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Forum: Northeast
12-05-15, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 204,639
Posted By johnnywhale

I'd put that in my living room! Of course, I'm...

I'd put that in my living room! Of course, I'm already divorced.....
Awesome.
Forum: Northeast
12-04-15, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 204,639
Posted By johnnywhale

Forget the helmet, show us pics of that Sun...

Forget the helmet, show us pics of that Sun Distributor Machine!!!!!
Forum: Northeast
08-01-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By johnnywhale

It's flat out to Hither Hills, then pretty much...

It's flat out to Hither Hills, then pretty much rolling terrain. I'm a pretty big boy and have done it, you should be ok. Summer traffic though, no matter how you slice it.
04-26-15, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By johnnywhale

I did this also and it always bothered me. I was...

I did this also and it always bothered me. I was also the only one who noticed.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-15, 04:35 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 27,320
Posted By johnnywhale

Seriously! If someone had googled it they would...

Seriously!
If someone had googled it they would realize mink oil is far superior to Vaseline for boot usage...
Forum: Northeast
01-25-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 204,639
Posted By johnnywhale

Get that fat bike and ride on top of the ice berm!

Get that fat bike and ride on top of the ice berm!
Forum: Northeast
10-25-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By johnnywhale

A lot of the cyclist accidents happen early...

A lot of the cyclist accidents happen early morning / evening involving people w/o cars commuting to their jobs. Better bike lanes in crowded areas would help, but probably will be made of unobtanium.
Forum: Northeast
07-26-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,318
Posted By johnnywhale

You're not supposed to enter TOBAY with a bike,...

You're not supposed to enter TOBAY with a bike, there are some racks at the end of the path. Don't know what happens if you enter the lot with your bike.
Forum: Northeast
05-16-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,390
Posted By johnnywhale

Next weekend, great day to be on the boat in...

Next weekend, great day to be on the boat in Zach's bay.
Friday is practice day
Forum: Northeast
05-16-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,390
Posted By johnnywhale

Fence is done the whole length Maybe for the...

Fence is done the whole length
Maybe for the Air Show!

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywhale/jbpathfence_zps7f2a739a.jpg...
Forum: Northeast
05-04-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,390
Posted By johnnywhale

Its paved, looks like just about all of it, maybe...

Its paved, looks like just about all of it, maybe fencing etc. is what's left. Crews work almost every day.
Forum: Northeast
05-03-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,390
Posted By johnnywhale

Still traffic cones / debris as of Friday 2nd

Still traffic cones / debris as of Friday 2nd
Forum: Northeast
04-15-14, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By johnnywhale

They have about 1/2 mile to go today 4/15 ...

They have about 1/2 mile to go today 4/15
http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywhale/Tobay1_zps03280d41.jpg (http://s225.photobucket.com/user/johnnywhale/media/Tobay1_zps03280d41.jpg.html)...
Forum: Northeast
04-02-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By johnnywhale

The Ocean Parkway extension is really coming...

The Ocean Parkway extension is really coming along as well
03-01-14, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,209
Posted By johnnywhale

I have Ksyrium Equipe and Elite wheelsets on two...

I have Ksyrium Equipe and Elite wheelsets on two of my bicycles. They hold up fine to 250 lbs and crappy potholed NY roads. I do use Michelin 25 tires though. Honestly I bought them because they were...
02-18-14, 04:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,955
Posted By johnnywhale

I bought one a month ago, figuring we'd never get...

I bought one a month ago, figuring we'd never get snow, great investment, right?
One thing I have learned is throw the snow with the wind, not into it!
Just like on a boat....
Forum: Northeast
02-07-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By johnnywhale

I got one at the bike expo when I picked up 5...

I got one at the bike expo when I picked up 5 boro tickets. One for NYC, one for New England
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By johnnywhale

I can't believe no one got the Sol Rosenberg bit....

I can't believe no one got the Sol Rosenberg bit. I'd have Frank Rizzo measure ya up!
01-23-14, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,984
Posted By johnnywhale

I had a Trek 7.3fx, have a Kona Dew Deluxe - not...

I had a Trek 7.3fx, have a Kona Dew Deluxe - not apples to apples, but then again I am 6'2" 240. Both great knockaround bikes, the Kona is a little livelier - shorter wheelbase maybe? Took them both...
01-20-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By johnnywhale

It got slow last year at the (?) Queensboro...

It got slow last year at the (?) Queensboro bridge, and at the rest area in Queens. It is a nice ride through a lot of the City, but you're in the Bronx for about a half mile, and Staten Island for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,094
Views: 435,902
Posted By johnnywhale

go back to Hot or Not

go back to Hot or Not
01-16-14, 08:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,909
Posted By johnnywhale

Sorry to bump this, but does anyone have a jpg....

Sorry to bump this, but does anyone have a jpg. or a link to a geometry chart for an 08 7.9fx? Don't see one in the Trek archives.
Thanks for any help
Forum: Northeast
01-04-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,390
Posted By johnnywhale

Yes in most places it is further away - up to...

Yes in most places it is further away - up to 50'. And there are cable barriers at underground crossings already, and in between roadways at both of the Gilgos, but I think those may be to stop...
Forum: Northeast
12-31-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,390
Posted By johnnywhale

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywha...

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywhale/jbbikepath_zps04dcf7c7.jpg (http://s225.photobucket.com/user/johnnywhale/media/jbbikepath_zps04dcf7c7.jpg.html)
Forum: Northeast
12-27-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,390
Posted By johnnywhale

Went in late today during daylight, only part of...

Went in late today during daylight, only part of path is bedded, about a mile is not. Next spring!
Forum: Northeast
12-07-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,390
Posted By johnnywhale

Looks like the road bed has been fully excavated...

Looks like the road bed has been fully excavated / crushed stone base installed / close to paving
07-24-13, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,562
Posted By johnnywhale

On the bike with more gearing it is easier to...

On the bike with more gearing it is easier to maintain a constant cadence with more gears to fit the situation. With the 8 speed hub I find the spread to be wide enough that I have to "mash" the...
07-24-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,870
Posted By johnnywhale

I wear bibs under my Levis for the slimming...

I wear bibs under my Levis for the slimming effect of the spandex
07-24-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 57,486
Posted By johnnywhale

Here's...

Here's minehttp://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd220/johnnywhale/IMG_1177_zps6b0b249b.jpg (http://s225.photobucket.com/user/johnnywhale/media/IMG_1177_zps6b0b249b.jpg.html)
07-24-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,734
Posted By johnnywhale

700x35 tires on a hybrid will take a far amount...

700x35 tires on a hybrid will take a far amount of abuse and still be fine on the road
07-24-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,224
Posted By johnnywhale

The only problem with the Dew and hydraulic...

The only problem with the Dew and hydraulic brakes is if you hang it upright on the wall. Takes a while to self bleed and get a firm brake lever.
07-24-13, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,562
Posted By johnnywhale

I have a Kona Dew Deluxe with a triple and a...

I have a Kona Dew Deluxe with a triple and a Giant Seek with an I8 hub, the gear splits are huge relative between the internal hub and a conventional derailleur set up. Lots of grinding it out with...
07-24-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,618
Posted By johnnywhale

If you didn't try them yet, I was able to put 38s...

If you didn't try them yet, I was able to put 38s on my fx no problem at all
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-13, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By johnnywhale

I have a pair of these Mavics...

I have a pair of these Mavics http://www.mavic.com/en/product/footwear/road/footwear/Cyclo-Tour#300124
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-13, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By johnnywhale

You have a Corolla too?

You have a Corolla too?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-13, 03:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By johnnywhale

I don't know, I just figure it out when they...

I don't know, I just figure it out when they start to creak!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By johnnywhale

I am slow on anything I ride. It is lighter than...

I am slow on anything I ride. It is lighter than my old carbon Giant TCR. It feels less twitchier than the Giant. I bought it because (a) I am a gearhead and loved the tech look, (b) no one has one...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,917
Posted By johnnywhale

I have one, bought it used from someone who...

I have one, bought it used from someone who didn't like it. It's very upright and seems to be very comfortable on poor NY roads. Longest I have gone are 40 - 50 mile rides. I did remove the Arione...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-13, 07:02 AM
Replies: 671
Views: 109,382
Posted By johnnywhale

Taking things seriously, are we?

Taking things seriously, are we?
05-31-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,901
Posted By johnnywhale

To really lower the rolling resistance I find...

To really lower the rolling resistance I find eating less works for me.
05-19-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,888
Posted By johnnywhale

I use a Saris Thelma, but have a Prius and don't...

I use a Saris Thelma, but have a Prius and don't know how radius of liftgate compares with Subaru, might not work.
05-19-13, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By johnnywhale

Last week I saw a hard tonneau cover with...

Last week I saw a hard tonneau cover with integral bicycle mounts (front wheel removal type) molded in. Sure was slick but looked $$$
05-12-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By johnnywhale

I'm 240 one of my bikes has Equipes, one has...

I'm 240 one of my bikes has Equipes, one has Elites, my old bike had Aksiums. Never a problem.....yet!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 731,778
Posted By johnnywhale

Score!

Score!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 211,597
Posted By johnnywhale

I think it depends on the area, I live on Long...

I think it depends on the area, I live on Long Island ~450k high ranch, shy 1/2 acre, 12k year property taxes, and that's about middle of the road on the Island.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-13, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 731,778
Posted By johnnywhale

I bought Elites with tires for 720 two months ago...

I bought Elites with tires for 720 two months ago so sounds good
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-13, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,756
Posted By johnnywhale

Automotive brake cleaner will remove dirty grease...

Automotive brake cleaner will remove dirty grease stains. You might want to do it outside, the smell disagrees with some people.
04-02-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By johnnywhale

It's flat is an understatement.

It's flat is an understatement.
03-30-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,149
Posted By johnnywhale

The 7.9 takes regular road wheels, I put Mavic...

The 7.9 takes regular road wheels, I put Mavic Ksyriums on mine, hated the look of the stock Bontrager paired spokes.
03-29-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,761
Posted By johnnywhale

More $$$ to hide from the wife!

More $$$ to hide from the wife!
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