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06-30-22, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. I stopped at Smith’s the last time I left...

Heh. I stopped at Smith’s the last time I left the park on the way to Bigfork.

Saw this on either Blankenship or Belton Stage.

...
06-30-22, 03:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,074
Posted By indyfabz

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06-30-22, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 37
Posted By indyfabz

Mauve.

Mauve.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Too many people in the Philly bike club are...

Too many people in the Philly bike club are notoriously cheap. On more than one occasion I and a couple of others have supplemented tips.

One ride I used to lead every year went to a small lunch...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Quality. My father and a friend, who were...

Quality.

My father and a friend, who were both lawyers who had some interesting cases in their lives, penned an idea for a TV show involving lawyers at a firm. They sent it off to some company in...
06-29-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,074
Posted By indyfabz

Excellent catch! :thumb:

Excellent catch! :thumb:
06-29-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,074
Posted By indyfabz

Yes there is. Audie Murphy went there and came...

Yes there is. Audie Murphy went there and came back.
06-29-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By indyfabz

Assuming you took the “back way” to W. Glacier...

Assuming you took the “back way” to W. Glacier (Blankenship, Belton Stage and Lake 5, what’s are the roads like these days? My first time going that way was in 1999. By 2017 more of the miles had...
06-29-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,074
Posted By indyfabz

Feel free to think superficially about what you...

Feel free to think superficially about what you read. In this particular case, you are part of the Op’s target audience. And feel free to move on yourself rather than getting on people for making...
06-29-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,074
Posted By indyfabz

Unfortunately, the points you make have been, and...

Unfortunately, the points you make have been, and will continue to be, lost on many.

And your observation kind of links into my post in #21 above. I guess the desire was to include several hot...
Forum: Touring
06-29-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 527
Posted By indyfabz

Mine were both taken looking back/down during...

Mine were both taken looking back/down during breathers.. And I was limited to my iPhone after my "real" camera crapped out.
06-29-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,074
Posted By indyfabz

IMO, incorporating the "class warfare " and lack...

IMO, incorporating the "class warfare " and lack of safety gear devices into this thread was a mistake, if only because a helmet discussion is a good way to get a thread locked. Sometimes less is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

It was. When he got sick we were given letters...

It was. When he got sick we were given letters to take home to our parents telling of the kid's illness and reminding them to check us for ticks, which my mom did fairly regularly. He died two days...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By indyfabz

Assume you are going to have that custom framed...

Assume you are going to have that custom framed and hung on a wall inside your house.

BTW...Their teal & green and their purple schemes are also sweeeeeet!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

I associate that song with the death of a...

I associate that song with the death of a schoolmate. I went to a tree hugger elementary school outside the city. We took frequent walks in the woods. While in 5th grade a kid in 6th grade contracted...
Forum: Touring
06-29-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 527
Posted By indyfabz

Oh. That's right. We discussed this.

Oh. That's right. We discussed this.
Forum: Touring
06-29-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 527
Posted By indyfabz

Where did you ride?

Where did you ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:36 AM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Got home yesterday afternoon and was relaxing on...

Got home yesterday afternoon and was relaxing on the back deck with the cat. The kid two doors down started throwing a tantrum, screaming “I don’t want to go outside!” (She was already outside.) This...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Wut Wordle 375 5/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ...

Wut

Wordle 375 5/6

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🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
06-28-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,057
Posted By indyfabz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t2S1nmxYmUg

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=t2S1nmxYmUg
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 527
Posted By indyfabz

I have ridden to Philly from St. Albans twice....

I have ridden to Philly from St. Albans twice. 2018 and 2021. Both times I spent two nights in Burlington to spend some time with an old friend. Did see some touring cyclist at North Beach in 2018....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Better get Maaco.

Better get Maaco.
06-28-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,057
Posted By indyfabz

I am looking on the bright side: At least no one...

I am looking on the bright side: At least no one is arguing about rim vs. disc brakes.
Forum: Touring
06-28-22, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By indyfabz

Conti Top Contact II. I ride the 37c, which are...

Conti Top Contact II. I ride the 37c, which are labeled 35c on the box but are really 37c. Just got done with some more unpaved roads, including hilly ones, last month. Haven’t flatted on tour since...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Had a pretty heavy load leaving work, and it...

Had a pretty heavy load leaving work, and it looked like rain, so I took the bus. The second I boarded a man jumped up to vacate one of the seats in the front for senior citizens and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Andy Hampsten?

Andy Hampsten?
Forum: Touring
06-27-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By indyfabz

I stayed in several hostels, etc., while touring...

I stayed in several hostels, etc., while touring the south. They always found a secure place for my bike.
06-27-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 394
Posted By indyfabz

Oh yeah. Experienced the cooling effect of a...

Oh yeah. Experienced the cooling effect of a headwind during my recent tour of Vermont. Several time I went off pavement in areas that were sheltered from the wind. I get very hot, and my last helmet...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Do you remember NBA great Moses Malone? At the...

Do you remember NBA great Moses Malone? At the end of the '82-'83 regular season, after the Sixers had won 65 games (They had a chance to win what would have been a record-setting 70 regular season...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10,311
Views: 130,246
Posted By indyfabz

Facebook memory photo. Proofreading is...

Facebook memory photo. Proofreading is fundamental.

...
06-27-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 630
Posted By indyfabz

You are in the lead for POTW!

You are in the lead for POTW!
06-27-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 787
Posted By indyfabz

Two years ago the OP claimed to be riding 50...

Two years ago the OP claimed to be riding 50 miles/day.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,042
Posted By indyfabz

"Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we...

"Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive."--Sir Walter Scott
06-27-22, 11:12 AM
Forum: Touring
06-27-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By indyfabz

Looks amazing, but too hard core for me.

Looks amazing, but too hard core for me.
06-27-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 630
Posted By indyfabz

I really want to know why the OP really wants to...

I really want to know why the OP really wants to know.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,042
Posted By indyfabz

Not to mention what Google does to our precious...

Not to mention what Google does to our precious bodily fluids.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAHJCPoWCC8
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,042
Posted By indyfabz

Are you sure Shimano and Acura aren't doing some...

Are you sure Shimano and Acura aren't doing some cross-marketing?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,042
Posted By indyfabz

Someone gets it. :thumb:

Someone gets it. :thumb:
06-27-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 715
Posted By indyfabz

This bike would be good for a 100 yard sprint. ...

This bike would be good for a 100 yard sprint.


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Forum: Touring
06-27-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By indyfabz

My first CO was border—Nyssa to Florence. While...

My first CO was border—Nyssa to Florence. While it was all on road there looked to be some off road riding around, especially in Malheur on the way to John Day. In 2012 we did some of the Oregon...
Forum: Touring
06-26-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By indyfabz

Having done CO four times, I think Oregon has a...

Having done CO four times, I think Oregon has a disproportionately high number of great places to ride. You guys need to share some with the rest of us. :D
06-26-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 702,785
Posted By indyfabz

When I arrived at what I thought would be my last...

When I arrived at what I thought would be my last covered bridge in Vermont I found this.

...
06-26-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 487
Posted By indyfabz

Stretch, stretch and stretch some more. If you...

Stretch, stretch and stretch some more. If you have morning pain, stretch before you get out of bed. My ortho suggested things like stretching while at my desk every time I got an email and/or the...
Forum: Touring
06-26-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By indyfabz

East to Cardston and hang a right. When I did the...

East to Cardston and hang a right. When I did the Northern Tier route back in ‘99 ACA used Del Bonita south of Magrath on the way to Cut Bank. What a lonely 70+ miles that was. I remember one little...
Forum: Touring
06-26-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By indyfabz

Does not compute. St. Mary is on the east side. ...

Does not compute. St. Mary is on the east side.

I ask because I hope you’re not expecting to enter the U.S. at Chief Mountain.
Forum: Touring
06-26-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By indyfabz

Which direction?

Which direction?
06-26-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 715
Posted By indyfabz

Why do I feel like we’ve been over this during...

Why do I feel like we’ve been over this during the last year?
Forum: Touring
06-26-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,442
Posted By indyfabz

I was toying with the idea of a ND trip in...

I was toying with the idea of a ND trip in September but I’m no longer willing to risk flying. Too many cancellations and delays.

Instead, I’ll probably try the ride I started doing in 2018 from...
Forum: Touring
06-26-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By indyfabz

Not an answer, but thought I’d mention that the...

Not an answer, but thought I’d mention that the municipal campground in Sparwood was pretty nice when I stayed there in 2009.

Also, the NPS recently announced that Going to the Sun Road is not...
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