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10-09-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 876
Posted By spiker

I'm up for Sunday. Most optimistic forcasts for...

I'm up for Sunday. Most optimistic forcasts for Saturday is morning rain clearing as the day goes on.
09-26-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 876
Posted By spiker

I'm in. Doesn't matter to me where we start. I...

I'm in. Doesn't matter to me where we start. I live a mile from the extension so see everyone wherever we start.
05-14-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,478
Posted By spiker

Congrats on picking the nicest day of the year. ...

Congrats on picking the nicest day of the year. Sorry to have missed it. All my Saturday's in May were booked.
04-22-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,478
Posted By spiker

As Top said it was a bit windy Saturday, not...

As Top said it was a bit windy Saturday, not unusaully so. The sun even managed to pop through the clouds around 4. I got out of work at 3, on the bike by 3:20. Did my shakedown ride - front door to...
04-13-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,478
Posted By spiker

Well had today been the day it would have been an...

Well had today been the day it would have been an interesting ride. Warm enough, mid to upper 50's. No wind, highly unusual for spring day on the Cape. Light rain off and on but mostly drizzle and...
03-12-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,478
Posted By spiker

No pressure. But I have until the 19th to...

No pressure. But I have until the 19th to finalize my April time off
03-12-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,478
Posted By spiker

So has a date been set? 13 or 20. Need to plan...

So has a date been set? 13 or 20. Need to plan which Saturday to take off
03-02-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,478
Posted By spiker

Yes I've ridden the thing. At the very end at...

Yes I've ridden the thing. At the very end at Higgins Crowell Road there is technically no public parking, an office park does abutt it. Not sure how they'd feel about that. It's maybe a mile climb...
03-01-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,478
Posted By spiker

...and the 3+ miles of new trail is officially...

...and the 3+ miles of new trail is officially open!!!
09-30-18, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By spiker

Construction update:. All the railings are done....

Construction update:. All the railings are done. Paved it so the path and the bridge surface meet nice and evenly. Rode by while they were doing it Thursday and spoke to someone working on it who...
09-20-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By spiker

Those photos are dated. The temp fences have been...

Those photos are dated. The temp fences have been extended but still can be breeched. The bridge has jersey barriers - plural- at each end. Back in July there was a reporter on the local news...
09-19-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By spiker

Officially Sunday. Works for me

Officially Sunday. Works for me
09-19-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By spiker

Fall CCRT?

Columbus Day weekend just 3 Saturdays away.
09-07-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,403
Posted By spiker

I bought my Lotus Odyssey new back in '81 with...

I bought my Lotus Odyssey new back in '81 with just you're requirements in mind. Good luck finding one. Still my go to bike, great all-arounder, did my quickest century on it. Commuted it on it. ...
07-14-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By spiker

I keep the Royal Enfield in an 8 x 8 shed. I love...

I keep the Royal Enfield in an 8 x 8 shed. I love opening up the door and inhaling the smell of motorcycle.
04-11-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By spiker

Back up today: 1.5miles on to the cape via...

Back up today: 1.5miles on to the cape via Sagamore & 1 mile coming on cape over the Bourne
04-08-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By spiker

Enjoying the way this post has gone careening off...

Enjoying the way this post has gone careening off topic

Me & the pup got to walk a bit of the trail today. Its been cleared off remarkably well.
04-02-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By spiker

And a heads up. Sagamore bridge is down to one...

And a heads up. Sagamore bridge is down to one lane each way until the end of May
03-31-18, 08:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,121
Posted By spiker

Dennis it will be. Not even close to being...

Dennis it will be. Not even close to being ready. Been on a couple of sections walking the dog recently & there is a ton of debris out there. Bring your stoutest tires
03-03-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By spiker

err....the mighty Bass

err....the mighty Bass
03-03-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By spiker

Possible I may be able to ride the whole thing...

Possible I may be able to ride the whole thing from pretty much my front door. The bridge is up over the mighty Swan & the lead up to it on the Yarmouth side is graded & ready to be paved, probably...
03-03-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,475
Posted By spiker

I had a Super Course BB that was rustier than...

I had a Super Course BB that was rustier than that. Spent a month sitting diesel. Every few days I'd try it, no luck tap it a few times back in the diesel. As I recall the paint was fine
12-14-17, 06:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,277
Posted By spiker

I ride in Merril's. Wear 13EEEE normally....

I ride in Merril's. Wear 13EEEE normally. They're a D and if I wore them as my every day shoe my foot would burst thru in a month or 2. Well into their 5th season. Vibran sole is pretty rigid
11-06-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By spiker

It,'s a Boxster, throw in some back roads enjoy...

It,'s a Boxster, throw in some back roads enjoy the ride.
10-27-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,733
Posted By spiker

If it's really just $40 why not try it as is. If...

If it's really just $40 why not try it as is. If you don't like it, flip it.
I weigh what you weigh & my fixie is a 69cm Shogun with Tange 900 db tubing, don't know how that compares with your...
10-15-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By spiker

As a shared on with another out of state group of...

As a shared on with another out of state group of riders, anyone can ride on a sunny day
10-13-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By spiker

count me in

count me in
09-19-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,977
Posted By spiker

Don't forget Steve McQueen wasn't the only guy...

Don't forget Steve McQueen wasn't the only guy tooling around on 2 wheels in the "Great Escape." James Coburn putts along on an old roadster.
09-06-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By spiker

the only construction that would have any impact...

the only construction that would have any impact is the parking lot having half its spaces gone & on a non holiday w/e it shouldn't be an issue
09-05-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By spiker

I'm off to my step-daughter's twins first...

I'm off to my step-daughter's twins first birthday Columbus Day weekend so figuring I'd be missing this year's ride & having yesterday off I rode the new & improved CCRT solo. Pick any other weekend...
08-26-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 768
Posted By spiker

Are those the guys in the Kinks who don't talk to...

Are those the guys in the Kinks who don't talk to each other?
08-15-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By spiker

There's a dedicated Lotus site. Google it see...

There's a dedicated Lotus site. Google it see what they have
08-08-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By spiker

Just thought I'd let you know what's up with the...

Just thought I'd let you know what's up with the construction on the extension...

Local paper states the whole thing is scheduled to be up & running by July next year. Both overpasses are done &...
08-08-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,596
Posted By spiker

there's one listed on Cape Cod Craigslist, my...

there's one listed on Cape Cod Craigslist, my size, 64cm. All original but definitely ridden hard & put away wet. If close by would be a good resource for original bits. Started at $100 asking &...
08-08-17, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By spiker

tried logging on to a different devise couldn't...

tried logging on to a different devise couldn't remember my pass word figured I'd just create a new one, email sent me off to facebook seemed a much. Obviously ill have my old password on here...
04-12-17, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By spiker

Out running errands with the dog in Dennis this...

Out running errands with the dog in Dennis this morning & finished off at the trailhead on rt 134 for his walk. The superstructure hasn't gone up yet to cross 134 & is currently taking up a good...
03-20-17, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By spiker

Little Rail Trail update. Looks like they're...

Little Rail Trail update.
Looks like they're going to hang the superstructure across 137 end of this week. No work started on the bridge over Bass River. They were working on the ramp over Station...
03-01-17, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,769
Posted By spiker

I'll get it started. Since I'm already on the...

I'll get it started. Since I'm already on the Cape any weekend works for me. Already put in for time off a couple times in April so if it coincides with that fine & if not still fine.

Last...
02-24-17, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,997
Posted By spiker

I posted my TdF in the Frankenbike & show us...

I posted my TdF in the Frankenbike & show us your Fr bikes posts. Bitsa bike. Black, all chrome fork, white tape, plugs, straps, cables. Tires at whitewalls. Pix are on my tablet, writing this...
02-18-17, 04:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 296
Posted By spiker

got a free pump today

My wife told me she wanted a Patriots Super Bowl shirt for Valentine's Day. Swung into KMart & got one for my son while there as well. At check out I was informed I had $20 in points & had to use...
01-16-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By spiker

The obvious question, which is more comfortable. ...

The obvious question, which is more comfortable.
I have a Brooks Pro I've been riding since the late '70's, currently on the Lotus and a Wright on the Gitane TdF. Can ride all day on either. I...
01-06-17, 04:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,430
Posted By spiker

Been walking the puppy on the new sections. And...

Been walking the puppy on the new sections. And yeah, we got 6 inches last night and expecting another 6 to 10 tomorrow. Also expecting it to be in the 50's by Tuesday.

The ramps are up on...
12-25-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 898
Posted By spiker

While not an ornament, Starbucks has a gift card...

While not an ornament, Starbucks has a gift card with a tandem bike on it
12-23-16, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By spiker

Flipped a step thru a while back. Only rode it to...

Flipped a step thru a while back. Only rode it to make sure everything was in working order . Probably have a list of the components on a file card somewhere.
Forum: Commuting
09-30-16, 06:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,759
Posted By spiker

Wasn't while commuting & over 30 years ago on a...

Wasn't while commuting & over 30 years ago on a cycling camping trip. Caught a yellow jacket in the ear. Had an Alfred E Newman ear for a couple of days
09-30-16, 06:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,430
Posted By spiker

Just adding I'll be there Took some pix...

Just adding I'll be there


Took some pix of the construction a while back but couldn't get them to load.


About 2/3rd's of the trail has been paved, rt 134 to Bass River & Station Ave to...
09-22-16, 08:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,437
Posted By spiker

In the spring of '81 when I purchased my Lotus...

In the spring of '81 when I purchased my Lotus Odyssey new the shop put a nick in the seat post lug. Did a nice job touching it up & gave me a $25 credit as well. I had them put a set of these on...
09-09-16, 08:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,415
Posted By spiker

Hey, down the road you might find a frame to...

Hey, down the road you might find a frame to better match the components, swap stuff over & put parts bin bits on the old bike. No rule says the nice bits are forever on your current ride.
07-17-16, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By spiker

I've used hockey tape under cloth tape, comes in...

I've used hockey tape under cloth tape, comes in lots of colors, can vary thickness along the bar.
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