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Forum: Northeast 05-17-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By maxine
There's the famous velodrome in the Allentown...

There's the famous velodrome in the Allentown area -- actually Trexlertown, I think, a bit west of Allentown; roughly the same driving time as Reading. No clue what the road biking world is like...
Forum: Northeast 05-16-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By maxine
Yeesh. Bloomsburg is a solid hour drive from...

Yeesh. Bloomsburg is a solid hour drive from Pottsville, Williamsport about an hour and a half. As a native Pottsville-ian ;) I've often thought that it's a shame that the roads up there (which...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-25-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 6,901
Posted By maxine
(Oh, and just for the record -- I was car-free...

(Oh, and just for the record -- I was car-free when I lived in England for four years, so I am not at all hostile to the concept. It worked for my life back then; occasional inconvenience, but...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-25-16, 07:50 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 6,901
Posted By maxine
So, OF COURSE that simply answers his point, and...

So, OF COURSE that simply answers his point, and he should OF COURSE immediately sell his car, because OF COURSE it's not going to affect his kayaking. ;) :)

On Saturday morning I needed to get...
Forum: Touring 04-14-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,057
Posted By maxine
I haven't monkeyed much with my Trek 520.

I haven't monkeyed much with my Trek 520.
Forum: Northeast 04-07-16, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By maxine
Yeah, holiday weekends are tough. I think I did...

Yeah, holiday weekends are tough. I think I did that trip in late September.

(There's also a State Park -- Maryland -- at Assateague, but I expect that it's probably booked up by now, too.)
Forum: Northeast 04-06-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By maxine
A few years ago I did a bike camping trip that...

A few years ago I did a bike camping trip that started in Trap Pond State Park, Delaware (I made arrangements with the rangers to leave my car in an overflow lot there while I was gone.) That's...
Forum: Touring 04-04-16, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By maxine
Second actual lady :) replying, and I'm a...

Second actual lady :) replying, and I'm a shortie, to boot -- 5'1. Since about 2008 I have been a mostly happy rider of the smallest stock size Trek 520, using panniers.

Agree with the poster...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-21-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,946
Posted By maxine
Smith Island, Maryland. ;) (Actually, it's not...

Smith Island, Maryland. ;) (Actually, it's not fully car-free -- but cars are rare among the residents, and there is no way for a visitor to come over in one.)

But: Not much there. Inhabited by...
Forum: Touring 03-04-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,428
Posted By maxine
I'm always hopeful that would-be opportunistic...

I'm always hopeful that would-be opportunistic thieves would look at my Eggbeaters and say "Dude, this one has no pedals, WTF!!! Grab that other one!!" :D:D
Forum: Living Car Free 02-23-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,570
Posted By maxine
"Constitutionality" -- ???????

"Constitutionality" -- ???????
Forum: Living Car Free 02-22-16, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,570
Posted By maxine
Housing expenses could sometimes be a factor --...

Housing expenses could sometimes be a factor -- in certain areas/cities of the U.S., the cost of safe, decent housing is too high for many workers to afford. Even giving up their cars would not put...
Forum: Touring 01-18-16, 09:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,331
Posted By maxine
A few summers ago, my s/o and I rode our bikes...

A few summers ago, my s/o and I rode our bikes from Pocomoke City, MD (where we were staying at a B&B) to Crisfield, MD and then went over on the mail boat to Smith Island. Rode around the island,...
Forum: Touring 01-18-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,331
Posted By maxine
Ohhhhhhhhh!! Sorry, I probably wasn't paying...

Ohhhhhhhhh!! Sorry, I probably wasn't paying close enough attention! (The "unofficial" name of the one in Maryland -- "the Bay Bridge" -- is too similar!)

Never mind, LOL! :)

I have been...
Forum: Touring 01-18-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,331
Posted By maxine
I don't believe that the police/transit...

I don't believe that the police/transit authorities nowadays still provide the walk-up van service that suburbanbeat describes (actually, I'm surprised that they were, apparently, still doing so in...
Forum: Touring 12-24-15, 08:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,559
Posted By maxine
After semi-pondering it for several years, I'm...

After semi-pondering it for several years, I'm fairly certain that 2016 is when I will actually do the GAP/C&O trip. Maybe 5-6 days, tent camping. Still hemming and hawing about the most basic...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 12-09-15, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By maxine
It *is* an interesting topic, and it's a shame...

It *is* an interesting topic, and it's a shame how the Touring thread derailed the way it did. But, boy, talk about a niche within a niche within a niche! Cyclists are already a minority of the...
Forum: Touring 12-02-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,356
Posted By maxine
I've brought this chair with me sometimes. ...

I've brought this chair with me sometimes.

Alite Mayfly Chair - REI.com (http://www.rei.com/product/869659/alite-mayfly-chair)

Hardly a bathtub. ;)

Is it a "you'll die without it!"...
Forum: Touring 11-24-15, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,356
Posted By maxine
It's all a tradeoff. "Need" is subjective. ...

It's all a tradeoff. "Need" is subjective. "Harder to control" does not equal "so hard to control that it's dangerous or at least very unpleasant and should be avoided." Thus people will balance...
Forum: Touring 11-24-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 36,356
Posted By maxine
That is exactly the point that (I believe) many...

That is exactly the point that (I believe) many here are trying to make. Yes, a fully-loaded touring bike handles differently than an unloaded touring bike, or a race bike. That difference does not...
Forum: Northeast 09-22-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 425,474
Posted By maxine
Booooo!!!!! :mad: Hope you're healed up soon!

Booooo!!!!! :mad: Hope you're healed up soon!
Forum: Northeast 09-08-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 425,474
Posted By maxine
:thumb: NoRacer and I had been looking at...

:thumb:

NoRacer and I had been looking at Monument to Monument again, and I had been looking at the C-Ville mural ride (Isaias said no way he was stopping so often on a bike ride, unless beer...
Forum: Touring 09-01-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By maxine
I don't think JulieL said that she was...

I don't think JulieL said that she was particularly short.

Because there is less concern for speed and aerodynamics, it does seem that there is indeed a lot more leeway in setting up a touring...
Forum: Northeast 09-01-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 425,474
Posted By maxine
NoRacer and I had a very nice ride on the W&OD...

NoRacer and I had a very nice ride on the W&OD trail this Saturday. He's been on parts of the trail -- with DC Randonneurs, and also I believe on one of the Rando Rambles -- but it was my first...
Forum: Touring 08-31-15, 06:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,292
Posted By maxine
Hmmm. $25. On top of the price of your train...

Hmmm. $25. On top of the price of your train ticket.

Anybody know what those bike-and-rider shuttle services along the trail charge?
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