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05-30-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rumrunn6

not appreciated, duly noted. they know what is...

not appreciated, duly noted. they know what is being displayed. & complaining about my complaint isnít contributing anything, so back off
05-30-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rumrunn6

with ads come money lots of money and those ads...

with ads come money lots of money and those ads arenít anywhere else but here - money is changing hands as sure as the sun rises and sets
05-30-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rumrunn6

I refuse to repost itís ads

I refuse to repost itís ads
05-30-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rumrunn6

i know thank you I shud have written I was...

i know thank you I shud have written I was adding to my complaint. thanks in advance if you try to alleviate the problem
05-30-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rumrunn6

this is a recurring problem regardless of sub...

this is a recurring problem regardless of sub forum viewed. ads are fine except for political ads. we are reminded not to post political comments other than the p&r section yet this forum continues...
05-30-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By rumrunn6

🛑 stop allowing political ads on the forum

shame on this forum for allowing that face on this forum
05-30-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By rumrunn6

been having fun w mine especially experimenting w...

been having fun w mine especially experimenting w tires & tire pressure
05-30-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - Wifey is 5 feet even & likes her 15Ē Trek...

fwiw - Wifey is 5 feet even & likes her 15Ē Trek Stagger

EDIT: you sound like a candidate for a folding bike. some gave small wheels & frames & some are full size folding frames w/ full size wheels
05-30-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By rumrunn6

thereís gunk & then thereís gunk. what are we...

thereís gunk & then thereís gunk. what are we talking about here? is it mostly old lube & road grime or does it have some earthen material mixed in like mud & grass or sand? I wonder if you can hit...
05-30-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,869
Posted By rumrunn6

be strong. our extended family has a 25 yr old...

be strong. our extended family has a 25 yr old there & heís fine
05-30-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,676
Posted By rumrunn6

I've read, that the best training for cycling is...

I've read, that the best training for cycling is cycling. I imagine, the same holds true for cycling hills

personally, I know the more I climb certain hills, the bestter I get at climbing those...
05-30-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,869
Posted By rumrunn6

it's dark now. while in NY yesterday, I was...

it's dark now. while in NY yesterday, I was listening to local NYC radio stations. heard a clip of Gov. Cuomo saying some zip codes have infection rates in the teens. 14% of ppl have it, even if they...
05-30-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,198
Posted By rumrunn6

just in case - auto parts store for gloves, they...

just in case - auto parts store for gloves, they even have XL. actually, I'm not a big glove user. but public restrooms along the highway where thousands of unknown travelers come & go, I thought, if...
05-30-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,869
Posted By rumrunn6

mission accomplished (except the hug), all suited...

mission accomplished (except the hug), all suited up. can't remember how many times I sprayed & wiped the bag ...didn't go in their house, just the front porch
05-30-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,198
Posted By rumrunn6

finally got to wear the red flannel mask out in...

finally got to wear the red flannel mask out in the wild, public highway restrooms. I like it. easy on easy off. gave it a wash & hung it to dry. seems durable

also wore gloves w/ a sanitation...
05-30-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By rumrunn6

thinking about canceling my future physio...

thinking about canceling my future physio appointments, for now. closed environs & physical contact w a stranger who has similar close contact w/ other strangers? I don't even hug my Daughter right...
05-30-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By rumrunn6

the regional difference are interesting. even...

the regional difference are interesting. even within areas ppl are doing things differently. my hair cutter said he would invite 1 person into his salon at a time. maybe he changed that. Wifey is...
05-29-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,198
Posted By rumrunn6

please report back when you get them & let us...

please report back when you get them & let us know how much sir you can get through them
05-29-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By rumrunn6

went to a physical therapy session last night for...

went to a physical therapy session last night for a shoulder. I was a little early & the appointment before me ran long. I sat in the waiting room w my mask, in silence. listening to a clock tic & my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,059
Posted By rumrunn6

GIRO Chamber I’ll add a photo later. I wish they...

GIRO Chamber I’ll add a photo later. I wish they were grey for when I wear them w shorts. I had another brand/model but I had a hot spot I couldn’t eliminate. these have a nice wide toe box not as...
05-28-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By rumrunn6

one of the guys in our office is a loud talker &...

one of the guys in our office is a loud talker & someone jokingly & affectionately, on a conference call, called him a double masker. hmmm maybe it’s no joke
Forum: Introductions
05-28-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By rumrunn6

whenever someone posts the following question...

whenever someone posts the following question ďshould I get another bikeĒ

I like to answer with Ēyouíre asking a bunch of addicts if you should have more?Ē

welcome brother. you've come come to...
05-28-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 611
Posted By rumrunn6

who cares? it's his bike. I would love to do it...

who cares? it's his bike. I would love to do it that way, like I did in the 70s, but my bikes have stuff on the bars that would hit the ground before the bars, so I just lay my bike down. side note:...
05-28-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 766
Posted By rumrunn6

back in early March I started making my own...

back in early March I started making my own special sauce of alcohol & creamy hand soap in a spray bottle & squirt bottes for the car. even found some small spray bottles for the car, for me &...
Forum: Commuting
05-28-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By rumrunn6

Boston Bike Commuters

just read thisThe city is installing new dedicated bike lanes to help people get to work safely.

The first phase of quick-build lanes will be on:

ē Arlington Street (Beacon to Stuart)
ē Beacon...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,996
Posted By rumrunn6

awww St Pats Day ... bossman usually buys lunch &...

awww St Pats Day ... bossman usually buys lunch & we get hammered in the conference room then pretend to work or leave early. this year I took the lunch chatted in the main shipping area but took a...
05-28-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,668
Posted By rumrunn6

ok, gotcha. don't think I can help ya, other than...

ok, gotcha. don't think I can help ya, other than I used to have a hill on my commute that as killer. it took a while to conquer it. changed bikes & took more time to conquer it again, cuz the...
05-28-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By rumrunn6

oh oops, yeah. I was on my phone so didn't see or...

oh oops, yeah. I was on my phone so didn't see or notice the subforum the thread was in ...
05-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By rumrunn6

oh interesting, cuz I was wondering about camping...

oh interesting, cuz I was wondering about camping on the Cape cuz my Daughter was thinking of going w/ boyfriend. guess they'll have to shack up in a motel, which isn't so bad
05-28-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By rumrunn6

good points about sun/shade & road surface...

good points about sun/shade & road surface imperfections! nasty surprises await us! looks like that's a popular route for cycles. nice that roads are generally quieter these days. but now that you...
Forum: Touring
05-28-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By rumrunn6

cool & I like that co2 holder!

cool & I like that co2 holder!
05-28-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,668
Posted By rumrunn6

it took me years, then I caught up to my age &...

it took me years, then I caught up to my age & started declining. can't imagine anyone giving the OP exact info for him personally
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah, roadside, I prefer co2 to get to my desired...

yeah, roadside, I prefer co2 to get to my desired max pressure
05-28-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,198
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you. just got 2 of these. they are smaller...

thank you. just got 2 of these. they are smaller & fit more snugly than the flannel I commented about above, so good for smaller faces. looking forward to seeing what Wifey & Daughter think of them....
05-28-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,198
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks you. got 3 of these. they are nice. fit my...

thanks you. got 3 of these. they are nice. fit my big face well. for daughter & Wifey they have to twist the elastics in order to get them snug enough. the fabric is kinda thick so I won't be wearing...
05-28-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By rumrunn6

actually, I was thinking about it after seeing...

actually, I was thinking about it after seeing beach goers w/masks
05-28-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,064
Posted By rumrunn6

good luck finding a bike! I always buy used. I...

good luck finding a bike! I always buy used. I remind myself to be patient & check the ads regularly. don't be afraid to drive. just browsing "Richmond" quickly these caught my eye

PINARELLO...
05-28-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 908
Posted By rumrunn6

just saw a news story, in India there's a photo...

just saw a news story, in India there's a photo studio that takes a photo of your lower face & makes a mask for you that look like you! I love this idea!
...
Forum: Northeast
05-27-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,750
Posted By rumrunn6

Iíll let you know if i get out there myself! Itís...

Iíll let you know if i get out there myself! Itís been dry do Iím guessing conditions are good
Forum: Commuting
05-27-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,800
Posted By rumrunn6

oh man thatís once in a lifetime stuff. you gotta...

oh man thatís once in a lifetime stuff. you gotta do that again & take video, before all hell breaks loose again
Forum: Northeast
05-27-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,750
Posted By rumrunn6

note to self: more to explore

note to self: more to explore
05-27-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By rumrunn6

for the adult - Marin Muirwood ...

for the adult - Marin Muirwood

https://toposoutdoor.com/products/marin-muirwoods-commuter-bike-2020
05-27-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By rumrunn6

w/ 1 exception I bought my kids used bikes. it...

w/ 1 exception I bought my kids used bikes. it seemed like every year or two they needed the next size up.if 20 in the wheel size I think there is another size in between, 24" maybe?

reg:...
05-27-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 908
Posted By rumrunn6

the visitors center might be closed but the park...

the visitors center might be closed but the park & parking lots are open. I havenít checked the outdoor restrooms lately
05-27-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By rumrunn6

not possible to mount the tire inside-out to limp...

not possible to mount the tire inside-out to limp home?
05-27-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 908
Posted By rumrunn6

park at White Pond Rd Maynard, MA 01754...

park at White Pond Rd Maynard, MA 01754...
05-27-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By rumrunn6

yikes, good luck w everything!

yikes, good luck w everything!
Forum: Commuting
05-27-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,794
Posted By rumrunn6

I commuted 34 miles round trip on a mtb w 2Ē?...

I commuted 34 miles round trip on a mtb w 2Ē? slick tires & it seemed pretty good until I switched bikes. I wouldnít do it now. donít know your roads or distance but for me, w a 44 mile round trip...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,996
Posted By rumrunn6

what has changed is hospitals & morgues have room...

what has changed is hospitals & morgues have room for more victims. they told us to stay home cuz the bodies were piling up

riding 60 ft apart sounds safe but how is that a group ride?
05-27-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By rumrunn6

crash sites are important milestones. going back...

crash sites are important milestones. going back is probably a mental way to move on & as-if to conquer it. Iíll spare us my family & extended family examples of the same, not limited to cycling....
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