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Forum: Touring
05-05-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By staehpj1

Well yeah, but Onza says that is what you are...

Well yeah, but Onza says that is what you are supposed to do, so adding water is arguably "letting the sealant work as designed". I am not saying I completely buy it, but that seems to be their...
Forum: Touring
02-22-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,083
Posted By Digger Goreman

Suggest mod move this to religion section.......

Suggest mod move this to religion section.... :innocent:
Forum: Touring
02-16-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,523
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I had some trouble with liners in wide tires, the...

I had some trouble with liners in wide tires, the liners did not stay centered and the bike rode quite odd.

I had a tire years ago that I could not find what it was that was causing flats, but I...
Forum: Touring
02-09-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,660
Posted By alan s

Actually, I said the opposite. The ride from...

Actually, I said the opposite. The ride from Miami to Key West is usually easier, as the wind will be at your back more of the time.
Forum: Touring
02-05-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,482
Posted By Gravel Rider

Bombtrack Hook. Does it all. ...

Bombtrack Hook. Does it all.
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Forum: Touring
02-03-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,950
Posted By staehpj1

Yeah surprisingly there are some pretty good...

Yeah surprisingly there are some pretty good ones. The one I was lakling about was actually quite steep, less than a quarter mile long though. I have some nice rides near by with some rolling...
Forum: Touring
02-03-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,950
Posted By sloppy12

a friend just got back, he said it was more hilly...

a friend just got back, he said it was more hilly than he had expected.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-03-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By prj71

Just a guess.

Just a guess.
Forum: Foo
01-26-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9,703
Views: 1,518,682
Posted By RubeRad

Just like Elaine ...

Just like Elaine
...
Forum: Foo
01-17-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9,703
Views: 1,518,682
Posted By DiabloScott

Penguins don't live at the north pole... think...

Penguins don't live at the north pole... think again.
Forum: Touring
01-01-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,064
Posted By skidder

Checking in from California. I'll be remodeling...

Checking in from California. I'll be remodeling a bathroom in January/February (its overdue), maybe another after that, so that'll shoot down late winter. Depending on how the COVID Omicron strain...
Forum: Touring
01-01-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,064
Posted By indyfabz

My 2020 trip to MT and ID got “airlined.” Turned...

My 2020 trip to MT and ID got “airlined.” Turned out to be a good thing because I would have faced the pink parts of this:

...
Forum: Touring
01-01-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,064
Posted By mev

One step at a time... First to renew may...

One step at a time...

First to renew may passport as it expires at end of 2022.

The trip I want to do is one originally scheduled for 2020 and then postponed: Timor-Leste and Western Timor...
Forum: Touring
12-31-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tourist in MSN

This is not on the route the OP is interested in,...

This is not on the route the OP is interested in, but not too far away.

A friend and I did a S Florida trip in Feb 2017, did not enjoy the heat or the traffic on the part near Miami that was not...
Forum: Touring
12-29-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,660
Posted By kevmcd

I plan to be in Florida in January as well. But...

I plan to be in Florida in January as well. But I am staying pretty close to Amtrak stations and just doing day rides.

Back to your question: I am surprised no one suggested the ferry from Ft...
Forum: Touring
12-09-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,376
Posted By bktourer1

When I rode the Erie this Summer, I put my bike...

When I rode the Erie this Summer, I put my bike on in Albany and got off at Depew Station near my hotel.
Think go can get off at Exchange St too in Buffalo
Remove front wheel and hang. If you get...
Forum: Touring
12-05-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By dgodave

Wish I could go. Did this Kyushu trip in 2019....

Wish I could go. Did this Kyushu trip in 2019. Looks like it might overlap with your route for a few days.
...
Forum: Foo
12-05-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12,264
Views: 2,644,684
Posted By chewybrian

The best kind of drunk... ...

The best kind of drunk...

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Forum: Foo
11-10-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12,264
Views: 2,644,684
Posted By cb400bill

More pics and less chatter please.

More pics and less chatter please.
Forum: Foo
11-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9,703
Views: 1,518,682
Posted By chewybrian

They call this the "bike bus". They have a...

They call this the "bike bus". They have a designated route and times, with parents and crossing guards along for the ride, and people meet up and join in along the way.
...
Forum: Foo
10-03-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12,264
Views: 2,644,684
Posted By skijor

From a tour in VA 2019 ...

From a tour in VA 2019


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Forum: Foo
10-03-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12,264
Views: 2,644,684
Posted By Shimagnolo

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Touring
09-22-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,790
Posted By Korina

Just to clarify, it seems he had sleep apnea for...

Just to clarify, it seems he had sleep apnea for several years, which caused insomnia; chronic lack of sleep can do a number on your head and sleep apnea can cause actual brain damage. If you can,...
Forum: Touring
09-10-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By StarBiker

The Mods on Bike Forums?

The Mods on Bike Forums?
Forum: Touring
09-10-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By indyfabz

2009 vintage. Rounding the top of Looking Glass...

2009 vintage. Rounding the top of Looking Glass during a near 100 mile day from St. Mary Campground to Sprague Creek Campground in Glacier National Park. Logan Pass was still closed, so we had to...
Forum: Touring
09-09-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By str

Burgos - Leon ...

Burgos - Leon


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Forum: Touring
09-08-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By balto charlie

I have one bike with that style of bar. I use the...

I have one bike with that style of bar. I use the bike as my rail to trail,siteseeing, casual riding, grocery getter, conversation ride bike. This bike is a more upright riding position which suits...
Forum: Touring
09-07-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By gauvins

I've used butterfly bars for several years and...

I've used butterfly bars for several years and was quite pleased with them, although like staehpj1 I felt that most positions were not that great, with the exception of the main position (i.e. where...
Forum: Touring
09-07-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By staehpj1

Lots of hand positions, but none that suited me...

Lots of hand positions, but none that suited me as well as the fewer positions on regular drop bars. So, they really didn't work out well for me. For me hand (and arm, shoulder, neck, and general)...
Forum: Touring
09-07-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,664
Posted By bktourer1

Don't know about if they come in carbon but,...

Don't know about if they come in carbon but, have sets on my touring and rail trail bike and love them. Got them several years ago. added long gel strips under bar tape.
nice having several...
Forum: Touring
09-03-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By c_m_shooter

I thought state parks weren't allowed to turn...

I thought state parks weren't allowed to turn away bicyclists even when they are "full". Most of the time I roll into camp after the attendants have left and am gone before they get there the next...
Forum: Touring
09-03-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By indyfabz

Campground availability, if that's you thing (It...

Campground availability, if that's you thing (It is for me), has also been tight in many places.

I have only done an overnight and a three-day this year, but not because of pandemic-related...
Forum: Touring
09-03-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By c_m_shooter

Touring is socially distancing. Why would you...

Touring is socially distancing. Why would you stop? The only issues I've had were being surprised by different restrictions in different states.
Forum: Touring
08-26-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,292
Posted By ironwood

I once flew to Paris and just started touring...

I once flew to Paris and just started touring with no real destination after th first couple of days. I had plenty of time and enough money to just ramble and visit whatever I wanted to see....
Forum: Touring
08-24-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,666
Posted By Doug64

It looks like you had a good ride. The photos are...

It looks like you had a good ride. The photos are very good, and really adds in telling the story. :thumb:
Forum: Touring
08-24-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,282
Posted By kevmcd

I traded emails with 2velo last night to verify...

I traded emails with 2velo last night to verify that their chamois was indeed natural leather.

They said their chamois is cowhide. In my memory it seems that the best chamois's are sheepskin but...
Forum: Touring
08-24-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,666
Posted By djb

A lot of fun to see and read. A lot of long km...

A lot of fun to see and read.
A lot of long km days, but I guess that's a real side bonus of going light like you do.
thanks for taking the time to put it down, and yes daily journaling is time...
Forum: Touring
08-23-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By balto charlie

love the fog!! Great looking gravel to ride.

love the fog!! Great looking gravel to ride.
Forum: Touring
08-23-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By indyfabz

Our storyline was quite different. Very cold...

Our storyline was quite different. Very cold morning. Because we camped at Colonial Creek we had no real warmup before the steepest part of the climb. Some of us did circuits through the campground...
Forum: Touring
08-23-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By Clyde1820

The rest of the story ... ...

The rest of the story ...

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Definitely a beautiful road. Have been up...
Forum: Touring
08-22-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By str

Valle de Arbás ...

Valle de Arbás


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Forum: Touring
08-21-21, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By str

Burgos - Leon ...

Burgos - Leon


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Forum: Touring
08-10-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By CMAW

You gotta love the wells in Moldavia! ...

You gotta love the wells in Moldavia!

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Forum: Touring
08-04-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 334,128
Posted By CMAW

Touring in Romania right now, the north,...

Touring in Romania right now, the north, Maramures and Moldavia regions.

...
Forum: Touring
08-01-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,368
Posted By Patty Up North

Btw, every church in Danmark has watertaps...

Btw, every church in Danmark has watertaps outsite, for watering flowers. Its good for drinking, and my main source of water when touring in Danmark.
Forum: Touring
07-31-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,368
Posted By djb

PW, If I don't see you writing on here before you...

PW, If I don't see you writing on here before you leave, have a safe and fun trip.
safe traveling etc etc
cheers
Forum: Northeast
07-27-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By antimonysarah

Or even just open them up a few weekends a year...

Or even just open them up a few weekends a year for special events -- a big special bikepacking race through them for a few days could be amazing. Even just an out-and-back double century on the...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9,703
Views: 1,518,682
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/mTQwnzT.gifv

https://i.imgur.com/mTQwnzT.gifv
Forum: Touring
07-06-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By MarcusT

I fold back the half of the fly that is over my...

I fold back the half of the fly that is over my head and position the tent so that end is less visible to the public.
Yea, it does not do much, but at least it hides my intimate scratching. ;)
Forum: Touring
07-06-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By andrewclaus

I'm at the stage in my life where if someone...

I'm at the stage in my life where if someone peeks in on me, the punishment is already done. Nobody is going to take a second look.
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