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    Green Airport PVD in Rhode Island has bike racks...

    Green Airport PVD in Rhode Island has bike racks at the Commuter Rail "T" stop it is possible to ride from the airport or place your bike on the train off rush hour or on public busses and get to...
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    You must be talking about Plumtree, my GF lives...

    You must be talking about Plumtree, my GF lives by the golf course. The lane is substandard with some narrow parts barely 30" wide and grates and it starts and ends into nothing AKA bike lane to...
  3. Thread: NE Rail Trails

    by billew
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    I have been on a number of the trails and or MUPs...

    I have been on a number of the trails and or MUPs mentioned before. Starting with the most rural would be the Airline in Connecticut it is in two sections north and south both meet at Willimantic,...
  4. I had a NY asshat in an Audi cross the double...

    I had a NY asshat in an Audi cross the double yellow on a downhill blind curve while I was going the speed limit with oncoming vehicles while blownig his "I'm a rich NY assh*le" horn. I feel your...
  5. This is a rare bike but I doubt you'll get what...

    This is a rare bike but I doubt you'll get what it's worth. This is a great bike I just restored a men's a few months ago. All alloy except the frame if it was bigger I would be riding it my self....
  6. I have agree with Turbo here, in millitary...

    I have agree with Turbo here, in millitary parlance it is called situational awareness. Keep your attention and eyes moving, learn to see through the windshields of the cars in front and look around...
  7. GeneC I have been on my share of higher speed 2...

    GeneC I have been on my share of higher speed 2 travel one turn lane highways. I will go anywhere I absolutely have to go but that doesn't mean I go out of my way to. The great thing about 375 year...
  8. Yes I have to say that riding in the city of...

    Yes I have to say that riding in the city of Newport is great for the most part with the whole city 25mph limit and even in the off season I hold my own keeping up with traffic. It is a colonial city...
  9. I do not adhere to the radical VC mind set and...

    I do not adhere to the radical VC mind set and ride similarly and I was commenting on my higher speed riding situations, your "all in or all out". I have no problem using the shoulder if wide enough...
  10. I am Mr. Green cyclist, I agree with Turbo. I...

    I am Mr. Green cyclist, I agree with Turbo. I will completely take the lane over. I find the red position leads to close passes. I also move left in sketchy situations without a shred of remorse for...
  11. There have been some changes lately Buzz...

    There have been some changes lately Buzz 340368These sharrows have been put in on Thames St. and Spring St. and they are in the right place unlike on Memorial Blvd. There are yellow diamond signs...
  12. Sorry but I am with the OP on this issue. I take...

    Sorry but I am with the OP on this issue. I take the lane on every road that has two lanes going in the same direction unless there is ample room to share. I find that I do not get harrassed any more...
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    Thank you Ekdog, I have to point out that...

    Thank you Ekdog, I have to point out that millions of city dwellers get by without a vehicle so I don't feel all that special.
    I was in eighth grade on the first Earth Day myself, I restore bikes...
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    I have always been concerned with the environment...

    I have always been concerned with the environment since the first Earth Day. I will say that I took the test for a DL but I never went through with it.
    I have had a tough time being a carpenter...
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    I have never had a license but I did buy a car...

    I have never had a license but I did buy a car in1979 and owned it for a few months. So at least 34 years, I'm 56.
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    Poll: As someone who has slogged through hundreds of...

    As someone who has slogged through hundreds of pages of posts about helmets and safety and read many studies I can say that nothing can stop your brain from impacting your skull. Rapid deceleration...
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    Poll: By your own addmission the helmet did not prevent...

    By your own addmission the helmet did not prevent your brain from impacting your skull resulting in a concussion. Helmets do one thing very well:make profit for helmet sellers and another pretty...
  18. I don't ride this bike at night, but I have a...

    I don't ride this bike at night, but I have a blinky in the trunk just in case and I run lights on my in town rides although the cheapest I can find. The check list is a parody of another forum...
  19. I use this Specialized Crossroads to ride between...

    I use this Specialized Crossroads to ride between 50 and 75 miles about twice a month. I have no problems with heel strike using the Jannd pannier. I do more of a randonee/ long commute. It's not...
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    What you are looking at is the boss for the...

    What you are looking at is the boss for the chaincase. My Raleigh has the pulley on the top of the seat tube the original boss is at the seat tube and top tube area I don't have the bike in front of...
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    Actually the original boss attachment is there...

    Actually the original boss attachment is there but this clamp on pully was installed due to damage before I got the bike. It still shifts fine. I also have a 1954 Gazelle Sports with a regular chain...
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    Here is a picture of my 1954 Sports. It is all...

    Here is a picture of my 1954 Sports. It is all there except the saddle (period correct Wrghts) and the grips....
  23. Thread: any one C&V pic

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    http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee309/billlewis...

    http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee309/billlewis_photos/raleighsports/raleighdyno.jpg
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    Sticky: Here is my Specialized Crossroads set up for long...

    Here is my Specialized Crossroads set up for long distance.
    http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee309/billlewis_photos/bikes/100_2829_zpsd668d1a4.jpg
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    Here is my 1983 LeTour with a yellow C-dale bag...

    Here is my 1983 LeTour with a yellow C-dale bag the bike and bag came from the same flea market at different times. I found a yellow headlight to complete the look....
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