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08-14-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,252
Posted By rumrunn6

yes I got that upload limit msg when I tried to...

yes I got that upload limit msg when I tried to create new albums
thanks for the suggestion about sharing. lets see if that works

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hmm...
08-14-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,252
Posted By rumrunn6

Iím not able to create new albums maybe cuz Iím a...

Iím not able to create new albums maybe cuz Iím a free user?

also something new, I can not click Ďshareí to copy the pop up url to paste into a thread. I can do that from my work computer but not...
08-13-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,428
Posted By rumrunn6

Used to joke about An old morning commute, 13...

Used to joke about An old morning commute, 13 miles w an elevation loss, Iíd get so ratcheted up that I felt so fast I was afraid my tires would burst into flames.

but yeah that thing needs to...
08-10-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,147
Posted By rumrunn6

That would be a little scuba tank and no havenít...

That would be a little scuba tank and no havenít seen that anywhere so just add more air at home or bleed the tire and refill at home
Forum: Commuting
08-09-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By rumrunn6

I’ll come back and add photos for blizzards...

I’ll come back and add photos

for blizzards into the face I use this combo, where the balaclava covers the neck. I remove the foam air filters in the goggles for ventilation
...
08-08-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,147
Posted By rumrunn6

no biggie, I think only 2 bikes in our familyís...

no biggie, I think only 2 bikes in our familyís stable of 7 bikes needed a quick reaming w a bit. The amount of material removed is insignificant
Forum: Northeast
08-08-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,334
Posted By rumrunn6

In sandals no less? Impressive

In sandals no less? Impressive
08-08-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By rumrunn6

What do they call that? Shark fins?

What do they call that? Shark fins?
08-06-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,147
Posted By rumrunn6

yes actually he did it wasnít snug in the chuck...

yes actually he did it wasnít snug in the chuck head and no air transferred when I tried I didnít want to push hard like I do w schrader tubes anyway he couldnít get it to work either and it was his...
08-06-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,147
Posted By rumrunn6

thats what I use with my schrader valves but...

thats what I use with my schrader valves but couldnít get it to work for a young man I stopped to help who had presta valves- I must have been doing it wrong? It didnít seem to fit snugly and no gas...
08-06-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,687
Posted By rumrunn6

Also dumb - wearing a helmet but not buckling the...

Also dumb - wearing a helmet but not buckling the straps - I see young boys do that all the time riding sidewalks and crossing streets. Makes me want to scream
08-03-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,021
Posted By rumrunn6

Take the bull by the horns and make your...

Take the bull by the horns and make your complaint formal and in writing send it as certified return receipt mail
08-02-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,529
Posted By rumrunn6

Haha thanks that was a good one!

Haha thanks that was a good one!
08-02-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,529
Posted By rumrunn6

'Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather...

'Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.' CREDIT: Nelson Mandela

'be afraid. be very afraid' forget what movie that was an...
Replies: 31
Views: 1,184
Posted By rumrunn6

Donít think nerves can actually regenerate

Donít think nerves can actually regenerate
08-01-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By rumrunn6

finding free parking in NYC is an art, especially...

finding free parking in NYC is an art, especially for out of towners. I'm proud to say I'm good at it. so was my late father-in-law. Wifey's Aunt has an apt in the upper west side & they pay a pretty...
08-01-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 615
Posted By rumrunn6

someone say stick in a derailer? :D ...

someone say stick in a derailer? :D

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but the spoke protector did not come...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By rumrunn6

+1 for depends on the tire ... ...

+1 for depends on the tire ...

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08-01-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,604
Posted By rumrunn6

we always want to go faster ... me included *sigh*

we always want to go faster ... me included *sigh*
Replies: 31
Views: 1,184
Posted By rumrunn6

carpal tunnel goes away? I've read it only gets...

carpal tunnel goes away? I've read it only gets worse. Wifey had "open" release surgery & that fixed it. easy peasy & quick. but, there's no guarantee it won't come back
08-01-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By rumrunn6

wish it was more descriptive than "Quick release:...

wish it was more descriptive than "Quick release: tighten the axle so that the lever meets resistance at 90į from the frame or fork."

I've found on some old bikes if the QR is pressed too tightly...
08-01-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By rumrunn6

recently got a cpl boxes of noise makers. small...

recently got a cpl boxes of noise makers. small boxes like the size of a mint can. each box must have 50? little white pkgs the size of a raisin. you throw them at the ground & they explode like old...
08-01-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By rumrunn6

don't need louvers cuz I rigged a screened bug...

don't need louvers cuz I rigged a screened bug shield. looking to spend less than $50 or $20

the old range hood fan has been ideal

I might have to settle for something like this. they don't...
08-01-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By rumrunn6

small utility blower fan

anyone know where I can get a small blower fan domestically. I ordered one on-line thru amazon but it was very late & it was the wrong thing. I think it came from China. looking for an online source...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,166
Posted By rumrunn6

I returned a cell phone (by arranging a meeting...

I returned a cell phone (by arranging a meeting with the owners girlfriend). don't think I would even pick up a water bottle. last week my sunglasses equipped w a mounted mirror fell out of my feed...
07-31-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,344
Posted By rumrunn6

bike race on a highway? :foo:

bike race on a highway? :foo:
07-31-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By rumrunn6

my 3 cents: racks are so much easier to...

my 3 cents: racks are so much easier to mount/remount/adjust than fenders. so I wouldn't add an inadequate fender to an already inadequate rack problem. I would remove the rack, install the fenders...
Forum: Northeast
07-30-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8,319
Views: 914,425
Posted By rumrunn6

forgot to mention that the Bruce Freeman trail,...

forgot to mention that the Bruce Freeman trail, out by Acton, is sporting some new, reflective, white, triangular (& spring loaded?) bike calming devices on top of those annoying, raised, brick...
Forum: Northeast
07-30-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8,319
Views: 914,425
Posted By rumrunn6

oh boy, what can possibly go wrong with that?...

oh boy, what can possibly go wrong with that? :eek: :twitchy:
07-30-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,861
Posted By rumrunn6

& "gravel" bikes can go wider...

& "gravel" bikes can go wider (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/gravel-bikes/gravel-x1-discbrake-gravel-bikes.htm)
07-30-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By rumrunn6

do you have to wait on inflating until after the...

do you have to wait on inflating until after the wheel is mounted up in the drop outs?

these tires fit if I do that

https://youtu.be/kuJnwdPdN6E
07-30-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,572
Posted By rumrunn6

100+ Meals Under 500 Calories...

100+ Meals Under 500 Calories (https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/500-calorie-meals/)
07-30-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By rumrunn6

the next guy will thank you, even if you don't...

the next guy will thank you, even if you don't hear him
Forum: Commuting
07-30-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,724
Posted By rumrunn6

haha yeah, did that one week, so I could...

haha yeah, did that one week, so I could accompany Wifey to a Drs apt.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,265
Posted By rumrunn6

FWIW - I can’t imagine riding a road bike w/o...

FWIW - I can’t imagine riding a road bike w/o some kind of foot retention. For years I used 1/2 clips look them up they’re great
...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By rumrunn6

cover your eyes. the worst stuff gets flung up...

cover your eyes. the worst stuff gets flung up from motorized wheels
Forum: Northeast
07-29-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By rumrunn6

... so ... how did you feel the next day?

... so ... how did you feel the next day?
07-29-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By rumrunn6

it is human nature always to find fresh cause for...

it is human nature always to find fresh cause for optimism
07-29-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 55,469
Posted By rumrunn6

replaced the rear 25mm Michelin Pro4 Endurance...

replaced the rear 25mm Michelin Pro4 Endurance with a 25mm Michelin Power Endurance. at time of removal the Pro4 measured 27mm at 100 psi & at time of installation the Power model measured a true...
Forum: Northeast
07-29-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8,319
Views: 914,425
Posted By rumrunn6

Saturday got out for a short ride w Daughter &...

Saturday got out for a short ride w Daughter & Wifey on the BFRT out by Acton & Carlisle
...
07-29-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 55,469
Posted By rumrunn6

since we're taking off for a few days together...

since we're taking off for a few days together next weekend & since I had our LBS tune Daughter's bike I thought it would be good to do a short test ride. also cuz it's been a cpl years she's ridden...
07-29-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 399,434
Posted By rumrunn6

had a little Trek FX party w/ a short ride w/...

had a little Trek FX party w/ a short ride w/ some of the family

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07-27-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 55,469
Posted By rumrunn6

got a "comp" day off from work, this Friday....

got a "comp" day off from work, this Friday. replaced the worn tire & took off late in the day for a test ride. wasn’t 100% sure where to go until I took a shower & got refreshed & inspired. headed...
07-27-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By rumrunn6

discomfort on top of foot

is this a thing? or just a random occurrence? this is on top of the large toe tendon, mid-foot. wondering if this is just a shoe fit or adjustment issue. anyone else get this?
...
Forum: Northeast
07-27-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8,319
Views: 914,425
Posted By rumrunn6

Improvise, Adapt, Overcome. :thumb: there is a...

Improvise, Adapt, Overcome. :thumb: there is a pleasant sense of accomplishment & pleasure to handling a maintenance or repair task, & then riding. as opposed to doing a repair & continuing the day...
Forum: Northeast
07-27-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8,319
Views: 914,425
Posted By rumrunn6

had to road test a new tire so took a ride from...

had to road test a new tire so took a ride from home (Stowish) to Arlington. used the roads to Concord, then the dirt trail to Bedford, then the MM to Arlington. Friday was lovely in the high - mid...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,129
Posted By rumrunn6

I do like throwing the bike on the car & then...

I do like throwing the bike on the car & then after work, driving to a favorite trail, part way home, to ride. then, when done, drive the rest of the way home. so many ways to ride a bike
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,724
Posted By rumrunn6

so I got out for 43? miles during Friday rush...

so I got out for 43? miles during Friday rush hour ... I just can't let go ... hahahaha
07-27-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,182
Posted By rumrunn6

not sure how I wold handle going straight...

not sure how I wold handle going straight (instead of turning left) but I would plow into anyone. I might pause at the other side to wait for a break before getting on that roadway
07-27-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,182
Posted By rumrunn6

the whole megillah, opening to opening. I've...

the whole megillah, opening to opening. I've experimented with getting onto Mystic (but inserting yourself into that traffic to get into the left lane is not wise) & also what this couple does at the...
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