longjohn

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    ABOUT ME

  • cycling, kayaking, skinny dipping
  • Mercer
  • Pennsylvania

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  • Posted in thread: keeping hydrated on 04-23-2015 at 04:46 AM
    LJ, ironic the heat isn't so bad as the humidity here. We ride Williamsburg often and with all
    the parks etc a water spigot can be found relatively easily here. We actually we're offered
    water AND ice...

  • Posted in thread: Your Most Recent Purchase (Pic required) on 04-22-2015 at 05:41 AM
    My most recent purchase was a mountain bike for my granddaughter on her seventh birthday. She
    loves it, has the hand brakes all figured out and working on getting her shifting perfected.
    https://fbcdn...

  • Posted in thread: keeping hydrated on 04-22-2015 at 05:28 AM
    One time on my road bike I was riding in the Williamsburg, Va. area in 100+ degree heat and ran
    out of water. I came upon a closed up former realty building that was for sale. I noticed it
    had an outs...

  • Posted in thread: keeping hydrated on 04-22-2015 at 05:20 AM
    My touring bike has mounts for three water bottles. That usually will get me to somewhere I can
    refill my water bottles. You are asking about roadies but I'll tell you where I did use a
    camelback. I d...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling keeps you young ! on 04-22-2015 at 05:10 AM
    In a lot of ways I am in better shape than most people my age and a lot of it is probably
    because of cycling. All of my broken bones have been because of cycling as well. I've never
    broken a bone or b...

  • Posted in thread: What SUV Carries Your Bikes? on 04-20-2015 at 12:34 PM
    I use a Honda Element AWD. They don't make them anymore but there are still a lot of good used
    ones around. The best vehicle ever for my lifestyle. I haul my bike inside with the wheels both
    on. One r...

  • Posted in thread: Trains can really mess things up on 04-13-2015 at 03:43 AM
    Yep, trains are a pain in the arse now but once they remove the tracks they make really nice
    bike trails.

  • Posted in thread: Did you ride today? on 04-13-2015 at 03:36 AM
    I rode with my seven year old granddaughter today. The first time I have been out with her
    since I got her the new mountain bike last month. We had a great time. She adapted real well to
    the gears and...

  • Posted in thread: Gonna be a dad on 03-23-2015 at 12:51 PM
    When people say things to you like, "enjoy them while you can" or "before you know it they'll
    be all grown up" listen. This may be corny to some but it's true.

  • Posted in thread: Gonna be a dad on 03-23-2015 at 12:50 PM
    Have you started picking out bike trailers yet? I bought one for my first granddaughter before
    she was born. I probably didn't need to buy it that soon. Saturday I just bought her her first
    mountain b...

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