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    Hoping it will be not much different than the...

    Hoping it will be not much different than the Owyhee Desert rides we do. 18315
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    HI, we may be able to help you. Have a wheelset...

    HI, we may be able to help you. Have a wheelset but need to change out the rear hub. We can make you a good deal as we've had for a bit (they are new, never ridden) PM or email me at the shop...
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    Ouch, the dentist is my least favorite way to...

    Ouch, the dentist is my least favorite way to spend time, ever.
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    No way would you fit on a small in Surly world. I...

    No way would you fit on a small in Surly world. I think you would be fine on the medium, even if you needed to tweak some with a stem or different seat post
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    north woods gal, I think your Krampus is awesome...

    north woods gal, I think your Krampus is awesome ;)

    Our quick trip to the Owyhee Wilderness was Fun! Folks in town commenting on how hot it would be but we were at just over 6,000 feet in...
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    The new Krampus is such a great bike, we've sold...

    The new Krampus is such a great bike, we've sold several. I agree to a tire switch for the type of riding you do. I had knards on my ECR but now have Maxxis Chronicles and LOVE them. Not sure why,...
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    Yes, thinking quilts. My sleeping bag is a 20...

    Yes, thinking quilts. My sleeping bag is a 20 degree bag and bulkier than I'd like for this trip, plus it will be warm. Of course going lighter means $$$. I have a Costco down blanket I have...
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    Surly Rabbit Hole Rims 29+

    In preparation for our Baja Divide Trip I changed out my Surly ECR rims. These are well maintained. Fully serviced and trued by the Bike Hermit :).
    29 x 50mm Surly Rabbit Hole Rims formerly on my...
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    I ride the Rivet Independence on my Gilles...

    I ride the Rivet Independence on my Gilles Berthoud touring bike and I have the Rivet All Road on my Surly ECR. They do not soften like a Brooks or a Gilles Berthoud. Note the underneath has the...
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    watched a great video yesterday on the baja...

    watched a great video yesterday on the baja divide website, he says at one point they had 26 liters of water on their bikes for two people, that is almost 7 gallons, YIKES. So far I have
    2 - 40 oz...
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    My Ride of a Lifetime, The Baja Divide

    Pinch me! I think this is actually coming together. The stars are lining up and the DH and I are moving forward with plans to ride the Baja Divide in November and December. 1700 miles of dirt roads...
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    shhhh, don't tell but we might actually get out...

    shhhh, don't tell but we might actually get out for an S24O Friday! It has been such a crazy year between work and weather this will only be our 2nd time. We volunteer for the Owyhee Wilderness close...
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    Okay, getting political. My new favorite npr...

    Okay, getting political. My new favorite npr program is A1. If you can catch the recording of today's show (5/12/17) Wow, just Wow. Although I do want a t-shirt that says something like Hello it's...
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    I have a custom orthotic somewhere... The inserts...

    I have a custom orthotic somewhere... The inserts I stumbled upon and really like are actually birkenstock insoles! As my knee gets worse though I can see my left hip dropping so should probably...
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    I have no excuse for jumping into this...

    I have no excuse for jumping into this conversation so late and perhaps you've found some great gloves! I am a long fingered glove person and find a great pair at our local Farm and Ranch store!...
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    ahh the joys of aging... My temperature threshold...

    ahh the joys of aging... My temperature threshold is really narrow now - both cold and heat bother me. Below 68 I am cold, above 80 I am hot - I do a lot of layering :) When biking and if I am...
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    Ouch, ouch, ouch. Sending positive vibes your...

    Ouch, ouch, ouch. Sending positive vibes your way. Accidents like that are always hard aren't they. As you noted, thankfully the little girl was okay as I expect you would be even more traumatized if...
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    Hi there Hartmame glad you checked in! Don't...

    Hi there Hartmame glad you checked in! Don't beat yourself up. Every year is different. We've had a hellish winter and talk about out of shape, yikes. Well my "beer arm" is in great shape but my...
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    Being robbed in the internet era

    My life has certainly been interesting lately. A few weeks back, woke up on a Saturday with plans to do some chores and finally get a bike ride in - it's been a long winter. Grabbing my coffee and...
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    Have been so depressed with our weather I haven't...

    Have been so depressed with our weather I haven't dared comment :). I rode 2 times in February which is 2 x's more than January, sigh. Spring can't arrive soon enough.

    Glad to hear some of you...
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    :p I have a clear memory of me giving my bike a...

    :p I have a clear memory of me giving my bike a good kick after tipping over on an ungodly hill on a horrid gravel road in Big Bend National Park and then we both just burst out laughing and stopped...
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    It is supposed to start raining and not get below...

    It is supposed to start raining and not get below freezing for the next 3 days!!! I have never been so excited for rain, ever. Maybe by Monday the snow and ice will be gone. I've been going to spin...
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    CTT - Cycle Touring Tantrums

    OMG, I laughed and giggled reading the 2017 February Adventure Cyclist.
    This will be a long post but wanted to share as so many of us have been both the giver and receiver while touring.

    CYCLE...
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    Change is SOOO hard. I gave up my favorite gym...

    Change is SOOO hard. I gave up my favorite gym and joined the YMCA - trying to be fiscally responsible. My observation of those using kettle bells at the Y is yikes! these folks have no idea how to...
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    Hoping to see soon. My sister took her son, who...

    Hoping to see soon. My sister took her son, who is a senior in high school and he really enjoyed it.
    as did she
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