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05-30-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By capejohn

Our small group met in Lexington, MA to ride the...

Our small group met in Lexington, MA to ride the Minuteman Bikeway. We decided to ride to Harvard Square and the Charles River before reversing our route and travel to Bedford.
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05-24-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 78,220
Posted By capejohn

I just qualified for that 70+ jersey in January. ...

I just qualified for that 70+ jersey in January.
It seems it takes forever to get through a day. Yet decades pass in the blink of an eye.
05-24-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By capejohn

I've had a couple of responses to my video post...

I've had a couple of responses to my video post by those who do not like that type of biking. My post and response here is not intended to challenge anyone else's preferences. It's only about what I...
05-23-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By capejohn

No streets were blocked. There were a couple of...

No streets were blocked. There were a couple of times when we were riding through lights that turned red, a police car was nearby. The cop pulled into the intersection with lights flashing till all...
05-22-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By capejohn

Group Rides Are Back

I'm an infrequent poster here since retirement from my corporate job. Part time I ride along with bike events with my cameras.
Last night, after 14 months, Providence Bike Jam had their rebirth...
03-09-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 78,220
Posted By capejohn

I last posted on this thread in 2014. I'm a bit...

I last posted on this thread in 2014. I'm a bit older and not much wiser. But still riding. (Weather permitting).

https://youtu.be/KtCxNkKYZBE
11-24-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,850
Posted By capejohn

With winter approaching take a look at Ryan Van...

With winter approaching take a look at Ryan Van Duzer. He does dirt road biking, as opposed to trail. His videos could be an inspiration. r at the least, fun to watch. Careful, you may become...
07-29-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By capejohn

test

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07-28-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 987
Posted By capejohn

Back to work video documenting local rides

I have been conspicuously absent from this forum since retirement 10 years ago. I still ride every day for pleasure, to volunteer work, and running errands that are within 6 or 7 miles from home.
...
Forum: Commuting
07-28-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 33,503
Posted By capejohn

For a living I collect entitlement checks. For...

For a living I collect entitlement checks. For a hobby, I volunteer at a few organizations that I can get to by bike.
07-23-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,181
Posted By capejohn

Hand Held Camera

I don't worry about video taping bad drivers any more. It's just not something that I think about. I do use a hand held camera, and always pack one whenever I ride.
I am a videographer for most of...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,974
Posted By capejohn

What are the characteristics/ qualities of the...

What are the characteristics/ qualities of the bike that you use for transportation?
Any bike will do
Do you use a bike in the winter and the summer?
Of course. Snow and ice keep me off the bike....
Forum: Commuting
07-23-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By capejohn

I have been wearing a mask like yours for a few...

I have been wearing a mask like yours for a few years. Mostly in the spring for pollen protection. I also wear a heavier one in the winter for warmth. I realize in some places it's not PC to wear...
05-21-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 41,571
Posted By capejohn

Not California. My son who races and lives in...

Not California. My son who races and lives in Austin, ran into another biker who goes by The Dude. I though it may have been you.
02-21-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By capejohn

Some entertainment for the off season

I ride along many events in South Eastern Massachusetts with my video camera as a hobby. Some are fundraisers and some are group rides. The annual South Coast Bikeway Alliance Summit is...
02-21-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,494
Posted By capejohn

It's always nice to bump into a Bay Stater on a...

It's always nice to bump into a Bay Stater on a bike site.
Forum: Commuting
11-11-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,654
Posted By capejohn

Every year at this time I get to commute to work...

Every year at this time I get to commute to work for six weeks. I ride the five and a half miles to the Salvation Army headquarters in the city. I drive the bell ringers to their assigned stores. ...
10-31-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By capejohn

Ha! Lyft removed all the Jump bikes a couple of...

Ha! Lyft removed all the Jump bikes a couple of months ago. They said Providence wasn't mature enough for them. Jump didn't mention how easy they were for high school kids to jailbreak them.
10-31-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By capejohn

Not only dressing like zombies. Stopping a...

Not only dressing like zombies. Stopping a couple of times for a dance party. Breaking out the beer and bourbon, and riding the streets of Providence with three synchronized boom boxes blaring.
10-29-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 41,571
Posted By capejohn

Do you know a bike racer named Brandon in your...

Do you know a bike racer named Brandon in your hometown?
10-29-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 41,571
Posted By capejohn

My name is John and I live on Cape Cod

My name is John and I live on Cape Cod
10-26-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By capejohn

Group Rides With A Theme

My hobby is to video and photo document local group bike rides. Some are charity rides and some, like this one, are just for fun. Providence Bike Jam was Critical Mass in the past. CM is no longer...
01-13-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By capejohn

Wickid Pissah

Wickid Pissah
12-23-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,797
Posted By capejohn

December Full Moon Bike Ride Video

https://vimeo.com/307911956
12-10-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,246
Posted By capejohn

I put on headphones, close my eyes and before...

I put on headphones, close my eyes and before long I'm at a wonderful concert.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By capejohn

Annually this time of year, I volunteer to drive...

Annually this time of year, I volunteer to drive the Salvation Army Bell Ringers to their destinations. I like to ride my bike the six miles to the office. It’s usually my introduction to winter...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By capejohn

p.s. I do most of my forum activity at...

p.s. I do most of my forum activity at bikejournal.com. I usually post videos of bike events I work as a videographer or simply bring my camera on group rides. Below is a video of a fundraiser I did...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By capejohn

Commuting for a few weeks

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I retired from my daily commuting job in June of 2010. Since...
10-28-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By capejohn

We have very mild winters here on the South Coast...

We have very mild winters here on the South Coast of Massachusetts. Breezes from the 70 degree ocean temperatures keeps our average summer temperatures in the 80's and the 38 ish winter waters gives...
01-04-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,171
Posted By capejohn

I ride every day in single digit and low teen...

I ride every day in single digit and low teen temperatures the gym, the market and putzing around town. It's not a big deal.
11-25-17, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,797
Posted By capejohn

Do videos count?

Full moon ride video.
https://vimeo.com/241299602
Forum: Commuting
11-25-17, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,797
Posted By capejohn

In my commuting days I also had a locker and a...

In my commuting days I also had a locker and a shower. I bought an iron and board, had all the toiletries, a decent pair of shoes and some backup clothing stored like underwear, a shirt etc. I used...
08-11-17, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,769
Posted By capejohn

Happy retirement: Since I retired in 2010 I'm...

Happy retirement: Since I retired in 2010 I'm living like a teenager. I ride every day around town and do two or three long rides a week. I don't go fast any more but I do average about 180 miles...
04-24-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By capejohn

2800 plus did the ride this year. 300 of us put...

2800 plus did the ride this year. 300 of us put our bikes on trucks near South Station, took the commuter rail to Southboro and rode the four miles to the start in Hopkinton. Some rode both ways,...
04-24-17, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By capejohn

Nice video. I rode the Midnight Marathon Ride for...

Nice video. I rode the Midnight Marathon Ride for the 4th time this year. It's the first time it wasn't really cold. It's one of my favorite events. I did a video HERE (https://vimeo.com/213549953)
02-14-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,535
Posted By capejohn

I have done a few. I'll link you to my tours...

I have done a few. I'll link you to my tours and you can peruse and maybe get some insight and ideas.
Click Here (http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/directory/?o=tS&user=capejohn&v=M)
02-12-17, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,153
Posted By capejohn

My post wasn't to be harsh. It was my intent to...

My post wasn't to be harsh. It was my intent to lighten things up.
02-11-17, 08:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,427
Posted By capejohn

Riding in the snow in New England can be fun. Or...

Riding in the snow in New England can be fun. Or should I say usually is fun.
Click Here (https://vimeo.com/198375293) for the video
(https://vimeo.com/198375293)
02-11-17, 08:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,716
Posted By capejohn

Even though we are in plain sight, some people...

Even though we are in plain sight, some people don't see us. I have noticed people looking right at me and I can tell they don't see me because it's not something they expect to see....
02-11-17, 08:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,153
Posted By capejohn

Before I read any reply I thought. boy this guy...

Before I read any reply I thought. boy this guy is going to get hammered. And you did. Good for you. :beer:
02-11-17, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,216
Posted By capejohn

Fractured clavicle is the badge of honor for bike...

Fractured clavicle is the badge of honor for bike riders, especially if you race. The good thing is that they usually heal nicely.
02-11-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 35,118
Posted By capejohn

You may have been able to get a better deal but...

You may have been able to get a better deal but so what. Enjoy your new bike and don't second guess your choice.
02-11-17, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,126
Posted By capejohn

Good choice. Actually any bike is a good choice...

Good choice. Actually any bike is a good choice if you use it. As to resale. Not many of us sell bikes. We collect them.
02-11-17, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By capejohn

Pretty good video and music. Happy Birthday. ...

Pretty good video and music. Happy Birthday. Next time ride faster so you can get the whole thing in before the batteries die. I do a lot of riding in and around Lafayette CO where #1 son lives....
01-30-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,440
Posted By capejohn

Tennis, grocery shopping, liquor runs, beach.the...

Tennis, grocery shopping, liquor runs, beach.the fitness club. In short pretty much ride to anything within five miles.
11-23-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,622
Posted By capejohn

It's something that we adjust to doing. If you...

It's something that we adjust to doing. If you ride in the cold, it's no big deal. If you don't, you kind of thing those who do are a bit off.
10-06-16, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,811
Posted By capejohn

Over the past few years, kids biking to middle...

Over the past few years, kids biking to middle school in my town has increased dramatically. I am constantly biking around town and the number of kids on bikes is refreshing. The town also has a...
10-06-16, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,469
Posted By capejohn

I was having the same problem for a long time. ...

I was having the same problem for a long time. On a whim, I began going to yoga classes. All that stretching and movement has allowed me to ride comfortably again, and I am able to turn and look...
09-11-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By capejohn

Sometimes It's Just A Simple Day

https://amidnightrider.com/2016/09/11/a-simple-day/
09-11-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,393
Posted By capejohn

I'm with you on a couple of points. I do like...

I'm with you on a couple of points. I do like solo and group rides. However, because I always carry and use a camera when riding, I end up quite often riding by myself in group rides.
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