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Old 01-06-13, 07:37 PM
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Originally Posted by rootboy
Absolutely beautiful.
Ayup. Sure is.

Here's our skiing pic from yesterday. (As I posted in another thread), my stoker has fallen a bit behind. The background is Mt. Washington. Temp about 12F, time about 4:20.
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Old 01-06-13, 08:21 PM
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It's been a while since I've posted in this thread because I've not been riding too much with the colder weather. Yes, I'm sort of a wimp like that. Anyway, today I finally got out for a short ride with my buddy Jonathan. It was only 14.5 miles, but it allowed me to stretch my legs a bit and get out of the house. Here are a couple pics of the Peugeot PX-8 that I took while I was waiting for my friend to show up.


First Ride of 2013 - 1 by Sallad Rialb, on Flickr


First Ride of 2013 - 2 by Sallad Rialb, on Flickr

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Old 01-06-13, 09:56 PM
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^I had no idea that it snowed in Maryland!
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Looks like you have your snow suit in that bag
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Rode out to Weedon Island, a local park
Lots of fog, but a great day of riding






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^ that looks so peaceful, cobrabyte
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Originally Posted by anixi
^I had no idea that it snowed in Maryland!
It does indeed snow in MD. We've had two storms recently, December 24 and December 26 which resulted in a little bit of accumulation where I live. Thankfully, it has melted off pretty nicely and the roads are in OK condition for some rides. Wednesday is supposed to be 55 so I have a ride planned with my friend.
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Originally Posted by scozim
Looks like you have your snow suit in that bag
That bag is WAY too big for this bike and I really have no excuse for keeping it on there since I have at least another 5 bags around, some of which will be more suitable for the rides I do on this bike. That particular bag is a Carradice Camper Longflap. Nice bag if you're going camping, but too much for a day ride unless, of course, you're carrying your snowsuit!
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Originally Posted by cobrabyte
Rode out to Weedon Island, a local park
Lots of fog, but a great day of riding
Nice! The effect of the fog really makes for some great pictures.
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I pretty much rode the couch all weekend. My sinuses have been acting up for a week or so and made rumblings about invading my chest, so I didn't ride much, just a 13-mile round trip jaunt to a meeting on Saturday afternoon. I slept more than I didn't Sunday. I'm back to where I was earlier in the week; the crud seems like it's out of my chest but my sinuses are still barkin'.
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Originally Posted by scozim
Three weeks of mental agony and not being able to ride. The knee is coming around and the roads have "cleared" a little. I found out at Christmas that the primary road in the area I mountain bike is being plowed this winter because of a logging operation. That provided the perfect scenario today to drop some tire pressure on the Scott mtb and go for a ride. 25 degrees at the start and only 16 miles - but they were a wonderful 16 miles. Worked hard up the hills and froze on the way back down. But, it was perfect.



scozim, I'm glad you're back in the saddle again! I really like the last two pictures in your post.
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Wow, what a bunch of nice photos. Makes me want to bike all those places! Which I guess is the point, inn'it?

But PG, who put that stem on the PX8 with the gret 70's-ish decals?
(Edit: Where did I lern to tpe?)

I'd rather be biking than sitting here in the office.
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Old 01-09-13, 06:13 AM
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Originally Posted by jimmuller
Wow, what a bunch of nice photos. Makes me want to bike all those places! Which I guess is the point, inn'it?

But PG, who put that stem on the PX8 with the gret 70's-ish decals?

I'd rather be biking than sitting here in the office.
Everything that was done to that bike was a direct result of my actions. It is entirely in keeping with its character as a frankenbike. I didn't want to have to deal with the odd french sized stems, so I opted for a turned down threadless adapter instead.
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Wow, all the snow and fog pictures have me reminiscing about WA!

Great pics, guys - and Dallas, it ain't wimpy to bow out when the temps get low enough for snow. Riding in that kind of weather is for dedicated roadies and masochists

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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
Wow, all the snow and fog pictures have me reminiscing about WA!

Great pics, guys - and Dallas, it ain't wimpy to bow out when the temps get low enough for snow. Riding in that kind of weather is for dedicated roadies and masochists

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Call me a masochist - 32 degrees today but with a very stiff - almost brutal - wind. Since the shaded areas for the first mile or so still had some thick snow and ice on it I decided to go with the Trek Antelope tank. It's got Performance's Forte Gotham 26 X 1.75 tires on it which did a decent job on the slick stuff. 20+ miles for a lunch time ride but the last 9 were straight into the wind so it was a good hill workout.

Love the Cannondale bag for blocking wind and keeping the hands in a little better shape:





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I posted some 'urban' scenery on here a while bike, shots from one of my favorite short jaunts through the heart of the island of Montreal.

Here's another 'urban' shot from my (very short) ride today:


Vancouver, BC. This is the view over the Kingsgate mall parking lot, a few blocks from my new home - happily located on a designated bike route. Vancouver has a great network of routes - not bike paths or separate lanes (which do exist in places, especially downtown), but traffic-calmed streets, often beautiful tree-lined residential ones, along which bike traffic is encouraged and facilitated with signaled crossings at major arteries, stop signs to ensure uninterrupted right-of-way at some secondary intersections, etc.

It's also (if you can look past the rain so familiar to Pacific Northwest folks here) an idyllic kind of place for a city in its way. In this case, clouds, shoddy photography skills, and a changing light conspired against my quite capturing it (the mountains in the distance were stunning in person)...

I expect I'll have the chance to post plenty more picture from real rides in and around Vancouver in the future - unlike Montreal, from which I've just returned, the riding seasons doesn't really end, but just gets a little more sodden and unpredictable.
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I managed to get in about 1hr15min or so today. Temperature near 50degF. Took the Bertin out for a spin after doing a crank swap. It handles nicely, feel slightly short but that's okay. Biggest problem is the front brakes still squeal even after I worked on them. The rear doesn't now though.
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Two laps today out to Wheedon Isle Preserve and back (13 miles each), solo at dawn, a little cool, and with my 14 yr old on his 86 Team Fuji for dusk, I was sweating in shorts and a T-Shirt! here is the sunset from the fishing pier......
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It warmed up considerably here today, so I had to take a quick spin around town. It was the last ride for these old tires though, I had planned on swapping them out this winter anyways.

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30 miles of fun and games with John, Will, Irv, Bryce, Chris and John's friend John around the Camelback and Mummy Mountain loop. Full report on the separate thread, but here's a couple of pics from today.

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Lots of beautiful machinery:



Apres-ride lunch:



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MTB today with some friends in the annual "Stinky Spoke" poker ride. The first order of business straight out of the gates is climbing "Heart Attack Hill". It's steeper than it looks. Maybe 1/3 of the riders can ride it all the way to the top. If you do, you are awarded a small medal for your efforts.

We regroup and follow the powerline trail for a few miles to our 1st rest stop. There I admire several interesting bikes. Like this field repair:

And this beautiful Klein.

Turns out the owner of the Klein was outfitted with this awesome bandolier stuffed with PBR! Can't say I share his tastes in beer but I do admire his style!

We finally turn into the woods of the Redmond Watershed and enjoy some singletrack. We add 2 extra miles of trail by adding a portion of the 'thrilla' route before reconnecting with the Stinky Spoke route where we finish at the Red Hook Brewery. After changing and having a post ride beer we find out one of the guys in our group had the highest hand for the day and takes home a new bike, wine basket and backpack. Needless to say we nicknamed him "Lucky"
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45 miles today on the De Rosa. Cloudy and warm at 50 degrees. Scituate-Coventry-West Greenwich-Coventry-Scituate; all in RI.

Check out Fish Hill on the Coventry/West Greenwich line. A tough hill, starts like this:



Then has a half mile false flat that crosses this swampy area:



and then ends like this:



Snow is mostly gone, even in the woods. Scituate on the way home.



My first ride of the year that was not a commute to work. Off to a slow start.
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JJS, nice pics as usual! Your rides always look inviting.

I got in about 30 miles today.

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^Man, we're getting ripped off! Over a foot of snow since New Year's, it was 6 degrees last night, more coming tomorrow! How come MA isn't worse off than we?!
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just a quick ride over to disneyland with the family. My daughter made sure the tire pressure was safe.

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