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    If you stop watching lamestream media and start...

    If you stop watching lamestream media and start reading the real news you will see the entire globe is on the threshold right now of WWIII. With all the nuclear weapons floating around just fire a...
  2. Why pay for camping out when you get away from...

    Why pay for camping out when you get away from people and not have their barking dogs, their loud noise, etc and pay for the privilege to put up with it. Instead I find my own camp site, generally...
  3. You would be surprised at what you CAN do if you...

    You would be surprised at what you CAN do if you stop thinking you can't do it. Who says you have to keep the same the job. Who says you have to live in the same community. You can't downsize...
  4. The reason I moved to NH is the same reason I can...

    The reason I moved to NH is the same reason I can ride 20K miles a year. There is a little secret THEY don't want YOU to know...

    If you don't spend the money, you don't have to make the money. ...
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    You're forgetting one important thing. The rough...

    You're forgetting one important thing. The rough weather can provide the nicest rides. The ride I would say is still tops on my list came a couple of months ago while riding in the Adirondacks. It...
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    Why would we need rescued. Some people just need...

    Why would we need rescued. Some people just need to learn you can always put more clothes but you can only take so many clothes off to make you feel better. I rode 84+ miles each of the past two...
  7. Gloves, no way. I wear rag wool pop top mittens...

    Gloves, no way. I wear rag wool pop top mittens only. I want the fingers together. When one or two fingers get cold the others are normally warmer and they help to warm up the other fingers as...
  8. Funny thing is I was told the same thing when I...

    Funny thing is I was told the same thing when I rode across the US40 bridge this summer, yes I rode across as I never saw any signs saying it was illegal. After getting across , about 3/4 mile west...
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    Two years ago I left for my first road trip and...

    Two years ago I left for my first road trip and decided I wanted to try an experiment. I didn't know until this summer what I had been seeing for past several years vs what I saw when I used to live...
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    I think you meant to say the chain may be to long...

    I think you meant to say the chain may be to long and it needs shorten so it will hit more teeth on the cog and be less likely to skip. I got home from the library yesterday morning and tried to...
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    Explain a bit better if you would. I've never...

    Explain a bit better if you would. I've never heard the term chain wrap before. The chain sits tight against the cog and the chainring. I took as much slop out of the chain as possible when I cut...
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    Skipping chain only while climbing

    I converted my geared road bike this spring over to a singlespeed bike and had a few hiccups with it while getting it up and running. Things smoothed out and seemed to be going okay until I was on a...
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    Like I said most of the time I just pulled the...

    Like I said most of the time I just pulled the tent out of the stuff sack and threw it directly on top of me...no I didn't set it up I just threw it on top of me and used it for insulation. There...
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    Pretty much all evenings in July were cool in...

    Pretty much all evenings in July were cool in that area. I hardly ever saw a night above 60 degrees. Some nights were even down into the upper 40s. It was a cool summer all across the Midwest this...
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    Gee funny thing is I spent a lot of time this...

    Gee funny thing is I spent a lot of time this summer in IL, from Danville-Chicago-Scales Mound-Quad Cities-St. Louis-Effingham-justwest of Sullivan, IN and I hardly ever set up a tent and never had...
  16. Thread: Inspiration

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    I ride mostly with 60-76 year olds. The 76 year...

    I ride mostly with 60-76 year olds. The 76 year old ride 4+ days a week all summer long and this year, after a couple of hard hitting years thanks to knee replacement, he's totally impressed me...
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    I'll fess up to having one slight...

    I'll fess up to having one slight problem/benefit...I don't have a sense of taste or smell so I can the same thing day in/day out without thinking a thing about. It all tastes the same to me. A...
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    Yes, and some people are smart and know how to...

    Yes, and some people are smart and know how to get the calories they need and save money doing it. A hamburger and fries is a hamburger and fries no matter where you get it. You can pay more, I'll...
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    That or the US dollar is still excepted by...

    That or the US dollar is still excepted by everybody. When your money becomes worthless you'll learn to appreciate the simpler way of life...you'll have no other choice.
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    You have one small problem, rain. When it rains...

    You have one small problem, rain. When it rains and I'm under a nice overhang I pack everything up in the morning nice and dry. I don't have to wait around and let things dry out or waste time...
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    Dumbness on my part. I should have though of...

    Dumbness on my part. I should have though of crown as in royalty then I wouldn't have even said anything in that regards. I'm not sure what the conflict of interest is in Canada, separation of...
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    Camp out behind churches, schools local parks,...

    Camp out behind churches, schools local parks, abandoned businesses, etc. There are tons of spots to camp out if you are willing to look. I don't even have the slightest idea what you mean by Crown...
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    I agree Max. I did a 5200 mile trip this summer....

    I agree Max. I did a 5200 mile trip this summer. When figuring the time I was actually on the road and the money I spent while on the road...not at my mothers house, I was averaging around $14-15 a...
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    If they shut down the gas pumps you won't be...

    If they shut down the gas pumps you won't be going very far now will you.
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    Third vote for ridewithgps. I use the free...

    Third vote for ridewithgps. I use the free version and use it daily for any and all ride planning/logging.
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