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12-07-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,996
Posted By rumrunn6

today was a good day for good boots ...

today was a good day for good boots

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Forum: Northeast
12-07-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

lots of obstacles to getting out today but...

lots of obstacles to getting out today but mission accomplished. Bedford to Spy Pond, 30 degrees, sunny, little wind to start, but toward the end, 3pm, it was cooling down quickly. what a great day...
Forum: Northeast
12-07-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

my “plan” is to use a hybrid w studded tires....

my “plan” is to use a hybrid w studded tires. Holding off on doing the same w my mountain bike. Hoping the snow will go away this week and we’ll be back where we were w bare ground a little longer...
12-06-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 70,668
Posted By rumrunn6

forgot to save the locking anit rattle hitch pin...

forgot to save the locking anit rattle hitch pin nut w/ spring from the old broken bike rack, DOH! so had to buy a new one. funny thing is it didn't fit into the new rack. it fit in another older...
12-06-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 542
Posted By rumrunn6

got to use my vise & angle grinder to modify a...

got to use my vise & angle grinder to modify a new locking hitch pin for my bike rack cuz the tolerances for fit were too tight. needed to grind off less than 1mm to get it to fit inside the tongue...
Forum: Northeast
12-06-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw got my answer ... MM in Lexington at 3pm...

fwiw got my answer ... MM in Lexington at 3pm 12-6-19. looks good for cycling with studs. guess I know what I'm doing w/ my Friday night
...
12-06-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 378
Posted By rumrunn6

a friend of ours recently bought a Peloton, I...

a friend of ours recently bought a Peloton, I haven't tried it & haven't discussed it with her yet. I use recumbent bikes at the gym. but I try to ride a real bike outside at least once a week year...
12-06-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 266
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - this time of year, I break out the sock...

fwiw - this time of year, I break out the sock liners, basically a very thin sock to be worn under other socks. so I start with those, then address the daily weather with other measures, meaning what...
12-06-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 167,282
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm, ok thanks will look for that. & lids! oh...

hmmm, ok thanks will look for that. & lids! oh yeah, I barely remember lids from our wet food days! thanks! cuz using tin foil is getting old :mad:
12-06-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 167,282
Posted By rumrunn6

in the last year of one of our other cats, Wifey...

in the last year of one of our other cats, Wifey would boil chicken, then pull it apart & use a blender to combine it with regular boiled rice. it turned to a very satisfactory soft food that stayed...
Forum: Northeast
12-06-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: how's it looking now?

:thumb: how's it looking now?
Forum: Northeast
12-06-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

gonna put studs on that?

gonna put studs on that?
Forum: Northeast
12-06-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

anyone know how the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway is...

anyone know how the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway is looking? got a pic? I want to ride this weekend but trying to figure out where & what bike to use. the snow in the woods may be too deep & semi soft...
12-06-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By rumrunn6

is their room for nuts (& lock washers, etc) on...

is their room for nuts (& lock washers, etc) on the other side? looks like chain ring bolts actually require a recessed (countersink) notch to sit in

'nother question tho, if you try to drill out...
12-06-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 400
Posted By rumrunn6

"I'm not as good as I once was, But I'm as good...

"I'm not as good as I once was, But I'm as good once, as I ever was" - Toby Keith
12-06-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By rumrunn6

that sounds like an ideal bike commuting...

that sounds like an ideal bike commuting situation! you reminded me I took a pic of my (non-highway) commute while driving home this week & reminded me of our chat about why 22 miles (ea. way) on my...
12-06-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 167,282
Posted By rumrunn6

our 3 Coon cats are about 10 yrs old & we always...

our 3 Coon cats are about 10 yrs old & we always just gave them dry food, with rare exceptions. our black cat can use another pound or two tho. trying to fatten up this skinny cat w/ some tempting...
12-06-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 167,282
Posted By rumrunn6

my girlfriend & I had one that did this as well,...

my girlfriend & I had one that did this as well, when we 1st moved to Boston. we lived on Beacon Hill & would walk, the 3 of us, to the Boston Common, to hang out. the cat would chase squirrels. then...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-19, 03:43 PM
12-05-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 542
Posted By rumrunn6

bench vise

bench vise
12-05-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 400
Posted By rumrunn6

I broke my leg peeing, does that count?

I broke my leg peeing, does that count?
12-05-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By rumrunn6

jealous! wow, think those disks are big enough?...

jealous! wow, think those disks are big enough? :innocent: :D but I can't see the rear disk on the 1st pic ... :foo:
Forum: Commuting
12-04-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 539
Posted By rumrunn6

sometimes I need a kick in the head. this is a...

sometimes I need a kick in the head. this is a good place to fess-up ... :innocent:
Forum: Commuting
12-04-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 539
Posted By rumrunn6

@ RoadKill...

@ RoadKill (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/roadkill-2418.html) might as well tell her. maybe she will chip for some of your life insurance premiums? mine won't but maybe you'll have better luck?
Forum: Commuting
12-04-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 539
Posted By rumrunn6

few weeks ago I saw a kid get thrown from his...

few weeks ago I saw a kid get thrown from his bike from a car he collided with. neither he nor the car saw each other due to traffic blocking their views. I told everyone I know
12-03-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe the cops would be interested in the serial...

maybe the cops would be interested in the serial #s (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=s) ?
12-03-19, 02:12 PM
12-03-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,752
Posted By rumrunn6

heard on the news, this morning, that Winchendon...

heard on the news, this morning, that Winchendon was the jackpot, w/ over 20" of snow from Sunday afternoon thru today?
12-03-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By rumrunn6

my hands warm as I ride, as opposed to my toes....

my hands warm as I ride, as opposed to my toes. regardless of what glove or bar mitt I use, that thumb may still pose a challenge. sometimes I will make a fist inside my glove, sometimes I will blow...
12-02-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 675
Posted By rumrunn6

yes. had a night-cap before bed after the Pat's...

yes. had a night-cap before bed after the Pat's lost, then went to bed
Forum: Northeast
12-02-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

for any "hobby-heads" into model railroading ... ...

for any "hobby-heads" into model railroading ...

New England Model Train EXPO
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center
181 Boston Post Rd W Marlborough MA 01752
Saturday 12/7/19 10am-5pm ...
12-02-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,722
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah I have anew album too. my new uploads are...

yeah I have anew album too. my new uploads are going in there. which is OK by me
12-01-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 675
Posted By rumrunn6

8.5” w/ a little more on the way ...

8.5” w/ a little more on the way

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12-01-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By rumrunn6

last cpl rides were at 29 & 38 degrees. think...

last cpl rides were at 29 & 38 degrees. think it's time to put them back in
...
Forum: Northeast
11-30-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,984
Posted By rumrunn6

chilly 38 degree ride yesterday, windy too!...

chilly 38 degree ride yesterday, windy too! diverged from my usual route exploring outside the park & found the abandoned office bldgs on top of the hill south of the river. found my way out of that...
11-30-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 70,668
Posted By rumrunn6

family in town for Thanksgiving but had to get...

family in town for Thanksgiving but had to get out of the house for a run down to the river. diverged from my usual route

38 degrees
12.9 miles
27.1 mph max
9 avrg
1:25 saddle time
2 hrs away...
11-28-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks for staring this, same to you & all

thanks for staring this, same to you & all
11-27-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 58,585
Posted By rumrunn6

on the same tires, I had a broken spoke at the...

on the same tires, I had a broken spoke at the top of a hill, after a short distance the titre started rubbing the frame, by time I got to the bottom ogf the hill (1/4 - 1/2 mile?) the rear wheel was...
11-27-19, 10:31 AM
11-27-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By rumrunn6

heartwarming

heartwarming
11-27-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By rumrunn6

you might snip that little curved part which...

you might snip that little curved part which might help prevent it catching on the pedal?
11-27-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 675
Posted By rumrunn6

Who is getting a snow storm right now?

heard the US "mid-west" is getting hammered right now. hope everyone is off the road & OK. would love to see some current snow pics tho :D
Forum: Commuting
11-27-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By rumrunn6

looks great! is it two-way? ...

looks great! is it two-way?

https://youtu.be/8T1UB-erc9g
Forum: Introductions
11-27-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By rumrunn6

welcome! enjoy the forum! what type of riding or...

welcome! enjoy the forum! what type of riding or bike do you prefer?
Forum: Northeast
11-27-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

always meant to stop in & get some. haven't seen...

always meant to stop in & get some. haven't seen the sign in a while. it's on Wifey's driving work commute. mine too if I go the slow, relaxing, non-highway, route. & when we car pool, we pass it as...
Forum: Introductions
11-27-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By rumrunn6

I hear guys guys have some gravel down there? Is...

I hear guys guys have some gravel down there? Is that what you ride?
11-27-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 58,585
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - since it's getting colder I keep my CO2...

fwiw - since it's getting colder I keep my CO2 cartridges in the house (not my car) to keep them room temp & when I ride, I keep them in my jacket chest pocket to keep them from freezing cuz I've...
11-26-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By rumrunn6

I was going to suggest a straight fluted...

I was going to suggest a straight fluted extractor & a proper tap wrench. see post 9 here (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1157630-stripped-rd-hanger-bolt-screw-extractor.html)

when doing...
Forum: Commuting
11-26-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By rumrunn6

1. What do you love and hate the most about...

1. What do you love and hate the most about commuting bikes (solely as as a product, not their use)?
2. And why do you feel this way?

what I like most is that they are versatile because I can use...
Forum: Northeast
11-26-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8,532
Views: 952,684
Posted By rumrunn6

am I remembering correctly, did they once have a...

am I remembering correctly, did they once have a sign for homemade root beer?
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