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10-12-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,056
Posted By Digger Goreman

That's electric motor anything for me.......

That's electric motor anything for me.... :backpedal:
10-11-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Digger Goreman

Nothing political. And I have been a professional...

Nothing political. And I have been a professional historian. Had the opportunity to interview a delightful man, here in Atlanta, that would like to bicycle back to the home he left in Palestine (he...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 222
Posted By Digger Goreman

Stationed at Vandenburg in the mid-late 80's.... ...

Stationed at Vandenburg in the mid-late 80's.... Winds strong enough to make you get off your bike!
10-11-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Digger Goreman

You mean occupied Palestine....

You mean occupied Palestine....
10-10-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Digger Goreman

Went from 7 to 9 when ebaying a pair of rims....

Went from 7 to 9 when ebaying a pair of rims. Changed chain and shifters.... Rder mostly worked but often phantom shifted in the middle.... Finally reached sanity with a 9 speed derailleur. Still...
10-10-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,100
Posted By Digger Goreman

In the land of the free (if you can afford it),...

In the land of the free (if you can afford it), and home of the brave (from 20,000 ft/behind a steering wheel), money and space are defining factors.... At the same time, Lao Tzu (some 2600 years...
10-06-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,131
Posted By Digger Goreman

Interesting stuff if you know what you have.... ...

Interesting stuff if you know what you have.... My cassette came on an ebay rim and I have no recollection of make and # of teeth... just that it has 9 rings.... The hubs are shimano on a rhyno sun...
10-03-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,198
Posted By Digger Goreman

:wtf::wtf::wtf::twitchy:

:wtf::wtf::wtf::twitchy:
10-02-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,364
Posted By Digger Goreman

Fortunately 70 lbs over the last five years.... ...

Fortunately 70 lbs over the last five years.... Hopefully they are not trying to find me....:innocent:
09-29-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By Digger Goreman

I recently went to a smaller front ring (triple)....

I recently went to a smaller front ring (triple). My bike is easier to pedal in all gears.... If I understand the mechanics right, I am trading upper potential power for overall increase in average...
09-29-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By Digger Goreman

A couple decades ago, I was working for humane...

A couple decades ago, I was working for humane society and got bit hard in the bicep. Short story, spent almost five hours between bite and ER treatment. They just washed out the wound and bound...
09-29-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,692
Views: 160,679
Posted By Digger Goreman

Orrrrr, you could message me and paypal the media...

Orrrrr, you could message me and paypal the media postage....
09-28-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Digger Goreman

History is a weapon.... Historyisaweapon.com

History is a weapon....

Historyisaweapon.com
09-28-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Digger Goreman

Imagine the (likely) Corporate meeting: "Gots a...

Imagine the (likely) Corporate meeting: "Gots a idea for making short-term profits. E-bikes!" "Who do we market it to?" "Grandmas." "But they are conservative spenders and/or have fixed/low incomes....
09-27-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,692
Views: 160,679
Posted By Digger Goreman

"You are being lied to": The disinformation guide...

"You are being lied to": The disinformation guide to media distortion, historical whitewashes, and cultural myths. :popcorn
09-26-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,245
Posted By Digger Goreman

Being the "devil's advocate" (pun fully...

Being the "devil's advocate" (pun fully intended), our community would have hung the driver in effigy had he been driving distracted.... In all honesty, you owe dinner and your life to a truck...
Forum: Northeast
09-22-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,579
Posted By Digger Goreman

Maybe I missed it, and am almost afraid to ask:...

Maybe I missed it, and am almost afraid to ask: "GWB"?
09-22-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,725
Views: 3,952,461
Posted By Digger Goreman

New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble

New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble
09-22-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By Digger Goreman

Agree with MtB steel... it's what I ride!

Agree with MtB steel... it's what I ride!
09-22-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By Digger Goreman

I have a Taoist informed life with a Decision...

I have a Taoist informed life with a Decision Science degree... so wielding what I can reasonably afford in a way to meet the ever changing existence we live in....

Almost "perfect" on the 1995...
09-21-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Digger Goreman

To the specifics... I don't know, but I recently...

To the specifics... I don't know, but I recently had a crankset replaced and the spacing was wider. I just have to be "more deliberate" in my upshifts.... With that, everything works fine....
Forum: Commuting
09-20-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,165
Posted By Digger Goreman

Sorry to hear that, friend. If there are no...

Sorry to hear that, friend. If there are no affordable alternatives, could you partner with someone and ride tandem?
09-20-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,387
Posted By Digger Goreman

As others said: buying a bike for a song... and...

As others said: buying a bike for a song... and then... extending that song into a physio-ode of increasing complexity and satisfaction with each acquisition and performance of wrench and sweet...
09-19-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,318
Posted By Digger Goreman

A remembered "moment of zen", circa 2001 in...

A remembered "moment of zen", circa 2001 in downtown Atlanta: Near the university, a homeless man gets hassled by a cop for jaywalking.... A few blocks away a cop is stopping traffic so bizziness...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Digger Goreman

I bought an explorer and bag, used, several years...

I bought an explorer and bag, used, several years ago. Still going strong. I am 5'11", and can roll my slacks + shirt into the bag with room for a few small items.

Fast forward to now: my...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Digger Goreman

I just completed my 5000th recorded...

I just completed my 5000th recorded ​​​​​​​commute mile on a '95 Trek 800 Sport. Bought in late 2013. Outfitted with Topeak rack, soft-sided topeak bag, and a pair of Axiom waterproof panniers.
...
09-17-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,725
Posted By Digger Goreman

Bicycle lanes are archaic remains of pre-WWII...

Bicycle lanes are archaic remains of pre-WWII thinking, when roads were not striped and slow traffic was required to move far right. When roads were lane controlled, cyclists were (un?)intentionally...
09-16-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Digger Goreman

Boulder bucking e-craze for now....

https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2019/09/boulder-colorado-electric-scooters-bike-lane-rules-mobility/598036/

Mostly ageeable observations imho....
09-15-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,692
Views: 160,679
Posted By Digger Goreman

Shadowcatchers: A journey in search of the...

Shadowcatchers: A journey in search of the teachings of Native American Healers.

​​​​​​​Steve Wall
Forum: Touring
09-09-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,301
Posted By Digger Goreman

Staehpj1, if I can pick your brain further: with...

Staehpj1, if I can pick your brain further: with the outer works done, what type of sleeping pad do you recommend? What to avoid? Sleeping quilt?

Thanks for being a living resource! :)
Forum: Foo
09-09-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,236
Posted By Digger Goreman

Violets.... The whole plant is edible with the...

Violets.... The whole plant is edible with the leaves tasting a lot like arugula.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,926
Posted By Digger Goreman

But make sure you have a good mirror and properly...

But make sure you have a good mirror and properly adjusted drive train.... Mine just spins and goes nowhere when I try that.... :o
Forum: Commuting
09-08-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,754
Posted By Digger Goreman

Every ride: passing polluters and not being one...

Every ride: passing polluters and not being one of them!
Forum: Touring
09-08-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,301
Posted By Digger Goreman

With a buck off $20, the four season was pennies...

With a buck off $20, the four season was pennies more than the three season, so went with the four.... Thanks to the dialogue, here, I feel that pitching a tarp diamond style, using the bike across...
09-07-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 54,427
Posted By Digger Goreman

Please consider educating yourself...

Please consider educating yourself compassionately on the issues and then advocating FOR the homeless....

Otherwise, apply your solution personally, and move yourself adequately away from the...
09-07-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,467
Posted By Digger Goreman

I find these discussions parallel Paulo Friere's...

I find these discussions parallel Paulo Friere's assertions in "Pedagogy of the Oppressed": If you use the language of the oppressor culture (in this case, auto-centric), you give legitamacy to their...
09-06-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,781
Posted By Digger Goreman

It really speaks to the basic design beauty and...

It really speaks to the basic design beauty and utility of bicycles and Treks: something goes wrong... buy/graft another piece and keep on rolling!
Forum: Touring
09-06-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,301
Posted By Digger Goreman

Again, great advice.... What I have seen seems to...

Again, great advice.... What I have seen seems to be (more or less) inexpensive tarps with four to six attachment points, and relatively pricey (sometimes as much as a cheap tent) tarps with 16-18...
Forum: Touring
09-05-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,301
Posted By Digger Goreman

staehpj1, I am intrigued with this bug bivvy over...

staehpj1, I am intrigued with this bug bivvy over at Aliexpress https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32696186066.html?spm=a2g0o.cart.0.0.6e843c00zweCWW&mp=1

What tarp size would you suggest to...
Forum: Touring
09-04-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,301
Posted By Digger Goreman

Now THAT is quality advice! Super Thanks

Now THAT is quality advice!

Super Thanks
Forum: Touring
09-02-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,301
Posted By Digger Goreman

Hi-jacking the thread a bit: I have been...

Hi-jacking the thread a bit: I have been fascinated with tarp tenting. But which tarp? And how heavy do they get? One author cautions against the "blue budget tarps" as too noisy....

Any...
09-02-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 679
Views: 334,707
Posted By Digger Goreman

As others have said, envision and plan the...

As others have said, envision and plan the repair/maintainence:
Used the pop stick to clean cassette and cogs AFTER clean and lube chain...DOH!

Had to reclean chain from falling gunk....
...
09-01-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Digger Goreman

The cost of just one cruise missile.... ...

The cost of just one cruise missile.... Fences.... Infrastructure improvement within the country, using local labor is a boon!
Happy Labor Day!
09-01-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By Digger Goreman

This should be tatooed, in reverse script, on...

This should be tatooed, in reverse script, on every politician's forehead.... Unfortunately, what we see as an unnecessary waste of human life/potential and suffering, is seen by them as "the cost...
08-31-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,733
Posted By Digger Goreman

Beware the reductionism in science, and try to...

Beware the reductionism in science, and try to get as basic as possible. Sugars are fuel. Unrefined sugars require cellular synergies that render them more benign. Refined sugars are there in...
08-31-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,588
Posted By Digger Goreman

Usually ride across after being (sometimes)...

Usually ride across after being (sometimes) ridiculously (sp?) sure about approaching drivers both ways. Yesterday's close call was because I ​​​​​​​made sure it wasn't a back page headline.

As...
08-31-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,098
Posted By Digger Goreman

Leg warmers under ​​​​​​​padded shorts (be sure...

Leg warmers under ​​​​​​​padded shorts (be sure they have a grip band), till cool enough to wear full exercise leggings under the cycling shorts.
08-30-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,174
Posted By Digger Goreman

Just like Atlanta....

Just like Atlanta....
08-30-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,826
Posted By Digger Goreman

Today I suffered a trifecta of gasholishness on...

Today I suffered a trifecta of gasholishness on the short, 5 mile, commute home: exchanged one horned salutes with the stereo-typical steroidial pickup driver that couldn't be arsed to use an empty...
08-30-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By Digger Goreman

I have the Ergon2 with small bar ends... made a...

I have the Ergon2 with small bar ends... made a world of difference for me....
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