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Forum: Touring
10-15-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Caretaker

The fellowship will be missing on the Levante...

The fellowship will be missing on the Levante until you get to Zamora. On the Norte staying in Albergues you will meet plenty of walkers and some cyclists but only occasionally on the road. The...
Forum: Touring
10-14-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By indyfabz

That was SO hard to get used to during my 7 weeks...

That was SO hard to get used to during my 7 weeks touring Andalucia. I didn't camp as much as I thought I was going to, so I often bought stuff for lunch and ate dinner out. I remember numerous...
Forum: Touring
10-14-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Caretaker

Doing the northern Camino in Spain I found...

Doing the northern Camino in Spain I found restaurants did a 'pilgrim menu' for about Ä10 from 7pm. Normally in Spain the cook/chef only arrives around 8.30pm at the earliest.
Forum: Touring
10-13-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By axolotl

I've toured extensively in southwestern France...

I've toured extensively in southwestern France and northern Spain. I haven't done the Camino because it has no interest for me, but I've found myself unwittingly along various Camino routes at times....
Forum: Touring
10-13-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By HobbesOnTour

Hi, First of all, good luck with your...

Hi,
First of all, good luck with your retirement and a Camino is a great way to begin!

To be boring, before deciding what route to follow, I'd suggest having a think about what your goal is - do...
Forum: Touring
10-12-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By thumpism

Slacker! I managed to get the same damage in a...

Slacker! I managed to get the same damage in a single fall, with similar results. Fortunately, my walking has not suffered as badly; it's standing still that I find painful. Cycling is okay and even...
Forum: Touring
10-12-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By El.Gato

I did the camino two years ago starting in...

I did the camino two years ago starting in Cologne, Germany. I took the north route in Spain. Don't do that if you are afraid of climbing. Do that if you want to escape the crowds and like great...
10-11-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By PaulH

I ride the same route, to work and back, every...

I ride the same route, to work and back, every weekday, and I do it on the same bike. However, I find infinite variety in the lengthening and shortening of the day and the changing of the seasons....
10-11-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By Jno

I like variety, but mostly to keep my preferred...

I like variety, but mostly to keep my preferred bike/ ride type from getting stale. 60% road bike: I donít mind (even welcome) the monotony of my regular routes because I can focus on my efforts and...
10-11-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By Gconan

A road bike. A gravel bike. And a mountain...

A road bike.
A gravel bike.
And a mountain bike.
A recumbent would be cool. But I have a hard enough time finding the time to ride what I already have.
10-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By OldTryGuy

Never having been in the Navy I none-the-less...

Never having been in the Navy I none-the-less adhere to KISS with emphasis on the SS.


Not a problem with same bike, same roads, same time riding.


e.g. -- 7 day cruise ends tomorrow AM....
10-11-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By joelcool

Road bike (love it, my go to ride and daily...

Road bike (love it, my go to ride and daily commuter)
Belt drive (crappy weather commuter)
MB (ride it to the gym or if I go off road)
Tandem

Then my wife has 2. Our garage is pretty full.
10-11-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,455
Posted By roadbikeChris

lol!

lol!
10-11-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By indyfabz

Road bike for road riding. Touring bike for...

Road bike for road riding.

Touring bike for loaded touring and commuting/around town transportation.
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Unapomer

Have you visited the "Cycling the Camino de...

Have you visited the "Cycling the Camino de Santiago" forum?
Cycling the Camino de Santiago Camino de Santiago Forum (http://www.caminodesantiago.org.uk/forums/cycling-the-camino-de-santiago.16/)
10-10-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By TMonk

MTB, Track, Fixed (Road), TT, 2x Road ...

MTB,
Track,
Fixed (Road),
TT,
2x Road

For 6 bikes in total. A new MTB would be nice but not on the radar anytime soon; if I did I would turn the old one into a fully rigid SS.
10-10-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By jeffreythree

I would get bored with the same old bike, or...

I would get bored with the same old bike, or forced to ride the same old routes. I have at least one road bike and a mtb around at any given time, but usually more since I like to wrench on bikes. ...
10-10-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By MikeyMK

In my collection; Shopper folder 3-wheel...

In my collection;

Shopper folder
3-wheel Recumbent
3-speed English
27-speed MTB
e-tandem

Fairly diverse.
10-10-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By GlennR

For me N=2, road bike and CX for winter and foul...

For me N=2, road bike and CX for winter and foul weather.
10-10-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By Boxkite

From a bicycle perspective I live in a time warp...

From a bicycle perspective I live in a time warp and live with a certain perception or expectation of speed even though, at 62, I ain't as fast as I used to be! So, with that in mind, I have a few...
10-10-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By Digger Goreman

In the land of the free (if you can afford it),...

In the land of the free (if you can afford it), and home of the brave (from 20,000 ft/behind a steering wheel), money and space are defining factors.... At the same time, Lao Tzu (some 2600 years...
10-10-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By Wildwood

Variety has many variations. My variety in...

Variety has many variations.
My variety in vintage was by country - limited to 1 from each major 'Euro' (what is GB these days?) cycling country. Italy got the pass for more. A few are still...
10-10-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By FiftySix

Anything I've chosen to participate in for...

Anything I've chosen to participate in for health, hobby, or fun, is limited by money, time, or space.

When I was into canoeing, I only had the space and money for one canoe. When I was into...
10-10-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By caloso

Most of my cycling friends own a variety of types...

Most of my cycling friends own a variety of types of bikes. I myself have a road bike, cross bike, TT bike, beater/commuter, and FG. I'm also planning to get a hard-tail MTB to do the local race...
10-10-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,475
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I only ride recumbents now that I'm getting...

I only ride recumbents now that I'm getting older. I have a 2 wheel tiller steering bent with a 20" front and 26" rear that I use most of the time. When the weather gets bad, or I need extra carrying...
Forum: Introductions
10-10-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Hermes

Welcome to bike forums.

Welcome to bike forums.
10-10-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By rumrunn6

I think I recognize those tires - Innova Swifter?

I think I recognize those tires - Innova Swifter?
10-10-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By jon c.

First one I've ever seen. I'd think there would...

First one I've ever seen. I'd think there would be a bit of learning curve in riding that.
Forum: Introductions
10-09-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By xiaoman1

Dc Bike Blogger, What an impressive resume, I...

Dc Bike Blogger,
What an impressive resume, I really enjoyed reading through some of your blog I am sure that you will have a lot to contribute to the forum.
My best to you, Ben
Forum: Touring
10-09-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Smitty2k1

A couple years ago my wife also got tired of...

A couple years ago my wife also got tired of working in a windowless, bunker-like office for an undisclosed government entity in Washington, D.C. and took a 6 week sabbatical to walk the Camino. She...
Forum: Touring
10-09-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Caretaker

Yes I've done two, or more accurately 1 & 0.85....

Yes I've done two, or more accurately 1 & 0.85. The first (0.85) was the Levante from Valencia which I didn't complete because I had an accident and end up doing the last 250kms by bus. The other I...
Forum: Touring
10-09-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I think if You want to compare notes with other...

I think if You want to compare notes with other friends who have done this the most common way is called the 'French Way' - here is the link to the detail https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Way
10-09-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 170,970
Posted By nomadmax

Well that makes it more difficult. You might be...

Well that makes it more difficult. You might be able to get a ball park by searching Google Images and finding one in the same colorway.
10-08-19, 04:54 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 170,970
Posted By CyclesMakaron

nomadmax: just not cadre.org, please. DC Bike...

nomadmax: just not cadre.org, please.
DC Bike Blogger: If your bike dates back to the mid-70s, it's not the production of the Meise factory (or Eddy Merckx Cycles). There are producers at stake who...
10-08-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 170,970
Posted By nomadmax

Here's a good place to start: Eddy Merckx...

Here's a good place to start:

Eddy Merckx Serial Numbers (http://www.cadre.org/Merckx/)

Then you can post up here with photos (especially of the bottom of the BB shell) and we have a guy who is...
10-07-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By Phil_gretz

Enthusiasm is a good start...

...and if you'd like to be effective on a discussion board, learn to edit your writing. Editing and spell checking. Most writing can be improved by tight editing.

Start the post with a clear...
10-06-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 170,970
Posted By nomadmax

1987 Merckx SLX with Campagnolo Croce d'Aune ...

1987 Merckx SLX with Campagnolo Croce d'Aune

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/merckx_corsa_extra_1987_0001_of_15_1bc8e0ba2bcc1c7f50320ee1a50112dcdd54cbdc.jpg...
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,946
Posted By Jeff Wills

What Jan said. I knew Gardner Martin before he...

What Jan said. I knew Gardner Martin before he passed. He would have made good on the a fix or replacement even though I wasn't the original owner.

Nowadays even long-time dealers have a hard...
07-01-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 44,620
Posted By ryansu

On my evening CC bike 2 ride I spotted this cool...

On my evening CC bike 2 ride I spotted this cool lowered 60s era Lincoln Continental with the suicide doors
...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,994
Posted By Kevindale

Photos? Ride reports?

Photos? Ride reports?
Forum: Touring
05-03-16, 08:03 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 128,034
Posted By mantelclock

Go to crazyguyonabike.com. Over 2 million of...

Go to crazyguyonabike.com. Over 2 million of pictures of cycle touring. (11,659 journals (https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/?doctype=journal) and articles...
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