Advertise on Bikeforums.net



Search:

Type: Posts; User: hilltowner; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.97 seconds.

  1. Well done. I am envious. Keep us posted on your...

    Well done. I am envious. Keep us posted on your experiences with it.
  2. Replies
    24
    Views
    793

    I agree. There are features that are just not as...

    I agree. There are features that are just not as useful for route planning as had been the case. The opacity of the route line is the biggest problem for me with their new map. I sent them a comment...
  3. Mavic XM 317 26" . This was the repair I made....

    Mavic XM 317 26" . This was the repair I made. Trued up the wheel as best I could and continued on. 447902
  4. One reason I asked was because this summer I lost...

    One reason I asked was because this summer I lost a drive-side spoke when a small section of the rim detached which was holding the ferrule for that spoke. No ferrule = no seat for the spoke nipple =...
  5. How far would you/ did you travel with a broken spoke?

    A search of this topic turned up nothing specific. Here is the question: have you ever broken a spoke on tour, not had a replacement and had to ride any distance before you either found one, reached...
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    633

    I've been using Schwalbe Marathon (Greenguard...

    I've been using Schwalbe Marathon (Greenguard most recently) for the last four years on summer tours averaging 1000 miles per summer. Before that I had Ritchey Inverts, both similar in size at 26 x...
  7. Replies
    19
    Views
    533

    The nice thing is the socks look like aero shoe...

    The nice thing is the socks look like aero shoe covers. Duct tape might be as good but this looks better.
  8. Replies
    19
    Views
    533

    Find the largest pair of stretchy black orlon or...

    Find the largest pair of stretchy black orlon or similar socks you can find (Walmart or the like is a good place to look). Get a pair of bread bags or plastic shopping bags. Put the bread bags over...
  9. Replies
    20
    Views
    628

    +1 on Manitoulin +1 (and then some) on ON 17...

    +1 on Manitoulin
    +1 (and then some) on ON 17 being a terrible ride.

    I rode from Duluth, MN to Kingston, ON this past summer. I went through Ontario from Sault Ste. Marie to Kingston. I too rode...
  10. I even got a T-shirt made when I reached...

    I even got a T-shirt made when I reached Collingwood.

    443954
  11. Replies
    71
    Views
    2,076

    Turn around. It then becomes a tailwind. Who...

    Turn around. It then becomes a tailwind. Who doesn't like those?;)
  12. And the bonus is the bicycles are the first...

    And the bonus is the bicycles are the first things they let off the Chi-Cheemaun (Tobermory ferry). I was on it last Sept. 7. 443574
  13. Replies
    14
    Views
    788

    You might want to critique my position. This was...

    You might want to critique my position. This was taken on the paved portion of Quebec 389 about 4 years ago. http://youtu.be/hVyflq1FX_I
  14. Replies
    14
    Views
    788

    +1 on the "allows the hands to rest." I also may...

    +1 on the "allows the hands to rest." I also may look silly but don't think I'm "kidding myself" on getting some advantage riding into a headwind. I have flat bars, not drops, and with my hands out...
  15. Thanks Erick.

    Thanks Erick.
  16. I love a dare;)

    I love a dare;)
  17. For a bit of context on my "been there, done...

    For a bit of context on my "been there, done that" reply see here: https://sites.google.com/site/quebeclabrador/
  18. Thanks for the reference. I'd seen that and was...

    Thanks for the reference. I'd seen that and was planning on going back and studying it. I was just wondering if anyone who reads this forum had done it.
  19. Been there done those. (well almost all of them)

    Been there done those. (well almost all of them)
  20. Anyone done, or have advice doing, the James Bay and Trans Taiga Roads?

    I'm no stranger to long stretches of uninhabited road but this would be the most I'd ever attempted. Any experiences out there?

    James Bay Road Website - Home Page
  21. This is apropos of our discussion: Cyclists...

    This is apropos of our discussion: Cyclists report a disproportionate number of errors to Google Maps - Vox
  22. I've found that when Google sends you on a "bike...

    I've found that when Google sends you on a "bike path" it's very often possible to get a street view of said path where it crosses a road that has that imagery. Find the crossing point and put...
  23. I use Google in the early stages since paper maps...

    I use Google in the early stages since paper maps won't show the bike paths or flag any alternate routes. That being said I don't travel with a smart phone so Google is not an option on the road. I...
  24. Replies
    15
    Views
    526

    One other observation I can make: you will need...

    One other observation I can make: you will need to use your French often on the north side of the peninsula and less on the south side, which is much more bilingual in my experience.
  25. Replies
    15
    Views
    526

    In the summer of '13 I took the train from New...

    In the summer of '13 I took the train from New Carlisle to Montreal though I believe it now starts in Matapedia. If the bicycle policy still holds a very large box is provided and all that I needed...
Results 1 to 25 of 210
Page 1 of 9 1 2 3 4