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Forum: Northeast
06-08-23, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By rumrunn6

very happy to be back home. this was 15 minutes...

very happy to be back home. this was 15 minutes South of where I was for 24 hrs

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Forum: Northeast
04-14-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By EVlove

We seem to have skipped right past not only...

We seem to have skipped right past not only spring, but also mud season this year. Elevated fire risk and all. There were three brush fires in Chelmsford, Westford and Littleton alone that I know of...
Forum: Northeast
04-12-23, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

I couldn't let the warm weather go to waste, so I...

I couldn't let the warm weather go to waste, so I set out after lunch today, planning to ride at least to Depot Park, and then hopefully onto the NGRT. The wind was obnoxiously gusty, so I decided to...
Forum: Northeast
04-10-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

I rode out to Concord this morning via the...

I rode out to Concord this morning via the Minuteman and the Reformatory Branch Trail. Beautiful weather.

Right near the start I encountered some road work in Arlington center:
...
Forum: Touring
03-20-23, 06:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,648
Posted By fishboat

A couple years ago I needed to pick up some...

A couple years ago I needed to pick up some things at a bike shop I frequent and I figured riding there and back would be a reasonable round trip(~60 miles on paved roads and bike trails). I grabbed...
Forum: Touring
03-14-23, 09:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,410
Posted By PedalingWalrus

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Forum: Northeast
03-13-23, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

I didn't ride today, but I have a BFRT status...

I didn't ride today, but I have a BFRT status report from a walk my wife and I did midday.

We had lunch at Nashoba Brook Bakery in West Concord, then walked the BFRT from the train station...
Forum: Touring
03-11-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,410
Posted By tcs

May 1973 National Geographic: ...

May 1973 National Geographic:

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Forum: Touring
02-23-23, 06:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,298
Posted By djb

didnt find dramatic video, but re the very...

didnt find dramatic video,
but re the very slight side "knobs"--with this other inexpensive schwalbe model, the Hurricane, the larger side knobs are what appealed to me for riding on softer gravel...
Forum: Northeast
02-16-23, 04:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,491
Posted By rumrunn6

even the kids are missing winter this year ...

even the kids are missing winter this year
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probably won't need a light much longer...
Forum: Northeast
02-09-23, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,887
Posted By PugRider

Good stuff out there. After a few years off, I'm...

Good stuff out there. After a few years off, I'm hoping to do the King's Tour of the Quabbin again this year; there are metric century and full century options, and each one goes into the (on road)...
Forum: Northeast
02-06-23, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

Have folks been wondering about the trail...

Have folks been wondering about the trail conditions on the Reformatory Branch? I was, so I rode the RBT this morning.

I began the trip by riding the Minuteman out to Depot Park. The MM was quiet...
Forum: Northeast
01-29-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

I had the same experience when those bathrooms...

I had the same experience when those bathrooms first opened.

If you look closely, you will see there is a small (easy to miss) sign at each door that says something like "Push to open, don't turn...
Forum: Northeast
01-29-23, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - the restroom doors at the Lexington...

fwiw - the restroom doors at the Lexington visitors' center can be a little deceiving. the green "vacant" sign may be displayed but if you try to use the door handle to open the door, it doesn't...
Forum: Northeast
01-28-23, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By rholland1951

Saturday afternoon I took the Ocean Air Cycles...

Saturday afternoon I took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
01-21-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,095
Posted By rumrunn6

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a side trail...
Forum: Northeast
01-07-23, 09:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,095
Posted By rumrunn6

snow yesterday, but not much ...

snow yesterday, but not much
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Forum: Northeast
12-03-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,095
Posted By rumrunn6

cutting back on my road trips to NY so hoping to...

cutting back on my road trips to NY so hoping to get more riding in. took the Assabet North to the train station then South to the nature preserve & River...
Forum: Northeast
11-30-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By rholland1951

Home improvement projects have been cutting into...

Home improvement projects have been cutting into my riding time lately. This week, HVAC techs installed the Kraken in my basement. They said it was a heat pump. The horror......
Forum: Northeast
11-29-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

I just noticed that the BFRT Fall Newsletter has...

I just noticed that the BFRT Fall Newsletter has been posted. Thought this might be of interest to folks who follow our Metro Boston thread:...
Forum: Northeast
11-18-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

FYI: Since many of us who post in this thread...

FYI: Since many of us who post in this thread regularly ride the Reformatory Branch Trail, here is news that Bedford voters rejected (again) moving forward with the Minuteman Bikeway Extension:
...
Forum: Northeast
11-14-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By thin_concrete

I have one pair of long bibs, a couple long...

I have one pair of long bibs, a couple long sleeve jerseys and a jacket. My bike is going on the trainer this weekend or next and then I’ll hit the road again when it warms up. I don’t mind riding...
Forum: Touring
11-01-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,737
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Thank you for explaining to Doug64, you did a...

Thank you for explaining to Doug64, you did a better job than I could.

But it is a bit worse than you described. The propane in the mix initially will boil off at a greater rate, when a canister...
Forum: Northeast
10-31-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

I was in the mood for a longish but familiar...

I was in the mood for a longish but familiar (i.e.no need to consult maps) ride today, so I headed to Concord via the Minuteman and the Reformatory Branch Trail. Weather and trail conditions were...
Forum: Touring
10-31-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,737
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Camp Stove Butane Canisters

In the past few years a newer type of butane stove canister has become available. And I suspect over the next few years bike tourists will see these more often and start to ask if they can use these...
Forum: Northeast
10-28-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By rholland1951

11 days off the bike after testing positive for...

11 days off the bike after testing positive for Covid, and after two negative antigen tests over the last 4 days, I took the Rambouillet for a tentative spin up the Minuteman to Lexington and back....
Forum: Northeast
10-12-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By EVlove

Warren-Pohl Conservation Area, Chelmsford

Good ride today, well yes, quite the! Allow me to introduce you to Chelmsford's newest open space property, which I decided to explore for the first time today. This came about after I managed to...
10-03-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,696
Posted By pdlamb

Back of the envelope calculation: For a 2...

Back of the envelope calculation:

For a 2 liter bladder, there's 2,000 ml of water in it. To get 1 part per thousand, you'd need 2 g of chlorine (Cl). IIRC from my chemistry courses, ordinary...
Forum: Northeast
09-25-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By Ghazmh

I was in the Minute Man neighborhood this morning...

I was in the Minute Man neighborhood this morning when I met up with a riding buddy to ride by Fruitlands in Harvard.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,792
Posted By rm -rf

I hiss at them, loud. TSSSSS! That seems to...

I hiss at them, loud. TSSSSS! That seems to work, they dive for cover.
Forum: Northeast
09-25-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

Since we were just discussing the Reformatory...

Since we were just discussing the Reformatory Branch Trail, I thought I would share an update I noticed on Bedford's Minuteman Bikeway Extension page: https://www.bedfordma.gov/minuteman-extension
...
Forum: Northeast
09-21-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By EVlove

BFRT at Route 27 (Acton Rd), taken at noon today....

BFRT at Route 27 (Acton Rd), taken at noon today. That's hard to see coming from the far i.e. south side. Hopefully not for long. I saw the crew at work on my way out so I was sort of prepared on the...
Forum: Northeast
09-08-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

Today's ride was the MM -> Reformatory -> Battle...

Today's ride was the MM -> Reformatory -> Battle Road -> MM loop. I've done this many times, but today was the first such trek on the Checkpoint (pun intended.) Always done this in the past on the...
08-28-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 59,208
Posted By tomato coupe

A Gran Fondo is a very different experience than...

A Gran Fondo is a very different experience than riding a route solo, and a lot of people are happy to spend money for that experience.
08-27-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 59,208
Posted By rsbob

Probably the biggest waste in cycling or anything...

Probably the biggest waste in cycling or anything else is buying cheap products that later break and have to be replaced usually by a higher priced product which should have been purchased in the...
08-27-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 59,208
Posted By ofajen

It always goes so well here in threads about...

It always goes so well here in threads about money and what things cost. 👍

Otto
Forum: Touring
08-02-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,841
Posted By PedalingWalrus

We did RAGBRAI 2022

Howdy. We completed RAGBRAI last Sunday. It was the first time for us and we had a great time. I would say it exceeded my expectations. As my friend aptly stated: woodstock on two wheels. :-) Here...
07-28-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 321,726
Posted By jayp410

Hunt Adventure Carbon 650b wheelset w/ 2.1"...

Hunt Adventure Carbon 650b wheelset w/ 2.1" GravelKings. These will be the largest tires I've ridden by far. This is an XL-size frame, so the picture doesn't do it justice as far as how large the...
Forum: Touring
07-28-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By Pratt

L Route des Bleuets, Trip Report

Here is a little trip report on a tour of the Blueberry Route in Canada. Leaving Burlington, VT, I rode north and crossed the border at Highgate/Noyan. It was easy, I had previously created a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,126
Posted By genejockey

Definitely. BTW, that's what it looks like...

Definitely.

BTW, that's what it looks like in the early Spring. Now, it looks more like this.....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,126
Posted By Mojo31

Ads are placed and paid for many months in...

Ads are placed and paid for many months in advance. One doesn’t just pull them or reshoot at the last minute and throw the money away.

Easy solution for people like you - don’t buy the product.
Forum: Northeast
07-18-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,436
Posted By rumrunn6

yes! ...

yes!
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Forum: Northeast
07-14-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,436
Posted By rumrunn6

got back out there the beginning of this week....

got back out there the beginning of this week. just down the road from White Crest, a friend rented a house. a 20 minute ride of approx. 2 miles, each way. enjoyed perfect weather, hot, sunny,...
07-13-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,744
Posted By pdlamb

I thought that was the knock against the Lezyne,...

I thought that was the knock against the Lezyne, that it was easy to unscrew the Presta valve as you were unscrewing the pump.



If the Road Morph head is tight, you can unscrew the cap about a...
Forum: Touring
07-13-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,559
Posted By timdow

How about spending less on the aluminum bike, and...

How about spending less on the aluminum bike, and use the rest for the trip?
07-12-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,744
Posted By dwmckee

The Lezyne comes in different models (barrel...

The Lezyne comes in different models (barrel diameters) to optimize for low or high pressure needs. The valve screws onto the Presta or Schrader valve stem so you never have to worry about it coming...
07-10-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By Koyote

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bikereg.com (https://www.bikereg.com/)
Forum: Northeast
07-10-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

My New Bike Day post! I've been wanting a...

My New Bike Day post!

I've been wanting a new road bike for a while. Partly because I wanted to enter the 21st century, partly because my old Fuji is getting to big for me. (Funny how frames grow...
Forum: Northeast
07-10-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By jimmuller

Mike, great pics! Here's the pic Sharon...

Mike, great pics!

Here's the pic Sharon took. It was great visiting with you! Our last contact was the ride we did with Bill in the rain April, 2017, I believe.
...
Forum: Northeast
07-05-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11,251
Views: 1,507,952
Posted By bike_tom

Been riding but not posting lately. Thought I...

Been riding but not posting lately. Thought I would share today's ride. Got out early, and as it turns out I beat the (not really predicted) afternoon rain shower.

Out of my bag of favored rides I...
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