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06-24-22, 07:42 PM
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Posted By ZIPP2001

Blame it on the long lay-off

I had been pretty sick for about a month and could only dream about being back on the bike. This week I started to feel much better and went out for my first ride Tuesday. The legs felt much better...
06-21-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By ZIPP2001

Really missed riding my bike.

Man did I miss riding my bike for the last 21 days. The last time I wasn't on my bike for this long was when I got hit by a car in the early 90's. So, I welcome myself back by riding the trails in...
05-29-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By ZIPP2001

Found my next bike project.

Today it was off to the Fitchburg Rides 9th Annual Antique Bicycle Swap and Sale. I took my friend Chris as we rolled into the event with my two UCI Bandit bikes. One was my 1993 Zipp2001 and the...
05-21-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By ZIPP2001

First Full Suspension

I purchased my Orbea Occam at the end of last year but didn't use it for winter riding. I use my fat bike with studded tires for winter riding. So, when winter ended, I finally was able to pull out...
05-21-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By ZIPP2001

I went down Pigpen three times to do the other...

I went down Pigpen three times to do the other climbs that were branching off of it. Got to love The Burg because it's climbs everywhere, and I much rather climb than descend. I just didn't have the...
05-20-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By ZIPP2001

Still enjoy climbing.

I'm about 70lbs. heavier than when I raced (road bikes) back in the 80's - 90's. I still enjoy my road bikes but spend way more time in the woods away from the steel bulls(cars). I have worked and...
05-17-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By ZIPP2001

Once I get the new hoses in I'll do a short start...

Once I get the new hoses in I'll do a short start and ride video.
05-16-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By ZIPP2001

Summer Fun awaits !

I've been riding bikes for over 40 years and was also always into building and driving muscle cars. I've had many different muscle cars over the years but took time off from them in the early 2000's....
05-13-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 701,529
Posted By ZIPP2001

Time to re-organize the bike cave because we have...

Time to re-organize the bike cave because we have a new member.
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05-13-22, 06:24 PM
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Views: 311
Posted By ZIPP2001

It's a nice little trail worth another visit.

It's a nice little trail worth another visit.
05-06-22, 05:29 PM
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Views: 311
Posted By ZIPP2001

It's field trip Friday.

Half day Friday is here, and we will make it a field trip Friday. I was off to visit a little trail network about 25 minutes from work for the first time. My goal for this year is to visit at least...
05-06-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,238
Posted By ZIPP2001

We have a lot of little steel threads form steel...

We have a lot of little steel threads form steel belted tires that can work their way into your tires and give you a flat. I check my tires after every ride and it amazes me the stuff that gets stuck...
05-05-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,238
Posted By ZIPP2001

Thanks ! They are still a blast to ride after 29...

Thanks ! They are still a blast to ride after 29 years.
05-01-22, 06:06 PM
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Views: 701,529
Posted By ZIPP2001

Shopping for Speed. ...

Shopping for Speed.
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04-30-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By ZIPP2001

Riding blind is for me not knowing the trail and...

Riding blind is for me not knowing the trail and what lies ahead. It's a really fun trail network with some nice climbs to play on. The front of the trail network has a nice flow to it, and the back...
04-29-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By ZIPP2001

Birthday Ride !

For as long as I can remember I've always taken my birthday off from work. This year is different, and it was only my regular half day Friday instead. I decided to visit a trail network that I found...
04-26-22, 02:44 PM
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Views: 421
Posted By ZIPP2001

Always enjoy being single.

The not so local to me bike shop started up there spring used bike sale after a few years off. It was maybe eight years ago that I bought my first mtb from them and that started me on my fun in the...
04-25-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,238
Posted By ZIPP2001

I still roll with my last Zipp2001 now set-up as...

I still roll with my last Zipp2001 now set-up as a carbon belt drive single speed. I raced on Zipp's when they first came out and got the nickname Zipp2001 by a bunch of guys in our local cycling...
04-23-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,238
Posted By ZIPP2001

All my kits are bright, not a fan of dark colors...

All my kits are bright, not a fan of dark colors this was my latest custom design....
04-18-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,137
Posted By ZIPP2001

Been running tri-spokes since they first came out...

Been running tri-spokes since they first came out and in some nice windy days with no issues. ...
04-18-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,137
Posted By ZIPP2001

I'm not sneaking up on anybody with this set-up. ...

I'm not sneaking up on anybody with this set-up.
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04-16-22, 04:39 PM
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Views: 404
Posted By ZIPP2001

Back to New York City !

I've had my old Zipp2001 single speed in the bike cave all winter. I had given it to my youngest son over a year ago for him to enjoy. Well, he was up late last year with the Zipp and wanted me to...
04-13-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By ZIPP2001

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04-12-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By ZIPP2001

Here is a close up of the finished bike. Bike...

Here is a close up of the finished bike. Bike Project Complete ! - YouTube
04-12-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By ZIPP2001

Carbon wheels with aluminum braking surface, it's...

Carbon wheels with aluminum braking surface, it's an olde wheelset.
04-11-22, 05:59 PM
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Views: 509
Posted By ZIPP2001

My 1x10 Build is done.

I bought a Kestrel KM40 airfoil at a local swap meet last summer. It was set-up as a tri bike, but I wanted to turn it into a 1x10. My biggest wait was the painter who was months out and I didn't...
04-06-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 133,597
Posted By ZIPP2001

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04-03-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By ZIPP2001

Sorry about the car. Work has been busy for me...

Sorry about the car. Work has been busy for me also but the weather has been the biggest interference to my riding. I have to be in the mood to ride in the rain, and with temps still a bit chilly...
04-02-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By ZIPP2001

Putting miles on the new bike.

I bought my Orbea Occam H30 right at the end of last year and only did two rides before winter hit and I was on my studded fat bike. Now winter is gone, and I can get in more rides with the still new...
03-27-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By ZIPP2001

I just swapped tires and I'm old school and still...

I just swapped tires and I'm old school and still use tubes, they are tubeless ready if I so choose.
03-25-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By ZIPP2001

Studded tires are off

Well, I took the studded tires off the trail bikes and gave them a little TLC before spring. Been on the road bikes for a bit while the trails dried out. Today was half day Friday and I decided to...
03-20-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,929
Posted By ZIPP2001

I would gladly send some rain your way if I could.

I would gladly send some rain your way if I could.
03-19-22, 08:38 AM
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Views: 272
Posted By ZIPP2001

The Single Speed comes out of hibernation !

I had the best winter cycling season in years. The trails were perfect, and I logged plenty of miles early this year. So, I didn't expect the legs to be too surprised going to a single speed rolling...
03-17-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,707
Posted By ZIPP2001

The painted Zipp2001 was my 12/24 hour and Brevet...

The painted Zipp2001 was my 12/24 hour and Brevet bike and a daily ride for almost 10 years. It was set up with aero bars and had gears, I switched it to a single speed over a year ago. The belt...
03-15-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By ZIPP2001

How to Prevent Saddle Sores !

First thing is to make sure you have a saddle on your bike :lol:.
How to Prevent Saddle Sores / Cycling Past Sixty - YouTube
03-13-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,929
Posted By ZIPP2001

No Zwift for me just doing other activities until...

No Zwift for me just doing other activities until the trails dry out, and roads are ridable. Should be back out on the roads in a couple days once the new snow clears. I can handle the freezing temps...
03-13-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,929
Posted By ZIPP2001

It was a great winter trail riding season but now...

It was a great winter trail riding season but now I'm ready for the road and winter to leave.
03-12-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,929
Posted By ZIPP2001

The fight is on !

It's that time of year when winter and spring start to fight over the weather pattern. We get snow then some nice weather, then snow, and nice weather. This tends to go on for about a month. So,...
03-09-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,407
Posted By ZIPP2001

Can't wait to pull out a few of the road bike for...

Can't wait to pull out a few of the road bike for some spring fun. Looking forward to some dirt trail riding and getting to break-in my new Orbea H30 full suspension....
03-06-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By ZIPP2001

With the snowmobiles not out I took the Stache...

With the snowmobiles not out I took the Stache with the front suspension because I was being hit with hiker footprints on a lot of the ride. My upper body would have taken a bigger beating without...
03-05-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,707
Posted By ZIPP2001

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03-04-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By ZIPP2001

The end is near !

Well, it looks like snowmobile season has come to an end in this region, and my perfect trails are becoming more challenging. I guess the benefit is the added workout I'll get while winter exits....
02-28-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By ZIPP2001

They say not enough snow, but all the...

They say not enough snow, but all the snowmobilers I've talked to say there is plenty of snow to ride on. Some will go out and just hope they don't get caught and fined. All the snowmobilers have...
02-26-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By ZIPP2001

Who said winter was over?

We get a week's worth of warmer temps and almost all the snow is gone. I even broke out the road bike thinking winter might be leaving a tad early this year. Well, I should know better this is New...
02-21-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By ZIPP2001

Intersections can be a challenge, just have to...

Intersections can be a challenge, just have to ride with light hands.
02-21-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By ZIPP2001

Once I lowered my pressure, I was fine, and that...

Once I lowered my pressure, I was fine, and that little incline I was standing on was the hardest part of the ride. Smooth ice covered with fresh powder is a crash just waiting to happen. You healed...
02-19-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By ZIPP2001

Never too old to have some winter fun.

Well winter has moved into the ice season stage out on the trails. Makes for a more challenging ride and making sure you're running the right tire pressure for the conditions. I started out a little...
02-18-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By ZIPP2001

Keep the studded tires on !

As warmer temps crop up every now and then during winter the trails go into their ice stage, so the studded tires make riding a bit safer. Winter is far from over yet and I'm hoping for a good...
02-17-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By ZIPP2001

It's always great just being on the bike and a...

It's always great just being on the bike and a little extra pain is always good.
02-16-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By ZIPP2001

Shake and Bake ride !

I found a fun little side trail that was frozen footprints and crusty snow and made for a fun workout.
Ice Breaker / Shake and Bake / Cycling Past Sixty - YouTube
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