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    So how can you tell a happy cyclist? Do they wave?

    So how can you tell a happy cyclist? Do they wave?
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    I noted that the CCRT ride is just before...

    I noted that the CCRT ride is just before Columbus Day, and this question arose in my mind, from all the pictures you post in the summertime: Do you and Sharon ever wear bike shorts? Not that it...
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    Bike Riding vs Cycling When it comes to...

    Bike Riding vs Cycling


    When it comes to cycling, nothing wrong with either personna. :thumb:
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    Actually I thought I made the hazards of cycling...

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    Actually I thought I made the hazards of cycling the major roads where I visit in Michigan, pretty clear:


    …and who ya calling a chump? ”Discretion is the better part of valor”, and I...
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    Hobbies I took a similar approach in my...

    Hobbies


    I took a similar approach in my reply to this thread; and I have also posted to BF about my “seeking the answers to life’s persistent questions.” (from ”Guy Noir, Private Eye on NPR’s...
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    Sounds like a great ride jmm. I rarely would...

    Sounds like a great ride jmm. I rarely would drive out to start a ride, but cyling that trail is a ride I would like to do. However, that weekend I am joining the Fifty-Plus Annual Ride in...
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    I only have read page 44 of this long thread, but...

    I only have read page 44 of this long thread, but was prompted to respond to JoeyBike’s above recent post with my replies to a recent Living Car Free thread, ”Wheeled pedestrian...slow...
  8. Saturdays are my usual long road ride days, and...

    Saturdays are my usual long road ride days, and 60 miles sounds like a nice distance, especially on a novel route. I intend to arrive late Friday AM, and a shorter warm up road ride, about 35 miles...
  9. Boston Bicycling Weekend (proposal)

    So the proposed organized ride is Tour de Streets, a 27 mile route on Sept 12 at 8:30 AM to benefit ”Liveable Streets.” Since the starting point is in an inner Boston suburb, I presume it will be a...
  10. Sorry too that you can't make it Dan, since we...

    Sorry too that you can't make it Dan, since we have chatted in the past.

    Despite the hopeful sounding title of this Northeast Regional Discussion sub-forum thread, ”roll-on bikes on Amtrak...
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    I posted to that thread:

    I posted to that thread:




    Other including including Cape Cod: Cape Cod is a premier and historic resort destination, and several nice bikepaths are scattered about including paths along the...
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    Best Cycling region, USA? Are you looking...

    Best Cycling region, USA?


    Are you looking only for cycling, or to live and cycle? As a cross country cyclist, it’s New England for me to live and ride. Though the cost of living might be high,...
  13. I thought my bike addiction was gone.... ...

    I thought my bike addiction was gone....

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    “Hi. My name is Jim, and I’m a mileage junkie…”Hi, Jim.”

    “I started out touring, just week end trips, then week-long, and eventually a cross...
  14. I was involved in a major crash from behind. Even...

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    I was involved in a major crash from behind. Even before that, and particularly since, rearview mirrors give me confidence. DALMAC looks like a great event, and I recently corresponded...
  15. Can you do any stunts or bike tricks or other...

    Can you do any stunts or bike tricks or other amazing feats?

    For the file; see this video, Bicycle Tricks--This Girl is KILLING IT on Her Bike | TMZ.com
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    Thanks for catching the incorrect link. Fixed it here, in the post and in the above quote of the post.
  17. To the best of my knowledge (as self-proclaimed...

    To the best of my knowledge (as self-proclaimed archivist) I've not heard one out there; the only one west of the Missisisippi was in the first, in Colorado.

    FWIW, as a rider on five of the 50+...
  18. Presumably, “veteran” Fifty-Plus subscribers are...

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    Presumably, “veteran” Fifty-Plus subscribers are aware that we have been having Fifty-Plus Annual Rides since 2009, chronicled on a previous sticky thread; and there is a plan for one on...
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    As an off-topic but related post on this...

    As an off-topic but related post on this withering thread, see this thread on the Road Cycling Forum”Family fighting over Robin Williams Bikes”
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    Very nice travelogue of routes I have been...

    Very nice travelogue of routes I have been familiar with for years. It looks like Concord Ave on Belmont Hill has been paved since I last was there. I think the Peace Barn has had that symbol up...
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    I do that maneuver too, not so much to save time, but to avoid unclipping.
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    JfB in reply. Back in 1972, my...

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    JfB in reply. Back in 1972, my then-girlfriend-now–wife and I bought matching Merciers, for touring, because we wanted “really nice bikes," and they had sew-up rims. We did several fully...
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    Bike Riding vs Cycling Since you've been...

    Bike Riding vs Cycling


    Since you've been away, you may not realize that biking = cycling ≠ bike riding.
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    I cycle for (fun) exercise, particularly via...

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    I cycle for (fun) exercise, particularly via commuting, and consider it a lifestyle. I also enjoy posting to Bike Forums as a self-proclaimed “wordsmith,” enjoying the mechanics of...
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    The next thing you know, Boston Red Sox Fans will...

    The next thing you know, Boston Red Sox Fans will want to marry NY Yankee Fans. :notamused:
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