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08-02-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By Jim from Boston

Getting to a business or social event[/quote]I知...

Getting to a business or social event[/quote]I知 a decades-long year-round commuter, 14 miles one way, here in Metro Boston. In my job I work pretty much solo, dressed in surgical scrubs, and I clean...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 824
Posted By Jim from Boston

I知 a year round commuter, 14 miles one-way in...

I知 a year round commuter, 14 miles one-way in Metro Boston. My favorite bike is a carcon fiber Speialized S-Works, with a aluminum Diverge road bike as a beater for bad weather.

I have been...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hi kosmo, I知 a decades long lifestyle...

Hi kosmo,

I知 a decades long lifestyle cyclist, mainly year-round commuting and road cycling here in Metro Boston, living in Kenmore Square, and working in Norwood. On a few occasions I have...
07-16-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,681
Posted By Jim from Boston

Route fatigue Metro Boston IMO is a great place...

Route fatigue Metro Boston IMO is a great place to cycle, for me mostly as a commuter, But I have also posted (link) an informal guide to road cycling. Routes are numerous, and I linve in the center,...
07-13-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,187
Posted By Jim from Boston

Arrested Development

Arrested Development
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,628
Posted By Jim from Boston

Looking for tips to avoid unsafe driving...

Looking for tips to avoid unsafe driving behaviours [/QUOTE][/quote]There seems to be a distinct lack of support for the value of a rearview mirror. That, combined with acute situational awareness...
07-10-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,089
Posted By Jim from Boston

Strava as dating app? [/quote][/quote]I have...

Strava as dating app? [/quote][/quote]I have previously posted: So I知 not in the market, but I have observed:[/quote][/quote]So if you're looking, as Willie Sutton said "Go where the money is...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,699
Posted By Jim from Boston

Do you now carry a face mask in your saddle bag...

Do you now carry a face mask in your saddle bag or jersey pockets? [/QUOTE]I have posted:

There have been recent reports of vigorous law enforcement of wearing masks, e.g. a young mother arrested...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By Jim from Boston

I too like Cateye. I have had a few cycle...

I too like Cateye. I have had a few cycle computers, always with a cadence function. Some needed replacements, e.g. lost the unit when not securely mounted (my fault).

On my usual commute I have a...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,813
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have also previously posted:

I have also previously posted:
Forum: Commuting
07-08-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,813
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote] [/quote]I have posted about the...

[/quote] [/quote]I have posted about the advantages:
07-06-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,634
Posted By Jim from Boston

I just yesterday posted about my validation as a...

I just yesterday posted about my validation as a Serious Cyclist.[/color]
Forum: Commuting
07-06-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hi, Neighbor!... Over the years, I have posted...

Hi, Neighbor!... Over the years, I have posted about (friendly) encounters, including acquaintances, 鄭nyone been honked at lately? :[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/i]
07-06-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,634
Posted By Jim from Boston

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07-06-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,634
Posted By Jim from Boston

Uhh, what's a cyclist? [/QUOTE]...

Uhh, what's a cyclist? [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]OK, OK, after this thread gets closed you can take your arguments outside.[/quote]˅˅˅˅
07-05-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,459
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote] Sunvisor or baseball cap under helmet.

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Sunvisor or baseball cap under helmet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,974
Posted By Jim from Boston

What cycling injuries have you suffered over the...

What cycling injuries have you suffered over the years? 2010: 2011: 2012: Hit from behind: fractured sacrum, rib and metatarsal; hip degloving soft tissue injury, shoulder separation.

Medflight...
07-05-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,459
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄From this thread, "Daytime running lamps =...

˄˄˄˄From this thread, "Daytime running lamps = Safer cycling ?? [/quote][/color][/color][/color]
07-05-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,459
Posted By Jim from Boston

How do you convince people you love to use...

How do you convince people you love to use daytime running lights? [/QUOTE]I have previously posted to this more egregious thread, 迭iders without lights: [/quote]˅˅˅˅
07-03-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By Jim from Boston

FWIW, my most important strategy is to keep all...

FWIW, my most important strategy is to keep all my cold weather gear together as I gradually abandon it in the spring, so I can find everthing as I gradually accumulate it in the fall.

In a...
Forum: Northeast
07-03-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 1,027,114
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄[/quote]...as well as my son. [/color]...

˄˄˄˄[/quote]...as well as my son. [/color] [/QUOTE][/color]
Forum: Northeast
07-03-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 1,027,114
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hi Rod, It痴 always a joy to ride with...

Hi Rod,

It痴 always a joy to ride with someone dear to you, as I have with my wife, for many years. I have previously replied to the occasional ride description that you do in a region remote from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,405
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/quote] I have posted on several...

[/quote][/quote][/quote] I have posted on several threads my semi-quantitative use of a Relative Perceived Exertion Scale to set my pace for fitness, at an enjoyable level:[/url]My basic training is...
06-26-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,479
Posted By Jim from Boston

Not to be a Captain Bringdown, but since you...

Not to be a Captain Bringdown, but since you consider a helmet, "fun," a[/color]s usual on such threads, even after 10 replies, no one recommends a rearview mirror. Many subscribers comment that they...
06-25-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By Jim from Boston

Bridgestone RB-1 - Modify or Original?I had...

Bridgestone RB-1 - Modify or Original?I had posted to this thread:Unfortunately in 2012, I was hit from behind by a hit-and-run, who turned himself in the next day...[/color]

...
06-25-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Jim from Boston

Cheap Entry Level Road Bike What is your price...

Cheap Entry Level Road Bike What is your price range if I may ask? I have posted previously: [/quote][/quote]Just last night, my 30-year-old son asked me about buying a bike though he is welcome to...
06-24-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Jim from Boston

Are there any booties/toe warmers that will work...

Are there any booties/toe warmers that will work with non-cycling shoes? [/quote]I have previously posted about using Totes shoe covers, with additional Gore-Tex wrap-around covers for added...
06-23-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,134
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄[/quote] My wife and I are social ballroom...

˄˄˄˄[/quote] My wife and I are social ballroom dancers, and I have been an adult saxophone student, preferring Golden Oldies and the Big Bands.
06-23-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,134
Posted By Jim from Boston

Old farts music:lol: [/quote] [/QUOTE][/quote]Hey...

Old farts music:lol: [/quote] [/QUOTE][/quote]Hey man, :wtf:[/quote][/quote][/i]Indeed, his birthplace is a notable attraction onI have even attended two live Welk touring performances (after he...
06-21-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,229
Posted By Jim from Boston

Bike Gloves alternative [[/quote][/quote][/quote]...

Bike Gloves alternative [[/quote][/quote][/quote] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I have previously posted:I seek out those tan linesI was once asked if I am a golfer from that pattern, but I think golfers only...
06-21-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,517
Posted By Jim from Boston

N+1 but do you have a favorite? [[/quote]I have...

N+1 but do you have a favorite? [[/quote]I have previously posted: [/quote]:rolleyes:[/quote][/quote]The Lamborghini wins hands down.[/color]
06-21-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄ Speaking of recovery after cresting a...

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Speaking of recovery after cresting a hill, I posted to this thread. 徹h No! i just realized that i coast too much :rolleyes:[/QUOTE]
06-21-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hills: Mash or Spin? [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] FWIW, I...

Hills: Mash or Spin? [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] FWIW, I have posted about riding on the moderate hills of Metro Boston.[/url][/color]My basic training is to ride at my RPE of 50% for six miles to warm up,...
06-19-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By Jim from Boston

.[color=#333333][/QUOTE]I have quoted this...

.[color=#333333][/QUOTE]I have quoted this diatribe by @B.Carfree on a few threads, including;:lol:[/quote][/quote]
06-19-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,980
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have posted myself about similar close...

I have posted myself about similar close occurences. [/QUOTE]
06-19-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,980
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄+100 to this attitude. I have similarly...

˄˄˄˄+100 to this attitude. I have similarly posted: [/quote][/quote][/color]

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06-19-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,980
Posted By Jim from Boston

If you get doored, whos at fault? ...

If you get doored, whos at fault? [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]Having been hit from behind and securing a legal judgement, IMO the subsequent outcome was not worth the disabilities and hassles. So while...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Jim from Boston

First Commute Ditttoes to the above. FYA,...

First Commute

Ditttoes to the above. FYA, see this thread, "Describe Your Commute" (link).:thumb:.
06-18-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By Jim from Boston

Do you miss cycling? [/QUOTE] [/i]I have posted...

Do you miss cycling? [/QUOTE] [/i]I have posted about two occasions in my decades-long cycling lifestyle I was hampered from cycling.

For the past few years,My (our) hobby/amateur pursuit during...
06-17-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,134
Posted By Jim from Boston

Old farts musicA technologist about 30 years my...

Old farts musicA technologist about 30 years my junior mentioned that she admired and wanted to buy a house on Baker Street in her town. So I played the song for her and she knew it, and it captured...
06-16-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 987
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄ I have previously...

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I have previously posted:[/quote][/quote][/color][/color]
06-16-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 987
Posted By Jim from Boston

The option to delete a thread is gone? [/QUOTE]On...

The option to delete a thread is gone? [/QUOTE]On a Living Car Free thread was a dust-up about deleting threads with (others') past posts. [/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]˅˅˅˅[/color]
06-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote] FWIW, I previously posted to this...

[/quote] FWIW, I previously posted to this thread,"As a Bike Commuter - What kind of video content would you want to see?" [/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote] These videos are graphic and frightening...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,678
Posted By Jim from Boston

Waving[/QUOTE][/quote]Besides a nod, a 吐inger...

Waving[/QUOTE][/quote]Besides a nod, a 吐inger wave is also casual and non-assertive, but acceptable.:rolleyes:[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote][/quote][/color]
Forum: Northeast
06-14-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8,947
Views: 1,027,114
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE]Nice hearing from you as a fellow cyclist...

[/QUOTE]Nice hearing from you as a fellow cyclist in my stomping grounds, NomarsGirl, diametrically opposite the usual Minuteman and Metrowest ride reports....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By Jim from Boston

Small backpack for an overnighter? I have...

Small backpack for an overnighter? I have investigated various seatbags meant for road bikes on this thread, Road bike Rear Rack...no eyelets" (link) and my choice is, I think the capacity of that...
06-07-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,595
Posted By Jim from Boston

People are Mesmerized[/QUOTE] I recently posted...

People are Mesmerized[/QUOTE] I recently posted to this recent thread, 釘ike Accessories? [/quote][/quote][/quote]On one Halloween,
06-04-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,055
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅ There is a thread on the Northeast...

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There is a thread on the Northeast Regional Discussion Forum, that I consider the de facto Metro Boston thread that since 2009 IMO has maintained that comeraderie I found on Fifty-Plus...
06-04-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,055
Posted By Jim from Boston

Sign of the times? [/QUOTE]Thanks for the nod, ...

Sign of the times? [/QUOTE]Thanks for the nod, downhillmaster, though frankly my interpretation is diametrically opposite. So when I joined Bike Forums, I was a new kid on the block. When I found...
06-03-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,055
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄and...

˄˄˄˄and https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1200257-listening-music-via-headphones.html

ps: Thread has been closed.[/quote]
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