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Forum: Touring
06-20-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Gates even has a video on packing the belt ...

Gates even has a video on packing the belt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgM-qeHGK_4
Forum: Touring
06-04-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,601
Posted By GeorgeBaby

I'll second that -- the KOA...

I'll second that -- the KOA (https://koa.com/campgrounds/uniontown/) is excellent.
Forum: Touring
04-26-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,033
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Half my tour journals contain the phrase "Why is...

Half my tour journals contain the phrase "Why is it raining? Because George is on tour!!".
04-06-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By GeorgeBaby

what about...

what about https://express.google.com/u/0/product/7716901221971243469_14276610422132384811_9273173
Forum: Touring
04-14-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,952
Posted By GeorgeBaby

I just tried, and returned, the rack because of...

I just tried, and returned, the rack because of the J-arm fit issue. I eventually got enough of the powder coat off so that I could get it through the hole drilled in the clamp, but there was still...
Forum: Touring
03-07-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By GeorgeBaby

I purchased a bike from SJS, and had to pay 11%...

I purchased a bike from SJS, and had to pay 11% duty. The duty is only 5.5% if "weighing less than 16.3 kg complete without accessories and not designed for use with tires having a cross-sectional...
12-23-17, 05:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,708
Posted By GeorgeBaby

That was Ed Kearney -- a lawyer, and member of...

That was Ed Kearney -- a lawyer, and member of NCUTLO, helping to rewrite some of the traffic laws to be more cyclist friendly.

I bought those lights -- the rear light was a barricade flasher!...
Forum: Touring
12-21-17, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Yeah, what he said. So much for 6 degrees of...

Yeah, what he said.

So much for 6 degrees of separation...nowadays it's only 2.
Forum: Touring
07-12-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,508
Posted By GeorgeBaby

It does look like defective fabric. I have the...

It does look like defective fabric. I have the same bag, and have had no similar problems. If V/O won't help, try one of the other retailers, and see if they'll help you contact Ostrich.
...
Forum: Touring
06-11-17, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By GeorgeBaby

If I google "thule tour bike rack review", I see...

If I google "thule tour bike rack review", I see a half dozen or so reviews.
Forum: Touring
04-18-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Hmmm. Try joining their VIP club -- I've made...

Hmmm. Try joining their VIP club -- I've made purchases there, and joined, since it was free. I don't know if this is a VIP-club thing, or a previous customer thing.
Forum: Touring
04-18-17, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By GeorgeBaby

You may have to create an account and log in to...

You may have to create an account and log in to see the discount.

I see the price at $179.99 until I log in, and then it's $127.79.
Forum: Touring
04-15-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,850
Posted By GeorgeBaby

There's already some discussion of this in...

There's already some discussion of this in http://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1098082-interesting-carbon-fiber-rack-roadbikes.html
Forum: Touring
07-04-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,415
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Actually, the $4200 is the cost of the kit to be...

Actually, the $4200 is the cost of the kit to be added to the frame price. Cost of the built-up bike (http://co-motion.com/bikes/divide-pinion) is $6395. Could still be worth it, if a pinion is what...
Forum: Touring
05-27-16, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Ah, I should have read closer. The Margarees...

Ah, I should have read closer.

The Margarees have a website at Margaree (http://margareens.com), where the FAQ says



They could probably give you a definitive answer (but perhaps not until...
Forum: Touring
05-27-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By GeorgeBaby

What about Campground in Cape Breton Island RV...

What about Campground in Cape Breton Island RV Nova Scotia Cabot Trail Margaree (http://thelakesresort.com/campground-in-cape-breton/)
Forum: Touring
05-23-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Going clockwise from Baddeck (which is what I...

Going clockwise from Baddeck (which is what I did), French Mountain and North Mountain are right next to each other, with ~1500ft climbs at around 14%; you'll hit Smokey mountain coming back south....
01-30-16, 06:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,107
Posted By GeorgeBaby

I have a Type 3 separation of my left shoulder...

I have a Type 3 separation of my left shoulder (thanks to a little old lady whose driving skills were subpar).

They did not operate, so, I, too, have a pointy thing. I was about 44 when it...
Forum: Touring
10-26-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,245
Posted By GeorgeBaby

It's http://robertbeckmandesigns.net...

It's http://robertbeckmandesigns.net (http://robertbeckmandesigns.net/) -- the website is still up.

OMG -- zombie thread; I hadn't noticed.
Forum: Touring
09-30-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,304
Posted By GeorgeBaby

In that case, seriously consider a Brompton with...

In that case, seriously consider a Brompton with a Game Bag. I use a Brompton to go 5 miles to the trains station (and then take the bike aboard).

The Game Bag...
Forum: Touring
08-10-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,997
Posted By GeorgeBaby

There have been other posts about this same...

There have been other posts about this same question (I have replied to at least one), so you may want to do a search.

I have a steel frame (a Robert Beckman), which I had couplers added to by...
Forum: Touring
07-26-15, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By GeorgeBaby

OMM sells this...

OMM sells this (http://www.oldmanmountain.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=O&Product_Code=12x142&Category_Code=), but with no picture, I'm not sure if it's what you need
Forum: Touring
06-01-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By GeorgeBaby

The Amtrak bus from Portland to Astoria stores...

The Amtrak bus from Portland to Astoria stores the bikes underneath in the luggage compartment. I suspect that bus continues on to Seaside, but you could check with Amtrak to be sure. At any rate,...
Forum: Touring
05-22-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By GeorgeBaby

You can use http://translate.google.com to...

You can use http://translate.google.com to translate a website, or use the Chrome browser, which can automatically translate websites for you.
Forum: Touring
05-03-15, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,730
Posted By GeorgeBaby

I have a Bike Friday NWT, and have toured with it...

I have a Bike Friday NWT, and have toured with it several times. I did notice considerable stem flex in the original 1-piece riser/stem; I've since replaced that with a straight riser, and a separate...
Forum: Touring
03-28-15, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By GeorgeBaby

I was able to test the Kuat Sherpa with one of my...

I was able to test the Kuat Sherpa with one of my touring bikes (which has the largest front rack), and it fit fine, so I'm ordering that from REI (20% off time!!).

I want to go with the tray...
Forum: Touring
03-25-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Car racks and bikes with front racks

I need to get a new bike carrier for my car. I'm looking at racks like the Kuat NV-2 (http://www.rei.com/product/857241/kuat-nv-2-bike-hitch-rack), which hold the bike's front wheel with an arm that...
Forum: Touring
01-20-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,650
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Consider a Thorn Raven...

Consider a Thorn Raven (http://www.sjscycles.com/thornpdf/ThornRavenTourBroHiRes.pdf), or a Co-Motion Pangea Rohloff (http://co-motion.com/index.php/bikes/pangea-rohloff).
Forum: Touring
12-08-14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Jim, That's a good point about duty. The...

Jim,

That's a good point about duty. The duty on a built-up fat-tired bike is 11%, and the duty on frame is, I believe, 4%. You might consider ordering frame and wheelset (plus Rohloff-specific...
Forum: Touring
12-08-14, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Also, you may want to go to the Thorn Forums...

Also, you may want to go to the Thorn Forums (http://www.thorncycles.co.uk/forums/) for more advice, since that's full of folks who own Nomads.

Cheers.
Forum: Touring
12-08-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By GeorgeBaby

You might consider having both hubs in the...

You might consider having both hubs in the disc-enabled form, even though you're using rim brakes. That way, should you ever want to change to disc (the frame is disc-enabled, but you'd need a...
Forum: Touring
11-13-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,631
Posted By GeorgeBaby

There's always the Rodriguez Big Squeeze...

There's always the Rodriguez Big Squeeze (http://www.rodbikes.com/articles/bigsqueeze.html).
Forum: Touring
11-10-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,510
Posted By GeorgeBaby

It's a single replacement spoke. I don't...

It's a single replacement spoke.

I don't think it's meant to be reused, but I could be wrong about that.
Forum: Touring
06-05-14, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Bob's been doing the frames himself for tt least...

Bob's been doing the frames himself for tt least a decade.
Forum: Touring
06-04-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By GeorgeBaby

It is good to see him back. He builds awesome...

It is good to see him back. He builds awesome stuff, once you get it.
Forum: Touring
02-27-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By GeorgeBaby

My friend, Mr.Google, tells me...

My friend, Mr.Google, tells me http://www.dereksbiketrip.com/whats-it-all-about/
Forum: Touring
10-09-13, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By GeorgeBaby

And here's an article...

And here's an article (http://oceanaircycles.com/2013/10/08/racks-that-fit/) on putting together a mini-rack, plus a low-rider rack.
Forum: Touring
10-06-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Well, there's the Nitto Big Front Rack...

Well, there's the Nitto Big Front Rack (http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/r5.htm), but it's the same price.

However, you don't need to have a single rack -- you could have a rack for the handlebar...
Forum: Foo
09-19-13, 06:28 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 9,053
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Get well, Tom. You're one of the greats strengths...

Get well, Tom. You're one of the greats strengths of BF.
Forum: Touring
09-13-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,714
Posted By GeorgeBaby

The Rohloff has a gear range of 526%, so, if your...

The Rohloff has a gear range of 526%, so, if your lowest gear is 20 gear-inches, your highest gear would be 105 gear-inches.
Forum: Touring
08-27-13, 10:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,607
Posted By GeorgeBaby

I had Bilenky install couplers on my bike, and am...

I had Bilenky install couplers on my bike, and am quite satisfied.
Forum: Touring
08-07-13, 08:40 AM
Forum: Touring
07-15-13, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By GeorgeBaby

While I think, in the abstract, a touring partner...

While I think, in the abstract, a touring partner would be nice, I enjoy being able to make my own decisions, and always tour solo.
07-06-13, 10:16 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,101
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Still, bilingual will be better, especially if...

Still, bilingual will be better, especially if you want to spend time in Quebec, so good on you for speaking both.
07-06-13, 10:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,101
Posted By GeorgeBaby

According to...

According to http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/citizenship/language.asp, proficiency in either English or French is acceptable. Where do you see the requirement for French?
Forum: Recumbent
07-01-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,208
Posted By GeorgeBaby

There is also the GrassHopper fx – the foldable...

There is also the GrassHopper fx – the foldable touring recumbent by HP Velotechnik (http://www.hpvelotechnik.com/produkte/ghp/index_e.html)
Forum: Touring
06-23-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Consider stealing the itinerary from Adventure...

Consider stealing the itinerary from Adventure Cycling's Bar Harbor Maine tour (http://www.adventurecycling.org/guided-tours/inn-to-inn-tours/bar-harbor-maine/).
Forum: Touring
06-21-13, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,959
Posted By GeorgeBaby

LOL. I'm a Thorn owner, too.

LOL. I'm a Thorn owner, too.
Forum: Touring
06-19-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,959
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Yeah, I live in a desert area, so I'm...

Yeah, I live in a desert area, so I'm out-of-practice with dealing with day after day of rain. It sounds like I'll have to figure out how to ventilate better (or not tour where and when it's that...
Forum: Touring
06-19-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,959
Posted By GeorgeBaby

Coping with cold, rainy and lots of climbing

I recently spent a few days cycling on the Oregon coast -- the temperature was low 50s, it was pouring rain much of the day, windy, and of course, there were hills.

Because it was cold and rainy...
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