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General Discussion / touring in the rain?
« on: February 18, 2014, 01:22:09 pm »
All, curious about riding in the rain.  Do you stop and take cover if possible, or ride through it  Throw on rain gear?  Do you sweat in rain gear and get wet anyway, like when I backpack?  What about rain covers for shoes?  Just wondering what I will need to purchase.


General Discussion / Map info
« on: February 17, 2014, 01:29:39 pm »

what are the best maps for touring, or what are the most popular and where do I get them? 



Connecting ACA Routes / ACA Northern Tier
« on: February 15, 2014, 08:02:55 pm »

I am back from a leave here. 

 I live in Maine and want to explore/ tour it,.  I am in Kittery and am curious about the Northern Tier?  I am not really sure how to approach touring the state.  Where to camp?  Routes, etc...  I know the coast is not for me. Any help getting started would be great.

Thanks,  John

General Discussion / maps?
« on: September 04, 2011, 05:38:30 pm »
I just met a nice guy touring up the coast.  I met him here in Maine, and he had maps with a course laid out and he said he got them from this site??  I did a search here and came up with nothing.  Any thing I am missing?  Thanks

Gear Talk / Shorts question
« on: September 01, 2011, 08:24:34 pm »
Ok all, silly question.  Are all bike shorts synthetic chamois now or do they still make real chamois in them? Old school vs new I guess.

New England / Coast of Maine? Anybody do it?
« on: August 24, 2011, 02:39:17 pm »
he all, wondering if anybody has toured the coast of Maine?  Looking for info.  The good, the bad, the ugly.  Thanks

New England / Hello NE riders. Are ya out there?
« on: August 22, 2011, 07:26:45 pm »
No recent posts from the NE riders?  Is anybody out there? 

Gear Talk / MTB or Toruing bike for touring with bob yak
« on: August 21, 2011, 12:16:43 pm »
Hey all, I am wondering what you all think, prefer with a bob yak.  Pros and cons of touring bike or MTB for touring.  Pulling a Bob yak.  I think I am leaning to the trailer instead of panniers.  Is a mtb comfortable and efficent enough for the long haul?  Thanks

General Discussion / Hey All NOOB Here
« on: August 20, 2011, 03:32:39 pm »
Hey everybody,  a noob here.  Not new to cycling, but want to get into touring and camping.  I live in Kittery Maine, that's on the coast in So. Maine, and want to tour up the coast and camp along the way.  I'm a backpacker, so not new to packing light and camping etc...  Anyway, stoked to be here and looking for good info in the future. 

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