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Forum: Touring
04-07-08, 08:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,556
Posted By joejoe

a constant paced but not vigorous excersice...

a constant paced but not vigorous excersice probably adds to the realness sensation. Your blood is pumping faster all day, metabolism speeds up, your body gets rid of toxins, while at the same time...
Forum: Touring
03-26-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,112
Posted By joejoe

wait a second. *slaps own head* dacusville was in...

wait a second. *slaps own head* dacusville was in south carolina. but, i also lived in north carolina, near winston-salem. *smokes delicious cigarette* i think it was kernersville...ugh...too many...
Forum: Touring
03-26-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,367
Posted By joejoe

".........." - "quote" ricohman...ohh..that many...

".........." - "quote" ricohman...ohh..that many drug dealings huh?
Forum: Touring
03-26-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,112
Posted By joejoe

woah, i used to live near greensville, in a town...

woah, i used to live near greensville, in a town called dacusville. i've considered doing a tour to the house i used to live at, but i don't remember the addresss. say, could you help me? its a...
Forum: Touring
03-26-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,367
Posted By joejoe

yah, that would be pretty expensive too. ...

yah, that would be pretty expensive too.

www.dinodance.net
Forum: Touring
03-26-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,112
Posted By joejoe

i think i'll take a tour around the block. gosh,...

i think i'll take a tour around the block. gosh, i'm total touring scum.
Forum: Touring
03-26-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,367
Posted By joejoe

oh thats easy. all you have to do is smoke more...

oh thats easy. all you have to do is smoke more pot.:crash:
Forum: Touring
03-26-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,285
Posted By joejoe

i try to keep it to one beer per bar. although on...

i try to keep it to one beer per bar. although on my last tour, i did the last 30 or 40 miles of a 114 mile (longest of the tour) day starting off wasted!!! (three beers - i was depleted) i think...
Forum: Touring
03-21-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 844
Posted By joejoe

hey, i got an EP on the trek too, which was the...

hey, i got an EP on the trek too, which was the reason i didn't go with a surly. (kind of tongue in cheeck) your not my unknown cousin are you? to be honest, i liked the way the surly rode a bit...
Forum: Touring
03-11-08, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By joejoe

http://bicyclehangar.googlepages.com/cliplessbicyc...

http://bicyclehangar.googlepages.com/cliplessbicyclepedals

check this out for the shoe issue, and ditch those ******ina velcros. also, i'm thinking for my next tour, a backpack is worth the...
Forum: Touring
03-07-08, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By joejoe

no, i've never tried it, and don't care to. i...

no, i've never tried it, and don't care to. i think it might work in the case of a timid, quick pick-pocket theft, especially if your'e not away from your bike for long. if you are, and it sets him...
Forum: Touring
03-07-08, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By joejoe

buy a cheap wallet, stuff it with old cards and a...

buy a cheap wallet, stuff it with old cards and a dollar bill wrapped around a convincing wad of fake money, and a note that says "f*** you" and leave it sticking out of a pouch, in a way that makes...
Forum: Touring
03-07-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By joejoe

i used them on a tour and loved them. but, i also...

i used them on a tour and loved them. but, i also only bought them because my bike was too small and didn't have drop bars, so i wanted more extension. for that they worked great, also for wind,...
Forum: Touring
03-02-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By joejoe

check out hot springs, SD in the black hills. ...

check out hot springs, SD in the black hills. its a neat little/big touristy town like boulder, colorado. it has a kick ass coffe shop called the flat iron coffee bar, which also serves beer, and...
Forum: Touring
02-18-08, 02:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,466
Posted By joejoe

that last bit i didn't know. hmmm...i think i...

that last bit i didn't know. hmmm...i think i might stay clipped in now, especially since you say you've crashed without having this problem. or maybe i should just slow down. :rolleyes:
Forum: Touring
02-18-08, 01:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,466
Posted By joejoe

but, what if a situation didn't give you time to...

but, what if a situation didn't give you time to get out, and in fact, jerked your body in a way that locked you in your clips? i guess this is just a general safety issue for straps and clippless...
Forum: Touring
02-18-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,466
Posted By joejoe

i don't know. it might be better to slip off...

i don't know. it might be better to slip off your bike instead of being violently whipped around with a hundred pounds of bike attached to your feet. the potential problem would be akin to water...
Forum: Touring
02-17-08, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By joejoe

what would happen to the parks' land and where...

what would happen to the parks' land and where would the money go? and, a maintanence cut shouldn't be a big deal, especially if the spending is on things that don't need to matter enough. and hell...
Forum: Touring
02-17-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By joejoe

i'll probably have one of those too. i guess the...

i'll probably have one of those too. i guess the bottom line is the added adventure factor with the solar oven. its also practical in dollars, and for a bigger menu. i must say niles, this and...
Forum: Touring
02-16-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By joejoe

front rack on the top. i wasn't planning on...

front rack on the top. i wasn't planning on putting anything else there. it could just stay there full time. and when there's no sun, there's no cooking.

*edit: reply to lighthorse
Forum: Touring
02-14-08, 10:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,466
Posted By joejoe

i've done like 45-50 and i think some good advice...

i've done like 45-50 and i think some good advice is to NOT BE CLIPPED IN when going this fast. i've never worn clipless shoes, but did have straps and i took them out. if i'm gonna wipe out at...
Forum: Touring
02-14-08, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By joejoe

i never considered aerodynamics. i sure wouldn't...

i never considered aerodynamics. i sure wouldn't want a freaking satellite dish of flimsy foil. actually, it could double as a parasail with tail wind.

i think i'll build one with the reflectors...
Forum: Touring
02-13-08, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By joejoe

how about mounting a solar stove on the top of a...

how about mounting a solar stove on the top of a rack and cooking while you ride? the challenge of course would be to accommodate for the constantly changing ideal relationship of the oven's...
Forum: Touring
01-15-08, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By joejoe

my grasshopper didn't hit my mouth. but, it did...

my grasshopper didn't hit my mouth. but, it did land on my shoulder and rode with me for about 40 miles. it was kinda special.
Forum: Touring
01-14-08, 04:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,357
Posted By joejoe

so you decided to start barking like a dog....:D

so you decided to start barking like a dog....:D
Forum: Touring
01-14-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By joejoe

yah, i was definetely a drag once in a...

yah, i was definetely a drag once in a construction zone. there was a little shoulder room, but i would have had to walk, and i had to use the restroom, and it was on an uphill bridge, and the...
Forum: Touring
01-10-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,357
Posted By joejoe

i met up with some folks in yellowstone. we went...

i met up with some folks in yellowstone. we went for an overnight hike. since i didn't have a backpack, and my tent was way to large and heavy for the hike, i lugged one panier containing food,...
Forum: Touring
01-07-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By joejoe

another position is always nice. plus, the...

another position is always nice. plus, the position of aerobars is unique, and not just in a superficial way. they are fun to ride. they take some getting used to, and lots of adjustments as you...
01-03-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By joejoe

i've heard fork clearance is one of the 520's...

i've heard fork clearance is one of the 520's cons, but someone told me (from experience) they handle 37s with fenders. so, i'm set!
Forum: Touring
01-03-08, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 720
Posted By joejoe

i am lazy, but the "essence" of a tour motivates...

i am lazy, but the "essence" of a tour motivates me. before my first tour i did a few 30 mile days which were fun, but got old fast. the first three days of the tour were like that too. at one...
Forum: Touring
01-03-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,107
Posted By joejoe

oh yah, wine and ag. wala wala county in...

oh yah, wine and ag. wala wala county in washington would be perfect for that, especially with the beautiful rolling hills. if i recall correctly, there are around 100 wineries in that area, mostly...
01-03-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By joejoe

:o thanks folks, this is great news!

:o

thanks folks, this is great news!
Forum: Touring
01-03-08, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,107
Posted By joejoe

how about, don't stop until you find one dollar...

how about, don't stop until you find one dollar worth of pennies on the highway.
01-03-08, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By joejoe

embarassing question

i'm buying a trek 520 and want to run wider tires. it comes stock with 700x32s. do i have to replace the rims to run 700x35s?
Forum: Touring
01-02-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,057
Posted By joejoe

i like the ride bike paths if i run across them,...

i like the ride bike paths if i run across them, which aren't necessarily "off-road" in the sense that they could be a problem. regardless, i'll probably put on a bigger, higher quality touring...
Forum: Touring
01-01-08, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By joejoe

glacier mountain national park is beautiful. i'm...

glacier mountain national park is beautiful. i'm sure the trek from cali to there would be too. and yes, colorado kicks ass. the estes park area is a favorite place of mine.
Forum: Touring
12-31-07, 09:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,057
Posted By joejoe

michel thanks!!! this is the info i was...

michel

thanks!!! this is the info i was looking for. (of course, thanks for the other replies)

i'm going with the 520, and it seems like the upgrades i will make will be the "granny", and new...
Forum: Touring
12-30-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,057
Posted By joejoe

10%....oh okay, thats great! hopefully my aunt...

10%....oh okay, thats great! hopefully my aunt will give me a not so good deal!!!!:rolleyes:
Forum: Touring
12-29-07, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,097
Posted By joejoe

funny, i was thinking about this before i read...

funny, i was thinking about this before i read the thread. i'm now officially pumped to eat wild purslane and dandelions. also, i made some pine tea today. it tasted okay, it could grow on me. ...
Forum: Touring
12-29-07, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,057
Posted By joejoe

radioflyer the situation is always more...

radioflyer

the situation is always more complicated. "buy which fits best" happens to include more than the fairytale factor that is which bike tickles my fancy on the test run. theranman is...
Forum: Touring
12-29-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,057
Posted By joejoe

i'm definetely going with the 520, not because i...

i'm definetely going with the 520, not because i need the money, but because it will be nice when i do. i'll be able to afford some other things that i don't really need, and some things that might...
Forum: Touring
12-29-07, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,057
Posted By joejoe

valygrl my heart has been stuck on the surly...

valygrl

my heart has been stuck on the surly lht for a while. but the money and time issue is erking me. my last bike was an impulse buy. i got turned onto bikes, went to the local bike store,...
Forum: Touring
12-29-07, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By joejoe

glacier? sweet!!! thats where i'm going. i'll...

glacier? sweet!!! thats where i'm going. i'll be working there and live in the employee cabins/dorms. i did it last year too. when are you going?
Forum: Touring
12-29-07, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,057
Posted By joejoe

in my situation, i will have an extra 500 dollars...

in my situation, i will have an extra 500 dollars to spend on upgrading components. from what i have read, the rear rim is a weak point. i would also like to put on some snazzy touring tires. the...
Forum: Touring
12-28-07, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,057
Posted By joejoe

surly lht vs. trek 520

alright folks, i want an answer without a sugar coating. what is the best bike for a fully loaded tour. i have ridden both, and must say, i like the surly better. it seems more solid, has a lower...
Forum: Touring
12-28-07, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By joejoe

hey i did 1200 miles fully loaded (80...

hey

i did 1200 miles fully loaded (80 pounds) plus me (210 pounds) on a 7.2 fx. the frame was wobbly, but held up fine, and the wobbling wasn't a problem, nor was it noticeable unless i was...
Forum: Introductions
07-01-07, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By joejoe

i kick ass

hey folks, i'm a new biking addict. i recently purchased a trek 7.2. i love it, but i also know why i don't like it anymore. i have the perfect bike in mind. its exciting but frustrating because...
Forum: Touring
06-25-07, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By joejoe

www.warmshowers.org thanks!!! if only i...

www.warmshowers.org

thanks!!! if only i would have known to just google warm showers. :rolleyes:
Forum: Touring
06-25-07, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By joejoe

question please

i'm sorry if this is posted somewhere already. i would search, but i don't know the keyword. i ran across a link to a worldwide organization of people who offer shelter, showers, etc. it seemed...
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