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Forum: Touring 04-18-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By jhawk
Cheers for the recommendation, Doug! Always time...

Cheers for the recommendation, Doug! Always time for a pint! ;)
Forum: Touring 04-17-15, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By jhawk
Maybe 30K is too low of a guesstimation, I guess...

Maybe 30K is too low of a guesstimation, I guess I will find out when I get to go out on a few test rides.
Forum: Touring 04-17-15, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By jhawk
I definitely do not ride as fast as you, Sir!...

I definitely do not ride as fast as you, Sir! Commendable speed, that. I'm starting out with thirty, then building up. Besides, thirty will allow me to stop and see places and experience places, and...
Forum: Touring 04-14-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By jhawk
Thoughts on Cross-Canada Route?

Hi all,

Hi all,

Preparing for my cross-Canada ride this year, wondering how on earth I'm going to traverse this vast expanse!

Here's a prospective route that I've laid out via Google Maps,...
Forum: Touring 02-06-15, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By jhawk
Hi AK08820, This bag that I'll be getting...

Hi AK08820,

This bag that I'll be getting will be given to me by the company, as a thank you for reviewing their panniers, and for me to review on my website as I cross Canada this year. I hope...
Forum: Touring 02-05-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By jhawk
M-Wave Handlebar Bag + Modolo Yuma Trekking Bars - attachment help?

Hi all,

I'm due to receive an M-Wave handlebar bag soon, from Messingschlager of Germany. I have a set of Modolo YUMA trekking bars, and will need to come up with a way to attach the bag to the...
Forum: Triathlon 10-29-14, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By jhawk
Don't worry, I found it rather humourous!...

Don't worry, I found it rather humourous! Unfortunately (and it pains me to say this), but I can't be of help in either department! :(
Forum: Triathlon 10-29-14, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By jhawk
For a second there I thought you were asking for...

For a second there I thought you were asking for Dating advice in the Triathlon section... :cry:
Forum: Touring 10-24-14, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By jhawk
Well, I would call my touring bike an awesome...

Well, I would call my touring bike an awesome find!

The story goes something like this: I met an Englishman named Paul Newman at a local campground as I was out riding my old, crappy do-everything...
Forum: Introductions 10-18-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By jhawk
Hi there! Name's Jack, and I'm cycling...

Hi there!

Name's Jack, and I'm cycling across the country next year. I'll be in Vancouver, hopefully, by August/September of next year! Maybe you can show me around, I've heard Vancouver's a great...
Forum: Touring 10-15-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By jhawk
Interviewing a very inspirational young woman!

Hi all, below is an article from my website, which details an interview that I conducted with round-the-world cyclist, Shirine Taylor (of A Wandering Nomad (http://awanderingphoto.wordpress.com))....
Forum: Touring 10-05-14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By jhawk
Oreo cookies. Or ice cream. Or perhaps a local...

Oreo cookies. Or ice cream. Or perhaps a local delicacy.
Forum: Touring 10-04-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,775
Posted By jhawk
This is my buddy, Iohan's documentary, of his...

This is my buddy, Iohan's documentary, of his current tour - from the Arctic Circle, to South America. It's called, "I Want To See The World", and this part is called, "The North."
...
Forum: Touring 10-04-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By jhawk
What a summer I've had!

Hi all,

It has been ages since I last posted on these forums. So I thought I'd give you a quick update on what's going on in my touring world, my plans for next year, and since my summer is now...
Forum: Touring 07-18-14, 06:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By jhawk
I guess I was in a bit of a rush and forgot to...

I guess I was in a bit of a rush and forgot to fill up my hydration pack. :( Lesson learned, definitely. Unfortunately, I also learned the hard way.
Forum: Touring 07-17-14, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By jhawk
Retrospectively, I should have taken both the...

Retrospectively, I should have taken both the Camelbak and three water bottles, yes. Just something I forgot to put on the bike - schoolboy error, and I learned from it. ;)
Forum: Touring 07-17-14, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By jhawk
+2. Since I am neither giant, nor Canadian -...

+2.

Since I am neither giant, nor Canadian - I suspect I will!
Forum: Touring 07-14-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By jhawk
Hi Greg, There is a way to makeshift the...

Hi Greg,

There is a way to makeshift the Hennessy Hammock as a Tent. It's detailed here: Used as a Tent: Hennessy Hammock (http://hennessyhammock.com/articles/hh_as_a_tent/)
Forum: Touring 07-14-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By jhawk
Hi Machka, Brilliant, brilliant, and...

Hi Machka,

Brilliant, brilliant, and brilliant!

Love the idea of the OP shop purchases of t-shirts... Something I hadn't even considered! Also, what you're saying with the clothing makes so...
Forum: Touring 07-13-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By jhawk
Agreed on the numbers! Definitely need a...

Agreed on the numbers! Definitely need a dedicated cycling computer. :(

I took my Camelbak hydration system and NO water bottles - why? Because, I'm an idiot! :( I got heatstroke.

Thanks for...
Forum: Touring 07-13-14, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By jhawk
Hi MM, thanks for your response - and all...

Hi MM, thanks for your response - and all responses thus far. I will try to answer your questions to the best of my ability.

1. The carabiners are for my Hennessy Hammock set up, using those and...
Forum: Touring 07-13-14, 07:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,236
Posted By jhawk
My first fully loaded ride! And the lessons I learned...

Hi guys,

I recently did a fully loaded (all bar a few things and the fourth "food" pannier) ride on my touring bike. It's been a while since I posted any pictures of it, so here it is. I've...
Forum: Touring 07-13-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,142
Posted By jhawk
My Packing List for my 2015 Cross-Canada tour! What are your thoughts?

Hi All,

I thought I'd get a bit of input from the community here on my packing list for my cross-country trip in 2015. (Across Canada - and probably beyond. Definitely want to see the world!) In...
Forum: Touring 04-02-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By jhawk
Hi Lucky, PM Sent. Derek's doing well by all...

Hi Lucky,

PM Sent. Derek's doing well by all accounts! Thanks for the interest!
Forum: Touring 03-29-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By jhawk
Derek Boocock on Talk Vietnam.

Evening folks.

I thought I'd share this with you all. My last post with regards to Derek and his journey doesn't appear to have garnered the attention that I believe it warrants.

So, I thought...
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