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    It's flat out to Hither Hills, then pretty much...

    It's flat out to Hither Hills, then pretty much rolling terrain. I'm a pretty big boy and have done it, you should be ok. Summer traffic though, no matter how you slice it.
  2. I did this also and it always bothered me. I was...

    I did this also and it always bothered me. I was also the only one who noticed.
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    Seriously! If someone had googled it they would...

    Seriously!
    If someone had googled it they would realize mink oil is far superior to Vaseline for boot usage...
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    Get that fat bike and ride on top of the ice berm!

    Get that fat bike and ride on top of the ice berm!
  5. A lot of the cyclist accidents happen early...

    A lot of the cyclist accidents happen early morning / evening involving people w/o cars commuting to their jobs. Better bike lanes in crowded areas would help, but probably will be made of unobtanium.
  6. You're not supposed to enter TOBAY with a bike,...

    You're not supposed to enter TOBAY with a bike, there are some racks at the end of the path. Don't know what happens if you enter the lot with your bike.
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    Next weekend, great day to be on the boat in...

    Next weekend, great day to be on the boat in Zach's bay.
    Friday is practice day
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    Fence is done the whole length Maybe for the Air...

    Fence is done the whole length
    Maybe for the Air Show!

    http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywhale/jbpathfence_zps7f2a739a.jpg
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    Its paved, looks like just about all of it, maybe...

    Its paved, looks like just about all of it, maybe fencing etc. is what's left. Crews work almost every day.
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    Still traffic cones / debris as of Friday 2nd

    Still traffic cones / debris as of Friday 2nd
  11. They have about 1/2 mile to go today 4/15...

    They have about 1/2 mile to go today 4/15
    http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywhale/Tobay1_zps03280d41.jpg
    http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywhale/Tobay2_zps040c653d.jpg
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    The Ocean Parkway extension is really coming...

    The Ocean Parkway extension is really coming along as well
  13. I have Ksyrium Equipe and Elite wheelsets on two...

    I have Ksyrium Equipe and Elite wheelsets on two of my bicycles. They hold up fine to 250 lbs and crappy potholed NY roads. I do use Michelin 25 tires though. Honestly I bought them because they were...
  14. Thread: Snow Rant

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    I bought one a month ago, figuring we'd never get...

    I bought one a month ago, figuring we'd never get snow, great investment, right?
    One thing I have learned is throw the snow with the wind, not into it!
    Just like on a boat....
  15. I got one at the bike expo when I picked up 5...

    I got one at the bike expo when I picked up 5 boro tickets. One for NYC, one for New England
  16. I can't believe no one got the Sol Rosenberg bit....

    I can't believe no one got the Sol Rosenberg bit. I'd have Frank Rizzo measure ya up!
  17. I had a Trek 7.3fx, have a Kona Dew Deluxe - not...

    I had a Trek 7.3fx, have a Kona Dew Deluxe - not apples to apples, but then again I am 6'2" 240. Both great knockaround bikes, the Kona is a little livelier - shorter wheelbase maybe? Took them both...
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    It got slow last year at the (?) Queensboro...

    It got slow last year at the (?) Queensboro bridge, and at the rest area in Queens. It is a nice ride through a lot of the City, but you're in the Bronx for about a half mile, and Staten Island for...
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    go back to Hot or Not

    go back to Hot or Not
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    Sorry to bump this, but does anyone have a jpg....

    Sorry to bump this, but does anyone have a jpg. or a link to a geometry chart for an 08 7.9fx? Don't see one in the Trek archives.
    Thanks for any help
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    Yes in most places it is further away - up to...

    Yes in most places it is further away - up to 50'. And there are cable barriers at underground crossings already, and in between roadways at both of the Gilgos, but I think those may be to stop...
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    http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywha...

    http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywhale/jbbikepath_zps04dcf7c7.jpg
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    Went in late today during daylight, only part of...

    Went in late today during daylight, only part of path is bedded, about a mile is not. Next spring!
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    Looks like the road bed has been fully excavated...

    Looks like the road bed has been fully excavated / crushed stone base installed / close to paving
  25. On the bike with more gearing it is easier to...

    On the bike with more gearing it is easier to maintain a constant cadence with more gears to fit the situation. With the 8 speed hub I find the spread to be wide enough that I have to "mash" the...
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