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  1. Thread: TARP help.

    by n4zou
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    Tarp shelter designs here....

    Tarp shelter designs here.
    http://www.equipped.org/tarp-shelters.htm
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    Batteries are not required; no need to worry...

    Batteries are not required; no need to worry about recharging them, purchasing new batteries when your old ones are worn out, and it's better for the environment.
    Drag is not very much even when...
  3. Reflectors used for incandescent bulbs are not...

    Reflectors used for incandescent bulbs are not suitable for use with LED's. It would be better to purchase a new LED light. 100 Lumen is not very bright in comparison to the new LED lights. You may...
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    Martin has dynamo LED circuits and information....

    Martin has dynamo LED circuits and information.
    http://pilom.com/BicycleElectronics/BicycleElectronics.htm
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    All AA Ni-MH batteries are 1.2 volts dc. The...

    All AA Ni-MH batteries are 1.2 volts dc. The batteries internal impedance will place an increasing load on the dynamo as voltage exceeds 4.8 volts dc with 4 batteries connected in series. This...
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    If you can DIY electronics here is a combination...

    If you can DIY electronics here is a combination USB charging circuit as used in the product above and an LED headlight if desired. The switch selects the headlight circuit, off, and USB charging....
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    My brother has an MB-3. We set it up for touring...

    My brother has an MB-3. We set it up for touring by putting racks, a Nashbar Trekking bar and Continental touring tires on it. He had no trouble with it at all.
  8. The Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga rail trails are...

    The Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga rail trails are what your looking for. No motor vehicles allowed and they are paved. Combined both are 95 miles in length.
    ...
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    Drive your VW to the west coast and sell it...

    Drive your VW to the west coast and sell it there. It's worth a lot more money out west than you could ever sell it for in Georgia.
    Then do your cross country tour.
  10. Thread: Ubuntu?

    by n4zou
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    I'll never buy a computer with Windows pre-loaded...

    I'll never buy a computer with Windows pre-loaded again. Dell and others have started pre-loading Ubuntu on selected models.
    http://www.dell.com/content/topics/segtopic.aspx/ubuntu?c=us&l=en&cs=19...
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    I use hiking shoes and platform pedals. I use...

    I use hiking shoes and platform pedals. I use strapless toe clips to prevent my foot from slipping off the pedal. I tried clipless but the shoes hurt my feet the same as you have found.
  12. Modern Bottle type dynamos do not suck as they...

    Modern Bottle type dynamos do not suck as they did several years ago. Paired with tires with dynamo tracks molded in the sidewall provides reliable operation in wet conditions. Snow and Ice would...
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    Specialized CrossRoads hybrid converted for...

    Specialized CrossRoads hybrid converted for touring and commuting.
    I added racks, fenders, and Nashbar Trekking bar. I retained the stock
    7-speed thumb shifters . I put a new 14-32 7-speed cassette...
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    U.S. Navy 1979-1985 GS1 E&M Gas Turbine Systems...

    U.S. Navy 1979-1985 GS1 E&M Gas Turbine Systems Tech
    http://www.bluejacket.com/usn/images/sp/df/ddg996_chandler.jpg
    U.S. Army 1986-2006 Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic WG-5803-11 Inspector ...
  15. Thread: Bio Pace Rings

    by n4zou
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    A couple of years ago 42/32/22 Bio Pace Rings...

    A couple of years ago 42/32/22 Bio Pace Rings started selling for high prices on ebay. A professional rider swore by them. Soon others were scouring the country for Bio Pace Rings causing the high...
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    It will have a French Bottom Bracket so getting a...

    It will have a French Bottom Bracket so getting a replacement will require ordering it and waiting for it to arrive. This could ruin a tour if your BB craps out on you. This does not happen very...
  17. Thread: Cyclocomputer?

    by n4zou
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    +1 Wireless units are subject to power-line...

    +1
    Wireless units are subject to power-line noise. This is the reason the wireless computers need to be reset. Just get a cheap wired computer and save yourself some money and headaches. Running...
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    I purchased everything you have on your list. I...

    I purchased everything you have on your list. I am very happy with everything! I've had the flashlight for quite a while now and use it on my bikes and everywhere else. I go nowhere without it. I...
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    Go to your local automotive parts store and...

    Go to your local automotive parts store and purchase a tub of marine grade wheel bearing grease.
    Here is an example of what to look for....
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    This is the circuit I use to power a GPS or...

    This is the circuit I use to power a GPS or recharge my phone.
    http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r154/n4zou/lights/DynamoUSB-2.jpg
    The switch selects the LED headlight, off, and USB circuit....
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    You don't need dropbars on a tourer. The easiest...

    You don't need dropbars on a tourer. The easiest solution is trekking bars. You have a couple of extra hand positions and you can reuse your shifter and brake levers. You can order custom built...
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    I tour with flat pedals and strapless toe clips....

    I tour with flat pedals and strapless toe clips. I wear hiking shoes instead of dedicated cycling shoes. This is my preference. When I'm on my road bike I use clipless pedals and cycling shoes but...
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    Rubber grips also do a nice job of soaking up...

    Rubber grips also do a nice job of soaking up handlebar buzz.
    I tried all tape once and hated it.
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    Add Strapless toe clips to your platform pedals....

    Add Strapless toe clips to your platform pedals. You never need worry about your foot slipping off the pedal and help keep your foot properly placed on the pedal. You feet are easily removed from the...
  25. I use one very similar and I'm very pleased with...

    I use one very similar and I'm very pleased with it.
    http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r154/n4zou/lights/dsc00137.jpg
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