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Forum: Northeast 07-08-13, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By the_doctor
There are some ladies that come to the Rockland...

There are some ladies that come to the Rockland ride. They ride approximately 12 mph. See https://www.facebook.com/SundayCoastalLoop. It is only a small contingent. Most beginners usually start...
Forum: Northeast 07-08-13, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 545,382
Posted By the_doctor
See https://www.facebook.com/SundayCoastalLoop...

See https://www.facebook.com/SundayCoastalLoop for the CRW Sunday Coastal Loop. It was fantastic. There were over 50 riders. The front group rode in a large pack, together. The ride is arrowed...
Forum: Northeast 07-12-11, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,848
Posted By the_doctor
I have been to Cumberland Farms in several...

I have been to Cumberland Farms in several locations. I had issues with uncooperative cashiers whom refuse to give a receipt.

I recommend that you do not patronize those places. They only pay...
Forum: Northeast 06-02-11, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5,472
Views: 545,382
Posted By the_doctor
The CRW West Bridgewater ride is every Thursday...

The CRW West Bridgewater ride is every Thursday night. There is usually a fast group which averages 21 for 33-40 miles. It is every Thursday at 6 PM. They meet at the Route 106/Rt 24 commuter...
Forum: Northeast 05-10-11, 05:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By the_doctor
Never bike the JWay or the Arborway. It is...

Never bike the JWay or the Arborway. It is dangerous and much of the
Police frown upon this.

Bill
Forum: Northeast 05-10-11, 05:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By the_doctor
Come to the Blue Hills! Check out Blue Hill...

Come to the Blue Hills! Check out Blue Hill Cycling. Check out the CRW webpage.
My friend rides from Quincy to Foxboro pretty regularly. Some guys from Quincy ride with me on the CRW West...
Forum: Northeast 04-19-11, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By the_doctor
Do not stray too far. I do not feel challenged...

Do not stray too far. I do not feel challenged if I ride my bike through Mattapan in Dorchester, MA. However, the stories that I have heard about some of the areas in Hartfod send chills through...
Forum: Northeast 03-14-11, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By the_doctor
He keeps changing his name. I think that I...

He keeps changing his name. I think that I visited him once, previously. He had no stock at the time. CRW has a major ride on the south shore every Sunday starting in April. Plus there are...
Forum: Northeast 03-12-11, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By the_doctor
Dave @ Rockland Cycle; Rockland, MA ...

Dave @ Rockland Cycle; Rockland, MA 781-878-7508.

I am riding on a custom spec pair of wheels from him, right now.
Forum: Northeast 03-08-11, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By the_doctor
I would buy the Langster and bring it. The...

I would buy the Langster and bring it.

The spec dealer in Weymouth is not well suited to help you. It is the best that I can put it.

Andersen in Quincy is nice, but I think that he is only...
Forum: Northeast 01-03-11, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By the_doctor
I do not like cycling on the cape that much. ...

I do not like cycling on the cape that much. Some stretches are really nice! However, there is a lack of suitable roads in certain parts.

Bill
Forum: Northeast 11-11-10, 06:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By the_doctor
Hanson, MA Weekly Rides

@ 9 AM on Sundays

Route 14/Route 58 In front of the Rockland Trust Bank Building in Hanson, MA

We ride every Sunday unless we have lots of snow. You get to use some nice roads with minimal...
Forum: Northeast 10-15-10, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By the_doctor
I missed the crash. I don't think it was bad. ...

I missed the crash. I don't think it was bad. For some reason I think the POLICE took a report. I am not sure what happened. I believe that it was after most of the pack went through the finish...
Forum: Northeast 10-11-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By the_doctor
2010 Jamestown

I took shots of the Cat 5 racers. See if you can find your photo. I might have a shot of you.

http://n1ey.netfirms.com/Railroad/nfpicturepro/thumbnails.php?album=67

I was unable to take any...
Forum: Northeast 09-14-10, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By the_doctor
There is ZERO flexibility. They give you a hard...

There is ZERO flexibility. They give you a hard time about bikes. They might even place your bicycle on the locomotive. The MBTA is crazy and the conductors always have been out to get bikers in...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-10, 05:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,777
Posted By the_doctor
Hi. I am not a fan of Mavics. I have seen...

Hi.

I am not a fan of Mavics. I have seen everywhere in the area jump from the Mavic ship. I live south of Boston, MA. Most of the guys used to ride Mavic. 2/3 guys were riding Mavic Open...
Forum: Touring 08-27-10, 05:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,800
Posted By the_doctor
The geometry does not match with longer stays...

The geometry does not match with longer stays being used on the Fuji.
Forum: Touring 07-19-10, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By the_doctor
Actually I think that the wheels are better. Nor...

Actually I think that the wheels are better. Nor do I think that aluminum is any cheaper than steel. It is absurd. It is just a different material.

The Fuji bike has a better stem/headset and...
Forum: Touring 07-18-10, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By the_doctor
Well, I don't think that I am going to go...

Well,

I don't think that I am going to go with either one. They did not REPLY to me. These bikes are SMALL. The 64 cm bike on the Windsor only has a 585 top tube. It is crazy. I am...
Forum: Touring 07-15-10, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By the_doctor
I tried to email them! No response. It would...

I tried to email them! No response. It would sure help if I knew exactly what the stem and fork are.
Forum: Touring 07-11-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By the_doctor
I should have stated that you can go MBTA to...

I should have stated that you can go MBTA to Providence. You would have to take a bus and catch the commuter service to New London. I forgot that there is no more baggage on NEC.
Forum: Touring 07-10-10, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By the_doctor
It can be somewhat tricky. I would not worry...

It can be somewhat tricky. I would not worry about the Rubel map. It is almost the catch-all phrase in MASS. You can bypass a lot of Boston Metro traffic and problem areas.

You have some...
Forum: Touring 07-10-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By the_doctor
2010 Mercier Galaxy

Anyone know anything about this beast? Are the chainstays really 410? Does any know about the stem? Is it welded to the steering column as some sort of pseudo-quill fork?

Is the weld quality...
Forum: Northeast 05-23-10, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By the_doctor
Sidi has shoes which are considerably ahead of...

Sidi has shoes which are considerably ahead of other shoes in the market. However, they have swapped distributors several times. It seems that they now want you to have an account with Sidi in an...
Forum: Northeast 04-14-10, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,392
Posted By the_doctor
Have you seen the Rt 3A bridge?!?!?!?

Have you seen the Rt 3A bridge?!?!?!?
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