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09-13-17, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Ty0604

We're considering it. Might get a POD and do it...

We're considering it. Might get a POD and do it that way. Trying to only take what we really need. She moved into my 1,400 SqFt condo from her parents 2,500 SqFt house and then we both moved into an...
09-13-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By Ty0604

I sure hope so! The sooner I find out the better....

I sure hope so! The sooner I find out the better.

Pebs and I are moving out of state and had to delay it cause I can't lift anything heavy. If surgery means getting it fixed faster that's the...
09-13-17, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By Ty0604

Good to hear! I feel like it's broken right where...

Good to hear! I feel like it's broken right where my hand rest on the handlebars and that's my concern. The pressure of me pushing on the bars after recovery.



Huh? I broke my scaphoid, not my...
09-12-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By Ty0604

Broken Scaphoid Recovery?

Has anyone on here ever dealt with a broken scaphoid? I broke mine on August 10th and was wondering how it affected your bike riding if it did? Mine broke in a really strange place. The orthopedic...
Forum: Touring
08-11-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By Ty0604

If you're referring to my first photo then it's...

If you're referring to my first photo then it's both. Goes from Toledo to Conneaut. Most of it is on roads but it's still a trail nonetheless. The signs on the trails themselves weren't as cool as...
Forum: Touring
08-11-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By Ty0604

Yeah. I have a lot from last year. These are my 3...

Yeah. I have a lot from last year. These are my 3 favorite ones. I don't think I took the MRT one. I think it was damaged so I found a photo of what it use to look like before. I'd have to check my...
Forum: Introductions
07-17-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Ty0604

Welcome! We currently live in downtown Portland....

Welcome! We currently live in downtown Portland. Off of Yamhill in the Goose Hollow Neighborhood. I don't mountain bike though. You'll find me riding the Springwater Corridor out to Boring, the...
07-17-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,085
Posted By Ty0604

Cyclist killed near Seattle today (July 17)

Sad news out of Black Diamond, Washington in the Seattle area.....

Cyclist hit by truck, killed in south King County | KOMO...
Forum: Touring
07-17-17, 03:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,511
Posted By Ty0604

I've always wanted to go to White Sands. Was...

I've always wanted to go to White Sands. Was suppose to on my ST ride this year but didn't make it that far. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Touring
07-17-17, 02:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,511
Posted By Ty0604

It was only $2/night to camp at White Sands a few...

It was only $2/night to camp at White Sands a few years ago?
Forum: Introductions
07-14-17, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Ty0604

haha Yeah! The worst part was that the BMX bikes...

haha Yeah! The worst part was that the BMX bikes we had didn't have brakes. We used our shoes :innocent:
Forum: Touring
07-14-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,276
Posted By Ty0604

PS: I also recorded a 3 minute section of Gibbons...

PS: I also recorded a 3 minute section of Gibbons Pass with my GoPro on the backside of the pass. I forgot my bike mount so it's a tad jumpy from me holding it but the stabilizer helped a lot.
...
Forum: Touring
07-14-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,276
Posted By Ty0604

Pebs and I drove Old Darby Rd on June 14 before...

Pebs and I drove Old Darby Rd on June 14 before we left and had intended on taking it when we headed south to Darby. When we drove it the road was fine. As we made our way out of Lolo that day (June...
07-14-17, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ty0604

How's biking in Denver?

I work for Nike and am considering a move to the Denver area as Nike is moving some departments out of Oregon. We've been given the chance to move to Denver, Sioux Falls, Albuquerque, or Minneapolis...
Forum: Introductions
07-14-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Ty0604

Welcome Mack! My mom lived in Spanaway for...

Welcome Mack! My mom lived in Spanaway for awhile, behind the Bethel Station Fred Meyer. We grew up mainly in Eatonville and she had moved back there prior to her passing in 2015.

I wasn't really...
Forum: Introductions
07-14-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Ty0604

Where at in Washington are you? I lived in...

Where at in Washington are you? I lived in Eatonville for awhile and went to college in Pullman.
Forum: Touring
07-14-17, 10:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,511
Posted By Ty0604

They do. A lot of states and national parks do. ...

They do. A lot of states and national parks do.



$5/night and that includes the use of a locker and electrical outlets.



I wasn't aware of that. That's unfortunate. I know Lizard Creek...
Forum: Touring
07-14-17, 10:27 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,276
Posted By Ty0604

I finished my tour on Wednesday back in Missoula....

I finished my tour on Wednesday back in Missoula. 1,015 miles. Pebs ended up having knee issues and not doing much riding. Basically one day. She drove and met me at the campgrounds. I rode with all...
Forum: Touring
06-11-17, 11:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,839
Posted By Ty0604

We already are. That's the week we'll be in South...

We already are. That's the week we'll be in South Dakota. August 16-23. I planned it on purpose so we wouldn't have to deal with the craziness of Oregon :rolleyes:
Forum: Touring
06-11-17, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,899
Posted By Ty0604

This is the route I did last year. You can zoom...

This is the route I did last year. You can zoom in and see where I stayed each night. The route zigzags a lot because i had commitments and was visiting family in Upstate NY in the Adirondacks but it...
Forum: Touring
06-08-17, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Ty0604

Which Trenton? There's one in Pennsylvania and...

Which Trenton? There's one in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.... And I assume Wilmington, Delaware? I would suggest you try the regional section of the forum. You may be able to reach more users who...
Forum: Touring
06-08-17, 10:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,091
Posted By Ty0604

Was it Lone Oak west of Norfolk at all? Off of 44...

Was it Lone Oak west of Norfolk at all? Off of 44 I believe...
06-08-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,344
Posted By Ty0604

Try the gel in the link I posted above. Either...

Try the gel in the link I posted above. Either way good luck.
Forum: Touring
06-08-17, 11:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,091
Posted By Ty0604

Yeah, it's not fair. One of the reasons why I, as...

Yeah, it's not fair. One of the reasons why I, as a cyclist, refuse to pay the same amount at a campground with no hiker/biker sites as people who are car camping. $30 when you're car camping with 5...
06-08-17, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,344
Posted By Ty0604

That's too bad. I don't know anything about that...

That's too bad. I don't know anything about that disease. Does this limit your ability to use an anti-inflammatory cream/gel like Voltaren since it's not ingested?
...
Forum: Touring
06-08-17, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,091
Posted By Ty0604

That's a good point that I hadn't thought of. One...

That's a good point that I hadn't thought of. One of my favorite campgrounds up near Mt. St. Helen's is primitive and last season they banned the use of generators. The number of RVs that showed up...
06-08-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,344
Posted By Ty0604

I had Achilles tendonitis in my left ankle during...

I had Achilles tendonitis in my left ankle during my cross country tour last year. It developed very early on. About 4 days into my 3+ month long tour. I still have it to this day. Some days it was...
Forum: Touring
06-08-17, 10:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,091
Posted By Ty0604

Nothing like the sound of generators all night...

Nothing like the sound of generators all night long while camping!
06-07-17, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,600
Posted By Ty0604

BikeliciousBabe loves her Cannondale CAADX. Pebs...

BikeliciousBabe loves her Cannondale CAADX. Pebs is pretty petite though. 5' and less than 100lbs. We paid around $1,600 for it. Might be on the expensive end but it was the best fit for her.
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 10:30 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,276
Posted By Ty0604

Hey thanks! I appreciate it. We want to do the...

Hey thanks! I appreciate it. We want to do the GAP as well. We are thinking next year though.



haha Comparative, yes! Thank you!
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 16,276
Posted By Ty0604

We're leaving on the 16th for a ~month long ~800...

We're leaving on the 16th for a ~month long ~800 mile tour from Missoula to West Yellowstone and then looping through Yellowstone NP & Grand Teton NP before ending back in West Yellowstone via the...
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 11:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ty0604

BTW if you're really upset about Kurmaskie having...

BTW if you're really upset about Kurmaskie having fun with his kids you should avoid reading his other book Mud,
Sweat and Gears

Mud, Sweat, and Gears: A Rowdy Family Bike Adventure Across...
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 11:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ty0604

I wouldn't consider a tagalong bike a "trailer"...

I wouldn't consider a tagalong bike a "trailer" personally. Therefore my point. Some Googling of the matter shows it's rather safe though. Much more positive reviews than negatives.

Here's an old...
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ty0604

Yeah cause taking your kids on the trip of their...

Yeah cause taking your kids on the trip of their lifetime is child endangerment. You're comparing stupid ILLEGAL acts to a father having LEGAL fun with his kids.



He wasn't pulling two...
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 10:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ty0604

You're comparing criminal acts to a father having...

You're comparing criminal acts to a father having fun with his kids.....? Really? :bang:
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ty0604

The trip went fine and they weren't ever in...

The trip went fine and they weren't ever in danger. If you read the book you'd know that. They had a great time.

At least not in anymore danger than the family I talked about above.

Actually I...
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ty0604

Right. Shame on a father for doing something fun...

Right. Shame on a father for doing something fun with his kids! He should have stayed at home all summer and wrapped them in bubble wrap while they played video games all summer.
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ty0604

There's a kid in the trailer. You should...

There's a kid in the trailer.

You should try reading the book before calling Kurmaskie a "major moron."

The trip went fine.
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,723
Posted By Ty0604

+1 - Great book Last year on tour I met a...

+1 - Great book

Last year on tour I met a family from Canada on tour for a year. A family with thier two kids. The 10-year-old boy was on a tandem with his dad. The 12-year-old girl was on her own...
06-07-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,130
Posted By Ty0604

I don't mind the rain. Living in the PNW you get...

I don't mind the rain. Living in the PNW you get use to it. But I hate downpours and I hate the spray caused by cars as they pass. I love a cloudy morning though because it's somewhat mysterious....
06-07-17, 09:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,275
Posted By Ty0604

Three things before riding; 1. Coffee 2....

Three things before riding;
1. Coffee
2. Coffee
3. Coffee
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Ty0604

They do that in Death Valley of all places. Was...

They do that in Death Valley of all places. Was crazy to see.
Forum: Touring
06-07-17, 12:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,076
Posted By Ty0604

Very well said. On tour last year I was in...

Very well said. On tour last year I was in campgrounds less than 50% of the nights I was on the road. More so than not I ended up camping in a city park, behind a church or behind a fire/police...
06-07-17, 12:02 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 17,764
Posted By Ty0604

haha Pebs likes IPAs. I'm more of a cider person....

haha Pebs likes IPAs. I'm more of a cider person. Am doing much better, thank you! Heading out next week to begin an ~800 mile tour of Yellowstone & Grand Teton. Oddly enough I feel in better shape...
06-06-17, 11:25 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 17,764
Posted By Ty0604

I have no idea the origin of the word or anything.

I have no idea the origin of the word or anything.
06-06-17, 09:34 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 17,764
Posted By Ty0604

Yar-e Yar like in "yard" and "e" as in eat...

Yar-e

Yar like in "yard" and "e" as in eat :foo:

haha I'm ashamed because I graduated with a masters in communication and took an IPA class (International Phonetic Alphabet) to get my...
Forum: Touring
06-06-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,346
Posted By Ty0604

I have to ask.... Why? Do you carry it for at...

I have to ask.... Why? Do you carry it for at night? If so that makes sense. Pebs and I do too.
06-06-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 17,764
Posted By Ty0604

It had THMs on it. Caliper brakes. I no longer...

It had THMs on it. Caliper brakes. I no longer have the Spin as of earlier this year though.
06-06-17, 06:37 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 17,764
Posted By Ty0604

What? lol My Jari road bike has disc brakes.

What? lol My Jari road bike has disc brakes.
Forum: Touring
06-06-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,091
Posted By Ty0604

It's happened to me a lot while on tour. I tend...

It's happened to me a lot while on tour. I tend to bargain a lot though. If the campground doesn't have hiker/biker sites I'll ask if I can camp for free or for a reduced rate to that of a car...
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