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    Bill, that is quite a transformation, losing the...

    Bill, that is quite a transformation, losing the 100 pounds. That's awesome.

    Richard
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    Hey Bill, not been on BF in awhile. Check this...

    Hey Bill, not been on BF in awhile.

    Check this link out about cycling with Parkinson's. Fred (10wheels) already suggested a trike as an option. His trike is really sweet and fast!

    Latest News -...
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    Figman, you might also try posting your question...

    Figman, you might also try posting your question in the forums on CGOAB (crazyguyonabike). I live right on the USA-MX border and have hosted a lot of cyclists in/out of Mexico via warmshowers. Many...
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    NOS88 I'm just over 6' and inseam just under 33"....

    NOS88 I'm just over 6' and inseam just under 33". My road bike is a Specialized 58.5 and my Surly disc trucker is a 58. Yes the 54 is too small and I test road several 56 frames and felt they were...
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    Well it is obvious I am somehow missing the point...

    Well it is obvious I am somehow missing the point here...it is not the first time and I'm sure not the last. But hey I'm just an engineer that enjoys cycling and being alive so what do I know. Will...
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    This thread reminds me why I don't visit this...

    This thread reminds me why I don't visit this particular too much anymore.

    I just ride my bike as much as possible...yeah that's my addiction, simple.
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    We had an excellent turnout for our RoS on...

    We had an excellent turnout for our RoS on Wednesday evening. Two of the local PDs escorted all the riders through all the major intersections on a 20 mile route. All the cyclists behaved...no racing...
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    Lot's of good advice in this thread but since I...

    Lot's of good advice in this thread but since I assume this is your first 200K with this type of heat I'd be careful in assuming you can do it in 10 hours. In other words, don't push yourself. I've...
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    +1 here. Also signed up during the free offer...

    +1 here.

    Also signed up during the free offer awhile back. I really enjoy the magazine, website and have personally used the maps on a tour. Still a member. I've hosted a lot of touring cyclist...
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    Ours is the 21st. Unfortunately we have three new...

    Ours is the 21st. Unfortunately we have three new ghost bike locations to visit.....
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    First Tour

    Well, finished my first tour in early March.

    Read about it here. Sorry pics might be upside down on some devices.

    Can't wait until my next tour (maybe late this year) and retirement.
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    raqball just saw this thread. A lot of good...

    raqball just saw this thread. A lot of good advice here but this is what I did.

    I have a Specialized Roubaix (2012) that is 58.5. I wanted to buy a touring bike and did a lot of research. The...
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    As others have said test ride if you can and pick...

    As others have said test ride if you can and pick the one that suits you best. If you have local dealers then that might factor into the decision. I purchased a touring bike late last year, sight...
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    Stephen, wish I could but already booked for a...

    Stephen, wish I could but already booked for a TDC 100 in San Antonio. I'm riding for a good friend so it's something I really don't want to skip. Thanks
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    Agree with the above. Also you may have...

    Agree with the above.

    Also you may have trouble getting anyone at the Amtrak station to answer the phone...unless you make sure you check the times when they are open (posted online), call during...
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    I have also found that something around the neck in the summer heat really, really helps. I have a couple of these and they work well also (see link below). Similar to the kool tie but I like them...
  17. Thread: Dex Tooke

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    Stephen saw the final results that were posted...

    Stephen saw the final results that were posted today. Great job on 178 miles on the tandem, quite an achievement.
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    Stephen, you are correct....I meant "in my...

    Stephen, you are correct....I meant "in my opinion".... But i'm an engineer so what the heck do I know!

    I read dex's book a few months ago. It's pretty good if you want to know more about RAAM. I...
  19. Thread: Dex Tooke

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    That's too bad to hear. I know he was in...

    That's too bad to hear. I know he was in Fayetville yesterday for the race and knew he was struggling.

    I also know Dex and had the chance to go by his place and ride with him a little. In my book...
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    A fleche sounds like fun, maybe I can do it next...

    A fleche sounds like fun, maybe I can do it next year if there is one in TX again. Good luck to everyone who is scheduled to do one in the near future.
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    Thanks for the suggestions everyone. Still have not decided, probably will be a last second decision. I want to do my first 300k, my previous best on the carbon was on two occasions at 150 miles.
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    Without getting too scientific here.....

    I host touring cyclists (via warmshowers). Most of them are going into Mexico when they leave my place since I live literally on the border. Also they have...
  23. My Next Brevet - Steel touring bike or Carbon road bike?

    Hello everyone,

    As a new RUSA RBA I hosted my first 200/300K last month. I rode the 200K on my carbon bike. I have ridden several 200K and up to 150 miles on the carbon bike, but never a 300K.
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    First Tour Complete - West Texas

    Hey everyone, have not been on BF in awhile.

    Just wanted to post a link and a note to my first tour. I know there was a thread for 2014 tours but could not find it...

    Here is the link to my...
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    I don't think it is inappropriate. I happen to...

    I don't think it is inappropriate. I happen to live and cycle in the RGV community where this tragic accident occurred this morning. Because of the new world of technology the message has spread like...
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