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Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

So there was this in camp Saturday afternoon. I...

So there was this in camp Saturday afternoon. I think it was a cicada killer wasp ripping apart a small cicada. Notice the legs torn off. After a few minutes it finally ripped the thing in two and...
Forum: Touring
08-01-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 265,598
Posted By indyfabz

I realize this is probably hard to see, but I was...

I realize this is probably hard to see, but I was sitting in camp Saturday when I heard a buzzing noise and saw something hit the table. It was a wasp looking thing that had caught another insect and...
Forum: Touring
08-01-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By indyfabz

“All Quiet on the Western Front.” “How the...

“All Quiet on the Western Front.”

“How the West Was Won.”

”West of the Pecos.”
08-01-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By indyfabz

Interesting. So when you ride does it...

Interesting. So when you ride does it automatically a activate and then turn off when, say, the bike is sitting at home?
Forum: Touring
08-01-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By indyfabz

The Island Line Trail goes from in town out into...

The Island Line Trail goes from in town out into the lake. There is a missing swing bridge that leaves a gap of about 250’. There is a seasonal “ferry” that takes you across the gap.

Also check...
Forum: Foo
08-01-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By indyfabz

I think the stuff they do on the balance beam is...

I think the stuff they do on the balance beam is the craziest. That thing is only 10 cm wide.
08-01-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 345
Posted By indyfabz

My Conti Top Touring II tires are not difficult...

My Conti Top Touring II tires are not difficult to mount.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By indyfabz

I ride around the NJ shore several times a year....

I ride around the NJ shore several times a year. In fact, I just finished a long weekend tour that had me on sandy roads. I’ve never found it to be a problem.

But stay out of thick sand buildup....
08-01-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 482
Posted By indyfabz

He was at the Philly Bike Expo one year. Seemed...

He was at the Philly Bike Expo one year. Seemed like a nice guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Top of the world! ...

Top of the world!


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. There are a lot of turtles in their...

Yep. There are a lot of turtles in their enclosure and scores of free roaming birds, including guinea fowl.

I think they also only mate in water.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Rats! ...

Rats!


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Forum: Touring
07-31-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 265,598
Posted By indyfabz

Yesterday in New Jersey. ...

Yesterday in New Jersey.


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Good coating of dirt. Maybe I should start a...

Good coating of dirt. Maybe I should start a thread asking “How do you clean your bike?” With a poll.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

I the train was crossing a big bridge, but only...

I the train was crossing a big bridge, but only once

My favorite road sign on the route:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Morning training ride. ...

Morning training ride.
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Philly got spared the storms for the most part,...

Philly got spared the storms for the most part, but a couple of tornadoes touched down in the region.
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By indyfabz

Railroads of the past. ...

Railroads of the past.


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Forum: Touring
07-29-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By indyfabz

I picked up the TA in Missoula after coming down...

I picked up the TA in Missoula after coming down from Glacier. So yeah, there is “prep” time in the 7,000s in MT. At least one 8,000+ pass in Yellowstone. Craig, IIRC. Then Togwotee at over 9,600. ...
Forum: Touring
07-29-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By indyfabz

Hoosier Pass (11,500' and change above sea level)...

Hoosier Pass (11,500' and change above sea level) from the center of Breckenridge (about 9,600' above sea level) is about 10 mi with a bit under 2,000' of climbing. Just a bit under a 3.6% average...
07-29-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,709
Posted By indyfabz

I am supposed to head out on a long weekend trip...

I am supposed to head out on a long weekend trip tomorrow. There will be a shower at my campground, and the weather is supposed to be great for this area at this time of year. Sunny, breezy and...
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By indyfabz

How about the guy dancing with the radio? I don't...

How about the guy dancing with the radio? I don't think that would fly today.
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By indyfabz

Mos' def'. I was going to go there but only...

Mos' def'.

I was going to go there but only had time to find one link.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Puppy jail.

Puppy jail.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

INSTANT ANALYSIS: Synchro diving gaining NCAA...

INSTANT ANALYSIS: Synchro diving gaining NCAA traction (swimswam.com) (https://swimswam.com/instant-analysis-synchro-diving-gaining-ncaa-traction/)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

During my lunchtime walk an older man having a...

During my lunchtime walk an older man having a psychotic and/or drug induced episode was ranting and raving and punching a news stand. Removed a few large bricks from a wall around a parking lot and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

But I saw it on TV last night.

But I saw it on TV last night.
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By indyfabz

Imagine if this ad were made today. ...

Imagine if this ad were made today.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hqIrzkPDtrk
07-29-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By indyfabz

A one-off custom jersey could be expensive. Often...

A one-off custom jersey could be expensive. Often times there is a minimum order number required. but I seem to recall seeing a copany who would do that. Cannot remember the name.
07-29-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By indyfabz

Interesting. I knew that U.S. government agencies...

Interesting. I knew that U.S. government agencies can only own copyrights in relatively limited circumstances (e.g., assignment by a copyright holder). Always surmised that the same was true for...
07-29-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 889
Posted By indyfabz

I'm 56. I remember being taught about the metric...

I'm 56. I remember being taught about the metric system in school when I was around age 13 in preparation for it being adopted in the U.S.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEJICxdi6nE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEJICxdi6nE
Forum: Touring
07-29-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 402
Posted By indyfabz

Are you familiar with Ride With GPS? You can map...

Are you familiar with Ride With GPS? You can map segments. When you do, it will generate a profile showing grades in percentages. Here is an example I made for someone. It's the Northern Tier from...
07-29-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By indyfabz

What do you think? lol

What do you think? lol
07-29-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By indyfabz

HTFU and do it in late May fully loaded. :D...

HTFU and do it in late May fully loaded. :D Can't tell from the photos, but it was snowing after starting as rain before Rainy. Started from Colonial Creek Campground.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Looks like I’ll have a nice tailwind tomorrow....

Looks like I’ll have a nice tailwind tomorrow. :love:
Forum: Touring
07-29-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,338
Posted By indyfabz

Put a wet cloth item around a water bottle to...

Put a wet cloth item around a water bottle to help keep it cool. Try a sock or worn pair of underwear.
07-29-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 889
Posted By indyfabz

We’ve had traffic circles in Philly and S. Jersey...

We’ve had traffic circles in Philly and S. Jersey for well more than 50 years. A couple of big ones were replaced with protected intersections because people here are dense. There is still a large,...
07-28-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By indyfabz

I rode through Mazama twice coming down from...

I rode through Mazama twice coming down from Washington Pass. Can’t remember if the sign was there way back then (‘99 and ‘00), but I can believe it. Saw deer running around Winthrop, which is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Sad. Saw them in the mid-80s. Ron Popeil...

Sad. Saw them in the mid-80s.

Ron Popeil has also died.
07-28-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By indyfabz

And much larger. Had a herd of cow elk with...

And much larger. Had a herd of cow elk with calves stampede across the road in front of me in Montana in 2019. I knew they were coming so I had the chance to stop. A few days later I was pulling out...
07-28-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 769
Posted By indyfabz

fify

fify
07-28-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 398
Posted By indyfabz

I feel your pain. I sweat a hell of a lot and...

I feel your pain. I sweat a hell of a lot and (apparently) have too much sodium in my diet. My helmet straps have turned white and crusted to the point where they were rigid. Just soak them in/rinse...
07-28-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By indyfabz

So I gave more thought to this. Some of my...

So I gave more thought to this. Some of my recommendations would be influenced by both your wants and needs. Looking for the most climbing or the relatively easiest route? Can you handle dirt? Do...
07-28-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,394
Posted By indyfabz

People still do.

People still do.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3,255
Views: 35,898
Posted By indyfabz

Shame. I rode around the Gettysburg site maybe 15...

Shame. I rode around the Gettysburg site maybe 15 years ago during a fall Friday afternoon. It was quite nice. Hardly any traffic.
07-28-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By indyfabz

Guess I am still confused. You wrote that you...

Guess I am still confused. You wrote that you would never buy from anyone who advertises on Facebook, not that you would not buy it through a Facebook ad:

"The number of scam sites advertising on...
07-28-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 445
Posted By indyfabz

So if you see an ad from, say, R.E.I. (a 100%...

So if you see an ad from, say, R.E.I. (a 100% legitimate B&M and on-line retailer, you will never purchase anything from an R.E.I. B&M store or its official website because scammers also place ads on...
07-28-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By indyfabz

Incorrect guess. I have actually seen bike cops...

Incorrect guess. I have actually seen bike cops chase and apprehend someone.
07-28-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,115
Posted By indyfabz

I am assuming you've heard the famous audio of...

I am assuming you've heard the famous audio of the woman who called into a radio show complaining about the location of deer crossing signs.

One of favorite wildlife signs was in VT. I think it...
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