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11-18-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 256
Posted By rumrunn6

Thank you for taking the time to share your...

Thank you for taking the time to share your story- best of luck with your recovery
Forum: Commuting
11-18-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,039
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah I like that distance but not every day year...

yeah I like that distance but not every day year round. I can that year round, just not every day
Forum: Commuting
11-18-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,039
Posted By rumrunn6

haha no worries, as much as we know ea. other on...

haha no worries, as much as we know ea. other on the forums, we can't keep track of ea. other. been at this place since August 2011. the last place is where I earned my commuting street cred. it was...
11-18-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 629
Posted By rumrunn6

my in-laws stopped when they couldn't risk the...

my in-laws stopped when they couldn't risk the injuries from falls. they had a bad crash (into each other) on vacation. one of them stopped & the other was too close to stop in time. nothing broken...
11-18-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,283
Posted By rumrunn6

hard not to land on hand wrist knee. done it...

hard not to land on hand wrist knee. done it myself & saw a kid get hit by a car & he also landed on a hand & knee. I've read to try to keep your hands on the bars & to go down on your side striking...
11-17-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By rumrunn6

oh yeah I recently re-read old posts of mine,...

oh yeah I recently re-read old posts of mine, where 40 and rain, then yes use the mitts, but 40 and sunny, no way gloves are just fine. was out the other day it was 29 and sunny. gloves and mitts...
11-17-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 844
Posted By rumrunn6

I donít get it - what is the heat source in the...

I donít get it - what is the heat source in the photo?
Forum: Commuting
11-17-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,039
Posted By rumrunn6

Ouch tough lesson my Wife broke her wrist last...

Ouch tough lesson my Wife broke her wrist last summer- hang in there - you have some kind of cast?
11-17-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By rumrunn6

I think I might agree. this time of year I often...

I think I might agree. this time of year I often make a choice but bring a change with me, just in case. I frequently change them up, either right away or midway in my ride as I warm up, or...
11-16-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 601
Posted By rumrunn6

for a cpl hrs out with 29 degrees, wind & sun I...

for a cpl hrs out with 29 degrees, wind & sun I used my fingered, PI winter cycling gloves with the bar mitts. I brought lighter gloves but stuck with these for the whole ride
...
11-16-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By rumrunn6

soon it will be time for winter boots. 29 degrees...

soon it will be time for winter boots. 29 degrees is the lower limit I think for these light hikers, even w/ chemical warming packs inside
...
11-16-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,636
Posted By rumrunn6

got back from my ride & Wifey says let's go for a...

got back from my ride & Wifey says let's go for a walk around the Assabet!. so we drove there & walked 3 miles. it was great
...
11-16-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,636
Posted By rumrunn6

lots of family today but got out in the morning...

lots of family today but got out in the morning for a roll around the Assabet

29 degrees, sunny & windy
10.48 miles
23.8 max
8.7 avrg
1:12 time

1st ride of the season w/ hand warmers for my...
Forum: Northeast
11-16-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,710
Posted By rumrunn6

29 degrees, sunny & windy today. saw only a...

29 degrees, sunny & windy today. saw only a handful of hikers & one biker (road bike?). this place remains a well kept secret
...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,039
Posted By rumrunn6

oh you're right, I do! but the 44 miles round...

oh you're right, I do! but the 44 miles round trip is too far, too dark (now) & too dangerous. I'm lucky I can pick & choose where & when I ride :D
...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By rumrunn6

got pics of the route?

got pics of the route?
11-16-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By rumrunn6

good luck going around curves, speed bumps,...

good luck going around curves, speed bumps, bridge expansion joints & over or around road pavement berms. if I had that many bikes to carry I'd use a 2nd vehicle or a bike trailer. search google for...
Forum: Introductions
11-16-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By rumrunn6

welcome! enjoy!

welcome! enjoy!
11-15-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By rumrunn6

Craigslist and lots of success and no trouble...

Craigslist and lots of success and no trouble buying and selling
Forum: Commuting
11-15-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,039
Posted By rumrunn6

Mine is 22 miles one way and pretty harrowing and...

Mine is 22 miles one way and pretty harrowing and now that it’s pitch black out am and pm it’s even worse w several ‘kill zones’. During July it’s daylight am and Bright sunshine pm plus traffic is...
11-15-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,284
Posted By rumrunn6

one night, while out with the girls, in Boston,...

one night, while out with the girls, in Boston, Wifey fell & cracked her knee cap in 1/2, on a cobblestone curb, several years ago. the ladies she was with told me of the horror & the screaming in...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,039
Posted By rumrunn6

lol, dropped it like a stone off a bridge ......

lol, dropped it like a stone off a bridge ... guess I'll be sticking with just a few during the summer ...
11-15-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,284
Posted By rumrunn6

aside from having map, compass & charged cell...

aside from having map, compass & charged cell phone which can pinpoint my location, I also carry a whistle. For outdoorsmen exploring alone in the woods, it is highly recommended for exactly this...
11-15-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By rumrunn6

these are great & cheap. got my 1st pair at a gas...

these are great & cheap. got my 1st pair at a gas station. other companies sell similar, just pick your team!

Wincraft NFL New England Patriots Mechanical/Gardening/Work/Utility Glove with 3D Logo...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By rumrunn6

I pump my road bike's rear tire to max pressure &...

I pump my road bike's rear tire to max pressure & don't sweat the schrader burp at the end. I run the front a little lower, maybe 5psi? (700c)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 516
Posted By rumrunn6

I sometimes throw my bike on the car & on my way...

I sometimes throw my bike on the car & on my way home, stop at a paved trail, for an hour or two, of safe, night riding. it's just spooky enough & safe enough to keep me interested. it's a good place...
11-14-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By rumrunn6

have fun! I'm on my 3rd! you might enjoy this...

have fun! I'm on my 3rd! you might enjoy this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1043591-gt-triple-triangle-frame-thread-9.html)
Forum: Commuting
11-14-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By rumrunn6

I like the finish w/ the doorbell video!

I like the finish w/ the doorbell video!
11-14-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 601
Posted By rumrunn6

January / February 2015 no doubt ... :D

January / February 2015 no doubt ... :D
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By rumrunn6

If you’re not wearing anything now then cheap...

If you’re not wearing anything now then cheap shop glasses will be a step up. For me fogging is related to face moisture & ventilation. I like my helmet that has an eye shield held by magnets (clear...
11-14-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 601
Posted By rumrunn6

FWIW - Lots of us on the forum have never spent...

FWIW - Lots of us on the forum have never spent more than $300 on a bike cuz we buy used
Forum: Introductions
11-14-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By rumrunn6

Welcome! Enjoy!

Welcome! Enjoy!
Forum: Commuting
11-13-19, 10:41 AM
11-13-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By rumrunn6

when it's super cold, I like cycling specific...

when it's super cold, I like cycling specific rain pants (double layer) with something underneath, like thin running tights or warmer fleece pants

when it's in the mid to upper 30s regular cycling...
11-13-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By rumrunn6

oh yeah? you got sharks in the water? or is it...

oh yeah? you got sharks in the water? or is it safe to swim there?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,378
Posted By rumrunn6

my fingers tend to warm up while riding but not...

my fingers tend to warm up while riding but not my toes, so handling cold feet is more of a priority for me. 40 isn't that cold tho so any glove will do & for my feet I'll wear sock liners & a light...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By rumrunn6

presta or schrader? I'm assuming presta cuz...

presta or schrader?

I'm assuming presta cuz I use schrader & like long stems which I think are usually just 48mm
11-13-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,284
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm 60 & got a used MTB cheap last Fall. it's fun...

I'm 60 & got a used MTB cheap last Fall. it's fun to go where the road bike & hybrid are less appropriate. I've been caught on rougher trails than I wanted to be on. I try to research ahead of time...
11-13-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,345
Posted By rumrunn6

oh my gosh! that must have been traumatic! I was...

oh my gosh! that must have been traumatic! I was stunned after I got hit just because it's so unexpected, but I was fine & the car was mostly fine. that collision tho looks so much more violent!
11-13-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By rumrunn6

Leggings? Legs are cold? How about something...

Leggings? Legs are cold? How about something warmer on your legs? They make cycling pants even winter cycling tights you might like?
11-12-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By rumrunn6

the feeling you get using it, is electric? :foo:

the feeling you get using it, is electric? :foo:
11-12-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By rumrunn6

I think, generally, cycling tops aren't that...

I think, generally, cycling tops aren't that long. do you have cycling or similar pants?
11-12-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By rumrunn6

happened to me & I had to fix it on my way to...

happened to me & I had to fix it on my way to work in really cold weather in the dark. I had rinsed the bike w water & stored it outside overnight. after that I was more careful w the water & kept it...
Forum: Northeast
11-12-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By rumrunn6

trying to decide how much I miss visiting...

trying to decide how much I miss visiting Daughter in college now that she graduated. I know she doesn't miss the winters in Burly-town VT

the webcam this morning ... Brrr!

always impressed w/...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,930
Posted By rumrunn6

BikeWoke ? Cyclist Awareness...

BikeWoke ? Cyclist Awareness (http://bikewoke.com/)
Forum: Northeast
11-10-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah I overdressed & brought an extra layer but...

yeah I overdressed & brought an extra layer but wound up removing a layer so had to carry 2 layers I could have left in the car! argh!
11-10-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By rumrunn6

gotta watch for the sasquatch, right? funny tho,...

gotta watch for the sasquatch, right? funny tho, w/ all the leaves, even squirrels sound like coyotes. getting some white stuff this week
11-10-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By rumrunn6

glad you helped the young rider figure out what...

glad you helped the young rider figure out what to do, meaning, just stay put & let the group ride thru
11-10-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,649
Posted By rumrunn6

was out in the wild for over 2 hrs yesterday &...

was out in the wild for over 2 hrs yesterday & was glad to have them. never rose above 38 degrees & never needed an insulated glove. I warmed up at different times & did a lot of sweating but my...
Forum: Northeast
11-10-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By rumrunn6

wow up early, go back to bed! :D

wow up early, go back to bed! :D
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