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Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,421
Posted By edthesped

I'm not sure there's a whole lot they can do to...

I'm not sure there's a whole lot they can do to widen the path without spending and a$$load of money. The ramp is definitely one of those "it looked good on paper" kind of projects. They would...
Forum: Touring
06-17-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By UniChris

Unless you're planning to make or take a lot of...

Unless you're planning to make or take a lot of calls, the safest place for your phone would be in ziplock buried in your gear (though preferably that comes with you when you leave the bike). Sure, a...
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By caloso

$30 on the Bolt Bus. Took me less than 2 minutes...

$30 on the Bolt Bus. Took me less than 2 minutes to find this using Google Maps.

If this had been my daughter, I'd take this as an indication that I hadn't fully prepared her for adulthood.
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,362
Posted By stardognine

Sounds like you guys need bare precautions more...

Sounds like you guys need bare precautions more than bear precautions. 🙄 Can't you just call housekeeping? 😁😉
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,362
Posted By indyfabz

There was a used condom in one when I stayed...

There was a used condom in one when I stayed there in 2013. But it's definitely convenient.
Forum: Touring
06-14-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,362
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. I don't remember seeing the place listed,...

Yeah. I don't remember seeing the place listed, but it's now on the official site's camping list.

Thought the same thing when I saw the on-line requirement. Thinking it's a private land owner who...
06-12-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By andrewclaus

Here are some pictures that might help:...

Here are some pictures that might help: https://www.bikeman.com/bicycle-repair-tech-info/bikeman-tech-info/1641-cables-a-housing
Forum: Touring
06-12-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By ksryder

I've heard rumors that some people ride bikes...

I've heard rumors that some people ride bikes without a follow car...
06-12-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,426
Posted By indyfabz

IDK. Snorting nutmeg and eating Tide Pods has set...

IDK. Snorting nutmeg and eating Tide Pods has set the stupid bar at a new level.
Forum: Touring
06-12-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By alan s

Wait...you started a thread to tell us you are...

Wait...you started a thread to tell us you are NOT touring? OK. Next.
06-12-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By coupster

IIRC, that disc/screw is for adjusting the...

IIRC, that disc/screw is for adjusting the rotational tightness of the shifting lever. If its too loose, the cable tension can pull the lever back. Too tight and shifting becomes a chore. Ideally...
Forum: Touring
05-30-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Doug64

It goes in the baggage car. Roll it up and pass...

It goes in the baggage car. Roll it up and pass it up to the Amtrak employee. They will hang it on the car's wall.

Cascade in Portland...
05-29-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By sweeks

I measured some new (un-used) rims, and they seem...

I measured some new (un-used) rims, and they seem to all be about 1.5mm thick at the brake tracks. A somewhat used rim measured 1.3-1.4mm. Some rims I've discarded because of brake track wear and...
05-26-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By indyfabz

The Bikeflights effect? I'll still ship where...

The Bikeflights effect? I'll still ship where practical. Save the trouble of lugging the bike to and from the airport.
05-24-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,612
Posted By Skipjacks

I am not a bully. I am proudly snarky. ...

I am not a bully.

I am proudly snarky.

And people who act like they know it all are really annoying to those of us who actually do.

Excuse me I have to go yell at some kids to turn down...
Forum: Touring
05-24-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,670
Posted By alan s

Just look at the elevation chart. ...

Just look at the elevation chart. https://gaptrail.org/plan-a-visit/mileage-elevation-charts. Come over the continental divide too fast, you will be airborne until you land in Cumberland! BTW, you...
05-23-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,919
Posted By tyrion

In France they pronounce "French" as...

In France they pronounce "French" as "français".
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,847
Posted By genec

I've never said one word to these clowns, yet I...

I've never said one word to these clowns, yet I continue to get calls ranging from "medical grade brace," to the latest... "your social security number has been suspended...." Recently I was called...
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,908
Posted By no motor?

I think most of Foo would recommend moving into a...

I think most of Foo would recommend moving into a van down by the river regardless of where you end up.
Forum: Foo
05-16-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By wgscott

If it isn't booked nearly to capacity, it will...

If it isn't booked nearly to capacity, it will have a mysterious technical malfunction that requires you to be consolidated onto the next flight that departs in 5 hours and 22 minutes from the gate...
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 843
Posted By Jon T

I recommend you rethink your plans to move back...

I recommend you rethink your plans to move back to SoCal. I personally can't wait to get out. Too many people, too much traffic, too-high housing costs, etc., etc., ad nauseum. I can't wait 'til...
Forum: Touring
05-11-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,218
Posted By AusTexMurf

The switchbacks get you up to the train depot and...

The switchbacks get you up to the train depot and Trail Inn from the GAP. There are bike racks available near the top of the switchbacks and by the train roundabout if you want to lock up and walk...
Forum: Foo
05-08-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By wgscott

I worked one summer in a gift shop in a costal...

I worked one summer in a gift shop in a costal town in Maine. One day, a woman from Boston came in and demanded emphatically to know whether we had labstah fax. Being from Chicago, it took several...
Forum: Touring
05-08-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,218
Posted By indyfabz

Repairs were completed a while ago.

Repairs were completed a while ago.
Forum: Foo
05-07-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Grizz

https://youtu.be/3tJmvRkFWVQ
Forum: Touring
05-06-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By sleepycactus

I have ridden thru the entire gorge Portland to...

I have ridden thru the entire gorge Portland to Hood River in both directions maybe a dozen times. Last time was going east about a month ago.
There are no issues or unfinished sections between...
Forum: Touring
05-06-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By sleepycactus

The Columbia gorge “trail” is a mix of relatively...

The Columbia gorge “trail” is a mix of relatively low traffic road and some paved car-free trail. The section from Wyeth to Lindsay creek that is supposed to open this summer is 3 miles long and they...
Forum: Touring
05-05-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By indyfabz

Unless you turn around from the western most...

Unless you turn around from the western most trailhead (Pearson) at end of the Hiawatha and ride back to East Portal, you have no choice but to ride to Avery. There are a limited number of cabins for...
Forum: Touring
05-05-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By indyfabz

The ride down from Lookout Pass to Mullan on I-90...

The ride down from Lookout Pass to Mullan on I-90 wasn't bad. Not that much traffic for an Interstate Highway on a Monday afternoon.

Here are samples of what the NorPac Trail looks like east of...
Forum: Touring
05-05-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By indyfabz

When I was at Lookout Pass two years ago a woman...

When I was at Lookout Pass two years ago a woman working at the store told me not to take Willow Creek Rd. because it was in horrible shape. You can simply take the NorPac Trail. Take Friday Ave. to...
Forum: Touring
05-05-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,885
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Some years ago someone on this forum mentioned...

Some years ago someone on this forum mentioned that if you are looking for a sharp bit like a thorn or like you said a wire, if you wipe the inside of the tire loosely with a ball of cotton, the...
05-03-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Brocephus

As stated above, the tube question is probably a...

As stated above, the tube question is probably a non-issue. Shouldn't make any difference, being that close.
As to the tire question, it depends on the type of riding you do. If you're a...
Forum: Foo
04-27-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I found it easy and preferable to go to the...

I found it easy and preferable to go to the source to get my financial reports.

I find it easy-peasy downloading all my relevant financial transactions and tax information (bank, credit cards,...
Forum: Foo
04-27-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Steve B.

Ace Money.

Ace Money.
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