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Forum: Road Cycling 08-06-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By veloellen
Thanks for EVERYONES input. My son is on a youth...

Thanks for EVERYONES input. My son is on a youth tri team and they are suggesting 650c tires. Agree with the resale - 700 more demand. I've looked at Giant due to the compact frame. But even...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-06-12, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By veloellen
Bike for an 11 year old

My son loves competing in triathlons (youth) and does quite well. He presently rides a TREK kdr with 24 inch wheels (40cm) but its getting too small on him. These next 2 years or so are tricky...
Forum: Triathlon 08-06-12, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By veloellen
Road bike for 11 year old triathlete

My son loves competing in triathlons (youth) and does quite well. He presently rides a TREK kdr with 24 inch wheels (40cm) but its getting too small on him. These next 2 years or so are tricky...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-12-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,520
Posted By veloellen
201636 my son (9) and husband ride a...

201636



my son (9) and husband ride a tandem. this is on my forearm. i love it!
Forum: Tandem Cycling 11-06-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 373,163
Posted By veloellen
DW, so cool!

DW, so cool!
Forum: Recreational & Family 11-06-10, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,511
Posted By veloellen
We used the ADAMS back rest. It was more of a...

We used the ADAMS back rest. It was more of a safety net for us not our son...and we used it all of about 3 times, but it was easy to use on our tradtional setup. We bought ours from REI but had to...
Forum: Northeast 11-05-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 442,863
Posted By veloellen
Btw, my company is making it painfully obvious...

Btw, my company is making it painfully obvious that other than bike parking, they really aren't supporting the needs of bike commuters at the new facility. The big thing on my list is that there is...
Forum: Northeast 10-11-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 442,863
Posted By veloellen
Isais, I know the 3 women in the pic but not the...

Isais, I know the 3 women in the pic but not the 4 men - who are they?
Forum: Southeast 10-11-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,059
Posted By veloellen
2010 Seagull Century - By the Numbers. This was...

2010 Seagull Century - By the Numbers. This was written by Jerry Jackson for the Baltimore Sun.

• Thirty-eight states were represented as well as Canada and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

•...
Forum: Southeast 10-11-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,059
Posted By veloellen
Definitely not 10K unless 3K riders did it...

Definitely not 10K unless 3K riders did it renegade. Highest numbers I saw were in the 7000's....
Forum: Southeast 10-06-10, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,059
Posted By veloellen
We will be there. Been doing Seagull since 1990...

We will be there. Been doing Seagull since 1990 - its second year. Have missed maybe 5 times in 20 years. Pregnancy, knee issues...but rode in the nastiest of weather days. If we're signed up...
Forum: Northeast 10-06-10, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 442,863
Posted By veloellen
Maxine, are you freaking crazy???? Approach some...

Maxine, are you freaking crazy???? Approach some dude in a pick up truck? I'll say it again, are you freaking crazy? But I understand where you are coming from. We would all like drivers to treat...
Forum: Northeast 10-04-10, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 442,863
Posted By veloellen
Charlie, looked like a great turnout - any idea...

Charlie, looked like a great turnout - any idea of the numbers? My legs were screaming coming home. Harford Road and the Alameda never seems uphill in a car. I have a bad knee and just haven't put...
Forum: Northeast 09-28-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 442,863
Posted By veloellen
We will be at TDP - rarely miss it. Will cycle...

We will be at TDP - rarely miss it. Will cycle down, do the 26 mile route and cycle home Husband and son on white Trek tandem, I will be on my Jamis city bike.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-16-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 373,163
Posted By veloellen
Great pics of you and your grandson. Happy for...

Great pics of you and your grandson. Happy for both of you. He may be NEARLY tall enough for crank shortners and the seat all the way down when he feels up for pedaling. Crank shorteners canbe...
Forum: Northeast 08-30-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 442,863
Posted By veloellen
Max, nice meeting you. I would have never done...

Max, nice meeting you. I would have never done this ride if not for your posts on the BF last year. Didn't put in Max mileage but was really pleased and feeling fine. I spent quite a few laps with...
Forum: Charity Events 08-14-10, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By veloellen
Saw that - looks small for 800 so riders.... ...

Saw that - looks small for 800 so riders....
Where can we find out about showers? Wonder if they bother with that for 800 riders.
Are there designated times for meals?
Forum: Charity Events 08-12-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By veloellen
Our schedule over the next 2 weeks is crazy. I...

Our schedule over the next 2 weeks is crazy. I may actually be heading out having put less than 100 miles on my bike all summer. I have no plans of riding 200 miles - but at least wanted to get in...
Forum: Charity Events 08-10-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By veloellen
Max, you will be kicking my butt. My knee has...

Max, you will be kicking my butt. My knee has decided to act up big time this summer. Just had a cortisone shot today and had it tapped as well. Let's hope it cooperates and I'm able to ride. ...
Forum: Charity Events 08-07-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By veloellen
Thanks Maxine - just got to thinking about lights...

Thanks Maxine - just got to thinking about lights tonight when I was returning home from a neighborhood b-b-q. I'm glad to hear the lighting in the lot is adequate. We have one strong light for a...
Forum: Northeast 06-13-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By veloellen
Charlie, my husband and son were there - riding a...

Charlie, my husband and son were there - riding a tandem (my son is 8). They got a rather late start (probably close to 9:45 - 10ish) and did the 25 mile route. I was unable to go due to a prior...
Forum: Northeast 05-31-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,305
Posted By veloellen
We went to MV the summer of 2008. Biked to the...

We went to MV the summer of 2008. Biked to the infamous bridge - I was on a road bike with 25C tires and my husband and son were on a tandem with slightly bigger tires - maybe 32? It wasn't a...
Forum: Southeast 05-30-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By veloellen
Camping near Williamsburg

Can anyone recommend (tent) campgrounds near Williamsburg VA? Would rather cycle to the different attractions if possible. Only going for 2 days and not interested in riding more than about 5 - 10...
Forum: Northeast 04-14-10, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 442,863
Posted By veloellen
Harry, thanks. I pretended I was 25 again and...

Harry, thanks. I pretended I was 25 again and read your post with no problems. There are a lot of pictures from the ride to Annapolis on the facebook page dedicated to the memory of Larry Bensky. ...
Forum: Northeast 04-07-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8,062
Views: 442,863
Posted By veloellen
Surprised no one has talked about the 42 year old...

Surprised no one has talked about the 42 year old killed last night at Falls Rd and Butler Road. Driver also hit his friend who is at Sinai. Online at the Baltimore Sun with your requisite a-holes...
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