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Forum: Southeast 05-07-14, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By BikePackin
As you probably noted on the ACA Link they...

As you probably noted on the ACA Link they parenthetically called the Great River Trail in MS the "Mississippi" Bike Trail. ... however, in times that I have planned &/or did trips in the south MS...
Forum: Southeast 05-07-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By BikePackin
Hello Shona - Are you referring to what Adventure...

Hello Shona - Are you referring to what Adventure Cycling Association ("ACA) includes as a part of their Great Rivers South Trail
[i.e., Map Number/Section 3 is MS.....Pls take a gander at this...
Forum: Southeast 05-06-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By BikePackin
When I saw the pdf/excel list with the 250 or so...

When I saw the pdf/excel list with the 250 or so it certainly 'caught my attention,' as did your above acknowlegment of the same stats.
I just went looking for an attendance update as a result of...
Forum: Southeast 04-26-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By BikePackin
Anyone doing 'Bicycle Ride Across Georgia' this year?

Anyone doing 'Bicycle Ride Across Georgia' this year ?
June 8 thru 14th.
Washington to coastal Darien.
brag.org
Forum: Southeast 04-26-14, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By BikePackin
With regard to your love of climbing/mountains,...

With regard to your love of climbing/mountains, you might well enjoy touring the Blue Ridge Parkway from Cherokee NC to/from Asheville NC [or, maybe even beyond, up to Front Royal VA if you have...
Forum: Southeast 04-26-14, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,767
Posted By BikePackin
Paul - While recognizing your interest in the...

Paul - While recognizing your interest in the "north north-east side," the west (maybe think Smyrna vicinity & west there of?) side would nearly always be less time getting to/from the airport while...
Forum: Southeast 04-26-14, 08:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,586
Posted By BikePackin
Bill - Are you into GA yet? ..... am having some...

Bill - Are you into GA yet? ..... am having some fun observing your progress.
Forum: Touring 03-16-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,270
Posted By BikePackin
Have tried both trailer and panniers. What I...

Have tried both trailer and panniers. What I learned about using a trailer was how important it was for me to pack it according the the weight limits + weight distribution specifications of the...
Forum: Touring 10-22-13, 06:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,189
Posted By BikePackin
Simply my 2 cents on Ortliebs.... never a drop of...

Simply my 2 cents on Ortliebs.... never a drop of rain water has knowingly ever made it into my fronts, backs and handlebar Orbliebs. Arkel may be just as good, or better :- ), dunno .... never...
Forum: Southeast 10-15-13, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By BikePackin
Whoozers.... with that being the case then...

Whoozers.... with that being the case then Asheville is bookended with Blueridge closures .... cause up the other northeasterly side, which goes up Mt. Mitchell, the Craggy Gardens section I believe...
Forum: Southeast 10-12-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By BikePackin
LookingUp - How'd your tour go? Which rig did...

LookingUp - How'd your tour go? Which rig did you end up taking (forgive me if you indicated and I missed the post :- ).
Forum: Introductions 10-12-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By BikePackin
Welcome to BF. My compliments to your great...

Welcome to BF.
My compliments to your great state .... had a great spin several years back following (approximately) the AdventureCycling.org route between Fargo/Moorehead and Blaine, Mn.
Forum: Introductions 10-12-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By BikePackin
[QUOTE=ShooFlyPie;16155984]Hi from...

[QUOTE=ShooFlyPie;16155984]Hi from Pittsburgh.QUOTE]
Welcome.
A thousand years or so ago I was a boy from 'the burg' as well.
I hope you find that you really love this forum (I have found that I...
Forum: Southeast 10-12-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,617
Posted By BikePackin
Let us know what you think about 'riding the...

Let us know what you think about 'riding the Ridge.'... as I imagine you are already aware, The Blueridge Parkway encircles about 180 degrees of Asheville. BlueRidgeParkway.org
Forum: Southeast 10-12-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By BikePackin
Update: Fed's have now reportedly shut down the...

Update: Fed's have now reportedly shut down the privately leased Pisgah Inn, 30 miles up 'the hill' from Asheville, NC toward Cherokee, NC.
[...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-10-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By BikePackin
I do not mean to be posting tooooo much to my own...

I do not mean to be posting tooooo much to my own originated thread; however, let me offer 1 other notion for consideration that I never had the guts to explore:
In my original post I mentioned that...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-10-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By BikePackin
Man oh man, those ERWs look to be of great...

Man oh man, those ERWs look to be of great possible value...thanks for bringing those to my attention.
I love the freedom of not worring about tire/tube 'events' so much that I will, in all...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-10-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By BikePackin
What an important question. Thank you. I should...

What an important question. Thank you.
I should have addressed that & suppose that I failed to do so cause I was using my rig for with these tubes for training and therefore (in a convoluted sort of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-09-13, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By BikePackin
Solid rubber/non-pneumatic inner tubes - What did I learn....

In SUMMARY: While there are favorable factors (enumerated below) about running 26x 1.75-.95 solid inner tubes I would not do it again due to the difficulty of removing the tubes from the wheels. ...
Forum: Southeast 10-01-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By BikePackin
Blue Ridge Pkwy & the Fed'l Shutdown....

Internet research overall says, at least early on, that the Blue Ridge Parkway will not be shutdown to traffic (think cycling); however, the Fed'l stores and facilities along the Parkway will be. I...
Forum: Southeast 10-01-13, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By BikePackin
Wow. Rapid reply from Lt.Gov.Cagle. He sounds...

Wow. Rapid reply from Lt.Gov.Cagle. He sounds as though he is completely aware of this bill. Regarding the earlier post that he is an an avid cyclist, he even added at the end of his response that...
Forum: Southeast 09-30-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By BikePackin
Thx Corsarider. I have written my HR Rep,...

Thx Corsarider. I have written my HR Rep, Senator and Cagle.
For other interested parties, I have found the fastest way for me to write legislators is via VoteSmart.org.... put in your full zip...
Forum: Touring 07-03-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,270
Posted By BikePackin
Because of the revival of this topic/thread, I...

Because of the revival of this topic/thread, I will respond to the above comment that is of central value in the timeless comparison of Panniers and Trailers ~ I, as well, have no scientific...
Forum: Touring 07-03-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,270
Posted By BikePackin
Fietsbob - Might I say, while running the risk of...

Fietsbob - Might I say, while running the risk of being flamed...... you offer a worthy observation.
Forum: Touring 05-16-12, 01:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,394
Posted By BikePackin
As before, I'm lovin' ur list. Re-dwnloaded. ...

As before, I'm lovin' ur list. Re-dwnloaded. Many thx. :)
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