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07-17-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

Yet many of the subscribers to this thread seemed...

Yet many of the subscribers to this thread seemed to consider such donations unduly burdensome. And this reluctantance to donate seems to imply that willing participants are “chumps.”

Maybe the...
07-17-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,085
Posted By Jim from Boston

That too. On my PC I stay logged in until I log...

That too. On my PC I stay logged in until I log off. On my I-phone and I-pad, I stay on BF for a pretty limited time after clicking on REMEMBER ME.
07-17-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,085
Posted By Jim from Boston

I'm tired of BF's garbage platform; I've had...

I'm tired of BF's garbage platform; I've had enough

Hi bikingshearer ,

I was glad to see a post from you, but dismayed at the content. Back in 2009 I read a post from you that as an avid...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Jim from Boston

Advice on buying bike for commuting[/quote]I have...

Advice on buying bike for commuting[/quote]I have often posted to various threads about buying bikes, and in particular reference to a commuter bike, I think almost any bike will do, though depending...
07-16-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅTo further extrapolate the obligations of the...

ɅɅɅɅTo further extrapolate the obligations of the charity to prospective donors (riders), should the charity tolerate anyone to ride the route, just to cultivate the goodwill of possible potential...
07-16-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]Thanks for your reply, jadocs. While...

[/quote]Thanks for your reply, jadocs. While term “strongarm,” may be too severe to describe relation between the charity and rider, nonetheless the charity’s mission is to its beneficiaries. They...
Forum: Touring
07-16-19, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 890
Posted By Jim from Boston

On a budget but want to start touring... In reply...

On a budget but want to start touring... In reply to the basic premise of your thread title, perhaps you may find useful advice from this Touring Forum thread from May of this year, “How do you guys...
07-15-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Jim from Boston

Enjoying a nice little back road. So, is that...

Enjoying a nice little back road. So, is that your only critierion? I have described probably similar “nice little ("enchanted") back roads,” akin to a classic “nice little black dress” in the...
07-15-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]As I posted earlier to...

[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]As I posted earlier to this thread, in particular in response to a prior rant by jadocs and others:In 2018 the PMC raised $56 million for the world famous DFCI Cancer...
07-15-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 823
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]When we were on our cross country bike...

[/quote]When we were on our cross country bike tour we considered turtles our mascot, slow, carrying their shelter on their back, and susceptible to cars. A few years ago, [/quote][/quote][/color]
07-15-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 823
Posted By Jim from Boston

Tell me about acts of heroism and kindness done...

Tell me about acts of heroism and kindness done by bicyclists.

I have previously posted to similar threads, including this particularly “heroic” one: “Life-saving cyclists”:...
07-14-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,478
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]"The name is...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]"The name is Boston...Jim from Boston." So it seems to IGNORE implies more abhorrence, than simply DNR (Did Not Read), and how does the Ignored One learn of his...
07-14-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

BTW, I chafe under the universal rule of NO...

BTW, I chafe under the universal rule of NO Headphones, but comply. I have considered getting AfterShokx bone conducting speakers to circumvent. :innocent:
07-14-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅ[/QUOTE] Personally, the only charity ride I...

ɅɅɅɅ[/QUOTE] Personally, the only charity ride I have done is a local Century, that fits the above description, for Children’s Organizations sponsored by a well-known philanthropist I know...
07-14-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] Certainly, one of the draws of...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] Certainly, one of the draws of an organized ride is that usually a nice route is detailed by the local organized. One who rides the route unregistered (and unpaid) on the day of the...
07-14-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,478
Posted By Jim from Boston

ɅɅɅɅ BTW,Today on this thread I...

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BTW,Today on this thread I posted:[/quote][/quote]While re-reading it I realized that I had indeed received a cordial reply from CliffordK:[/quote]
07-14-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,478
Posted By Jim from Boston

I earlier posted on this thread similar to...

I earlier posted on this thread similar to Nachoman’s response to a zombie thread: [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]BTW, I don’t consider posting (and reading) BikeForums a waste of time. Indeed, I have...
07-14-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,478
Posted By Jim from Boston

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07-14-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]A candid reply, but probably...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]A candid reply, but probably repressed by many, to the OP.”cycling event - what makes or breaks your participation?”

Nonetheless this post from 2008 is IMO one of the funniest I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,071
Posted By Jim from Boston

FYA, see this current thread, "Don't let newbies...

FYA, see this current thread, "Don't let newbies attach to dead threads,"
07-14-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,014
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]I have posted that I...

[/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]I have posted that I consider myself (seriously) Car-Lite, with a condition similar to yours, JoeyBike. It’s my wife’s car and I use it sparingly at her convenience, though...
07-14-19, 05:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,478
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE]I did not receive a reply from CliffordK...

[/QUOTE]I did not receive a reply from CliffordK to acknowledge or dispute my post and that’s fine with me. I’ve not been advised by any Moderators that I have violated any “Standard Forum...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,608
Posted By Jim from Boston

How died in the wool as a commuter? I have...

How died in the wool as a commuter? I have described myself as a “decades-long, year-round cycle commuter” of variable intensity, but always with enthusiasm. For the past few years, circa 2012 to...
07-12-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,328
Posted By Jim from Boston

Distance from home is a limiting factor for me....

Distance from home is a limiting factor for me. Anything greater than over about 100 miles takes too much time, and may have to be a weekend rather than one-day event.

Many organized tours of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,312
Posted By Jim from Boston

paved bike path a mess I don't ride it...

paved bike path a mess I don't ride it [/quote][/quote]But also as berner posted elsewhere: :innocent:
07-12-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,250
Posted By Jim from Boston

Live to 100 or more? [/quote]I have posted on...

Live to 100 or more? [/quote]I have posted on several such threads: [/QUOTE]
07-12-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,947
Posted By Jim from Boston

.[/QUOTE] I have recently described myself ...

.[/QUOTE] I have recently described myself mainly for fitness.

Over the past few years I have developed a personalized training regimen based on Relative Perceived Exertion and Cadence (link), as...
07-11-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,234
Posted By Jim from Boston

How many miles is a "good ride"?...

How many miles is a "good ride"? [/quote][/quote][/quote]I began reading this thread, piqued by the title, with an immediate quantitative answer in mind, as a decades-long, lifestyle cyclist...
07-11-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote] So, if I may ask, what was the...

[/quote][/quote] So, if I may ask, what was the topic, and why did you delete it? Inquiring mind(s) want to know. :innocent:
07-10-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jim from Boston

Why is that if I may ask? This is seemingly an...

Why is that if I may ask? This is seemingly an obscure, rarely encountered question.
07-10-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jim from Boston

What is the antecedent thread to which you refer?...

What is the antecedent thread to which you refer? Link please, or it didn't happen.
07-10-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,486
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] This morning while...

[/QUOTE]
[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] This morning while riding I scrutinized my usual comfortable mirror viewing on my well-placed mirrors, and I could not detect any change in in visual accomodation as I...
07-07-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,420
Posted By Jim from Boston

Earlier this week, I posted to this Fifty-Plus...

Earlier this week, I posted to this Fifty-Plus thread, “The reward is just ahead !,” about my last mountainous ride, four years ago in Pennsylvania There were also some steep backroad hills, and I...
07-06-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By Jim from Boston

Schwinn Suburban[/quote]I have posted: Same...

Schwinn Suburban[/quote]I have posted: Same color, with wire baskets.
07-06-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote]Frankly, I don’t see the reason...

[/QUOTE][/quote]Frankly, I don’t see the reason to be so proprietary about a thread, once it is submitted and opened to a large widely varied audience. If it gets too far off-topic, I have seen other...
07-06-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jim from Boston

Just yesterday, I posted to wipekitty's...

Just yesterday, I posted to wipekitty's preliminary thread to this one, on the Living Car Free Forum: [/QUOTE] [/quote][/quote][/quote]F[/COLOR]ollow my first link for further discussion.
07-06-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]I have frequently posted...

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]I have frequently posted about goggles for Winter cycling: [/quote]In the summer I have simply rested the earpieces on my ears as any eyeglasses, even over my prescription...
07-06-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]I have posted to this thread, Liking...

[/quote]I have posted to this thread, Liking posts:[/quote] :lol: [/QUOTE]
Forum: Commuting
07-06-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Jim from Boston

Another New Route!I[/URL][/COLOR][/U] have...

Another New Route!I[/URL][/COLOR][/U] have previously posted: [/quote][/COLOR]
07-06-19, 04:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,878
Posted By Jim from Boston

My cycling lifestyle followed a similar path...

My cycling lifestyle followed a similar path early on. I learned to ride at about age 6 in the middle 50’s. I have an early vivid memory of riding the sidewalk around the block, and somehow lost...
07-06-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,813
Posted By Jim from Boston

Aggressive Walkers/Runners Here in Boston,...

Aggressive Walkers/Runners

Here in Boston, early morning darkness in the winter and early spring is training time for the Boston Marathon in mid-April, and I have been surprised by runners coming...
07-05-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,486
Posted By Jim from Boston

Eyeglasses/helmet mirror... is it just me?Not to...

Eyeglasses/helmet mirror... is it just me?Not to one-up, but I use both right and left review mirrors [link), and I don't recall much difficulty with first the left one. IMO, eyeglass mounted (since...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,312
Posted By Jim from Boston

“I don't think I like physically separated bike...

“I don't think I like physically separated bike lanes.”

As a decades-long urban commuter and road cyclist, on a societal policy basis, I was impressed by this opinion by B....
07-05-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,138
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I have previously...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I have previously posted about such a heated discussion on this Living Car Free Forum, maybe the same one:...
07-02-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By Jim from Boston

The reward is just ahead ! [/quote]FYA, I had...

The reward is just ahead ! [/quote]FYA, I had posted to this thread, “Oh No! i just realized that i coast too much” [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I posted about my most recent mountain riding four years ago in...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,011
Posted By Jim from Boston

Apropos of your first item on the list, ...

Apropos of your first item on the list, rumrunn6, I have previously proposed:In fact, considering the totality of your list, I have stated on a few threads:[/I]
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,011
Posted By Jim from Boston

I previously posted to this thread, "Commute by...

I previously posted to this thread, "Commute by bike? But that's dangerous!" [/quote][/quote][/COLOR]
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,011
Posted By Jim from Boston

riding with rush hour commuter traffic...

riding with rush hour commuter traffic [/quote][/quote][/quote]I have posted to this thread: "New York City Cycling -- CRAZY!!!" [/quote][/quote]
riding with rush hour commuter traffic ...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,021
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/quote]I have flexible working...

[/quote][/quote][/quote]I have flexible working hours, within reason, to do what needs to be done, and I’m usually the first one in by about an hour. However,
06-29-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,122
Posted By Jim from Boston

I recently posted to this thread:However, I...

I recently posted to this thread:However, I recalled this post on the subject:[/color] :twitchy:[/QUOTE][/color]
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