Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: kaos joe
Showing results 1 to 50 of 907
Search took 0.39 seconds.
Forum: Northeast
09-20-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Hope you are OK....... S Oyster Bay Rd is kind of...

Hope you are OK....... S Oyster Bay Rd is kind of forbidding, I avoid it. Glad Mr Glenn is unscathed as well. Nassau Co is definitely not on the leading edge in this regard.

On a more pleasant...
Forum: Northeast
09-20-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Damn, I was all rigged up for a Montauk run, but...

Damn, I was all rigged up for a Montauk run, but something came up for the afternoon. So, Old Dock, 54...
Forum: Northeast
08-30-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Puttered around NW Suffolk for 49 miles. ...

Puttered around NW Suffolk for 49 miles.


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/img_0149_e32d83a21381ee47d08687e1db442a3aa3db4206.jpg
Forum: Northeast
08-30-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/img_0154_b1f6fe83552366705366c660687841c604db7067.jpg
Northport Harbor/Asharoken


What. A. Day.

Even Long Island can sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 23,533
Posted By kaos joe

Wow, Doge....what brake/pad/rim combo has that...

Wow, Doge....what brake/pad/rim combo has that kind of power? Our tandems have XT and XTR V-brakes, KoolStop salmon pads, & Mavic rims. Braking power is adequate but I would not hesitate to spend...
Forum: Northeast
08-26-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,714
Posted By kaos joe

I stopped wearing panties and find I suffer far...

I stopped wearing panties and find I suffer far fewer wads!


PS. The Finger Lakes are probably my favorite cycling area, having done multiple tours there. My wife & myself were in Hammondsport...
Forum: Northeast
08-26-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,714
Posted By kaos joe

I'm with PickleRick. I think $105 is right on the...

I'm with PickleRick. I think $105 is right on the money (:p).

It's how much they would have to pay me to to ride 40+ miles in NYC!



But, it's all good. Do whatever floats your canoe.
Forum: Northeast
08-17-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Nice heads up Steve. I gotta get serious and...

Nice heads up Steve. I gotta get serious and check out the Wahoo GPS you recommended so I can follow these routes.

Oddly enough, on this years trip out West, we used a GPS a number of times to...
Forum: Northeast
08-15-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Perfect summer afternoon for my first ride in 2...

Perfect summer afternoon for my first ride in 2 weeks, a leisurely afternoon 50 to Caumsett. I spent a bit over half of that 2 weeks tramping about in the Ice Age, so I'm unfamiliar with this watery...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

We rolled out from home at 715am with another...

We rolled out from home at 715am with another couple of tandemistas and did an easy pace 42 miler to the east northport area. It felt pretty oppressive at first but oddly enough less so on the return...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

BoneHead Ride! Took some benefit time on a...

BoneHead Ride!

Took some benefit time on a slow night, left work early to make a 'beat-the-heat" 7am roll out with friends. Got to the meet up spot, Mrs asked "where are the water bottles?"
...
Forum: Northeast
07-10-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

These are tough conditions for me too. Saturday...

These are tough conditions for me too. Saturday was oppressive, but about a dozen of us had planned to do our own circumnavigation of Peconic Bay. In 62 miles I drank well over 100 oz. I got through...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/img_1563_429c314cfe4be43feb0353b16444647bb058a6c9.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,892
Posted By kaos joe

If you want a big shop with tons of inventory on...

If you want a big shop with tons of inventory on hand, Brands in Wantagh or Bicycle Planet in Syosset.

If you prefer a small grass-roots place with great owners, Bike Junkie in Bethpage.
Forum: Northeast
06-19-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

I've got a smart phone, the limitation will be...

I've got a smart phone, the limitation will be the (not) smart user.....
Forum: Northeast
06-19-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Thanks for the advice, Steve. Based on that I...

Thanks for the advice, Steve. Based on that I lean towards the Bolt. Simpler sounds better. Now to procrastinate for several weeks........
Forum: Northeast
06-18-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

That's petty cool! If it keeps raining we'll be...

That's petty cool! If it keeps raining we'll be doing it in canoes next.

If you aren't ready for the whole thing, consider, say, doing the eastern segment......a couple of times we have parked at...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Sorry to hear that.....didn't see you there. We'd...

Sorry to hear that.....didn't see you there. We'd have waited and sorted that out. They once waited for us to drive all the way home and retrieve forgotten shoes.

2 great days back to back on my...
Forum: Northeast
06-04-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Glenn......new persona! Neither old nor slow were...

Glenn......new persona! Neither old nor slow were really accurate anyway.

Did you get all the way to West End2? Once you get past the old boardwalk sections there's a couple of miles of really...
Forum: Northeast
06-02-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Yeah, it needs a trim, either that or go full Sam...

Yeah, it needs a trim, either that or go full Sam Elliott.

I've had a nasty week too, acute pharyngitis, and now on amoxicillin with its own unpleasant side effects (there was what my Dad used to...
Forum: Northeast
06-01-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

I miss all the exciting stuff. Hope your eyelids...

I miss all the exciting stuff. Hope your eyelids are OK.
Forum: Northeast
05-25-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/img_1512_b1b7401ce080d2383f3e3667b187a8760e8f866f.jpg
Mouth of Nissequogue River


Another great day on the long yellow bike. I...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Ok Andboy, KaosJoe here. There's lots of ways to...

Ok Andboy, KaosJoe here. There's lots of ways to get to Montauk. This is the way I usually do it. I'm sure there are improvements to be made so I'll put this where other riders can see it and...
Forum: Northeast
05-22-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

That's a new (old) one for me. Love it! I have...

That's a new (old) one for me. Love it! I have one cat and can't control him.

I got the plastic Trek out, and was going north on Round Swamp when I got a glimpse of an unusual camo pattern through...
Forum: Northeast
05-22-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Good work there.....but now you need a cowboy...

Good work there.....but now you need a cowboy hat!

I did an afternoon spin to Oyster Bay.....we didn't pass one another again did we?
Forum: Northeast
05-20-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Welcome to L.I. ! What is the "South Shore...

Welcome to L.I. !

What is the "South Shore C"?.......century? From Sayville LIRR station to Montauk village clocks out at 80 miles by my route. I can send you that, if that's what you have in mind.
Forum: Northeast
05-20-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

We did hear you. We're just stubborn (her) and...

We did hear you. We're just stubborn (her) and stupid (me).

Good ride anyway.
Forum: Northeast
05-19-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Dude, why didn't you warn us about that wind?:p ...

Dude, why didn't you warn us about that wind?:p

Just kidding. We went the other way to West End, 30 miles total. Flew home! Wife likes the new path extension,
Forum: Northeast
05-16-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

I went through there today on my way to Caumsett....

I went through there today on my way to Caumsett. A pair of troopers at the traffic circle directed me onto the path, and told me Quaker Meeting House Rd was closed to bikes and pedestrians.

I was...
Forum: Northeast
05-08-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

I agree! I had been thinking about scooting...

I agree!

I had been thinking about scooting up to CT and doing the Bloomin' Metric route, but the forecast went from great to meh and I decided it wasn't worth the drive time on a less than...
05-08-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,319
Views: 419,824
Posted By kaos joe

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/img_1431_d605413a7b544f8a9956f9505c273addf5d061a9.jpg

Blue Point, NY
Forum: Northeast
05-08-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/img_1440_5351d45e40c475128666dfc5fb63f2c8c3eeff92.jpg

...
Forum: Northeast
05-08-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Dang it. Once again I farted around just long...

Dang it. Once again I farted around just long enough to put the lighthouse out of reach.

A day of tidal creeks, historic churches, over-the-top statuary, and a smattering of heavy artillery.
...
Forum: Northeast
04-24-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x1280/img_1404_3acffcb41640843b51513e97b7d03c7863db1c37.jpg
Nissequogue River


...
04-19-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,367
Posted By kaos joe

I have a friend whose grandmother grew up in a...

I have a friend whose grandmother grew up in a traditional setting in rural Afghanistan, wearing the full burka. She developed melanoma on the top of her foot, the only part of her that was ever...
Forum: Northeast
04-19-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

That IS a great photo. But I hope you aren't...

That IS a great photo.

But I hope you aren't going to send her out on that Strider without spare tubes and a frame pump::roflmao:
Forum: Touring
04-13-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,271
Posted By kaos joe

Yes we've discussed the exciting phenomenon of...

Yes we've discussed the exciting phenomenon of SVEA pyrotechnics a couple of times here. I pretty much only use them in below freezing weather, same with my MSR. I once experienced a mini oil well...
Forum: Touring
04-13-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,271
Posted By kaos joe

I thought I was the Last of the Mohicans with the...

I thought I was the Last of the Mohicans with the Svea!

If you're dead set against an aluminum bottle, get a Nalgene. I'd bet a Gatorade bottle would be fine...
Forum: Northeast
04-09-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By kaos joe

Google Earth and Google Maps "satellite view" use...

Google Earth and Google Maps "satellite view" use different pictures. It's labeled 2019 but clearly that can't be. Just before west end 2 a dirt road is clearly there running along the Bay Parkway....
Forum: Northeast
04-09-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By kaos joe

Nice report, Steve. The fact that this path...

Nice report, Steve.

The fact that this path was opened has been a surprise to me (as it was when they allowed us hooligans to actually ride on the boardwalk). Sometimes, progress actually is...
Forum: Northeast
04-06-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Slept 3 hours after work, then got up & out....

Slept 3 hours after work, then got up & out. Exactly half the number of miles you did, but OTOH there were exactly twice the number of riders on the bike.:p
Forum: Northeast
04-04-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Yes, I had posted a pic of the time we snowshoed...

Yes, I had posted a pic of the time we snowshoed in there, when the snow was hip deep.

I've heard enough explosion stories to be pretty conservative with the wind shielding. Now I find that the...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Yes, I know about classiccampstoves.....crazy...

Yes, I know about classiccampstoves.....crazy Brits :) I may have to go there to find this O-ring.

I've got the Svea, a Swiss Army "Volcano" (meant to be used with fuel tabs but I made a pop can...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

I see you have an eye for the classic stuff! I...

I see you have an eye for the classic stuff! I bought that at about age 12 with paper route money. Not the most powerful of stoves but reliable as it gets. However, it was a bit below freezing...
Forum: Northeast
04-02-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

Cross-training.......NOT! I've concluded...

Cross-training.......NOT!

I've concluded that at least for me, hiking does NOTHING for my cycling legs, and visa-versa. I spent yesterday and today humping a pack over lots o' rocks, and tonight,...
Forum: Northeast
03-28-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By kaos joe

It's at the spot where the paved MUP and one of...

It's at the spot where the paved MUP and one of the MTB trails enter the Bethpage picnic area parking lot. I accidentally caught a MTBer barreling down the hill in an orange jersey behind the repair...
Forum: Northeast
03-28-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By kaos joe

I've done the dropouts/hanger on my Kona 3x with...

I've done the dropouts/hanger on my Kona 3x with tools I made from threaded rod, but no way I'm going to risk someone else's frame. Rick Jones re-spaced and aligned my Bilenky tandem and did a...
Forum: Northeast
03-27-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By kaos joe

Thanks for posting that info. Of course they...

Thanks for posting that info. Of course they still have the hopefully misleading signs up. I never noticed the repair station before, so park gets kudos for...
Forum: Northeast
03-27-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 175,806
Posted By kaos joe

I got high today, or at least as high as is...

I got high today, or at least as high as is possible on this here island (401 entire feet).

...
Forum: Touring
03-25-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,579
Posted By kaos joe

I wonder if a clampoon carried at the ready would...

I wonder if a clampoon carried at the ready would have helped here.......

https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=sP86R_1553390085&p=1
Showing results 1 to 50 of 907
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.