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Forum: Touring
07-24-17, 10:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By mtnbiktn

As already mentioned, keep things clean, don't...

As already mentioned, keep things clean, don't wear underwear, make sure your cycling shorts next to your skin are not baggy or saggy or loose. If the fabric is the least bit loose down there it...
Forum: Touring
07-24-17, 10:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,393
Posted By mtnbiktn

Having taken the northern tier across country...

Having taken the northern tier across country solo, I decided the following. I would really try and go with someone even if you are not a couple. I stealth camped most of the way, but if you need to...
Forum: Touring
08-10-12, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,610
Posted By mtnbiktn

This has nothing to do with your shoe, or foot...

This has nothing to do with your shoe, or foot problem, but after reading (and buying into) Rivendells common sense information about flat pedals, I did a little experiment going across country. I...
Forum: Touring
08-09-12, 01:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,847
Posted By mtnbiktn

If this has not all ready been mentioned, call...

If this has not all ready been mentioned, call the departing station or go by there and make sure they have a box saved for you. I had to wait an extra day because the station had sold out, but had...
Forum: Touring
08-02-12, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,366
Posted By mtnbiktn

2 water bottles on the bike, 4 on the bob...

2 water bottles on the bike, 4 on the bob trailer, and a 10 liter dromedary if needed.
Forum: Touring
08-15-10, 08:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,639
Posted By mtnbiktn

Truer words were never spoken.

Truer words were never spoken.
Forum: Touring
08-15-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,123
Posted By mtnbiktn

first couple of weeks in May and you need a...

first couple of weeks in May and you need a fleece jacket and probably sleeping bag if camping and synthetic pants with zipoff legs.
Forum: Touring
08-15-10, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By mtnbiktn

That's a good side effect of being out on a bike....

That's a good side effect of being out on a bike. You can inspire somebody !!!
Forum: Touring
08-11-10, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By mtnbiktn

Yes the mechanic in Inlet NY did reuse the rim...

Yes the mechanic in Inlet NY did reuse the rim tape when I had to buy a complete new wheel there, however I did not know this, and he did not ask me if I wanted new rim tape at which offer I would...
Forum: Touring
08-10-10, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By mtnbiktn

Yes front and rear were 70psi.

Yes front and rear were 70psi.
Forum: Touring
08-10-10, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 875
Posted By mtnbiktn

My Scwalbe Marathon Supreme tire experience

I could write a book about this http://www.schwalbetires.com/marathon_supreme in 26x2 with the folding bead as it comes in folding and wire bead, towing a Bob trailer. My biggest problem could be...
Forum: Touring
08-10-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,276
Posted By mtnbiktn

I use a Bob trailer but if I used panniers, I...

I use a Bob trailer but if I used panniers, I might leave a fake dirty diaper drying on top of one of the bags. Plus a lock and cable.
Forum: Touring
08-10-10, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,570
Posted By mtnbiktn

The best way to figure it out is get out there...

The best way to figure it out is get out there and "just do it" (easier said than done on the first tour) as things change every day, and as your confidence grows, you will develop your own style,...
Forum: Touring
07-28-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By mtnbiktn

wheres my appetite on tour?

So Im on the NT for about 2000 miles, and rarely get hungry. I eat around 10am, then again at 6ish with some snackin in between which sometimes includes fruit. I do not crave any particular food...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By mtnbiktn

how can I use this tour to be a better road cyclist ?

I am doing the Northern Tour on my coverted mtn bike, and am in the flat states, Ohio, Indiana, etc. I got to thinking there must be some type of training I can incorporate into this tour that after...
Forum: Touring
07-22-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,177
Posted By mtnbiktn

54 miles and I can only dream of a tailwind since...

54 miles and I can only dream of a tailwind since on this trip I haven't experenced one.
06-06-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By mtnbiktn

Took the light rain... I mean light rail from...

Took the light rain... I mean light rail from Gresham to Union Station. Got jumped by a bag lady, but thats just part of it. In Chicago Union Station waiting for Boston connectrion arriving at 9pm.
06-01-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By mtnbiktn

need ride this Friday the 4th from Boring Or to Amtrak downtown

Doing the Northern Tier ride and would like to get from Boring to Amtrak downtown. Here from Tennessee the last couple of weeks and staying in campground now, need to leave from Boring about 1pm...
Forum: Touring
05-28-10, 06:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,434
Posted By mtnbiktn

Going from spds to MKS pedals on the Northern...

Going from spds to MKS pedals on the Northern Tier tour in a couple of weeks starting in Bar Harbor Maine (currently in Portland OR). Using Shimano sandals with the cover plate put back over where...
Forum: Touring
07-07-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By mtnbiktn

Good suggestion to move the cleat back. I have...

Good suggestion to move the cleat back. I have only one foot get numb so this may be an easy fix.
Forum: Touring
06-03-09, 04:19 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 282,601
Posted By mtnbiktn

10 Wheels slid a road bike in here. Looks good...

10 Wheels slid a road bike in here. Looks good too.
Forum: Touring
12-05-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,011
Posted By mtnbiktn

Using the sleeping bag as a blanket works well in...

Using the sleeping bag as a blanket works well in a hammock.
10-03-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 105,224
Posted By mtnbiktn

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1046/1480069161_27e...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1046/1480069161_27e9d77a89_o.jpg
Forum: Touring
10-02-07, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By mtnbiktn

2nd 8bit's suggestion....

2nd 8bit's suggestion. http://www.mobiletechreview.com/Nokia-N800.htm
Forum: Touring
09-12-07, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,031
Posted By mtnbiktn

You might not want to strap much onto the carbon...

You might not want to strap much onto the carbon fork.
Forum: Touring
09-12-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By mtnbiktn

similar..... ...

similar.....

http://forums.backpacker.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/832107219/m/612106139?r=612106139#612106139
09-10-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By mtnbiktn

Look........there is a airplane landing in...

Look........there is a airplane landing in someone's yard !!!!!
09-09-07, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By mtnbiktn

http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2003/archive/...

http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2003/archive/5200 Project one with all DA.
09-09-07, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By mtnbiktn

After swapping the tires, no difference. The tire...

After swapping the tires, no difference. The tire is sc****ing the paint on the fork. Talk about a tight fit......
09-09-07, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By mtnbiktn

I got it past the brake shoes and the shoes are...

I got it past the brake shoes and the shoes are not touching the tire. The top of the tire is touching the bottom of the fork, like the tire is too tall. I am going to rotate the tires and see if...
09-08-07, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By mtnbiktn

700x25 clears rear but not front

Replaced 700x23 Bontrager with Michelin Pro2 race 700x25 and it clears the rear, but is barely touching the bottom of the carbon front fork with no rider on it. Before swapping back for 23's was...
Forum: Touring
09-05-07, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,886
Posted By mtnbiktn

This? ...

This?
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=251875&highlight=Sherpa
Forum: Touring
08-09-07, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By mtnbiktn

Where do you post good deals on this forum?

I bought two of these but don't know the correct place to post it. It is not clear in the market place where to post, if at all.
...
08-09-07, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,578
Posted By mtnbiktn

This one works good for me. ...

This one works good for me.
http://www.rei.com/product/629508
Forum: Commuting
08-09-07, 05:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,618
Posted By mtnbiktn

Can you get a picture of just the cockpit?

Can you get a picture of just the cockpit?
Forum: Touring
08-05-07, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By mtnbiktn

Sounds like you are doing some research and have...

Sounds like you are doing some research and have noticed several different options. Try out a few and see what works for you. It may be a combination of what you have found.
Forum: Touring
08-04-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By mtnbiktn

http://forums.backpacker.com/eve do a search in...

http://forums.backpacker.com/eve do a search in the gear forum. My experience with the silver windshield thing is less than desirable in the HH. Since air circulates under the hammock all the time,...
08-03-07, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,229
Posted By mtnbiktn

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1327/890032664_fce1...

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1327/890032664_fce1035662_o.png
Forum: Touring
08-03-07, 09:10 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 24,318
Posted By mtnbiktn

Auction it off and donate the money to the very...

Auction it off and donate the money to the very reason for the ride. Since the publicity has been good, you might be surprised what someone will give to help with the cause.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,710
Posted By mtnbiktn

Heyyyy, if I wanted to be called a troll, I would...

Heyyyy, if I wanted to be called a troll, I would have asked this question in the mechanics section :) Sometimes on a ride I pass gravel roads, some are just dusty or have pea size gravel, and some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-07, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,710
Posted By mtnbiktn

carbon road bike on gravel

Don't do it at all, or is there some accepted allowance?
07-31-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,697
Posted By mtnbiktn

The lbs here is too concerned about business. The...

The lbs here is too concerned about business. The bike shop in a town 45 minutes away is concerned about bicycling and me. I pickup the phone, tell them what I want, and it comes in. I have them...
07-30-07, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,606
Posted By mtnbiktn

set um loose. They will come out.

set um loose. They will come out.
07-30-07, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,075
Posted By mtnbiktn

So are you saying that the gps and your computer...

So are you saying that the gps and your computer are not even close in information? Speed, distance, time moving, stopped, etc?
Forum: Touring
07-29-07, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By mtnbiktn

What about Mariposa? http://tinyurl.com/3ykjde

What about Mariposa? http://tinyurl.com/3ykjde
07-25-07, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By mtnbiktn

http://www.speedgoat.com/product.asp?part=42714

http://www.speedgoat.com/product.asp?part=42714
07-25-07, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,223
Posted By mtnbiktn

I have this plus Halt....

I have this plus Halt. http://www.marineengine.com/products/accessory.php?in=3673474 120 db can be heard inside a car if you toot it. Stops dogs instantly. I got mine at Bass Pro Shop. Fits in a...
07-24-07, 08:55 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 79,995
Posted By mtnbiktn

Santa Cruz Blur GT Karakoram

Santa Cruz Blur

GT Karakoram
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