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Forum: Touring
05-28-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,376
Posted By Tourist in MSN

We are seeing a wide range of opinions on weight...

We are seeing a wide range of opinions on weight and volume here for tent or shelter, ranging from a bivy sack without any hoops for support to a big enough tent to hold bike(s).

When I consider...
04-24-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By VegasTriker

Rails to Trails Conservancy

A really good resource for state-by-state trail maps is Rails to Trails Conservancy. I've been a member for decades. Here is the link for New Jersey....
04-24-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By Steve B.

NCT has Mahopac and Carmel as local towns the...

NCT has Mahopac and Carmel as local towns the path routes through. You're call on how interesting, Mahopac has a nice park on the lake, good spot for a picnic.

Another option is ride the Old...
04-18-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 821
Posted By Bearhawker

I am not but my wife is substantially so. She...

I am not but my wife is substantially so. She hears very little without her hearing aids, which she cannot ride with as the wind noise is very painful for her.

The Garmin Varia radar tail light...
Forum: Touring
07-12-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,689
Posted By Steve B.

Good and cheap don't go together. Eureka is the...

Good and cheap don't go together. Eureka is the best inexpensive yet reliable AND waterproof tents I'm aware of.
06-23-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,261
Posted By davester

Unlike the Brooks Pro, which I have found both...

Unlike the Brooks Pro, which I have found both uncomfortable and almost impossible to break in, I find that B-17s break in relatively quickly. In addition, I have found that they are pretty...
Replies: 54
Views: 9,541
Posted By Hit Factor

I have a USB battery pack in a top bar bag. I can...

I have a USB battery pack in a top bar bag. I can run a cable to my phone/lights/radar if their batteries are running low. I don't know if that would work for a 820.

Here is an example, there are...
Forum: Touring
04-05-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By IPassGas

Before knowing each other or independently, did...

Before knowing each other or independently, did each like to bike, camp and generally like the outdoors? If yes, relationship would likely be strengthen.
04-04-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,071
Posted By Wildwood

Spokane WA has a decent set of bike trails and...

Spokane WA has a decent set of bike trails and combined with Coeur 'd Alene, ID (Trail of the C'dA) offers some mighty scenic areas.
12-07-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,537
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Forester's participation with LAB as described by...

Forester's participation with LAB as described by himself on his website www.johnforester.com/LAW/Candidate%20qual.htm (http://www.johnforester.com/LAW/Candidate%20qual.htm:)
08-30-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By GlennR

https://s3.amazonaws.com/cdn.autobodytoolmart.com/...

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08-30-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Goof off, WD40, or plain old mineral spirits...

Goof off, WD40, or plain old mineral spirits should be effective. Wait a while after application to let the hardened glue soften up before you try to scrape. I'd opt for an old credit card instead...
07-26-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By BobbyG

My dad was not a bike rider but very supportive...

My dad was not a bike rider but very supportive of my riding.

Two years ago at 85 my dad was facing insurmountable health issues and I had flown back and forth to Chicago to see him. Then one...
07-25-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By 79pmooney

My mom stopped riding after a crash at 85...

My mom stopped riding after a crash at 85 (because after, she couldn't get strong enough to ride fast enough to feel safe in traffic!) She passed 7 years later. I"m guessing we'll be riding...
07-21-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,764
Posted By shelbyfv

Kind of ironic that someone with "88" in his user...

Kind of ironic that someone with "88" in his user name would complain about racism.... https://www.adl.org/education/references/hate-symbols/88:foo:
07-20-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,955
Posted By veganbikes

A useful note, hopefully those are just pads and...

A useful note, hopefully those are just pads and you can remove them and replace them. Get some higher quality SwissStop or KoolStop pads and enjoy much better braking. Having use XLC pads out of...
07-19-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,955
Posted By Digger Goreman

When I adjust my brakes, I turn the caliper...

When I adjust my brakes, I turn the caliper adjustment screws so that the arms are furthest from the rims, then adjust the cable to bring the pads within a millimeter, and then use the adjustment...
07-19-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,955
Posted By Retro Grouch

What does your brake cable look like? Any kinks?

What does your brake cable look like? Any kinks?
07-19-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,955
Posted By HTupolev

V-brake setups typically have a large amount of...

V-brake setups typically have a large amount of leverage, so the pads need to be set extremely close to the rims in order to ensure that the brake pads can get good engagement before the brake lever...
05-26-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,645
Posted By burnthesheep

I think the end idea for me would be that if we...

I think the end idea for me would be that if we require new cars be built with backup cams and such, why not require them all have a "cyclist/pedestrian" monitor that would pickup on the signal a...
04-24-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By scozim

Fun conversation while riding today

Took the old Nishiki Marina 12 for a spin today (it is normally on the indoor trainer but I wanted something different today). I was having a great, short ride as I needed to get back to work when I...
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