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Forum: Northeast
08-30-20, 08:10 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Rod, Sounds like old time, pre-smartphone riding....

Rod, Sounds like old time, pre-smartphone riding. Glad you had a good ride on the Minuteman. I made good time in the cool weather on my SherbornDoverWestwoodDoverMedfieldDoverSherborn 37 mile loop de...
Forum: Northeast
08-30-20, 07:38 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Ghazmh, Happy Birthday. Nice riding.

Ghazmh, Happy Birthday. Nice riding.
Forum: Northeast
08-29-20, 09:23 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

all those gravity dues previously paid big,...

all those gravity dues previously paid
big, knees-and-hills-friendly cogs.
Riding and wrenching are two dogs chasing each other's tails....
Hey, I recognize that!

I too recognize so many of...
Forum: Northeast
08-24-20, 06:31 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

I concur with Rod on all points and point out all...

I concur with Rod on all points and point out all those rides inspired by all those work at home lists, chores and "just one more thing" things. If I were to do all those to-dos I don't know what...
Forum: Northeast
08-23-20, 08:14 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Bike boxes, black eyed susans and mellow stuff...

Bike boxes, black eyed susans and mellow stuff are contrasts to ghost bikes and feeling the need to check in. Friends, thank you for putting coherence and perspective to at least my feelings,...
Forum: Northeast
05-31-20, 03:26 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Brilliant riding!

Brilliant riding!
Forum: Northeast
05-31-20, 10:05 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Met a friend for a ride from Lincoln Sudbury High...

Met a friend for a ride from Lincoln Sudbury High School parking lot south along Water Row and River Road to one of the Sudbury centers and back. Bicycling is an ideal way to time travel through...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 07:13 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Speaking of new routes and insightful...

Speaking of new routes and insightful observations of old routes, I decided to ride my same old, same old loop de loop. For me the season is still young and I am (trying to be) cautious about...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-20, 06:53 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Jim, You hit the nail on the head. There have...

Jim, You hit the nail on the head. There have been some great photos that really do catch something new and add insight.
Forum: Northeast
05-22-20, 03:27 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

That's a great feeling! Great observation.

That's a great feeling! Great observation.
Forum: Northeast
05-18-20, 09:43 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Jim M. Bravo! Nice that the weather in...

Jim M. Bravo! Nice that the weather in Richmond was so similar to this neck of the woods. How were the cobbles? Did you see Peter Sagan when you were there? Tell me drafted all the way until the...
Forum: Northeast
05-18-20, 09:33 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Ghazmh, Some impressive back to back days of...

Ghazmh, Some impressive back to back days of riding! Those are some great roads.
Forum: Northeast
05-15-20, 01:45 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Nothing against breathing

Breathing. As Rod said,”it can be quite nice.” I read Professor Erin Bromage’s blog cited distances for different kinds of breathers and sneezers and kept it in mind as I rode a favored 36 mile...
Forum: Northeast
05-02-20, 07:58 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Very nice to hear from you and good to know you...

Very nice to hear from you and good to know you are keeping an eye out and free range cycle-ing. Sharon is right. Susan reminds me better to regret being a little too cautious than to look back and...
Forum: Northeast
05-02-20, 07:09 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

It was nice to get out but I quest I went later in the day

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18/30/30/25/15 Yesterday I left Sherborn at about...
Forum: Northeast
03-22-19, 10:17 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Greetings gang. Windshield protection meant I...

Greetings gang. Windshield protection meant I only wore a sweater under a windbreaker for downtown...
Forum: Northeast
08-07-18, 07:09 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

RR. Takes one to know one. Thank you for being...

RR. Takes one to know one. Thank you for being so thoughtful as always. I'm working my way back to more active and consistent. The community that is this forum is such a nice mix of information,...
Forum: Northeast
08-04-18, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

The photography here is amazing. Clouds and...

The photography here is amazing. Clouds and trains have similarities when the photography is so amazing.
No pictures here but I was moving slower than the clouds or trains two days ago when I set...
Forum: Northeast
06-22-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

NATBC, I wish I could pose with the grace of...

NATBC,
I wish I could pose with the grace of that electric fan, make sense of of things like that sign post and put life into perspective like that chain link fence. Failing all those I did manage...
Forum: Northeast
02-22-18, 04:59 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Spring like

Back when I used to ride, bikes were steel and February was cold and there was ice. Now that I am old and there is new tangled warm weather I went out for a 20 mile loop through Sherborn, Holliston...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-17, 09:43 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

It is nice to say hello. Thank you Rod. Thanks...

It is nice to say hello. Thank you Rod. Thanks very much.
Forum: Northeast
08-02-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Greetings Folks. I've been riding a little and...

Greetings Folks. I've been riding a little and not very interesting rides but yesterday was for me a bit more inspired. I rode to Natick, took my single speed on the 12:56 train to Back Bay and biked...
Forum: Northeast
05-20-17, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Greetings Kids, I've been reluctant to post...

Greetings Kids,
I've been reluctant to post anything because I've been such an erratic a rider. I rode today so here goes.
Rode a 29 mile loop from Sherborn into Dover nipping bits of Westwood and...
Forum: Northeast
01-07-17, 05:49 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

New year

My only ride has been to Holliston and west on the Upper a Charles trail. The highway department salted it for the popular New Year's Eve walk so it was clear of ice all the way to Highland and...
Forum: Northeast
12-02-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

I had a nice ride yesterday afternoon. It seemed...

I had a nice ride yesterday afternoon. It seemed to cloud up and cool off from the scorching mid day temps. I wonder if this balmy 40F mid day weather will last and we won't get any snow? ...
Forum: Northeast
11-29-16, 09:50 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

G, Your post and Rod's follow up sums it all up. ...

G, Your post and Rod's follow up sums it all up.
dipping milage, mild weather spirited rides, entwined go fast bike and snow and ice optimism.
Forum: Northeast
11-28-16, 08:07 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

The expertise and experience in this trail...

The expertise and experience in this trail lighting discussion shines brightly. Decades old agreements about lighting were made without the benefit of your considerable Minuteman expertise. Good...
Forum: Northeast
11-27-16, 07:06 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

No straps but no equipment problems for me on an...

No straps but no equipment problems for me on an organized 46 mile ride today from Wellesley through Dover, Westwood, Walpole, down to Sharon and back north through Walpole and Medfield. Nice back...
Forum: Northeast
11-27-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Well done! In field repairs are tricky but...

Well done! In field repairs are tricky but you've got to feel pretty good about coming up with such a clever solution. I hope you were able to get a pretty good gearing combination. Can you get...
Forum: Northeast
11-17-16, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

I am niether nimble or scampable but I did get...

I am niether nimble or scampable but I did get out yesterday afternoon for a 37 mile wet leaf ride on the loop de loop through Dover, Dedham, Westwood, Medfield and back to Sherborn. A silver, two...
Forum: Northeast
11-14-16, 05:50 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Sunday was a nice day. I rode an organized ride...

Sunday was a nice day. I rode an organized ride from Concord up through Carlisle, Chelmsford Bedford and back to Concord. I tried using my phone for navigation with poor success because I couldn't...
Forum: Northeast
10-30-16, 10:08 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Carlisle plan.

We met up at the Citgo in downtown Sherborn and as stated I wanted to go north to Carlisle and another rider suggested we go south so we compromised and went south. Either way the weather was...
Forum: Northeast
10-29-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

These are great discussions. I try to compare...

These are great discussions. I try to compare many of them to the MAPC trail map. It is pretty good but doesn't go out of State or to Korea. I travelled to Korea many times and walked and jogged but...
Forum: Northeast
10-23-16, 06:27 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Stability in gusts was an issue but not as much...

Stability in gusts was an issue but not as much as expected. Planning to meet up with friends at a CRW ride from Hopkinton we decided to reschedule due to concern about yesterday's rain and today's...
Forum: Northeast
10-21-16, 05:00 PM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

DOn't you hate it when a knucklehead driver yells...

DOn't you hate it when a knucklehead driver yells as they accelerate past? One time a guy stopped and actually insisted I bike on the right side of the white stripe; which varied between 0 and 20"...
Forum: Northeast
10-19-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

I'd plead double jeopardy based on stopping and...

I'd plead double jeopardy based on stopping and anything over 100 psi tires? Or clips pedals?....forget I asked that.
Forum: Northeast
10-18-16, 06:16 AM
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Is it just me or are bright colors and clear sky...

Is it just me or are bright colors and clear sky higher contrast than any other time of the year? There is more motion this time of year with colors in the trees and leaves on the road. The leaves...
Forum: Northeast
10-13-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Snett

RR6, the SNETT may be more to your liking and is well defined on the DCR (http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-central/southern-new-england-trunkline-trail.html) and NEMBA...
Forum: Northeast
10-11-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

RR6, nice list. The Upper Charles trail won't...

RR6, nice list. The Upper Charles trail won't get you muddy in Milford as that is all asphalt and 2/3 of the part in Holliston is very smooth, new stone dust. I meet folks who like to park at...
Forum: Northeast
10-11-16, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

Bees, Halloween decorators are out. All I got in...

Bees, Halloween decorators are out. All I got in was a short errand rides on the Upper Charles trail and found more orange, this time from early Fall leaves. No problem yet but they serve as a...
Forum: Northeast
10-09-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

No mud for me. Saturday I rode down to RI on...

No mud for me. Saturday I rode down to RI on Burnt Swamp Rd. and enjoyed great weather. The Diamond Hill reservoirs are like others, very low. 39 miles. Stopped by the LBS for a new chain.
...
Forum: Northeast
10-04-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

I used to see how far I could walk on a rail past...

I used to see how far I could walk on a rail past that depot. I did put a penny on the track to flatten it but didn't find it later.

Jim, Sweet thing you did by enhancing jppe's already great...
Forum: Northeast
10-03-16, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,564
Posted By sherbornpeddler

Felt like summer was just around the corner. I...

Felt like summer was just around the corner. I left at noon on a ride I've not made in 2 years and it was grand. 67 miles. Not much traffic, up through Dover and Wellesley then into Weston and...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-16, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

I did get out for what turned out to be a...

I did get out for what turned out to be a pleasant 37 mile ride in mist this afternoon. Rode my single speed because those fenders were just right on very well paved roads in Sherborn, Dover,...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-16, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9,027
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Posted By sherbornpeddler

The Middlesex Canal is an amazing trip. The...

The Middlesex Canal is an amazing trip. The Museum at the Concord River high point is well done and the Shawsheen River Aqueduct is hard to imagine. Rod, Did you see the grooves in the rock and the...
Forum: Northeast
09-12-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,564
Posted By sherbornpeddler

Rod, your Lincoln ride and then Fairhaven route...

Rod, your Lincoln ride and then Fairhaven route were your usual superb. Thank you again for your adventure and observations. My ride yesterday was like your pasela tire treads; eventually. Wife...
Forum: Northeast
09-09-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,564
Posted By sherbornpeddler

I marvel at dried up Minuteman, knotweed, Hart...

I marvel at dried up Minuteman, knotweed, Hart Pond, Mass Ave movies and the Tobin belly. I wish I knew Sutton to Sturbridge better. Google mapping bats about as well as Jackie Bradley which would be...
Forum: Northeast
09-03-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By sherbornpeddler

Any update? This is a great question and a good...

Any update? This is a great question and a good start on the information needed to make decisions. I'm interested as well.
Forum: Northeast
08-19-16, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,564
Posted By sherbornpeddler

Speaking of compact cranks...anyone have...

Speaking of compact cranks...anyone have experience twisting a chain so it slips and slips? Today we were riding along and my biking courage twisted his chain. First I tried a quick repair by using...
Forum: Northeast
08-19-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,564
Posted By sherbornpeddler

You also have a great memory and an ability to...

You also have a great memory and an ability to pull up nice photos. :thumb:
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