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Forum: Recumbent
02-13-05, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 829
Posted By chieftwonuneez

My Bent is waiting for me in Normal, Il (resting...

My Bent is waiting for me in Normal, Il (resting from last summer tour), so the obvious thing to do is hit the L&C trail this summer. Any bent riders up for a stroll to the Pacific? Probably push...
Forum: Touring
02-07-05, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,568
Posted By chieftwonuneez

You'll have a scream on the bent! I've...

You'll have a scream on the bent!

I've ridden that stretch 4 times, 2 each way and it's a toss up as to which way is better.

There are two(2) roads in North America that are that top the list...
Forum: Recumbent
02-03-05, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,094
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi, I use a BOB with my recumbent and it it...

Hi,
I use a BOB with my recumbent and it it works great. I have a short wheelbase USS recumbent. I dont know where people get off saying not to use a single wheel trailer, they obviously have not...
Forum: Touring
02-03-05, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By chieftwonuneez

And Happy Groundhog Day, to everyone!

And Happy Groundhog Day, to everyone!
Forum: Touring
02-03-05, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By chieftwonuneez

The Gov might be committed but geting the rest of...

The Gov might be committed but geting the rest of the roads built is a whole nother ball game. Then there is the coast of BC to consider. Last time I was riding there, there we not a whole lot of...
01-04-05, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Good luck with the surgery George! Let me/us know...

Good luck with the surgery George! Let me/us know how it's going and we will cheer you on!

It will take some healing time, so don't push too much, you'll be pretty tender for a bit! I know I was...
Forum: Touring
01-04-05, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By chieftwonuneez

[QUOTE=jnoble123]One item of gear that I...

[QUOTE=jnoble123]One item of gear that I absolutely love to be wearing during a hot, summertime rainstorm is a pair of clipless sandals. There's something incredibly nice about warm rain splashing up...
Forum: Touring
01-03-05, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Try this site: www.neworegontrail.com/lighthous...

Try this site:
www.neworegontrail.com/lighthous

That is Oregon State Parks. The Coast Guard has control over only a few lights anymore, as they have been outdated by technology, many were turned...
01-02-05, 05:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi George, Are you having both replaced...

Hi George, Are you having both replaced simultaenously? Some surgeons hesitate to do both at once; but given my age and the fact that I would go elsewhere, they gave in. I literaly didn't have a...
01-02-05, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,690
Posted By chieftwonuneez

I ride a homebuilt, it is basically a cross...

I ride a homebuilt, it is basically a cross between a haluzak and a vision r40, underseat steering and short wheelbase. 3 coast to coat trips on this one. I also ride a trek hybrid here in NC to...
12-31-04, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi. Cheer Up. Good news is here! I...

Hi. Cheer Up. Good news is here!

I under-went total knee replacement in January of this year, Both knees, simultanesouly. took a 1600 mile bicycle tour through Wisconsin, and Illinois in JUly...
Forum: Touring
12-30-04, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Rain can be a blessing and relief from endless...

Rain can be a blessing and relief from endless days high temps and sun. Each extreme makes you happy the weather changes either way, so attitude, as already stated, is the key. Enjoying what you...
Forum: Touring
12-20-04, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By chieftwonuneez

My experiences in all the hostels are mixed age...

My experiences in all the hostels are mixed age groups from 9 to 90. I believe it enhances the trips when the opportunity to stay in one arises. Staying with folks, always your own age group does...
Forum: Touring
12-20-04, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Camping or not to camp? Hostels are not as...

Camping or not to camp?

Hostels are not as convenient here in U.S. as in England and Scotland, not by a long shot. Most states have none and do not know the meaning of the word. Last time is was...
Forum: Touring
12-20-04, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Go to http://www.nps.gov/natr/pphtml/maps.html ...

Go to http://www.nps.gov/natr/pphtml/maps.html

They have the maps you can print out and list the campgrounds on the left side-bar.

You can also contact the park, they might have info on tour...
Forum: Touring
12-19-04, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By chieftwonuneez

As Jamawani mentioned above, the Port Townsend...

As Jamawani mentioned above, the Port Townsend hostel is a converted barracks, but nice and cozy with a small friendly staff. It is actually a cool spot to spend some time. The hostel is a part of...
Forum: Touring
12-11-04, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Great! I've been through Gibbonsville, about...

Great!

I've been through Gibbonsville, about 10 years ago, and zoomed right past trying to beat a snow storm. Should have smelled the pie! If they can beat the Norski Nook in Osseo, Wi then it...
Forum: Touring
12-11-04, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By chieftwonuneez

DeLorme's TOpo5 is worth the look /see. It's...

DeLorme's TOpo5 is worth the look /see. It's aboput $100 US but only $60 if you happened to have any previous versions of their Street Atlas USA or Global explorer.
The 3-D for route planning is...
Forum: Touring
12-11-04, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Lewis & Clark Summer 2005

Am gearing up for Lewis & Clark Trail this coming summer. Anyone interested in hooking up, give me a holler! Departure around 1st of June from St Louis.

In the meantime,if you have not run...
Forum: Touring
12-01-04, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By chieftwonuneez

I cycled the Wisconsin portion of the river this...

I cycled the Wisconsin portion of the river this past summer and about half the Ilinois section. It was superb and wisconsin section and north ill essentially unspoiled as of yet but fantastic bays...
Forum: Touring
12-01-04, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,944
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi Neighbor, Touring bikes come in many...

Hi Neighbor,

Touring bikes come in many varieties and cost ranges. It turns out always to be individual needs and desires. I tour, now on my recumbent, but one of the best, and most versatile...
Forum: Touring
12-01-04, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By chieftwonuneez

COLD BEER, A good read! look see!

"Cold Beer and Crocodiles, A bicycle Journey into Australia," by Roff Smith, published by the National Geographic Society..ISBN 0-7922-6365-0. (paperback ed).

My daughter found and sent me this...
Forum: Recumbent
11-29-04, 06:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,936
Posted By chieftwonuneez

The Hostel shoppe in Stephens Point, Wis has...

The Hostel shoppe in Stephens Point, Wis has plenty of recumbents, 2 wheel and 3. If possible you should take a trip over and ride em all. There is also a manuacturer of two wheel bents in town -...
Forum: Touring
11-28-04, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Doodette! okay, been there, done that thankyou. ...

Doodette! okay, been there, done that thankyou. We missed connecting on the river this summer, he ent west, I was working south. By the by, your town, Chicago, rocks, for cycling along the shore...
Forum: Recumbent
11-28-04, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,516
Posted By chieftwonuneez

I have had two coast to coast tours on my present...

I have had two coast to coast tours on my present recumbent plus spent two months this summer touring Wis and Min, Il, all self contained and have had very little problems finding parts. If you look...
Forum: Touring
11-28-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,230
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi, Metal stress from age and replacing old...

Hi,
Metal stress from age and replacing old parts on the road would be my big concerns. Maybe go down the the bike shop and see what the newer tour bike offer. You are not too far from oneof the...
Forum: Touring
11-28-04, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,152
Posted By chieftwonuneez

I agre with JimboTrek. I'm going thru the same...

I agre with JimboTrek. I'm going thru the same thing now in Asheville. I included my At trail hikes and all my cost to coast tours in resume in one form or another, some to fill in gaps, others as...
Forum: Touring
11-27-04, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi, Mostly it is a personal preference. I...

Hi,

Mostly it is a personal preference. I tend to start on the opposite side of the Continent I live on, so that when I'm done, I'm home.

There is a lot of talk about the jet steam and...
Forum: Touring
11-27-04, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi, I have a recumbent, short wheel base,...

Hi,

I have a recumbent, short wheel base, under seat steering, 20 front and 26 rear tire and used BOB with it and it worked quite well. I have other friends that have done the same and logged...
Forum: Touring
11-27-04, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,683
Posted By chieftwonuneez

If you take a spring (march-april) ride from San...

If you take a spring (march-april) ride from San Diego to Florida it could be accomplished semi-leisurely in 8-9 weeks. I took six weeks one spring to Pensacola, had to be back to work, so stopped...
Forum: Touring
11-27-04, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Have not done the south of Kentucky yet. I rode...

Have not done the south of Kentucky yet. I rode the Wisoconsin and half the Illinois section, without the maps, this past summer. The bike is setting in Illinois waiting for me to come back and...
Forum: Touring
11-27-04, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 89,685
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi, I have used Greyhound many times, when...

Hi,

I have used Greyhound many times, when the need arose, but use caution. They want it in the bike box but two things. If you have to change buses, most places will NOT guarantee the bike can...
Forum: Touring
11-27-04, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi Catfish, I rode past your town on the...

Hi Catfish,

I rode past your town on the Miss this past summer and stopped at the restuarant, too late for breakfast but lunch was good. I am holling up in Asheville, NC for the winter and hope...
Forum: Touring
11-27-04, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi CHarlie, I have used a BOB trailer on a...

Hi CHarlie,

I have used a BOB trailer on a trip from California to New Hampshire Trip, three summers ago. They have many good traits. I did sell it to the Littleton bike shop this Spring, was...
Forum: Touring
11-25-04, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By chieftwonuneez

Hi, Northern Indiana (Gary) area is not a good...

Hi,
Northern Indiana (Gary) area is not a good place to be on a bike. You do have alternatives, always.

Think about going west out of ann arbor, to Ludington, Mi and catch the ferry to...
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