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09-17-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,232
Posted By NomarsGirl

I use a helmet-mounted mirror. It's tiny, but...

I use a helmet-mounted mirror. It's tiny, but shows me what I need to see. I just need to know if there is a car behind me when I come to an intersection. I ride mostly on MUPs and don't need it at...
Forum: Touring
09-17-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,194
Posted By NomarsGirl

Returned from my personal "Tour de France" with...

Returned from my personal "Tour de France" with the hubby. The trip was (mostly) successful. The bikes were quite a downgrade from what we ride at home. Mine worked ok, but the hubby had a lot of...
09-17-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,816
Posted By NomarsGirl

OK, I'll play. 9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de...

OK, I'll play.

9/5: 23.39miles (My Tour de France Day 1)
9/6: 26.24 miles (My Tour de France Day 2)
9/10: 21.92 miles (Home again)
9/15: 18.64 miles (Lunch ride)
9/16: 25.47 miles (East Bay...
09-16-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By NomarsGirl

I would love to find a program like this near...

I would love to find a program like this near here. I don't have any riding buddies except my husband and he is more than satisfied with 20-30 mile rides once a week. I ride by myself, mostly, but a...
09-16-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,385
Posted By NomarsGirl

I'm glad you found a solution and didn't just...

I'm glad you found a solution and didn't just accept "You're 70. What do you expect?" as an answer.
09-14-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By NomarsGirl

Thanks! Looks like lots of good possibilities.

Thanks! Looks like lots of good possibilities.
09-12-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By NomarsGirl

Visiting San Diego - Recommendations

Greetings from the Northeast forums. Heading out to San Diego soon for a wedding and will have a free day on the Friday. My husband and I are looking to rent some bikes and do some rides around the...
Forum: Northeast
09-11-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 927,469
Posted By NomarsGirl

It would have been a shame not to use Patrick...

It would have been a shame not to use Patrick Stewart's real voice. I just don't understand why they didn't just change the character's name once they decided to cast him.
Forum: Northeast
09-11-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 927,469
Posted By NomarsGirl

His ancestors living there now run a grocery...

His ancestors living there now run a grocery chain.

But why did Captain Picard have a British accent?
Forum: Northeast
09-10-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 927,469
Posted By NomarsGirl

The Loire Valley in France is part of metro...

The Loire Valley in France is part of metro Boston, right? Trip report from my first ever tour ..

The bike shop didn't have any of the high quality hybrids available so had to settle. Mine was...
08-29-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,831
Posted By NomarsGirl

I would DEFINITELY recognize that bike if I saw...

I would DEFINITELY recognize that bike if I saw it out and about.
08-21-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By NomarsGirl

I feel like I'm cheating riding my new road bike...

I feel like I'm cheating riding my new road bike instead of my old hybrid. The road bike is much lighter and the hybrid was too small for me. A light bike that fits properly and puts me in a more...
Forum: Northeast
08-19-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 927,469
Posted By NomarsGirl

I did I ride through Harvard with my husband last...

I did I ride through Harvard with my husband last year. He's from the area (Bolton) and wanted to ride the roads he used to take as a teenager. Those hills kicked our butts! But we survived. I'd like...
08-07-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,212
Posted By NomarsGirl

Good for you! I really need to try that. I know,...

Good for you! I really need to try that. I know, in theory, how to change a tire, but I have never actually needed to do it. Probably better to figure it out in my garage than on the side of the...
08-01-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,081
Posted By NomarsGirl

The biggest charity ride in my area has several...

The biggest charity ride in my area has several different ways to participate. The 2-day ride across the state has a minimum fundraising amount of $5000. They fill all the available slots every year....
07-29-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,434
Posted By NomarsGirl

yes. The problem comes when he gets off the bike....

yes. The problem comes when he gets off the bike. He's left it on the roof of the car twice while getting gas and in a coffee shop after a rest stop.
07-29-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,434
Posted By NomarsGirl

Finished a while ago. Ordered the t-shirt in my...

Finished a while ago. Ordered the t-shirt in my husband's size since he rides a Trek and I don't. Besides, he refuses to wear the cycling jersey I bought him because he thinks it makes him "look...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 927,469
Posted By NomarsGirl

Glad everyone is safe after the extreme heat. I...

Glad everyone is safe after the extreme heat. I went out Friday morning to get in a spin on the local roads knowing that I had a cookout/pool party on Saturday and would not even attempt to ride in...
07-19-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,082
Posted By NomarsGirl

Getting hot here too! Had some business travel...

Getting hot here too! Had some business travel that cut into my available ride days. I've been trying to get out early in the morning before it gets too steamy.

4 July 33.13 gravel ride on 91...
07-18-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,727
Posted By NomarsGirl

I will have to see if there is a way to do that!...

I will have to see if there is a way to do that! I loaded a metronome app, but it might put me to sleep if I ride with it. Music would make much more sense. Or I could just spring for a cadence...
07-16-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,634
Posted By NomarsGirl

The biggest charity ride (by far) around here is...

The biggest charity ride (by far) around here is the Pan Mass Challenge. The entry fees cover the cost of putting on the event so 100% of the money raised in donations goes to the Dana Farber Cancer...
07-16-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,727
Posted By NomarsGirl

I'm a spinner and the hubby is more of a grinder....

I'm a spinner and the hubby is more of a grinder. We recognize that we could never ride a tandem together or we would kill each other. As long as we have our own bikes, we can ride happily together.
07-16-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,228
Posted By NomarsGirl

??? The Challenge was for June. They will close...

??? The Challenge was for June. They will close the books on this year's challenge on July 26th. They will open registration for next year around March.
07-15-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,417
Posted By NomarsGirl

I figure the noise is just a reminder to stop...

I figure the noise is just a reminder to stop being lazy and start pedaling.
07-15-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,027
Posted By NomarsGirl

I would lose the notebook I wrote it down on.

I would lose the notebook I wrote it down on.
07-15-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,027
Posted By NomarsGirl

Thanks! I had already added my bike which has...

Thanks! I had already added my bike which has about 700 miles on it. And so do all the components. I didn't know I could track the components too. I will have to look at that more closely. Found it!...
07-15-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,634
Posted By NomarsGirl

I have done exactly one event - because it was a...

I have done exactly one event - because it was a route I would never attempt otherwise -- right through downtown Boston. Didn't like riding with that many people. Probably won't do another.
07-15-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,027
Posted By NomarsGirl

My bike is new, so I haven't had to replace...

My bike is new, so I haven't had to replace anything yet. Strava is keeping track of my mileage and all miles are on the new bike. I would like to find a way to keep track of new components once I...
Forum: Northeast
07-14-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,584
Posted By NomarsGirl

Planned a CCRT ride today, but we got a late...

Planned a CCRT ride today, but we got a late start and did the Shining Sea instead. It's closer.
07-14-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,286
Posted By NomarsGirl

Congratulations! Nothing like a good bike to...

Congratulations! Nothing like a good bike to motivate you to ride even more. I'm sure you will have many happy adventures together!
07-08-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,150
Posted By NomarsGirl

I leave mine on all the time from March/April to...

I leave mine on all the time from March/April to about November. It went on early this year because I bought my new bike in March and I had to go pick it up from the LBS. My car is so low to the...
07-06-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,082
Posted By NomarsGirl

July Goal - 250ish. Likely to have more business...

July Goal - 250ish. Likely to have more business travel this month which cuts into my cycling time.

4 Jul 33.1 miles (All gravel. Should count at least 1.5x)

July to date 33.1 miles
07-02-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,552
Posted By NomarsGirl

June Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle...

June Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle Challenge)
1 June - 37.2 miles
3 June - 12.7 miles
4 June - 17.4 miles
6 June - 21 miles8 June - 23.7 (very difficult miles of hills and gravel in...
07-02-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,150
Posted By NomarsGirl

I have one on a convertible Volkswagen. I can...

I have one on a convertible Volkswagen. I can understand it. If that's the car you want to take on weekend adventures, you want a rack that won't mark it up. I love my hitch mounted rack because it...
07-02-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,419
Posted By NomarsGirl

It's very difficult to read Shakespeare if you...

It's very difficult to read Shakespeare if you haven't had a good foundation in classics - especially Greek Mythology. Or perhaps we should just leave out Shakespeare as well since only math and...
07-02-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,419
Posted By NomarsGirl

Well, I may have come out of a public school...

Well, I may have come out of a public school system in a working class town, but I got a damn fine education and was well prepared for university. And I didn't have to Google that. Miss Ward made...
07-02-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,434
Posted By NomarsGirl

Should be a piece of cake to get the t-shirt....

Should be a piece of cake to get the t-shirt. Will Trek mind that I ride a Specialized? Finished June with 332. (I should probably update the June miles thread).
07-02-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,964
Posted By NomarsGirl

If it fits, consider the women's specific design....

If it fits, consider the women's specific design. Usually a more interesting color palette.
...
06-29-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,736
Posted By NomarsGirl

Wow! He must have had someone nearby with a...

Wow! He must have had someone nearby with a truck. I don't imagine he could ride very far shouldering another bike.

I stopped at a convenience store yesterday and there was nowhere to lock up my...
06-25-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,552
Posted By NomarsGirl

June Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle...

June Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle Challenge)
1 June - 37.2 miles
3 June - 12.7 miles
4 June - 17.4 miles
6 June - 21 miles8 June - 23.7 (very difficult miles of hills and gravel in...
06-25-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,074
Posted By NomarsGirl

I can try again this year. I just don't often...

I can try again this year. I just don't often have an entire Saturday free to do whatever I want. Never going to happen on my actual birthday unless I move.
06-23-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,074
Posted By NomarsGirl

Didn't happen. I had selected a route I found on...

Didn't happen. I had selected a route I found on RidewithGPS. What it didn't tell me was that the main road in and out was under construction and really wasn't safe to ride. There was no shoulder at...
06-21-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,074
Posted By NomarsGirl

Yes, same person. And I don't think I want to be...

Yes, same person. And I don't think I want to be 37 again. I'm in better shape now.
06-21-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,392
Posted By NomarsGirl

Well I certainly wouldn't mess with your bike...

Well I certainly wouldn't mess with your bike with him guarding it! Of course, you could lean it against a tree unlocked and without the dog and I wouldn't mess with it either.
06-20-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By NomarsGirl

It will cause drag. Your bike will be fine.

It will cause drag. Your bike will be fine.
06-20-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,074
Posted By NomarsGirl

Reviving my zombie thread. So I joked about...

Reviving my zombie thread. So I joked about moving my birthday to June and here we are. So I think Saturday will be it. Longest I have ever ridden so far is 37 miles. Think I can do 52?
06-19-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,552
Posted By NomarsGirl

June Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle...

June Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle Challenge)
1 June - 37.2 miles
3 June - 12.7 miles
4 June - 17.4 miles
6 June - 21 miles8 June - 23.7 (very difficult miles of hills and gravel in...
06-18-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,552
Posted By NomarsGirl

une Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle...

une Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle Challenge)
1 June - 37.2 miles
3 June - 12.7 miles
4 June - 17.4 miles
6 June - 21 miles8 June - 23.7 (very difficult miles of hills and gravel in...
06-16-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,552
Posted By NomarsGirl

June Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle...

June Goal: 300 miles (I'm doing the Great Cycle Challenge)
1 June - 37.2 miles
3 June - 12.7 miles
4 June - 17.4 miles
6 June - 21 miles8 June - 23.7 (very difficult miles of hills and gravel in...
06-15-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,358
Posted By NomarsGirl

I never developed a taste for the stuff. When I...

I never developed a taste for the stuff. When I got my first job after college, they used to tease me and ask to see my diploma because they figured no one could go through 4 years at UMass and not...
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