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Forum: Northeast
08-15-22, 10:37 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the 1987 GT Karakoram out for a preliminary...

Took the 1987 GT Karakoram out for a preliminary shakedown cruise Monday afternoon, to see what the new front wheel was like. It rolled smoothly, and, shod with a 559-55 Rene Herse Humptulips Ridge...
Forum: Northeast
08-15-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,051
Posted By rholland1951

Here are links to a ride report of a tour of the...

Here are links to a ride report of a tour of the Champlain Islands from 2019, pre-Covid and pre-renovations on the Island Line. It was a good, 3-day ride.

Champlain Islands, Day 1...
Forum: Northeast
08-15-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

It's true! Also parking. rod

It's true! Also parking.

rod
Forum: Northeast
08-13-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

I took the Rambouillet out Saturday and rode...

I took the Rambouillet out Saturday and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
08-12-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the OAC Rambler for a low-energy spin on the...

Took the OAC Rambler for a low-energy spin on the Minuteman Friday afternoon. The thing I was particularly struck by was just how dry things were: green, mostly, but dry. This drought has gotten old....
Forum: Northeast
08-11-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the OAC Rambler out for a spin on the...

Took the OAC Rambler out for a spin on the Minuteman before dinner, yet another ride-I-had-time-for. I cranked along at a good pace. Wind damage from Sunday's storms caused Monday's tree work and...
Forum: Northeast
08-10-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet out for a quick sprint along...

Took the Rambouillet out for a quick sprint along the Mystic Valley Parkway before dinner. The ride took less than an hour, but woke up any bits of me that were playing possum. Made good time. ...
Forum: Northeast
08-09-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

After the heavens opened and the heat wave ended,...

After the heavens opened and the heat wave ended, I took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle out for a spin up to Lexington Center. There were no detours and no fires, just a swift and physical ride on a...
Forum: Northeast
08-08-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

I took the Rambouillet out for a ride in the...

I took the Rambouillet out for a ride in the shade on the Minuteman on yet another hot afternoon, Monday this time. The shade was working nicely, but just a bit after I cleared Mill Street, I ran...
Forum: Northeast
08-07-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Time was short and the temperature and humidity...

Time was short and the temperature and humidity high when I rolled out on the OAC Rambler along the Mystic Valley Parkway before dinner, cranking along and taking in the various scenes unfolding on...
Forum: Northeast
08-06-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

You know it's a hot day when the cicadas come to...

You know it's a hot day when the cicadas come to visit....
Forum: Northeast
08-05-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

I rode the OAC Rambler 25 miles in the heat of...

I rode the OAC Rambler 25 miles in the heat of the day on Friday, out the Minuteman, with a detour in Lexington and Bedford, out the Narrow Gauge Rail Trail, back on the staged climb up Page Road and...
Forum: Northeast
08-05-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Good song. rod

Good song.

rod
Forum: Northeast
08-03-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Needed a short, intense ride this afternoon, and...

Needed a short, intense ride this afternoon, and got it on the Rambouillet with a determined sprint up the Mystic Valley Parkway, along the E shore of the Mystic Lakes....
Forum: Northeast
08-02-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Had a leisurely ride on the OAC Rambler out to...

Had a leisurely ride on the OAC Rambler out to Depot Park and back, in the heat of the day.....
Forum: Northeast
08-01-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

I took the Rambouillet out for a quick spin on...

I took the Rambouillet out for a quick spin on the Minuteman before dinner. This is one of my basic rides, perhaps THE basic ride, and any day in which I find the time for it is better than any day...
Forum: Northeast
07-31-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

There goes an Arlington Police Department...

There goes an Arlington Police Department cruiser, up the Minuteman towards Lexington, on Official Business (godnose what). I followed, not my brightest move of the week, I will admit. I lost it....
Forum: Northeast
07-30-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the OAC Rambler and rode East, on a warm and...

Took the OAC Rambler and rode East, on a warm and windy day; so windy that the bike nearly blew over while being photographed. Some of the apparent motion is real, this time....
Forum: Northeast
07-29-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Friday, I managed to putter around the house...

Friday, I managed to putter around the house aimlessly in the early afternoon, so by the time I found the bike (OAC Rambler), it was already later than I thought. I went spinning off anyway, and...
Forum: Northeast
07-28-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet (fast, elegant) on a...

Took the Rambouillet (fast, elegant) on a maintenance ride on the Minuteman. Most rides on the Minuteman are maintenance rides (cf. "mental health rides"), unless they are "transportation segments"....
Forum: Northeast
07-27-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Wednesday on the Rambouillet, and I had a quick...

Wednesday on the Rambouillet, and I had a quick spin up to Lexington Center and back by way of the Minuteman. Followed the ONE PHOTO discipline today: Peepers Pond is rumored to be the site of a film...
Forum: Northeast
07-25-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out for a ride...

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out for a ride in the late afternoon, dodging between downpours....
Forum: Northeast
07-23-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler and rode...

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
07-22-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the 1987 GT Karakoram (rigid MTB, red bike)...

Took the 1987 GT Karakoram (rigid MTB, red bike) out around noon, on yet another hot and sunny day. First stop was Battle Road Bikes, where I discussed with Jim Cadenhead the situation with the GT's...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Another hot one on Thursday, and I took the Ocean...

Another hot one on Thursday, and I took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out for a spin on the Minuteman. The weather was somewhat unsettled, with treetops tossing, cattails dancing, and clouds massing...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet out in the heat of the day...

Took the Rambouillet out in the heat of the day for a little ride up the Mystic Valley Parkway, along the Mystic Lakes, to check on that scene and see what people were doing to keep cool. First up...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Spent a little time yesterday reworking the...

Spent a little time yesterday reworking the cockpit on the Ocean Air Cycles Ramber: added light mounts on the front rack, mounted two lights there and a third on the handlebar, along with a Crane...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

It feels like there's some hope for the riders...

It feels like there's some hope for the riders using pedal-assist. The throttle jockeys, not so much. It must be a different experience. On the Minuteman, they've become unremarkable. Lots of...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet out for a quick sprint on...

Took the Rambouillet out for a quick sprint on the Minuteman up to Lexington Center and back before dinner on a sultry Sunday afternoon....
Forum: Northeast
07-16-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet Saturday and rode East....

Took the Rambouillet Saturday and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
07-15-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

I rarely ride at night at this time of year. This...

I rarely ride at night at this time of year. This evening was an exception: I rode out to Depot Park after dinner, a mid-July sunset ride on the Minuteman. Conditions were benign. As night fell, it...
Forum: Northeast
07-14-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

At the end of a sultry Thursday afternoon, I took...

At the end of a sultry Thursday afternoon, I took the old GT out for a longer, faster shakedown ride on the Minuteman. I told the bike to make haste, and it complied. The front wheel gave me no...
Forum: Northeast
07-13-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

An adventure, indeed. I think it's been a few...

An adventure, indeed. I think it's been a few years since I've ridden through the old Ammo Dump (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assabet_River_National_Wildlife_Refuge). Is it your impression that the...
Forum: Northeast
07-12-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Got a call from the folks at Battle Road Bikes...

Got a call from the folks at Battle Road Bikes this afternoon: the 1987 GT Karakoram rigid MTB was ready to come home from the shop. Aside from a needed tune-up to renew the drivetrain after an...
Forum: Northeast
07-11-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet out to Depot Park on Monday...

Took the Rambouillet out to Depot Park on Monday afternoon, a hot sprint on a warm and breezy day....
Forum: Northeast
07-10-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet out for a quick spin on the...

Took the Rambouillet out for a quick spin on the Minuteman before dinner. Good weather for it, with a bit of breeze....
Forum: Northeast
07-09-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Hopped on the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle on...

Hopped on the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle on Saturday afternoon and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
07-09-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Yow! Is that at the Assabet NWR? rod

Yow! Is that at the Assabet NWR?

rod
Forum: Northeast
07-07-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle out on the...

Took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle out on the Minuteman at lunchtime. Sam complained that reading the newspaper had made him tired and cranky, and he wanted a nap. I bade him pleasant dreams, the...
Forum: Northeast
07-07-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Well, a shadow is literally a projection... It...

Well, a shadow is literally a projection... It gets crowded out there. ;-)

rod
Forum: Northeast
07-06-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle up the...

Took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle up the Minuteman All Purpose Bikeway before making a pot of All Purpose Fish Stew for dinner. There was a stiff breeze, a headwind outbound, a tailwind inbound....
Forum: Northeast
07-05-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

My son Sam invited me to lunch at his house in...

My son Sam invited me to lunch at his house in Watertown, so I hopped on the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle and rode on over. I paused to take a photo of my favorite Belmont street sign....
Forum: Northeast
07-05-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

The Concord material is helpful, thanks. This...

The Concord material is helpful, thanks. This situation reminds me of the long delays while the Northern Strand was receiving finishing touches.

rod
Forum: Northeast
07-04-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

My son John and I took an Independence Day ride,...

My son John and I took an Independence Day ride, on a day that one would be hard pressed to improve on where weather and traffic conditions were concerned, 30 miles (more or less) that began and...
Forum: Northeast
07-02-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

The weather broke in favor of cycling on...

The weather broke in favor of cycling on Saturday, with rain in the morning and the early evening, but a lovely, warm afternoon with blue skies and squadrons of tropical-looking clouds, that...
Forum: Northeast
06-30-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Thursday, I had an unexpected slice of time for a...

Thursday, I had an unexpected slice of time for a short ride, hopped on the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle, and headed up the Mystic Valley Parkway, riding close to water on a warm day. The first of the...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Like clockwork, took the Ebisu All Purpose...

Like clockwork, took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle out on the Minuteman before dinner. Contemplated some of the Object Lessons at Mal's yard....
Forum: Northeast
06-28-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10,148
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Posted By rholland1951

Tuesday afternoon, I took the Ebisu All Purpose...

Tuesday afternoon, I took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle for a spin before dinner. The weather was pleasantly warm, and big, puffy cumulus clouds drifted overhead. How sweet to be a cloud!...
Forum: Northeast
06-26-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Sunday was another hot one. I took the...

Sunday was another hot one. I took the Rambouillet out for a late afternoon spin on the Mystic Valley Parkway, quick reconnaissance of the Mystic Lakes scene. Shannon Beach was jumping; everywhere...
Forum: Northeast
06-25-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10,148
Views: 1,249,415
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out in the heat...

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out in the heat of the day Saturday and rode East....
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