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Forum: Touring 06-09-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By bktourer1
Some of the rubels maps are out of print.

Some of the rubels maps are out of print.
Forum: Touring 05-07-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,331
Posted By bktourer1
The book also has a great map of both trails...

The book also has a great map of both trails included
Forum: Touring 05-07-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,331
Posted By bktourer1
When I did the GAP I found a $10 guide book that...

When I did the GAP I found a $10 guide book that covered both the C&O & the GAP. Try Rails to Trails site
Forum: Northeast 05-03-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By bktourer1
I found my way to the Amtrack Parking lot ($7.00...

I found my way to the Amtrack Parking lot ($7.00 a day lower level) and down onto the Dunne Memorial Bridge onto the Mohawk Hudson Bike Trail. Its in need of repair in soe spots but ovr all in good...
Forum: Northeast 05-01-15, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By bktourer1
Nashbar has one on sale for $99

Nashbar has one on sale for $99
Forum: Touring 04-25-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 687
Posted By bktourer1
When you get a chance check here: ...

When you get a chance check here: //www.benscycle.com/c-106-booties.aspx
Forum: Touring 04-24-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By bktourer1
if you end up in Springfield Ma im on warmshowers...

if you end up in Springfield Ma im on warmshowers and can get u into NYC via back roads & rail trails
Forum: Touring 04-24-15, 04:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By bktourer1
The Mt. Hope bridge is a little spooky for me. ...

The Mt. Hope bridge is a little spooky for me. Take a whole lane. Once over this bridge head for the East Bay path towards Providence. Order the R.I. from the DOT. Its got all the RI paths
Forum: Touring 04-20-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,046
Posted By bktourer1
Look for Warmshowers hosts

Look for Warmshowers hosts
Forum: Touring 04-16-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By bktourer1
Look into Warmshowers. Org for hosters

Look into Warmshowers. Org for hosters
Forum: Touring 04-16-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By bktourer1
Sandwich has a state park with camping, not far...

Sandwich has a state park with camping, not far from the canal. 1 campground near Falmouth near the Shining Sea bike trail. RI has a campground near Newport and Burlingame on RT1a and fisherman's...
Forum: Touring 04-12-15, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By bktourer1
Thanks. The only problems is that from work I...

Thanks. The only problems is that from work I can't get access die to 3rd party cookies. I don't have system authority to change.
Forum: Touring 04-12-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By bktourer1
+1 on the Nasbar bars. Using them for several...

+1 on the Nasbar bars. Using them for several years on 2 bikes, never a problem. Look into the long gel pads that they have to put under the bar tape.
Forum: Touring 04-10-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By bktourer1
NYS Routes 5 & 9 Maps Link

Anyone have a good link to order NYS Routes 5 & 9 maps? The NY Dot page doesn't seem to work and the phone # to order, no one picks up. Tried the general info number and no response there either. ...
Forum: Northeast 04-05-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By bktourer1
Thanks for the assists. I just rceived the map...

Thanks for the assists. I just rceived the map from the Capital District Trans. Conmmitte. Its a really good map showing parking lots though I'll probably start in Rensselaer.
Forum: Touring 04-02-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By bktourer1
Check out the Jandd "Expedition" Long/wide/well...

Check out the Jandd "Expedition" Long/wide/well built. Holds my panniers & trunck bag. Never had any problems with it.
Forum: Northeast 04-02-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By bktourer1
Get the Rubels bike maps for Ma. They might be...

Get the Rubels bike maps for Ma. They might be hard to find as some i believe are out of print.
Forum: Northeast 04-02-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By bktourer1
I'm not sure if you got my response but, I found...

I'm not sure if you got my response but, I found an entrance to The Dunne Bridge on Broadway in Rennselaer. There is a lot and a sign for the NY Rt 5 & 9. Path seems to go on th bridge and right...
Forum: Northeast 03-31-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By bktourer1
Coring City Preserve Albany NY

Are there any free parking lots near the Corning City Preserve. Planning on riding the Mohawk Hudson Trail as soon as it warms up some. Rode the last section of this when we were finishing the NY...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-30-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By bktourer1
I remember reading in some states a bell is...

I remember reading in some states a bell is required, horns were not allowed (ny & mass.?)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-30-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By bktourer1
Try using a Dremel blade to make a horizonal cut...

Try using a Dremel blade to make a horizonal cut in the head of the screw and use a thin blad screwdriver to back out the screw.
Forum: Touring 03-30-15, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,027
Posted By bktourer1
The Nashbar Trekking bars (when they have them in...

The Nashbar Trekking bars (when they have them in stock) are a good buy. Got them on both of my bikes. They wrk well for me. Nashbar has long gel pads to mount under bar tape.
Forum: Touring 03-30-15, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By bktourer1
I only have one, Jandd Expedition. ...

I only have one, Jandd Expedition. Long/wide/takes full panniers well. Hasnt broke aftr 8 years
Forum: Touring 03-30-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By bktourer1
I usually chain it to a picnic table and add a...

I usually chain it to a picnic table and add a small lock on the high point of the chain. With the lock high enough its probably high enough that there isnt enough room for a bolt cutter. In one...
Forum: Touring 02-06-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,725
Posted By bktourer1
Add Desitin for after the ride. Smells but...

Add Desitin for after the ride. Smells but relieves the itch
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