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Forum: Touring 04-09-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,619
Posted By Louis Le Tour
Most sensible answer offered.

Most sensible answer offered.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-03-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By Louis Le Tour
I was recently struck from behind by a guy in a...

I was recently struck from behind by a guy in a pickup truck, no major damage to me but there'll be an eight hundred dollar repair bill. It's a major PIA when people just flat out don't watch where...
Forum: Touring 03-30-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,217
Posted By Louis Le Tour
That's why Almightee Gawd gave us pepper spray.

That's why Almightee Gawd gave us pepper spray.
Forum: Touring 03-30-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By Louis Le Tour
BINGO! When I said the same thing in this forum a...

BINGO! When I said the same thing in this forum a few months back I was raked over the coals and accused of being "paranoid". Good luck!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-30-15, 11:40 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 33,272
Posted By Louis Le Tour
I'm a dead ringer for Cary Grant but I won't post...

I'm a dead ringer for Cary Grant but I won't post a photo. The insane jealousy I already have to live with is just about overwhelming!
Forum: Touring 03-22-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By Louis Le Tour
Travel on Interstate 80 from Utah to Cheyenne, WY

If anybody has any information about this route please respond. I'd rather not have to ride through the Rocky Mountains any more than necessary.

I found this and it appears that one can ride on...
Forum: Touring 03-21-15, 07:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,748
Posted By Louis Le Tour
Ya got me there, however, I'm not planning any...

Ya got me there, however, I'm not planning any overseas bicycling tours.
Forum: Touring 03-17-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By Louis Le Tour
That looks like a really sensible first aid pack....

That looks like a really sensible first aid pack. I'll copy it if you don't mind!
Forum: Touring 03-17-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,748
Posted By Louis Le Tour
I'm pretty good at reading road signs, the gps...

I'm pretty good at reading road signs, the gps stays home.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-17-15, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,444
Posted By Louis Le Tour
My guess is that you've developed the optimum...

My guess is that you've developed the optimum screening technique!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-17-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,534
Posted By Louis Le Tour
I'm not sure but as time goes along I'm think'n...

I'm not sure but as time goes along I'm think'n it must've been "Howdy Stranger"! That beats the snot out of "I Pulled Into the Fill'n Station of Love and Ended Up At the Self Serve Pump"!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-17-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By Louis Le Tour
SPOT ON!! As a matter of fact, if nobody who...

SPOT ON!! As a matter of fact, if nobody who KNOWS YOU didn't see it then it didn't happen!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-06-15, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By Louis Le Tour
My mind goes to the pepper spray and 45 ACP I...

My mind goes to the pepper spray and 45 ACP I carry whenever I ride.
Forum: Touring 02-23-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Louis Le Tour
This can happen anytime and anywhere. There's...

This can happen anytime and anywhere. There's risk in bicycle touring. We either have to be willing to take the risk or give it up.
Forum: Touring 02-23-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,564
Posted By Louis Le Tour
The figures I'm reading here are amazing to me. ...

The figures I'm reading here are amazing to me. I'm hope'n to average 35 mpd and even that's not look'n real solid. Maybe after I've been on the road a couple of weeks things will start to pick up,...
Forum: Touring 02-19-15, 10:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,103
Posted By Louis Le Tour
When I strike out next May there'll be a big can...

When I strike out next May there'll be a big can of "OFF" in my handle bar pack. People have come down with Lyme disease here in California's central valley. It's rare but it happens.
Forum: Touring 02-19-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,103
Posted By Louis Le Tour
I can't imagine pulling a half eaten sandwich out...

I can't imagine pulling a half eaten sandwich out of a trash can, not knowing if the guy who ate the first half has/has not washed his hands after using the restroom anytime within the last thirty...
Forum: Touring 02-19-15, 10:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,103
Posted By Louis Le Tour
Yep, they know where the food is!

Yep, they know where the food is!
Forum: Touring 02-19-15, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By Louis Le Tour
I'm think'n that with $3200/mo. retirement income...

I'm think'n that with $3200/mo. retirement income I shouldn't have to worry about getting into my savings as long as I stay on the road. Does that sound reasonable?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-29-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,916
Posted By Louis Le Tour
When I took my Surly LHTD out for the first time...

When I took my Surly LHTD out for the first time I rode five miles and when I got home my legs were shaking so badly I could hardly stand up. That was last February. Today I ride FIFTY miles and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-28-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By Louis Le Tour
Point well made. I'm wearing padded riding...

Point well made. I'm wearing padded riding shorts and perhaps some expirimenting in that regard is called for.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-28-15, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By Louis Le Tour
Sent it back.

Sent it back.
Forum: Touring 01-27-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,847
Posted By Louis Le Tour
OMG!! I'm defeated!!

OMG!! I'm defeated!!
Forum: Touring 01-27-15, 10:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,169
Posted By Louis Le Tour
ww.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires/maratho...

ww.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires/marathon_mondial I'll have probably 3K miles on my Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires by the time I launch cross country in May so it'll be time to "retire". ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-27-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By Louis Le Tour
UPDATE: So, after my second trip on the Kontac...

UPDATE: So, after my second trip on the Kontac my arse was SO SORE I decided that saddle had to go back and I ordered a Selle Anatomica. HOWEVER, I'd already put the B67 back on my bike and so...
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