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Ways to connect: visit my website: http://www.rideofsilence.org
Holland, Michigan
Club Affiliation: Rapid Wheelmen
Member Since: January 2004 5 Year Distance Chart
2024 Miles Traveled: 0
2024 Rank: currently unranked
Lifetime Odometer: 62,216 miles

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Avid recreational rider for years.
In the 70's took a 2 month self sustained tour from Boston to the Canadian Maritime Provence's; Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.

Was a bicycle messenger in Boston. (toughest job I've ever had!!

Ride of Silence: Michigan Director
Ride of Silence: Vice President, Mentor
Ride of Silence: Grand Rapids Organizer 2005-12
Member of Rapid Wheelmen Bike Club of Grand Rapids MI
Member of the League of Michigan Bicyclists

I love to ride a bike!! 
click to enlarge 1996 Giant Kronos
Road bike
Description:  Good old std. chrome-moly steel, with lots of upgrades and custom powder-coat finish.

Shifters no longer work 99.9% of the time, so basically a single speed, in mid chain-ring, mid gear on cassette. Have longed a 1,000 miles this way since Aug.

Lifetime Odometer: 18,554.8 miles

2005 Specialized Rockhopper
Hardtail XC Mountain bike
Description:  I believe this is a mid 2000's Rock-hopper, that I picked up used, in pretty decent shape.

Lifetime Odometer: 2.0 miles

click to enlarge 2008 Giant OCR 1
Road bike
Description:  It's so sweeeeeeet!

Has a busted crank and is hospitalized, licking it's wounds in the garage for the time being.

Lifetime Odometer: 2,967.6 miles

1996 Giant Kronos
Fixed Gear Road bike

Lifetime Odometer: 0.0 miles

Trek 700
XC Mountain bike

Lifetime Odometer: 75.3 miles

click to enlarge 1996 Trek 930
Hardtail XC Mountain bike
Description:  Entry level mtb with entry level susp. fork.

Lifetime Odometer: 166.4 miles

Next All Terrain Shock
Hardtail XC Mountain bike
Description:  Piece 'o' shit Winter Beater Bike. The one I'm using don't look like this anymore. (a freebie-loaner) And the dang thing weighs a TON!! It's a freakin tank. I think it weighs more than both my Giant road bikes combined.

Lifetime Odometer: 263.8 miles
No planned events for 2024

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