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Forum: Touring
06-15-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 179,784
Posted By BobG

Wholey mackerel !!! :innocent:

Wholey mackerel !!! :innocent:
Forum: Touring
06-03-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,260
Posted By BobG

I've built most of my wheels in the past using a...

I've built most of my wheels in the past using a bike frame in a work stand or just hanging by ropes before I owned a work stand. Brake blocks or thumbnails are adequate to indicate side play. The...
Forum: Touring
05-28-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 179,784
Posted By BobG

Meet Fred! He stops by my field for a snack every...

Meet Fred! He stops by my field for a snack every morning now. Last year it was a Mom and Dad with 12 chicks.
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Forum: Touring
04-18-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,189
Posted By BobG

Cool! Thanks for posting Brad. I was VP of a...

Cool! Thanks for posting Brad. I was VP of a hosteling club at our high school in '67 & '68. We made a short trip through PA using Brickerville hostel for our start. A little more recently than those...
02-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By BobG

I began having debilitating headaches several...

I began having debilitating headaches several weeks ago. So severe I'd have to sit up and try to sleep in a chair with no head/pillow contact.

First I had to get Drs to agree if the pain source...
Forum: Touring
11-22-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By BobG

I sat out a Nebraska hailstorm in the comfort of...

I sat out a Nebraska hailstorm in the comfort of my tent ...

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Forum: Touring
10-11-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By BobG

Dimension...

Dimension (https://www.dimensionbikeproducts.com/products/stems/steerer_adaptor) is another good, fairly tall 1" to 1 1/8" quill adaptor. It provides 118 mm of rise to top of riser at minimum...
Forum: Touring
10-04-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,736
Posted By BobG

I found snapshots from a previous "short hop" on...

I found snapshots from a previous "short hop" on that southern route that we discussed on another thread...
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Forum: Touring
09-25-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,192
Posted By BobG

Bumping this thread only because I found pictures...

Bumping this thread only because I found pictures of Shiangold. Would you let this guy enter your bank?
...
Forum: Touring
09-24-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,513
Posted By BobG

Heh! Look how comfortable Susan and I are on our...

Heh! Look how comfortable Susan and I are on our Therma-rest'r chairs! Look how squirmy the rest of the group is! They weigh almost nothing and roll right up with your sleeping pad already on board....
Forum: Touring
09-20-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By BobG

At one time I used Spenco gel grips but I haven't...

At one time I used Spenco gel grips but I haven't since the '80s. Pictured is my bike being assembled at the Zurich airport at start of trip into France. As you can see the grips squirm around the...
08-04-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,205
Posted By BobG

I like that one too, this is the bigger version....

I like that one too, this is the bigger version. It is still included (https://www.performancebike.com/transit-escape-dx-trunk-bag-40-3153-blk-non/p928464) in the Performance catalog at $42.
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08-01-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,354
Posted By BobG

Here is the one that Google started selling in...

Here is the one that Google started selling in the Netherlands on April 1, 2016 ... :innocent:

https://youtu.be/LSZPNwZex9s
Forum: Touring
07-08-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,213
Posted By BobG

Looks like these towns would provide food and...

Looks like these towns would provide food and water if you choose the US 89 option...
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07-01-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,618
Posted By BobG

My first extended tour was when I was 19 years...

My first extended tour was when I was 19 years old. I'm now 70. Here I am the day of departure in 1968 on a trip from VA to WI that I took with a high school buddy. I feel guilty about it now 51...
Forum: Foo
06-23-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,026
Posted By BobG

Hmmm... That couldn't be "Blue Wing". That's...

Hmmm... That couldn't be "Blue Wing". That's about a prisoner who gets paroled but it qualifies for this thread. I like this melancholy version, a duet with co-writer Tom Russell...
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Forum: Touring
06-22-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,662
Posted By BobG

Yep! Only a bike tourist riding at a snail's pace...

Yep! Only a bike tourist riding at a snail's pace would notice a snail crossing the road in France, stop and pull out utensils for a photo op!
...
Forum: Foo
06-21-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,026
Posted By BobG

Yep, here's one of my favorite tear jerkers by...

Yep, here's one of my favorite tear jerkers by Dave Alvin and Tom Russell. The T. Russell version...

California Snow

I'm just tryin' to make a livin'
I'm an old man at thirty-nine
With two...
06-07-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,566
Posted By BobG

"I put me work into the frame, not onto it"... WB...

"I put me work into the frame, not onto it"... WB Hurlow

head decal...

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05-01-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,500
Posted By BobG

Adolf Hitler, Charles Manson and a bicyclist walk...

Adolf Hitler, Charles Manson and a bicyclist walk into a bar. "Hey!" shouts the bartender. "You can't bring that bike in here!"

Now, let's continue the discussion on the IGH... :D
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