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Forum: Northeast
08-17-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8,319
Views: 914,344
Posted By Jim from Boston

Nice travelogue, RHolland, of my “stomping...

Nice travelogue, RHolland, of my “stomping grounds." I was not aware of a “no-bikes policy." FYA, my last visit there was memorable, via your stomping grounds.[/quote][/quote]
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]Obviously to me is that the...

[/quote][/quote]Obviously to me is that the perception of the written word by a dyslexic is foreign to me as a “normolexic.” I was particularly intrigued by your apparent neologism, “wordness.” It’s...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

∆Ʌ∆Ʌ [/COLOR]JFB has repeatedly said he isn't...

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[/COLOR]JFB has repeatedly said he isn't really interest in being other than self-serving/self-centered.[/QUOTE]I will continue to post in my style since I have not been banned for violating...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote] In my case, I can be as creative as...

[/quote]

In my case, I can be as creative as I want in content, so long as that creativity stays within the structure of the medium I'm submitting it to. Otherwise, if they open it and it doesn't...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

Thanks for your admonition KraneXL, but as I...

Thanks for your admonition KraneXL, but as I perenially post: [COLOR=#333333][/quote] [/QUOTE][/quote] .[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]So, with all due respect,[COLOR=#333333]...
08-16-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,417
Posted By Jim from Boston

Nice sentiment and graphic arrangement of the...

Nice sentiment and graphic arrangement of the smilies. :thumb:
Forum: Touring
08-16-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,124
Posted By Jim from Boston

In a somewhat similar vein, our family used to...

In a somewhat similar vein, our family used to vacation for a few summers in rental homes in the resort town of Rockport, MA. Then we bought our own place there. On one early trip to the new place, I...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

Interesting comment. In the past I have posted a...

Interesting comment. In the past I have posted a training schedule[/quote] using Courier font (I don’t think it was “New"). I couldn’t print it out but that is a screen shot.
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

Interesting description of a private personal...

Interesting description of a private personal perception.
08-15-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Jim from Boston

August 14 Thanks for the nod, jppe [/quote]So,...

August 14 Thanks for the nod, jppe [/quote]So, many pleasant thoughts to you over the next few weeks.

BTW, I recently LIKED this post by TimothyH::D[/quote]
Forum: Commuting
08-15-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By Jim from Boston

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/463x829/clipboard01_057584acbc0d61ed6cedafe933d6908851474e56.jpg
This reply too, is not a submission, but an observation. It looks like the...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/quote]Last night as I was...

[/quote][/quote][/quote]Last night as I was replying (link) to a thread, I analyzed what I was underlining in a quote box of the OP. In particular I do so to indicate the issue in the OP’s post to...
08-14-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,170
Posted By Jim from Boston

As a solo cyclist, commuter and road, though I...

As a solo cyclist, commuter and road, though I see pacelines in popular cycling areas I don’t make any attempt to join.

I rarely participate in (mass) organized rides with determined routes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]For a 400 mile drive to Pennsylvania for...

[/quote]For a 400 mile drive to Pennsylvania for an organized bicycling weekend, I posted:[/quote][/quote]I also bring a rear view (Take-Look) mirror.

BTW,:thumb:[/quote]
Forum: Commuting
08-14-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]PS to ...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]PS to chas58: I note you post from Michigan. I grew up on the East Side of Detroit, and I remember wide, long, straight residential streets in the City...
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]Hi Machka, Thanks for that feedback....

[/quote]Hi Machka,

Thanks for that feedback. I note that the above links refer to dyslexic readers. As a "normolexic" reader/writer, in my mind I have a hierarchy of typography for emphasis, in...
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/QUOTE][/quote]Be it...

[/quote][/quote][/QUOTE][/quote]Be it typewritten, electronically printed, or online, in my 20th century mind, attention to the rules...grammar, compostion, typography...in other words style, implies...
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

��️ Got a new printer today: let the writing...

��️ Got a new printer today: let the writing begin. [/quote]:lol:[/quote][/quote]Apropos of “misleading” titles, just this morning I posted to: “Have You Ever Been Hit By A Car?” [/QUOTE][/quote]
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jim from Boston

renting bikes instead of traveling with bike...

renting bikes instead of traveling with bike [/quote][/quote] Usually on my trips, conferences or family activities take precedence, and I only get to ride in the early morning for maybe 10 to 20...
08-13-19, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Jim from Boston

Late to the party in 1995? Actually, you were...

Late to the party in 1995? Actually, you were really late to the Bike Boom of the 1970’s, Sonny Boy.:50:

[/QUOTE][/quote]For me personally, the 1990’s were the doldrums of bicycling, as the...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,157
Posted By Jim from Boston

Thanks for that cautionary tale, audiomagnate. I...

Thanks for that cautionary tale, audiomagnate. I once lost a small bag with some important items, mainly spare eyeglasses, on my Boston commute. There was no ID, but a name and contact information...
08-12-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,756
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote] [/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]In my...

[/quote] [/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]In my description of training using Relative Perceived Exertion (RPE),

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/borg-scale/

when workload increases,...
08-12-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,756
Posted By Jim from Boston

FWIW, I have posted, including earlier on this...

FWIW, I have posted, including earlier on this thread, that cadence decreases with increasing work load, as determined by Relative Perceived Exertion:[/quote]

My basic training is to ride at my...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,826
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have posted: [/quote]but,...

I have posted: [/quote]but, :thumb:[/quote][/quote][/quote][/color]
Forum: Commuting
08-12-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By Jim from Boston

Anyone else feel this way on their weekend rides?...

Anyone else feel this way on their weekend rides? [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE]See this thread, “Commuting as Training.”[/quote]
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

˄˄˄˄ [/quote] I was dissuaded from reading ...

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[/quote] I was dissuaded from reading Rollfasts’s quote. In your reply there is no mention of IMO a cardinal rule of good writing, often violated on Bike Forums….paragraphs should be no more...
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

Thanks for that thoughtful reply, KraneXL. A key...

Thanks for that thoughtful reply, KraneXL. A key point of my preceding post is: Now of course, I’m gratified that other subscribers do read, and indeed reply to my posts....
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By Jim from Boston

Got a new printer today: let the writing begin. ...

Got a new printer today: let the writing begin.
Since you asked...

Having grown up in the typewriter era, writing papers was the bane of my existence since I seek perfection, at least in the...
08-10-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE].[/QUOTE]From a utilitarian...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE].[/QUOTE]From a utilitarian view, as a cycle commuter, I have posted: [/quote][/quote][/quote]
08-09-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,164
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]:eek: [/QUOTE]I ‘ve previously...

[/quote][/quote]:eek: [/QUOTE]I ‘ve previously posted about yoga and cycling:[/quote]Epilogue: One day in August 2016 I was doing a position that involved standing on one foot, and I had a sudden...
08-09-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,164
Posted By Jim from Boston

To Stretch, or Not To Stretch: that is the...

To Stretch, or Not To Stretch: that is the question [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote]I have posted that warm-up riding is my way to “using (loosening up) the joints.” [/color]I had previously replied last...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By Jim from Boston

Plastic/Glass shield for winter...

Plastic/Glass shield for winter commuting[/quote][/quote]Good advice about balaclavas and neck gaiters. I suppose a face shield might warm up the air around your face by retaining the warm moist...
08-08-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

I have freqently quoted this post about...

I have freqently quoted this post about Stupidity, written in the context of winter riding, but a general maxim:
08-08-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,936
Posted By Jim from Boston

Your approach is remarkably similar to mine that...

Your approach is remarkably similar to mine that I have posted on a few threads, including earlier on this one: [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]
Forum: Touring
08-07-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,124
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/U]I posted about our cross-country tour. I...

[/U]I posted about our cross-country tour. I remember well stopping for lunch in Cortez after the Four Corners, and the obligatory pictures standing in four states. At that time. as I recall,...
08-06-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅ (with apologies to the OP and rest of the...

ɅɅɅɅ (with apologies to the OP and rest of the thread)
[/color]The quote chain allows me to quote a few subscribers [and/or myself] on one topic in one post…[/quote] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]...
08-06-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

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

[/quote] [/quote] [/quote] [/quote] :twitchy:[/quote]How to respond? :foo:
08-05-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE]Thanks for reading my post, and it’s good...

[/QUOTE]Thanks for reading my post, and it’s good to know that quoting a subscriber elicits a response. By nesting quote boxes, I indicate to the quoted subscriber(s) that I have read the post(s),...
08-05-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]These...

[/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]These posts bring up a concern for even the most comfortable cyclists: Since I was hit from behind with six weeks hospitalization three months off work, I’m a...
Forum: Touring
08-05-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,124
Posted By Jim from Boston

Post tour I posted to this thread,” Emotional...

Post tour I posted to this thread,” Emotional letdown after tour ends?”[/QUOTE]I do recall thinking on various tours

Though I haven't toured in about 20 years, my wife and I did a cross country...
Forum: Introductions
08-05-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Jim from Boston

Welcome from Boston...Michigan native, East Side...

Welcome from Boston...Michigan native, East Side of Detroit.
08-04-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

So if I may ask, do you wear / use a rearview...

So if I may ask, do you wear / use a rearview mirror? :innocent:
08-04-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

Earlier on this threat I posted: [/COLOR] ...

Earlier on this threat I posted: [/COLOR]
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08-04-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,936
Posted By Jim from Boston

How Do You Deal With Harassment? [/quote]...

How Do You Deal With Harassment? [/quote] [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote] [/QUOTE]Threads about harassment are indeed recurrent, and FWIW I have previously posted: [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]Just two days ago...
08-04-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
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 ... Every day at 72 I get on my bike and ride fifty miles, chasing the wind with clear lungs by choice.

I know there is a risk due to...
08-03-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,032
Posted By Jim from Boston

Puff Dragon Bittersweet [/QUOTE][/quote]Thanks...

Puff Dragon Bittersweet [/QUOTE][/quote]Thanks for this poignant thread, TiHabanero, My story (in contrast).

Our son left Boston for college in Michigan, our our alma mater in our native home...
08-03-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,559
Posted By Jim from Boston

How much fitness I have posted:[/quote]I also...

How much fitness I have posted:[/quote]I also have mileage goals, including weekly cumulative miles, depending on the weather and what I'm training for: [/quote]
08-03-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,216
Posted By Jim from Boston

Lack of motivation. The topic of motivation...

Lack of motivation. The topic of motivation occurs frequently on Bike Forums. FWIW, as a decades-long, lifestyle cyclist, this is a compilation of replies to this comprehensive thread, “How do you...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,036
Posted By Jim from Boston

Safety gear for your commuteHi BobbyG, thanks...

Safety gear for your commuteHi BobbyG, thanks for the nod. I have in the past cosidered using an Airzound horn, and I replied to this thread, "how do you alert your presence to other...
08-02-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,386
Posted By Jim from Boston

I recently posted about a similar scenario I...

I recently posted about a similar scenario I occasionally (rarely) encounter where a rear view mirror is invaluable:
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