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Forum: Touring
07-22-09, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,484
Posted By kamoke

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3559/3606578547_ca3...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3559/3606578547_ca373b0253_o.jpg

I got around to scanning some images from last years cross Canada trip, and figured some folks might want to check them out, which...
Forum: Touring
10-22-08, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,170
Posted By kamoke

mission accomplised

Hey all, chaulk another one up on the successful bike tour tally!
Yeah, I had a pretty good summer bicycling across Canada, and was pretty lucky in that the only problems I encountered were a couple...
Forum: Touring
05-15-08, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By kamoke

Thanks folks!

Thanks folks!
Forum: Touring
05-01-08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By kamoke

the sound of wind in your ears

Living in such a windy city I find that the most annoying thing about cycling here is that sound of wind screaming in your ears. All winter I've been wearing a dickie which covered my ears and...
Forum: Touring
04-29-08, 06:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,774
Posted By kamoke

can you please explain this photo, mostly what is...

can you please explain this photo, mostly what is happening in the tent. (is that fire coming out the top??)
Forum: Touring
04-24-08, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,484
Posted By kamoke

Thought I would post a couple more from 2006,...

Thought I would post a couple more from 2006, because really, who doesn't like pictures?
(The camera is a canon WP-1!) :)


Taken in the first couple days after leaving Vancouver via route 7 and...
Forum: Touring
04-23-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,747
Posted By kamoke

If you were desperate to see this like I was, and...

If you were desperate to see this like I was, and don't mind going through a lot of hassle then here is another option.
The quality of these downloads are absolutely wonderful.

To open the files...
Forum: Touring
04-22-08, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,025
Posted By kamoke

I've got one tube and a patch kit. Current tubes...

I've got one tube and a patch kit. Current tubes are patch-free.
Forum: Touring
04-22-08, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,747
Posted By kamoke

Episode four is just not picking up for me. ...

Episode four is just not picking up for me.

__________

Mainly I'm trying to get episode four. Currently this appears to be the only thing working (downloading in progress)...
Forum: Touring
04-19-08, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,224
Posted By kamoke

A good call on the revival Machka. For me,...

A good call on the revival Machka.

For me, it was the summer of 2006. I had been hitchhiking across the country and stopped in White City, Saskatchewan to visit a friend I met in the Katimavik...
Forum: Touring
04-19-08, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,987
Posted By kamoke

In my opinion, a stock 520 will do the job just...

In my opinion, a stock 520 will do the job just fine. If this is your first touring bike then maybe you won't quite know what works best for you anyway. After riding it for some time you might...
Forum: Touring
04-18-08, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By kamoke

Thanks for that! It's interesting to think...

Thanks for that!
It's interesting to think about bumping into him so long ago, and that ever since then he really hasn't stopped.
A really nice guy though.
Forum: Touring
04-18-08, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By kamoke

Mountain Equipment Co-op's lowrider rack...

Mountain Equipment Co-op's lowrider rack (http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524441772463&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302693083&bmUID=1208520627502) comes with...
Forum: Touring
04-17-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By kamoke

I ran into Steve in 2006 and have been wondering...

I ran into Steve in 2006 and have been wondering where he is these days and how he's doing. His website is no longer active, and so I was wondering if anyone on here was in contact with him, or knew...
Forum: Touring
04-17-08, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By kamoke

Thanks for replying. I think this year I'll...

Thanks for replying.
I think this year I'll leave the tools at home then, and store a few spokes in the seat tube and forget about them. If I end up finding myself kicking my butt on the side of the...
Forum: Touring
04-16-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 899
Posted By kamoke

carrying spokes

I've carried spokes on 1400km and 1700km tours, but never needed to use them. Along with spokes, I carried a lockring tool, chainwhip and adjustable wrench. Kind of a waste to take such heavy things...
Forum: Touring
04-15-08, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By kamoke

haven't seen that before!

haven't seen that before!
Forum: Touring
04-09-08, 07:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,145
Posted By kamoke

I always loved driving up the northern peninsula...

I always loved driving up the northern peninsula every summer, though the roads weren't in that ideal of a state. Most of the way up that highway is right on the ocean and I find it really beautiful....
Forum: Touring
04-07-08, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,484
Posted By kamoke

I like this picture a lot, besides the apparently...

I like this picture a lot, besides the apparently broken rack.. :o
Forum: Touring
04-04-08, 06:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,145
Posted By kamoke

What a huge trip :)

What a huge trip :)
Forum: Touring
04-03-08, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,145
Posted By kamoke

Not so exact, but you get the idea; Vancouver to...

Not so exact, but you get the idea; Vancouver to St.John's.
Departing May 28th - got the tickets!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3237/2384885673_c1a78a26e3_o.jpg
Forum: Touring
03-27-08, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By kamoke

Maybe thats what these guys were doing as well......

Maybe thats what these guys were doing as well...
http://walkcanada.com/video/TechnoTent.wmv
Forum: Touring
03-27-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By kamoke

After some research this is what I've come up...

After some research this is what I've come up with for the hands.

highly visible too..

http://cdn.overstock.com/images/products/3/L973230.jpg
(dishwashing gloves*)
Forum: Touring
03-27-08, 10:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,370
Posted By kamoke

I work at walmart!

I work at walmart!
Forum: Touring
03-13-08, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By kamoke

+1 They're slightly bulky, and kinda ugly,...

+1

They're slightly bulky, and kinda ugly, but serve their purpose very well.
Walking in puddles with these may cause wet feet.
Forum: Touring
03-12-08, 05:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,765
Posted By kamoke

I like this idea, especially if there were a...

I like this idea, especially if there were a situation where only the more expensive RV lots are available. The manager may also agree to this idea, since it may mean extra dollars for them.
Forum: Touring
03-02-08, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By kamoke

now that's something I'd actually like to see....

now that's something I'd actually like to see. It's the internet, where are the pictures?
Forum: Touring
02-25-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By kamoke

the ideal stealth camping tent is here.

Well, maybe not quite, but this is certainly the type of thing that would be ideal in a more technically built tent.
The page is in French, so I had some trouble navigating, but the link below shows...
12-22-07, 10:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,820
Posted By kamoke

Oh, well, I guess some incorrect information was...

Oh, well, I guess some incorrect information was given to me on my account of the LBS who said they wouldn't fit my 700C.
Thanks for the link as well!
12-21-07, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,820
Posted By kamoke

I too went down the other day on semi-slicks, and...

I too went down the other day on semi-slicks, and so decided to see what the LBS had to say. Nokians were the serman and boy did he preach.
Sadly I found that Nokians don't fit my bike, and I'll...
12-21-07, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By kamoke

When it comes to cars sliding into me I have...

When it comes to cars sliding into me I have little chance of that happening because its almost all uphill to my job. By the time I leave work it's after Midnight, the main drag is clear, and it's...
12-21-07, 09:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,833
Posted By kamoke

This is my favorite description of conditions,...

This is my favorite description of conditions, and maybe least favorite to ride through.
12-14-07, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,028
Posted By kamoke

This is my first year riding in the snow and I...

This is my first year riding in the snow and I have to say that it's kinda nice. I'm in Eastern Canada (st.John's) and my coworkers get a few chuckles when I tell them I rode my bike in the storms,...
Forum: Touring
10-10-07, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,484
Posted By kamoke

This is in British Columbia in June of 2006 ...

This is in British Columbia in June of 2006

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v178/brownley/cycling/BC_may_MtDonald.jpg

Oh, and it's a stock Trek 520 with Lone Peak Panniers.
Forum: Touring
10-10-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,030
Posted By kamoke

I haven't read all the posts on here, but thought...

I haven't read all the posts on here, but thought I would share a different trailer I came across while surfing for trailers on the net.
http://www.koolstop.com/trailers/mule.html

-aaron
Forum: Touring
08-15-06, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By kamoke

Regina, SK - 06Trek 520.

I've come to terms with the fact that I probably won't be touring anytime in the foreseeable future, and also with the fact that I have no money.
So I have a bike and full panniers and racks and...
Forum: Touring
06-16-06, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,496
Posted By kamoke

Tired of touring

last year I did a short 1400km tour from saskatchewan to BC and this year I thought it'd be nice to do the whole country - BC to Newfoundland.
Well, after about 18 days I ditched my bike and gear...
Forum: Touring
05-15-06, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,294
Posted By kamoke

thats probably one of the better ideas i've...

thats probably one of the better ideas i've heard, if not very original
Forum: Touring
05-12-06, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By kamoke

who cares

who cares
Forum: Touring
05-12-06, 03:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,294
Posted By kamoke

I know for me that it's hard trying to sleep when...

I know for me that it's hard trying to sleep when your worrying about your bike being lifted. I find myself waking up to every minute squeak.
you should post that in the tips and tricks
Forum: Touring
05-08-06, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,484
Posted By kamoke

I don't know if anyone has seen this picture on...

I don't know if anyone has seen this picture on here (http://www.pbase.com/canyonlands/fullyloaded) but I thought it was worth bringing up again here.
this isn't mine by the way.
...
Forum: Touring
05-08-06, 03:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,629
Posted By kamoke

weird, I've never seen eggs come in a six-pack...

weird, I've never seen eggs come in a six-pack before :o this is a whole new world for me now...
I also like that idea of buying eggs at a restuarant and getting them to go, of course, after...
Forum: Touring
05-07-06, 10:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,629
Posted By kamoke

I'd love to eat eggs on the road but how do you...

I'd love to eat eggs on the road but how do you store them? this is assuming a person doesn't eat 12 eggs in one sitting.
Forum: Touring
05-02-06, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,484
Posted By kamoke

I kinda like that bike too.. and the picture

I kinda like that bike too.. and the picture
Forum: Touring
04-27-06, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By kamoke

I've got some panniers that I used for a 14 day...

I've got some panniers that I used for a 14 day trip. I can't find any information about them on the internet. I got them from western cycles in Regina for about $120. It's [two] rear bags that are...
04-26-06, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By kamoke

The information on the park site was pretty...

The information on the park site was pretty thorough, and the diagrams helped a lot too.
It turns out that an adjustment to the limit screw was needing in order to correct the problem, but of course...
04-23-06, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By kamoke

chain not catching

I thought I'd pop over to the mechanics forum to solicit some help. The problem is that the chain won't catch on the largest cog in the back - it rides on top of the teeth. The other cogs are...
Forum: Touring
04-19-06, 07:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,922
Posted By kamoke

I honestly thought it was winter all year long in...

I honestly thought it was winter all year long in Russia. I also thought it was all flat, and that there were hardly any trees...
well, now I know better.
Forum: Touring
04-18-06, 10:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,044
Posted By kamoke

Of course, number one would be a bicycle - A Trek...

Of course, number one would be a bicycle - A Trek 520.
New panniers, as well as adding a handlebar bag.
A new spacious tent with two vestibules - North Face Rock 22.
Leg warmers from MEC have kept...
Forum: Touring
04-18-06, 10:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,064
Posted By kamoke

I found that the main thing that pisses me off...

I found that the main thing that pisses me off with the wind is the deafening sound. I'll either listen to music of put earplugs in. Also on several occasions I've put the bike in the ditch and...
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