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Forum: Northeast
04-01-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 987,576
Posted By rumrunn6

I think water fountains and public restrooms will...

I think water fountains and public restrooms will be a long wait this spring due to the pandemic
04-01-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 770
Posted By rumrunn6

cool bars

cool bars
04-01-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By rumrunn6

and what's with the ppl who like to walk down the...

and what's with the ppl who like to walk down the center line? I don't understand theur mindset or any logic to it
04-01-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,079
Posted By rumrunn6

well the bird wasn't so bad & kinda added a fun &...

well the bird wasn't so bad & kinda added a fun & funny human aspect to this inhuman crisis we're enveloped by. the co. I work for has a simple phone based tele conference every morning & background...
03-31-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm happy with the XXL. gloves never seem to be...

I'm happy with the XXL. gloves never seem to be large enough for me. I often find "large" sized gloves too restricting. the XXLs seem to be true to size & fit me just right, easy on/off, etc. if you...
Forum: Northeast
03-31-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 987,576
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah last two rides I didn't do that either, one...

yeah last two rides I didn't do that either, one was in a sloppy wet snowy ride so I figured straight wetness would be OK, they didn't treat the roads near me, so wasn't worried about salt. but since...
03-31-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By rumrunn6

Shout out to a decent cheap glove

took my drop bar barmitts off & neglected to put them back on for a ride in the rain the other day. thought I timed my ride w/ a break in the weather. while I did, the break actually included cold...
03-31-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,391
Posted By rumrunn6

could not be more excited about early spring...

could not be more excited about early spring riding this year. while I like bad / interesting weather, it feels so darn good to get the heck out of the house!
Forum: Commuting
03-31-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 547
Posted By rumrunn6

the more you do it, the fewer teeth you'll need...

the more you do it, the fewer teeth you'll need :D

reminded me, I used to have a nemesis hill that I got better at over time. then I switched bikes & had to battle that darn hill again, but I...
03-31-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By rumrunn6

a bike is worth what a seller can get for it....

a bike is worth what a seller can get for it. don't feel too bad, this is kinda common. I lucked out & bought a bike from someone who thought he would start riding but after a cpl rides, stopped. in...
03-30-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 78,261
Posted By rumrunn6

well now I have 3 bikes to choose from, again....

well now I have 3 bikes to choose from, again. swapped off the studs on 2 bikes. forgot the MTB had patches on both tubes but both look perfectly fine. the 700c tires were tighter & the MTB was super...
03-30-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 61,128
Posted By rumrunn6

looks like the locust trees we have on Cape Cod....

looks like the locust trees we have on Cape Cod. if I recall correctly, it's a hard wood. my HS sweet heart's family has a house out there, in Eastham, & their property in covered with them
03-30-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,244
Posted By rumrunn6

we had a family gathering 15-20 ppl for my Mom's...

we had a family gathering 15-20 ppl for my Mom's 90th B-day 3/7/20. so far so good (no one sick). I thought we should have canceled it, but no one was on board with that. if it were now, we'd have...
03-30-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah yesterday I rode past a favorite cafe I used...

yeah yesterday I rode past a favorite cafe I used to stop in for Apple juice & restroom. Didnít read the sign on the door but it was dark inside
Forum: Northeast
03-30-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 987,576
Posted By rumrunn6

Itís better during off hours or when the weather...

Itís better during off hours or when the weather is bad. Thereís less traffic further west toward Bedford the Bruce freeman trail north of Acton typically has a lot less traffic in general
03-30-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
Posted By rumrunn6

shudda changed my pedals yesterday cuz I don't...

shudda changed my pedals yesterday cuz I don't have shoe covers for cleated shoes/pedals. yesterday was a good day for my winter foot wear, but only my road bike doesn't have studs
03-30-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,106
Posted By rumrunn6

pretty sure my Vineyard trip is gonna be canceled...

pretty sure my Vineyard trip is gonna be canceled ...
03-30-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By rumrunn6

tried something last night. some might think...

tried something last night. some might think inappropriate but I thought it was smart. I often take a bath after a ride & shower off to rinse. I stop the tub, add epsom salt & bath soap. but...
03-30-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 875
Posted By rumrunn6

working from home, done at 4 not 5, no evening...

working from home, done at 4 not 5, no evening commute, so I can jump on the bike. not working at my 2nd job, which opens up a cpl week nights & Sundays. what else am I gonna do?
03-30-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 78,261
Posted By rumrunn6

disappointed in the rain, but I think bad weather...

disappointed in the rain, but I think bad weather motivates me. plus Wifey was gonna make a good dinner so I needed to earn it. Bedford Depot to Spy Pond Arlington

approx 40 degrees in windy rain...
Forum: Northeast
03-30-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 987,576
Posted By rumrunn6

still looking forward to this but wound up doing...

still looking forward to this but wound up doing the other half. Friday I rode from home to Bedford, Sunday I rode Bedford to Spy Pond, Arlington. some day soon I'll do the whole round trip....
03-29-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,079
Posted By rumrunn6

Heard on the Sunday Morning show from a doc that...

Heard on the Sunday Morning show from a doc that says an added benefit of testing ppl w/o symptoms can show which of us had the virus w mild or no symptoms, no longer have it, but now have immunity,...
03-29-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,079
Posted By rumrunn6

Ice cream shops in CT still let ppl walk in

Ice cream shops in CT still let ppl walk in
03-29-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 110,387
Posted By rumrunn6

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
03-29-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 110,387
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: gonna rain today & I took advantage of my...

:thumb: gonna rain today & I took advantage of my 2nd job's offer to stay home today ...:innocent:
03-28-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 110,387
Posted By rumrunn6

love the contrast

love the contrast
Forum: Northeast
03-28-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 987,576
Posted By rumrunn6

it's tricky when there are 3, left, center &...

it's tricky when there are 3, left, center & right, where the center child is head down texting, despite my verbal announcements, until the final seconds. I did slow down of course, but still, come...
03-28-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,698
Posted By rumrunn6

on Monday 3/23 the MTB needed the mitts ...

on Monday 3/23 the MTB needed the mitts
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/578x480/actp0043_c99586191bd63eedff708d5872d887f7b8f3be6e.jpg

but on Friday 3/27 I took the mitts off...
03-28-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 110,387
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/671x480/actp0044_87775331d127e8b8695a5a6866e6821cb8ed1a0a.jpg
03-28-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,776
Posted By rumrunn6

Btw very disappointed w these disgusting...

Btw very disappointed w these disgusting political ads
03-28-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,776
Posted By rumrunn6

Water w a squeeze from 1/2 a lemon

Water w a squeeze from 1/2 a lemon
Forum: Northeast
03-28-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 987,576
Posted By rumrunn6

Iíve used Express Pizza approx 63 Loomis St right...

Iíve used Express Pizza approx 63 Loomis St right there at the Depot end usually if I drive to that parking lot and I want a sub after my ride
03-27-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,220
Posted By rumrunn6

yep, all in the same week. early spring is cruel

yep, all in the same week. early spring is cruel
03-27-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 78,261
Posted By rumrunn6

60 degrees, sunny & breezy 4:20 pm out the door...

60 degrees, sunny & breezy
4:20 pm out the door on the road bike, forgot to pump the tires, but turns out, they were OK
9.9 miles to the Park & Ride on route 62
5:14 pm 11.9 miles at Bedford...
Forum: Northeast
03-27-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 987,576
Posted By rumrunn6

well didn't quite make it that far. got as far...

well didn't quite make it that far. got as far East as Bedford Depot. but I'll ride another day. regardless, Wifey said she was tired of me stressing at home & kicked me out the door. thank you Dear,...
03-27-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 78,261
Posted By rumrunn6

must be New England, don't like the weather, just...

must be New England, don't like the weather, just wait a minute?

Monday 34 degrees & snowing...
03-27-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,079
Posted By rumrunn6

just started an Instacart account to help keep my...

just started an Instacart account to help keep my out-of-state, 90 yr old, Mom out of the darn grocery stores! yesterday she went out just for bananas! that's nuts!
03-27-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By rumrunn6

since I'm working from home I thought I would...

since I'm working from home I thought I would skip a day of deodorant. weird, even tho I showered & didn't exercise yesterday the under arms of 3 garments had to be laundered, t shirt, shirt & light...
03-27-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By rumrunn6

Not in the same situation as you but Wow thatís a...

Not in the same situation as you but Wow thatís a nice house what kind if pests do they have? 🐁?
03-27-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,440
Posted By rumrunn6

um er I only dance when Iím super happy, which I...

um er I only dance when Iím super happy, which I think was like 2004?
03-26-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By rumrunn6

regular detergent. but sometimes I use...

regular detergent. but sometimes I use spray-n-wash on the armpits. best to wash it all right away & not let any sweat dry into the fabric
03-26-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By rumrunn6

like the section showing the compacted tread from...

like the section showing the compacted tread from under the bike, rolling on that crest w/ water to the left. interesting mixing hiking in a cycling video, but that really looked steep! was that a...
03-26-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,220
Posted By rumrunn6

April can't come soon enough, but glad to have...

April can't come soon enough, but glad to have had a good-bye ride. kind of a long edit, but if you have a craving for the sloppy stuff

https://youtu.be/XNU7iN9ttCc
Forum: Commuting
03-26-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By rumrunn6

home projects? yeah not so much

home projects? yeah not so much
Forum: Northeast
03-26-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 987,576
Posted By rumrunn6

re:working from home yesterday I goofed. my...

re:working from home

yesterday I goofed. my laptop connects to my work computer so if youíre sitting at my office desk it appears as tho a ghost is operating it. anyway at home I wanted to ďsleepĒ...
03-25-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,057
Posted By rumrunn6

I have an old dresser, wood on wood slides. I...

I have an old dresser, wood on wood slides. I used the dresser growing up & my 93 yr old Dad used it when he was growing up! that dresser is holding a bunch of bike stuff now in my basement. the...
03-25-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: ok now do the same thing with your bike...

:thumb: ok now do the same thing with your bike over your head. that's called a "tripose" :p
03-25-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By rumrunn6

I like how you do a little preview at the...

I like how you do a little preview at the beginning. love the shopping carriage-cam! no TP? don't chuck the junk mail!
03-25-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 434
Posted By rumrunn6

confirms what Iíve long asserted, that plumbing...

confirms what Iíve long asserted, that plumbing is an art :thumb:
03-24-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,057
Posted By rumrunn6

I dig that work bench & vise. those drawers look...

I dig that work bench & vise. those drawers look like they have some years to them :thumb:
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