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07-22-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 60
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Posted By Jim from Boston

I have posted: [/quote][/color]...

I have posted: [/quote][/color] [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]So for me an upraised left arm is a wave to an upcoming vehicle, and I point my right hand for a right turn.
07-22-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,784
Posted By Jim from Boston

Can a better bike improve results? Back in 2012 I...

Can a better bike improve results? Back in 2012 I was a year-round commuter, and modest road cyclist, about 3K miles per year.. I was forced to buy a new bike after an accident, and I had entertained...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Jim from Boston

I'll send a PM.

I'll send a PM.
Forum: Foo
07-21-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,687
Posted By Jim from Boston

I once posted:

I once posted:
07-21-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,114
Posted By Jim from Boston

Sidewalk/sidepath riding... a different view. ...

Sidewalk/sidepath riding... a different view. [/QUOTE][/quote]For me I don’t think of sidewalk riding so dramatically as an act of defiance, but utility and safety, with all deference to...
Forum: Northeast
07-21-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hi ChinookTx, I like to respond to travel...

Hi ChinookTx,

I like to respond to travel requests about Boston or my home state Michigan, and I frequently add, So I hope you’ll let us know, e.g. where did you stay, where did you go, what did...
07-20-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,475
Posted By Jim from Boston

I'm tired of BF's garbage platform; I've had...

I'm tired of BF's garbage platform; I've had enoughJust yesterday, FYA, I quoted this post, with some following posts with remedial suggestions, on a General Cycling thread in reply to a subscriber...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hi TXBDan, Thanks for that nice reply. I...

Hi TXBDan,

Thanks for that nice reply. I wasn’t sure Jacob Wirth's was still open as the place to go for German food. I tout Boston mainly for it’s seafood and Italian; also of course there is...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Jim from Boston

What to do in/around Boston? That’s a pretty...

What to do in/around Boston? That’s a pretty specific recommendation, rseeker. :innocent:

If the visitors are interested in historical esoterica, one of my local colleagues, a student of history...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]When I visit a city, even for a...

[/quote]When I visit a city, even for a conference, or with family on vacation, I like to get in some”serious cycling,” mostly in the early AM, around other activities. If I don’t bring my my own...
Forum: Northeast
07-20-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By Jim from Boston

What to do in/around Boston? [/QUOTE][/QUOTE]I...

What to do in/around Boston? [/QUOTE][/QUOTE]I live on Comm Ave (Commonwealth Avenue) on the route described by @TBXDan. And I have considered myself as Boston’s Ambassador to Bike Forums:

I...
07-20-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Jim from Boston

this is a very active forum! [/QUOTE]...

this is a very active forum! [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I’ve been on Bike Forums since 2008, very much on this Forum. FYA, there was this reflective thread in 2016, “50+ the way that it used to be.” Many...
07-19-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,474
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]As I posted earlier[/quote]

[/quote][/quote]As I posted earlier[/quote]
07-19-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,002
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hold on OP, wobrien, et al. In a few years after...

Hold on OP, wobrien, et al. In a few years after a rigorous, exhaustive, well-funded study with enough rigorous follow-up confirmatory studies, we may hear of the correct way to pedal our bikes.
...
07-19-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,002
Posted By Jim from Boston

Gears and Cadence [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]The...

Gears and Cadence [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]The above quotes are reflective my own, seemingly unique system for cadence (primary) and gearing (secondary): [/quote]

My basic training is to ride at...
07-19-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By Jim from Boston

A few weeks prior to our OHR Ride and post ride...

A few weeks prior to our OHR Ride and post ride lunch at Metzger’s, Road Fan commented: [/QUOTE][/quote]
07-19-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,474
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]See what I mean? :rolleyes:

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]See what I mean? :rolleyes:
07-19-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By Jim from Boston

Thanks for that nice and informative reply. I too...

Thanks for that nice and informative reply. I too moved to Ann Arbor in 1968 to start school, and remained in the Metro Detroit area until 1977.

We most recently visited 2007 to 2011, when my son...
07-19-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,474
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote] [/COLOR]...

[/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]
[/COLOR] :lol:[/quote]Furthermore, [/QUOTE]
07-19-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote]Thanks for that nice reply, ...

[/QUOTE][/quote]Thanks for that nice reply, berner. I have noted for years that you post from Rhode Island. My only excursions into RI were from the Mass. State line to Cumberland and back; and a...
07-18-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By Jim from Boston

added picture of Zingerman's

Enjoying a nice little back road. [/quote][/QUOTE]Now that’s enchanted. :thumb:

Hi bobwysiwyg,

Noting that you post from Ann Arbor, MI with the big block M, I have posted, I recall Ann Arbor...
07-17-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,705
Posted By Jim from Boston

Yet many of the subscribers to this thread seemed...

Yet many of the subscribers to this thread seemed to consider such donations unduly burdensome. And this reluctantance to donate seems to imply that willing participants are “chumps.”

Maybe the...
07-17-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,475
Posted By Jim from Boston

That too. On my PC I stay logged in until I log...

That too. On my PC I stay logged in until I log off. On my I-phone and I-pad, I stay on BF for a pretty limited time after clicking on REMEMBER ME.
07-17-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,475
Posted By Jim from Boston

I'm tired of BF's garbage platform; I've had...

I'm tired of BF's garbage platform; I've had enough

Hi bikingshearer ,

I was glad to see a post from you, but dismayed at the content. Back in 2009 I read a post from you that as an avid...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,210
Posted By Jim from Boston

Advice on buying bike for commuting[/quote]I have...

Advice on buying bike for commuting[/quote]I have often posted to various threads about buying bikes, and in particular reference to a commuter bike, I think almost any bike will do, though depending...
07-16-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,705
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅTo further extrapolate the obligations of the...

ɅɅɅɅTo further extrapolate the obligations of the charity to prospective donors (riders), should the charity tolerate anyone to ride the route, just to cultivate the goodwill of possible potential...
07-16-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,705
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]Thanks for your reply, jadocs. While...

[/quote]Thanks for your reply, jadocs. While term “strongarm,” may be too severe to describe relation between the charity and rider, nonetheless the charity’s mission is to its beneficiaries. They...
Forum: Touring
07-16-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,369
Posted By Jim from Boston

On a budget but want to start touring... In reply...

On a budget but want to start touring... In reply to the basic premise of your thread title, perhaps you may find useful advice from this Touring Forum thread from May of this year, “How do you guys...
07-15-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By Jim from Boston

Enjoying a nice little back road. So, is that...

Enjoying a nice little back road. So, is that your only critierion? I have described probably similar “nice little ("enchanted") back roads,” akin to a classic “nice little black dress” in the...
07-15-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,705
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]As I posted earlier to...

[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]As I posted earlier to this thread, in particular in response to a prior rant by jadocs and others:In 2018 the PMC raised $56 million for the world famous DFCI Cancer...
07-15-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,154
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: 35
Views: 1,154
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: 51
Views: 4,474
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: 78
Views: 3,705
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: 78
Views: 3,705
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: 78
Views: 3,705
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 detailed by the local organized. One who rides the route unregistered (and unpaid) on the day of the...
07-14-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,474
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: 51
Views: 4,474
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: 51
Views: 4,474
Posted By Jim from Boston

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07-14-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,705
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: 53
Views: 6,156
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: 46
Views: 5,251
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: 51
Views: 4,474
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: 40
Views: 1,947
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: 78
Views: 3,705
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: 1,389
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: 39
Views: 1,700
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: 146
Views: 8,019
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: 78
Views: 5,997
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: 1,171
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:
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