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Forum: Northeast
07-30-12, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,921
Posted By Eureka

Bicycle Planet has rides going out from their...

Bicycle Planet has rides going out from their store in eastern Nassau close to the LIE. Sunday mornings, maybe three groups, at differing speeds and distance, methinks.
07-25-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,302
Posted By Eureka

Why did Horner ride with George on to the Champs-Élysées?

I understand and appreciate the fact that the peloton encouraged George to get some recognition and glory by leading them on to the Champs-Élysées.

Can anyone explain why Chris Horner rode with...
07-24-12, 04:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,649
Posted By Eureka

Very cool. Thanks for that.

Very cool. Thanks for that.
07-24-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Eureka

How so? Final stage into Paris and they let...

How so? Final stage into Paris and they let George get some well deserved glory and I am asking why he didn't get to ride alone when Horner accompanied him.

Unless there is a tread all about this...
07-24-12, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By Eureka

Why was Horner riding with George? Why not let...

Why was Horner riding with George? Why not let him have all the glory? Must have missed the reason in the coverage.
07-24-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,649
Posted By Eureka

Ok, who was the guy in the sunglasses who bumped...

Ok, who was the guy in the sunglasses who bumped into people and shook Wiggo's hand? He even waved his buddies up to the podium. The camera then crept up tight but you could see Wiggo staring at...
06-18-12, 08:46 AM
Replies: 935
Views: 219,685
Posted By Eureka

First, gorgeous bike. Congratulations on a...

First, gorgeous bike. Congratulations on a classy and unique build. Second, I have those same wheels on my SS. Indestructible I think.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Eureka

Well that was fun. And very well written. Don't...

Well that was fun. And very well written. Don't stop...
Forum: Northeast
04-14-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,443
Posted By Eureka

Were you working in a local shop?

Were you working in a local shop?
Forum: Northeast
04-14-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,443
Posted By Eureka

Best of Luck. Good location and great bikes in...

Best of Luck. Good location and great bikes in the window! That Pista looks great.
Forum: Northeast
02-11-12, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By Eureka

Take the free ride over to Governor's Island. If...

Take the free ride over to Governor's Island. If you take a bike you can get around it 15 minutes; if you walk around you can enjoy the view of downtown Manhattan, sculpture, some history, and a...
Forum: Northeast
11-06-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Eureka

I come up the hill from CSH and go right in the...

I come up the hill from CSH and go right in the front way. No one there to question or stop you. The first time I went in there were other cyclists there - luckily as they guided me out the back...
Forum: Northeast
11-04-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Eureka

Agreed. But it does have good shoulders, plenty...

Agreed. But it does have good shoulders, plenty of riders, and a straight path back and forth with a couple of hills. I have been going through the Cold Spring Harbor lab - out the back and down...
Forum: Northeast
10-29-11, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Eureka

The Wall

I have heard east bound riders refer to the wall as the end of the service road at Woodbury Road - a turn around point for those who don't want to come up Woodbury and then Sunnyside to regain the...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Eureka

My NYC Ride

I took the LIRR into Woodside and rode from there throughout Astoria towards the Triborough Bridge. Up and over the bridge - annoying steps; amazing vistas - and down onto Randalls/Ward Island. ...
Forum: Northeast
06-11-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Eureka

Huh???

Subway???
12-06-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 219,685
Posted By Eureka

My Red Simoncini SS

Just turned 58.

Most days this is my favorite bike. Simple, quiet, light: no worries. I tend to use it more in the off season. At 40x16 it will get me up most hills here on "Flat Island". ...
12-03-10, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 198,498
Posted By Eureka

OT: I just read 18 pages of pages dedicated to...

OT: I just read 18 pages of pages dedicated to one bike and I must say how refreshing it is to see a tread stay focused, be incredibly helpful to those with questions, and show the love at the same...
Forum: Northeast
11-17-10, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,864
Posted By Eureka

You could try Bethpage. Lots of free-flowing...

You could try Bethpage. Lots of free-flowing trails. Unmarked, easy to get lost, but you are never far away from the parking lot, highway, or streets. There are fun beginner rides posted on CLIMB...
Forum: Northeast
06-24-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Eureka

more info here...

http://www.climbonline.org/maps.html
Forum: Northeast
03-11-10, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,539
Posted By Eureka

I agree about Commack Road and have tried both of...

I agree about Commack Road and have tried both of the following:

Don't turn on Commack. Continue east to Crooked Hill and you have two options. Going right, you can ride down to the entrance to...
02-26-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By Eureka

This looks pretty good and is on sale too. ...

This looks pretty good and is on sale too.
http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?category=&subcategory=&brand=&sku=25551&storetype=estore&estoreid=1560&pagename=Estore%3A%20Ride%20Singlespeed
Forum: Northeast
02-08-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Eureka

At exit 44 you are going to find people going...

At exit 44 you are going to find people going both east and west. I would head west to the city line. You will have lots of company. Sunday morning is probably the most popular time.
01-19-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,453
Posted By Eureka

Very nice looking bike....

Very nice looking bike....
Forum: Northeast
07-18-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Eureka

Try this site (http://visionmtb.com) too. ...

Try this site (http://visionmtb.com) too. Different vibe, but worthwhile.
Forum: Northeast
06-21-08, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,438
Posted By Eureka

I would think Brands in Wantagh would do it given...

I would think Brands in Wantagh would do it given their size. Bike Junkie in Bethpage does it, but I would call first.

I had mine fitted quite a while ago at Cycles Plus in Huntington. I think...
Forum: Northeast
05-27-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 747
Posted By Eureka

Not according to their site today: Long Island...

Not according to their site today:
Long Island Rail Road

* Bicycles are allowed aboard LIRR trains at most times outside of rush hours and major holidays. See the Long Island Rail Road bike...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Eureka

bungee is just to wrap around a pole. Bike stays...

bungee is just to wrap around a pole. Bike stays with you. They like if you are near the end cars, but I never had a problem. Friday TO the city should be quiet.
Forum: Northeast
05-13-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Eureka

And if you get tempted to ride on the trails...

And if you get tempted to ride on the trails there is CLIMB. (climbonline.org)
Forum: Northeast
04-26-08, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Eureka

nothing yet. check here ...

nothing yet. check here (http://visionmtb.com)or here (http://climbonline.org)
Forum: Northeast
04-25-08, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Eureka

It was canceled.

It was canceled.
Forum: Northeast
04-25-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Eureka

Are you thinking of Fire Island? It's the only...

Are you thinking of Fire Island? It's the only place I can think of that MIGHT have restrictions. I have never heard of a town elsewhere on Long Island frowning on bicycles.
Forum: Northeast
04-25-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Eureka

I THINK it is 8:30, not 100% sure. They go far...

I THINK it is 8:30, not 100% sure. They go far and fast. Someone called it a "you will be dropped" ride.
Forum: Northeast
04-24-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Eureka

Are you familiar with the Triangle ride going out...

Are you familiar with the Triangle ride going out of Little Neck Parkway and the LIE south service road? Fast group, but I believe they do go out on Saturday mornings.
Forum: Northeast
04-22-08, 07:40 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,417
Posted By Eureka

Great, reasonable and informative update. Nice...

Great, reasonable and informative update. Nice to hear from the "inside".
Forum: Northeast
04-20-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,400
Posted By Eureka

Pretty sure it is Suffolk Bike Riders Association...

Pretty sure it is Suffolk Bike Riders Association (SBRA). It is one of their standard ride meeting points.
04-19-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Eureka

Thanks for the help. Opening with the clean...

Thanks for the help. Opening with the clean screwdriver worked. Plus I had to tweak the wheel seating and the quick release just a tad. Who Knew? Just a little different from v-brakes, no?
04-19-08, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Eureka

Help! Avid Juicy Adjustment

Sorry if this has been covered before, but I have no time to search.

Just changed my first flat on my brand new bike. All fine until I re-seat the wheel and tighten it up. It seems that when I...
Forum: Northeast
04-05-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,400
Posted By Eureka

Interested!

Interested!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 20,921
Posted By Eureka

Similarly I hang mine by the nose of the saddle...

Similarly I hang mine by the nose of the saddle but instead of a hook I use the end of the garage door channel. Fits right in, no obstructions, plenty of room.
Forum: Northeast
03-22-08, 06:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,400
Posted By Eureka

Right!

Right!
Forum: Northeast
03-22-08, 09:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,400
Posted By Eureka

LIE service road

Air,

The service road has a lot going for it - direct (for the most part), pretty quiet (try Sunday morning), and some nice shoulders in a lot of areas.

It does get interrupted in some areas -...
03-17-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,853
Posted By Eureka

You have a fine looking and working bike that you...

You have a fine looking and working bike that you didn't pay too much money for. go and enjoy it.
03-13-08, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Eureka

You hit on an important point: it seems the '08...

You hit on an important point: it seems the '08 FSR xc Comp is much less of a bike (spec. wise) compared to the '07.

I am going to take the LBS up on their generous offer and go with the Rush 5z....
03-12-08, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Eureka

FSR xc Comp vs. Rush 6 vs. Rush 5

Coming off a hard tail, it's a tough pick, I'd be happy with almost anything full squish. I like the Specialized, even knowing it's a downgrade from '07. Everyone loves the Rush - well almost...
Forum: Northeast
02-19-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Eureka

So how did it go?

So how did it go?
Forum: Northeast
01-15-08, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By Eureka

Actually I think it is a pretty good ride. I...

Actually I think it is a pretty good ride. I start at the hill mentioned (exit 49) and head towards the city. On a weekend morning it is very quiet, great shoulders, lots of bikers, and varied...
12-03-07, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Eureka

looks good under IE 6. 20 topics and shows how...

looks good under IE 6. 20 topics and shows how many pages there are and how to get to the rest.
Forum: Foo
12-02-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By Eureka

Underworld, DeLillo The Sound and the Fury,...

Underworld, DeLillo
The Sound and the Fury, Faulkner
11-16-07, 04:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,435
Posted By Eureka

Next time you are in B&N pick up Saturday by Ian...

Next time you are in B&N pick up Saturday by Ian McEwan. Not only is it a good read, but it has some great parts about the main character listening to his son play blues guitar.
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