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Forum: Touring 04-10-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By professor
Thanks for the replies and thoughts. Not sure...

Thanks for the replies and thoughts. Not sure what I'm going to do. I'm rethinking the need for hardshell per some of the thoughts posted on here. I have a Sunlite bag that's quite water proof (flap...
Forum: Touring 04-08-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By professor
Hardshell handlebar bags?

I'm prepping for some extended touring, or at least several coming trips. I'm planning on taking my time and building a body of photo work from the road.

I'll be carrying my expensive camera...
Forum: Touring 03-14-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 1,597,766
Posted By professor
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3518/3885300910_cda...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3518/3885300910_cda5da1845.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/gregclarkephotography/3885300910/)
Untitled...
Forum: Touring 09-05-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 1,597,766
Posted By professor
i had a ukulele that i took on a tour when i was...

i had a ukulele that i took on a tour when i was pulling a bob trailer with a rubbermade container... when i was stranded on the side of the road for a few hours i sat on the container and snapped...
Forum: Touring 09-03-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 512
Posted By professor
i carry a compass and a highway map and live...

i carry a compass and a highway map and live dangerously. you can ask people as you travel about roads and just develop a good sense of direction. if you're going southwest of where you are, follow...
Forum: Touring 09-03-09, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 1,597,766
Posted By professor
a clearer shot of the bike. that's a small guitar...

a clearer shot of the bike. that's a small guitar on the back

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2578/3884584965_963a0a12ea.jpg
Forum: Touring 09-03-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 1,597,766
Posted By professor
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3518/3885300910_cda...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3518/3885300910_cda5da1845.jpg

first tour on my LHT, leaving chicago. it rained a lot
Forum: Touring 04-03-09, 12:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,634
Posted By professor
To give context to this night, the day before I...

To give context to this night, the day before I had broken my BOB trailer quick release and was stuck on the side of the road in south central Ohio. I spent 2 hours trying to hitch to Cincinatti and...
Forum: Touring Bikes and Gear Marketplace 03-04-09, 11:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 48,033
Posted By professor
I have a 9" 25.4mm bar, 22.2mm diameter Nitto...

I have a 9" 25.4mm bar, 22.2mm diameter Nitto Technomic threaded stem.

Looking for some waterproof panniers or decent handlebar bag
Forum: Touring 09-25-08, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By professor
sorry, i just did a search and saw that this has...

sorry, i just did a search and saw that this has been asked a couple times. lots of good info in those posts. the c&o route is looking good...
Forum: Touring 09-25-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By professor
Route 50 through WV

Well, I drove from where I'm living in Indiana (Bloomington) back to my parent's house here in the Frederick, MD area and I'm selling my car and biking home.

Looking at the map, I can't see many...
Forum: Touring 07-21-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,787
Views: 1,597,766
Posted By professor
my Fuji Royale II, an investment of about $40....

my Fuji Royale II, an investment of about $40. panniers from salvation army ($4), frame and wheels found abandoned, stem and seat post from the local bike co-op I volunteer at, brooks saddle from a...
Forum: Touring 05-05-08, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By professor
thanks for the comments everyone. i think i'll be...

thanks for the comments everyone. i think i'll be rethinking my plan. maybe riding from up north to southern oregon.
Forum: Touring 05-04-08, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By professor
Riding north on Route 1 in Northern California

Has anyone done this? I've been planning on riding from San Francisco, or thereabouts, up to Southern Oregon in mid-June. I've only done one pretty small tour before - 250 miles in 4 days - but am...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-13-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 382,789
Posted By professor
Have: I make messenger bags out of found...

Have:
I make messenger bags out of found recycled materials. They're waterproof and sweet. The photo attached is of a small bag that I made yesterday. I can make larger ones as well, depending on...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-09-08, 01:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By professor
i ride an old steel wheel freewheel with a cog...

i ride an old steel wheel freewheel with a cog and bottom bracket lockring with a lot of red locktite. haven't had to touch it at all since i got it set up nice and tight. just make sure you use...
Forum: Touring 03-03-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By professor
Thanks for the suggestions. We ended up finding a...

Thanks for the suggestions. We ended up finding a good ride situation to Athens, Georgia so we'll start there and probably ride out to the coast. I'm looking forward to it
Forum: Utility Cycling 03-03-08, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,347
Posted By professor
awesome. hope it works well

awesome. hope it works well
Forum: Living Car Free 02-29-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By professor
that's true, maurice. you just have to make sure...

that's true, maurice. you just have to make sure that you don't make the loop too big. i'll add a note in the instrucable to make sure that point gets across.
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-28-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,347
Posted By professor
easy DIY backpack pannier

i guess i'm cross posting this in a few forums, i hope no one minds.

i just made this instructable for making a backpack mountable on your bike. thought i'd post a link. I just made mine a couple...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 02-28-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By professor
easy DIY backpack pannier

I posted this in the car-free forum, but thought it might have a place here, as well

i just made this instructable for making a backpack mountable on your bike. thought i'd post a link. I just...
Forum: Living Car Free 02-28-08, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By professor
easy DIY backpack to pannier

i just made this instructable for making a backpack mountable on your bike. thought i'd post a link. I just made mine a couple days ago and it's been working great so far.
...
Forum: Touring 02-28-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By professor
good southern (warm) ride?

my friend invited me to go on a trip with her over her spring break (starting march 7th). it's damn cold and we want to go somewhere warm. if anyone has a recommendation for a great route down south,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-28-07, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By professor
seconded

seconded
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