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  1. Cross-Country Group hit in Arkansas, teen dies.

    Driver plows into group of 13 cyclists:
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    Have 2 rides in mind this year. Would like to...

    Have 2 rides in mind this year. Would like to ride across Missouri, west to east, border to border, on the TransAm. I've biked Ragbrai twice (my 2009 trip....http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/5329)...
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    Several. But I get no thrill when I do it. I...

    Several. But I get no thrill when I do it. I spray them to hopefully break them from chasing bikes. Had a dog on one of my regular routes that would chase me, but didn't seem to threatening. Then one...
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    As a life-long resident of northwest Arkansas,...

    As a life-long resident of northwest Arkansas, last year a friend and I cycled across the state, north to south. Started in Blue Eye, MO (about 20 miles from Branson, MO) cycled to near Harrison,...
  5. Thread: Gearing

    by 5kdad
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    Gearing

    Living in the hilly Ozarks, I'm thinking of getting my road bike geared down a bit. Someone recently told me that adding one tooth to a rear sprocket is equal to subtracting 3 teeth from a front...
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    I've been a full time professional...

    I've been a full time professional portrait/wedding photography since the late 70's (www.plumleephoto.com). I get these grand ideas of carrying a good DSLR, but it's just too inconvenient. If in my...
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    Ah, the Yaschicmat TLR.....the camera i learn on...

    Ah, the Yaschicmat TLR.....the camera i learn on in 1974!
  8. Second Annual "The Eurekan"...NW Arkansas and SW Missouri

    Beginning in the NW Arkansas tourist town of Eureka Springs. Day #1 super sprint triathlon, day #2 cycling events, and day #3 running events. Biking tour distances of 20, 58, and 100 miles. Three...
  9. Second Annual "The Eurekan" Eureka Springs, AR

    Located in the NW Arkansas tourist town of Eureka Springs. Day #1 super sprint triathlon, day #2 cycling events, and day #3 running events. Biking tour distances of 20, 58, and 100 miles. Three bike...
  10. I did 7 days on the Katy Trail alone in 2003,...

    I did 7 days on the Katy Trail alone in 2003, including the spur into Columbia. Was my first multi-day ride. Had family drop me off in Clinton, then pick me up in St Charles. I enjoy visiting with...
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    I've done a few week-long tours. I usually carry...

    I've done a few week-long tours. I usually carry a couple of small, light-weight electronic games, mainly for evening-time entertainment...Yahtzee and Sudoku. And I always keep a journal.
  12. I like to make my own trail mix. I'll sometimes...

    I like to make my own trail mix. I'll sometimes start with a package of trail mix, the add more of the things I like...mixed nuts, Cheerios, Wheat Chex cereal, pretzels, dried fruit, etc.
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    I've not ridden much at night, does anyone else...

    I've not ridden much at night, does anyone else have problems with meeting traffic, that throw their lights on bright? I know what they are doing, trying to figure out what you are, but it's blinding.
  14. Thread: Santa On A Bike

    by 5kdad
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    Thanks for sharing that link, never heard of that...

    Thanks for sharing that link, never heard of that event before! But how do you explain to the kids, there's more than one Santa?
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    Was perfect weather in NW Arkansas this Christmas...

    Was perfect weather in NW Arkansas this Christmas for a ride. So I put on my Santa suit, hopped on the bike, and handed out candy canes.
    Grand daughter rode awhile on the WeeHoo tag along, friend...
  16. Thread: Santa On A Bike

    by 5kdad
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    Santa On A Bike

    I am one that tends to come up with crazy ideas. On Christmas Eve, and again on Christmas day this year, I put on my Santa suit, and biked around the small towns in my area, handing out candy canes....
  17. Might check out this book, not very expensive:...

    Might check out this book, not very expensive:
    http://www.amazon.com/Ride-Your-Way-Lean-Ultimate/dp/B005GNKA2E/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1324918299&sr=1-1
  18. How to make mt bike more comfortable for long road rides/touring?

    My mt bike just isn't as comfortable for longer rides as is my road bike. Plainly put, after about 30 miles or so of riding, my butt hurts.....a lot. I've done several long distance rides on my road...
  19. Got the bar ends. Hacksaw??? Uh, don't think I...

    Got the bar ends. Hacksaw??? Uh, don't think I want to attempt that....lol
  20. How to make mt bike more comfortable for long road rides/touring?

    My mt bike just isn't as comfortable for longer rides as is my road bike. Plainly put, after about 30 miles or so of riding, my butt hurts.....a lot. I've done several long distance rides on my road...
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    Bike Ride Across Arkansas

    Recently completed a north to south bike ride across Arkansas. Lots of photos posted:

    http://ozarkcyclingphotographer.blogspot.com/2011/09/ride-across-arkansas.html
  22. 1. RV's 2. Cars who pass, without slowing down,...

    1. RV's
    2. Cars who pass, without slowing down, even though there is on-coming traffic
    3. Roads in southern Missouri often have "rumble strip" down the fog line, with minimal shoulders, so when...
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    Sticky: 211585 My grandkids LOVE riding in Papa's...

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    My grandkids LOVE riding in Papa's Weehoo. This is Reagan, age 3 1/2.
  24. A small, hand-held computer game, like Sudoku.

    A small, hand-held computer game, like Sudoku.
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    Lubing a twist-grip shifter

    I acquired a Sun recumbent trike over the winter (to go along with my road and mt bike). It's a 21 speed, with grips that twist to shift. They are very stiff to shift. My wife is starting to ride it...
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