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01-22-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By rumrunn6

I was curious if anyone else, with a MTB, uses a...

I was curious if anyone else, with a MTB, uses a cargo rack
01-22-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By rumrunn6

got a traditional sweatshirt kicking around the...

got a traditional sweatshirt kicking around the house? FWIW I picked up an inexpensive, thin, bright, orange one a cpl years ago for fall riding in the woods & it's quite useful. even fits under my...
Forum: Northeast
01-22-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,389
Posted By rumrunn6

super nice bike! jealous! another thing, we run...

super nice bike! jealous! another thing, we run MTB tires waaaay softer & some go tubeless. I've been happy w 25 psi rear & 21 psi front. I don't check them before rides, just squeeze them with my...
01-22-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 425
Posted By rumrunn6

got a side pic of the front wheel & down tube?

got a side pic of the front wheel & down tube?
01-22-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 425
Posted By rumrunn6

love the front mud flap! :thumb:

love the front mud flap! :thumb:
01-22-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 425
Posted By rumrunn6

fenders don't always have to be jammed between...

fenders don't always have to be jammed between frame parts & tires. I have cut fenders (front & rear) & mounted them (w/ extra hardware) further away from the tires than a regular installation. the...
01-22-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By rumrunn6

I use ad blocker from work & home computers but I...

I use ad blocker from work & home computers but I guess my cell phone browser doesn't have that. regardless, does the forum operator have any control over what ads gets attached to this site? they...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,360
Views: 306,799
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/663x480/img_3775_1de04230a6afa344bbb6375b186ff21bacb02c7c.jpg
Forum: Commuting
01-21-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By rumrunn6

forgot to say thank you, so thank you for taking...

forgot to say thank you, so thank you for taking a stab at it. always thought it came off a moped or something
01-21-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 838
Posted By rumrunn6

yikes! how are your cars holding up? you must all...

yikes! how are your cars holding up? you must all have electric core heaters plugged in all the time?
Forum: Commuting
01-21-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah those are a dime a dozen. don't really care...

yeah those are a dime a dozen. don't really care about the spring thing, it's the width that's useful. it wasn't monster wide, like for a laptop, but it was approx 2" wider than the normal rack
Forum: Commuting
01-21-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By rumrunn6

Shout out to an old rack

this thing was great. standard length but significantly wider. don't remember where I found it or where it originated. used to use it for commuting. eventually landed on a 26er that I sold. didn't...
01-21-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 75,161
Posted By rumrunn6

bought myself some more time with the old rack....

bought myself some more time with the old rack. since the stay tab broke I drilled a new hole on the side & rotated the stay back to jam it in place
...
01-20-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By rumrunn6

oh well maybe you don’t need it cuz it just cuts...

oh well maybe you don’t need it cuz it just cuts down on your ventilation?
01-20-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By rumrunn6

cant see that link regardless I think I heard...

cant see that link regardless I think I heard they had a 13 hour blizzard?
Forum: Northeast
01-20-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,389
Posted By rumrunn6

online map viewer showing equestrian parking lot ...

online map viewer showing equestrian parking lot

https://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?layers=727a4a5d230243768f996b9c95ee0c7f

whole park w/ great ability to zoom
...
01-20-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,195
Posted By rumrunn6

19 degrees a cpl days ago. wasn't so bad. good...

19 degrees a cpl days ago. wasn't so bad. good day for hot honey water

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x480/80-acxs0248_9da3adbe2342a29cb93e5592b15dcc09178b0f3e.jpg
01-20-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe you can repair/patch the missing foam. I...

maybe you can repair/patch the missing foam. I just saw that some brands make replacement foam
...
01-20-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By rumrunn6

that 60-70 degree tease a week ago didn't help....

that 60-70 degree tease a week ago didn't help. car thermo this morning read 14 :twitchy:
01-20-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: pretty confident we always have snow for...

:thumb: pretty confident we always have snow for Valentines Day. not necessarily sowing, just snow pack everywhere
01-20-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm ... the possibilities ... my favorite is...

hmmm ... the possibilities ... my favorite is when I can ride the beginning of storm, then get home before everything shuts down, get a hot shower & 1/2 glass of red wine. if it starts too late like...
01-20-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks, you know I will :thumb: I think my neck...

thanks, you know I will :thumb: I think my neck got a good wrenching, but seems OK. had a full day @ 2nd job yesterday & was pretty sore all over afterwards. looking forward to a restful evening...
01-20-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By rumrunn6

oooooh interesting! thanks. saw a persistent,...

oooooh interesting! thanks. saw a persistent, disturbing one, while sitting at a McDonalds, not near my home, while browing this site, yesterday. but after I left the area, I didn't get it again....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By rumrunn6

you can always just wait to fall. then you'll...

you can always just wait to fall. then you'll see, OK, yeah, right there, that's a problem
01-20-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By rumrunn6

we've skated thru most of this winter. now comes...

we've skated thru most of this winter. now comes the real test. next weekend may be fun
01-20-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By rumrunn6

why is that? I don't understand. do you live in...

why is that? I don't understand. do you live in an apartment?
01-20-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By rumrunn6

it's weird I get ads from strange sources when...

it's weird I get ads from strange sources when browsing the bikeforums siting in a McDonalds, even tho don't connect to their wifi
01-20-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By rumrunn6

Show me your cargo rack

anyone want to share what bike cargo rack they are using on their 29er style MTB?

what do you like about it? what don't you like? what's on your wish list if you replace it & why?
01-19-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By rumrunn6

wow that's a lot of snow mobiles!

wow that's a lot of snow mobiles!
01-19-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By rumrunn6

bucket, long handle soft brush, check the big box...

bucket, long handle soft brush, check the big box auto cleaning aisle. warm water & dawn dish soap

I've since replaced the long handled brush cuz it got too greasy & I stopped using wet lube. the...
01-19-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 75,161
Posted By rumrunn6

the whole ride. the fall is about the 4 min mark ...

the whole ride. the fall is about the 4 min mark

https://youtu.be/802-aUouf5g
01-19-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By rumrunn6

Get rid of political ads

they seem to be gone now
Forum: Northeast
01-19-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,590
Views: 967,698
Posted By rumrunn6

Yeah 4” is less fun than 2”

Yeah 4” is less fun than 2”
01-18-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 75,161
Posted By rumrunn6

19 degrees, got out for a an hour and half for an...

19 degrees, got out for a an hour and half for an hour of cycling. snow was on the way so wanted to visit the Assabet before the snow pack returns

another tab on the rack broke, think this time...
01-18-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By rumrunn6

lol, I know, that was surprising

lol, I know, that was surprising
01-18-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By rumrunn6

Assabet River Rail Trail Corridor. hip feels a...

Assabet River Rail Trail Corridor. hip feels a little bruised when I touch it, but no marks
Forum: Northeast
01-18-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,368
Posted By rumrunn6

stark 19 degree January day. no snow pack so the...

stark 19 degree January day. no snow pack so the going was easy except for going down on some ice. can't put off the studs forever
...
01-18-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By rumrunn6

Last MTB ride w/o studs this year

been riding w/ studs on a hybrid but today I was having fun with my studless MTB tires before a mid January snow. but the glare ice got me. don't know what I was thinking. maybe it was seeing bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 346,872
Posted By rumrunn6

Earth. wow

Earth. wow
01-17-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By rumrunn6

looks great! good job :thumb:

looks great! good job :thumb:
Forum: Northeast
01-17-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,389
Posted By rumrunn6

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
01-17-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 498
Posted By rumrunn6

according this calculator I was waaay off, should...

according this calculator I was waaay off, should have been -1.3 degrees when I added wind speed against you with your traveling speed (36 mph wind against you). don't know why that wouldn't apply....
01-17-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 498
Posted By rumrunn6

my guesses yes, 21 - 36 = -15 degrees ...

my guesses

yes, 21 - 36 = -15 degrees

yes

winter is coming back to my area Brrrr!
Forum: Commuting
01-17-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By rumrunn6

just found this pic too, of a different bike,...

just found this pic too, of a different bike, tiny OEM mudflap. the spray from turning my wheel (w/o a longer fender &/or mudflap), while riding in snow, covered my toes w/ snow. so like you said...
01-17-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,471
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm interesting ...

hmmm interesting
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/447x709/swanky_toaster_mittens_d3cb22e79d1e5524cef6d2b58591ec2660559355.jpg
01-17-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By rumrunn6

downhill turn on ice w/ possible off-camber...

downhill turn on ice w/ possible off-camber angle? dude! the studs failed you! I say sue! darn, that cudda broken your collar bone! I love that you rode it again! riding sorta blind? no bueno!
Forum: Commuting
01-17-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By rumrunn6

my point was fenders provide no protection from...

my point was fenders provide no protection from spray from the sides & from turning the wheel. in order to protect us from that, we'd have to have something that looks like this
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,909
Posted By rumrunn6

at one time I toyed with the idea of an all night...

at one time I toyed with the idea of an all night century around Martha's Vineyard, taking the last ferry to the island, biking all night, then stopping at a beach at sunrise to sleep it off. but...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 575
Posted By rumrunn6

I too am a big fan of fenders (but not on my road...

I too am a big fan of fenders (but not on my road bike), but water spray doesn't just travel in line with the tire, in line with the frame. when you turn the wheel a little it now sprays to one side....
01-16-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By rumrunn6

if the conditions are good (granular) I can get...

if the conditions are good (granular) I can get by with shallow tread & no studs
...
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