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Gear Talk / Re: Retiring, getting into self contained touring
« on: February 22, 2014, 07:24:10 pm »
I have a couple recumbent, bikes, as well as Carbon Fiber diamond frames. I will be doing the Southern Tier with Adventure Cycling self-contained later this year. I was worried about the climbs I'd encounter during the ride, plus the difficulty with shipping a 'bent, so decided not to use my recumbent and instead had a Surly Disc Trucker built. Yes, the recumbent is very comfortable. But I don't climb as well on the recumbent and also ride a couple MPH slower overall average speed. I realize speed doesn't matter much when fully loaded, but the climbing is an issue. Also, even though the Surly and my recumbent both weigh about the same, I find it is harder to push my recumbent uphill than it is my uprights. But that is just me, maybe someone else doesn't have the same issues on a recumbent.

Classifieds / Re: Complete TransAm Map Set
« on: March 23, 2013, 02:32:45 pm »
Private email sent.

I'll take them. Send me a private email to let me know how you want me to pay.

Jim Vincent

 ZiZohn71 at

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