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Routes / Re: Biking New England in July
« on: May 13, 2020, 06:59:16 am »
Your biggest problem in northern New England will be lack of broadband and cell phone coverage. Check the maps before planning your trips

General Discussion / Re: Bike rental for European tour
« on: June 25, 2019, 07:39:02 am »
I would also check out BikeRentalsPlus, their US headquarters are in Fort Collins, CO (google under ExperiencePlus, an ACA sponsor). They can also provide maps and other assistance

International / Re: Italy: self-guided tour operators
« on: September 26, 2018, 08:46:33 am »
Contact ExperiencePlus in Fort Collins. Their Italian branch will rent bicycles, provide maps and recommend hotels. I have been using them for 20 years

International / Re: Bike rental in Germany
« on: June 20, 2017, 10:27:38 am »
You can try ExperiencePlus ( in Fort Collins, Colorado. They have offices in Italy and run tours in Bavaria. You may be able to hook up with them to secure a bike.

Gear Talk / Re: Handlebar Rearview Mirror
« on: July 26, 2016, 01:57:37 pm »
I love my Ortlieb mirror, no vibration great field of vision and is out of the way when I am not looking at it. Helmet and eyeglass mirrors make me go cross-eyed so I am not a fan - but that is a personal taste

Gear Talk / Re: Lookin for rain poncho
« on: December 30, 2015, 09:23:58 am »
I used to use a poncho but found that it acted as a sail in windy weather. I am more satisfied now with a Showers Pass jacket

International / Re: Planning a bike tour thru Belgium
« on: March 26, 2014, 11:03:41 am »
We took a van supported tour of Belgium two years ago with Experienceplus (, they will also rent bikes to people. contact them.

Gear Talk / Re: How much does a sleeping bag liner increase warmth?
« on: October 11, 2012, 07:35:46 pm »
I used to teach mountaineering for the ski patrol and what I told people is test first. What may add 10 degrees for one may not for another

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