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  • League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor / Regional LCI Coach, and active transportation advocate. My goal is to make bicycling a safe, convenient, and fun mode of transportation and recreation for as many people as possible through education.
  • Bicycle touring, Playing upright or electric bass ... retired from gigging for pay, but still get out to jam ... mostly blues, a little jazz, Americana,folk, old time rock n roll
  • NE IL


  • Posted in thread: Florida?? on 01-14-2017 at 01:52 PM
    Another cool spot is Inverness, about 75 mi north east of Tampa, 45 mi south east of Ocala, 20
    mi west of Crystal River. It is approximately the mid-point of the 46 mi Withlacoochie State
    Trail. There...

  • Posted in thread: We Lost a Bicyclist this Week on 12-21-2016 at 06:09 PM
    Denver,My prayers are with you and your family.

  • Posted in thread: Because it's local on 12-15-2016 at 07:22 PM
    Good one, LarryM! I think it was you who posted a link to this quiz a few years back, when I
    was much more intimidated at the prospect of playing in traffic. I learned a lot from it then,
    and am glad ...

  • Posted in thread: Because it's local on 12-14-2016 at 07:52 PM
    I think the problem is actually deeper than that. From what I've seen they don't even teach any
    education in Drivers Ed anymore. It'a all for profit here and they pay outside of school for
    actual driv...

  • Posted in thread: Southern Tier Route on 12-13-2016 at 06:47 PM
    When is tornado season ?Wouldn't wanna be pedaling tornado alley in the style of Dorothy. :DThe
    tornado season varies in different areas by season. Southern states generally have more
    tornadoes in Mar...

  • Posted in thread: fanny packs on 09-30-2016 at 08:27 PM
    I use a trunk bag for local rides. But on tours, it's convenient to carry valuables in a fanny
    pack. The fanny pack stays on the rack while riding, but comes with me whenever I leave the

  • Posted in thread: Dog Biscuits on 09-25-2016 at 10:52 PM
    This thread reminds me of this old movie clip

  • Posted in thread: Wife Thinks She Needs New Bike on 09-20-2016 at 07:00 PM
    Giant Sedona DX W is a possibility,

  • Posted in thread: Visor Extension on 09-16-2016 at 08:02 PM
    Good Idea! Thanks for sharing.I've been riding in the late afternoon lately with one hand up
    shading my eyes.

  • Posted in thread: Touring Handlebars on 08-29-2016 at 05:47 AM
    I think butterfly bars would work great on my electric touring bike. Where can I get a set?You
    can order them from: have the black HB005 on my LHT. photos at:

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