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Forum: Touring 07-28-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 384
Posted By imi
I fly with a jumbo jet across the world to tour...

I fly with a jumbo jet across the world to tour in pristine natural places where I 'leave no trace'.

Just sayin'
Forum: Touring 07-28-16, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 384
Posted By imi
Yes, I've been ninja sleeping ever since I...

Yes, I've been ninja sleeping ever since I started hitch-hiking in the 70's. Unless it's raining or there's lots of bugs I don't put a tent up, just lie under the stars :)
Often I'll scout out a...
Forum: Touring 07-24-16, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By imi
Edit: I think your route NCN 4, then via...

Edit: I think your route NCN 4, then via Guildford and Havant looks absolutely fine :)

The gap between Haslemere and Liphook looks to be 4,4 miles on the B2131
Forum: Touring 07-23-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By imi
Perdido, yes thanks so much! :) I forgot to ask...

Perdido, yes thanks so much! :) I forgot to ask for suggestions for other trails! So cheers! Denver would be a really good airport for us to fly into.
Forum: Touring 07-23-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By imi
Hike and Bike part of The Great Divide

Hi guys!

I was sitting in the sun drinking beer with an old friend yesterday. We cycled around New Zealand's South Island together a few years ago, but he now has a knee condition which keeps him...
Forum: Touring 07-21-16, 02:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,357
Posted By imi
A spare lighter or matches. If you're dependent...

A spare lighter or matches. If you're dependent on fire in the middle of nowhere and your lighter breaks or your matches are soaked, a spare can be a lifesaver - or at least hot coffee in the morning...
Forum: Touring 06-27-16, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By imi
I'm planning on riding with the Tour de Afrique...

I'm planning on riding with the Tour de Afrique in the future. That said, I would be extremely interested in you and your friend's experiences and planning of an unsupported tour through Africa.
I...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-25-16, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By imi
Mobile BF app, iOS 6 broken/gone?

Hi, yeah I know iOS 6 on an iPhone 4 is C&V, but I couldn't find any info om it no longer being supported.
Apologies if I've missed something.

My app reports "no connection" and the app store has...
Forum: Commuting 06-20-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,257
Posted By imi
Solved: The peanut butter and jelly sandwich dilemma

Well done Sir! Welcome to Stockholm! :D
Forum: Commuting 06-20-16, 08:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,177
Posted By imi
Darn Dogs!

Living in a country (Sweden) where no-one has handguns, I'm pretty ignorant about them, so I was wondering, are there no non-lethal guns? Rubber bullets or something? That would hurt but not injure...
Forum: Commuting 06-20-16, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By imi
June, July and August are the summer months......

June, July and August are the summer months... But the weather is really anybody's guess. Bring your sun lotion AND rain gear!
A "good" year can be gorgeous sunny weather, balmy evenings for the...
Forum: Commuting 06-20-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By imi
Heat Wave

I wish ...
We're coming up to the midsummer celebration this weekend in Sweden. Had a couple of good weeks, but back to grey skies and rain :(
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,013
Posted By imi
Classic NOT Vintage

A vintage wine is one where the grapes are grown and the wine bottled in a single specific year...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-20-16, 06:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,013
Posted By imi
Classic NOT Vintage

I would suggest that a model can be classic even if it's still in production, but a vintage example must be of a certain age... or from a classic era!!
It's complicated! ;)

An example from the...
Forum: Touring 06-16-16, 12:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,229
Posted By imi
bar tape?

I made the mistake of buying Lizard Skins bar-tape a few years ago. Horribly expensive ... But I can't go back... Love 'em :love:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-26-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 676
Posted By imi
Tips on applying patches?

+1 on Rema Tip Top

After I've applied the patch I squeeze the tube really hard between my palms for a couple of minutes. You can feel the heat of the vulcinization process. I imagine this helps,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-23-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,675
Posted By imi
I think it's the other way round, that woman have...

I think it's the other way round, that woman have proportionally longer legs and shorter torsos than men...
I'm 5'8" with a 33.5" (85cm) inseam, which means a womens bike should fit me.
Forum: Touring 05-17-16, 04:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,542
Posted By imi
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: Touring 05-17-16, 02:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,542
Posted By imi
600 Mile trip to Florida with 60 lb dog

Bike got stolen and they put you in jail! ;) summat wrong with the system!

Cool that you came back with the update. Hope things work out better now :thumb:
Forum: Touring 05-17-16, 05:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,115
Posted By imi
I have tried Sealskinz Gore-tex socks (in running...

I have tried Sealskinz Gore-tex socks (in running shoes), but they invariably get soaked on the inside. Whether this is from condensation or water seeping down my legs, or both, I don't know.
So...
Forum: Touring 05-15-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,695
Posted By imi
Maybe your zip was open, Anto? :P Sorry,...

Maybe your zip was open, Anto? :P

Sorry, couldn't resist :D
Forum: Touring 05-14-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,283
Posted By imi
I am after a new lube for tour

I used Finish Line wet for a couple of decades, so I agree it's good lube... however if you haven't tried the Shimano lube I'd recommend giving it a try :)
Forum: Touring 05-14-16, 04:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,283
Posted By imi
A while back I picked up a bottle of Shimano Wet...

A while back I picked up a bottle of Shimano Wet Lube as it was the only one the LBS had.
Must say it's the best I've ever tried :love:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-13-16, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,323
Posted By imi
Wiggle room with pricing?

Rather than wiggle about the price, I'd see if they could throw in some of the extra stuff (rack, stand, bell etc) a bit cheaper.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-13-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,531
Posted By imi
I believe you... but I'd love to see a snapshot...

I believe you... but I'd love to see a snapshot of that speeding ticket. AWESOME!! :D

If that had been me, I think I'd have shown the cop the 65 mph on my bike computer and ask to have it recorded...
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