, but it was applied by someone in state.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Up and at Ďem!

Up and at Ďem!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Forecast low tonight in Upper Black Eddy, PA is...

Forecast low tonight in Upper Black Eddy, PA is 49. Arm and leg warmers to start out. Alarm set for 4:30 am.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Last night on the road in Upper Black Eddy, PA....

Last night on the road in Upper Black Eddy, PA. Metric century tomorrow to my local for a celebratory bourbon....
Forum: Touring
09-24-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 728
Posted By indyfabz

Thatís what Iíve been doing these last two weeks....

Thatís what Iíve been doing these last two weeks. Racking up some serious REI dividend money. I did pay cash for one campground because the guy gave me a discount. Paid cash tonight because it was...
09-24-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,510
Posted By indyfabz

579 loaded miles down. About 62 to go to home...

579 loaded miles down. About 62 to go to home tomorrow. But first, straight to my local for a double bourbon with a cherry on the house.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Someone spray painted it. You think Iím out here...

Someone spray painted it. You think Iím out here on the road playing with photoshop?

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Cat pictures are the best. ...

Cat pictures are the best.


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Forum: Touring
09-24-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 280,585
Posted By indyfabz

I used this potty a couple of days before Ida...

I used this potty a couple of days before Ida hit.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

After all I went through this morning to cover 23...

After all I went through this morning to cover 23 miles, including walking washed out sections of trail, I encounter this 1 mile from my destination town. Had to backtrack a bit and take the road....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

I try very hard not to overexpose myself. One can...

I try very hard not to overexpose myself. One can get arrested for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By indyfabz

And therein lies your problem.

And therein lies your problem.
09-24-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 299
Posted By indyfabz

Same way you avoid tracking dirt and mud from...

Same way you avoid tracking dirt and mud from your shoes all over the place. Iím 56 years young and have never stored bikes anywhere except in my living quarters. Never get excessive dirt or mud...
Forum: Touring
09-24-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,993
Posted By indyfabz

Rode the Hudson walkway a few days ago while...

Rode the Hudson walkway a few days ago while heading south from Hyde Park to Cuddebackville. Itís nice that they have extended the trail to New Paltz.

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Forum: Touring
09-23-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,003
Posted By indyfabz

A great example of the tunnel thing is mapping...

A great example of the tunnel thing is mapping the Hiawatha Trail. It has some dozen or so tunnels. Itís a rail-trail, yet the profile on something like RWGPS will show double digit grades because...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Under an awning in Easton, PA, two miles from my...

Under an awning in Easton, PA, two miles from my motel. Thunder and lightning and pouring rain.

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Forum: Touring
09-23-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 728
Posted By indyfabz

Donít carry $3K in cash.

Donít carry $3K in cash.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

You probably couldnít.

You probably couldnít.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

I donít know how far tomorrowís leg is. Iím...

I donít know how far tomorrowís leg is. Iím estimating 42 if I can get into the campground I want. If not, maybe another 10 miles to plan B.
Forum: Foo
09-21-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 277
Posted By indyfabz

Iím on tour right now. Started in VT on 9/12....

Iím on tour right now. Started in VT on 9/12. Unseasonably warm and humid until two nights ago in Copake, NY. Got down to 48.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-21-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By indyfabz

Hmm. Rode it again west to east last...

Hmm.

Rode it again west to east last September. Encountered 3 walkers in the east tunnel.

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09-21-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 216,772
Posted By indyfabz

58 fully loaded miles. ...

58 fully loaded miles.


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Thatís an island close to shore. Itís wider than...

Thatís an island close to shore. Itís wider than it looks in the photo.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Camping along the Neversink River. ...

Camping along the Neversink River.



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Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By indyfabz

I meant most MA state parks. I was thinking that...

I meant most MA state parks. I was thinking that maybe the disparity is so high at the park mentioned because of the particular location: Cape Cod. As I later noted, itís not just that particular MA...
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By indyfabz

Note that we have figures for only one state...

Note that we have figures for only one state park, and itís in a popular vacation destination. The disparity may not be representative of most state parks.

Ouch. Just looked it up. It is. Inland...
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,003
Posted By indyfabz

Depends about the limited access highways thing....

Depends about the limited access highways thing. State laws vary. For example, every inch of Interstate Highway in MT is bike-legal. In NJ, limited access state highways are bike-legal unless posted...
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 280,585
Posted By indyfabz

Crossed the Hudson River this morning. ...

Crossed the Hudson River this morning.


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09-21-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 867
Posted By indyfabz

So a fanny pack. :D

So a fanny pack. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Does it get crazy later in the day?

Does it get crazy later in the day?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Right here. Right now. ...

Right here. Right now.


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09-20-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,646
Posted By indyfabz

You guys are being trolled.

You guys are being trolled.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Drinking alcohol while riding is no bueno....

Drinking alcohol while riding is no bueno. Outside of that, I rarely drink liquid carbs unless Iím riding. Most Iíll do is an occasional bottle of juice.
09-20-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,510
Posted By indyfabz

405 in the books since I started a week ago last...

405 in the books since I started a week ago last Sunday. Estimate I have another 210 remaining over the next four days. Treating myself to a motel room in Hyde Park, NY tonight. The localish camping...
09-20-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,646
Posted By indyfabz

IKR. 405 miles since I started a week ago...

IKR. 405 miles since I started a week ago yesterday. Iíve used everything except my rain pants, pump and flat fixing stuff and my cold/wet weather gloves. Oh. And my Kindle charger.

...
09-20-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,646
Posted By indyfabz

Four posts in 4 minutes as a newb is classic.

Four posts in 4 minutes as a newb is classic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Copake, NY.

Copake, NY.
Forum: Touring
09-20-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,534
Posted By indyfabz

Last night I had my Dragonfly at full throttle to...

Last night I had my Dragonfly at full throttle to boil a lot of water for pasta. Walked to the shower pavilion to plug in the phone. A distance of about 200í. I could easily hear the stove.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Zoinks! TWC says itís 47 degrees (American)....

Zoinks! TWC says itís 47 degrees (American). Treating myself to a motel tonight.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Stephen with the cat sitter the other day. I can...

Stephen with the cat sitter the other day. I can tell he misses my being around more.

...
Forum: Touring
09-19-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,534
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2: Good one! I also have an...

:roflmao2:

Good one!

I also have an Optimus Nova. Noticeably quieter and not as bulky when packed. I use it mostly for shorter trips because the fuel bottle is 26 Oz vs. 32 for the Dragonfly....
Forum: Touring
09-19-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,534
Posted By indyfabz

Never had that happen. I have even pumped mine...

Never had that happen. I have even pumped mine while itís burning.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Rode down to the little store outside the park...

Rode down to the little store outside the park entrance along the Harlem Valley Trail and happened to meet one of the co-authors of ďYounger Next Year.Ē The lay one, not the doctor. Heís 87 and still...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,707
Posted By indyfabz

Up here, to. It felt about 50 when I got up at...

Up here, to. It felt about 50 when I got up at 4:30. Currently 72 with no humidity and mostly sun. Same tomorrow.
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