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11-10-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By ZIPP2001

Starting to feel winter in the air.

The temps have been in a downward trend and the winds are starting to pick up more. Can only mean one thing a fight on the ride home from service today. A little 20 mile ride home turns into a great...
11-10-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By ZIPP2001

I'm looking forward to some fun on the trails...

I'm looking forward to some fun on the trails this winter.
11-09-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By ZIPP2001

Fun Fall Trail Riding !

As Fall starts to disappear and winter gets ready to take over and give a new challenge to trail riding. I look back at how much fun I had this Fall checking out a new region to ride. This region has...
11-02-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By ZIPP2001

Keep on pushing !

I took up trail riding about 7 years ago after spending forever as a road rider only. I raced competitively for 15 years and just never though about anything but the road. I've lived next to a huge...
10-31-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By ZIPP2001

Thanks ! I was near the end of a long wet ride so...

Thanks ! I was near the end of a long wet ride so I figured why not have a little extra fun. Besides I need to have a video to show Mrs. Z how to ride thru a puddle.
10-30-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By ZIPP2001

Thanks ! I'm exploring a full suspension rig over...

Thanks ! I'm exploring a full suspension rig over the winter, and want to visit Killington VT. for some downhill fun next year. You got me beat by two years, but like you I ain't going out without a...
10-28-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By ZIPP2001

I'll go down playing and not acting my age.

I'll go down playing and not acting my age.
10-26-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 10,208
Posted By ZIPP2001

I've never though about my heart while riding, I...

I've never though about my heart while riding, I just think about going out having fun. I like to do regular what I call thigh burner climbs at 20-30% grades for fun, I love suffering. I really enjoy...
10-26-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By ZIPP2001

You're never too old to have fun!

I went for another visit to the local mtb hot spot for some rocky and wet fun. I visited the Leominster State Forrest for the first time a week ago and had so much fun I just had to come back. I...
10-24-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By ZIPP2001

Here comes Trouble !

Over the last few weeks we have had plenty of rain and with the leaves covering the ground it can make for a slippery ride. Add to that the sun going down earlier and I was getting blinded in some...
10-19-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By ZIPP2001

Field trip with Mrs. Z

After a hard day on the trails yesterday I needed a nice easy day to just roll the legs. Mrs. Z asked if I would take her to the Cheshire Rail Trail to go roll out a ride. So it was off on a short...
Forum: Northeast
10-19-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By ZIPP2001

It was a Great time indeed, and that's what kept...

It was a Great time indeed, and that's what kept crossing my mind too (full-suspension) would be fun out here. The single track trails I went on were above my level of riding at time, but made for...
Forum: Northeast
10-18-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By ZIPP2001

Leominster State Forrest / First Visit

Well it was half day Friday and I was off for my first ever visit to Leominster State Forrest. I spent 3 1/4 hours playing on some fun single track trails and just having a Great time. I look forward...
10-12-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By ZIPP2001

Singletrack Fun !

Fall is in full swing and we have had some rain the last 5 days which makes for some singletrack fun. The trails are softer and slower and with the leaves falling and hiding some of the roots it can...
10-09-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By ZIPP2001

Free Mud Bath !

Well I think my wife has taken this Mud Bath idea to a new level, and she's having to much fun.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UX1cTNA0Qak
10-05-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By ZIPP2001

Stepping out of her comfort zone !

It was a nice Fall day to go play out on our backyard trails so that's what me and Mrs. Z did . Today Mrs. Z ventured off the dirt roads that she likes to ride on, and did some rooty trails. She also...
10-03-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,151
Posted By ZIPP2001

Winter is right around the corner.

The arm warmers have been on for a month now, and the leg warmers have made a couple visits already. Winter is just a hop skip and jump away, and I'm can't wait to go play in the snow....
10-02-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,354
Posted By ZIPP2001

I'm looking forward to getting out in the snow...

I'm looking forward to getting out in the snow and ice.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x960/ice_ec3a1688606cf838a47bc6be989df1bf5298bdfd.jpg
10-01-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By ZIPP2001

It has been a blast having her out playing on the...

It has been a blast having her out playing on the trails with me.
10-01-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By ZIPP2001

She's getting out for an average of 9 miles on...

She's getting out for an average of 9 miles on her weekday rides, and now she wants to expand to different terrain.

Really proud of her !
09-28-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By ZIPP2001

Mrs. Z visits The Darkside !

Well it has been such a blast watching my wife reach new milestones riding her bike. She's now comfortable riding out on her own and is getting out at least 3 days a week. As she said the other day...
09-27-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By ZIPP2001

First ride of Spring !

I've been pretty busy so the bike had a little vacation for most of this week. But alas it's Half Day Friday and the rain is moving out so it was off for 3+ hours playing in my backyard. So it was...
09-21-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By ZIPP2001

Two old Bike Forums riders are better than one.

Well I finally got to meet up with Bike Forums legend rumrunn6, as he visited my neighborhood. We rolled out for a fun filled 22 miles on the Cheshire Rail Trail. Lots of fun with mud, little...
Forum: Northeast
09-16-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By ZIPP2001

I'm always up for a ride, and hey I haven't been...

I'm always up for a ride, and hey I haven't been real active on the bike much because of back issues. There is no real parking lot just an area at the start of the trail. It's right off route 12 at...
09-16-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By ZIPP2001

Riding around the lake with a Special Guest !

Nice cool day after work today so I dusted off the Single Speed and went and played around the lake. I even invited a special guest to join me.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeK-fy3zvG4
09-14-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,481
Posted By ZIPP2001

I hope we get a tad more snow so they have enough...

I hope we get a tad more snow so they have enough to groom the trails early this year. My wife has asked about studded tires on her bike for a possible snow ride.
09-13-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By ZIPP2001

Riding with Mrs. Z !

I really enjoy my double ride days, and seeing how much my wife has really taken to her bike. She has even talked about having me get studded tires for her bike so she could join me ever now and then...
09-07-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By ZIPP2001

First Trail Ride !

We had our two grand buddies over for the weekend, so it was time to introduce them to the trails. Jack is six and Ava his sister is five, and we rolled out 2.54 miles with them. They had a blast and...
09-06-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By ZIPP2001

Stop Horsing Around !

It's half day Friday and time to go play in my backyard for three plus hours. In the seven years out on the trails I have crossed paths with well over a 100 horses. But I can count on two hands the...
Forum: Northeast
09-02-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,080
Posted By ZIPP2001

Cheshire Rail Trail MA/NH State Line

Well it's been almost a year since my last visit to the Cheshire Rail Trail, but this visit was with Ed. We got out a little later than expected, a little past 4pm and went to Troy and back. I know...
08-30-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By ZIPP2001

When I rode by about an hour later someone had...

When I rode by about an hour later someone had taken it which is what I was hoping. I have put about 10 Mishaps out along the trails over the last two years and 6 have been found by someone. I've got...
08-24-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 833
Posted By ZIPP2001

Welcome Back !

Let's see I get a text Friday night asking if I was up for a ride in the woods Saturday. What kind of insane question is that, like I have nothing better to do (Mow the Lawn). It was Ed who I haven't...
08-01-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By ZIPP2001

Did you see that ?

Hey you never know what your going to see in the Lake Dennison region of Winchendon. A dog driving a motor boat ?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sA5vMiHP8JE
07-29-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,052
Posted By ZIPP2001

Playing with the Laser Engraver !

Well I figured I would start to find a use for the Laser Engraver that the owner bought a year and a half ago with no plans what he wanted to do with it. This time of year is slow so I have extra...
07-29-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,208
Posted By ZIPP2001

I got her a Specialize Fuse 27.5.

I got her a Specialize Fuse 27.5.
07-28-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,208
Posted By ZIPP2001

My wife is really enjoying her bike.

Well I wasn't expecting my wife to enjoy her bike as much as she has. Pretty darn proud of her and can see her improving with each ride. She's even gone out on her own a few times which is a real big...
07-20-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,371
Posted By ZIPP2001

Look who showed up ?

I'm getting ready to roll out for a ride and look who's in my driveway, Diamond Dave. This is our first ride of 2019 together and it's great to hook up with old friends. He already had 12 miles in...
07-16-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By ZIPP2001

Fail, Fail, Fail !

Alright this trail has owned me going in this direction so far this year. I have yet to make it from the start to finish without putting a foot down. My last run going the opposite direction I didn't...
07-15-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By ZIPP2001

Enjoying a nice little back road.

So every now and then it's nice to find a road you can enjoy riding on without dodging potholes. It wasn't long but it was nice.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW9LarcNYFM
07-14-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,251
Posted By ZIPP2001

Two rides a day !

Well now that my wife has started riding I get to go play several times a day. On a weekday I'm out several hours before her and go for a ride out from the shop or right when I get home. If she wants...
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By ZIPP2001

Special Delivery from the UK

Went across the street to help the neighbor with a couple packages he got in from the UK.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq5JEB9Eflw
07-09-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By ZIPP2001

Off to the bike path !

Today after work it was off to the local bike path for a nice out and back ride. It's not a long bike path around 6 miles, but it does get me away from the steel bulls. I also knew that being the...
07-07-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,342
Posted By ZIPP2001

Today she rode out 11 miles, she's having more...

Today she rode out 11 miles, she's having more fun than I expected.
07-05-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,342
Posted By ZIPP2001

Oh Dear !

Well Mrs. Z is starting to get more and more comfortable out on the trails. She has done several rides on her own and when I went out with her today I threw a little single track at her. She's upped...
06-25-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By ZIPP2001

Ride by video !

I like to add a little ride by shot in some of my videos whether road or trail. Mostly trail because it's easier because I'm not dealing with any traffic. So today I give a little insight of what I...
06-13-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,362
Posted By ZIPP2001

Be one with the bike !

Well it was one of those days where I could have been a tad more focused, but then again I still had a ton of fun. From being to cautious on some descents and not focused enough and picking the...
06-06-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,780
Posted By ZIPP2001

How can you not have fun out here?

Well today after work it was off to the tougher section of the Dark side. Been waiting a bit before visiting this section because even come summer time it can be muddy. So I expected the trails to be...
06-05-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,381
Posted By ZIPP2001

Stocking Holder !

After going back and forth with the customer we have the final rough sculpt done of a stocking holder they want. I sent the final set of photos to them before I left work today and will touch base...
06-01-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,961
Posted By ZIPP2001

Roots, mud and more !

Another half day Friday and it's off to my backyard playground for a tad over 3 1/2 hours. I spent a bunch of time playing on some hills and also threw in some of the fun single track trails that are...
05-29-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By ZIPP2001

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