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Forum: Touring
08-02-12, 10:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,510
Posted By PauseTheMoment

I met a guy while traveling in Nicaragua last...

I met a guy while traveling in Nicaragua last year and he was riding from Cancun to Costa Rica. I picked his brain for a few hours at the hostel and I thought to myself, if this guy can do Cancun to...
Forum: Touring
08-02-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,668
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Get this... G-Form sends me a case and asks...

Get this...

G-Form sends me a case and asks me to review it. How else do you review a laptop case like this other than to do what I did in the video? I mean I guess I could have dropped it from 6...
Forum: Touring
08-02-12, 09:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,551
Posted By PauseTheMoment

100%. You can totally tour on anything. The...

100%. You can totally tour on anything. The question is how much harder do you want to work on your tour?
Forum: Touring
08-02-12, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,935
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Good choice. I just finished a 1,700 mi tour down...

Good choice. I just finished a 1,700 mi tour down the Pacific Coast on a 1985 Trek 520 that I bought on Craigslist for $240. LOL! The bike is now a part of me. I'm not sure I'll ever let it go! It...
Forum: Touring
08-02-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,668
Posted By PauseTheMoment

As far as waterproofing goes, an over-sized...

As far as waterproofing goes, an over-sized ziploc style bag would work perfectly. Double bag it if necessary. You could also toss it in a dry bag as well. As for protecting your laptop from damage,...
Forum: Touring
08-02-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 2,012,618
Posted By PauseTheMoment

1985 Trek 520 - Just finished a 1,700 mi tour...

1985 Trek 520 - Just finished a 1,700 mi tour from Seattle to Mexico via the Pacific Coast with this beauty...

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1985 Trek 520 and 1986 Fuji Palisade

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Taking a break before heading...
Forum: Touring
07-31-12, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Thanks Shifty. Seriously! I absolutely LOVED...

Thanks Shifty. Seriously! I absolutely LOVED Oregon. Thanks for following along.
Forum: Touring
07-31-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Thanks a lot! Yeah, I have to admit that I rode...

Thanks a lot! Yeah, I have to admit that I rode through a lot of knee pain during this tour. IB Profren and Icy Hot were my best friends! Thanks for following along.
Forum: Touring
07-31-12, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Pacific Coast Bicycle Tour: 1,692 miles, 2 Best Friends and 2 Vintage Touring Bikes!

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Hey all!,

Some of you may remember me from a few months back when I announced I would be doing my first ever bicycle tour....
Forum: Touring
05-21-12, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Well, we've taken a couple of days off in between...

Well, we've taken a couple of days off in between riding and during those days I've been doing a lot of stretching and simply just relaxing. I've been also taking ibuprofren 3x a day during our rides...
Forum: Touring
05-21-12, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Pacific Coast Tour Update!

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Hey all,

Just wanted to follow up on the progress of my first tour. :thumb:

So far, so good! We've had a few bumps in the road and some light injuries (my knees, and my friends arm),...
Forum: Touring
05-09-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,568
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Thanks for the stretching tips. I will give those...

Thanks for the stretching tips. I will give those a shot. I tried some IT band stretches I found on YouTube and my left leg is feeling so much better than it was this morning. I'm working on...
Forum: Touring
05-09-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,568
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Anybody experience horrible knee pain while touring?

I just started my first tour and after doing 4 straight days of riding (220 mi) my knees started to get terribly sore. Yesterday was 50 miles of long hills out on Rt. 30 in Oregon heading out towards...
Forum: Touring
05-05-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Thanks a lot guys! Well today was our first...

Thanks a lot guys! Well today was our first official day on the bikes. It was a first of many things actually. Our first ever tour, our first day of riding, Will took his first crash (he's okay)...
Forum: Touring
04-30-12, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Riding the Pacific Coast - Seattle to Mexico - Starting 5/1!

Hey guys,

Just thought I'd check in and let you all know that tomorrow will be the beginning of my first tour down the Pacific Coast from Seattle, WA to the border of Mexico.

I'm psyched about...
Forum: Touring
04-15-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,108
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Done, done and done! ;-) Thanks!

Done, done and done! ;-)

Thanks!
Forum: Touring
04-15-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,108
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Wow, very nice! Identical...

Wow, very nice! Identical...
Forum: Touring
04-15-12, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,108
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Thanks for the explanation. My crank has 3 chain...

Thanks for the explanation. My crank has 3 chain rings. As for the half step, I'm still not sure.
Forum: Touring
04-14-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,607
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Awesome! Hope to run into you at some point along...

Awesome! Hope to run into you at some point along the way. Follow along with me over on FB fan page below. Never know if we'll end up meeting up somewhere...

Pause The Moment...
Forum: Touring
04-14-12, 06:15 PM
Forum: Touring
04-14-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,607
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Nothing set in stone as of yet but I think we'll...

Nothing set in stone as of yet but I think we'll take the ferry to Bremerton on 5/1, stay overnight with some friends and then take off on the morning of the 2nd. I think we'll head straight for the...
Forum: Touring
04-14-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,108
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Hey guys, sorry I'm brand new when it comes to...

Hey guys, sorry I'm brand new when it comes to all of this terminology. Could you explain what you mean about half step, granny, double?

Thanks!
Forum: Touring
04-13-12, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,108
Posted By PauseTheMoment

My First Touring Bike - 1985 Trek 520

Hey all,

Just thought I'd share my first touring bike with you guys. It's a 1985 Trek 520. I picked this baby up on Craiglist for $240.00. It's in near mint condition. Only one small scratch on...
Forum: Touring
04-13-12, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,607
Posted By PauseTheMoment

I'm leaving May 1st to do this exact trip. Flying...

I'm leaving May 1st to do this exact trip. Flying out to Seattle and headed to the border of Mexico. Good luck! Are you going to be blogging about the trip at all? I would love to follow along if so....
Forum: Touring
03-30-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Just picked one of these up as well. Set up is a...

Just picked one of these up as well. Set up is a breeze. I'll be using this tent on my upcoming tour of the Pacific Coast starting May 1st!
Forum: Touring
03-20-12, 09:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,463
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Thanks a bunch Peace Walker! That map looks like...

Thanks a bunch Peace Walker! That map looks like it's going to be really helpful.
Forum: Touring
03-19-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,463
Posted By PauseTheMoment

This thread has certainly opened up since I...

This thread has certainly opened up since I originally started in a week or two ago. Thanks for all of the great tips. I'm sure I'll be fine starting on May 1st. If not? What am I going to do? I'll...
Forum: Touring
03-13-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,463
Posted By PauseTheMoment

@PomPilot - Thank you for your advice. It's...

@PomPilot - Thank you for your advice. It's greatly appreciated.

@PeaceWalker - Too bad we're going to miss each other. I'm starting in Seattle, WA heading south on the 1st of May.
Forum: Touring
03-11-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,337
Views: 2,012,618
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Love this color blue! I just picked up the 1985...

Love this color blue! I just picked up the 1985 Trek 520 (Silver) and I'm about to take my first tour on it in May!
Forum: Touring
03-04-12, 07:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,463
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Great to know Big Lew. Thanks a bunch for your...

Great to know Big Lew. Thanks a bunch for your feedback. Sounds like you had great weather (for those months). You've reconfirmed my hopes for this trip.
Forum: Touring
03-04-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,463
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Thanks a lot for the feedback. P.S. - That's some...

Thanks a lot for the feedback. P.S. - That's some crazy rain!
Forum: Touring
03-04-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,463
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Cycling the Pacific Coast in May

Hi all,

I'm in the middle of planning my first bike tour this year and I'm curious to find out your thoughts of doing the Pacific Coast (Seattle, WA to the Border of Mexico) starting on the first...
Forum: Touring
08-27-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Wow, now I'm being pulled in both directions. ;) ...

Wow, now I'm being pulled in both directions. ;)

First off I want to thank you all for taking the time to reply. It seems as more people are now in favor of leaving in mid to late Oct. It seems I...
Forum: Touring
08-26-11, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By PauseTheMoment

Thanks for the replies guys. Indy - What's the...

Thanks for the replies guys. Indy - What's the best time to do this ride? I take it leaving in Oct isn't the greatest idea after reading your reply.
Forum: Touring
08-25-11, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By PauseTheMoment

First Cycling Tour - Atlantic Coastal Route

Hey all,

Just want to introduce myself quickly before getting to a few questions I have regarding cycling the Atlantic Coast Route.

My name is Ryan. Iím 27 years old, I'm from just south of...
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