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Forum: Northeast 02-15-10, 08:10 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
I knew you wouldn't be able to stand a second...

I knew you wouldn't be able to stand a second week off the bike NR! Yes, it was downright chilly this morning and with the detours made necessary by the snow it's taking about 1 1/2 hours to make...
Forum: Northeast 02-12-10, 08:16 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
I made it home alive (sung to tune of the Billy Joel song)

Thanks for all the advice folks. It really wasn't that bad coming home on Tuesday evening. Only about two inches of snow on the roads by the time I got home. Traffic was sparse and slow, and...
Forum: Northeast 02-09-10, 11:46 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
Wow, don't believe it that I commuted Mon and...

Wow, don't believe it that I commuted Mon and Tues and NR bailed out. (Didn't that could happen!) Rail trail still has 2 feet of snow on it so it was a choice of back roads or main roads. I picked...
Forum: Northeast 01-14-10, 09:48 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
More Time than Money - The Ultimate Ramble...

More Time than Money - The Ultimate Ramble Fantasy
Hey I just celebrated my 56th birthday yesterday (yeah thanks!) That means if all goes per plan I now have less than 10 years until retirement,...
Forum: Northeast 01-05-10, 02:23 PM
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Posted By BandanaMan
I've found that you can fix this problem by...

I've found that you can fix this problem by mixing approx 10% ethanol mixture in with your water.
Otherwise, you only get about a half hour's worth of water and then you're just carrying extra...
Forum: Northeast 12-23-09, 01:07 PM
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Posted By BandanaMan
Hey, I thought I'd send along this invitation to...

Hey, I thought I'd send along this invitation to the New Year's Day ride out of Glen Rock for whatever interest there might be. Not your normal MDPeeps ride I know, but if we do have one thing in...
Forum: Northeast 12-21-09, 09:18 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
Cross bikes and studded tires

NR,
The Ridley looks like one serious piece of machinery. Should give you a very versatile, durable and responsive all-arounder.
Looks good too!
Rode my Schwalbe studs in to work today, and I...
Forum: Northeast 12-17-09, 11:34 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
FIRST COMMUTE ON SCHWALBE STUDDED SNOW TIRES ...

FIRST COMMUTE ON SCHWALBE STUDDED SNOW TIRES
Forecast for today looked like it would be well below freezing this morning so I mounted up the new 700 X 35 Schwalbe Marathon Winter tires I'd picked up...
Forum: Northeast 11-20-09, 11:27 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
[QUOTE=balto charlie;10055948]Schwalbe has a...

[QUOTE=balto charlie;10055948]Schwalbe has a decent one as well, less tread more studs. The tread is good for snow but kinda worthless on ice.

I just received my new set of Schwalbe Marathon...
Forum: Northeast 11-16-09, 03:26 PM
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Posted By BandanaMan
So now I find out you slipped in another dozen...

So now I find out you slipped in another dozen miles after the scheduled ride, eh? That's a classic sign of a serious dependency. Ought to have that looked at by a professional. Perhaps the...
Forum: Northeast 11-10-09, 07:40 PM
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Posted By BandanaMan
On again/Off again recap

"Sorry I didn't hang with the ride long enough to meet you 2. I guess Rita was the lady on a Surly. Were you the guy in Blue?"
Yes, my wife was the Surly Lady and me the boy in blue with the...
Forum: Northeast 11-09-09, 08:51 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
On again/Off again ride, Nov 8th

What a glorious day for riding on the second Sunday in November! Rita and I got our fair share of it too, as we joined Bob's group at Oregon Ridge at 8 AM. We had quite a mix of machinery show up...
Forum: Northeast 10-20-09, 12:08 PM
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Posted By BandanaMan
CWC Mid Week Sunny Day Re-Ride, Oct 21st

Hey a few of us are going to re-ride the 3/4 century route of the 2009 Civil War Century tomorrow; this time in SUNNY weather! Meeting in Thurmont Park (across the road from where the BBC reg tents...
Forum: Northeast 10-09-09, 07:31 AM
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Posted By BandanaMan
You're going to pre-ride 100 miles solo just to...

You're going to pre-ride 100 miles solo just to confirm a year-old cue sheet? Now that's what I call a conscientious ride leader!
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Forum: Northeast 10-07-09, 02:07 PM
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Posted By BandanaMan
On again, off again ride

Bob,
I was checking out your route for Nov 8 ride. Looks pretty good for the parts of it I'm familiar with. Just a heads up or two: Joseph Rd near New Salem (in York County) has a new entrance. ...
Forum: Northeast 10-01-09, 01:29 PM
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Posted By BandanaMan
Tour du Port

Rita and I are planning on going. We're not pre-registered so we'll be paying the big bucks ($60 a head!) to participate. Thus, I'm going to reserve the right to wimp out if it's raining. We've...
Forum: Northeast 09-18-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 425,443
Posted By BandanaMan
Just joined bikeforums.net

Hi all,
I just registered with this forum today. Got the link from greaterbrown, whom I met when he made the trip up to Glen Rock for my Back Roads Beater Tour last July 4th. From the content of...
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