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    The Amtrak bus from Portland to Astoria stores...

    The Amtrak bus from Portland to Astoria stores the bikes underneath in the luggage compartment. I suspect that bus continues on to Seaside, but you could check with Amtrak to be sure. At any rate,...
  2. You can use http://translate.google.com to...

    You can use http://translate.google.com to translate a website, or use the Chrome browser, which can automatically translate websites for you.
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    I have a Bike Friday NWT, and have toured with it...

    I have a Bike Friday NWT, and have toured with it several times. I did notice considerable stem flex in the original 1-piece riser/stem; I've since replaced that with a straight riser, and a separate...
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    I was able to test the Kuat Sherpa with one of my...

    I was able to test the Kuat Sherpa with one of my touring bikes (which has the largest front rack), and it fit fine, so I'm ordering that from REI (20% off time!!).

    I want to go with the tray...
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    Car racks and bikes with front racks

    I need to get a new bike carrier for my car. I'm looking at racks like the Kuat NV-2, which hold the bike's front wheel with an arm that extends over the top of the wheel. Does anyone have experience...
  6. Consider a Thorn Raven...

    Consider a Thorn Raven, or a Co-Motion Pangea Rohloff.
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    Jim, That's a good point about duty. The duty...

    Jim,

    That's a good point about duty. The duty on a built-up fat-tired bike is 11%, and the duty on frame is, I believe, 4%. You might consider ordering frame and wheelset (plus Rohloff-specific...
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    Also, you may want to go to the Thorn Forums...

    Also, you may want to go to the Thorn Forums for more advice, since that's full of folks who own Nomads.

    Cheers.
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    You might consider having both hubs in the...

    You might consider having both hubs in the disc-enabled form, even though you're using rim brakes. That way, should you ever want to change to disc (the frame is disc-enabled, but you'd need a...
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    There's always the Rodriguez Big Squeeze...

    There's always the Rodriguez Big Squeeze.
  11. It's a single replacement spoke. I don't think...

    It's a single replacement spoke.

    I don't think it's meant to be reused, but I could be wrong about that.
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    Bob's been doing the frames himself for tt least...

    Bob's been doing the frames himself for tt least a decade.
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    It is good to see him back. He builds awesome...

    It is good to see him back. He builds awesome stuff, once you get it.
  14. My friend, Mr.Google, tells me...

    My friend, Mr.Google, tells me http://www.dereksbiketrip.com/whats-it-all-about/
  15. And here's an article...

    And here's an article on putting together a mini-rack, plus a low-rider rack.
  16. Well, there's the Nitto Big Front Rack...

    Well, there's the Nitto Big Front Rack, but it's the same price.

    However, you don't need to have a single rack -- you could have a rack for the handlebar bag, and separate low-rider racks. So, go...
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    Get well, Tom. You're one of the greats strengths...

    Get well, Tom. You're one of the greats strengths of BF.
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    The Rohloff has a gear range of 526%, so, if your...

    The Rohloff has a gear range of 526%, so, if your lowest gear is 20 gear-inches, your highest gear would be 105 gear-inches.
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    I had Bilenky install couplers on my bike, and am...

    I had Bilenky install couplers on my bike, and am quite satisfied.
  20. Thanks for posting, Vik!

    Thanks for posting, Vik!
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    Poll: While I think, in the abstract, a touring partner...

    While I think, in the abstract, a touring partner would be nice, I enjoy being able to make my own decisions, and always tour solo.
  22. Still, bilingual will be better, especially if...

    Still, bilingual will be better, especially if you want to spend time in Quebec, so good on you for speaking both.
  23. According to...

    According to http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/citizenship/language.asp, proficiency in either English or French is acceptable. Where do you see the requirement for French?
  24. There is also the GrassHopper fx – the foldable...

    There is also the GrassHopper fx – the foldable touring recumbent by HP Velotechnik
  25. Consider stealing the itinerary from Adventure...

    Consider stealing the itinerary from Adventure Cycling's Bar Harbor Maine tour.
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