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Forum: Northeast 07-28-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Yes, Montreal. And I can see what the...

Yes, Montreal.

And I can see what the original poster means about the State DOT website. The page...
Forum: Northeast 07-27-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Here are some shots of cool things in Baltimore. ...

Here are some shots of cool things in Baltimore.

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Brooks Robinson statue


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Johnny Unitas statue
Forum: Northeast 07-24-16, 06:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
I'm on my second visit to Baltimore, this time...

I'm on my second visit to Baltimore, this time having come down by Bolt Bus. The weather is spectacular, and I had a great time riding around today. I had no idea that Druid Hill Park was so nice...
Forum: Northeast 07-15-16, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Having taken plenty of pictures in previous...

Having taken plenty of pictures in previous visits to Philadelphia and Washington, I didn't do that there this time. But I did take a few in Baltimore.

(It seems that I cannot attach images...
Forum: Northeast 07-14-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Success! I've done it! I can now proudly state...

Success! I've done it! I can now proudly state that I rode my bicycle from New York to Washington. I am quite pleased with myself right now; I feel like I have won a championship.

I imagine that...
Forum: Northeast 07-13-16, 05:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Because of a flat tire and a few rain delays, in...

Because of a flat tire and a few rain delays, in addition to the need to start late in order to cross the bridge between Perryville and Havre de Grace, I could make it only as far as Baltimore today....
Forum: Northeast 07-13-16, 04:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Yes, I am concerned about that. I was pleased to...

Yes, I am concerned about that. I was pleased to see a sign on U.S. 40 that announced the new system; it said that there would be a light flashing when a bicycle was on the bridge.

The person who...
Forum: Northeast 07-12-16, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
After a luxurious off-day in Philadelphia on...

After a luxurious off-day in Philadelphia on Monday, I made it to Perryville, Maryland on Tuesday.

It was a trip of 85 miles, the first 20 of which were in Philadelphia itself. (Similarly, in...
Forum: Northeast 07-11-16, 11:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
I made it to Philadelphia on Sunday, a trip of...

I made it to Philadelphia on Sunday, a trip of 114 miles. I wish the weather had been hotter, though.

I have altered the plan a bit. Instead of having a rest day in Washington on Wednesday, I...
Forum: Northeast 07-07-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 71,043
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Whereas I took yesterday off solely on account of...

Whereas I took yesterday off solely on account of the weather, and did 50 miles. And, today, I did what I so rarely do and left my office for a "lunch hour" (no actual eating) just so I could get in...
Forum: Northeast 07-05-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
I am glad you had a good time before the rains...

I am glad you had a good time before the rains came.

I am gambling that I will have better weather next week down there. Meanwhile, the weather up here will be glorious; so it will be a good time...
Forum: Northeast 07-02-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
You like the boxing of the bike? To me that seems...

You like the boxing of the bike? To me that seems like a big hassle. The thing that made me try the Bolt Bus is the fact that they don't require boxing the bike; they let you just put it into the...
Forum: Northeast 07-01-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Ah, I guess I will keep the plan in place. ...

Ah, I guess I will keep the plan in place.

(But if I get caught in the rain and get my schedule all screwed up, I am going to be soooooo annoyed at myself!)
Forum: Northeast 07-01-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
I don't know. The reports for Monday don't look...

I don't know. The reports for Monday don't look too good. I would be going between Philadelphia and Perryville, Maryland that day. The chances of rain in the Baltimore forecasts look pretty ugly:...
Forum: Northeast 07-01-16, 07:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
I am not scheduled to hit Washington until July...

I am not scheduled to hit Washington until July 5. But the latest weather forecasts have me wondering whether I should postpone the whole thing to the following week.

Also, I won't be doing any...
Forum: Northeast 06-30-16, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Thanks! That is wonderful news.

Thanks! That is wonderful news.
Forum: Northeast 06-30-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Rte. 35 bridge in Perth Amboy, NJ: still good?

Last year there was a thread (http://www.bikeforums.net/northeast/1022809-enforcement-rt-35-bridge-workaround.html) about the bridge on Route 35 between Perth Amboy and Sayreville, New Jersey. It...
Forum: Northeast 06-30-16, 08:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
The official map as put out by New York City's...

The official map as put out by New York City's DOT is here (http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/bicyclists/bikemaps.shtml). It shows protected lanes in green, painted lanes in blue, sharrows in purple,...
Forum: Northeast 06-28-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Great! But I wonder whether a day trip is...

Great! But I wonder whether a day trip is feasible. It's about three and a half hours each way on the bus from Baltimore. But, if that suits your fancy, then go for it. Also, remember that New...
Forum: Northeast 06-23-16, 11:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,011
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
I have not yet gone between Newark and Jersey...

I have not yet gone between Newark and Jersey City after dark. But I think I would probably do it if I had to. By that I mean that I wouldn't skip the trip entirely just because it was after dark...
Forum: Northeast 06-23-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Thanks. A good tip. I did like riding on 13th...

Thanks. A good tip. I did like riding on 13th Street; and the bike lane on 14th made that street pretty comfortable.

Do you ever use the Capital Crescent Trail? I noticed that there were no...
Forum: Northeast 06-21-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,409
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
I am now on my second trip to Washington. Even...

I am now on my second trip to Washington. Even though today got truncated on account of the rain, I am still having a very good time.

It is just so nice not having to deal with the constant...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-17-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
This is very good to read. It is probably true...

This is very good to read. It is probably true that my preconceived notions of 20-inch wheels are wrong. I am encouraged by your comment that a rider doesn't feel any difference between the 20-inch...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-17-16, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Wow, this is some frightening stuff about Tern...

Wow, this is some frightening stuff about Tern bikes.

Just to give you an idea of what I had been seeing, here is a demo by a bike dealer in Calgary:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-16-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By Ferdinand NYC
Ah, I should have looked for some pictures...

Ah, I should have looked for some pictures myself. Thanks for replying with that.

OK, so it looks like even a 24-inch-wheel bike will fit.

And I just spoke to someone at NYCe Wheels here in...
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