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Forum: Touring
07-08-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By 123Roadie01

This is all good information. Given that I...

This is all good information.

Given that I have an Australian phone, and I am unsure if it will work on the European system, the purchase of a cheap phone seems to be the way to go.

But if...
Forum: Touring
07-08-12, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By 123Roadie01

Thanks for the information. I will point out that...

Thanks for the information. I will point out that we only want to phone locally to book hotels or tours.
Forum: Touring
07-07-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By 123Roadie01

Mobile Phones in Europe

My wife and me are going to ride the Danube in August/September the year. We are wondering if anyone would know if it is better to buy a cheap "pay as go", mobile phone when we get there, or just buy...
06-24-12, 01:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,560
Posted By 123Roadie01

I'd just like to vent. It's raining. I get wet....

I'd just like to vent. It's raining. I get wet. I guess there is no such thing as bad weather. Just the wrong clothes.
05-24-12, 04:00 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 229,405
Posted By 123Roadie01

At last I am car free. I sold my Toyota Corolla...

At last I am car free. I sold my Toyota Corolla before it finally rusted away for $250.00. I will now happily live with my three bikes and Translink GoCard (Bus Card/Oyster Card type thing). It feels...
05-13-12, 04:09 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 229,405
Posted By 123Roadie01

After years of being car light. I am now car...

After years of being car light. I am now car free. It feels good.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-12-12, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,854
Posted By 123Roadie01

Mr Jim Nice bike:thumb:. I'll post a picture of...

Mr Jim
Nice bike:thumb:. I'll post a picture of my new one as soon as I can.

Cheers
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,554
Posted By 123Roadie01

My NWT arrived on the 3rd Feb. We're having our...

My NWT arrived on the 3rd Feb. We're having our Honeymoon:love:
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-07-12, 04:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,554
Posted By 123Roadie01

Hey do any of you guys have plans to take you...

Hey do any of you guys have plans to take you Friday on a plane?

This was one of the reasons I bought the bike. I want to start touring in other countries. Probably even yours sometime.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-06-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,554
Posted By 123Roadie01

Mr Jim Congratulations on your new bike! My New...

Mr Jim
Congratulations on your new bike! My New World Tourist arrived last Friday ( Bike Friday, Ordered on a Friday. Arrived on a Friday. Coincidence or what?) Black with red trim.

I have only...
09-07-11, 02:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,482
Posted By 123Roadie01

Time is the biggest cost. Like the previous...

Time is the biggest cost. Like the previous writer said, you have to plan ahead for everything that involves travel. On the plus side of that, it gives me time to think and plan. I guess it's a...
09-07-11, 01:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,038
Posted By 123Roadie01

WOW! I'm really motivated now! I originally wrote...

WOW! I'm really motivated now! I originally wrote on this thread when I got the "You didn't ride your bike in today, did you?", question one too many times. After reading all the comments, I'm back...
09-05-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,038
Posted By 123Roadie01

I read the forum to keep myself motivated. When...

I read the forum to keep myself motivated. When you are surrounded by negative people all pushing the car culture, you can sometimes think when that first trickle of rain starts flowing down your...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-09, 03:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,737
Posted By 123Roadie01

I always say that my safety equipment on my bike...

I always say that my safety equipment on my bike includes my wedding ring. I often have trouble riding away from the bus stop in the morning because I'm being chatted up by an attactive lady in her...
01-01-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By 123Roadie01

Has anyone sent in any of these suggestions to...

Has anyone sent in any of these suggestions to Willy Nelson yet?

Imagine if John Wayne and Clint Eastwood rode bicycles in the cowboy movies. Or even having a movie like "Smokie and the Bandit",...
12-30-08, 01:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By 123Roadie01

Country Music and Cycling

Has anyone ever thought what country and western music would have been like if cowboys rode bicycles? And instead of interstate truck drivers, what if country music songs were written for intercity...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-08, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 909,485
Posted By 123Roadie01

I love my commute and today was no different than...

I love my commute and today was no different than most days.

I jump on my bike at home and ride approximately 1.5 km to the bus stop at Mount Coolum. Fold up the Dahon and get on the bus which...
10-07-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 229,405
Posted By 123Roadie01

Initially I approached car light with almost a...

Initially I approached car light with almost a missionary zeal but that has now changed. I realize not everyone will want to go car light or car free and I realize not everyone is able to do so....
Forum: Touring
09-30-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By 123Roadie01

Well, this is interesting reading. I will check...

Well, this is interesting reading. I will check out those web sites and not pack my thermals after all.

Rowan, have you tried meditation or at least a relaxing tour to Nimbin in Northern New...
Forum: Touring
09-29-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By 123Roadie01

Touring Tasmania

I am looking to tour Tasmania (In Australia) in February 2009. I am looking to stay in Backpackers and Youth Hostels and I would like to know if anyone has been there and done this or is there...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-08, 05:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,077
Posted By 123Roadie01

Sorry I stutter. I love my folder, a Dahon...

Sorry I stutter.

I love my folder, a Dahon Curve D3. It's great for carrying on the bus. I don't ride it everywhere because it's not designed for that. So getting back to the original subject, I'd...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-08, 05:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,077
Posted By 123Roadie01

(I hear Aussies are all Islamacismists.) I can't...

(I hear Aussies are all Islamacismists.) I can't even pronounce Islamacisthingamy. How can I be one? :D
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-28-08, 05:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,077
Posted By 123Roadie01

(I hear Aussies are all Islamacismists.) I can't...

(I hear Aussies are all Islamacismists.) I can't even pronounce Islamacisthingamy. How can I be one?
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-08, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By 123Roadie01

I have since tried using wax to stop creaking of...

I have since tried using wax to stop creaking of the seat post and find that I still have the problem with the post slipping down. Out of anger and annoyance, I just cleaned off everything with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-13-08, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By 123Roadie01

I have tried several things to stop my Dahon...

I have tried several things to stop my Dahon Curve set post creaking, but have had problems with the seat post slipping down. Mostly things like furniture polish, because they are dry and don't mark...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-23-08, 05:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,699
Posted By 123Roadie01

One thing I have noticed in this thread is that...

One thing I have noticed in this thread is that no one has said what is wrong with the original saddle on their Curve. I love mine. It's quite comfortable and looks good quality.

I must admit I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-08, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By 123Roadie01

It is obvious that Strida's are avalable all over...

It is obvious that Strida's are avalable all over the world. I was thinking of buying one because they would make getting to and from bus stops easier. Has anyone had any problems with them,...
06-08-08, 04:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,385
Posted By 123Roadie01

Wow! I hope the writers of the "South Park"...

Wow! I hope the writers of the "South Park" cartoon get to read this forum. This was under the topic of living car free. I thought I was signing on to a cyclist forum.

The World is changing. The...
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