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Forum: Foo
09-20-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,651
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄[/QUOTE] i once started a now-closed thread,...

˄˄˄˄[/QUOTE] i once started a now-closed thread, “Bike Forums Hall of Fame”:crash:[/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote][/color]
Forum: Foo
09-20-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,651
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄ Recently posted on this zombie...

˄˄˄˄

Recently posted on this zombie thread:[/quote][/quote][/quote]
Forum: Foo
09-20-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,651
Posted By Jim from Boston

BF members you miss. Maelochs was banned...

BF members you miss.

Maelochs was banned for a month on 6/29 and I haven't seen any posts by (him) since; last visit was 6/29, last post 6/28.

I also liked reading FBinNY for his level-headed...
09-19-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Jim from Boston

I used ****, actually an initialism (an...

I used ****, actually an initialism (an abbreviation consisting of initial letters pronounced separately). Not even pronounceable, much less vulgar. :foo:

PS: I did type in the original letters,...
09-19-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 25,148
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄Furthermore, [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]

˄˄˄˄Furthermore, [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]
09-19-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 25,148
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have previously posted on a few threads...

I have previously posted on a few threads including “riding with rush hour commuter traffic”: [/quote][/quote][/COLOR]
Forum: Introductions
09-19-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Jim from Boston

Love that dirty water...[/QUOTE]Dittoes. I have...

Love that dirty water...[/QUOTE]Dittoes. I have posted to other cycling newcomers to Boston: :o[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]I happened to notice the title of your Introduction as I was scrolling through...
09-18-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By Jim from Boston

now I want a pedal car I posted previously:...

now I want a pedal car I posted previously: :love:[/quote][/COLOR]
09-18-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,149
Posted By Jim from Boston

FWIW I have frequently posted about my routine,...

FWIW I have frequently posted about my routine, structured, safety mindset for the vulnerable users...the cylists:[/quote][/quote][/quote][/color]
09-17-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,495
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have previously posted:

I have previously posted:
09-17-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,176
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote] Obviously night time lights are...

[/quote][/quote] Obviously night time lights are a necessity, but I think calling day time lights a crapshoot is begging the question. Personally, I run daytime lights, that I don’t think are overly...
09-16-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,176
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote]"Studies?..We don’t need no...

[/QUOTE][/quote]"Studies?..We don’t need no stinking studies…"

When it comes to safety issues of bicycling, I consider the Aphorisms of Hippocrates, Greek, so-called Father of Medicine:Many...
09-16-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,176
Posted By Jim from Boston

Daytime Running Lights - Get Them! Video...

Daytime Running Lights - Get Them! Video [/quote][/quote]I have frequently posted:[/quote][/quote]Apropos of the advice cited above in this thread my aphorisms include:In particular,...
09-13-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]As I see it, the nearly...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]As I see it, the nearly only hazard from the rear is a (usually noisy) upcoming vehicle…a car, truck, motorcycle; maybe a cyclist; less likely something falling, e. g a tree...
09-13-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/B]+10 to the use of mirrors....

[/quote][/quote][/B]+10 to the use of mirrors. Regarding my mishap:Of course one usually has to more continuously monitor the forward line of travel, intermittently the rear....
09-13-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,122
Posted By Jim from Boston

Do you hang out at your LBS? [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I...

Do you hang out at your LBS? [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I have a cordial, but professional relationship with my LBS, just a block from home. [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]I’m on a first name basis with the staff...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Jim from Boston

In a similar vein, I have posted that when my...

In a similar vein, I have posted that when my wife and I were active cycle tourists,

Though I haven't toured in about 20 years, my wife and I did a cross country ride, and toured in Michigan,...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Jim from Boston

Relieving stress [/QUOTE]Dittos to the above,...

Relieving stress [/QUOTE]Dittos to the above, but I have posted: :([/quote]My commute sans car, 14 miles by bike, or Commuter Rail can take a significant amount of time, including frittering time...
09-12-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote] [/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]Thank...

[/quote] [/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]Thank you again for the favor of a reply. Out of gratitude for your validation of my posts, I did ponder your remarks. At first, I did indeed interpret your...
09-12-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph[/quote][/quote]Both...

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph[/quote][/quote]Both the rear end hits cited above were non-lethal...obviously, although,:innocent:[/quote][/quote]But don't cry for me, Argentina. [/color]
09-12-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE]And thank you too, I-Like-To-Bike, for...

[/QUOTE]And thank you too, I-Like-To-Bike, for your response. I usually don’t reply in full about my posting style to such critiques until two or more syncophants have chimed in. But since you have...
09-12-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

: [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE]Thanks for...

: [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE]Thanks for your replies, mr.bill and AlmostTrick.

Rare but it does happen.[/quote]
09-12-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph Earlier on this...

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph

Earlier on this thread I posed this question (in red):[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote][/quote]I realized in a later post I suggested an answer (in...
09-11-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have previously posted about the respect of...

I have previously posted about the respect of motorists for cyclists: [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]A couple weeks ago a nice lady patiently followed me on a steep narrow downhill run of about a...
09-11-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have posted to this thread about lane position,...

I have posted to this thread about lane position, basically my position is...whatever.[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/FONT][/FONT][/COLOR][/QUOTE] In the recent past (about a year), I have “come over to the dark...
09-11-19, 04:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,883
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄Wow…I think in ten years on Bike Forums, this...

˄˄˄˄Wow…I think in ten years on Bike Forums, this is the first mention I have seen using “wacky tobaccy” to enhance a ride. I anticipate a fire storm to follow. [/COLOR]BTW, noting you post from...
09-11-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,883
Posted By Jim from Boston

As noted above in this thread I posted about my...

As noted above in this thread I posted about my strategies for overcoming bike boredom. I didn’t mention one unusual technique I have employed.One other whimsical technique on familiar roads is to...
09-10-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,883
Posted By Jim from Boston

What do you do to avoid bike boredom? [/QUOTE]...

What do you do to avoid bike boredom? [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/QUOTE]So the OP requests suggestions for avoiding boredom,[/quote]yet robnol disparages (with double negatives) the suggestion by ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]FWIW, I previously described...

[/quote][/quote]FWIW, I previously described [/quote]Obviously this was a periodic event, but was easy to organize and was a motivation to train.

Likely there are local organized club rides that...
09-10-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,883
Posted By Jim from Boston

What do you do to avoid bike boredom? [/QUOTE]...

What do you do to avoid bike boredom? [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]I too posted to that thread cited by Machka. Is the query of this thread what to do to avoid bike boredom, i.e boredom with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By Jim from Boston

Started a cycling club and wanted some opinions...

Started a cycling club and wanted some opinions from folks here[/quote]I have previously posted to a few similar threads: [/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]Just sayin' :innocent:
09-10-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]Knowing you are in Metro Boston, ...

[/quote][/quote]Knowing you are in Metro Boston, mr.bill, good compromise vis-a-vis riding into the sun…northbound / southbound routes. However sun can still be a problem. My sun problems though are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]Thanks for your reply. I don't dislike...

[/quote]Thanks for your reply. I don't dislike scenic or rural visas, but as I posted earlier:Maybe I should just look for more detail in those environs. I posted to this inquiry[/quote]
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By Jim from Boston

Not to be contrarian, and to each is own, but I...

Not to be contrarian, and to each is own, but I have posted, :rolleyes:
09-09-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]So true. [/COLOR]Good planning, and...

[/quote]So true. [/COLOR]Good planning, and indisputably good advice if you can pull it off (and if you are commuting West). :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄ I have been particularly intrigued by...

˄˄˄˄

I have been particularly intrigued by this opportunity, especially with a Significant Other:[/QUOTE][/quote]
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By Jim from Boston

What to do when bored with your bike...

What to do when bored with your bike routes?[/QUOTE]I have posted on this thread, "How do you find your motivation to ride?" (link): :D :thumb:[/quote]Another disaffection, as noted above may just be...
09-09-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By Jim from Boston

I posted to this thread, "What's your bike's...

I posted to this thread, "What's your bike's name?":[/QUOTE][/COLOR][/QUOTE]
Then there were: Byron (@Irwin7638), Ridley (@Buffalo Buff), Ginger(@GARiverTrail Rdr), and Trucka' (@JoeyBike).

BTW,...
09-09-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,275
Posted By Jim from Boston

Courtesy on the bike paths.... I have posted...

Courtesy on the bike paths.... I have posted previously, on a similar thread: [/FONT][/COLOR][/QUOTE]But on the contrary [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]Now, my viewpoint on MUPS is influenced by living in the...
09-09-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 25,148
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]Thanks for the affirmation...

[/quote][/quote]Thanks for the affirmation AlmostTrick.

BTW, the only social media I read are Bike Forums, and a dry Listserv for my deskbound profession. :rolleyes:[/quote]
09-09-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 25,148
Posted By Jim from Boston

Tell me why I shouldn't be scared of dying on the...

Tell me why I shouldn't be scared of dying on the road....[/QUOTE]That’s a pretty fatalistic outlook. I have recurrently posted, including earlier on this thread:[/quote][/quote]kind of a "cycling...
09-08-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Jim from Boston

For...

For JimfromBoston!https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/d9d06e77_21e5_4a43_90b7_f73d46c18d8d_c2814419162dea2fcfb3daaa48fc4b1b9899ff40.jpeg

Back at’cha :thumb:
09-08-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]I have posted earlier on this...

[/quote][/quote]I have posted earlier on this thread:[/QUOTE][/quote]
09-07-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]Do you mean poor positioning by the...

[/quote]Do you mean poor positioning by the driver or the cyclist? :popcorn[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]
09-07-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

Perhaps, JoeyBike[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]At what...

Perhaps, JoeyBike[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]At what point do you realize that the upcoming car ain't gonna swerve out of your line of travel? :eek:
09-07-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,168
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]Thanks for the reply. The picture I used...

[/quote]Thanks for the reply. The picture I used was from the article I cited, The human cost of Amazon's fast, free shipping...
09-06-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,168
Posted By Jim from Boston

White tall Amazon vans [/QUOTE][/quote]Thanks to...

White tall Amazon vans [/QUOTE][/quote]Thanks to @Joe Bikerider for starting this thread. Just minutes before reading this thread, I read an article very similar to the article cited by mr.bill, a...
09-06-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]Not to take sides, but...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]Not to take sides, but the subject of position on the road is hotly debated.:popcorn
09-06-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,349
Posted By Jim from Boston

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph Thanks to JW Fas for...

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph Thanks to JW Fas for posting this video. I have posted about learning safety either by experience or vicariously, and this is the best training video I have seen about...
09-05-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have posted In 1977 we moved to Boston on...

I have posted

In 1977 we moved to Boston on our bikes, as a bicycling honeymoon from Los Angeles to Washington, DC and then took the train up to Boston. We have toured in New England and the...
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