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10-24-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,598
Posted By Digger Goreman

Tricked myself into 9 speed (lightly used rim set...

Tricked myself into 9 speed (lightly used rim set at good price with attached cassette). Mostly good times, especially after installing slightly smaller triple....

Electronics happily limited to...
10-18-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,038,159
Posted By Digger Goreman

Loaded the camel-trek for a recycle run. Wife...

Loaded the camel-trek for a recycle run. Wife insisted on coming so modified route to slightly less difficult. As we cross a neighborhood near ours she calls me back to view about 10 wheels beside a...
10-16-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,904
Posted By Digger Goreman

Another long-time vegetarian here in the peak of...

Another long-time vegetarian here in the peak of health.

Eat lentils and bread: your body has every thing it needs to produce its own proteins. Eat fruits and green leaf veggies. No probs, no...
10-11-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,420
Posted By Digger Goreman

What is your intent and vision for your bike? ...

What is your intent and vision for your bike?

In Dec. 2013, I found a bike in GW with intent of general use and exercise. Not much interest in accessirizing. By next summer I was ready to commute...
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,504
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
09-13-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,389
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...
09-11-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
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: 565
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:
08-27-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,026
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....
08-26-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,369
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,...
08-19-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
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: 1,377
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: 36
Views: 3,002
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, 09:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,599
Posted By Digger Goreman

​​​​​Fify....

​​​​​Fify....
Forum: Commuting
08-11-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
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...
08-10-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,623
Posted By Digger Goreman

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

Collect call for you.... It's Herman Cain.... ;)
Forum: Commuting
08-09-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,004
Posted By Digger Goreman

Then you should take a look at Wayne L. Wang's...

Then you should take a look at Wayne L. Wang's books on Manifestation, Logic, and Interpretation of Tao! His approach, through field theory, is genius!
08-08-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,070
Posted By Digger Goreman

Unfortunately, by nature or nurture, there are...

Unfortunately, by nature or nurture, there are those who serve the motor paradigm.... It is their job to deflect criticism and shift blame....:fred:
08-01-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,453
Posted By Digger Goreman

I'm still waiting for the killing cages with...

I'm still waiting for the killing cages with motors to comply.... :innocent:
07-30-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By Digger Goreman

I run a Cygolight 360/Hotshot combo that is still...

I run a Cygolight 360/Hotshot combo that is still recharging fine after more than five years....
07-30-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,896
Posted By Digger Goreman

Sad, is the grandfather dying because his...

Sad, is the grandfather dying because his grand-daughter had to party.... Sad is a child being run down and killed by a company's decision to hire and push hard unqualified "drivers" so the company...
07-28-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,470
Posted By Digger Goreman

No, they just drive on the sidewalks and MUPs....

No, they just drive on the sidewalks and MUPs....
07-27-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,695
Posted By Digger Goreman

And it looks like the Florida Marlins get the...

And it looks like the Florida Marlins get the first Darwin Award for an MLB team: https://sports.yahoo.com/the-marlins-covid-19-outbreak-is-really-bad-and-exactly-what-mlb-signed-up-for-160751017.html
07-27-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,120
Posted By Digger Goreman

First real high school job was salad bar at a...

First real high school job was salad bar at a chain restaurant. People would "just get a salad" :thumb: then drench it in a river of dressing :eek: :twitchy:
Forum: Commuting
07-25-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,004
Posted By Digger Goreman

For a living... study living (philosophy). To pay...

For a living... study living (philosophy). To pay the bills, edumacayshun!
07-24-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,695
Posted By Digger Goreman

Yesterday, I was grocery shopping in Loganville,...

Yesterday, I was grocery shopping in Loganville, GA. Sign said NO ONE allowed in without mask. In approximately 30 mins, I counted 8 people w/o mask. The demographics are telling: all Caucasian, 7/8...
07-19-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By Digger Goreman

When I adjust my brakes, I turn the caliper...

When I adjust my brakes, I turn the caliper adjustment screws so that the arms are furthest from the rims, then adjust the cable to bring the pads within a millimeter, and then use the adjustment...
07-19-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 193,651
Posted By Digger Goreman

Depends.... If you can handle science and...

Depends....

If you can handle science and logic, Wayne L. Wang's books are amazing. If you need a softer, more intuitive introduction then Benjamin Hoffman's Tao of Pooh and Te of Piglet are...
Forum: Southeast
07-18-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Digger Goreman

Atlanta Beltline...

Atlanta Beltline...
07-18-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,215
Posted By Digger Goreman

Kickbacks make big stacks!

Kickbacks make big stacks!
07-15-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,344
Posted By Digger Goreman

No snacking at work, no restaurants, and no...

No snacking at work, no restaurants, and no excuse not to ride, I'm down two more inches on my waist and healthier than anytime in my life! Pushîng 60 with a ROAR!!!
07-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Digger Goreman

Cagers really are that "Stoopide"

What are the totally inaccurate and stupid things "drivers" have told you AND YOU KNOW THEY ARE WRONG! :rolleyes:

Just had a twenty-something tell me that he had the right of way to my lane (head...
Forum: Foo
07-05-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,733
Posted By Digger Goreman

But, what about the economy?!

PowerNap is an excellent webcomic out of Mexico. Workers are kept at their jobs by ingesting megacorp's pills. What could possibly go wrong?!
http://www.powernapcomic.com
Ch. 10, p. 16
07-05-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 42,307
Posted By Digger Goreman

CliffordK, you had me till...

CliffordK, you had me till "accident"....
Forum: Commuting
07-05-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,973
Posted By Digger Goreman

'95 Trek 800 Sport: started with 1.95, 2.1 just...

'95 Trek 800 Sport: started with 1.95, 2.1 just barely fits with rubbing if mildly deflated. Happily running 1.75, now, and going 1.5 on the next go round. Currently riding smooth and steady :) on...
07-04-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By Digger Goreman

Founded on slavery, genocide and elite...

Founded on slavery, genocide and elite privelege... over 200 years and "we" still haven't evolved.
07-04-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 137,390
Posted By Digger Goreman

My yearly ritual: ...

My yearly ritual:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZAw7wAeKoE&list=OLAK5uy_noN_c09XyWpg3wAQr4Dc7aSsKUeNgcuEQ

Timbuk 3: Edge of Allegiance
07-04-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,818
Posted By Digger Goreman

Off the bike, yesterday, taking care of...

Off the bike, yesterday, taking care of honey-do's....

Today, did my regular run to Stone Mountain Village. Red runner, predictably, at Juliette Rd (Romeo, Romeo, where fore art thou, Romeo?...
07-03-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,870
Posted By Digger Goreman

Refugee center in Clarkston had three beaters on...

Refugee center in Clarkston had three beaters on a rack for years. Within the last month, someone(s) stripped every piece that could be sold.... And those really were crappy bikes.
07-01-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,818
Posted By Digger Goreman

It's hours past and I am still furious with these...

It's hours past and I am still furious with these ELFIN' CAGERS!!!!!

Gashole Mayor of Clarkston's gangsters driving and parked on the MUP again :(

Then Southern Electric Corporation's HUMONGOUS...
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,278
Posted By Digger Goreman

In my past, I went in and out of credit card debt...

In my past, I went in and out of credit card debt (where I was doing good to pay the interest) twice. Didn't learn my lesson the first time. Also got into student loans....

Been a decade since...
06-28-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,675
Posted By Digger Goreman

Today's Atlanta Journal Constitution headline:...

Today's Atlanta Journal Constitution headline: Gov refuses new measures in spite of growing numbers....

Profits over people.... :mad:
06-26-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,670
Posted By Digger Goreman

I'm 59, no medical conditions, mildly aggressive...

I'm 59, no medical conditions, mildly aggressive posture on road ridden old mtb.

I almost never, ever stand. If it is possible, I build momentum, approaching the hill. As much as possible, I...
06-26-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,574
Posted By Digger Goreman

Riding mine nearly every day! 95 Cro-Moly...

Riding mine nearly every day! 95 Cro-Moly strong!!!
06-25-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,818
Posted By Digger Goreman

Gas Fumes Cause Aggressive Stupidity?

Tens of thousands, slaughtered on the altar of the ICE, and the cagers roll blissfully on....

Started the morning ride with a McMotorist Combo: N.C. tags, blasted through the red lighted crossing...
06-20-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,818
Posted By Digger Goreman

Hey, Hondo! The things I see, daily, would turn a...

Hey, Hondo! The things I see, daily, would turn a skunk albino! :eek:
Forum: Touring
06-18-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,025
Posted By Digger Goreman

Depending on size, throw a plastic...

Depending on size, throw a plastic grocery/shopping bag over them (of a large enough size) to tie off in the back/bottom.

Looks are secondary....
06-17-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,818
Posted By Digger Goreman

Ah, merci! Mods, could you move me there,...

Ah, merci!

Mods, could you move me there, please? :)
Forum: Southeast
06-15-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Digger Goreman

It's a mixed bag.... Lotta distracted, self...

It's a mixed bag.... Lotta distracted, self absorbed egos behind the wheel *sigh*....
06-13-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,680
Posted By Digger Goreman

This is what I did with an old mtb. ...

This is what I did with an old mtb.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/touring_fea8b8b384e4e64f697b638a29a718747175d6e6.jpg
(Bags have been swapped and low rider tilt...
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