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Forum: Foo 08-16-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By swampboy62
Around here (NE OH) the Amish use kick scooters...

Around here (NE OH) the Amish use kick scooters on the MUP.

Down in central OH the Amish use bikes.

http://www.amishscooters.com/

Steve Z
Forum: Great Lakes 08-16-16, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By swampboy62
That's right in my regular riding area. If...

That's right in my regular riding area.

If you start in Lisbon there is 10 miles of paved Little Beaver Creek Greenway heading north to Leetonia. There you follow roads for a mile or so before...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-08-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By swampboy62
Hey Uncle Bud, Not going to go into my...

Hey Uncle Bud,

Not going to go into my personal history, but I'm a dedicated 53 year old ride with a fairly serious respiratory condition.

Been seriously riding for about 10 years now, and I'm...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-12-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By swampboy62
This might help (they mapped the route on Google...

This might help (they mapped the route on Google as they travelled):

Mississippi River Trail 2013 (http://rwnetworks.blogspot.ca/)

Steve Z
Forum: Great Lakes 06-21-16, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By swampboy62
Check out Bike Route Z on this map: ArcGIS...

Check out Bike Route Z on this map:

ArcGIS Web Application (http://pennshare.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=d8e1c77ad2444268bb56bd2d2a85ec46)

Steve Z
Forum: Great Lakes 06-17-16, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By swampboy62
I'm a NE Ohio rider as well, but thankfully I'm...

I'm a NE Ohio rider as well, but thankfully I'm in Trumbull County, not the city.

The Towpath makes a good north-south connection, but heading east when you're near the lake is not going to be...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-25-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,649
Posted By swampboy62
Had a bike crash on the road (my fault) where I...

Had a bike crash on the road (my fault) where I fractured my skull in two places and broke my neck.

I can't remember anything from like 10 seconds before the crash. Not exactly sure what...
Forum: Foo 02-01-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 970
Posted By swampboy62
Can't stand Clarkson - arrogant and annoying...

Can't stand Clarkson - arrogant and annoying bigot - he's the guy you love to hate. Hammond and (especially) May are quite entertaining though.

Going to miss Top Gear...

Steve Z
Forum: Touring 02-01-16, 02:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,925
Posted By swampboy62
Nothing will shut them up. I've been in this...

Nothing will shut them up. I've been in this situation at least a half dozen times. Tried every route - nice, call the law, aggressively pissed off - all a waste of time. So I've accepted that...
Forum: Touring 02-01-16, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By swampboy62
Make yourself a free account on mapmyride and...

Make yourself a free account on mapmyride and then use their route mapping feature. It lets you pick your own route, road by road. You can also choose not to follow roads, so you can attempt to get...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-14-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,106
Posted By swampboy62
Thought I'd resurrect this thread in order to add...

Thought I'd resurrect this thread in order to add a little riding compilation video I put together from clips I made over the last couple of years. Trails are in NE Ohio, NW PA and northern WV.
...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-04-15, 10:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,820
Posted By swampboy62
This is something I've thought about a bit. ...

This is something I've thought about a bit. Maybe more than a bit...

I wouldn't want to take one of the heavily travelled ACA routes. Instead I'd prefer to take back roads and rail trails, and...
Forum: Mountain Biking 11-23-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By swampboy62
Try here: Trek, Fisher, Klein, Lemond bike...

Try here:

Trek, Fisher, Klein, Lemond bike catalogs, bicycle brochures (http://www.vintage-trek.com/trek-fisher-klein-lemond.htm)

Never thought the manuals for my Treks provided that much...
Forum: Foo 11-20-15, 12:01 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 41,395
Posted By swampboy62
Huge Motorhead fan here, but I'm liking this...

Huge Motorhead fan here, but I'm liking this Twistin' Tarantulas cover of Ace of Spades.

https://youtu.be/ulDIkAUCoI8

Steve Z
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-19-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By swampboy62
I do quite a bit of night riding, both on mtb...

I do quite a bit of night riding, both on mtb trails and on paved trails. I do usually have one bar mounted light (Cree) and one helmet mounted light (old MagicShine).

Being in NE Ohio I don't...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-07-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,509
Posted By swampboy62
Not this week (yet) but last week... Went...

Not this week (yet) but last week...

Went mtb'ing with my brother. Came up to a log with a ramp over (that I've ridden over a hundred times) and slowed just a tad too much at the top. Ended up...
Forum: Mountain Biking 10-01-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,602
Posted By swampboy62
I live in northeast Ohio. There's a small...

I live in northeast Ohio.

There's a small trail system in town (that I helped build!) so I can ride through the neighborhoods about 3 miles to get in a short ride on beginner trails.

To get to...
Forum: Foo 07-20-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 892
Posted By swampboy62
I would like it to either A) stop raining long...

I would like it to either A) stop raining long enough for the mountain bike trails to be rideable, OR B) rain enough that the whitewater creeks come up and I can go kayaking.

This third category ...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-20-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By swampboy62
I'd say to not concern yourself with considering...

I'd say to not concern yourself with considering 29" bikes to start out. There are more 26" wheel bikes out there so it should be easier to find a used one at a good price.

Look for hardtails in...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-20-15, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By swampboy62
I live in the county to the north, but work in...

I live in the county to the north, but work in Youngstown.

I think Mill Creek is supposed to be the 2nd biggest metropark in the US, behind Philadelphia's big park (Schenley?)

There is quite a...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-20-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By swampboy62
I don't do group rides, but that's only a couple...

I don't do group rides, but that's only a couple of miles away from where I live.

Unless their route sticks to state highways it should be mostly on paved back roads with little traffic. And...
Forum: Foo 06-22-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By swampboy62
Good point. I think it would be Borax, because I...

Good point. I think it would be Borax, because I remember him joking about 20 mules...

Steve Z
Forum: Foo 06-05-15, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By swampboy62
I just saw something that showed a test that...

I just saw something that showed a test that showed how red chili powder could be used as a bear repellent, because their sense of smell is so sensitive. Wonder if it would work for rats?

Also,...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-05-15, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By swampboy62
There's a 'Cleveland Touring Club' on Facebook...

There's a 'Cleveland Touring Club' on Facebook that seems pretty active.

Steve Z
Forum: Foo 05-19-15, 02:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,777
Posted By swampboy62
Speaking of unusual names... When I used to...

Speaking of unusual names...

When I used to live in Red Wing, Minnesota there was a bar there named after the owner - "Orel's". That's right, his name was Orel.

Steve Z
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