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Forum: Touring
05-27-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve never known an airport to have a bike...

Iíve never known an airport to have a bike packaging policy. It has always been the airline you are flying.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Back in 2007 Cycle Oregon spent a night on the...

Back in 2007 Cycle Oregon spent a night on the outskirts of Cottage Grove, where the homecoming parade scenes were filmed. Took the shuttle into town and walked up and down the parade route. I took a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,080
Posted By indyfabz

I didnít know that was a thing for pilots. I do...

I didnít know that was a thing for pilots. I do know that some railroads that operate in remote areas have somewhat similar accommodations. When I spent 2 nights in Edgemont, SD, I saw crews being...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: We must be more casual up here. We...

:lol:

We must be more casual up here. We pay some not-so-cheap outside counsel for some things and they usually don't dress so formally.

We actually went business casual 24/7/365 way back in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Hoping to go at 60, in 33 months. But if I stay...

Hoping to go at 60, in 33 months. But if I stay until 65 I will be titled to full Railroad Retirement at that age instead of 67 because I will have 30 years of RR service.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

What did you do wrong?

What did you do wrong?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

So....We used to get an early quit before every...

So....We used to get an early quit before every major holiday weekend. Seems that is no longer the case. Bastids!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

They have been making somewhat of a comeback here...

They have been making somewhat of a comeback here in Philly, and not just on MUPs. There is even a guy who comes to my local bar wearing them occasionally.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,080
Posted By indyfabz

You are a pilot. Did you stay at a Holiday Inn...

You are a pilot. Did you stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night?
Forum: Introductions
05-27-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 315
Posted By indyfabz

https://pics.me.me/no-need-to-announce-your-depart...

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Today was my 5th day in a row getting a 3 and my...

Today was my 5th day in a row getting a 3 and my 6th 3 in 7 days. Got a 3 last Saturday. I didn't play on Sunday.
Forum: Northeast
05-27-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By indyfabz

Black bears are rarely aggressive. In 2017 I came...

Black bears are rarely aggressive. In 2017 I came within 25í of one that had raided the trash dumpsters as I was leaving a campground in NW Pennsylvania. I estimate he was around 600 lbs. We looked...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 04:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,080
Posted By indyfabz

Around my parts, soft pedaling is something you...

Around my parts, soft pedaling is something you do when someone falls behind, perhaps because of a traffic light. You pedal softly until they catch up. It has nothing to do with descending.
Forum: Touring
05-27-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 451
Posted By indyfabz

A woman on my cross country group tour started...

A woman on my cross country group tour started out with a little bivy-like tent like those shown above. We jokingly called it ďthe coffin.Ē We were headed west to east. She replaced it with a 2P in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

And the streak goes on! Wordle 342 3/6 ...

And the streak goes on!

Wordle 342 3/6

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Forum: Touring
05-26-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 451
Posted By indyfabz

For me, # of people + 1 when it comes to tents....

For me, # of people + 1 when it comes to tents. My newest is a 2P that is 2.75 lbs. BA Fly Creek HV UL 2. Canít wait to try it out soon. I gladly trade a full water bottleís worth of weight (or less)...
Forum: Touring
05-26-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 451
Posted By indyfabz

Also known as trash pandas.

Also known as trash pandas.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,080
Posted By indyfabz

Not sure he understands what soft pedaling means.

Not sure he understands what soft pedaling means.
Forum: Northeast
05-26-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 264
Posted By indyfabz

There is always the shipping option. I used...

There is always the shipping option. I used Bikeflights.com several times to ship from the east coast out west, but after it switched from using FedEx to UPS the price went up and service got a...
Forum: Northeast
05-26-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. Can you and your bike handle light...

Yes. Can you and your bike handle light gravel/packed dirt? At Lithgow on US 44 make a right onto Deep Hollow and descend to NY 343/82, where you make a left. The start of the trail is at the train...
Forum: Foo
05-26-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By indyfabz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=N5w4A7qnX20

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=N5w4A7qnX20
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

R.I.P. Ray Liotta. :(

R.I.P. Ray Liotta. :(
05-26-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 6,336
Posted By indyfabz

Just ride a bike with rim brakes. According to...

Just ride a bike with rim brakes. According to some Forum members you will fly right off the side of a mountain unless you have disks. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Funny scene this morning as I am pulling into the...

Funny scene this morning as I am pulling into the office parking lot, which is currently being covered with elevated solar panels. A worker is running through the parking lot at a pretty decent...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Ugh is right. Someone else snoring drives me...

Ugh is right. Someone else snoring drives me nuts. For some reason, I take it personally.

When I rode across the U.S. with 12 other people there were 3 bad snorers and another guy who was off...
Forum: Foo
05-26-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By indyfabz

Went up a Forest Service road looking for...

Went up a Forest Service road looking for critters during a rest day while on tour in NW Montana in 2019. I got lucky.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By indyfabz

A man after my own heart. ...

A man after my own heart.


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Forum: Touring
05-26-22, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 561
Posted By indyfabz

I became the proud owner of a mechanical heart...

I became the proud owner of a mechanical heart valve at the age of 25. August will mark 32 years on blood thinners.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 03:52 AM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Four for four from beyond the arc this week, ...

Four for four from beyond the arc this week,

Wordle 341 3/6

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05-25-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,758
Posted By indyfabz

I had tons of fun riding this for two weeks in MT...

I had tons of fun riding this for two weeks in MT and ID.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

My last two INRs were an excellent 2.6. Iím...

My last two INRs were an excellent 2.6. Iím supposed to be between 2 and 3.
Forum: Foo
05-25-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By indyfabz

Whatever it was, it was pretty cool. I was...

Whatever it was, it was pretty cool. I was reading while sitting on a picnic table. Heard a splash and turned around. It was during a day off at the Bike Camp there. Earlier in the day three American...
05-25-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 287
Posted By indyfabz

The Midwest, west and south has some roll on...

The Midwest, west and south has some roll on service.

https://www.amtrak.com/bring-your-bicycle-onboard

And considering ridership numbersÖ.
Forum: Touring
05-25-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 350
Posted By indyfabz

Does your rear shifter have a little D-ring on...

Does your rear shifter have a little D-ring on it? If so, that probably means you can turn the ring to switch the rear to friction.

It would look something like the D-ring on the right of this...
05-25-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 287
Posted By indyfabz

Overall, I am sure that is correct. But there...

Overall, I am sure that is correct. But there are some services that allow you to carry on/off you bike at any stop. The Keystone service between New York City and Harrisburg, PA is one example. ...
Forum: Foo
05-25-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By indyfabz

It's also used by come women to indicate that...

It's also used by come women to indicate that it's "that time of the month."
Forum: Foo
05-25-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By indyfabz

Back in 2016 I was on tour and camping along the...

Back in 2016 I was on tour and camping along the Beaverhead River in Twin Bridges, MT, when out crawled what I thought was a beaver. Someone on BF later identified it as a muskrat.
...
Forum: Foo
05-25-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 591
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. I just did a long weekend tour in New...

Heh. I just did a long weekend tour in New Jersey. The campground where I stayed is known (by me anyway) for its raccoons. Twice when I went to the large dumpster there was an obese racoon rooting...
05-25-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,484
Posted By indyfabz

Took me a while, but :lol:

Took me a while, but :lol:
05-25-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 287
Posted By indyfabz

There are size restrictions on some major...

There are size restrictions on some major carriers. Hereís Deltaís policy. The box must be less than 116 linear inches or it will not be accepted.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

So thatís what that is. I noticed yesterday but...

So thatís what that is. I noticed yesterday but didnít take the time to figure it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Fourth 3 in a row! Wordle 340 3/6 ⬜🟨⬜⬜⬜...

Fourth 3 in a row!

Wordle 340 3/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

The people or their cars?

The people or their cars?
Forum: Foo
05-24-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe Chris Rock was infected and Will Smith knew...

Maybe Chris Rock was infected and Will Smith knew it. :innocent:
05-24-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,484
Posted By indyfabz

Yaí think?

Yaí think?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve never been to a Bucíees, but Iíve read on BF...

Iíve never been to a Bucíees, but Iíve read on BF that they have too many gas pumps.
05-24-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 287
Posted By indyfabz

Amtrak has expanded bike service. There are...

Amtrak has expanded bike service. There are several routes where no disassembly or boxing is required.

https://www.amtrak.com/bring-your-bicycle-onboard

Local services Iím my neck of the woods...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

New next door neighbors are moving in. Includes a...

New next door neighbors are moving in. Includes a young child/baby and two much older kids. Maybe late teens and/or early 20s. The boy rides. Saw his new looking Trek road bike. He looks like a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,553
Views: 79,879
Posted By indyfabz

Same here. I was thinking about where I might...

Same here. I was thinking about where I might get some easily. Nothing came to mind.
05-24-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 602
Posted By indyfabz

I was kidding about the riding while pushing a...

I was kidding about the riding while pushing a stroller part. This is a bike-related forum.

The first part of my comment was echoing TC's question about this: "a woman killed by a distracted...
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