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Forum: Great Lakes 07-12-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By IceNine
I'm going to be riding it for the first time. I'm...

I'm going to be riding it for the first time. I'm going to ride my 1983 Trek 620.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-03-16, 12:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,599
Posted By IceNine
Usually, 200 miles would be a good month for me....

Usually, 200 miles would be a good month for me. However, I am gearing up for RAGBRAI, my first organized ride of any type. Last week I did 127 miles. I hope to do another 375 miles leading up to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-03-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By IceNine
Other factors to consider are how well the...

Other factors to consider are how well the wheel/tire dampens road noise, how much flat protection they have, how durable they are, and how well the tire protects the wheel. There is a trade off. The...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-30-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By IceNine
You also make want to check out the Cap City...

You also make want to check out the Cap City Trail around Lakes Wingra and Lake Monona.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-30-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By IceNine
I'm planning to ride it for the first time this...

I'm planning to ride it for the first time this year. Just got my welcome pack in the mail a few hours ago.
Forum: Touring 06-09-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By IceNine
Do you have a good way to get though Chicago and...

Do you have a good way to get though Chicago and Gary IN?

I'd be inclined to take the ferry across Lake Michigan. I've used the one in Milwaukee, and there's another one in Manitowoc. You could...
Forum: Great Lakes 05-05-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By IceNine
I did a short tour in 2012 from Chippewa Falls,...

I did a short tour in 2012 from Chippewa Falls, WI down to Madison. That was a fun trip, esp. the River Road along the Mississippi. There's a bike path that starts in Chippewa Falls or Eau Claire...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-25-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,955
Posted By IceNine
If we are going to be more strict about defining...

If we are going to be more strict about defining C&V, then we should adhere to period correct communication technologies.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 08-25-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By IceNine
Thanks for the correction. I'm an idiot. It is 61...

Thanks for the correction. I'm an idiot. It is 61 cm seat tube and 58 cm top tube.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 08-24-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By IceNine
for sale: 56 cm 1981 Trek 710

Ad on Craigslist (http://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5180911104.html).
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By IceNine
I've never done ragbrai. I would describe my pace...

I've never done ragbrai. I would describe my pace as medium. I'd prefer to start early and get to bed early. I don't drink much--maybe one or two micro-brews per month. I'd probably have one or two...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By IceNine
Vintage Trek 2016 RAGBRAI group?

Wondering if anyone might be joining me on a Vintage Trek Group for RAGBRAI next year? I'm just about done getting my 1983 Trek 620 ready to ride, and I think this would be about the perfect kind of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-23-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,121
Posted By IceNine
1984 Raleigh Portage, Raleigh's top of the line...

1984 Raleigh Portage, Raleigh's top of the line 650B touring bike. Lots of awesome touring features, but not very common and not easy to find one.

Cantilever brakes
Room for 45 mm fenders and 33...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-20-15, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By IceNine
I believe it is the "Butted Frame Tubes" decal....

I believe it is the "Butted Frame Tubes" decal. This is on my 1983 Trek 620.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-19-15, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By IceNine
Replace Reynolds Sticker?

To replace or not to replace? That is the question.

435180
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-02-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By IceNine
I use a Lumia 1020 smartphone with 41 megapixel,...

I use a Lumia 1020 smartphone with 41 megapixel, ois camera. Aperture is fixed at 2.2, but otherwise I have full control. The native Nokia camera app provides shutter speed up to 4 sec, and manual...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-22-12, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,268
Posted By IceNine
In May I biked from Chippewa Falls to Madison via...

In May I biked from Chippewa Falls to Madison via chippewa river trail, great river road, 100 mile trail to devil's lake to Madison. I was really happy with this route.

The great river road is...
Forum: Touring 07-31-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,331
Posted By IceNine
3 years is also a long time to expect there to be...

3 years is also a long time to expect there to be no changes made. It isn't as though they said, "here is our policy" then changed it a week later.

As people get more information, they SHOULD be...
Forum: Touring 07-29-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,331
Posted By IceNine
I'm sure GWR has fine print somewhere that states...

I'm sure GWR has fine print somewhere that states that they reserve the right to change the rules as they see fit, whenever they see fit. So I think you're banging your head against the wall for no...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By IceNine
Unfortunately it is a size too small for me, so I...

Unfortunately it is a size too small for me, so I don't know what I'm going to do with it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By IceNine
What is this Trek?

http://i154.photobucket.com/albums/s271/RichInBunlyGoodness/Treks/81%20Trek/mysterytrek.jpg

Is this a 1981 716? I got this mystery Trek from a friend who thinks he got this in 1981. The frame...
Forum: Touring 06-09-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By IceNine
Watch out for the deer flies

In May of this year I did an overnight backpacking/tent camping in Black River State Forrest. The deer flies were so thick it made for a very miserable trip.
Forum: Great Lakes 06-05-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By IceNine
Winter biking is fairly hard on a bike because...

Winter biking is fairly hard on a bike because the salt on the roads gets all over your frame and drivetrain. Therefore I prefer a dedicated beater bike for winter with studded tires. An internal...
Forum: Touring 06-05-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By IceNine
Use foil that can serve double duty as alien...

Use foil that can serve double duty as alien communication foil hat. Then bike only in death valley. Problem solved.
Forum: Touring 05-12-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,438
Posted By IceNine
I have a Sea to Summit compression stuff sack,...

I have a Sea to Summit compression stuff sack, but I prefer not to use it if possible. They can damage the insulating properties of synthetic and down insulation. Also, when you make a brick and...
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