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  1. In this case a small matter of 2,000 miles.

    In this case a small matter of 2,000 miles.
  2. As it turns out the train service is out to San...

    As it turns out the train service is out to San Antonio until September due to track maintenance. If you are going that way they put you on a bus in Ft Worth.

    So, a flight it is.

    I found a LBS...
  3. Thanks, And thank you for your hospitality. ...

    Thanks, And thank you for your hospitality.

    Mike
  4. AAAK, turns out there IS no train service to San...

    AAAK, turns out there IS no train service to San Antonio until September when a track upgrade is done. Well there is but they put you on a bus at Ft. Worth for the last 250 miles.

    Dunno about the...
  5. First (2,000 mile) tour completed. Now, how to ship the bike home.

    Well, its official, I'm a bicycle stud :thumb:

    2,000 miles give or take from San Antonio TX to Orange County NY via Erie PA and NY Bike 17 across the Southern Tier. 34 days.

    Many thanks for...
  6. Erie Canal Bike Path vs. NY Bicycle Rt. 17 ???

    Hello all, currently I'm on a bicycle in South-Central Indiana coming from San Antonio headed to NY State.

    I intend to enter New York State on Lake Erie and then head east to the Orange County NY...
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    Thanks, See.... ...

    Thanks,

    See....

    http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/14406
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    Heading out tomorrow morning.....

    ...for a 2,000 mile attempt on New York....

    A week after I had planned due to graduation, chores, Spurs championships etc....

    Dunno how far I'll get, gonna give it at least a month @ I hope 50...
  9. After nail puncture; keep the tire or toss it?

    I wish I would have thought to take a pic.

    Out training in the heat yesterday and picked up a bent 2 1/2" nail in the rear Conti Gator Hardshell. Nail head was flush just off center tread, most...
  10. Ya, I think the wearing of sweaty spandex makes...

    Ya, I think the wearing of sweaty spandex makes folks pi$$y :)

    With resperct to the legalisms and attitudes of car/bicycle relations I care not a whit.

    What I REALLY want is not to get run...
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    Are you within reach of an REI store? Check out...

    Are you within reach of an REI store? Check out the Novara Safari, on sale right now for about $800 out the door....

    Novara Safari Bike - 2014 at REI.com

    I've seem 'em in the store, if I...
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    A decreasing radius corner is the stuff of which...

    A decreasing radius corner is the stuff of which motorcycling nightmares are made :eek:

    You pick your line and your speed going in, only to find when leaned over near the limits of traction that...
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    Well, I'm clearly late to this particular...

    Well, I'm clearly late to this particular party....


    I DO have lots of hours on motorcycles; from age 27 through 38 whatever motorcycle I had was my only transpoortation, put in around 250,000...
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    Two cyclists taken out from behind by motorcycle. Caught on video.

    I'm not aware that there are many of these videos out there, unlike motorcycle wrecks which are all over youtube. This video taken on Mulholland Drive, at a location notorious for motorcycle wrecks....
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    Haro Flightline 29 One

    Here's the specs.....

    Haro Bikes - MTB - Bikes - Flightline 29 - Flightline 29 One

    I'm about to help a graduating high school senior buy his first non-department store bike. He comes from...
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    Thanks fopr the tip. No markings at all on the...

    Thanks fopr the tip. No markings at all on the pump to indicate which version. The pressure scale goes up to 120psi but that prob'ly doesn't indicate anything.

    Mike
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    Not a doctor. That said; since August I have...

    Not a doctor.

    That said; since August I have been putting serious miles on bikes in preparation for an upcoming tour and have learned a lot about my own ligament pain (mostly around and below my...
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    Maintaining tire pressure on tour.

    A question from a touring noob......

    I have always used a floor pump at home and all our bikes had Schraeder valves (I even had a couple of presta rims drilled out over the years). Pretty much...
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    Anyhow, I just ordered four Continental...

    Anyhow, I just ordered four Continental Cyclocross tubes last night, heaviest duty I could find for a 700x32 tire.
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    Hey, I'm all about overkill, and where I...

    Hey, I'm all about overkill, and where I commute/train is rough on tires....

    Flats since August (working from memory), on Mountain bike an touring bike.

    Continental Gator Hardshells 700x32 .......
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    Good point. Worst situation with a card I ever...

    Good point. Worst situation with a card I ever had was in Costa Rica. Four year back it was my priviledge to get to chaperone a group of high school students there. Before I left the guy at the bank...
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    True. In a perfect world you hit them early in...

    True. In a perfect world you hit them early in the morning when most miscreants are still sleeping off the night before. I have a cable lock w/other lightweight cables looped to it that thread...
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    Money on tour

    Taking off mid-June for an intended four/six weeks and 2,000 miles to New York State.

    Hope to sleep out/camp as much as possible, motel as little as possible.

    I have $2,500 set aside at the...
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    *sigh*.... I'll just throw in another five tubes...

    *sigh*.... I'll just throw in another five tubes when I start out.....

    The cool thing about Bell tubes is they come out of the box shrink-wrapped in plastic and so lend themselves to packing much...
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    I was thinking maybe the same manufacturer. One...

    I was thinking maybe the same manufacturer. One thing I like about them is that they have the old-style shorter presta valve stems instead of the long ones like Bontrager et. al. designed to fit...
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