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Forum: Northeast 06-23-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By BostonRoadee
Great tip, VT and thanks!!!

Great tip, VT and thanks!!!
Forum: Northeast 06-11-14, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By BostonRoadee
Physical Therapist in Amherst/Northampton Area?

Does anyone have experience with a great PT in the Amherst/Northampton area? I need help me through stubborn problems with IT Band Syndrome and some patellar issues. I've been to one for a number of...
Forum: Northeast 06-07-14, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By BostonRoadee
Thanks, folks, for the tips. I'll check out Rt....

Thanks, folks, for the tips. I'll check out Rt. 111!

IndyFabz, I'm just outside Amherst, and ride the entire Valley all the time. If you ever need tips for riding around here, give a shout.
Forum: Northeast 06-05-14, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By BostonRoadee
Moderate Road Routes, NE Kingdom, VT?

I'll be up in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with three friends in mid-July. We'll be staying three nights in Brighton State Park (in Island Pond, VT), and bringing both road and mountain bikes....
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-07-13, 06:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,715
Posted By BostonRoadee
Blues Dawg, totally agree about suiting the tire...

Blues Dawg, totally agree about suiting the tire to the terrain. Not a lot of sand or deep gravel in my neck of the woods, and, when I do hit the short patches of it, I power through it. Flotation is...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-07-13, 08:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,715
Posted By BostonRoadee
Terex, do you live in the Taos area? I did for a...

Terex, do you live in the Taos area? I did for a while, and have been jonesing for it ever since. Have often thought what delight cycling would be around there.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-06-13, 07:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,715
Posted By BostonRoadee
Both my bikes serve just these purposes, with...

Both my bikes serve just these purposes, with different emphases. My Jamis Quest (reviewed on my blog here (http://velophoria.blogspot.com/2012/11/jamis-quest-power-of-comfort.html)) is what would...
Forum: Northeast 09-30-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By BostonRoadee
Sorry, Pete, yesterday was the day of the ride,...

Sorry, Pete, yesterday was the day of the ride, so, without feedback on 32, we took the more reliable 32A (what a GORGEOUS cycling road) and then, to include enough mileage as to amount to a true...
Forum: Northeast 09-24-13, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By BostonRoadee
Quabbin Area: Best Route from Barre to Ware?

I'm going to be doing a favorite Massachusetts route this weekend with a friend -- a metric century around the Quabbin Reservoir in Massachusetts. However, this time, instead of taking Rte. 32A from...
Forum: Southeast 07-25-13, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By BostonRoadee
Fredericksburg rentals and routes?

Greetings, All: Will be visiting Fredericksburg, VA for a family member's wedding weekend in October. I imagine the riding will be beautiful that time of year. Two questions:

1) A good place to...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-01-13, 04:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,144
Posted By BostonRoadee
Bought my Vaya lightly used, with 35 mm Small...

Bought my Vaya lightly used, with 35 mm Small Block Eights on Salsa 'cross rims. They're a popular 26" MTB tire that Kenda wisely adapted for 'cross bikes. Excellent tires - at 60 psi or so, they...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-29-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,144
Posted By BostonRoadee
Sorry to revive such an old thread, but I'm a...

Sorry to revive such an old thread, but I'm a passionate Vaya rider for about a year now, and was excited to read so much Vaya love here.

If you're interested, I have *tons* of Vaya ride reports...
Forum: Northeast 04-03-12, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By BostonRoadee
Thanks, guys. Keep 'em comin'! Remember --...

Thanks, guys.

Keep 'em comin'! Remember -- looking for high-end selection of clothing and gear -- not bikes.
Forum: Northeast 04-02-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By BostonRoadee
Best Bike Shop in Hartford, Ct *AND* Springfield, MA

I live in Western Mass and will have a little time on my hands next week. I have some items such as jerseys and a helmet, sunglasses, etc., for which I want to browse in person, with as big a...
Forum: Northeast 10-04-11, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By BostonRoadee
W. Mass is indeed the best. How 'bout posting...

W. Mass is indeed the best. How 'bout posting some of the routes through Chester, if you have them mapped...? ;-)
Forum: Northeast 10-03-11, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By BostonRoadee
Buzzman, I know you! We used to chat a bit here...

Buzzman, I know you! We used to chat a bit here on BF when I was still living in Watertown. Glad to hear you're still enjoying W. Mass -- how 'bout posting links to some of your favorite dirt roads?...
Forum: Northeast 09-27-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By BostonRoadee
Bumping this, hoping that it's just low...

Bumping this, hoping that it's just low population density causing ppl to be so scarce...
Forum: Northeast 09-18-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By BostonRoadee
Hey, Folks, thanks for chiming in! Let's hear...

Hey, Folks, thanks for chiming in! Let's hear from some more regionals!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-16-11, 07:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,306
Posted By BostonRoadee
Could it possibly be that no one has mentioned...

Could it possibly be that no one has mentioned the topic of "paceline/group-ride etiquette" here? Does no one remember the "You WILL be yelled at" debacle of a few years ago?

Now THAT was...
Forum: Northeast 09-16-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By BostonRoadee
Western Mass/Western New England Roll Call

(Ignore the old screen name, folks, I've lived in beautiful Western Mass for three-plus years now!)

Cyclists in the area, shout out! There doesn't seem to be much of an online community presence...
Forum: Commuting 04-12-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By BostonRoadee
Have to agree with everyone above; very sound...

Have to agree with everyone above; very sound advice. The two bikes can be a bit confusing, because they're both multipurpose. But really, they're pretty different.

The Vaya is technically a...
Forum: Commuting 04-12-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,678
Posted By BostonRoadee
I test-rode a Vaya this weekend for 2.5 hours --...

I test-rode a Vaya this weekend for 2.5 hours -- on paved road, dirt road, gravel, and single-track -- and fell deeply, madly in love. Being a long-time roadie, I was bummed at first (on the road)....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-12-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,755
Posted By BostonRoadee
I test-road a used one this weekend for 2.5 hours...

I test-road a used one this weekend for 2.5 hours on paved roads, dirt roads, gravel and single-track, and fell deeply, madly in love. I've never ridden a bike quite like it. Needless to say, I'm...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 04-03-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,058
Posted By BostonRoadee
What a race!!!!

What a race!!!!
Forum: Europe 03-29-11, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,790
Posted By BostonRoadee
Thanks for the idea, mbusha, it sounds...

Thanks for the idea, mbusha, it sounds delightful! Unfortunately, I think it'll be too ambitious. My wife hasn't ridden more than six or seven miles, so I'm thinking a small loop of about that...
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