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Forum: Touring 08-12-13, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By ShortCircuit
Thanks for the advice, and give me a shout if you...

Thanks for the advice, and give me a shout if you come back this way, We'll grab a watered down Utah beer and talk about bike touring. Oh you should visit Park City in the summer also, the biking...
Forum: Touring 08-11-13, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By ShortCircuit
Great video, thanks for sharing. I am planning a...

Great video, thanks for sharing. I am planning a trip to Scotland and Wales for 2014 and this area is a "must go" after looking at your videos.
Looks like you go in June every year...is that the...
Forum: Touring 05-11-13, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By ShortCircuit
djb They were in just a small bubblepack that...

djb
They were in just a small bubblepack that came via regular mail if that is any help. Good LuckĄ
Forum: Touring 05-10-13, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By ShortCircuit
DJB I just bought 2 from Amazon.com for $22 and...

DJB I just bought 2 from Amazon.com for $22 and there was no additional shipping charge.
Cheryl
Forum: Mountains-Plains Regional Rides and Events 05-08-13, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By ShortCircuit
June 8 - 9 Overnighter Bike Tour in Northern Utah - Wasatch Mountains

Posted this in the Touring Forum this AM, but maybe I should post it here too:

The Seventh Annual June Bike Touring Overnighter to RockCliff at Jordanelle State Park will be on June 8 - 9 this...
Forum: Touring 05-08-13, 06:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By ShortCircuit
Announcement: Upcoming Overnighter in Northern Utah

The Seventh Annual June Overnighter to RockCliff at Jordanelle State Park iwill be on June 8 - 9 this year. Any local bike tourers or folks interested in starting to bike tour are welcome to join us...
Forum: Touring 02-24-12, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By ShortCircuit
Utah - Your section between Hanksville and Green...

Utah - Your section between Hanksville and Green River = all gravel roads, zero water, zero anything else along the way either. You will have to take all your food and water with you. The water...
Forum: Touring 06-19-11, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By ShortCircuit
Bike up to the tunnel, get off your bike, and...

Bike up to the tunnel, get off your bike, and wait for a pickup truck to come by, or even a motor home. Ask for a ride through. It's easy enough to do, as all traffic comes to a stop because it's...
Forum: Touring 06-17-11, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By ShortCircuit
I have bike toured on all of those highways...and...

I have bike toured on all of those highways...and I always see many other bike tourers along the way...all these possible routes are beautiful but sometimes very remote and you will have to be...
Forum: Touring 06-16-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By ShortCircuit
A week? Assuming you will be leaving from SLC?...

A week? Assuming you will be leaving from SLC? When you say East Mirror Lake Hwy do you mean from the Evanston side? Are you thinking of riding OVER the Mirror Lake Hwy from the Kamas side to get to...
Forum: Touring 01-24-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By ShortCircuit
I have toured a number of times in Southern Utah....

I have toured a number of times in Southern Utah. Your proposed loop is a good one, well tested. Only issues in March is that indeed it might be pretty cold in the higher elevations. Leaving Cedar...
Forum: Touring 12-04-10, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By ShortCircuit
I have done RAGBRAI for 15 years, all with a team...

I have done RAGBRAI for 15 years, all with a team bus. I like it because we are able to carry more than just one duffel bag with us. Especially nice are the coolers for food and beverages; we have a...
Forum: Touring 09-06-10, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By ShortCircuit
Yes, and it was no fun! There were four of us,...

Yes, and it was no fun!
There were four of us, credit card touring in Southern France. Late May. Arrived at Cassis mid-day, and no hotel rooms. Continued on to dark, got to Toulon, which is not a...
Forum: Touring 05-26-10, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By ShortCircuit
Hey, look who'se here! Hi Rob. So I've been...

Hey, look who'se here! Hi Rob.
So I've been checking out the 'new' route in SE Utah...much more remote but doable. We'll have to travel with extra food and water somedays but we won't have Boulder...
Forum: Touring 04-01-10, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By ShortCircuit
That was realy nice. I see a lot of hard work...

That was realy nice. I see a lot of hard work went into making it. Great job.
You have just verified for me though, why I don't bite off big mileage goals each day, that biking at night did not seem...
Forum: Touring 05-08-09, 07:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By ShortCircuit
Utah bike tourers: Weekend gathering in June 2009

A loosely knit group of local bike touring enthusiasts in Northern Utah have been organizing bike-touring weekend get-togethers for the last couple years. We load up our bikes and travel from our...
Forum: Touring 03-17-09, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By ShortCircuit
I just got back from a Tasmania tour where I used...

I just got back from a Tasmania tour where I used those bags and they are WONDERFUL!
Actually, the vacuum bags I used did NOT have to have a vacuum cleaner to suck the air out.

I had a couple...
Forum: Touring 01-23-09, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By ShortCircuit
I appreciate the advice. I researched this quite...

I appreciate the advice. I researched this quite thoroughly before booking my flight, and talked to them directly with my questions about this. In my case, the flight is leaving from Tullaarine, so...
Forum: Touring 01-22-09, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By ShortCircuit
Right...that's pretty much what I did...my United...

Right...that's pretty much what I did...my United FF miles got me to Melbourne. Then it was only $100US for the Jetstar RT flight from Melbourne to Hobart. That beats the price (and time) of taking...
Forum: Touring 01-21-09, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By ShortCircuit
Will do! Sorry to have missed crossing paths...

Will do! Sorry to have missed crossing paths with you over there. I've been enjoying reading of your adventures
Cheryl
Forum: Touring 01-21-09, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By ShortCircuit
Yes, indeed their map came at the right moment! ...

Yes, indeed their map came at the right moment!

I was able to use the last of my frequent flyer miles on this trip, so it wasn't expensive this time. I think the standard round trip from the...
Forum: Touring 01-20-09, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By ShortCircuit
Thanks, this comes just in time. I leave a week...

Thanks, this comes just in time. I leave a week from today for my 6-week cycle tour of TAS
Cheryl
Forum: Touring 01-10-09, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By ShortCircuit
Thanks for the trip report. I'm sucking up all...

Thanks for the trip report. I'm sucking up all the good info on TAS for my 6-week bike/bushwalk tour there (which begins in 17 days 8 hours and 10 minutes, but who's counting :-)
Cheryl
Forum: Touring 11-03-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,236
Posted By ShortCircuit
Did you do an out-and-back, circle, or one-way...

Did you do an out-and-back, circle, or one-way route on this trip?
Avoid the freeway? Camp or motels?
I'm looking to do another Southern Utah tour for beginning bike tourers in Utah. This last fall...
Forum: Touring 06-02-08, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By ShortCircuit
I have been using a "rat sack" for a few years...

I have been using a "rat sack" for a few years now and sleep soundly at night knowing I will have food and intact panniers in the morning. It's a wire mesh bag with a big velcro closure; it comes in...
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