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Forum: Touring
10-13-18, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By gorob23

Absolutely Perfect! Thank you all for the info....

Absolutely Perfect! Thank you all for the info. nice to get a visual and and know I will be following in good footsteps.
Thanks

Rob
Forum: Touring
10-12-18, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By gorob23

great to hear, the idea of going and seeing what...

great to hear, the idea of going and seeing what they have is a little out of my "plan things ahead of time" thinking but it also appeals to me with the idea of "it's part of the adventure and it's...
Forum: Touring
10-11-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By gorob23

thanks So am I correct that the maps for cars...

thanks So am I correct that the maps for cars will work just as well or are the Marco polo maps also for bikes ...
Forum: Touring
10-11-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 484
Posted By gorob23

Euro Mapping

Ok I have looked and looked and figured IF I finally asked for help somebody would point the answer out right in front of me.

I am trying to find maps (paper) for a trip down the Atlantic Coast of...
Forum: Touring
10-11-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,412
Posted By gorob23

Like and idiot I forgot about my "spork" Combo...

Like and idiot I forgot about my "spork" Combo Knife-fork-spoon kit and my swiss army knife .... mail or check it damnit.

Rob
Forum: Touring
04-03-18, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 945
Posted By gorob23

My wife and I stayed here on trip last year ... ...

My wife and I stayed here on trip last year ... we are not kids and it was fine ..

24 East Congress Parkway
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Call 1 (312) 360-0300
Chicago@hiusa.org
Hostel Menu...
Forum: Touring
01-21-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By gorob23

I started in MB ( About 3 mile south of LAX) Left...

I started in MB ( About 3 mile south of LAX) Left May 30th

My journal can be found On CGOAB 'dads doing what" ?

I was in the minority for going West to East and it wasn't really a problem. I...
Forum: Touring
07-04-17, 12:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,968
Posted By gorob23

100% Agreed! Stopped coaching at 58 (3 years...

100% Agreed! Stopped coaching at 58 (3 years ago) and took off. LAX to Dodge City... still planning :thumb:

Rob
Forum: Touring
04-14-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,349
Posted By gorob23

I have the LHT. I stayed away from Disc just...

I have the LHT. I stayed away from Disc just because if I was out on the road I figured les hassle if they have a problem.(I also stayed with the end bars even though I didn't like them at first. I...
01-23-17, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 2,017,891
Posted By gorob23

Hi I'm Rob. haven't been on the road bike in a...

Hi I'm Rob. haven't been on the road bike in a while (Kestrel 200sci) I have found touring is great and love heading out the door to see what's around on a Surly LHT. My first tour part 1, was a M.B...
Forum: Touring
01-23-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 96,119
Posted By gorob23

I agree there is something about CGOB great for...

I agree there is something about CGOB great for touring and it offers a ton of good touring info and insights. I like the fact that Neil is trying like all heck to keep the train running single...
01-22-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,230
Posted By gorob23

I bought a Clean Republic kit for a myself 3...

I bought a Clean Republic kit for a myself 3 years ago, because I couldn't make it up the hill to get home. I was too sore from the beach after playing volleyball and hanging out.
My neighbor was...
Forum: Touring
01-21-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,312
Posted By gorob23

I also am thinking about South to North ( family...

I also am thinking about South to North ( family reasons) and yes I know about the hills and headwinds but try and keep the idea of it's an adventure in mind.

I don't have to grind out 90 miles a...
Forum: Introductions
01-21-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By gorob23

Hello

I have been riding for awhile.

I live near LAX and just started to touring using a Surly LHT after riding a road bike (Kestrel 200sci) for a long time. I did the centurion rides in the area and a...
Forum: Touring
01-21-17, 12:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,501
Posted By gorob23

I had never ridden a touring bike up 2 years ago...

I had never ridden a touring bike up 2 years ago when I bought a LHT. I have rode a Kestrel 200sci for years. The geometry was so strange but wow it does make a difference more than I would have...
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