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Forum: Touring
04-26-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By bktourer1

Rt 20 West to Waltham and stay to Worcester and...

Rt 20 West to Waltham and stay to Worcester and pick up Rt 9 to Nhampton. Pick up 66 to Huntingtin and get back ton rt 20 to border.
Try to find Rubels bike maps. Most are out of print but...
Forum: Northeast
09-04-18, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By bktourer1

Western Mass.

Farmington River Greenway from New Haven Ct. To Westfield Mass. mostly paved in Ct., and paved in Mass. Changes names in Southwick and Westfield
Forum: Northeast
03-07-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By bktourer1

Found out that the lot in question is for...

Found out that the lot in question is for subscribers of the ferry who travel back and forth. It is a paid for lot
Forum: Northeast
03-06-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By bktourer1

If you look at Google map from satellite view you...

If you look at Google map from satellite view you will see a parking area where the trail ends. I rode to Woods Hole 2 years ago and rode through this parking area. I did not see any signs saying if...
Forum: Northeast
03-05-17, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By bktourer1

Do you mean the parking area where the trail ends...

Do you mean the parking area where the trail ends and you ride though the lot before the ferry?
Forum: Northeast
03-04-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By bktourer1

Shining Sea Bike Trail Parking

Is the parking lot along the end of the Shining Sea Path free? This is the lot before you hit Woods Hole.
Forum: Touring
06-09-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By bktourer1

Some of the rubels maps are out of print.

Some of the rubels maps are out of print.
Forum: Touring
05-07-15, 05:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,967
Posted By bktourer1

The book also has a great map of both trails...

The book also has a great map of both trails included
Forum: Touring
05-07-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,967
Posted By bktourer1

When I did the GAP I found a $10 guide book that...

When I did the GAP I found a $10 guide book that covered both the C&O & the GAP. Try Rails to Trails site
Forum: Northeast
05-03-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By bktourer1

I found my way to the Amtrack Parking lot ($7.00...

I found my way to the Amtrack Parking lot ($7.00 a day lower level) and down onto the Dunne Memorial Bridge onto the Mohawk Hudson Bike Trail. Its in need of repair in soe spots but ovr all in good...
Forum: Northeast
05-01-15, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By bktourer1

Nashbar has one on sale for $99

Nashbar has one on sale for $99
Forum: Touring
04-25-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By bktourer1

When you get a chance check here: ...

When you get a chance check here: //www.benscycle.com/c-106-booties.aspx
Forum: Touring
04-24-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By bktourer1

if you end up in Springfield Ma im on warmshowers...

if you end up in Springfield Ma im on warmshowers and can get u into NYC via back roads & rail trails
Forum: Touring
04-24-15, 04:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By bktourer1

The Mt. Hope bridge is a little spooky for me. ...

The Mt. Hope bridge is a little spooky for me. Take a whole lane. Once over this bridge head for the East Bay path towards Providence. Order the R.I. from the DOT. Its got all the RI paths
Forum: Touring
04-20-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,442
Posted By bktourer1

Look for Warmshowers hosts

Look for Warmshowers hosts
Forum: Touring
04-16-15, 08:58 AM
Forum: Touring
04-16-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,170
Posted By bktourer1

Sandwich has a state park with camping, not far...

Sandwich has a state park with camping, not far from the canal. 1 campground near Falmouth near the Shining Sea bike trail. RI has a campground near Newport and Burlingame on RT1a and fisherman's...
Forum: Touring
04-12-15, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By bktourer1

Thanks. The only problems is that from work I...

Thanks. The only problems is that from work I can't get access die to 3rd party cookies. I don't have system authority to change.
Forum: Touring
04-12-15, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,594
Posted By bktourer1

+1 on the Nasbar bars. Using them for several...

+1 on the Nasbar bars. Using them for several years on 2 bikes, never a problem. Look into the long gel pads that they have to put under the bar tape.
Forum: Touring
04-10-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By bktourer1

NYS Routes 5 & 9 Maps Link

Anyone have a good link to order NYS Routes 5 & 9 maps? The NY Dot page doesn't seem to work and the phone # to order, no one picks up. Tried the general info number and no response there either. ...
Forum: Northeast
04-05-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By bktourer1

Thanks for the assists. I just rceived the map...

Thanks for the assists. I just rceived the map from the Capital District Trans. Conmmitte. Its a really good map showing parking lots though I'll probably start in Rensselaer.
Forum: Touring
04-02-15, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,126
Posted By bktourer1

Check out the Jandd "Expedition" Long/wide/well...

Check out the Jandd "Expedition" Long/wide/well built. Holds my panniers & trunck bag. Never had any problems with it.
Forum: Northeast
04-02-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By bktourer1

Get the Rubels bike maps for Ma. They might be...

Get the Rubels bike maps for Ma. They might be hard to find as some i believe are out of print.
Forum: Northeast
04-02-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By bktourer1

I'm not sure if you got my response but, I found...

I'm not sure if you got my response but, I found an entrance to The Dunne Bridge on Broadway in Rennselaer. There is a lot and a sign for the NY Rt 5 & 9. Path seems to go on th bridge and right...
Forum: Northeast
03-31-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By bktourer1

Coring City Preserve Albany NY

Are there any free parking lots near the Corning City Preserve. Planning on riding the Mohawk Hudson Trail as soon as it warms up some. Rode the last section of this when we were finishing the NY...
03-30-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By bktourer1

I remember reading in some states a bell is...

I remember reading in some states a bell is required, horns were not allowed (ny & mass.?)
03-30-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By bktourer1

Try using a Dremel blade to make a horizonal cut...

Try using a Dremel blade to make a horizonal cut in the head of the screw and use a thin blad screwdriver to back out the screw.
Forum: Touring
03-30-15, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,539
Posted By bktourer1

The Nashbar Trekking bars (when they have them in...

The Nashbar Trekking bars (when they have them in stock) are a good buy. Got them on both of my bikes. They wrk well for me. Nashbar has long gel pads to mount under bar tape.
Forum: Touring
03-30-15, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By bktourer1

I only have one, Jandd Expedition. ...

I only have one, Jandd Expedition. Long/wide/takes full panniers well. Hasnt broke aftr 8 years
Forum: Touring
03-30-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,994
Posted By bktourer1

I usually chain it to a picnic table and add a...

I usually chain it to a picnic table and add a small lock on the high point of the chain. With the lock high enough its probably high enough that there isnt enough room for a bolt cutter. In one...
Forum: Touring
02-06-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,978
Posted By bktourer1

Add Desitin for after the ride. Smells but...

Add Desitin for after the ride. Smells but relieves the itch
Forum: Northeast
02-06-15, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By bktourer1

There is a good bike shop in Holyoke, Highland...

There is a good bike shop in Holyoke, Highland True value, and Competetive Edge on Rt5.
E Longmeadow & Agawam Family Bike. Comp Edge in East Longmeadow. Mickys in Chicopee .
New Horizons in...
Forum: Northeast
02-06-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,697
Posted By bktourer1

The only train that carries roll on bikes on he...

The only train that carries roll on bikes on he NE Corridor (right now) is the Downeaster from Boston North Station to last stop Brunswick Me. Gotta check the schedule as every train is not bike...
Forum: Touring
10-19-14, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,409
Posted By bktourer1

On the "Downeaster" out of Boston, the conducter...

On the "Downeaster" out of Boston, the conducter rolled my fully loaded bike into the baggage car. The car had slots to lock the wheels in place. Got off in Brunswick Me. and just road away. $5...
Forum: Touring
10-06-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,498
Posted By bktourer1

+1 for jannd expedition

+1 for jannd expedition
Forum: Touring
09-09-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By bktourer1

If you're planning on the east coast almost any...

If you're planning on the east coast almost any numbered highway that starts wqith an "I" (ie I95 I90) is off limits
08-25-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,632
Posted By bktourer1

Dx extreme site Fandyfire 99 4 levels of light &...

Dx extreme site Fandyfire 99 4 levels of light & strobe
Forum: Northeast
08-25-14, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,387
Posted By bktourer1

Did you find the path that goes along the Hutch...

Did you find the path that goes along the Hutch and under it to connect to Orchard Beach too?
Forum: Northeast
08-23-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,718
Posted By bktourer1

hooked on fonics werkerd fer me

hooked on fonics werkerd fer me
Forum: Northeast
08-02-14, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By bktourer1

Found either bike & tire would be ok

Found either bike & tire would be ok
Forum: Northeast
07-29-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By bktourer1

Airline State Park Trail (Southern Section) Tires

What would be better on Airline State Park Trail (Southern Section) Hybrid with 700/35 or

MTB with 26/195 slightly knobby tires?
Forum: Touring
07-28-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By bktourer1

How much roughly is this going to cost? I was...

How much roughly is this going to cost? I was thinking of a tour like this for myself.
Forum: Northeast
07-28-14, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By bktourer1

FYI on Rubels maps, some are out of print, have...

FYI on Rubels maps, some are out of print, have been for some time. RI DOT has a good free map. If your planning on riding over the MT. Hope bridge towards Bristol, this can be scarey but doable. ...
Forum: Northeast
07-22-14, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By bktourer1

FYI long climbs after NHampton on RT 9. DAR...

FYI long climbs after NHampton on RT 9. DAR State Forest for camping about 8 miles WEST of Williamsburg
off RT 112. I NHampton you can climb on the rail trail into LOOK Park and then get on RT 9...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-14, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By bktourer1

From Boston Rt.9 West to Pittsfield then to...

From Boston Rt.9 West to Pittsfield then to Albany to get on the Erie Canal. Get the Rubels bike maps for Mass.
Forum: Northeast
07-17-14, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By bktourer1

I rode the entire ET from Portland to Kittery...

I rode the entire ET from Portland to Kittery this past June on a fully loaded bike with 700/35 tires. I had no issues most of the off road sections. On road roads went from crappy to good with a...
Forum: Northeast
06-22-14, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By bktourer1

You could ride up to Ward Pond Ridge or look into...

You could ride up to Ward Pond Ridge or look into Fahnstock (may have been renamed). I think Fahnstock has camping. Look into Bear Mountain. You may need a train pass for the Metro North Train (i...
Forum: Northeast
06-15-14, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By bktourer1

I used a combination of Rt 1 & 1A & the ECG to...

I used a combination of Rt 1 & 1A & the ECG to end up in Portland. The Eastern Promenade trail takes you into Portland and after crossing the Rt 77 bridge turn at the kiosk to the ET. Big ET signs,...
Forum: Northeast
06-15-14, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By bktourer1

From Saco via the Eastern Trail to Kittery, and...

From Saco via the Eastern Trail to Kittery, and on to a Warmshowers host in Rye NH. for the night. From there to Salisbury Beach reservation for 2 nights (1 spent in a 1 man tent as it rained all...
Forum: Northeast
06-12-14, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By bktourer1

I am currently in Rye NH staying with a...

I am currently in Rye NH staying with a Warmshowers host and heading for Salisbury Beach reservation for a couple of down days if the weather holds. Used Amtrack to get to BRUNSWICK. Used part of...
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