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10-16-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm, 2 wires? that's cool. this tire only had 1 ...

hmmm, 2 wires? that's cool. this tire only had 1

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10-16-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 121
Posted By rumrunn6

reading the thin rim tape suggestion, it just...

reading the thin rim tape suggestion, it just dawned on me, that the trick of making sure the deflated tube/tire is well in the center channel before trying to get the tire onto the bead, would also...
10-16-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 422,507
Posted By rumrunn6

broke the old 7.0 Alpha out of retirement this...

broke the old 7.0 Alpha out of retirement this summer for fun w/ the family. glad I didn't sell it. was at the bike shop today for my road bike & also brought the FX. it's getting a chain & rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By rumrunn6

do you want just wind protection or also warmth? ...

do you want just wind protection or also warmth?

a hoodie is not so bad

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10-16-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 68
Posted By rumrunn6

what size? what bike?

what size? what bike?
10-16-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By rumrunn6

10? I'd buy used

10? I'd buy used
Forum: Commuting
10-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By rumrunn6

I have this unit. there is no regulation. you...

I have this unit. there is no regulation. you screw the cartridge on, then press the head on your valve & it inflates. you remove it when you think enough air has exchanged between the cartridge &...
10-16-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By rumrunn6

Landry's did a rather quick adjustment & all is...

Landry's did a rather quick adjustment & all is well with the road bike. funny thing is, I'm getting some significant work done on an old hybrid I was gonna sell. guess I'll be riding it more than...
10-16-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 156,683
Posted By rumrunn6

while looking for a pic of our cats in our...

while looking for a pic of our cats in our current cat tree, I found this one from before we got a cat tree :D
...
10-16-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 591
Posted By rumrunn6

best wishes to get well soon & +1 for not...

best wishes to get well soon

& +1 for not doing fast road descents at night. had a regular daytime route that I rode at least once at night. had a close call hitting something in the road. a stick...
10-16-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,058
Posted By rumrunn6

50 mph gusts predicted for tonight. trees will...

50 mph gusts predicted for tonight. trees will come down
10-15-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By rumrunn6

last year I changed my rear derailer cable &...

last year I changed my rear derailer cable & adjusted it just fine

but recently, when it came to my front cable's replace/adjust, I took it in to my LBS. only cost $28. but his adjustment was...
10-15-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 546
Posted By rumrunn6

if you know exactly what caused the flat & the...

if you know exactly what caused the flat & the precise location of the puncture, like a thumbtack, you don't even have to take the wheel off the bike! but if you do, you can just ease the tube out...
10-15-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 156,683
Posted By rumrunn6

awww I hope you're wrong & she's just found...

awww I hope you're wrong & she's just found another boyfriend. but if the worst is true, I'm so sorry for the loss. so nice you have her litter for distraction
10-15-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,882
Views: 156,683
Posted By rumrunn6

got any pics of that cat tree? it looks tall &...

got any pics of that cat tree? it looks tall & the location looks good for the cat. I want to change ours
10-15-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - I've read where ppl recommended suspension...

fwiw - I've read where ppl recommended suspension seat posts like the "thudbuster"

might save you from buying another bike
10-14-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 39,127
Posted By rumrunn6

Wifey and I were in East Haddam Sunday visiting...

Wifey and I were in East Haddam Sunday visiting the old Johnsonville Village Saturday - also in Ivoryton & then Essex on the river. Saw several cyclists but donít envy those narrow winding roads!
10-14-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,423
Posted By rumrunn6

Well thatís traumatizing

Well thatís traumatizing
10-14-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,423
Posted By rumrunn6

I have no experience w this but someone wrote on...

I have no experience w this but someone wrote on a similar recent thread about the same thing carry a small water bottle w ammonia and slowing down so it catches up then squirting that donít know if...
10-14-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 662
Posted By rumrunn6

Nikon has a line of modest flat pocket cameras w...

Nikon has a line of modest flat pocket cameras w zoom lenses - Maybe look at some preowned Coolpix units on eBay or Amazon? For example s9100
Forum: Commuting
10-14-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By rumrunn6

everyone's "winter" is different. have you...

everyone's "winter" is different. have you browsed the winter subforum?

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/

for threads like this one about gloves
...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By rumrunn6

Good luck my nephew has that and doing very well...

Good luck my nephew has that and doing very well on meds keep the faith
10-11-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,025
Posted By rumrunn6

I found that climbing steep hills, if I stall &...

I found that climbing steep hills, if I stall & have to bail by straddling the top tube, it helps if the top tube, on level ground is NOT touching me, cuz on the uphill that bar comes even closer to...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 338
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, that's great! & a lot of work! well done!

wow, that's great! & a lot of work! well done!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,053
Posted By rumrunn6

thinking about having 2 bikes w/ studs this...

thinking about having 2 bikes w/ studs this winter. see you on the flip side
10-10-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,595
Posted By rumrunn6

how about dropping food?

how about dropping food?
10-10-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By rumrunn6

when I search for MTB related stuff, I often read...

when I search for MTB related stuff, I often read posts here: https://forums.mtbr.com/forum.php
10-10-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, beefy!

wow, beefy!
10-10-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By rumrunn6

sympathies. we wait so long for the nice weather....

sympathies. we wait so long for the nice weather. it does take some getting used to this every year. last fall was beautiful & we had a mild winter. so I remain optimistic. going away w/ Wifey this...
Forum: Introductions
10-10-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By rumrunn6

welcome!

welcome!
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 544
Posted By rumrunn6

dang it, where are my spare white collars? ...

dang it, where are my spare white collars?

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10-10-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By rumrunn6

I think I recognize those tires - Innova Swifter?

I think I recognize those tires - Innova Swifter?
10-10-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By rumrunn6

I wash my clothing after each use. when there are...

I wash my clothing after each use. when there are stains of any kind, I use a spray stain remover. I have found that some stubborn stains require a 2nd treatment & sometimes leave the stain remover...
Forum: Northeast
10-09-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,412
Posted By rumrunn6

Psyched I found my thin orange hoodie! ...

Psyched I found my thin orange hoodie!

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Forum: Northeast
10-09-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,412
Posted By rumrunn6

NH story from November 2017 A mountain biker...

NH story from November 2017

A mountain biker out for a ride near Elm Brook Park in Hopkinton, NH was shot by a hunter. The shooting occurred about 4:20pm, just before dark. Conservation Officers...
Forum: Northeast
10-09-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,412
Posted By rumrunn6

state wide one can hunt crow year round with the...

state wide one can hunt crow year round with the only exceptions being May & June

found a cpl tips about MTBing w/ hunters

avoid riding during dawn & dusk hours, prime hunting time
wear orange...
Forum: Northeast
10-09-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,412
Posted By rumrunn6

looking at this map I saw there, I'm liking the...

looking at this map I saw there, I'm liking the Pine Barrens Path even more. meaning it should be more interesting than riding the perimeter roads. but I see it goes thru a Quail Management Area &...
10-09-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By rumrunn6

“In the end… We only regret the chances we didn’t...

“In the end… We only regret the chances we didn’t take, the relationships we were afraid to have,and the decisions we waited too long to make.”

- Lewis Carroll
10-09-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 597
Posted By rumrunn6

was glad to have my LBS change the front...

was glad to have my LBS change the front derailleur cable, but not glad I didn't check it, before leaving the shop

looking at it last night, I think I remember putting the rear derailleur in the...
10-08-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By rumrunn6

it's usually the last one I rode. meaning I know...

it's usually the last one I rode. meaning I know it's in ride-ready condition & my trunk has the right sized tubes

last week was trying to decide which bike to ride. the tech that installed my...
10-08-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By rumrunn6

Nothing Trivial & Step Dave are both set in NZ

Nothing Trivial & Step Dave are both set in NZ
10-08-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: for a long time I used a tip I got on...

:thumb: for a long time I used a tip I got on this forum, a cheap motel style shower cap. I even punched a hole int he middle for my cam mount. last year I got a legit Showers Pass unit. it's pretty...
Forum: Northeast
10-08-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,412
Posted By rumrunn6

that's gotta be a blast!

that's gotta be a blast!
10-08-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 519
Posted By rumrunn6

Canada? $250? :foo: have you seen this website? ...

Canada? $250? :foo: have you seen this website?

Schwalbe Winter K-Guard HS 396 26in. Wire Tire $64.95 (https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5064-674/Winter-K-Guard-HS-396-26in-Wire-Tire)

Schwalbe...
10-08-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,086
Posted By rumrunn6

go for it!

go for it!
Forum: Northeast
10-08-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By rumrunn6

Who-hoo! Right on! I was wondering

Who-hoo! Right on! I was wondering
Forum: Northeast
10-08-19, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By rumrunn6

That last one can be almost anywhere but it...

That last one can be almost anywhere but it reminds me of Mayo beach Wellfleet where some cottages are close to the beach near the town harbor
Forum: Northeast
10-07-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,412
Posted By rumrunn6

Saw a group of 4 on horseback and one or more of...

Saw a group of 4 on horseback and one or more of them wore bells, sounded like reindeer. re other trails oh yeah there was a time 30 yrs ago I was able to 4x4 from the canal all the way up thru MS...
10-07-19, 04:55 PM
10-07-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - cpl tips from an ignorant beginner ... ...

fwiw - cpl tips from an ignorant beginner ...

Correct hand and grip technique - don't let go
Pedaling techniques - even slight inclines can slow you down, keep pedaling so you don't stall & fall....
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