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Forum: Northeast
10-11-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By NomarsGirl

It worked out well. Beautiful day for a wedding...

It worked out well. Beautiful day for a wedding outdoors. I can't wait to see the professional pictures. I didn't take many. I was trying to stay out of the photographer's way.
10-05-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By peterws

You have fun on any bike, anywhere. I get mine on...

You have fun on any bike, anywhere. I get mine on the hills leading out of town. These days, same course. Been doin' it for the last twenty years; the road's been resufaced (partially) once. Now the...
09-29-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Chuckles1

Not that brave; I'd probably get run over by a...

Not that brave; I'd probably get run over by a snowmobile. Where I live, I could ride some gravel roads that are plowed by the town and have a layer of hard snow/ ice, if I got studded tires. To...
09-27-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By big john

I found a purse on the street where I lived and...

I found a purse on the street where I lived and there was no cash but there was a checkbook and some ID and personal stuff. I called the number on the checks and the husband came over and picked it...
09-27-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By big john

I was riding in the mountains about 50 miles from...

I was riding in the mountains about 50 miles from home and found a phone on the highway. After calling some of the numbers on the phone I found out it belonged to a forest service employee who was...
09-27-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Chuckles1

Autumn...

This is the time in Maine when you have to start adding clothes. Up to now it's been trying to stay cool in the heat and humidity. First come heavier socks, then heavier gloves, then two shirts, ...
09-26-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By JehD

I've ever lost anything of importance on a ride...

I've ever lost anything of importance on a ride but found a guys phone a few weeks back. I managed to find his name in the Medical ID and was able to look him up on my phone. I was able to return it...
09-26-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By rumrunn6

oh for a second there I thought you were writing...

oh for a second there I thought you were writing about the Ashuelot (https://www.bikeforums.net/northeast/1152952-ashuelot-recreational-rail-trail-2.html)Hinsdale NH to Keene NH...
09-26-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By bruce19

It was a beautiful day here in NE CT too. Three...

It was a beautiful day here in NE CT too. Three of us went out for 23 miles at 14 mph. It was windy at 10 mph which was a headwind for the final 8 miles. But, just a great day.
09-26-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By rumrunn6

31 miles on the MTB ... sweet! :thumb:

31 miles on the MTB ... sweet! :thumb:
09-25-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By BlazingPedals

Wow. Disaster averted!

Wow. Disaster averted!
09-24-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Riveting

I'm a die-hard roadie, but nothing brings a smile...

I'm a die-hard roadie, but nothing brings a smile to my face like technical mtb, especially on a desolate muddy trail where there's nobody around to hear me swearing at the slippery mud or the low...
09-24-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By pbass

For me the pavement is just a necessary evil that...

For me the pavement is just a necessary evil that leads to the dirt and nature...and fewer people!
09-18-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By Wildwood

Mud is an acquired taste?

Mud is an acquired taste?
09-14-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By big john

I dropped my wallet in the road after I forgot to...

I dropped my wallet in the road after I forgot to zip the seat bag. Whoever found it used my I.D. to start credit cards, accounts, and phone numbers all over the state and even some on the east...
09-13-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By gringomojado

I carry an old/expired driver license gm

I carry an old/expired driver license
gm
09-13-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By zacster

Oh no, no bike bag on a road bike. Just a seat...

Oh no, no bike bag on a road bike. Just a seat pocket to hold a spare tube and some tools. I have a convertible bag on my commuter bike though, but I'm retired and no longer commute. I use that...
09-13-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By gthomson

LOL same situation in my house. I like your...

LOL same situation in my house.

I like your methodology of organization but wondering if you consider some kind of bike bag?

That being said, what do other people do to carry items on their...
09-13-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By zacster

Everything has its place both riding and just in...

Everything has its place both riding and just in general. My wallet is in the front left pocket of my jeans or the left pocket of my jersey. My keys are in the right, my phone too. Center pocket...
09-10-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By MinnMan

I second the opinion about routines preventing...

I second the opinion about routines preventing errors. I'm forgetful as con be. phone, money+ID go in one pocket, garage door opener goes in another. Food goes in the middle pocket. I never want...
09-10-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

no way I could have rode and gone to eat before...

no way I could have rode and gone to eat before looking for it. Good find!
09-10-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By gthomson

That's a good story and glad it had a happy...

That's a good story and glad it had a happy ending. I am the exact way when I lose something, as i will trace every step until I find the darn thing or exhaust myself in the effort.

Regarding the...
09-08-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By rsbob

Routines as we get older become even more...

Routines as we get older become even more important especially when there are distractions, like friends. Glad you found it, enjoyed your pizza and didnít panic.
Forum: Northeast
09-07-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By rumrunn6

excellent work!

excellent work!
Forum: Northeast
09-06-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9,498
Views: 1,147,001
Posted By rumrunn6

kite cam probably got it's 1st white shark photo ...

kite cam probably got it's 1st white shark photo

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x887/shark_and_seals_whole_photo_small_4197f32c4e870168e0fcfcc14514220feda6b703.jpg

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09-02-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By rumrunn6

nooooo ......! we still have all the Fall riding...

nooooo ......! we still have all the Fall riding ahead of us!

steep climb over tree roots, points for trying! ;-)
Forum: Northeast
08-28-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By rumrunn6

some of my favorite rail trail pics were taken on...

some of my favorite rail trail pics were taken on the BFRT

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1287x768/bfrt_fall_pic_9cf952f6a1bfe08326e1132600c68aa02edd1a44.jpg
a cpl tidbits...
Forum: Northeast
08-28-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By rumrunn6

we have several favorite highlights on that...

we have several favorite highlights on that trail. did you see the sign for the old pencil factory? it's a decent trail year 'round
Forum: Triathlon
08-20-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Pacelineg

The UNI Disc

I had a UNI Disc back in the day. My original is in pretty bad shape so I decided to build one from scratch.

I started by 3D printing the clips and hub, stitched up the fabric and joined it all...
08-19-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,166
Views: 637,322
Posted By jppe

Time trialing on Charlotte Motor Speedway in...

Time trialing on Charlotte Motor Speedway in 2017. We used to hold 6 ten mile events each year. I think this shot was on front stretch. I was the event organizer for many of the last years. At its...
08-19-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 750,064
Posted By BHG6

I still ride this thing on occasion Got...

I still ride this thing on occasion

Got bored one day and decided to convert my old TT bike in to this aero road contraption

Not a very supply ride. The frame doesnít flex much if at all :)
...
08-15-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 750,064
Posted By LibertyFLS

Just got my first modern bike this week, a 2018...

Just got my first modern bike this week, a 2018 Fairdale Goodship. Feels different than my 1973 Falcon but itís more similar than different. Mainly shifting and the stiffness are the biggest...
08-15-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By rwmct

I have used them several times riding a new bike...

I have used them several times riding a new bike and tweaking the seat placement. Its perfect. Ride thirty minutes, come across a repair station, adjust, repeat.
08-15-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By freeranger

Luckily, have never needed to use any of several...

Luckily, have never needed to use any of several located alone the local mup. But out of curiosity, after reading this thread, I took a look at a couple on my last ride. They were fully furnished,...
08-14-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By CliffordK

Ok, here is a better photo of the one in Tigard. ...

Ok, here is a better photo of the one in Tigard.

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=513378

I think the pump worked, but that was a couple of years ago. Were both Presta and...
08-14-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, love the bushwhacking! last week I found...

wow, love the bushwhacking! last week I found some skin colored socks to help protect my ankles. but looks like you had some nice flow trails!
08-10-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,166
Views: 637,322
Posted By Wildwood

Western state fire fighters could use a lot of...

Western state fire fighters could use a lot of love.
...
08-07-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,166
Views: 637,322
Posted By rsbob

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1102x1474/a5f9b43f_3332_499c_8709_600b776f9859_7842cc9f7b4b616f4979fc09bb2b92e329807c91.jpeg
Forum: Northeast
08-06-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Ghazmh

Nice, I haven’t been on that trail in 2-3 years...

Nice, I haven’t been on that trail in 2-3 years now but it is a good scenic trail.
08-02-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,166
Views: 637,322
Posted By Ogsarg

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/img_e4279_1__5dc53908e61d62f04b96701ee56a1924b2c2cb5f.jpg
Sunflowers along Old Airline Hwy.
08-02-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,166
Views: 637,322
Posted By Altair 4

That's a beautiful shot.

That's a beautiful shot.
07-26-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By Mark Stone

You're right, that was a crazy ride! I never...

You're right, that was a crazy ride! I never dropped a wallet, but found one (full of cash!) on a Denver area MUP a coupla' decades ago. After a few minutes, a guy comes riding the opposite direction...
07-26-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By 70sSanO

Glad you found your wallet. I have learned...

Glad you found your wallet.

I have learned that I need to follow a specific sequence and I really have to focus on that sequence when riding a new ride with someone else, or a different bike...
07-24-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By rwmct

Actually, per Ian Anderson, "Old Charlie stole...

Actually, per Ian Anderson, "Old Charlie stole the handle".
07-24-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By unterhausen

But would your seat post fit if you did need it?

But would your seat post fit if you did need it?
07-23-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By BobsPoprad

Where I live there are a few. The other day I...

Where I live there are a few. The other day I passed a guy who was walking with a flat. Said he didn't have a pump. So I showed him the station...broken pump. 😠
07-23-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By Reflector Guy

A few of the local Metra stations have these bike...

A few of the local Metra stations have these bike repair stands. I've never used one but I did notice the tools tend to get a little rusty. Might be OK in a pinch but if you have tools with you;...
07-22-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By Korina

We have two of those; one in front of city hall,...

We have two of those; one in front of city hall, and the other on the trail. Some... person decided they needed the pump heads from both stations. Why? Being funny? Hostile? Was that where the voices...
07-22-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By rumrunn6

excellent! I'm trying to take all the vacation...

excellent! I'm trying to take all the vacation time I have coming to me!
07-21-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By CliffordK

I haven't encountered very many of the stations,...

I haven't encountered very many of the stations, and usually carry most of what I'll need with me.

There is one in Downtown Tigard...
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