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11-17-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 300
Posted By rumrunn6

oh yeah I recently re-read old posts of mine,...

oh yeah I recently re-read old posts of mine, where 40 and rain, then yes use the mitts, but 40 and sunny, no way gloves are just fine. was out the other day it was 29 and sunny. gloves and mitts...
11-17-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 563
Posted By rumrunn6

I donít get it - what is the heat source in the...

I donít get it - what is the heat source in the photo?
Forum: Commuting
11-17-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,952
Posted By rumrunn6

Ouch tough lesson my Wife broke her wrist last...

Ouch tough lesson my Wife broke her wrist last summer- hang in there - you have some kind of cast?
11-17-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 300
Posted By rumrunn6

I think I might agree. this time of year I often...

I think I might agree. this time of year I often make a choice but bring a change with me, just in case. I frequently change them up, either right away or midway in my ride as I warm up, or...
11-16-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 300
Posted By rumrunn6

for a cpl hrs out with 29 degrees, wind & sun I...

for a cpl hrs out with 29 degrees, wind & sun I used my fingered, PI winter cycling gloves with the bar mitts. I brought lighter gloves but stuck with these for the whole ride
...
11-16-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By rumrunn6

soon it will be time for winter boots. 29 degrees...

soon it will be time for winter boots. 29 degrees is the lower limit I think for these light hikers, even w/ chemical warming packs inside
...
11-16-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,538
Posted By rumrunn6

got back from my ride & Wifey says let's go for a...

got back from my ride & Wifey says let's go for a walk around the Assabet!. so we drove there & walked 3 miles. it was great
...
11-16-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,538
Posted By rumrunn6

lots of family today but got out in the morning...

lots of family today but got out in the morning for a roll around the Assabet

29 degrees, sunny & windy
10.48 miles
23.8 max
8.7 avrg
1:12 time

1st ride of the season w/ hand warmers for my...
Forum: Northeast
11-16-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,688
Posted By rumrunn6

29 degrees, sunny & windy today. saw only a...

29 degrees, sunny & windy today. saw only a handful of hikers & one biker (road bike?). this place remains a well kept secret
...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,952
Posted By rumrunn6

oh you're right, I do! but the 44 miles round...

oh you're right, I do! but the 44 miles round trip is too far, too dark (now) & too dangerous. I'm lucky I can pick & choose where & when I ride :D
...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By rumrunn6

got pics of the route?

got pics of the route?
11-16-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By rumrunn6

good luck going around curves, speed bumps,...

good luck going around curves, speed bumps, bridge expansion joints & over or around road pavement berms. if I had that many bikes to carry I'd use a 2nd vehicle or a bike trailer. search google for...
Forum: Introductions
11-16-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By rumrunn6

welcome! enjoy!

welcome! enjoy!
11-15-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By rumrunn6

Craigslist and lots of success and no trouble...

Craigslist and lots of success and no trouble buying and selling
Forum: Commuting
11-15-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,952
Posted By rumrunn6

Mine is 22 miles one way and pretty harrowing and...

Mine is 22 miles one way and pretty harrowing and now that it’s pitch black out am and pm it’s even worse w several ‘kill zones’. During July it’s daylight am and Bright sunshine pm plus traffic is...
11-15-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,210
Posted By rumrunn6

one night, while out with the girls, in Boston,...

one night, while out with the girls, in Boston, Wifey fell & cracked her knee cap in 1/2, on a cobblestone curb, several years ago. the ladies she was with told me of the horror & the screaming in...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,952
Posted By rumrunn6

lol, dropped it like a stone off a bridge ......

lol, dropped it like a stone off a bridge ... guess I'll be sticking with just a few during the summer ...
11-15-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,210
Posted By rumrunn6

aside from having map, compass & charged cell...

aside from having map, compass & charged cell phone which can pinpoint my location, I also carry a whistle. For outdoorsmen exploring alone in the woods, it is highly recommended for exactly this...
11-15-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By rumrunn6

these are great & cheap. got my 1st pair at a gas...

these are great & cheap. got my 1st pair at a gas station. other companies sell similar, just pick your team!

Wincraft NFL New England Patriots Mechanical/Gardening/Work/Utility Glove with 3D Logo...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By rumrunn6

I pump my road bike's rear tire to max pressure &...

I pump my road bike's rear tire to max pressure & don't sweat the schrader burp at the end. I run the front a little lower, maybe 5psi? (700c)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By rumrunn6

I sometimes throw my bike on the car & on my way...

I sometimes throw my bike on the car & on my way home, stop at a paved trail, for an hour or two, of safe, night riding. it's just spooky enough & safe enough to keep me interested. it's a good place...
11-14-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By rumrunn6

have fun! I'm on my 3rd! you might enjoy this...

have fun! I'm on my 3rd! you might enjoy this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1043591-gt-triple-triangle-frame-thread-9.html)
Forum: Commuting
11-14-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By rumrunn6

I like the finish w/ the doorbell video!

I like the finish w/ the doorbell video!
11-14-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By rumrunn6

January / February 2015 no doubt ... :D

January / February 2015 no doubt ... :D
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By rumrunn6

If you’re not wearing anything now then cheap...

If you’re not wearing anything now then cheap shop glasses will be a step up. For me fogging is related to face moisture & ventilation. I like my helmet that has an eye shield held by magnets (clear...
11-14-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By rumrunn6

FWIW - Lots of us on the forum have never spent...

FWIW - Lots of us on the forum have never spent more than $300 on a bike cuz we buy used
Forum: Introductions
11-14-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By rumrunn6

Welcome! Enjoy!

Welcome! Enjoy!
Forum: Commuting
11-13-19, 10:41 AM
11-13-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By rumrunn6

when it's super cold, I like cycling specific...

when it's super cold, I like cycling specific rain pants (double layer) with something underneath, like thin running tights or warmer fleece pants

when it's in the mid to upper 30s regular cycling...
11-13-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By rumrunn6

oh yeah? you got sharks in the water? or is it...

oh yeah? you got sharks in the water? or is it safe to swim there?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,291
Posted By rumrunn6

my fingers tend to warm up while riding but not...

my fingers tend to warm up while riding but not my toes, so handling cold feet is more of a priority for me. 40 isn't that cold tho so any glove will do & for my feet I'll wear sock liners & a light...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By rumrunn6

presta or schrader? I'm assuming presta cuz...

presta or schrader?

I'm assuming presta cuz I use schrader & like long stems which I think are usually just 48mm
11-13-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,210
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm 60 & got a used MTB cheap last Fall. it's fun...

I'm 60 & got a used MTB cheap last Fall. it's fun to go where the road bike & hybrid are less appropriate. I've been caught on rougher trails than I wanted to be on. I try to research ahead of time...
11-13-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,310
Posted By rumrunn6

oh my gosh! that must have been traumatic! I was...

oh my gosh! that must have been traumatic! I was stunned after I got hit just because it's so unexpected, but I was fine & the car was mostly fine. that collision tho looks so much more violent!
11-13-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By rumrunn6

Leggings? Legs are cold? How about something...

Leggings? Legs are cold? How about something warmer on your legs? They make cycling pants even winter cycling tights you might like?
11-12-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By rumrunn6

the feeling you get using it, is electric? :foo:

the feeling you get using it, is electric? :foo:
11-12-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By rumrunn6

I think, generally, cycling tops aren't that...

I think, generally, cycling tops aren't that long. do you have cycling or similar pants?
11-12-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By rumrunn6

happened to me & I had to fix it on my way to...

happened to me & I had to fix it on my way to work in really cold weather in the dark. I had rinsed the bike w water & stored it outside overnight. after that I was more careful w the water & kept it...
Forum: Northeast
11-12-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By rumrunn6

trying to decide how much I miss visiting...

trying to decide how much I miss visiting Daughter in college now that she graduated. I know she doesn't miss the winters in Burly-town VT

the webcam this morning ... Brrr!

always impressed w/...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,900
Posted By rumrunn6

BikeWoke ? Cyclist Awareness...

BikeWoke ? Cyclist Awareness (http://bikewoke.com/)
Forum: Northeast
11-10-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah I overdressed & brought an extra layer but...

yeah I overdressed & brought an extra layer but wound up removing a layer so had to carry 2 layers I could have left in the car! argh!
11-10-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By rumrunn6

gotta watch for the sasquatch, right? funny tho,...

gotta watch for the sasquatch, right? funny tho, w/ all the leaves, even squirrels sound like coyotes. getting some white stuff this week
11-10-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By rumrunn6

glad you helped the young rider figure out what...

glad you helped the young rider figure out what to do, meaning, just stay put & let the group ride thru
11-10-19, 05:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,637
Posted By rumrunn6

was out in the wild for over 2 hrs yesterday &...

was out in the wild for over 2 hrs yesterday & was glad to have them. never rose above 38 degrees & never needed an insulated glove. I warmed up at different times & did a lot of sweating but my...
Forum: Northeast
11-10-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By rumrunn6

wow up early, go back to bed! :D

wow up early, go back to bed! :D
Forum: Northeast
11-10-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By rumrunn6

fight all tickets, hire a traffic attorney if...

fight all tickets, hire a traffic attorney if necessary. yes, NYC has traffic attorneys. they're worth every penny! don't ask me how I know :innocent:
11-09-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By rumrunn6

Use scissors to cut open a nice big breathing hole

Use scissors to cut open a nice big breathing hole
11-09-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,538
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1366x587/img_3189_stitch_4ba0ade0bb972f92d941101c30f2355aa3a587a3.jpg
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11-09-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 68,538
Posted By rumrunn6

11-9-19 Myles Standish State Forest sunny &...

11-9-19 Myles Standish State Forest sunny & cooler. successfully found my way back to the Pine Barrens Trail. but man, parts or super rough. meaning narrow, soft & sandy, steep & some areas so eroded...
Forum: Northeast
11-09-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,319
Posted By rumrunn6

the cold threatened but the high 30s wasn't as...

the cold threatened but the high 30s wasn't as bad as the hype. found the Pine Barrens Trail again but wow parts of it are super rough & narrow. got in a little over an hour of riding over about 2.5...
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