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06-11-10, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By pablopsd

Still 2 weeks to sign up! Come help us pull the...

Still 2 weeks to sign up! Come help us pull the singles. I did map out the first day on Map My Ride. It is public under Cape Cod Getaway. We are riding for the Fit Werx/MPB team. Currently the...
06-09-10, 04:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By pablopsd

Here to talk about the ride not to fundraise

Here to talk about the ride not to fundraise
06-09-10, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By pablopsd

Yes the fundraising is the hard part, especially...

Yes the fundraising is the hard part, especially on the tandem. There are a couple events here that we would want to try for the ride, but the fundraising is just out of reach. They all require us...
06-07-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By pablopsd

Upcoming ride!

Hey Everyone,
Been a while since we have visited. Wayyyy too much going on here. Not enough riding time. We are only 20 days away from our first MS 150 ride. We are doing the Cape Cod Getaway. ...
04-29-10, 09:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,832
Posted By pablopsd

New Headset. Just picked it up today from the...

New Headset. Just picked it up today from the shop. Wow it steers! we also just picked up another toy.. BuelL XB12X Now we just have to decide do we want to pedal to ride or just ride!
04-29-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,644
Posted By pablopsd

We transport out triplet on the roof of my wife's...

We transport out triplet on the roof of my wife's car using an ATOC Topper. Taking it to NH tomorrow. Nice rack, and on the minivan it would be even more stable, as the mounts would be more spread...
04-04-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,569
Posted By pablopsd

We adopted about 7 years ago. Since we were...

We adopted about 7 years ago. Since we were pretty sure that number 2 was not going to arrive, I had my LBS order for me a Trek Rocket. It was a single seater trailer that was very light. Once the...
03-22-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By pablopsd

Sounds as if she has the right attitude for the...

Sounds as if she has the right attitude for the tandem. Good laugh, sense of humor, and an open mind! My wife had not ridden anything on the road as a serious rider when we got our first tandem. ...
03-16-10, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By pablopsd

We road OOP all last season. Had tried it a...

We road OOP all last season. Had tried it a little before, but really went the whole season trying it. We seemed to be able to gauge our own efforts easier, OOP than IP. We don't climb standing. ...
03-15-10, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By pablopsd

Shameless self promotion, but I have one too. ...

Shameless self promotion, but I have one too. Send me a PM if interested. Our son just graduated to crank shorteners. He will be 7 in a couple of weeks. He was in the middle of a triplet, and if...
02-06-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By pablopsd

Is that beam built y Softride? They are still...

Is that beam built y Softride? They are still selling bolts and service parts. I bought a bunch last year for our CoMotion Softride. They sell a service kits for $10+-, I beleive it was. I am...
01-30-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By pablopsd

Check this out, if you haven't come across it...

Check this out, if you haven't come across it already.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?588329-First-bike-tour-on-our-Tandem&highlight=GAP
I was thinking of doing something this year too...
01-23-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By pablopsd

Third n the cassette. In general if you let your...

Third n the cassette. In general if you let your chains go and go and go before replacing, the cassettes usually will wear to a point where they skip with new chain. However we just came in from a...
01-23-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By pablopsd

2 Days of riding!

Wow! We are excited for our first 2 days of back to back riding for 2010. Forecast is good. mid 30's today and tomorrow. Snow is gone. Roads are dry. No more ice. Just a bit of sand to watch...
01-15-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,645
Posted By pablopsd

Must be from Rhino. I know that place!

Must be from Rhino. I know that place!
01-11-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,645
Posted By pablopsd

We always match as much as possible. But during...

We always match as much as possible. But during the busy riding season, and I'm out on the single training too, sometime we runn out of clean matching gear! Depending on what it is, sometimes will...
01-11-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By pablopsd

cold weather gear? 45? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA ...

cold weather gear? 45? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

3 degrees this morning when I went to work. Roads are a mess. Might be able to ride this weekend, but there is the potential of another storm...
01-05-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By pablopsd

It is difficult at times to judge our efforts as...

It is difficult at times to judge our efforts as I am a stronger cyclist than the Mrs. When doing our videos, I try not to blow her up! Of course that goes back to last year. We had an OK season...
01-05-10, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By pablopsd

Thanks Guys. Will look into those links when I...

Thanks Guys. Will look into those links when I have time. We actually we bringing the tandem indoors last year and doing video with the tandem on the trainer last season with my nephew a few times...
12-31-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By pablopsd

Suggestions from you climbing freaks!

:) Hey Everyone,
My lovely stoker has expressed interest in doing the Waterville Valley TT in NH in 2010. I have done it the past 2 seasons on the single, and I guess she is getting sick of...
12-31-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By pablopsd

Nice. Just showed it to my stoker and she says...

Nice. Just showed it to my stoker and she says she want's pink to nude. !!!
12-30-09, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,173
Posted By pablopsd

We have gotten gear from both Kucharik and Team...

We have gotten gear from both Kucharik and Team Estrogen, and have been happy with both. Kucharik is great for us,as we have a triplet too, and they offer kids gear. All the same colors and fabric...
12-15-09, 05:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,050
Posted By pablopsd

My Wife and I started in 1998. I had been riding...

My Wife and I started in 1998. I had been riding for a long time, and could never get her interested in road riding. She started to mountain bike in 98 some, and I had finally gotten her to go on a...
12-11-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By pablopsd

Post 397 page 16

Post 397 page 16
12-10-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By pablopsd

The other night in 26 degree temps without any...

The other night in 26 degree temps without any extra thermal layer. I remember visiting my sister in So Cal a few years back in February, and seeing everyone all bundled up, and we were walking...
12-10-09, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By pablopsd

I have to wear glasses, so that covers that. ...

I have to wear glasses, so that covers that. Winter time = growing the beard for work and riding. The Mrs. had on a balacava. I had my lighter winter gloves, as my others have long since died. ...
12-10-09, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By pablopsd

Who said anything about 20-25 mph? Not here on a...

Who said anything about 20-25 mph? Not here on a path at night in sub freezing weather after snow rain mix 2 days earlier. Of course we seldom ride that fast in the summer either!
12-09-09, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By pablopsd

I'd love to see above 40 at midday right now! ...

I'd love to see above 40 at midday right now! Have fun.

Paul
12-09-09, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By pablopsd

Can't believe we did this!

Well after 11 seasons of riding the tandem, which going back to the beginning was a huge accomplishment for my lovely stoker, we have started to do some night riding. The local club here does night...
11-30-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By pablopsd

We don't have a Volvo, but are using the Thule...

We don't have a Volvo, but are using the Thule bars on a 2008 Chevy Impala. The spread is rather short for my tastes. We are using the ATOC mount on it. With the tandem, I feel very comfortable,...
10-25-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By pablopsd

Hey Guys, Had a question for you. I was...

Hey Guys,
Had a question for you. I was showing the Mrs. your log and the route, mainly the Great Allegany Passage. We were thinking of maybe trying a stretch of that next season. Do you think it...
10-25-09, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By pablopsd

I once had a buddy of mine stoking for a decent...

I once had a buddy of mine stoking for a decent length ride. My wife is much younger than him, but he was a stronger rider. It was a bunch of fun.
10-15-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,346
Posted By pablopsd

Ah to be the you couple again. We started when...

Ah to be the you couple again. We started when we were 30, 11 years ago. Funny thing is, when we ride around here, we are still the young ones! :-) Used to be easier to be fast..... 6 year old...
10-13-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,026
Posted By pablopsd

1. When I hear my stoker gasping for air, that...

1. When I hear my stoker gasping for air, that means slow down. 2. If she is crying on a decent that also means slow down! :-) Just kidding, well kind of. Number 2 did happen once. Anyway,...
09-28-09, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 473,547
Posted By pablopsd

Here is the triplet at ETR in July. Don't tell...

Here is the triplet at ETR in July. Don't tell the Mrs. I posted it! :) Unfortunately, since I am the ex photographer, there are not any pictures of us doing our local TT or just us on the...
09-24-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By pablopsd

Thanks for the info, but I'm racing here in MA...

Thanks for the info, but I'm racing here in MA that weekend.

Paul
09-23-09, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,237
Posted By pablopsd

Went from a Cannondale, our first tandem to the...

Went from a Cannondale, our first tandem to the current Co Motion Cappucino, steel with soft ride. I love the handling of it and comfort, and the stoker well she's riding a beam. The aluminum beat...
09-23-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By pablopsd

Shenandoah Valley Fall Festival

Has anyone ridden in this event? I was looking for something to do a little later in the year, nad was wondering how much climbing there was in this? Have to sell it you know.:D Thanks
09-23-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,946
Posted By pablopsd

Not to hijack, but ETR July 4th weekend, in...

Not to hijack, but ETR July 4th weekend, in Saratoga Springs NY.
09-21-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,946
Posted By pablopsd

Just did our local century a couple of weeks ago....

Just did our local century a couple of weeks ago. 2000 registered. It was not a mass start, but everyone seems to go at a similar time. Ran into much traffic. Had a few people blocking the whole...
09-14-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By pablopsd

mrfish, just wondering. Since you ride...

mrfish, just wondering. Since you ride backwards, are your shifters on the opposite side of us too? :)
09-10-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By pablopsd

we paid 3k for ours used. Found it on the local...

we paid 3k for ours used. Found it on the local tandem club site.
09-10-09, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,914
Posted By pablopsd

Hey Geek If you are ever up in New England for...

Hey Geek
If you are ever up in New England for some mountains, let me know, and I will chase you again like in PA and get some shots too! :-) I don't think Karen would be up that kind of decent. ...
09-08-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,670
Posted By pablopsd

Of course just for fun there are us triplet...

Of course just for fun there are us triplet owners. So we have a triplet, a 2/3 bike, and I have a bunch of 1/3 bikes! :-) All in good natured fun just for description!
09-02-09, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By pablopsd

Yeah, it's with the shelving and garage storage...

Yeah, it's with the shelving and garage storage stuff. Went to Home Depot the other day to pick up some Tyvek, and that was with the sheetrock, not siding. I always install Tyvek behind my board!:p
09-01-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By pablopsd

Our tandem and triplet both hang from a cable...

Our tandem and triplet both hang from a cable system in the garage. Got it at Lowes
08-25-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By pablopsd

Would love to go, but can't sell it to the...

Would love to go, but can't sell it to the stoker..... :-)
08-23-09, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,481
Posted By pablopsd

What about a beam equiped tandem? :-)

What about a beam equiped tandem? :-)
08-21-09, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By pablopsd

Gee Dave, You kind of put the bug in me now. ...

Gee Dave,
You kind of put the bug in me now. Thinking of looking for a B & B maybe out towards the cape that we can ride to and do an overnight. Once hurricane Bill goes by!
08-16-09, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 801
Posted By pablopsd

So what happened to the plan of the tandem on the...

So what happened to the plan of the tandem on the Kank and Bear Notch? Just got back form NH today. Man was it hot riding and running this weekend up there or what!
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