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General Discussion / Re: Cycle lane or another sad joke
« on: March 02, 2010, 11:02:45 pm »
Tony, Thank you for the link. Since they are in the 0.001%  I think I will pass for today (and get a mirror)

General Discussion / Re: Passing other tourist riders
« on: March 02, 2010, 08:57:13 am »
I clicked on to your url and saw the familiar words "Your going to do what?" As I started reading only just few lines... My eyes started to tear up... Not sure I can read the rest. Not right now anyway. I hope you have a wonderful trip. ps. I think the idea of slowly building up miles (pre-trip) is going to be the most common sense idea for me to follow. Really enjoyed this thread. Take care. Its great you are able to do this together.

General Discussion / Re: Passing other tourist riders
« on: March 01, 2010, 07:58:52 pm »
Oh, this thread made my day. :)

General Discussion / Re: Thank you! ("sleep" poll)
« on: March 01, 2010, 07:54:50 pm »
Oh well...

At least my wheels have been turning from just reading these few posts. Lots of things to consider when it comes to the need for a good nights sleep.

General Discussion / Re: Invitation to join
« on: March 01, 2010, 07:29:34 pm »
I am hopeful, but, it takes "two" to agree on the details...

General Discussion / Re: Cycle lane or another sad joke
« on: March 01, 2010, 07:28:38 pm »
I never realized that there were people against bikers until I read some posts on this board that described it.

General Discussion / Sleep Poll
« on: February 26, 2010, 09:00:37 am »
Sent in request for a change.

"Where do you sleep best?"
During a bike trip    - 5 (26.3%)
Home is the best place    - 4 (21.1%)

"How well  do you sleep?"
I can sleep most anywhere    - 3 (15.8%)
I am a light sleeper most of the time    - 6 (31.6%)

"How much sleep do you need?"
I do not need much sleep    - 0 (0%)
I need a lot of sleep    - 0 (0%)

General Discussion / Re: Recovering from Cervical Disc surgery
« on: February 25, 2010, 04:03:32 pm »
I wish you a speedy recovery!

General Discussion / Re: Thank you! ("sleep" poll)
« on: February 25, 2010, 03:30:25 pm »
I was expecting that sleep would come easier, faster, and more sound on a bike trip. Of course, I was imagining country settings. (Then again, Tony mentioned vigilance, so that could be an issue)

General Discussion / Re: Thank you! ("sleep" poll)
« on: February 25, 2010, 03:23:16 pm »
Oh,  "other" would answer to someone who needs to be knocked out with sleeping pills.

General Discussion / Re: "sleep" poll..........Thank you!
« on: February 25, 2010, 03:04:06 pm »
You could mix and match your answers to suit your needs with optional explanation.
If I could separate the top 2 questions from the bottom 4 questions, that might make more sense.

General Discussion / Re: Thank you! ("sleep" poll)
« on: February 24, 2010, 05:47:37 am »
John, Feel free to re-word it.

Routes / Re: Northern Tier-ish
« on: February 16, 2010, 02:23:00 pm »
Thank you for all of your help! I have printed all this information out and am keeping it for when I will be able to make this trip. At this point in time I am going to take baby steps towards my goal.  Lord Willing... I will be able to climb this step at a time.

Have not seen dr. yet. Thinking at this point: Gallbladder...

Routes / Re: Lake Erie Connector vs. Northern Tier
« on: February 14, 2010, 07:44:14 pm »
It looks like the ferry cost is: 13.75 per adult one way. Found info here:

General Discussion / Thank you! ("sleep" poll)
« on: February 12, 2010, 09:09:11 pm »
Thank you so very much!

I just recently found something out accidentally.  I have been made acutely aware of the fact that by digesting food better:

Sleep comes 90% faster then before
There are no night leg cramps
Sleeping on a too hard or too soft a mattress didn't matter (neither was noticed)
The night seems to go by swiftly. (I am not sure this is good or bad)

I hope whatever your situation is when you are biking that you awake refreshed every day that you bike.
If I could have a string of hostels between Maine and Wisconsin... My goal would be to make sure everyone had a good nights sleep. It would be neat to offer juicing as an option. Along with another idea which would make sure no body was in any form of pain. :) Enjoy your travels. Enjoy your life.

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