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Forum: Northeast
10-16-19, 09:05 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Trucker DeLuxe out to Depot Park on a...

Took the Trucker DeLuxe out to Depot Park on a gray and breezy afternoon before the big weather got here, temperatures falling through the 50s....
Forum: Northeast
10-14-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Off with the splints, on with a pair of leather...

Off with the splints, on with a pair of leather gloves, and onto the Rawland Nordavinden for a rolling rehab ride. Had a jolly time, and a little judicious twisting of the barrel adjuster for the...
Forum: Northeast
10-14-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Suggest you call Quad Cycles, in Arlington. If...

Suggest you call Quad Cycles, in Arlington. If anyone offers this service, I expect they'll know who it is.

rod
10-07-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,497
Posted By rholland1951

This Boston Globe article on the BMX cruiser kids...

This Boston Globe article on the BMX cruiser kids scene in Lynn (https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/07/18/the-cruiser-kids-lynn/aQQBCB862WwNBW1DAOkI2O/story.html) provides a rare look at the...
Forum: Northeast
10-04-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Wrenching was ok, I've learned to work around the...

Wrenching was ok, I've learned to work around the busted middle finger and pinkie on my left hand, and they're in much better shape now than a month ago. The folks in the Mt Auburn ER did the initial...
Forum: Northeast
10-04-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Going a bit nuts after a month off the bike, I...

Going a bit nuts after a month off the bike, I bought a 1982 Specialized Sequoia from another member of the BOB list. It arrived Wednesday, and I spent the next day and a half down in the basement,...
Forum: Northeast
09-24-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

I'm still about three weeks from getting back on...

I'm still about three weeks from getting back on the bike, but I did pull the noon to one shift on today's Minuteman count. Beautiful day for it....
Forum: Northeast
09-10-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Someone headed outbound tried to pass other...

Someone headed outbound tried to pass other outbound riders who were proceeding two- (three- ?) abreast across Mill Street, and came swooping across my bow as I was headed inbound across the...
Forum: Northeast
08-03-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland out for a quick run up to...

Took the Rawland out for a quick run up to Lexington to try to get some insight into occasional chain slip. I checked the chain stretch, that's not the problem. Paid attention to when this was...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

I took the Trucker DeLuxe (a.k.a., Monster...

I took the Trucker DeLuxe (a.k.a., Monster Trucker) out at 1:30, thinking there might be time to ride out the Narrow Gauge Rail Trail from Depot Park, perhaps picking up Dudley Road, but mindful of...
Forum: Northeast
07-16-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland Nordavinden up to Depot Park...

Took the Rawland Nordavinden up to Depot Park before dinner, the air like bathwater....
Forum: Northeast
07-15-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland Nordavinden out for a longer...

Took the Rawland Nordavinden out for a longer ride, 32 miles (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IfeN7UKSBFQvuq5l56bRLp9d8llNefXE&usp=sharing) through Arlington, Lexington, Bedford, Carlisle, and...
Forum: Northeast
07-14-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

A couple of weeks ago, I realized that I had...

A couple of weeks ago, I realized that I had started to play round-the-bolt with the Rawland Nordavinden's seatpost constrictor. I knew how that game would end, so I put the bike in the garage and...
Forum: Northeast
07-10-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

The Mass Central Rail Trail is perhaps our...

The Mass Central Rail Trail is perhaps our longest rail trail story, if you add the duration of the project to the distance of the trail. The railroad ceased to be what it once was in the '38...
Forum: Northeast
07-09-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

In the absence of an official announcement, I...

In the absence of an official announcement, I reckoned that the work on the Conant Street overpass was likely done and that the Mass Central Rail Trail - Wayside was likely open for business, so I...
Forum: Northeast
07-08-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Trucker DeLuxe with its big, fat, soft...

Took the Trucker DeLuxe with its big, fat, soft Compass Rat Trap Pass Extralight tires on a 24-mile ride (https://drive.google.com/open?id=1LWRkdMRdvoUTPHCFNmZ8mtBJVmanMw8j&usp=sharing) on the Bike...
Forum: Northeast
07-05-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Trucker DeLuxe and rode East, looking...

Took the Trucker DeLuxe and rode East, looking for a seabreeze. I found one soon enough....
Forum: Northeast
06-12-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Played I-don't-have-time-for-a-longer-ride on the...

Played I-don't-have-time-for-a-longer-ride on the Minuteman in the mid-afternoon, rolling cheerfully on the Rawland Nordavinden. This newish graffito tickles my fancy, for whatever reason....
Forum: Northeast
06-11-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Thanks! That one's a puzzler. Test 1:...

Thanks! That one's a puzzler.

Test 1:...
Forum: Northeast
06-11-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Mid-afternoon Monday, I headed up the Charles...

Mid-afternoon Monday, I headed up the Charles River as far as the Moody Street fish ladder, to see if the river herring were still running, and to see to it that I was riding. They weren't, I was,...
Forum: Northeast
06-03-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Rolled up to Lexington Center on the Rawland...

Rolled up to Lexington Center on the Rawland before dinner, a cool and breezy evening ride....
Forum: Northeast
06-01-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

The combination of the handlebar camera's barrel...

The combination of the handlebar camera's barrel distortion and the Stata Center's whimsy is a very happy accident, indeed!

rod
Forum: Northeast
05-26-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Took the LHT out this afternoon, not to the leafy...

Took the LHT out this afternoon, not to the leafy green exurbs, but down to Harvard Square, onto the closed-to-auto-traffic Memorial Drive, and on down the North bank of the Charles River. Fooled...
Forum: Northeast
05-22-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

The Future arrived, boisterous on bicycles....

The Future arrived, boisterous on bicycles....
Forum: Northeast
05-19-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland up the Minuteman late Sunday...

Took the Rawland up the Minuteman late Sunday afternoon. Appreciated the fine weather, tweaked the saddle height for yet another bike, dodged the numerous children, and encountered Justin, a former...
Forum: Northeast
05-11-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rawland out on the Minuteman before...

Took the Rawland out on the Minuteman before dinner. A jolly crowd thronged the path on a beautiful Spring Saturday evening....
Forum: Northeast
05-06-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Out of the house, onto the bike, and up the...

Out of the house, onto the bike, and up the Minuteman for a lovely Spring ride....
Forum: Northeast
09-07-14, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

After scrambling down the steep path walking the...

After scrambling down the steep path walking the bike (I believe this CAN be ridden, but it would be a little technical without knobbies), the scene changed completely. I found myself in a hidden...
Forum: Northeast
09-07-14, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,796
Posted By rholland1951

Never complain about the absence of bumps...

Never complain about the absence of bumps (http://www.bikeforums.net/northeast/518426-metro-boston-good-ride-today-161.html#post17100874); I'll explain in a bit...

Spent some more time this...
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