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    My commute is east-west 32 miles round trip. A...

    My commute is east-west 32 miles round trip. A 20mph head wind + 15-17mph speed equates to 35-37mph. so the 15 mph argument does not hold water. I notice a big difference on days with or without...
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    Funny, the days I wouldnt ride are the days there...

    Funny, the days I wouldnt ride are the days there is no way id drive. So I take the train, luckily it doesn't
    cost me, i work for the RR. Ice no problem, up to 2 inches of snow, no problem. Living...
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    Outdoors all day , all year round. No cutoff...

    Outdoors all day , all year round. No cutoff temp, so far lowest was last years 5 degrees f. Usually I feel warmer riding than working, so I look forward to the ride home, for more than just being...
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    32+49=81

    32+49=81
  5. So just the other day someone buzzed me with less...

    So just the other day someone buzzed me with less than 12 inches
    When I caught him at thenext light and pointed out the 3 foot law and the
    30 mph speed limit he was exceeding by at least 15 mph,...
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    I'm a big salad fiend. 4 out of five days I'll...

    I'm a big salad fiend. 4 out of five days I'll pack a salad of spinach, radish, broccoli, peppers, tomatoes, onion, with grilled chicken and some feta cheese. Also a piece of fruit and some chocolate...
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    If there is adecent shoulder I will ride the...

    If there is adecent shoulder I will ride the shoulder. If not, then I take the lane. 32 mile round trip , 5 days a week, rain or shine or snow. The only times Ive been buzzed or clipped are the times...
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    Salsa vaya 3 . Had mine since february and it is...

    Salsa vaya 3 . Had mine since february and it is awesome.
  9. So let me see if I got this right, you felt...

    So let me see if I got this right, you felt he/she was inconsiderate of others so you decided to retaliate? I guess you couldn't lock to the meter cause your bike was too good for that. This is whats...
  10. So back when I was driving to the train to get to...

    So back when I was driving to the train to get to work, at some point someone blocked my car in and luckily I only had to wait an hour at the end of the day for them to show up and move so I could...
  11. I believe it is ," you can't fix stupid". Right...

    I believe it is ," you can't fix stupid". Right up there with, "the dumb die".
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    A few weeks ago I decided to try riding with...

    A few weeks ago I decided to try riding with earbuds when I realized if I was to go deaf I wouldnt
    keep that from cycling. I think riding from nassau county ny into queens ny I see more than my fair...
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    Been awhile since I've posted my commute. 3...

    Been awhile since I've posted my commute. 3 months into new commute which is 32 miles round trip now, bringing me
    2 miles further into queens. Heat and humidity of the week was gone, a pleasant 60...
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    since my daughter is in boot camp(ROTC) my only...

    since my daughter is in boot camp(ROTC) my only plans were a bbq at my dads in huntington. So I left my house in east meadow and rode north through westbury, brookville, down into oysterbay, through...
  15. Thread: Sore Legs

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    I would also suggest walking around a bit after...

    I would also suggest walking around a bit after your commute if you're not already. I notice if I get to work a little early and sit for too long when I first start moving around I'm a little tight....
  16. Thread: How Many & Why?

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    6 . 2 commuters ( 1 fair weather 1 foul ). 2 road...

    6 . 2 commuters ( 1 fair weather 1 foul ). 2 road bikes ( 1 summer 1 winter ) and 2 mountain bikes. And why not?
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    QUOTE=tjspiel;16594105]What these posts have in...

    QUOTE=tjspiel;16594105]What these posts have in common for me is that they represent a dilemma. Sailing is something I spent a ton of time doing as a kid. I got into windsurfing after ollege and then...
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    the admiral and I sail a 42' ketch , bought with...

    the admiral and I sail a 42' ketch , bought with the idea of retirement. seven more years to go, fingers crossed. hoisting 4 sails and sailing out of a close harbor makes for some work. And moving...
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    Arm curls , one pint at a time. Seriously with...

    Arm curls , one pint at a time. Seriously with the 24 mile round
    trip , which will become 30 next week, and a pretty physical
    job (welding) by the time I get home I dont have the desire to
    more....
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    one in the dining room by the back door, one in...

    one in the dining room by the back door, one in living room by the front door, new salsa vaya in the basement getting finishing touches at the moment, and 2 more in the garage. The wife is very...
  21. Haven't ridden the last 2 days, getting over a...

    Haven't ridden the last 2 days, getting over a bad upper respiratory infection. So I had an excuse not to ride
    in the minus degree wind chills today. But even with the cold weather if I miss a day...
  22. Fb, that would be 59th street bridge up through...

    Fb, that would be 59th street bridge up through the Bronx to 22 all the way to poultney vt. then over Brandon gap to final destination in Rochester.
  23. 12 miles in cold or rain, warmer weather usually...

    12 miles in cold or rain, warmer weather usually more. East Meadow, N.Y.
  24. I was born in queens, n.y. and have lived on long...

    I was born in queens, n.y. and have lived on long island n.y. my whole life, now 50. I
    commute everyday from nassau county to queens county by bike. I started riding when
    I was 5. Yes there is alot...
  25. Not me. I have to be in at 2am just when it...

    Not me. I have to be in at 2am just when it begins in ny. And with the way it looks , won't be home
    for 24 hrs. But on the upside looks like 40 degrees next week.
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