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Forum: Touring
01-17-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,769
Posted By twerney

Hi Thanks So chain tool, lube ,duck tape, safety...

Hi Thanks So chain tool, lube ,duck tape, safety wire, spare nuts /bolts maybe a pedal wrenech multi tool, spokes, presta to shreader valve (I have to remeber that) tubes,patch kit. I have a navaro...
Forum: Touring
01-10-12, 07:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,769
Posted By twerney

necessary tool for cross country ride?

Hi, would like feed back here on (besides a all in one gadget) what essential tools for a x country Ride. Thanks Mike
Forum: Touring
10-04-11, 05:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,798
Posted By twerney

Hi, I went with the safari, Not many here seem to...

Hi, I went with the safari, Not many here seem to have that experience. I guess because of the the odd ball aspect. I am going x country next spring. I have about 600 mi on it this summer. I am...
Forum: Touring
09-17-11, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By twerney

Thanks slim rider I finally gave up and decided...

Thanks slim rider I finally gave up and decided not to push it, I will start in SC and go west. Looking fwd to this tour, I haven't toured on a bike since around 1985. I got most of the gear...
Forum: Touring
09-14-11, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By twerney

Having 6 months left I am entertaining all...

Having 6 months left I am entertaining all options, My latest is to travel to SC Charleston and ride x country from there. This gives me a cushion with time , better weather and should be plenty of...
Forum: Touring
09-09-11, 05:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By twerney

Thanks, Valygrl, I thought about the stress, I...

Thanks, Valygrl, I thought about the stress, I will have it either way, well during graduation I would be kind of stressed about the trip not having done one in years. I also would be stressed if...
Forum: Touring
09-08-11, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By twerney

What time of spring are you going? I am traveling...

What time of spring are you going? I am traveling south from CT and plan on picking up the BRP south of Roanoke (because of weather) and going to Asheville NC.
Forum: Touring
09-08-11, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By twerney

Thanks all, I appreciate the shipping and...

Thanks all, I appreciate the shipping and direction help. I talked this over with (level headed) GF.. She reminded me of my original plan with my daughter. years ago (before I even knew what college...
Forum: Touring
09-08-11, 05:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By twerney

So sorry Chris, You sound positive, hope the...

So sorry Chris, You sound positive, hope the recovery goes well. keep us informed. Thanks and wish you well.
Forum: Touring
09-07-11, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By twerney

Thanks for the link, I feel shipping first is...

Thanks for the link, I feel shipping first is best, I have to run the new dates by my supervisor but don't anticipate a problem. I don't know why I didn't think of this earlier. I am mapping my own...
Forum: Touring
09-07-11, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By twerney

Thanks, I know both points being considered, it...

Thanks, I know both points being considered, it comes down to worrying before or after. I have a Safari bike (navorro) I might check and see if I could ship the bike through REI. They might offer...
Forum: Touring
09-07-11, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By twerney

Advice on one way tour: shipping before or after, what is best.

Hi, I am doing a tour either from CT to LA or the opposite. I am riding out or back for my daughters graduation. Those of you who ship bikes prefer ship prior or after your tour? My plan up to...
Forum: Touring
08-04-11, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By twerney

Ok I think because of early spring I will skip...

Ok I think because of early spring I will skip styli.e highway I willstart on blue ridge if to hilly I could get off. What is the weather early April? Thanks. I have to go at this time. I. Want to...
Forum: Touring
07-29-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By twerney

Apologize for grammar. Sent from phone. Ok sounds...

Apologize for grammar. Sent from phone. Ok sounds good. I am going early Aprl 2012:
Forum: Touring
07-29-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By twerney

skyline Dr

Hi I will be traveling south through Virginia. Has anyone rode on skyline dive? Looks very sonic curious about cycling on it. I would like to take that to the Blue ridge parkway down to Asheville...
Forum: Touring
07-29-11, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By twerney

sky line highay

Hi Does anyone know about cycling the skyline/ Blueridge highway in VA NC? I will be traveling south throght these states and looks like a nice out of the way senic road but maybe narro and very...
Forum: Touring
06-27-11, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 2,291,931
Posted By twerney

Nice bike set up.

Looks like my Safari, except drop bars. I have the same pannier set up? How is that seat height? I am having behind the knee issues and i think it is from my seat being too low. I don't seem to get...
Forum: Touring
06-13-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By twerney

Hi Looking at b i cycle app, I am new to smart...

Hi Looking at b i cycle app, I am new to smart phone scene. I have droid which says the app is $9.99 just curious what it actually does. If any experts want to comment I would appreciate it. Thanks
Forum: Touring
05-17-11, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 2,291,931
Posted By twerney

Sorry Erick That was dubman's tent set up. Dubman...

Sorry Erick That was dubman's tent set up. Dubman what type of tent is that? looks like plenty of room which is what i would be interested in.
Forum: Touring
05-16-11, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4,544
Views: 2,291,931
Posted By twerney

Hi How does the son hub charging thing work out?...

Hi How does the son hub charging thing work out? Where did you get it? What tent is that? Thanks Mike
Forum: Touring
05-02-11, 04:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By twerney

Hi My trip is march 2012 Not sure on excat date...

Hi My trip is march 2012 Not sure on excat date but that month next year Would love company if that fits you.
Forum: Touring
04-25-11, 06:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By twerney

Great Thank you...

Great Thank you...
Forum: Touring
04-23-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,423
Posted By twerney

I have about 75 miles on my new safari, she is a...

I have about 75 miles on my new safari, she is a tank compared to my tri bike. I find I am getting use to itand I like it. I also am not to worried about the spring pot holes. My tour is next...
Forum: Touring
04-19-11, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By twerney

Hi, Do they allow bikes on the ferry? I am...

Hi, Do they allow bikes on the ferry? I am planning on riding to lwr manhattan and taking the ferry to cross into Jersey.
Forum: Touring
04-07-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By twerney

Hey, chiroptile I am looking at the same...

Hey, chiroptile I am looking at the same situation. I amplanning ona x country trip march 2012 from stamford ct. I wish i could go over tapan zee. I thought about GW but besides the stairs the hassle...
Forum: Touring
04-05-11, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,423
Posted By twerney

congrats, Mine is on its way to my REI store, I...

congrats, Mine is on its way to my REI store, I will loook at pedals and seat change also, not until I give it a good break in.
Forum: Touring
04-01-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By twerney

Ok Thanks, I think clipless is the way to go, I...

Ok Thanks, I think clipless is the way to go, I am use to them from my triathalon training/racing. I am looking fwd to this trip so much. Slow things down get back to the cycling I enjoyed years...
Forum: Touring
04-01-11, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By twerney

pedals ?

Hi, Well I ordered my bike for my journey next spring, safari. I would like some input on pedals, I am thinking of cleats with more a walking mountain bike style shoe. I would like feedback on what...
Forum: Touring
03-30-11, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By twerney

Congrtats acccordion Mine is still in the being...

Congrtats acccordion Mine is still in the being process stage, I was wondering about the saddle I might try a brooks
Forum: Touring
03-24-11, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,376
Posted By twerney

Excellent . You test rode the bike before? I...

Excellent . You test rode the bike before? I agonized over which bike to get, I was so tempted to get the LHT but I really wanted something different and money was / is an issue so with the memebr...
Forum: Touring
03-23-11, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,376
Posted By twerney

Sorry I meant back ordered, I ordered a large,...

Sorry I meant back ordered, I ordered a large, also shipped to the local store, I unlike you am planning on a cross country ride 2012. I think you mentioned you were using it for local rides. I will...
Forum: Touring
03-22-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,376
Posted By twerney

did your safari have to be B/O?

did your safari have to be B/O?
Forum: Touring
03-20-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,710
Posted By twerney

lots of chatter here, I did some tri's over...

lots of chatter here, I did some tri's over the last few years, mostly before that marathons. shaving off seconds was an obsession in the 10k and other races for years. Then started tri's and the...
Forum: Touring
03-19-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By twerney

ok two votes for large I am going with that,...

ok two votes for large I am going with that, Thank you.
Forum: Touring
03-19-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By twerney

Ok I did call will work on the safari, Now, a...

Ok I did call will work on the safari, Now, a question, I am med build at 5'9" give or take a foot, lol so would I be looking at a large or med safari? Someone had mentioned I should get a large they...
Forum: Touring
03-19-11, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By twerney

Hi, I am a REI member looking at the safari, how...

Hi, I am a REI member looking at the safari, how do I obtain the 20% coupon? The Randonne sounds like a great deal as well thanks Mike
Forum: Touring
03-18-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,628
Posted By twerney

Good luck keep us posted..

Good luck keep us posted..
Forum: Touring
03-15-11, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By twerney

Hi Hard to read the spec sheet: I am 5' 9" maybe...

Hi Hard to read the spec sheet: I am 5' 9" maybe 10 . So looking at a medium. I have to measure the top tube see if that is too long for me. There are none in the local stores to test ride. I like...
Forum: Touring
03-15-11, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By twerney

SafariFrame SizeSmall (26" wheels)Medium (26"...

SafariFrame SizeSmall (26" wheels)Medium (26" wheels)Large (700c wheels)X-Large(700c wheels)Height range5'3" - 5'6" 5'6" - 5'9" 5'9" - 6'0" 6'0" - 6'3" Seat Tube Center-Top 15171921Effective Top...
Forum: Touring
03-14-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By twerney

Navara Safari

Hi I am still comparing bikes. A few of you have great knowledge on this subject. I looked at the Fuji, windsor, motorbacane all for around $700. The navara sufari list for $850.00 and is updated...
Forum: Touring
03-09-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By twerney

192898Fuji world tour comes with rack fenders...

192898Fuji world tour comes with rack fenders renyolds 830 and it does have carbon forks,,
Forum: Touring
03-09-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By twerney

The jamis loks good also nice components, looking...

The jamis loks good also nice components, looking into that.
Forum: Touring
03-08-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By twerney

Ok Thanks all looks like the windsor for me, The...

Ok Thanks all looks like the windsor for me, The Fuli is called a fuji world, appears discontinued in 2006. How many find bar end shifters are better? i have shifters on my brake on my tri bike I...
Forum: Touring
03-07-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By twerney

windsor vs Fuji world

Hi, I Found a 2006 fuji tour bike( world i believe is the model) on line for $750 just curious if any one has feed back on the windsor offered in bike direct for $700 new. The fuji has carbon...
Forum: Touring
01-11-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 813
Posted By twerney

Going in 2012 also, Not sure of route yet. i want...

Going in 2012 also, Not sure of route yet. i want to go souththrough santa Fe. plenety of time to plan i am still searching for a bike. I have been doing tri's for years now just want to explore....
Forum: Touring
01-11-11, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By twerney

Hi yes it is with nice componets fenders, 4 years...

Hi yes it is with nice componets fenders, 4 years old I think I will go for it
Forum: Touring
01-10-11, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By twerney

fuji world

Hi I saw a 2006 Fuji world touring bike for sale, asking 750 dollars. Anyone have one ? or know of them? Good deal? says excellent condition. I was planning on a motobacane or windsor new for 700...
Forum: Touring
12-30-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,620
Posted By twerney

I saw a motobacane touring bike that seems great...

I saw a motobacane touring bike that seems great for 700 dollrs at bike direct, any comments?
Forum: Touring
12-29-10, 07:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,620
Posted By twerney

Hi A trailer? I did not think of that. I don't...

Hi A trailer? I did not think of that. I don't know anything about them i will have to look it up. How do they attach? anyone like them? better thean having the load on the bike..? My info is I...
Forum: Touring
12-28-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,620
Posted By twerney

could i possibly build a bike for around 700...

could i possibly build a bike for around 700 dollars that is better than a windsor tourist or SLT? I own the trek 670 just had it in storage at my sisters...
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