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06-14-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,313
Posted By rumrunn6

PART B 4:40 pm left work pit stop 1/2 way...

PART B
4:40 pm left work
pit stop 1/2 way incl a snickers bar
6:40 pm home 65 degrees, very windy, as in, headwind,
21.74 miles
27.6 mph max
12.7 avrg
1:42 saddle time
...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By rumrunn6

the ride home was robust. never rode home from...

the ride home was robust. never rode home from the office on a weekday. it was always Sunday afternoons. the cagers are more robust on Friday nights after work. a truckload of city workers tried to...
06-14-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,313
Posted By rumrunn6

guess next time I should try this? ...

guess next time I should try this?

https://youtu.be/sWEbq5Ry63Q
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,782
Posted By rumrunn6

that's ideal! here's a vote for doing the round...

that's ideal! here's a vote for doing the round tripper!
06-14-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 695
Posted By rumrunn6

what the heck? does she prefer gun shot victims...

what the heck? does she prefer gun shot victims more? or is she a splinter or sprained ankle kind of gal? & just how many cyclists are going in there?
06-14-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,313
Posted By rumrunn6

Friday 6-14-19 attempting a round trip commute...

Friday 6-14-19 attempting a round trip commute (44 miles) w/o a shower (so I took one at home)

PART A
5:08 am left home 54 degrees
6:31 am 55 degrees broke a spoke & the rear wheel went out of...
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By rumrunn6

bike shop down the street from my office is...

bike shop down the street from my office is replaced the spoke & trued the wheel. did a little test ride in the parking lot, seems OK. will be testing it well, later!
Forum: Commuting
06-14-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By rumrunn6

well that went downhill fast, in more ways than...

well that went downhill fast, in more ways than one. I was a victim of my own Karma. I had passed an apparent bike commuter doing the walk of shame I suspect w/o asking him if he needed anything....
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By rumrunn6

or will it be more like ...

or will it be more like
https://youtu.be/V3nMnr8ZirI
06-13-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,472
Posted By rumrunn6

I sense a TED talk in your future :thumb:

I sense a TED talk in your future :thumb:
06-13-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm super interested :popcorn & I'm surprised to...

I'm super interested :popcorn & I'm surprised to think the shape of the tubing would have a significant effect compared to other factors that effect water from the front tire. I'm convinced enough...
06-13-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,335
Posted By rumrunn6

yes & it's no big deal :foo:

yes & it's no big deal :foo:
06-13-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,335
Posted By rumrunn6

gotta bring society into the future kicking &...

gotta bring society into the future kicking & screaming ... be a leader
06-13-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By rumrunn6

:eek:

:eek:
06-13-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By rumrunn6

neat idea about painting around the original...

neat idea about painting around the original decals! & perfectly executed! well done sir!
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By rumrunn6

the desk drawer is stocked & breakfast #2...

the desk drawer is stocked & breakfast #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) is in the the freezer
...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By rumrunn6

44 :d

44 :d
06-12-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By rumrunn6

glad the kids was able to walk away

glad the kids was able to walk away
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 657
Posted By rumrunn6

a list

been a long (9 yrs) since I've done a long round tripper to a work office. 11 yrs since I've done it w/o a shower. so I made a list :foo: also, got up at 5am today & thought to myself, if I were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,544
Posted By rumrunn6

I still want a better bike w better hubs

I still want a better bike w better hubs
06-12-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By rumrunn6

watch how little torque he uses tightening this...

watch how little torque he uses tightening this pedal!

https://youtu.be/wRzuwtUmYg0
06-12-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,818
Posted By rumrunn6

ummm ... https://youtu.be/541RwJSUhNc

ummm ...

https://youtu.be/541RwJSUhNc
06-12-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - the last tape I bought for my road bike...

fwiw - the last tape I bought for my road bike was 16mm
06-12-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,395
Posted By rumrunn6

crash sounds amazing. what happened?

crash sounds amazing. what happened?
06-12-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By rumrunn6

I've read that cycling is the best training for...

I've read that cycling is the best training for cycling. I stick to the most level MTB trails I can find. I don't need a heart attack climbing one hill so I can rest at the top to control breathing...
06-12-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By rumrunn6

my rim brake road bike slows &/or stops just...

my rim brake road bike slows &/or stops just fine. my MTB has disc brakes & I like them cuz sometimes I have steep descents & they do a much better job than the marginally effective rims brakes in...
06-12-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,012
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: ...

:thumb:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1366x696/80-funn_mamba_pedals_new_d817b31fa4fb7ebe78ade00cafae47400cdfbd10.jpg
...
06-12-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,012
Posted By rumrunn6

didn't start falling on my flat pedaled MTB until...

didn't start falling on my flat pedaled MTB until I started using cleated pedals & shoes on my road bike. racking up the falls on the flat pedaled MTB but still haven't fallen with cleated pedals &...
06-12-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,818
Posted By rumrunn6

is a bike better than a horse?

is a bike better than a horse?
06-12-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By rumrunn6

brilliant!

brilliant!
06-11-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By rumrunn6

thinking about what I did for my son's bike, it...

thinking about what I did for my son's bike, it should be easy to operate & take regular, common batteries like AA or AAA. regardless, you can't make them turn them on!!!!!!!! :troll:
06-11-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,113
Posted By rumrunn6

prevention is better than a cure ...

prevention is better than a cure

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/320x221/80-8nd66p8m_19ee843dd186e904dcd242509f2866e255c78674.jpg
06-11-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By rumrunn6

got a bike, got chain lube? a cpl drops of that...

got a bike, got chain lube? a cpl drops of that wouldn't be awful, would it? for most threaded lubing, whatever the lube, I like using a small paint brush to apply sparingly. especially when using...
06-11-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,100
Posted By rumrunn6

tell ppl where I'm riding & when I reach...

tell ppl where I'm riding & when I reach milestones, such parking lots, destinations, turn-arounds, & when I'm safe back at my car, or back at home if they are not present when I get there. when I go...
06-11-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,313
Posted By rumrunn6

put a few clips together as an experiment. riding...

put a few clips together as an experiment. riding vids can be so boring. this is no exception, but there are some highlights I liked. probably just need to edit it more

https://youtu.be/EZin195rVSo
06-11-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,313
Posted By rumrunn6

been a while but managed to get on a bike last...

been a while but managed to get on a bike last night. a simple protected road bike run Bedford to Arlington & back. tried out the new "compact" Take-a-Look mirror. it's closer to my eye so I thought...
Forum: Northeast
06-11-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8,201
Views: 892,124
Posted By rumrunn6

took a ride on the MM last night. was interesting...

took a ride on the MM last night. was interesting to watch one father/son team navigate a road crossing. basically needs to conquer starting from a stop. he'll get it but good thing it was a quiet...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8,201
Views: 892,124
Posted By rumrunn6

I found being surrounded by water a little...

I found being surrounded by water a little unsettling. but I think if I grew up there, I'd be out on that thing an night during a winter storm testing my courage. I have a twisted side ...:innocent:
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,649
Posted By rumrunn6

ooh, maybe a preowned road bike is your future!

ooh, maybe a preowned road bike is your future!
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8,201
Views: 892,124
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, I guess it was bad, & with kids riding it...

wow, I guess it was bad, & with kids riding it especially, I see the dangers of dropping a wheel in a washout/pothole & landing on the big granite boulders :twitchy: ... we stopped at the ferry, but...
06-10-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By rumrunn6

I have a set of 45mm Riddlers & they are great...

I have a set of 45mm Riddlers & they are great off road. I got them cuz I was pushing the envelope for the straight bar hybrid I was torturing off road & they helped a lot! the tires are so good, in...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8,201
Views: 892,124
Posted By rumrunn6

there's a thread ...

there's a thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/northeast/1083007-burlington-vt-island-line-trail.html)for that. checked your link, what a fun way to share a ride! this spring has been exceptionally...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,891
Posted By rumrunn6

may I ask, are those for cycling? do you like...

may I ask, are those for cycling? do you like them? what size are they?
06-10-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe the pressure in the front tire can be...

maybe the pressure in the front tire can be lowered? I know when I used to pump both my tires to their max pressure, my road bike was more "titchy" than it should be. now that I run the front lower I...
06-10-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,539
Posted By rumrunn6

am I understanding what I'm seeing? :foo: he...

am I understanding what I'm seeing? :foo: he didn't understand that you were taking the lane & tried to pass you on the right, at which point you decided to stop him by moving right? (or did you not...
06-10-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By rumrunn6

I only get it when this glues the chain to the...

I only get it when this glues the chain to the chain ring

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/727x480/80-acxs0075_d33e70f628a228e10e48f44b7c9462ed95b89d89.jpg

or also marsh...
06-10-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 49,313
Posted By rumrunn6

past few weeks had lots of family obligations...

past few weeks had lots of family obligations incl another graduation! only some bike maintenance Saturday ...
...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8,201
Views: 892,124
Posted By rumrunn6

was nice to see more work being done on the...

was nice to see more work being done on the Cochituate Rail Trail in Natick this weekend even if I was working, not riding. this is parallel to Speen St, just South of route 30 (aka Commonwealth Rd)...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By rumrunn6

guess I quickly plotted a course that wasn't as...

guess I quickly plotted a course that wasn't as smart as yours
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,649
Posted By rumrunn6

thought about your reply all weekend. Ive done...

thought about your reply all weekend. Ive done the commute one way a bunch of times, also round trip just not on a work day. maybe when the summer hits hard & the office is empty & I can walk around...
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