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08-16-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,702
Posted By Ridefreemc

Kid has an opinion (based on science) and gets...

Kid has an opinion (based on science) and gets criticized on bicycling forums by people who disagree with the information and passion she has. She might be their savior. I just think its poor taste...
08-16-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,924
Posted By Ridefreemc

No gravel near me so I have to travel for hours...

No gravel near me so I have to travel for hours and sometimes days to get to it. Love it and the quiet, no traffic riding. Didn't justify a new purchase because of gravel, as my Kona Rove Ti is my...
07-31-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By Ridefreemc

Just purchased and installed the Garmin radar....

Just purchased and installed the Garmin radar. Wow! So easy it is incredible. Long story, but I purchased a Garmin GPS for my recent motorcycle trip on the MidAtlantic Backroads Discovery Route and...
07-30-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By Ridefreemc

Probably misread and like I said, my problem. I...

Probably misread and like I said, my problem. I guess you are in the clear.
07-30-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By Ridefreemc

Yes, but you knew exactly what to ask for. Bugs...

Yes, but you knew exactly what to ask for. Bugs me (my issue I know) that people respond like you did. If you go to the Wahoo site it doesn't sell or say anything about where you can get a radar unit...
Forum: Touring
02-20-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,131
Posted By Ridefreemc

I was on part of that and the mapping I found was...

I was on part of that and the mapping I found was not dynamic. It splits and heads north to New Smyrna Beach too! Although there was no signage at this junction (couple of years ago) so I was...
Forum: Touring
02-19-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,131
Posted By Ridefreemc

Not sure if you know this, but now you can...

Not sure if you know this, but now you can continue from the Pinellas Trail north into Pasco County, through the Starkey Wilderness Park, and on up the Suncoast Parkway without getting on a roadway....
Forum: Touring
02-19-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Ridefreemc

There are a couple of nicely spaced Start parks...

There are a couple of nicely spaced Start parks around the Suwannee River (check to see that they are open). Fanning Springs for one is a good place to start. I've done a 5 day trip from Micanopy...
Forum: For Sale
02-18-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By Ridefreemc

Such a great bike and the XTR setup is top notch....

Such a great bike and the XTR setup is top notch. Get a set of hubs and you are good to go!

Price reduced to $550 (so $500 for the bike and $50 towards shipping).
Forum: For Sale
02-04-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By Ridefreemc

FS Marin Mount Vision Pro - M

$600 and I'll put $50 of that towards shipping (buyer pays the rest).

Dual suspension with Shimano XTR components. Mavic rims, carbon fiber bars and seat post, Chris King headset, Fox...
Forum: For Sale
10-14-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,189
Posted By Ridefreemc

Sold

I should have removed this "ad", as it actually sold in September.
Forum: Touring
09-13-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 334,325
Posted By Ridefreemc

Beautiful! Would you show a close up of your...

Beautiful!

Would you show a close up of your bicycle? I am having a bicycle made soon and like the looks of your setup.
Forum: Commuting
09-13-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,460
Posted By Ridefreemc

Not sure that you can read into all that from his...

Not sure that you can read into all that from his post.

We are cooler here today, but only because the clouds and rain from a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico :).
Forum: For Sale
09-07-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,832
Posted By Ridefreemc

I'll get right back via that email .

I'll get right back via that email .
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,534
Posted By Ridefreemc

I went with a Wolf Tooth 34 in the front on my...

I went with a Wolf Tooth 34 in the front on my SRAM Rival (w/ 11x42 casset) and was great. They (Wolf Tooth) are very responsive to inquiries to ensure compatibility.
Forum: For Sale
09-05-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,832
Posted By Ridefreemc

Yes it is!

Yes it is!
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

Finished riding in VA and with rain coming +...

Finished riding in VA and with rain coming + weekend (campsites fill up) I decided to head back south to ride at Mulberry Gap. Thank you for the offer of assistance.
Forum: Touring
08-26-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

Thank you Phughes. I'm in VA now and still...

Thank you Phughes. I'm in VA now and still poking/riding around the areas south of you. If I come up that way for this ride it will likely be after or close to this next weekend and I'd get back with...
Forum: Touring
08-26-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

You have a good (alternative) point that I'm open...

You have a good (alternative) point that I'm open to.
Forum: Touring
08-18-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

I'm probable doing this at the end of the month...

I'm probable doing this at the end of the month or beginning September. My van has a high clearance so I studied the PPA site and they list clearances! I added an exclamation point because hardly any...
Forum: Touring
08-18-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

Its like using a secret handshake or code. Had...

Its like using a secret handshake or code. Had you not shown me that I'd have never figured it out, as I though the word "here" referred to the list of clickable (but get nowhere) links in the list...
Forum: Touring
08-17-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

Same here.

Same here.
Forum: Touring
08-17-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

Thanks Indyfabz. When I click the link (did that...

Thanks Indyfabz. When I click the link (did that yesterday too) it doesn't take me to any info. Just a list of city names and when you click those a tiny map comes up with an A and a B on the map...
Forum: Touring
08-16-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

Some very helpful information, thank you! Based...

Some very helpful information, thank you! Based on what's been said it sounds as though I'd ride West to East, either leaving my auto at the parking garage near the Amtrak station in Pittsburg or...
Forum: Touring
08-15-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,728
Posted By Ridefreemc

C&O/GAP Logistics Question

Single rider here and no assistance available for drop off or pick up, so I'm wondering how one completes this ride one way and gets back to the start. In addition, where would I safely leave my...
Forum: For Sale
08-08-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,832
Posted By Ridefreemc

FS Civia Halsted Cargo Bike/Truck

Civia’s take on the traditional cycle truck is designed for every-day hauling. Featuring a frame-mounted front rack with a sturdy base made from recycled dumpster plastic, Halsted’s versatile design...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,072
Posted By Ridefreemc

I had one like yours (but the Imperial) and after...

I had one like yours (but the Imperial) and after almost 1000 miles it was still hard as a rock and very uncomfortable. Sold it for a great price. If it feels that bad now I doubt that adjustments...
06-12-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,342
Posted By Ridefreemc

I rode to work for years on two different e-bikes...

I rode to work for years on two different e-bikes (both cargo bikes) and loved it. An adventure to remember each day vs. hopping in the car and forgetting the whole trip. I put over 10,000 miles on...
02-23-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,799
Posted By Ridefreemc

Thank you Johnj80, I"ll research them.

Thank you Johnj80, I"ll research them.
02-23-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,799
Posted By Ridefreemc

Wow I didn't know that even existed! Looks about...

Wow I didn't know that even existed! Looks about perfect, as it eliminates so many features I don't need or care about. I just like to ride multi-day rides and get where I want to go (planning a Lake...
02-23-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,799
Posted By Ridefreemc

Would you recommend the best unit for navigation?...

Would you recommend the best unit for navigation? I don't care about Strava syncing and other features like HRM or power output. I'm just trying to easily create routes (ride with GPS for example)...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,247
Posted By Ridefreemc

I wonder if the disk could use a cleaning, or the...

I wonder if the disk could use a cleaning, or the pads a light cleaning or very fine sanding? Maybe a little oil is on the disk.
12-25-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 21,961
Posted By Ridefreemc

Looks like you have other options so that is...

Looks like you have other options so that is great. I've not completely given up road riding, but if need to go somewhere I put together more MUPs than road, even if longer. I also pick my road...
Forum: For Sale
12-16-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Ridefreemc

I'd consider doin that. What is your email...

I'd consider doin that. What is your email address? As it is easier to communicate that way as opposed to the through the forum.
Forum: For Sale
12-08-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Ridefreemc

Been away from the forum for a bit, but yes it is.

Been away from the forum for a bit, but yes it is.
Forum: For Sale
10-27-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Ridefreemc

Oops! I had that in a draft, but failed to post...

Oops! I had that in a draft, but failed to post it. I've updated the main post. Thank you!

$1600 each.
10-16-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,038
Posted By Ridefreemc

2 Woodville from Geekhouse Bikes

I listed these in the main forum marketplace, but might have outta done so here. Here is the link so I don't need to repost:
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Forum: For Sale
10-16-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Ridefreemc

Another Picture - Nitto Rack

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For the 650B - Powder coated Nitto Glove Box Rack and Bailey Bag
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Forum: For Sale
10-15-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By Ridefreemc

2 Woodvilles from Geekhouse Bikes

Custom handmade single speed Woodville bikes from Geekhouse in Boston, MA.

$1600 per bike. (New frames start at $1999 and forks at $499)

These are two really sweet bikes that have been lovingly...
Forum: Touring
10-07-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,847
Posted By Ridefreemc

Great job on your mental and physical...

Great job on your mental and physical transitions!

When it's all said and done you'll push off on the ride and realize that it's just you and the bike. No more planning and thinking - just ride!!...
10-07-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By Ridefreemc

Go gravel instead of CX because you'll likely get...

Go gravel instead of CX because you'll likely get rack attachment points (and possibly fender mounts) and the ride will be more stable. I think you can find what you like in a the used market....
09-03-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,190
Posted By Ridefreemc

Thank you.

Thank you.
09-02-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,190
Posted By Ridefreemc

I cannot make out the manufacturer of this...

I cannot make out the manufacturer of this beautiful bike. Would you share the name please?
Forum: Touring
10-14-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,002
Posted By Ridefreemc

Titanium. I love my Kona Rove TI. Remember that...

Titanium. I love my Kona Rove TI. Remember that the wheels can make or break the ride as well. Had a Litespeed with crappy wheels and it rode very poorly. Wasn't the frame.
Forum: Touring
08-08-18, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ridefreemc

Not what Id do but depending on the horizontal...

Not what Id do but depending on the horizontal diameter rack tubes you have you can put double set of panniers from any of the companies that sell those as waterproof. I kept my set from the...
Forum: Touring
08-04-18, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ridefreemc

They have all kinds of niggly little clasps used...

They have all kinds of niggly little clasps used for closing them as I remember. They don't close very well either. I just remember it took much more time to close them up, and they just didn't close...
Forum: Touring
07-23-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By Ridefreemc

Not very much and they are a pain to use. I...

Not very much and they are a pain to use. I prefer the Xtracycle bags by far.
05-10-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,664
Posted By Ridefreemc

I saw Chasing the Badger above, but not sure I...

I saw Chasing the Badger above, but not sure I saw Slaying the Badger. I watched that again last night and liked it.
05-06-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,753
Posted By Ridefreemc

Thank you.

Thank you.
05-06-18, 04:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,753
Posted By Ridefreemc

I did regressed re-greased it after cleaning out...

I did regressed re-greased it after cleaning out the little that was in there. So the bearings get damaged first in a situation like this?
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