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    While I carry a cable lock, I often don't bother...

    While I carry a cable lock, I often don't bother to lock my bike in front of coffee places or where I can see it all the time. But, I do try to "lock" the front wheel either with a large rubber band...
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    Like Cyclebum, I try to keep my bike in sight at...

    Like Cyclebum, I try to keep my bike in sight at all times. If I can't see it, I lock it with a cable lock and check up on it every couple of minutes. If I get the chance, I take it in with me.
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  3. Who's jumping down whose throat? I simply said...

    Who's jumping down whose throat? I simply said that I didn't agree with you characterization of the game's objective and responded to your characterization that some people like to ride 100+ mile...
  4. No offense, but I completely disagree. The...

    No offense, but I completely disagree.

    The game is about trying to show people what bike touring is like. You have to eat, you have to know when to stop and sleep, you have to carry spares, you...
  5. I believe this bug has now been fixed. Thanks...

    I believe this bug has now been fixed. Thanks for finding it. Please let me know if you find other problems with the game.
  6. Thanks for your comments. Sorry you couldn't...

    Thanks for your comments. Sorry you couldn't finish the game. Are you willing to try it again?

    Here is a direct link to the game .

    I have tried to repeat your problem but haven't been able...
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    I'm not the OP but you might find some answers to...

    I'm not the OP but you might find some answers to your questions in this article over at crazyguyonabike.com: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/14930
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    New Version of Bike Touring Game released

    Armchair Bike Touring, Version 3

    Please excuse me for starting a new thread about this, but I didn't want to confuse getting beta testers with the actual release of the game. In truth, only 1...
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    Be aware there is a big hill between Jenner (the...

    Be aware there is a big hill between Jenner (the town at the coast west of Cazadero) and Fort Ross (old Russian Fort on the coast). You will have a serious climb going both ways as the top is...
  10. You are the only one who has posed any feedback. ...

    You are the only one who has posed any feedback. I had given up that anyone would, so I began the process of preparing it for release. This involves changing the code so it is hard to steal and...
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    Since you have SAG support, I'd suggest a...

    Since you have SAG support, I'd suggest a non-contiguous tour.

    Day 1 - Half Moon Bay to Santa Cruz

    Day 2/3 - Carmel to San Luis Obispo

    Finding a place to sleep on the Big Sur coast on night...
  12. I haven't gotten much response to this request,...

    I haven't gotten much response to this request, so I decided to simply post a link to the new version and request that you add any comments here.

    The link was disabled as I am working on the...
  13. Need testers for new version of my bike touring game

    I've finished writing the third version of my on-line bike touring game and need people who would be willing to test it and give me feedback.

    I want to control how many people are testing the...
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    Sorry about the trackmytour link (site redesign...

    Sorry about the trackmytour link (site redesign got in the way). I've fixed it.

    East of Binghamton, I climbed over 2 good sized hills and ended up in the town of Deposit, NY. From there, I rode...
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    Selected photos of my ride across New York

    In August, 2014, I rode from Rochester, NY along the Erie Canal, south along some Finger Lakes to the Susquehanna River and then east, over the hills to the Delaware River and the south to...
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    In the UK, there are Motorways, A and B roads,...

    In the UK, there are Motorways, A and B roads, and then country "lanes" for cars, and, occasionally, car-free bike paths. Motorways are car only. A roads are usually pretty nasty. B roads are less...
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    I managed to get up this grade without walking,...

    I managed to get up this grade without walking, but it took a while:
    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ZIAD7W2jzNg/VFUKMPPfRPI/AAAAAAAAMSo/XAxW84kBQKA/s800/IMG_4331.JPG
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    Photos from my recent ride across Wales

    In September, 2014, I rode the Lon Las Cymru (The Welsh Way) from Holyhead in north Wales to Chepstow in the south, across the Severn north of Bristol on my way to Beaconsfield via Oxford.

    I have...
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    Duffel bags size not measured by airlines?

    I just returned from taking my bike to the UK. My S&S bike fits into a suitcase that is exactly the maximum size for airline checked luggage which is 62 linear inches (h x w x l). My bike box is...
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    You should have not problem renting a road bike...

    You should have not problem renting a road bike in SF, SJ, Monterey, and, probably, Carmel.
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    My preference is to get hosted either by couchsurfing or warmshowers hosts. Next, is motels, followed, at a distance, by camping in campgrounds. I have never wild camped.

    My most memorable stay...
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    This thread...

    This thread has photos of my Waterford S&S coupled touring bike with 700cc wheels assembled and disassembled and put in it's travel case.

    It also contains a link to a step-by-step guide that I...
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    I just rode the LLC last month, from Holyhead to...

    I just rode the LLC last month, from Holyhead to Chepstow and then to Beaconsfiled in 8 days. Most of the time, the route is on country lanes or separate bike routes. There are, indeed some very...
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    My bike packed in its case weighs a bit over 40...

    My bike packed in its case weighs a bit over 40 pounds.

    I have to carry a second bag, which must also be paid for, that carries everything else: racks, clothes, handlebar bag, saddle and post,...
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    I have an S&S coupled bike that I've flown with...

    I have an S&S coupled bike that I've flown with for 10 years. I pack it in the hard shell case. The case takes a real beating. From both the airline gorillas and the various TSA-types around the...
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