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Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-28-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By beat.tk
free advice fwiw

Hey buddy,

I can't comment on the wrist pain, since you didn't describe what kind of pain it is or if it is accompanied by numbness or what hand position you are using.

With regard to properly...
Forum: Northeast 06-25-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 544,276
Posted By beat.tk
haha chipmunks!

So cute

When they run in pairs you have a good chance of dinging one.
*not that I would do so on purpose! hehe

Yesterday's ride was swell... tering

saw at least 20 roadkills but no...
Forum: Northeast 10-09-09, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By beat.tk
this is bumming me out! put the bikes away?? ...

this is bumming me out!
put the bikes away??
aw
hope you get better... maybe you have a minor gas leak that's making you sick.
five weeks of sick is unfair.
Forum: Northeast 10-09-09, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By beat.tk
welcome back!! (1) Cambridge & Boston...

welcome back!!

(1) Cambridge & Boston bicycle lanes
Expect there to be vehicles stopped in them
Expect there to be cyclists going the wrong way in them
Follow traffic laws and use signals even...
Forum: Northeast 10-09-09, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By beat.tk
Nicole Freedman is my hero. For anybody who...

Nicole Freedman is my hero.
For anybody who thinks it's not safe to bike in your town: dude, do something about it.
Go to every city council meeting and tell them what to do differently.
There...
Forum: Northeast 10-08-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By beat.tk
yes and no.

yes and no.
Forum: Northeast 09-28-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By beat.tk
maybes Sudbury Rd/Main St from Sudbury to Hudson,...

maybes Sudbury Rd/Main St from Sudbury to Hudson, pretty flat.
Forum: Northeast 09-28-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By beat.tk
Maybe the velodrome in Londonderry, NH is what...

Maybe the velodrome in Londonderry, NH is what you're looking for.
Forum: Northeast 09-27-09, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,373
Posted By beat.tk
Fun times! Congratulations to everybody who...

Fun times!
Congratulations to everybody who finished the Hub on Wheels ride or volunteered!
The volunteers were amazing.
I did the 50 mile route, off road parts were a little sketchy with the...
Forum: Northeast 09-10-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By beat.tk
If for some reason you're in town on Sept 27,...

If for some reason you're in town on Sept 27, there's a city wide bike event called hub on wheels... should be safe, but costs $$ to sign up. Riding in the city in general is awesome but dangerous....
Forum: Northeast 08-28-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 544,276
Posted By beat.tk
So... yesterday, ride was real. Real smelly. ...

So... yesterday, ride was real.
Real smelly.
Dump trucks, shellac, fertilizers, pesticide spray, skunks.
I guess if it's good weather to bike, it's good weather to shellac.
Quite honestly, the...
Forum: Northeast 08-24-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By beat.tk
nice work! how did that dip in the bay feel at...

nice work!
how did that dip in the bay feel at the end?
Forum: Northeast 08-22-09, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By beat.tk
yep plus everything around the AFB is crazy...

yep
plus everything around the AFB is crazy during peak commuting times
I guess my impression is I might enjoy something like this 2-3x/week depending on the time of day, but every day during heavy...
Forum: Northeast 08-20-09, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By beat.tk
Oh no! Belmont Wheelworks used to rent,...

Oh no! Belmont Wheelworks used to rent, specialized.
Farina's in Watertown rents Giants... they were my first adult bike purchase. Nice place from my impression.
Other than that, I think you have...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-18-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,888
Posted By beat.tk
I will never forget when a recycling truck plowed...

I will never forget when a recycling truck plowed into the side of my car in Cambridge (concord ave and garden).
It was totally their fault, as it was a T intersection, I was going straight, and...
Forum: Northeast 08-18-09, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By beat.tk
Quad Cycles gets a thumbs down all around from...

Quad Cycles gets a thumbs down all around from me, partly because one of their vehicles cut me off in traffic the other day, and partly because there are so many bike shops around town that are not...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-18-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,888
Posted By beat.tk
You should call the post office to figure out who...

You should call the post office to figure out who the mail carrier is.
I'm really glad you're basically okay, but I recommend you go to a doctor... if you think there's anything physically wrong...
Forum: Northeast 08-17-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 544,276
Posted By beat.tk
Ha I live off of Concord and don't take it...

Ha

I live off of Concord and don't take it out that way, for those very reasons, unless I'm sure it's a low traffic time of day and my legs are real fresh like.
Belmont St is pretty fun imo.
...
Forum: Northeast 08-15-09, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By beat.tk
You so funny! some things -Complex carbs...

You so funny!

some things
-Complex carbs are good for workouts
-I carry "shot bloks" with me for when my legs give up on me... they have a little caffeine too.
-The heart exploding thing makes...
Forum: Northeast 07-31-09, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,144
Posted By beat.tk
Pocket Rides--laminated route cards

Concord/Carlisle/Bedford area for a 40-60 mile ride from Arlington.
I navigate up Mass Ave going out- it's faster and there are less "obstacles" than on the Minuteman trail, but then you can cruise...
Forum: Recreational & Family 07-24-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By beat.tk
seeing wildlife is pretty special

I don't see much on my city commute really, but the rides out to the suburbs are really special when a turkey or cool insect or something shows up.

that video is awesome by the way!
Forum: Northeast 07-21-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 544,276
Posted By beat.tk
Great day for commuting in Cambridge-Somerville...

Great day for commuting in Cambridge-Somerville because EVERYWHERE SMELLS LIKE BACON.
You'd think the rain would diminish the hammy smell, but no.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-27-07, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By beat.tk
Landry's on Comm Ave has Castelli... +10% off sale

Landry's on Comm Ave has Castelli... +10% off sale
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-07, 01:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,040
Posted By beat.tk
You'll find that women's shorts are about 5 times...

You'll find that women's shorts are about 5 times more comfortable than mens.
I guess the secret's out now.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-20-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,328
Posted By beat.tk
Haha. I am reserving judgement for the time...

Haha.
I am reserving judgement for the time being.
But now when I see Rasmussen, all I'll be able to think about is fried chicken.
Thanks a lot!
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