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I can answer questions about bicycle touring in New England and the Hudson Valley.

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I have written bicycling guidebooks for Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, and the Hudson Valley. I served as the rides chairperson of the Narragansett Bay Wheelmen, the major bicycling club for R.I. and southeastern Mass., for 12 years.

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2016-05-19 standover:

There should be at least two inches of standover clearance. The last thing you want is to have the top tube jam you in the crotch when you hit a bump, pothole, or other obstacle. If all your riding is

2016-05-09 Bike buying:

Hello,    I looked over the website, and it is strictly informational. You can't buy scooters or balance bikes directly from the website.    If you are interested in any of the products, you would have

2015-11-18 Driving license for Mountain bikes.:

Hello Prashant,    Non-motorized vehicles, including mountain bikes, are much less potentially dangerous than motor vehicles, both for the rider, for bystanders, for property, or for other vehicles. Non-motorized

2015-10-15 Quadrilateral Cycle.:

Hello Prashant,    It's possible, but completely unnecessary. Two parallel wheels provide adequate strength and stability for any situation that I can think of. The third wheel would only add extra weight

2015-10-13 Number plates for Mountain Bikes.:

Hi Prasant,    No -- it's not worth the time, effort, money, and manpower for a program that would serve no real purpose and also discourage bicycling rather than promote it. Setting up a licence plate


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