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Forum: Northeast 02-06-15, 09:29 PM
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Posted By Nickel
Thanks, Jim! Warrendale was lovely (it was great...

Thanks, Jim! Warrendale was lovely (it was great to avoid Watertown Square) but Belmont St was not ideal. It was way hillier than I thought. :cry:

I think I figured out a back way to avoid...
Forum: Northeast 02-04-15, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Nickel
Does anyone have any suggestions for the 'best'...

Does anyone have any suggestions for the 'best' option of riding from Waltham into Cambridge, specifically in the AM? PM works great for rtes 16->20 but not so pleasant in the morning. I was...
Forum: Northeast 01-29-15, 09:32 PM
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Posted By Nickel
Any thoughts on streets from Watertown into...

Any thoughts on streets from Watertown into Cambridge? Public transit is so terrible! If the Charles path is plowed east of Watertown, life will be good....
Forum: Northeast 09-09-14, 08:08 AM
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Views: 685
Posted By Nickel
Wheel building class in Boston area?

Hello --

I built a set of wheels many years ago and would like to re-take a wheel building class. Any recommendations? I have found the following options:


Broadway Bicycle
Wheelworks
...
Forum: Northeast 09-09-14, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Nickel
I have also heard that the tide has turned in...

I have also heard that the tide has turned in Weston but don't have any details.
Forum: Northeast 08-24-14, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Nickel
I figured as much. I have been on Team Studded...

I figured as much. I have been on Team Studded Tires for several years now. The route would be between Kendall and Waltham.
Forum: Northeast 08-21-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5,474
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Posted By Nickel
My friend had a great time riding in NH. Thanks...

My friend had a great time riding in NH. Thanks for the bike shop tips!

It is too early to think about this but what are good winter riding routes into Cambridge if the Charles River path is...
Forum: Northeast 08-17-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
Thanks for the tips. I think she is renting a...

Thanks for the tips. I think she is renting a large enough car to easily fit a bike inside. She raced yesterday so we have decided to take it easy today and just hike. She will look at those shops in...
Forum: Northeast 08-16-14, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Nickel
Hello -- Thank you very much for the...

Hello --

Thank you very much for the suggestions. Jim, you are very kind but we are very short.

Her conference is actually in New Hampshire (Sunapee) but I thought it might be easier to find a...
Forum: Northeast 08-15-14, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Nickel
Any tips on a place to rent a road bike for a...

Any tips on a place to rent a road bike for a couple of days? I have a friend coming in for a conference and I know she will be itching to ride in between her meetings. Unfortunately I do not have a...
Forum: Northeast 05-21-14, 07:44 PM
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Posted By Nickel
Is there a common place that people in the Boston...

Is there a common place that people in the Boston area post about stolen bikes besides Craigslist?
Forum: Northeast 05-07-14, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Nickel
Hey Jim -- I always thought I'd run into you...

Hey Jim --

I always thought I'd run into you by now. We really like Warrendale and looked for a place there. Unfortunately it didn't work out in our time frame so we ended up near Brandeis. I like...
Forum: Northeast 05-06-14, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Nickel
The stars aligned and we ended up in Waltham. It...

The stars aligned and we ended up in Waltham. It has been great but we haven't done much exploring, at least on the good roads west of here. My winter highlight was seeing someone riding a fat bike...
Forum: Northeast 05-05-14, 03:36 PM
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Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
What's wrong with the rooster-tail fender? ...

What's wrong with the rooster-tail fender? Sometimes you want to ride in grimier conditions and not look like you missed a diaper change! :roflmao2:
Forum: Northeast 04-16-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
The wind has been intense the past few days. I...

The wind has been intense the past few days. I thought riding this morning was fine except for the iced-over bridges in Watertown. Of course, I took my studs off last week. :innocent:
Forum: Northeast 03-21-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
Is it okay to de-stud? I feel like I'm welcoming...

Is it okay to de-stud? I feel like I'm welcoming a late storm by doing it too soon.
Forum: Northeast 02-12-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
Last day to enjoy quality snowpack with ample...

Last day to enjoy quality snowpack with ample sunshine.

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Forum: Northeast 01-16-14, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Nickel
Thank you! Just what I am looking for.

Thank you! Just what I am looking for.
Forum: Northeast 01-15-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
- Just curious if the 'private road' signs are...

- Just curious if the 'private road' signs are enforced in Weston? I had planned on riding around and exploring but ended up confused and trying to pick my way around the nest of private ways.

-...
Forum: Northeast 01-07-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
Well, I was sure hoping that the snow would stick...

Well, I was sure hoping that the snow would stick around a couple more days or so but it seems like you have to enjoy it and then it's gone. I haven't gotten to explore as much as I had hoped but I...
Forum: Northeast 07-19-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
Oops- fixed! :o I took a lesson from rod and...

Oops- fixed! :o

I took a lesson from rod and did 10 early-bird miles in Lincoln. West winds kept things tolerable.
Forum: Northeast 07-18-13, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
A friend and I rode a Cape Ann Loop yesterday:...

A friend and I rode a Cape Ann Loop yesterday: http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1124942
Apparently, the hottest day of the summer so far! How lucky we were. ;) (Pictures coming soon)

A visiting...
Forum: Northeast 07-18-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Nickel
We ended up doing this ride through Ipswitch,...

We ended up doing this ride through Ipswitch, Manchester, Gloucester, Cape Ann/Rockport, and back. I will do a write-up in the Metro Boston thread:

http://ridewithgps.com/routes/1124942

It was...
Forum: Northeast 07-16-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Nickel
Your favorite MA North or South Shore ride

Hot weather has me thinking of very early morning rides near the ocean. Does anyone have any favorites? My google sleuthing has pulled one that goes around Hull and another that goes around Ipswitch...
Forum: Northeast 07-16-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,474
Views: 546,309
Posted By Nickel
Riding the trail was a welcome break from the...

Riding the trail was a welcome break from the blazing sun and offered a more direct return route. However, I would be mindful of the potential trail conditions to determine if riding the trail would...
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