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    42 miles on the De Rosa. Low 50s and sunny; felt colder. Scituate-Glocester RI.







    Jim you need to bring the Masi down to the little states some Sunday before it gets too cold.

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    Giro D'Vino bicycle wine tour Lodi CA 15 wineries 75K. Lots o Fun.



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    Took the Santa Ana river trail from Ange'ls stadium down to Huntington Beach. From my house all together, just over 30 miles. It was pretty warm today, but a nice southern California day. First long ride on the Gitane in a while, as it is usually used for shorter trips.



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    Got back in the hills today - only it was a little chilly which affected the lungs a little.

    If I had known the road had been packed down so much I would have taken a smooth tire bike





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    Looked like this when I started:



    Started looking a little ominous toward the house:



    Wasn't able to beat it:



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    scozim- what a difference between our pictures! Granted mine was a week ago, but still we are both west coast. We are having a little rain down here, but nothing like that. I am hoping to get out on the trail this weekend if weather permits. I may head inland instead this time...

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    Scott: wow, from the first photo I'd have never guessed it would've ended up the way it did! Yikes

    Alex Moll and I went out on a short, double-Colnago Vet's Ride at noon today. Temps were in the mid-40s, no wind, no clouds and no rain. Short but sweet, with lunch in a classic diner in Arlington (cup o' Joe: 75 cents). Perfect!

    I took two bikes: Alex will be keeping my '83 Colnago Mexico on ice for me until such time as I either return to live or return to visit. I rode the '73 Super.

    Car loaded up with both bikes:



    I'm going to miss that gold machine:



    '73 Super at our meeting spot; Arlington Station rest stop:




    Sure looks like fall to me:



    Descending the section I've dubbed the "Fuchsrohre" - lots of others out on the bikes, too:




    The barn at the northernmost trailhead is now painted a jaunty shade of red:



    The barn - note the historic photos on the side:



    Barn detail:



    Colnago at the barn:



    A few more to come...

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    Nice view of the valley from the western side of the barn:



    Goliath and David:



    Alex on the return leg:



    Note the now-regulation sideburns!



    Yep, I was there, too:



    Climbing up "Fuchsrohre":



    Open road:



    Almost finished:



    Deception Pass on the drive home:




    The sun sets on my orange beauty:



    Thanks, Alex - and Happy Veteran's Day to you and all the other Vets on the Forum!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmuller View Post
    I got out for about 1hr15min this afternoon as an extended lunchtime run. Waltham, Belmont, Arlington, Alewife, back out to Lexington, back home. I can't tell you how far it was because the bikes doesn't have a computer and I haven't had time to work it out on a map.

    My sweetie said "Take the Masi out for a spin. Have fun and be careful." That's like saying "Eat all you want and save room for dinner." Okay, so maybe being careful really is a good idea.
    That's better than I can usually get on a lunchtime ride, so be happy. I'm tracking my rides using an app on my phone, but I think I'm going to do like rhm and start saving the length and total ascent of my rides in a spreadsheet. I keep adding them up over and over and it makes more sense to just keep a spreadsheet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scozim View Post
    I also got out for my standard lunch time 22.7 mile ride - 35 degrees F at the start with some wet roads. The sun came up and the low clouds disappeared, roads dried out so it ended up being a rather nice ride.
    I get cold just thinking about riding in 35 weather, especially since the sun wasn't out. Good on you scozim!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JJScaliger View Post
    I rode 117 miles today. elevation gain 3432' I figured I would take advantage of the weather and the sunlight before it slipped away. Start was 45 and cloudy, temp rose to low 60s and sunny. RI-CT-MA-CT-RI
    I rode through a bunch of new towns.

    Glocester RI

    Thompson CT

    Red White School House Woodstock CT

    So the placard in front of the building said that this is the first and last of the 13 one room school houses in Wooidstock. It was founded in 1705 and was painted red until it burned in 1873. When they built this structure to replace it they painted it white. All the town folk called it the red white school house after that, sic the name. If you look close you can see my De Rosa. I had a pbj break on the steps.

    Abington CT Congregational church built 1751. The oldest standing continuously used church in CT.

    Hampton CT

    Plainfield CT

    hexagonal painted rock with American flag on each side with sickle and hammer imposed on top. Weird.

    I didn't take any pictures in MA, but I did stop at a bike shop in Southbridge to ask for directions and talked for a while with the owner who was very gregarious.
    Great set of pictures JJScaliger. I do find some humor in the hammer and sickle painted on top of the flag. I am just amazed at the quality of the pictures you take. Seriously.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmuller View Post
    Today I took a vacation day and we rode the Nashua River Rail Trail and some roads in Dunstable and Pepperell. 52.8 miles, not a bad day. It started under white skies but eventually the blue came out.

    We passed one field in Dunstable that had 10ft high cornstalks the last time we went through, but this time it had been planted with winter rye to restore the ground nitrogen. At the far end of the field we found preparations for Thanksgiving Day dinner:

    Saw lots of bright color. For example, at the northern end, just into New Hampshire:

    And of course we had the obligatory lunch:
    Good stuff Jim. I take it you left the turkeys to fatten up a bit more, eh? I'm really happy to see that tandem getting ridden as much as it is. I'd be happy to ride our tandems even half what you're able to accomplish, but as it stands we're doing about 1/4 what you're doing! BTW, i know how good the lunches are that Sharon prepares. I'm envious!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RubberLegs View Post
    Just downtown St Petersburg with my son on our vintage iron, 87 Bridgestone 550, 86 Team Fuji, took in the waterfront, and the Marine Science Fair....then BACK into a NASTY headwind.
    I wish I had more time when I was in Tampa in September to have made my way to St. Pete. As far as the headwind, just be happy it was only in one direction. I've had some rides where the direction shifted and had to ride into the wind in BOTH directions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JJScaliger View Post
    I got in a 40 mile pre-storm ride. mid 50s, cloudy with drizzle, very windy! Stitched together a new loop through Scituate and Glocester RI.

    old foundation at Paris Irons homestead
    That's it! Next year, I'm going to have to do a ride with you. Seeing all these great places where you ride is just too much to bear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrome Molly View Post
    Rides from most boring to most interesting this weekend.
    - First an hour on an indoor cycling bike before sun up.
    - Later that afternoon, 20 miles on my usual Afton climbing route (liking the Sugino AT on the trek 630 with the 28 granny, but need to fix a creaky bottom bracket - which is a new sealed unit, this is perplexing).
    - Finally another 8-10 miles riding yesterday on an old three speed Huffy mixtie getting around the gun club (I was a supervising range officer, so needed to bounce from range to range all day to keep tabs on things). Pulled the mixtie from the scrap bin where someone had left it for recycling, fixed a couple things, pumped up the tires, viola). Sort of odd, me riding a green mixtie around the club against the backdrop of hunters and the constant gunfire. Yes, I took some guff for it, but would do it again. Love those old three speeds, and it beat walking for sure.

    And good luck through the hurricane, to those out east.
    Sounds like fun, especially riding the mixte at the gun club! Besides, taking a little guff builds character. As far as old three speeds, I'm a fan too. Give me 3, 4 or 5 speeds any day. It's really all most people need. BTW, I've been riding a purple CCM mixte in the computrainer classes I've been doing with my wife the last few weeks. It's been a character building experience for sure, but despite the "limitations" of an old 12 speed bike against the much more modern bikes in the class, with 9 and 10 speed rear clusters and mostly triple chainsets, I've done exceedingly well. In the final heat, I managed to place third, less than a second behind the other two guys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmuller View Post
    I just spent an hour on the bike, but it was on a trainer in my livingroom. Outside the wind is howling and the rain is falling. An open window a few from my face let me feel the wind in my hair. The scenery changed entertainingly because thanks to a hi-def TV right in front of the bike I could watch Star Trek Next Generation via Netflix. Plus, I got to ride my Raleigh Gran Sport, a bike which as been feeling neglected lately.
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    Ok - now this is really funny - I'm getting ready to get on the indoor trainer because the wind is howling (the rain is holding off right now) and I was ready to fire up Star Trek TNG on Netflix.
    Can you say "Vulcan mind meld"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    Had fun with my Marathon last night... took it out for the first time in a while on the pub crawl.
    Doohickie, that looks like fun. The closest I've come to a pub crawl was a ride I took along with KonAaron Snake on his triplet a couple weeks ago when I was up at the Philadelphia Bike Expo.

    How many were along for the ride?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmuller View Post
    Because of the hurricane I've been riding a bike on a trainer for the last three days, an hour a day. But I think the cyclo-computer is broken because it says I haven't gone anywhere. Same with my GPS. Am I doing something wrong? Maybe they need new batteries?
    The cyclo-computer perhaps needs new batteries. Now about the GPS: Given you're not actually moving, that might explain why it's not showing any mileage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by w1xq View Post
    Just a quick ride on the trails through a local park after work.
    Attachment 281430
    What kind of bike is that? I can see it came out of the Raleigh empire, but can't tell which marque. Is it a Phillips?
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    Quote Originally Posted by JJScaliger View Post
    65.6 miles on the De Rosa today. Elevation gain 1656' Explored some new roads in Foster RI and South Killingly CT. High in the mid 50s.

    Bucolic scenes of southern New england

    This horse was not shy, it made a beeline to me.

    Sorry no hand outs buddy.

    old mill

    There was a really cool cemetery at South Killingly CT

    I really like that old headstone. Can you decipher what it says? The picture isn't high enough resolution for me to make out the text.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scozim View Post
    JScaliger - great shots of the roads. Looks like a lot of fun.

    Mid-50's here also - got in 25 miles for lunch with the Spectrum and the newly installed Suntour Sprint crankset. I definitely could feel a difference - not sure why because my legs were tired from yesterday. The cranks actually don't seat as far in as the Sakae CR ones did and maybe that's the difference. Great, fast ride on a wonderful bike.
    Spectrum? Where's the thread on that one? I see there are a handful of pictures on your blog. I take it that the ti Spectrum is what you're referring to here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmuller View Post
    49.7 miles on the tandem. (When will I ever get to ride solo again? ) Long story, long trip sort of. We went out with a neighbor on his Serotta. His wife was hoping to go to a newly-opened garden center, and after our lunch break I suggested we head down to some roads in that direction and eventually we all decided to go by that garden center and meet her. Everybody ended up happy.
    Seems you've been doing a good bit of solo riding. Didn't you just do several days on the trainer or did you have the tandem set up on it.

    BTW, I like the approach you took to getting a ride in, though I'm sorry you had to contend with going for a ride with someone on a half-bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JJScaliger View Post
    42 miles on the De Rosa. Low 50s and sunny; felt colder. Scituate-Glocester RI.



    Jim you need to bring the Masi down to the little states some Sunday before it gets too cold.
    Right there is what riding is all about!
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    18 easy miles on the 1986 Trek TX900. This is the stiffest steel bike I've ever ridden. A 25 mph headwind made the last 6 miles a little more work than I was expecting.
    When I ride my bike I feel free and happy and strong. I'm liberated from the usual nonsense of day to day life. Solid, dependable, silent, my bike is my horse, my fighter jet, my island, my friend. Together we will conquer that hill and thereafter the world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djkashuba View Post
    Giro D'Vino bicycle wine tour Lodi CA 15 wineries 75K. Lots o Fun.


    Giro D'Vino 2012 by djk762, on Flickr

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    Looks like some great riding in the CA wine country. Do you have any idea what that bike is hanging from the ceiling? To me, it looks like some American made path racer.
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