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Forum: Northeast
09-05-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By ZIPP2001

Monadnock Branch Rail Trail

I decided to make the holiday weekend a day longer and take Friday off. So it was off to go explore The Monadnock Branch Rail Trail starting in Winchendon, MA. The Winchendon section is a tad...
Forum: Northeast
08-15-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By rumrunn6

Wellfleet. White Crest Beach to Duck Pond. the long way

not sure I really want to share these favorite special places. so let's just keep this one under our collective hats, shall we? not a great video maker but I'll enjoy watching this during the winter...
Forum: Fatbikes
08-15-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By ZIPP2001

Fun day with the Fat Bike.

Today was a nice cool day with temps running at 78 degrees and plenty of nice sunshine. So after service it was off with the Giant Yukon 2 fat bike for a couple hours of fun. Decided to visit an area...
Forum: Northeast
08-12-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,837
Posted By rumrunn6

went back again w/ the MTB to explore the maze of...

went back again w/ the MTB to explore the maze of trails through the woods. had an epic ride, in epic heat, circling down from White Crest to the dirt rd, then took a right North on the 1st single...
Forum: Northeast
08-07-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,837
Posted By rumrunn6

did a little recon yesterday, late in the day, to...

did a little recon yesterday, late in the day, to find parking that would get me on a MTB to that northern extension end. parked at White Crest Beach (no charge after 4 pm, but otherwise, during the...
08-06-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,161
Posted By chaadster

It’s so hard to pitch what seems to be a...

It’s so hard to pitch what seems to be a perfectly good helmet, so I’ve got a lot of old helmets around because I do get tired of them and buy new ones fairly often, like probably in the 3-5 year...
Forum: Northeast
08-05-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,837
Posted By rumrunn6

I got back out there to investigate the extension...

I got back out there to investigate the extension but decided to start in South Yarmouth. I got to end of the extension where it becomes a dirt trail parallel to the power line. I stopped for a big...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Monday, once again I took the Surly Trucker...

Monday, once again I took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe out for a quick spin before dinner on the Mystic Valley Parkway, up along the Eastern shore of the Mystic Lakes and back....
Forum: Northeast
06-06-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By Ghazmh

Lately Iíve been lurking and liking here. I rode...

Lately Iíve been lurking and liking here. I rode my Redsky through the quintessential area roads through Lincoln, Concord, and surrounding towns Wednesday and Friday. Saturday morning I rode my...
Forum: Northeast
05-21-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By Ghazmh

Tuesday afternoon I settled in at the hotel and...

Tuesday afternoon I settled in at the hotel and soon found my way to the lounge to begin eating several varieties of shellfish and local brewed beers. Wednesday I did more of the same but started the...
Forum: Northeast
05-18-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By Ghazmh

Yesterday I hoped about my well traveled 2014...

Yesterday I hoped about my well traveled 2014 Trek 520 with Ortliebs carrying 16.1lbs of gear for a long planned trip. I rode 68 miles to Portsmouth. Today I rode another 58 to Portland.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,671,473
Posted By seibaatgung

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Just upgraded my seatpost bag and added a top tube...
Forum: Northeast
05-02-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Wow! Adverse conditions aside, that's quite a...

Wow! Adverse conditions aside, that's quite a ride!

rod
04-21-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,844
Posted By jppe

Trek Bike Parody

You might enjoy this one. Way to go Trek!

I guess theyíre targeting folks our age???

https://fb.watch/50zCy9m0EQ/
Forum: Northeast
04-21-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By mr_bill

BTW, yesterday was so gorgeous that I didn't even...

BTW, yesterday was so gorgeous that I didn't even signal with the finger adjacent to the index finger at mr. mobile cutting the corner. (And yes, someone on a bike pulled up next to me before we...
Forum: Northeast
04-20-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

That looks like a good ride. Perhaps time to see...

That looks like a good ride. Perhaps time to see if one of my kids would like to explore it with me, once everybody finishes getting shot up.

rod
03-23-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By cubewheels

This is what 45mm full fenders looks like on...

This is what 45mm full fenders looks like on 700x35c tires

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03-22-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By GlennR

I have SKS SpeedRockers on my CX bike. Tires are...

I have SKS SpeedRockers on my CX bike. Tires are 32mm street and 35mm knobby for offroad. I've put 1000 miles this winter and have arrived home with my cloths clean and dry.
...
Forum: Northeast
03-19-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
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 hoped for Spring but dressed for Winter and got a bit of both when I took the Trucker DeLuxe out on a little ride on the Minuteman in the late...
Forum: Northeast
03-19-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By Velobass

MBNSRR (Metro Boston North Shore Ride Report) for...

MBNSRR (Metro Boston North Shore Ride Report) for Friday March 19. Feeling more like winter than spring, but still a fabulous day for a 26 mile out and back to Ipswich.

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Forum: Northeast
03-17-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By Velobass

Absolutely fabulous day for a ride. Took the...

Absolutely fabulous day for a ride. Took the Mooney off of the trainer and took here out for a 41 mile out and back to Smolak Farms in Andover. Felt strange to be on a geared bike having ridden fixed...
Forum: Northeast
03-11-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Perhaps because lately I've been dreaming of long...

Perhaps because lately I've been dreaming of long rides on warm days, today's ride out to Depot Park in 70į weather felt dreamlike....
Forum: Northeast
03-09-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

By the time I got everything that wasn't a ride...

By the time I got everything that wasn't a ride cleared away, sunset was imminent, but temperatures were in the mid-50s, having been even a little higher early in the day, so I gave the GT with the...
Forum: Northeast
03-08-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Cognizant of the likelihood that the Minuteman...

Cognizant of the likelihood that the Minuteman Frost Fair will wind up as early as tomorrow, I took the 1987 GT Karakoram in its full studded-Nokian regalia out to Depot Park, Bedford, in the early...
02-28-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By ZIPP2001

Dusted off the Road Bike !

I spend my winter riding my trails bikes out on the groomed trails in my old neighborhood. But the last couple of days the temps have been in the upper 30's so I wanted to avoid the trails for a bit....
Forum: Northeast
02-18-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Between this morning's computer-assisted goat...

Between this morning's computer-assisted goat rope...
Forum: Northeast
02-10-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By DHPflaumer

I haven't been on here in a LONG time but since...

I haven't been on here in a LONG time but since then I moved from Providence to Somerville and logged about 7k miles around Eastern MA last year. I'm currently on a 15 day tear of riding every day in...
02-08-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,110
Views: 624,217
Posted By rayman54

Winter waves - Pt. Judith, RI ...

Winter waves - Pt. Judith, RI

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Forum: Northeast
02-05-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By ZIPP2001

Lake Dennison (Central Massachusetts) in the winter.

If your close to Winchendon Massachusetts and are looking for a fun place to venture out on some trails this winter come visit Lake Dennison. It's my old playground and still my go to place for some...
01-29-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,852
Posted By ZIPP2001

After taking time to go over all the pro's and...

After taking time to go over all the pro's and con's with each position with my wife I decided to stay where I am. The owner and I met for just about a half day going over the issues we've been...
01-29-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,442
Posted By YellaFella

Without a doubt. Since I started riding regularly...

Without a doubt. Since I started riding regularly three years ago, my body now feels like it "needs" that daily activity. If I don't get it, I get cranky... ;)
01-22-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By ZIPP2001

Winter bike build can start now.

Just picked up my old (28 years) TT bike from my painters(Hot Tubes). This is the third paint job that's he's done on this bike and I love his work. So today I just wanted to put the frame together...
Forum: Northeast
01-17-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By Ghazmh

Been gravel grinding the past 2 weekends. Last...

Been gravel grinding the past 2 weekends. Last week I rode out to trails in the Winchester Melrose area. Today I rode around Prospect Hill park,

...
01-16-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,442
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Oh, yeah! When I ride my 66 Holdsworth. Typhoon...

Oh, yeah! When I ride my 66 Holdsworth. Typhoon that is set up as a single speed path racer, I feel like I‘m 13 and riding my Elgin three speed. I’m still doing 50 miles per week.
My doctor says...
01-16-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,442
Posted By rydabent

Absolutely. And I would continue that to...

Absolutely.

And I would continue that to acting old. At 82 I would be deluding myself if I didnt admit that I have a few aches and pains of old age. OTOH I try to ignore them the best that I can...
Forum: Northeast
01-15-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Took the GT and rode East....

Took the GT and rode East....
01-10-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,852
Posted By skidder

Congratulations! Part time or full time jobs?...

Congratulations! Part time or full time jobs? I'm looking at retiring in Feb-March 2022, will probably take some time off, then try to get a part-time job. I won't be 65, but I should be able to...
01-01-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By ZIPP2001

Great way to start 2021 !

I wasn't on the bike much the last two months of 2020 because work was insanely busy. Working seven days a week averaging 75 hours a week left me no time or energy to ride. But now work is back to...
11-01-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,553
Posted By ZIPP2001

It was great to get a little snow out in Central...

It was great to get a little snow out in Central Massachusetts. Hoping we have a snowier winter than last year so I can enjoy all the trails more.
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10-31-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By ZIPP2001

First snow ride of the season.

Had a blast playing in the woods after our first snow fall of the season yesterday. I got soaked from all the low hanging branches covered in snow, but it was to much fun to stop. I ran across five...
Forum: Northeast
10-12-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Cyclocross is where you find it. Sometimes,...

Cyclocross is where you find it. Sometimes, cyclocross is where it finds you. ;-)

rod
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,671,473
Posted By Germany_chris

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Forum: Touring
09-10-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By PedalingWalrus

I also have a BXB Teardrop bag. Love it. ...

I also have a BXB Teardrop bag. Love it.


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Forum: Northeast
08-14-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By ZIPP2001

Field trip Friday !

It's time to go visit Gardner State Forrest for round 3 of exploring. I really have a lot of fun and do enjoy all the single track sections even though I'm quite challenged with them. This is a nice...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 118,138
Posted By RidingMatthew

working from home until 9/7

I am working from home until September 7th at least. I used to be more active in this thread so figured i would share.
Sharing some pictures I have taken since "commuting" I have been trying to get...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe out at nine this...

Took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe out at nine this morning, aiming for one of the now-customary quick rides up to Lexington Center and back. When I got to the Mass. & Mystic intersection, no one was in...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Out on the Rawland Nordavinden at 0900 for a...

Out on the Rawland Nordavinden at 0900 for a clockwise circuit of the Battle Green in the shady-breezy-warm-and-moist air, before the worst of the heat, humidity, and ground level ozone got its act...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By Ghazmh

So most of June Iíve been riding my Redsky about...

So most of June Iíve been riding my Redsky about 150 a week. Usual 25-30 mile rides in the morning with the quintessential weekend rides. Yesterday I rode a brutally hot 40 miles. Iíve lately been...
Forum: Northeast
07-19-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

Mindful of the impending heat, humidity, and...

Mindful of the impending heat, humidity, and ground level ozone, I took the Surly Trucker DeLuxe out at 0830 for an easy spin up to Winchester Center and back, riding along the East bank of the...
Forum: Northeast
07-18-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,857
Posted By rholland1951

I took off on the Rawland Nordavinden around 0930...

I took off on the Rawland Nordavinden around 0930 Saturday morning, a little later than I like these morning rides to start, and rolled up to Arlington Center and lined up to get on the Minuteman. I...
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