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    . . . you are in the market for a new house and...

    . . . you are in the market for a new house and insist on a two stall garage - one stall for the car, and the other for the bikes.
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    I looked at the home page, and they keep using...

    I looked at the home page, and they keep using words like hilly, scenic, challenging, and experienced cyclists. If you decide to do it, take your climbing legs, is how I read that.

    That said, it...
  3. Thread: Ohio to Erie

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    I think that writing up the tour is every bit as...

    I think that writing up the tour is every bit as difficult and time consuming as the tour itself. (Maybe I exaggerate, but not by much.) Thanks for putting in the effort, and for documenting the...
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    Give it a shot. 150 miles really isn't all that...

    Give it a shot. 150 miles really isn't all that far. You don't have to put in long days - it's not a race, after all.

    I'd leave the camping equipment at home. This time of year the weather can...
  5. Thread: Solo tour

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    (Blushing) Thanks, guys. It was quite some...

    (Blushing)

    Thanks, guys. It was quite some trip.

    By the end, Bennet's poor little face got pretty darned dirty, and her smile was a little strained, but we made it.

    Just a few random...
  6. Thread: Solo tour

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    Solo tour

    I'm really doing it - riding from Seattle to Lincoln, that is. I'm sitting in a library of a town I'd never heard of until last night typing this.

    I'm trying to keep up a journal, if you want to...
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    As for tents, I'm not sure what mine is, beyond...

    As for tents, I'm not sure what mine is, beyond being advertised for 2 people. I tend to just watch Steep and Cheap and grab gear that looks like it will work. This tent is easy to erect, and big...
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    I'm about to take off on my Seattle-to-Lincoln...

    I'm about to take off on my Seattle-to-Lincoln ride, so I'm not sure what I'm going to find most useful for this trip. I've gotten my gear pretty much dialed in with S24Os and backpacking experience,...
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    Back when we did a lot of backpacking, our...

    Back when we did a lot of backpacking, our favorite first night meal was, um, it never got a name. Anyway, we'd take a pound of frozen hamburger, brown it, add a bunch of Minute Rice, water, and a...
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    You might check out Backcountry Bear Basics by...

    You might check out Backcountry Bear Basics by Dave Smith. It gives the psychology of bear, and some good tips/ideas for staying safe in bear country.

    In a nutshell, though, bear are big, fast,...
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    In a situation like that, I'd be pricing a...

    In a situation like that, I'd be pricing a Rohloff hub. That way, I could have both the bike account and the nifty new thing, eventually.
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    Thanks, guys. I'm getting pretty excited,...

    Thanks, guys.

    I'm getting pretty excited, when I'm not scared to death. All the Stuff that I'm collecting to make this happen is collecting in a big box in the living room. I think that The Cat,...
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    Tour web site

    OK, I'm committed now. I just put up a journal on Crazy Guy On A Bike for my upcoming Seattle-to-Lincoln tour. It can be found at:

    http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/S2L

    I'll be starting to...
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    I have to wonder what orifice they are pulling...

    I have to wonder what orifice they are pulling those stats from. Nebraska is ranked as #43. Here I thought I had things pretty darn good. We have infrastructure (not perfect, but really usable), I...
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    I just figure everyone is out on their bike and...

    I just figure everyone is out on their bike and enjoying the warm weather.
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    I'm planning on shipping my bike this year to...

    I'm planning on shipping my bike this year to Seattle for my tour.

    Pros:

    1) I'm going to have my LBS give it a pretty good tune-up and then pack it and have it shipped from there. In other...
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    Bike shops in Seattle?

    Posting here, rather than in Touring, for a larger number of responses.

    So, for my upcoming Seattle to Lincoln tour, DH & I were going to rent a vehicle, drive to Seattle with the bike safely...
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    BF has his bike. I'm glad I asked him all the...

    BF has his bike.

    I'm glad I asked him all the usual questions, because he obviously went home and thought about them.

    As it turns out, he wanted a considerably more sedate bike than we had...
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    Today is the big day. We'll wander over to the...

    Today is the big day. We'll wander over to the LBS after work and BF will go home with a new bike (if my daughter has her way - and she will). My plan is to point him at a few bikes that I think...
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    Thanks

    The suggestions so far have been helpful.

    I don't think that we have a Jamis dealer here in Lincoln, so those are out. I've been thinking that I'll steer him toward the Surleys and see if any bike...
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    Need bike suggestions

    My daughter and her boyfriend flattered me by asking my help in choosing a bike for Boyfriend.

    I asked the obvious questions: What do you want to do with the bike? What is your budget? - all...
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    Not all recumbents are three-wheeled and unfit...

    Not all recumbents are three-wheeled and unfit for distances. I'm planning on taking my two-wheeled recumbent across the western US this summer, even though it (and I :D ) are on the heavy side.
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    Your DH wouldn't be doing his job if he didn't...

    Your DH wouldn't be doing his job if he didn't worry. Remind him how proud of you he will be when you come back all in one intact piece, having conquered your (and his) fears. Enjoy your trip.
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    Tri Girl - and anyone else interested in this: ...

    Tri Girl - and anyone else interested in this:

    My daughter is defending her thesis (apparently against ninjas on unicycles) on the 10th of July. The family will be spending the rest of the week...
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    William demanded a trip one other time. I ended...

    William demanded a trip one other time. I ended up riding across Minnesota and Iowa in unsettled spring weather. (Farabault, MN to just north of Sioux City, IA)

    I'm a little worried about...
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