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Old 11-03-22, 08:11 PM
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I don't know how many 54 mile rides in shorts 2022 has left.
Well, at least 3.....


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Old 11-04-22, 08:28 PM
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Wherever that is, it looks pretty.
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Originally Posted by Russ Roth
Wherever that is, it looks pretty.
Gerry Park, Roslyn. I've got to be more careful in that area, because I love to look at the old houses and tend to take my eye off the road.
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Old 11-09-22, 11:32 AM
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39 miles Saturday 5 November '22.
Mostly on Hillside Avenue. Through Jamaica under the elevated train J train .
Woodhaven Boulevard

Hillside Avenue has great bus service.

Recently the concrete medians allong Hillside have been widened at the crosswalks





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Calverton/North Fork loop, 56 miles. Lots of headwind on the return leg!

























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Old 11-13-22, 02:35 AM
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Times Square


Times Square



Central Park West


Central Park West

Central Park West bike lane is covered with wet leaves. Use caution, it is slippery.
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Old 11-15-22, 08:16 PM
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She says I need to install a shorter stem.


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Originally Posted by kaos joe
She says I need to install a shorter stem.


She's a cutie. How old ?. One of my 18 mos. old goofballs likes to help when I work on bikes. He hangs around in case I drop a small part or bolt, then he's on it in a flash and batting it out of sight. I gave to move fast before that part is gone.
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Originally Posted by Steve B.
She's a cutie. How old ?. One of my 18 mos. old goofballs likes to help when I work on bikes. He hangs around in case I drop a small part or bolt, then he's on it in a flash and batting it out of sight. I gave to move fast before that part is gone.
15 weeks. She "helped" me remove old congealed sealant from my MTB tires also.


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Old 11-17-22, 01:15 PM
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Went to Mineola, climbed stairs to Pedestrian Bridge #2


Impressive view

The colder weather means Ill be using the bikes with the fairings. Greatest advantage of reducing windchill.
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First off-road miles of the season! Bethpage trails in fine shape, but looks like they are setting up for a major XC running even,t so tomorrow might not be the day to ride that area. And, a SteveB sighting.

My mechanic here says to drop a couple of PSI.


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Pedestrian Overpass #2 at Mineola LIRR


Rode to Mineola last night around 18:00 and again this morning around 11:00.
Fairing gives phenomenal windchill protection, felt much warmer than the 32F 0C thermometer.
LiFePO4 battery keeps lights lit.
#317 fairing is larger , six times more cargo space than #318.
On 26x1.5 ALEX rims, 80psi slicks

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Old 11-23-22, 06:04 PM
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Rode to Mineola, then Westbury, came home the back way.

Big Panniers



Comfortable bike, weighs 79 pounds. Went 25 miles. Using this fairing to resist windchill, Im very happy with the way it works
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I'm seriously beginning to think this fairing keeps me riding in the cold.

Went to the Phone-Fixit in Glen Cove, Bought a new battery for the oldest of my 3 phones.
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Merry Christmas!


!2 whole Fahrenheit degrees, but........no mud!
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7 riders, 36 damp and dank miles. Days are getting longer now........





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Originally Posted by kaos joe
7 riders, 36 damp and dank miles. Days are getting longer now........





We almost did a road ride, forecast was low 40's. Did a BP mt. bike instead, glad we did, agree it was dank and damp. It was actually about 37 in the colder spots in the woods.
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Two rides, Monday 2Jan and Wednesday 4Jan.
Hicksville on Monday, Glendale on Wednesday.
New Ebike


Wish pickup location, Hicksville. Theyre never open.

Stopped at Wish pickup location to complain. Doors were locked shut.


Glendale


Glendale Freight from Hellgate Bridge


Lease Locomotive
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Roslyn Clock Tower.

Went by Roslyn Clock Tower the other night.
The Fly-11 has excellent range. Nimble handling. I have another Tailbox I want to swop, this one is too small for the laundromat run. Other Tailbox has same plugs and wires, so they could be swopped in five minutes, if I felt like it.
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Good afternoon to everyone. I registered for my first NYC 5 Borough Bike ride today. Wondering how many of you have done it and if you could share your experiences. Particularly riding back from the ferry to Penn Station at the conclusion of the ride. I have absolutely no experience riding in the city
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Good afternoon to everyone. I registered for my first NYC 5 Borough Bike ride today. Wondering how many of you have done it and if you could share your experiences. Particularly riding back from the ferry to Penn Station at the conclusion of the ride. I have absolutely no experience riding in the city



I would recommend the
Hudson River Greenway, but 8th or 6th Avenue would work too.
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Moynihan Train Hall


Washington Square Park


Kosciusko Bridge


Kosciusko Bridge


Kosciusko Bridge


43rd Street Bike Lane


Woodhaven Boulevard


Kosciusko Bridge

Having photographed all the other major bridges that have bike lanes, I set my sights on the Kosciusko Bridge. Started in Manhattan, Penn, went over the Williamsburg, then Meeker Avenue to the bike ramp for the Kosciusko. Return via Queens Boulevard to Kew Gardens, ate at Mini Burger, and took train home.

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Other batch of photos from the Williamsburg



Eastbound




Brooklyn

Brooklyn

Brooklyn
Screenshots captioned with phonto app
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Originally Posted by hotbike

Moynihan Train Hall


Washington Square Park


Kosciusko Bridge


Kosciusko Bridge


Kosciusko Bridge


43rd Street Bike Lane


Woodhaven Boulevard


Kosciusko Bridge

Having photographed all the other major bridges that have bike lanes, I set my sights on the Kosciusko Bridge. Started in Manhattan, Penn, went over the Williamsburg, then Meeker Avenue to the bike ramp for the Kosciusko. Return via Queens Boulevard to Kew Gardens, ate at Mini Burger, and took train home.
Thank you sorry to get back to you so late
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Visited the Unisphere Monday

Rode 42 miles, but I doubled back between Kew Gardens and Forrest Hills.



Was 42 miles on the odometer. Doubled back two miles between Kew Gardens and Forrest Hills. Battery was down to 2 bars, I took the train back from Mineola, just because I could.
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