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06-18-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 199
Posted By rumrunn6

I've been blocked. I just rolled up to the group...

I've been blocked. I just rolled up to the group & stopped & waited for them to realize what they were doing :foo:
06-18-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks. I had a regular dermatologist exam every...

thanks. I had a regular dermatologist exam every year for about 4 years due to something I saw on my face. that they froze off. it was just some minor Actinic keratoses I think they called it. but...
06-18-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By rumrunn6

squamous cell carcinoma

anybody have some? have some good outcome to share? looking for positives ...

Wifey got diagnosed with a spot, the size of a dime, on her forearm. but not until they tried burning it off. that's...
06-18-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By rumrunn6

15 mph isn't bad. I've gone faster than that in...

15 mph isn't bad. I've gone faster than that in remote unpopulated areas but mostly 15 mph is fast enough. I'm faster on the roads. we had a death on a popular paved trail this spring. that was...
06-18-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By rumrunn6

lol it's not too bad, I'm still having fun. I'm...

lol it's not too bad, I'm still having fun. I'm 60 & just got a cheap preowned MTB last summer ...

https://youtu.be/LypwaQaAW3U

https://youtu.be/1scW-v2FMi8

https://youtu.be/zr7tDQOSj6Y
...
06-17-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,235
Posted By rumrunn6

don't forget skateboards! ...

don't forget skateboards!

https://youtu.be/OG-OBkFttps
06-17-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By rumrunn6

https://www.wunderground.com/maps/radar/current ...

https://www.wunderground.com/maps/radar/current

scroll down!
06-17-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By rumrunn6

wutz in your water bottle? I usually like a...

wutz in your water bottle? I usually like a squeeze of lemon
06-17-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By rumrunn6

I shared a meal w my kids & my daughter made key...

I shared a meal w my kids & my daughter made key lime pie (my favorite) from scratch. the day before I spent some time w my 92 yr old Dad in the woods looking for black birch for walking sticks. we...
06-17-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By rumrunn6

for me it is

for me it is
06-17-19, 08:01 AM
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Posted By rumrunn6

I could not ride today. after a tiring bike...

I could not ride today. after a tiring bike effort Friday, an exhausting 16 hr auto road trip Saturday & a depleting 8 hr shift at a physical job yesterday, I chose to drive today

maybe Friday if...
06-17-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,220
Posted By rumrunn6

was thinking about this thread last week & got me...

was thinking about this thread last week & got me thinking what it practical & what is practicable

There's a practical distinction, and I hope you will find my explanation practicable. The words...
06-17-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,230
Posted By rumrunn6

oh, one thing ...I have told kids to buckle their...

oh, one thing ...I have told kids to buckle their helmets. why do boys think it is cool not to buckle their helmets :foo:
06-17-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,230
Posted By rumrunn6

I work at a home improvement store & I am...

I work at a home improvement store & I am obligated to warn customers about unsafe behavior & that the store ("we") doesn't want to see anyone get hurt, especially children. what they do after they...
06-17-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,737
Posted By rumrunn6

I'll agree that high powered strobes out on long...

I'll agree that high powered strobes out on long rail trails in the middle of nowhere where there are only cyclists aren't necessary & can be an annoyance. but there are so many variables (ambient...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By rumrunn6

how often & how well do you inspect your tires?

after riding thru so much road debris on Friday I got to thinking how often & how well do I inspect my tires. & I couldn't remember the last time I did so. so I put on some closeup over the counter...
06-14-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,351
Posted By rumrunn6

PART B 4:40 pm left work pit stop 1/2 way...

PART B
4:40 pm left work
pit stop 1/2 way incl a snickers bar
6:40 pm home 65 degrees, very windy, as in, headwind,
21.74 miles
27.6 mph max
12.7 avrg
1:42 saddle time
...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By rumrunn6

the ride home was robust. never rode home from...

the ride home was robust. never rode home from the office on a weekday. it was always Sunday afternoons. the cagers are more robust on Friday nights after work. a truckload of city workers tried to...
06-14-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,351
Posted By rumrunn6

guess next time I should try this? ...

guess next time I should try this?

https://youtu.be/sWEbq5Ry63Q
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,869
Posted By rumrunn6

that's ideal! here's a vote for doing the round...

that's ideal! here's a vote for doing the round tripper!
06-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By rumrunn6

what the heck? does she prefer gun shot victims...

what the heck? does she prefer gun shot victims more? or is she a splinter or sprained ankle kind of gal? & just how many cyclists are going in there?
06-14-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,351
Posted By rumrunn6

Friday 6-14-19 attempting a round trip commute...

Friday 6-14-19 attempting a round trip commute (44 miles) w/o a shower (so I took one at home)

PART A
5:08 am left home 54 degrees
6:31 am 55 degrees broke a spoke & the rear wheel went out of...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By rumrunn6

bike shop down the street from my office is...

bike shop down the street from my office is replaced the spoke & trued the wheel. did a little test ride in the parking lot, seems OK. will be testing it well, later!
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By rumrunn6

well that went downhill fast, in more ways than...

well that went downhill fast, in more ways than one. I was a victim of my own Karma. I had passed an apparent bike commuter doing the walk of shame I suspect w/o asking him if he needed anything....
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By rumrunn6

or will it be more like ...

or will it be more like
https://youtu.be/V3nMnr8ZirI
06-13-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,544
Posted By rumrunn6

I sense a TED talk in your future :thumb:

I sense a TED talk in your future :thumb:
06-13-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm super interested :popcorn & I'm surprised to...

I'm super interested :popcorn & I'm surprised to think the shape of the tubing would have a significant effect compared to other factors that effect water from the front tire. I'm convinced enough...
06-13-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,924
Posted By rumrunn6

yes & it's no big deal :foo:

yes & it's no big deal :foo:
06-13-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,924
Posted By rumrunn6

gotta bring society into the future kicking &...

gotta bring society into the future kicking & screaming ... be a leader
06-13-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By rumrunn6

:eek:

:eek:
06-13-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By rumrunn6

neat idea about painting around the original...

neat idea about painting around the original decals! & perfectly executed! well done sir!
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By rumrunn6

the desk drawer is stocked & breakfast #2...

the desk drawer is stocked & breakfast #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) is in the the freezer
...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By rumrunn6

44 :d

44 :d
06-12-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By rumrunn6

glad the kids was able to walk away

glad the kids was able to walk away
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 741
Posted By rumrunn6

a list

been a long (9 yrs) since I've done a long round tripper to a work office. 11 yrs since I've done it w/o a shower. so I made a list :foo: also, got up at 5am today & thought to myself, if I were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,626
Posted By rumrunn6

I still want a better bike w better hubs

I still want a better bike w better hubs
06-12-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By rumrunn6

watch how little torque he uses tightening this...

watch how little torque he uses tightening this pedal!

https://youtu.be/wRzuwtUmYg0
06-12-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,374
Posted By rumrunn6

ummm ... https://youtu.be/541RwJSUhNc

ummm ...

https://youtu.be/541RwJSUhNc
06-12-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - the last tape I bought for my road bike...

fwiw - the last tape I bought for my road bike was 16mm
06-12-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,558
Posted By rumrunn6

crash sounds amazing. what happened?

crash sounds amazing. what happened?
06-12-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By rumrunn6

I've read that cycling is the best training for...

I've read that cycling is the best training for cycling. I stick to the most level MTB trails I can find. I don't need a heart attack climbing one hill so I can rest at the top to control breathing...
06-12-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By rumrunn6

my rim brake road bike slows &/or stops just...

my rim brake road bike slows &/or stops just fine. my MTB has disc brakes & I like them cuz sometimes I have steep descents & they do a much better job than the marginally effective rims brakes in...
06-12-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,030
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: ...

:thumb:

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...
06-12-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,030
Posted By rumrunn6

didn't start falling on my flat pedaled MTB until...

didn't start falling on my flat pedaled MTB until I started using cleated pedals & shoes on my road bike. racking up the falls on the flat pedaled MTB but still haven't fallen with cleated pedals &...
06-12-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,374
Posted By rumrunn6

is a bike better than a horse?

is a bike better than a horse?
06-12-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By rumrunn6

brilliant!

brilliant!
06-11-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,136
Posted By rumrunn6

thinking about what I did for my son's bike, it...

thinking about what I did for my son's bike, it should be easy to operate & take regular, common batteries like AA or AAA. regardless, you can't make them turn them on!!!!!!!! :troll:
06-11-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,128
Posted By rumrunn6

prevention is better than a cure ...

prevention is better than a cure

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06-11-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By rumrunn6

got a bike, got chain lube? a cpl drops of that...

got a bike, got chain lube? a cpl drops of that wouldn't be awful, would it? for most threaded lubing, whatever the lube, I like using a small paint brush to apply sparingly. especially when using...
06-11-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By rumrunn6

tell ppl where I'm riding & when I reach...

tell ppl where I'm riding & when I reach milestones, such parking lots, destinations, turn-arounds, & when I'm safe back at my car, or back at home if they are not present when I get there. when I go...
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