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05-18-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 841
Posted By berner

[QUOTE=rumrunn6;20934348]nice. when you come to a...

[QUOTE=rumrunn6;20934348]nice. when you come to a fork, take it. wonder who said that?

That was the title of a book written by that great American philosopher Yogi Berra. I had read that one but...
05-17-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Hypno Toad

Wet Gravel Grinder Gear

I love gravel grinders, I typically ride one per month April to October every year. This means there is a good chance you'll be riding/racing in the rain. With that has come lessons in what wet...
05-16-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 841
Posted By mr_bill

With apologies to Frost, but.... I shall be...

With apologies to Frost, but....

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I
I took the one less sucky by,
And that has made all the...
05-16-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By frogbiscuit

Oh yeah, seems like no worse for the wear, just...

Oh yeah, seems like no worse for the wear, just dont heal as fast as I used to.
05-16-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 841
Posted By Jim from Boston

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05-16-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Kapusta

Yeah, unfortunately Salsa kind of screwed up the...

Yeah, unfortunately Salsa kind of screwed up the placement of those braze-ons, and the brake caliper blocks one of the rack stays.
05-16-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 841
Posted By Jim from Boston

Winding Country Road or 50 mph Highway with...

Winding Country Road or 50 mph Highway with Shoulder? [/quote]For the amusement of my fellow Metro Bostonians:[/quote][/quote]I had asked jppe if he wanted to continue his journey all the way down...
05-16-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 841
Posted By mr_bill

Yeah. If you are going nowhere, sometimes...

Yeah.

If you are going nowhere, sometimes you choose the roads.
If you are going somewhere, sometimes the roads choose you.

-mr. bill
05-16-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,580
Posted By ScottRyder

It was an incredible day!! I didn't take many...

It was an incredible day!! I didn't take many photos but here's two:

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05-16-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 841
Posted By livedarklions

Overall, it was pretty comparable to 117. I...

Overall, it was pretty comparable to 117. I think a stretch like that is a lot worse at some times than others, but to tell the truth, it didn't really stick out in my mind as especially bad. I'm...
05-15-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By DrIsotope

I've been on more than one nature trail where...

I've been on more than one nature trail where there's a "bell box" at the trailhead, inviting cyclists to "borrow a bell" for their ride, and asking them to return it when they leave the trail. And...
05-15-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,331
Posted By Machka

On the Night Before a Big Ride I .... relax,...

On the Night Before a Big Ride I .... relax, read, listen to music, and try to get as much sleep as I can. :)

I do All The Things the night before the night before a big ride.
05-15-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,331
Posted By UniChris

Yes, that's the biggie. First attempt at a...

Yes, that's the biggie. First attempt at a century last summer I finally just gave up after hours of failing to sleep and headed out on none, realized around mile 45 it wasn't happening and diverted...
05-15-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By HerrKaLeun

I buy a bell after all hikers took their earbuds...

I buy a bell after all hikers took their earbuds out
05-15-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By Beobuck

Mountain bikes and bells

An elderly friend and I recently were hiking a multi-use open-space trail and in less than two hours we were nearly run down three times by mountain bikers who had to skid to a stop to avoid hitting...
05-14-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,009
Posted By gugie

Greatest custom bag ever! Waxwing Bags

My buddy Dave Cain makes custom bicycle bags under the Waxwing brand (http://www.waxwingbagco.com/). Panniers, saddlebags, tool bags, handlebar bags, you name it. His attention to detail is amazing,...
Forum: Northeast
05-14-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8,130
Views: 877,652
Posted By mr_bill

A short ride to and from making soup with and for...

A short ride to and from making soup with and for forty hungry youth on Saturday.

A bunch of snaps barely in Cambridge, and one in Arlington Center.

This extension of the bikepath filled in a...
05-14-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,351
Posted By TimothyH

I don't know that a human body contains three...

I don't know that a human body contains three gallons of blood but more like 1.25.

There is an internet article floating around somewhere which claims someone died on the side of the road when a...
05-13-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 773
Posted By OldTryGuy

Biked to Walmart at 6AM today for groceries with...

Biked to Walmart at 6AM today for groceries with temperature 79F.



Another grocery biking to Walmart at 4PM with temp. at 91.5F and heat index feeling like 100F.

Summertime already!!!
05-13-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 773
Posted By ironwood

I had washed and packed away my woolen underwear...

I had washed and packed away my woolen underwear not expecting to take them out until November, but , it's cold and I had to dig them out.
05-13-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By bjjoondo

We just got our new to us Tandem Trike

We used to have a nice DF Trek Recreational Tandem back in 2011 but due to my Reiter's Syndrome (arthritis), causing problems with my knees from holding up a passenger and a heavier tandem we had to...
05-13-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,580
Posted By jimmuller

We did indeed have a nice day. I wanted to post...

We did indeed have a nice day. I wanted to post some pics earlier but haven't had the time.

It was a dark and stormy might. No, wait, that was last year. This was a bright and peaceful day:...
05-13-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,286
Posted By TimothyH

On my run I discovered a civil war era iron...

On my run I discovered a civil war era iron furnace.

Scale is difficult to show but this thing is well over two stories tall.
...
05-12-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,580
Posted By Prowler

This finally worked out and worked VERY well. ...

This finally worked out and worked VERY well. Thursday, RickRob and I cycled the Farmington Heritage trail from the Red Oak Hill Rd trailhead to Westfield, MA (31 miles one way) and had a great...
05-12-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,286
Posted By TimothyH

Weight Bearing Excercise for Us Older Folk...

This could have gone in the training forum but weight bearing exercise is a topic of special interest to us older folk.

I used to trail run but the past five or six years have been all about the...
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