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05-31-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By 2metalhips

I would suggest looking into...

I would suggest looking into masteringdiabetes.org for the latest science and evidence based research regarding diabetes, diet, lifestyle, and treatment.
05-27-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By 2metalhips

Switch to a whole food plant based lifestyle and...

Switch to a whole food plant based lifestyle and throw your drugs away. Do some research, Dr Dean Ornish, Dr Caldwell Esselstyn, Dr Joel Furhman, Dr John McDougall, Dr Garth Davis, Dr Michael Greger,...
Forum: Northeast
10-24-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By 2metalhips

A flood, yes, that's right. I was thinking of a...

A flood, yes, that's right. I was thinking of a different mill. I do remember reading about the flood. I saw a guy walking on the Airline trail with an ankle tracer bracelet once. I keep moving in...
Forum: Northeast
10-24-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By 2metalhips

Thanks for the update, I found that old mill...

Thanks for the update, I found that old mill interesting. I think there was a major fire and that's what closed it down. Is that house with the red roof still for sale?
10-10-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,685
Posted By 2metalhips

Yes, I agree, that is the first book I read on...

Yes, I agree, that is the first book I read on nutrition. I have read it three more times, so much information. It changed my life also.
Forum: Northeast
09-08-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By 2metalhips

Thanks for the report.I'll have to check it out...

Thanks for the report.I'll have to check it out with my gravel bike. That's in better condition than the Ashuelot trail that also goes to Keene.
Forum: Northeast
09-08-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By 2metalhips

Oh yeah

Oh yeah
Forum: Northeast
09-07-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By 2metalhips

I ride a Salsa Warbird gravel bike. IMO a mtb is...

I ride a Salsa Warbird gravel bike. IMO a mtb is overkill for these types of trails. A drop bar gravel rig with 38-42c tires is just right. Rolls better and more hand positions.
Forum: Northeast
09-07-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By 2metalhips

Yes! That's the one, been for sale over a year,...

Yes! That's the one, been for sale over a year, wow. It was beautiful inside, the owner let me in.
Forum: Northeast
09-06-18, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By 2metalhips

Thanks for the pics and vid. There was a nice new...

Thanks for the pics and vid. There was a nice new house for sale right on the side of the trail just north of the covered bridge when I was there. Great location on the river.
Forum: Northeast
09-01-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By 2metalhips

Yes, it's right on the other side of the Rt 63,...

Yes, it's right on the other side of the Rt 63, it parallels the road for a bit before heading into the woods.I believe the guide is correct, south a bit to an entrance and then north.
08-20-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,626
Posted By 2metalhips

Read "How Not to Die" by Dr Michael Greger and...

Read "How Not to Die" by Dr Michael Greger and "The China Study" by T Colin Campbell, it could change your life. Good Luck.
Forum: Northeast
08-20-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,547
Posted By 2metalhips

I did the southern section of the Ashuelot trail...

I did the southern section of the Ashuelot trail last year,I believe this is the section you are referring to. There is another section that runs north of Keene which I am not familiar with. The...
06-25-18, 05:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,112
Posted By 2metalhips

Read "The Haywire Heart"

Read "The Haywire Heart"
06-24-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,685
Posted By 2metalhips

For those who have not had a cardiac event try a...

For those who have not had a cardiac event try a whole food plant based diet. Research Dr Caldwell Esselstyn (Prevent and Reverse heart disease), Dr Dean Ornish, Dr John MacDougall, Dr Garth Davis, T...
Forum: Northeast
05-09-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,966
Posted By 2metalhips

Thanks, it was interesting and has potential.

Thanks, it was interesting and has potential.
Forum: Northeast
05-08-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,966
Posted By 2metalhips

I rode the SNETT section from Millville to...

I rode the SNETT section from Millville to Frankllin and back. 22 miles total, Millville and Blackstone is paved, there is a short section in Blackstone on streets, after that the trail becomes fair...
Forum: Northeast
04-16-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

The trail is totally unpaved, so it depends on...

The trail is totally unpaved, so it depends on what size tires you are running on the tandem. Some of the trail is smooth, other places not so much. I recommend a minimum of 32c, I use 35-38-42c....
Forum: Northeast
04-12-18, 06:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

All down trees cleared out in this section. A...

All down trees cleared out in this section. A couple of weeks ago there were some trees down in the Pomfret section but they may be clear by now.
Forum: Northeast
04-11-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

50 miles today, Goodwin to Willimantic, jumped on...

50 miles today, Goodwin to Willimantic, jumped on the Hop River trail, up to Bolton Notch and back. 95% dirt, trail in good condition, all clear.
03-03-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By 2metalhips

The overwhelming majority of people in developed...

The overwhelming majority of people in developed nations are getting an excess of protein in their diets. Too much protein leads to major health problems as you have experienced.
Forum: Northeast
02-28-18, 04:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

Pomfret Staion to Wyndham and back today, 37...

Pomfret Staion to Wyndham and back today, 37 miiles, very good conditions for this time of year. Just a few wet spots but very little mud or soft spots. Spotted an immature bald eagle not far from...
02-17-18, 01:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,642
Posted By 2metalhips

Ex runner here, night splints as mentioned...

Ex runner here, night splints as mentioned earlier work really well.
Forum: Northeast
02-10-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

The rain tonight and tomorrow will wipe out the...

The rain tonight and tomorrow will wipe out the ice but it will be muddy for a while. Bummer about your derailleur. I recently got something stuck in my rear fender, stick or rock, not sure. Folded...
Forum: Northeast
02-09-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

I haven't been there this week, but I think it...

I haven't been there this week, but I think it will be a mixture of bare ground, frozen snow and ice. Not too good.
01-22-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By 2metalhips

masi61, if you have arthritis in your hip joint...

masi61, if you have arthritis in your hip joint it will get progressivly worse and you will need a replacement. as long as you have the right surgeon it can be a very successful procedure. The wrong...
11-05-17, 07:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,081
Posted By 2metalhips

I agree that cycling and exercise is the best...

I agree that cycling and exercise is the best thing ever, but you cannot out train or out run or out drug a poor diet. You are what you eat. Hero athlete or not.

https://nutritionfacts.org/
11-03-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,081
Posted By 2metalhips

https://nutritionfacts.org/ Diet, not...

https://nutritionfacts.org/


Diet, not drugs is the answer.
07-15-17, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,353
Posted By 2metalhips

I had both done in 09, 56 at the time, both same...

I had both done in 09, 56 at the time, both same day, Birmingham Resurfacing. At about 6 weeks I was on the trainer, was a bit tricky getting on an off, had to use a little step ladder. Gentle SAFE...
Forum: Northeast
05-13-17, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,406
Posted By 2metalhips

Thanks, a little tired. Went for a walk. Not bad...

Thanks, a little tired. Went for a walk. Not bad for an old f*ck!
Forum: Northeast
05-13-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

I started a new thread in relation to the Air...

I started a new thread in relation to the Air Line/SNETT.
Forum: Northeast
05-13-17, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,342
Posted By 2metalhips

I started a new thread relating to the SNETT/DSF.

I started a new thread relating to the SNETT/DSF.
Forum: Northeast
05-13-17, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,406
Posted By 2metalhips

Air Line/SNETT/BV Greenway/RI

So this is a point to point ride starting at the Rt 12 Air Line parking area in Thompson Ct. ending at the Rt 295 rest area in Lincoln RI. Not for beginners but doable for experienced riders up for a...
Forum: Northeast
05-01-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

No, much smaller, the size of the black rubber in...

No, much smaller, the size of the black rubber in that pic. I got it as a gag gift many years ago, never thought I would use it, but it works well.
Forum: Northeast
04-30-17, 06:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

Pretty busy esp south of Willi. A couple of horse...

Pretty busy esp south of Willi. A couple of horse back riders, lots of walkers and riders, lots of wildlife, birds, turtles, snakes. Good to see people out there. I use a small horn to alert others,...
Forum: Northeast
04-29-17, 04:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

70 miles on the Airline today, Pomfret to Hebron...

70 miles on the Airline today, Pomfret to Hebron plus the Colchester spur and back. Perfect conditions!
Forum: Northeast
04-10-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

Gravel riding is great and is the new frontier,...

Gravel riding is great and is the new frontier, more enjoyable (to me) and much safer than road riding.
Forum: Northeast
04-09-17, 06:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

Those are great photos of the Airline..... That...

Those are great photos of the Airline..... That ride was to a bog/swamp/heron rookery just before the trail turns to pavement just on the eastern outskirts of Willi, 18 miles. It is about 21 miles to...
Forum: Northeast
04-06-17, 04:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

It is 12 miles north to Pomfret Station, all...

It is 12 miles north to Pomfret Station, all dirt, a bit rough at first but then it gets smoother. After PS it is a bit unimproved but plans are in place to finish it to Putnam.

6 miles south to...
Forum: Northeast
03-30-17, 06:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

Oh yeah. Needed some solar power. Get lost March,...

Oh yeah. Needed some solar power. Get lost March, we won't miss you.
Forum: Northeast
03-30-17, 02:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

Airline in CT in good shape today, just a bit wet...

Airline in CT in good shape today, just a bit wet in a few spots, totally rideable, 42mm tires.
Forum: Northeast
03-04-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

It was fine, just a bit surface wetness in spots....

It was fine, just a bit surface wetness in spots. It will really be hard and frozen from now till Monday morn.
Forum: Northeast
03-03-17, 04:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

Good conditions on Airline Trail from Pomfret...

Good conditions on Airline Trail from Pomfret Station south. Fenders recommended, a bit moist in spots. Totally rideable.
Forum: Northeast
02-14-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

I went snowshoeing in George Washington...

I went snowshoeing in George Washington management area today in West Glocester RI which is just south of DSF. There is about 20" snow there. The snowmobile trails are packed down and rideable with a...
Forum: Northeast
02-03-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,966
Posted By 2metalhips

Yes, the first and last sections are paved, not...

Yes, the first and last sections are paved, not too scenic. You are correct about the grade, the section before and at Goodwin can be a little rough, but the snow will help smooth that out....
Forum: Northeast
02-03-17, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,966
Posted By 2metalhips

There were a few icy spots and ruts at the DSF...

There were a few icy spots and ruts at the DSF section. I debated whether to go with studs but the big tires were fine. If you are going with narrow tires studs would be helpful.
Forum: Northeast
02-02-17, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,966
Posted By 2metalhips

Airline/SNETT trail conditions Feb 2, Rt 12...

Airline/SNETT trail conditions Feb 2, Rt 12 Thompson Ct to arch bridge at Wallum Lake Rd Douglas SF. 1-3" snow, better riding at CT end. MTB w/2.35 tires was a good choice. Conditions should hold up...
Forum: Northeast
01-23-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

At this time of year it's either muddy/soft or...

At this time of year it's either muddy/soft or frozen, not much in between. That's if there is no snow or ice of course.
Forum: Northeast
01-19-17, 04:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

I rode from Pomfret Center to Willimantic and...

I rode from Pomfret Center to Willimantic and back early Monday morning. Hard surface, no snow at all, a couple of icy spots but no problem, really good conditions, used the Vaya, 42 mm tires...
Forum: Northeast
01-08-17, 07:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,587
Posted By 2metalhips

I don't mind riding in the snow but I didn't want...

I don't mind riding in the snow but I didn't want to drive home in it.

Not my pics, I wish! That guys a pro!
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