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    That or the US dollar is still excepted by...

    That or the US dollar is still excepted by everybody. When your money becomes worthless you'll learn to appreciate the simpler way of life...you'll have no other choice.
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    You have one small problem, rain. When it rains...

    You have one small problem, rain. When it rains and I'm under a nice overhang I pack everything up in the morning nice and dry. I don't have to wait around and let things dry out or waste time...
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    Dumbness on my part. I should have though of...

    Dumbness on my part. I should have though of crown as in royalty then I wouldn't have even said anything in that regards. I'm not sure what the conflict of interest is in Canada, separation of...
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    Camp out behind churches, schools local parks,...

    Camp out behind churches, schools local parks, abandoned businesses, etc. There are tons of spots to camp out if you are willing to look. I don't even have the slightest idea what you mean by Crown...
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    I agree Max. I did a 5200 mile trip this summer....

    I agree Max. I did a 5200 mile trip this summer. When figuring the time I was actually on the road and the money I spent while on the road...not at my mothers house, I was averaging around $14-15 a...
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    If they shut down the gas pumps you won't be...

    If they shut down the gas pumps you won't be going very far now will you.
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    Third vote for ridewithgps. I use the free...

    Third vote for ridewithgps. I use the free version and use it daily for any and all ride planning/logging.
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    Actually the funny thing is I did go out and buy...

    Actually the funny thing is I did go out and buy the safety glasses. The problem is I've never had amber glasses on to be able to compare. I figured before I did anything I would ask and see. I...
  9. Thread: 32 deg ? Pffft

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    To put it more simply, man is not perfect...so...

    To put it more simply, man is not perfect...so anything man makes is not perfect either.

    The secret like I said is to not rely on the fabric of choice, instead rely on smarts. Rely on keeping...
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    Funny thing is you can still run trouble. On my...

    Funny thing is you can still run trouble. On my trip this summer I started getting flats quite regularly. I flat out took everything off, including the rim tape and started searching for the reason...
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    Not touring that time of the year thanks to no...

    Not touring that time of the year thanks to no winter camping equipment. I ride year round as I don't own a car. For the winter months...

    Down to 10-15F, depending on how strong the wind...
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    Thanks guys. Interesting to hear everyone saying...

    Thanks guys. Interesting to hear everyone saying clear lenses, granted most are prescription wearers. I know I had heard amber cuts down on the glare from headlights, hence why I was asking.
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    Lights and glasses

    What are you guys using for lighting equipment? Also are you guys using clear or amber lenses for night riding?

    I have an old light that was given to me from one of the locals but it's an old...
  14. I tour all the time, 5200 miles this summer, on...

    I tour all the time, 5200 miles this summer, on paved roads with 25c's. I had not trouble and I was carrying 33 pounds in the backpack and another 7 pounds in the handlebar bag. I ride most of the...
  15. It lists Mt Equinox in Vermont and Equinox is...

    It lists Mt Equinox in Vermont and Equinox is closed to cyclists and Mt. Washington in New Hampshire is only available two days a year to ride up on a bicycle, both during the two uphill climb races....
  16. Whiteface Mountain, NY legal or not outside of race

    Is it legal to ride up Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondacks outside of the annual bike race? I thought it used to be closed other than during the race or am I mistaken. I see a website that...
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    Nothing. I just go inside or wherever and do my...

    Nothing. I just go inside or wherever and do my business. I don't worry about anything getting stolen. I don't lock up my bike or anything. First thing you have to do...stop listening to the...
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    Simple, one liter pop bottle marked on the side...

    Simple, one liter pop bottle marked on the side of it. Works great as a water bottle and as a measuring cup. One other side benefit, it's free. You get the pop and then save the bottle.

    Okay...
  19. It depends on your fitness level and what you are...

    It depends on your fitness level and what you are use to as to how many miles you can sustain for the long haul. I can pretty much easily do over 100 miles per day without any trouble. If I start...
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    McDonalds has closed down all the mom and pop...

    McDonalds has closed down all the mom and pop coffee shops and its the only community center in most small towns anymore. Either you go there or you go nowhere. I saw it in several places on my...
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    Hence one of the reason I like to hit camp late. ...

    Hence one of the reason I like to hit camp late. If the druggies aren't there already then I pretty much don't have too much to worry about anyone showing up after 11:30PM when I show up to camp. ...
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    Poll: This does start to make me wander what my floor...

    This does start to make me wander what my floor is if I were to actually do any real kind of training versus just riding.
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    Poll: Actually, I just got back last week from a 5200...

    Actually, I just got back last week from a 5200 mile bike trip. Last year when I first started noticing the RHR tank was after I broke my ankle and was forced into taking time off. I hard already...
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    Poll: 2011-2013 I averaged over 15K miles a year, with...

    2011-2013 I averaged over 15K miles a year, with no high intensity training. In the beginning I was always around 56-60 bpm. It's only been in the past year or two that the resting heart rate has...
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    Poll: Resting heart rate

    I don't consider myself to be in as good of shape as what it appears that I am. Last year when I saw 44 beats a minute for resting heart I was shocked to see it that low. This morning I woke up and...
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