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Forum: Northeast
10-23-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 671
Posted By kaos joe

Not Westchester, but right across the river, and...

Not Westchester, but right across the river, and switched bike for boots, but a with a small group of our usual riding companions I headed up from still pretty green Long Island to the hills of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,061
Posted By genejockey

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and...

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and a Software Engineer are crossing Death Valley by car. Suddenly the car loses power and slows to a stop. They can't get the engine to start. The...
10-12-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,143
Posted By Pridedog

227,000

I have always been intrigued by tracking miles both as motivation and a maintenance tool. Now at age 70 I am at 227,000 miles with a "new" lifetime goal of 300,000.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Hapsmo911

Well some faith restored in Garmin. I tried again...

Well some faith restored in Garmin. I tried again via online chat. They offered a full warranty so sending mine in tomorrow.
Forum: Northeast
10-09-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 214,986
Posted By kaos joe

I like October. Perfect day for a longer ramble,...

I like October. Perfect day for a longer ramble, 71 miles.


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abandoned house,...
Forum: Northeast
10-08-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By zacster

It looks like we posted at around the same time. ...

It looks like we posted at around the same time.

But this trail does provide something. When going to the beach you can park anywhere along it and bike the last miles. I've never driven to Sandy...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 569
Posted By zacster

OK, I did the ride today with my daughter as...

OK, I did the ride today with my daughter as planned. Here's a quick ride report:

First off, we started at the VC Park parking lot at the start of the trail. We drove up from Brooklyn as I...
Forum: Northeast
08-31-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 214,986
Posted By kaos joe

The brifter on the Trek lives again......must...

The brifter on the Trek lives again......must have been gummed up. A good soak in mineral spirits and a hosing with BreakfreeCLP and good as new, or as good as a '90's vintage component.:p

Great...
Forum: Touring
08-24-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By illjustride

We camped off of the Appalachian trail in...

We camped off of the Appalachian trail in Phillipstown, NY just over the Bear Mountain Bridge.
Forum: Northeast
08-19-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 214,986
Posted By kaos joe

I heard last week was humid......not sorry to...

I heard last week was humid......not sorry to have missed it while on my annual backpack to America's roof. Enjoyed a spectacular trip with some sub-freezing mornings..CRISP! But now back to bikes....
Forum: Touring
08-11-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,177
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Day 6 48.89 miles, 2548 feet elevation gain ...

Day 6
48.89 miles, 2548 feet elevation gain
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We crank it out of the Motel bright and...
07-15-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By Barry2

I'll take a stab at it

OK... Lets try that again.

Welcome to BF.
Sorry to hear your bike arrived damaged.
I these times you might be better off looking for a discount rather than a non-available replacement.
I see...
07-08-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,065
Posted By frogman

:deadhorse2:

:deadhorse2:
Forum: Northeast
06-20-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 214,986
Posted By kaos joe

Spent my 60th in the heat and hills of Columbia...

Spent my 60th in the heat and hills of Columbia and Rensselaer counties. Hot up here!...
Forum: Northeast
06-15-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 214,986
Posted By GlennR

Got sick and tired of the sand at the Bethpage...

Got sick and tired of the sand at the Bethpage circle crossing... it must of been over 2" deep.

Took a shovel, broom and leaf blower and fixed it for now. But it will be back after a hard rain....
Forum: Northeast
06-09-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 214,986
Posted By kaos joe

Good off-island ride yesterday. I went up to...

Good off-island ride yesterday. I went up to Westport CT and rode the route of the "Bloomin' Metric", a 100 km ride put on by the Sound Cyclists club up that way. It is usually held in May and is a...
06-07-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 928
Posted By thumpism

I suppose this means that the modest assemblage...

I suppose this means that the modest assemblage of bikes in my garage qualifies me as a hoarder. Great.
06-06-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,537
Posted By 79pmooney

Thank you Fuji. No, this is not going to change...

Thank you Fuji. No, this is not going to change the world. But it is a (yet another) notice that the world is watching what our police departments are doing. I hope more companies that sell equipment...
06-06-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By GlennR

Sorry, I wasn't criticizing anyone that servers...

Sorry, I wasn't criticizing anyone that servers in the military. My points is more about what civilians have done or not done. The most recent example are those that were protesting about the stay at...
Forum: Northeast
06-06-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 214,986
Posted By kaos joe

I'm hoping that the stone rest stops (if that's...

I'm hoping that the stone rest stops (if that's what they are) will have water. There must be a water main in the area to supply the beaches and villages like Gilgo and Oak Beach.

BTW the reason...
05-28-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By Koyote

Yes, and a quick search at a Garmin users' forum...

Yes, and a quick search at a Garmin users' forum confirmed that is is a fairly common problem.

Sad to say it, but I have ordered a Wahoo Roam. We'll see how that works out. They are both from REI,...
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 998
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've had a migraine exactly once in my life. ...

I've had a migraine exactly once in my life. Spent most of the day in bed feeling crappy. Miss Parsley spent most of the day wrapped around my head, purring. When I finally got over it, she looked...
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 998
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I was doing volunteer work at the animal shelter....

I was doing volunteer work at the animal shelter. When I went by one of the cages, a paw reached out and grabbed my shirt. I took her home the next day (and I regret not doing it right then). I...
Forum: Touring
05-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,599
Posted By jamawani

That's why there are tents.

That's why there are tents.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,489
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

They include a basic torque wrench and carbon...

They include a basic torque wrench and carbon assembly paste, you don't have to buy anything to put final assembly touches on a canyon that you wouldn't need to have on hand anyway for basic stuff
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,396
Posted By Lemond1985

Always wear a t-shirt under your jersey, not only...

Always wear a t-shirt under your jersey, not only will you be cooler, but in the event of a crash, your shoulder will be better protected from abrasions with 2 layers.

Failed to follow my own...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,396
Posted By SethAZ

Here's another one: I put my full name and some...

Here's another one: I put my full name and some other identifying information on the lock screen of my phone*. They won't be able to unlock it, but just looking at the screen they'll know who I am if...
04-21-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,526
Posted By ecsuser

or this might belong in the 65 - 85 year old's...

or this might belong in the 65 - 85 year old's thread :D
Forum: Northeast
04-19-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 214,986
Posted By GlennR

Long Island is flat so the wind just makes it...

Long Island is flat so the wind just makes it less easy.
04-16-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By Classtime

For lights, I have settled on Blackburn USB...

For lights, I have settled on Blackburn USB rechargeable. They are guaranteed so when they give up on you, Blackburn replaces them. Nice that you are back riding.
04-13-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,512
Posted By njkayaker

That's 2%. If you are using a wheel sensor and...

That's 2%. If you are using a wheel sensor and the others are not, then it's expected that your number would be a higher (by some amount) with an accurate wheel circumference setting.
02-29-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Doug64

Four touring bike on a Toyota Matrix with Yakima...

Four touring bike on a Toyota Matrix with Yakima bars and racks. The bars do not have to exend past the roofline. It sure affects the gas milage:)...
02-06-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,090
Posted By unterhausen

So does the 830. I thought the battery would...

So does the 830. I thought the battery would mount to the regular Garmin mount, why would it need a special mount? on edit: okay, I see now, its a goofy design. Pretty typical for garmin.

I have...
02-05-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,090
Posted By znomit

The 530 has those pins too. ...

The 530 has those pins too.
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05-29-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,727
Posted By base2

To your post as a whole: Consider the whole thing...

To your post as a whole: Consider the whole thing as a complete package sort of deal.

Some of us here are still rocking mid-90's hardtails with bonded aluminum tubes with full XTR and RockShox...
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