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05-19-14, 03:01 AM
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Posted By DW99

Very nice, Andy!

Very nice, Andy!
04-09-14, 05:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,416
Posted By DW99

Thanks for the link 1nterceptor!

Thanks for the link 1nterceptor!
04-09-14, 05:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,416
Posted By DW99

Yes, I saw that yesterday, Curtmans was squashed...

Yes, I saw that yesterday, Curtmans was squashed and Kormans may not even make it to the floor of the House. So, I say good deal. Makes me wonder about these people sometimes.

We could debate...
04-08-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,416
Posted By DW99

Yes, by all means get informed, I have been for...

Yes, by all means get informed, I have been for years and so should you. Surely you don't deny that these bills are put forth by republicans or was that supposed to be a secret? This is not the...
04-07-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,416
Posted By DW99

That's only the republicans, they stick a bigger...

That's only the republicans, they stick a bigger straw up another orifice and suck out the spine of the democrats.

But honestly, Korman and his ilk (republicans), are in the majority in the...
Forum: Touring
06-26-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By DW99

I use this one...

I use this one (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005ZIQONY/ref=asc_df_B005ZIQONY2578727?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&tag=dealt5136-20&linkCode=asn&creative=395093&creativeASIN=B005ZIQONY), not too expensive and it...
05-31-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,313
Posted By DW99

1982 Motobecane Grand Touring

Pix from spring of 2012, thought I had posted these here before.

Love riding this bike, it fits well and just feels good to ride.

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Photos not too good, too...
Forum: Touring
05-10-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,427
Posted By DW99

That's pretty close to my sentiments dclifton,...

That's pretty close to my sentiments dclifton, truth is I aspire to be homeless and unemployed, on my bike just looking around to see what is out there. I dream of a time when I can pare down, sell...
Forum: Touring
04-28-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,250
Posted By DW99

Ahhhh, the master! Most excellent, thanks for...

Ahhhh, the master! Most excellent, thanks for that seeker333!
Forum: Touring
04-25-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By DW99

Good luck on your tour across the U.S., Watson...

Good luck on your tour across the U.S., Watson and Gerry! Enjoy your trip Watson and hopefully you will do well on the fund raising for DDS4OP, important charitable work.

DW
Forum: Touring
04-07-13, 09:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,327
Posted By DW99

Yes Machka, it is the same in the U.S., at least...

Yes Machka, it is the same in the U.S., at least as far as I have traveled. $20, $40, $60 not a problem in most places, it's there on the little thingie where you swipe the card.

Is there...
Forum: Touring
03-31-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 966
Posted By DW99

Thoroughly enjoyed those Ralf. Thanks for...

Thoroughly enjoyed those Ralf. Thanks for posting!
Forum: Touring
03-31-13, 04:42 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,817
Posted By DW99

From the first photo at the LBS to today, have...

From the first photo at the LBS to today, have always thought that was a good looking bike. Love that color.

Changing all three chain rings is something for me to think about also, was planning...
Forum: Touring
03-08-13, 03:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,594
Posted By DW99

That's what I used in my motorcycle days, now I...

That's what I used in my motorcycle days, now I use one of those little cheapo nylon fold over things that aggravates the pee water out of me. Don't know how, when or where I got the dang things,...
Forum: Touring
03-07-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By DW99

Was it named poo?

Was it named poo?
03-04-13, 08:22 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 25,047
Posted By DW99

AZORCH, you can do a Bing search or Google for "...

AZORCH, you can do a Bing search or Google for " Ride The Fault Line " and find out all about it. To answer your question, it's a tour that takes in parts of SE Missouri, NE Arkansas, East Tennessee...
Forum: Touring
03-01-13, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,202
Posted By DW99

Congrats otavioexel! Those are nice bikes, we'll...

Congrats otavioexel! Those are nice bikes, we'll be watching for photos. What color is it?
03-01-13, 06:54 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 25,047
Posted By DW99

Good for you JerrySTL, that will be a fun ride,...

Good for you JerrySTL, that will be a fun ride, have always heard good things about it. The Katy is sort of my riding/touring playground. Have ridden all of it several times over, but have never...
02-28-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 25,047
Posted By DW99

Is anyone else considering the "Ride The Fault Line" tour?

Just thought I would see if anyone else here was planning to do this tour. I'm familiar with the area, should be a nice ride, not many hills, maybe none. I'm in the beginning stage of planning for...
Forum: Touring
02-23-13, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,487
Posted By DW99

Have put a note about this post in the forum for...

Have put a note about this post in the forum for South America.
02-23-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 808
Posted By DW99

Missing- Two Cyclist in Peru

There is a post in the touring forum about two missing cyclists in Peru.

Update: It appears that the couple are ok, just out of touch, on a river boat ride.
Forum: Touring
02-23-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,379
Posted By DW99

Have looked at both of those at my LBS, Both of...

Have looked at both of those at my LBS, Both of them seem to be made well. I liked the PakRak, but the distance between the bar at top where you attach a pannier and the bottom hook loop was too...
Forum: Touring
02-19-13, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By DW99

Good advice!

Good advice!
02-19-13, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By DW99

Sent my representative, an email this past Sunday...

Sent my representative, an email this past Sunday about this crazy idea, not even a canned response. The draft of the bill is from state rep Bart Korman, dist. 99 just west of St. Charles county. ...
Forum: Touring
02-19-13, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By DW99

First, thanks for the information Carbonfiberboy,...

First, thanks for the information Carbonfiberboy, not just the part quoted above, all of your comment, interesting. Secondly, what you have to say here was cause for more thought on what I had...
Forum: Touring
02-15-13, 01:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,118
Posted By DW99

Which vintage bike would I tour on? There are...

Which vintage bike would I tour on? There are certainly some sweet looking ones out there. While thinking about it, I'll ride the one I have. It's not top notch but it fits and it's a nice ride.
...
Forum: Touring
02-12-13, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,416
Posted By DW99

Japastie, I have one of those, 2010 model Fuji...

Japastie, I have one of those, 2010 model Fuji Touring, it's a good bike, I like it.
Forum: Touring
02-12-13, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,453
Posted By DW99

Agreed Shipwreck, In particular Sedalia to...

Agreed Shipwreck, In particular Sedalia to Boonville has a more 'out in the wilds' feel, making it my personal favorite part of the trail and it actually has some noticeable grade to part of...
Forum: Touring
02-10-13, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,453
Posted By DW99

Looks like no rain this week so the trail should...

Looks like no rain this week so the trail should be in good shape, hopefully. It seems that many people like the Boonville or Rocheport to Jefferson City section. It runs along the river more on...
Forum: Touring
02-08-13, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By DW99

Great thread sknhgy, thanks for posting. Lots of...

Great thread sknhgy, thanks for posting. Lots of good information from all, it's a favorites keeper! I'm also local to the Katy Trail and ride quite often. It's a favorite hobby, touring full...
Forum: Touring
01-30-13, 04:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,169
Posted By DW99

Because it's fun!

Because it's fun!
Forum: Touring
01-26-13, 04:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,339
Posted By DW99

Thanks juggleaddict. The front rack, you may...

Thanks juggleaddict. The front rack, you may want to look here (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/678115-Blackburn-MTF-1-front-rack-(w-pics)?p=15015921#post15015921) and here...
Forum: Touring
01-25-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,339
Posted By DW99

For what it's worth.

I have always liked the 520, they are nice looking well made bikes. But for my money, the Fuji Touring was the way to go. I have a 2010 model and I love it, the cash outlay was considerably less...
Forum: Touring
01-20-13, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By DW99

Congrats! Nice bikes, enjoy!

Congrats! Nice bikes, enjoy!
Forum: Touring
12-28-12, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By DW99

Cool!

Cool!
12-24-12, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,338
Views: 321,835
Posted By DW99

Very nice, CMAW!

Very nice, CMAW!
Forum: Touring
12-20-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By DW99

Originally got the MTF-1 for my hybrid, really...

Originally got the MTF-1 for my hybrid, really liked it so I moved it to the touring bike. Hope it works out well for you also frpax.

The Blackburn website says the Low Rider rack will work in...
Forum: Touring
12-04-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,885
Posted By DW99

288683 The MTF-1 has worked out really...

288683

The MTF-1 has worked out really well. Have a Nashbar Daytrekker that fits the MTF-1 nicely, rain jacket, snacks, book, and other quick to grab items with sleeping bag strapped onto the...
Forum: Touring
11-14-12, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By DW99

Excellent! Saved this and Mr Geekers entry.

Excellent! Saved this and Mr Geekers entry.
Forum: Touring
11-13-12, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By DW99

Yes, yes, got it Robow, I agree on that. Never...

Yes, yes, got it Robow, I agree on that. Never thought you meant the author of the book. I have found all of the comments here interesting, I'll be watching for more, there has to be someone with...
Forum: Touring
11-13-12, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By DW99

Ok, opinions on the MRT guide are cheap enough,...

Ok, opinions on the MRT guide are cheap enough, but so far nobody, including me, speaks from the experience of actually using it on tour, except the author. Hopefully someone will offer usable...
Forum: Touring
11-11-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By DW99

The Mississippi River Trail ...

The Mississippi River Trail (http://mississippirivertrail.org/)(MRT) is another trail and website you may want to investigate. I recently ordered the Bicycling Guide To The MRT...
Forum: Touring
11-02-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,439
Posted By DW99

I wouldn't give that dent any more thought. It's...

I wouldn't give that dent any more thought. It's a nice looking bike, I say, let it ride like it is.

I could be wrong, but I can't imagine that that dent would cause the metal to fail, the paint...
10-23-12, 03:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,763
Posted By DW99

Very nice looking bikes, G1nko and Southpaw!

Very nice looking bikes, G1nko and Southpaw!
10-13-12, 08:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,025
Posted By DW99

Looking at the photos gave me a headache! They...

Looking at the photos gave me a headache! They should take that red tag off, it clashes, in a couple of ways.
09-25-12, 03:55 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 25,047
Posted By DW99

Welcome Gaylordsoapco! The ACA route maps is a...

Welcome Gaylordsoapco! The ACA route maps is a good idea, another suggestion is the Mississippi River Trail (MRT). I just recently got the guide book to the MRT and it is a pretty thorough book. ...
Forum: Touring
09-13-12, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,182
Posted By DW99

Thanks to everyone for all of the excellent...

Thanks to everyone for all of the excellent information!

"Check M22 and M115 in northern lower peninsula in Michigan." tops the list, but for next year. It sounds really nice. This October; 2...
Forum: Introductions
08-27-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 483
Posted By DW99

Welcome Edward! I think you are making a good...

Welcome Edward! I think you are making a good decision in getting into bicycling. It's a fun and healthy way to spend some time. Hey, you have an excellent bike trail down in your area. Are you...
Forum: Touring
08-24-12, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,182
Posted By DW99

Tly, I will check into the Wabash Trace also, but...

Tly, I will check into the Wabash Trace also, but was wondering, how is the trail for services and camping?
Forum: Touring
08-21-12, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,182
Posted By DW99

Thanks everyone for the info, thoughts and links,...

Thanks everyone for the info, thoughts and links, that is what I was looking for. Still have to look at all of the links so even more information ahead. Really appreciate it! Will report back on...
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