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02-04-14, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Quemal

Karma 38

Needless to say, I am unfamiliar with electric bikes, but, I am looking into purchasing one It's called the: Carbon Fiber Electric Mountain Bike 'Pedal Assist Electric Bicycle' sold by (don't laugh)...
Forum: Touring
10-12-13, 06:51 PM
Forum: Touring
01-14-13, 08:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,989
Posted By Quemal

In mid May, taking the Noon train to San Luis...

In mid May, taking the Noon train to San Luis Obispo and riding home. Should take a week.
Forum: Touring
07-24-12, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By Quemal

+1

+1
Forum: Touring
02-10-12, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Quemal

In California, if there no alternative route...

In California, if there no alternative route riding the shoulder of a freeway is permissable. The bicyclist must get off the freeway on every exit.

I think there are several sections of I-15...
02-04-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,621
Posted By Quemal

+1, sometimes in solid form...

+1, sometimes in solid form...
01-25-12, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By Quemal

Thanks for the help.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Touring
01-24-12, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,078
Posted By Quemal

Looks like bunting to me

Looks like bunting to me
01-24-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By Quemal

Jersey's for children

Hi all,

I'm not sure if this is the right forum. I am looking for a couple of jerseys for my two Grandsons:love:. One is about 18 months, the other is a newborn (Jan 11, 2011). I want to present...
Forum: Touring
12-05-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By Quemal

+1

+1
12-03-11, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By Quemal

I prefer Bell, their the only one that makes a...

I prefer Bell, their the only one that makes a helmet large enough for my over sized head...
Forum: Touring
07-12-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By Quemal

FYI, the Garmin 705 is no longer being made, as...

FYI, the Garmin 705 is no longer being made, as per http://garmin.com . So, it looks like, its the Garmin 500, or the Garmin 800 for cyclists.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Touring
04-30-11, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,414
Posted By Quemal

1. Mexico: San Diego to La Paz 1985 2. U.S.:...

1. Mexico: San Diego to La Paz 1985
2. U.S.: Southern California, various times.
3. Canada: Banff to Jasper 1987 This is where I encountered my first snow, in August, crossing the Sunwapta Pass.
Forum: Touring
03-04-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Quemal

I found a rubels bike maps site. Not sure if...

I found a rubels bike maps site. Not sure if it's what you need.
It's at:

http://www.bikemaps.com/

Hope this helps.
Forum: Touring
02-21-11, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By Quemal

+1

+1
Forum: Touring
12-30-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Quemal

I haven't tried the Topeak, but, I have the Axiom...

I haven't tried the Topeak, but, I have the Axiom Cortez, it's a good bag, but without the side panniers extended on it, it tends to lean to one side.
Forum: Touring
12-07-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By Quemal

I rode the peninsula in 1985. IMHO, Baja is...

I rode the peninsula in 1985. IMHO, Baja is probably the most beautiful desert in the world. The roads were OK, a little narrow and no shoulder. It was the bridges I found dicey. They are narrow,...
12-05-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By Quemal

Congratulations on your achievement. I consider...

Congratulations on your achievement. I consider myself lucky to finish a CAY (century a year)
Forum: Touring
11-26-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Quemal

Future of travel: Bicycles

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-kroodsma/the-future-of-travel-bicy_b_779117.html
Forum: Touring
11-08-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,967
Posted By Quemal

+1

+1
Forum: Touring
10-26-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,254
Posted By Quemal

FWIW, I went on Google Maps. I checked out the...

FWIW, I went on Google Maps. I checked out the directions from Banning to White Water, if one follows the bicycle route outlined by Google, it's 101 mi. If you drive down the I-10, its 14 mi.
...
Forum: Touring
10-15-10, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By Quemal

My longest was way back in '85. Rode from San...

My longest was way back in '85. Rode from San Diego to La Paz Baja California, about 1000 mi.
Forum: Touring
08-25-10, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,662
Posted By Quemal

Don't worry, that light at the bottom of the hill...

Don't worry, that light at the bottom of the hill will turn green long before we get there...
Forum: Touring
08-23-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 896
Posted By Quemal

Crazy Guy on a Bike

Anyone else having trouble accessing CGOAB?
08-17-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,398
Posted By Quemal

I live about 11 mi. from downtown San Diego. A...

I live about 11 mi. from downtown San Diego. A couple of decade ago, I commuted to work there (the waterfront). This commute was perfect, all down hill to work, and uphill back. This way I could...
Forum: Touring
08-08-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,069
Posted By Quemal

My cousin gave me a small stuffed M&M (Blue) for...

My cousin gave me a small stuffed M&M (Blue) for my birthday. I been carrying him with me ever since.
08-03-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By Quemal

You might want to take him on an over nighter,...

You might want to take him on an over nighter, 25-30 out and 25-30 back. This might be a good parent/child bonding opportunity.
Forum: Touring
07-20-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,792
Posted By Quemal

Years ago, I commuted to work with a backpack. I...

Years ago, I commuted to work with a backpack. I would carry only a change of clothes and shoes, but hated the pack. I always arrived at work with a nasty sweat spot on my back, and sore shoulders....
Forum: Touring
07-19-10, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,068
Posted By Quemal

+1

+1
Forum: Touring
07-13-10, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,583
Posted By Quemal

I've been known to remove my chain, disassemble ...

I've been known to remove my chain, disassemble it and clean it link by link. Does this qualify as OCD ?
Forum: Touring
06-25-10, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Quemal

Another cycling tragedy

Found this on my local news web page

http://www.10news.com/news/24020378/detail.html

Always sad to hear of something like this.
Forum: Touring
06-18-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Quemal

I live within 5 miles of TWO routes. The Southern...

I live within 5 miles of TWO routes. The Southern Tier and the Pacific Coast Route. I drive a company vehicle, so I really feel it when I see some fully loaded bikes traveling these routes knowing I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-10, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Quemal

Did the first two, but gave up the butts three...

Did the first two, but gave up the butts three years ago. Not supposed to have the beer either, but what the Doc doesn't know, won't hurt him....
Forum: Touring
06-05-10, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By Quemal

I'm not sure about the bags, but the rack looks...

I'm not sure about the bags, but the rack looks like an Axiom Journey rack. As per the Axiom web page, the Journey is rated at 154 lbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-10, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Quemal

Hey, it could have been worse: ...

Hey, it could have been worse:
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/may/31/bicyclist-rides-back-truck-carmel-valley/
Forum: Touring
06-03-10, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By Quemal

Sounds like FUN!! I noticed your maps on CGOAB,...

Sounds like FUN!! I noticed your maps on CGOAB, instead of a left on W. Laurel from N. Harbor Dr. , try continuing on down N. Harbor Dr. to W. Grape St. Take a left there to P. C. H. W. Laurel...
Forum: Touring
05-28-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Quemal

Have an awesome trip.

Have an awesome trip.
Forum: Touring
05-18-10, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By Quemal

This might be worth a try. The campground also...

This might be worth a try. The campground also has several "Tent Only" sites, I may try for one of these.

Thanks for all the input...
Forum: Touring
05-17-10, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By Quemal

In this campground, one can pull a vehicle into...

In this campground, one can pull a vehicle into the camping space either a camper or truck. Some spaces allow two vehicles in the camping space. Some family members have several cars, and want to...
Forum: Touring
05-17-10, 06:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,379
Posted By Quemal

I used to use a helmet mounted mirror (sticky...

I used to use a helmet mounted mirror (sticky tape), but it kept falling off. I tried different types of sticky tape but nothing would work for long. One day it fell off an I ran over it with my...
Forum: Touring
05-17-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By Quemal

Stuff it...

In a few weeks, my family is having a reunion at a local campground. :love: I am going by bicycle.

Apparently, word got around. Now, some family members want to use my space as overflow...
Forum: Touring
05-07-10, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By Quemal

I have the Axiom Champlain panniers as well. The...

I have the Axiom Champlain panniers as well. The same thing happened to me. Once I cinched up the center strap real tight, the problem seemed to have gone away. I also have the Axiom Journey rear...
Forum: Touring
05-03-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,032
Posted By Quemal

I have a pair of Axiom Lasalle rear panniers. I...

I have a pair of Axiom Lasalle rear panniers. I got them from: http://www.modernbike.com/itemgroup.asp?IGPK=2126174907

Hope this helps.
Forum: Touring
01-11-10, 10:07 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 145,432
Posted By Quemal

Ditto on the fan... 132733

Ditto on the fan...


132733
Forum: Touring
12-24-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,386
Posted By Quemal

1985 San Diego to La Paz, about 1000 mi. Left in...

1985 San Diego to La Paz, about 1000 mi. Left in late January, rained for the first 3 days (I HATE RIDING IN THE RAIN), then sun the rest of the way. The scenery is just awesome, I wish I had...
Forum: Touring
11-16-09, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,526
Posted By Quemal

I have a Garmin 705. The mount is nice and...

I have a Garmin 705. The mount is nice and small, but I had to replace it once already. If you get the Garmin, make sure you have lots of zip ties.
Forum: Touring
11-03-09, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Quemal

You can verify your method of weighing by...

You can verify your method of weighing by weighing yourself, then yourself and the bike. If they match with your previous method, then it is probably correct. I would not worry so much about the...
Forum: Touring
10-10-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,212
Posted By Quemal

Mirror

I have one, it's great. I attach it to my helmet visor. It can take a lot of abuse.
Forum: Touring
10-05-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By Quemal

Nice video, but that has to be the worlds ugliest...

Nice video, but that has to be the worlds ugliest yacht... I hope your grandma liked it too.
Forum: Touring
09-22-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Quemal

That's a cool looking bell! With the right...

That's a cool looking bell! With the right equipment, It could be a nice tourer.
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