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08-11-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Velo Mule

I think I will be out for a least two weeks. ...

I think I will be out for a least two weeks. Doctors recovery times tend to be optimistic is what I was trying to say above. I won't get on a bike until I feel confident about things and maybe that...
07-01-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,985
Posted By _ForceD_

I had my six-week followup with the doctor...

I had my six-week followup with the doctor yesterday (first since the procedure in my OP). Everything I mentioned to him…what seems like different sensations, and changing daily…are all normal. The...
06-17-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,985
Posted By _ForceD_

Yesterday (6/16), 31 days post-op, I decided to...

Yesterday (6/16), 31 days post-op, I decided to go for a relatively short ride, 16 miles at moderate intensity (for me), to see how things feel and react. Nothing adverse noted.

Dan
04-27-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,080
Posted By dav57

Post surgery appointment today. Mostly good news...

Post surgery appointment today. Mostly good news and a little pre-caution news. Mid February biopsy was GL 7 (4+3). Pathology was now GL8 (4+4). Contained within capsule, lymph nodes clear and...
04-27-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,134
Posted By dav57

Post surgery appointment today. Mostly good news...

Post surgery appointment today. Mostly good news and a little pre-caution news. Mid February biopsy was GL 7 (4+3). Pathology was now GL8 (4+4). Contained within capsule, lymph nodes clear and...
Forum: Northeast
04-07-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Reached for the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle this...

Reached for the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle this afternoon. It's the only bike in the stable named for a Shinto deity, the lucky fisherman....
04-07-22, 02:57 PM
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Views: 711,904
Posted By Biker395

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/convict_lake_bw_watermark_f7631e9719e8820b6e65aa61bcb265ab5e2b44ba.jpg
Convict Lake
Forum: Northeast
04-04-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

On the Rambouillet again Monday for a quick spin...

On the Rambouillet again Monday for a quick spin up the Minuteman in the mid-afternoon, headwind outbound, tailwind inbound, with lots of sunlight and a comfortable riding temperature....
Forum: Northeast
03-30-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By bike_tom

I decided to venture westward beyond the Bedford...

I decided to venture westward beyond the Bedford Depot for the first time this season. How was the Reformatory Branch Trail (RBT) ? It was pretty good. There were some muddy spots, such as near the...
Forum: Northeast
03-23-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10,144
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Posted By rholland1951

Busy day, but I found time for a quick ride in...

Busy day, but I found time for a quick ride in the late afternoon, and took the Rambler on a sprint up the Minuteman. That bike is eliciting physical output from me: I want to see what it can do, and...
Forum: Northeast
03-23-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rumrunn6

true that. just because someone is on a bike,...

true that. just because someone is on a bike, doesn't mean they aren't a moron
Forum: Northeast
03-22-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

I took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler in to Battle...

I took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler in to Battle Road Bikes for some fit-specific adjustments to the saddle position (mysteries of 2-bolt seat posts) and the handlebar orientation. They were able to...
Forum: Northeast
03-20-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Rode the Ebisu to Watertown to look in on my son,...

Rode the Ebisu to Watertown to look in on my son, Sam, and granddaughter, Ida....
03-16-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,414
Posted By prj71

Your world must be crumbling down.

Your world must be crumbling down.
Forum: Northeast
03-15-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By bike_tom

This morning I decided to ride east and see what...

This morning I decided to ride east and see what had changed on the Cambridge and Somerville paths over the winter. The weather was great.

The entrance to the Watertown Cambridge Greenway is...
03-13-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,080
Posted By cb400bill

I am glad to see that this thread popped back up....

I am glad to see that this thread popped back up. I haven't posted in it for quite a while. Let me bring you up to date.

My MRI ended up showing a 2nd tumor and other possible trouble spots. So,...
Forum: Northeast
03-12-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Assembled a bike for my granddaughter. We'll see...

Assembled a bike for my granddaughter. We'll see how she takes to it....
03-11-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,224
Posted By Pennman

Got the honey.

Got the honey.
03-10-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,914
Posted By 3alarmer

The Subterranean Streets of Guanajuato, Mexico...

The Subterranean Streets of Guanajuato, Mexico (https://www.slice.ca/the-subterranean-streets-of-guanajuato-mexico/)
Forum: Northeast
03-08-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Took the LHT out on the Minuteman for an early...

Took the LHT out on the Minuteman for an early afternoon ride on a bright, windy day, WNW winds at 20 mph and occasional gusts to perhaps twice that, enough wind to fly the flag, enough sun to cast...
03-04-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,856
Posted By Bici Veloce

Thank you. Someone close to me enjoyed a...

Thank you. Someone close to me enjoyed a professional relationship with him.

Although we never met, I'll never forget Tom. I ride portions of the trail he helped to develop three to four times a...
Forum: Northeast
03-03-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Took the GT out on the Minuteman this afternoon,...

Took the GT out on the Minuteman this afternoon, the trail mostly clear, a little ice in the shadows, thaw conditions with temperatures in the mid-30s and a NW wind that slowed progress outbound....
02-25-22, 03:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,521
Posted By jgwilliams

According to J. Michael Straczynsk, space ships...

According to J. Michael Straczynsk, space ships in a TV series travel at the speed of plot.
Forum: Northeast
02-24-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

The weather Wednesday was a lovely, unseasonable...

The weather Wednesday was a lovely, unseasonable gift, a sunny day with temperatures in the high 60s. My son John and I rode from Seven Hills Park in Somerville to Depot Park in Bedford, sticking to...
Forum: Northeast
02-18-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10,144
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Posted By rholland1951

After the better part of a week off the bike, I...

After the better part of a week off the bike, I took the recently-tuned Surly Trucker DeLuxe, wearing its now-familiar 55mm Rat Trap Pass tires, for a little shakedown cruise on the Minuteman. It was...
02-12-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,579
Posted By work4bike

Advocacy & Safety Fail

I understand that NYC's cycling infrastructure has a lot of flaws, as do many large cities. However, this video, IMO, is the absolutely wrong way to address the issue of advocating cycling, if our...
01-27-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,867
Posted By livedarklions

Poetry, it's all in the line breaks.

Poetry, it's all in the line breaks.
Forum: Northeast
11-19-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Lovely night photography! rod

Lovely night photography!

rod
Forum: Northeast
11-19-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rumrunn6

had a nice ride last night. Bedford to Concord...

had a nice ride last night. Bedford to Concord then got a sub for dinner at Express Pizza Bedford (small shop, just a cpl ppl working there but highly recommended). took a peak at the Concord River
...
Forum: Northeast
11-15-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Blustery day, temperatures in the mid-40s with a...

Blustery day, temperatures in the mid-40s with a stiff breeze that had ambitions to be more and most often came at an oblique angle that was neither headwind nor tailwind, inconvenient to all comers....
Forum: Northeast
11-13-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By Ghazmh

Who doesn’t love New Bike Day? It’s like a...

Who doesn’t love New Bike Day? It’s like a birthday but without getting older. After months of lamenting the supply disruptions and overall lack of bike inventory I managed to find out through the...
Forum: Northeast
11-13-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By Ghazmh

That looks nice! What’s the backstory? I have a...

That looks nice! What’s the backstory? I have a pair of those tires in my supply drawer for my gravel bike.
Forum: Northeast
11-11-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Took the 1982 Sequoia for a shakedown ride on the...

Took the 1982 Sequoia for a shakedown ride on the Minuteman Wednesday afternoon, in daylight, for once....
Forum: Northeast
11-09-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

New bike box day? Until the box that UPS brought...

New bike box day? Until the box that UPS brought is opened, that's what it is. To be continued, maybe tomorrow......
Forum: Northeast
10-11-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Took the GT out on the Minuteman in the late...

Took the GT out on the Minuteman in the late afternoon for a sunset ride, pink clouds and deciduous trees showing off their anthocyanins. Depending on where you looked, there might be a crescent...
Forum: Northeast
10-07-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Rode over to Watertown in the late afternoon to...

Rode over to Watertown in the late afternoon to look in on my son Sam, his wife Jess, and their daughter--my granddaughter--Ida. All are well, and Ida is running around naming everything she sees;...
Forum: Northeast
10-05-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Took the GT out to Depot Park on the Minuteman on...

Took the GT out to Depot Park on the Minuteman on a gray, cool, damp, mid-afternoon ride....
Forum: Northeast
10-04-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Speaking of coincidences... on Sunday, I paid a...

Speaking of coincidences... on Sunday, I paid a visit to my son John, who has recently moved into Somerville, not so far from the Lowell Street terminus-but-not-for-long of the Somerville Community...
Forum: Northeast
09-22-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Took the GT out wearing a new set of spectacles,...

Took the GT out wearing a new set of spectacles, first ride on the first day with this prescription, the first change to my optics since before the pandemic had me avoiding such routine clinical...
Forum: Northeast
09-21-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Today's schedule was blocked by the need to wait...

Today's schedule was blocked by the need to wait for the Gas Man, who said it was Very Important that he come sniff for Gas Leaks. Dogs feel sniffing is Very Important, too, and I like dogs, so I...
Forum: Northeast
09-12-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Took the GT on a quick sprint up the Mystic...

Took the GT on a quick sprint up the Mystic Valley Parkway, filling a little time before the Pats game. Summer was still in session at Shannon Beach....
09-08-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 100,899
Posted By Machka

Further Update: In May 2021, on one of our...

Further Update:

In May 2021, on one of our 50 km rides, Rowan had a heart attack! It was an NSTEMI - mild heart attack - and Rowan is now on heart medications.

Then in August ... Rowan turned...
Forum: Northeast
09-06-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rumrunn6

kite cam probably got it's 1st white shark photo ...

kite cam probably got it's 1st white shark photo

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x887/shark_and_seals_whole_photo_small_4197f32c4e870168e0fcfcc14514220feda6b703.jpg

...
08-16-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,696
Posted By Riveting

Cycling Tattoo?

I'm getting ready to get inked with my first cycling specific tatt, and was wondering what prompted others to get one. Feel free to submit a pic of it.

Edit: BTW, within the last 2 years I've...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Wednesday, took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on a...

Wednesday, took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on a fast-for-me sprint up to Lexington Center on the Minuteman before dinner....
Forum: Northeast
07-20-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By Ghazmh

Im hoping the pathology report is promising and...

Im hoping the pathology report is promising and you can get back on your bike soon.

Robotic surgery? I think I know the guy who installs and services the da Vinci for intuitive.
Forum: Northeast
07-19-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

Friday morning, I put the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on...

Friday morning, I put the Surly Trucker DeLuxe on the hitch rack on the Prius, and drove up to Beverly to pick up my daughter Betsey and her Surly Cross Check. From there we headed up to Rockport,...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By Ghazmh

Today I decided to try out Esterbook rd. At one...

Today I decided to try out Esterbook rd. At one point it was at a slight incline after crossing a small stream, the road/trail itself was a stream for a few dozen muddy yards. I was particularly...
07-16-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Triangle Bikeworks

I wanted to give a shout out to Triangle Bikeworks/Spok'n Revolutions (https://www.spokenrevolutions.org/_about/). This non-profit advocacy group was founded 10 years ago with the intent to provide...
Forum: Northeast
07-15-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10,144
Views: 1,248,979
Posted By rholland1951

My fingers and toes are crossed on your behalf. ...

My fingers and toes are crossed on your behalf.

rod
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