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Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 901
Posted By Digger Goreman

I like this for quick rain exits: ...

I like this for quick rain exits:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FAwB9VGCfKc
Forum: Commuting
09-22-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,188
Posted By Digger Goreman

As equally important as any other reason, for me....

As equally important as any other reason, for me.

Wish cagers could appreciate and respect the contributions....
09-21-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,388
Posted By Digger Goreman

Mtb commuter, level cruising in 56 or 73 most of...

Mtb commuter, level cruising in 56 or 73 most of the time.
09-18-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,256
Posted By Digger Goreman

Topeak rack accessories

If you have a destroyed/nonfunctioning Topeak bag/back basket, I would like the plastic dovetail fitting ("fixer") that slides into the rack, screws included if possible.

Also iso one or two good...
09-17-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,476
Posted By Digger Goreman

Until there exist the will to fix the part that...

Until there exist the will to fix the part that semi-conciously operates 98+% of road traffic, there will continue to be very sad events....
09-13-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,588
Posted By Digger Goreman

No pic, but at the end of the Stone Mountain MUP...

No pic, but at the end of the Stone Mountain MUP (where cyclists must rejoin traffic) a yellow sign reads, "Obey all traffic laws."

Wish they would clone that post and sign, ad infinitum, and put...
09-12-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,237
Posted By Digger Goreman

Every GA system that has even partially opened...

Every GA system that has even partially opened has been a corona FUBAR. :notamused:
09-12-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By Digger Goreman

I have a hotshot and had the same problem. Solved...

I have a hotshot and had the same problem. Solved by taking one of those curly wire wrist thingies, attaching light, then coming under and into clip first, then twist and wrap, going outside of clip...
09-11-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Digger Goreman

True, I've been using off the shelf chains for...

True, I've been using off the shelf chains for years on mine. Just be good about measuring the length.
09-10-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Digger Goreman

If it had been two motorist-vehicles, the...

If it had been two motorist-vehicles, the rear-ending vehicle would have an insta-ticket! At the least....:mad:
09-02-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,595
Posted By Digger Goreman

Site to report dangerous drivers

While it seems that CloseCalls website may be down, there is a site that is a "Find by Plate Number" type that does have a section to report dangerous drivers. At least there can be some record and...
09-01-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,592
Posted By Digger Goreman

Today, if local ATL could be called "indicative"...

Today, if local ATL could be called "indicative" of humanity, not a snowball's chance in Hades kitchen.... 5 near misses in 15 miles. :eek: Felt darned near hunted!
08-29-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 619
Posted By Digger Goreman

50-60 F I have full finger cycling gloves, but...

50-60 F I have full finger cycling gloves, but when it's too cold, I wear loose knit synthetic gloves inside lightly padded mittens. Toasty enough to 32F, and slightly below. That's good for Atlanta.
08-28-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,592
Posted By Digger Goreman

Son, quit popping off that ignorant FOX-speak! I...

Son, quit popping off that ignorant FOX-speak! I just had another B.S. meter over heat and meltdown.... :notamused:
08-27-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,592
Posted By Digger Goreman

Knowledge is in objects (reductionism); wisdom is...

Knowledge is in objects (reductionism); wisdom is in processes (synergies). If leaders use knowledge in support of wisdom, we have a chance. Right now, chances are slimmer than a gnat's razor....
08-27-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By Digger Goreman

Bike, no. Was on a motorcycle, Northside Dr, ATL,...

Bike, no. Was on a motorcycle, Northside Dr, ATL, (1990-ish) and had a ped cross behind me while I waited on a light. Felt a tug on my bike. Holmes had tried to nick my backpack, but it was locked...
08-26-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By Digger Goreman

Very basic, works: ...

Very basic, works:
https://chattanooga.craigslist.org/bop/d/collegedale-bontrager-bike-computer/7168483191.html

(Admit I don't know what Ant+ is)...
08-26-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,813
Posted By Digger Goreman

98% of traffic is responsible for over 30,000...

98% of traffic is responsible for over 30,000 traffic DEATHS each year, not to mention injuries, pollution, greenhouse emissions, massive carbon footprint to boot, traffic violations OUT THE WAZOO,...
08-25-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,414
Posted By Digger Goreman

Mine was the "Bad Witch" in the White BMW...

Mine was the "Bad Witch" in the White BMW yesterday.... Despite my taking the lane, pos squeezed down the yellow line, against oncoming traffic, to advance 50 FEET, to WAIT IN LINE, all the while...
Forum: Southeast
08-25-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Digger Goreman

Taking Fellowship/Idlewood south to the end, puts...

Taking Fellowship/Idlewood south to the end, puts you a block from the Stone Mountain Trail. This runs from the Mountain to Centennial Park and beyond....
Some ride the trail, and some do parallel...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,982
Posted By Digger Goreman

For the last few years (59+ aged now) 10 miles...

For the last few years (59+ aged now) 10 miles round trip. Covidpocalyps, subbed for 15 mile RT exer-fun-ride. Tomorrow, and Wednesday, get to do both. So, 25 miles and I get to dodge death twice!...
08-22-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By Digger Goreman

Running/walking (over time) aggravates my heel...

Running/walking (over time) aggravates my heel spurs, while cycling alleviates the condition.
08-22-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,351
Posted By Digger Goreman

I do to a certain extent. The reason I haven't...

I do to a certain extent. The reason I haven't reported in the last week is similar to your thoughts, but from the opposite side: nothing seems to change. Last week was like so many others.

So,...
08-22-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,256
Posted By Digger Goreman

True, but my CFO is not releasing full...

True, but my CFO is not releasing full funding.... :p
08-22-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,718
Posted By Digger Goreman

I would love it to be more universal, but in the...

I would love it to be more universal, but in the A T L, nearly everyone is ensconced in a virtual world that commands and dulls their senses/sensibilities.... :lurker:
08-20-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,256
Posted By Digger Goreman

Still hoping to find a pair. Will consider good...

Still hoping to find a pair. Will consider good condition, used.
08-19-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 799
Posted By Digger Goreman

Do what you like to ride that bike... and sell...

Do what you like to ride that bike... and sell the E-crutch :thumb:
08-19-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,284
Posted By Digger Goreman

12/2013 to present. Still riding my '95 800...

12/2013 to present.
Still riding my '95 800 Sport daily.
Nearly every penny I put into it increased the value of "worthless" another fold....
I love the bike and will continue to do so into the...
08-19-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,998
Posted By Digger Goreman

Met the engineers as they were inspecting a new...

Met the engineers as they were inspecting a new crossing light they installed. "It's broken," I observed. They objected that they had just tested the on street unit. Pointing to the cars careening...
08-18-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,383
Posted By Digger Goreman

Wide Eyez visor.

Wide Eyez visor.
08-18-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,405
Posted By Digger Goreman

​​​​​Fify....

​​​​​Fify....
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,042
Posted By Digger Goreman

My B.S. detector just had a meltdown.......

My B.S. detector just had a meltdown.... :roflmao2:
08-15-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Digger Goreman

I bought AirZound when they first switched to a...

I bought AirZound when they first switched to a metal bottle and it has been a safety necessity! Cagers are notoriously distracted and MUST be focussed in some way.... Usually, two warning bursts are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,726
Posted By Digger Goreman

If it's hot enough, down to the bottom of the...

If it's hot enough, down to the bottom of the breastbone.... :eek:
08-14-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,351
Posted By Digger Goreman

:) The planets stayed aligned and any possible...

:)
The planets stayed aligned and any possible interactions with motorists were either easily avoided, or they did the right thing in yielding at crossings.

Out in the streets, away from the...
08-14-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,668
Posted By Digger Goreman

This is a small game bag I found at a thrift...

This is a small game bag I found at a thrift store and repurposed for my medical kit:...
08-13-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,351
Posted By Digger Goreman

:mad: Early morning and the planets nearly...

:mad:
Early morning and the planets nearly aligned! Had to be interrupted by an old fart in a painters truck that couldn't buy a clue on Wheel of Fortune.... Juliette Rd., ofc....

Otherwise,...
08-12-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,256
Posted By Digger Goreman

Yes, but I only need the straps.... Everything...

Yes, but I only need the straps.... Everything else is fine.
08-12-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,728
Posted By Digger Goreman

Then the plotters are insane! Even if it...

Then the plotters are insane! Even if it succeeds... it fails! :p
08-12-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,351
Posted By Digger Goreman

:mad::mad::mad: Richards in d!ck-up trucks...

:mad::mad::mad:
Richards in d!ck-up trucks accounted for over half the failures to yield. Too many couldn't-care-less dipsticks in the metro (what?, focus my attention and SLOW DOWN (?!!!) for an...
08-12-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,256
Posted By Digger Goreman

Thanks for looking and the pics, but it is none...

Thanks for looking and the pics, but it is none of those. It looks like a rope ladder (in rubber) and is used with the remote sensor....
08-11-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 279,256
Posted By Digger Goreman

ISO Rubber Retaining Strap for Trip 4W

If anyone has a rubber retaining strap for a Bontrager Trip 4W computer. The one that goes around the front fork.

Thanks,
DG
Forum: Commuting
08-11-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Digger Goreman

I used to do 40-50 miles a week commuting......

I used to do 40-50 miles a week commuting... pandemic came and I actually had excuse to voluntarily increase to 100 miles. There is a LOT of freedom in NOT being forced to go....

If we finally...
08-11-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 796
Posted By Digger Goreman

Came with all rear stuff on the rear stuff side...

Came with all rear stuff on the rear stuff side (right). NP :thumb:
08-11-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,237
Posted By Digger Goreman

I would want suspension over death... not saying...

I would want suspension over death... not saying she did it because....

There are online alternate schools in most systems, iirc....

She, they, deserved protection, not punishment :(
08-11-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,351
Posted By Digger Goreman

:mad::mad::mad::mad: Day off work, didn't hit...

:mad::mad::mad::mad:
Day off work, didn't hit the MUP till rush hour.

Cagers: :banned:.

Except for the ONE guy in a truck who stopped for the crossing even before I reached for the AirZound:...
08-10-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,351
Posted By Digger Goreman

"Real life shall resume tomorrow." Timbuk3 ...

"Real life shall resume tomorrow."
Timbuk3

:mad::mad:
I am convinced that nothing short of railroad crossing arms, and projecting spikes, will solve the problem of gasturds being in the paint...
08-10-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,237
Posted By Digger Goreman

Collect call for you.... It's Herman Cain.... ;)

Collect call for you.... It's Herman Cain.... ;)
08-09-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,237
Posted By Digger Goreman

My county is going synchronus/asynchronus on the...

My county is going synchronus/asynchronus on the 17th. Good plan.... Hopefully a permanent one!
08-09-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,351
Posted By Digger Goreman

:) 8-9 pm 10 mile quickie last night to get...

:)
8-9 pm
10 mile quickie last night to get my wife a little something, going west. A few tangential cager foolishnesses, but a really mellow ride with car ops responding well at crossings.
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