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Forum: Touring
06-22-06, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By linds

Icebreaker makes AWESOME stuff. When I have a...

Icebreaker makes AWESOME stuff.
When I have a for-real job and some $$, I will buy lots of it. For now I own their midweight longsleeve half-zip, which is great all around. A plus is the thumb...
Forum: Introductions
06-22-06, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By linds

Newport News and surrounding areas have...

Newport News and surrounding areas have HORRENDOUS traffic issues, plus all the roads have 45 - 55 mph speed limits and non-existant shoulders (I live in York County, but right near the NN line).
...
Forum: Touring
06-22-06, 06:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,162
Posted By linds

I did Boston, MA -> Yorktown, VA in May, and I'm...

I did Boston, MA -> Yorktown, VA in May, and I'm leaving for the Bike Virginia - Tour de Love (5 days, 300 miles, organized and supported) tomorrow.
Forum: Touring
04-11-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,923
Posted By linds

I'm going Boston to Yorktown, VA (home) starting...

I'm going Boston to Yorktown, VA (home) starting May 8th!
Forum: Touring
04-10-06, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By linds

I am riding Boston to Yorktown, VA via the...

I am riding Boston to Yorktown, VA via the Eastern Shore starting May 6th. I have through Delaware planned out turn by turn and typed up on the computer, if you'd like I can email those to you...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-06, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By linds

In related news, I'm doing the Tour de Love in...

In related news,
I'm doing the Tour de Love in June. Anyone else?
02-04-06, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 633
Posted By linds

2006 Bianchi paint color - Gang Green - Touch up paint?

Many bikes in the 2006 Bianchi line come in Gang Green, yet BianchiUSA does not have touch up paint available in this color (only Celeste).

I'm wondering if anyone has found any comparable car...
Forum: Touring
02-03-06, 03:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,231
Posted By linds

I have a Bianchi Volpe (which is a...

I have a Bianchi Volpe (which is a cyclocross/light touring bike) with a rear rack. I'm getting fenders, and perhaps a handlebar bag. I'm going to try to go as light as possible: sleeping bag, tent,...
Forum: Touring
02-02-06, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By linds

I LOVE my Volpe. Just thought I'd plug. :)

I LOVE my Volpe. Just thought I'd plug. :)
Forum: Touring
02-02-06, 06:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,231
Posted By linds

I'm graduating this spring and I'm planning...

I'm graduating this spring and I'm planning Boston -> home in Yorktown, VA. Not quite as ambitious as your trip, but I'm getting super psyched for it!

I hope that you do actually go!
Forum: Commuting
02-02-06, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By linds

SUCH a great idea. Ahhhhh! QUESTIONS for...

SUCH a great idea. Ahhhhh!

QUESTIONS for commuters:
1) How far from the bike station is acceptable to then travel on foot or bike to your end destination? On foot: 5 mins, otherwise I'd hop on my...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-06, 06:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,913
Posted By linds

I love mine! I'm wearing it now, whoot! (Off to a...

I love mine! I'm wearing it now, whoot! (Off to a party, not work...but still).
Forum: Touring
12-12-05, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By linds

You cannot take your bike on the Green line - the...

You cannot take your bike on the Green line - the T line that services the Fenway and Kenmore Sq stops.
Riding into the city will not be a problem if you map out your route and become familiar with...
Forum: Commuting
12-12-05, 09:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,233
Posted By linds

?? This question makes no sense.

?? This question makes no sense.
Forum: Commuting
12-06-05, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,096
Posted By linds

I ride a Bianchi Volpe (2006). I'm SUPER happy...

I ride a Bianchi Volpe (2006). I'm SUPER happy with it.
A+!
11-29-05, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By linds

I'm talking York County - Tabb area (Yorktown Rd,...

I'm talking York County - Tabb area (Yorktown Rd, Big Bethel Rd, Rt 134, Rt 17, etc).
I might be home for a bit this summer...if I am, I will check out PABA. I'm generally only home 1 week or so a...
11-28-05, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By linds

Biking around Yorktown, Virginia....I've NEVER...

Biking around Yorktown, Virginia....I've NEVER seen another cyclist.

Because of this lack of cyclists, cars don't really know how to react to me. Many give me TOO much room, which I guess I...
11-23-05, 04:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,477
Posted By linds

It doesn't matter if she meant it or not. She...

It doesn't matter if she meant it or not. She killed a person with her vehicle. She was negligent (admitted), and should thus be held responsible.




"Vehicular Homicide

Statutes which...
11-23-05, 03:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,477
Posted By linds

How could she NOT face charges?

How could she NOT face charges?
Forum: Commuting
11-23-05, 11:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,782
Posted By linds

I've heard the term "utility cyclist" used to...

I've heard the term "utility cyclist" used to refer to someone who has no choice but to bike (ie. someone who lost their license or someone who does not have enough money to afford a car). I'm a "I...
Forum: Touring
11-23-05, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By linds

Also: you could sign up for the BOBishBikes...

Also: you could sign up for the BOBishBikes listserv:
http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/BOBishBikesFS/

Scours eBay and Craigslists around the country for touring-ish type bikes.
Forum: Touring
11-23-05, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By linds

24.5" x 2.54 cm/" = 62 cm, which is way too big...

24.5" x 2.54 cm/" = 62 cm, which is way too big for this dude.

I'd say keep working on scouring eBay. That's where I found my Bianchi Volpe.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-05, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,685
Posted By linds

My boyfriend rides to work in a pair of...

My boyfriend rides to work in a pair of convertible pants from REI, generally used for hiking and other outdoor activities.
...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-05, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By linds

It's $71 for the same combo pass (subway and bus)...

It's $71 for the same combo pass (subway and bus) in Boston. And we don't have bike racks on our busses. Lame.

This was a good article! Cheers!
Forum: Commuting
11-23-05, 10:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,782
Posted By linds

Hey now. Nothing wrong with computer nerd...

Hey now. Nothing wrong with computer nerd commuter/utility cyclist females! :)


Hubs: I think when I have an actual job (read: forever in the future, because I'm applying for PhD programs now) I...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-05, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,704
Posted By linds

I got my Bianchi Volpe about a month ago, and I...

I got my Bianchi Volpe about a month ago, and I am in love.

It's not very heavy (don't know the weight, but I'm a girl [:shock:!] and I carry it up and down a few flights of stairs a few times a...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-05, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By linds

I can't watch the video at work, but... A...

I can't watch the video at work, but...


A friend of mine was hit (from behind/the left side, both traveling in the same direction) by a 16 year old girl in her parents' BMW SUV who said to him...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-05, 10:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,840
Posted By linds

Seriously? That's crazy. Hah. I had no idea. You...

Seriously? That's crazy. Hah. I had no idea. You learn something new every day! Thanks.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By linds

YESSS! Hahaha.

YESSS!

Hahaha.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-05, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,052,348
Posted By linds

I commute on a Volpe (Bianchi's light...

I commute on a Volpe (Bianchi's light touring/cyclocross bike).
Forum: Touring
11-22-05, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By linds

I thought he just wanted to know how far it is....

I thought he just wanted to know how far it is. :shrug:
Forum: Commuting
11-22-05, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,052,348
Posted By linds

43 F, feels like 36 F. Raining pretty hard! ...

43 F, feels like 36 F. Raining pretty hard!

It's supposed to snow tonight and tomorrow morning. Whoot!
Forum: Commuting
11-22-05, 10:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,840
Posted By linds

Most of the Charles River crossings are pretty...

Most of the Charles River crossings are pretty good here in Boston (Longfellow, Mass Ave, Harvard, JFK, etc).

Since I like pictures:
http://www.ecmsinc.com/images/longfellow.jpg
...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-05, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By linds

Hahah, mike. That is my same experience in...

Hahah, mike. That is my same experience in Boston. The T can take 45 mins - an hour to get from Northeastern University (where I am at school) and Allston (where some friends live). But on a bike,...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-05, 09:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,782
Posted By linds

Really? Even gross and sweaty and in the...

Really? Even gross and sweaty and in the rain/snow, I still get that "hey baby" garbage and the "get off the street" stuff. Obnoxious.

Anyhow, I ride my bike everywhere everyday, so I guess that...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-05, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,220
Posted By linds

Thumbs up on beating the Ferrari on CommAve. Glad...

Thumbs up on beating the Ferrari on CommAve. Glad he saw you too.

From my experience, in this city the middle age men in fancy cars (Mercedes, BMWs, etc) have been the biggest *******s in their...
Forum: Touring
11-22-05, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By linds

You can use this to map out your route directly...

You can use this to map out your route directly and get actual mileage.
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/
Forum: Commuting
11-21-05, 12:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,477
Posted By linds

I like the one in post #12. I want a long sleeve...

I like the one in post #12. I want a long sleeve shirt.
Forum: Touring
11-21-05, 12:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,923
Posted By linds

I'm hoping to ride Boston, MA (school) ->...

I'm hoping to ride Boston, MA (school) -> Yorktown, VA (home) after graduation in May. Haven't decided if I'm going to go right in May or wait for a little later in the summer. I need/want to recruit...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-05, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By linds

I just got this T shirt yesterday: ...

I just got this T shirt yesterday:
http://bikethehub.org/default.asp?content=tshirt

http://bikethehub.org/img/tshirt.gif


It's awesomely soft! AA t-shirt.
Forum: Commuting
11-18-05, 01:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,952
Posted By linds

Whoa hey, I'm making myself a member now,...

Whoa hey,

I'm making myself a member now, so you have another female!
I'd be down for a long sleeve shirt, or maybe a hoodie.
Rockin'.
Forum: Commuting
11-18-05, 12:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,659
Posted By linds

Thanks, Steve, for the link to your article. I...

Thanks, Steve, for the link to your article. I think it will be great help for anyone petitioning localities to alter their detection systems.

(And, as I'm a physicist, it was fun to read!)
11-18-05, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 650
Posted By linds

Haha, I have no idea. One of the signed bike...

Haha, I have no idea. One of the signed bike routes in Boston is on the absolute WORST road possible (for anyone that knows the city, it runs along Melnea Cass Blvd). The road is in terrible shape....
Forum: Touring
11-17-05, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By linds

I met my boyfriend through Northeastern...

I met my boyfriend through Northeastern University's outdoors club (while camping on the Boston Harbor Islands).

One of the first things we did together was a totally-thrown-together last minute...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-05, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By linds

I second the UnderArmour ColdGear tights.

I second the UnderArmour ColdGear tights.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 03:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,308
Posted By linds

"I have also started to wonder if a horn is more...

"I have also started to wonder if a horn is more appropriate, as the comment it makes is more generic and therefore less likely to lead to a confrontation than the words I would be likely to choose...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By linds

I have asthma and riding in the cold gives me the...

I have asthma and riding in the cold gives me the same symptoms. Do you have trouble breathing at any other time in addition to this cold riding?
Forum: Commuting
11-14-05, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By linds

Ooooh, I wish you good luck. I'm applying to...

Ooooh, I wish you good luck.
I'm applying to Duke for graduate school, and if I get in, I shall be joining your league of bicycle commuters.
11-11-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,471
Posted By linds

When making a left turn at a stoplight, I do my...

When making a left turn at a stoplight, I do my damndest to merge into the left turn lane via looking back and merging. If I get really stuck I'll go through the intersection and stop on the far...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 750
Posted By linds

Heh, Walkafire -> where do you work now?

Heh, Walkafire -> where do you work now?
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