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10-07-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,461
Posted By NomarsGirl

No one ever did something great after saying...

No one ever did something great after saying "Hold my beer".
10-07-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By NomarsGirl

And most importantly, learn to recognize sarcasm.

And most importantly, learn to recognize sarcasm.
10-07-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,387
Posted By NomarsGirl

No, the cutoff was Jan 1 in my day, so the March...

No, the cutoff was Jan 1 in my day, so the March and June babies were in the same group. The Sept - December kids were the youngest. Basically, we were all born in the same calendar year.
10-07-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By NomarsGirl

Great job! If I ever do a century, it will likely...

Great job! If I ever do a century, it will likely be solo. I can't find any group rides near me that I could keep up with or that ride at a time that works for me. I did my first half-century last...
10-06-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,126
Posted By NomarsGirl

They don't figure in at all. The calculation is...

They don't figure in at all. The calculation is for a specific cadence. If you can achieve that cadence (say 90), then you will go that speed. Now, it is possible that you may not be ABLE to achieve...
10-03-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,742
Posted By NomarsGirl

I like food, but I have to burn it off. :) I...

I like food, but I have to burn it off. :)

I enjoy being outside in the good weather. The pace of cycling is perfect for soaking in the scenery.
10-02-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,194
Posted By NomarsGirl

Just have them move the deer crossing sign so...

Just have them move the deer crossing sign so they will cross somewhere else.
10-02-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,154
Posted By NomarsGirl

I got that e-mail, but nothing saying it was in.

I got that e-mail, but nothing saying it was in.
10-01-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,219
Posted By NomarsGirl

That's still shorts weather here! October is my...

That's still shorts weather here! October is my favorite time of year to ride.
10-01-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,280
Posted By NomarsGirl

I guess my point is that it is nice that we have...

I guess my point is that it is nice that we have choices. Some will choose to put on the widest tires that the bike can handle. Some will stay with the skinny, high-pressure tires because they like...
10-01-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,154
Posted By NomarsGirl

I picked mine up on Sunday. The girl was a little...

I picked mine up on Sunday. The girl was a little nervous when she came back with it because she thought there was a mistake with the size. I assured her that I ordered it in my husband's size...
10-01-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,280
Posted By NomarsGirl

Isn't it great that we have more choices than...

Isn't it great that we have more choices than ever? The C&V guys can run their 23 mm high pressure tires on their steel framed bikes to their heart's content. I am very happy with the 28 mm tires...
09-30-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,575
Posted By NomarsGirl

I can remember as a kid I would complain about...

I can remember as a kid I would complain about the cold (indoors). My mother would tell me to put a sweater on. I was already wearing two of them. And a hat. Would have had mittens on too but...
09-29-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,387
Posted By NomarsGirl

I am declaring victory. I did 50.7 miles...

I am declaring victory. I did 50.7 miles yesterday before I ran out of bike path and daylight. Good enough!
09-29-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,530
Posted By NomarsGirl

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1) 9/6:...

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1)
9/6: 26.24 miles (My Tour de France Day 2)
9/10: 21.92 miles (Home again)
9/14: 18.64 miles (Lunch ride)
9/15: 25.47 miles (East Bay Bike Path - many...
09-29-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,530
Posted By NomarsGirl

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1) 9/6:...

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1)
9/6: 26.24 miles (My Tour de France Day 2)
9/10: 21.92 miles (Home again)
9/14: 18.64 miles (Lunch ride)
9/15: 25.47 miles (East Bay Bike Path - many...
Forum: Northeast
09-28-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,482
Posted By NomarsGirl

How fast do you ride? I'm kind of slow. I rode it...

How fast do you ride? I'm kind of slow. I rode it today so i know I can go the distance.
Forum: Northeast
09-28-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By NomarsGirl

Got a lot of comments on the cookie monster...

Got a lot of comments on the cookie monster Jersey but no one identified as a BF member. More importantly, I completed my longest ride ever at just over 50 miles.
Forum: Northeast
09-28-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 418
Posted By NomarsGirl

Heading off to the CCRT today. Wave if you see me...

Heading off to the CCRT today. Wave if you see me go by in my Cookie Monster jersey!
09-27-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,575
Posted By NomarsGirl

Well, I still ride outside in early November. I...

Well, I still ride outside in early November. I try to enjoy those rides because I never know if it will be the last of the year. By middle to late November, the bike heads to the garage.

We do...
09-27-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,575
Posted By NomarsGirl

We are heading into the best riding weather of...

We are heading into the best riding weather of the year here. I love October! I can enjoy the fall colors and ride in cooler (but not yet cold) temperatures. I do have to shift the time of my rides...
09-26-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By NomarsGirl

I've never done it, but I would suggest you learn...

I've never done it, but I would suggest you learn how. If you get a flat while out riding, you'll have to change it.
09-26-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,530
Posted By NomarsGirl

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1) 9/6:...

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1)
9/6: 26.24 miles (My Tour de France Day 2)
9/10: 21.92 miles (Home again)
9/14: 18.64 miles (Lunch ride)
9/15: 25.47 miles (East Bay Bike Path - many...
09-25-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By NomarsGirl

Good for you! I'm not sure I will ever get out of...

Good for you! I'm not sure I will ever get out of Athena range but I'm well below Clyde now.
09-25-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By NomarsGirl

I was curious, so I checked out the UK web site....

I was curious, so I checked out the UK web site. Didn't notice a logo at all on the men's shorts. On the women's, it still appears to be on the left butt cheek. But the price is in pounds instead of...
09-24-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,530
Posted By NomarsGirl

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1) 9/6:...

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1)
9/6: 26.24 miles (My Tour de France Day 2)
9/10: 21.92 miles (Home again)
9/14: 18.64 miles (Lunch ride)
9/15: 25.47 miles (East Bay Bike Path - many...
09-24-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,308
Posted By NomarsGirl

My bug is in the shop, but she's all ready! Going...

My bug is in the shop, but she's all ready! Going to take Ruby (my bike) down to the VW dealer to pick up Clara (my bug). She's got the bike rack in the back to get Ruby home.
09-24-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,320
Posted By NomarsGirl

Was out with my husband over the weekend on...

Was out with my husband over the weekend on rented bikes. We have saddle bags on our own bikes, but there were no bags of any kind on the rented ones. I reluctantly let him put his wallet and phone...
09-24-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By NomarsGirl

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I greatly...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I greatly underestimated my husband's aversion to riding on roads. We ended up taking the bikes on the ferry to Coronado Island and riding out and back to the...
09-22-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,308
Posted By NomarsGirl

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-20-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,116
Posted By NomarsGirl

It does work. I haven't seen the numbers on the...

It does work. I haven't seen the numbers on the scale change much lately but at least they aren't going up. I was in france on vacation recently and ate so much of that great bread with the high fat...
09-20-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By NomarsGirl

Great job! It's on my bucket list.

Great job! It's on my bucket list.
09-17-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,758
Posted By NomarsGirl

I use a helmet-mounted mirror. It's tiny, but...

I use a helmet-mounted mirror. It's tiny, but shows me what I need to see. I just need to know if there is a car behind me when I come to an intersection. I ride mostly on MUPs and don't need it at...
Forum: Touring
09-17-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,738
Posted By NomarsGirl

Returned from my personal "Tour de France" with...

Returned from my personal "Tour de France" with the hubby. The trip was (mostly) successful. The bikes were quite a downgrade from what we ride at home. Mine worked ok, but the hubby had a lot of...
09-17-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,530
Posted By NomarsGirl

OK, I'll play. 9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de...

OK, I'll play.

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1)
9/6: 26.24 miles (My Tour de France Day 2)
9/10: 21.92 miles (Home again)
9/15: 18.64 miles (Lunch ride)
9/16: 25.47 miles (East Bay...
09-16-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By NomarsGirl

I would love to find a program like this near...

I would love to find a program like this near here. I don't have any riding buddies except my husband and he is more than satisfied with 20-30 mile rides once a week. I ride by myself, mostly, but a...
09-16-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,010
Posted By NomarsGirl

I'm glad you found a solution and didn't just...

I'm glad you found a solution and didn't just accept "You're 70. What do you expect?" as an answer.
09-14-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By NomarsGirl

Thanks! Looks like lots of good possibilities.

Thanks! Looks like lots of good possibilities.
09-12-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By NomarsGirl

Visiting San Diego - Recommendations

Greetings from the Northeast forums. Heading out to San Diego soon for a wedding and will have a free day on the Friday. My husband and I are looking to rent some bikes and do some rides around the...
Forum: Northeast
09-11-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,482
Posted By NomarsGirl

It would have been a shame not to use Patrick...

It would have been a shame not to use Patrick Stewart's real voice. I just don't understand why they didn't just change the character's name once they decided to cast him.
Forum: Northeast
09-11-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,482
Posted By NomarsGirl

His ancestors living there now run a grocery...

His ancestors living there now run a grocery chain.

But why did Captain Picard have a British accent?
Forum: Northeast
09-10-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,482
Posted By NomarsGirl

The Loire Valley in France is part of metro...

The Loire Valley in France is part of metro Boston, right? Trip report from my first ever tour ..

The bike shop didn't have any of the high quality hybrids available so had to settle. Mine was...
08-29-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,801
Posted By NomarsGirl

I would DEFINITELY recognize that bike if I saw...

I would DEFINITELY recognize that bike if I saw it out and about.
08-21-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By NomarsGirl

I feel like I'm cheating riding my new road bike...

I feel like I'm cheating riding my new road bike instead of my old hybrid. The road bike is much lighter and the hybrid was too small for me. A light bike that fits properly and puts me in a more...
Forum: Northeast
08-19-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,482
Posted By NomarsGirl

I did I ride through Harvard with my husband last...

I did I ride through Harvard with my husband last year. He's from the area (Bolton) and wanted to ride the roads he used to take as a teenager. Those hills kicked our butts! But we survived. I'd like...
08-07-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By NomarsGirl

Good for you! I really need to try that. I know,...

Good for you! I really need to try that. I know, in theory, how to change a tire, but I have never actually needed to do it. Probably better to figure it out in my garage than on the side of the...
08-01-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,234
Posted By NomarsGirl

The biggest charity ride in my area has several...

The biggest charity ride in my area has several different ways to participate. The 2-day ride across the state has a minimum fundraising amount of $5000. They fill all the available slots every year....
07-29-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,154
Posted By NomarsGirl

yes. The problem comes when he gets off the bike....

yes. The problem comes when he gets off the bike. He's left it on the roof of the car twice while getting gas and in a coffee shop after a rest stop.
07-29-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,154
Posted By NomarsGirl

Finished a while ago. Ordered the t-shirt in my...

Finished a while ago. Ordered the t-shirt in my husband's size since he rides a Trek and I don't. Besides, he refuses to wear the cycling jersey I bought him because he thinks it makes him "look...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 935,482
Posted By NomarsGirl

Glad everyone is safe after the extreme heat. I...

Glad everyone is safe after the extreme heat. I went out Friday morning to get in a spin on the local roads knowing that I had a cookout/pool party on Saturday and would not even attempt to ride in...
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