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04-25-06, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 618
Posted By SteveFox

nothin in the way of greenage up here... ...

nothin in the way of greenage up here...

steve
Forum: Touring
04-22-06, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,266
Posted By SteveFox

Well, in preparation for my upcoming tour, i have...

Well, in preparation for my upcoming tour, i have been working for the past 2 years, savnig what i can, but at the same time ive bought myself a house, a vehicle, furniture for my house, and filled...
Forum: Touring
04-19-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,601
Posted By SteveFox

i carry 2 extra bikes in a trailer pulled behind...

i carry 2 extra bikes in a trailer pulled behind my bike...just in case...haha

seriously though, ive got the basic tools to repair almost anything that goes wrong, a few spokes, 2 tubes, tire...
Forum: Touring
04-18-06, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By SteveFox

never had my bike stolen, but i just found a...

never had my bike stolen, but i just found a website today about a guy who had his stolen in mongolia:
<url>http://www.2wheels.org.uk/return/mongolian-horseman-stole-my-bicycle.asp</url>

steve
Forum: Touring
04-18-06, 09:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,068
Posted By SteveFox

timonabike, you said it best. i find taht i...

timonabike, you said it best.
i find taht i zone out anyways on the open road when im going up hills or into the wind. it doenst really phase me at all. like today, the wind was really bad and i...
Forum: Touring
04-14-06, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By SteveFox

I just biked to school all the time because i...

I just biked to school all the time because i didnt like the people on the bus haha. and the i decided to go visit some friends around canada, so i figured id take my bike, and now, as it turns out,...
04-11-06, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,343
Posted By SteveFox

I wish I had cool Grandparents when i was a wee...

I wish I had cool Grandparents when i was a wee lad...dang, the nostalgia...

steve
04-11-06, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,002
Posted By SteveFox

Wow, that is amazing. I laughed at the weight...

Wow, that is amazing. I laughed at the weight weenie comment though, it could happen haha.
again no sypathy here, just a lot of inspiration. kudos to you.

steve
Forum: Touring
04-11-06, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By SteveFox

Good tips goin around here. Living in alberta, I...

Good tips goin around here. Living in alberta, I can agree that you have to be well prepared, as teh weather can change in an instant. For example, yesterday at work, it was sunny one minute not a...
03-10-06, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By SteveFox

i think hes 25 now. ive been keepin in touch...

i think hes 25 now. ive been keepin in touch with him for the last year or so. he was the one who gave me the idea to bike around the planet. and thats what im doing.

steve
03-07-06, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By SteveFox

haha ill see what i can do. i tried it today...

haha ill see what i can do. i tried it today again but wiped out pretty bad lol, i hit a dry patch of dirt and flipped over. it kinda hurt. ill try to get a video of it though.

steve
03-06-06, 11:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,167
Posted By SteveFox

I think my new goal is to start a bike shop after...

I think my new goal is to start a bike shop after im done my trip around the world. Anyone know anywhere that needs a bike shop in 5 years?

Steve
03-06-06, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By SteveFox

I can do a 360 on my bike on the ice now...

ya so ive been practising up for the last few days of riding and i can now do a controlled 360 on my bike.
Normally when im going downhill i just slam on my rear brakes while going about 15-20 kmh...
03-06-06, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By SteveFox

ya i read this nifty little handbook on making...

ya i read this nifty little handbook on making car bombs..

AHHH the FBI...i swear i was kidding...

To the generic FBI types reading thism, or thier canadian eqivilent, the RCMP, i am not a car...
03-06-06, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,401
Posted By SteveFox

whoa dude, thats...

whoa dude, thats sweet...*puff*.................*exhale*...like welcome to club man. thats rockin...come on scooby...lets go get some pickle ice cream, and lets take the moon boots...

steve
Forum: Touring
03-03-06, 11:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,042
Posted By SteveFox

ive got my gear list up on my site now at...

ive got my gear list up on my site now at www.stevesworldbiketrip.com. I dont have all of it yet, but most of it. And a lot of it ill be getting when i need it, not carrying it all with me all the...
Forum: Touring
02-27-06, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,024
Posted By SteveFox

Iev got an extreme cold weather one...but im...

Iev got an extreme cold weather one...but im going through siberia on my trip....so I might need it. just do whats comfortable, sleep in it, sleep on it, sleep under it....leave outside to scare...
02-21-06, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By SteveFox

haha, not a cycling thing, but related to dead...

haha, not a cycling thing, but related to dead bloated animals...
2 summers ago i was at a cadet summer camp in whitehorse and we were on our 5 day canoe trip down the yukon river. On this river,...
02-20-06, 09:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,137
Posted By SteveFox

haha, ya, dont just tell us about your horrendous...

haha, ya, dont just tell us about your horrendous wounds and battle scars...i wanna see them...and lets rate them, and set up a slide show and go on the road showing it...sorry if that sounds...
02-19-06, 08:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,857
Posted By SteveFox

So your last name is Fox i take it? Cause tahts...

So your last name is Fox i take it? Cause tahts my last name too. Have any relatives in Alberta, Canada.

steve
02-19-06, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By SteveFox

the same thing happened to me recently, ona very...

the same thing happened to me recently, ona very nice january day. I saw one guy on a road bike by the boston pizza, and another riding on the wrong side of the road passed a gas station, with a...
Forum: Touring
02-19-06, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
Posted By SteveFox

ive found getting sponsorship very difficult to...

ive found getting sponsorship very difficult to get, personally. and when i do find someone willing to help me out even a little, they rarely follow through. ive found it best to just do it...
02-19-06, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By SteveFox

haha, thanks for the advertising roody. while im...

haha, thanks for the advertising roody. while im on my trip im pretty sure i wont be driving. i dont like cars anyways, they just dont tickle my fancy...anyways, heres my sig again for those...
02-18-06, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By SteveFox

im 17 and i dont have my license, and i cant see...

im 17 and i dont have my license, and i cant see me gettin it for at least 5 years, maybe more. id like to stay car free forever, and i will try. i cant see the future though. who knows.

steve
Forum: Touring
02-17-06, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By SteveFox

my first loaded tour was a weekend type thing...

my first loaded tour was a weekend type thing last summer, and my big one around the world is this summer, and ill be 18.

steve
02-16-06, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By SteveFox

lmao...nice tan...you need to ride naked more...

lmao...nice tan...you need to ride naked more often like me...lol

steve
Forum: Touring
02-16-06, 10:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,176
Posted By SteveFox

alright thanks mycoatl...ill look into that. im...

alright thanks mycoatl...ill look into that. im thinkin im leaning towards the brunton, even though it costs more than the msr, but im sure theres something to be found used in good condition.
...
Forum: Touring
02-16-06, 01:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,406
Posted By SteveFox

17 here...18 in a few months. steve

17 here...18 in a few months.

steve
Forum: Touring
02-16-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,176
Posted By SteveFox

Im debating over what stove im gonna pick up...

Im debating over what stove im gonna pick up soon...i checked out the msr whisperlite internationale, and it seems pretty good. ive heard good things about msr, so thats an option for me. also, has...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-06, 11:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,381
Posted By SteveFox

im on 700X32. they are semi slick, but im...

im on 700X32. they are semi slick, but im impressed at the traction i get, even with very little tread. on my mountain bike its 26" X 1.65".

steve
Forum: Touring
02-14-06, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By SteveFox

ive had my 520 for a few months, and it rocks. I...

ive had my 520 for a few months, and it rocks. I like how it soaks up bumps too. i take it everywhere. ya 800 is good, i got mine for 1500 CAD.

steve
Forum: Commuting
02-13-06, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By SteveFox

oooooo...i hate that song sooo much....me and my...

oooooo...i hate that song sooo much....me and my uncle used to sing it when it played on the radio, but with really squeaky western acents which sounded like we were howling, and all the while we...
Forum: Touring
02-12-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,539
Posted By SteveFox

really though...asking this on a bike forum is...

really though...asking this on a bike forum is kinda biased, dont ya think?...try asking on a yachting forum...or a sky diving forum and see what they say...id say go for it though. my mom wasnt so...
02-12-06, 01:59 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 19,818
Posted By SteveFox

well, when i first got mine about 10 days ago, i...

well, when i first got mine about 10 days ago, i was kinda skeptical because if i hit my knuckles against it, it was hard...and for the first few kilometers, it was torture on my arse, but ive heard...
Forum: Touring
02-10-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By SteveFox

i sure will keep everyone updated. ill be around...

i sure will keep everyone updated. ill be around the internet a lot, as ive got a lot of people that want me to visit, so ill be sending out emails and checkin mine fairly often.

steve
Forum: Touring
02-09-06, 10:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By SteveFox

sandals rock...they make me feel like jesus...but...

sandals rock...they make me feel like jesus...but socks are a no go with them haha. socks and sandals just dont work well, and the sandal tan you get is a good conversation starter.

steve
02-09-06, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By SteveFox

my lbs is 3 hours away...the "lbs" here is just a...

my lbs is 3 hours away...the "lbs" here is just a garage with barely anything in stock, just some spare parts and things for fixing bikes. its more of a shop than a store. a shop in a garage. its...
Forum: Touring
02-08-06, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By SteveFox

hey good on ya man. at least i know im not the...

hey good on ya man. at least i know im not the only crazy cat from our generation haha. good luck.

steve
Forum: Touring
02-08-06, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By SteveFox

Thanks for the tip bigguy. Now i know. ...

Thanks for the tip bigguy. Now i know.

steve
Forum: Touring
02-07-06, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By SteveFox

well, im heading out in mid may, going from...

well, im heading out in mid may, going from hinton AB to Vancouver, the up to calgary > Edmonton > Regina > Winnipeg > Toronto > Ottawa > Quebec City > then after that its anyone guess where i go...
02-07-06, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By SteveFox

ive got a tattoo on my right shoulder of the...

ive got a tattoo on my right shoulder of the scottish, canadian and irish flags, cause thats where all my heritage is, and im thinking about getting a silouette of a bike on my calf.

steve
02-06-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By SteveFox

actually if your looking at staying warm more...

actually if your looking at staying warm more efficently you should get rid of your wastes before going outside. i guess its not the case with cycling because your making enough body heat to stay...
02-06-06, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By SteveFox

lmao...try riding in a kilt...youll get over your...

lmao...try riding in a kilt...youll get over your insecurities pretty quick. heck try doing anything in a kilt. sorry kinda off topic, but its true. cycleing tights are WAY less revealing than a...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-06, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By SteveFox

that happened to my mountain bike. i hadnt...

that happened to my mountain bike. i hadnt ridden it cause i was waiting for new brake pads, and one day it was flat, and the culprit was a spoke.

well, my evil experiment has been put on hold. ...
02-06-06, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By SteveFox

really, you run a risk getting out of bed in the...

really, you run a risk getting out of bed in the morning...if we all let the fear of taking risks run our lives we would never do anything. helmets arent the solution for pedestirans. a peice of...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-06, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By SteveFox

well....in the name of science...i shall conduct...

well....in the name of science...i shall conduct a grand experiment.
ive got an old 24" inch rim, tire and tube sitting in my room, all completely funtional, just with nothing to put it one....so im...
02-05-06, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 747
Posted By SteveFox

Yes, so to bring this thread out of the archives,...

Yes, so to bring this thread out of the archives, I just finished watching myth busters, and they did a test to see what is worse, talking on a cell phone while driving or drinking and driving, and...
Forum: Touring
02-05-06, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By SteveFox

i camped beside a waterfall about 100 meters off...

i camped beside a waterfall about 100 meters off the side of the highway i was riding on. it was about 50 meters up and i dragged my bike and everything up there...ive got some pics of it, but not...
02-05-06, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By SteveFox

well id like to say that im the second most...

well id like to say that im the second most northern person on the map...right behind joe dog in anchorage...hurrah...

steve
02-05-06, 04:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,158
Posted By SteveFox

ya, i really cant remember not riding a bike. i...

ya, i really cant remember not riding a bike. i think i was 3...maybe 4, but i know i still lived in vancouver when i learned without training wheels, and i moved away from there when i was 4, so it...
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