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Posted By mystang52

His bike is a Mongoose, at least 20 years old. ...

His bike is a Mongoose, at least 20 years old. I'm thinking that maybe he should get a basic bike (I believe they're called cruisers?) so he won't have to use his hands for braking or gears. I...
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Views: 561
Posted By mystang52

Hand pain

My adult son has had chronic joint pain, most especially in the wrist and between thumb and pointer finger. He recently started a bit of cycling again, and told me the pain between thumb and finger...
09-21-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,921
Posted By mystang52

My hybrid takes 85, my roadie takes 110 PSI. I'll...

My hybrid takes 85, my roadie takes 110 PSI. I'll research foot pumps. So far, it appears the electric ones generally do not get good reviews. I'm still searching, though. Thanks.
09-20-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,921
Posted By mystang52

Suggestions for electric pump?

Manually inflating my tires is becoming increasingly difficult as I have a chronic bad shoulder. Suggestions for a bicycle-tire-appropriate electric inflator?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,811
Posted By mystang52

There a number of handlebar-mount speakers, so...

There a number of handlebar-mount speakers, so earphones not needed. One can easily hear the traffic while also listening to music. here's one example:...
Forum: Northeast
07-26-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,475
Posted By mystang52

If you just paid the fine, would that count as a...

If you just paid the fine, would that count as a moving violation on your driver's license record? If yes, I'd definitely fight it and hope to at least get it reduced to a nonmoving violation. If...
Forum: Northeast
05-06-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By mystang52

Damn...long story, but we ended up in White...

Damn...long story, but we ended up in White Plains NY instead. I rode Bronx River Greenway, not nearly as much fun as Pequannock apparently would have been. But, it's now on my bucket list.
Forum: Northeast
04-29-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By mystang52

Pequannock River Trail

I have a few hours to kill in Bridgeport while my son takes care of a business transaction. Starting from Beardsley Park heading north, is the trail paved so I can take my road bike, or do I need my...
Forum: Northeast
03-27-18, 07:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,696
Posted By mystang52

On the Traillink website there are some comments...

On the Traillink website there are some comments about safety issues in the downtown New Haven section of the trail. I don't know if this is still the case, but it's something you may want to...
Forum: Northeast
05-03-17, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By mystang52

We're Brooklyn natives, but ex-Brooklynites for...

We're Brooklyn natives, but ex-Brooklynites for 40+ years! Thanks everyone for the replies. We'll likely do the Canarsie Pier or Floyd Bennet option. It has the very real benefit of shortening the...
Forum: Northeast
05-01-17, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By mystang52

Parking near Marine Parkway Bridge?

I organize casual bike rides for a few of my college friends. We all moved from Brooklyn years ago and now live in New Jersey. We are thinking about doing a ride starting somewhere on Flatbush...
10-26-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By mystang52

Thanks, all. Yes I always take my phone with me....

Thanks, all. Yes I always take my phone with me. You guys have out all of this in proper perspective for me.
Forum: Northeast
10-25-15, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By mystang52

Another recommendation, here, for the D&R Canal...

Another recommendation, here, for the D&R Canal Trail. I checked out the Patriot's Path at 2 locations, and in both cases the trail was simply impassable for my hybrid -- too many big and medium...
10-25-15, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By mystang52

First aid kit for cycling

Wife and I frequently bicycle on paths with little pedestrian/other cyclists traffic. And, I often bike by myself on paths with even less "traffic." On the other hand, living in New Jersey means...
10-23-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,632
Posted By mystang52

I have stenosis, but in my case it's mid and low...

I have stenosis, but in my case it's mid and low back. I swim 4 times per week, and that helped tremendously. I used to wake up with debilitating sciatica, and walked hunched over until about 10...
Forum: Northeast
10-21-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 693
Posted By mystang52

NY Orange Heritage Trail extension

I know the trail has extended beyond the original end at Monroe. Does anyone know how far that new portion goes. A while back I read it only went a mile or so, but that might be outdated.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By mystang52

I have one serious suggestion, until you get into...

I have one serious suggestion, until you get into full running shape: Do a run/walk regimen. Run 2 minutes, walk 1, and repeat for the entire "run." As you build up those quads, increase the...
09-27-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By mystang52

REI's brand, Novara, makes a pretty good bike...

REI's brand, Novara, makes a pretty good bike short at a reasonable price.
09-22-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,257
Posted By mystang52

I live in relatively heavy-traffic Bergen County,...

I live in relatively heavy-traffic Bergen County, New Jersey. I ride the streets as much out of necessity than choice - there aren't too many options other than one great local MUP. I use that MUP...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-15, 08:00 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 29,567
Posted By mystang52

I bought this vest MAXSA Safety Vest Reflective...

I bought this vest MAXSA Safety Vest Reflective vest with 16 LEDs (Model 20026) at Crutchfield.com (http://tinyurl.com/Lighting-Vest) a few years ago for my evening runs. I no longer run in the...
Forum: Triathlon
09-10-15, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,258
Posted By mystang52

I was a runner, first, before getting into more...

I was a runner, first, before getting into more serious cycling and tri's. I do a few sprint tri's a year, at a very slow pace. I have one recommendation: run more than once per week. I think the...
09-02-15, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By mystang52

I was very happy with my Yakima King Joe 3. Now...

I was very happy with my Yakima King Joe 3. Now that I have an SUV I no longer need it so am trying to sell it. i used it for several long drives on highways and it was very stable.
08-13-15, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,704
Posted By mystang52

A resounding +1. I don't think any bell helps on...

A resounding +1. I don't think any bell helps on the streets. Drivers are not looking for us, or seeing us. The Hornit's loud sound gets their attention.
Forum: Introductions
08-12-15, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By mystang52

Welcome; I'm also northern NJ (Bergen County).

Welcome; I'm also northern NJ (Bergen County).
08-09-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,111
Posted By mystang52

I may get flamed for this, but I don't think any...

I may get flamed for this, but I don't think any purpose was served in engaging in conversation with her.
08-09-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,098
Posted By mystang52

I've been using gmap-pedometer.com for many years...

I've been using gmap-pedometer.com for many years to measure distance of my runs and to plan routes. The "automatic" feature measures routes along routes, factoring in the curves. It also has a...
Forum: Triathlon
08-02-15, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By mystang52

I only do Sprint Tri's, and slowly. But I feel...

I only do Sprint Tri's, and slowly. But I feel your pain. A couple of years ago I had bounced back from surgery and on my last bicycle training ride, 2 days before a scheduled Tri, I was hit by a...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,595
Posted By mystang52

[QUOTE=cvskates;18034605]I use this: Hornit Bike...

[QUOTE=cvskates;18034605]I use this: Hornit Bike Horn - Mountain Equipment Co-op. Free Shipping Available (http://www.mec.ca/product/5032-754/hornit-bike-horn/?f=10+51894)

+1 I use this as well....
06-15-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,845
Posted By mystang52

On another chat room my name is Slotriathl8. I...

On another chat room my name is Slotriathl8. I do a few sprint Tri's a year, and I'm in the back of the pack (way back). I also had prostate cancer, and opted for surgery to remove it back in May...
Forum: Triathlon
06-01-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,156
Posted By mystang52

Go for it. I'm a slow triathlete (i.e., sprints...

Go for it. I'm a slow triathlete (i.e., sprints only). Just enjoy the experience.
Forum: Introductions
12-30-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By mystang52

Welcome, from another Garden State resident.

Welcome, from another Garden State resident.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By mystang52

Subject to your doctor's final say, the question...

Subject to your doctor's final say, the question is (i.e., one to ask your doctor): Will riding further inflame the injured area, slow up the healing process, or have no impact on the recovery? If...
12-03-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By mystang52

Yes, it has both volume controls and...

Yes, it has both volume controls and forward/reverse of tracks. Of course, might be a tad difficult to press those adjustments if it's sitting in the bottle holder. Agility is not my strong suit so...
12-02-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By mystang52

I use the Ivation Bullet. Doesn't take a lot of...

I use the Ivation Bullet. Doesn't take a lot of space on the handlebar, loud enough to hear while riding but still able to completely hear surrounding traffic....and at $40 a heckuva bargain. It's...
10-09-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By mystang52

FB thanks and I hope you're right. I'm still...

FB thanks and I hope you're right. I'm still waiting for the police report. It was my intention to request reimbursement for my out of pocket medical, but my understanding was that in no-fault they...
10-08-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By mystang52

Yes, I did call the police and my shoulder was so...

Yes, I did call the police and my shoulder was so painful ambulance took me to E.R. Nothing broken, and feeling significantly better now. But, shoulder still too painful for me to resume my daily...
10-08-14, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,691
Posted By mystang52

n+1 good news and bad news

Just bought a beautiful Quick 4 to replace my 20-something year old hybrid. Got it home in my car, went out for a planned brief ride, and in less than 5 minutes woman pulls out of her driveway and...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-14, 11:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,017
Posted By mystang52

A short while back another poster asked whether...

A short while back another poster asked whether he (maybe it was she) should be paranoid while on the roads. I didn't reply to that thread, but I do maintain a "healthy paranoia." This thread...
09-27-14, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,744
Posted By mystang52

I only want to track my speed and distance. My...

I only want to track my speed and distance. My Garmin 200 works great for that purpose and I love it.
09-26-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,926
Posted By mystang52

I agree. Too many nuts out there that it's just...

I agree. Too many nuts out there that it's just not worth the risk to engage them.
09-26-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,965
Posted By mystang52

If there's snow on the roads I won't ride. Where...

If there's snow on the roads I won't ride. Where I live the snow plowed on to the sides make the roads too narrow for me to feel safe. Otherwise, I'll ride down to 25 degrees....presuming little...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 24,816
Posted By mystang52

Local news just reported that the cyclist will...

Local news just reported that the cyclist will "probably not see jail time." Don't know if that's pure conjecture or based on reliable inside info. They also noted that NYC police were doing a...
09-06-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,895
Posted By mystang52

FWIW......my wife had the Cypress, over my...

FWIW......my wife had the Cypress, over my objection as I felt that in the long run she would not find it comfortable. She liked it, BUT: she got in an accident that totaled the bike. We replaced...
Forum: Northeast
08-17-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By mystang52

Ridgewood Cycle, Ridgewood NJ.

Ridgewood Cycle, Ridgewood NJ.
Forum: Introductions
07-15-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By mystang52

Welcome to BF. Lots of LBS here in North Jersey...

Welcome to BF. Lots of LBS here in North Jersey so you you'll have plenty of choices.
Forum: Northeast
06-23-14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By mystang52

Consider contacting Morris Area Freewheelers...

Consider contacting Morris Area Freewheelers Bicycle Club:

Morris Area Freewheelers Bicycle Club - Home (http://www.mafw.org/)
Forum: Northeast
06-19-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By mystang52

Timeframe to extend Orange Heritage Trail?

I was on the trail today and saw the rocky bed where they plan to extend the trail. By coincidence a NY State Trooper, who is also a cyclist, was there and he told me the plans were to extend the...
06-18-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By mystang52

If I was not familiar with that path, based on...

If I was not familiar with that path, based on the video my reaction would be something like "wow, that looks like a nice path to ride."
But I do know that path - I have been on the path, running...
05-08-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,714
Posted By mystang52

Another factor to consider: Rest is just as...

Another factor to consider: Rest is just as important. If you're not already doing so, you need to incorporate some rest/recovery days as part of the training.
Forum: Northeast
04-15-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,920
Posted By mystang52

I've never been on it, but the Bethpage Bikeway...

I've never been on it, but the Bethpage Bikeway gets some good reviews. I have been on both the South County and North County Trailway and recommend either. They're in Westchester and not Long...
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