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Forum: Road Cycling 08-09-15, 05:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 629
Posted By cdale56
Sorry to hear of your problems. I had a...

Sorry to hear of your problems.

I had a crash in July of 2014 and continue to have problems with head fogginess, a hard to describe dizzy-lightheadedness, headaches, depression and worst of all...
Forum: Northeast 08-09-15, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By cdale56
Block Island is a great place to go- though...

Block Island is a great place to go- though riding is basically the 17 mile loop that is on most of the maps (southern loop with the in and out north) but there are a lots of gravel roads as well.
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Forum: Northeast 04-19-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,768
Posted By cdale56
In the "beating a dead horse"/"who cares"...

In the "beating a dead horse"/"who cares" department, there was a recent article in the local paper about a new fence at the spot where Mumford Cove ends at the RR tracks. (There is a paywall at this...
Forum: Northeast 07-19-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,768
Posted By cdale56
That is the best way. Wish I could join you...

That is the best way.

Wish I could join you but I can't even drive yet.
Forum: Northeast 05-26-14, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By cdale56
You are correct, but it is is more scenic and...

You are correct, but it is is more scenic and better than the Rte 1 hill climb.

Here is a map of the route you describe, I left out the boardwalk. The path starts at Knoxville Court and I have...
Forum: Northeast 11-12-13, 07:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By cdale56
Surly Pugsley

Does anyone know where in New England I can rent a Surly Pugsley? or Moonlander?

Thanks
Forum: Northeast 11-05-13, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,768
Posted By cdale56
I walked here today, and there are a few new...

I walked here today, and there are a few new things, at least new since my last ride here-the path is now paved to the trolley bridge over the AMTRAK line. The pavement looks brand new and goes...
Forum: Northeast 10-06-13, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By cdale56
Block Island

The other day I went to Block Island. I love it out there. I have been down for 4 seasons with knee problems and this was the ride I thought about most while recovering from my latest knee surgery....
Forum: Northeast 10-06-13, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By cdale56
Interesting. I was going to go there this week...

Interesting. I was going to go there this week and was going to try to get to the Hudson River bridge by starting in Hopewell Junction. I hear that another bridge is the last link and is close to...
Forum: Northeast 10-01-13, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,142
Posted By cdale56
They do whatever they want. In Connecticut if you...

They do whatever they want. In Connecticut if you buy a banana in a grocery store it is not taxed, as food is not taxed in that state. If you buy a banana in Dunkin Doughnuts, they charge sales tax...
Forum: Northeast 09-28-13, 05:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,768
Posted By cdale56
If you don't mind graded dirt paths you can avoid...

If you don't mind graded dirt paths you can avoid both areas by going south to Bluff Point State Park and riding a dirt road/trail that run along RR tracks and then go north over RR tracks on the...
Forum: Northeast 09-24-13, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,768
Posted By cdale56
Thanks for the info. Interesting. I have...

Thanks for the info. Interesting.

I have been riding the coasts of CT and RI for decades and these two places are the worst; we all know what I mean but these people are the worst.

I used to...
Forum: Northeast 09-01-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By cdale56
Thanks. I meant the Connecticut River. I misread...

Thanks. I meant the Connecticut River. I misread an earlier post and thought it went into Leverett.

Neat maps.
Forum: Northeast 08-31-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By cdale56
D2r2?

Was part of D2R2 on the east side of the river this year?
Forum: Northeast 07-31-13, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,768
Posted By cdale56
I am sorry that I did not reply your post this...

I am sorry that I did not reply your post this before your ride. I used to go that way as a commuting route and also a ride before and after work. Makes a nice quiet way to the sound.

That little...
Forum: Northeast 07-14-13, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By cdale56
The main loop on BI is a paved 17 miles and...

The main loop on BI is a paved 17 miles and pretty much the rest of roads are dirt. You don't really need one, but a hybird type with beefier tires will be better suited for the dirt roads. If you...
Forum: Northeast 06-05-13, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By cdale56
Congrats. Greylock is a great climb esp for those...

Congrats. Greylock is a great climb esp for those of us who are older or-like me- could be referred to as clydesdales.

I am hoping to go up sometime soon after I recover from this latest knee...
Forum: Northeast 03-04-13, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By cdale56
Adaptive Cycling in New England

Does anyone know of any links to adaptive cycling organizations in southern New England, Boston? Can anyone recommend an orthopedic, physical therapist, or exercise physiologist who rides? Or a...
Forum: Recumbent 07-04-12, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,630
Posted By cdale56
Knee Flexion

Hello,

Does anyone know how many degrees of knee flexion one needs to ride a recumbent? Is it the same as an upright?. I can't bend my knee enough to ride anymore and was wondering if a...
Forum: Northeast 07-23-11, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By cdale56
When I was your age I was doing my highest...

When I was your age I was doing my highest mileages....cycling will keep you young.

Yes 184 is sort of hilly but avoids other hills and heavy traffic of Rte 1

Ever think about a Port...
Forum: Northeast 07-21-11, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By cdale56
That is my commute. I would avoid Rte 1...

That is my commute. I would avoid Rte 1 completely as you can go on 184 from the bridge to the headwaters of the Mystic River estuary. Better yet you could use the old Groton and Stonington trolley...
Forum: Northeast 07-20-11, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By cdale56
CT River ferries being closed by state of CT

Anyone know of any bicycling activity to save the two ferries on the lower Connecticut River?. The state is planning on closing them in late August as a budget cutting move
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Forum: Northeast 06-12-11, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By cdale56
One nice thing about NBW rides is that if you...

One nice thing about NBW rides is that if you can't make it on the Sunday of the ride you can follow the painted arrows.

There is a large library of maps on the club web site.
...
Forum: Northeast 07-26-10, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By cdale56
It is about a 20 mile ride from the ferry slip in...

It is about a 20 mile ride from the ferry slip in New London to the RI border. once in RI, a costal route near the coast is about 35 miles; a more direct inland route is probabaly a little less. ...
Forum: Northeast 04-16-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By cdale56
The South County Bike Path was open and OK last...

The South County Bike Path was open and OK last week after the floods,
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