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Forum: Northeast
09-17-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By rumrunn6

thinking mountain bike w tires pumped harder than...

thinking mountain bike w tires pumped harder than softer, but I have a hybrid that's faster. dunno conditions between Troy & Keene if you want to go that far. when I tried Ashuelot from Hinsdale to...
Forum: Northeast
09-17-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By rumrunn6

works for me got a cpl options for my GPS ...

works for me got a cpl options for my GPS

State Line Cir Fitzwilliam, NH 03447
Mccallister Rd Fitzwilliam, NH 03447

& Trail Link always does a nice job. a simple registration lets one see maps...
09-17-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 508
Posted By rumrunn6

looking at the original clip again, I see there...

looking at the original clip again, I see there are a few inches of 'margin' but we deserve better

found a cpl of good ones
...
09-17-19, 03:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 508
Posted By rumrunn6

Reread what I wrote- it’s not as narrow or as...

Reread what I wrote- it’s not as narrow or as close to the cars so one can ride further from the cars but there are others with a ‘margin’ between the cars and the bike lane - that original one...
09-16-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 508
Posted By rumrunn6

no they aren’t. there are many diff kinds of bike...

no they aren’t. there are many diff kinds of bike lanes - this one is near me and provides more ‘elbow room’ away from the cars.

https://youtu.be/kl3X3jZvjoc

I’ve also seen ‘protected’ bike...
Forum: Northeast
09-16-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By rumrunn6

only thing my calendar for Sat 9/21 is in the...

only thing my calendar for Sat 9/21 is in the evening & the weather looks promising. I stink at hooking up w/ ppl to ride. haven't been on a bike in approx 30 days. blah blah blah. you got a gps...
09-16-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By rumrunn6

I like the tool bag

I like the tool bag
09-16-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By rumrunn6

n-1+n+1=happy wife :foo:

n-1+n+1=happy wife :foo:
09-16-19, 02:37 PM
09-16-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 277
Posted By rumrunn6

how to survive magpie swooping season. painting...

how to survive magpie swooping season. painting eyes on the back of your helmet doesn't work ... :eek:

https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2018/09/how-to-survive-magpie-swooping-season/
09-16-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By rumrunn6

they should have classes about how to use a...

they should have classes about how to use a mobile PA system
Forum: Northeast
09-16-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 926,876
Posted By rumrunn6

sad, fondly remember browsing & buying there

sad, fondly remember browsing & buying there
09-16-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By rumrunn6

right & I've read about road bikes using fenders...

right & I've read about road bikes using fenders like this to help deal with the tight clearance under the fork crown
...
Forum: Northeast
09-16-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 926,876
Posted By rumrunn6

you can write to the author, ppl do all the time....

you can write to the author, ppl do all the time. I read it as "voted to support the limit" & "recommended the signs"

but I'm curious, what is stupid? the limit? the signs? or both?

just for...
09-16-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By rumrunn6

if that mount is a slot you can just push up on...

if that mount is a slot you can just push up on the fender. if it's a single hole, & you push up on the fender & the hole don't line up, then you can drill a new hole on the fender mount tab, if...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,970
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: an author must live life, in order to...

:thumb: an author must live life, in order to write about life
09-14-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,131
Posted By rumrunn6

go for it. last spring I narrowly missed a...

go for it. last spring I narrowly missed a pyramidal rock when I landed a knee on a small dirt patch
...
09-14-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,131
Posted By rumrunn6

actually it was a weird dirt ridge covered in...

actually it was a weird dirt ridge covered in grasses. wonder how it was formed. anyway, the top was well ridden so it was easy to follow where many others have ridden. but yeah I thought that was...
Forum: Northeast
09-14-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 926,876
Posted By rumrunn6

thought that old road looked familiar - you do...

thought that old road looked familiar - you do the perimeter roads? how were the water crossings?
09-13-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,070
Posted By rumrunn6

wondering if we'll have another mild winter....

wondering if we'll have another mild winter. didn't have to rake my rood once last winter
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,970
Posted By rumrunn6

good man, I spent 1.5 hrs roadside waiting for a...

good man, I spent 1.5 hrs roadside waiting for a taxi this summer while lots of guys in big pickups just drove by
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,272
Posted By rumrunn6

I use an electric hair trimmer set to the long...

I use an electric hair trimmer set to the long setting (w/o attachements). I use it to reduce the length of my body hair, not "shave". I think it helps. helps to use a mirror & good lighting (&...
09-13-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 411,700
Posted By rumrunn6

score!

score!
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By rumrunn6

I did a few split commutes last year & a handful...

I did a few split commutes last year & a handful of round trippers this summer. dawned on me the other day, that I might be able to do a few more. but I must admit, my storage for clothing at work,...
09-13-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,939
Posted By rumrunn6

I once bought a bike from Target. stuff broke & I...

I once bought a bike from Target. stuff broke & I replaced stuff. so what? lots of ppl spends THOUSANDS on a bike & still replace stuff before even riding them :foo:

but would I do it again?...
09-13-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,131
Posted By rumrunn6

yup, I'm no downhill daredevil. just like...

yup, I'm no downhill daredevil. just like exploring

https://youtu.be/zr7tDQOSj6Y

https://youtu.be/LMYmfCJ8WmY

https://youtu.be/1scW-v2FMi8
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By rumrunn6

small steps. seemed like my kids got new bikes...

small steps. seemed like my kids got new bikes every 1-2 years until they reached adult size. fwiw - used bikes help with the ever increasing cost of having kids
09-13-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 731
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw: sadly, an 88 yr old woman who lived near an...

fwiw: sadly, an 88 yr old woman who lived near an elementary school in Amherst, MA, was struck & killed by a school van this week
09-13-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 811
Posted By rumrunn6

more bikes = more fun :D

more bikes = more fun :D
09-13-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By rumrunn6

that would be good, but it would have to be...

that would be good, but it would have to be calibrated to understand that a painful grimace, blood sweat & tears = cycling joy :D
09-12-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By rumrunn6

I wold factor in temperature, amount of sunshine...

I wold factor in temperature, amount of sunshine & the company I'm with
09-12-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,131
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm guessing you followed him but recently I...

I'm guessing you followed him

but recently I started to wonder, if luck is when preparation meets opportunity, what is bad luck? lack of preparation?
09-12-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By rumrunn6

I don't understand why you don't like a regular...

I don't understand why you don't like a regular flashlight for being seen. we have walkers in my area & I can see their regular flashlights just fine. they hold them normally, facing down...
09-12-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By rumrunn6

presta valves? ...

presta valves?

https://www.amazon.com/PACK-Tubes-PRESTA-Bicycle-Sunlite/dp/B011LMAM9E/ref=sr_1_8?keywords=Schrader+Valve+Tubes+700+x+28-35+48mm+stem&qid=1568319789&s=gateway&sr=8-8...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By rumrunn6

anybody start summer commuting & plan to continue?

here's hoping the cycling community picked up some new commuters this spring & summer & that some will try to continue thru the rest of the year!
09-12-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,007
Posted By rumrunn6

sounds like that guy was looking for trouble

sounds like that guy was looking for trouble
09-12-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By rumrunn6

yay, fender season! take your time mounting them,...

yay, fender season! take your time mounting them, it can be frustrating. don't rush it. you may need parts that didn't come with the fender. there're all kinds of miscellaneous extra parts for...
09-12-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,423
Posted By rumrunn6

not normally, but last fall, a day or two before...

not normally, but last fall, a day or two before Thanksgiving?, I went into mine for a spoke & wheel truing, I think. the owner's Mom was there & we started talking about the photos on the wall & her...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By rumrunn6

realistically how much time are you looking to...

realistically how much time are you looking to save? I would just stick with road rules & be where drivers expect you to be. what is it about ppl that make them want to take rotaries or traffic...
09-11-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah a very low hanging front fender with an...

yeah a very low hanging front fender with an added mudflap will help that chain out

been scratching my head for a while about how to improve my chain protection on my mountain bike cuz a low...
09-11-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,263
Posted By rumrunn6

I make my own sugar free lemon water every day...

I make my own sugar free lemon water every day for my gout. Works great and I can now drink alcohol and eat meat w/o gout attacks. If I’m traveling I may resort to having one if the more healthy...
09-11-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By rumrunn6

Lol but seriously I’d be interested in hearing...

Lol but seriously I’d be interested in hearing more from the LBS perspective - we often hear from our owners & professional bike mechanics throughout the forums but it would be interesting to hear...
09-10-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By rumrunn6

a cpl thoughts ...having gone thru...

a cpl thoughts ...having gone thru experimentation with changing tires to suit ever challenging terrain, I discovered that I will always push the envelope to the limits of my tires. meaning, maybe...
Forum: Northeast
09-10-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 926,876
Posted By rumrunn6

any thoughts to share on cause & prevention? was...

any thoughts to share on cause & prevention? was it someone, on the wrong side, at a road crossing, going too fast?
09-10-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,411
Posted By rumrunn6

I troll the bike forums ... :D

I troll the bike forums ... :D
09-10-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe work with what you got? meaning, maybe...

maybe work with what you got? meaning, maybe stick to 20 miles rides for another year? maybe increase the # of 20 miles rides you do per month? maybe ride 20 miles then take a break & do another 10...
09-09-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 150,177
Posted By rumrunn6

welcome to the family! will you keep it?

welcome to the family! will you keep it?
09-09-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 150,177
Posted By rumrunn6

our 2 adult kids moved out (again) & so our cats...

our 2 adult kids moved out (again) & so our cats are confused again. there's been a little cat-box misbehavior (as in the past). I think they'll be fine but I like them & want to keep them distracted...
Forum: Northeast
09-07-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8,397
Views: 926,876
Posted By rumrunn6

Yikes! Get well soon. Moved Sonny Boy to Medford...

Yikes! Get well soon. Moved Sonny Boy to Medford and crossed a cpl sets of RR tracks also drove thru West Concord and saw ppl planting trees on the BFRT also drove thru Arlington and saw some sort of...
09-06-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,461
Posted By rumrunn6

that's not so bad

that's not so bad
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