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Forum: Touring 05-28-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,962
Posted By capejohn
I'm leaving for my annual tour on June 3. Four,...

I'm leaving for my annual tour on June 3. Four, five, six or maybe seven days riding Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard. i have no plans on where to go or where to stay, I'm going to wing it.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-03-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By capejohn
I have done this ride 8 times and have always...

I have done this ride 8 times and have always parked in Staten Island. It's an easy getaway.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-03-16, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By capejohn
It wasn't bad till around 10:30. I was in the...

It wasn't bad till around 10:30. I was in the first start group and finished around 11:30 so I only suffered for an hour. It was an hour of cold rain, wind and that last 7 miles of climbing on the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-03-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By capejohn
NYC Five Boroughs and the Boston Midnight Marathon Rides

There are two really great rides in the Northeast. One in Boston (https://amidnightrider.com/2016/05/02/nyc-five-boroughs-ride/) , that this year drew over 3000 riders. Two weeks later 32,000 rode...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-15-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By capejohn
It's often very practical to rent a bike on my...

It's often very practical to rent a bike on my travels. It's great for sight seeing, visiting landmarks and evening dinners. I often wonder what it would be like to bring a bike to a high end...
Forum: Touring 02-14-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,582
Posted By capejohn
You just saved me a lot of money. Thanks

You just saved me a lot of money. Thanks
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-25-16, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,110
Posted By capejohn
I'm waiting for my set of studded tires. They...

I'm waiting for my set of studded tires. They were difficult to find locally and online at this late date. I have a mix of bare streets and never plowed bike path so 700x35 with 130 studs should...
Forum: Commuting 01-19-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,178
Posted By capejohn
I don't remember your accident in 2012, I may...

I don't remember your accident in 2012, I may have missed it, but am happy to see things getting back to normal for you. I very seldom visit the commuter section since retiring in June of O 10 and...
Forum: Commuting 01-18-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,178
Posted By capejohn
It's good to see your still commuting and still...

It's good to see your still commuting and still talking about it here.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-28-15, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,989
Posted By capejohn
Too many carbs and too much sugar get converted...

Too many carbs and too much sugar get converted into insulin. The excess insulin is stored in our bellies. To get rid of the gut fast, find an eating plan that cuts down both of those belly fat...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-18-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,064
Posted By capejohn
The Drunk Driving laws in Austin are very strict....

The Drunk Driving laws in Austin are very strict. I would have a very difficult time walking back to my hotel at night. For those two reasons, when I do my annual visit to Austin, I always rent a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-06-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By capejohn
Rides like your Solstice one are great fun....

Rides like your Solstice one are great fun. Newport R.I. Ten Speed Spoke (http://www.tenspeedspokes.com/) bike shop organizes a shortest day of the year ride. They also do a longest day in June. ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-05-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,397
Posted By capejohn
Two days ago I got on the East Bay path and rode...

Two days ago I got on the East Bay path and rode the other way. To Providence, over the Washington Bridge. Through Providence, Pawtucket, Cenral Falls and into Cumberland to get to Blackstone River...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-02-15, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,397
Posted By capejohn
Don't feel special about finding it hard to keep...

Don't feel special about finding it hard to keep up with a group. It' happens to all of us sometimes. And some of us, (me), all the time.



Seakonk Southern Ride | A Midnight Rider...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-15-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,660
Posted By capejohn
I carry a good camera in my bag for those photos...

I carry a good camera in my bag for those photos when we are stopped somewhere. I also do a lot of photography on group rides and use a Cannon A810 point and shoot, to take on the fly. I rode...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-06-15, 10:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,588
Posted By capejohn
+10. I always get a kick out of the survivor...

+10. I always get a kick out of the survivor stories when a helmet thread comes up.
Forum: Touring 06-28-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By capejohn
Thanks for the reminder. I edited my post to...

Thanks for the reminder. I edited my post to include Europe which is always in the mix.
Forum: Touring 06-28-15, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By capejohn
My Touring Preferences Have Changed

Bike Touring can be a life changing adventure. It could be a fun vacation. For many, it can be somewhere between the two.

All of us who visit touring sites either do, or want to do long distance...
Forum: Touring 06-11-15, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By capejohn
I'm not far from Myles Standish and if you get to...

I'm not far from Myles Standish and if you get to the Cape Cod Rail trail a trip to Martha's Vineyard should be on your adjenda. I just rode there a couple of days ago as part of our GAP/C&O Tour...
Forum: Touring 06-09-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By capejohn
Talk to Brandon the bartender at Javelina on...

Talk to Brandon the bartender at Javelina on Raney St. He is a very experienced tour rider and is returning from this years tour on June 11. He will be glad to answer all your questions.

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Forum: Touring 05-21-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By capejohn
Thanks Kenny: To send a private message. Click...

Thanks Kenny: To send a private message. Click capejohn over to the left. A window will open and click "private message".

The post tour dinner sounds like a plan. If it works out and you want...
Forum: Touring 05-21-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By capejohn
I'm definitely around that week. Our club even...

I'm definitely around that week. Our club even has the route arrowed from Woods Hole to the bridge for you.
Forum: Touring 05-21-15, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By capejohn
Have you planned your Cape Cod trip yet? If I'm...

Have you planned your Cape Cod trip yet? If I'm back from my tour, I can show you around the Cape by bike. There is a great route along the beaches from Bourne to Woods Hole and back. Or the Cape...
Forum: Touring 05-21-15, 04:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By capejohn
I sent you a private message.

I sent you a private message.
Forum: Touring 05-21-15, 04:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,331
Posted By capejohn
Two of us will be leaving Pittsburgh for our ride...

Two of us will be leaving Pittsburgh for our ride to DC on June 2nd. Maybe our paths will cross.
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