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Forum: Commuting
06-30-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

Seems we are stuck in the clouds, also there was...

Seems we are stuck in the clouds, also there was a fine mist, but I did not let that stop me this am. It was a pleasant uneventful commute.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

If you say so, but I guess at least your on the...

If you say so, but I guess at least your on the bike riding! so all is good.

It was a pleasant uneventful commute in this morning with the temp at 60f degrees and the best part is it is Friday!
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Forum: Commuting
06-25-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

It was a pleasant ride in this am, the temp was...

It was a pleasant ride in this am, the temp was 58f degrees. I was so busy at work this am, I forgot to check in till lunch time.
Forum: Commuting
06-23-20, 04:42 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

The ride this morning was pleasant with plenty of...

The ride this morning was pleasant with plenty of fog around. I did not look at the temp but it was not uncomfortable either way. There was a yellow cat sitting in the middle of the road but he was...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

I was pleasantly surprised on my commute this am....

I was pleasantly surprised on my commute this am. The young boy who rides past me going in the other direction spoke to me this am. He said the sky is beautiful this morning. I agreed with him and...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

It was another pleasant commute this am with the...

It was another pleasant commute this am with the temp at 51 f degrees. Not to much going on except the bunnies who run away as if I not the cars will hurt them.
Forum: Commuting
06-17-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 491
Posted By essiemyra

Congratulations! Are you planning on doing more?...

Congratulations! Are you planning on doing more? If so enjoy the ride!
Forum: Commuting
06-16-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

Peony's are my most favorite flower. So glad the...

Peony's are my most favorite flower. So glad the lawn man did not cut it down with his weed wacker. My husband did that one year to a small peony plant. We moved before we ever saw if it got flowers....
Forum: Commuting
06-15-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

Another nice commute this am with the temp at 55...

Another nice commute this am with the temp at 55 f degrees, and I saw a flower garden where the peony's are in full bloom. The peony's are at the town community gardens grounds and not on someone's...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

It appears that I am the only from this board in...

It appears that I am the only from this board in the office. Well it was another nice bike commute to work today with pleasant temp at 60 f degrees.
Forum: Commuting
06-09-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

I would have worked longer as I like what I do...

I would have worked longer as I like what I do and I also like the company, but I also want to be able bike more and in better weather(maybe FL or CA in winter).

Another nice commute this am the...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

Well this is my first commute where I have stayed...

Well this is my first commute where I have stayed the whole day at the office since this pandemic started. . It will be a different routine in the am as I will no longer shower in the ladies room...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

This morning's commute had a near hit. The guy in...

This morning's commute had a near hit. The guy in a red small sedan took a left turn directly in front of me. Had I not braked and come to a full stop I would have been hit. Since I had mittens on...
Forum: Commuting
03-16-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

A very pleasant but chilly temp was 25 f degrees...

A very pleasant but chilly temp was 25 f degrees in this morning with clear dark skies. I had in my head if it was 25 degrees I would ride but if it was 15 degrees I would not. Well it was 25 ...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

A very pleasant commute this am with the temp at...

A very pleasant commute this am with the temp at 47 f degrees and clear skies and the moon not quite full.
Forum: Commuting
03-10-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

Today's commute was pleasant with the temp at 47...

Today's commute was pleasant with the temp at 47 f degrees, and cloudy skies blocking the full moon. My chain came off the front ring this am while riding up a hill cause I changed into an easier...
03-09-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By essiemyra

I am not trying to restore the bike to original....

I am not trying to restore the bike to original. I have upgraded the tires to a brand and model that was recommended to me by the lbs and I love them.
I have also changed the chain and cassette at...
03-09-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By essiemyra

I know he has replaced brake rotors as I have...

I know he has replaced brake rotors as I have watched him do them on my vehicles in the past.

I purchased a new wheel and it was put on the bike Sunday afternoon. I was not riding on that wheel...
03-09-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By essiemyra

the rear wheel was replaced a few years ago. I do...

the rear wheel was replaced a few years ago. I do not remember why it was done but it was replaced.
Forum: Commuting
03-09-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

A very nice commute in this am with the temp at...

A very nice commute in this am with the temp at 41 f degrees and dark cloudy skies. The ride home this afternoon with longer daylight should be great as I plan to take an extended ride home.
03-08-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By essiemyra

thank-you sweeks, and jeffwillis, for the...

thank-you sweeks, and jeffwillis, for the information about rim wear. I was thinking that it was a true thing but when I mentioned it to my mechanic brother he thought that it was not an issue I...
03-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By essiemyra

3 alarmer, thank-you for answering my question. I...

3 alarmer, thank-you for answering my question. I am not really looking for diagnosis just if those are real valid issues. If they were I will have them fixed. But when I told a car mechanic that I...
03-07-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By essiemyra

2 questions about bike maintainence

Hi,

My bike is an entry level specialized vita that is 9 years old. I typically ride about 2000 to 2500 miles a year between commuting to work and joy riding and local touring weekends.

I...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

It was a very pleasant commute in this am with...

It was a very pleasant commute in this am with the temp at 37 f degrees and the light hitting the horizon about two miles out from work. What a pretty sight!
Forum: Commuting
03-03-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,659
Posted By essiemyra

I have ridden in winds gusting to 25 mph but...

I have ridden in winds gusting to 25 mph but tomorrow in my area they are predicting winds gusts up to 45 mph. I can do the 20 to 25 but I am rethinking the ride tomorrow the weather is otherwise the...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

The second day of meteorological spring and I was...

The second day of meteorological spring and I was able to ride to work today. The temp was a cool 26 f degrees with little wind so it was a pleasant ride.
Forum: Commuting
02-25-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

The temp was a warm 38 f degrees this am with...

The temp was a warm 38 f degrees this am with dark skies but still a very pleasant commute to work. I smelled a skunk somewhere along the ride but never saw the creature, pure stroke of luck!
Forum: Commuting
02-24-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

A very nice commute to work this am. It was a...

A very nice commute to work this am. It was a little chilly with the temp at 28 f degrees but little wind. It always feels better to ride!
Forum: Commuting
02-17-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

I was on vacation in sunny Florida last week...

I was on vacation in sunny Florida last week where I got to ride every day though no commutes to work. But I did do any and everything by bike. It was great!

Now back to reality and I was able to...
Forum: Commuting
01-28-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,611
Posted By essiemyra

Car-free is not an option as I live NH and the...

Car-free is not an option as I live NH and the icy roads or low temps makes commuting not an option at times. I also have an older husband who has a heart condition, and a granddaughter(and other...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

The commute today was pleasant and unexpected....

The commute today was pleasant and unexpected. The temp was 36 f degrees with dark skies and barely any breeze. Later today should be in the 40's with sun.


I thought due to having a hair cut...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

A very nice commute with the temp at 33 f degrees...

A very nice commute with the temp at 33 f degrees and dark skies. No winds to speak of which was great because the last two days have been windy with gusts greater than 20 mph. Also dry roads.
Forum: Commuting
01-09-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,661
Posted By essiemyra

agreed

agreed
Forum: Commuting
01-07-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 15,193
Posted By essiemyra

My first commute of 2020 but not my first ride. ...

My first commute of 2020 but not my first ride. It was a very nice ride in this morning with the temp at 34 f degrees and dark skies, no wind.
Forum: Commuting
11-26-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

The commute this am was pleasant with the temp at...

The commute this am was pleasant with the temp at 33 f degrees and darkness all around.
Forum: Commuting
11-06-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

A very pleasant commute in with the temp at 39 f...

A very pleasant commute in with the temp at 39 f degrees. Dark with the skies starting to lighten as I arrived at work. I guess the ride home will be light as I start work at 6:30 and leave at 3 pm...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

Another nice commute this am with wet roads and...

Another nice commute this am with wet roads and the temp was a warm 55 f degrees.
Forum: Commuting
10-28-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

It was a pleasant commute in this morning even...

It was a pleasant commute in this morning even though there was a very light mist and the temp was 54 f degrees. So it was warm out.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

A very nice commute in this am with the temp at...

A very nice commute in this am with the temp at 42 f degrees. The skies were dark and cloudless skies, but the sliver of moon was in front of me during my ride so I enjoyed that sight.
Forum: Commuting
10-22-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

The temp was 49 f degrees and partly cloudy...

The temp was 49 f degrees and partly cloudy skies. I saw a skunk crossing the road heading toward the opposite side of the road. At first glance I thought it was a cat, but then realized it was a...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

It was a very nice commute this am with the temp...

It was a very nice commute this am with the temp at 55 f degrees and dark cloudy skies.

I keep leaving early thinking I will get off the main road and detour around the gravel section of the main...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,808
Posted By essiemyra

Prayers being sent your way.

Prayers being sent your way.
Forum: Commuting
10-16-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

A very pleasant commute this am with the temp at...

A very pleasant commute this am with the temp at 39f degrees, what a difference a day makes. Well we still had clear skies so I was able to see many stars and the moon.

A rain storm is coming in...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

A very nice commute in this am and I was ahead of...

A very nice commute in this am and I was ahead of schedule. The temp was 50 f degrees with cloudless skies so the full moon was able to be seen.
Forum: Commuting
10-10-19, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

This morning's commute was dangerous for an...

This morning's commute was dangerous for an opossum. The animal ran in front of my front tire then down the side of my bike and behind my back tire and back to the side of the street he came from. I...
Forum: Commuting
10-09-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

A pleasant commute this am with the temp at 50 f...

A pleasant commute this am with the temp at 50 f degrees and some wind. Since it was blowing in my face on the ride in, hopefully it will be there this afternoon to push me home.
Forum: Commuting
10-08-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

I was up early enough to be on time today but it...

I was up early enough to be on time today but it was raining when I woke up so I decided I would not ride. Forty-five minutes later when I went to take a shower I checked the rain situation again and...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

Welcome back for Monday, it was a pleasant yet...

Welcome back for Monday, it was a pleasant yet cool commute with the temp at 45 f degrees and clear starry skies. The road work crew left the road down to gravel on Friday for a stretch of the road....
Forum: Commuting
09-26-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

Another pleasant commute this am with the temp at...

Another pleasant commute this am with the temp at 50 f degrees and clear skies. Typically the moon is on my right side but this morning it was in front of me and I took the same route.

Best part...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,470
Posted By essiemyra

A very pleasant commute this am with the temp at...

A very pleasant commute this am with the temp at 51 f degrees.
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