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04-18-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 693,709
Posted By indyfabz

Ferry ride from Lewes, DE, to Cape May, NJ, as...

Ferry ride from Lewes, DE, to Cape May, NJ, as part of the four day tour I completed yesterday.

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04-13-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,355
Posted By Wildwood

My preference is between 62* and 64* depending of...

My preference is between 62* and 64* depending of course on humidity.
02-27-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,887
Posted By Kedosto

“Potentially poisoned food” from a family with...

“Potentially poisoned food” from a family with kids who invite you over to talk and share some popcorn?! LOL. I can’t imagine living in such a fearful state. This thread has really gone off the deep...
01-15-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,012
Posted By indyfabz

A few more from Melrose Bench and Rock Creek. ...

A few more from Melrose Bench and Rock Creek.


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01-14-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,012
Posted By indyfabz

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Between Melrose and Twin Bridges, MT. Three cars in about 25 miles....
01-14-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,012
Posted By indyfabz

I've ridden the paved road alternative--U.S. 93...

I've ridden the paved road alternative--U.S. 93 and MT 43--three times during tours. Nice, but doesn't compare. And it adds 4 miles more of climbing.
...
01-12-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,012
Posted By mcours2006

You're making me drool with these pics!

You're making me drool with these pics!
01-12-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,012
Posted By indyfabz

Frankly, I find it highly suspect that someone...

Frankly, I find it highly suspect that someone with MTB and road riding experience would legitimately not understand the "fascination" some have with gravel riding. I mean, just look at how many...
07-20-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 11,992
Posted By kingston

Commuting is the only use-case that makes any...

Commuting is the only use-case that makes any sense to me too, but I don't really have a problem if people like riding e-bikes as long as they're not jerks about it.

I was on a fairly remote bike...
07-17-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 11,992
Posted By big john

That thing would be great in a cross wind. Geez,...

That thing would be great in a cross wind. Geez, at that point just get a motorcycle. Or even use (gasp) human power.
Forum: Northeast
07-10-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 263,970
Posted By Steve B.

My good deed for the day. I saw a timely post on...

My good deed for the day. I saw a timely post on the CLIMB FB page a few weeks ago, with listings for animal rescue agencies on L.I. I spotted this bird on this mornings road ride, seemed to have a...
04-17-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,203
Posted By Pratt

My experience is that one wild, rainy night,...

My experience is that one wild, rainy night, spent snug and dry in a quality tent will convince one that it was worth every penny one spent on it.
Forum: Northeast
03-26-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 263,970
Posted By Russ Roth

Wife took our daughter for a ride to Captree,...

Wife took our daughter for a ride to Captree, they did 15mi and actually got to see seals, something we've been trying to do all season. The rest of us headed to Cunningham but left the bikes behind....
Forum: Northeast
03-21-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 263,970
Posted By Steve B.

We did a fun family group ride TOBAY to Captree,...

We did a fun family group ride TOBAY to Captree, some turned early. Got lucky with a NE wind. Pretty busy given that it was still chilly out. It's a nicely designed path, very scenic and I think...
03-15-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By indyfabz

How did I miss this post? I'll add the buzzing...

How did I miss this post? I'll add the buzzing and hum of insects and the screeching and chirping of birds.

A few years ago I stopped here for a while to listen to the splendor of no made made...
03-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,905
Posted By 55murray

The sound of your tires on chip seal. The spring...

The sound of your tires on chip seal. The spring peepers just getting started on that marsh off the road. The whistle of the wind though your frame you only hear deep in the drops as you ride into...
03-09-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,945
Posted By The Chemist

So would a hiker wearing the correct gear for a...

So would a hiker wearing the correct gear for a hike in the mountains also be pretentious in your view?
Forum: Touring
03-05-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,938
Posted By indyfabz

Aside from camp chores, I read a lot, preferably...

Aside from camp chores, I read a lot, preferably after finding a nice spot at the campground to sit and admire my surroundings.

...
02-26-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 84,459
Posted By GlennR

Heading out for my 65th birthday ride.... 24*F. ...

Heading out for my 65th birthday ride.... 24*F.
https://www.glenn-ring.com/emonda/birthday_ride2.jpg
02-22-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,865
Posted By HTupolev

What are the gravel roads like in your area?...

What are the gravel roads like in your area? Sometimes uncompacted large-aggregate gravel can be a little bit like what you're describing...

https://i.imgur.com/G5Jnux4.jpg

...but in most areas...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,760
Posted By Phil_gretz

I lot of this discussion leaves me shaking my...

I lot of this discussion leaves me shaking my head...

If you ride a lot, then take care of your bike. That means cleaning and lubrication, inspection and fixing. Measuring the chain elongation...
Forum: Touring
01-29-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,947
Posted By indyfabz

You wrote something very similar seven years ago....

You wrote something very similar seven years ago.

"Do or do not. There is no try."--Jedi Master Yoda
Forum: Touring
01-29-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,947
Posted By staehpj1

Funny, I don't like to rely on getting rooms much...

Funny, I don't like to rely on getting rooms much preferring to camp and figured that getting rooms would solve some of my problems with touring during a pandemic.


Seriously? I am starting to...
Forum: Touring
01-29-21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,947
Posted By MarcusT

WHAT??? I am 57 and have no plans to stop...

WHAT??? I am 57 and have no plans to stop touring. .
In fact I've done more touring in the last 5 yrs than in the previous 20. I knew a guy in his late 70s and he rode across continents on his...
01-04-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,995
Posted By GlennR

I bring a stone wall with me so I have something...

I bring a stone wall with me so I have something to lean against.

https://i.imgur.com/h5FFz7d.jpg
12-27-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,135
Posted By billridesbikes

First, I’m a big tech geek, probably a bigger...

First, I’m a big tech geek, probably a bigger geek than most folks on bike forums.

But I think bicycle technology probably peaked 5-10 years ago, especially for road bikes. And now there is just...
11-28-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,340
Posted By mstateglfr

Not sure if I've commented before on this, but I...

Not sure if I've commented before on this, but I don't think so.
Fantastic build.
Mtbs can be tough to convert to drop bar and still look good- you nailed it here. Really great lines.
11-28-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,340
Posted By 02Giant

This is what I did with my 80's mountain bike....

This is what I did with my 80's mountain bike. Drop bars & 2 x 10 SRAM Rival.

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11-28-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,340
Posted By Hiro11

Late 80s - early nineties mountain bikes: the pinnacle of practical bike design?

Whenever I ride around here, I notice a trend: seemingly everyone in my area went out in 1992 and purchased a $500-$600 rigid mountain bike that has since sat in a garage and been passed around a...
11-02-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 693,709
Posted By locolobo13

Chandler AZ

Gila Ditch
http://i.imgur.com/0rHIQlPl.jpg (https://imgur.com/0rHIQlP)

http://i.imgur.com/F2xDrrql.jpg (https://imgur.com/F2xDrrq)

Desert Breeze Park
http://i.imgur.com/waMRBmWl.jpg...
Forum: Northeast
10-24-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,816
Posted By Jarrettsin

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Forum: Northeast
10-13-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 263,970
Posted By Russ Roth

Homeschooling the kids has helped fill my days...

Homeschooling the kids has helped fill my days while BMX track, velodrome and parcore for the kids in the evening has kept those busy but the youngest finally learned to ride without the training...
10-03-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,622
Posted By Tomm Willians

Ok I did it !!! Took me a bit longer than I’d...

Ok I did it !!! Took me a bit longer than I’d hoped but it was my first attempt and I just turned 60 so what the hell!!!...
Forum: Northeast
09-28-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,886
Posted By Steve B.

Your concerns (and TOBAY's) are not warranted. ...

Your concerns (and TOBAY's) are not warranted. The crossings for the path at the entrance/exits to the beach from the parkway are at grade crossings, with stop signs placed for cyclists. It's a...
09-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,488
Posted By vespasianus

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine...

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine posts?
09-12-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 12,584
Posted By HTupolev

Because some people like riding nice bikes,...

Because some people like riding nice bikes, regardless of whether or not the ride makes the bike dirty. You can ride paved roads just fine on a piece of crap bike, and you can go mountain biking on a...
08-25-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,543
Posted By Phil_gretz

FIFY. You don't want to offend the meek.

FIFY. You don't want to offend the meek.
Forum: Northeast
07-08-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 263,970
Posted By GlennR

It was humid but still got in 32 miles. BTW,...

It was humid but still got in 32 miles.

BTW, Monday I cleaned up the sand, again, at the Bethpage circle crossing. I also left a case of water and was happy that not only was there no empty...
06-06-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,695
Posted By CCND1

Eliminates a couple of brands from my list. My...

Eliminates a couple of brands from my list. My decision was just made easier.
06-06-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,695
Posted By CAT7RDR

I wonder what the strategic objective is with...

I wonder what the strategic objective is with Fuji and Trek with their anti-police message? Who are the executives that thought this was a wise decision to make for their long-term sales forecast?...
06-06-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,964
Posted By rebel1916

Are all the obnoxious people who were claiming...

Are all the obnoxious people who were claiming that this tool was an LEO going to apologize for their ridiculous, completely unfounded assertions?
06-06-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,695
Posted By Pugs2xLove

You bet. Glad I didn't buy a Trek then. Any...

You bet. Glad I didn't buy a Trek then. Any businesses that cater to this "movement" lost my business.
06-06-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,964
Posted By Paul Barnard

Now that it has played out, how did your bias...

Now that it has played out, how did your bias serve you?
05-22-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 693,709
Posted By big john

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05-21-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 693,709
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-SM2w...

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05-20-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,355
Posted By bruce19

Dear author...I fart in your general direction.

Dear author...I fart in your general direction.
05-16-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 693,709
Posted By Ogsarg

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03-22-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 693,709
Posted By Biker395

We clean up well after the rain ... ...

We clean up well after the rain ...

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03-08-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,417
Views: 693,709
Posted By Ogsarg

Rained yesterday and this morning so took the old...

Rained yesterday and this morning so took the old beater mountain bike out for a spin.

...
Forum: Touring
03-06-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Then why not just move along, then? Why dump on...

Then why not just move along, then? Why dump on his thread as your post adds nothing of value.

To the original poster, I enjoyed seeing the challenges you faced with the weather temps, and the...
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