Dusted off the single speed !

Discussion in 'Singlespeed' started by zipp2001, Jul 14, 2018.

  1. zipp2001

    zipp2001 Well-Known Member

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    It's been awhile that I've taken the singles speed out for a good ride. So I figured I would visit the Nashua River Rail Trail on my half day Friday and the single speed would get to go play with me.

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    Chuckabutty New Member

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    Looks like a jolly nice ride. Some beautiful country, there. We have a 38 miles trail which was once a railroad, and is now only for bikes, hikers and joggers. It's about twice as wide as the one you rode on. I enjoy riding a part of it during the cooler winter months of Florida, but I think it would be risky in the summer with temps in the upper 90s.

    I haven't ridden a single speed bike since I was a kid, and am not sure I'd want one now that I've gotten used to twenty gears to satisfy my gearly lusts. ;)
     
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    zipp2001 Well-Known Member

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    This trail is super crazy on the weekends so I won't even come near it. If the temp gets up into the 90.s the trail would be light and I'll hit it then also. I love riding when it's hot and humid the legs always run harder in hotter temps.
    It's fun taking the single speed out every now and then but the road, mountain, and time trail bike are always getting ridden more.
     
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    Chuckabutty New Member

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    The Pinellas trail, here, is crazy on weekends, too. I'm retired so I can ride it during the week. I have to ride about nine miles to get to it, unless I hitch the bike on the back of the car. I prefer to ride but I don't think I'm up to all 38 miles of it, not at the age of 72, and on a fat bike.
     
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