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Forum: Touring
01-28-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,314
Posted By TeleJohn

I'm 6'3" with a 34" inseam. I have a 60cm LHT. ...

I'm 6'3" with a 34" inseam. I have a 60cm LHT. Fits right but feels big.
For cross country I would get a smaller granny gear.
Forum: Touring
01-10-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By TeleJohn

That cable routing is what Surly uses on the...

That cable routing is what Surly uses on the complete LHT. I thought it would be weird and interfere with my hand positioning, but I have not had problems.
Forum: Touring
01-06-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By TeleJohn

I made a fork light mount using a PVC endcap. ...

I made a fork light mount using a PVC endcap. Drill a hole in the center of the cap and use the bolt to secure.
Paul Components makes a classier version: http://www.paulcomp.com/ginolightmount.html
Forum: Touring
12-23-13, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By TeleJohn

I use a PVC endcap as a light mount on the fork...

I use a PVC endcap as a light mount on the fork of my LHT.
12-12-13, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,578
Posted By TeleJohn

Don't forget to order the left-handed metric...

Don't forget to order the left-handed metric screwdriver with your purchase.
Forum: Touring
12-09-13, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By TeleJohn

Got rid of my pedals as they are too heavy. I...

Got rid of my pedals as they are too heavy.
I just keep pushing off the ground with my feet.
Forum: Northeast
12-04-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By TeleJohn

Where abouts in CNY? I like the closed Green...

Where abouts in CNY?

I like the closed Green Lakes SP road (paved) and Gulf Rd (paved) hill climb between SR5 and Salt Springs. Closed 11/15-4/15. This is just east of Syracuse. Nice to ride a...
Forum: Northeast
12-04-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 999
Posted By TeleJohn

Seasonal = dedicated bikeway in low snow years. ...

Seasonal = dedicated bikeway in low snow years. I like them fall/late spring.
11-06-13, 07:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,646
Posted By TeleJohn

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhjBlPucpd0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhjBlPucpd0
Forum: Touring
11-01-13, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By TeleJohn

Google maps has you taking NYS 69 to Cty rt 53,...

Google maps has you taking NYS 69 to Cty rt 53, then NYS 26 to NYS 294 to Booneville.
The Tug is beautiful too. Lots of state land to camp on. Low traffic. Good views of the mountains you will be...
Forum: Touring
11-01-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By TeleJohn

What about using a stem with a steeper angle to...

What about using a stem with a steeper angle to increase the height?
Forum: Touring
11-01-13, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By TeleJohn

Adding - staying on rt 3 is more direct. The...

Adding - staying on rt 3 is more direct. The route i suggested above is a bit more scenic.
Forum: Touring
11-01-13, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By TeleJohn

You could cross the Tug Hill to Boonville. From...

You could cross the Tug Hill to Boonville.
From there take the Moose River Road from there to RT 28 in the Adirondacks.
I have driven Moose River Road, it is quite beautiful.

Head north on 28...
Forum: Touring
10-28-13, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By TeleJohn

I am able to fit my 62cm Surly LHT upright in my...

I am able to fit my 62cm Surly LHT upright in my Honda Element.
Forum: Touring
10-21-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,273
Posted By TeleJohn

+1

+1
Forum: Touring
10-21-13, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By TeleJohn

Well I went around the lake last weekend. First...

Well I went around the lake last weekend. First tour under my belt.
Fantastic weather if a bit breezy.

Thank you all for reaching out with your suggestions.
Forum: Touring
10-15-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By TeleJohn

I contacted the Lake Champlain Visitors Center,...

I contacted the Lake Champlain Visitors Center, must be close to the Crown Point one.
They allow over-nite parking as long as your parking does not interfere with motor-homes maneuvering through...
Forum: Touring
10-15-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By TeleJohn

VT_Speed_TR, thanks for the offer. I am going...

VT_Speed_TR, thanks for the offer. I am going to see about the Crown Point Visitor's center.

I would rather leave cars south as it will save a couple hrs drive time for me and partner coming...
Forum: Touring
10-13-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By TeleJohn

Lake Champlain - leaving cars.

Is there a safe place to leave cars around Lake Champlain (NY,VT)?

I will be riding around the lake and for 3-4 days and need to leave the car someplace safe.
Forum: Touring
10-07-13, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,054
Posted By TeleJohn

Psimet on the road forum posted a good...

Psimet on the road forum posted a good formula....

http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/index.php/t-410701.html
10-04-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,010
Posted By TeleJohn

It turns something that is a right into a...

It turns something that is a right into a privilege. A privilege that can be taken away.
It will limit free access to public right-of-ways.
Forum: Commuting
09-17-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,927
Posted By TeleJohn

15 -----------------------------

15 -----------------------------
08-25-13, 05:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,620
Posted By TeleJohn

http://memestorage.com/_nw/30/30383486.jpg ...

http://memestorage.com/_nw/30/30383486.jpg

Your humorlessness and self-righteousness are over the top.
08-25-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,620
Posted By TeleJohn

I thought it was very helpful. Perhaps it is you...

I thought it was very helpful. Perhaps it is you who need to re-think your approach to interacting with others on the internet.
The point I was making was that if you think you need a camera in...
08-24-13, 08:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,620
Posted By TeleJohn

Absolutely.

Absolutely.
08-24-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,620
Posted By TeleJohn

If this kind of thinking rules your approach to...

If this kind of thinking rules your approach to cycling, perhaps you should take up croquet.
Forum: Northeast
08-02-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By TeleJohn

Your local cycling clubs may have maps of ride...

Your local cycling clubs may have maps of ride routes.
Forum: Northeast
07-29-13, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By TeleJohn

Plenty of shoulder on the main roads. You won't...

Plenty of shoulder on the main roads. You won't have any problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 06:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By TeleJohn

Try metatarsal arch supports. You can make your...

Try metatarsal arch supports. You can make your own with molefoam.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By TeleJohn

How many miles on it? Clicking? Could be your...

How many miles on it?
Clicking? Could be your BB, derailleur, loose chainring bolts...

Yes, that chainring will work.
Forum: Touring
05-21-13, 06:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By TeleJohn

Ditch the helmet.

Ditch the helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-13, 08:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,659
Posted By TeleJohn

Clipples are people who are unable to clip in....

Clipples are people who are unable to clip in. They often fall over.

It is not nice to make fun of Clipples. Their lot in life is unfortunate, they deserve some compassion.
Forum: Touring
04-06-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By TeleJohn

No insulation underneath. Fail.

No insulation underneath. Fail.
03-15-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,387
Posted By TeleJohn

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQOQaXoMEE...

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQOQaXoMEEPFdqLtz6ymFm6d94I_7NgCuEJPm8bqttEysjf-pf8
Forum: Road Cycling
02-29-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,536
Posted By TeleJohn

HTFU...

HTFU (http://velogogo.com/post/4141158754/this-video-is-just-all-sorts-of-wrong-dont-miss)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-12, 07:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,844
Posted By TeleJohn

Fig Newtons or Strawberry Newtons.

Fig Newtons or Strawberry Newtons.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By TeleJohn

neither.... http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/ ...

neither....

http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/
http://earlyretirementextreme.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,455
Posted By TeleJohn

Sweet blog.

Sweet blog.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By TeleJohn

Fill hex-heads with a glue that you can easily...

Fill hex-heads with a glue that you can easily sc**** out for repairs. This will make it difficult to strip a bike in a timely fashion.
10-18-10, 11:06 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 13,652
Posted By TeleJohn

"Lycra is Killing Urban Cycling " ...

"Lycra is Killing Urban Cycling "

Incorrect.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,288
Posted By TeleJohn

http://www.pbfcomics.com/archive_b/PBF048-Suicide_...

http://www.pbfcomics.com/archive_b/PBF048-Suicide_Train.gif
Forum: Commuting
09-21-10, 09:23 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,910
Posted By TeleJohn

No. What is easy and spontaneous for an...

No.
What is easy and spontaneous for an 8-year-old, turns into hours of analysis and deliberation for an adult.
Just do it.
Forum: Northeast
09-21-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,316
Posted By TeleJohn

Check the wind direction that day. Go with the...

Check the wind direction that day. Go with the wind on 31 and against on 49. 49 is more sheltered from the wind. 31 has a lot of open areas.
09-13-10, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By TeleJohn

So what? There is already a "due care" law that...

So what? There is already a "due care" law that is never enforced.
Forum: Commuting
08-05-10, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By TeleJohn

I use a Speedy Sticher...

I use a Speedy Sticher (http://www.speedystitcher.com/main.html) for gear repair with heavy fabrics.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-10, 05:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By TeleJohn

A&s jong!!!

A&s jong!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-10, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,121
Posted By TeleJohn

Keep this **** in A&S.

Keep this **** in A&S.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 06:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,268
Posted By TeleJohn

What are you doing the other days? Make sure you...

What are you doing the other days? Make sure you exercise every day. Does not have to be on the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-10, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By TeleJohn

Just go do a group ride. If you get dropped, so...

Just go do a group ride. If you get dropped, so what? It isn't a failure, you have gained experience you did not have before. Then go on more group rides, hang on longer. Enjoy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-10, 05:59 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,792
Posted By TeleJohn

"Don't you hate pants? These things are driving...

"Don't you hate pants? These things are driving me crazy!" - Homer Simpson
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