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Posted By tulip

Gran Turismo had cantis. Looks like a bar upgrade...

Gran Turismo had cantis. Looks like a bar upgrade to bar end shifters (orig would have been downtube, I think). Not sure Gran Turismo came in blue, but maybe. I know it came in sand.
Forum: Southeast
03-06-14, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By tulip

Natchez Trace (or parts) in Mississippi. ...

Natchez Trace (or parts) in Mississippi.
Austin, Texas
Florida (I've heard Gainesville has a bike culture but I've never been there)
South Carolina - Greenville/Spartanburg (but might be chilly...
Forum: Southeast
02-27-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By tulip

It's not likely to be super warm, and it might...

It's not likely to be super warm, and it might well be quite cold on the mountain, but it's a beautiful area (my family lives there). Asheville has alot to offer (great restaurants, breweries, stuff...
02-26-14, 02:50 PM
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Views: 1,306
Posted By tulip

I live on a similar hill (well no cobbles and not...

I live on a similar hill (well no cobbles and not quite as steep) that I keep saying I'm going to do repeats on but usually end up avoiding like the plague. I'm thinking of renting my house out for a...
Forum: Southeast
02-26-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By tulip

In addition to those mentioned, I like 3-Sport;...

In addition to those mentioned, I like 3-Sport; the mechanics are fantastic. I also like Bunny Hop in Oregon Hill. There's a newish shop on Broad near VCU called Balance Bicycle Shop that looks...
Forum: Southeast
02-26-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,581
Posted By tulip

I moved to Richmond after years in DC. Richmond...

I moved to Richmond after years in DC. Richmond is becoming a better place to ride a bike; DC was really a good place to ride, and it's gotten even better since I left. I don't venture to the...
02-26-14, 11:04 AM
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Views: 1,306
Posted By tulip

VeloNews has a good writeup: ...

VeloNews has a good writeup: http://velonews.competitor.com/2014/02/analysis/richmond-unveils-2015-worlds-course-ripe-for-the-classics-riders_318041
02-26-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By tulip

It practically goes by my house! The TTT starts...

It practically goes by my house! The TTT starts in my area and is on the roads I regularly ride. The cobblestone climbs on the road race circuit will be great to watch (made all the better because I...
Forum: Southeast
06-23-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,581
Posted By tulip

Me, too.

Me, too.
Forum: Commuting
05-10-13, 07:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,235
Posted By tulip

Truly, I'm a little late to chime in (thanks for...

Truly, I'm a little late to chime in (thanks for the shout out, Boudicca!). Now that you have a bike and a plan, check out the commuter challenge: ...
03-06-13, 09:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,836
Posted By tulip

Yes, it's true. They seem to be coming around...

Yes, it's true. They seem to be coming around little by little.
02-27-13, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By tulip

Lovely! I rode the Trace last year and it was...

Lovely! I rode the Trace last year and it was great fun.
02-27-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,815
Posted By tulip

It's a nice, pretty flat ride through mostly...

It's a nice, pretty flat ride through mostly rural areas. I haven't done the entire century; I typically ride a shorter loop from Richmond since I live only a mile from the start. If the weather is...
Forum: Touring
01-19-13, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By tulip

Supported Around The World Bicycle Tour Companies

Is anyone aware of any companies that organize and operate around-the-world bicycle tours?
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Posted By tulip

I have a mirror mounted on my handlebars, not a...

I have a mirror mounted on my handlebars, not a helmet or glasses mirror. Those don't work for me at all. I have an old NiteRider TrailRat headlight that is pretty bright, but I have no interest in...
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Views: 47,884
Posted By tulip

I don't consider myself disabled, but I am blind...

I don't consider myself disabled, but I am blind in my left eye due to a retina issue that started when I was in high school (I'm in my 40s now). I use a mirror on my bike and never wear headphones,...
Forum: Southeast
09-21-11, 08:32 PM
Forum: Southeast
05-06-11, 07:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,359
Posted By tulip

It's going to be wonderful weather. I'm doing the...

It's going to be wonderful weather. I'm doing the half from Richmond, as I live a mile from the Richmond start--how convenient is that??
Forum: Southeast
05-05-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 14,359
Posted By tulip

Doing the Cap2Cap on Saturday?

Doing the Cap2Cap on Saturday?
Forum: Southeast
04-21-11, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By tulip

I really enjoy this ride. It's close to me, so...

I really enjoy this ride. It's close to me, so makes sense, although it looks like I'll be traveling this year and won't be able to go. CC_Rider, I doubt that Mathews has changed much in 10 years....
Forum: Introductions
04-12-11, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By tulip

Bienvenue! Lots of good folks and information...

Bienvenue! Lots of good folks and information here. Wonderful place you live.
Forum: Northeast
12-22-10, 02:01 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 56,611
Posted By tulip

What a wonderful collection of Life on a Bike in...

What a wonderful collection of Life on a Bike in DC. I haven't checked in for a while. I love the Stay Extraordinary photo! Keep going!
Forum: Europe
11-15-10, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,241
Posted By tulip

Rota is very nice, and the weather is good even...

Rota is very nice, and the weather is good even in the winter. I was there for work a few years ago, but I was not able to bring my bike (it was a short trip). Lots of climbing, but worth it when you...
Forum: Introductions
11-15-10, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By tulip

Salut Tassin! Ceux-ci sont des beaux velos...

Salut Tassin! Ceux-ci sont des beaux velos classiques. Il me semble qu'il y a un ou deux autres francais ici, et un ou deux americains et canadiens expats qui habite en France. Bienvenue!
07-19-10, 09:47 PM
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Views: 18,880
Posted By tulip

Um, there's more: “Contador just gained a...

Um, there's more:

“Contador just gained a great chance to win, but he lost the chance to win greatly.” But after considering Contador’s response, Vroomen added: “Alberto has a tiny point: Schleck...
07-14-10, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,864
Posted By tulip

I've been watching Eurosport, but decided to get...

I've been watching Eurosport, but decided to get Tour Tracker so I could watch at night (I do have a job during the day!) There's one thing that really bugs me about Tour Tracker: There's no ambient...
07-12-10, 05:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,526
Posted By tulip

Sisteron is a beautiful town overlooking fields...

Sisteron is a beautiful town overlooking fields of lavender. Wish I was there!
07-11-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By tulip

WSD bikes are not a scam, they provide a...

WSD bikes are not a scam, they provide a different option. I AM shorter in the torso and longer in the legs than many men my same height. I am much better off on a bike with a shorter top tube. Bikes...
07-10-10, 03:58 PM
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Posted By tulip

Thank goodness they didn't! Frankly, I'm finding...

Thank goodness they didn't! Frankly, I'm finding the more balanced coverage quite nice this year. That probably has alot to do with the fact that I listen to audio provided by a European source. I...
07-10-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,447
Posted By tulip

Great job by Chavenel! He's a class act.

Great job by Chavenel! He's a class act.
Forum: Commuting
06-23-10, 12:37 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,202
Posted By tulip

Yep, I fix my own flats.

Yep, I fix my own flats.
Forum: Northeast
06-23-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 56,611
Posted By tulip

A bit of a drift here: I'm on the Mayor's (of...

A bit of a drift here: I'm on the Mayor's (of Richmond) webpage! We had a TINY Bike-To-Work day with about 30 people. They mayor led a convoy from a city park to city hall. They mayor is in khaki,...
Forum: Introductions
06-22-10, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By tulip

Hi there, and welcome to Bike Forums. I'm in...

Hi there, and welcome to Bike Forums. I'm in Richmond, too. While there are no bike lanes, as you know, I've found the drivers to be quite courteous, at least in my travels by bike. How long is your...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,067
Posted By tulip

Lawrence, I know that building quite well. There...

Lawrence, I know that building quite well. There are at least two environmentally-inclined businesses that operate in that building. It would seem that there would be other bike commuters who work at...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,814
Posted By tulip

$100+ won't buy you another Surly...Like everyone...

$100+ won't buy you another Surly...Like everyone else said, ship it!
Forum: Northeast
06-21-10, 05:01 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 56,611
Posted By tulip

I used to see him all over. He would always be...

I used to see him all over. He would always be heading to DC on the Mt. Vernon Trail when I was heading to Alexandria to work. Then I would see him in DC riding here and there--all over. Glad he's...
Forum: Northeast
06-21-10, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By tulip

Huh? It has been very hot the last few years for...

Huh? It has been very hot the last few years for the Heart of Virginia ride. Don't count on it being cool. But it is a beautiful ride.

Wonkamas, why not commute to and from work on your bike?...
Forum: Introductions
06-21-10, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By tulip

Hill City? Cville? Welcome. Enjoy your riding.

Hill City? Cville? Welcome. Enjoy your riding.
Forum: Introductions
06-21-10, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By tulip

Welcome. Maybe a pedal-forward bike would work...

Welcome. Maybe a pedal-forward bike would work for you. Something like an Electra Townie. You won't go fast on it, and I don't think I'd ride it for 20 miles, but it might be worth a try.

The...
Forum: Introductions
06-18-10, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By tulip

Commuting to work could become the best part of...

Commuting to work could become the best part of your day. It's habit-forming. Keep in mind that you don't have to take the same route as driving. Enjoy, and welcome.
Forum: Introductions
06-17-10, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By tulip

Welcome from another Richmonder. If you haven't...

Welcome from another Richmonder. If you haven't already, check out raba.org for rides at all levels.
Forum: Introductions
06-16-10, 05:45 PM
Forum: Southeast
06-09-10, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By tulip

This will be my 4th year of BikeVa. Sunny2, you...

This will be my 4th year of BikeVa. Sunny2, you really don't need cue sheets at all. The routes are very well marked. Just remember the color of your chosen distance. I find it much better than cue...
Forum: Northeast
06-09-10, 07:41 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 56,611
Posted By tulip

Dove's a good sign. Those riders on RIA near the...

Dove's a good sign. Those riders on RIA near the MD line--at South Dakota Avenue? I really love all these pictures!
Forum: Introductions
06-09-10, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By tulip

Bienvenue!

Bienvenue!
06-07-10, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,232
Posted By tulip

It will be crowded everywhere. What's the rush?...

It will be crowded everywhere. What's the rush? Stay and enjoy the party!
06-07-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,302
Posted By tulip

I hope the Wiggins shot is Photoshopped.

I hope the Wiggins shot is Photoshopped.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-07-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,266
Posted By tulip

Looks great. Those bars are alot smaller, so they...

Looks great. Those bars are alot smaller, so they ought to be better for you. Can't wait to hear about your commute. How far is your commute, by the way?

I had a great ride on my Friday on Sunday....
Forum: Northeast
06-02-10, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By tulip

Wish I could go...please take a few pics to show...

Wish I could go...please take a few pics to show us.
Forum: Northeast
05-24-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 56,611
Posted By tulip

Well with my one good eye and lack of depth...

Well with my one good eye and lack of depth perception, I'd be the first to ride smack into that wall!

I don't care where the durn thread is. I guess since they put DC in NE, then we should move...
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