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Forum: Touring
06-30-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,525
Posted By John N

I do a lot of hybrid touring since a lot of my...

I do a lot of hybrid touring since a lot of my touring buddies are older. I just completed a short 8-day trip from Sioux Falls to La Crosse with an 80 year old who prefers indoor accommodations when...
Forum: Touring
02-15-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,694
Posted By John N

What about the KATY Trail? It goes from St....

What about the KATY Trail? It goes from St. Louis to either Clinton, MO, or Kansas City area. From either direction, you could continue on fairly low traffic roads, i.e. continue to Pueblo or...
Forum: Touring
12-08-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,015
Posted By John N

Just seeing who actually reads it :thumb:

Just seeing who actually reads it :thumb:
Forum: Touring
12-08-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,015
Posted By John N

While the recent posts have been nice, I will try...

While the recent posts have been nice, I will try to steer the post back a little towards food tips.

1) If you an egg person on a remote route, consider powdered eggs. Though not as good, they...
Forum: Touring
12-03-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,015
Posted By John N

TCS, I love spices. I used to carry them in...

TCS,

I love spices. I used to carry them in 35mm film canisters but now I just use the midget spice containers if I only need a little but of it, i.e. saffron, but a bigger container if needing...
Forum: Touring
12-03-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,015
Posted By John N

Alan, well get off the busy roads! I usually just...

Alan, well get off the busy roads! I usually just put up some flares and those road barricades. The barricades make great windblocks and you can lean against them. However, I suggest you make quick...
Forum: Touring
11-24-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By John N

On June 11, 2020, I bought the new ACA Parks...

On June 11, 2020, I bought the new ACA Parks Peaks and Prairie map set. Unfortunately, didn't get to go on that tour in late summer as I had hoped. And this is not about me only of course....
Forum: Touring
11-12-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By John N

If it 17 pages to get out of NYC, then the cue...

If it 17 pages to get out of NYC, then the cue sheet writers need to clean it up. I can cross the country almost in 17 pages and I have pretty detailed cue sheets. Still I would much rather use a...
Forum: Touring
11-11-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,730
Posted By John N

ACA Discontinuing some Paper Maps

This came in the Adventure Cycling Association's November Newsletter:

"Our mapping department is discontinuing some paper maps, since in the past five years demand has increased for our digital...
Forum: Touring
09-21-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By John N

Why not just call Amtrak? Unless if someone has...

Why not just call Amtrak? Unless if someone has done this in the past few months, Covid may have changed the actual answer.

Tailwinds, John
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,332
Posted By John N

My emergency back up are baby wipes. Not as good...

My emergency back up are baby wipes. Not as good as a nice shower of course but 3-4 wipes (15 for a $1 or so) can get me reasonably clean except the hair. Fairly light, cheap, can find in most...
Forum: Touring
08-10-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,436
Posted By John N

Insurance for Bicycle Tours | TravellingTwo:...

Insurance for Bicycle Tours | TravellingTwo: Bicycle Touring Around The World (http://travellingtwo.com/resources/insurance-for-bicycle-tours) is one source. Others have talked about the same thing...
Forum: Touring
08-10-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,436
Posted By John N

I would read the fine print entirely and...

I would read the fine print entirely and carefully. There are most likely exclusions and/or limitations. For instance, a lot of policies exclude "extreme sports" and while we may not consider...
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