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Offline SKYMAX

Bridge shuttles?
« on: February 19, 2005, 09:36:25 pm »
In several Tour Journals I have read about Cyclists stopping and waiting for a "Shuttle" at bridges where Cyclists are forbidden.
From whence come these shuttles?
Are they a commercial operation, or just Good Samaritans that give you a lift?

And lastly, what is "Oatmeal"?



Clear skies, Max.
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Offline Fred Hiltz

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2005, 01:03:40 pm »
Hi Max,

The shuttles are run by whatever transportation authority operates the bridge. I like them; they are a good break from cycling and a chance to chat with some locals while riding across in a pickup truck.

Oatmeal is a breakfast cereal made by boiling milled oat flakes. Easy to carry, nutritious, and CHEAP. What do you call it in Oz?

Fred


Offline SKYMAX

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2005, 03:59:39 am »
Sounds like "Porridge".

Mostly Carbohydrate I suppose?





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Offline Fred Hiltz

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2005, 11:46:31 am »
Yes, the good kind found in most grains. Also a good source of minerals and--when fortified--vitamins. Enter oatmeal here http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/
for more than you ever wanted to know about oatmeal nutrients .

Fred


Offline SKYMAX

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2005, 10:43:28 pm »
Thanx fred.
The heat from cooking does'nt destroy the Vitamins?


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Offline Fred Hiltz

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2005, 11:04:23 am »
Sorry, I haven't the foggiest idea!

Fred


Offline TwoWheeledExplorer

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Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2005, 12:38:12 pm »
Max,
Try also http://www.quakeroats.com/, the US largest producer of oatmeal products. Oatmeal also reduces bad colesterol, and according to the box of what I had this morning, (It's winter here in Minnesota) the nutrients stay. Basically you are just rehydrating the oats, so it all stays in the bowl anyhow!

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Offline SKYMAX

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2005, 01:12:09 pm »
OK Fred, that all sounds good. Except i know that when they Pasteurise canned or concentrated orange juice it kills most of the Vitamin C. So I thought maybe....


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Offline loudavis

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2005, 11:47:31 am »
Well - so much for the oatmeal.  Now we're all experts.  What about the shuttles?  I'd like to know the answer to that one, too.
LouText


Offline SKYMAX

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #9 on: February 27, 2005, 01:16:31 pm »
Just read Fred's post 2nd from the top, posted on the 20th.

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Offline driftlessregion

Bridge shuttles?
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2005, 05:29:45 pm »
Try steel-cut oats instead of rolled oats for a truly wonderful hot oatmeal cereal.