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Forum: Commuting 05-23-12, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By tate65
Sometimes on a commute you find treasures

So rolling home on my 21 mile ride across Dallas I came upon some folks clearing a house from an estate. I am an antique furniture lover so when I saw this chair I had to have it, its maple and...
Forum: Commuting 05-17-12, 07:23 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,695
Posted By tate65
I am going up to the hospital today. BTW ...

I am going up to the hospital today.

BTW http://mcnairfamily.chipin.com/mcnair-family-fund
if ya wanna help
Forum: Touring 04-20-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By tate65
Loading / unloading your bike

Sounds straight forward, but how do you actualy load the panniers onto you bike, full or empty....how do you keep from tipping the bike...
Forum: Touring 04-18-12, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By tate65
Don't think I'd want to tow it..but.

This thing look huge, but cool.

http://www.gizmag.com/midget-bushtrekka-bicycile-trailer/22167/pictures#2
Forum: Commuting 04-12-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,776
Posted By tate65
661 has several styles from ones that look like...

661 has several styles from ones that look like skate shoes to some nice MTB shoes.
Forum: Touring 04-11-12, 08:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By tate65
I leave for work most days by 5am ride across...

I leave for work most days by 5am ride across Dallas, 21 miles. Several times I have done early summer tours in Texas and we often get up before dawn and ride, we usualy hit the road no more than an...
Forum: Touring 04-11-12, 08:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,466
Posted By tate65
244838Havn't had the chance to do a full loaded...

244838Havn't had the chance to do a full loaded ride, but have ridden several of our MTB trails, used it for over 1000 miles commuting since I got it in Jan. Looking forward to some bike...
Forum: Touring 03-29-12, 09:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,039
Posted By tate65
To Kickstand or not to kickstand

I had a single leg kickstand on my old bike, but I used it with a trailer. The Fargo i.e. Ethel will be pannier. So do you have one? Why/Why not. Which one? Alternatives?
Forum: Touring 03-15-12, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By tate65
Tubed or tubless

I know most here ride a high pressure "skinny" tire, but I am riding my Fargo with 29er 2.2s, on my mountain bikes I switched to tubless a few years ago and have for the most part left flats behind. ...
Forum: Touring 03-09-12, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By tate65
PBS did a documentary amazing vid ...

PBS did a documentary amazing vid
http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index.jsp?productId=2608131
Some more stories
http://www.buffalosoldiers-lawtonftsill.org/bike.htm...
Forum: Touring 02-27-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By tate65
Brooks now making Panniers

If they are as good as their saddles then I might have to try a set. Still haven't bought mine yet.

http://blog.brooksengland.com/wps/brooks-travel-bags/
Forum: Touring 02-24-12, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By tate65
B17 and a thudbuster, or B66

Well I ended up getting my Fargo, and got the 2, which I didn't realize had a thudbuster. I ride a B17 on all my other bikes, but before I ordered the bike I got a great deal on a B66, so now I am...
Forum: Touring 02-16-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,008
Posted By tate65
Here is a great site to help choose a dynamo ...

Here is a great site to help choose a dynamo

http://www.myra-simon.com/bike/dynotest.html
Forum: Touring 02-16-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By tate65
Funny but helpful blog on using natures toilets

This is comical, but based on my past experiences very good.

http://goingsoloadventure.blogspot.com/2012/02/small-guide-to-using-natures-toilet.html?spref=fb
Forum: Commuting 02-09-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,978
Posted By tate65
My Fargo is on it's way....Ordered it last week,...

My Fargo is on it's way....Ordered it last week, can't wait to get it on the road, and in the dirt.
Forum: Texas 02-08-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,420
Posted By tate65
Are you only talking road or is mountain biking...

Are you only talking road or is mountain biking an option? DORBA's camp clearfork is one of the best cycling events period. Held each memorial day weekend in Mt Ida Arkansas, Some of the best...
Forum: Texas 02-08-12, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By tate65
Wish this had been posted on DORBA, we have one...

Wish this had been posted on DORBA, we have one of if not the largest commuter communties in the DFW area. Mike Freiberger is our commuter coordinator and is also an USA cycling instructor.
...
Forum: Texas Regional Rides and Events 02-08-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 596
Posted By tate65
DORBA 2012 Frozen Endurance Series at Boulder Park

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday February 18

7 AM - Registration Opens

8:30 AM - Registration Closes

9 AM - All Races Start
Forum: Touring 02-03-12, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By tate65
Oh I have a map(s), but I have to do some urban...

Oh I have a map(s), but I have to do some urban riding in a few places to get to friends homes in cities I do not know. They requires a lot of twist and turns so thought a GPS track would be good...
Forum: Touring 02-02-12, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By tate65
ANdriod app for directions

I have had good luck with several apps for tracking a ride, but I am trying to find one that I can lay a route out online, then use my phone to help me follow it kind of like my auto gps does . ...
Forum: Touring 01-30-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,686
Posted By tate65
Anyone used Pacific Outdoor Equipment, or Deuter...

Anyone used Pacific Outdoor Equipment, or Deuter panniers?
Forum: Touring 01-30-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,686
Posted By tate65
It doesn't necessarly except I may have to carry...

It doesn't necessarly except I may have to carry some extra equipment as most will be off road not as much oppertunity to see civilization.
Forum: Touring 01-29-12, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,686
Posted By tate65
Panniers, which ones

I searched every way I know and didn't find a thread on which pannier to get. I am going from BOB touring to panniers. I plan to do a south to north trip, and do as much of it off road, mainly rail...
Forum: Touring 01-22-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By tate65
Thanks, I got to ride a 2x10 while renting a MTB...

Thanks, I got to ride a 2x10 while renting a MTB in Vegas last week, the next I rented a 3x9, suprisingly didn't notice an advantage one over teh other....I did however see where both ends high and...
Forum: Touring 01-19-12, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By tate65
2 or 3

Ok if the news is good Monday I want to order my new Fargo, so 2 or 3. I have never used bar end shifters, or 2x10, I have both bb7 and bb5 on different MTBs, so thoes I know the differences, so i...
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