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Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By rumrunn6

nice reminder tho, that if we have an option, a...

nice reminder tho, that if we have an option, a little smaller might make tube changing, roadside, easier/faster
07-16-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 54
Posted By rumrunn6

that's certainly something to replace. kinda...

that's certainly something to replace. kinda don't know how long it would last. I once rode a '70s era bike w/ possibly original tires. I did a test commute & about 3/4 the way there the sidewalls...
07-16-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By rumrunn6

ugh rush hour ... 3rd fatal bike crash in last 3...

ugh rush hour ... 3rd fatal bike crash in last 3 months for that city. wonder where the driver was coming from in that parking lot & if she stopped to look. wonder if that sign & those trees obscured...
07-16-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,353
Posted By rumrunn6

where is this happening?

where is this happening?
07-16-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By rumrunn6

saw a guy getting loaded onto a stretcher this...

saw a guy getting loaded onto a stretcher this morning on the highway, when I drove up to the accident. he looked mostly OK. backed up the highway for miles. all the cars, including mine, had only...
07-16-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 629
Posted By rumrunn6

just remembered that I got back into cycling &...

just remembered that I got back into cycling & commuting when I found an old MTB on top of a mountain of trash bags outside a dorm at Harvard Uni. the only thing I needed help with was a bent crank...
07-16-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,821
Posted By rumrunn6

wonder how many times ppl tried to get some air...

wonder how many times ppl tried to get some air on those rollers by exceeding that speed limit
Forum: Commuting
07-16-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 823
Posted By rumrunn6

this seems like an ideal or perfect reason for...

this seems like an ideal or perfect reason for doing so. but can you add: why you bike at all?
Forum: Commuting
07-16-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 823
Posted By rumrunn6

which must come with a fee ...?

which must come with a fee ...?
07-15-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,590
Posted By rumrunn6

apparently London has had their fist e-scooter...

apparently London has had their fist e-scooter fatality. a youtube celeb, Emily Hartridge. may she rest in peace
07-15-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,440
Posted By rumrunn6

one can choose a bike that suits a trail, or...

one can choose a bike that suits a trail, or choose a trail that suits a bike
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By rumrunn6

flip it & buy something else?

flip it & buy something else?
07-15-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,436
Posted By rumrunn6

you gonna carry it on your bike?

you gonna carry it on your bike?
07-15-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,186
Posted By rumrunn6

:foo: maybe stop doing that?

:foo: maybe stop doing that?
07-15-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By rumrunn6

I should tell my 92 yr old Dad. he's a big movie...

I should tell my 92 yr old Dad. he's a big movie fan & knows all the old stars. would love to get him & Mom on a cpl trikes
07-15-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By rumrunn6

aren't they supposed to be slippery? meaning: why...

aren't they supposed to be slippery? meaning: why is that no desirable?
07-15-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 622
Posted By rumrunn6

still feeling guilty about not asking this guy,...

still feeling guilty about not asking this guy, cuz I thought he might be a morning commuter w a simple flat (don't know why he is walking in the road & not the sidewalk). I was on a mission not a...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By rumrunn6

what about your current bike do you feel is...

what about your current bike do you feel is lacking. or, why do you feel an upgrade is needed?
07-15-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,308
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm too disorganized & impulsive to participate...

I'm too disorganized & impulsive to participate despite wanting to
Forum: Commuting
07-15-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 823
Posted By rumrunn6

we have one of those in Bedford. was thinking I...

we have one of those in Bedford. was thinking I could drive there then bike to work more regularly than biking all the way from home. it would cut the round trip cycling part from 44 miles to approx...
07-15-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By rumrunn6

Peter White has some ideas ...

Peter White has some ideas

https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/light-mounts.php

I have some things I saved on my Amazon wish list that might be of interest
...
07-14-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By rumrunn6

How do you like having those brake levers so...

How do you like having those brake levers so close to center?
Forum: Northeast
07-14-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,607
Posted By rumrunn6

hours away from home is an important stat and...

hours away from home is an important stat and staying overnite can be a worthwhile splurge even if itís just this side of the ferry
Forum: Northeast
07-13-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,607
Posted By rumrunn6

excellent on both counts

excellent on both counts
Forum: Northeast
07-13-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,607
Posted By rumrunn6

awww that's a shame. it was my in-law's favorite...

awww that's a shame. it was my in-law's favorite for I don't know how many years, naybe 30-40 yrs?
07-13-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,436
Posted By rumrunn6

I carry a bead jack in my rear trunk even tho...

I carry a bead jack in my rear trunk even tho itís not wide enough for 2.1Ē studded 29er tires
07-12-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By rumrunn6

Ray & Sons near Stow but I donít want other ppl...

Ray & Sons near Stow but I donít want other ppl to expect or pressure him into while-you-wait service. But the shout out was more for pros like him in general
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By rumrunn6

That is a nice bag. Good looking too

That is a nice bag. Good looking too
Forum: Northeast
07-12-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,607
Posted By rumrunn6

Jump in the ocean at south beach best waves on...

Jump in the ocean at south beach best waves on the island. Don’t be discouraged if you have clouds or fog in the morning it burns off especially at south beach something about how the geography...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,878
Posted By rumrunn6

I do, but I compensate buy buying pre-owned...

I do, but I compensate buy buying pre-owned stuff, as much as possible. got a nifty 80? yr old french pedal wrench a cpl years ago. don't know what took me so long. maybe I was unknowingly, waiting...
07-12-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By rumrunn6

I like tributes to equipment (& ppl). I inherited...

I like tributes to equipment (& ppl). I inherited my father-in-law's tool box. I now reach for those tools first
07-12-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,824
Posted By rumrunn6

twist your saddle the other way to compensate....

twist your saddle the other way to compensate. sorry couldn't resist, it's Friday
07-12-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By rumrunn6

:foo: if you're not gonna use the bill, there are...

:foo: if you're not gonna use the bill, there are other head coverings you can use instead of a cap
07-12-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 594
Posted By rumrunn6

some day you're gonna want that other bike....

some day you're gonna want that other bike. here's a vote for keeping it & just getting another bike :D
07-12-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By rumrunn6

you're asking a bunch of addicts if you get...

you're asking a bunch of addicts if you get another bike? :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By rumrunn6

oh OK, that's too bad. FWIW even tho my trunk...

oh OK, that's too bad. FWIW even tho my trunk bags have generic Velcro straps I also always use 1 or 2 short bungee cords for security. I can also tuck a jacket, hat or rain cover under the bungee
...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By rumrunn6

might as well contact these ppl & ask them what...

might as well contact these ppl & ask them what bag goes with that rack

https://www.trekbicyclesuperstore.com/

& these guys say that rack is compatible with Interchange trunk bags
...
07-12-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By rumrunn6

shout out to hearty LBS operators

daughter's bike has had a "click" the past few years she rode it. which wasn't much. & the last time we rode together was 2 yrs ago. I remembered the click & how I tried to resolve it unsuccessfully....
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,410
Posted By rumrunn6

impressive history, you can be rightly proud. I...

impressive history, you can be rightly proud. I did a full year back in 2009-10? regardless of weather, but not every day. I was planning on continuing, until circumstances outside my control, threw...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By rumrunn6

doesn't matter to them reminds me of "don't...

doesn't matter to them

reminds me of "don't do the crime, if you can't do the time"

I know a cpl skaters w a history of injuries. I think it goes with the territory
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,878
Posted By rumrunn6

one can be addicted to anything

one can be addicted to anything
07-12-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,065
Posted By rumrunn6

my 92 yr old Dad recently told me he has no money...

my 92 yr old Dad recently told me he has no money to leave me, only longevity
07-11-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,231
Posted By rumrunn6

our laundry room is right off our master bath....

our laundry room is right off our master bath. with gym every day at lunch & a nite job 2 nites a week, plus at least 1 bike ride per week, I'm doing a load of laundry almost every day. I have an...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By rumrunn6

I don't need to commute to neglect maintenance...

I don't need to commute to neglect maintenance ... sorry, couldn't resist. but yeah the more I ride, the more maintenance I need, but because I'm riding more I'm less likely to make time for the...
07-11-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 941
Posted By rumrunn6

yes, mine is quite "slippery" & I like it. but...

yes, mine is quite "slippery" & I like it. but like others have said, there's a sweet spot angle, you need to find
...
Forum: Northeast
07-11-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,607
Posted By rumrunn6

since then, I discovered a little known free...

since then, I discovered a little known free public beach. Shhh, don't tell anyone cuz parking is limited: Great Rock Bight Preserve 37 Brickyard Rd, Chilmark, MA 02535

short hike but worth it
...
Forum: Northeast
07-11-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,607
Posted By rumrunn6

I should find that CD ...

I should find that CD

https://youtu.be/g5yDFbpee8E
07-11-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,233
Posted By rumrunn6

:foo: google came back w/ "ebikes"

:foo: google came back w/ "ebikes"
Forum: Touring
07-11-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By rumrunn6

who doesn't like a good blizzard ride. but yeah,...

who doesn't like a good blizzard ride. but yeah, when I got out of the car & saw that, I was like "Oops!"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By rumrunn6

nice job w/ the field repair! what inflator is...

nice job w/ the field repair! what inflator is that? looks like you don't press a button, but turn a dial instead?
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