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05-31-07, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Ira in Chi

it's a date- i'll be back in late july.

it's a date- i'll be back in late july.
05-31-07, 03:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,209
Posted By Ira in Chi

true, but i said exactly what i mean. i shift...

true, but i said exactly what i mean. i shift around on the touring bike as much as i'd shift around on my fixed gear bike. i only coast down hills because my touring bike is heavy and bulky,...
05-31-07, 02:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,209
Posted By Ira in Chi

you could probably set your track bike up to be...

you could probably set your track bike up to be fairly comfortable, but it would be a hack rather than the intended purpose. the saddle that i had was really lousy but i didn't know much about what...
05-31-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Ira in Chi

nyrie - i wish we could have seen you on the west...

nyrie - i wish we could have seen you on the west coast section. i hope you visit chicago again some time.

tink - cheers, and look out for the polo national championships!
05-31-07, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Ira in Chi

we're outside of newark right now. i think we're...

we're outside of newark right now. i think we're riding to brooklyn tomorrow.
05-31-07, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Ira in Chi

attn: poster dirtyphotons

you're awesome. dc was great. give everyone kisses for us.
05-31-07, 10:42 AM
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Views: 5,209
Posted By Ira in Chi

hi i have some good input on this one. i...

hi i have some good input on this one.

i noticed that a couple posters mentioned a major drawback as not being able to stand up and coast. i ride a touring bike long distances every day and i...
02-27-07, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ira in Chi

We are back on the road. Read the blog!

We are back on the road. Read the blog!
02-15-07, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Ira in Chi

thanks!

thanks!
02-15-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Ira in Chi

top.

top.
02-15-07, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,397
Posted By Ira in Chi

i run 28s with room to spare. 32s should work.

i run 28s with room to spare. 32s should work.
02-14-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Ira in Chi

top- so andy doesn't have to sleep in the...

top- so andy doesn't have to sleep in the streets!

andy is huge, adorable, and will buy you beer.
09-20-06, 07:32 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 15,230
Posted By Ira in Chi

Hey Portland, I'm going to be in you in a few...

Hey Portland, I'm going to be in you in a few days. We are riding bikes around the country and are in Seattle right now. I'd love to meet a few people for drinks or whatever. The link in my...
Forum: Touring
08-29-06, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By Ira in Chi

i wrap my sleeping bag and pad in a tarp,...

i wrap my sleeping bag and pad in a tarp, burrito-style, and bungee it on lengthwise. it's lightweight stuff that rides well up there, and the tarp is serving double duty so it doesn't take up space...
Forum: Touring
08-29-06, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,716
Posted By Ira in Chi

i love the way retro steel bikes look and handle,...

i love the way retro steel bikes look and handle, so my gf and i are each riding early 80s bikes on our u.s. perimeter tour. we each replaced parts of the drivetrains, and i have 700c wheels, but we...
Forum: Touring
08-11-06, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Ira in Chi

thanks! i'll pm you when we get closer.

thanks! i'll pm you when we get closer.
Forum: Touring
08-09-06, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Ira in Chi

Thanks for the PMs! We've had some great...

Thanks for the PMs! We've had some great experiences with the BF hook-ups we've had so far and are looking forward to meeting more cool people.
08-09-06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Ira in Chi

Yet another success! Muccapazza hooked us up in...

Yet another success! Muccapazza hooked us up in Bozeman, and we had a pretty awesome weekend hanging out, including:

-art
-awesome chow
-beer
-grappa, which I'm still skeptical about
-great...
08-06-06, 08:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ira in Chi

hey guys, what's happening?

hey guys, what's happening?
Forum: Touring
08-06-06, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Ira in Chi

Do you live in MT, ID, WA, OR, or CA?

We're riding a meadering perimeter of the U.S. and are trying to find friendly people who would be willing to let us use their showers and sleep on their couches or lawns. If you're interested,...
07-11-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ira in Chi

I just rode 3 back-to-back 70 mile days and it's...

I just rode 3 back-to-back 70 mile days and it's supposed to be 108 today. If you live in Cactus Flat SD, look for me at you local pool.
07-08-06, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Ira in Chi

wunder = awesome host! top notch hospitality...

wunder = awesome host!

top notch hospitality and great tour of sioux falls!
07-08-06, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Ira in Chi

I wish we could have hung out too. Touring makes...

I wish we could have hung out too. Touring makes me tired and bad at drinking beer, so we ended up going to bed early almost every night!
07-03-06, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Ira in Chi

I haven't read that book yet. It's been tough...

I haven't read that book yet. It's been tough finding time to read on the trip so far.
07-03-06, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ira in Chi

No_Minkah, that sounds awesome. be sure to...

No_Minkah, that sounds awesome. be sure to report when you get back.

Who's going swimming today? I already did!
07-03-06, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By Ira in Chi

Jeremy HereNT is a great guy

Thanks for giving us directions into town, you made it very easy to find streets and trails into the perilous metropolis of the Twin Cities!

Seriously, buy this guy some beers!
06-15-06, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Ira in Chi

Thanks!

Thanks!
06-13-06, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By Ira in Chi

Do you live in MT, WY, or SD?

We are riding through those states in the next month or so and would like to hang out with you guys. If you would like to have a beer or let us pitch our tent in your yard, PM me.

Mods, please...
06-13-06, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ira in Chi

hey we made it to wisconsin! actually we are one...

hey we made it to wisconsin! actually we are one mile away in ironwood, mi.

are you guys having a good summer so far?

josh, i'll drink a couple beers for you. do you know if you're moving out...
05-30-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ira in Chi

i'm feelin' pretty good. i've been swimmin' in...

i'm feelin' pretty good. i've been swimmin' in the pool. probably getting rained on tomorrow.
05-30-06, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,121
Posted By Ira in Chi

what's up dudes?

Just checkin' in. How's it going?
Forum: Touring
05-21-06, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4,338
Views: 2,016,713
Posted By Ira in Chi

This is the bike that I'm riding around the US...

This is the bike that I'm riding around the US for the rest of the year, as seen in Michigan.

http://static.flickr.com/54/150371085_aeb6e78bce.jpg
...
05-11-06, 05:06 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,990
Posted By Ira in Chi

i'm probably drinkin on the westside- 9ish?

i'm probably drinkin on the westside- 9ish?
05-11-06, 11:36 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,990
Posted By Ira in Chi

Beer is beer, rain or shine.

Beer is beer, rain or shine.
05-10-06, 08:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,832
Posted By Ira in Chi

pulling out a weapon is a really bad idea, but...

pulling out a weapon is a really bad idea, but then again the law isn't on your side either. my girlfriend got hit by a hit-and-run driver this weekend, and even though the cops arrested the driver,...
05-10-06, 08:36 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,526
Posted By Ira in Chi

A+

A+
05-10-06, 08:33 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,990
Posted By Ira in Chi

posse rides should be replete with cowboy hats. ...

posse rides should be replete with cowboy hats.


oh and boots with clipless cleats AND spurs. giddy-up.

chain lassos. i'll spit a lot too ... sugary gumball spit.

It's time to RIDE AND ROPE...
05-09-06, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,119
Posted By Ira in Chi

Collar one delinquent in your neighborhood and...

Collar one delinquent in your neighborhood and sacrifice him as an example. Put his head on a pike.
05-09-06, 02:37 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,990
Posted By Ira in Chi

i like this idea.

i like this idea.
05-08-06, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By Ira in Chi

Thanks a lot guys. There's nothing we can do but...

Thanks a lot guys. There's nothing we can do but wait right now- she has some loose and broken teeth but no other injuries. The dentist is making a final evaluation tomorrow before doing the work. ...
05-06-06, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By Ira in Chi

we won't know all the details for a few days.

we won't know all the details for a few days.
05-06-06, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By Ira in Chi

you ohio guys seem pretty straight-up. i really...

you ohio guys seem pretty straight-up. i really wish we were going there first, rather than west, because you're the third person who's extended an invitation like that. it'll probably be some time...
05-05-06, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By Ira in Chi

Chicago: Sitting in drinking on Friday night...

So who's racing tomorrow? I'm on the fence right now, leaning toward no. Spent all day today getting ready for our moving sale, my girlfriend and I are leaving on our year-long U.S. bike tour at...
05-04-06, 10:47 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 7,884
Posted By Ira in Chi

Hey, stop by my appartment before the race! I'll...

Hey, stop by my appartment before the race! I'll be living in Humbolt Park for nine more days!
05-03-06, 11:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,735
Posted By Ira in Chi

i have been wearing mine since 04-27-06!

i have been wearing mine since 04-27-06!
05-02-06, 11:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,735
Posted By Ira in Chi

the price, while high, makes sense. 1)they...

the price, while high, makes sense.

1)they are made in sf, by a small company.

2)they are well thought out and made of a high performance fabric (stretchy and fast drying)

3)the cut is...
04-28-06, 11:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,364
Posted By Ira in Chi

that's what happens when you skip out on critical...

that's what happens when you skip out on critical FAST!
04-28-06, 01:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,364
Posted By Ira in Chi

all i know is that there's a plan in the works

all i know is that there's a plan in the works
04-28-06, 01:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,364
Posted By Ira in Chi

so who's going?

so who's going?
04-28-06, 09:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,627
Posted By Ira in Chi

most hated

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