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07-15-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 400
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]When we were on our cross country bike...

[/quote]When we were on our cross country bike tour we considered turtles our mascot, slow, carrying their shelter on their back, and susceptible to cars. A few years ago, [/quote][/quote][/color]
07-15-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 400
Posted By Jim from Boston

Tell me about acts of heroism and kindness done...

Tell me about acts of heroism and kindness done by bicyclists.

I have previously posted to similar threads, including this particularly “heroic” one: “Life-saving cyclists”:...
07-14-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]"The name is...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]"The name is Boston...Jim from Boston." So it seems to IGNORE implies more abhorrence, than simply DNR (Did Not Read), and how does the Ignored One learn of his...
07-14-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jim from Boston

BTW, I chafe under the universal rule of NO...

BTW, I chafe under the universal rule of NO Headphones, but comply. I have considered getting AfterShokx bone conducting speakers to circumvent. :innocent:
07-14-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅ[/QUOTE] Personally, the only charity ride I...

ɅɅɅɅ[/QUOTE] Personally, the only charity ride I have done is a local Century, that fits the above description, for Children’s Organizations sponsored by a well-known philanthropist I know...
07-14-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] Certainly, one of the draws of...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] Certainly, one of the draws of an organized ride is that usually a nice route is in detailed by the local organized. One who rides the route unregistered (and unpaid) on the day of...
07-14-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅ BTW,Today on this thread I...

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BTW,Today on this thread I posted:[/quote][/quote]While re-reading it I realized that I had indeed received a cordial reply from CliffordK:[/quote]
07-14-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By Jim from Boston

I earlier posted on this thread similar to...

I earlier posted on this thread similar to Nachoman’s response to a zombie thread: [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]BTW, I don’t consider posting (and reading) BikeForums a waste of time. Indeed, I have...
07-14-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By Jim from Boston

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07-14-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]A candid reply, but probably...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]A candid reply, but probably repressed by many, to the OP.”cycling event - what makes or breaks your participation?”

Nonetheless this post from 2008 is IMO one of the funniest I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,880
Posted By Jim from Boston

FYA, see this current thread, "Don't let newbies...

FYA, see this current thread, "Don't let newbies attach to dead threads,"
07-14-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,705
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]I have posted that I...

[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]I have posted that I consider myself (seriously) Car-Lite, with a condition similar to yours, JoeyBike. It’s my wife’s car and I use it sparingly at her convenience, though...
07-14-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE]I did not receive a reply from CliffordK...

[/QUOTE]I did not receive a reply from CliffordK to acknowledge or dispute my post and that’s fine with me. I’ve not been advised by any Moderators that I have violated any “Standard Forum...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,204
Posted By Jim from Boston

How died in the wool as a commuter? I have...

How died in the wool as a commuter? I have described myself as a “decades-long, year-round cycle commuter” of variable intensity, but always with enthusiasm. For the past few years, circa 2012 to...
07-12-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,833
Posted By Jim from Boston

Distance from home is a limiting factor for me....

Distance from home is a limiting factor for me. Anything greater than over about 100 miles takes too much time, and may have to be a weekend rather than one-day event.

Many organized tours of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,247
Posted By Jim from Boston

paved bike path a mess I don't ride it...

paved bike path a mess I don't ride it [/quote][/quote]But also as berner posted elsewhere: :innocent:
07-12-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 877
Posted By Jim from Boston

Live to 100 or more? [/quote]I have posted on...

Live to 100 or more? [/quote]I have posted on several such threads: [/QUOTE]
07-12-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,671
Posted By Jim from Boston

.[/QUOTE] I have recently described myself ...

.[/QUOTE] I have recently described myself mainly for fitness.

Over the past few years I have developed a personalized training regimen based on Relative Perceived Exertion and Cadence (link), as...
07-11-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,439
Posted By Jim from Boston

How many miles is a "good ride"?...

How many miles is a "good ride"? [/quote][/quote][/quote]I began reading this thread, piqued by the title, with an immediate quantitative answer in mind, as a decades-long, lifestyle cyclist...
07-11-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,099
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote] So, if I may ask, what was the...

[/quote][/quote] So, if I may ask, what was the topic, and why did you delete it? Inquiring mind(s) want to know. :innocent:
07-10-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,099
Posted By Jim from Boston

Why is that if I may ask? This is seemingly an...

Why is that if I may ask? This is seemingly an obscure, rarely encountered question.
07-10-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,099
Posted By Jim from Boston

What is the antecedent thread to which you refer?...

What is the antecedent thread to which you refer? Link please, or it didn't happen.
07-10-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] This morning while...

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[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] This morning while riding I scrutinized my usual comfortable mirror viewing on my well-placed mirrors, and I could not detect any change in in visual accomodation as I...
07-07-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,496
Posted By Jim from Boston

Earlier this week, I posted to this Fifty-Plus...

Earlier this week, I posted to this Fifty-Plus thread, “The reward is just ahead !,” about my last mountainous ride, four years ago in Pennsylvania There were also some steep backroad hills, and I...
07-06-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By Jim from Boston

Schwinn Suburban[/quote]I have posted: Same...

Schwinn Suburban[/quote]I have posted: Same color, with wire baskets.
07-06-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote]Frankly, I don’t see the reason...

[/QUOTE][/quote]Frankly, I don’t see the reason to be so proprietary about a thread, once it is submitted and opened to a large widely varied audience. If it gets too far off-topic, I have seen other...
07-06-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By Jim from Boston

Just yesterday, I posted to wipekitty's...

Just yesterday, I posted to wipekitty's preliminary thread to this one, on the Living Car Free Forum: [/QUOTE] [/quote][/quote][/quote]F[/COLOR]ollow my first link for further discussion.
07-06-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 671
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]I have frequently posted...

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]I have frequently posted about goggles for Winter cycling: [/quote]In the summer I have simply rested the earpieces on my ears as any eyeglasses, even over my prescription...
07-06-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]I have posted to this thread, Liking...

[/quote]I have posted to this thread, Liking posts:[/quote] :lol: [/QUOTE]
Forum: Commuting
07-06-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Jim from Boston

Another New Route!I[/URL][/COLOR][/U] have...

Another New Route!I[/URL][/COLOR][/U] have previously posted: [/quote][/COLOR]
07-06-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,523
Posted By Jim from Boston

My cycling lifestyle followed a similar path...

My cycling lifestyle followed a similar path early on. I learned to ride at about age 6 in the middle 50’s. I have an early vivid memory of riding the sidewalk around the block, and somehow lost...
07-06-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,743
Posted By Jim from Boston

Aggressive Walkers/Runners Here in Boston,...

Aggressive Walkers/Runners

Here in Boston, early morning darkness in the winter and early spring is training time for the Boston Marathon in mid-April, and I have been surprised by runners coming...
07-05-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By Jim from Boston

Eyeglasses/helmet mirror... is it just me?Not to...

Eyeglasses/helmet mirror... is it just me?Not to one-up, but I use both right and left review mirrors [link), and I don't recall much difficulty with first the left one. IMO, eyeglass mounted (since...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,653
Posted By Jim from Boston

“I don't think I like physically separated bike...

“I don't think I like physically separated bike lanes.”

As a decades-long urban commuter and road cyclist, on a societal policy basis, I was impressed by this opinion by B....
07-05-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,099
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I have previously...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I have previously posted about such a heated discussion on this Living Car Free Forum, maybe the same one:...
07-02-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Jim from Boston

The reward is just ahead ! [/quote]FYA, I had...

The reward is just ahead ! [/quote]FYA, I had posted to this thread, “Oh No! i just realized that i coast too much” [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I posted about my most recent mountain riding four years ago in...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,818
Posted By Jim from Boston

Apropos of your first item on the list, ...

Apropos of your first item on the list, rumrunn6, I have previously proposed:In fact, considering the totality of your list, I have stated on a few threads:[/I]
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,818
Posted By Jim from Boston

I previously posted to this thread, "Commute by...

I previously posted to this thread, "Commute by bike? But that's dangerous!" [/quote][/quote][/COLOR]
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,818
Posted By Jim from Boston

riding with rush hour commuter traffic...

riding with rush hour commuter traffic [/quote][/quote][/quote]I have posted to this thread: "New York City Cycling -- CRAZY!!!" [/quote][/quote]
riding with rush hour commuter traffic ...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,741
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/quote]I have flexible working...

[/quote][/quote][/quote]I have flexible working hours, within reason, to do what needs to be done, and I’m usually the first one in by about an hour. However,
06-29-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,941
Posted By Jim from Boston

I recently posted to this thread:However, I...

I recently posted to this thread:However, I recalled this post on the subject:[/color] :twitchy:[/QUOTE][/color]
06-29-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,941
Posted By Jim from Boston

I also have a safety aphorism for intersections:...

I also have a safety aphorism for intersections: “You don’t have the right-of-way until the other yields it to you (learned from my teacher in driver’s ed)”
06-29-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] Thanks for your reply CliffordK. Since I...

[/QUOTE] Thanks for your reply CliffordK. Since I had been participating on this thread, I was at least amused to encounter that old thread on a recurrent topic resurrected after so many years....
Forum: Foo
06-29-19, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Jim from Boston

How much would you change a ride to include...

How much would you change a ride to include others?

I have previously posted: [/i][/color]
06-29-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,941
Posted By Jim from Boston

Safety around large vehicles. [/quote][/quote]...

Safety around large vehicles. [/quote][/quote] As a lifestyle cyclist for decades (year round urban commuting, road cycling, touring) I frequently post about my safety mindset:...
Forum: Northeast
06-28-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,779
Posted By Jim from Boston

Thanks for that “travelogue’” rummrunn6. So true...

Thanks for that “travelogue’” rummrunn6. So true about what you find on a bike.

Of a similar contemporaneous and historical significance to the Middlesex Canal, in a diametrically opposite sector...
06-27-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,297
Posted By Jim from Boston

So true:That 5 foot elevation was just a short...

So true:That 5 foot elevation was just a short bridge over a creek.
06-26-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By Jim from Boston

Just now I encountered a thread about dogs, on...

Just now I encountered a thread about dogs, on the Road Cycling Forum, from 2005,with a couple of new replies. I posted my consternation. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,147
Posted By Jim from Boston

"Of all the dog threads on all the Forums, ridey...

"Of all the dog threads on all the Forums, ridey b walks into this one." (from 2005).

I have replied so often to ones that when I read the title, I thought to my self, "Not again."[/quote]
06-26-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,555
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]FYA, livedarklions, I had earlier on this...

[/quote]FYA, livedarklions, I had earlier on this thread quoted a post to The Metro Boston Regional Discussion Forum this past March: [/color][/QUOTE]
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