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Forum: Northeast 07-26-16, 06:39 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
Sounds like a fun trip and not at all related to...

Sounds like a fun trip and not at all related to cycling, but I assume you will be in and out of the woods, or are you packing 3 weeks of supplies ?

As well its bear country this warning may come...
Forum: Northeast 07-26-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
Joe, 'ya need a GPS tracker of some kind. ...

Joe, 'ya need a GPS tracker of some kind.

Maps are everything and how do you keep track of your rides ?.

I'm currently in love with my Garmin 810, possibly one of the few out there that...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-24-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 402
Posted By Steve B.
Ditto Daves comment I used to spend my...

Ditto Daves comment

I used to spend my summers in Santa Fe at 7,000. I would notice the difference but could still ride at a somewhat slower pace, especially on hills. It was when I got up to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-24-16, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By Steve B.
'09 Tomasso Getting the hankering for a new...

'09 Tomasso

Getting the hankering for a new one though, wanting to go to Di2.
Forum: Northeast 07-24-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
Glad to hear about how the ferry, it must be nice...

Glad to hear about how the ferry, it must be nice to know that possibly your time spent complaining (and justifiably) was time well spent.

Glad you got away, we all know how much you look forward...
Forum: Foo 07-21-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 294
Posted By Steve B.
Seems to me there's about as much disruption when...

Seems to me there's about as much disruption when the president comes to town, if not more. Harder on the police as well. Not seeing the need for corporations to shutdown, that's a big over...
Forum: Northeast 07-21-16, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By Steve B.
Rhinebeck is a very pretty town and I was going...

Rhinebeck is a very pretty town and I was going to suggest it to you for your visit.

The Rt9 corridor in the west is the busiest area, Rt 9 is ridable but will have more traffic. Everything to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-20-16, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Steve B.
Any REI stores near you ?. They typically stock...

Any REI stores near you ?. They typically stock touring type bikes as standard. more then an LBS would have unless the LBS does a ton of business.

Look on-line and see what they stock in the...
Forum: Northeast 07-20-16, 06:10 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
The JB rode is a place I ALWAYS pay attention to...

The JB rode is a place I ALWAYS pay attention to wind direction. I have made the left and headed to TOBAY, feeling GREAT and then turned to come back and Oh SH*T, the wind......
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-20-16, 05:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 650
Posted By Steve B.
Here on L.I., a lot of bad roads not getting...

Here on L.I., a lot of bad roads not getting fixed due to lack of funding and it's worse this year then in the past. There are a lot of roads, finding ones that don't have a lot of traffic is the...
Forum: Commuting 07-19-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,187
Posted By Steve B.
20 years ago I could do 2 RT's a week of 54-57...

20 years ago I could do 2 RT's a week of 54-57 miles each RT.

Can't do that now, got older and it's really tiring if I'm group riding on the weekend as well as swimming.

I still love commuting...
Forum: Northeast 07-19-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By Steve B.
As note that the OP is seemingly looking to stay...

As note that the OP is seemingly looking to stay and ride further north of Westchester, probably in the Duchess or Columbia County area.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-18-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Steve B.
Ridden parts of it, south and north from the...

Ridden parts of it, south and north from the Skyland Resort at mile 43, it's all very, very hilly. Nearly 8,000 ft of climbing if you ride the 75 miles from Front Royal to Elkton. The Skyland area...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-18-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,689
Posted By Steve B.
I carry my phone in a ziplock bag to keep the...

I carry my phone in a ziplock bag to keep the sweat and potential rain off it. It's happy in a rear pocket of a cycling jersey or jacket.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-18-16, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Steve B.
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: Northeast 07-18-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 322
Posted By Steve B.
You should consider going into NYC occasionally,...

You should consider going into NYC occasionally, on bikes.

It's a lot of fun and is a good city to explore on a bike. There are hundreds of miles of bike paths and lanes. The NYC Bike Map...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-18-16, 08:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,485
Posted By Steve B.
To each his own. With a 34/50 and 11-23 10 spd.,...

To each his own. With a 34/50 and 11-23 10 spd., I can spend a lot of time in the small ring and on the 12-13 & 14 cogs. I'm good from about 14 to 17-18 mph in that range. When I shift to the big...
Forum: Foo 07-17-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 975
Posted By Steve B.
Sorry to hear this Random. I've had one cat...

Sorry to hear this Random.

I've had one cat die in my arms of a stroke, 7 others I've had to put to sleep (over 35 years).

It never gets easier, if anything it's harder as I look at the 2 girls...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-17-16, 01:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,485
Posted By Steve B.
Have to agree with this. I do not miss the days...

Have to agree with this. I do not miss the days of installing cranks on square taper and hoping, even with a torque wrench, that the crank bolt would stay on. As well it was a bit of a guessing...
Forum: Northeast 07-17-16, 09:47 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
Congrats on the 10,000 I'm a data freak and...

Congrats on the 10,000

I'm a data freak and have tracked my mileage and swim yardage since '90.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-17-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,197
Posted By Steve B.
New battery ?

New battery ?
Forum: Northeast 07-16-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
Always enjoy reading. You should post the ride...

Always enjoy reading. You should post the ride report, complete with pictures, on the touring forum. It's a great route that I envy you doing.
Forum: Northeast 07-16-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
Fuc*ed would be a good description. I had to be...

Fuc*ed would be a good description. I had to be at work all week and tried to stay off it, but it's in pain this weekend. My Ortho called Friday and left a message "We got the x-ray result back,...
Forum: Northeast 07-16-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
Got it, as opposed to the "Massapequa Bike Club",...

Got it, as opposed to the "Massapequa Bike Club", which really has a "Park" in it.
Forum: Northeast 07-16-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 70,701
Posted By Steve B.
From BP, that's got to be 20-22 one-way. Sounds...

From BP, that's got to be 20-22 one-way. Sounds more like a 49.
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