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Connecting ACA Routes / Dayton OH to Sunset Beach NC
« on: July 02, 2006, 07:02:19 pm »
I'm planning a trip from Dayton, OH to Sunset Beach, NC (right on the No. SO. Carolina border).

I looked at using the Trans American Route from Bera, KY east to Richmond, VA and then pick up the Atlantic Coast route south from there but it appears to be several hundred miles longer.

Can anyone offer a more direct route or resources for mapping my own route? Any advise regarding riding through KY, Virginia and No. Carolina?

Thanks in advance!


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Classifieds / FOR SALE Velocity Wheel set
« on: August 24, 2008, 02:37:48 pm »
FOR SALE:
Velocity Dyad wheels and hubs
   40 spoke rear 3 cross over
   32 spoke front 3 cross over
Schwalbe Marathon XR 700x35 tires
Like new less than 500 miles
Asking $350.00
Contact me at ckrebs2ATwohDOTrrDOTcom



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Classifieds / FS: 2005 Bianchi 58cm Volpe
« on: October 22, 2007, 03:10:12 am »
All standard equipment as listed on Bianchi website for 2005 Volpe model (http://www.bianchiusa.com/528.html) included as parts

All components as listed are new and installed with less than 500 miles on them:
Velocity Dyad wheels and hubs
   40 spoke rear 3 cross over
   32 spoke front 3 cross over
Schwalbe Marathon XR 700x35 tires
Shimano XT M760 22x32x44 Chain ring w/ 175mm cranks
Shimano XT M760 Front Derailleur
Shimano XT M761 Rear Derailleur
Sram 11-34 Rear Cassette
Scram chain
Shimano Dura-Ace Bar-Cons
New Shimano Shift and Brake cables
Brooks B-17 Saddle
Salsa Moto Ace Mountain Stem
Cateye Wireless CC-CD300DW Double Wireless (Speed and Cadence)
Freddy Fenders  Not installed


Asking $900.00
Shipping your expense from Dayton, OH

Pictures available; please contact me at ckrebs2ATwohDOTrrDOTcom

This message was edited by Seel on 11-10-08 @ 2:15 PM

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Gear Talk / Recumbent Riders Only
« on: November 01, 2006, 02:41:27 pm »
What type recumbent do you ride? LWB, SWB, OSS, USS, brand, etc? Thinking of making a switch from my upright to a 'bent. What advise do y'all have to offer?


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Gear Talk / Tents
« on: July 28, 2006, 03:34:08 am »
I'm sure this topic has been discussed many times in the past however; I haven't seen any of it.

What tent are you using on your extended trips (10+ days)? I'm looking for a lightweight, double wall, free-standing, 1+ person tent to pack on a BOB Trailer.

There are many choices out there; just interested in what your experiences have been.

Thanks everyone for your input!Text


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Routes / Cincinnati to Nashville
« on: December 10, 2007, 03:49:56 pm »
Other than the Underground Railroad Route has anyone out there ridden from Cinti to Nashville? If so please let me know.


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Routes / Routes & Elevation changes
« on: August 24, 2006, 06:01:01 pm »
 :)

I just discovered a new tool to use when planning a route. It doesn't cost anything and it provides some good basic information .

If you want to see what a road may look like do a google search for "Google Earth". You can download a program that enables you to look at a road, etc from above but also tilt the view to get a pespective of the elevation changes.

Pretty cool stuff!


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Routes / Mt. Rogers Nat'l Rec. Area, VA
« on: August 15, 2006, 06:56:01 pm »
I've recieved several suggestions on a route from Fairborn, OH to Sunset Beach, NC.

The most interesting takes me SOutheast through Ohio crossing at Portsmouth then Souteast through Kentucky towards Damascus, VA. From there it takes me East through the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area on route 58/603/76.

Has anyone ridden this road(58/603/76)? If so what might I expect regarding elevation and type of road (shoulder, etc).

Thanks in advance!


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Routes / Cinti 2 Nashville
« on: April 14, 2006, 05:44:41 pm »
Looking for advise on a route from Cincinnati, OH to Nashville, TN. There is a route posted at http://johnscharityride.joesacher.com/ that was used in 2001 but I'm wondering if there might be someone with another idea.
Thanks in advance!


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Routes / Dayton, OH to Nashville, KY
« on: September 03, 2005, 02:03:20 pm »
Planning this trip for next year. Anyone have route info they might be willing to share?


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Routes / Lewis & Clark in 2007
« on: July 26, 2005, 09:59:53 pm »
My 60th birthday present to myself (some say it's to my wife) is to do the L&C in one trip. I've read the AC book "Bicycling the L&C Trail" three times already and wonder what kind of daily mileage I can realistically expect to accomplish. This trip is about the journey not the destination.

I am currently riding 125 miles/week (over three days)unloaded.

Any recommendations related to the L&C are greatly appreciated.

Not that I'm anxiuos to go - I've already started compiling my list of items! Categorically: Bike, Parts, Clothing, Shelter (Camping no motels), Food, and Misc.

Friends have asked, "How are you getting back home?" Didn't think of that till today. Amtrak seems like it might be a good way to slowly come back to reality (Dayton, OH).

"Seel" (Slow and Easy, Enjoying Life)

This message was edited by Seel on 7-26-05 @ 9:01 PM

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