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Forum: Northeast
03-27-13, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,712
Posted By JoAnnL

Yes, Mineola has a very good selection of lights...

Yes, Mineola has a very good selection of lights and bags. They have grown in the road bikes area from years ago & accessories also. The owner is a female and still owns the shop. She runs a very...
Forum: Northeast
03-25-13, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,712
Posted By JoAnnL

Papa Tom - try Mineola Bike, Mower & Fitness on...

Papa Tom - try Mineola Bike, Mower & Fitness on Jericho Tpke. Don't let the mower area fool you into they are not a serious bike shop. They have awesome service and great selection of everything...
Forum: Northeast
09-27-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By JoAnnL

Since good customer service and loyalty are...

Since good customer service and loyalty are mentioned here on pluses in bike shops, I would like to add Mineola Bicycle on Jericho Tpke. into the mix. I have seen them go above and beyond on some...
Forum: Northeast
09-26-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,081
Posted By JoAnnL

Thanks for all the updates on Bethpage Path...

Thanks for all the updates on Bethpage Path extension. It sounds like it is fine to take the path from Haypath to what I am gathering the furthest point which is Woodbury Rd. About a month ago there...
Forum: Northeast
09-21-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By JoAnnL

Thanks Tom for the great info. I am not sure if...

Thanks Tom for the great info. I am not sure if we will ride it again this year but will remember this for next summer. We also begin in Eastview.
Forum: Northeast
09-21-10, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By JoAnnL

We got off at that Westchester/Putnam County line...

We got off at that Westchester/Putnam County line and went to the right. We didn't see very much so we headed back and stopped at that shopping center in Yorktown. I will do a google search for the...
Forum: Northeast
09-17-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By JoAnnL

We usually ride this path from Mt Plesant. Our...

We usually ride this path from Mt Plesant. Our preference to stop to eat and have a break is more towards Balwin Place (which I believe is the 25mi point) since Yorktown is only 12mi from the start....
Forum: Northeast
03-12-10, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,405
Posted By JoAnnL

I for one would love to see that made into a rail...

I for one would love to see that made into a rail to trails. Although not for the last couple of years we frequently drove to Westchester to ride the North Trailway Putnam rails to trails. It would...
Forum: Northeast
10-14-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,757
Posted By JoAnnL

I rode the Pumpkin Patch Pedal hosted by the...

I rode the Pumpkin Patch Pedal hosted by the Staten Island Bike club a couple of weeks ago and really enjoyed the roads and countrified looking route. I felt like it was the Hamptons only in NJ and...
Forum: Northeast
07-09-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By JoAnnL

Yes, those head winds are giving us all a good...

Yes, those head winds are giving us all a good workout and remember, unlike riding 10 miles on the road, on the path it is constant pedaling. :)
Forum: Northeast
07-08-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By JoAnnL

yes the path is really nice now and makes for an...

yes the path is really nice now and makes for an enjoyable ride. I also wish it extended to the beach. I think these are the only boardwalks that do not allow bicycles.

Anyway, I only ride the...
Forum: Northeast
05-18-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By JoAnnL

Thank You for posting an update. I was going to...

Thank You for posting an update. I was going to check it out during my lunch hour on Wed. As of last Tuesday they were still working on it.

Now if the sun would stay out a nice long stretch, life...
Forum: Northeast
04-13-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By JoAnnL

I hope they have something finished by Memorial...

I hope they have something finished by Memorial Day weekend since many people ride their bikes to see the air show.
Forum: Northeast
03-30-09, 11:54 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 10,473
Posted By JoAnnL

pgoat - thanks for the great info!!!

pgoat - thanks for the great info!!!
Forum: Northeast
03-25-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 10,473
Posted By JoAnnL

This is the first time we are doing this ride....

This is the first time we are doing this ride. Where is the starting point and what hotels are closest to it. We plan to make it a long weekend.

Thank you
Forum: Northeast
03-23-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By JoAnnL

SunriseTri is more higher end bikes. Their...

SunriseTri is more higher end bikes. Their original store, Sunrise Cyclery on Sunrise Hwy in Massapequa Park has more of a selection of average bikes rangeing from comfort through carbon road bikes....
Forum: Northeast
03-20-09, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,045
Posted By JoAnnL

Yes, normal tour. Although the rest stops are at...

Yes, normal tour. Although the rest stops are at mansions, they have the best food from any organized ride that I have been on. Some even have trays of hot foods.

It is certainly a great ride and...
Forum: Northeast
03-18-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,984
Posted By JoAnnL

How did you find out about the date of the...

How did you find out about the date of the Pumpkin Patch. They changed it to September last year which conflicted with Tour of the Hamptons. I was hoping that would not be the case this year and have...
Forum: Northeast
02-23-09, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By JoAnnL

The Ellen Farrant Memorial Bikeway aka Jones...

The Ellen Farrant Memorial Bikeway aka Jones Beach Bike Path is also used by anyone, not just bikes.

Depending on the hour - day - and riding a speed no more than 15mph it is ok most times. I see...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,731
Posted By JoAnnL

Both brands are good bikes. We are a Specialized...

Both brands are good bikes. We are a Specialized family through and through. We are all just happy with the fit and the ride Specialized gives us.

If you are curious, go out and test the...
Forum: Northeast
08-24-07, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By JoAnnL

Funny you should mention Frank. I knew him well....

Funny you should mention Frank. I knew him well. We own Sunrise Cyclery as that is the name now, but same owners.

However, I grew up in Bethpage and went to Island Trees. Anyone from there?
Forum: Northeast
08-24-07, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By JoAnnL

Sad but true. Jay's bike failed and he had...

Sad but true. Jay's bike failed and he had injuries similar to Christopher Reed. After months in the hospital he died from complications.
Forum: Northeast
08-24-07, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By JoAnnL

Massapequa Bike Club also does mtn bike rides....

Massapequa Bike Club also does mtn bike rides. Post on the club forum and I know you will get more info. Here is the link to the MPBC website, then just click on forums
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Forum: Northeast
07-16-07, 01:21 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 33,560
Posted By JoAnnL

This sounds like a real nice ride. However, it...

This sounds like a real nice ride. However, it conflicts with the Tour of the Hamptons put on by MPBC which I am part of and helping out at. Does anyone know if this is the case every year?
...
07-13-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,342
Posted By JoAnnL

I usually just lurk there as I am from the other...

I usually just lurk there as I am from the other side of the US. But I just had to put in my 2cents here. I went to the books signing in my area. Let me say, GO if you can and then read your signed...
07-13-07, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By JoAnnL

Just read his book and suggest you all do the...

Just read his book and suggest you all do the same before drawing conclusions. I also think Congress should do a thorough investigation of the UASDA before giving them anymore of our tax payer...
Forum: Northeast
06-13-07, 12:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,891
Posted By JoAnnL

That third bridge (far south) is a temporary...

That third bridge (far south) is a temporary bridge which has been this way for about 10 years. That is how long it is taking them to make the permanent bridge. I know they had trouble midstream but...
Forum: Northeast
06-05-07, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By JoAnnL

If you are looking to ride off road with others...

If you are looking to ride off road with others Massapequa Park Bike Club has off road club rides as well as club road rides. The also have a forum on their website in case you have any questions.
...
Forum: Northeast
05-31-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By JoAnnL

weather permitting I am also doing this ride with...

weather permitting I am also doing this ride with my brother. We never did road it before either but heard it was a real nice ride. I have done the Montauk Century and The Tour of the Hamptons which...
Forum: Northeast
05-31-07, 06:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,891
Posted By JoAnnL

At Wantagh Ave & Sunrise (Brands Bike Shop) there...

At Wantagh Ave & Sunrise (Brands Bike Shop) there is a back road you can take just north of the train tressel. It is called Park Ave. Take that east, make a right at 7 Eleven (Ithink that is Beech...
Forum: Northeast
05-08-07, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By JoAnnL

thanks for posting the link. I live on the...

thanks for posting the link.

I live on the south shore and pretty much do most of my riding there. I have done the Bloomin Metric. I just want to be prepared should I choose the 50, how the...
Forum: Northeast
05-08-07, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By JoAnnL

Mansion Ride on Long Island in June

Hi has anyone done this ride and if so, can you let me know how it was, such as hills, the terraine difference between 25 & 50 miles?


Thanks ~ JoAnn
Forum: Northeast
03-21-07, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,037
Posted By JoAnnL

When the DOT came to speak to us he did say that...

When the DOT came to speak to us he did say that most of the route is not on Route 25. They are in the process of making a map available. I did see a pic of the start of the route and there was a...
Forum: Northeast
03-20-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,037
Posted By JoAnnL

Thanks for posting the news article. Lanny from...

Thanks for posting the news article. Lanny from the DOT spoke at our bike club meeting (Massapequa Park Bicycle Club) earlier this month and gave us all the info. It is a start for LI. Now we just...
Forum: Northeast
03-08-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,891
Posted By JoAnnL

The Jones Beach Path will reopen in mid May. It...

The Jones Beach Path will reopen in mid May. It was closed last winter for the same reason, a company called Neptune is putting in underground electrical lines that will eventually go under water to...
Forum: Northeast
02-16-07, 01:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,212
Posted By JoAnnL

To those that mention a century ride later in the...

To those that mention a century ride later in the season, remember the Tour of the Hamptons put on by Massapequa Park Bicycle Club. This is in mid August, Flat, I think only $35.00 and it loops so...
Forum: Northeast
02-12-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By JoAnnL

Great Bike Club on Long Island

After reading through the Centuries thread, I noticed the Tour of the Hamptons mentioned hosted by the Massapequa Park Bicycle Club. I am a member of that club and I just wanted to add that anyone...
Forum: Northeast
11-30-06, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoAnnL

Turgoem1.... I am so sorry. I have not been...

Turgoem1....

I am so sorry. I have not been on the forums.

Yes, I am talking about the Bellmore train station at Sunrise and Bedford.

When I see riders in my area I wonder if any could...
Forum: Northeast
11-08-06, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoAnnL

I am on the south shore. There are no parking...

I am on the south shore. There are no parking garages just lots in each town that fill very quickly. I take a 6:31 and I am in one overfill lot that I would say would be filled up within the half...
Forum: Northeast
11-07-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoAnnL

Here is a link for the info. It will should...

Here is a link for the info. It will should answer your questions. There is also a pic of the lockers.

http://litm.org/commuters/lockers.htm
Forum: Commuting
11-02-06, 02:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,445
Posted By JoAnnL

Happy to help you out....they have been at that...

Happy to help you out....they have been at that location since 1969. It is and has always been family owned and yes...it is like they live there which stinks sometimes because they have very little...
Forum: Northeast
11-02-06, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoAnnL

Thanks Hambone...those are all very good points....

Thanks Hambone...those are all very good points. I am printing out your post for a future discussion at the bike club meeting.

Oh....I give you much credit for doing the 145. If I am not mistaken...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-06, 07:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,445
Posted By JoAnnL

Sorry....on Sunrise Hwy.

Sorry....on Sunrise Hwy.
Forum: Commuting
11-02-06, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,445
Posted By JoAnnL

Sunrise Cyclery, Massapequa Park, Long Island, NY...

Sunrise Cyclery, Massapequa Park, Long Island, NY opens at 9:30. :)
Forum: Northeast
11-02-06, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoAnnL

Hi Hambone....first I just want to say that I...

Hi Hambone....first I just want to say that I just noticed your post saying you road the Montauk Century in May. So did I. It was my first century ride. Yes, I also rode from Babylon to Montauk. Yes,...
Forum: Northeast
11-01-06, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoAnnL

I did. That is where I began. They are completely...

I did. That is where I began. They are completely against it. In fact, any of the towns that have bike lockers on LIRR property may have to be removed. They said something about quality of life and...
Forum: Northeast
11-01-06, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoAnnL

I am happy to hear you also enjoy the TE site. TE...

I am happy to hear you also enjoy the TE site. TE is the first cycling forum I found years ago when looking for cycling clothes. They are a fine group of ladies that post on there. I just recently...
Forum: Northeast
10-30-06, 10:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By JoAnnL

You are so lucky to have the option to commute to...

You are so lucky to have the option to commute to work. My great commute is on the LIRR. I am trying to get bike lockers installed in my town so I can at least ride to the station. However, I am sure...
Forum: Northeast
10-16-06, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By JoAnnL

Great map Stacy, Thanks!!!

Great map Stacy, Thanks!!!
Forum: Northeast
10-15-06, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By JoAnnL

Perfect!!!! I know exactly where that is. I...

Perfect!!!! I know exactly where that is. I didn't reailize their was parking garage there.
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