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Forum: Northeast
07-12-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By Vifam7

Hey guys, I'm thinking of doing the Floyd...

Hey guys,

I'm thinking of doing the Floyd Bennett-Rockaway-Howard Beach loop sometime later this year. I just have one concern.

How safe is the path on the northern Cross Bay Blvd bridge...
Forum: Northeast
08-09-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 177,637
Posted By Vifam7

I recently noticed that a bike path (separate...

I recently noticed that a bike path (separate from the road) has been laid down alongside the Nesconsett-Port Jefferson Highway going east. It seems to start around Hauppage. Anyone know how far it...
Forum: Northeast
08-01-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,518
Posted By Vifam7

Rode the South County Trail on Sunday. Van...

Rode the South County Trail on Sunday. Van Cortlandt Park to Elmsford and back.

Save for a few washboard-like patches on the north end, the bike path was fantastic.

Also, I can now see why...
Forum: Northeast
07-14-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,518
Posted By Vifam7

I've never ridden the Hudson River Greenway in...

I've never ridden the Hudson River Greenway in Manhattan. I've always been meaning to but never got around to it. :)

South County Trail and North County Trail are 2 other trails I've been...
Forum: Northeast
07-14-17, 08:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,518
Posted By Vifam7

Would you happen to know a good/safe place to...

Would you happen to know a good/safe place to park your car on the Upper West Side? I know most folks park across the river in NJ and cross the GWB but I have a bit of acrophobia and don't really...
Forum: Northeast
07-12-17, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 177,637
Posted By Vifam7

Thinking of going to Heckscher State Park this...

Thinking of going to Heckscher State Park this weekend. Just wondering - what's the safest way to get from Heckscher to Connetquot Park?
Forum: Northeast
07-04-17, 03:56 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,518
Posted By Vifam7

Don't know about the segment from Jerome to...

Don't know about the segment from Jerome to Reiss Field but, heading eastwards from White Plains Road going all the way along Pelham Pkwy, it's pretty much a gentle downhill all the way to the park....
Forum: Northeast
07-03-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,518
Posted By Vifam7

Long Islander here. Yesterday, I put my bike...

Long Islander here.

Yesterday, I put my bike on the car, crossed the Whitestone Brdge and drove to the Pelham Bay Park to try out the Mosholu-Pelham Greenway. Started at the Bronx Victory...
06-03-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,765
Posted By Vifam7

Took a few more rides since my last post. Having...

Took a few more rides since my last post. Having adjusted the saddle position, I can pretty much now ride without bike pants for 6-8 miles without pain. Hand numbness issue has also been solved....
05-29-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,941
Posted By Vifam7

Certainly worth going back to the LBS, fiddle...

Certainly worth going back to the LBS, fiddle with the seat adjustments, and checking out the smaller size bike.

FWIW, I'm 5'75" in height with 30" in seam and my 7.3FX is size 17.5. I had an...
05-27-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,765
Posted By Vifam7

Update: So I moved the saddle to the rear...

Update:

So I moved the saddle to the rear and dropped it a few millimeters. Then took a ride. No more numb arms/hands. Ride was less harsh too.
05-26-15, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,765
Posted By Vifam7

Thanks for the reply. I don't think the problem...

Thanks for the reply. I don't think the problem is with the flat bars or the alumin frame. I've ridden flat bars and alumin frames before. But I think you have a point in that I may have too much...
05-24-15, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,765
Posted By Vifam7

Recently purchased a Trek 7.3 FX - 2 questions

(Oops..more than 2 questions. Forgot to edit the thread title. Apologies.)

Hi,

I recently purchased a Trek 7.3 FX. This bike replaces my old Panasonic Sport 500 as my weekend exercise bike. So...
05-19-15, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,664
Views: 421,429
Posted By Vifam7

Just recently purchased a 7.3FX. Size 17.5. ...

Just recently purchased a 7.3FX. Size 17.5.

I was actually intent on buying the 7.2 but after testing the 7.3 and the Giant Escape 2, I changed my mind. I'm just a casual cyclist and I don't...
Forum: Northeast
05-18-15, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,671
Posted By Vifam7

I did the Cedar Creek to Jones Beach last year...

I did the Cedar Creek to Jones Beach last year for the Memorial Day airshow. Planning on doing the same this year.

1. I think I got there around 10am last year and had no problems with parking at...
Forum: Northeast
08-20-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Vifam7

Belmont Lake State Park is my local hangout park....

Belmont Lake State Park is my local hangout park. The upper half around Belmont Lake is a mix of paved and cinder trails. The lower half, south of the Southern State Parkway and towards Southards...
Forum: Northeast
05-25-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,923
Posted By Vifam7

Great write up Papa Tom. I too went to the beach...

Great write up Papa Tom. I too went to the beach and airshow today. Took lots of photos of those airplanes! Also checked out the new extension. Yeah, the path is kinda dull but I still appreciate...
Forum: Northeast
05-24-14, 10:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,923
Posted By Vifam7

Since I'm a Suffolk resident I guess this means...

Since I'm a Suffolk resident I guess this means I'll have to pay a fee to enter the park?
Forum: Northeast
05-23-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,923
Posted By Vifam7

Thanks for the reply Papa! I guess we'll find...

Thanks for the reply Papa! I guess we'll find out come Sunday.

It'll be my first ride of the year too. The long winter really dampened the will to go out and ride. I'm totally out of shape.
Forum: Northeast
05-23-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,923
Posted By Vifam7

Does anyone know how badly crowded the Jones...

Does anyone know how badly crowded the Jones Beach bikeway is on Memorial Day weekend? I've ridden the path before but it was during the Fall season.

The reason I ask is because I'm thinking of...
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