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Routes / Cell phone
« on: February 02, 2012, 12:10:12 am »
Planning southern tier ride.  I have Verizon cell phone service.  How is cell phone service in remote areas of new Mexico & Arizona?

Connecting ACA Routes / Southern Tier to NYC
« on: November 29, 2011, 08:51:39 pm »
I would like to hear comments/proposals riding San Diego to NY
ST to Las Cruces, NM
US 54 to Kansas, pick up Trans America
Trans America to Cave in Rock, KY, thence Underground Railway to Cincinnati
Leaving Cinti, pick up US 50 to Winchester, VA, thence US11 to Chambersburg, US 30 to Philly/Trenton, rt 27 in NJ to NY
(obvious skipping some connecting roads for brevity)

Routes / Southern tier
« on: November 25, 2011, 09:12:36 am »
Would thevSouthern Tier be the least challenging cross country route across the Rocky Mtn?  Would Trans America or Nothern Tier be any easier?  When is best time of year to start in San Diego?

Routes / Great allegheny passage/C&O canal
« on: May 09, 2011, 05:59:48 pm »
I plan to ride from Pittsburgh to Washington via the great allegheny trail/ C&O canal in early June.  60 to 75 miles/day, staying at motels.  Looking for riders to join me.

Routes / Great allegheny passage
« on: March 22, 2011, 07:34:41 pm »
I plan to ride great allegheny passage/ C&O canal.  I understand the trail between Pittsburgh & McKeesport is incomplete.  Can someone suggest an alternate street route from Pittsburgh to McKeesport?

GPS & Digital Data Discussion / Freedom maps
« on: November 14, 2010, 05:25:58 pm »
I have Lowrance H2OC GPS.  Planning a trip to California and would like to purchase or borrow Freedom Map of west coast.  Unfortunately, Lowrance no longer sells their maps for IFINDER sees.

Classifieds / Freedom maps
« on: November 12, 2010, 09:38:40 am »
I have a lowrance H2OC gps.  I plan to spend a few months in California.  Lowrance discontinued it's Freedom Maps line.  I want to purchase the U.S. West coast map (SD card).  (F-104 EX-W)  If not to purchase, possibly to rent it out for 3 months!   

GPS & Digital Data Discussion / H2OC
« on: November 10, 2010, 05:03:54 pm »
i have been using the Lowrance H2OC for my gps navigation.  Unfortunately they have discontinued that model, and have discontinued the software "Freedom Maps".  (Want to purchase west coast SD card)  Any suggestion on which gps handheld i should upgrade to?

General Discussion / metro new york day trips
« on: June 16, 2010, 09:53:06 am »

I live in New Rochelle, NY, and enjoy one day trips to NY/NJ/CT. 

Anyone with similar interests?  We could plan some trips together.

General Discussion / leg cramps
« on: September 15, 2007, 10:04:30 am »

I was planning a 3 day bike trip from Portsmouth, NH to New Haven, CT.  I have done similar trips once a year.  On my first day out after 50 miles, i was getting cramps in both my legs.  This has happened in the past.  My usual response was to get off the bike and walk, until i worked the cramps out, then continue biking.  However, this time the cramps continued where i couldn't even walk.  I even felt cramp in my hand where i couldn't hold a fork (stopped in a diner to eat & rest).
After an hour the cramps stopped, bit decided to end my trip, and rent a car to get home.  Now two day later, calves of my feet are a little sore.

Has anyone had similar experience? Someone said i may have been dehydrate?  I am 57 years old.   Thanks.

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