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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-06-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,102
Posted By ADK123
I was on a summit in northern Vermont and we...

I was on a summit in northern Vermont and we encountered the same bugs! They did not play fair at all: they descended en masse, kept biting until killed AND were completely undeterred by DEET.

We...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-25-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By ADK123
Aha. That makes sense. Thank you JoeCedar and...

Aha. That makes sense. Thank you JoeCedar and TCD.

As for the current corrosion - anything I can do to fix that? I don't care it is discolored, I just want to prevent any further damage.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-24-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By ADK123
MSR Snowshoe - rust?

I purchased a pair of MSR Lightning Ascents last year and recently noticed a discoloration on the crampons. They've turned brown - my first thought was rust but it doesn't flake off. If it is rust,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-18-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By ADK123
Ha! :) It's amazing what can be accomplished...

Ha! :)

It's amazing what can be accomplished when there is a worthy project, great folks and lots o' laughs.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-18-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By ADK123
And gals! :)

And gals! :)
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-25-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,504
Posted By ADK123
You are being facetious, yes? Bullet ants score...

You are being facetious, yes? Bullet ants score the highest on the Schmidt Pain Index:

http://scienceblogs.com/retrospectacle/2007/05/16/schmidt-pain-index-which-sting/

Description: Bullet ant:...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-15-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,353
Posted By ADK123
This made me laugh. Out loud. Thank you.

This made me laugh. Out loud. Thank you.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-25-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,183
Posted By ADK123
Well, that narrows it down. :)

Well, that narrows it down. :)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-24-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,183
Posted By ADK123
Article in the Adirondack Almanac about the Great...

Article in the Adirondack Almanac about the Great South Woods Project from 2/22:
http://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2015/02/what-is-the-great-south-woods.html

Old Forge workshop is happening this...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-03-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,183
Posted By ADK123
Thanks for sharing. A comprehensive overview and...

Thanks for sharing. A comprehensive overview and lots of interesting information presented. I like Bill's point on ensuring the meetings are also held in areas outside of the area. He's right. Many...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-20-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,183
Posted By ADK123
Next Meeting January 28

The next planning workshop is scheduled for January 28th at the Piseco Central School in Piseco from 6-8 pm.

The meeting is open to the public and will be similar to the 12/17 meeting in...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 01-12-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,144
Posted By ADK123
2:00 is right about when we ended our ride. Looks...

2:00 is right about when we ended our ride. Looks like we missed that warmer weather.

Liked both bikes for different reasons. The Minnesota felt lighter and easier to maneuver. Overall frame size...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 01-11-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,144
Posted By ADK123
Old Forge

Headed up to Old Forge today with my younger son to give him a taste of fatbiking. This time I got to try the Surly Pugsley - definitely a different feel as compared to the Framed Minnesota 2.0.
...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 01-11-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,013
Posted By ADK123
Looks like a really fun time. 6"? I tried that on...

Looks like a really fun time. 6"? I tried that on my first time out. I could barely peddle. Coming back out on my track was a heck of a lot easier.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 01-08-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,848
Posted By ADK123
On Topic is Fun

A great many thoughtful and relevant comments to this proposal. Rather than try to summarize everyone's thoughts, I forwarded the link to this thread to the fine folks at Adirondackpark@dec.ny.gov. ...
Forum: Photography 12-30-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 44,549
Posted By ADK123
Yea! This thread is resurrected! 12/20/14....

Yea! This thread is resurrected!

12/20/14. Summit of Armstrong.
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 12-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,848
Posted By ADK123
I agree. But wouldn't we also need that "typical...

I agree. But wouldn't we also need that "typical stacked loop" to bring in those weekenders? To come to the campgrounds? To eat at the local establishments? There are those that don't feel...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 12-29-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,898
Posted By ADK123
Thanks for the link. However, I have officially...

Thanks for the link. However, I have officially fallen in love with the Women's Framed Minnesota 2.0. Everything I've read is positive and looks to be a great entry-level bike. Now to find a good...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 12-28-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 19,898
Posted By ADK123
Ok. Gotcha. I wasn't sure if it was just Salsa...

Ok. Gotcha. I wasn't sure if it was just Salsa that had figured out how to eradicate the chain rub. Thanks. And very happy to hear fatbikes don't require any more care than I give to my mtbike.
...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 12-28-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,848
Posted By ADK123
Awesome photos, jhl99. I've ridden in a few of...

Awesome photos, jhl99. I've ridden in a few of those areas as well.

Great points and ones I hope you will share with the powers-to-be.

Stacked trails. I understand the concept but am not...
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