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05-14-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,618
Posted By a_d_a_m

5/2 - 17.39 5/4 - 13.04 5/12 - 22.21 5/13 -...

5/2 - 17.39
5/4 - 13.04
5/12 - 22.21
5/13 - 17.46
mtd - 70.10
ytd - 451.4
05-13-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,618
Posted By a_d_a_m

5/2 - 17.39 5/4 - 13.04 5/12 - 22.21 mtd -...

5/2 - 17.39
5/4 - 13.04
5/12 - 22.21
mtd - 52.64
ytd - 434.0
Forum: Great Lakes
05-08-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By a_d_a_m

The link indicates that it affects the trail,...

The link indicates that it affects the trail, that's all I know for certain.
But...that doesn't mean I wouldn't also try riding up to the closure and seeing what the scoop is before bailing for the...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-07-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By a_d_a_m

I started playing around on Google Maps. Not sure...

I started playing around on Google Maps. Not sure if this (https://goo.gl/maps/uSNP2uzwrS44fUQRA) is going to be safe, due to increased vehicular traffic trying to bypass the official detour,...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-07-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By a_d_a_m

Last I checked there was no posted detour. The...

Last I checked there was no posted detour. The construction is here: 7837 Old 3C Hwy, Maineville, OH
05-07-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,618
Posted By a_d_a_m

Man, this weather dumpy as hell. 5/2 - 17.39...

Man, this weather dumpy as hell.

5/2 - 17.39
5/4 - 13.04
mtd - 30.43
ytd - 411.7
Forum: Great Lakes
05-04-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By a_d_a_m

Please share your experiences when you both...

Please share your experiences when you both complete your tours! I look forward to hearing about a successful trip.
05-03-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,618
Posted By a_d_a_m

I don't think I've been on a ride this year that...

I don't think I've been on a ride this year that hasn't had a seriously annoying and persistent, direction-changing headwind. Yesterday was no exception. Yesterday was also the sixth consecutive ride...
05-02-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,618
Posted By a_d_a_m

As usual, no real mileage goals. 100+ will...

As usual, no real mileage goals. 100+ will probably happen just by virtue of my availability. I do need to start planning for my tour later this year...

mtd: 0.0
ytd: 381.25
04-30-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By a_d_a_m

I hadn't even seen that. That at least satisfies...

I hadn't even seen that. That at least satisfies my curiosity of why the videos seemed to abruptly end.
04-28-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
4/13 - 33.29
4/14 - 1.53
4/18 - 8.37
4/19 - 17.29
4/23 - 2.64
Forum: Great Lakes
04-27-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By a_d_a_m

Valley Parkway would be my recommendation since...

Valley Parkway would be my recommendation since you will have already traversed the Towpath. Valley is all paved and slightly more hilly, but again no worse than some of what you will have already...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-27-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By a_d_a_m

Planning riding OTET in late August-early...

Planning riding OTET in late August-early September, and have done a fair bit of research as well as local riding on the north end.

While my plans for the tour don't include the RNRHOF (been there...
Forum: Touring
04-27-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,029
Posted By a_d_a_m

It is the one that came with the bike...but yes,...

It is the one that came with the bike...but yes, it is different than the one in pictures and on the older models.
04-27-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
4/13 - 33.29
4/14 - 1.53
4/18 - 8.37
4/19 - 17.29
4/23 - 2.64
Forum: Touring
04-20-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,029
Posted By a_d_a_m

I installed a kickstand today. Not sure if this...

I installed a kickstand today. Not sure if this will work on older Sutras as Iím told the rear brake hardware is different on the newer ones....
04-20-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By a_d_a_m

Earth Slice's adventures end in Cisco, UT, so I'm...

Earth Slice's adventures end in Cisco, UT, so I'm not sure that it would be the same one.
Forum: Touring
04-20-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By a_d_a_m

No experience with them so apologies that this...

No experience with them so apologies that this isn't helpful, but I do have an observation+question:

Ortliebs don't seem that much more expensive and are waterproof and tour-proven...is there a...
04-20-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 30,137
Posted By a_d_a_m

To those responding to the O/P...this thread is...

To those responding to the O/P...this thread is 12 years old and her most recent post was 10 years ago.

I don't think she's going to see these responses. :D
Forum: Touring
04-20-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By a_d_a_m

I appreciate that aspect of it, I guess I just...

I appreciate that aspect of it, I guess I just wanted to see more of the cycling side of it, too.
Forum: Touring
04-20-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By a_d_a_m

I saw it a few nights back. I enjoyed it, but as...

I saw it a few nights back. I enjoyed it, but as someone who's looking to get into touring, I wanted more of THAT aspect. Then again, I understand they were trying to connect it to Steinbeck, etc....
04-20-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

Didn't sleep well yesterday but figured I'd...

Didn't sleep well yesterday but figured I'd better put some miles in on the new bike....snow forecasted the next few days. Gotta love Ohio.

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11...
04-19-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
4/13 - 33.29
4/14 - 1.53
4/18 - 8.37
mtd: 117.34
ytd: 290.77
04-17-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

Thanks! I love the looks. I haven't bonded yet. I...

Thanks! I love the looks. I haven't bonded yet. I am going to try a short 8-miler tomorrow to see how it feels. Lots of new things to learn, between bar-ends and the different brake levers and a...
04-17-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

I posted one over in Touring, but here ya go. ...

I posted one over in Touring, but here ya go.

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

https://i.imgur.com/4wvWikE.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/z4AoTnN.jpg
Forum: Touring
04-17-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,029
Posted By a_d_a_m

54cm

54cm
Forum: Touring
04-16-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,029
Posted By a_d_a_m

Here it is. https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg

Here it is.

https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg
04-16-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

Got my new Sutra a couple days ago. The weather...

Got my new Sutra a couple days ago. The weather took a dump so I've only got a mile and a half on it. I need to adjust to drop bars and bar ends...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 -...
04-13-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

Well, I already got my 100 for the month. '21 has...

Well, I already got my 100 for the month. '21 has been good so far, at least weatherwise.

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
4/13 - 33.29
mtd: 107.44
ytd: 280.87
Forum: Touring
04-12-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By a_d_a_m

Of course as soon as I cancel my Prime...dammit!

Of course as soon as I cancel my Prime...dammit!
04-12-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By a_d_a_m

Hate to be the guy to bump an old thread, but I...

Hate to be the guy to bump an old thread, but I just watched all 140 of his touring and touring-related videos, and I kinda feel like this is a mystery worth solving. It's like he totally vanished....
04-11-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
4/11 - 14.88
mtd: 74.15
ytd: 247.58
Forum: Touring
04-09-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By a_d_a_m

If you are on 20 east of Cleveland, OH, you will...

If you are on 20 east of Cleveland, OH, you will be going right past my house. There are a few stretches that I would recommend bypassing US-20 due to narrow lanes and high traffic/high speeds....
04-09-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

Hope it's a speedy recovery for you!

Hope it's a speedy recovery for you!
04-09-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 4/7 -...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
4/7 - 17.80
mtd: 59.27
ytd: 232.7
04-05-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

Hell of a first bike! Almost bought one myself...

Hell of a first bike! Almost bought one myself but went a different route. Congrats and best of luck on your goal. Two things that helped me attain mine in the early days that might help you:
1....
Forum: Touring
04-05-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,539
Posted By a_d_a_m

You could do the southern end of the Ohio bike...

You could do the southern end of the Ohio bike routes 1 & 3. That would accomplish:
-four to five day ride
-daily mileage under 50 (well, close enough anyway)
-out and back
-within a day's drive...
Forum: Touring
04-05-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,029
Posted By a_d_a_m

A little bump for y'all. Sutras are still...

A little bump for y'all.
Sutras are still rolling in, apparently.

My LBS just texted and said mine is stateside and will be here next week. :D
04-05-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3 - 2.27 4/4 - 21.85 4/5 - 17.35 mtd:...

4/3 - 2.27
4/4 - 21.85
4/5 - 17.35
mtd: 41.47
ytd: 214.9
04-04-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By a_d_a_m

One of my favorite parts of the film, too. I...

One of my favorite parts of the film, too. I watched it last night.

Gave me a good boost of confidence as I stare down my first big cycle tour (am riding with two ladies who are NOT Athenas so I...
04-04-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

4/3: 2.27 4/4: 21.85 total so far: 24.12

4/3: 2.27
4/4: 21.85
total so far: 24.12
Forum: Great Lakes
04-03-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By a_d_a_m

Ah crap, that's my bad. I always get that and...

Ah crap, that's my bad. I always get that and Station Road confused. You are 1000% correct about that. Thank you. I've edited my first post for clarity.
Forum: Great Lakes
04-03-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By a_d_a_m

Normally I'd suggest the CVNP Towpath, but this...

Normally I'd suggest the CVNP Towpath, but this time of year the Towpath (being gravel for most of it) is still quite rutted and rough in certain areas. Not sure how comfortable it would be if you...
04-03-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,265
Posted By a_d_a_m

It isn't much, but I have to start April...

It isn't much, but I have to start April somewhere...like a ride to the bank.


4/3: 2.27
04-03-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By a_d_a_m

I'm familiar with the diaphragm area, but I don't...

I'm familiar with the diaphragm area, but I don't think that was it. Idunno. I think I just overdid it.

I'm at least satisfied that it's not appendicitis, and my riding was strong the rest of the...
03-30-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By a_d_a_m

No, you're not going to collapse the tires on day...

No, you're not going to collapse the tires on day 1 going down the sidewalk (unless the sidewalk is hella bumpy).
If you're asking which one I'd pick right now if I were in your situation...I would...
03-30-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 207,089
Posted By a_d_a_m

Jerry Wick - Columbus, OH - hit-skip, January 10,...

Jerry Wick - Columbus, OH - hit-skip, January 10, 2001

https://www.thelantern.com/2001/01/friends-mourn-loss-of-respected-local-musician/
https://elvispelvis.com/jerrywick.htm
03-30-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,797
Posted By a_d_a_m

As said before, jump in the Clyde subforum. But...

As said before, jump in the Clyde subforum. But alas, welcome to BFn.

I am close to your size and can echo what some have said...you might want to consider getting a steel mountain bike frame and...
03-27-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,754
Posted By a_d_a_m

3/2 - 3.87 3/3a- 2.22 3/3b - 6.49 3/8 -...

3/2 - 3.87
3/3a- 2.22
3/3b - 6.49
3/8 - 8.02
3/9 - 24.35
3/10 - 17.44
3/17 - 30.51
3/21 - 2.53
3/22 - 27.21
3/23 - 22.51
03-26-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,754
Posted By a_d_a_m

3/2 - 3.87 3/3a- 2.22 3/3b - 6.49 3/8 -...

3/2 - 3.87
3/3a- 2.22
3/3b - 6.49
3/8 - 8.02
3/9 - 24.35
3/10 - 17.44
3/17 - 30.51
3/21 - 2.53
3/22 - 27.21
3/23 - 22.51
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