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    A review of bone conduction headphones

    There is some controversy about listening to music or audiobooks/podcasts while riding a bicycle. The main concern is blocking one's ears from picking up the ambient sounds which might alert the...
  2. In April and a bit of May, I'll be riding from...

    In April and a bit of May, I'll be riding from Naples, Italy down to Palermo, Sicily.
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    My thought was to fly into Naples and take the...

    My thought was to fly into Naples and take the train down to near Sorrento and to start riding from there.
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    Itinerary for a tour in Southern Italy?

    I am starting to plan my next bicycle tour and have tentatively focused on Southern Italy, including the large islands Sicily, and Sardinia. I am planning a 3-week or so ride and am trying to decide...
  5. I decouple it and disassemble much of it to put...

    I decouple it and disassemble much of it to put into a 26x26x10 box and fly it home as checked luggage. Takes 90 minutes for each assembly/disassembly.
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    This is the same idea as using a slit water...

    This is the same idea as using a slit water bottle over the shoe. However, without something between the "shoe" and the leg of your rain pant, your socks and part/all of your shoe will still get wet...
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    You can make your own rain shoe covers...

    You can make your own rain shoe covers out of 2 plastic water bottles, some nylon sewn into a garter and some Velcro that work well, in my experience.
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    Here is an article on getting into/out of...

    Here is an article on getting into/out of Istanbul: https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/?doc_id=10391

    Here is another:...
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    I was experimenting with a lightweight set-up...

    I was experimenting with a lightweight set-up (front bags on a low-rider rack, only) and found that, initially, the front bags were a very tight fit with all my gear. I tried putting my larger rear...
  10. I have taken my bike into a grocery store and...

    I have taken my bike into a grocery store and walked it up and down the aisles. When I got to the check-out, I was told that the cashier was a biker and she would have watched it for me. Note that...
  11. I forgot my stove once. I discovered this after...

    I forgot my stove once. I discovered this after I bought some alcohol for it and then couldn't find it. I called my wife who did find it in my garage and then overnighted it a stop 2 days away, as...
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    Renting a touring bicycle

    I've always traveled with my own (S&S coupled) bicycle to all my tours. While this saves on airline bicycle baggage fees, it does mean I have to break the bike down and reassemble it twice and...
  13. Journal of my recent tour from Richmond, VA to Valley Forge, PA

    In early October, I rode from Richmond, VA to Valley Forge, PA in 10 days.

    While the ACA Atlantic Coast route runs through Richmond and close to Valley Forge, I didn't follow it all the way. ...
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    Looking for information about frame bags

    I discovered this extensive list of frame bag manufacturers and it got me thinking how I might incorporate a frame bag into my touring gear.

    At present, if I forgo camping (which I am happy to do)...
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    I have an Old Man Mountain front rack with a...

    I have an Old Man Mountain front rack with a platform that connects to the front brake pegs and is supported by the front skewer, which goes through the rack. This means no quick release of the...
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    From measuring my Ortliebs on a front low-rider...

    From measuring my Ortliebs on a front low-rider rack, I found the rear panniers hung an inch below the front panniers on the same rack. In the end, I was able to use the front bags as my only...
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    Check out: http://www.bikewebsite.com/repair-bike-index.htm
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    One trick I find useful is to always put the same...

    One trick I find useful is to always put the same things in the same places. That way, you always pack things in the same order and don't have to unpack a pannier just to put something else in that...
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    I use TrackMyTour which allows me to submit...

    I use TrackMyTour which allows me to submit waypoints whenever I want. I can keep them offline to save battery or when there is no cellservice. I can set the resulting map private or public. Other...
  20. I spent the previous night in Reamsville at a...

    I spent the previous night in Reamsville at a fabulous warmshower's host.

    I saw some buggies and boys on bicycles, but I was there on a rainy Tuesday (the sun came out after noon) during the day.
  21. I misunderstood your question. I thought you...

    I misunderstood your question. I thought you were asking if the stuff in the barn was tobacco.

    The photo was taken on E. Brubaker Valley Road between Speedwell Forge Lake and the town of Clay in...
  22. In truth, I've never seen tobacco growing or...

    In truth, I've never seen tobacco growing or drying in person and I've simply assumed that vegetation drying in the barn (I saw it in more than one barn) was tobacco. If not tobacco, what is it?
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  23. Thanks for the information. I was hoping someone...

    Thanks for the information. I was hoping someone would identify the plants I saw.
  24. I rode to Harper's Ferry from the Virginia side,...

    I rode to Harper's Ferry from the Virginia side, over an auto bridge with a wide shoulder and a walking path unavailable from the road. I spent 2 nights in Harper's Ferry in a hostel. I rode the...
  25. It was an amazingly lucky ride. I left on Monday...

    It was an amazingly lucky ride. I left on Monday October 5, the first day of dry weather in Richmond for about 10 days. The storm moved south and flooded out the Carolinas. In addition, Hurricane...
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