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Forum: Commuting 04-08-15, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 126,893
Posted By tomg
4/6/15 first commute for me this year. rides...

4/6/15
first commute for me this year.
rides went event-less, dancing predictable with drivers, 21.4 miles total
weather: 55 deg Fer AM, 60 deg PM, dry, W/8 knot wind support PM ride!
a great...
Forum: Touring 01-24-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 253,576
Posted By tomg
great idea for tape wrap! thanks :-)

great idea for tape wrap!
thanks :-)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-14-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,482
Posted By tomg
Isaac I am glad you had a great experience on...

Isaac
I am glad you had a great experience on Tour #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ! Also enjoyed reading your blog!!
I led club ride of 35 miles today with a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-08-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By tomg
same road, same rules? (next thing you know,...

same road, same rules?

(next thing you know, cars will be allowed to drive on the sidewalk, counter flow? :-)

last year in Myrtle Beach, SC heading south towards Georgetown on st rt 17 a...
Forum: Commuting 06-07-12, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 72,767
Posted By tomg
ride was the usual 20.8 mile dst (short loop...

ride was the usual 20.8 mile dst (short loop to/from) today. lots of road sharing :-) !
on return trip I got hit with hail/rain storm, made it to a closed facility and sat it out in shelter.
riding...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-18-12, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,994
Posted By tomg
1- get a good seasoned personal injury lawyer...

1- get a good seasoned personal injury lawyer (bills/expences are coming)
2- stand with the truth (see 1 above)
3- carma is (glad you are able to post, spin safe when you are able to get back into...
Forum: Touring 02-18-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,538
Posted By tomg
i am planning self-contained short tour from s nj...

i am planning self-contained short tour from s nj to myrtle beach ("short tour").
i may, if things unfold ok, continue to Key West (longer short-tour). start date pending in 2012...7/12 preferred,...
Forum: Touring 02-12-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By tomg
how many BTUs ? Adjustable flame, boil/simmer?

how many BTUs ? Adjustable flame, boil/simmer?
Forum: Touring 02-05-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,509
Posted By tomg
all of the above i have stealthed, wsl, yogi...

all of the above
i have stealthed, wsl, yogi bear/commercial, state camp grounded.
sometimes hotel or motel. anyone stay at hi (ayh)? didn't see that option either = "other"
t
Forum: Northeast 02-03-12, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By tomg
Williamstown to Glassboro have a good MUP...

Williamstown to Glassboro have a good MUP (Multi-Use-Path), +/- 5miles x 2, paved, off/parallel to state route 322 if you are looking for paved riding off road!
Start/Finish near Williamstown, NJ...
Forum: Northeast 01-30-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By tomg
Cumberland, Salem, and Cape May Counties offer a...

Cumberland, Salem, and Cape May Counties offer a lot of good miles. Check out South Jersey Wheelmen or Outdoor Club of South Jersey for starters in riding this Southern NJ area!
tomg - Vineland
Forum: Touring 12-16-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,135
Posted By tomg
check out www.alitedesigns.com They have a...

check out www.alitedesigns.com They have a folding chair (pretty comfortable) called alite "Monarch" .
fyi :-)
t
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-10-11, 06:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,748
Posted By tomg
"no" no mirror(s) are/is 'on my bike' i...

"no"
no mirror(s) are/is 'on my bike'
i always ride with mirror attached to my helmet.
i always ride with a helmet.
option/choice not included in "poll" on mirror usage!
tomg
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-02-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By tomg
fwiw: i used to have bumper stickers on my car...

fwiw: i used to have bumper stickers on my car that read:

"My Other Car is a Bike"

but i don't add stickers to my cars anymore.
plant seeds, good idea!
Forum: Touring 09-10-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By tomg
check Chris Buerki's: "Travels with Lucy"...

check Chris Buerki's:

"Travels with Lucy" -3600 Miles, 19 Flat Tires, 7 Pupies, and 4 Near Death Experiences.

I think he wrote it in 2003, no ISBN #, but ASIN: B0006RYF44 (Amazon). An...
Forum: Touring 08-31-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By tomg
i take/use spd mtb bike shoes while riding during...

i take/use spd mtb bike shoes while riding during the day ("work" shoes). at day end i switch to running shoes (relax shoes).
i think it's good for you (and your feet) to flex shoe use.
find out...
Forum: Northeast 08-30-11, 08:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,089
Posted By tomg
our basement is dry! i rode mtb through local...

our basement is dry!
i rode mtb through local area after hurricaine with significant river rise (Maurice river- Cumberland co, NJ) before dam break up-stream (actually walked bike through 4 ft...
Forum: Touring 08-27-11, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By tomg
go south young man! i am heading in same...

go south young man!
i am heading in same direction-route Sept 24th, from southern NJ to Key West as ultimate goal. i'll be using /sharing WSL options. if interested to join, let me know!
have a...
Forum: Touring 08-26-11, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By tomg
i have commuted using NJ Transit. they let you...

i have commuted using NJ Transit. they let you place the bike in bus undercarriage. using Greyhound was another issue (2x). you need to box your bike.
using the train from Boston Mass north was...
Forum: Northeast 08-06-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By tomg
another option along with Propedals would be to...

another option along with Propedals would be to explore South Jersey Wheelmen bicycle club (I am Bike Advocate there). We offer several events based in the Salem, Gloucester, Atlantic, Cumberland,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-29-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,537
Posted By tomg
transfer

transfer power-drinks TO you water bottle. if it doesn't all fit, drink the extra. H2o is good too!
stay hydrated!
t
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-29-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,537
Posted By tomg
transfer

transfer power-drinks TO you water bottle. if it doesn't all fit, drink the extra. H2o is good too!
stay hydrated!
t
Forum: Northeast 07-18-11, 06:41 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 25,829
Posted By tomg
exit3 starting the hill/tails depends on your...

exit3
starting the hill/tails depends on your entrance to the Gloucester county college parking lot!

from st rt 55, exit onto alt 553 towards Woodbury. turn rt at light (Wawa will then be on...
Forum: Northeast 07-09-11, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By tomg
hi JPM! Your rides are about 40 miles northeast...

hi JPM!
Your rides are about 40 miles northeast from me. i'm at the Salem-Cumberland-Gloucester county part of "truer" South Jersey! Are your rides specific to Atlantic county?
tomg
Forum: Commuting 05-22-11, 07:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,056
Posted By tomg
i biked to work 5/20/11. It was good to crank to...

i biked to work 5/20/11. It was good to crank to work and back again, 25 mile total!
As usual, i did not see other bicyclists, all day here.
it still feels good to be part of a simple solution......
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