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Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 05-29-2016 at 01:01 AM
After a morning full of errands, I didn't have as much time to ride as I'd have liked. Did 20mi
at a faster clip, enjoying the constantly changing skies as storms threatened on one side, blue
Posted in thread: 2016 Two Spoke Challenge 110,000 KM on 05-28-2016 at 09:51 PM
Posted in thread: Bike tubes Pre-slimed? on 05-27-2016 at 02:39 PM
One issue with Slime is that you need to be sure your valve stem is placed such that the slime
can drain out of it before you try to add air or check pressure. The best way I have found to
do that is ...
Posted in thread: Pannier on 05-27-2016 at 02:02 PM
Cannon, I like the sound of your plans! If you're looking at the Trace as a warmup for touring
the Southern Tier, I'd recommend buying a formal touring bike. It's NOT that you can't tour on
any one of...
Posted in thread: Pics from Our Rides on 05-27-2016 at 01:22 PM
newleaf, these pics really pout things in perspective. You get to ride beautiful, yet cold
places.Thanks, Dos! I can't say that I set out to ride in the cold on purpose, but if I have a
chance to ride...
Posted in thread: Pics from Our Rides on 05-27-2016 at 12:13 AM
Better shot of the plow guides, though snow this deep is not ploughed so much as chewed up and
spit out using a monster snow blower.22644Little ice falls alongside the road. I've seen these
Posted in thread: Pics from Our Rides on 05-27-2016 at 12:01 AM
See that pole in front of my bike? The road is lined with them in order to guide the snow
plows. Yes, the snow gets THAT deep up here!22641I couldn't feel my ears at this point, but who
really cares w...
Posted in thread: Pics from Our Rides on 05-26-2016 at 11:53 PM
Bicycling in Rocky Mountain National Park two days before the road opens to cars. Story thread
here.22637Another angle, same stop.22639The scenery just keeps getting better. I dearly love
Posted in thread: Trail Ridge Road in RMNP, tomorrow! on 05-26-2016 at 11:37 PM
^^^New, what an incredible, INCREDIBLE! ATTEMPT! I'd even say "Searvogellian", since Fox took
"herculean".Living at an altitude of about 300 feet, WHAT THE HECK DOES IT FEEL LIKE riding a
bicycle at 1...
Posted in thread: Trail Ridge Road in RMNP, tomorrow! on 05-26-2016 at 10:59 PM
Thanks for the report and the Herculean try. I used to do Vail Pass quite a bit, but it is just
under 11,000 feet. But, true, it is gorgeous - either pass or any other pass.A great try. Any
chance of ...