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Forum: Southeast 11-24-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By SabreMan
To answer my own question... After driving around...

To answer my own question... After driving around the area of Depot Park, we decided to park along S. Main St. close to where the Gainesville-Hawthorne Connector Trail crosses it. There is plenty of...
Forum: Southeast 11-18-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By SabreMan
Gainesville, FL parking question

I want to ride the Gainesville-Hawthorne trail. Traillink says I need to park at the Boulware Springs Park trailhead, south of Gainesville. Is there anyplace to park near the Gainesville end of the...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-03-14, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By SabreMan
I'll answer the question myself: there is NO...

I'll answer the question myself: there is NO flooding on the trail from Bemidji to Laporte. We had clear skies, decent temps, and smooth pavement. What more could a cyclist want?

Thanks
Glenn in...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-30-14, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By SabreMan
Any flooding along Paul Bunyan Trail?

Particularly around Bemidji and south to Laporte.

Thanks
Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Mountain - Plains 07-19-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By SabreMan
Check out http://www.omahatrails.com/ Glenn...

Check out http://www.omahatrails.com/

Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Mountain - Plains 08-25-12, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By SabreMan
Is the drought affecting trails near you?

In today's Omaha World Herald is the article "Cracks force some trails to turn away bike traffic...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 04-21-11, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By SabreMan
I finally found this from the Oct. 19 Omaha World...

I finally found this from the Oct. 19 Omaha World Herald:

"Sewer line work will close the Big Papio Trail for about a month, the City of Omaha's Public Works Department announced.

The trail...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 03-27-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 745
Posted By SabreMan
Big Papio Trail in Omaha

I was just driving west on Dodge when I noticed that the Big Papio Trail is torn up just north of Dodge -- just north of the hotel/motel that is there.

Does anyone one know what's up with that?
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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-24-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,449
Posted By SabreMan
Read again. I said a dietary calorie. 1 Cal =...

Read again. I said a dietary calorie. 1 Cal = 1000 cal. So my statement was correct.

Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-24-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,449
Posted By SabreMan
Power tells you the rate at which you expend/use...

Power tells you the rate at which you expend/use energy. A watt (W) is 1 joule/second (J/s), where a joule is a unit of energy -- and a joule is not very large. So your 100 W light bulb uses 100 J of...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 01-01-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By SabreMan
Biggest shoe selection?

Which bike store in the Omaha area has the largest selection of bike shoes?

Thanks,
Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-26-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,696
Posted By SabreMan
I don't know about the flowers, but you can find...

I don't know about the flowers, but you can find plenty of "wild" life if you ride on Friday & Saturday nights. :innocent:

But I agree with you 100%. Give me a rail-trail any day.

Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Recumbent 08-04-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,450
Posted By SabreMan
Sweat collector

Not to be indelicate, but I sweat an hellacious amount when I ride. And it all slides downward. With padded shorts, it will collect in the pad. NOT a good feeling.:( I cut out the padding in my 50+...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 08-03-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By SabreMan
I'm in SW Omaha. Rather than Maple I would ride...

I'm in SW Omaha. Rather than Maple I would ride Highway 370. It's 4 lane but has nice wide shoulders. I would ride it till you reach about 96th St where you can pick up the Walnut Lake Trail north to...
Forum: Great Lakes 07-29-09, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By SabreMan
Thanks. Now if the weather will cooperate for the...

Thanks. Now if the weather will cooperate for the weekend.

Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Great Lakes 07-28-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By SabreMan
Des Moines trail: Is it still closed?

The "Greater Des Moines Recreational Trails" site lists 3 closures due to construction. http://www.ci.des-moines.ia.us/departments/PR/trailConditions.htm
They are:
1. John Pat Dorrian north of...
Forum: Recumbent 07-28-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By SabreMan
I have hair growing out of my ears more and more...

I have hair growing out of my ears more and more as I get older, but this guy has it bad! :lol:

Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Recumbent 07-19-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By SabreMan
Kucharik Clothing makes a line of recumbent...

Kucharik Clothing makes a line of recumbent clothing, including bib shorts. The non-bib recumbent shorts have no padding, so I assume that is also true of the bib shorts.
...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-14-09, 03:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,474
Posted By SabreMan
Removing the padding...

Thanks Curtis -- again. I just returned home from vacation and my jacket, jersey and shorts were waiting for me. Sadly, everything fit. :notamused: I had to order a size larger than last time!

Has...
Forum: Great Lakes 06-04-09, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By SabreMan
Thanks for the offer, but I'm not sure when I...

Thanks for the offer, but I'm not sure when I will be there. It's in the early planning stages now.

I heard/read that you can no get from the Raccoon River Trail to downtown Des Moines on a MUP....
Forum: Great Lakes 06-03-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By SabreMan
Thanks for the link. I checked the bikeiowa.com...

Thanks for the link. I checked the bikeiowa.com links and maps. The latest I could find was dated 2003.

Does anybody know of a more recent map?

Thanks.
Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Great Lakes 06-02-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By SabreMan
Des Moines map?

Can anyone point me to the latest map of Des Moines trails?

Thanks,
Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-27-09, 05:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,474
Posted By SabreMan
Race cut versus club cut jersey

Do you have a photo of the race cut jersey? I assume what you have already pictured is the club cut, right?

Thanks a bunch!
Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-26-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 878
Posted By SabreMan
Me too! Me too!

I underestimated the size last time, so my wife got it.
Thanks

Glenn in Omaha
Forum: Mountain - Plains 03-07-09, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By SabreMan
I am talking about ordinary street intersections....

I am talking about ordinary street intersections. Many of them now have new "wheel chair" ramps that have the rough (raised circles of concrete about 2(?) inches in diameter) surface for traction....
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