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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By veloellen

Thanks for EVERYONES input. My son is on a youth...

Thanks for EVERYONES input. My son is on a youth tri team and they are suggesting 650c tires. Agree with the resale - 700 more demand. I've looked at Giant due to the compact frame. But even...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-12, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By veloellen

Bike for an 11 year old

My son loves competing in triathlons (youth) and does quite well. He presently rides a TREK kdr with 24 inch wheels (40cm) but its getting too small on him. These next 2 years or so are tricky...
Forum: Triathlon
08-06-12, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By veloellen

Road bike for 11 year old triathlete

My son loves competing in triathlons (youth) and does quite well. He presently rides a TREK kdr with 24 inch wheels (40cm) but its getting too small on him. These next 2 years or so are tricky...
05-12-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,091
Posted By veloellen

201636 my son (9) and husband ride a...

201636



my son (9) and husband ride a tandem. this is on my forearm. i love it!
11-06-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 468,395
Posted By veloellen

DW, so cool!

DW, so cool!
11-06-10, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,263
Posted By veloellen

We used the ADAMS back rest. It was more of a...

We used the ADAMS back rest. It was more of a safety net for us not our son...and we used it all of about 3 times, but it was easy to use on our tradtional setup. We bought ours from REI but had to...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
11-05-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Btw, my company is making it painfully obvious...

Btw, my company is making it painfully obvious that other than bike parking, they really aren't supporting the needs of bike commuters at the new facility. The big thing on my list is that there is...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-11-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Isais, I know the 3 women in the pic but not the...

Isais, I know the 3 women in the pic but not the 4 men - who are they?
Forum: Southeast
10-11-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,471
Posted By veloellen

2010 Seagull Century - By the Numbers. This was...

2010 Seagull Century - By the Numbers. This was written by Jerry Jackson for the Baltimore Sun.

• Thirty-eight states were represented as well as Canada and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

•...
Forum: Southeast
10-11-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,471
Posted By veloellen

Definitely not 10K unless 3K riders did it...

Definitely not 10K unless 3K riders did it renegade. Highest numbers I saw were in the 7000's....
Forum: Southeast
10-06-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,471
Posted By veloellen

We will be there. Been doing Seagull since 1990...

We will be there. Been doing Seagull since 1990 - its second year. Have missed maybe 5 times in 20 years. Pregnancy, knee issues...but rode in the nastiest of weather days. If we're signed up...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-06-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Maxine, are you freaking crazy???? Approach some...

Maxine, are you freaking crazy???? Approach some dude in a pick up truck? I'll say it again, are you freaking crazy? But I understand where you are coming from. We would all like drivers to treat...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-04-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Charlie, looked like a great turnout - any idea...

Charlie, looked like a great turnout - any idea of the numbers? My legs were screaming coming home. Harford Road and the Alameda never seems uphill in a car. I have a bad knee and just haven't put...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-28-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

We will be at TDP - rarely miss it. Will cycle...

We will be at TDP - rarely miss it. Will cycle down, do the 26 mile route and cycle home Husband and son on white Trek tandem, I will be on my Jamis city bike.
09-16-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 468,395
Posted By veloellen

Great pics of you and your grandson. Happy for...

Great pics of you and your grandson. Happy for both of you. He may be NEARLY tall enough for crank shortners and the seat all the way down when he feels up for pedaling. Crank shorteners canbe...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
08-30-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Max, nice meeting you. I would have never done...

Max, nice meeting you. I would have never done this ride if not for your posts on the BF last year. Didn't put in Max mileage but was really pleased and feeling fine. I spent quite a few laps with...
08-14-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By veloellen

Saw that - looks small for 800 so riders.... ...

Saw that - looks small for 800 so riders....
Where can we find out about showers? Wonder if they bother with that for 800 riders.
Are there designated times for meals?
08-12-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By veloellen

Our schedule over the next 2 weeks is crazy. I...

Our schedule over the next 2 weeks is crazy. I may actually be heading out having put less than 100 miles on my bike all summer. I have no plans of riding 200 miles - but at least wanted to get in...
08-10-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By veloellen

Max, you will be kicking my butt. My knee has...

Max, you will be kicking my butt. My knee has decided to act up big time this summer. Just had a cortisone shot today and had it tapped as well. Let's hope it cooperates and I'm able to ride. ...
08-07-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By veloellen

Thanks Maxine - just got to thinking about lights...

Thanks Maxine - just got to thinking about lights tonight when I was returning home from a neighborhood b-b-q. I'm glad to hear the lighting in the lot is adequate. We have one strong light for a...
Forum: Northeast
06-13-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By veloellen

Charlie, my husband and son were there - riding a...

Charlie, my husband and son were there - riding a tandem (my son is 8). They got a rather late start (probably close to 9:45 - 10ish) and did the 25 mile route. I was unable to go due to a prior...
Forum: Northeast
05-31-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,954
Posted By veloellen

We went to MV the summer of 2008. Biked to the...

We went to MV the summer of 2008. Biked to the infamous bridge - I was on a road bike with 25C tires and my husband and son were on a tandem with slightly bigger tires - maybe 32? It wasn't a...
Forum: Southeast
05-30-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By veloellen

Camping near Williamsburg

Can anyone recommend (tent) campgrounds near Williamsburg VA? Would rather cycle to the different attractions if possible. Only going for 2 days and not interested in riding more than about 5 - 10...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-14-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Harry, thanks. I pretended I was 25 again and...

Harry, thanks. I pretended I was 25 again and read your post with no problems. There are a lot of pictures from the ride to Annapolis on the facebook page dedicated to the memory of Larry Bensky. ...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
04-07-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Surprised no one has talked about the 42 year old...

Surprised no one has talked about the 42 year old killed last night at Falls Rd and Butler Road. Driver also hit his friend who is at Sinai. Online at the Baltimore Sun with your requisite a-holes...
Forum: Touring
03-21-10, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By veloellen

We are Baltimorons and are also going to do the C...

We are Baltimorons and are also going to do the C and O - probably in late June. We will have our 8 year old with us on a tandem with my husband. If it was just my husband and I we'd probably do...
02-27-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,627
Posted By veloellen

MY son has a spongebob jersey (he rides a tandem...

MY son has a spongebob jersey (he rides a tandem with my husband) and gets so many comments. So off to ebay we went. Our first orgamized ride Is April 25 - we will all 3 be decked out in our...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-27-10, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

WOW Maxine - thats sucks. Start looking for...

WOW Maxine - thats sucks. Start looking for another organized ride - like Bike Virginia or something else warm. A few years ago Jimmy and I road in Cape Cod - stayed at Nicholson State Park and did...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
11-10-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

NR, thanks for posting the pics. i had heard you...

NR, thanks for posting the pics. i had heard you were a one time a bit "beefier" - the pic at 145 is too skinny though. Seen your recent bike pics - 160's fits you well.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
11-05-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

CONGRATS TO NORACER ON 13,000 plus miles this...

CONGRATS TO NORACER ON 13,000 plus miles this year - SO FAR! That is UFB!
10-15-09, 07:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,753
Posted By veloellen

That picture says more than I can even comprehend...

That picture says more than I can even comprehend - if that doesn't bring you to tears, not sure what does....
Forum: Northeast
10-12-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,370
Posted By veloellen

Way to go Don. We know each other from back CAM...

Way to go Don. We know each other from back CAM days. I did the metric - my century days are behind me. I'm probably in better shape than I was 10 years ago but just find 100 miles...
Forum: Northeast
10-05-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,370
Posted By veloellen

Maxine, we'll be there. We usually stay at the...

Maxine, we'll be there. We usually stay at the Best Value up the road a bit. Its a bit of hole but they allow one night stays and also have make your own waffles for breakfast - which makes my...
Forum: Northeast
10-05-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By veloellen

thats quite a bit of riding and climbing. Good...

thats quite a bit of riding and climbing. Good for you!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-05-09, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

CC, no Fort McHEnry this year for anyone. They...

CC, no Fort McHEnry this year for anyone. They are working on the seawall and shut us out.
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Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-05-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

[ Ellen-Good to see you- Jim and your boy-cool...

[
Ellen-Good to see you- Jim and your boy-cool Garmin arm warmers. Where did you get them at that size?[/QUOTE]

ebay - the proscloset.
how cool were they????
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-04-09, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Thanks Charlie. It was nice. Crowded for the...

Thanks Charlie. It was nice. Crowded for the first few miles but thats a good thing. Cycled down, did 19 and cycled home. Saw Harry with his 2 boys - adorable (the boys not Harry ;-)! And Barry...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-03-09, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Harry, leaving Anneslie about 6:45ish or 7. ...

Harry, leaving Anneslie about 6:45ish or 7. PM'ed you mine and Jim's cell.
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Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-02-09, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Hi Harry. We are thinking about riding down and...

Hi Harry. We are thinking about riding down and doing the 19 mile loop or driving down and doing the 41 miler. Want to be back in time for the Ravens game. Do you have Jim's cell phone?
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-13-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Barry, where were you yesterday. Hoping I was...

Barry, where were you yesterday. Hoping I was going to see you at the Utica rest stop - Bob C. was there - said you weren't there this year.
How was the tri - a friend of ours did it. What a...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
09-02-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Agree about Charles Street. Instead of getting...

Agree about Charles Street. Instead of getting on Charles near the beltway I would cont. to take Seminary to either Dulaney Valley or Providence - pref. Dulaney Valley. That would put you in Towson....
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
08-17-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

I often think the same thing about the BBC rides....

I often think the same thing about the BBC rides. A bit of both - wealthy and retired. I take it 0930 is too late for you - it is for me. I want to be DONE my ride by 9:30ish. Sunday morning our...
08-13-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,395
Posted By veloellen

Is that ANSI approved?

Is that ANSI approved?
Forum: Northeast
08-13-09, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,186
Posted By veloellen

I'm not a very strong rider but did this ride for...

I'm not a very strong rider but did this ride for the first time last year - was really pleased. BBC really pulled this off after having to move it to a SAFER day when the remnants of a hurricane...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
08-12-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

[QUOTE=HC203;9465481]FWIW-I just got this. ...

[QUOTE=HC203;9465481]FWIW-I just got this.

Mr. Campbell-

The Mayor and the Department of Transportation thank you very much for
your email. The Department of Transportation was certainly...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-27-09, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Thanks MAx - nice pics!

Thanks MAx - nice pics!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-23-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Thanks Pragmatik. I haven't had a steel bike in...

Thanks Pragmatik. I haven't had a steel bike in a while actually. i gave myself a $500 allowance and this met my needs. It felt great; gave it a nice test climbing up Chesnut. I'm a roadie but...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-23-09, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Maxine. Would love to see the pics. PM me your...

Maxine. Would love to see the pics. PM me your name - I'll friend you on FB.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-23-09, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 516,934
Posted By veloellen

Went down to Baltimore Bicycle Works last night. ...

Went down to Baltimore Bicycle Works last night. I bought a bike on Craigslist a few months ago and its WAY too big. Didn't want the aggravation of selling on CL or ebay so traded ii to them - they...
07-21-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By veloellen

There is a dad and his autistic son that I see...

There is a dad and his autistic son that I see riding on a rail to trail here in northern Baltimore. I find it SO heartwarming. His son appears to be happy and fit - as is the dad. I've been...
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