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Forum: Touring
02-05-13, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By kbabin

Kudo's to them for getting the ban reversed, but...

Kudo's to them for getting the ban reversed, but I think there is another issue to go after. It is my understanding most cities wont' upgrade or improve a state highway passing though their town...
Forum: Touring
02-01-13, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,969
Posted By kbabin

Are you a member of www.warmshowers.org? If you...

Are you a member of www.warmshowers.org? If you come through NW Arkansas, you could stay with us.

Kevin
Forum: Touring
01-09-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By kbabin

Salek, You wrote "I would like to bicycle up...

Salek,

You wrote "I would like to bicycle up 71 from Fts and then the Pig Trail down to Ozark.". HWY71 is very quite now that I-540 is the main route and it a great ride anytime. HWY16 to the...
Forum: Touring
12-21-12, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 660
Posted By kbabin

I rode from Fayetteville to Mt. Magazine a...

I rode from Fayetteville to Mt. Magazine a couple of years ago....

HWY 16 to HWY 23 (Camped at Redding on the Mulberry River)
HWY 23 to Ozark (Camped on ARK River at Aux Arc Park)
HWY 309 to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-02-12, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,577
Posted By kbabin

What is the chainline for this hub... I can't...

What is the chainline for this hub... I can't find that info on SRAM or anyother site.

Thanks
Kevin
Forum: Southeast
09-02-11, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By kbabin

Found Wheel at BNT Dog Park (Bentonville,AR)

Found it in the parking lot on 8/30. If you think it is yours, please post with a description...

Kev

The owner contacted me today...
Forum: Touring
05-04-11, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By kbabin

What about doing the OT in Arkansas?

Mr. CJ,

You might check out this ( http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fsm9_039448.pdf )...3 hours from Tulsa and it is a 192 mile trail that about half "is bikeable". I've been trying...
Forum: Touring
07-23-10, 10:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,152
Posted By kbabin

Check out www.bikepacking.net. They have write...

Check out www.bikepacking.net. They have write ups on setups and gear.

Kev
Forum: Touring
07-20-10, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,146
Posted By kbabin

We were able to park in the police station...

We were able to park in the police station parking lot in Sedalia, MO when we did the Katy Trail.

Kev
Forum: Touring
07-19-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By kbabin

You could do the CSR... sorry couldn't resist. ...

You could do the CSR... sorry couldn't resist.

http://www.wildworks.co.nz/csr/home.php
Forum: Touring
07-13-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,523
Posted By kbabin

Good luck on the trip, couple of things to think...

Good luck on the trip, couple of things to think about....

Bring snacks/food with you on the trail. Eat and drink often (practice eating on your training rides)

Check out this review on flat...
Forum: Touring
06-28-10, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,119
Posted By kbabin

Try www.mapmyride.com

Try www.mapmyride.com
06-15-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,092
Posted By kbabin

here is another option...

http://www.wicycle.com/canoe_woody_wagon_bicycle_trailer.php
04-14-10, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By kbabin

check the rear spacing before you by something...

check the rear spacing before you by something new. Older bikes could have 130mm spacing.


Kev
04-14-10, 06:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,889
Posted By kbabin

What about trying this setup? Not the cheapest...

What about trying this setup? Not the cheapest solution, but you get ramped outer ring, true double crank that you can play with the chainline depending on your bottom bracket.

I'm thinking of...
02-24-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,628
Posted By kbabin

I'm going to use this one in the future... ...

I'm going to use this one in the future...

Thx
Kev
02-24-10, 02:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,797
Posted By kbabin

emperorcezar, CB HI might be in the Navy, as...

emperorcezar,

CB HI might be in the Navy, as a CB, but that is just a guess. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Navy_Jack).

CB HI,

If you are in the Navy, Chicago should be a city you...
01-22-10, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 460,838
Posted By kbabin

Nice bike! Did the head tube have holes for the...

Nice bike! Did the head tube have holes for the head badge before powdercoating? If so, you can redrill the holes and rivet the head badge back on. I did that on a Schwinn rebuild...
Forum: Touring
09-22-09, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,762
Posted By kbabin

Mr. H, Check out this journal....

Mr. H,

Check out this journal. http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/?o=3Tzut&doc_id=4289&v=2b

He was headed to Dallas from Chicago, but made it to Arkansas before he was stopped by weather.
...
09-16-09, 01:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,941
Posted By kbabin

The time trial was in Branson for the last 2...

The time trial was in Branson for the last 2 years. I watched from the road side on biggest hill and they were suffering.

I can't find the offical map of the 2008 course, but here is a route on...
09-15-09, 07:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,941
Posted By kbabin

You, might ask the ACA that question. ...

You, might ask the ACA that question.

http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/transamerica.cfm

or you could ask the state why they built one of the longest rails to trails parks in the US.
...
09-15-09, 07:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,941
Posted By kbabin

[QUOTE=MGtrack;9665996]+1 They should have a...

[QUOTE=MGtrack;9665996]+1

They should have a race to escape from missouri. Unfortuntately,the states that surround it are not much of an improvement.

Have you been to Missouri or the TOM?
...
Forum: Touring
09-04-09, 03:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By kbabin

I also found a route from Lynchburg VA to...

I also found a route from Lynchburg VA to Charlottesville VA...

http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/va/lynchburg/479076161695

Kev
Forum: Touring
09-04-09, 03:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By kbabin

You might check this ride listed on...

You might check this ride listed on www.mapmyride.com. I use it to help route find in my area.

http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united-states/va/charlottesville/715973545
It takes old lybchburg...
Forum: Touring
09-03-09, 05:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,889
Posted By kbabin

Cheating?? What was the context of this...

Cheating?? What was the context of this statment?

Kevin
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By kbabin

BHon, The frame specs list "Water bottle...

BHon,

The frame specs list "Water bottle cages spaced to use 2 full sized bottles ".
...
07-23-09, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By kbabin

Did you see this thread about the different...

Did you see this thread about the different options using a Surly Cross check frame?

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=559738

Frame - http://www.surlybikes.com/crosscheck.html...
Forum: Touring
05-06-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By kbabin

Not Backpacking, but interesting... ...

Not Backpacking, but interesting...

http://www.bikepacking.net/
Forum: Touring
01-22-09, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By kbabin

I've ordered the maps for AR. I will post when I...

I've ordered the maps for AR. I will post when I get them and let you know if they are worth it.

If you pass through Fayetteville on your trip, look me up. http://www.warmshowers.org

Kev
Forum: Touring
01-21-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By kbabin

If you are looking for adventure, you might...

If you are looking for adventure, you might consider using this trail system for motorcycles. You can catch it TN and turn south in OK.

http://www.transamtrail.com/about/

Kev
Forum: Foo
01-09-09, 02:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,077
Posted By kbabin

"no tag" ...

"no tag"

http://www.snopes.com/autos/law/noplate.asp
12-22-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By kbabin

I didn't see your post. I found this crankset,...

I didn't see your post. I found this crankset, but it is not Rival or Force. But still can't find 46t SRAM chainrings.

http://cyclocrossworld.stores.yahoo.net/srs3crcrwbb.html

Kev
12-22-08, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By kbabin

Do you know if SRAM even makes a 46t? I checked...

Do you know if SRAM even makes a 46t? I checked the site and could not find any info.

Kev
12-22-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By kbabin

Not Sram, but this might work... ...

Not Sram, but this might work...

http://www.bikeman.com/CR4030.html

Kev
12-17-08, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,298
Posted By kbabin

Just like Tabor. When I managed at one company I...

Just like Tabor. When I managed at one company I was instructed to ask this question of apps.

"We require you to be at work on time. Can you do that?" It was explained to me that it was a type...
Forum: Touring
12-10-08, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By kbabin

Hostel might be an option? ...

Hostel might be an option? http://www.hiwashingtondc.org/
12-09-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By kbabin

Stolen Bike

If you see this bike (http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2004/h/babin.htm) please let me know.

I was taken last night.
http://flagstaff.craigslist.org/bik/951397617.html

Thanks
Kevin
12-09-08, 12:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,438
Posted By kbabin

Nwa

Yep, great place to live. Let me know if you need any details on the area.

Kev
10-22-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By kbabin

The trials version of the salsa chainring guard...

The trials version of the salsa chainring guard is thick(1/4"??). The website lists a 110mm/36T version, but I can't find a site that sells it. You may have to order from you LBS.

Bottom of...
Forum: Touring
10-22-08, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By kbabin

For ideas on unsupported trips, check out...

For ideas on unsupported trips, check out www.bikepacking.net

for other type of off road tours,

www.sanjuanhuts.com
www.westernsprits.com

kev
10-22-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By kbabin

69'r type cyclocross bike?

Does anyone make a frame that would take a 650c rear wheel and a 700c front wheel? I was pondering if that would help with acceleration after cornering and dismounts? Also, would it be a "legal"...
Forum: Touring
09-08-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By kbabin

Here is a link to routes in the UK. Not all on...

Here is a link to routes in the UK. Not all on trails, but large percentage are... We used part of the system in Northern Ireland.

http://www.sustrans.org.uk/default.asp?sID=1150370275692
...
09-05-08, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By kbabin

I thought DH bikes have wider rear dropouts to...

I thought DH bikes have wider rear dropouts to help with dishing?
Forum: Touring
09-05-08, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By kbabin

I know you already ordered an LHT, but thought...

I know you already ordered an LHT, but thought you might be interested in this bike

http://www.bilenky.com/viewpnt.html

Kevin
08-18-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,323
Posted By kbabin

Legal in Fayetteville, AR. The city just had a...

Legal in Fayetteville, AR. The city just had a workshop at the farmer's market last month. They are also encouraging the building of "rain gardens" to absorb run off to help stop pollution from...
08-18-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,323
Posted By kbabin

Kabir, Have you seen this site? Tons on...

Kabir,

Have you seen this site? Tons on info....

http://www.homesteadingtoday.com

Kev

PS I just bought 4 barrels this weekned to collect water for garden.
Forum: Touring
08-11-08, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,610
Posted By kbabin

Is this what you are looking for? Shimano ...

Is this what you are looking for?

Shimano
http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=PD6432

Wellgo
http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=details&sku=PD1024
08-11-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By kbabin

BYOB - Brew Your Own Beer.

BYOB - Brew Your Own Beer.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-08, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By kbabin

I have an old cannondale mountain frame with road...

I have an old cannondale mountain frame with road wheels. The front wheel shimmy in corners with weight on the back. I think it is geometry....

Kev
Forum: Commuting
08-06-08, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,556
Posted By kbabin

Nice job!! This might work for painting. ...

Nice job!!

This might work for painting.

http://www.krylon.com/products/fusion_for_plastic/
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