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Forum: Commuting
10-22-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 153
Posted By rumrunn6

here's a vote for wooden!

here's a vote for wooden!
Forum: Northeast
10-21-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,783
Posted By rumrunn6

lots of twists & turns & intersections ...

lots of twists & turns & intersections

https://youtu.be/U0s5l4WTC90

music CREDIT: Calima by Armik
10-21-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 484
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - I like modified toe cages w/o straps. I...

fwiw - I like modified toe cages w/o straps. I just snap off the top & file them smooth. feels like just the right amount of foot retention, for me. easy on & easy off (the road bike as cleated...
Forum: Northeast
10-21-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,783
Posted By rumrunn6

darkness complicates everything. you reminded me,...

darkness complicates everything. you reminded me, while riding I was observing pointy objects on the trail, mostly wooden, as-in fallen branches with smaller branches pointing upward. or tree roots...
10-21-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By rumrunn6

timing is everything

meaning, this time of year, get out early so you're back home or back at your car before dark. kind of amusing that I repeat my Father's words. I shud tell him
Forum: Northeast
10-21-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,783
Posted By rumrunn6

oh yeah, those paved roads are quite the maze!

oh yeah, those paved roads are quite the maze!
Forum: Northeast
10-21-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,783
Posted By rumrunn6

red "X" mark spots I located myself on the map...

red "X" mark spots I located myself on the map while riding
also rode further South from this depicted area on the power line rd
did not note where I turned around tho
glad I didn't try the Pine...
Forum: Northeast
10-21-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,783
Posted By rumrunn6

Sat 10/19/19 did not wear the hoodie despite...

Sat 10/19/19

did not wear the hoodie despite a cold start to the day. wore just a bright orange long sleeve base layer & orange work gloves for the hunters. (also had on a yellowish cycling short...
10-21-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 65,462
Posted By rumrunn6

Sat 10/19/19 Myles Standish State Forest ...

Sat 10/19/19 Myles Standish State Forest

cold start but forecast for warming & bright sunshine, so by time I got started all I needed was 2 base layers, yellow short sleeve under orange long...
10-18-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By rumrunn6

If it mounts the same as the old ones Iíd guess...

If it mounts the same as the old ones Iíd guess yes
10-18-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By rumrunn6

5ft 11 3/4Ē and I have a 22.5 and I cud have gone...

5ft 11 3/4Ē and I have a 22.5 and I cud have gone smaller but got it used cheap. Got used to it & rides fine feels more relaxed and upright but not slow. Anyway thinking it wud be too big for 5í9Ē...
10-18-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 927
Posted By rumrunn6

what kind of bike/bars & what kind of pedals?

what kind of bike/bars & what kind of pedals?
10-18-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By rumrunn6

if you're not riding tomorrow you'd better have a...

if you're not riding tomorrow you'd better have a good reason, not far from me will be amazing
...
10-18-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,123
Posted By rumrunn6

:beer:

:beer:
10-18-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 65,462
Posted By rumrunn6

broke the old Trek FX 7.0 Alpha out of retirement...

broke the old Trek FX 7.0 Alpha out of retirement this summer for fun w/ the family. glad I didn't sell it. was at the bike shop for my road bike & also brought the FX. I noticed some creaking so...
10-17-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By rumrunn6

bike for bar hopping? trek mutitrack 700 $20...

bike for bar hopping? trek mutitrack 700 $20 (https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/d/kingston-trek/6998839074.html)
10-17-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By rumrunn6

strictly paved rides? I'd think a rigid fork...

strictly paved rides? I'd think a rigid fork would be adequate & the suspension wouldn't be useful. rent one & see!

for the other issue: "geometry that raises the handlebar for a more rearward...
10-17-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, you have good teeth! :D but seriously, that...

wow, you have good teeth! :D but seriously, that looks so tall I would think that woul add more vibration &/or be prone to rotate/fall over. the video doesn't have excessive vibration! well done!
10-17-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By rumrunn6

Winter 2019-20 forecast

hmmm ... I thought last year was easy, didn't have to rake my roof once! & rode on studded tires even tho there wasn't much ice!

It looks like this winter could be a bit milder than usual,...
10-17-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,348
Posted By rumrunn6

related? - based on experiences around my home &...

related? - based on experiences around my home & talking to my neighbors, I'm convinced fox eat squirrels not cats because squirrels run but cats stand their ground

coyotes are a whole other thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By rumrunn6

good point, but any head covering shud be used...

good point, but any head covering shud be used with discretion, right? meaning, it might change while riding or come off completely. I almost always bring options w/ me. so, at the very least, I can...
10-17-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By rumrunn6

yup. I drove 2 hrs to get to that place. was in...

yup. I drove 2 hrs to get to that place. was in the woods alone. changed 1 tube not figuring out what tore it. got down the trail a cpl miles more & it blew again. that 2nd time I saw what was going...
10-17-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By rumrunn6

if you're willing to consider 33mm there are some...

if you're willing to consider 33mm there are some beefy cyclocross tires like the

Donnelly Tires BOS Tubeless Ready Cyclocross Tire...
10-16-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm, 2 wires? that's cool. this tire only had 1 ...

hmmm, 2 wires? that's cool. this tire only had 1

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10-16-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 476
Posted By rumrunn6

reading the thin rim tape suggestion, it just...

reading the thin rim tape suggestion, it just dawned on me, that the trick of making sure the deflated tube/tire is well in the center channel before trying to get the tire onto the bead, would also...
10-16-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,665
Views: 424,240
Posted By rumrunn6

broke the old 7.0 Alpha out of retirement this...

broke the old 7.0 Alpha out of retirement this summer for fun w/ the family. glad I didn't sell it. was at the bike shop today for my road bike & also brought the FX. it's getting a chain & rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By rumrunn6

do you want just wind protection or also warmth? ...

do you want just wind protection or also warmth?

a hoodie is not so bad

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10-16-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By rumrunn6

what size? what bike?

what size? what bike?
10-16-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By rumrunn6

10? I'd buy used

10? I'd buy used
Forum: Commuting
10-16-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By rumrunn6

I have this unit. there is no regulation. you...

I have this unit. there is no regulation. you screw the cartridge on, then press the head on your valve & it inflates. you remove it when you think enough air has exchanged between the cartridge &...
10-16-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By rumrunn6

Landry's did a rather quick adjustment & all is...

Landry's did a rather quick adjustment & all is well with the road bike. funny thing is, I'm getting some significant work done on an old hybrid I was gonna sell. guess I'll be riding it more than...
10-16-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,130
Posted By rumrunn6

while looking for a pic of our cats in our...

while looking for a pic of our cats in our current cat tree, I found this one from before we got a cat tree :D
...
10-16-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,585
Posted By rumrunn6

best wishes to get well soon & +1 for not...

best wishes to get well soon

& +1 for not doing fast road descents at night. had a regular daytime route that I rode at least once at night. had a close call hitting something in the road. a stick...
10-16-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,414
Posted By rumrunn6

50 mph gusts predicted for tonight. trees will...

50 mph gusts predicted for tonight. trees will come down
10-15-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 395
Posted By rumrunn6

last year I changed my rear derailer cable &...

last year I changed my rear derailer cable & adjusted it just fine

but recently, when it came to my front cable's replace/adjust, I took it in to my LBS. only cost $28. but his adjustment was...
10-15-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,123
Posted By rumrunn6

if you know exactly what caused the flat & the...

if you know exactly what caused the flat & the precise location of the puncture, like a thumbtack, you don't even have to take the wheel off the bike! but if you do, you can just ease the tube out...
10-15-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,130
Posted By rumrunn6

awww I hope you're wrong & she's just found...

awww I hope you're wrong & she's just found another boyfriend. but if the worst is true, I'm so sorry for the loss. so nice you have her litter for distraction
10-15-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 158,130
Posted By rumrunn6

got any pics of that cat tree? it looks tall &...

got any pics of that cat tree? it looks tall & the location looks good for the cat. I want to change ours
10-15-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - I've read where ppl recommended suspension...

fwiw - I've read where ppl recommended suspension seat posts like the "thudbuster"

might save you from buying another bike
10-14-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 39,999
Posted By rumrunn6

Wifey and I were in East Haddam Sunday visiting...

Wifey and I were in East Haddam Sunday visiting the old Johnsonville Village Saturday - also in Ivoryton & then Essex on the river. Saw several cyclists but donít envy those narrow winding roads!
10-14-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,348
Posted By rumrunn6

Well thatís traumatizing

Well thatís traumatizing
10-14-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,348
Posted By rumrunn6

I have no experience w this but someone wrote on...

I have no experience w this but someone wrote on a similar recent thread about the same thing carry a small water bottle w ammonia and slowing down so it catches up then squirting that donít know if...
10-14-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 964
Posted By rumrunn6

Nikon has a line of modest flat pocket cameras w...

Nikon has a line of modest flat pocket cameras w zoom lenses - Maybe look at some preowned Coolpix units on eBay or Amazon? For example s9100
Forum: Commuting
10-14-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By rumrunn6

everyone's "winter" is different. have you...

everyone's "winter" is different. have you browsed the winter subforum?

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/

for threads like this one about gloves
...
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 704
Posted By rumrunn6

Good luck my nephew has that and doing very well...

Good luck my nephew has that and doing very well on meds keep the faith
10-11-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,453
Posted By rumrunn6

I found that climbing steep hills, if I stall &...

I found that climbing steep hills, if I stall & have to bail by straddling the top tube, it helps if the top tube, on level ground is NOT touching me, cuz on the uphill that bar comes even closer to...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 956
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, that's great! & a lot of work! well done!

wow, that's great! & a lot of work! well done!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,055
Posted By rumrunn6

thinking about having 2 bikes w/ studs this...

thinking about having 2 bikes w/ studs this winter. see you on the flip side
10-10-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,693
Posted By rumrunn6

how about dropping food?

how about dropping food?
10-10-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By rumrunn6

when I search for MTB related stuff, I often read...

when I search for MTB related stuff, I often read posts here: https://forums.mtbr.com/forum.php
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