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Forum: Northeast
07-22-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,031
Posted By rumrunn6

wound up getting 2 rides in, w/ the family for a...

wound up getting 2 rides in, w/ the family for a whopping total of 23 miles.
we drove to this beach Crosby Landing Beach, approx address for a GPS is 10 Crosby Lane, Brewster MA. cpl things ...:...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By rholland1951

Friday morning, I put the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on...

Friday morning, I put the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on the hitch rack on the Prius, and drove up to Beverly to pick up my daughter Betsey and her Surly Cross Check. From there we headed up to Rockport,...
Forum: Touring
07-08-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,822
Posted By ksryder

I enjoy the lengths people will go to in order to...

I enjoy the lengths people will go to in order to avoid using a purpose-built GPS cycling computer.
Forum: Northeast
06-29-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By rumrunn6

true that! Larsen's Fish Market is in Menemsha....

true that! Larsen's Fish Market is in Menemsha. the beach I mentioned is at 37 Brickyard Rd, Chilmark (http://mvlandbank.com/34great.shtml), MA 02535, but shhh don't tell anyone .. ;-)...
Forum: Touring
06-25-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,822
Posted By rumrunn6

I have no compelling reason fwiw I like...

I have no compelling reason

fwiw I like making notes on paper maps, especially for return trips to the same place. as I locate myself at an intersection I can make a circle. I can draw arrows...
Forum: Northeast
06-25-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By rholland1951

While Estabrook Road retains modern, paved...

While Estabrook Road retains modern, paved sections in Concord and Carlisle, the unpaved, stony core, in use at least since the 18th Century, was abandoned by the Town of Concord in 1932, and forms...
06-16-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,247
Posted By Mark Dominck

Don't be afraid of these kid mechanics, they're...

Don't be afraid of these kid mechanics, they're going to replace us old guys and most of them are pretty sharp. They learn and grow up fast, I see it happening all around me in all jobs not just bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,658
Posted By shelbyfv

It's been 5 years, wonder what the gf did?:foo:

It's been 5 years, wonder what the gf did?:foo:
Forum: Northeast
06-06-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By Ghazmh

Lately Iíve been lurking and liking here. I rode...

Lately Iíve been lurking and liking here. I rode my Redsky through the quintessential area roads through Lincoln, Concord, and surrounding towns Wednesday and Friday. Saturday morning I rode my...
05-26-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,651
Posted By Rolla

Yeah, well... Dick's is not a bike shop. ...

Yeah, well... Dick's is not a bike shop.

Take it back, get a refund, increase your budget, save more money, get a bike shop bike.
Forum: Northeast
05-19-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By bike_tom

The surface conditions are similar. If you are...

The surface conditions are similar. If you are comfortable on the Reformatory, you'll be comfortable on Battle Road. Battle Road is a bit more interesting because, not being a rail trail, it has some...
Forum: Northeast
05-19-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By bike_tom

On Monday I rode a loop I had enjoyed several...

On Monday I rode a loop I had enjoyed several times last year: Minuteman to Bedford Depot, Reformatory to its end at Lowell Rd, then a short backtrack to Great Meadows NWR. From there, Monsen Rd,...
Forum: Northeast
05-18-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By Ghazmh

Yesterday I hoped about my well traveled 2014...

Yesterday I hoped about my well traveled 2014 Trek 520 with Ortliebs carrying 16.1lbs of gear for a long planned trip. I rode 68 miles to Portsmouth. Today I rode another 58 to Portland.
...
05-17-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,822
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't have personal experience with bestiality...

I don't have personal experience with bestiality so I'll have to take your word for that. However, many might find your description offensive. IMO it trivializes both **** and abuse of animals. ...
05-17-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 8,924
Posted By StanSeven

This thread has boiled down to bickering between...

This thread has boiled down to bickering between two members and there hasn’t been constructive posts by others for a while. Time to close
05-16-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,822
Posted By AlmostTrick

You'll get a 40 times better workout too!

You'll get a 40 times better workout too!
05-16-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,822
Posted By Koyote

I wouldn't want to own one cheap and nasty bike,...

I wouldn't want to own one cheap and nasty bike, much less forty of 'em. But you knock yourself out.

By the way, $1,000 in 2003 had the same purchasing power as $1,451 has today.
05-14-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,463
Posted By livedarklions

You do realize you're arguing with a guy who...

You do realize you're arguing with a guy who calls himself PimpMan, right?

Who cares what offends him?
05-12-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By njkayaker

You think you have problems. My hovercraft...

You think you have problems.

My hovercraft is full of eels.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 789
Posted By jpescatore

I've used both, for a while had the pay version...

I've used both, for a while had the pay version of both. Decided paying for Strava and not paying for RWGPS gave me the best mix of ride analysis and route planning.

I find Strava useful when I'm...
04-27-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,326
Posted By dwmckee

I know this is common wisdom, but Ted King, Lael...

I know this is common wisdom, but Ted King, Lael Wilcox and Jan Heine all three agree that quality 650b tires are as fast as any 700C. And they try LOTS of tires... They mostly ride 650B now if you...
04-27-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,326
Posted By pipeliner

With that bike and your size, the only way Iíd go...

With that bike and your size, the only way Iíd go to to a 650b is if you ride lots of tough single track. 700c has an advantage in rollover and rolling resistance. As far as tire width choices, Iíll...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,813
Posted By downtube42

Somebody made a bespoke, expensive and presumably...

Somebody made a bespoke, expensive and presumably high quality hub with lots of points of engagement, that was loud. Somebody else copied it. Loud became associated with exclusive. Hilarity ensured.
Forum: Northeast
04-20-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By Ghazmh

Early this morning I loaded my Evergreen into my...

Early this morning I loaded my Evergreen into my Fit and headed to the Northern Rail Trail just north of Concord NH for the first time. I rode 30 miles out and 30 back on a crushed stone trail. It...
Forum: Touring
04-16-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,148
Posted By a_d_a_m

Here it is. https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg

Here it is.

https://i.imgur.com/jFcHzzR.jpg
Forum: Touring
04-07-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By HobbesOnTour

I just did a test there and I could create a...

I just did a test there and I could create a route on the fly on my android phone in Komoot and download the gpx.
Now, the quality of that route I'm not going to debate.
​​​​​​
The relevant point...
03-30-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,654
Posted By caloso

Isn't that just Charles' Law?

Isn't that just Charles' Law?
03-24-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,045
Posted By dsaul

Check out Club Ride. They have a bunch of casual...

Check out Club Ride. They have a bunch of casual riding gear with well thought out pockets and vents. https://www.clubrideapparel.com/
Forum: Touring
03-18-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,676
Posted By Tourist in MSN

This thread has gotten a lot more interest than I...

This thread has gotten a lot more interest than I expected.

My last tour, took my S&S bike.
1 - Taxi from home to a bus stop, taxi is a Prius and the trunk holds the S&S case and the other...
03-15-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By NRissy

Get a heavy bike, attach double kids trailer and...

Get a heavy bike, attach double kids trailer and add sand bags until you get some good resistance.
02-25-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By Chinghis

Get an old 26" mountain bike and put on the...

Get an old 26" mountain bike and put on the knobbiest tires that you can find.
02-04-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,100
Posted By unterhausen

It takes 5 years for people to give up on their...

It takes 5 years for people to give up on their new bike, so you probably won't want the 2020 when they sell it. In fact, it often takes decades. From what I have seen, the new riders are buying...
01-27-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,847
Posted By alloo

Just so you know you can also purchase Priority...

Just so you know you can also purchase Priority bicycles from Costco if you have a membership. I haven't seen them in stores just on the website....
01-13-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,172
Posted By mack_turtle

to be visible around drivers: Flashing in...

to be visible around drivers: Flashing in daytime, steady at night. That is the smartest way to use them.
12-01-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,250
Posted By HerrKaLeun

What if the seller opened, and re-closed them...

What if the seller opened, and re-closed them professionally? why not just open them before the sale to see what you are buying?
Is that a person you know, or one of the CL deals where you meet at...
11-20-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,388
Posted By tpadul

Keep the bike, pass it down to one of your...

Keep the bike, pass it down to one of your children.. if you have space in a basement I see no reason you should sell it. After all many here have multiple bikes and from the looks of your house in...
11-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,329
Posted By CargoDane

Nah, just the drive train (to remove the sand)....

Nah, just the drive train (to remove the sand). You living next to the beach will in itself make everything corrode faster. But the sand will quickly wear down the cogs and chain. However, if the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,365
Posted By colnago62

I agree that new things should work. For me...

I agree that new things should work. For me though, I would fix it and move on. I only have so much energy and would not want to spend it fighting over $40.00.
11-15-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,088
Posted By rsbob

As a fact, I know that was not the question. ...

As a fact, I know that was not the question. Isnít there a forum for opinions?
11-10-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By zen_

One small problem with Vermont is that Ted King...

One small problem with Vermont is that Ted King lives there, and he takes all the KOM's every time he leaves the house.
10-22-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
Posted By Skulking

That may be the "idea of the law" in your state,...

That may be the "idea of the law" in your state, but that doesn't mean the law is the same everywhere. From my reading of the law in California, it seems that the intent is for the driver/ cyclist...
10-17-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,533
Posted By Leebo

Every vehicle using the road has white front, red...

Every vehicle using the road has white front, red rear. Please don't be that person. Put some blinking red rear, or tape red gel over the rear facing white lights.
10-14-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,124
Posted By sarhog

Iíve discovered routes that I doubt Iíd ever...

Iíve discovered routes that I doubt Iíd ever stumble across otherwise by looking at the fly by page.
Forum: Commuting
10-13-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,713
Posted By jaxgtr

versus a chain, it should have a belt drive...

versus a chain, it should have a belt drive system.
Forum: Northeast
10-12-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9,390
Views: 1,114,862
Posted By rholland1951

Cyclocross is where you find it. Sometimes,...

Cyclocross is where you find it. Sometimes, cyclocross is where it finds you. ;-)

rod
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By zatopek

I don't know much about current Shimano chains...

I don't know much about current Shimano chains but the older models were not compatible with a missing link. If Shimano chains don't come with a removable link, I would prefer a chain with this...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,594
Posted By MidTNBrad

I've flashed many a WRT54Gs with DD-WRT!

I've flashed many a WRT54Gs with DD-WRT!
09-30-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,808
Posted By AlgarveCycling

I used to hate the UK for outdoor activities most...

I used to hate the UK for outdoor activities most of the year when I lived there. Winter, cold, wet, dark. For months. Now I live in one of the mildest climates in Europe, in the Algarve region of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,234
Posted By Rides4Beer

You spend way too much time worrying about what...

You spend way too much time worrying about what other people are doing, just ride your bike. :thumb:
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