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Forum: Commuting
12-05-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 536
Posted By rseeker

That sounds worth hearing more about. What did...

That sounds worth hearing more about. What did the lawyer say? How did the conversation go from there?

Also, I agree with what you said above, that we all learn from each other talking about our...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By rseeker

Well it turns out my thrift store did have a...

Well it turns out my thrift store did have a camera bag for around $3 ($3.41 all told). It's in place now held by 3 small bungie cords, two to the bars and one around the stem, all hooked into where...
12-04-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,480
Posted By rseeker

Which do you value more, the bike or the friend?...

Which do you value more, the bike or the friend? Shame they're putting you in that position, but I think they are.
Forum: Introductions
11-29-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By rseeker

Welcome to the forums, I'm glad you're here,...

Welcome to the forums, I'm glad you're here, fellow cyclist!
11-26-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,694
Posted By rseeker

A cape, a peaked hat and a broom.

A cape, a peaked hat and a broom.
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 542
Posted By rseeker

Someone needs to get that man a bicycle. Neil...

Someone needs to get that man a bicycle. Neil Peart could give lessons. He used to ride from one show to the next. BITD.

Come to think of it, I weighed a lot less BITD too.
11-26-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,185
Posted By rseeker

A couple days ago, a speed run to the local...

A couple days ago, a speed run to the local greenway. It would have been a record time contender with a tailwind taking a minute off my time except I caught a lace from my new boots on a chainring....
11-25-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By rseeker

That's a good idea, I'll try that. I might...

That's a good idea, I'll try that.

I might ask the cobbler what he/she thinks about slicing off the lug and putting a new one (block of similarly-shaped material) on with glue. It seems to me that...
11-24-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By rseeker

I like that very much. Long may they roll.

I like that very much. Long may they roll.
11-24-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 78,855
Posted By rseeker

For the record, someone posted about a 750 in...

For the record, someone posted about a 750 in another thread (which I know some people have already seen and commented on):

https://www.bikeforums.net/hybrid-bicycles/1186758-taking-plunge.html
11-24-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By rseeker

Repair gouge in Vibram sole

Any idea how to repair a gouge in a Vibram sole? I have a chunk out of the side and center of a lug, cut by my cage-style mountain bike pedals. I've had these boots a total of three weeks and I...
11-23-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 840
Posted By rseeker

That's interesting because it might be stealthy,...

That's interesting because it might be stealthy, theft-wise.
11-21-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By rseeker

Great post, you really show how to do it. ...

Great post, you really show how to do it. Thorough and with pictures.

I ride with size 13W boots so I need something like this. That's year-round for me. I'm probably a 12 or 12.5 foot but I...
11-20-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,831
Posted By rseeker

I'm pretty sure it was these. I was wrong,...

I'm pretty sure it was these. I was wrong, they're claiming 1800 lumens (not 1100 like I said before).

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07537C91H/ref=pe_861660_138884010_fxm_3_0_i_id
11-20-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,831
Posted By rseeker

Yes, I understand your point. I'm being sensitive...

Yes, I understand your point. I'm being sensitive to that. I mostly ride farm roads, which are lightly traveled. When I have on-coming traffic I'm mostly averting my own gaze to protect my own...
11-20-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,831
Posted By rseeker

On the general topic, a couple months ago I...

On the general topic, a couple months ago I changed two things.

1. I got tires with a reflective strip (to go with a new bike).
2. I got 18650s to drive the two flashlights on my helmet. Since...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 755
Posted By rseeker

I've only been in your situation once and it...

I've only been in your situation once and it wasn't good. I decided next time I'll just take my glasses off. They're prescription but only moderately strong, for distance vision only, and they were...
11-18-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,296
Posted By rseeker

No, just words of encouragement. It could happen...

No, just words of encouragement. It could happen to anyone (and I'm thinking of a particular dog on my route). Godspeed and heal well.
11-16-19, 01:17 AM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,185
Posted By rseeker

Pre-dawn this morning, 36F, 15.5 miles. I had...

Pre-dawn this morning, 36F, 15.5 miles. I had some rides in mind but messed around and messed around and finally decided I wasn't in the mood for an expedition, so I went over to a hilly neighborhood...
11-16-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 979
Posted By rseeker

We're facing a future catastrophe right now,...

We're facing a future catastrophe right now, unless we change our ways. Thus far, we're still just making the problem worse. The business-as-usual scenarios are genuine, science-fiction-bad...
11-15-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,185
Posted By rseeker

Yeah I noticed in one of your pics upthread you...

Yeah I noticed in one of your pics upthread you had two planes on parallel approach.
Forum: Introductions
11-14-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By rseeker

Welcome brodycycle!

Welcome brodycycle!
11-13-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,632
Posted By rseeker

What's the issue with white? Nice-looking...

What's the issue with white?

Nice-looking result either way.
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,159
Posted By rseeker

I'm a yes if we include animal intelligence as...

I'm a yes if we include animal intelligence as "intelligent life", which I do.

We've had several major extinction events on earth, and animal intelligence emerges often. (The last couple times at...
11-12-19, 12:31 AM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,185
Posted By rseeker

That's interesting, because I think somebody else...

That's interesting, because I think somebody else here posted a picture from a Rocket City Marathon, from back in the 70s though. Found it: https://www.bikeforums.net/20403959-post14.html



...
11-11-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,185
Posted By rseeker

No problem at all, but I reserve the right to...

No problem at all, but I reserve the right to delete this post after a while (and please don't direct-quote it) because I have internet personas where I talk about where I live, some where I talk...
11-11-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,185
Posted By rseeker

Last night, 20.4 miles. The city is annexing...

Last night, 20.4 miles. The city is annexing another couple hundred acres of county land, so I wanted a good look at it before before it goes under the blades.
11-10-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,670
Posted By rseeker

He lost me with the initial premise. I love that...

He lost me with the initial premise. I love that kind of weather. I'm guessing the author is not so much into outdoor sports.
11-10-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 53,135
Views: 7,298,833
Posted By rseeker

https://nashville.craigslist.org/bik/d/lebanon-bia...

https://nashville.craigslist.org/bik/d/lebanon-bianchi-road-bike/7017527305.html

Post needs more pictures; here's the only one.
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11-09-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,484
Posted By rseeker

Sounds like RJ is healing up OK. That's good to...

Sounds like RJ is healing up OK. That's good to hear.
11-09-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 945
Posted By rseeker

If you want to get to ten posts so you can put up...

If you want to get to ten posts so you can put up pictures, introduce yourself over in the Introductions subforum.

And welcome.
11-09-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By rseeker

What's the point of having something good happen...

What's the point of having something good happen if you're not ready for it?



It's period-specific. C&V all the way.
Forum: Commuting
11-09-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 680
Posted By rseeker

Holy **** dude, you scored big time. I wish my...

Holy **** dude, you scored big time. I wish my thrift store had something like that for $3. Nice hack.
11-09-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 78,855
Posted By rseeker

From the decals it could be a 1992 like mine. ...

From the decals it could be a 1992 like mine. Sounds like yours is heavily modded. I can't wait to see your pics. Maybe you could put them on imgur and post something indicating the URL.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,223
Posted By rseeker

Just a reminder, anything you say, especially...

Just a reminder, anything you say, especially including in an open-to-the-world online forum, can and may be used against you by an opposing attorney.

Sorry this happened to you, and I hope you're...
11-08-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By rseeker

Yeah good luck and heal fast.

Yeah good luck and heal fast.
11-08-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,549
Posted By rseeker

I also ride a lot at night. I prefer it because...

I also ride a lot at night. I prefer it because car traffic isn't fun. I use a cheap 3xAA front light on the bars plus two cheap eBay 18650 flashlights on my helmet.

In this configuration, all I...
11-08-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By rseeker

That's how I know I should've closed the window.

That's how I know I should've closed the window.
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,881
Posted By rseeker

Elton John - Your Song ...

Elton John - Your Song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOUVuviI3pM
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,031
Posted By rseeker

I finally caved and got a smartphone ("smart") a...

I finally caved and got a smartphone ("smart") a couple months ago. I can't justify the Apple tax, so I got Android. Which is an example of what tyrion was talking about, in less explicit form. Apple...
11-07-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,185
Posted By rseeker

I made it to downtown (city hall) last night,...

I made it to downtown (city hall) last night, 11.6 miles one way. Holy carp my new bike is fast (-er than my old one). I thought it would be a big deal when I first conceived of reaching downtown,...
11-06-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,044
Posted By rseeker

I might be wrong, but hokiefyd might have one in...

I might be wrong, but hokiefyd might have one in his blue 750. I think I read that once.
Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,031
Posted By rseeker

Stephen Dubner (Freakonomics) interviews Ford CEO...

Stephen Dubner (Freakonomics) interviews Ford CEO about the future of Ford vehicles. (Every step you take, every move you make, they'll be watching you.)

Can an Industrial Giant Become a Tech...
11-05-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By rseeker

I have $1.49 clear safety glasses that fit over...

I have $1.49 clear safety glasses that fit over my prescription frames. They do a good job of keeping debris and wind out and I just demonstrated (since it's cold now) that they keep my eyes from...
11-03-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By rseeker

Why not tell your doctor?

Why not tell your doctor?
11-03-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By rseeker

I hope things go great and you stay on the road...

I hope things go great and you stay on the road to recovery with the shoulder you've got.
Forum: Foo
11-02-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,014
Posted By rseeker

I live a one-mile walk from a gym and I've been...

I live a one-mile walk from a gym and I've been saying for five years I'm going to join. This'll be the year for sure. (/s) They want $20/mo with a two year commitment. Planet Fitness keeps running...
11-02-19, 12:06 AM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,357,185
Posted By rseeker

My first sub-freezing ride of the year last...

My first sub-freezing ride of the year last night. I sat indoors in my coat for a while before heading out, allowing me to start quite warm with minimal layering and avoiding the need for a strip...
11-01-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,517
Posted By rseeker

I'm riding Michelin Protek Cross in 700x38, $25...

I'm riding Michelin Protek Cross in 700x38, $25 each from REI, or IIRC around $20 from Bike Tires Direct. These fit fine on my 1994 Trek 730, with I think enough room for fenders when I get those....
Forum: Commuting
11-01-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,166
Posted By rseeker

So, longitudinal frozen precipitation sample...

So, longitudinal frozen precipitation sample return container. And a light. Cool.
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