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09-24-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By rumrunn6

well that's the point hehe. but I get it. I too...

well that's the point hehe. but I get it. I too use glove liners w a 2nd pair over top. until it gets freezing out. I won't even begin to list all my gloves. I have a problem ... hehe :innocent:
09-23-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: I remember having a lot of fun w/ 26"...

:thumb: I remember having a lot of fun w/ 26" Maxxis Holy Rollers
not my bikes, but this is the tire...
09-23-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By rumrunn6

past cpl of years been using a vest w/o the...

past cpl of years been using a vest w/o the sleeves as a wind break over other vented layers...
09-23-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By rumrunn6

you're not alone ...

you're not alone
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09-23-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 894
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - I tried hard to adapt my hybrids for...

fwiw - I tried hard to adapt my hybrids for forest roads & gravel but wound up really liking an entry level 29er style MTB instead...
09-23-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By rumrunn6

is it to see after dark, or just for...

is it to see after dark, or just for "to-be-seen"?
where do you want to mount it? got a photo?
09-23-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By rumrunn6

looks like you've got a battery pack on the bars?

looks like you've got a battery pack on the bars?
09-23-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By rumrunn6

I like winter too. hoping to stay upright on...

I like winter too. hoping to stay upright on every ride this year. the view is much better that way...
09-23-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - big fan of bar mitts ...

fwiw - big fan of bar mitts
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09-23-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 353,274
Posted By rumrunn6

been keeping Reggie in the past 6 months or so. I...

been keeping Reggie in the past 6 months or so. I suspect a neighbor has been using a rodent poison so we want to protect him for the rest of his natural life. he's been fine with that, at 16 he...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,604
Posted By rumrunn6

is that a volcano caldera?

is that a volcano caldera?
09-23-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By rumrunn6

I'd love to video tape all the bike lights I see...

I'd love to video tape all the bike lights I see ppl using, then decide which brightness & flash pattern I like best, then try to figure out which ones they are. of course I'll never do all that!
Forum: Northeast
09-23-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,774
Posted By rumrunn6

I've since switched bikes for these kinds of...

I've since switched bikes for these kinds of trail, from my hybrid to a low end 29er style MTB w. 2.25" Riddler tires & just play w/ the pressure depending on conditions. much more enjoyable
09-23-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By rumrunn6

pit zips rule!

pit zips rule!
09-23-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By rumrunn6

got a GP8 refurbed off Amazon for little money &...

got a GP8 refurbed off Amazon for little money & been having fun w/ it
09-22-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By rumrunn6

haha thatís great

haha thatís great
09-22-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: cool, I guess itís forward enough of any...

:thumb: cool, I guess itís forward enough of any rooster tail coming off the back tire
09-22-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By rumrunn6

that's right in line to get stuff flung up at it...

that's right in line to get stuff flung up at it from the rear tire. don't ride over any manure! :D
09-22-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By rumrunn6

I do like bike specific lights

I do like bike specific lights
09-22-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm a big fan of layers ...

I'm a big fan of layers
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but -40F on a bike? :foo:
09-22-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,723
Posted By rumrunn6

riding no hands, squeezing between moving cars &...

riding no hands, squeezing between moving cars & running red lights, one handed, while reading a cue sheet, in the dark, w/o bike lights, in NYC. what could possibly go wrong?
09-22-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By rumrunn6

what always seems to get me is: fresh powder over...

what always seems to get me is: fresh powder over ice. the powder compacts into the treads, so much so, that it renders the studs non-existent & BAM! I go down!

I took this photo shortly before a...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By rumrunn6

better than warming the couch!

better than warming the couch!
Forum: Commuting
09-14-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By rumrunn6

why does the thickness of the sole matter? don't...

why does the thickness of the sole matter? don't want to assume you want a stiffer sole. but a stiffer sole doesn't have to be thicker

thicker is a feature
stuffer is a benefit
it might help if...
09-14-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,152
Posted By rumrunn6

in whose mind? yours? sure, why not!

in whose mind? yours? sure, why not!
Forum: Northeast
09-13-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By rumrunn6

Norwalk River Valley Trail

https://www.nrvt-trail.com/norwalk

https://www.traillink.com/trail/norwalk-river-valley-trail/

anyone ride this? saw it on the TV show Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5. looks like one could spend a...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-22, 04:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By rumrunn6

13-14.5 mph over 22 miles

13-14.5 mph over 22 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,246
Posted By rumrunn6

looks like a popular thread TLDR everyone's...

looks like a popular thread TLDR everyone's response. may I suggest you might like 1/2 clips, aka mini clips? they provide a little foot retention but are easy in / easy out. basically they are like...
09-11-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By rumrunn6

BRAVO! well done! Thank you all!

BRAVO! well done! Thank you all!
09-11-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - since about February? been experimenting...

fwiw - since about February? been experimenting w/ a GoPro 8 primarily for it's image stabilization & I've been very happy with it. changing batteries during a ride is a nuisance that I'm working...
09-11-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,255
Posted By rumrunn6

yesterday saw a middle aged guy riding an...

yesterday saw a middle aged guy riding an electric bike on a sidewalk, moving at a pretty good clip. not pedaling at all. no lights of course. no helmet. what could possibly go wrong?
09-10-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By rumrunn6

the two can co-exist :D ...

the two can co-exist :D
https://youtu.be/IX3FP26egq0

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,199
Posted By rumrunn6

used to work w/ an older guy like myself & we had...

used to work w/ an older guy like myself & we had a kind of private joke, but not a joke, where if one of us tweaked something, the other would say: "give it 6 months". meaning don't push it, let it...
09-10-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe it was just a lemon. maybe just chuck it &...

maybe it was just a lemon. maybe just chuck it & get another? I know other BF members here have them & like them
09-10-22, 04:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,890
Posted By rumrunn6

we should have had a "how hot is it" thread, this...

we should have had a "how hot is it" thread, this summer
09-10-22, 04:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By rumrunn6

right, right. but I think I'll keep the new...

right, right. but I think I'll keep the new camera for now cuz, it's a new toy. thinking about setting up the 2nd cam focused on my cat's chair
09-09-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 608
Posted By rumrunn6

excellent rant! :thumb:

excellent rant! :thumb:
09-09-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By rumrunn6

Well I have some partial good news. I can't...

Well I have some partial good news. I can't explain the light my neighbor saw but I found out our Son stopped by the house & he moved the tarp to put a small fridge in our basement. We thought we was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,199
Posted By rumrunn6

just wishing you luck, as someone who has been...

just wishing you luck, as someone who has been injured myself
09-08-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 540
Posted By rumrunn6

raisins or Mike & Ike's? ...

raisins or Mike & Ike's?
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09-08-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 878
Posted By rumrunn6

I've read 50F degrees

I've read 50F degrees
Forum: Northeast
09-08-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,579
Posted By rumrunn6

ok right those are parking lots thank you I might...

ok right those are parking lots thank you I might give that lot a try. & yeah leaving that rest. Parking lot is weird. What do you know about that shaded box?
Forum: Commuting
09-08-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,950
Posted By rumrunn6

stay off the Central Park Transverse roadways,...

stay off the Central Park Transverse roadways, they're killers
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,199
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm ... good luck with that!

hmmm ... good luck with that!
Forum: Northeast
09-08-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,579
Posted By rumrunn6

:roflmao:3 road crossings just to start yer bike...

:roflmao:3 road crossings just to start yer bike ride ... yeah, not gonna do that!

I love Massachusetts but Ariel views, of some of their intersections, are just to darn amusing

THANK YOU!
...
Forum: Northeast
09-08-22, 03:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,579
Posted By rumrunn6

I always thought it was OK to park there I would...

I always thought it was OK to park there I would have to look at the signage again. I've seen other ppl w/ bikes park there. can you show me that parking you're suggesting another way? maybe with a...
09-07-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 697
Posted By rumrunn6

how about if you are the front rider? go a little...

how about if you are the front rider? go a little faster, so he has to concentrate more on following you
09-07-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,358
Posted By rumrunn6

any broken / sketchy spokes? have you checked...

any broken / sketchy spokes? have you checked them all individually?
Forum: Northeast
09-07-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,579
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah, now I just turn around at the Center...

yeah, now I just turn around at the Center Brickhouse Pizza Restaurant. not worth the hassle of all the road crossings
Forum: Northeast
09-07-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,579
Posted By rumrunn6

I park here sometimes ...

I park here sometimes
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