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Forum: Touring
12-07-07, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,437
Posted By squire

$1600 ?

With $2500 to spend ($900 for a Surly LHT), that leaves $1600 to outfit the bike and camping gear.

Racks..........................
Panniers......................
Tent...............................
Forum: Touring
11-18-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By squire

First c2c

I spotted my first coast to coast rider.
http://1948model.blogspot.com/2007/11/c2c.html
Forum: Touring
01-04-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By squire

Saw my first tourer

Actually he said he was moving. you can read about hime here.


http://1948model.blogspot.com/2007/01/alaska-bound.html
Forum: Touring
09-02-06, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By squire

I resent that last mark.

I resent that last mark.
01-24-06, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By squire

We have "freecycle" on the internet and last year...

We have "freecycle" on the internet and last year I picked up about a dozen bikes needing work. Mostly I had to put tubes and sometimes tires plus the usual cleaning, oiling and adjusting. When I'm...
01-24-06, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,306
Posted By squire

I never had any, but then I was seven years old...

I never had any, but then I was seven years old before I learned to ride........ Squire
01-24-06, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By squire

I drive a transport milk truck. An 18 wheeler...

I drive a transport milk truck. An 18 wheeler that loads the small milk trucks you see. I drive over 3 hours and then unload my trailer (usually 1200 cases) onto the small trucks. The cases are...
Forum: Touring
01-18-06, 04:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By squire

Le Mans

My son is going to teach for a year in Le Mans, France for a year. 8 weeks on and 2 weeks off. Should he buy a bike and take or buy in France?
Forum: Commuting
01-17-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By squire

People here look at me funny when I go on and on...

People here look at me funny when I go on and on about bikes, but "they" can talk for days about their "deer stands". To each his own..................Squire
01-16-06, 06:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 50,498
Posted By squire

My wife has been saying that for...

My wife has been saying that for years..........Squire
Forum: Touring
01-16-06, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By squire

How about a well used empty handgun holster in...

How about a well used empty handgun holster in clear view.
Forum: Touring
01-16-06, 05:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,312
Posted By squire

Could you do it!

We all love to dream about a C2C (or other multi-week) tour. My question is: Do you really think you could live on the road day after day after day? Being honest with myself, I'm not sure I could do...
01-10-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By squire

Making myself a stronger rider

My left leg is stronger than my right and I have found if I count RPM's with my right foot, that after the ride my right leg can really feel the workout. I quess I am just a lazy cyclist.
01-08-06, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 378,674
Posted By squire

My wife and I live in a 32ft. motorhome and we...

My wife and I live in a 32ft. motorhome and we have Way too much stuff. We are slowly giving it away on freecycle. STUFF is more of an issue than spending money. The motorhome does somewhat limit...
01-06-06, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,047
Posted By squire

A week riding in France with my son would be nice.

A week riding in France with my son would be nice.
01-06-06, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By squire

ROFLMAO "avid" is just his nickname.

ROFLMAO "avid" is just his nickname.
01-06-06, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By squire

Readers?

Do you also find; most riders are avid readers.
Forum: Touring
01-06-06, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,647
Posted By squire

Another great book is "Hey mom, can I ride my...

Another great book is "Hey mom, can I ride my bike across America". It will give you the courage to go on.....
01-03-06, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 734
Posted By squire

I bought my Giant OCR used on a Sunday (LBS not...

I bought my Giant OCR used on a Sunday (LBS not open) and I just AD to have one so off I go to Wal-Mart and pick up one for $10 until I could get to the LBS. Two years and 2000+ miles it is still on...
Forum: Touring
01-03-06, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By squire

Touring in a Rhoades Car

Anyone do this or know of a jounal of someone that has?............Sam
Forum: Touring
12-31-05, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,414
Posted By squire

I, too might be interested in this. I live in...

I, too might be interested in this. I live in central Arkansas
Squire
Forum: Commuting
12-29-05, 05:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,608
Posted By squire

I have a Giant OCR 3 that I love BUT if my ride...

I have a Giant OCR 3 that I love BUT if my ride is one hour or less I always find myself on my "old" Giant Innova hybrid. I love the ride but it my also have something to do with the fact I don't...
12-26-05, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By squire

From the looks of my grammer, I would probably...

From the looks of my grammer, I would probably flunk-out anyway......Sam
12-26-05, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By squire

Mechanic?

Is there "schools" that train bike mechanics or does everyone train at a bike shop?
Forum: Touring
11-29-05, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By squire

Spokes?

Which is harder on spokes, loaded bike or trailer?...........Sam
Forum: Touring
11-29-05, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By squire

Touring bike frame question?

Assuming it is not a "?mart" bike. Do bike frame really break that often? Can't a $400 bike from the LBS be built into a "loaded tourer", wheels and components not withstanding...........Sam
11-24-05, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By squire

What year bike?

I have a used Giant Innova and was wondering if there is a way to determine what year it was made by reading the serial number?.....Sam
11-23-05, 08:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,319
Posted By squire

Central Arkansas.................Sam

Central Arkansas.................Sam
11-19-05, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By squire

Question on rear hub

I really am a newbe to all of this so could someone explain. Is the hub on the rear wheel of a 9cog, 8cog, 7cog, or 6cog the same width? Just trying to figure out how the wider cogsets are still...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-05, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By squire

Tire suggestions for my Innova. 26x1.50's

I will not be putting a lot of miles on this bike but I am 200lbs. and will be carry a load on it when I go to the store. Are $25 tires better than $10 tires from Wal-Mart? Maybe touring tires. I...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-05, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By squire

Don't laugh at my bike?

Yesterday I was given a Giant Innova in great shape except for no seat and dry rotted tires. It has fenders and a rack on the back. I will make it my "run to the store" bike. I excited about this...
Forum: Touring
11-09-05, 05:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,075
Posted By squire

My yellow and black ORC3 is "bumble bee" and when...

My yellow and black ORC3 is "bumble bee" and when I buy a touring bike it will be "Francis" since it will be my "mule". If you are under 50 years old the last name will go straight over your head....
Forum: Touring
10-31-05, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By squire

Hiding in a tent

Awhile back someone was asking about a tent that was not a bright color. A do not know anything about tents but I found this one....Sam.
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Forum: Touring
10-25-05, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,827
Posted By squire

Rivendell Atlantis?

Why are the Rivendell Atlantis so "damn" handsome? ....Sam
Forum: Touring
10-25-05, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By squire

Tire size?

What size tire are you using for touring? 32's seem a little small to me just by looking. I know there is a trade off for comfort and drag. ....Sam
Forum: Touring
10-22-05, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By squire

New 2004 Trek 520?

My LBS has a new leftover 2004 Trek 520, they will set it up with 44-32-22 if I want it that way, at a price of $1000. I have $1500 to spend on a touring bike. The question is; Does this represent...
Forum: Touring
10-20-05, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By squire

Fat guys touring bike?

Estimating 300lbs. for myself, touring gear and bike. Do I need custom wheels on a touring bike or will stock wheels be ok? I haven't purchased my bike and would like to stay around $1500 if...
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