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Forum: Northeast
02-03-23, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By ZIPP2001

It's New England and it's Winter

The snow is well behind last year (Central Massachusetts) and the trail riding is a tad rough but it's aways great to be out in the woods. It's now February and finally the freezing temps have moved...
01-27-23, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By ZIPP2001

Winter cycling shoes.

I decided to buy a pair of winter cycling shoes. I've used winter shoe covers for all the years I've been riding outdoors and have always kept my feet warm. They are water resistant not waterproof...
01-23-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By ZIPP2001

Crunchy sounds in winter are music to my ears....

Crunchy sounds in winter are music to my ears. glad to see winter came to your neck of the woods.
01-22-23, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By ZIPP2001

Love every bit of Winter riding, and the woods...

Love every bit of Winter riding, and the woods are a whole different world during Winter....
01-21-23, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By ZIPP2001

I see water that means it's go time.

I see water that means it's go time.
01-21-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By ZIPP2001

Why would anyone move away from this fun ?

Why would anyone move away from this fun ?
01-21-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By ZIPP2001

It's just a great area to play in and always fun...

It's just a great area to play in and always fun riding when it's snowing.
01-20-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By ZIPP2001

Its official Winter has finally arrived.

No better time for Winter to arrive than on half day Friday. This gives me a little extra time to go out and play in the woods. It's always fun when its wet heavy snow and you have to duck, dodge,...
01-14-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By ZIPP2001

Freezing temps moving in.

We have had about a foot of snow this season, but most times followed by rain or warmer temps. So not much on the ground for the second week of January as in past years. But now the colder temps seem...
01-11-23, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By ZIPP2001

When it comes to posting stuff, I only know one...

When it comes to posting stuff, I only know one way, can't teach this old dog new tricks (lol). It is just a matter of time before the cold stretch and snow move in and the real fun can begin. Most...
01-06-23, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By ZIPP2001

rumrunn6 Winter is coming back !

The crazy Christmas season is over for me, and half day Fridays are back on for 2023. So, for my first half day Friday I get greeted with a nice wet wintery mix. Was great to get out and enjoy my...
12-27-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By ZIPP2001

It is a great area that I lived next to for 30...

It is a great area that I lived next to for 30 years and come back for my winter riding.
12-26-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By ZIPP2001

Back on the Bike !

For me my biking stops right after Thanksgiving because work goes insane during the holiday season. This year was even crazier since I switch the company from a wholesale company to a retail company...
12-26-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By ZIPP2001

rumrunn6 you should know me by now that when I...

rumrunn6 you should know me by now that when I see water it's go time. Better judgement gets thrown out the window and it's charge forward and enjoy the ride ahead.
12-25-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By ZIPP2001

Need the ground to freeze and stay frozen and a...

Need the ground to freeze and stay frozen and a nice little crunch to the snow.
12-24-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By ZIPP2001

Now I'm ready for Winter

Work was crazy this Christmas season and I had no time to ride. Now it's back to normal and I'm able to get back on the bike. The Fat bike gets most of the work during Winter and today I went out for...
Forum: Northeast
12-10-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By ZIPP2001

I visited Niagra Falls on my way back from the...

I visited Niagra Falls on my way back from the hockey hall of fame when I was younger with my dad. I guess things looked bigger when your younger (lol).
11-19-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4,719
Views: 371,830
Posted By ZIPP2001

Nice crisp 35 degrees and 23 miles out in the...

Nice crisp 35 degrees and 23 miles out in the woods, waiting for some snow....
11-17-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By ZIPP2001

Hibernation Begins !

Well lets clear that up a bit, winter hibernation begins for my road bikes. As freezing temps start to roll in and become the norm snow and ice season are soon to follow. Now the trail bikes move...
11-13-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By ZIPP2001

Same cover as always just a very light thin...

Same cover as always just a very light thin plastic sheet. The car is ceramic coated and was washed the day before it went up. I will go up and wipe it down before I cover it because I'm not sure if...
11-13-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By ZIPP2001

I'll have the Z covered this week as it we be...

I'll have the Z covered this week as it we be stored at work in an offsite warehouse. and the T-bucket is close by so I can do some work to it over the winter.
11-13-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By ZIPP2001

Hibernation Begins !

Hibernation begins for my summer cars and can't wait for the real winter trail riding to begin. Once the freezing temps make their home for winter then I'll have the studded tires on my three trails...
11-12-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By ZIPP2001

My Specialized Element winter bibs come with a...

My Specialized Element winter bibs come with a zippered front for peeing.
11-12-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 498
Posted By ZIPP2001

My go to winter cycling bibs is the Specialized...

My go to winter cycling bibs is the Specialized Element. They are water resistant in front and breathable in back, and they have a zipper if case you need to take a whiz. Kept me warm and dry in some...
11-12-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,332
Posted By ZIPP2001

Gave my rollers away to a friend 8 years ago and...

Gave my rollers away to a friend 8 years ago and have been back out in the snow and ice having way more fun in winter....
Forum: Northeast
11-11-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By ZIPP2001

Stopped by Niagara Falls

I figured since I was in the area on my ride today, I would stop by Niagara Falls for a quick visit.
I visited Niagara Falls - YouTube
11-03-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By ZIPP2001

No Bicycles Allowed, Trails Closed

I've been coming to this trail network for several years now and I've never seen one sign saying it's off limits. I've met plenty of trail riders who have been riding these trails for many more years...
11-03-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By ZIPP2001

I made it to the top non-stop the last two visits...

I made it to the top non-stop the last two visits before this ride, but it's a battle. Today the trail conditions just made everything soft and slow and by the time I got to this section I already...
11-01-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By ZIPP2001

Life Beyond the Darkside

It's been quite some time since I last visited this trail network. So why not make it a field trip Friday visit and have some fun. I knew the trails would be slow and soft from all the rain we have...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-26-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By ZIPP2001

I've come close to going over the bars from...

I've come close to going over the bars from riding to fast into a puddle with thick mud hidden under the water. I know this section was one that could bite me, so I made an adult decision to go...
Forum: Fatbikes
10-22-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By ZIPP2001

I had gone thru quite a few puddles by that point...

I had gone thru quite a few puddles by that point and on this trail section I knew there could be really thick mud waiting for me in those so around I went.
Forum: Fatbikes
10-19-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By ZIPP2001

Rainy Day Blues !

Rain had moved in for a couple of days and I just wasn't in the mood to miss out on some fat bike fun. So decided to go play out in the rain for several hours and just had such a fun time splashing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-16-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By ZIPP2001

Rainy Day Blues !

Rain had moved in for a couple of days and I just wasn't in the mood to miss out on some fat bike fun. So decided to go play out in the rain for several hours and just had such a fun time splashing...
10-08-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,552
Posted By ZIPP2001

Turned my 1993 Zipp2001 into a Gates Carbon Belt...

Turned my 1993 Zipp2001 into a Gates Carbon Belt Drive single speed a few years ago and am just loving it....
Forum: Northeast
10-05-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By ZIPP2001

Fall colors are coming to the Forest

For me the best part of Fall is the changing colors throughout the Forest. I'm not a fan of the erratic weather changes. Starting to see more colors with each ride and knowing that my second favorite...
10-04-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By ZIPP2001

Road to recovery speeds up.

My old riding partner Chris has been working his way back from a very bad accident and we finally got a chance to meet up again after a few weeks of solo riding. Chris has been riding every other day...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-28-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By ZIPP2001

It's been a while since I've done a ride by. ...

It's been a while since I've done a ride by.
How's your year been going ?
Forum: Fatbikes
09-28-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By ZIPP2001

The Fatty is a fun ride all year long indeed, but...

The Fatty is a fun ride all year long indeed, but winter makes it an even better ride. It's a whole different world riding the trails in the winter and rolling across the frozen lake for kicks.
Forum: Fatbikes
09-25-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By ZIPP2001

Fatty is Back !

Shortly after Winter around May I leant out my Fat Bike to a friend who had transportation issues. Seeing that I have several other bikes I figured it wouldn't be a big deal, and I did let him know I...
09-23-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By ZIPP2001

Just my phone and my mobile gopro attachment.

Just my phone and my mobile gopro attachment.
09-21-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By ZIPP2001

Make no excuses!

Just keeping it real. :lol: :speedy:
(1) Make No Excuses - YouTube
09-16-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By ZIPP2001

Let's skip Fall and go straight to Winter

Now that the hot humid days of Summer are gone, I'm saying let's skip Fall and go straight to Winter. I would rather have only two seasons Summer and Winter, but alas the wife won't move. I sure hope...
08-29-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By ZIPP2001

Full Suspension Trail E-Bikes

I've been seeing more and more e-bike out on the road and on paved rail trails over the last few years. I had yet to see any on the trails out in the forest, that was until today. I was almost...
08-26-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By ZIPP2001

Old Friends !

Dave and I have known each other since 5th grade, and we spent many hours running together. By our freshman year of high school, I was having knee issues and took up biking and he stayed running. I...
08-21-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By ZIPP2001

My wife enjoys cruise nights, but she was out of...

My wife enjoys cruise nights, but she was out of town this past Friday, and we tend to go out twice a week for a fun cruise. Sounds like you have a couple fun cars, my other summer car is my 370Z....
08-20-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By ZIPP2001

Friday Bike & Bucket Day

Well, it's another half day Friday and we'll mix a couple different hobbies together. I'll take the bike out for a tad over 26 miles as I nurse my sore knee. Get home and shower and relax while I do...
08-02-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By ZIPP2001

Chris was the toughest riding partner back in our...

Chris was the toughest riding partner back in our racing days and I knew he'd be back on a bike way quicker than expected. The motorcycles are sold, and he just ordered a new road bike so it will be...
08-02-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By ZIPP2001

He sold both his motorcycles shortly after being...

He sold both his motorcycles shortly after being released from the hospital.
07-31-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,078
Posted By ZIPP2001

Long road to recovery.

After about a 10 year lay-off Chris my old riding partner called me because he wanted to get back into riding again. Back in the day Chris was an animal on the bike and just loved a good Hammerfest....
07-29-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By ZIPP2001

First ever trail ride.

Over the years I've introduction a bunch of friends to trail riding. I always bring them to my old hometown trail which has a nice mix to introduce them to the fun world of trail riding. The last...
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