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Forum: Northeast
12-07-22, 04:28 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Beautiful night photography! rod

Beautiful night photography!

rod
Forum: Northeast
12-07-22, 12:05 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

Tuesday afternoon we were headed for a grayscale...

Tuesday afternoon we were headed for a grayscale sunset. It was still too bright to be gloomy, but no pink would come of it....
Forum: Northeast
12-04-22, 11:55 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Sunday evening, I took the Sam Hillborne out for...

Sunday evening, I took the Sam Hillborne out for a sunset ride on the Minuteman....
Forum: Northeast
12-01-22, 06:58 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

Thanks! There is a missing part to upgrade the...

Thanks! There is a missing part to upgrade the electrical service that is yet another supply-chain practical joke that must be waited on before it really becomes practicable, but so far, so good.
...
Forum: Northeast
11-30-22, 05:41 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Home improvement projects have been cutting into...

Home improvement projects have been cutting into my riding time lately. This week, HVAC techs installed the Kraken in my basement. They said it was a heat pump. The horror......
Forum: Northeast
11-27-22, 04:06 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Yah. Now more than ever. rod

Yah. Now more than ever.

rod
Forum: Northeast
11-27-22, 07:51 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

That was all very well, except that the bike I...

That was all very well, except that the bike I was on was NOT the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle, it was the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler. Sheesh! I guess I was tired when I wrote that ride report. Here's a...
Forum: Northeast
11-26-22, 10:48 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Dressed for the seasonal weather, then took the...

Dressed for the seasonal weather, then took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
11-21-22, 11:08 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet out on the Minuteman for an...

Took the Rambouillet out on the Minuteman for an hour this afternoon, temperatures in the mid-30s, the sky bright blue, the low sun dazzling, a stiff breeze blowing from the SW. I made a few changes...
Forum: Northeast
11-19-22, 06:28 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

What, it's Saturday? Took the Ocean Air Cycles...

What, it's Saturday? Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
11-18-22, 08:02 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Found some warm gloves, and took the Sam...

Found some warm gloves, and took the Sam Hillborne for a ride on the Minuteman after lunch, in the blustery dazziling chilly day....
Forum: Northeast
11-18-22, 07:50 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

One observation: we've seen numerous signs of...

One observation: we've seen numerous signs of development along the Reformatory Branch Bedford segment in the last few years. This, in combination with the new developments in apparent ownership of...
Forum: Northeast
11-18-22, 10:06 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

Thanks for the update. So I guess Bedford will...

Thanks for the update. So I guess Bedford will continue to roll in the mud.

rod
Forum: Northeast
11-14-22, 08:55 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Sam Hillborne out on the Minuteman along...

Took the Sam Hillborne out on the Minuteman along about sunset. Temperatures were in the low 40s to start....
Forum: Northeast
11-14-22, 12:40 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

I expect to ride all Winter. I've got clothes...

I expect to ride all Winter. I've got clothes that can cope with it, a mix of merino wool and synthetic items that I've learned to combine to keep me more or less comfortable down into the 20s, plus...
Forum: Northeast
11-13-22, 07:57 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

DCR is doing a good job continuing the stone...

DCR is doing a good job continuing the stone markers tradition, I think. Memory...

rod
Forum: Northeast
11-12-22, 06:18 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Sam Hillborne at midday and rode East,...

Took the Sam Hillborne at midday and rode East, up hill, down dale, and in and out of traffic....
Forum: Northeast
11-11-22, 04:54 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Friday, continued to put miles on the Sam...

Friday, continued to put miles on the Sam Hillborne, taking it for a visit to my son Sam and granddaughter Ida. This gave me an opportunity to enjoy my favorite Belmont traffic sign....
Forum: Northeast
11-10-22, 05:41 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

New Bike Day! Enjoy! rod

New Bike Day! Enjoy!

rod
Forum: Northeast
11-09-22, 12:35 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Today, the short-ride-sized hole in the schedule...

Today, the short-ride-sized hole in the schedule was found at noon, as the UU clock tower tells it. I took the Sam out into the cool and bright, after spending a bit of time in the morning...
Forum: Northeast
11-08-22, 05:25 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

I decided to get me some of that seasonably...

I decided to get me some of that seasonably cooler weather, so I dressed for the occasion, took the Rambler out, and got some....
Forum: Northeast
11-07-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10,374
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Sam Hilborne out in actual daylight....

Took the Sam Hilborne out in actual daylight....
Forum: Northeast
11-06-22, 11:51 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Sunday, by the time my schedule freed up (read:...

Sunday, by the time my schedule freed up (read: by the time the Pats game ended), it was 4:30 EST, and the sun had just set. Insert the set of all relevant timezone rants here. But I rolled out on...
Forum: Northeast
11-05-22, 10:56 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Saturday, I took the Rivendell Sam Hillborne and...

Saturday, I took the Rivendell Sam Hillborne and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
11-04-22, 05:14 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Friday developed as another day with a (short)...

Friday developed as another day with a (short) ride sized hole just before dinner. I rolled out on the newly-fledged Rivendell Sam Hillborne a few minutes before sunset....
Forum: Northeast
11-04-22, 08:03 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

That avatar is a keeper. rod

That avatar is a keeper.

rod
Forum: Northeast
11-03-22, 05:09 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Sam Hillborne out for a spin on the...

Took the Sam Hillborne out for a spin on the Minuteman towards sunset. It was comfortable and quick. I'm quite happy with how it handled, and how responsive it seems. And it's a pretty bike, of...
Forum: Northeast
11-02-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10,374
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Posted By rholland1951

Stopped by Battle Road Bikes to say hi and tell...

Stopped by Battle Road Bikes to say hi and tell tall tales, and discovered that they had finished up one of the last 3 project bikes left in my bike-tinkering backlog that they've been drawing down...
Forum: Northeast
10-31-22, 06:56 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out for a...

Took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out for a Halloween spin as the light faded....
Forum: Northeast
10-29-22, 04:20 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambouillet out again on Saturday, for a...

Took the Rambouillet out again on Saturday, for a gentle spin to Depot Park and back, another turn of the crank towards getting my body cranking again before Winter sets in....
Forum: Northeast
10-29-22, 07:19 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

Thanks! I enjoyed reading everybody else's...

Thanks! I enjoyed reading everybody else's reports: lots of interesting activity lately.

rod
Forum: Northeast
10-28-22, 10:37 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

11 days off the bike after testing positive for...

11 days off the bike after testing positive for Covid, and after two negative antigen tests over the last 4 days, I took the Rambouillet for a tentative spin up the Minuteman to Lexington and back....
Forum: Northeast
10-24-22, 08:24 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

Good dog! rod

Good dog!

rod
Forum: Northeast
10-17-22, 12:32 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Yikes! You just can't find a systems engineer...

Yikes! You just can't find a systems engineer when you need one...

rod
Forum: Northeast
10-16-22, 07:54 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Sunday, I swapped out the MKS AllWays pedals on...

Sunday, I swapped out the MKS AllWays pedals on the Rambouillet, with a little help from the Battle Road Bikes mechanics to disentangle the KneeSavers pedal extenders that remained stubbornly...
Forum: Northeast
10-16-22, 07:12 AM
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Posted By rholland1951

Plenty of white beards to choose from here. ;-) ...

Plenty of white beards to choose from here. ;-)

rod
Forum: Northeast
10-15-22, 11:19 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Another variation of the Perfect Day For A Ride,...

Another variation of the Perfect Day For A Ride, so I took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
10-14-22, 04:33 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Good stuff! Nothing like the novelty of a new...

Good stuff! Nothing like the novelty of a new route...

rod
Forum: Northeast
10-14-22, 04:27 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

After Friday's rain stopped, it was shorts and...

After Friday's rain stopped, it was shorts and short sleeves riding weather. Fenders were occasionally helpful....
Forum: Northeast
10-13-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10,374
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Posted By rholland1951

So, I looked at the weather radar as related by...

So, I looked at the weather radar as related by the Pocket Devil, and it seemed to be telling me I could have a nice ride this afternoon and get wet. So I rolled the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out of...
Forum: Northeast
10-12-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10,374
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Posted By rholland1951

Managed to escape a round of home-improvement...

Managed to escape a round of home-improvement activity to take the OAC Rambler for a quick sprint up the Mystic Valley Parkway along the E shore of the Mystic Lakes at sunset. The day had turned...
Forum: Northeast
10-11-22, 03:26 PM
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Posted By rholland1951

Tuesday afternoon was bright, dry, and...

Tuesday afternoon was bright, dry, and comfortable. I took the Rawland Nordavinden for a quick sprint up the Minuteman to Lexington Center and back. Had one impromptu game of Drop the Pursuer along...
Forum: Northeast
10-10-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10,374
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Posted By rholland1951

Monday, I took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out...

Monday, I took the Ocean Air Cycles Rambler out for a drizzly, late-afternoon spin up the Minuteman to Lexington Center and back. Clouds had been progressively piling up, and we now had a bunch....
Forum: Northeast
10-08-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10,374
Views: 1,275,813
Posted By rholland1951

Saturday, I took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle...

Saturday, I took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
10-07-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10,374
Views: 1,275,813
Posted By rholland1951

Another warm day, another sprint on the Minuteman...

Another warm day, another sprint on the Minuteman before dinner, this time on the Rambouillet. These little rides recharge me, somehow....
Forum: Northeast
10-06-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10,374
Views: 1,275,813
Posted By rholland1951

The weather on Thursday afternoon was benign,...

The weather on Thursday afternoon was benign, Indian Summer but for the detail that we haven't had a freeze yet. I took the Rawland Nordavinden out for a quick sprint up the Minuteman to Lexington...
Forum: Northeast
10-04-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10,374
Views: 1,275,813
Posted By rholland1951

I took the OAC Rambler out around lunchtime...

I took the OAC Rambler out around lunchtime Tuesday, the idea being to be back before the rain started on a gray, chilly, breezy day, just the standard short ride up the Minuteman to Lexington Center...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10,374
Views: 1,275,813
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle out Saturday...

Took the Ebisu All Purpose Bicycle out Saturday afternoon and rode East....
Forum: Northeast
09-30-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10,374
Views: 1,275,813
Posted By rholland1951

Took the Rambler out on the Minuteman before...

Took the Rambler out on the Minuteman before dinner, seeking to air out my brain....
Forum: Northeast
09-29-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10,374
Views: 1,275,813
Posted By rholland1951

Managed to reason my way out of any longer ride,...

Managed to reason my way out of any longer ride, but took the Rambouillet out for a short sprint up the eastern shore of the Mystic Lakes, in part to give my legs something to do, in part to see what...
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