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01-25-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 75,310
Posted By rumrunn6

that wound up being a fun & interesting...

that wound up being a fun & interesting experiment, getting super low angle vids & single frames of the tires in action, for example seeing how high volume low pressure MTB tires provide suspension...
Forum: Northeast
01-25-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8,595
Views: 968,761
Posted By rumrunn6

need to take a day off just for riding. got out...

need to take a day off just for riding. got out an hour early Friday & took a peak at the MM in Bedford. the station restrooms are closed for the season but the trail looks clear enough for my slick...
Forum: Northeast
01-25-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8,595
Views: 968,761
Posted By rumrunn6

Ooh, you know what that means ... the woods are...

Ooh, you know what that means ... the woods are clear too! ;-)
01-24-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,099
Posted By rumrunn6

oh dear! assuming it's not related to the collar...

oh dear! assuming it's not related to the collar bone?
Forum: Touring
01-24-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By rumrunn6

oh the UK! Fun! :thumb: jealous!

oh the UK! Fun! :thumb: jealous!
Forum: Touring
01-24-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By rumrunn6

Portsmouth, where? how are you going to...

Portsmouth, where?
how are you going to transport the rolling cart?
why not call a taxi that can provide a van?
​​​​​​​why not assemble the bike & ride it?
do they have a bike lane for you &...
01-24-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 510
Posted By rumrunn6

same way I handle doing everything else in winter...

same way I handle doing everything else in winter ... hat, coat & gloves ...
01-24-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By rumrunn6

I like the skinny ones that can hook around a...

I like the skinny ones that can hook around a spoke
Forum: Northeast
01-24-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8,595
Views: 968,761
Posted By rumrunn6

FWIW Assabet Trail, Acton St near Rt 27,...

FWIW

Assabet Trail, Acton St near Rt 27, Maynard this morning. looking North...
01-24-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By rumrunn6

um yeah, that "no more falls" was tongue-in-cheek...

um yeah, that "no more falls" was tongue-in-cheek cuz I fall w/ studs too. re: that glare ice, I love glare ice, w/o clogged treads, studs are perfect, I even like glare ice covered w/ water! re:...
01-23-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,163
Posted By rumrunn6

meanwhile, 10 months later, they went back on....

meanwhile, 10 months later, they went back on. glad I cleaned & treated them. they were a pleasure to mount back on...
01-23-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 75,310
Posted By rumrunn6

@ZIPP2001...

@ZIPP2001 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/zipp2001-104275.html) meanwhile approx. 4 months later, had a peak at the patch. looks good. the plastic seemed to have a ridge at the apex of the curve....
01-23-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,267
Posted By rumrunn6

mounted up a 2nd set for this winter. this time...

mounted up a 2nd set for this winter. this time used used 3 levers including a "speedier lever" & 3 straps! easy peasy. but just realized I mounted the front backwards. I could swear I checked the...
01-23-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By rumrunn6

OK, kicking, screaming & falling reluctantly into...

OK, kicking, screaming & falling reluctantly into winter, I've mounted a 2nd set of studded tires. no more falls, right?
...
01-23-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,605
Posted By rumrunn6

you guys are badasses. live long & prosper

you guys are badasses. live long & prosper
01-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By rumrunn6

think you need better ventilation

think you need better ventilation
01-23-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By rumrunn6

heart warming

heart warming
01-23-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks, that Old Man Mountain "Sherpa Disk Rear"...

thanks, that Old Man Mountain "Sherpa Disk Rear" is sweet! (looks wide) what I carry is a big ol' rear trunk. it doesn't weight that much but by bike standards, would be considered heavy. it has 2...
01-23-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks yeah I've seen a lot of those threads so...

thanks yeah I've seen a lot of those threads so was just poking around, doing a deeper dive here
Forum: Northeast
01-23-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,561
Posted By rumrunn6

from what I've read, I haven't justified the...

from what I've read, I haven't justified the switch for myself. I'm fine at my performance level. & the pressures I run work fine. no pinch flats & the tires/tubes stay put, meaning I don't see my...
01-22-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By rumrunn6

got a bigger washer for that top bolt?

got a bigger washer for that top bolt?
Forum: Commuting
01-22-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks, haha yeah I remember that one. wonder why...

thanks, haha yeah I remember that one. wonder why I didn't bring up my old one. was probably too complicated & wouldn't be helpful at the time, as-in "I had an old wide one but don't anymore & I...
01-22-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By rumrunn6

that would have been smart & easy. guess I'm not...

that would have been smart & easy. guess I'm not too old to be a dumba*s
01-22-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, you guys were racking them up that day! can...

wow, you guys were racking them up that day! can you say "strained groin"? but you didn't go down on the glare ice, huh? what did you in?
01-22-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By rumrunn6

I was curious if anyone else, with a MTB, uses a...

I was curious if anyone else, with a MTB, uses a cargo rack & if so, which one
01-22-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Posted By rumrunn6

got a traditional sweatshirt kicking around the...

got a traditional sweatshirt kicking around the house? FWIW I picked up an inexpensive, thin, bright, orange one a cpl years ago for fall riding in the woods & it's quite useful. even fits under my...
Forum: Northeast
01-22-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,561
Posted By rumrunn6

super nice bike! jealous! another thing, we run...

super nice bike! jealous! another thing, we run MTB tires waaaay softer & some go tubeless. I've been happy w 25 psi rear & 21 psi front. I don't check them before rides, just squeeze them with my...
01-22-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By rumrunn6

got a side pic of the front wheel & down tube?

got a side pic of the front wheel & down tube?
01-22-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By rumrunn6

love the front mud flap! :thumb:

love the front mud flap! :thumb:
01-22-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By rumrunn6

fenders don't always have to be jammed between...

fenders don't always have to be jammed between frame parts & tires. I have cut fenders (front & rear) & mounted them (w/ extra hardware) further away from the tires than a regular installation. the...
01-22-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By rumrunn6

I use ad blocker from work & home computers but I...

I use ad blocker from work & home computers but I guess my cell phone browser doesn't have that. regardless, does the forum operator have any control over what ads gets attached to this site? they...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 307,255
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/663x480/img_3775_1de04230a6afa344bbb6375b186ff21bacb02c7c.jpg
Forum: Commuting
01-21-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By rumrunn6

forgot to say thank you, so thank you for taking...

forgot to say thank you, so thank you for taking a stab at it. always thought it came off a moped or something
01-21-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 883
Posted By rumrunn6

yikes! how are your cars holding up? you must all...

yikes! how are your cars holding up? you must all have electric core heaters plugged in all the time?
Forum: Commuting
01-21-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah those are a dime a dozen. don't really care...

yeah those are a dime a dozen. don't really care about the spring thing, it's the width that's useful. it wasn't monster wide, like for a laptop, but it was approx 2" wider than the normal rack
Forum: Commuting
01-21-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By rumrunn6

Shout out to an old rack

this thing was great. standard length but significantly wider. don't remember where I found it or where it originated. used to use it for commuting. eventually landed on a 26er that I sold. didn't...
01-21-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 75,310
Posted By rumrunn6

bought myself some more time with the old rack....

bought myself some more time with the old rack. since the stay tab broke I drilled a new hole on the side & rotated the stay back to jam it in place
...
01-20-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By rumrunn6

oh well maybe you donít need it cuz it just cuts...

oh well maybe you donít need it cuz it just cuts down on your ventilation?
01-20-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By rumrunn6

cant see that link regardless I think I heard...

cant see that link regardless I think I heard they had a 13 hour blizzard?
Forum: Northeast
01-20-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,561
Posted By rumrunn6

online map viewer showing equestrian parking lot ...

online map viewer showing equestrian parking lot

https://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?layers=727a4a5d230243768f996b9c95ee0c7f

whole park w/ great ability to zoom
...
01-20-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,473
Posted By rumrunn6

19 degrees a cpl days ago. wasn't so bad. good...

19 degrees a cpl days ago. wasn't so bad. good day for hot honey water

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x480/80-acxs0248_9da3adbe2342a29cb93e5592b15dcc09178b0f3e.jpg
01-20-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe you can repair/patch the missing foam. I...

maybe you can repair/patch the missing foam. I just saw that some brands make replacement foam
...
01-20-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By rumrunn6

that 60-70 degree tease a week ago didn't help....

that 60-70 degree tease a week ago didn't help. car thermo this morning read 14 :twitchy:
01-20-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: pretty confident we always have snow for...

:thumb: pretty confident we always have snow for Valentines Day. not necessarily sowing, just snow pack everywhere
01-20-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm ... the possibilities ... my favorite is...

hmmm ... the possibilities ... my favorite is when I can ride the beginning of storm, then get home before everything shuts down, get a hot shower & 1/2 glass of red wine. if it starts too late like...
01-20-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks, you know I will :thumb: I think my neck...

thanks, you know I will :thumb: I think my neck got a good wrenching, but seems OK. had a full day @ 2nd job yesterday & was pretty sore all over afterwards. looking forward to a restful evening...
01-20-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By rumrunn6

oooooh interesting! thanks. saw a persistent,...

oooooh interesting! thanks. saw a persistent, disturbing one, while sitting at a McDonalds, not near my home, while browing this site, yesterday. but after I left the area, I didn't get it again....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By rumrunn6

you can always just wait to fall. then you'll...

you can always just wait to fall. then you'll see, OK, yeah, right there, that's a problem
01-20-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By rumrunn6

we've skated thru most of this winter. now comes...

we've skated thru most of this winter. now comes the real test. next weekend may be fun
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