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Forum: Mountain - Plains 06-05-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Tesgin
Sweet. Thank you! Tesgin

Sweet. Thank you!

Tesgin
Forum: Mountain - Plains 05-27-17, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Tesgin
Perfect. Thank you! I'm gonna do it. ...

Perfect. Thank you!

I'm gonna do it.

Tesgin
Forum: Mountain - Plains 05-24-17, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Tesgin
indyfabz, Thank you! This is great. Very,...

indyfabz,

Thank you! This is great. Very, very helpful.

I really like what I'm reading about the Banff/Icefields/Jasper route. The whole area sounds beautiful. My impression is that...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 05-22-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By Tesgin
Planning a Montana trip

Greetings, all. I'm hoping I might get some suggestions or direction for a bicycling tour of Montana for this summer. I was thinking about doing a couple of ACA tours, but I wasn't crazy about the...
Forum: Mountains-Plains Regional Rides and Events 05-22-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By Tesgin
Reposting

I posted a question here but realized it was in the wrong forum. My sincere apologies. I moved it to here (http://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-plains/1108810-planning-montana-trip.html#post19602948)....
Forum: Southeast 09-04-16, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,017
Posted By Tesgin
Diamondback safe for cyclists?

Is the diamondback route in little switzerland, nc safe for bicycling? I understand it can be quite winding and has not much in the way of shoulders. Doesn't seem safe to me. Any thoughts?
Forum: Southeast 09-03-16, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Tesgin
Best route from Asheville Country Inn & Suites to BRP

Hey there. I'm driving down to the beautiful state of NC next week to explore the Blue Ridge Parkway. We're staying at the Country Inn & Suites in Asheville on Tunnel Rd (199 Tunnel Rd, Asheville,...
Forum: Southeast 03-15-16, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Tesgin
Thank you, SL. Very helpful. Tesgin

Thank you, SL. Very helpful.

Tesgin
Forum: Southeast 03-15-16, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Tesgin
I deserved that. I realized how redundant my...

I deserved that. I realized how redundant my wording was after I posted the question, but it made me smile. I was curious whether anyone would comment!

Any thoughts about weekday traffic on...
Forum: Southeast 02-11-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Tesgin
Wow. I'm glad I asked about temperature. I was...

Wow. I'm glad I asked about temperature. I was assuming, as was my biking colleague, that September might be too warm. I had no idea it could get that cool in Sep. I wouldn't have thought of...
Forum: Southeast 02-11-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Tesgin
Very helpful. What are the highest traffic days...

Very helpful. What are the highest traffic days on weekends? Is Friday thru Saturday -- the entire weekend -- pretty traficky? Which days are the worst?
Forum: Road Cycling 02-09-16, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Tesgin
Thanks, all. Very helpful. I think I'll probably...

Thanks, all. Very helpful. I think I'll probably give the Limar a try.
Forum: Southeast 02-09-16, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Tesgin
That's encouraging. I'm getting fired up....

That's encouraging. I'm getting fired up. Waiting for the weather to warm up a bit.

I will probably be looking at some mini-weekend outings in the spring, and then probably a longer outing --...
Forum: Southeast 02-08-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Tesgin
Very helpful. Thank you. So, when you say...

Very helpful. Thank you.

So, when you say "summer," I'm assuming we're talking after public school lets out. So, when does it let out in VA? In NC?

So if I were to do a ride in late May, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-07-16, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Tesgin
Thanks. That makes sense. Update, FWIW. ...

Thanks. That makes sense.

Update, FWIW.

I did order a Kask from Amazon. A medium, which was just too small (my head size is smack-dab in between a medium and a large). I returned it and...
Forum: Southeast 02-07-16, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By Tesgin
So exactly how bad is weekend traffic on Skyline Drive on weekends?

I'm planning on exploring Skyline Drive this spring. Planning a few trips now. I live about two hours away.

I'm reading mixed things about how bad the traffic is. The consistent gist I'm getting...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-14-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Tesgin
Looking for road helmet: Limar vs Kask?

I'm looking at getting a new road bike helmet. I currently have a Giro, but it's really more of a mtn bike helmet (larger, less venting, etc.).

I'm looking for a lower profile helmet. Mine does...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-09-15, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Tesgin
Sweet. This is exactly what I was looking for. I...

Sweet. This is exactly what I was looking for. I mapped it out HERE (http://ridewithgps.com/routes/10301759) on RWGPS. I didn't include the coastline N of Langley to Freeland, just cuz of time.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-09-15, 12:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,096
Posted By Tesgin
I thought I should clarify that the 2013 bike was...

I thought I should clarify that the 2013 bike was actually not a $300 discount, but a $900 discount ($2600, but original list was $3500). It was $300 less than the 2016, which the other dealer...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-07-15, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Tesgin
Riding Whidbey Island; suggestions?

I'm visiting your beautiful state next week. I'll be biking around the Lynnwood area, then biking Whidbey Island up to Anacortes to take the ferry to the San Juans.

I'm planning out my route on...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-03-15, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,096
Posted By Tesgin
I did it. Went with the 2016 Domane 5.2. ...

I did it. Went with the 2016 Domane 5.2. Looking at the photos online of the white/silver, I didn't think I'd love it. It was "okay."

I'm surprised at how much I like it now that I have it. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-15, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,096
Posted By Tesgin
Wow, this is so helpful. Thank you, all. I...

Wow, this is so helpful. Thank you, all. I almost feel embarrassed not to have known what a no-brainer this is. :)

I am curious to know if anyone might be able to confirm for me whether the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-15, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,096
Posted By Tesgin
Buying advice: save $300 for 2013 Domane, or go with 2016

I'm looking at getting a Domane 5.2 carbon fiber bike.

One LBS will sell me the 2016 version for $2900

A second LBS doesn't have the 2016, but will sell me the 2013 model for $2600.

I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-06-15, 11:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By Tesgin
This is excellent. I'm now looking at modifying...

This is excellent. I'm now looking at modifying my itinerary, to doing the San Juan Islands, ferrying to Sydney and spending a few days in Vancouver, then ferrying from Sydney to Port Angeles,...
Forum: Touring 07-06-15, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,642
Posted By Tesgin
Nice. Is that the outpost handlebar roll? ...

Nice. Is that the outpost handlebar roll?

Do you feel like the harness is necessary? Would I be okay just doing it with a dry bag and straps? Does the harness really add that much in stability?...
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